Energy Star certified
This indicates that the product is compliant with Energy Star, which is an international standard for energy-efficient consumer products.
Quantity per pallet
Quantity of a single product per pallet. If more than one product is packed per carton; this is the number of products (not number of cartons) per shipping pallet.
Standard media sizes
A4, A5, A6, B5, letter, legal, executive, envelopes (A2, C5, C6, DL, 10, monarch)
Custom media sizes
77 x 127 up to 216 x 356 mm
Minimum system requirements
Windows NT 4.0: Pentium 100 MHz, 32 MB RAM, 60 MB available hard disk space; Windows 2000: Pentium 300 MHz, 64 MB RAM, 60 MB available hard disk space; Windows XP: Pentium 233 MHz, 64 MB RAM, 60 MB available hard disk space
Windows NT 4.0 (Service Pack 6 or later): Pentium 266 MHz, 64 MB RAM, 175 MB free hard disk space; Windows 2000: Pentium 300 MHz, 64 MB RAM, 175 MB free hard disk space; Windows XP: Pentium 300 MHz, 128 MB RAM, 175 MB free hard disk space
Mac OS 9 (9.1 and later): 64 MB RAM; Mac OS X (10.1.5 and later): 128 MB RAM
Compatible operating systems
List of desktop operating systems tested as compatible with this product.
Microsoft Windows 2000, XP; Mac OS 9.x or OS X v10.1 and later; Linux
Minimum system requirements for Macintosh
Mac OS 9 (9.1 and later): 32 MB RAM, Mac OS X (10.1.5 and later): 64 MB RAM
Package dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions of the packaged product (Width x Depth x Height).
601 x 510 x 324 mm
Media weights by paper path
Standard paper tray: 60 to 135 g/m2; optional second paper tray: 60 to 135 g/m2; duplexer: 60 to 135 g/m2
Media weight (tray 2)
Plain paper: 60 to 100 g/m²
The clock rate is the fundamental rate in cycles per second (measured in hertz) at which a computer performs its most basic operations such as adding two numbers. There are more factors, like internal memory size, that influence a computer's actual response time.
Printer management software used by this product included as standard
HP Business Inkjet 1200 Toolbox, HP Printer Status and Alerts
Indicates whether the product is network-ready out of the box.
Card reader integrated
The device includes a card reader e.g. a card reader in the disk bay of a computer or thin client to permit log-on using smart/pin cards.
Software distributed with another product such as a piece of computer hardware or other electronic device, or a group of software packages which are sold together. A software suite is an example of bundled software, as is software which is pre-installed on a new computer.
Printer software on CD-ROM (includes printer installation software, printer drivers, administrative tools and user's guide)
Dimensions of the product (Width x Depth x Height).
506 x 464 x 211 mm
Feature of computer printers and multifunction printers (MFPs) that allows the automatic printing of a sheet of paper on both sides.
Colour of product
The colour e.g. red, blue, green, black, white.
Indicates the method used to print by this product.
Product dimensions when open (LxWxD)
50.6 cm (19.92")
Interface ports to connect pieces of equipment. USB (Universal Serial Bus) has become the most popular wired interface to connect peripherals. USB 2.0 supports speeds up to 480 Mbit/s (USB 1: 12 Mbit/s). The interface FireWire is also known as the IEEE 1394 standard. Enhanced IDE (EIDE)is sometimes referred to as Fast ATA, Fast IDE or ATA-2.
USB 2.0 full speed port, IEEE 1284-compliant bidirectional parallel port
Component of a printer that applies the mark or image to the paper.
4 (1 each black, cyan, magenta, yellow)
Standard output capacity for transparancies
Media size (tray 1)
A4, A5, A6, B5, letter, legal, executive, envelopes (A2, C5, C6, DL, 10, monarch), 77 x 127 mm up to 216 x 356 mm
Via optional HP Jetdirect external print servers
Input voltage 100 to 240 VAC (± 10%), 50 to 60 Hz (± 3 Hz)
Media types supported
The types of media which can be used with this product.
Copier, bond, recycled, multipurpose, premium inkjet, premium inkjet heavy weight, premium transparency, premium photo paper, photo paper, professional brochure (matte and glossy), cards & envelopes
Printer smart software features
Description of the printer's software advanced features.
Automatic two-sided printing, print task quick sets, minimise margins, emulate LaserJet margins, back to front, booklet layout, use different paper, pages per sheet, tiling, watermarks, banner printing, mirror image, resizing options, greyscale, sepia, op
Recommended media weight (imperial)
16 to 36 lb
Print speed (colour, draft quality, letter)
Up to 24 ppm
Media sizes supported (imperial)
Letter, legal, executive, envelopes (No. 10, Monarch)
Standard input capacity for envelopes
Up to 22 envelopes
Print speed (black, best quality, letter)
Up to 4 ppm
Print speed (colour, best quality, letter)
Up to 4 ppm
Maximum printable area
209.3 x 350.8
Standard media sizes (duplex, metric)
US letter, legal, executive, statement; A4, B4, B5
Page yield identifier
Media thickness (by paper path)
Tray 1: up to 8 mil; envelopes: up to 16 mil; Tray 2: up to 8 mil
Maximum print length (imperial)
Automatic paper sensor
Indicates whether or not this product has the automatic paper type selection feature.
Service & support
Description of service and support of the product.
Toolbox, on-screen user's guide on starter CD and HP Instant Support (Web support)
Pallet dimensions (W x D x H) (imperial)
1016 x 1219.2 x 2209.8 mm (40 x 48 x 87")
Description of driver upgrade characteristics for the product
Description of the control panel of the product; including the available buttons; and the function of each button
Simplified control panel with LEDs for printer status, status of each ink cartridge (CMYK) and print head (CMYK); "Power" button, "Job cancel" button, and "Resume" button
Print margin top (A4)
Print margin right (A4)
Print margin left (A4)
Print margin bottom (A4)
Print quality (colour, best quality)
The best print quality for color printing in dots per inch. Manufacturers are optimizing often with software the print quality.
Print quality (black, best quality)
Best print quality with black cartridge. Often the quality is optimized by using rendering techniques, and the most optimal conditions are assumed, like using good photo paper.
1200 x 1200 DPI