Compatible operating systems
List of desktop operating systems tested as compatible with this product.
Windows 2000; Windows XP Home; Windows XP Professional; Windows XP Professional x64; Windows Server 2003; Windows Vista(TM) Ready; Mac OS 8.6 - 9.xx; Mac OS 10.1 +; Mac OS X
Print speed (black, best quality, A3)
Recommended operating temperature range (T-T)
20 - 26 °C
An interface on a device to which you can connect another device.
1 IEEE 1284-compliant bi-directional parallel port (C-type connector), 1 HP Jetdirect 615n printer server, 2 EIO slots, 1 FIR port, 1 Jet-link port
Input capacity for envelopes (primary tray)
Custom media sizes
Tray 1: 98 x 191 to 306 x 470 mm; Tray 2, 3: 148 x 210 to 297 x 432 mm; Tray 4: 182 x 210 to 297 x 432 mm
Standard media sizes
A3, A4, A5, B5, JIS B5
Print margin bottom (A4)
Print margin left (A4)
Print margin right (A4)
Print margin top (A4)
List of typefaces included and any qualifications.
80 TrueType internal scalable in PCL, 80 TrueType internal scalable in PostScript; Euro symbol supported (€)
Recommended media weight
Tray 1: 64 to 220 g/m2; duplex printing: 64 to 200 g/m2; Tray 2, 3, 4: 64 to 200 g/m2
Standard output capacity for envelopes
Acoustic power emissions
Level of sound power per ISO 9296.
Acoustic pressure emissions
Level of sound pressure per ISO 9614-1.
Print speed (colour, normal quality, A4, transparency)
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.
Duplex print options
Description of available duplex options.
Duty cycle letter size (maximum)
200000 pages per month
Print speed (colour, best quality, A4)
Print speed (black, best quality, A4)
Colour printing technology
List of the standard and optional input and output paper handling options available with this product.
100-sheet multipurpose tray 1, 500-sheet input trays 2/3, 2000-sheet input tray 4. Optional: stacker, stapler/stacker, multifunction finisher
Print speed (colour, best quality, A3)
Print margin bottom (A3)
Print margin left (A3)
Print margin right (A3)
Print margin top (A3)
Description of driver upgrade characteristics for the product
Most recent printer drivers for all supported operating systems available at http://. If no access to the internet, see support flyer that came in printer box.
Multiple input trays, auto duplexing, stacking using the available output accessories c8084a/c8085a/c8088a, stapling using the available output accessories c8085a/c8088a, booklet making using the available output accessory c8088a
List of technologies relating to memory enhancement
Memory Enhancement technology (MEt)
Description of the control panel of the product; including the available buttons; and the function of each button
Media size (tray 2)
148 x 210 mm - 297 x 432 mm
Media size (tray 3)
148 x 210 mm - 297 x 432 mm
Media type and capacity (tray 2)
Media type and capacity (tray 3)
Media weight (tray 2)
64 - 200 g/m²
Media weight (tray 3)
64 - 200 g/m²
Optional Printer Languages
Remote front panel software
Indicates whether this product has this feature
Security management description
Description of security management characteristics of the product
HP Web Jetadmin security levels; locked control panel menus; control panel password; optional disk drive; PIN-protected private job function
The HP Color LaserJet 9500 and media work together for impressive results.
Infrequent, fast closed-loop calibration means excellent colour consistency.
HP proprietary technologies offer exceptional print quality.
Package dimensions (W x D x H)
1199.9 x 1022.1 x 1487.9 mm (47.2 x 40.2 x 58.6")
Pallet dimensions (W x D x H) (imperial)
1198.9 x 1021.1 x 1488.4 mm (47.2 x 40.2 x 58.6")
Pallet weight (imperial)
198.3 kg (437.2 lbs)
First page out (black&white, A4, ready)
First page out (black&white, letter, ready)
First page out (black&white, letter, sleep)
First page out (colour, A4, ready)
First page out (colour, letter, ready)
First page out (colour, letter, sleep)
Maximum printable area
297.5 x 461.5
Operating altitude (imperial)
Package weight (imperial)
Print speed (black, best quality, letter)
Print speed (black, best quality, tabloid)
Print speed (colour, best quality, letter)
Print speed (colour, draft quality, letter)
Print speed (grayscale, normal quality, A4 transparency)
Standard input capacity for envelopes
First page out (black&white, letter, cold start)
First page out (colour, letter, cold start)