Being designed to print with good quality and fast speeds the HP Color Laserjet 8550 printer is a sizable office machine that will print large volume projects in full color. This device contains four separate HP Color Laserjet 8550 toner cartridges that produce a wide range of color and reduce replacement costs. With this large laser printing machine, users can easily create full color catalogs and magazines, being able to print onto both sides of media quickly and efficiently.
The HP Color Laserjet 8550 has a duplex mode which will automatically reinsert media for a second pass-through in the machine, printing onto each side of each sheet of media before being released to the Output Tray for collection. The Duplex mode printing can also significantly reduce operational costs as well by decreasing the amount of paper consumed.
In addition to holding the reliable HP Color Laserjet 8550 toner cartridges, this device can carry up to 600 sheets of media with two separate Input Trays that provide some paper handling flexibility. The standard HP Color Laserjet 8550 printer has a 100 sheet Input Tray and an additional 500 sheet Input Tray directly underneath. These paper feeding trays will also hold media that stretches to 11.7 inches in width and up to 16.5 inches in length.
The HP Color Laserjet 8550 measures approximately 26.3 inches in width, 28.1 inches in depth, and 41.7 inches in height and should be kept in a designated area with minimal to no movement. This hefty workhorse of a printer also weighs approximately 223.1 pounds without the HP Color Laserjet 8550 toner cartridges installed for superior support and longevity. Moreover, the environmental operating temperatures should not fall below 59 degrees F or rise above 80.6 degrees F, for optimal performing conditions.
Being a laser toner printer, the HP Color Laserjet 8550 can print with speeds reaching up to 24 black and white pages per minute and up to 6 color pages per minute. The HP Color Laserjet 8550 toner cartridges also utilize PANTONE Colors for all supported PANTONE applications, providing enhanced reds, greens, and blues. The HP Color Laserjet 8550 will connect directly to computers or PCs using a Parallel port and a matching IEEE 1284 (standard) Parallel cable.