HP came back from the long holiday weekend with the announcement of a brand new Color Laser Printer. The HP LaserJet Pro 100 color MFP M175nw is a compact design that is great for home or small business use.
The printer has both ethernet annd WiFi for connectivity to your network. It also comes with HP Auto-Off and Instant-on Technology built-in, as well as HP ePrint which HP describes as “he ability to print from virtually anywhere – a mobile print solution that allows customers to conveniently print emails, photos, business materials and more directly to any ePrint-enabled HP printer using a smartphone, notebook or other mobile device.” It also boasts very low power consumption.
The HP LaserJet Pro 100 color MFP M175nw is available as of today, July 5th, and it has a MSRP of $349.
Yesterday HP announced their new line of printers and their is some pretty cool hardware on the way. The one that caught my eye, and I think will be in my near future, is the HP Deskjet 3050 All-In-One.
It’s list of features begins with wireless printing, but that’s not what sets it apart. Honestly, you have been able to print wirelessly with any printer since Windows XP. I know – I’ve been doing it since then. But, hey, a lot of average users probably don’t realize this, so it never hurts to point it out.
From there, though, things get pretty cool. It prints, copies, and scans and it has the HP Quick Forums button which allows you to quickly select templates , such as calendars, without even needing your PC to do so.
It also claims quick printing, with documents done within a few seconds of you hitting the Print button.
Perhaps the coolest thing, given where we’re at in the world right now, is that this printer is Energy Star qualified. Beyond that, it is manufactured of “35 percent recycled plastics.” It also ships in, a claimed, 99% recyclable packaging and gives users free ink cartridge recycling. This part is huge for this outdoors lover!
The specs listed by HP:
Print, copy, scan
Print speed black (draft, letter)
Up to 20 ppm
Print speed color (draft, letter)
Up to 16 ppm
Print speed, black (normal quality mode)
Up to 5.5 ppm
Print speed, color (normal quality mode)
Up to 4 ppm
Print speed, laser comparable, black
Up to 5.5 ppm
Print speed, laser comparable, color
Up to 4 ppm
Page yield footnote
Approximate yield. Actual yield depends on printer and specific use. See http://www.hp.com/go/pageyield for more information
First page out (black)
As fast as 21 sec
First page out (color)
As fast as 26 sec
Monthly duty cycle
Up to 1000 pages
HP Thermal Inkjet
Print resolution, black
Up to 600 dpi
Print speed footnote
Either after first page or after first set of ISO test pages. For details see: http://www.hp.com/go/printerclaims
Print resolution, color
Up to 4800 x 1200 optimized dpi from 1200 dpi input data (when printing from a computer on photo paper)
Paper handling standard,input
60-sheet input tray
Paper handling standard,output
25-sheet output tray
Up to 5 envelopes
Duplex printing (printing on both sides of paper)
None (not supported)
Media sizes, standard
Letter, legal, 4 x 6 in, 5 x 7 in, 8 x 10 in, No. 10 envelopes
PC: Microsoft® Windows® 7: 1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor, 1 GB (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit) RAM, 600 MB hard disk space, CD-ROM/DVD drive or Internet connection, USB port, Internet Explorer; Windows Vista®: 800 MHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor, 512 MB RAM, 700 MB hard disk space, CD-ROM/DVD drive or Internet connection, USB port, Internet Explorer; Windows® XP (SP2)* or higher (32-bit only): any Intel Pentium II, Celeron or compatible processor, 233 MHz or higher, 128 MB RAM, 250 MB hard disk space, CD-ROM/DVD drive or Internet connection, USB port, Internet Explorer 6 or higher. *Supports 32-bit only Macintosh: Mac OS X v 10.5 or v 10.6: PowerPC G4, G5 or Intel Core processor; 256 MB RAM; 300 MB available hard disk space; CD-ROM/DVD drive or Internet connection; USB port
Compatible operating systems
Microsoft® Windows® 7, Windows Vista®, Windows® XP (SP2)* or higher (32-bit only), Mac OS X v 10.5 or v 10.6
Dimensions and weight
Dimensions (W x D x H)
16.81 x 16 x 9.8 in (trays open), 16.81 x 12.05 x 6.14 in (trays closed)
Dimensions, max. (W x D x H)
16.81 x 18.5 x 9.8 in (trays open and extended)
Power and operating requirements
Input voltage 100 to 240 VAC (+/- 10%), 50/60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz)
Power consumption (Active)
Power Consumption (Standby)
Power Consumption, Powersave
Power Consumption (Manual-off)
Power consumption footnote
Power requirements are based on the country/region where the printer is sold. Do not convert operating voltages. This will damage the printer and void the product warranty.
Acoustic Pressure Emissions
50 dB(A) (printing at 6 ppm)
Acoustic power emissions
6.3 B(A) (printing at 6 ppm)
Operating temperature range
32 to 113º F
Recommended Operating humidity range
15 to 80% RH
ENERGY STAR® Qualified
What’s in the box
HP Deskjet 3050 All-in-One – J610a; HP 61 Black Ink Cartridge (~190 pages); HP 61 Tri-color Ink Cartridge (~165 pages); Software CD; Setup Guide; power supply; power cord; USB cable; Reusable Tote. [Average based on ISO/IEC 24711 or HP testing methodology and continuous printing. Actual yield varies considerably based on content of printed pages and other factors. For details see http://www.hp.com/go/learnaboutsupplies]
Yes, 1 USB
World-class service and support. One-year technical phone support; one-year limited hardware warranty. Access to 24/7 award-winning support services through http://www.hp.com/support
My 3 or 4 year old Epson is getting long in the tooth and I have been eying an all-in-one so that I can also get rid of the scanner that is taking up space in my office. This one has me interested and I think it’s well worth the $79.99 MSRP that it’s debuting at and it’s available now.
The Epson Artisan 810 is an all in one printer – scanner and fax. With a Wireless network, you can connect multiple computers. You can also print duplex and print right on to CD’s. With the new Epson iPhone application you can print to your Epson Artisan 810 from your iPhone. Plus Easily charge your cell phone or MP3 Player by plugging them into the front USB port.