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ENERGY STAR® Qualified
HP LaserJet Pro 400 color Printer M451nw(CE956A)
Produce professional-quality color documents with ease and fast speed. Easily integrate into your office or wireless home network. HP features help you save energy and print from virtually anywhere with HP ePrint.
Professional-grade speed and color
Boost productivity and save time with print speeds up to 21 ppm letter.
Produce bold text and smooth color with HP ImageREt 3600 and Original HP LaserJet toner cartridges.
Design your own marketing materials—print on media from 3.5 x 5 inches (8.9 x 12.7 cm) to 8.5 x 14 inches (21.6 x 35.6 cm). Use tips, tools, and templates from HP—access ideas and download templates and stock photos.
Produce color marketing materials in-house on a range of media sizes by using tips and templates from HP.
Print documents affordably. Get the same black cost per page as a black-and-white HP LaserJet printer.
Manageability, productivity, and mobility
Proactively manage office printing with HP Web Jetadmin.
Print from anywhere in the office, using built-in wireless connectivity. Share printing resources, using built-in Ethernet.
Print from virtually anywhere with HP ePrint.
Easy-to-use and resource-conserving
Reduce energy use with Auto-On/Auto-Off Technology. Also save with Instant-on Technology.
Install in only a few minutes—there's no CD required with HP Smart Install. Set up the printer on a wireless network effortlessly, using HP Auto Wireless Connect.
Start right away with HP Smart Install. Use HP Auto Wireless Connect to autoconfigure networking.
Receive consistent results with Original HP cartridges and easily reorder with HP SureSupply.
Take advantage of free, easy recycling—cartridges returned through HP Planet Partners are recycled responsibly.
Save energy—HP Auto-On/Auto-Off Technology turns your printer on when you need it, off when you don’t.[eco01]
Lower your impact—reduce energy and paper use with HP EcoSMART Console.
[eco01]HP Auto-On/Auto-Off capabilities subject to printer and settings.
ENERGY STAR® qualified
Please recycle your computing hardware and printing supplies. Find out how at our website.
Wireless performance is dependent upon physical environment and distance from access point, and may be limited during active VPN connections.
Built-in wireless is available on the HP LaserJet Pro 400 Color M451nw and M451dw only.
Automatic two-sided printing is available on the HP LaserJet Pro 400 M451dn and M451dw only.
Requires an Internet connection to the printer. Feature works with any Internet- and e-mail-capable device. Print times may vary. For a list of supported documents and image types, see http://www.hp.com/go/eprintcenter.
Compared with HP LaserJet Pro P1566/ P1606dn printer. Assuming customer is printing at least 30% of total pages in color with content similar to the color ISO/IEC 19798 test suite (http://www.iso.org/jtc1/sc28) and overall average job length of three pages. Yields established using ISO/IEC test standards. Actual yields and costs vary considerably depending on images printed, number of color pages printed, and other factors.
The 250-sheet paper tray (part number CF106A) is not included; please purchase separately.
HP LaserJet CE410X Black Toner Cartridge not included; please purchase separately.
HP Auto-On/Auto-Off capabilities subject to printer and settings. Actual results may vary.
Mobile device must be wireless-enabled and within wireless range of the printer. Printer must be HP ePrint-enabled and may require a firmware upgrade. Feature may require the download of driver or apps to mobile device, available at http://www.hp.com/go/eprintcenter.
Supports iOS 4.2 devices (iPad, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, and 3rd and 4th generation iPod touch) that support multitasking. Works with HP ePrint-enabled printers and all-in-ones. AirPrint and iOS 4.2 devices require an 802.11 wireless network connection to the printer. Wireless performance is dependent upon physical environment and distance from the access point. AirPrint and the AirPrint Logo are trademarks of Apple Inc. iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
HP Smart Install works with Windows only.
Compared with traditional fusing.
Program features and availability may vary by country. For more information, visit http://www.hp.com/learn/suresupply.
Program availability varies. HP print cartridge return and recycling is currently available in more than 50 countries and territories around the world through the HP Planet Partners program. For more information, or to request return envelopes and bulk collection boxes, visit http://www.hp.com/recycle.
Ethernet networking is available on the HP LaserJet Pro 400 M451nw, M451dn, and M451dw only.
|Print speed, black (normal quality mode):||Up to 21 ppm|
|Print speed, color (normal quality mode):||Up to 21 ppm|
|First page out (black):||As fast as 17 sec|
|First page out (color):||As fast as 17 sec|
|Print resolution, black:||Up to 600 x 600 dpi|
|Print resolution, color:||Up to 600 x 600 dpi|
|Mobile Printing Capability:||HP ePrint, Wireless direct printing, Apple AirPrint™|
|Monthly duty cycle:||Up to 40,000 pages|
|Footnote for duty cycle:||Duty cycle is defined as the maximum number of pages per month of imaged output. This value provides a comparison of product robustness in relation to other HP LaserJet or HP Color LaserJet devices, and enables appropriate deployment of printers and MFPs to satisfy the demands of connected individuals or groups.|
|Recommended monthly print volume:||750 to 2000|
|Footnote for recommended monthly print volume:||HP recommends that the number of printed pages per month be within the stated range for optimum device performance, based on factors including supplies replacement intervals and device life over an extended warranty period.|
|Print languages, standard:||HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5c, HP postscript level 3 emulation|
|Processor speed:||600 MHz|
|Memory, standard:||128 MB|
|Memory, maximum:||384 MB|
|Paper tray(s), standard:||2 / 3|
|Paper tray(s), maximum:||3|
|Paper handling standard, input:||50-sheet multipurpose tray, 250-sheet input tray 2|
|Paper handling optional, input:||Optional 250-sheet tray|
|Paper handling standard, output:||150-sheet output bin|
|Duplex printing (printing on both sides of paper):||Manual (driver support provided)|
|Media sizes, standard:||Tray 1: Letter, legal, executive, 8.5 x 13 in, 3 x 5 in, 4 x 6 in, 5 x 8 in, envelopes (No 10, Monarch); Tray 2, optional Tray 3: Letter, legal, executive, 8.5 x 13 in, 4 x 6 in, 5 x 8 in, envelopes (No 10, Monarch)|
|Media sizes, custom:||Tray 1: 3 x 5 to 8.5 x 14 in; Tray 2, optional Tray 3: 3.94 x 5.83 to 8.5 x 14 in|
|Media types:||Paper (bond, brochure, colored, glossy, letterhead, photo, plain, preprinted, prepunched, recycled, rough), postcards, transparencies, labels, envelopes|
|HP ePrint capability:||Yes|
|Connectivity, standard:||1 Hi-Speed USB 2.0 port; 1 Fast Ethernet 10/100Base-TX network port; 1 WiFi 802.11 b/g/n|
|Mobile printing capability:||HP ePrint, Wireless direct printing, Apple AirPrint™|
|Dimensions and weight|
|Dimensions (W x D x H):||15.9 x 17.9 x 12.7 in (405 x 454 x 322 mm)|
|Dimensions, max. (W x D x H):||15.9 x 25.9 x 12.7 in|
|Weight:||50.1 lb (22.74 kg)|
|Media weight:||Tray 1: 16 to 47 lb (up to 58 lb with HP Color laser glossy photo papers); Tray 2, optional Tray 3: 16 to 43 lb (up to 47 lb with postcards, up to 58 lb with HP Color laser glossy photo papers)|
|Power and operating requirements|
|Minimum system requirements:||PC: Windows 8, Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows Vista (32-bit/64-bit): 1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor, 1 GB RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit), 400 MB hard disk space, CD-ROM/DVD-ROM or Internet, USB or Network port; Windows XP (32-bit) (SP2): Pentium® 233 MHz processor, 512 MB RAM, 400 MB hard disk space, CD-ROM/DVD-ROM or Internet, USB or Network port
Macintosh: Mac OSX v 10.5, v 10.6; PowerPC G4, G5, or Intel® Core™ Processor; 500 MB hard disk; CD-ROM/DVD-ROM or Internet; USB or Network port
|Compatible operating systems:||Full software installs supported on: Windows 8, Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows Vista (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows XP (32-bit) (SP2 or higher)
Driver only installs supported on: Windows Server 2008 (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows Server 2003 (32-bit) (SP3 or higher)
Mac OS X v 10.5, v 10.6, v 10.7
Linpus Linux (9.4, 9.5), Red Hat Enterprise Linux (5.0, 6.0), OpenSUSE Linux (11.3, 11.4), Fedora (14, 15), Ubuntu (10.04, 10.10, 11.04), Debian (5.0, 6.0 and HPUX11i)
|Power consumption:||425 watts (Active), 15.2 watts (Ready), 4.0 watts (Sleep), 0.5 watts (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.|
|ENERGY STAR® Compliant:||No|
|Power consumption (Active):||425 watts|
|Power Consumption (Manual-off):||0.5 watts|
|Operating temperature:||59 to 86ºF (15 to 30ºC)|
|Warranty:||One-year limited warranty, return to HP or authorized service provider|
|Cable included?:||Yes, 1 USB cable|
|What's in the box:||Printer; Four preinstalled introductory HP LaserJet toner cartridges (yield ~1400 pages); In-box documentation (Hardware installation guide); Software drivers and documentation on CD-ROMs; Power cord; Built-in Wireless card; USB cable|
|Network ready:||Standard (built-in Fast Ethernet, WiFi 802.11b/g/n)|
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