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HP LaserJet Enterprise flow MFP M525c(CF118A)
Accelerate processes and turn paper documents into dynamic digital files, using advanced workflow tools in a desktop MFP. Versatile scanning, processing, routing, and retrieval tools boost productivity. Simplify management and strengthen security.
Fast, reliable scanning for precise results
Get fast results with two-sided, single-pass scanning and rapid speeds. Automatically remove blank pages.
Reliably capture information—HP EveryPage ultrasonic technology helps you avoid missed pages in scanned files.
Produce clean, readable scans, using auto-orientation, auto-crop, auto-tone, and auto-deskew tools.
Manage big jobs easily with a 100-sheet automatic document feeder that handles mixed paper sizes and weights.
Easy, accurate data entry and one-touch controls
Capture and route documents more reliably. Enter data right at the device, using a large, pull-out keyboard.
Manage imaging and printing jobs with ease on the adjustable, 8-inch HP Easy Select color touchscreen.
Preview and edit scans, use advanced image cleanup, and launch one-touch processes—all at the touchscreen.
Optimize your work environment—this desktop-size device fits conveniently in almost any space.
High-performance document processing and sharing
Enhance productivity without adding software—scan directly to SharePoint®, email, fax, or a network folder.
Get more from your data. Use built-in OCR to turn scans into editable text, and save in multiple file types.
Expand features as needs grow. Easily add content processing and routing solutions from HP and partners.
Use optional HP Digital Sending Software to enable advanced document capture and routing.
In control, more secure, future-ready
Manage printing environments efficiently with HP Web Jetadmin. Easily update features and add solutions.
Help protect data—in storage or in transit—using robust encryption, authentication, and security management.
HP ePrint—print from a smartphone or tablet. Save time with a large paper capacity and built-in stapler.
Energy-saving features help conserve resources.
Save energy—HP Auto-On/Auto-Off Technology turns your printer on when you need it, off when you don’t[eco01]
Monitor, manage, and control the impact of your printing environment with HP EcoSMART Fleet.[eco02]
Reduce waste—scan, store and distribute documents digitally.
Please recycle your computing hardware and printing supplies. HP asset management and recycling services make responsible disposal easy.
[eco01]HP Auto-On/Auto-Off capabilities subject to printer and settings.
[eco02]HP EcoSMART Fleet must be purchased separately.
HP Capture & Route, and other HP and third-party solutions, not included; please purchase separately.
Requires an Internet connection to HP web-enabled printer and HP ePrint account registration (for a list of eligible printers, supported documents and image types and other HP ePrint details, see hp.com/go/eprintcenter). Mobile devices require Internet connection and email capability. May require wireless access point. Separately purchased data plans or usage fees may apply. Print times and connection speeds may vary. Some HP LaserJet printers may require firmware upgrades.
HP EcoSMART Fleet must be purchased separately.
HP Digital Sending Software not included; please purchase separately.
HP Web Jetadmin is free and can be downloaded at hp.com/go/webjetadmin.
HP Web Jetadmin is free and can be downloaded at http://www.hp.com/go/webjetadmin. The HP Universal Print Driver is free and can be downloaded at http://www.hp.com/go/upd.
HP Imaging and Printing Security Center must be purchased separately.
Solutions deployed through the hardware integration pocket may require additional purchase.
HP Auto-On/Auto-Off capabilities subject to printer and settings; may require a firmware upgrade.
HP EcoSMART Fleet must be purchased separately.
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Program availability varies. Original HP 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.
Encrypted printing requires use of HP Universal Print Driver 5.3.1 Secure Encrypted Print feature.
Fax capabilities and the built-in stapler are standard on the HP LaserJet Enterprise 500 MFP M525f. Fax capabilities are available as an upgrade on the HP LaserJet Enterprise 500 MFP M525dn.
Measured using ISO/IEC 24734, excludes first set of test documents. For more information see http://www.hp.com/go/printerclaims. Exact speed varies depending on the system configuration, software application, driver, and document complexity.
|All-in-one functions:||Print, copy, scan, fax, digital send, easy access USB drive, (optional advanced digital send, wireless)|
|Mobile Printing Capability:||HP ePrint, Apple AirPrint™|
|Print speed black (normal, letter):||Up to 42 ppm|
|Print speed footnote:||Measured using ISO/IEC 24734, excludes first set of test documents. For more information see http://www.hp.com/go/printerclaims. Exact speed varies depending on the system configuration, software application, driver, and document complexity.|
|Print resolution, black:||Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi|
|First page out (black):||As fast as 8 sec|
|Page yield footnote:||Declared yield value in accordance with ISO/IEC 19752. Actual yields vary considerably based on images printed and other factors. For more information, visit http://www.hp.com/go/learnaboutsupplies|
|Monthly duty cycle:||Up to 75,000 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:||2000 to 6000|
|Footnote for recommended monthly print volume:||HP recommends that the number of pages per month of imaged output be within the stated range for optimum device performance, based on factors including supplies replacement intervals and device life over an extended warranty period.|
|Paper handling standard,input:||100-sheet multipurpose tray, 500-sheet input tray 2, 100-sheet automatic document feeder|
|Paper handling optional,input:||Optional 500-sheet tray (add up to 2 trays)|
|Paper handling standard,output:||250-sheet output bin, 100-sheet rear output bin, convenience stapler|
|Envelope capacity:||Up to 10 envelopes|
|Duplex printing (printing on both sides of paper):||Automatic (standard)|
|Media sizes, standard:||Letter; legal; oficio|
|Output capacity:||Up to 10 envelopes|
|Media sizes, custom:||Tray 1: 3 x 5 to 8.5 x 14 in; tray 2, optional 500-sheet tray (3, 4): 4.1 x 5.8 to 8.5 x 14 in|
|Media weight:||Tray 1: 14 to 53 lb (straight-through paper path for special media and heavier stock); tray 2, optional 500-sheet tray (3, 4): 14 to 32 lb|
|Media types:||Paper (bond, color, letterhead, plain, preprinted, prepunched, recycled, rough); envelopes, labels, cardstock, transparencies, user-defined|
|Weight:||67.3 lb (30.5 kg)|
|Processor speed:||800 MHz|
|Memory, standard:||1.5 GB|
|Memory, maximum:||1.5 GB|
|Print languages, standard:||HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5 (HP PCL 5 driver available from the Web only), HP Postscript Level 3 emulation, native PDF printing (v 1.4)|
|Scanner type:||Flatbed, ADF|
|Scan resolution, optical:||Up to 600 dpi|
|Scan resolution, optical:||Up to 600 dpi|
|Scan size, maximum (flatbed):||8.5 x 14 in|
|Scan size, maximum (ADF):||8.5 x 14 in|
|Fax telehpone handset:||No|
|Scanner duplex feeder:||Yes, single-pass duplexing ADF|
|Sure Supply Support:||Yes|
|Automatic paper sensor:||Yes|
|Automatic paper sensor:||No, please purchase USB cable separately|
|Digital sending specifications|
|Digital sending features:||Scan to E-mail; Save-to-Network Folder; Save-to-USB drive; Send to Sharepoint; Send to FTP; Send to LAN Fax; Send to Internet Fax; OCR; Local Address Book; SMTP over SSL|
|Supported file formats:||Digital Send: PDF, JPEG, TIFF, MTIFF, XPS, PDF/A, TEXT (OCR), Unicode TEXT (OCR), RTF (OCR), Searchable PDF (OCR), Searchable PDF/A (OCR), HTML (OCR), CSV (OCR); Scan to easy access USB: PDF, JPEG, TIFF, MTIFF, XPS, PDF/A, TEXT (OCR), Unicode TEXT (OCR), RTF (OCR), Searchable PDF (OCR), Searchable PDF/A (OCR), HTML (OCR), CSV (OCR); Print from easy access USB: PDF, PS, Print Ready files (.prn, .pcl, .cht)|
|Maximum number of copies:||Up to 9999 copies|
|Copy reduce/enlarge settings:||25 to 400%|
|Copy resolution, black:||Up to 600 x 600 dpi (flatbed), 300 x 600 dpi (ADF)|
|Fax transmission speed (seconds per page):||3 sec per page|
|Fax note:||Based on standard ITU-T test image #1 at standard resolution. More complicated pages or higher resolution will take longer and use more memory.|
|Fax resolution, black (dots per inch):||Up to 300 x 300 dpi (400 x 400 dpi for received faxes only)|
|Fax delayed sending:||No|
|Junk fax barrier:||Yes|
|Polling:||Yes (poll to receive only)|
|HP ePrint capability:||Yes|
|Connectivity, optional:||HP Jetdirect ew2500 802.11b/g Wireless Print Server J8021A; HP Jetdirect 2700w USB Wireless Print Server J8026A|
|Connectivity, standard:||2 Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Host; 1 Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Device; 1 Gigabit Ethernet 10/100/1000T network; 1 Foreign Interface; 1 Hardware Integration Pocket; 2 Internal USB Host; 1 Fax|
|Mobile printing capability:||HP ePrint, Apple AirPrint™|
|Mobile Printing Capability Footnote:||Requires an Internet connection to the printer. Feature works with any connected Internet- and email-capable device. Requires HP Web Services Account Registration. Print times may vary. For a list of supported documents, and image types, see http://www.hp.com/go/eprintcenter. And for additional solutions, see http://www.hp.com/go/mobile-printing-solutions. Supports the following devices running iOS 4.2 or later: iPad®, iPad® 2, iPhone® (3GS or later), iPod touch® (3rd generation or later). Works with HP’s AirPrint™ enabled printers and requires the printer be connected to the same network as your iOS device. Wireless performance is dependent upon physical environment and distance from the access point. AirPrint, the AirPrint Logo, iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch are trademarks of Apple® Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.|
|Minimum system requirements:||PC: Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP (SP2+), Windows Server 2003 (SP1+), Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2; 200 MB available hard disk space; operating system compatible hardware system requirements, see microsoft.com
Macintosh: Mac OS X v10.6, 10.7; 200 MB available hard disk space; operating system compatible hardware system requirements, see http://www.apple.com
|Compatible operating systems:||Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP (SP2+), Windows Server 2003 (SP1+), Windows Server 2008 (32 and 64-bit), Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit)
Mac OS X v10.6, 10.7
For the latest operating system support see: Citrix and Windows Terminal Services (hp.com/go/upd)
UNIX (hp.com/go/unix, hp.com/go/unixmodelscripts, hp.com/go/jetdirectunix_software)
SAP device types (hp.com/go/sap/drivers, hp.com/go/sap/print)
HP ePrint Mobile Driver (hp.com/go/eprintmobiledriver)
|Display:||8.0" (20.3 cm) touchscreen, SVGA LCD (color graphics)|
|Memory Card Compatibility:||None|
|Dimensions and weight|
|Weight:||67.3 lb (30.5 kg)|
|Dimensions (W x D x H):||20.3 x 21.6 x 22.7 in (516 x 547 x 576 mm)|
|Dimensions, max (W x D x H):||20.3 x 28.2 x 22.7 in (stapler cover closed, ADF jam door closed, multipurpose tray open, extension out, legal extension flipped)|
|Package weight:||80.3 lb|
|Power and operating requirements|
|Power supply:||110-volt input voltage: 100 to 127 VAC (+/- 10%), 50/60Hz (+/- 2 Hz), 8.5 A; (Option #AZZ) 220-volt input voltage: 220 to 240 VAC (+/- 10%), 50/60Hz (+/- 2 Hz), 4.5 A (Not dual voltage, power supply varies by part number with # Option code identifier)|
|Power consumption:||780 watts (Printing), 785 watts (Copying), 30 watts (Ready), 9.7 watts (Sleep), 0.9 watts (Auto-Off), 0.2 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. Power consumption value in Auto-Off mode is for Auto-Off/Wake on network and depends on customer network switch capability, user configuration and network activity and may require a firmware upgrade. Off-mode power may vary while checking network packets for print jobs.|
|Acoustic power emissions:||6.7 B(A)|
|Operating temperature range:||59 to 90.5ºF|
|Recommended Operating humidity range:||10 to 80% RH|
|What's in the box:||HP LaserJet Enterprise flow MFP M525c (includes built-in automatic two-sided printing and HP Jetdirect Gigabit Ethernet embedded print server, embedded HP High-Performance Secure Hard Disk and fax); power cord; fax cable; HP 55A Black LaserJet Toner Cartridge, full capacity (~6000 pages); software and documentation on CD-ROM; Getting Started Guide, support flyer, Warranty Guide (where applicable)|
|Cable included?:||No, please purchase USB cable separately|
|Software included?:||Windows Installer, HP PCL 6 discrete driver, Mac Installer, HP Postscript emulation driver|
|Warranty:||One-year, onsite warranty; one-year technical phone support, chat, and e-mail|
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