ENERGY STAR® Qualified
Print speed, color (ppm)
Paper handling standard, output
HP Officejet Pro X451dn Printer(CN459A)
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The next generation of printing is here. Print professional-quality color—up to twice the speed and half the cost per page of color lasers,—using HP PageWide Technology. Help workgroups thrive with proactive manageability tools.
Up to twice the speed and half the cost of lasers
Produce quality prints with Original HP inks, and save up to 50% on printing costs versus color lasers.
New General Office mode delivers high-quality prints at up to 55 pages per minute.
Print brilliantly at breakthrough speed with the same HP PageWide Technology found in top-end digital presses.
Print brilliantly at breakthrough speed with the same HP PageWide Technology found in top-end digital presses.
Empower workgroups with an easy-to-manage ePrinter
Proactively manage this device and remotely monitor status with industry-leading tools like HP Web Jetadmin.
Simplify printing tasks with an easy-to-use control panel and graphic display.
Print up to 9,200 pages per cartridge and load up to 1,050 sheets at once with the optional paper tray.
Depend on HP for reliable workgroup printing—designed for high volumes up to 2,800 pages a month.
Connect and print—at the office or on the go
Print from your smartphone or tablet from virtually anywhere with HP ePrint.
Add this ePrinter to your office Ethernet network to easily share with your workgroup.
Conserve resources without sacrificing performance
Keep costs in line. This ENERGY STAR® qualified device uses up to 50% less energy than color lasers.
Save up to 50% on paper with automatic two-sided printing, and maintain efficiency at breakthrough speeds.
Conserve resources, using up to 50% less cartridge and packaging material by weight compared with color lasers
Reduce your impact—easily recycle your Original HP ink cartridges for free through HP Planet Partners.
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Comparison based on manufacturers' published specifications of fastest available color mode (as of March 2012) and includes color laser MFPs < $1000 USD and color laser printers < $800 USD as of March 2012, based on market share as reported by IDC as of Q1 2012 and HP internal testing of printer in fastest available color mode (sample 4-page category documents tested from ISO 24734). For more information, see hp.com/go/printerspeeds.
Cost per page (CPP) claim is based on the majority of color laser MFPs < $1000 USD and color laser printers < $800 USD as of March 2012, ISO yield based on continuous printing in default mode based on market share as reported by IDC as of Q1 2012. CPP comparisons for laser supplies are based on published specifications of the manufacturers’ highest-capacity cartridges. CPP based on HP 970XL/971XL ink cartridges' estimated street price. For more information, see hp.com/go/learnaboutsupplies.
Guinness World Record for fastest time to print 500 sheets by an office color desktop printer, April 2012. Record set on HP X551dw and X556dw models. Details at guinnessworldrecords.com. Record supervised and verified by wirthconsulting.org. Test documents ISO 24734 from sample 4-page category test file printed in fastest available color mode for all products. Competitive set includes laser and inkjet color desktop MFPs
Capacity up to 1050 sheets with optional 1x500 sheet accessory paper tray not included; please purchase separately.
Wireless performance is dependent upon physical environment and distance from access point. Wireless operations are compatible with 2.4 GHz routers only.
Requires an Internet connection to an 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 hpconnected.com). 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.
An app or driver may be required to use HP wireless direct, for more info go to hpconnected.com. Wireless performance is dependent upon physical environment and distance from access point.
Majority of color laser printers < $800 USD and color laser MFPs < $1000 as of August 2012. Energy use based on HP commissioned third-party testing. Actual cost and energy usage may vary. For details, see hp.com/go/officejet.
Program availability varies. Original HP cartridge return and recycling is currently available in 47 countries, territories, and regions in Asia, Europe, and North and South America through the HP Planet Partners program. For more information, visit hp.com/recycle.
Requires a wireless access point and an Internet connection to the printer. Services require registration. App availability varies by country, language, and agreements, and requires a firmware upgrade. For details, hpconnected.com
Page volume based on HP 970XL black ink cartridge.
Compares weight of empty cartridge and packaging materials needed for 15,000 pages using highest-capacity cartridges of major in-class competitors' color laser MFPs < $1000 USD and color laser printers < $800 USD as of October 2012. Tested by Buyers Lab Inc. For details, see hp.com/go/officejet
|Print resolution, black:||Up to 1200 x 1200 optimized dpi from 600 x 600 input dpi (on Unspecified, Plain, HP Premium Presentation Matte, and HP Brochure Matte)|
|Print Speed Black (ISO, laser comparable):||Up to 36 ppm|
|Print speed color (ISO, laser comparable):||Up to 36 ppm|
|Print speed footnote:||ISO speeds measured using ISO/IEC 24734. Excludes first page or first set of ISO test pages. For details see hp.com/go/printerclaims|
|First page out (black):||As fast as 9.5 sec|
|First page out (black/color):||As fast as 9.5 sec|
|Monthly duty cycle:||Up to 50,000 pages|
|Recommended monthly print volume:||500 to 2800|
|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 technology:||HP Pagewide Technology with pigmented inks|
|Print resolution, color:||Up to 2400 x 1200 optimized dpi from 600 x 600 input dpi (on HP Advanced Photo Papers)|
|Mobile Printing Capability:||HP ePrint, HP ePrint Mobile Apps, Google Cloud Print, Apple AirPrint™|
|Paper handling standard,input:||500-sheet input tray, 50-sheet multi-purpose tray|
|Paper handling standard,output:||300-sheet face-down output bin|
|Paper handling optional,input:||Optional 500 sheet tray|
|Duplex printing (printing on both sides of paper):||Automatic (standard)|
|Media sizes, standard:||Tray 1: Letter, oficio, legal, statement, executive, 3 x 5 in, 4 x 6 in, 5 x 7 in, 5 x 8 in, envelopes (No. 10, Monarch); Tray 2: Letter, statement, executive, envelopes (No. 10); Tray 3: Letter, oficio, legal, statement, executive|
|Media sizes, custom:||Tray 1: 3 x 5 in to 8.5 x 14 in; Tray 2: 4.0 x 8.3 in to 8.5 x 11.7 in; Optional Tray 3: 4.0 x 8.3 in to 8.5 x 14 in|
|Media types:||Plain paper (light, intermediate, mid-weight, heavy, extra heavy, prepunched, recycled, bond, other inkjet plain paper), photo (glossy, gloss, soft gloss, satin, matte, other inkjet photo), envelopes, labels, cards, specialty papers (glossy brochure, matte brochure, tri-fold brochure, Hagaki, greeting cards, other inkjet specialty paper)|
|Media weight, recommended:||16 to 32 lb (plain paper); 33 to 80 lb (photo); 20 to 24 lb (envelope); 32 to 48 lb (brochure); 90 to 110 lb (card)|
|Envelope capacity:||Up to 37 envelopes|
|Memory, standard:||512 MB|
|Print languages, standard:||HP PCL 5c, HP PCL XL (PCL 6), native PDF, HP Postscript Level 3 emulation|
|Memory, maximum:||512 MB|
|HP ePrint capability:||Yes|
|Network Ready:||Standard (built-in Ethernet)|
|Memory card compatible:||None|
|Connectivity, standard:||1 Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Host; 1 Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Device; 1 Ethernet 10/100 Base-TX network|
|Mobile printing capability:||HP ePrint, HP ePrint Mobile Apps, Google Cloud Print, Apple AirPrint™|
|Mobile Printing Capability Footnote:||HP ePrint requires an Internet connection to the printer and an Account Registration with HP Web Services. Print times may vary. For a list of supported documents and image types for HP ePrint, see hp.com/go/eprintcenter. AirPrint™ and the AirPrint Logo are trademarks of Apple® Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. AirPrint requires the printer be connected to the same network as your Apple device. Wireless performance is dependent upon physical environment and distance from the access point. For additional solutions, see hp.com/go/mobile-printing-solutions.|
|Connectivity, optional:||Support the following external Jetdirect servers; Print only: HP Jetdirect en1700 External Print Server (J7988G), HP Jetdirect en3700 Fast-Ethernet External Print Server for Network Capable Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Peripherals (J7942G), HP Jetdirect ew2400 802.11b/g wireless and Fast Ethernet external print server (USB 2.0, 10/100Base-TX, 802.11b/g) (J7951G), HP Jetdirect ew2500 802.11b/g Wireless Print Server (J8021A); Other supported accessories: Apple AirPort Express, Apple AirPort Extreme, Apple Airport TimeCapsule|
|Minimum system requirements:||PC: Windows 8, Windows 7: 1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor, 2 GB 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, 2 GB hard disk space, CD-ROM/DVD drive or Internet connection, USB port, Internet Explorer; Windows XP (SP3) or higher (32-bit only): any Intel® Pentium® II, Celeron® or compatible processor, 233 MHz or higher, 750 MB hard disk space, CD-ROM/DVD drive or Internet connection, USB port, Internet Explorer 6 or higher; Linux: For more information, see hplip.net; SAP: For more information see hp.com/go/sap/drivers
Macintosh: Mac OS X v10.6, OS X Lion, OS X Mountain Lion; Intel® Core™ Processor; 1 GB available hard disk space; CD-ROM/DVD drive or Internet connection; USB port
|Dimensions and weight|
|Dimensions (W x D x H):||20.3 x 15.7 x 15 in (517 x 399 x 380 mm)|
|Weight:||37.8 lb (17.1 kg)|
|What's in the box:||HP Officejet Pro X451dn Printer; HP 970 Setup Black Officejet Pro X Ink Cartridge (~2400 pages); HP 971 Setup Cyan Officejet Pro X Ink Cartridge; HP 971 Setup Magenta Officejet Pro X Ink Cartridge; HP 971 Setup Yellow Officejet Pro X Ink Cartridge (CMY composite ~2500 pages); power cord; installation guide; CD-ROMs (for software, Windows and Mac printer drivers, and User's Guide). [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. Some ink from included cartridge is used to start up the printer. For details see hp.com/go/learnaboutsupplies]|
|Warranty:||One-year, exchange warranty, service and support; one-year technical phone support, chat, and e-mail|
|Software included:||Windows Installer and discrete PCL 6 driver; Mac Installer and PS driver; HP Update; HP Participation Study; Bing Toolbar; HP Smart Print|
|Cable included?:||No, please purchase USB cable separately|
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