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HP LaserJet Pro 400 color Printer M451nw

Price 
$ 449
 

(4.3 out of 5)
 
(4.3 out of 5)
Recommended by 86% of reviewers
  • Not for double sided printing

     

    09/18/2012, posted by

    Works well for single sided but hadn't realised you need to take sheets out and put them back in for double sided. Would not order again as now printing everything single sided hence using more paper.

  • Excellent printer

     

    06/09/2014, posted by Jaz999

    This printer is great. I have used ink jets and they break all the time. Laser jet is the way to go Especially if you run your own business.

  • Does Exactly What I Wanted

     

    06/08/2014, posted by Creekside1

    I researched a bunch to discover a printer for not only basic needs but one that could print on my 7 x 10 note card stock quickly and without misfeeds. Even on heavy stock the printer was excellent, it paused once in a while to cool down but printed one after another quickly. I am impressed! It runs quiet too. Wish I had invested in this a long time ago. The Smart Install didn't take but got it installed first try with the disc provided. Thank you HP your machine saved the day.

  • A Great, Color Workhorse Nearing End of Its Life

     

    04/15/2014, posted by FineGames

    This was my second purchase of this printer. My first was may a year earlier and is functioning well right beside this new printer. My needs suggested a second, color printer with duplexing, and I had no qualms about getting a second of these HP451dn's. I've liked my experience with the first during the prior year. It seems to be conservative with toner use, tho there are 4 toner cartridges to maintain. Replace them all with HP toner & you've paid more than the price of the printer. But I use color very selectively, so the trail color cartridges that came with my first HP451 are all still in use 15 months later. The downsides of this printer is that (1) it allows 256mb add-on memory to flush out its memory to 384mb; the major manufacturers as well as HP no longer offer this module so you have to scrounge for it at relatively high prices; (2) the printer is not the fastest printer by any means; (3) HP's documentation quality is bifurcated: either VERY detailed & sophisticated, or sorely lacking. You'll have to scratch around if you have any need for the PCL commands.

  • Love it every bit as much as my old HP.

     

    03/27/2014, posted by Woody75

    I am particularly happy with the two-sided printing which I expect to be using frequently. I never had that before and it is amazingly fast. The extra cost for that feature will be more than made up in the savings on paper and the speed with which it produces the finished product.

Produce professional-quality color documents with ease and fast speed. Easily integrate into your office or wireless home network.[1] HP features help you save energy and print from virtually anywhere with HP ePrint.[4]

Professional-grade speed and color

Boost productivity and save time with print speeds up to 20 ppm A4 and 21 ppm letter.

Produce bold text and smooth color with HP ImageREt 3600 and Original HP LaserJet toner cartridges.

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.[5]

Manageability, productivity, and mobility

Proactively manage office printing with HP Web Jetadmin.

Print from anywhere in the office, using built-in wireless connectivity.[1] Share printing resources, using built-in Ethernet.

Print from virtually anywhere with HP ePrint.[4]

Easy-to-use and resource-conserving

Reduce energy use with Auto-On/Auto-Off Technology.[8] Also save with Instant-on Technology.[12]

Start right away with HP Smart Install.[11] Use HP Auto Wireless Connect to autoconfigure networking.[1]

Receive consistent results with Original HP cartridges and easily reorder with HP SureSupply.[13]

Take advantage of free, easy recycling—cartridges returned through HP Planet Partners are recycled responsibly.[14]

[1]Wireless performance is dependent upon physical environment and distance from access point, and may be limited during active VPN connections.

[2]Built-in wireless is available on the HP LaserJet Pro 400 Color M451nw and M451dw only.

[3]Automatic two-sided printing is available on the HP LaserJet Pro 400 M451dn and M451dw only.

[4]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.

[5]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.

[6]The 250-sheet paper tray (part number CF106A) is not included; please purchase separately.

[7]HP LaserJet CE410X Black Toner Cartridge not included; please purchase separately.

[8]HP Auto-On/Auto-Off capabilities subject to printer and settings. Actual results may vary.

[9]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.

[10]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.

[11]HP Smart Install works with Windows only.

[12]Compared with traditional fusing.

[13]Program features and availability may vary by country. For more information, visit http://www.hp.com/learn/suresupply.

[14]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.

[15]Ethernet networking is available on the HP LaserJet Pro 400 M451nw, M451dn, and M451dw only.

Page yield footnote: Declared yield value in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798 in continuous printing. Actual yields vary considerably based on images printed and other factors. For more information visit: http://www.hp.com/go/learnaboutsupplies

Print quality black (best): Up to 600 x 600 dpi

Duty cycle (monthly, A4): Up to 40,000 pages

Print technology: Laser

Print quality color (best): Up to 600 x 600 dpi

Display: 2-line LCD (text)

Processor speed: 600 MHz

Number of print cartridges: 4 (1 each black, cyan, magenta, yellow)

Replacement cartridges: HP 305A Black LaserJet Toner Cartridge (yield ~2200 pages) CE410A; HP 305X Black LaserJet Toner Cartridge (yield ~4000 pages) CE410X; HP 305A Cyan LaserJet Toner Cartridge (yield ~2600 pages) CE411A; HP 305A Yellow LaserJet Toner Cartridge (yield ~2600 pages) CE412A; HP 305A Magenta LaserJet Toner Cartridge (yield ~2600 pages) CE413A

Print languages: HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5, HP postscript level 3 emulation

Memory card compatibility: None

Memory, standard: 128 MB

Memory, maximum: 384 MB

Paper handling input, standard: 50-sheet multipurpose tray, 250-sheet input tray 2

Paper handling output, standard: 150-sheet output bin

Duplex printing: Manual (driver support provided)

Media sizes supported: Tray 1: A4, A5, A6, B5 (JIS), 16K, 10 x 15 cm, postcards (JIS single, JIS double), envelopes (ISO DL, ISO C5, ISO B5); Tray 2, optional Tray 3: A4, A5, A6, B5 (JIS), 16K, 10 x 15 cm, postcards (JIS single, JIS double), envelopes (ISO DL, ISO C5, ISO B5)

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

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 v10.5, v10.6; Linpus Linux (9.4, 9.5), Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.0 (supported with a pre-built package), SuSE Linux (10.3, 11.0, 11, 11.1, 11.2), Fedora (9, 9.0, 10, 10.0, 11.0, 11, 12, 12.0), Ubuntu (8.04, 8.04.1, 8.04.2, 8.10, 9.04, 9.10, 10.04), Debian (5.0, 5.0.1, 5.0.2, 5.0.3) (supported by the automatic installer); HPUX 11 and Solaris 8/9

Power: 110-volt input voltage: 110 to 127 VAC (+/- 10%), 60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz); 220-volt input voltage: 220 to 240 VAC (+/- 10%), 50 Hz (+/- 3 Hz)

Power consumption: 425 watts (Active), 15.2 watts (Ready), 4.0 watts (Sleep), 0.5 watts (Off)

Operating temperature range: 15 to 30ºC

Operating humidity range: 20 to 70% RH (non-condensing)

Minimum dimensions (W x D x H): 405 x 454 x 322 mm

Weight: 22.74 kg

Package weight: 27 kg

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

Cable included: Yes, 1 USB cable

Warranty: One-year limited warranty, return to HP or authorized service provider

Eco label: ENERGY STAR® qualified