hp color LaserJet
2500 series
hp color LaserJet 2500/L/n/tn
The HP Color LaserJet 2500 series delivers professional black and white and colour laser documents
at a great price. Very simple to use, this light, compact printer is easily maintained, with convenient
access to all printing supplies.
The ideal printer for professionals in small businesses, branch offices and small workteams or
demanding individuals within any size office, who need to create black and white and colour
output to a high standard.
Save space and money with this light, compact, colour laser printer, designed for desktop use.
hp color LaserJet 2500L
• High productivity with up to 4 ppm colour, 16 ppm black and white.
• A 300 MHz processor, an instant-on fuser that provides fast first page out with no warm-up delay
and the quick calibration reduce the time spent waiting for your documents.
• HP ImageREt 2400 and improved second generation of chemically grown toner deliver a wide
range of colours and consistent print quality over the life of the print cartridge.
• Cost per page for black only printing equivalent to personal monochrome laser printers.
Make life easier with one-door access to all supplies, a simple control panel and high reliability.
hp color LaserJet 2500
• Simple one-door access to end user replaceable supplies and automatic top-positioning of the
empty print cartridge make the HP Color LaserJet 2500 series very easy to operate.
• See supply status at a glance on a simple control panel for easy maintenance.
• Use the software toolbox for real-time status, configuration and troubleshooting information.
• HP Web Jetadmin and an Embedded Web Server ensure easy management with other
HP LaserJet printers and make remote management simple and convenient.
Enjoy the flexibility to upgrade as needed, with internal networking and paper-handling
hp color LaserJet 2500n
• Compatible with your operating environment - standard USB and parallel port, optional
networking via HP Jetdirect EIO internal print servers and HP PCL 6, PCL 5c and Postscript
level 3 emulation for compatibility.
• Expand paper capacity and media handling flexibility with up to 3 trays and up to 875 sheet
input capacity reducing end user intervention and increasing productivity.
• Print large and complex documents quickly and easily with 64 MB standard memory expandable up to 256 MB memory.
hp color LaserJet 2500tn
hp color LaserJet
2500 series
technical specifications
print speed
print technology
print quality
economical printing
printer languages
printing margins A4
duty cycle
media handling
interface and connectivity
operating systems compatibility
network operating systems compatibility
minimum system requirements
control panel
power requirements
power consumption
dimensions (w x d x h)
product weight
printer management
operating environment
ordering information
document type
plain paper
Black A4
up to 16 ppm
up to 16 ppm
Colour A4
up to 4 ppm
First page out black: 16 secs from “Ready” and “Standby”
First page out colour: 29 secs from “Ready” and “Standby”
Exact speed varies depending on the system configuration, software application, and document complexity.
300 MHz QED
Standard: 64 MB; maximum: 256 MB, using Memory Enhancement technology (MEt); memory slots:
3 x 100-pin DIMM slots.
4-pass colour laser printing technology.
600 x 600 dpi with HP ImageREt 2400
Manual duplexing, N-up printing
HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5c, HP Postscript level 3 emulation.
80 built-in scalable PCL, 1 bitmapped Line Printer PCL font and 80 internal Postscript; Euro symbol built-in (€).
Top: 6.0 mm; left: 6.0 mm; right: 6.0 mm; bottom: 6.0 mm.
Up to 30,000 pages per month
Tray 1:
125 sheets, 50
60 to 177 g/m2 minimum size: 76 x 127 mm
transparencies, 10 envelopes
maximum size: 216 x 356 mm
Tray 2: standard with the
250 sheets
60 to 105 g/m2 A4, letter, legal, executive
HP Color LaserJet 2500/n/tn
A5, B5 (JIS/ISO), 8.5" x 13"
Tray 3: standard with the
500 sheets
60 to 105 g/m2 A4, letter
HP Color LaserJet 2500tn
125 sheets, 50 transparencies,
10 envelopes; straight through
paper path.
duplex printing: Manual (driver support provided)
media types: Paper (plain, letterhead, prepunched, recycled), transparencies (printed in greyscale),
envelopes, labels, cardstock.
Standard: HP Color LaserJet 2500 series: IEEE 1284-B compliant bidirectional parrallel port, USB 1.1 port
(parallel and USB port cannot be used concurrently). HP Color LaserJet 2500/L: 1 open EIO slot. HP Color
LaserJet 2500n/tn: HP Jetdirect 615n Ethernet/Fast Ethernet (10/100Base-TX) internal print server.
Optional: HP Jetdirect print servers, MPI Tech Bluetooth Printer Adapter.
Drivers: Microsoft® Windows® (95, 98, Me, NT 4.0, 2000, XP), Mac® OS (8.6 and higher).
Drivers downloadable: Microsoft Windows 3.1x (HP Color LaserJet 4550 driver), OS/2, UNIX, Linux; basic printing
support from DOS. Current drivers and software are available from the Internet.
Supported: Microsoft® Windows® 95, 98, Me, NT 4.0, 2000, XP (32-bit), Novell® NetWare 3.2, 4.2, 5.x, 6, Apple®
Mac® OS 8.6 and higher, Red Hat Linux 6.x, 7.x, SuSE Linux 6.x, HP-UX 10.20, 11.x, Solaris™ 2.5x, 2.6, 7, 8
(SPARC systems only), IBM AIX 3.2.5 and later, MPE-iX, Artisoft LANtastic.
Compatible network protocols: TCP/IP, IPX/SPX, AppleTalk (not supported on Token Ring print servers), DLC/LLC, IP
Direct Mode, LPD, FTP Printing, IPP, NDS, Bindery, NCP, NDPS, iPrint, Telnet, SLP, IGMP, BOOTP/DHCP, WINS,
SNMP, HTTP. Advanced security with: SNMP v3, SSL/TLS (HTTPS). Note: Not all protocol and operating system
combinations are supported. For more information, refer to http://www.hp.com/go/jetdirect
Windows®: Microsoft® Windows 95 and higher: Dependant on Microsoft Windows version 16 to 64 MB of free
RAM space and 150 MB free hard disk space, CD-ROM drive or Internet connection, Dedicated IEEE 1284-B
compliant bidirectional parallel port or USB 1.1 port (parallel and USB port cannot be used concurrently).
Macintosh®: Mac OS 8.6 and higher: 150 MB free hard disk space, CD-ROM drive or Internet connection,
USB 1.1 port or AppleTalk connectivity solution.
Simplified control panel with LED lights for printer status, status of each print cartridge (CMYK) and the
imaging drum; “Rotate carousel” button, “Cancel Job” button, “Go” button.
Input voltage 220 to 240 V (+/-10%), 50/60 Hz (+/- 2 Hz); Input voltage 115 to 127 V (+/- 10%), 50/60 Hz
(+/- 2 Hz).
220 V model (maximum): 0 watts (off), 31 watts (ready/standby), 403 watts (printing); 110 V model
(maximum): 0 watts (off), 30 watts (ready/standby), 400 watts (printing).
Out of package: HP Color LaserJet 2500L printer: 482 x 451 x 325 mm; HP Color LaserJet 2500/n printer:
482 x 451 x 376 mm; HP Color LaserJet 2500tn printer: 482 x 451 x 512 mm.
Out of package (with supplies): HP Color LaserJet 2500L printer: 21.5 kg; HP Color LaserJet 2500 printer:
23.9 kg; HP Color LaserJet 2500n printer: 24.2 kg; HP Color LaserJet 2500tn printer: 29.3 kg.
HP Color LaserJet 2500 Toolbox, HP Web Jetadmin, HP Embedded Web Server, HP Printer Status and Alerts.
Environmental ranges: Operating temperature: 15 to 32.5º C. Operating humidity: 10 to 80% RH.
Recommended operating humidity: 20 to 70% RH. Recommended operating temperature: 20 to 27º C.
Storage temperature: -20 to 40º C. Storage humidity: 0 to 95% RH. Noise level per ISO 9296: Sound power:
LWAd: 6.7 B(A) printing, 0 B(A) standby. Sound pressure LpAm: 52 dB(A) printing, 0 dB(A) standby.
Carries CE markings for EU EMC and low voltage directives; CISPR 22/EN 55022 Class B; EN55024;
EN61000-3-2: EN61000-3-3 FCC Title 47 CFR; Part 15 Class B /ICES-003, Issue 3; AS /NZS; EPA ENERGY
STAR compliant; TÜV-GS approved (220-240V); UL/cUL listed (110-127V); complies with IEC 60950/EN60950;
IEC 60825-1/EN 60825-1 (Class 1 Laser/LED Product); FCC Class B and CISPR-22 Class B; CDRH certified Class
1 laser product (safe for office/EDP use); Finland Class 1 laser apparatus requirements; complies with TBR-21, EG
201, R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC (Annex II) and carries CE-marking accordingly.
1 year warranty return to hp/vendor. Optional HP supportpacks.
hp color LaserJet 2500L printer,
four color LaserJet print cartridges (cmyk),
one color LaserJet imaging drum, getting
started guide, printer software and
user guide on cd-rom, power cord,
tray 1: 125-sheet multi-purpose feeder.
hp color LaserJet 2500 printer,
includes same as above plus:
tray 2: 250-sheet input tray
hp color LaserJet 2500n printer,
includes same as above plus:
hp jetdirect 615n Ethernet/Fast Ethernet
(10/100Base-TX) internal print server
hp color LaserJet 2500tn printer,
includes same as above plus:
tray 3: 500-sheet input tray
250-sheet tray and feeder unit
500-sheet tray and feeder unit
hp 100-pin SDRAM DIMM
32 MB memory module
hp 100-pin SDRAM DIMM
64 MB memory module
hp 100-pin SDRAM DIMM
128 MB memory module
hp jetdirect internal print servers
& connectivity
hp jetdirect 600n Ethernet
(10Base-T) internal print server
hp jetdirect 600n Ethernet
(10Base-T, 10Base2)/LocalTalk
internal print server
hp jetdirect 610n Token Ring
internal print server
hp jetdirect 615n Ethernet/
Fast Ethernet (10/100Base-TX)
internal print server
j6058a hp jetdirect 680n 802.11b wireless
internal print server
hp jetdirect connectivity card for
USB, serial and LocalTalk
bluetooth printer adapter
bluetooth printer adapter
bluetooth printer adapter UK
IEEE parallel cable (B-type), 2m
IEEE parallel cable (B-type), 3m
USB cable, 2m
hp color LaserJet print cartridge,
black (up to 5,000 pages*)
C9701A hp color LaserJet print cartridge,
cyan (up to 4,000 pages*)
C9702A hp color LaserJet print cartridge,
yellow (up to 4,000 pages*)
C9703A hp color LaserJet print cartridge,
magenta (up to 4,000 pages*)
C9704A hp color LaserJet imaging drum,
(up to 20,000 black/5,000 colour pages)
service & support
next-day onsite response,
3 years
same-day onsite response,
3 years
installation & network
configuration for 1 network printer
installation & network
configuration for 2 to 5 network printers
* based on 5% cover
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Russia: +7 (095) 797 35 00, Saudi Arabia: 800 124 4646, Slovakia: +421-2-50205611, Spain: (91) 6311600, Sweden: (08) 444 2000,
Switzerland: 0848 88 44 66, Tunisia: 71 891 222, Turkey: +90 (216) 579 71 71, UAE: 8004910, UK: 08705 474747, Ukraine: +380 44 490 61
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