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HP DeskJet 550C Printer - Printer Product Specifications

Model numbers
C2121A HP Deskjet 550C printer
Power module options
Location
Voltage
Product #
Part #
Argentina
220 VAC
17922B
9100-4519
Australia
240 VAC
17722B
9100-4522
Canada
120 VAC
N/A
9100-4503
China
220 VAC
17222B
9100-4505
Cyprus
240 VAC
17422B
9100-4509
Denmark
220 VAC
17822B
9100-4528
Egypt
220 VAC
17222B
9100-4505
Europe, East & West
220 VAC
17222B
9100-4505
India
220 VAC
17622B
9100-4526
Japan
100 VAC
17322B
9100-4507
Korea
100 VAC
17322B
9100-4507
Libya
220 VAC
17622B
9100-4526
Mexico
120 VAC
N/A
9100-4503
Location
Voltage
Product #
Part #
New Zealand
240 VAC
17722B
9100-4522
Papua New Guinea
220 VAC
17922B
9100-4519
Philippines
120 VAC
N/A
9100-4503
Saudi Arabia
220 VAC
17222B
9100-4505
Singapore
240 VAC
17422B
9100-4509
South Africa
220 VAC
17622B
9100-4526
Spain
220 VAC
17222b
9100-4505
Sudan
240 VAC
17422B
9100-4509
Switzerland
220 VAC
17522B
9100-4524
Taiwan
120 VAC
N/A
9100-4503
United Kingdom
240 VAC
17422B
9100-4509
Uruguay
220 VAC
17922B
9100-4519
USA
120 VAC
N/A
9100-4503
 note:
The power module product number 17122B is discontinued and is being replaced by part number 9100-4503.
Serial number
Located on the bottom of the HP Deskjet 550C printer.
Printer description
From the world leader in Inkjet printing technology comes the HP Deskjet 550C printer--with sharp, clear 300 x 300 dpi black and color resolution. The HP Deskjet 550C printer is an affordable high-quality printer with integrated black and color printing that is easy to use. The HP Deskjet 550C printer has 6six built-in typefaces and is TrueType font-compatible in Microsoft (R) Windows. The HP Deskjet 550C printer prints on plain paper, special paper, glossy paper, a wide variety of paper sizes, and up to 50 transparencies and 20 envelopes. The HP Deskjet 550C printer offers a three-year limited warranty, the longest in the industry.
Printer features
Print technology
Plain Paper drop-on-demand thermal Inkjet printing
PCL printer language
Level three
Alternate print mode
None
Interfaces
Standard Centronics Parallel
RS-232-C Serial
Optional I/O (MIO)
No
Apple Talk I/O
No
Font/RAM cartridge slot
Yes (holds two cartridges)
Memory (standard)
80 KB
Memory (add-0n maximum)
Part # 22707B
512 KB (Switch B2 up for Receive Buffer)
For Black DOS Text only
Speed - MS Windows (black print speed)
Presentation mode (grayscale)
Normal mode
Draft mode
One ppm
Two ppm
Three ppm
Speed - MS Windows (color print speed)
Presentation mode
Normal mode
Draft mode
Seven ppm
Four ppm
Three ppm
Speed- MS-DOS (R) (black mechanism speed)
Letter quality
Draft quality
167 cps at 10 cpi
240 cps at 10 cpi
Speed - MS-DOS (color print speed)
Print speed depends on content of the document, software, and system configuration
Resolution - Windows (text and graphics)
Presentation/normal mode
Draft mode
300 x 300 dpi (Black)
300 x 300dpi (Color)
300 x 150 dpi (Black and Color)
Resolution – MS-DOS (text)
Letter-quality mode
Draft mode
300 x 300 dpi (Black)
300 x 300 dpi (Color)
300 x 150 dpi (Black and Color)
Resolution – MS-DOS (graphics)
75, 100, 150, 300 dpi (Software-dependent)
Print cartridge
51625A (Color), 51626A (Black)
PANTONE (R)* compatibility
No
Monthly duty cycle
1000 pages maximum use
Up to 160 pages per month of color printing
Reliability and estimated usage
60,000 page life
20,000 hours MTBF
2,000 hours; power on and 12,000 printed pages per year
Media capacity
Manual
Media sizes
A/A4 Standard U.S. & European paper, U.S. #10/European DL Envelopes, Legal, Executive
Media types
Plain Paper
HP Transparency
HP Glossy
HP LX CutSheet (Special Paper)
Media weight-paper
16 to 36 lbs. (60 to 90 g/m)
Bitmapped fonts
Six Built-in Typefaces
Resident fonts
Typeface
Orientation
Pitch
Point
Style
Stroke Weight
Courier
portrait
5, 10, 16.67, 20
6, 12
upright
medium, bold
portrait
5, 10, 20
6, 12
italic
medium, bold
landscape
10, 16.67, 20
6, 12, 24
upright
medium, bold
CG Times
portrait
propor-tional
5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14
upright, italic
medium, bold
Letter Gothic
portrait
6, 12, 24
6, 12
upright, italic
medium, bold
landscape
12, 24
6, 12, 24
upright
medium, bold
landscape
16.67
4.75, 9.5, 19
upright
medium, bold
Univers
portrait
propor-tional
5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14
upright
medium, bold
Paper handling
  • Built-in sheet feeder (up to 100 sheets)
  • Built-in envelope feeder (up to 20 envelopes)
Physical specifications
Height
8.2 inches (206 mm)
Width
17.5 inches (443 mm)
Depth
15.3 inches (389 mm)
Weight
14.5 lbs., 6.6 kg
Electrical
HP Deskjet 550C printer (Frequency is Power Module Dependent)
Voltage
100, 120, 220, 240 AC (+10%, -10%)
Frequencies
100 VAC 50/60 Hz (+3 Hz, -3 Hz)
120 VAC 60 Hz (+3 Hz, -3 Hz)
220 VAC 50 Hz (+3 Hz, -3 Hz)
240 VAC 50 Hz (+3 Hz, -3 Hz)
Power consumption
Eight watts maximum, non-printing
Power consumption
25 watts maximum, printing
Environmental
Maximum temperature (operating)
41 - 104 degrees F (5 - 40 degrees C)
Recommended temperature (operating) for best print quality
59 - 95 degrees F (15 - 35 degrees C)
Temperature (storage)
-40 - 140 degrees F (-40 - 60 degrees C)
Humidity
10-80% RH non-condensing
Sound power Lwad
6.2B(A) letter, 6.4B(A) draft
Sound pressure level-Lpam
<49dB(A) normal, 50dB(A) econo
Warranty
Three-year limited warranty from date of purchase
Safety certifications
  • Power Module: UL, CSA, TUV, NEMKO, SEMKO, LCIE, SECV, SETI.
  • Printer with Power Module: UL, CSA, TUV, ETL EMI.
  • Printer with Power Module FCC Class B when used with a Class B computing device (USA), EMC Directive 89/336/EEC (European Community), VCCI (Japan), SABS (South Africa).
Manuals
C2121-60002
HP Deskjet 550C User’s Guide
5962-6852E
HP Deskjet 500 Series Printers TSSG
C2121-90101
HP Deskjet Printer Family Technical Reference Guide

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