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Printer Specifications for the HP DeskJet 500 Printer

Model numbers
C2106A HP Deskjet 500 printer
  • Introduced: 01-Aug-1990
  • Discontinued: 01-April-1994
  • End of Support: 01-March-1999
  • Power Modules (Input voltage depends on power module ordered)
  • Source: 100, 120, 220, 240 volts AC(+10 percent-10 percent)
Frequency
  • Frequency: 100 VAC 50/60 Hz (+3 Hz, -3 Hz)
  • Frequency: 120 VAC 60 Hz (+3 Hz, -3 Hz)
  • Frequency: 220 VAC 50 Hz (+3 Hz, -3 Hz)
  • Frequency: 240 VAC 50 Hz (+3 Hz, -3 Hz)
  • Consumption: eight W maximum, non-printing
  • Consumption: 25 W maximum printing
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 and 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 has been discontinued and is being replaced by part number 9100-4503.
Serial number
Located on the bottom of the printer.
Printer description
The HP Deskjet 500 printer is an affordable high-quality personal Inkjet printer for the PC. For the same price as you would pay for a dot matrix, the HP Deskjet 500 printer gives you truly professional looking, water resistant, 300 dpi black printing on plain paper. The HP Deskjet 500 printer has four built-in typefaces and is compatible with TrueType (TM) fonts in Windows. The HP Deskjet 500 printer prints on plain paper with a print speed of up to three pages per minute. The HP Deskjet 500 printer offers a three-year limited warranty, the longest in the industry. With exceptional quality output, renowned HP dependability and durability, and simple set-up operation, it’s a value that can’t be beat.
Printer features
Print technology
Plain Paper drop-on-demand thermal Inkjet printing
PCL printer language
Level three
Alternate print mode
Epson Printer emulation cartridge
IBM Proprinter emulation cartridge
Yes (Font Cartridge Dependent)
Part Number: 22707F
Part Number: 22707P
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)
16 KB
Memory (maximum add-on)
512 KB (Two 256 KB Ram Cartridges)
(Used for downloading soft fonts only)
Speed - MS Windows (black print speed)
1-2 ppm
Speed - MS-DOS (R) (black mechanism speed)
Letter quality
Draft quality
120 cps at 10 cpi
240 cps at 10 cpi
Resolution - Windows (text & graphics)
Presentation/normal mode
Draft mode
300x300 dpi
300x150 dpi
Resolution - MS-DOS (text)
Letter-quality
mode Draft mode
300 x 300 dpi
300 x 150 dpi
Resolution - MS-DOS (graphics)
75, 100, 150, 300 dpi (Software dependent)
Print cartridge
51626A (Black)
Pantone (R) * compatibility
No
Monthly duty cycle
1000 pages maximum use
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 US and European paper, US #10/European DL Envelopes, Legal, Executive
Media types
Plain Paper
Media weight-paper
16 to 24 lb (60 to 90 g/m)
Bitmapped fonts
Four Built-in Type Faces
Warranty
Three-year limited warranty
Footprint (height x width x depth)
8.0 x 17.3 x 14.8 inches or 200 x 438 x 376 mm
Resident fonts
Typeface
Orientation
Pitch
Point
Style
Stroke Weight
Courier
portrait
5, 10, 20
6, 12
upright, italic
medium, bold
portrait
16.67
6, 12
upright
medium
landscape
10, 16.67, 20
6, 12, 24
upright
medium, bold
CG Times
portrait
PS
6, 12
upright, italic
medium, bold
Letter Gothic
portrait
12, 24
6, 12
upright, italic
medium, bold
Paper handling
Built-in sheet feeder (up to 100 sheets)
Manual envelope feed
Physical specifications
Height
8.0 inches (200 mm)
Width
17.3 inches (438 mm)
Depth
14.8 inches (376 mm)
Weight
14.3 lb 6.5 kg
Electrical
500 (Frequency is power module dependent)
Voltage
100, 120, 220, 240 AC(+10 percent, -10 percent)
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
8 watts maximum, non-printing
Power consumption
25 watts maximum, printing
Environmental
Maximum temperature (operating)
41 - 104 degrees Fahrenheit (5 - 40 degrees Celsius)
Recommended temperature (operating) for best print quality
59 - 95 degrees Fahrenheit (15 - 35 degrees Celsius)
Temperature (Storage)
-40 - 158 degrees Fahrenheit (-40 - 70 degrees Celsius)
Humidity
10-80 percent RH non-condensing
Sound Power LwAd
5.7B(A) letter, 5.8B(A) draft
Sound pressure level-LpAm
<44dB(A) normal, 45dB(A)
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 SASO. Others not required.
  • EMI Certifications: Printer with Power Module FCC Class B when used with a Class B computing device (USA), CE (European Community), VCCI (Japan), SABS (South Africa), RRL (Korea).
Manuals
C2106-60002
HP Deskjet 500 Owner’s Manual
5962-6852E
HP Deskjet 500 Series Printers TSSG
C2121-90101
HP Deskjet Printer Family Technical Reference Guide

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