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Printer Specifications for the HP Deskjet 959C Printer

Introduction
This document provides technical information about HP Deskjet 959C series printers.
  note:
This printer model is intended for sale and use in Europe only.
Model numbers
Printer
Model number
HP Deskjet 959C
C6428F
Serial number location
The serial number is located on the bottom of the printer.
Product description
  • A photo-quality printer that delivers outstanding print quality on anything from text on plain paper to images on photo paper.
  • Includes HP PhotoREt III printing technology. HP PhotoREt III combines smaller drop sizes and vibrant inks with improved fade resistance for fast outstanding print quality in all modes and on all media, including incredibly realistic photo images.
  • Includes Universal Serial Bus (USB) capability. USB is a peripheral bus specification that provides Plug and Play capability to computer peripherals. Printers that connect through USB are automatically configured when they are attached without the need to reconfigure the computers or restart.
  • Includes HP Colorsmart III technology. HP Colorsmart III allows the printer to automatically deliver sharp, clear, and vivid output.
  • 2400 dpi mode.
Printer features
Print speed
  note:
Exact speed will vary depending on the system configuration, the software program, and the document complexity.
Document type
Draft
Normal
Best
Black text
11 pages per minute (ppm)
5.1 ppm
4.4 ppm
Mixed text with color graphics
8.5 ppm
3.6 ppm
2.5 ppm
Full page color
2.9 ppm
0.6 ppm
0.3 ppm
Image 4x6
NA
1.0 ppm
0.5 ppm
Print quality/resolution
Black resolution (depends on paper type)
Print mode
Resolution
Draft
300 x 600 dpi
Normal
600 x 600 dpi
Best
600 x 600 dpi
Color resolution (depends on paper type)
Print mode
Resolution
Draft
300 x 600 dpi
Normal
PhotoREt III
Best
PhotoREt III or 2400 x 1200 dpi also available
Print method
Drop-on-demand thermal Inkjet printing.
Printer command language
HP PCL Level 3 Enhanced.
Software compatibility
  • Microsoft(R) Windows 95, 98, 2000 Professional, Me, and NT 4.0
  • Microsoft Windows 3.x and MS-DOS(R) applications (limited compatibility)
  • Macintosh (with USB connection only)
System requirements
Operating System
Minimum System Requirements
MS-DOS (limited functionality)
MS-DOS v 3.3 or greater
80486 processor or better
4 MB RAM
5 MB free hard-disk space
CD-ROM drive
Microsoft Windows 3.1x (limited functionality)
Pentium (R) processor, 66 MHz or better
8 MB RAM
40 MB free hard disk space
Windows 3.1x, enhanced mode only
CD-ROM drive
Microsoft Windows 95 and 98
Pentium processor, 66 MHz or better
16 MB RAM
40 MB RAM required free hard disk space
CD-ROM drive
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
Pentium processor, 66 MHz or better
32 MB RAM
40 MB free hard disk space
CD-ROM drive
Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional
Pentium processor, 133 MHz or better
32 MB RAM
40 MB free hard disk space
CD-ROM drive
Microsoft Windows Me
Pentium processor, 66 MHz or better
16 MB RAM
40 MB free hard disk space
CD-ROM drive
Macintosh
PowerPC processor
64 MB RAM
8MB free hard disk space
CD-ROM
Mac OS 8.6 or above (USB-connect Macintosh only)
Recommended Windows system requirements
  • Windows 98
  • Pentium II processor, 450 MHz
  • 128 MB RAM
  • 500 MB free hard disk space
I/O interface
  • Centronics parallel, IEEE 1284-compliant with 1284-B receptacle
  • USB (Windows 98 and USB-connect Macintosh)
Font information
The printer contains eight internal bitmapped fonts. The following tables show the fonts and their sizes.
Standard fonts
Proportional
Font sizes
CG Times
5,6,7,8,10,12,14
CG Times Italic
5,6,7,8,10,12,14
Univers
5,6,7,8,10,12,14
Univers Italic
5,6,10,12
Fixed pitch
Point sizes
Pitches
Courier
6,12,24
5,10,16.67,20
Courier Italic
6,12,24
5,10,20
Letter Gothic
4.75,9.5,19
16.67
Letter Gothic Italic
6,12,24
6,12,24
International fonts
Font
Country designation
Arabic
Saudi Arabia
Baltic
Latvia/Lithuania
Cyrillic
Russia
Greek
Greece
Hebrew
Israel
Thai
Thailand
Paper handling information
Paper capacity
Paper or media type
Supported paper capacity
Banners
up to 20 sheets
Cards
up to 30 cards
Envelopes
up to 15
Labels
up to 20 sheets of labels
(use only U.S. letter or A4-size sheets)
Out tray capacity
up to 50 sheets
Sheets
up to 100 sheets
Transparencies
up to 25 sheets
Supported media weights
Paper or media type
Weight
Letter paper
60 to 90 gsm (16 to 24 pound)
Legal paper
75 to 90 gsm (20 to 24 pound)
Continuous (banner) paper
60 to 90 gsm (16 to 24 pound)
Envelopes
75 to 90 gsm (20 to 24 pound)
Cards
up to 200 gsm (110 pound index max)
Optional two-sided printing module C6463A
Paper or media type
Weight
Letter paper
60 to 90 gsm (16 to 24 pounds)
Legal paper
N/A
Continuous (banner) paper
N/A
Envelopes
N/A
Cards
Up to 160 gsm (90 pound index max)
Supported media sizes
Paper or media type
Dimensions
Paper: (plain, Inkjet, photo, and glossy)
U.S. Letter
216 millimeters (mm) x 279 mm
(8.5 inches x 11 inches)
Legal
216 mm x 356 mm
(8.5 inches x 14 inches)
Executive
184 mm x 279 mm
(7.25 inches x 10.5 inches)
A4
210 mm x 297 mm
(8.27 inches x 11.69 inches)
A5
148 mm x 210 mm
(5.83 inches x 8.27 inches)
B5
182 mm x 257 mm
(7.16 inches x 10.12 inches)
Banner
U.S. letter
216 mm x 279 mm
(8.5 inches x 11inches)
A4 210 mm x 297 mm
(8.27 inches x 11.7 inches)
Envelopes
US No. 10
104.7 mm x 241.3 mm
(4.12 inches x 9.5 inches)
A2 invitation
111 mm x 146 mm
(4.37 inches x 5.75 inches)
DL
110 mm x 220 mm
(4.33 inches x 8.66 inches)
C6
114 mm x 162 mm
(4.5 inches x 6.38 inches)
Transparencies
U.S. Letter
216 mm x 279 mm
(8.5 inches x 11 inches)
A4
210 mm x 297 mm
(8.27 inches x 11.7 inches)
Labels
U.S. letter
216 mm x 279 mm
(8.5 inches x 11 inches)
A4
210 mm x 297 mm
(8.27 inches x 11.7 inches)
Cards
76 mm x 127 mm
(3 inches x 5 inches)
102 mm x 152 mm
(4 inches x 6 inches)
127 mm x 203 mm
(5 inches x 8 inches)
A6
105 mm x 148.5 mm
(5.25 inches x 5.85 inches)
Hagaki
100 mm x 148 mm
(4 inches x 6 inches)
Custom size:
Width 77 mm to 216 mm (3 inches to 8.5 inches)
Length 77 mm to 356 mm (3 inches to 14 inches)
Optional two-sided printing module C6463A
Paper or media type
Dimension
Paper: (plain, Inkjet, and glossy)
U.S. Letter
216 mm x 279 mm
(8.5 inches x 11.7 inches)
Executive
(184 mm x 279 mm
(7.25 inches x 10.5 inches)
A4
210 mm x 297 mm
(8.25 inches x 11.7 inches)
A5
148 mm x 210 mm
(5.8 inches x 8.25 inches)
B5
182 mm x 257 mm
(7.16 inches x 10.11 inches)
Cards
102 mm x 152 mm
(4 inches x 6 inches)
127 mm x 203 mm
(5 inches x 8 inches)
A6 105 mm x 148.5 mm
(4.13 inches x 5.85 inches)
Hagaki 100 mm x 148 mm
(3.94 inches x 5.83 inches)
Custom size
Sizes greater than 76.20 mm x 127 mm (3 inches x 5 inches) and less than A4/US Letter
Memory information
4 MB built-in RAM
Performance information
Duty cycle
3,000 pages per month
Physical specifications
Dimensions
Width
440 mm
Height
196 mm
Depth
370 mm
Weight
5.94 kg without cartridges
Electrical specifications
Category
Specification
Power consumption
2 watts maximum when off
4 watts average non-printing
25 watts average when printing
Input voltage
110 to 240 VAC (± 10%)
Input frequency
50/60 Hz (± 3 Hz)
Environmental specifications
Attributes
Specification
Operating temperature
5 to 40 degrees Celsius (C)
Recommended
15 to 35 degrees C
20 to 80% RH noncondensing
Humidity
5 to 80% RH noncondensing
Storage temperature
- 40 to 60 degrees C
Noise specifications
Noise levels per ISO 9296 (without the optional two-sided printing module)
Sound level
Sound power
5.9 B(A)
Sound pressure
46 dB(A)
Noise levels per ISO 9296 (with optional two-sided printing module)
Sound level
Sound power level, LWAd (1B=10dB)
5.9 B(A)
Sound pressure level, LpAm (bystander positions)
46 dB(A) in Normal mode
General warranty statement
HP offers the following limited warranty in most parts of the world.
HP product
Duration of limited warranty
Software
One year
Ink cartridges
End of life/date stamped
Printer
One year
However, due to local legal requirements, HP may be required to offer a two-year warranty in Europe. During the warranty period, telephone support is provided free-of-charge for hardware and software related failures.
HP also offers an extended warranty called HP SupportPack for an additional charge. HP SupportPack extends the limited warranty to 3 years and includes a service called Express Exchange. With Express Exchange customers who experience a printer failure can call a support number and have a defective unit exchanged with a replacement unit.
Safety certifications
Category
Specification
Safety certifications
CSA
NOM (Mexico)
TUV
UL
PRC (China)
Poland
Russia
Singapore
EMI certification
Printer with power module:
FCC Part 15 Class B when used with a Class B computing device (USA)
CISPR 22 Class B
EMC Directive 89/336/EEC (European Community)
VCCI (Japan)
RRL (Korea)
FCC Certification
Complies with the limits for a Class B digital device pursuant to part 15 of the FCC rules.

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