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Learn how to increase the print speed and set up the HP High Speed feature on an HP LaserJet Enterprise or HP LaserJet Managed printer.
The HP High Speed setting is an option available on select HP LaserJet Enterprise or HP LaserJet Managed printers (see the Applicable printers section) running HP FutureSmart firmware version 4.10 or newer.
When enabled, this option increases the printer speed to print seven pages per minute (ppm) faster than the default print speed (when printing on a Letter or A4-size paper).
Default print speed
HP High Speed print speed
Use the following table to view the required conditions for the HP High Speed feature.
The HP High Speed print speed will reduce for duplex jobs and when printing in Tray 1. This feature does not support paper that is longer than A4-size or light, heavy, or narrow paper. It is recommended that the humidity in the room is within the recommended specifications for the printer and is not below 15°C.
Factors for print speed
Supported conditions for HP High Speed mode
Letter or A4-size paper
Simplex (single-sided) print job
Tray 2 and optional 500-sheet input trays
Not below 15 degrees Celsius (15°C)
This document applies to the following printer series:
HP LaserJet Enterprise M406
HP LaserJet Enterprise MFP M430
HP Color LaserJet Enterprise M455
HP Color LaserJet Enterprise MFP M480
HP LaserJet Enterprise M507
HP LaserJet Enterprise MFP M528
HP LaserJet Managed E40040
HP LaserJet Managed MFP E42540
HP Color LaserJet Managed E45028
HP Color LaserJet Managed MFP E47528
HP LaserJet Managed E50145
HP LaserJet Managed MFP E52645
Learn how to increase the print speed of an HP LaserJet Enterprise or HP LaserJet Managed printer using the printer control panel or the Embedded Web Server (EWS).
Make sure the printer supports this feature. See the Applicable printers section.
Update the printer firmware.
Go to www.hp.com/go/FutureSmart and select Upgrade now.
Find the printer in the list and select the link in Link to Firmware download.
You can also download the printer firmware from HP Support.
Expand the Firmware section, locate the latest FutureSmart Bundle version, and then select Download. For detailed instructions on how to perform a firmware update, go to Update the firmware.
Use one of the following methods to enable the HP High Speed print speed option.
Follow these steps to enable the HP High Speed feature from the printer control panel.
From the Home screen on the printer control panel, select the Settings icon.
Open the following menus:
Copy/Print or Print
Default Print Options
Select the HP High Speed option.
Select On to enable this feature.
Follow these steps to enable the HP High Speed feature from the Embedded Web Server (EWS).
Note the IP address or hostname of the printer from either the control panel or a configuration page.
Open the HP Embedded Web Server (EWS).
Open a web browser and, in the address bar, type the IP address or host name and then press Enter.
If prompted that the connection is not private or that accessing the website might not be safe, select the option to continue or proceed to the website. Accessing this website will not harm the computer.
Select the Print or Copy/Print tab.
From the left navigation pane, select Default Print Options.
Under the Quality and Speed section, select the HP High Speed option from the drop-down list.
The default print speed is the Normal option.
Click Apply to save the changes.