hp-support-head-portlet

Actions
Loading...
HP Customer Support - Knowledge Base

hp-contact-secondary-navigation-portlet

Actions
Loading...

hp-share-print-widget-portlet

Actions
Loading...
  • Information
    Apache Log4j Update

    Please see this document here for current information regarding the Apache Log4j vulnerability.

    Information
    Need Windows 11 help?

    Check documents and videos on compatibility, FAQs, upgrade information and available fixes. Windows 11 Support Center

  • Feedback

hp-concentra-wrapper-portlet

Actions
Loading...

Printer Specifications for HP PSC 900 All-in-One Printer Series

Introduction

The HP PSC (Printer Scanner Copier) 900 series is a flatbed multifunction device that can enhance creativity and success in a home environment. It provides photo printing, scanning, faxing, copying, and digital photo processing and yet is easy enough for anyone to use effectively.
The HP PSC 900 series is a USB only product and is USB 2.0 compliant. There is no parallel port.
note:
DOS, Windows 3.1, Windows 95 and Windows NT 4.0 are not supported with this product. These operating systems do not fully support a USB connection. A network connection is also not supported.
The product specifications and information in this document are valid only for Windows 98, ME, and 2000 and may be different for Microsoft® Windows XP. Click here (buu01857) (in English) for information about using this product with Windows XP.
Figure : The HP PSC 900 series

System requirements

To set-up and use the HP product, you will need the following:
  • SVGA (256 color) monitor
  • CD-ROM drive
  • High-Speed USB capable computer
  • High-Speed USB cable (not included in the box)

PC compatible

Minimum system requirements
Recommended system requirements
Pentium ®) 200
Pentium II 333 or higher
Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows 2000 and Windows XP*
Same
64 - 128 MB of RAM**
128 MB of RAM or more
300 MB available hard disk space, plus 50 MB for full color scanning
300 MB available hard disk space, plus 50 MB for full color scanning
High Speed (12 Mbps) USB port
High Speed (12 Mbps) USB port
Internet Access
** Windows XP requires 128 MB RAM.

Macintosh

Minimum system requirements for Mac
Recommended system requirements for Mac
G3 or better processor
G4 or better processor
64 MB of RAM (OS 9.1.x) 128 MB of RAM (OS X)
128 MB of RAM or more 256 MB of RAM or more
100 MB available hard disk space, plus 50 MB for full color scanning
100 MB available hard disk space, plus 50 MB for full color scanning
High speed (12 Mbps) USB port
Same as minimum
CD ROM drive
Same as minimum
SVGA monitor (256 colors)
SVGA monitor (24-bit color)
Internet access

Model differences

Model comparison matrix

Feature
950
950xi (US Only)
Estimated Street Price*
$399 US
$399 US
Model Number
C8436A
C8437A
Copy Zoom
25-400%
25-300%
Maximum Copies
99
50
Pages of Fax Memory
50
60
Number of Speed Dials
60
40
Sales Outlet(s)
Retail stores
Wholesale stores and commercial outlets
* Based on Suggested retail price at product introduction

Included in the HP PSC 900 series box

Figure : Included in the HP PSC 900 series box
Quick Setup Poster (not pictured)
1- HP PSC 900 series Reference Guide and Support and Specifications manuals
2- Front panel cover
3- HP PSC 900 series installation software CDROM with integrated ReadIRIS OCR software
4- Fax/phone cable
5- HP #15 (25-mil) black and HP #78 (19-mil) color ink cartridges
6- Power cord
7- External power supply
note:
The USB cable is not included.

Product features

Printer

  • Method: Drop-on-demand thermal Inkjet
  • PhotoREt III photo quality imaging
  • 600 x 600 dpi on plain paper/ 2400 x 1200 dpi color printing available using photo paper
  • 600 x 600 dpi black text print resolution
  • Up to 12 ppm black, 10 ppm color
  • Duty cycle: 2000 pages per month average
  • Printing language: HP PCL Level 3 or PCL3 GUI

Printing performance

Driver setting
Resolution
Speed (ppm)
Best
Black
600 x 600
Up to 4.7 ppm
Color
600 x 600
2400 x 1200*
Up to 3.1 ppm
Normal
Black
600 x 600
Up to 6.5 ppm
Color
600 x 300
Up to 5.0 ppm
Fast
Black
300 x 300
Up to 12 ppm
Color
300 x 300
Up to 10 ppm
* Using photo paper and with PhotoREt turned off
note:
Print speed will vary according to the complexity of the document.

Copier

  • Flatbed copying, maximum of US Letter / A4 media
  • 36-bit color (trillions of colors)
  • 8-bit grayscale (256 levels of gray)
  • Digital image processing
  • Up to 99 copies from original (50 for HP PSC 950xi models)
  • Up to 12 cpm black, 9 cpm color
  • Digital zoom from 25% to 400% (25% to 300% for the HP PSC 950xi)
  • Fit to page, poster, clone, margin shift and mirror modes

Copy performance

Speed (ppm)
Print resolution (dpi)
Scan resolution (dpi)**
Best
Black
3.5
600 x 600
600 x 1200
Color
1.0
600 x 600
1200 x 1200*
600 x 1200
Normal
Black
8.0
600 x 600
300 x 1200
Color
5.0
600 x 600
300 x 1200
Fast
Black
12.0
300 x 600
300 x 1200
Color
9.0
600 x 600
300 x 1200
* On photo paper
** Maximum at 200% scaling

Fax

  • Walk-up color faxing
  • Up to 60 speed dials depending on model
  • Up to 60 page memory depending on model
  • Manual multiple page faxing
  • Automatic redial
  • Confirmation and activity reports
  • CCITT/ITU Group 3 fax with error correction mode
  • 4 Kbps transmission speed - 6 seconds/page based on ITU-T Test Image no.1 at standard resolution

Fax resolutions

Photo (dpi)
Fine (dpi)
Standard (dpi)
Black
200 x 200*
200 x 200
200 x 100
Color
200 x 200
200 x 200
200 x 200
* 8-bit grayscale

Scan

  • Scan directly to many applications directly from the front panel
  • Integrated image editing software
  • Integrated ReadIRIS OCR software automatically converts to editable text
  • Flatbed scanning, maximum of A/A4 media
  • 600 x 1200 dpi optical, up to 9600 dpi enhanced
  • 42-bit hardware image processing, 36-bit color internal, 24-bit color output
  • 8-bit grayscale (256 levels of gray)
  • TWAIN-compliant

Photo card specifications

  • Compatible with CompactFlash Type 1 and 2, SmartMedia, and Sony Memory Stick.
  • Proof sheet functionality directly from the front panel
  • HP Photo Center software

Optical character recognition (OCR) software

The HP PSC 900 series software CDROM includes the ReadIRIS Professional version 5.5 OCR program to convert text images into editable text. This software is designed to work with Windows 95, 98, Me, NT 4.0, and 2000. This software has been provided as a convenience to our customers. HP does not hold license to this software and cannot provide any updates or downloads of this software. Click here to go the software and driver downloads page for your product and follow the instructions on the page to get the latest software. Updates to this software must be obtained from I.R.I.S.

Internal memory (non upgradeable)

  • 6 MB ROM
  • 8 MB RAM

Media specifications

Paper tray capacity

Paper type
Weight
Input tray
Output tray
Plain paper
60-90 g (16-24 pound)
100
50 black
Card stock
Up to 200 g/m squared (110 pound Index)
30
10
Envelopes
75-90 g (20-24 pound)
15
10
Transparencies
Not applicable
20
20 or less

Media handling

Paper type
Paper size
Plain paper and bright white
US Letter - 8.5 x 11 inches
US Executive - 7.25 x 10.5 inches
US Legal - 8.5 x 14.0 inches
A4 - 210 x 297 mm
A5 - 148 x 210 mm
B5 - 182 x 257 mm
Photo paper
US letter - 8.5 x 11 inches
A4 - 210 x 297 mm
4 x 6 photo media (with tabs)
Envelopes
US #10 (4.125 x 9.5 inches)
A2 (111 x 146 mm) (4.37 x 5.75 inches)
DL (110 x 220 mm) (4.33 x 8.66 inches)
C6 (114 x 162 mm) (4.49 x 6.38 inches)
Index cards
76.2 x 127 mm (3 x 5 inches)
101.6 x 152.4 mm (4 x 6 inches)
127 x 203.2 mm (5 x 8 inches)
Hagaki ISO A6
Labels
HP Inkjet and Avery Inkjet
Custom sizes
76.2 x 127 mm up to 216 x 356 mm
(3 x 5 inches up to 8.5 x 14 inches)

Paper types

The HP PSC 900 series supports Inkjet rated plain and bright papers, Avery Inkjet labels and Inkjet rated specialty papers.

Print and copy margins

The HP PSC 900 series has a printable region. The margin information below reflects an area that cannot be printed on. The printable region is required to allow room for the rollers to grip the paper and so that ink cannot be sprayed into the print mechanism, which would damage the product.
Paper
Top
Bottom
Left/Right
US Letter, legal and executive
1.8 mm (.07 inches)
11.7 mm (.46 inches)
6.4 mm (.25 inches)
A4
1.8 mm (.07 inches)
11.7 mm (.46 inches)
3.4 mm (.13 inches)
Envelopes
3.2 mm (.125 inches)
11.7 mm (.46 inches)
3.2 mm (.125 inches)
Cards
3 x 5
4 x 6
5 x 8
A6
1.8 mm (.07 inches)
11.7mm (.46 inches)
3.2 mm (.125 inches)

Ink cartridge information

Product description
HP part number
Average pages per cartridge
HP black print cartridge
C6615D (no. 15 25-ml)
495 pages at 5% coverage
HP large color print cartridges
C6578A (no. 78 38 ml) C6578D (no. 78 19 ml)
970 pages at 15% coverage 450 pages at 15% coverage
note:
Inserting any other color cartridge other than the C6578AN/DN or Black print cartridge other than the no. 15 (C6615D) into an HP PSC 900 series will not work and may result in permanent damage to the unit, even if it physically can be inserted.

Scanner bulb life

20,000 hours. There is a built-in adjustable Power Save Mode, which turns the bulb off when not in use for one to 12 hours (user adjustable). The bulb is designed to last approximately five years under normal usage.

Physical dimensions

Dimension
Specification
Height
27.2 cm (10.7 inches)
Width
45.2 cm (17.8 inches)
Depth
35.8 cm (14.1 inches)
Weight
8.75 kg (19.3 pounds)

Electrical specifications

An Energy Star Partner, Hewlett-Packard Company has determined that this product meets Energy Star guidelines for energy efficiency.
Feature
Specification
Source (input) voltage
100 to 240 VAC, grounded
Input frequency
50 to 60 Hz
Power consumption
50W maximum
Current
1A maximum

Environmental specifications

Condition
Specification
Operating Temperature ranges
5 degrees to 40 degrees C (41 degrees to 104 degrees F)
Recommended operating temperature ranges
15 degrees to 35 degrees C (59 degrees to 95 degrees F)
Humidity
20% to 80% RH non-condensing

Warranty information

Duration of limited warranty
Length
Hardware
One Year
CD media
90 days

hp-feedback-input-portlet

Actions
Loading...

hp-feedback-banner-portlet

Actions
Loading...

hp-country-locator-portlet

Actions
Loading...
Country/Region: Flag India

hp-detect-load-my-device-portlet

Actions
Loading...