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Product Specifications for the HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M281cdw (T6B83A)

Product naming
Model name
HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M281cdw
Product number
T6B83A
What's included and accessories
What's in the box
HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M281cdw; Introductory HP LaserJet Color cartridges (~700 color composite (C/Y/M) page yield and ~1400 page yield black); Installation guide; Printer documentation and software on CD-ROM; Power cord; USB cable; Phone Cord; Media Pack
Connectivity
Ports
Hi-Speed USB 2.0 port; built-in Fast Ethernet 10/100/1000 Base-TX network port, Dual band 802.11n 2.4/5GHz, Fax port, Front Host USB
Wireless capability
Built-in Dual band 802.11n 2.4/5GHz; authentication via WEP, WPA/WPA2, or 802.11x; encryption via AES or TKIP; WPS; Wi-Fi Direct
Storage device and direct print support
Front-facing USB/Flash drive; USB printing
Copy
Copier settings
Number of copies; Reduce/Enlarge; Lighter/Darker; Optimize; Paper; Multi-page copy; Collation; Draft Mode; Image Adjustment; Set as New Defaults; Restore Defaults
Maximum number of copies
Up to 99 copies
Copy reduce/enlarge settings
25 to 400%
Copy speed (color, normal)
Up to 21 cpm
Copy speed (black, normal)
Up to 22 cpm
Copy resolution
600 x 600 dpi
Environmental
Acoustic power emissions
6.4 B(A) (Mono), Simplex; 6.3 B(A) (Color), Simplex; 6.3 B(A) (Mono), Duplex; 6.3 B(A) (Color), Duplex
Operating humidity range
30 to 70% RH
Non-Operating Humidity Range
0 to 95% RH
Recommended operating temperature range (Celsius)
17 to 25ºC
Recommended operating temperature range (Fahrenheit)
62.6 to 77ºF
Storage temperature range (Celsius)
-20 to 40ºC
Storage temperature range (Fahrenheit)
-4 to 104ºF
Environmental specifications
Mercury Free
Fax
Fax available
Yes
Fax features
Auto redialing, delayed sending, fax forwarding, TAM interface, distinctive ring detection, cover page wizard (Software only), block fax, billing codes, poll receive, fax activity reports, dial prefix setting
Fax Resolution Black (best)
Up to 300 x 300 dpi
Fax memory
Up to 1300 pages
Telephone handset supported
Yes
Fax telephone mode supported
Yes
Modem
33.6 kbps
Fax Speed Dials, Maximum Number
Up to 120 numbers
Fax transmission speed (letter)
3 sec per page
Fax transmission speed note
Based on standard ITU-T test image #1 at standard resolution. More complicated pages or higher resolution will take longer and use more memory.
Memory
Memory
256 MB DDR, 256 MB Flash
Maximum Memory
256 MB DDR, 256 MB Flash
Mobile printing capability
Mobile printing services
HP ePrint; Apple AirPrint; Mopria-certified; Wireless Direct Printing; Mobile Apps
Networking
Network protocols, supported
TCP/IP, IPv4, IPv6; Print: TCP-IP port 9100 Direct Mode, LPD (raw queue support only), Web Services Printing; Discovery: SLP, Bonjour, Web Services Discovery; IP Config: IPv4 (BootP, DHCP, AutoIP, Manual), IPv6
Paper handling
Input capacity
1-sheet in Tray 1; Up to 270 sheets (27 mm stack height) in Tray 2
Output capacity
Up to 100 sheets (10 mm stack height)
Media sizes supported (metric)
Letter (216 x 280); Lega l(216 x 356); Executive (184 x 267); Oficio 8.5 x 13 (216 x 330); 4 x 6 (102 x 152); 5 x 8 (127 x 203); A4 (210 x 299); A5(148 x 210); A6 (105x148); B5 (JIS)(182 x 257); B6 (JIS)(128 x 182); 10 x 15cm(100 x 150); Oficio 216 x 340mm (216 x 340); 16K 195 x 270 mm(195 x 270); 16K 184 x 260 mm (184 x 260); 16K 197 x 273mm(197x273); Postcard(JIS)(100 x 147); Double Postcard(JIS)(147 x 200); Envelope #10(105 x 241); Envelope Monarch (98 x 191); Envelope B5 (176 x 250); Envelope C5(162 x 229); Envelope DL(110 x 220); A5-R(210 x 148)
Media sizes supported (U.S. standard)
Letter (8.5 x 11); Legal (8.5 x 14); Executive (7.2 x 10.5); Oficio 8.5 x 13 (8.5 x 13); 4 x 6 (4 x 6); 5 x 8 (5 x 8); A4 (8.3 x 11.7); A5 (5.8 x 8.3); A6 (4.1 x 5.8); B5 (JIS)(7.2 x 10.1); B6 (JIS)(5 x 7.2); 10 x 15cm (3.9 x 5.9); Oficio 216 x 340 mm (8.5 x 13.4); 16K 195 x 270 mm (7.6 x 10.6); 16K 184 x 260mm(7.2 x 10.2); 16K 197 x 273 mm (7.8 x 10.7); Postcard (JIS)(3.9 x 5.8); Double Postcard(JIS)(5.8 x 7.9); Envelope #10(4.1 x 9.5); Envelope Monarch (3.9 x 7.5); Envelope B5 (6.9 x 9.8); Envelope C5 (6.4 x 9); Envelope DL (4.3 x 8.7); A5-R (8.3 x 5.8)
Media sizes, custom (metric)
76 x 127 to 216 x 356 mm
Media sizes, custom (U.S. standard)
3 x 5 to 8.5 x 14 in
Media types
Paper (bond, brochure, colored, glossy, heavy, letterhead, light, photo, plain, preprinted, prepunched, recycled, rough), transparencies, labels, envelopes, cardstock
Media weight supported (metric)
60 to 163 g/m² (Uncoated/Matte, recommended), however up to 175 g/m² Postcards and 200 g/m² HP Matte is allowed in the driver; 60 to 163 g/m² (Coated/Glossy, recommended), however up to 175 g/m² Postcards and 220 g/m² HP Glossy is allowed in the driver.
Media weight supported (U.S. standard)
16 to 43 lb (Uncoated/Matte, recommended), however up to 47 lb Postcards and 53 lb HP Matte is allowed in the driver; 16 to 43 lb (Coated/Glossy, recommended), however up to 47 lb Postcards and 59 lb HP Glossy is allowed in the driver.
Paper handling - ADF
Automatic document feeder capacity
Standard, 50 sheets
Media size (ADF)
A4; Letter; Legal; 4 x 6 in to 8.5 x 14 in
Media weight supported, ADF (metric)
60 to 90 g/m²
Media weight supported, ADF (U.S. standard)
16 to 24 lb
Media type and capacity, ADF
Sheets: 50 (75 g/m² uncurled)
Paper handling - duplexer
Recommended media weight, duplex (metric)
60 to 120 g/m² (recommended), 60 to 200 g/m² (allowed)
Recommended media weight, duplex (U.S. standard)
16 to 32 lb (recommended), 16 to 53 lb (allowed)
Media sizes, duplex (U.S. standard)
Letter (8.5 x 11); Legal (8.5 x 14); Executive (7.2 x 10.5); Oficio 8.5 x 13 (8.5 x 13); A4 (8.3 x 11.7); A5 (5.8 x 8.3); B5(JIS)(7.2 x 10.1); Oficio 216 x 340 mm (8.5 x 13.4); 16K 195 x 270 mm (7.6 x 10.6); 16K 184 x 260 mm(7.2 x 10.2); 16K 197 x 273 mm (7.8 x 10.7); A5-R(8.3 x 5.8)
Physical dimensions
Maximum dimensions (W x D x H, metric)
424 x 475 x 338 mm
Maximum dimensions (W x D x H, U.S. standard)
16.7 x 18.7 x 13.3 in
Weight (metric)
18.7 kg
Weight (U.S. standard)
41.2 lb
Power
Energy savings feature technology
HP Auto-On/Auto-Off Technology; Instant-on Technology
Power supply type
Internal (Built-in) power supply
Power supply
110-volt input voltage: 110 to 127 VAC (+/- 10%), 50 Hz (+/- 3 Hz), 60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz); 220-volt input voltage: 220 to 240 VAC (+/- 10%), 50 Hz (+/- 3 Hz), 60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz)(Not dual voltage, product varies by part number with # Option code identifier)
Power consumption
342 watts (active printing), 8.0 watts (ready), 1.2 watts (sleep), 0.1 watts (Manual-Off), 0.1 (Auto-off/Manual-on), 0.1 watts (Auto-Off/Wake on LAN)
Print cartridges
Number of print cartridges
4 (1 each black, cyan, magenta, yellow)
Replacement cartridges
HP 202A Black LaserJet Toner Cartridge (~1400 page yield) CF500A; HP 202A Cyan LaserJet Toner Cartridge (~1300 page yield) CF501A;HP 202A Yellow LaserJet Toner Cartridge (~1300 page yield) CF502A;HP 202A Magenta LaserJet Toner Cartridge (~1300 page yield) CF503A; HP 202X Black LaserJet Toner Cartridge (~3200 page yield) CF500X; HP 202X Cyan LaserJet Toner Cartridge (~2500 page yield) CF501X;HP 202X Yellow LaserJet Toner Cartridge (~2500 page yield) CF502X;HP 202X Magenta LaserJet Toner Cartridge (~2500 page yield) CF503X
Replacement cartridges footnote
Replacement 202A cartridge average composite (C/Y/M) declared yield ~1300 and average black yield ~1400 pages; replacement 202X cartridge average composite (C/Y/M) declared yield ~2500 and average black yield ~3200 pages based on ISO/IEC 19798 and continuous printing. Actual yields vary considerably based on images printed and other factors. For details see http://www.hp.com/go/learnaboutsupplies.
SureSupply note
HP SureSupply alerts you when your print cartridge is running low and helps you purchase online or locally through HP or a participating retailer. For more information, visit http://www.hp.com/go/SureSupply; only available with Original HP supplies; Internet access required.
Printing specifications
Print technology
Laser
Duplex printing
Automatic (standard)
Print resolution (best)
Up to 600 x 600 dpi
Maximum print area (metric)
216 x 356 mm
Monthly duty cycle
Up to 45,000 pages
Print languages
HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5c, HP postscript level 3 emulation, PCLm, PDF, URF
Printer smart software features
2.7 in color touchscreen, Automatic 2-sided printing, Wireless printing, Ethernet networking, Wireless direct printing, HP ePrint, Apple AirPrint, Mopria-certified, Google Cloud Print, HP Auto-On/Auto-Off technology, HP Smart App, HP JetAdvantage Private Print, HP JetAdvantage Secure Print
Regulatory specifications
Regulatory model number
SHNGC-1601-02
Energy efficiency
NERGY STAR certified; EPEAT Silver
Safety
EN 60950-1:2006 +A11:2009 +A1:2010 +A12:2011+A2:2013; IEC 60950-1:2005 +A1:2009+A2:2013; EN 60825-1:2014/IEC 60825-1:2014 (Class 1 Laser Product); EN 62479:2010/IEC 62479:2010; CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1-07 2nd Ed.March 27, 2007 Compliance of IEC 60950-1 standard considers all country deviations according to the most recent IECEE CB Bulletin.; Complies with FDA performance standards for laser products except for deviations pursuant to Laser Notice No. 50, dated June 24, 2007.
Electromagnetic compatibility
CISPR 22:2008 & CISPR 32: 2012/EN 55032:2012 - Class B; EN 61000-3-2:2014; EN 61000-3-3:2013; EN 55024:2010; FCC Title 47 CFR, Part 15 Class B/ICES-003, Issue 6
Telecom compliance (fax capability)
Fax Telecom: ES 203 021; FCC Title 47 CFR, Part 68; Industry Canada CS03; NOM-151-SCTI-1999 (Mexico); PTC-200 (New Zealand); other Telecom approvals as required by individual countries. Wireless Telecom: EU RED 2014/53/EU; EN 301 489-1 V2.1.1/EN 301 489-17: V3.1.1; EN 300 328: V2.1.1/EN301 893 V2.0.7; FCC Title 47 CFR, Part 15 Subpart C & E/RSS 247 Issue 1, 2015 & RSS 102 Issue 5, 2015; IEC 62311:2007/EN62311:2008
Scan
Scanner advanced features
HP Scanning software; Scan-to-E-mail, network folder; 50-sheet Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) for unattended scanning of multiple pages; automatic scan cropping; Scan to Google Drive/Drop box (PC); Scan to FTP(PC);Scan to Microsoft One Drive, Share Point (PC); Save as editable file (text, PDF)
Scan technology
Contact Image Sensor (CIS)
Scan speed (normal)
Up to 27 ppm
Scan resolution, hardware
Up to 300 x 300 dpi (color and mono ADF); up to 1200 x 1200 dpi (Flatbed)
Levels of grayscale
256
Bit depth
24-bits (color); 8-bits (mono)
Duplex ADF scanning
No
Minimum flatbed scan size (metric)
50 x 50 mm
Minimum flatbed scan size (U.S. standard)
1.92 x 1.92 in
Maximum flatbed scan size (metric)
215.9 x 297 mm
Maximum flatbed scan size (U.S. standard)
8.5 x 11.7 in
Minimum ADF scan size (metric)
102 x 152 mm
Minimum ADF scan size (U.S. standard)
4 x 6 in
Maximum ADF scan size (metric)
215.9 x 355.6 mm
Maximum ADF scan size (U.S. standard)
8.5 x 14 in
Twain version
Version 1.9 (Legacy OS); Version 2.1 (Windows 7 or higher)
Security
Security management
Embedded Web Server: password-protection, secure browsing via SSL/TLS; Network: enable/disable network ports and features, SNMPv1 community password change; HP ePrint: HTTPS with certificate validation, HTTP Basic Access Authentication; Firewall and ACL; SNMPv3
System requirements
Minimum system requirements for Windows
Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 7: 1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor, 2 GB available hard disk space, CD-ROM/DVD drive or Internet connection, USB port, Microsoft Internet Explorer. Windows Vista: 800 MHz 32-bit (x86) processor, 2 GB available hard disk space, CD-ROM/DVD drive or Internet connection, USB port, Microsoft Internet Explorer 8. Windows XP SP3 or higher (32-bit only): any Intel Pentium II, Celeron or 233 MHz compatible processor, 850 MB available hard disk space, CD-ROM/DVD drive or Internet connection, USB port, Microsoft Internet Explorer 8. Windows Vista x64 has been removed from support on the CD & Web packs. Windows Server support is provided via the command line installer and supports Win Server 2008 R2 and higher.
Recommended system requirements for Windows
Windows 10, 8, 7: 1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor, 2 GB available hard disk space, CD-ROM/DVD drive or Internet connection, USB port, Microsoft Internet Explorer. Windows Vista (32-bit only): 800 MHz 32-bit (x86) processor, 2 GB available hard disk space, CD-ROM/DVD drive or Internet connection, USB port, Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.Windows XP SP3 or higher (32-bit only): any Intel Pentium II, Celeron or 233 MHz compatible processor, 850 MB available hard disk space, CD-ROM/DVD drive or Internet connection, USB port, Internet Explorer 8.
Minimum system requirements for Macintosh
Mac OS X v10.10 (Yosemite), v10.11 (El Capitan) , v10.12 (Sierra), 1 GB HD, Internet
Recommended Macintosh system requirements
Mac OS X (Lion), Mountain Lion, Mavericks; Intel Core Processor; 1 GB HD; CD-ROM/DVD or Internet; USB
Compatible network operating systems
Windows 10 (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows 8 (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows Vista (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows XP (32-bit) (Professional and Home Editions); Mac OS X v 10.8, v 10.9 or v 10.10; Linux (For more information, see http://hplipopensource.com/hplip-web/index.html).
Operating system (supported note)
Windows 10 (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows 8 (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows Vista (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows XP (32-bit) (Professional and Home Editions); Mac OS X v 10.8, v 10.9 or v 10.10; Linux (For more information, see http://hplipopensource.com/hplip-web/index.html).
Warranty
Warranty
One-year limited hardware warranty

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