HP Photosmart Premium All-in-One Printer series - C309
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HP Photosmart Premium All-in-One Printer series - C309

HP Photosmart Premium All-in-One Printer series - C309

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Product specifications

Print, copy, scan, direct digital photo print 
Multitasking supported
Print speed black (ISO, A4)
Up to 12 ppm 
Print speed color (ISO, A4)
Up to 9.5 ppm  Dependent upon type, print mode and approximate figures. Exact speed will vary depending on the system configuration, software program and document complexity.
Duty cycle (monthly, A4)
Printer: up to 2500 pages; copier: up to 1250 pages
Recommended monthly page volume
275 to 500
Print technology
HP Thermal Inkjet 
Print quality black (best)
Black: Up to 600 x 600 dpi  Color: Up to 9600 x 2400 dpi
8.9 cm touchscreen colour graphics display (with TouchSmart control panel)
Number of print cartridges
5 (1 each black, photo, cyan, magenta, yellow)
Print languages
Automatic paper sensor
Minimum system requirements
Microsoft® Windows® XP* (SP1) or higher; any Intel® Pentium® II, Celeron® or compatible processor; 233 MHz or higher; 128 MB RAM (256 MB or higher recommended), 800 MB hard disk space, Internet Explorer 6 or higher, USB port; Windows Vista®: 800 MHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (64) processor, 512 MB RAM, 920 MB hard disk space, Internet Explorer, USB port; Windows® 7 ready. For more information go to http://www.hp.com/go/windows7. Some features may not be available. *Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional x64 not supported Mac OS X v10.4, v10.5 or higher; PowerPC G3, G4, G5 or Intel® Core processor; 256 MB RAM; 500 MB available hard disk space; CD ROM drive; USB port
Compatible operating systems
Windows Vista® (32/64-bit); Microsoft® Windows® XP (SP1 or higher/32-bit); Mac OS X v10.4, v10.5 or higher
HP ePrint capability
Memory, standard
64 MB 
Maximum Memory
64 MB 
Paper handling input, standard
125-sheet input tray, 20-sheet photo tray
Paper handling output, standard
50-sheet output tray 
Duplex printing
Automatic (standard) 
Media sizes supported
Main tray: A4 (210 x 297 mm), A5 (148 x 210 mm), A6 (105 x 148 mm), B5 (176 x 250 mm), B6 (125 x 176 mm), B7 (88 x 125 mm), C5 (162 x 229 mm), C6 (114 x 162 mm), B5/JIS (182 x 257 mm), B6/JIS (128 x 182 mm), B7/JIS (91 x 128 mm); photo tray: A6 (105 x 148 mm), B6 (125 x 176 mm), B7 (88 x 125 mm), C6 (114 x 162 mm), B7/JIS (91 x 128 mm), 100 x 150 mm, 130 x 180 mm
Media sizes, custom
Main tray: 80 x 130 to 220 x 360 mm, photo tray: 90 x 130 to 130 x 180 mm
Media types
Paper (plain, inkjet, photo), transparencies, envelopes, labels, cards (index, greeting)
Media weights, recommended
60 to 280 g/m²
Borderless printing
Yes (up to panorama, A4 and more)
Scanner type
Scan file format
Scan resolution, optical
Up to 4800 dpi 
Bit depth
Scan size, maximum
216 x 297 mm
Scan input modes
Front Panel scan, HP Photosmart software
Copy speed (draft)
Black: Up to 33 cpm  Color: Up to 32 cpm 
Copy resolution (black text)
Up to 1200 optimised dpi from 600 input dpi
Copy resolution (color text and graphics)
Up to 4800 x 1200 optimised dpi from 1200 input dpi 
Copy reduce / enlarge settings
25 to 400% 
Copies, maximum
Up to 99
Input voltage 100 to 240 VAC (+/- 10%), 50/60 Hz (+/- 5%)
Power consumption
30 watts maximum, 15 watts (Active), 0.4 watts (Manual-Off), 5.4 watts (Standby), 3.4 watts (Sleep) Power requirements are based on the country/region where the printer is sold. Do not convert operating voltages. This will damage the printer and void the product warranty.
Operating temperature range
15 to 35º C 
Recommended operating humidity range
25 to 75% RH, non-condensing 
Minimum dimensions (W x D x H)
452 x 473 x 199 mm
Maximum dimensions (W x D x H)
455 x 578 x 454 mm
Package dimensions (W x D x H)
510 x 244 x 540 mm
Pallet dimensions (W x D x H)
1219.2 x 1016 x 2287 mm
7.45 kg
Package weight
9.2 kg
Pallet weight
388 kg
Cable included
Yes, 1 USB
Software included
Windows® Live Photo Gallery