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Printer Specifications for the HP DeskJet 660C Printer

Model numbers
Description
Model number
HP Deskjet 660C Printer
C2164A
  note:
The HP Deskjet 660C printer introduced in Europe in May 1995, and in the rest of the world in June 1995.
HP Deskjet 660C printer number and language of kits
Countries/Regions
HP Deskjet 660C Option Number
Language of Documentation and Printer Software
Argentina
C2164A AC8
Spanish
Asia, North
C2164A ART
English
Asia-Pacific
C2164A ARS
English
Australia
C2164A ABG
English
Brazil
C2164A AC4
Portuguese
Canada-French
C2164A ABC
French
Caribbean
C2164A ARV
English
China
C2164A AB2
Simplified Chinese
Czechoslovakia
C2164A AKB
Czechoslovakian
Denmark
C2164A ABY
Danish
Europe-Dutch
C2164A ACU
Dutch
Europe-English
C2164A ABB
English
Europe-French
C2164A ACS
French
Europe-German
C2164A ACT
German
Europe-Italian
C2164A ARP
Italian
Finland
C2164A ABX
Finnish
Greece
C2164A AB7
Greek/English
Hungary
C2164A AKC
Hungarian
India
C2164A ACJ
English
Countries/Regions
HP Deskjet 660C Option Number
Language of Documentation and Printer Software
Israel
C2164A AKJ
English
Japan
C2164A ABJ
Japanese
Latin America
C2164A ABM
Spanish
Latvia
C2164A A2J
Latvian/English
Lithuania
C2164A A2H
Lithuanian/English
Mexico
C2164A AR9
Spanish
Middle East
C2164A ARU
Arabic/English
N. Africa, Jordan, Lebanon
C2164A ARW
Arabic/English
Norway
C2164A ABN
Norwegian
Poland
C2164A AKD
Polish
Portugal
C2164A AB9
Portuguese
Russia
C2164A ACB
Cyrillic/English
Saudi Arabia
C2164A ARG
Arabic/English
South Africa
C2164A CQ
English
South America
C2164A AKV
Spanish
Spain
C2164A ABE
Spanish
Sweden
C2164A ABS
Swedish
Taiwan
C2164A AB0
Traditional Chinese
Thailand
C2164A AB3
Thai/English
Turkey
C2164A AB8
Turkish/English
United Kingdom
C2164A ABU
English
United States & Canada
C2164A ABA
English
Serial number location
Located on the back of the printer, near the certification stickers and the parallel port.
Printer description
The HP Deskjet 660C printer provides improved black and color printing, faster black and color throughput, new ease-of-use features and additional flexibility, all at affordable prices for home and small office users.
The HP Deskjet 660C printer is a black and color, two-pen, plain paper drop-on-demand thermal Inkjet printer. It comes equipped with a power module, black and color ink cartridges, printer software and a User's Guide Kit. Windows printer software includes the HP Deskjet Printing System for Windows with the Deskjet Status Monitor and Dr. Deskjet troubleshooting tool. Deskjet Control Panel for DOS software is also included with the printer.
Printer features
Print method: plain paper drop-on-demand thermal Inkjet printing.
Printer Command Language: HP Printer Command Language (PCL) Level 3
High-quality black printing plus color:
  • Professional quality black (600 dpi), plus brilliant, easy color printing with ColorSmart
  • Reasonable speed (1 - 4 PPM black, 1/2 -1 pages-per-minute (PPM) color)
Easy to use, no hassles:
  • Ready to print black and color immediately (no cartridge swapping)
  • Simple 2-button Control Panel
  • Deskjet Status Monitor (bidi technology)
  • Software base HP Deskjet Control Panel for DOS
  • Easy installation, "plug and print"
Good value/affordable
Power module information
Countries/Regions
Power Module
Argentina
9100-5129
Asia, North
9100-5126
Asia-Pacific
9100-5131
Australia
9100-5127
Brazil
9100-5124
Canada-French
9100-5124
Caribbean
9100-5132
China
9100-5129
Czechoslovakia
9100-5132
Denmark
9100-5132
Europe-Dutch
9100-5132
Europe-English
9100-5132
Europe-French
9100-5132
Europe-German
9100-5132
Europe-Italian
9100-5132
Finland
9100-5132
Greece
9100-5132
Hungary
9100-5132
India
9100-5128
Countries/Regions
Power Module
Israel
9100-5132
Japan
9100-5130
Latin America
9100-5124
Latvia
9100-5132
Lithuania
9100-5132
Mexico
9100-5125
Middle East
9100-5131
North Africa, Jordan, Lebanon
9100-5132
Norway
9100-5132
Poland
9100-5132
Portugal
9100-5132
Russia
9100-5132
Saudi Arabia
9100-5124
South Africa
9100-5128
South America
9100-5126
Spain
9100-5132
Sweden
9100-5132
Taiwan
9100-5124
Thailand
9100-5126
Turkey
9100-5132
United Kingdom
9100-5131
United States
9100-5124
Recommended cables
Host Interface
HP Cable Part Number
Cable Length
Cable Connectors
HP IEEE-1284 Compliant Cable
C2950A
2 Meters
DB-25 Male to 36-Pin Centronics Male
HP IEEE-1284 Compliant Cable
C2951A
3 Meters
DB-25 Male to 36-Pin Centronics Male
Centronics Parallel Interface Cable
C2912B
3 Meters
DB-25 Male to 36-Pin Centronics Male
Centronics Parallel Interface cable
HP24542D
2 Meters
DB-25 Male to 36-Pin Centronics Male
Font information
Scaleable TrueType fonts for Microsoft (R) Windows
Arial (R) Black
Graphite Light Narrow
PL Benguiat Frisky
Lucida (R) Casual
Gill Sans Shadow
Lucida Casual Italic
CG Goudy Old Style
Milestone
CG Goudy Old Style Bold
Phyllis
CG Goudy Old Style Italic
CG Poster Bodoni
Graphite Light
Signet Roundhand
Internal Fonts
Internal fonts are available in portrait and landscape orientation.
TYPEFACE
TREATMENT
Courier
Regular, Bold, Italic, Bold Italic
Letter Gothic
Regular, Bold, Italic, Bold Italic
CG Times
Regular, Bold, Italic, Bold Italic
Univers
Regular, Bold, Italic, Bold Italic
Character sets
ANSI/ASCII (ISO 6)
PC-8
Danish/Norwegian (ISO 60)
PC-8 Danish/Norwegian
French (ISO 69)
PC-8 Turkish
German (ISO 21)
PC-850
Italian (ISO 15)
PC-852
ECMA-94 Latin 1 (ISO 8859/1)
Roman-8
Latin 2 (ISO 8859/2)
Spanish (ISO 17)
Latin 5 (ISO 8859/5)
Swedish (ISO 11)
Legal
United Kingdom (ISO 04)
Media specifications
  note:
The HP Deskjet 660C printer works well with most types of paper, although variables in paper composition may affect print quality and paper handling. Bond paper, such as letterhead, gives excellent quality. Paper should be tested to ensure best performance.
Category
Specification
Paper grain
Long grain only
Paper weight
16 to 36 lb (60 to 135 g/m2)
Envelope weight
20 to 24 lb (75 to 90 b/m2)
Card stock weight
110 lb index maximum, 8.5 pt maximum thickness (110 to 200 g/m2)
Label capacity*
Up to 25 sheets of Avery Paper Labels
IN tray paper capacity
Up to 100 sheets (<1/2 inch)
OUT tray paper capacity
Up to 50 sheets
Multiple Envelopes**
Up to 20 envelopes (<1/2 inch)
*Use only U.S. letter or A4 size sheets. Use only Avery paper labels specifically designed for use with HP Inkjet Printers.
**Envelope capacity is dependent upon the manufacturer, the type of envelope and its construction.
Media handling
Supported media/sizes
Media
English size
Metric size
U.S. Letter
8.5 x 11 inches
215.9 x 279.4 mm
U.S. Legal
8.5 x 14 inches
215.9 x 355.6 mm
U.S. Executive
7.25 x 10-1/2 inches
184.1 x 266.7 mm
ISO & JIS A4
8.27 x 11.69 inches
210 x 297 mm
ISO & JIS A5
5.83 x 8.27 inches
148.5 x 210 mm
ISO & JIS B5
7.17 x 10.12 inches
182 x 257 mm
U.S. No. 10 Envelope*
4.12 in. x 9.5 inches
104.7 x 241.3 mm
U.S. A2 Envelope (5.5)*
4.375 x 5.75 inches
111 x 146 mm
International DL Envelope*
4.33 x 8.66 inches
110 x 220 mm
International C6 Envelope*
4.49 x 6.38 inches
114 x 162 mm
U.S. 4 x 6 Card
4 x 6 inches
101.6 x 152.4 mm
U.S. 5 x 8 Card
5 x 8 inches
127 x 203.2 mm
ISO & JIS A6 Postcard
4.13 x 5.85 inches
105 x 148.5 mm
Japanese Hagaki Postcard
3.94 x 5.83 inches
100 x 148 mm
U.S. HP Premium Transparency Film
8.5 x 11 inches
215.9 x 279.4 mm
European A4 HP Premium Transparency Film
8.27 x 11.69 inches
210 x 297 mm
U.S. HP Premium Glossy Paper
8.5 x 11 inches
215.9 x 279.4 mm
European A4 HP Premium Glossy Paper
8.27 x 11.69 inches
210 x 297 mm
US HP Premium Inkjet Paper
8.5 x 11 inches
215.9 x 279.4 mm
European A4 HP Premium Inkjet Paper
8.27 x 11.69 inches
210 x 297 mm
Custom Size (user defined)
Width
5.0 to 8.5 inches
127 to 216 mm
Length
5.83 to 14.0 inches
148 to 356 mm
*To minimize print skew, use envelopes with rectangular flaps rather than triangular flaps.
Ink information
Cartridge
Part number
Large Black Print Cartridge
51629A
Color Print Cartridge
51649A
Memory information
512 KB built-in RAM
32 KB receive buffer
Performance
MS Windows print speed
  note:
Print speed figures are approximate. Exact speed will vary depending upon the system configuration, software program, and document complexity.
EconoFast Mode
Normal Mode
Best Mode
Black Print Speed
4 pages per minute
2.5 pages per minute
1 page per minute
Color Print Speed
0.6 minutes per page
1.5 minutes per page
3 minutes per page
MS-DOS (R) print speed (black mechanism)
  note:
Print speed figures are approximate. Exact speed will vary depending upon the system configuration, software program, and document complexity.
EconoFast Mode
Normal Mode
Black Print Speed
270 cps at 10 cpi
134 cps at 10 cpi
Resolution
  note:
Dots-per-inch (DPI) is measured in addressable raster points-per-inch.
EconoFast Mode (dpi)
Normal Mode (dpi)
Best Mode (dpi)
Black Resolution
MS Windows (text and graphics)
300 x 300
600 x 300
600 x 600
DOS (text only)
300 x 300
600 x 300
600 x 600
Color Resolution
Plain & Premium Papers
300 x 300
300 x 300
300 x 300
Glossy Paper and Transparency Film (black and color)
N/A
600 x 300
600 x 300
DOS (graphics)
Full-page 75, 150, 300
Full-page 75, 150, 300
Full-page 75, 150, 300
Print modes
EconoFast mode
Page Data
Plain Paper
LX Series (Viper)
Glossy Paper
Transparency
Imaging
300 x 300
Printer
300 x 300
FW
Econo strip color
Black printed at
300 x 300
N/A
N/A
MS Windows Imaging
300 x 300
TrueType Text
600 x 300, REt
Black to 600 x 300
Printer
600 x 300 Black
300 x 300 Color Bitstrip in FW
Normal mode
Page Data
Plain Paper
LX Series (Viper)
Glossy Paper
Transparency
Black and Color Touch
Black Fortification
MS Windows Imaging
300 x 300
TrueType Text
600 x 300, REt
Black to 600 x 300
Printer
600x300 Black
300x300 Color
FW
Black Depletion
Driver
Color Depletion
Black Fortification
MS Windows Imaging
300 x 300
TrueType Text
600 x 300, Ret
Black to 600 x 300
Printer
600x300 Black
300x300 Color
FW
Black Depletion
Driver
Color Depletion
MS Windows Imaging
300 x 300
TrueType Text
600 x 300, Ret
Black to 600 x 300
Printer
600x300 Black
300x300 Color
FW
Black Depletion
Driver
Color Depletion
MS Windows Imaging
300 x 300
TrueType Text
600 x 300, Ret
Black to 600 x 300
Printer
600x300 Black
300x300 Color
FW
Black Depletion
Driver
Color Depletion
Best mode
Page Data
Plain Paper
LX Series (Viper)
Glossy Paper
Transparency
Black and Color Touch
Black Fortification
MS Windows Imaging
600x600 Black
300x300 Color
Printer
600x600 Black
300x300 Color
FW
Black Depletion
Driver
Color Depletion
Black Fortification
MS Windows Imaging
600x600 Black
300x300 Color
Printer
600x600 Black
300x300 Color
FW
Black Depletion
Driver
Color Depletion
MS Windows Imaging
600x600 Black
300x300 Color
Printer
600x300 Black
600x300 Color
Black or Grayscale only
Imaging: 600x600
Printer: 600x600
FW
Black Depletion
Driver
Color Depletion
MS Windows Imaging
600x600 Black
300x300 Color
Printer
600x300 Black
600x300 Color
Black or Grayscale only
Imaging: 600x600
Printer: 600x600
FW
Black Depletion
Driver
Color Depletion
Reliability specifications
Category
Specification
Mechanism Life
60,000 pages
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
20,000 hours
Printer Usage Rate
Power On Per Year
2,000 hours
Printed Pages Per Year
12,000 pages
Black Pages Per Month
1,000 pages total maximum
Color Pages Per Month
160 pages total maximum
Physical specifications
Width
17.2 inches (436 mm)
Depth
16.0 inches (405 mm)
Height
7.9 inches (199 mm)
Net Weight
11.6 lb (5.3 kg)
Electrical specifications
Category
Specification
Input Voltage*
100 VAC, 120 VAC, 127 VAC,
220 VAC, 230 VAC, or 240 VAC (+/-10%)
Frequency
100 VAC
50/60 Hz (+/-3 Hz)
120 VAC
60 Hz (+/-3 Hz)
127 VAC
60 Hz (+/-3 Hz)
220 VAC
50 Hz (+/-3 Hz)
230 VAC
50 Hz (+/-3 Hz)
240 VAC
50 Hz (+/-3 Hz)
Maximum Power Consumption
Powered Off
(plugged in)
2 Watts
Powered On
(non-printing)
4.5 Watts
Powered On
(Printing state)
12 Watts
* Power modules are available for each listed input voltage.
Environmental specifications
Category
Specification
Temperature
Operating
41 to 104 degrees F
(5 to 40 degrees C)
Non-Operating
(storage)
-40 to 140 degrees F
(-40 to 60 degrees C)
Relative Humidity
10 to 80% RH non-condensing
Recommended Operating Conditions for Best Print Quality
59 to 95 degrees F
(15 to 35 degrees C)
20 to 80% RH non-condensing
Noise Levels
per ISO 9296
Sound Power,
LwAd
Best Mode
6.0 B(A)
Normal Mode
6.3 B(A)
EconoFast Mode
6.5 B(A)
Sound Pressure,
LpAm*
46 dB(A)
50 dB(A)
51 dB(A)
*Bystander positions.
Warranty
3-year-warranty from the original date of purchase.
Safety certifications
Category
Specification
Safety Certifications
Power Module
UL, CSA, TUV, SEMKO, NEMKO, SEV, SECV, FIMKO, DEMKO, NOM
Printer with Power
Module
UL, CSA, TUV, ETL
EMI Certifications
Printer with Power
Module
FCC Class B, when used with a Class B computing device (USA), EMC Directive 89/336/EEC (European Community), VCCI (Japan), SABS (South Africa)

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