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Printer Specifications for the HP Deskjet 540 Printer

Model numbers and introduction dates
C2162A - HP Deskjet 540 printer
Introduction Date: September 1994
Power module options
Countries/
Regions
Printer Option Number
Power Module
Documentation Kit
Printer Software Kit
Language of Documentation and Printer Software
Argentina
C2162A
AC8
9100-5129
C2162-60039
C2162-60059
Spanish
Asia-Pacific
C2162A
ARS
9100-5131
C2162-60026
C2162-60046
International English
Asia, North
C2162A
ART
9100-5126
C2162-60026
C2162-60046
International English
Australia
C2162A
ABG
9100-5127
C2162-60026
C2162-60046
International English
Brazil
C2162A
AC4
9100-5124
C2162-60038
C2162-60058
Portuguese
Canada (English)
C2162A
ABA
9100-5124
C2162-60025
C2162-60045
English
Canada (French)
C2162A
ABC
9100-5124
C2162-60032
C2162-60052
French
Europe
C2162A ABB
9100-5132
C2162-60026
C2162-60045
International English
India
C2162A
ACJ
9100-5128
C2162-60026
C2162-60046
International English
Intercon
C2162A
ABK
NONE
C2162-60026
C2162-60046
International English
Latin America
C2162A
ABM
9100-5124
C2162-60039
C2162-60059
Spanish
Mexico
C2162A
AR9
9100-5125
C2162-60039
C2162-60059
Spanish
Spain
C2162A
ABE
9100-5132
C2162-60039
C2162-60059
Spanish
Thailand
C2162A
AKL
9100-5132
C2162-60026
C2162-60046
International English
Taiwan
C2162A
AB0
9100-5124
C2162-60027
C2162-60046
Chinese/
International English
United Kingdom
C2162A
ABU
9100-5131
C2162-60026
C2162-60046
International English
U.S.A.
C2162A
ABA
9100-5124
C2162-60025
C2162-60045
English
  note:
With the Taiwan printer options, the documentation kit is Chinese, and the printer software is International English.
Recommended cables
HP IEEE 1284-compliant Parallel Interface Cable (6.5 ft)
C2950A
HP IEEE 1284-compliant Parallel Interface Cable (9.8 ft)
C2951A
Serial number
Located on the bottom of the HP Deskjet 540 printer
Printer description
The HP Deskjet 540 printer is a plain paper, drop-on-demand, thermal Inkjet printer. It comes equipped with a power module, black ink cartridge, and a User’s Guide Kit. The printer interface cable is not included.
Printer features
Print Technology
Black Inkjet printer with color capability
PCL Printer Language
Level 3
Interfaces
Centronics parallel: IEEE 1284-compliant (Bitronics, ECP)
Optional I/O (MIO)
No
Font Cartridge Slot
No
Memory (Standard)
512 KB built-in RAM; 32 KB receive buffer
Memory (Maximum)
No additions
Black Print Speed in Windows
  • Presentation Mode: 1 page per minute (ppm)
  • Normal Mode: 2 ppm
  • EconoFast mode: 3 ppm
Black Print Speed in DOS (R)
  • Letter-quality mode: 167 cps at 10 cpi
  • EconoFast mode: 240 cps at 10 cpi
Color Print Speed (with Color Kit) in Windows
  • Presentation Mode: 4 minutes per page (mpp)
  • Normal mode: 2.5 mpp
  • EconoMode Fast: 1.5 mpp
Color Print Speed in DOS
Print speed depends on the content of the document, software, and system configuration
Black Resolution
  • Best Mode: 600 x 300 dpi
  • Normal Mode: 600 x 300 dpi
  • EconoMode Mode: 300 x 300 dpi
Color Resolution
All Modes; 300 x 300 dpi
Print Cartridges
  • Printer ships with 51626A - High-Capacity Black Print Cartridge.
  • Optional: 51625A Color Print Cartridge (for those using HP Color Kits)
  • Optional: C4562-60018 Humidor (print cartridge storage container)
Print Colors
Black and up to 16.7 million colors with the HP Color Kit
PANTONE (R)* Compatibility
No
Monthly Duty Cycle
1,000 total pages per month maximum use
Mean Time Between Failures
20,000 hours
Media Capacity
  • Built-in sheet feeder (up to 100 sheets)
  • Built-in envelope feeder (up to 20 envelopes)
  • Built-in card feeder (up to 30 cards)
  • Built-in out tray (up to 50 sheets)
Media Sizes
  • Letter (8.5 x 11 inches); Legal (8.5 x 14 inches); Executive (7.25 x 10.5 inches)
  • Custom size; Width 5.0 to 8.5 inches, length 5.83 to 14 inches
  • No. 10 envelope (4.12 x 9.5 inches)
  • Index cards (4 x 6 inches & 5 x 8 inches)
  • Letter Transparency (8.5 x 11 inches)
  • Glossy (8.5 x 11 inches)
  • Special (8.5 x 11 inches)
  • International paper sizes also supported
Media Types
Plain Paper, Transparencies, Envelopes, Glossy paper, and Special paper
Built-In Fonts
  • Courier, CG Times, Letter Gothic, Univers
  • Orientation: Portrait and Landscape
  • Style: Upright and italic
  • Stroke Weight: Normal and Bold
  • Point Sizes: Wide selection between 5 and 24 points
Scalable Typefaces
  • Arial (R) Black
  • CG Goudy Old Style, Italic, Bold
  • Phyllis
  • Graphite Lite, Light Narrow
  • CG Poster Bodoni
  • Lucida (R) Casual, Italic
  • Gill Sans Shadow
  • Milestone (R)
  • Signet Roundhand
  • PL Benguiat Frisky
Resident fonts
Typeface
Orientation
Style
Courier
Portrait/Landscape
Upright/Italic
CG Times
Portrait/Landscape
Upright/Italic
Letter Gothic
Portrait/Landscape
Upright/Italic
Univers
Portrait/Landscape
Upright/Italic
Text and graphics resolution (DPI)
Black resolution
MS Windows (Text and Graphics)
Presentation Mode
600 x 300 dpi
Normal Mode
600 x 300 dpi
EconoFast Mode
300 x 300 dpi
DOS (Text)
Presentation Mode
600 x 300 dpi
Letter-quality Mode
600 x 300 dpi
EconoFast Mode
300 x 300 dpi
DOS (Graphics)
Full Page
75, 150, 300 dpi
Best Mode
600 x 300 dpi
Normal Mode
600 x 300 dpi
EconoFast Mode
300 x 300 dpi
Graphics Resolution
Horizontal axis
75, 100, 150, 300, 600(black only) dpi
Vertical axis
75, 100, 150, 300 dpi
Color resolution
All Modes
300 x 300 dpi
Paper handling
Built-In sheet feeder
up to 100 sheets
Built-In envelope feeder
up to 20 envelopes
Built-In card feeder
up to 30 cards
Built-In Out Tray
up to 50 sheets
Part numbers
Name
Description
Part No.
HP Premium Inkjet Paper
Letter (200 sheets, 8.5 by 11 inches)
51634Y
HP Premium Inkjet Paper
A4 (200 sheets, 210 by 297 mm)
51634Z
HP Premium Glossy Paper
Letter (50 sheets, 8.5 by 11 inches)
Letter (10 sheets, 8.5 by 11 inches)
C3836A
C3833A
HP Premium Glossy Paper
A4 (50 sheets, 210 by 297 mm)
A4 (10 sheets, 210 by 297 mm)
C3837A
C3831A
HP Premium Transparency Film
Letter (50 sheets, 8.5 by 11 inches)
Letter (20 sheets, 8.5 by 11 inches)
C3834A
C3828A
HP Premium Transparency Film
A4 (50 sheets, 210 by 297 mm)
A4 (20 sheets, 210 by 297 mm)
C3835A
C3832A
Recommended weight
Paper
16 to 36 lbs.
Envelopes
20 to 24 lbs.
Cards
110-lb. Index maximum; 8.5 maximum thickness
Physical specifications
Width
17.2 inches
Depth
16 inches
Height
7.9 inches
Net Weight
11.6 lbs.
Electrical
Voltage
120 VAC (U.S. option only)
Frequencies
60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz)
Maximum Power Consumption
2 watts when off; 4.5 watts non-printing; 12 watts printing
Environmental
Temperature (Operating)
41 to 104 degrees Fahrenheit
(5 - 30 degrees Celsius)
Temperature (Operating for Best Print Quality)
59 to 95 degrees Fahrenheit
(15 to 35 degrees Celsius)
Temperature (Storage)
-40 - 140 degrees Fahrenheit
(-40 - 60 degrees Celsius)
Humidity (Paper)
10-80% RH non-condensing
Humidity (Transparency)
20-50% RH at 10-35 degrees Celsius
Noise Level per ISO 9296
Sound Power
Presentation
6.1 B(A)
EconoFast
6.4 B(A)
Sound Pressure
Presentation
46 dB(A)
EconoFast
49 dB(A)
Warranty
Three-year limited warranty
Safety (UL, Class 2)
Power module
UL, CSA, TUV, SEMKO, NEMKO, FEI, LCIE, SECV.
Printer with power module
UL, CSA, TUV, ETL (other not required).
EMI certifications
USA FCC Part 15, Class B, when used with a Class B computing device Japan: VCCI Class 2.
Manuals
HP Deskjet 540 printer User’s Manual
C2162-60025
TSSG for HP Deskjet 540 printer
5963-1162E
Technical Reference Guide for HP Deskjet 540 printer
C2170-90099

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