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Printer Specifications for HP Deskjet 990c Printer Series

Introduction
This document provides technical information about the HP Deskjet 990c series printers.
Model numbers
Printer
Product number
HP Deskjet 990cxi
C6455A
HP Deskjet 990cse
C6455B
HP Deskjet 990cm
C6455C
Serial number location
The serial number is located on the bottom of the printer.
Product description
  • The HP Deskjet 990c series printer is a photo-quality printer that delivers outstanding print quality on everything from text on plain paper to images on photo paper.
  • The printer includes Enhanced Color Layering Technology from HP PhotoREt III Printing Technology, which combines smaller drop size and vibrant inks with improved fade resistance to produce outstanding print quality quickly in all modes and on all media, including incredibly realistic photo images.
  • The printer includes universal serial bus (USB) capability. The USB feature is a peripheral bus specification that provides Plug and Play capability to computer peripherals. Printers that connect to a computer through USB are automatically configured as soon as they are attached, without the need to reconfigure the computer or restart.
  • The printer includes HP Colorsmart III, which allows the printer to automatically deliver sharper, clearer, more vivid output.
  • The printer includes infrared printing.
  • The Automatic Paper Type Sensor in the printer automatically determines what type of paper is being used and adjusts the print mode appropriately.
  • The printer includes a 2400-dots-per-inch (dpi) resolution mode.
Printer features
Print speed
  note:
Exact speed varies depending on the system configuration, software program, and document complexity.
Document type
Draft
Normal
Best
Black text
17 pages per minute (ppm)
6.5 ppm
1.3 ppm
Mixed text with color graphics
13 ppm
5 ppm
1.2 ppm
Full page color
3.1 ppm
0.9 ppm
0.3 ppm
4 x 6 color photo, photo paper
2.4 ppm
0.5 ppm
0.5 ppm
Print quality and resolution
Black resolution (depends on paper type)
Print mode
Resolution
Draft
300 x 600 dpi
Normal
600 x 600 dpi
Best
600 x 600 dpi
Color resolution (depends on paper type)
Print mode
Resolution
Draft
300 x 600 dpi
Normal
PhotoREt III
Best
PhotoREt III or 2400 x 1200 dpi also available using photo paper
Print method
  • Drop-on-demand thermal Inkjet printing
Printer command language
  • HP PCL level 3 enhanced
Software compatibility
  • Microsoft(R) Windows 95, 98, NT 4.0, 2000 and Me
  • Microsoft Windows 3.x and MS-DOS(R) applications (limited compatibility)
  • Macintosh (with USB connection only)
Minimum system requirements
  note:
Please note the recommended system requirements are not the minimum requirements. Meeting the recommended system requirements provides better performance and more functionality from the HP Deskjet 990c series printers.
Operating system
Minimum system requirements
MS-DOS (limited functionality)
MS-DOS v. 3.3 or later
80486 processor or better
4 megabytes (MB) of random-access memory (RAM)
5 MB available hard-disk space
CD-ROM drive
Microsoft Windows 3.1x (limited functionality)
Pentium(R) processor, 66 MHz or better
8 MB RAM
40 MB available hard-disk space
Windows 3.1x, enhanced mode only
CD-ROM drive
Microsoft Windows Me
Pentium processor, 150 megahertz (MHz)
32 MB RAM
40 MB required hard-disk space
CD-ROM drive
Microsoft Windows 95 and 98
Pentium processor, 66 MHz or better
32 MB RAM
40 MB required available hard-disk space
CD-ROM drive
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
Pentium processor, 66 MHz or better
32 MB RAM
40 MB available hard-disk space
CD-ROM drive
Microsoft Windows 2000
Pentium 66 MHz processor
64 MB RAM
CD-ROM
Microsoft Windows XP (Home and Professional)
Pentium Processor, 233 MHz
128 MB Ram
40 MB required available hard-disk space
CD-ROM
Macintosh
PowerPC processor
32 MB RAM
8 MB available hard-disk space
CD-ROM
Mac OS 8.1 or above (USB-connect Macintosh only)
Recommended Windows system requirements
  • Windows 98 or later
  • Pentium II processor, 450 MHz or better
  • 128 MB RAM
  • 500 MB available hard-disk space
I/O interface
  • Centronics parallel, IEEE 1284-compliant with 1284-B receptacle
  • USB (Windows 98 and USB-connect Macintosh)
Font information
The printer contains eight internal bitmapped fonts. The following tables show the fonts and their sizes.
Standard fonts
Proportional
Font sizes
CG Times
5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14
CG Times Italic
5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14
Univers
5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14
Univers Italic
5, 6, 10, 12
Fixed pitch
Point sizes
Pitches
Courier
6, 12, 24
5, 10, 16. 67, 20
Courier Italic
6, 12, 24
5, 10, 20
Letter Gothic
4. 75, 9.5, 19
16.67
Letter Gothic Italic
6, 12, 24
6, 12, 24
International fonts
Font
Country/region designation
Arabic
Saudi Arabia
Baltic
Latvia/Lithuania
Cyrillic
Russia
Greek
Greece
Hebrew
Israel
Thai
Thailand
Paper handling information
Paper capacity
Paper or media type
Supported paper capacity
Banners
Up to 20 sheets
Cards
Up to 30 cards
Envelopes
Up to 15
Labels
Up to 20 sheets of labels
(use only U.S. letter or A4-size sheets)
Out-tray capacity
Up to 50 sheets in Normal and Best modes
Up to 35 sheets in Draft mode
Sheets
Up to 150 sheets
Transparencies
Up to 25 sheets
Supported media weights
Paper or media type
Weight
Letter paper
60 to 90 g/m2 (16 to 24 lb)
Legal paper
75 to 90 g/m2 (20 to 24 lb)
Continuous (banner) paper
60 to 90 g/m2 (16 to 24 lb)
Envelopes
75 to 90 g/m2 (20 to 24 lb)
Cards
Up to 200 g/m2 (110-lb index maximum)
Two-sided printing module
Paper or media type
Weight
Letter paper
60 to 90 g/m2 (16 to 24 lb)
Legal paper
N/A
Continuous (banner) paper
N/A
Envelopes
N/A
Cards
Up to 160 g/m2 (90-lb index maximum)
Supported paper sizes
Paper or media type
Dimensions
Paper (plain, Inkjet, photo, glossy)
US Letter
216 x 279 mm
(8.5 x 11 inches)
Legal
216 x 356 mm
(8.5 x 14 inches)
Executive
184 x 279 mm
(7.25 x 10.5 inches)
A4
210 x 297 mm
(8.27 x 11.69 inches)
A5
148 x 210 mm
(5.83 x 8.27 inches)
B5
182 x 257 mm
(7.16 x 10.12 inches)
Banner
US letter
216 x 279 mm
(8.5 x 11inches)
A4
210 x 297 mm
(8.27 x 11.7 inches)
Envelopes
US No. 10
104.7 x 241.3 mm
(4.12 x 9.5 inches)
A2 invitation
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
(4.5 x 6.38 inches)
Transparencies
US Letter
216 x 279 mm
(8.5 x 11 inches)
A4
210 x 297 mm
(8.27 x 11.7 inches)
Labels
US letter
216 x 279 mm
(8.5 x 11 inches)
A4
210 x 297 mm
(8.27 x 11.7 inches)
Cards
76 x 127 mm
(3 x 5 inches)
102 x 152 mm
(4 x 6 inches)
127 x 203 mm
(5 x 8 inches)
A6
105 x 148.5 mm
(5.25 x 5.85 inches)
Hagaki
100 x 148 mm
(4 x 6 inches)
Custom size:
Width 77 to 216 mm (3 to 8.5 inches)
Length 77 to 356 mm (3 to 14 inches)
Two-sided printing module
Paper or media type
Dimension
Paper: (plain, Inkjet, glossy)
US Letter
216 x 279 mm
(8.5 x 11.7 inches)
Executive
(184 x 279 mm
(7.25 x 10.5 inches)
A4
210 x 297 mm
(8.25 x 11.7 inches)
A5
148 x 210 mm
(5.8 x 8.25 inches)
B5
182 x 257 mm
(7.16 x 10.11 inches)
Cards
102 x 152 mm
(4 x 6 inches)
127 x 203 mm
(5 x 8 inches)
A6
105 x 148.5 mm
(4.13 x 5.85 inches)
Hagaki 100 x 148 mm
(3.94 x 5.83 inches)
Custom size
Sizes greater than 76.20 x 127 mm (3 x 5 inches) and less than A4/US Letter
Memory information
8 MB built-in RAM
Performance information
Duty cycle
5,000 pages per month
Physical specifications
Dimensions
Width
440 mm (17.34 inches)
Height
196 mm (7.72 inches)
Depth
375 mm (14.6 inches)
Weight
5.85 kg (15 pounds without cartridges)
Electrical specifications
Category
Specification
Power consumption
2 watts maximum, when off
4 watts minimum, non-printing
40 watts maximum average, when printing
Input voltage
100 to 240 volts, alternating current (Vac) (+/- 10%)
Input frequency
50/60 Hz (+3 Hz)
Environmental specifications
Attributes
Specification
Operating temperature
5 to 40 degrees Celsius (C)
41 to 104 degrees Fahrenheit (F)
Recommended
15 to 35 degrees C
59 to 95 degrees F
20 to 80% RH noncondensing
Humidity
5 to 80% RH noncondensing
Storage temperature
- 40 to 70 degrees C
- 40 to 158 degrees F
Noise specifications
Noise levels per ISO 9296
(without the optional two-sided printing module)
Sound level
Sound power
6.0 B(A)
Sound pressure
47 dB(A)
Noise levels per ISO 9296 (with optional two-sided printing module)
Sound level
Sound power Level, LWAd (1B = 10 dB)
6.0 B(A)
Sound pressure level, LpAm (bystander positions)
47 dB(A) in Normal mode
General warranty statement
HP offers the following limited warranty worldwide.
HP Product
Duration of limited warranty
Software
One year
Ink cartridges
End of life/date stamped
Printer
One year
In response to local legal requirements, HP might be required to offer a two-year warranty in Europe. During the warranty period, telephone support is provided free-of-charge for hardware-related failures. Telephone support is provided free-of-charge within 90 days of the date of purchase for non-hardware-related failures.
Hewlett-Packard also offers an extended warranty called HP Supportpack for an additional charge. HP Supportpack extends the limited warranty to three years and includes a service called HP Express Exchange. With HP Express Exchange customers who experience a printer failure can call a support number and have a defective unit exchanged with a replacement unit.
Safety certifications
Category
Specification
EMI certification
Printer with Power Module:
FCC Part 15 Class B when used with a Class B computing device (USA)
CISPR 22 Class B
EMC Directive 89/336/EEC (European Community),
VCCI (Japan)
RRL (Korea)

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