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HP PrinterPals for the HP LaserJet printer and the HP Deskjet printer - Product Specifications

Model numbers
Description
Model Number
HP PrinterPal for specific printer models listed below
C2971A
HP PrinterPal for specific printer models listed below
C2970A
Serial number location
Located on the bottom of the unit.
HP PrinterPal description
The HP PrinterPal is a small, pocket-sized fax accessory that plugs into the parallel port of HP LaserJet or HP Deskjet printers. Once connected to a power source and a regular telephone line, it will receive and print faxes on the printer. By installing the bundled software and connecting the HP PrinterPal to a PC serial port, faxes can also be sent, as well as received and printed. It is designed as a personal fax for home, work-at-home, and small business use. Features include 20-page fax receive buffer, PC fax send capability, compact size, easy installation, and requires only one regular phone line for voice, fax, and answering machine functions.
The HP PrinterPal (C2970A) is compatible with the following HP Deskjet printers: HP Deskjet 500, 500C, 520, 540, 550C, 560C, 600, 600C, 660C, and 660Cse printers.
The HP PrinterPal (C2971A) is compatible with the following HP LaserJet, Deskjet, and other printers: HP LaserJet III, IIID, IIIP, 4L, 4ML, 4P, 4MP, 4, 4M, 4 Plus, 4M Plus, 5P, 5MP, 5L, 5L FS printers, HP Deskjet 310, 320, 340, 850C, 855C, 1200C, 1600C, 1600CM printers, HP Copyjet Printer/Copier.
  note:
The HP LaserJet III, IIID, and IIIP printers require 2 MB memory.
The HP PrinterPal is not compatible with any Macintosh-only printers, such as HP Deskwriter printers or PostScript (R)-only printers.
HP PrinterPal Features
  • Plain-paper fax printing from the HP Deskjet or HP LaserJet printer
  • Send faxes from the PC (fax software included)
  • Easy Plug and Play installation
  • Compact size for space conservation (requires no desktop space)
  • Auto-switching between phone and fax
  • Receives and stores faxes when your printer is turned off
  • Receives and prints faxes whether or not the PC is turned on
Power module information
Description
Part Number
HP PrinterPal US Power Module
C2970-80007
Included cables
Description
Part Number
HP PrinterPal Parallel Cable
C2970A-60002 (C2971A Only)
HP PrinterPal Serial Cable
C2970A-60001
Memory information
512 KB of internal RAM (up to 20* pages of standard text).
  note:
The HP PrinterPal will store faxes when the printer is off, busy, or out of paper.
20 pages is based on standard ITU-T test chart No. 1 at standard resolution. More complicated pages or higher resolution will take longer and use more memory.
Physical specifications
Width
3.75 inches
Depth
5 inches
Height
1 inches
Net Weight
6 oz.
Shipping Weight
2.8 lbs.
Electrical specifications
Voltage
AC Adapter: UL Listed, 9 VDC, Class 2 transformer
Current (maximum)
N/A
Frequency
48 to 66Hz
Power consumption (approx.)
1 W max
Heat output
N/A
Environmental specifications
Not specified for this product
Warranty
One year from the original date of purchase
Safety certifications
Meets HP class B2 environmental
EMC - DOC/FCC class B
Safety - UL 1950; CSA C22.2 950; UL and CSA certified (or equivalent)
Telecom approval in USA and Canada

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