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HP Deskjet 9800 Printer series - Printer specifications

Print Method
Drop-on-demand thermal inkjet printing
Print Speed* Plain Paper (Letter/A4)
Fast Draft
Fast Normal
Black Text
30 ppm
8.7 ppm
8.0 ppm
0.6 ppm
Color Text
20 ppm
7.5 ppm
6.0 ppm
1.5 ppm
Full Page Color
8.0 ppm
2.5 ppm
1.9 ppm
0.5 ppm
Photo Paper, bordered, 4 ink 10 x 15 cm4 x 6 inches
Color Photo
0.4 ppm
0.6 ppm
0.9 ppm
1.5 ppm
Photo Paper, borderless, 6 ink 10 x 15 cm4 x 6 inches
Color Photo
0.5 ppm
0.8 ppm
1.1 ppm
2.0 ppm
*Approximate figures. Exact speed depends on the system configuration, software program, and document complexity.
Color Resolution
Maximum of 4800 x 1200 dpi*
*Up to 4800 x 1200 optimized dpi for color printing and 1200 input dpi. This setting might temporarily use a large amount of hard disk space (400 MB or more) and will print slower. Photo cartridge, if present, further enhances the print quality.
Printer Command Languages
HP PCL Level 3e
Software Compatibility
Microsoft Windows (98, NT 4.0, Me, 2000, Windows Server 2003, XP); Mac OS X (Mac OS 10.2 and 10.3); MS-DOS applications
8 built-in fonts, 4 each in portrait and landscape orientations: CG Times, CG Times Italic; Courier, Courier Italic; Letter Gothic, Letter Gothic Italic; Univers, Univers Italic (Euro Symbol supported)
Smart Software Features
In-box printer driver features:
Borderless Printing, Minimize Margins*, HP Digital Photography, Customizing paper size, Print on Both Sides, Booklet printing, Pages per Sheet, Tiling*, Resizing Options, Color Management, Watermarks*, Mirror Image*, Print preview*, Print All Text as Black, Print in Grayscale, Print in Sepia*, Printing with Quick Sets*, ColorSync**
Note: *Windows only; **Macintosh only
Media Types and Sizes
Paper: Plain, inkjet, photo, glossy, banner
Standard US: Letter (8.5 x 11 inches), Legal (8.5 x 14 inches), Tabloid (11 x 17 inches), Super B (13 x 9 inches), Executive (7.25 x 10.5 inches), Statement (5.5 x 8.5 inches), Photo (4 x 6 inches)
Standard International: A6 (105 x 148.5 mm), A5 (148.5 x 210 mm), A4 (210 x 297 mm), A3 (297 x 420 mm), A3+ (330 x 482 mm), JIS-B4 (257 x 364 mm), JIS-B5 (182 x 257 mm)
Transparencies: US Letter (8.5 x 11 inches), A4 (210 x 297 mm)
Envelopes: US No. 10 (4.12 x 9.5 inches), US A2 Invitation (4.37 x 5.57 inches), US Monarch (3.87 x 7.5 inches), European DL (110 x 220 mm), C5 (162 x 229 mm), C6 (114 x 162 mm)
Index Cards: US Index card (4 x 6 inches), US Index card (5 x 8 inches), A6 card (105 x 148.5 mm)
Labels: US Labels (8.5 x 11 inches), A4 Labels (210 x 297 mm)
Custom size: 89.9 x 146.05 mm3.54 x 5.75 inches to 330.2 x 1,270 mm13 x 50 inches
Media Handling
Input tray:
Up to 19 mm 0.75 inches or up to 150 sheets plain paper; up to 15 envelopes; up to 60 cards; up to 30 transparencies or labels; photo media
Front manual feed slot:
Up to 10 sheets plain paper; up to 5 envelopes or cards; up to 8 transparencies; photo media
Rear manual feed slot:
Single sheet; thick media (up to 0.3 mm); envelopes; cards; transparencies; labels
Automatic two-sided printing accessory (duplex unit):
13 x 19 inches, 11 x 17 inches, Legal, Letter, Executive, A3+, A3, A4, and B5 (JIS). Does not support banners, index cards, envelopes, or custom sizes smaller than B5 (JIS) or larger than 13 x 19 inches/A3+.
Output tray capacity:
Up to 75 sheets
Recommended Media Weight
60 to 135 g/m2 (16 to 36 lb bond) using input tray or front manual feed slot, and up to 280 g/m2 (74 lb bond) using rear manual feed slot
75 to 90 g/m220 to 24 lb bond
110 to 200 g/m2110 lb index using rear manual feed slot
I/O Interface
IEEE 1284-Centronics parallel compatible; Universal serial bus (Windows 98 and USB-connect Macintosh)
Printer Memory
32 MB of built-in RAM
HP Deskjet 9800, 9803, and 9808:
574.5 mm 22.62 inches (width) by
186.3 mm 7.33 inches (height) by
409.5 mm 16.12 inches (depth)
With input tray fully extended: 631.0 mm 24.84 inches (depth)
HP Deskjet 9800d, 9803d, and 9808d:
With automatic two-sided printing accessory: 500.0 mm 19.68 inches (depth)
With automatic two-sided printing accessory and input tray fully extended:
721.5 mm 28.4 inches (depth)
HP Deskjet 9800, 9803, 9808:
11 kg24.25 lb
HP Deskjet 9800d, 9803d, and 9808d:
12 kg26.45 lb
Duty Cycle
Up to 5,000 pages/month
Power Supply
Built-in Universal Power Supply
Power Requirements
Input 100-240V AC, 1300 mA 50/60Hz
Output 32V DC, 1500mA
Power Consumption
60 watts maximum
Operating Environment
Operating temperature: 5 to 40C 41 to 104F
Recommended operating conditions: 15 to 30C 59 to 95F
Storage temperature: –40 to 60C –40 to 140F
Relative humidity: 20 to 80% RH non-condensing
Noise levels per ISO 9296: Sound power LwAD: 6.1 B(A)
System Requirements
Windows 98: Pentium® 90 MHz, 16 MB RAM, 145 MB hard disk space
Windows NT 4.0 (Service Pack 6 or later): Pentium 100 MHz, 32 MB RAM, 145 MB hard disk space
Windows Me: Pentium 150 MHz, 32 MB RAM, 145 MB hard disk space
Windows 2000: Pentium 300 MHz, 64 MB RAM, 145 MB hard disk space
Windows XP 32 bit edition: Pentium 300 MHz, 64 MB RAM, 145 MB hard disk space
Windows Server 2003 32 bit edition: Pentium 300 MHz, 128 MB RAM, 145 MB hard disk space
Mac OS 10.2 or later: G3 (except original PowerBook G3), 128 MB RAM
Internet Explorer 4.0
Windows 98: Pentium 266 MHz, 32 MB RAM, 175 MB hard disk space
Windows NT 4.0 (Service Pack 6 or later): Pentium 266 MHz, 64 MB RAM, 175 MB hard disk space
Windows Me: Pentium 266 MHz, 32 MB RAM, 175 MB hard disk space
Windows 2000: Pentium 300 MHz, 64 MB RAM, 175 MB hard disk space
Windows Server 2003 32 bit edition: Pentium 550 MHz, 256 MB RAM, 190 MB hard disk space
Windows XP 32 bit edition: Pentium 300 MHz, 128 MB RAM, 190 MB hard disk space
Mac OS 10.2 or later: G4 800 MHz, 256 MB RAM
Internet Explorer 5.0 or later
1-year limited warranty
Product Certifications
Safety Certifications: CCC S&E (China), CSA (Canada), PSB (Singapore), UL (USA), TUV-GS (Germany), K Mark (Korea), CE (European Union), B Mark (Poland)
EMC Certifications: FCC Title 47 CFR Part 15 Class B (USA), CTICK (Australia and New Zealand), MIC Mark (Korea), CE (European Union), BSMI (Taiwan), GOST (Russia), ICES (Canada), VCCI (Japan)






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