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HP LaserJet Pro 400 Colour Printer M451 series

HP Laserjet Series: HP LaserJet Pro 400 Colour Printer M451 series

Ideal for work teams of up to 8 users, who need the convenience of wireless and
professional-quality colour from an easy-to-use, highly affordable, networked HP
LaserJet printer.

Enjoy high productivity with great print speeds and professional-quality colour.

  • Boost productivity and save time with print speeds of up to 20 ppm A4.
  • Produce crisp, detailed text and consistently smooth colour with HP ImageREt 3600 and Original HP LaserJet toner cartridges.
  • Design and produce colour marketing materials in-house on a range of media sizes from 8.9 x 12.7 cm (3.5 x 5 inches) to 21.6 x 35.6 cm (8.5 x 14 inches). Go to www.hp.com/create for tips and templates from HP.
  • Print documents affordably: get the same black cost per page as a black-and-white HP LaserJet printer4.
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Print TechnologyLaser
Print SpeedBlack (Normal): Up to 20 ppm; First page out black (A4, ready): As fast as 17 sec;
Colour (Normal): Up to 20 ppm; First Page Out Colour (A4, ready): As fast as 17 sec;
Processor600 MHz
Memory128 MB (Standard), 384 MB (Max)
Print ResolutionBlack (Best): Up to 600 x 600 dpi; Black (Normal): Up to 600 x 600 dpi; Colour (Best): Up to 600 x 600 dpi;
Number Of Print Cartridges4 (1 each black, cyan, magenta, yellow)
Print QualityHP ImageREt 3600
Duty Cycle Monthly A4Up to 40 000 pages
Media TypesPaper (bond, brochure, coloured, glossy, letterhead, photo, plain, preprinted, prepunched, recycled, rough), postcards, transparencies,
labels, envelopes
Media Sizes SupportedTray 1, Tray 2, optional Tray 3: A4, A5, A6, B5 (JIS), 10 x 15 cm, postcards (JIS single, JIS double), envelopes (ISO DL, ISO C5, ISO B5)
Media Sizes CustomTray 1: 76 x 127 to 216 x 356 mm; Tray 2, optional Tray 3: 100 x 148 to 216 x 356mm
Wireless CapabilityCE957A: No
CE958A: Yes, built-in WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
CE956A: Yes, built-in WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
Network CapabilitiesCE957A: 1 Hi-Speed USB 2.0; 1 Fast Ethernet 10/100Base-TX
CE958A: 1 Hi-Speed USB 2.0; 1 Fast Ethernet 10/100Base-TX network; 1 WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
CE956A: 1 Hi-Speed USB 2.0; 1 Fast Ethernet 10/100Base-TX network; 1 WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
Network CompatibilityCE957A: Via built-in 10/100 Fast Ethernet
CE958A: Via built-in 10/100 Fast Ethernet; Wireless 802.11 b/g/n
CE956A: Via built-in 10/100 Fast Ethernet; Wireless 802.11 b/g/n
Paper Handling50-sheet multipurpose tray, 250-sheet input tray Input Handling: Up to 300 sheets, Up to 10 envelopes Output Handling: Up to 150
sheets, Up to 50 sheets
Minimum System RequirementsPC: Microsoft® Windows® 7 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows Vista® (32-bit/64-bit): 1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor, 1 GB RAM (32-bit)
or 2 GB RAM (64-bit), 400MB free hard disk space, CD/DVD-ROM or Internet, USB or Network port; Windows® XP (32-bit) SP2: Pentium®
233 MHz processor, 512 MB RAM 400 MB free hard disk space, CD/DVD-ROM or Internet, USB or Network port Mac: Mac OSX v10.5, v10.6;
PowerPC G4, G5, or Intel® Core™ Processor; 500 MB hard disk; CD-ROM/DVD-ROM or Internet; USB or Network port
Control Panel2-line, 16-character backlit LCD display; 5 buttons (Cancel job, Left arrow, Right arrow, Select, Back); 2 LED lights (Attention, Ready)
Printer ManagementWindows®: HP Device Toolbox (default install), SNP Alerts (minimum network install), HP Web Jetadmin (download); Mac: HP Utility
Dimensions WxdxhCE957A: 405 x 484 x 322 mm
CE958A: 405 x 484 x 322 mm
CE956A: 405 x 454 x 322 mm
WeightCE957A: 23.64 kg
CE958A: 23.64 kg
CE956A: 22.74 kg
Service And Support OptionsU1H90E - HP 3 year Next Business Day Colour LaserJet M451 Hardware Support
U1H96PE - HP 1 year Post Warranty Next Business Day Colour LaserJet M451 Hardware Support
U1H91E - HP 3 year Return Colour LaserJet M451 Hardware Service
U1H95E - HP 1 year Post Warranty Return Colour LaserJet M451 Hardware Service
(U1H91E and U1H95E: only Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East, Mediterranean and Africa)
WarrantyOne-year limited warranty. Warranty and support options vary by product, country and local legal requirements.
Printer TypeTColour
Max SpeedT20ppm
Max Paper SizeTA5 - A4
Printer ResolutionT600dpi