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HP Deskjet 6122 model

ModelPart number
HP Deskjet 6122 C8954A

Minimum system requirements

Operating systemMinimum system requirement
Microsoft(R) Windows XP Pentium(R) 233 MHz

128 MB RAM

40 MB* free disk space
Windows 2000 Pentium 133 MHz

64 MB RAM

40 MB* free disk space
Windows 95, 98, Me Pentium 150 MHz

32 MB RAM

40 MB* free disk space
Windows NT 4.0 Pentium 133 MHz

64 MB RAM

40 MB* free disk space
Mac OS 8.6 or 9.x Power PC G3 64 MB RAM 10 MB (minimum) available disk space
Mac OS X Power PC G3

128 MB RAM

20 MB (minimum) available disk space
*If you are printing photographs or are printing at 4800 x 1200 dpi, you must have a large amount of free disk space available (much more than the 40 MB listed above).

Printing specifications

Ink cartridge part numbers

Ink cartridgesPart number
Black HP 45 (51645A)
Tri-color HP 78 (C6578A or C6578D)

Resolution

PenModeMaximum resolution (dpi)
Black text Draft

Fast Normal

Normal

Best
600 x 300 dpi

600 x 300 dpi

600 x 600 dpi

600 x 600dpi
Color Draft

Fast Normal

Normal

Best
600 x 300 dpi

600 x 300 dpi

PhotoRet III (1200 x 600)

PhotoRet III (4800 x 1200)

1200 x 600 and 4800 x 1200 are optimized output from 1200 x 1200 dpi data

Speed

The speed of the printer is measured in Pages Per Minute (ppm). The actual print speed will depend on the speed of the computer, the program, and the complexity of the document being printed.
Printer without duplexer or optional intrayDraftFastNormalBest
Black text, plain paper 20 ppm 8.5 ppm 6.5 ppm 1.3 ppm
Mixed text and graphic, plain paper 13 ppm 6.5 ppm 5.0 ppm 1.2 ppm
Full page color, plain paper 3.1 ppm 1.4 ppm .9 ppm .3 ppm
Image (4 x 6) photo paper 2.4 ppm 2.4 ppm .6 ppm .5 ppm

Duty cycle

The duty cycle (expected life) of the printer is at least one year printing 5000 pages per month.

I/O interface

The printer can be connected to the computer with either of the following connections:
  • Universal Serial Bus (USB).
  • Parallel IEEE-1284.

Margin specifications

Sheet paper

Paper typeTopBottomLeftRight
US Letter

US Legal

US. Executive
0.07 inch

1.8 mm
0.46 inch

11.7 mm
0.25 inch

6.4 mm
0.25 inch

6.4 mm
ISO A4 0.07 inch

1.8 mm
0.46 inch

11.7mm
.134 inch

3.4 mm
.134 inch

3.4 mm
ISO A5

B5
0.07 inch

1.8 mm
.46 inch

11.7 mm
.125 inch

3.2 mm
.125 inch

3.2 mm

Envelopes

Paper typeTopBottomLeftRight
Supported envelopes 0.07 inch

1.8 mm
0.46 inch

11.7 mm
.125 inch

3.2 mm
.125 inch

3.2 mm

Cards

Paper typeTopBottomLeftRight
US 3 x 5 inch

US 4 x 6 inch

US 5 x 8 inch

ISO and JIS A6
0.07 inch

1.8 mm
0.46 inch

11.7 mm
.125 inch

3.2 mm
.125 inch

3.2 mm
Hagaki post card 0.07 inch

1.8 mm
0.46 inch

11.7 mm
.125 inch

3.2 mm
.125 inch

3.2 mm

Paper specifications

Main paper tray

Type WeightCapacity Input trayCapacity Output tray Supported sizes
Plain paper 16 to 24 lb.

60 to 90 gsm
up to 150 up to 50 US, Letter, Legal, Executive A4, A5, B5
Banners up to 20 up to 20 US letter, A4
Cards 110 lb.

up to 200 gsm
up to 60 up to 10 3 x 5, 4 x 6, 5 x 8, A6, Hagaki, L size, 89 x 127mm
Envelopes 20 to 24 lb.

75 to 90 gsm
up to 22 up to 10 US No. 10, Invitation A2 DL 110 x 220, C6 114 x 162 mm
Envelope slot 20 to 24 lb.

75 to 90 gsm
N/A N/A U.S. No. 10, Invitation A2

DL 110x220, C6 114x162 mm
Custom media 16 to 24 lb.

60 to 90 gsm
up to 150 up to 50 Width 3 to 8.5 inches

Length 5 to 14 inches
Labels and Transparencies Standard Inkjet media up to 30

up to 30
up to 20

up to 30
US Letter and A4

Physical specifications with duplexer

Dimensions
Height 184.2 mm

7.25 inches
Width 454 mm

17.9 inches
Depth 440.3 mm

17.3 inches
Weight 5.53 kg

14.82 lbs.

Electrical specifications

CategorySpecification
Consumption 1 watts maximum when off

2 watts minimum when not printing

35 watts max avg. printing
Source

input voltage
100-240 VAC +/-10%
Input frequency 50/60Hz +/-3Hz

Environmental specifications

The printer is Energy Star certified and complies with Blue Angel specifications.

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