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HP Photosmart Premium All-in-One Printers (C309g and C309h) Product Specifications

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Product specifications

This document contains specifications for the product, including model numbers, system requirements, and print speed.

HP Photosmart Premium C309g All-in-One models

Figure 1: HP Photosmart Premium C309g All-in-One Printer
Illustration: HP Photosmart Premium C309g All-in-One Printer
All-in-One ModelProduct numbers
HP Photosmart Premium C309gCD054A
CD055A
CD055B
CD055D
CD056A
CD061C

System requirements

The following tables contain the minimum system requirements and recommended system requirements for supported Windows and Macintosh operating systems.

Windows system requirements

Supported Windows operating systems : Windows XP, Windows Vista
NOTE:For Windows XP SP 1 Starter Edition, and Windows Vista Starter Edition only the print driver and Toolbox are available.
ComponentMinimum system requirementRecommended system requirement
ProcessorWindows XP (32-bit) Service Pack 2Intel Pentium II or Celeron processorIntel Pentium III or higher processor
Windows Vista800 MHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
RAMWindows XP (32-bit) Service Pack 2512 MB512 MB
Windows Vista512 MB1 GB
Free disk spaceWindows XP (32-bit) Service Pack 2225 MB360 MB
Windows Vista 902 MB1056 MB
BrowserWindows XP (32-bit) Service Pack 2Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or later
Windows VistaMicrosoft Internet Explorer 7.0
OtherAdobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 or later

Macintosh system requirements

Supported Macintosh operating systems : Mac OS X v10.4, v10.5, v10.6, and v10.7.
ComponentMinimum system requirementRecommended system requirement
ProcessorMac OS X 10.4, 10.5, and 10.6PowerPC with G3, G4, G5, or Intel Core Duo processorPowerPC with G3, G4, G5, or Intel Core Duo processor
OS X 10.7Intel Core 2 Duo processorIntel Core 2 Duo or higher processor
MemoryMac OS X 10.4, 10.5, and 10.6256 MB512 MB or higher
OS X 10.72 GB2 GB or higher
BrowserAny browser
Free disk space500 MB800 MB or higher
OtherCD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive

Available USB port and USB cable

Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 or later (recommended)

Quick Time 5.0 or later (recommended)

SVGA 800 x 600 monitor with 16-bit color (32-bit color recommended)

Internet access (recommended)

Physical dimensions

The dimensions listed are for the product without the power supply attached.
Height199 mm (7.83 inches)
Width452 mm (17.8 inches)
Depth473 mm (18.62 inches) with tray extender open

390 mm (15.4 inches) with tray extender closed
Weight7.45 kg (16.4 pounds)

Ink cartridges

Click this link, HP Home & Home Office Store (US only), and then click Ink Toner & Paper to purchase cartridges or check cartridge compatibility for your printer.
If you are located outside of the US, follow these steps to purchase cartridges using HP SureSupply.
  1. Click this link, HP SureSupply .
  2. Scroll to the bottom of the page and make sure that the country or region location is correct.

Input/output

  • USB port: Rear hi-speed, front PictBridge port for storage devices
  • Memory card slots: Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, Memory Stick Select, Memory Stick Magic Gate, Memory Stick Duo, Pro Duo, or Pro-HG Duo (adapter optional), or Memory Stick Micro (adapter required), MultiMediaCard (MMC), MMC Plus, Secure MMC, MMC Mobile (RS-MMC; adapter required), Secure Digital (SD), Secure Digital Mini, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC), TransFlash MicroSD Card (adapter required), xD Type M, or xD Type H.
  • Wireless network: 802.11 supported
  • Ethernet port: 802.3 supported (RJ-45 connector)
  • Bluetooth wireless printing: Supported (Windows Vista or Windows XP and either the Microsoft Bluetooth® Protocol Stack or the Widcomm Bluetooth® Protocol Stack required)

Paper-handling specifications

The following tables contain specifications for supported paper.

Paper tray capacities

Paper TypePaper weightInput tray (maximum capacity)Output tray*Photo tray (maximum capacity)
Plain paper 75 to 90 gsm (20 to 24 lb)Up to 125 (20 lb paper)50 (20 lb paper) n/a
Legal paper 75 to 90 gsm (20 to 24 lb)Up to 100 (20 lb paper)10 (20 lb paper)n/a
Cards200 gsm (110 lb index max)Up to 2025Up to 20
Envelopes 75 to 90 gsm (20 to 24 lb)Up to 1515n/a
Transparency filmn/aUp to 4025n/a
Labelsn/aUp to 4025n/a
13 x 18 cm (5 x 7 inch) Photo paper236 gsm (145 lb)Up to 2020Up to 20
10 x 15 cm (4 x 6 inch) Photo paper236 gsm (145 lb)Up to 2020Up to 20
216 x 279 mm (8.5 x 11 inch) Photo papern/aUp to 4025n/a
*Output tray capacity is affected by the type of paper and the amount of ink you are using. HP recommends emptying the output tray frequently. FAST DRAFT print quality mode requires the extender tray to be extended and the end tray rotated up.

Paper sizes

The following table contains lists of supported paper sizes.
Paper TypeSize
Letter216 x 279 mm (8.5 x 11 inches)
Legal216 x 356 mm (8.5 x 14 inches)
A4210 x 297 mm (8.3 x 11.7 inches)
HV101 x 180 mm (3.98 x 7.09 inches)
Photo card with tab100 x 200 mm (3.9 x 7.9 inches)
B7 (JIS)91 x 128 mm (3.6 x 5 inches)
B7 (ISO)88 x 125 mm (3.5 x 4.9 inches)
Photo papervaries - see photo paper specifications

Paper types

The following table contains lists of supported paper types.
Paper TypeDimensionSpecification
Supported envelopes#10Up to 15 envelopes
Supported transparenciesUp to 40 sheetsn/a
Supported labelsLetter 216 x 279 mm (8.5 x 11 inches)Up to 25 sheets

Photo Paper

The following tables contain information on supported photo paper
Supported borderless photo paper
Photo paper typeSize
10 x 15 cm100 x 150 mm (3.9 x 5.9 inches)
13 x 18 cm 130 x 180 mm (5.1 x 7.1 inches)
4 x 6 inch101.6 mm x 152.4 mm (4 x 6 inches)
4 x 6 inch with tab101.6 mm x 152.4 mm (4 x 6 inches)
4 x 8 inch with tab101.6 mm x 203.2 mm (4 x 8 inches)
2L127 x 178 mm (5 x 7 inches)
3.5 x 5 inch89 x 127 mm (3.5 x 5 inches)
5 x 7 inch127 x 178 mm (5 x 7 inches)
A6105 x 148 mm (4.1 x 5.8 inches)
A4210 x 297 mm (8.3 x 11.7 inches)
A5148 x 210 mm (5.8 x 8.3 inches)
B5182 x 257 mm (7.2 x 10.1 inches)
Cabinet120 x 165 mm (4.7 x 6.5 inches)
Double A4210 x 594 mm (8.3 x 23.4 inches)
Hagaki 100 x 148 mm (3.9 x 5.8 inches)
L89 x 127 mm (3.5 x 5 inches)
Letter216 x 279 mm (8.5 x 11 inches)
4 x 11 inch102 x 279 mm (4 x 11 inches)
4 x 12 inch102 x 305 mm (4 x 12 inches)
10 x 28 cm100 x 280 mm (3.9 x 11.02 inches)
10 x 30 cm100 x 300 mm (3.9 x 11.8 inches)
HV 101 x 180 mm (3.98 x 7.09 inches)
B7 (JIS)91 x 128 mm (3.6 x 5 inches)
B7 (ISO)88 x 125 mm (3.5 x 4.9 inches)
10 x 15 cm with tab100 x 150 mm (3.9 x 5.9 inches)
Supported photo paper with borders
Paper typePaper size
A4210 x 297 mm (8.3 x 11.7 inches)
3.5 x 5 inch89 x 127 mm (3.5 x 5 inches)
4 x 6 inch101.6 mm x 152.4 mm (4 x 6 inches)
4 x 6 inch with tab101.6 mm x 152.4 mm (4 x 6 inches)
5 x 7 inch127 x 178 mm (5 x 7 inches)
10 x 15 cm100 x 150 mm (3.9 x 5.9 inches)
Letter216 x 279 mm (8.5 x 11 inches)
Hagaki100 x 148 mm (3.9 x 5.8 inches)
L89 x 127 mm (3.5 x 5 inches)

Printing specifications

Category Specification
Resolution9600 dpi print
Method Drop-on-demand thermal inkjet
Language PCL3 GUI
Print speed* (varies by model) Black: After the first page, up to 33 ppm

Color: After the first page, up to 32 ppm
*See www.hp.com/go/inkjetprinter for details.

Copying specifications

  • Digital image processing
  • Maximum number of copies: Varies by model
  • Copy speed*: Up to 33 pages per minute (ppm) black, up to 32 ppm color
  • Maximum copy enlargement ranges from 200-400% (depends on model)
  • Maximum copy reduction ranges from 25-50% (depends on model)
  • Maximum copies: 99 from control panel (depends on model)
*See www.hp.com/go/inkjetprinter for details.

Scanning specifications

  • Image editor included
  • Twain-compliant software interface
  • Resolution: up to 4800 x 4800 ppi optical (depends on model); 19200 ppi enhanced (software)
  • Color: 48-bit color, 8-bit grayscale (256 levels of gray)
  • Maximum scan size from glass: 21.6 x 29.7 cm (8.5 x 11.7 inches)

Power specifications

CategorySpecification
Average power consumption42 watts maximum
Input voltage (0957-2231)AC 100 to 240 V ~
Output current1300 mA
Input frequency50–60 Hz
Output voltageDC 32 V===1300 mA

Environmental specifications

In the presence of high electromagnetic fields, it is possible that the output from the product might be slightly distorted.
HP recommends using a USB cable less than or equal to 3 m (10 feet) in length to minimize injected noise due to high electromagnetic fields.

Recommended operating conditions

Recommended operating temperature range: 15 ºC to 32 ºC (59 ºF to 90 ºF)
Humidity: 15% to 80% RH non-condensing

Maximum operating conditions

Allowable operating temperature range: 5 ºC to 35 ºC (41 ºF to 95 ºF)

Storage conditions

Temperature range: –20 ºC to 50 ºC (–4 ºF to 122 ºF)

Energy Star

This product is designed to reduce power consumption and save natural resources without compromising product performance. It has been designed to reduce total energy consumption both during operation and when the device is not active. This product qualifies for ENERGY STAR®, which is a voluntary program established to encourage the development of energy-efficient office products.
Figure 2: Energy Star logo
ENERGY STAR is a U.S. registered service mark of the U.S. EPA. As an ENERGY STAR partner, HP has determined that this product meets ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency.
For more information, go to the Energy Star Web site (in English).

Material safety data sheets

To view Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), go to http://www.hp.com/go/msds (in English).

Paper and plastic use

This product is suited for the use of recycled paper according to DIN 19309 and EN 12281:2002. Plastic parts over 25 grams (0.88 ounces) are marked according to international standards that enhance the ability to identify plastics for recycling purposes at the end of product life.

Recycling program

HP offers an increasing number of product return and recycling programs in many countries and regions, and partners with some of the largest electronic recycling centers throughout the world. HP conserves resources by reselling some of its most popular products. For more information about the recycling of HP products, go to www.hp.com/hpinfo/globalcitizenship/environment/recycle/ (in English).

Regulatory specifications

The product requirements from regulatory agencies in your country/region. For a complete listing of regulatory notices, see the onscreen Help.

Regulatory model identification number

For regulatory identification purposes, your product is assigned a Regulatory Model Number. The Regulatory Model Number for your product is SDGOB-0914. This regulatory number should not be confused with the marketing name (HP Photosmart Premium C309g, etc.) or product numbers (CD055A,, etc.).

Exposure to radio frequency radiation

The radiated output power of this device is far below the FCC radio frequency exposure limits. Nevertheless, the device shall be used in such a manner that the potential for human contact during normal operation is minimized. This product and any attached external antenna, if supported, shall be placed in such a manner to minimize the potential for human contact during normal operation. In order to avoid the possibility of exceeding the FCC radio frequency exposure limits, human proximity to the antenna shall not be less than 20 cm (8 inches) during normal operation.

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