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Printer Specifications for the HP Photosmart 5520 e-All-in-One and HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 5520 e-All-in-One Printer Series

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Printer specifications

This document contains specifications for the printer, including model numbers, system requirements, and print speed.
Product ModelImageProduct Number
HP Photosmart 5520 e-All-in-OneImage: HP Photosmart 5520 series e-All-in-OneCX042A
CX042B
HP Photosmart 5521 e-All-in-OneCX049C
HP Photosmart 5522 e-All-in-OneCX044A
CX048B
HP Photosmart 5524 e-All-in-OneCX047B
HP Photosmart 5525 e-All-in-OneCX043A
HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 5525 e-All-in-OneImage: HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 5520 series e-All-in-OneCZ282A
CZ282C
To purchase this product or a similar product, go to HP Home & Home Office .
The following table contains connectivity options.
ModelWirelessWireless DirectEthernetUSB
HP Photosmart 5520yesyesnoyes
HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 5520yesyesnoyes
ModelePrintAirPrint
HP Photosmart 5520yesyes
HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 5520yesyes
The following tables contain the minimum system requirements for supported Windows and Macintosh operating systems.
Supported Windows operating systems: Windows XP Service Pack 3, Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8.
NOTE:For Windows Vista Starter Edition, and Windows 7 Starter Edition, only printer drivers and scan drivers are available.
ComponentMinimum system requirementRecommended system requirement
Processor Windows XP (32-bit) Service Pack 3Intel Pentium II or Celeron or compatible processor; 233 MHz or higherIntel 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
Windows 71 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor1.5 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
Windows 81 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor1.5 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
RAM Windows XP (32-bit) Service Pack 3128 MB 512 MB
Windows Vista512 MB1 GB
Windows 71 GB (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit)2 GB
Windows 81 GB (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit)2 GB
Free disk space Windows XP (32-bit) Service Pack 3750 MB 750 MB
Windows Vista 2 GB2 GB
Windows 72 GB2 GB
Windows 82 GB2 GB
Browser Windows XP (32-bit) Service Pack 3Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or later; FireFox 2.0 or later; Google Chrome 3.0, with Adobe Flash ver. 10 or higher
Windows VistaMicrosoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or later; FireFox 2.0 or later; Google Chrome 3.0, with Adobe Flash ver. 10 or higher
Windows 7Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or later; FireFox 2.0 or later; Google Chrome 3.0, with Adobe Flash ver. 10 or higher
Windows 8Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or later; FireFox 2.0 or later; Google Chrome 3.0, with Adobe Flash 10 or higher
Web ServicesePrint, AirPrint, ePrint Home & Biz, Print Apps, Scheduled Delivery Print AppsSupported
OtherAdobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 or later

CD or DVD drive
NOTE:USB cables are available from any reputable dealer.
Mac OS X v10.6, OS X v10.7 Lion, OS X v10.8 Mountain Lion, OS X v10.9 Mavericks, or OS X v10.10 Yosemite
DimensionMeasurement
Height143 mm (5.6 in) (lid closed)

415 mm (16.3 in) (lid open and fully extended)
Width444 mm (17.5 in)
Depth325 mm (12.8 in) (paper tray closed)

575 mm (22.6 in) (paper tray open and fully extended)
Weight5.05 kg (11.12 lbs)
To purchase cartridges or check cartridge compatibility for your printer, go to HP Home & Home Office Store (US only), and then click Ink Toner & Paper.
If you are located outside of the US, follow these steps to purchase cartridges using HP SureSupply.
  1. Scroll to the bottom of the page and make sure that the country/region location is correct.
Genuine HP cartridges can also be purchased from other retailers.
RegionBlack cartridgeCyan cartridgeMagenta cartridgeYellow cartridge
The AmericasHP 564 BlackHP 564 CyanHP 564 MagentaHP 564 Yellow
EuropeHP 364 BlackHP 364 CyanHP 364 MagentaHP 364 Yellow
Middle East and AfricaHP 178 BlackHP 178 CyanHP 178 MagentaHP 178 Yellow
Asia PacificHP 862 BlackHP 862 CyanHP 862 MagentaHP 862 Yellow
Review the following tables for specifications regarding paper handling.
To purchase paper, go to HP Home & Home Office .
TrayTypeWeightCapacity
Input trayPaper75 to 90 g/m² (20 to 24 lb)Up to 80 sheets
Transparencies n/a Up to 40 sheets
Photo paperUp to 280 g/m² (75 lb bond)Up to 30 sheets
Envelopes75 to 90 g/m² (20 to 24 lb)Up to 5 envelopes
CardsUp to 200 g/m² (110 lb index)Up to 40 cards
Output trayPaper n/aUp to 15 sheets
Photo papern/aUp to 10 sheets
Envelopesn/aUp to 5 envelopes
Paper typePaper size
U.S. Letter216 x 279 mm (8.5 x 11 in)
Legal216 x 356 mm (8.5 x 14 in)
Executive184 x 267 mm (7.24 x 10.51 in)
Cabinet127 x 177.8 mm (5 x 7 in)
Ofuku hagaki200 x 148 mm (7.87 x 5.83 in)
A4210 x 297 mm (8.27 x 11.69 in)
A5148 x 210 mm (5.83 x 8.27 in)
A6105 x 148 mm (4.13 x 5.83 in)
10 x 15 cm100 x 150 mm (3.9 x 5.9 in)
3.5 x 5 in89 x 127 mm (3.5 x 5 in)
4 x 6 in101.6 x 152.4 mm (4 x 6 in)
5 x 7 in127 x 177.8 mm (5 x 7 in)
8 x 10 in203.2 x 254 mm (8 x 10 in)
13 x 18 cm130 x 180 mm (5.1 x 7.1 in)
L89 x 127 mm (3.5 x 5 in)
2L127 x 178 mm (5 x 7.01 in)
4 x 6 in (tab)101.6 x 152.4 mm (4 x 6 in)
10 x 15 cm (tab)100 x 150 mm (3.9 x 5.9 in)
B5 (JIS)182 x 257 mm (7.17 x 10.12 in)
B5 (ISO)176 x 250 mm (6.93 x 9.84 in)
Japanese Postcard100.1 x 148.1 mm (3.94 x 5.83 in)
NOTE:The printer supports borderless printing up to 216 x 297 mm (8.5 x 11 in).
Envelope typeEnvelope size
US No.10105 x 241 mm (4.12 x 9.5 in)
Card Envelope 111 x 152 mm (4.4 x 6 in)
DL110 x 220 mm (4.33 x 8.66 in)
C5162 x 229 mm (6.38 x 9.02 in)
C6114 x 162 mm (4.49 x 6.38 in)
Japanese Envelope Chou #3119.9 x 235.2 mm (4.72 x 9.26 in)
Japanese Envelope Chou #490 x 205 mm (3.5 x 8.1 in)
A2111 x 146 mm (4.37 x 5.75 in)
Monarch98 x 190 mm (3.87 x 7.5 in)
6 3/492 x 165 mm (3.62 x 6.5 in)
Card typeCard size
3 x 5 in Index76.2 x 127 mm (3 x 5 in)
4 x 6 in Index101.6 x 152 mm (4 x 6 in)
5 x 8 in Index127 x 203.2 mm (5 x 8 in)
Paper size
76 to 216 mm (3.5 to 8.5 in) wide and 127 to 356 mm (5.0 to 14.0 in) long
NOTE:Windows does not support custom sizes.
Review the following information for printing specifications.
  • Print speeds vary according to the complexity of the document
  • Method: drop-on-demand thermal inkjet
  • Language: PCL3 GUI
Review the following information for copy specifications.
  • Digital image processing
  • Maximum number of copies varies by model
  • Copy speeds vary according to the complexity of the document and model
  • Resolution: up to 600 dpi
Review print resolution specifications for each print mode.

Draft mode

  • Color Input/Black Render: 300 x 300 dpi
  • Output (Black/Color): Automatic

Normal mode

  • Color Input/Black Render: 600 x 600 dpi
  • Output (Black/Color): Automatic

Plain-Best mode

  • Color Input/Black Render: 600 x 600 dpi
  • Output (Black/Color): 600 x 1200 dpi (Black), Automatic (Color)

Photo-Best mode

  • Color Input/Black Render: 600 x 600 dpi
  • Output (Black/Color): Automatic

Max DPI mode

  • Color Input/Black Render: 1200 x 600 dpi
  • Output: Automatic (Black), 4800 x 1200 optimized dpi (Color)
Review the following information for scanning specifications.
  • Optical resolution: up to 1200 dpi
  • Hardware resolution: up to 1200 x 2400 ppi
  • Enhanced resolution: up to 2400 ppi
  • Bitdepth: 24-bit color, 8-bit grayscale (256 levels of gray)
  • Maximum scan size from glass: 216 x 297 mm (8.5 x 11 in)
  • Supported file types: BMP, JPEG, PNG, TIFF, PDF
  • Twain version: 1.9
NOTE:The maximum dpi at which you can scan is limited by available computer memory, disk space, and other system factors.
Review the following sections for network protocol specifications.
  • Windows XP (32-bit) (Professional and Home Editions), Windows Vista 32-bit and 64-bit (Ultimate Edition, Enterprise Edition and Business Edition), Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows 8 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Windows Small Business Server 2003 32-bit and 64-bit, Windows 2003 Server 32-bit and 64-bit, Windows 2003 Server R2 32-bit and 64-bit (Standard Edition, Enterprise Edition)
  • Windows Small Business Server 2008 64-bit, Windows 2008 Server 32-bit and 64-bit, Windows 2008 Server R2 64-bit (Standard Edition, Enterprise Edition)
  • Citrix XenDesktop 4
  • Citrix XenServer 5.5
  • Mac OS X v10.6, OS X v10.7, OS X v10.8, OS X v10.9, or OS X v10.10
  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Terminal Services
  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Terminal Services with Citrix Presentation Server 4.0
  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Terminal Services with Citrix Presentation Server 4.5
  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Terminal Services with Citrix XenApp 5.0
  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Terminal Services with Citrix Metaframe XP with Feature Release 3
  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Small Business Server Terminal Services
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Terminal Services
  • Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008 Terminal Services
  • Microsoft Windows 2008 Server Terminal Services with Citrix XenApp 5.0
  • Novell Netware 6.5, Open Enterprise Server 2
  • Embedded Web Server (ability to remotely configure and manage network printers)
  • 802.11 b/g/n – 2.4 GHz networks
Review the following information for input voltage.
CAUTION:Power requirements are based on the country/region where the printer is sold. Do not convert operating voltages. This damages the printer and void the product warranty.
Model numberVoltageFrequency
CX042A100-240 VAC (+/- 10%)50/60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz)
CX042B100-240 VAC (+/- 10%)50/60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz)
CX044A100-240 VAC (+/- 10%)50/60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz)
CX048B100-240 VAC (+/- 10%)50/60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz)
CX047B100-240 VAC (+/- 10%)50/60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz)
CX043A100-240 VAC (+/- 10%)50/60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz)
CZ282A100-240 VAC (+/- 10%)50/60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz)
CZ282C100-240 VAC (+/- 10%)50/60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz)
NOTE:Only use the power cord supplied by HP.
  • Sound pressure (bystander position): LpAm 49 (dBA) (printing at 9 ppm)
  • Sound power: LwAd 6.2 (BA) (printing at 9 ppm)
The printer supports the following types of memory cards.
  • Secure Digital
  • Memory Stick Duo
The printer does not support USB flash drives.
Review the following sections for environmental specifications.
  • Operating temperature: 5° to 40° C (41° to 104° F)
  • Recommended operating temperature: 15° to 32° C (59° to 87° F)
  • Recommended relative humidity: 20 to 80% RH non-condensing
  • Storage temperature: -40° to 60° C (-40° to 140° F)
  • Storage relative humidity: 10 to 90% RH noncondensing
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 1: 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).
To view Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), go to http://www.hp.com/go/msds (in English).
This product generates no appreciable ozone gas (O3).
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.
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 model number

For regulatory identification purposes, the printer is assigned a Regulatory Model Number. The Regulatory Model Number for the printer is SNPRH-1103. This regulatory number should not be confused with the marketing name (HP Photosmart 5520 e-All-in-One Printer, etc.) or product numbers (CX042A, 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 printer 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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