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HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 6520 e-All-in-One and HP Photosmart 6520 e-All-in-One Printer Series Printer Specifications

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Printer specifications

This document contains specifications for the printer, including model numbers, system requirements, and paper-handling specifications.
To purchase this product or a similar product, go to HP Home & Home Office .
All-in-One modelPrinter numberImage
HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 6520 e-All-in-OneCZ276A

CZ276B

CZ276C
Image: HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 6520 e-All-in-One.
All-in-One modelPrinter numberImage
HP Photosmart 6520 e-All-in-One PrinterCX017A

CX017B

CX017C
Image: HP Photosmart 6525 e-All-in-One Printer.
HP Photosmart 6521 e-All-in-One PrinterCX021C
HP Photosmart 6525 e-All-in-One PrinterCX018A
The following table contains connectivity options.
ModelWirelessEthernet (wired)Wireless DirectUSB
HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 6520 e-All-in-One Seriesyesnoyesyes
HP Photosmart 6520 e-All-in-One Printer Seriesyesnoyesyes
ModelePrintAirPrint
HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 6520 e-All-in-One Seriesyesyes
HP Photosmart 6520 e-All-in-One Printer Seriesyesyes
Review the following sections for Windows and Mac system requirements for your printer.
Supports Windows XP Service Packs 2 and 3 in 32-bit only.
ComponentRecommended system requirement
ProcessorAny Intel Pentium II, Celeron or compatible processor (233 MHz or higher)
RAM128 MB (Minimum system requirement)
Free disk space750 MB
ComputerCD-ROM/DVD drive or Internet connection

Microsoft Internet Explorer Web browser

USB port
Web ServicesSupported: ePrint, AirPrint, ePrint Home & Biz, Print Apps, Scheduled Delivery Print Apps
OtherAdobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 or later
Supports Service Pack 2 in 32-bit or 64-bit.
ComponentRecommended system requirement
Processor800 MHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
RAM512 MB (Minimum system requirement)
Free disk space2 GB
ComputerCD-ROM/DVD drive or Internet connection

Microsoft Internet Explorer Web browser

USB port
Web ServicesSupported: ePrint, AirPrint, ePrint Home & Biz, Print Apps, Scheduled Delivery Print Apps
OtherAdobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 or later
Supports Service Packs 0 and 1 in 32-bit and 64-bit.
ComponentRecommended system requirement
Processor1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
RAM1 GB (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit) (Minimum system requirement)
Free disk space2 GB
ComputerCD-ROM/DVD drive or Internet connection

Microsoft Internet Explorer Web browser

USB port
Web ServicesSupported: ePrint, AirPrint, ePrint Home & Biz, Print Apps, Scheduled Delivery Print Apps
OtherAdobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 or later
ComponentMinimum system requirementRecommended system requirement
Processor1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor1.5 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
RAM1 GB (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit)2 GB
Free disk space2 GB2 GB
BrowserMicrosoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or later; FireFox 2.0 or later; Google Chrome 3.0, with Adobe Flash 10 or higherMicrosoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or later; FireFox 2.0 or later; Google Chrome 3.0, with Adobe Flash 10 or higher
Mac OS X v10.6, OS X Lion, OS X Mountain Lion, or OS X Mavericks.
Review the printer size dimensions and weight in the table below.
DimensionMeasurement
Height152.4 mm (6 in)
Width431.8 mm (17 in)
Depth381 mm (15 in)
Weight5.6 kg (12.35 lb)
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 or region location is correct.
To purchase paper, go to HP Home & Home Office .
The following tables contain specifications for supported paper.
The following table lists input and output tray capacities for plain paper, envelopes, index cards, and photo paper.
TrayTypeWeightCapacity
Input trayPaper64 to 90 g/m² (16 to 24 lb)Up to 80 sheets of plain paper (80 g/m² [20 lb])
Envelopes75 to 90 g/m² (20 to 24 lb)Up to 5
Index cardsUp to 200 g/m² (110 lb index maximum)Up to 20
Photo paperUp to 280 g/m² (75 lb)Up to 20
Output trayPapern/aUp to 15 (80 g/m² [20 lb])
EnvelopesUp to 5
Index cardsUp to 10
Photo paperUp to 10
The following table contains a list of supported paper sizes.
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)
The following table contains a list of supported envelope sizes.
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)
The following table contains a list of supported card sizes.
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)
  • Automatic duplexing is supported.
  • Print speeds vary according to the complexity of the document
  • Panorama-size printing
  • Method: drop-on-demand thermal inkjet
  • Language: PCL3 GUI
Review print resolution specifications for each print mode. Resolution is measured in dots per inch (dpi).

Draft mode

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

Normal mode

  • Color Input/Black Render: 600 x 300 dpi
  • Output (Black/Color): Automatic

Plain-Best mode

  • Color Input/Black Render: 600 x 600 dpi
  • Output: 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 1200 dpi
  • Output: Automatic (Black), 4800 x 1200 optimized dpi (Color)
  • Digital image processing
  • Maximum number of copies varies by model
  • Copy speeds vary according to the complexity of the document and model
  • Maximum copy enlargement ranges from 200-400% (depends on model)
  • Maximum copy reduction ranges from 25-50% (depends on model)
  • Resolution: up to 600 dpi
Review the following information for scanning specifications. Resolution is measured in dots per inch (dpi).
  • Optical resolution: up to 1200 dpi
  • Hardware resolution: up to 1200 x 2400 ppi
  • Enhanced resolution: up to 19200 ppi
  • Bit depth: 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 in)
  • Supported file types: BMP, JPEG, PNG, TIFF, PDF
  • Twain version: 1.9 (Windows only)
  • Image Capture Acquisition (ICA) (Mac only)
Wireless network: 802.11b, 802.11g, and 802.11n supported.
The following table contains input voltage and frequency specifications.
Model numberVoltageFrequency
CQ191-60017100-240 VAC (+/- 10%)50/60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz)
CQ191-60018200-240 VAC (+/- 10%)50/60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz)
NOTE:Only use the power cord supplied by HP.
The following sections contain memory device specifications.
The printer supports the following memory cards.
  • Memory Stick Duo or Pro Duo
  • Memory Stick Pro-HG Duo
  • Memory Stick PRO Duo Mark 2
  • Memory Stick Micro (adapter required)
  • Secure Digital (SD)
  • Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC)
  • Secure Digital Mini (adapter required)
  • TransFlash MicroSD Card (adapter required)
The printer does not support USB flash devices.
Review the following information for printer environmental specifications.

Recommended operating conditions

FactorSpecifications
Temperature15° to 32° C (59° to 90° F)
Humidity20% to 80% RH non-condensing, 25º C maximum dew point

Allowable operating conditions

FactorSpecifications
Temperature -40° to 60° C (41° to 104° F)

Non-operating (storage) conditions

FactorSpecifications
Temperature– 40° C to 60° C (– 40° F to 140° F)

Energy Star

Energy usage drops significantly while in ENERGY STAR mode, which saves natural resources, and saves money without affecting the high performance of this product. 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
ENERGY STAR is a U.S. registered mark of the U.S. EPA. As an ENERGY STAR partner, Hewlett-Packard Company has determined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency. For more information, go to www.energystar.gov .

Material safety data sheets

Click here to get the Material safety data sheets (MSDS).

Paper and plastic use

This product is suited for the use of recycled paper according to DIN 19309. Plastic parts over 25 grams are marked according to international standards that enhance the ability to identify plastics for recycling purposes at the end of the product's life.

Recycling program

HP offers an increasing number of product return and recycling programs in many countries/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. More information on HP's recycling programs is available from the HP Web site.
The following information describes the regulatory specifications.

Regulatory model number

For regulatory identification purposes, your printer is assigned a Regulatory Model Number. The Regulatory Model Number for your printer is SDGOB-1241. This regulatory number should not be confused with the marketing name (HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 6520 e-All-in-One Printer Series and HP Photosmart 6520 e-All-in-One Printer Series) or printer numbers (CX017A, CX017B, CX017C, CX018A, CZ276A, CZ276B, or CZ276C).

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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