Printer Specifications for the HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M176n
To purchase this product or a similar product, go to HP Home & Home Office .
|HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M176n All-in-One printer||No||Yes||Yes|
|HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M176n All-in-One Printer series||No||Yes|
The following tables contain the minimum system requirements for supported Windows and Mac operating systems.
Supported Windows operating systems: Windows XP Service Pack 3, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8
NOTE:For Windows Vista Starter Edition and Windows 7 Starter Edition, only printer drivers and scan drivers are available.
|Component||Minimum system requirement||Recommended system requirement|
|Processor||Windows XP (32-bit) Service Pack 3||Intel Pentium II or Celeron or compatible processor; 233 MHz||Intel Pentium III or higher processor|
|Windows Vista||800 MHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor||1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor|
|Windows 7||1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor||1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor|
|Windows 8||1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor||1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor|
|RAM||Windows XP (32-bit) Service Pack 3||128 MB||512 MB|
|Windows Vista||512 MB||1 GB|
|Windows 7||1 GB (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit)||2 GB|
|Windows 8||1 GB (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit)||2 GB|
|Free disk space||Windows XP (32-bit) Service Pack 3||200 MB||400 MB|
|Windows Vista||2 GB||2 GB|
|Windows 7||2 GB||2 GB|
|Windows 8||2 GB||2 GB|
|CD drive||CD or DVD drive|
|Browser||Windows XP (32-bit) Service Pack 3||Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or later; FireFox 2.0 or later; Google Chrome 3.0, with Adobe Flash 10 or higher|
|Windows Vista||Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or later; FireFox 2.0 or later; Google Chrome 3.0, with Adobe Flash 10 or higher|
|Windows 7||Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or later; FireFox 2.0 or later; Google Chrome 3.0, with Adobe Flash 10 or higher|
|Other||Adobe Acrobat Reader 6.0 or later|
Supported Mac OS X operating systems: Mac OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard, OS X v10.7 Lion, OS X v10.8 Mountain Lion
|Height||280 mm (11.0 inches)|
|Width||423mm (16.7 inches)|
|Depth||289 mm (11.4 inches)|
|Weight||14.8 kg (32.6 lb)|
NOTE:The measurements were taken with the paper trays retracted.
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.
- Go to HP SureSupply .
- 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.
USB port: Rear hi-speed
The following tables contain specifications for supported paper.
To purchase paper, go to HP Home & Home Office .
|Input tray||Paper (plain)||60 to 175 g/m² (16 to 24 lb)||Up to 150 sheets of plain paper|
|Envelopes||75 to 90 g/m² (20 to 24 lb)||Up to 10|
|Transparencies||Minimum 0.13 mm (0.005 in) thick||Up to 75|
|Output tray||Paper||n/a||Up to 100|
|Envelopes||Up to 10|
|Transparencies||Up to 75|
The following table contains a list of supported paper sizes.
|Paper type||Paper size|
|U.S. Letter||216 x 279 mm (8.5 x 11 in)|
|U.S. Legal||216 x 356 mm (8.5 x 14 in)|
|4 x 6 in||101.6 x 152.4 mm (4 x 6 in)|
|4 x 6 in (tab)||101.6 x 152.4 mm (4 x 6 in)|
|5 x 8 in||127 x 203.2 mm (5 x 8 in)|
|10 x 15 cm||100 x 150 mm (3.9 x 5.9 in)|
|A4||210 x 297 mm (8.27 x 11.69 in)|
|A5||148 x 210 mm (5.83 x 8.27 in)|
|A6||105 x 148 mm (4.1 x 5.8 in)|
|Executive||184 x 267 mm (7.3 x 10.5 in)|
|Oficio 8.5 x 13 in||216 x 330 mm (8.5 x 13 in)|
|Oficio 216 x 340 mm||216 x 340 mm (8.5 x 13.4 in)|
|B5 (JIS)||182 x 250 mm (7.2 x 9.8 in)|
The following table contains a list of supported envelope sizes.
|Paper type||Paper size|
|US No.10||105 x 241 mm (4.12 x 9.5 inches)|
|DL||110 x 220 mm (4.33 x 8.66 inches)|
|B5||176 x 250 mm (6.9 x 9.8 inches)|
|C5||229 x 162 mm (9.0 x 6.4 inches)|
|C6||162 x 114 mm (6.4 x 4.5 inches)|
|Monarch||98 x 191 mm(3.9 x 7.5 inches)|
The following table contains a list of supported card sizes.
|Paper type||Paper size|
|Index||101.6 x 152 mm (4 x 6 inches)|
|Index||127 x 203.2 mm (5 x 8 inches)|
|Ofuku hagaki (JIS)||200 x 148 mm (7.8 x 5.8 inches)|
NOTE: Custom-sized paper is only supported on Mac.
|76 x 127 mm (3.0 to 5.0 inches) to 216 x 356 mm (8.5 to 14.0 inches)|
The document margins must match (or exceed) these margin settings in the portrait orientation.
|Media||1. Left (LM)||2. Right (RM)||3. Top (TM)||4. Bottom (BM)*|
8.5 x 13 inch
|3.2 mm (0.12 inch)||3.2 mm (0.12 inch)||1.5 mm (0.06 inch)||Windows: 14.5 mm (0.57 inch) |
Mac and Linux: 12 mm (0.47 inch)
|Envelopes||4.0 mm (0.16 inch)||4.0 mm (0.16 inch)||16.5 mm (0.65 inch)||16.5 mm (0.65 inch)|
*To achieve these margin settings on a computer running Windows, click the Advanced tab in the print driver, and then select Minimize Margins.
Review the following for print resolutions, method, and speeds.
- Draft mode resolution: 300 x 300 dots per inch (dpi)
- Normal mode resolution: 600 x 600 dpi
- Plain-Best mode resolution: Up to 2400 dpi
- Input sensor resolution: 1200 x 1200 dpi
- Device languages: PCL3 GUI
- Print speed:
Print Mode Print speed* Black Color Draft Up to 20 ppm Up to 16 ppm ISO Up to 7 ppm Up to 4 ppm*Print speeds vary according to the complexity of the document.
- Duty cycle: Up to 20,000 pages per month
Review the following information for copy specifications.
- Copy speeds (default mode)*: Up to 20 copies per minute (cpm)*Copy speeds vary according to the printer model and the complexity of the document.
- First copy out: As fast as 15 seconds
- Resolution (text and graphics): Up to 600 x 600 dpi
- Digital image processing
- Resolution: up to 1200 x 1200 ppi optical
- Scan speed: Up to 7 ppm (b&w), up to 5 ppm (color)
- Color: 24-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 supply: Internal power supply
- Power requirements:
- Input voltage: 110 to 127 VAC (+/- 10%), M60 Hz (+/- 2 Hz)
- India and China: 200 to 240VAC (+/- 10%), 50/60 Hz (+/- 3Hz)
- Power consumption: 300 watts maximum, 1.0 watts (Sleep/Auto Off), 0.6 watts (Manual Off),
- Sound pressure (bystander position): LpAm 48 (dBA) (mono Draft print)
- Sound power: 6.3 B(A)
Review the following information for environmental specifications.
Recommended operating conditions
|Temperature||17° to 25° C; 62° to 77° F|
|Humidity||30% to 70% RH non-condensing, 28º C maximum dew point|
Allowed operating conditions
|Temperature||15° to 30° C; 59° to 86° F|
|Humidity||10% to 80% RH non-condensing, 28º C maximum dew point|
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.
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
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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.
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.
Regulatory model number
For regulatory identification purposes, your product is assigned a Regulatory Model Number. The Regulatory Model Number for your product is SHNGC-1203-00. This regulatory number should not be confused with the marketing name Color LaserJet Pro MFP M176n, etc.) or product numbers (CF547A, etc.).