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Printer Specifications for HP Officejet 4250 All-in-One Printer Series

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HP Officejet 4250 series models

HP Officejet 4250 Series ModelsHP part number
HP Officejet 4251Q5612A
HP Officejet 4252Q5613A
HP Officejet 4255Q5611A
HP Officejet 4259Q5614A

System requirements - Windows

Supported Windows versionsMinimum system requirementRecommended
Windows 98

Windows 98 SE

Windows Me
Processor - Any Intel Pentium II, Celeron, or compatible processor

128 MB RAM

950 MB free hard disk space plus an additional 50 MB free for full color scanning

Available USB port

CD-ROM drive

800 x 600 display resolution with 16-bit color depth

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 or higher
Processor - Intel Pentium III or higher or AMD Athlon processor

256 MB RAM

1.1 GB free disk space plus an additional 50 MB free for full color scanning

Available USB port

CD-ROM drive

800 x 600 display resolution with 16-bit color depth

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 or higher

CD Writer and 700 MB additional free disk space for creating HP memories disks

Internet Access

Sound card

Adobe Acrobat 4.0 or higher
Windows 20001

Windows XP2
Processor - Any Intel Pentium II, Celeron, or compatible processor

128 MB RAM

1.1 GB free hard disk space plus an additional 50 MB free for full color scanning

Available USB port

CD-ROM drive

800 x 600 display resolution with 16-bit color depth

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 or higher
Processor - Intel Pentium III or higher or AMD Athlon processor

256 MB RAM

1.1 GB free disk space plus an additional 50 MB free for full color scanning

CD Writer and 700 MB additional free disk space for creating HP memories disks

Available USB port

CD-ROM drive

800 x 600 display resolution with 16-bit color depth

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 or higher

Internet Access

Sound card

Adobe Acrobat 4.0 or higher
1 - Windows 2000 Server not supported.
2 - Home, Professional, and Media Center Edition. Windows XP Server and Windows 2003 not supported.
NOTE:If your computer does not meet the minimum system requirements, the software includes a minimum installation option. This option installs just the drivers required for the all-in-one to print and scan. The HP Image Zone software is not installed and access to some important product features will be limited. The minimum installation option is not recomended if your computer meets the minimum system requirements.

System requirements - Macintosh

Operating systemMinimum system requirementRecommended
OS 9.11

OS X versions 10.1.5, 10.2.3, 10.3.x1
Processor - G3 or higher

128 MB RAM

400 MB free disk space plus an additional 50 MB free for full color scanning

Available USB port

CD-ROM drive

800 x 600 display resolution with 16-bit color depth

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 or higher
Processor - G4 or higher

256 MB RAM

400 MB free disk space for OS 9.1 plus an additional 50 MB free for full color scanning

Available USB port

CD-ROM drive

800 x 600 display resolution with 16-bit color depth

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 or higher

CD Writer and 700 MB additional free disk space for creating HP memories disks

Internet Access

Sound card

Adobe Acrobat 4.0 or higher
1 Macintosh OS 9.0 and earlier not supported.
2 Macintosh OS X versions 10.2, 10.2.1 and 10.2.2 not supported.

Printing specifications

  • Up to 17 pages per minute (ppm) in black and white (depending on model)
  • Up to 12 (ppm) in color (depending on model)
  • Up to 4800 x 1200 dpi color printing resolution

Print cartridge part numbers

Print cartridge number

HP part number
HP 56 black print cartridge (19 ml)1

C6656A
HP 28 tri-color print cartridge (8 ml)1

C8728A
HP 57 tri-color print cartridge (17 ml)

C6657A
HP 58 tri-color photo print cartridge (17 ml)2

C6658A
1 Included in the box
2 Replaces the black ink cartridge for six ink photo printing and includes cartridge holder.

Print mode resolution

Color/ModeResolution (dpi)
Black/Fast300 x 300
Color/Fast300 x 300
Black/Normal600 x 600
Color/Normal600 x 600
Black/Best1200 x 1200
Color/Best - Maximum dpi4800 x 1200

Model specific maximum print speeds

Model4251425242554259
Maximum black print speed (PPM)14141717
Maximum color print speed (PPM)10101212

Print method and duty cycle

Drop-on-demand thermal inkjet
1,500 printed pages per month

Print language and technology

  • Print language: Lightweight Imaging Device Interface Language (LIDIL)
  • Print technology: HP PhotoREt III (HP PhotoREt IV with HP 58 photo cartridge installed)

I/O interface

USB (USB 1.1 and 2.0 compatible)

Direct print or Exif print compatibility

Yes, Version 2.2

Copying specifications

  • Walk up black and white or color copying
  • Digital image processing
  • Fit to page, poster, and many on page features
  • Digital zoom
  • Up to 17 copies per minute (CPM) in black and white
  • Up to 100 copies from one original
  • Approximate cost per page black copy with 5 percent coverage - .04 U.S. dollars
  • Approximate cost per page color copy with 20 percent coverage - .16 U.S. dollars

Model specific copy features

Model4251425242554259
Maximum black copy speed (CPM)14141717
Maximum color copy speed (CPM)10101212
Copy Enlargement (percentage)50-20050-20025-20025-200

Scanning specifications

  • 600 x 1200 dpi optical scanning resolution, up to 19,200 dpi with digital enhancement
  • Up to 36-bit color depth when scanning to graphics software capable of 36-bit color depth (not included); 24-bit color depth without purchasing additional software
  • Up to 8-bit grayscale (256 levels of gray)
  • TWAIN scanning compliant - version 1.7
  • HP photo and imaging software
  • Integrated ReadIRIS Pro optical character recognition (OCR) software

Faxing specifications

  • Walk-up color fax
  • Five one-touch speed dial buttons
  • Automatic redial
  • Confirmation and activity reports
  • CCIT/ITU Group 3 fax with error correction
  • 36.6 Kbps transmission speed
  • 3 seconds per page speed at 33.6 Kbps (based on ITU-T test image #1 at standard resolution.
  • Ring detect with automatic fax/answering machine switching
Sending modeResolution black (dpi)Resolution color (dpi)
Photo300 x 300
Fine203 x 196 (8-bit)200 x 200
Standard203 x 98200 x 200

Model specific faxing specifications

Model4211421242154219
Fax page memory7080100100
Available speed dials808080100

Paper types, sizes and capacities

TypeWeightInput trayOutput trayAutomatic document feederSupported sizes
Plain and photo paper60 to 90 g/m2

(16 to 24 pounds)
1002020Letter: 215.9 x 279.4 mm (8.5 x 11 inches)

Legal: 215.9 x 355.6 mm (8.5 x 14 inches)

Exec: 184.2 x 266.7 mm (7.25 x 10.5 inches)

A4: 210 x 297 mm (8.27 x 11.7 inches)

A5: 148 x 210 mm (5.83 x 8.27 inches)

B5: 182 x 257 mm (7.17 x 10.12 inches)
CardsUp to 200 g/m2

(110 pounds max.)
2010N/AIndex: 76.2 x 127 mm (3 x 5 inches)

Index: 101.6 x 152 mm (4 x 6 inches)

Index: 127 x 203.2 mm (5 x 8 inches)

A6: 105 x 148.5 mm (4.13 x 5.85 inches)

Hagaki: 100 x 148 mm (3.94 x 5.83 inches)
Envelopes75 to 90 g/m2

(20 to 24 pounds)
105N/AUS #10: 104.8 x 241.3 mm (4.13 x 9.5 inches)

A2: 111 x 146 mm (4.4 x 5.75 inches)

DL: 110 x 220 mm (4.3 x 8.66 inches)

C6: 114 x 162 mm (4.49 x 6.38 inches)
TransparenciesN/A3010N/ALetter: 215.9 x 279.4 mm (8.5 x 11 inches)

A4: 210 x 297 mm (8.27 x 11.7 inches)
LabelsN/A2010N/ALetter: 215.9 x 279.4 mm (8.5 x 11 inches)

A4: 210 x 297 mm (8.27 x 11.7 inches)
4 by 6 photo240 g/m2.

145 pounds
2010N/A102 x 152 mm (4 x 6 inches)
Custom mediaN/A up to 10020N/A76.2 x 127 up to 216 x 356 mm

(3 x 5 inch up to 8.5 x 14 inches)

Paper margins

Sheet paper

Paper sizeTopBottomLeft/Right side
US Letter

US Legal

US Executive
1.8 mm (.07 inch) 11.7 mm (.46 inch) 6.4mm (.25 inch)
ISO A4

ISO A5

JIS B5
1.8 mm (.07 inch)11.7 mm (.46 inch)3.4 mm (.13 inch)

Envelopes

Envelope sizeTopBottomLeft/Right side
U.S. Number 10

A2

DL

C6
3.4 mm (.13 inch) 11.7 mm (.46 inch)3.4 mm (.13 inch)

Cards

Card sizeTopBottomLeft/Right side
U.S. 3 x 5 inches

U.S. 4 x 6 inches

U.S. 5 x 8 inches

ISO and JIS A6

Hagaki (100 by 148 mm)
1.8 mm (.07 inch)11.7 mm (.46 inch)3.4 mm (.13 inch)
Borderless photo (4 x 6 inches)

Borderless A6 card (105 x 148 mm)

Borderless Hagaki (100 x 148 mm)
000

Additional specifications

Memory

  • 8 MB ROM
  • 8 MB DRAM

Physical specifications

Dimensions with the paper trays closed.
DimensionMeasure
Height18.0 cm (7.1 inches)
Width41.6 cm (16.4 inches)
Depth20.4 cm (8.0 inches)
Weight5.5 kg (12 pounds)
Dimensions with the paper trays extended.
DimensionMeasure
Height33 cm (13 inches)
Width41.6 cm (16.4 inches)
Depth45 cm (16.7 inches)
Weight5.5 kg (12 pounds)

Electrical specifications

  • Meets or exceeds ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency
  • Power supply type: internal
  • Power consumption: 50 watts maximum
  • Input voltage: AC 100 - 240 volts (+/- 10%), 1 Amp maximum, 50 - 60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz), grounded

Declaration of conformity

Safety

  • IEC 60950:1999 3rd Edition
  • EN 60950:1999
  • UL1950/CSA22.2 No.950, 3rd Edition: 1995

EMC

  • CISPR 22:1997 / EN 55022:1998, Class B
  • CISPR 24:1997 / EN 55024:1998
  • IEC 61000-3-2:1995 / EN 61000-3-2:1995
  • IEC 61000-3-3:1994 / EN 61000-3-3:1995
  • FCC Part 15-Class B/ICES-003, Issue 2

Telecom

TBR 21:1998

Supplementary information

The product herewith complies with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive 73/23/EC, the EMC Directive 89/336/EC, and with the R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC (Annex II) and carries the CE marking accordingly.

Material safety data sheets

Material safety data sheets (MSDS) can be obtained from the HP Web site at http://www.hp.com/go/msds
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