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HP Photosmart C4270 All-in-One Printer support

Printer Specifications for HP Photosmart C4200 All-in-One Printer Series

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Figure 1: HP Photosmart C4200 series All-in-One
To purchase this product or a similar product, go to HP Home & Home Office .

Product models

All-in-One ModelsPart Numbers
HP Photosmart C4210 All-in-OneCC214A
HP Photosmart C4235 All-in-OneCC213A
HP Photosmart C4240 All-in-OneCC212A
HP Photosmart C4250 All-in-OneCC211A
HP Photosmart C4270 All-in-OneCC215B
HP Photosmart C4272 All-in-OneCC216B
HP Photosmart C4273 All-in-OneCC215C
HP Photosmart C4275 All-in-OneCC219C
HP Photosmart C4280 All-in-OneCC210A/CC210B/CC220C
HP Photosmart C4283 All-in-OneCC210C
HP Photosmart C4285 All-in-OneCC217B
HP Photosmart C4288 All-in-OneCC210D
HP Photosmart C4293 All-in-OneCC217C
HP Photosmart C4294 All-in-OneCC218B

Minimum system requirements - Windows

ComponentMinimum system requirements
Operating system Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7
ProcessorWindows 2000 and Windows XP: Any Intel Pentium II, Celeron, or compatible processor (Pentium III or higher recommended)

Windows Vista and Windows 7: A modern 800 MHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor (1 GHz or higher recommended)
RAMWindows 2000 and Windows XP: Typical installation: 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended)

Windows Vista and Windows 7: 512 MB RAM (1 GB or higher recommended)
Free disk spaceWindows 2000 and Windows XP: Typical installation: 795 MB (1 GB Japan only) free hard disk space, plus an additional 50 MB free for full color scanning

Windows Vista and Windows 7: Typical installation: 920 MB free hard disk space, plus an additional 50 MB free for full color scanning
ConnectivityTypical installation: Available USB port
BrowserTypical installation: Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 or higher

Minimum system requirements - Macintosh

Supported operating systemMinimum system requirementRecommended system requirements
Mac OS X v10.3.9 or higherG3 processor or later


100MB available hard disk space

Available USB port

800 x 600 display resolution with 16-bit or higher color depth
G4 processor or later


400MB available hard disk space

1024 x 768 display resolution with 24-bit color

Sound card

Adobe Acrobat 4.0 or later

Print cartridges

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.

Print specifications

  • Method: Drop-on-demand thermal inkjet
  • Language: HP PCL Level 3, PCL3 GUI or PCL 10
  • Print speeds vary according to the complexity of the document
  • 600 x 600 dpi black (Normal mode, default)
  • 4800 x 1200 optimized dpi color with HP PhotoREt III
  • Duty cycle: 500 printed pages per month (average), 5000 printed pages per month (maximum)

Copy specifications

  • Digital image processing
  • Up to 99 copies from original (varies by model)
  • Digital zoom from 25 to 400% (varies by model)
  • Fit to page, Poster, Many on page
  • Up to 30 copies per minute black; 24 copies per minute color (varies by model)
  • Copy speeds vary according to the complexity of the document

Paper specifications

To purchase paper, go to HP Home & Home Office .

Paper sizes

PaperLetter: 216 x 280 mm (8.5 x 11 inches)

A4: 210 x 297 mm (8.3 x 11.7 inches)

A5: 148 × 210 mm (5.8 x 8.3 inches)

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

Legal: (216 x 356 mm) (8.5 x 14 inches)

216 x 279 mm (8.5 x 11 inches)
Photo paper102 x 152 mm (4 x 6 inches)
EnvelopesU.S. #10: 105 x 241 mm (4.125 x 9.5 inches)

U.S. #9: 98 x 225 mm (3.9 x 8.9 inches)

A2: 111 x 146 mm (4.4 x 5.8 inches)

DL: 110 x 220 mm (4.3 x 8.7 inches)

C6: 114 x 162 mm (4.5 x 6.4 inches)
Cards76 x 127 mm (3 x 5 inches)

Index card: 101 x 152 mm (4 x 6 inches)

127 x 178 mm (5 x 7 inches)

A6: 105 x 148.5 mm

Hagaki postcard: 100 x 148 mm (3.94 x 5.83 inches)
Transparency filmLetter: 216 x 279 mm (8.5 x 11 inches)

A4: 210 x 297 mm
LabelsLetter: 216 x 279 mm (8.5 x 11 inches)

A4: 210 x 297 mm
Custom76 x 127 mm up to 216 x 356 mm (3 x 5 inches up to 8.5 x 14 inches)

Print margin specifications

TypeTop (leading edge)Bottom (trailing edge)
Paper or transparency film
U.S. (Letter, Legal, Executive) 1.8 mm (0.07 inches) 6.7 mm (0.3 inches)
ISO (A4, A5) and JIS (B5) 1.8 mm (0.07 inches) 6.7 mm (0.3 inches)
Envelopes 3.2 mm (0.13 inches) 6.7 mm (0.3 inches)
Cards 1.8 mm (0.07 inches) 6.7 mm (0.3 inches)

Paper tray capacity

TypePaper weightPaper tray1Output tray2
Plain paper 16 to 24 lb. (60 to 90 gsm) 100 (20 lb. paper) 50 (20 lb. paper)
Legal paper 20 to 24 lb. (75 to 90 gsm) 100 (20 lb. paper)50 (20 lb. paper)
Cards 110 lb. index max (200 gsm) 20 10
Envelopes 20 to 24 lb. (75 to 90 gsm) 1010
Transparency filmN/A 30 15 or fewer
4 x 6 inch (10 x 15 cm) Photo paper 145 lb. (236 gsm)3015
8.5 x 11 inch (216 x 279 mm) Photo paperN/A2010
1 Maximum capacity.
2 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.

Memory card specifications

  • Maximum recommended number of files on a memory card: 1,000
  • Maximum recommended individual file size: 12 megapixels maximum, 8MB
  • Maximum recommended memory card size: 1GB (solid state only)
NOTE:Approaching any of the recommended maximums on a memory card might cause the performance of the HP Photosmart printer to be slower than expected.

Supported memory card types

  • CompactFlash Type 1 and II
  • Memory Stick
  • Memory Stick Duo
  • Memory Stick Pro
  • Secure Digital
  • MultiMediaCard (MMC)
  • XD-Picture Card
Other memory cards, including Memory Stick Magic Gate Duo, Memory Stick Duo, and Secure Multimedia Card, are supported with the use of an adapter. See the instructions that came with your memory card for more information.

Scan specifications

  • Image editor included
  • Integrated OCR software automatically converts scanned text to editable text
  • Scan speeds vary according to the complexity of the document
  • Twain-compliant interface
  • Resolution: up to 2400 x 4800 dpi optical; 19200 dpi 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)

Physical specifications

Height16.97 cm (7.0 inches) (color graphics display in the down position)
Width44 cm (16.8 inches)
Depth25.9 cm (10.2 inches)
Weight4.5 kg (10 pounds)

Power specifications

  • Power consumption: 25 watts maximum (average printing)
  • Input voltage: AC 100 to 240 V ~ 600 mA 50–60 Hz
  • Output voltage: DC 32 V===375 mA, 16 V===500 mA

Environmental specifications

  • Recommended operating temperature range: 15º to 32ºC (59º to 90ºF)
  • Allowable operating temperature range: 5º to 35º C (41º to 95º F)
  • Humidity: 15% to 80% RH non-condensing
  • Non-operating (Storage) temperature range: –20º to 50º C (–4º to 122º F)
In the presence of high electromagnetic fields it is possible the output from the HP All-in-One 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 potential high electromagnetic fields.

Additional specifications

Memory: 8 MB ROM, 32 MB DRAM
HP Photosmart C4270 All-in-One Printer

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