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Printer Specifications for HP Deskjet 880C and 882C Printers

Introduction

This document was prepared to provide technical information about the HP Deskjet 880C or 882C printer.

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Model numbers

Printer
Model number
HP Deskjet 880C
C6409A
HP Deskjet 882C
C6409B

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Serial number location

The serial number is located on the bottom of the printer.

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Product description

The HP Deskjet printer was designed for fast performance, outstanding print quality, and versatility to encourage creativity.

The HP Deskjet printer features:

  • Laser-like quality text and brilliant photo-quality color

  • PhotoREt II printing technology

  • ColorSmart II color matching

  • Universal Serial Bus-capability

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Printer features

Print speed

NOTE: The print speeds may vary, depending on the document, software program, and computer settings.
Document type
EconoFast mode
Normal mode
Best mode
Black text
8 ppm
5 ppm
4.5 ppm
Black text/color highlights
7 ppm
4 ppm
3.5 ppm
Mixed text/color graphics
5 ppm
2 ppm
.75 ppm
4 x 8-inch color photo
Not Applicable
0.7 ppm
0.3 ppm
Full-page color
2 ppm
0.5 ppm
0.25 ppm

Resolution

The resolution, or clarity, of a document is measured by dots-per-inch (dpi). The dpi is the number of dots of ink per inch that the printer places on a page to produce an image.

The following tables describe the dpi relation to the print mode and the following resolutions:

Black resolution (depends on paper type)

Print mode
Resolution
Best
600 x 600 dpi
Normal
600 x 600 dpi
EconoFast
300 x 300 dpi

Color resolution (depends on paper type)

Print mode
Resolution
Best
PhotoREt II
Normal
PhotoREt II
EconoFast
300 x 300 dpi

Print method

Drop-on-demand thermal Inkjet printing

Printer command language

PCL Level 3

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Software compatibility

  • Microsoft (R) Windows 3.1x, 95, 98, and NT 4.0

  • MS-DOS (R) applications

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Minimum system requirements

Operating system
Minimum recommended system
Microsoft Windows 3.1x, 95, or 98
80486 processor or better
8 MB RAM
10 to 20 MB free hard disk space
Windows 3.1x, enhanced mode only
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
Pentium (R) processor or better
16 MB RAM
10 to 20 MB free hard-disk space
Microsoft Windows 2000
Pentium 133 MHz or better
64 MB RAM
10 to 20 MB free hard-disk space
Microsoft Windows Me
Pentium 150 MHz or better
32 MB RAM
10 to 20 MB free hard-disk space
MS-DOS
MS-DOS 3.3 or above
80386 processor or better
4 MB RAM
Macintosh
Macintosh OS 8.1+ with USB-capable Macintosh
(printer specifications may vary for Macintosh)

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I/O interface

Centronics parallel, IEEE 1283-compliant with 1284-B receptacle

Universal Serial Bus (Windows 98 only)

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Recommended cables

You need a printer cable that supports bidirectional communication (IEEE-1284-compliant), such as the cable listed below.

Cable
Part number
HP IEEE-1284-compliant Parallel Interface Cable
2-meter length
3-meter length
C2950A C2951A
HP USB-Compliant Interface Cables
2-meter length
C6518A*

*Available only through an authorized HP Dealer or Reseller.

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Font information

The printer contains eight (8) internal bitmapped fonts. The following table shows the fonts and their sizes.

Proportionally spaced fonts
Point sizes
CG Times
5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14
CG Times Italic
5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14
Univers
5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14
Univers Italic
5, 6, 10, 12
Fixed-pitch fonts
Point sizes
Pitches
Courier
6, 12, 24
5, 10, 16.67, 20
Courier Italic
6, 12, 24
5, 10, 20
Letter Gothic
6, 12, 24
6, 12, 24
Letter Gothic
4.75, 9.5, 19
16.67
Letter Gothic Italic
6, 12, 24
6, 12, 24
NOTE: Depending on where the printer was purchased, additional symbol sets and fonts may have been included with the printer on separate DOS Character Set Installation disks.

Click the appropriate language option in the following list:

  • Hebrew

  • Arabic

  • Cyrillic

  • Greek

  • Baltic

  • Thai

Hebrew

Symbol sets

Symbol name
Number
Latin/Hebrew
ISO-8859/8
PC Hebrew
CP-862

Fonts

Font name
Proportionally spaced point sizes
David PS
5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14
NarkisTam
5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14
Miriam PS
5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14
Miriam PS Italic
5, 6, 10, 12
Font name
Fixed spaced point sizes
Pitches
Courier
6, 12, and 24
5, 10, 16.67, 20
Courier Italic
6, 12, and 24
5, 10, 20
Miriam
6, 12, and 24
6, 12, 24
Miriam Italic
6, 12, and 24
6, 12, 24
David
6, 12, and 24
5, 10, 16.67, 20

Arabic

Symbol sets

Symbol name
Number
HP Arabic-8
--
PC Arabic
CP-864

Fonts

Font name
Proportional spaced point sizes
Ryadh
5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14
Font name
Fixed spaced point sizes
Pitches
Naskh
6, 12, 24
5, 10, 20
Naskh
7, 14, 28
8.5, 17
Koufi
6, 12, 24
6, 12, 24

Cyrillic

Symbol sets

Symbol name
Number
PC-Cyrillic
CP-866
Latin Cyrillic
ISO-8859/5

Fonts

Font name
Proportionally spaced point sizes
CG Times (TM)
5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14
CG Times Italic
5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14
Univers
5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14
Univers Italic
5, 6, 10, 12
Font name
Fixed spaced point sizes
Pitches
Courier
6, 12, 24
5, 10, 16.67, 20
Courier Italic
6, 12, 24
5, 10, 20
Letter Gothic
6, 12, 24
6, 12, 24
Letter Gothic Italic
6, 12, 24
6, 12, 24

Greek

Symbol sets

Symbol name
Number
PC-8 Greek
CP-866
Latin/Greek
ISO-8859/7

Fonts

Font name
Proportionally spaced point sizes
CG Times
5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14
CG Times Italic
5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14
Univers
5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14
Univers Italic
5, 6, 10, 12
Font name
Fixed spaced point sizes
Pitches
Courier
6, 12, 24
5, 10, 16.67, 20
Courier Italic
6, 12, 24
5, 10, 20
Letter Gothic
6, 12, 24
6, 12, 24
Letter Gothic Italic
6, 12, 24
6, 12, 24

Baltic

Symbol sets

Symbol name
Number
PC Latvian/Russian
--
PC Lithuanian/Russian
--
PC Lithuanian
CP-772

Fonts

Font name
Proportionally spaced point sizes
CG Times
5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14
CG Times Italic
5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14
Univers
5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14
Univers Italic
5, 6, 10, 12
Font name
Fixed spaced point sizes
Pitches
Courier
6, 12, 24
5, 10, 16.67, 20
Courier Italic
6, 12, 24
5, 10, 20
Letter Gothic
6, 12, 24
6, 12, 24
Letter Gothic Italic
6, 12, 24
6, 12, 24

Thai

Symbol sets

Symbol name
Number
TIS
TAPIC23

Fonts

Font name
Fixed spaced point sizes
Pitches
Thai Courier,
Courier Bold,
Courier Italic, and
Bold Italic
12
10
Thai Courier,
Courier Bold, and
Courier Italic
10
12
Thai Courier,
Courier Bold, and
Courier Italic
24
6
Thai Line Printer
8.5
16

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Paper and other media specifications

Custom size

Dimension
English size
Metric size
Minimum and maximum width
3 to 8.5 inches
77 to 215 mm
Minimum and maximum length
3 to 14 inches
77 to 356 mm

Supported paper and paper sizes

Paper type
English size
Metric size
U.S. Letter
8.5 x 11.0 inches
215.9 x 279.4 mm
Banner U.S. Letter
8.5 x 11.0 inches
215.9 x 279.4 mm
U.S. Legal
8.5 x 14.0 inches
215.9 x 279.4 mm
Executive
7.25 x 10.50 inches
184.1 x 266.7 mm
Banner European A4
8.27 x 11.69 inches
210 x 297 mm
European A4
8.27 x 11.69 inches
210 x 297 mm
European A5
5.85 x 8.27 inches
148 x 210 mm
B5-JIS
7.17 x 10.12 inches
182 x 257 mm

Supported envelopes and envelope sizes

Envelope type
English size
Metric size
U.S. No. 10 envelope
4.13 x 9.50 inches
104.8 x 241.3 mm
Invitation A2 envelope
4.37 x 5.75 inches
111 x 146 mm
European DL envelope
8.66 x 4.33 inches
220 x 110 mm
European C6 envelope
4.49 x 6.38 inches
114 x 162 mm

Supported cards and card sizes

Card type
English size
Metric size
Index card
3 x 5 inches
77 x 127 mm
Index card
4 x 6 inches
102 x 152 mm
Index card
5 x 8 inches
127 x 203 mm
European A6 card
4.13 x 5.82 inches
105 x 148 mm
Japanese Hagaki postcard
3.94 x 5.83 inches
100 x 148 mm

Supported paper and other media

The following list shows the paper and other types of media that can be selected from the printer settings.

Paper or media type
Plain paper
Inkjet papers
HP Bright White Paper
HP Premium Inkjet Paper
HP Premium Inkjet Heavyweight Paper
Other Inkjet Paper
Photo papers
HP Photo Paper
HP Premium Photo Paper
HP Deluxe Photo Paper
Other Photo Paper
Transparency films
HP Premium Inkjet Transparency Film
HP Premium Inkjet Rapid-dry Transparencies
Other Transparency Films
Specialty papers
HP Banner Paper
HP Greeting Card paper
HP Glossy Greeting Card paper
HP Iron-On T-shirt Transfers
Other Specialty Papers

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Paper handling information

Paper type
Quantity
Sheets
Up to 100 sheets
Banners
Up to 20 sheets
Envelopes
Up to 15 envelopes
Cards
Up to 30 cards
Transparencies
Up to 25 sheets
Labels and stickers
Up to 20 sheets of Avery paper labels or HP Restickable stickers
Use only U.S. letter-sized or A4-sized sheets. Use only paper labels and stickers specifically designed for use with HP Inkjet printers.
OUT tray capacity
Up to 50 sheets

Supported paper and media weights

Paper or media type
Weight
Paper
16 to 110 pounds (60 to 200 g/m squared)
Envelopes
20 to 24 pounds (75 to 90 g/m squared)
Index cards
110 pounds maximum, 0.012-inch maximum thickness
(110 to 200 g/m squared, 0.3 mm maximum thickness)
Banners
20 pounds (75 g/m squared)

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Ink cartridge information

Cartridge
Part number
HP Black print cartridge
51645A
HP Tri-Color print cartridge
C1823A or C1823D

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Memory information

Description
Specification
Built-In RAM
2 MB
Receive Buffer
48 KB

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Performance information

Print quality

Description
Specification
Black print quality
Up to 600 dpi with black pigmented ink
Color print quality
HP PhotoREt II

Duty cycle

2,000 pages per month

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Physical specifications

Category
Specification
Width
17.625 inches (447 mm)
Depth
14 inches (355 mm)
Height
7.5 inches (190 mm)
Net weight (excluding power supply)
12.5 lbs. (5.66 kg)

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Electrical specifications

NOTE: The HP Deskjet automatically accommodates the worldwide range of AC line voltages and frequencies. There is no ON/OFF switch on the power adapter.
Category
Specification
Input voltage
100 to 240 volt ac (VAC) (+/- 10%)
Input frequency
50 to 60 Hertz (Hz) (+/- 3 Hz)
Power consumption (maximum)
5 watts when off
5 watts when idle
20 to 30 watts when printing

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Environmental specifications

Attributes
Specification
Operating temperature
5 degrees C. to 40 degrees C.
(41 degrees F. to 104 degrees F.)
Recommended operating temperature
15 degrees C. to 35 degrees C.
(59 degrees F. to 95 degrees F.)
20% to 80% RH noncondensing
Storage temperature
-40 degrees C. to 60 degrees C.
(-40 degrees F. to 140 degrees F.)
Relative humidity
15% to 80% RH noncondensing
Noise levels per ISO 9296
Normal mode
Sound power
5.5 B in Normal mode
Sound pressure
42 dB in Normal mode

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General warranty statement

HP product
Duration of limited warranty
Printer
1 Year
Software
90 Days
Print cartridges
End of Life/Date Stamped

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Safety certifications

Category
Specification
Safety Certifications (All certifications may not be listed.)
NOM (Mexico)
SACI (China)
EMSD (Hong Kong)
ZIK (Croatia)
MEE (Hungary),
PCBC (Poland)
GOST(Russia) E
VPU (Slovakia)
SIQ (Slovenia)
Safety (Ukraine)
SABS (South Africa)
EMC Certifications
C-tick (Australia)
EMC (Canada)
VCCI (Japan)
RRL (Korea)
MOC (New Zealand)
FCC (USA)
CE (European Union)
ZIK (Croatia)
HIF (Hungary)
PCBC (Poland)
GOST (Russia)
EVPU (Slovakia)
SIQ (Slovenia)
EMC (Ukraine, Kosovo, Montenegro, Serbia)
SABS (South Africa)

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