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Printer Specifications fpr HP Photosmart 7960 Photo Printer Series

Introduction

This document outlines the product specifications for the HP Photosmart 7960 printer.

HP Photosmart printer models

HP Photosmart 7960 printer
Q3020A

Minimum system requirements

Component
Windows PC
Macintosh
Operating system
98, 2000 Professional, Me, XP Professional, XP Home
Mac OS 9 v 9.1 or later, OS X v 10.1 through 10.3.x
Processor
Pentium II (or equivalent) or greater
G3 or greater
RAM
64 MB (128 MB recommended)
Mac OS 9.1 and OS 9.2: 64 MB (128 MB recommended) Mac OS X: 128 MB
Free disk space
500 MB
500 MB
Video display
800 x 600, 16-bit or higher
800 x 600, 16-bit or higher
CD-ROM drive
4x
4x
Connectivity
USB: Front and back ports (Windows 98, 2000 Professional, Me, XP Home, and XP Professional)
USB 2.0 (Mac OS 9 v 9.1 or later, OS X v 10.1 through v 10.3.x)

Ink cartridges

Colors
Cartridge model number
Black
HP #56 (C6656A
Tri-color
HP #57 (C6657A)
Photo
HP #58 (C6658A)
Photo gray
HP #59 (C9359A)

Print resolution

Black truetype resolution
Plain paper/FastDraft
300 x 300 rendered dpi
Plain paper/ Fast Normal
600 x 600 rendered dpi
Plain paper/Normal
600 x 600 rendered dpi
Plain paper/Best
600 x 600 rendered dpi
Plain paper/Maximum dpi
1200 x 1200 rendered dpi black
Color resolution - Four-ink (any paper type)
Plain paper/FastDraft
300 x 300 input dpi
Plain paper/Fast Normal
600 x 600 input dpi
Plain paper/Normal
600 x 600 input dpi
Plain paper/Best
600 x 600 input dpi
Plain paper/Maximum dpi
1200 x 1200 input dpi
Color printing resolution - Six-ink (plain and photo papers)
Plain paper/Fast Draft
600 x 300 dpi; 300 x 300 input dpi
Plain paper/Fast Normal
600 x 600 dpi; 600 x 600 input dpi
Plain paper/Normal
600 x 600 dpi; 600 x 600 input dpi
Plain paper/Best
1200 x 1200 dpi; 600 x 600 input dpi
Plain paper/Maximum dpi
4800 x 1200 optimized dpi; 1200 x 1200 input dpi
Photo paper/Fast Draft
1200 x 1200 dpi; 300 x 300 input dpi
Photo paper/Fast Normal
1200 x 1200 dpi; 600 x 600 input dpi
Photo paper/Normal
1200 x 1200 dpi; 600 x 600 input dpi
Photo paper/Best/Photo REt
1200 x 1200 dpi; 600 x 600 input dpi
Photo paper/Maximum dpi
4800 x 1200 optimized dpi; 1200 x 1200 input dpi

Print speed

Color
Print speed
Black text
21 ppm
Color
16 ppm

Duty cycle

The duty cycle for the HP Photosmart 7960 printer is 5,000 pages per month.

Input/Output

  • Front USB port: 2.0 full speed, supporting note book computer and camera connectivity to selected HP cameras

  • Rear USB port: supporting computer connectivity

  • Five memory card slots: CF I and II, Secure Digital/MM card, SmartMedia card/xD-Picture card, Sony Memory Stick, and IBM Microdrive.

Internal memory

32 MB RAM

Automatic features

  • Media-size sensing using width detection

  • Media-type detection

  • Low ink detection

  • Automatic ink cartridge alignment

Paper tray capacity

Paper size
Capacity
A and A4
100 sheets
A6
20 sheets
Photo tray
15 sheets

Physical dimensions

Height
7.24 inches (183.8 mm)
Width
20.43 inches (518.9 mm)
Depth
15.4 inches (391.16 mm)
Weight
14.5 pounds (5.78 kg)

Environmental specifications

Hewlett-Packard Company is committed to providing quality products in an environmentally sound manner. This printer has been designed with several attributes to minimize impact on our environment. For more information, go to HP's Commitment to the Environment Web site at www.hp.com/hpinfo/globalcitizenship/environment/index.html.

Ozone production

This product generates no appreciable ozone gas (O3).

Energy consumption

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.

Paper use

This product is suited for the use of recycled paper according to DIN 19309. Plastic parts over 0.88 ounces (24 grams) are marked according to international standards that enhance the ability to identify plastics for recycling purposes at the end of the printer’s life.

Material safety data sheets

Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) can be obtained from the HP Web site at www.hp.com/go/msds. Customers without Internet access should contact HP support.

Recycling program

HP offers an increasing number of product return and recycling programs in many countries and partners with some of the largest electronic recycling centers throughout the world. HP conserves resources by reselling some of its most popular products. This HP product contains lead in the solder, which may require special handling at the end of its life.

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