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HP LaserJet 2400 Series Printers - Supported Network Solutions

Hewlett Packard offers several models in the HP LaserJet 2400 series printers that include embedded networking capabilities. The following printer models have an HP Jetdirect Fast Ethernet embedded print server:
  • HP LaserJet 2420n printer
  • HP LaserJet 2420dn printer
  • HP LaserJet 2430tn printer
  • HP LaserJet 2430dtn printer

The following table identifies the connectivity options available for each printer:

HP Jetdirect Fast Ethernet embedded print server
IEEE 1284-B compliant parallel port
Hi-Speed USB 2.0 port
EIO slot
HP LaserJet 2420
(Q5956A)
X
X
X
HP LaserJet 2420d
(Q5957A)
X
X
X
HP LaserJet 2420n
(Q5958A)
X
X
X
X
HP LaserJet 2420dn
(Q5959A)
X
X
X
X
HP LaserJet 2430t
(Q5960A)
X
X
X
HP LaserJet 2430tn
(Q5961A)
X
X
X
X
HP LaserJet 2430dtn
(Q5962A)
X
X
X
X

Using an external HP Jetdirect print server can be done; however, the supported features may vary depending on the HP Jetdirect model used and the computer environment. In some instances, it may be necessary to perform a print-driver only installation. The following identifies the solutions available for the HP LaserJet 2420 and 2430 products:

Optional Enhanced I/O (EIO) HP Jetdirect print server cards:
Description
Part Number
HP Jetdirect 620n Fast Ethernet (10/100Base-TX) print server
J7934A
HP Jetdirect 680n 802.11b wireless internal print server
J6058A
Optional External HP Jetdirect print servers:
Description
Part Number
HP Jetdirect en3700 print server (USB 2.0)
J7942A
HP Jetdirect 170x print server (parallel)
J3258B or J4102B
HP Jetdirect 175x print server (USB)
J6035B or J6035C
HP Jetdirect 300x print server (parallel)
J3263A or J4101B (firmware rev H.08.00 or later)
HP Jetdirect 500x print server (parallel)
J3265A (firmware rev J.08.00 or later)
HP Jetdirect 380x external print server connected to the product via an 802.11b wireless Ethernet port
J6061A (compatible with all firmware versions)

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