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HP LaserJet M5025 and M5035 MFP Series - Basic Information

Device comparison

HP LaserJet M5025 MFP
HP LaserJet M5035 MFP
  • The HP LaserJet M5025 MFP prints up to 25 pages-per-minute (ppm)

  • 256 megabytes (MB) of random access memory (RAM), upgradable up to 512 MB

  • 100-sheet multipurpose tray (tray 1) and two 250-sheet input trays (trays 2 and 3)

  • 250-sheet output bin

  • Hi-Speed universal serial bus (USB) 2.0 port and enhanced input/output (EIO) slot

  • HP Jetdirect full-featured embedded print server to connect to 10Base-T/100Base-TX networks

  • Basic digital sending

  • Flatbed scanner and 50-page automatic document feeder (ADF)

  • The HP LaserJet M5035 MFP prints up to 35 ppm

  • 256 MB of RAM, upgradable up to 512 MB

  • 100-sheet multipurpose tray (tray 1) and two 250-sheet input trays (trays 2 and 3)

  • 250-sheet output bin

  • Hi-Speed USB 2.0 port and EIO slot

  • HP Jetdirect full-featured embedded print server to connect to 10Base-T/100Base-TX networks

  • Enhanced digital sending

  • Flatbed scanner and 50-page ADF

HP LaserJet M5035X MFP
HP LaserJet M5035XS MFP
HP LaserJet M5035 MFP, plus:
  • Automatic 2-sided (duplex) printing, receiving faxes, and copying

  • V.34 fax modem and 4-MB flash fax-storage memory

  • 500-sheet input tray (tray 4)

  • Storage cabinet

HP LaserJet M5035X MFP, plus:
  • Two 500-sheet input trays (trays 5 and 6) replace the HP LaserJet M5035X MFP storage cabinet

  • Automatic 30-page stapler with a 500-sheet output bin

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Features comparison

Feature
Description
Performance
  • 460 MHz processor
User interface
  • Graphical touch-screen control panel with control-panel help

  • HP Easy Printer Care software (a Web-based status and troubleshooting tool)

  • Microsoft Windows and Macintosh printer drivers

  • Embedded Web Server to gain access to support and to order supplies (administrator tool for network-connected models only)

Printer drivers
  • HP PCL 5

  • HP PCL 6

  • PostScript 3 emulation

Resolution
  • FastRes 1200-produces 1200-dots-per-inch (dpi) print quality for fast, high-quality printing of business text and graphics

  • ProRes 1200-produces 1200-dpi printing for the best quality in line art and graphic images

Storage features
  • 40 gigabyte (GB) hard drive

  • Fonts, forms, and other macros

  • Job retention

Fonts
  • 80 internal fonts available for both PCL and PostScript 3 emulation

  • 80 printer-matching screen fonts in TrueType format available with the software solution

  • Additional fonts can be added by installing a USB font card

Accessories
  • Optional fax capability (standard on the HP LaserJet M5035X MFP and HP LaserJet M5035XS MFP)

  • Integrated stand that contains either one 500-sheet input tray plus a storage cabinet (HP LaserJet M5035X MFP only) or three 500-sheet input trays (HP LaserJet M5035XS MFP only)

  • Optional duplexer (standard on the HP LaserJet M5035X MFP and the HP LaserJet M5035XS MFP)

  • Automatic 30-page stapler with a 500-sheet output bin (HP LaserJet M5035XS MFP only)

  • 100-pin 133 MHz dual inline memory modules (DIMMs)

Copying and sending
  • Modes for text, graphics, and mixed text and graphics formats

  • A job-interrupt feature (at copy boundaries)

  • Multiple pages per sheet

  • Control-panel animations (for example, jam recovery)

  • E‑mail compatibility

  • A sleep feature that saves energy

  • Automatic duplex (two-sided) scanning

    NOTE: An automatic duplex printing accessory is required for two-sided copying.
Connectivity
  • Hi-Speed USB 2.0 connection (one external host USB-A connector, one external-device USB-B connector, and two internal host USB-A connectors)

  • HP Jetdirect full-featured embedded print server

  • HP Web Jetadmin software

  • Enhanced input/output (EIO) slot

  • FIH connector

Environmental features
  • Sleep delay setting

  • ENERGY STAR qualified

Supplies
  • The supplies status page contains information about toner level, page count, and estimated pages remaining

  • The device checks for and authentic HP print cartridge at cartridge installation

  • Internet-enabled supply-ordering capabilities (using HP Easy Printer Care software)

Accessibility
  • The online user guide is compatible with text screen-readers

  • The print cartridge can be installed and removed by using one hand

  • All doors and covers can be opened by using one hand

  • Media can be loaded into input trays by using one hand

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Walkaround

Device parts

Before using the device, get familiarize with the parts of the device.

Figure 1: HP LaserJet M5025 MFP and HP LaserJet M5035 MFP

1 - On/Off switch
2 - Power connection
3 - Jam access door (for access to printer jams)
4 - ADF top cover (for access to ADF jams)
5 - ADF input tray (for fax/copy/scan documents)
6 - Control panel
7 - Output bin
8 - Tray 2
9 - Tray 3
10 - ADF output bin
11 - Upper-right door (for access to the print cartridge)
12 - Interface ports
13 - Tray 1 (pull to open)
14 - Right-side access door

Figure 2: HP LaserJet M5035X MFP

1 - On/Off switch
2 - Power connection
3 - Automatic duplexer
4 - Jam access door (for access to printer jams)
5 - ADF top cover (for access to ADF jams)
6 - ADF input tray (for fax/copy/scan documents)
7 - Control panel
8 - Output bin
9 - Tray 2
10 - Tray 3
11 - Tray 4
12 - Storage cabinet
13 - ADF output bin
14 - Upper-right door (for access to the print cartridge)
15 - Interface ports
16 - Tray 1 (pull to open)
17 - Right-side access door

Figure 3: HP LaserJet M5035XS MFP

1 - On/Off switch
2 - Power connection
3 - Automatic duplexer
4 - Jam access door (for access to printer jams)
5 - Upper-left door
6 - ADF top cover (for access to ADF jams)
7 - ADF input tray (for fax/copy/scan documents)
8 - Control panel
9 - Automatic stapler
10 - Output bin
11 - Tray 2
12 - Tray 3.
13 - Trays 4, 5, and 6
14 - ADF output bin
15 - Stapler output bin
16 - Upper-right door (for access to the print cartridge)
17 - Interface ports
18 - Tray 1 (pull to open)
19 - Right-side access door
20 - Lower-right access door

Interface ports

The device has one EIO slot and three ports for connecting to a computer or a network.

Figure 4: Ports

1 - EIO slot
2 - 'Heartbeat' LED
3 - Hi-Speed USB 2.0 connection
4 - USB accessory connection
5 - Foreign interface harness (FIH) port
6 - Network connection
7 - Fax connection (for connecting to an optional analog fax accessory)

Device software

The printing-system software is included with the device. See the Getting started guide for installation instructions.

The printing system includes software for end users and network administrators, and printer drivers for access to the features and communication with the computer.

NOTE: For a list of printer drivers and updated software, click here to go to www.hp.com/go/M5025_software or click here to go to www.hp.com/go/M5035_software

Supported operating systems

The device supports the following operating systems:

Full software installation
Printer driver only
  • Microsoft Windows XP (32-bit and 64-bit)

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (32-bit and 64-bit)

  • Microsoft Windows 2000

  • Macintosh OS X V10.2.8, V10.3, V10.4 and later

  • Linux (Web only)

  • UNIX model scripts (Web only)

NOTE: For Macintosh OS V10.4 and later, PPC and Intel Core Processor Macs are supported.

Supported printer drivers

Operating system
PCL 5
PCL 6
Postscript level 3 emulation
Microsoft Windows
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Macintosh OS X V10.2.8, V10.3, V10.4 and later
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Linux
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For Linux, to download the postscript level 3 emulation driver click here to go to www.hp.com/go/linuxprinting

The printer drivers include online Help that has instructions for common printing tasks and also describes the buttons, check-boxes, and drop-down lists that are in the printer driver.

Select the correct printer driver

Printer drivers allow to gain access to the features of the device and allow the computer to communicate with the device (using a printer language). Check the installation notes and readme files on the CD for additional software and languages.

The device uses the PCL 5, PCL 6, and PostScript 3 emulation printer description language (PDL) drivers.

  • Use the PCL 6 printer driver for the best overall performance.

  • Use the PCL 5 printer driver for general office printing.

  • Use the PS driver for printing from PostScript-based programs, for compatibility with PostScript Level 3 needs, or for PS flash font support.

Operating system
PCL 5
PCL 6
PS 3 emulation
Microsoft Windows
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Microsoft Windows XP (32-bit)
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Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (32-bit)
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Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (64-bit)
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Macintosh OS X V10.2 and later
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Not all features are available from all drivers or operating systems.

For Microsoft Windows 2000 and Microsoft Windows XP (32-bit and 64-bit), click here to download the PCL 5 driver from www.hp.com/go/M5025_software or click here to go to www.hp.com/go/M5035_software.

For Microsoft Windows XP (64-bit), click here download the PCL 6 driver from www.hp.com/go/M5025_software or click here to go to www.hp.com/go/M5035_software.

The printer drivers include online Help that has instructions for common printing tasks and also describes the buttons, check-boxes, and drop-down lists that are in the printer driver.

Universal printer drivers

The HP Universal Print Driver Series for Microsoft Windows includes separate HP postscript level 3 emulation and HP PCL 5 versions of a single driver that provides access to almost any HP device while providing system administrator with tools to manage devices more effectively. The Universal Print Driver is included on the device CD, under the Optional Software section. For more information, click here to go to www.hp.com/go/universalprintdriver

Driver Autoconfiguration

The HP LaserJet PCL 5, PCL 6, and PS level 3 emulation drivers for Microsoft Windows 2000 and Microsoft Windows XP feature automatic discovery and driver configuration for device accessories at the time of installation. Some accessories that the Driver Autoconfiguration supports are the duplexing unit, optional paper trays, and dual inline memory modules (DIMMs).

Update Now

If the device configuration has been modified since installation, the driver can be automatically updated with the new configuration. In the Properties dialog box, on the Device Settings tab, click the Update Now button to update the driver.

HP Driver Preconfiguration

HP Driver Preconfiguration is a software architecture and set of tools that can be used to customize and distribute HP software in managed corporate printing environments. Using HP Driver Preconfiguration, information technology (IT) administrators can preconfigure the printing and default settings for HP printer drivers before installing the drivers in the network environment. For more information, click here to see the HP Driver Preconfiguration Support Guide at www.hp.com/go/hpdpc_sw

Priority for print settings

Changes to print settings are prioritized depending on where the changes are made:

NOTE: The names of commands and dialog boxes might vary depending on the software program.
  • Page Setup dialog box: Click Page Setup or a similar command on the File menu of the program to open this dialog box. Settings changed here override settings changed anywhere else.

  • Print dialog box: Click Print, Print Setup, or a similar command on the File menu of the program to open this dialog box. Settings changed in the Print dialog box have a lower priority and do not override changes made in the Page Setup dialog box.

  • Printer Properties dialog box (printer driver): Click Properties in the Print dialog box to open the printer driver. Settings changed in the Printer Properties dialog box do not override settings anywhere else in the printing software.

  • Default printer driver settings: The default printer driver settings determine the settings used in all print jobs, unless settings are changed in the Page Setup, Print, or Printer Properties dialog boxes.

  • Printer control panel settings: Settings changed at the printer control panel have a lower priority than changes made anywhere else.

Open the printer drivers

Operating System
To change the settings for all print jobs until the software program is closed
To change the default settings for all print jobs
To change the device configuration settings
Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, and Server 2003
  1. On the File menu in the software program, click Print.

  2. Select the driver, and then click Properties or Preferences.

  1. Click Start, click Settings, and then click Printers or Printers and Faxes.

  2. Right-click the driver icon, and then select Printing Preferences.

  1. Click Start, click Settings, and then click Printers or Printers and Faxes.

  2. Right-click the driver icon, and then select Properties.

  3. Click the Device Settings tab.

Macintosh OS X V10.2.8, V10.3, V10.4 and later
  1. On the File menu, click Print.

  2. Change the settings desired to be on various pop-up menus.

  1. On the File menu, click Print.

  2. Change the settings desired to be on various pop-up menus.

  3. On the Presets pop-up menu, click Save as and type a name for the preset.

These settings are saved in the Presets menu. To use the new settings, select the saved preset option every time a program is opened and printed.
  1. In the Finder, on the Go menu, click Applications.

  2. Open Utilities, and then open Print Center (Macintosh OS X V10.2.8) or Printer Setup Utility.

  3. Click on the print queue.

  4. On the Printers menu, click Show Info.

  5. Click the Installable Options menu.

NOTE: Configuration settings might not be available in Classic mode.

Software for Macintosh computers

The HP installer provides PostScript Printer Description (PPD) files, Printer Dialog Extensions (PDEs), and the HP Printer Utility for use with Macintosh computers.

For network connections, use the embedded Web server (EWS) to configure the device.

The printing system software includes the following components:

  • PostScript Printer Description (PPD) files

    The PPDs, in combination with the Apple PostScript printer drivers, provide access to device features. Use the Apple PostScript printer driver that comes with the computer.

  • HP Printer Utility

    Use the HP Printer Utility to set up device features that are not available in the printer driver:

    • Name the device

    • Assign the device to a zone on the network

    • Assign an internet protocol (IP) address to the device

    • Download files and fonts

    • Configure the device for IP or AppleTalk printing

    HP Printer Utility can be used when the device uses a universal serial bus (USB) cable or is connected to a TCP/IP-based network.

NOTE: The HP Printer Utility is supported for Macintosh OS X V10.2 or later.

Remove software from Macintosh operating systems

To remove the software from a Macintosh computer, drag the PPD files to the trash can.

Utilities

The device is equipped with several utilities that make it easy to monitor and manage the device on a network.

HP Web Jetadmin

HP Web Jetadmin is a browser-based management tool for HP Jetdirect-connected printers within the intranet, and it should be installed only on the network administrator’s computer.

To download a current version of HP Web Jetadmin and for the latest list of supported host systems, click here to visit www.hp.com/go/webjetadmin

When installed on a host server, any client can gain access to HP Web Jetadmin by using a supported Web browser (such as Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.x or Netscape Navigator 4.x or later) by navigating to the HP Web Jetadmin host.

Embedded Web Server

The device is equipped with an embedded Web server, which provides access to information about device and network activities. This information appears in a web browser, such as Microsoft Internet Explorer or Netscape Navigator.

The embedded Web server resides on the device. It is not loaded on a network server.

The embedded Web server provides an interface to the device that anyone who has a network-connected computer and a standard Web browser can use. No special software is installed or configured, but a supported Web browser must be installed on the computer. To gain access to the embedded Web server, type the IP address for the device in the address line of the browser. To find the IP address, print a configuration page.

Click here for a complete explanation of the features and functionality of the embedded Web server.

HP Easy Printer Care software

The HP Easy Printer Care software is a program that can be used for the following tasks:

  • Checking the device status

  • Checking the supplies status

  • Setting up alerts

  • Viewing device documentation

  • Gaining access to troubleshooting and maintenance tools

HP Easy Printer Care software can be viewed when the device is directly connected to the computer or when it is connected to a network. To download the HP Easy Printer Care software, click here to go to www.hp.com/go/easyprintercare

Supported operating systems

For information about supported operating systems, click here to go to www.hp.com/go/easyprintercare

Supported browsers

To use the HP Easy Printer Care software, one of the following browsers must be installed on the computer:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 or later

  • Netscape Navigator 7.0 or later

  • Opera Software ASA Opera 6.05 or later

All pages can be printed from the browser.

Other components and utilities

Microsoft Windows
Macintosh OS
  • Software installer - automates the printing system installation

  • Online Web registration

  • PostScript Printer Description files (PPDs) - use with the Apple PostScript drivers that come with the Macintosh OS

  • The HP Printer Utility - change device settings, view status, and set up printer-event notification from a Macintosh. This utility is supported for Macintosh OS X V10.2 and later

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