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HP Compaq 6530b notebook PC - Specifications

Hardware Specifications

Dimensions (HxWxD)
  • 1.28 inches (at front) x 13.18 x 9.56 inches

  • 32.6 mm (at front) x 334.8 mm x 242.8 mm

Starting at 5.31 lb (2.41 kg)
NOTE: Height varies depending upon where on the notebook the measurement is made. Weight varies by configuration and components. Weight includes 6-cell battery, hard drive, and optical drive. Weight varies by configuration and components.
Stand-Alone Power Requirements (AC Power)
  • Nominal Operating Voltage: 18.5 V

  • Average Operating Power: TBD W

  • Max Operating power: < 90 W

Operating :
  • 32° degree to 95° degree F (0° degree to 35° degree C) (not writing optical)

  • 41° degree to 95° degree F (5° degree to 35° degree C) (writing optical)

Non-operating : –4° degree to 140° degree F (–20° degree to 60° degree C)
Relative Humidity
Operating : 10% to 90%, non-condensing
Non-operating : 5% to 95%, 101.6° degree F (38.7° degree C) maximum wet bulb temperature
Operating : 125 G, 2 ms, half-sine
Non-operating : 200 G, 2 ms, half-sine
Random Vibration
Operating : 0.75 grms
Non-operating : 1.50 grms
Altitude (unpressurized)
Operating : –50 to 10,000 ft (–15.24 to 3,048 m)
Non-operating : –50 to 40,000 ft (–15.24 to 12,192 m)



HP Integrated Module with Bluetooth Wireless Technology
  • Bluetooth Specification : 2.0 Compliant

  • Dimensions : 1.02 x 0.55 x 0.22 in (26 x 14 x 5.7 mm)

  • Bluetooth Software Supported :
    • Broadcom Bluetooth for Windows

    • Microsoft Windows XP Bluetooth Software

V.92 56K Data/Fax Modem
Form Factor MDC : 1.5 Daughtercard
Power Management Support : APM Revision 1.2, ACPI



  • High Definition Audio support with 24 bit DAC

  • Integrated stereo speakers

  • Integrated microphone

  • Touch-sensitive controls for volume up, volume down, and mute

  • Stereo headphone/line out

  • Stereo microphone in

  • Optional VGA webcam



Power Conservation
  • Intel Display Power Saving technology (models with integrated graphics)

  • Hibernation

  • Standby

  • ACPI compliance


Wireless Devices

Support for a broad range of secure, integrated wireless LAN and wireless WAN options featuring support for the latest industry standards. Wireless LAN is factory configurable or available as an option to be added later. Broadband Wireless (WWAN) requires Windows Vista Business or Windows XP Professional and is available in select countries as a standard, factory configurable feature only. Integrated Bluetooth is also available (factory configurable only) and can be combined with any of the supported wireless LAN and wireless WAN options.

All 802.11 integrated wireless LAN options
  • Wi-Fi certified

  • Cisco Compatible Extensions support

  • Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) support up to 128 bit keys

  • Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) and WPA2 support

  • 802.1x authentication support, including EAP-TLS, EAP-TTLS, PEAP-GTC, PEAP-MSCHAPv2, and LEAP

  • Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) support

  • Dual antennas integrated in the display enclosure

Intel WiFi Link 5100
Integrated support for 802.11a, b, g, and n draft 2.0* Up to 450 mbps data rate
Broadcom 4322AGN 802.11a/b/g/draft-n Wi-Fi Adapter
Integrated support for 802.11a, b, g, and n draft 2.0* Up to 300 mbps data rate
Broadcom 4312G 802.11b/g WiFi Adapter
Integrated support for 802.11 b and g Up to 54 mbps data rate
HP Integrated Module with Bluetooth Wireless Technology
Bluetooth Specification v2.0 compliant Works with a wide range of Bluetooth devices
NOTE: * The specifications for 802.11n draft 2.0 are draft specifications and are not final. If the final specifications differ from the draft specifications, it may affect the ability of the notebook to communicate with other 802.11n WLAN devices. In countries where n draft 2.0 is not allowed, this capability is not enabled.


Expansion card slots

ExpressCard/54 slot
  • Supports ExpressCard/54 (54 mm x 75 mm x 5 mm)

  • ExpressCard/34 (34 mm x 75 mm x 5 mm)


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