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Printer Specifications for HP Officejet Pro 8500 Premier and 8500 Wireless All-in-One Printers

Product specifications

This document contains specifications for the product, including model numbers, system requirements, and print speed.

HP Officejet Pro 8500 Premier and HP Officejet Pro 8500 Wireless All-in-One models

All-in-One Model
Image
Product Number
HP Officejet Pro 8500 Premier All-in-One Printer - A909n
CB025A
HP Officejet Pro 8500 Wireless All-in-One Printer - A909g
CB023A
CB794A
CB874A

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System requirements

The following tables contain the minimum system requirements for supported Windows and Macintosh operating systems.

Windows system requirements

Supported Windows operating systems: Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows XP x64, Windows Vista, Windows 7

NOTE: For Windows 2000 SP 4, Windows XP x64 Edition SP 1, Windows XP SP 1 Starter Edition, and Windows Vista Starter Edition, only the printer driver, scanner driver, and printer Toolbox are available.
Component
Minimum system requirement
Recommended system requirement
Processor
Windows 2000 Service Pack 4, Windows XP (32-bit)
Intel Pentium II or Celeron processor
Intel Pentium III or higher processor
Windows XP x64
AMD Athlon 64, AMD Opteron, Intel Xeon processor with Intel EM64T support, or Intel Pentium 4 processor with Intel EM64T support
AMD Athlon 64, AMD Opteron, Intel Xeon processor with Intel EM64T support, or Intel Pentium 4 processor with Intel EM64T support
Windows Vista and Windows 7
800 MHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
RAM
Windows 2000 Service Pack 4, Windows XP (32-bit), Windows XP x64
128 MB
256 MB
Windows Vista and Windows 7
512 MB
1 GB or higher
Free disk space
Windows 2000 Service Pack 4, Windows XP x64
200 MB
500 MB
Windows XP (32-bit)
410 MB
500 MB
Windows Vista and Windows 7
765 MB
1.5 GB
CD-ROM drive
CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive
Browser
Windows 2000 Service Pack 4, Windows XP (32-bit), Windows XP x64
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or later
Windows Vista and Windows 7
Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 or later
Connectivity *
Network support
Embedded networking
USB support
USB 2.0 HS
Memory cards
Card slots
PictBridge
Other
Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 or later
NOTE: A USB cable can be purchased from any reputable dealer.

Macintosh system requirements

Supported Macintosh operating systems: Mac OS X v10.4, v10.5, v10.6, and v10.7.

Component
Minimum system requirement
Recommended system requirement
Processor
Mac OS X 10.4, 10.5, and 10.6
PowerPC with G3, G4, G5, or Intel Core Duo processor
PowerPC with G3, G4, G5, or Intel Core Duo processor
OS X 10.7
Intel Core 2 Duo processor
Intel Core 2 Duo or higher processor
Memory
Mac OS X 10.4, 10.5, and 10.6
256 MB
512 MB or higher
OS X 10.7
2 GB
2 GB or higher
Browser
Any browser
Free disk space
500 MB
800 MB or higher
Connectivity USB
Network support
USB support
Memory cards
Embedded networking
Hi-Speed USB 2.0
Card slots
PictBridge
Other
CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive
Available USB port and USB cable
Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 or later (recommended)
Quick Time 5.0 or later (recommended)
SVGA 800 x 600 monitor with 16-bit color (32-bit color recommended)
Internet access (recommended)
NOTE: A USB cable can be purchased from any reputable dealer.

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Physical dimensions

Dimension
Measurement
Height
494 mm (19.5 inches)
With tray 2: 398 mm (15.6 inches)
Width
331 mm (13 inches)
Depth
479 mm (18.9 inches)
Weight
With duplexer: 12.7 kg (28 pounds)
With tray 2*: 15.4 kg (34 pounds)

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Cartridges

The printing mechanism for this product involves two printheads and four cartridges. Review the following tables for printheads and cartridges that are compatible with your product.

Printheads

Description
Part number
Example
HP 940 Black/Yellow Officejet Printhead
C4900A
HP 940 Magenta/Cyan Officejet Printhead
C4901A

Cartridges

Cartridge
Description
Part number
Example
Black
HP 940XL* Black Officejet Ink Cartridge
C4906A
North America only: HP 940 Black Officejet Ink Cartridge
C4902A
Cyan
HP 940XL Cyan Officejet Ink Cartridge
C4907A
North America only: HP 940 Cyan Officejet Ink Cartridge
C4903A
Magenta
HP 940XL Magenta Officejet Ink Cartridge
C4908A
North America only: HP 940 Magenta Officejet Ink Cartridge
C4904A
Yellow
HP 940XL Yellow Officejet Ink Cartridge
C4909A
North America only: HP 940 Yellow Officejet Ink Cartridge
C4905A

*Some cartridges provide more page yield than others. Click here for more information about page yields.

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Paper-handling specifications

Review the following tables for specifications regarding paper handling.

Paper tray capacities

Tray
Type
Weight
Capacity
Tray 1
Paper
60 to 105 g/m2 (16 to 28 lb bond)
Up to 250 sheets of plain paper (25 mm [1 inch] stacked)
Transparencies
n/a
Up to 70 sheets (17 mm [0.67 inch] stacked)
Photo paper
280 g/m2 (75 lb bond)
Up to 100 sheets (17 mm [0.67 inch] stacked)
Labels
n/a
Up to 100 sheets (17 mm [0.67 inch] stacked)
Envelopes
75 to 90 g/m2 (20 to 24 lb bond envelope)
Up to 30 sheets (17 mm [0.67 inch] stacked)
Cards
Up to 200 g/m2 (110 lb index)
Up to 80 cards
Tray 2
NOTE: Paper tray 2 is an optional accessory not included with all models.
Plain paper only
60 to 105 g/m2 (16 to 28 lb bond)
Up to 250 sheets
Duplexer
Paper
60 to 105 g/m2 (16 to 28 lb bond)
n/a
Output tray
All supported media
n/a
Up to 100 sheets of plain paper (text printing)
NOTE: Output tray capacity is affected by the type of paper and the amount of ink you are using. HP recommends emptying the output tray frequently.

Paper sizes

Type
Size
Plain paper
Letter: 216 x 280 mm (8.5 x 11 inches)
Legal: 216 x 356 mm (8.5 x 14 inches)
A4: 210 x 297 mm (8.27 x 11.70 inches)
Envelopes
U.S. 10: 105 x 241 mm (4.125 x 9.5 inches)
U.S. 9: 98 x 225 mm (3.9 x 8.9 inches)
A2: 111 x 146 mm (4.4 x 5.8 inches)
DL: 110 x 220 mm (4.3 x 8.7 inches)
C6: 114 x 162 mm (4.5 x 6.4 inches)
Transparency film
Letter: 216 x 279 mm (8.5 x 11 inches)
A4: 210 x 297 mm
Premium Photo Paper
102 x 152 mm (4 x 6 inches)
Letter: 216 x 280 mm (8.5 x 11 inches)
A4: 210 x 297 mm
Cards
A6: 105 x 148.5 mm (4.13 x 5.83 inches)
Index card: 76 x 127 mm (3 x 5 inches)
Index card: 101 x 152 mm (4 x 6 inches)
Index card Letter: 216 x 279 mm (8.5 x 11 inches)
Labels
Letter: 216 x 279 mm (8.5 x 11 inches)
A4: 210 x 297 mm
Custom
102 x 152 mm up to 216 x 356 mm (4 x 6 inches up to 8.5 x 14 inches)

Print margins

Media
Top (TM)
Left (LM)
Right (RM)
Bottom (BM)
U.S. Letter, U.S. Legal, A4, U.S. Statement, 8.5 x 13 inch, customized media, photo media
3.3 mm (0.13 inch)
3.3 mm (0.13 inch)
3.3 mm (0.13 inch)
3.3 mm (0.13 inch)
U.S. Executive, B5, A5, cards
3.3 mm (0.13 inch)
3.3 mm (0.13 inch)
3.3 mm (0.13 inch)
3.3 mm (0.13 inch)
Envelopes
3.3 mm (0.13 inch)
3.3 mm (0.13 inch)
16 mm (0.63 inch)
16 mm (0.63 inch)

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Printing specifications

  • Water resistant printing

  • Improved Fade Resistance

  • Borderless Brochure printing

  • Black print resolution: Up to 1200 dpi with pigmented black ink

  • Color print resolution: HP enhanced photo quality with Vivera inks (up to 4800 by 1200 dpi Optimized on HP Premium Plus photo papers with 1200 x 1200 input dpi)

  • Print method: Drop-on-demand thermal inkjet printing

  • Device languages: HP PCL 3 enhanced

  • Print speed: In pages per minute (ppm)*

    Print Mode
    Print speed*
    Black
    Color
    Draft
    Up to 35 ppm
    Up to 34 ppm
    ISO
    Up to 15 ppm
    Up to 11 ppm

    *See www.hp.com/go/inkjetprinter for details. (in English)

  • Duty cycle: 7.5K pages/month

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Copying specifications

  • Digital image processing

  • Up to 99 copies from original (varies by model)

  • Digital zoom: from 25 to 400% (varies by model)

  • Fit to page, copy preview

  • Copy speed: In pages per minute (ppm)*

    Print mode
    Type
    Copy speed
    Best
    Black
    Up to .85
    Color
    Up to .75
    Normal
    Black
    Up to 4.1
    Color
    Up to 2.8
    Fast
    Black
    Up to 20
    Color
    Up to 13

    *See www.hp.com/go/inkjetprinter for details. (in English)

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Scanning specifications

  • Image editor included

  • Integrated OCR software automatically converts scanned text to editable text

  • Twain-compliant interface

  • Resolution: 4800 x 4800 ppi optical, up to 19,200 ppi enhanced

  • Color: 16-bit per RGB color, 48-bit total

  • Maximum scan size from glass: color display: 216 x 356 mm (8.5 x 14 inches)

  • Maximum scan size from ADF: 216 x 356 mm (8.5 x 14 inches)

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Faxing specifications

  • Walk-up black-and-white and color fax capability

  • Up to 110 speed dials (varies by model)

  • Up to 120-page memory (varies by model, based on ITU-T Test Image #1 at standard resolution). More complicated pages or higher resolution takes longer and uses more memory.

  • Manual fax send and receive

  • Automatic busy redial up to five times (varies by model)

  • Automatic no-answer redial one time (varies by model)

  • Confirmation and activity reports

  • CCITT/ITU Group 3 fax with Error Correction Mode

  • 33.6 Kbps transmission

  • 3 seconds per page speed at 33.6 Kbps (based on ITU-T Test Image #1 at standard resolution). More complicated pages or higher resolution takes longer and uses more memory.

  • Ring detect with automatic fax/answering machine switching

  • Resolution:

    Type
    dpi setting
    Photo
    Very fine
    Fine
    Standard
    Black
    196 x 203 (8-bit grayscale)
    300 x 300
    196 x 203
    196 x 98
    Color
    200 x 200
    200 x 200
    200 x 200
    200 x 200
  • Fax to PC Specifications:

    • Supported file type: Uncompressed TIFF

    • Supported fax types: black-and-white faxes

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Power specifications

  • Power supply: Universal power adapter (external)

  • Power requirements:

    • Input voltage: 100 to 240 VAC (± 10%), 50/60 Hz (± 3Hz)

    • Output voltage: 32 Vdc at 2000 mA

  • Power consumption: 35 watts printing (Fast Draft Mode); 40 watts copying (Fast Draft Mode)

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Acoustic emission specifications

Print in Draft mode, noise levels per ISO 7779

  • Sound pressure (bystander position): LpAm 57 (dBA) (mon Draft print)

  • Sound power: LwAd 7.0(BA)

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Memory card specifications

  • Maximum recommended number of files on a memory card: 1000

  • Maximum recommended individual file size: 12 megapixel maximum, 8 MB maximum

  • Maximum recommended memory card size: 1 GB (solid state only)

    NOTE: Approaching any of the recommended maximums on a memory card might cause the performance of the device to be slower than expected.

Supported memory card types

  • CompactFlash (Type I and II)

  • Memory Stick, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick Pro, MagicGate Memory Stick Duo

    NOTE: Memory Stick Duo requires an adapter, which must be purchased separately. Not using an adapter may damage the device.
  • Memory Stick Micro (requires adapter, sold separately)

  • Secure Digital

  • High-Capacity Secure Digital

  • miniSD, microSD (requires adapter, sold separately)

  • MultiMediaCard (MMC), Secure MultiMediaCard

  • Reduced-Size MultiMediaCard (RS-MMC), MMC Mobile, MMCmicro (requires adapter, sold separately)

  • xD-Picture Card

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Environmental specifications

Review the following sections for environmental specifications.

Operating environment

  • Operating temperature: 5° to 40° C (41° to 104° F)

  • Recommended operating conditions: 15° to 32° C (59° to 90° F)

  • Recommended relative humidity: 25 to 75% noncondensing

Storage environment

  • Storage temperature: -5° to 60° C (23° to 140° F)

  • Storage relative humidity: Up to 90% noncondensing at a temperature of 60° C (150° F)

Energy Star

This product is designed to reduce power consumption and save natural resources without compromising product performance. It has been designed to reduce total energy consumption both during operation and when the device is not active. This product qualifies for ENERGY STAR®, which is a voluntary program established to encourage the development of energy-efficient office products.

Figure 1: Energy Star logo

ENERGY STAR is a U.S. registered service mark of the U.S. EPA. As an ENERGY STAR partner, HP has determined that this product meets ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency.

For more information, go to the Energy Star Web site Non-HP site (in English).

Material safety data sheets

To view Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), go to http://www.hp.com/go/msds (in English).

Ozone production

This product generates no appreciable ozone gas (O3).

Paper and plastic use

This product is suited for the use of recycled paper according to DIN 19309 and EN 12281:2002. Plastic parts over 25 grams (0.88 ounces) are marked according to international standards that enhance the ability to identify plastics for recycling purposes at the end of product life.

Recycling program

HP offers an increasing number of product return and recycling programs in many countries and regions, and partners with some of the largest electronic recycling centers throughout the world. HP conserves resources by reselling some of its most popular products. For more information about the recycling of HP products, go to www.hp.com/hpinfo/globalcitizenship/environment/recycle/ (in English).

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Regulatory specifications

The following sections contain information about the product and regulatory specifications.

Regulatory model number

For regulatory identification purposes, the product is assigned a Regulatory Model Number. The Regulatory Model Number for the product is SNPRC-0703-01 (HP Officejet Pro 8500 All-in-One Series) or SNPRC-0703-02 (HP Officejet Pro 8500 Wireless All-in-One or HP Officejet Pro 8500 Premier All-in-One). This regulatory number should not be confused with the marketing name (HP Officejet Pro 8500 All-in-One Series) or product number.

Exposure to radio frequency radiation

The radiated output power of this device is far below the FCC radio frequency exposure limits. Nevertheless, the device shall be used in such a manner that the potential for human contact during normal operation is minimized. This product and any attached external antenna, if supported, shall be placed in such a manner to minimize the potential for human contact during normal operation. In order to avoid the possibility of exceeding the FCC radio frequency exposure limits, human proximity to the antenna shall not be less than 20 cm (8 inches) during normal operation.

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