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Hewlett-Packard HP JetDirect en1700

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews of Hewlett-Packard HP JetDirect en1700. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Comments about the durability and design are overall positive. The performance and usability are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some negative comments about the reliability.

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On average, users rate this product 93/100.

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Consumer review by: AdvArms (

Excellent print server


Quick easy setup. Works great on the P3005


Feb, 2009

Consumer review by: N/A (

Mac/Linux Friendly


Cannot send audio to your stereo and your locally attached computer speakers at the same time. One or the other option, not both. Once you get streaming to work, you can switch back and forth, though. This limitation appears to be a Windows thing.

ditto prior comment. We purchased printers without the built in jetdirect/server. We are a windows free shop and purchase the netgear ps121 and had horrible results


May, 2008

Consumer review by: JC (

Great print server


This adapter is great. Not the cheapest, but it works well, especially with Linux, and many 3rd party hookups are flaky. This uses HP drivers- I highly recommend it. The price might be lower than some of the other JetDirects, but this is a high quality...

Easy to hookup ; Easy to use (shows up as a regular printer) ; Highly linux compatible- both Xanros and Ubuntu love it out of the box ; Bidirectional (my PC gives me feedback on my toner level) ; Looks good (gray, but simple design without a ton of lights

Setup is ONLY on included CD- DON'T LOSE IT ; Drivers are updated online (for Windows), but not all work. I recommend the HP Universal PCL5e driver- it's the most reliable one for windows. You don't need the cd- select network printer, jetdirect,...

Mar, 2008

Consumer review by: Krell (



Absolutely no problems with this device (except the part where I had to pay for it). I tried a Linksys print server before this and it had problems -- some stuff would print, some would not. This think never had any of that kind of behavior and setup...

Product Specifications

Making the switch from IPv4 to IPv6? The Jetdirect en1700 supports both, so you can keep using all your old printers, even after you upgrade. Built to deliver optimal performance with Hi-Speed USB 2.0 technology, it will give your work teams easy access to USB-compatible HP LaserJet and Inkjet printers and All-in-Ones.

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Compatibility:Mac / PC
Country Kits:United States
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP JetDirect


Encryption Algorithm:SSL / TLS


Cabling Type:Ethernet 100Base-TX / Ethernet 10Base-T
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet
Data Transfer Rate:100Mbps
Form Factor:External
Interface (Bus) Type:USB
Remote Management Protocol:HTTP / HTTPS / SNMP 1 / SNMP 2c / SNMP 3
Type:Print server

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS X 10.2 / Apple MacOS X 10.3 / Apple MacOS X 10.4 or later / Citrix Presentation Server / Microsoft Windows 2000 / Microsoft Windows Server 2003 / Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition / Microsoft Windows Vista / Microsoft Windows Vista (64-bit versions) / Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition / Microsoft Windows XP Professional / Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition / Red Hat Linux 7.x / SuSE Linux 8.x