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HP Color LaserJet CP3525

alaTest has collected and analyzed 118 reviews of HP Color LaserJet CP3525. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. People really like the design and durability. The reliability and usability also get good feedback, whereas many are less positive about the noise and size.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the HP Color LaserJet CP3525 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for HP Color LaserJet CP3525

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of HP Color LaserJet CP3525 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers on Amazon.co.uk.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP CP3525n Colour Laserjet Printer A4 30ppm 1200 x 600 USB (Network Ready)HP CP3525n Colour Laserjet Printer A4 30ppm 1200 x 600 USB (Network Ready)

Nov, 2017

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Amazon.com review summary for HP Color LaserJet CP3525

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 39 user reviews of HP Color LaserJet CP3525 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Printers on Amazon.com. People really like the size and design. The reliability and usability also get good opinions. The noise and price get less positive reviews.

performance, usability, reliability, design, size

price, noise

87% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP CP3525DN Color LaserJet PrinterHP CP3525DN Color LaserJet Printer

Nov, 2017

Expert review by: John Breeden II (gcn.com)

Hewlett-Packard Color LaserJet CP3525x

 

If you need a speedy, accurate printer and are willing to pay a little more for it, the CP3525x is the one that should race into your agency. It earns a Reviewer's Choice for this roundup.

Sep, 2009

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Expert review by: (toptenreviews.com_old)

HP Color LaserJet CP3525n

 

The HP Color LaserJet CP3525n is a laser printer with many benefits. The biggest advantage to using this printer is the excellent printing quality it provides. With a high resolution of 1200 x 600dpi, your images are sharp and clear. The high monthly...

This laser printer can print both black and white and color pages at a rate of 30 pages per minute

This printer has large dimensions and weighs 72.5 lbs

An extensive feature set including high resolution, fast printing speeds and a high monthly duty cycle makes this a tough laser printer to beat.

Expert review by: (toptenreviews.com_old)

HP Color LaserJet CP3525dn

 

The HP Color LaserJet CP3525dn may be a large laser printer but it offers excellent features and outstanding printing capabilities. The 30 pages per minute printing speeds, along with the 1200 x 600 dpi resolution are key features of this printer. And...

The HP Color LaserJet CP3525dn offers a maximum printing resolution of 1200 x 600 dpi

There are no wireless printing capabilities available on this laser printer

If you are looking for outstanding print quality and don’t mind a large exterior, the HP Color LaserJet CP3525dn may be the printer you are looking for.

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

HP Color LaserJet CP3525dn - Colour Laser Printer

 

A large office colour laser printer with well designed duplex print, which doesn't slow it down by much.

Jan, 2012

Expert review by: Expert Reviews Staff (expertreviews.co.uk)

HP Color LaserJet CP3525dn review

 

This solid colour laser printer is easy to use and produces good quality business prints, though the colour print cost is a little high.

May, 2010

Expert review by: Simon Williams (macuser.co.uk)

HP Color LaserJet CP3525dn

 

Busy small offices or medium-sized workgroups need printers that can produce good quality prints quickly. To justify the extra expense of colour, they need to produce it cheaply, so it can be used to best effect. HP's LaserJet CP3525dn is in some ways,...

Overall, this is a solid, mainstream colour laser printer for offices and workgroups. It's easy to use, produces good quality business print and offers unusually high duplex speeds. Colour page print cost is a little high, but is offset by low...

May, 2010

Consumer review by: mercblue281 (newegg.com)

fantastic workgroup printer

 

Extremely fast! High quality output, quieter than i expected and the previous printer

smaller capacity tray does not hold legal size. unfortunate since the idea was to have the full ream tray hold letter and the half ream tray hold legal. pretty big design oversight if you ask me

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: NateinMN (hp.com)

HP Color LaserJet CP3525n Printer

 

I was a little nervous when I took this out of the package as it was larger than I thought it would be but after a few days of thinking I kept it and I am glad I did. My old printer was a Konica Minolta which was, well taller than this one but about...

Dec, 2011

Consumer review by: bricoleur (newegg.com)

Works well.

 

This unit replaced a 7-year old "high capacity" color printer that had finally worn completely out. The colors are crisp & clear and the printing speed is not noticeably slower than the machine it replaced. All in all it appears to be good value for...

Easy setup right out of the box. Memory upgrade was a snap. Works well in our office setting

None at this time

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: BOOF (newegg.com)

Doing good

 

Will buy again.

I ordered 6 of these for our new dealership and they are working great! No problems so far, toner use is actually pretty good

Of the 6 one was messed up and wouldn't align / work. Had to RMA, but considering I had 6 of them its understandable and newegg was great w/ exchange

Sep, 2011

Product Specifications

The HP Color LaserJet CP3520 Printer series, including the CP3525, is a portfolio of reliable printers for the general office that offers cost effective, eye-catching color business communications and marketing collateral to meet the needs of small to medium businesses (SMBs) with its ease of use and high performance. With the HP Color LaserJet CP3525 Printer, customers can create professional-looking documents in-house for less than the cost of outsourcing projects to print shops.

Certificates

Blue Angel certified:No / Yes
Certification:IEC, UL/cUL, EMC, FCC
Energy Star certified:No / Yes

Design

Built-in display: Yes
Color of product:Black, White
Display:LCD
Stand-by LED: Yes

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:19.3in
Height:14.1in/20.5in
Weight:72.5lbs/89.3lbs
Width:20.2in

Energy Management

Current rating:4.212
Input frequency:50/60
Input Voltage:115-240
Power consumption (off):0.48
Power consumption (standby):60
Power consumption (typical):60 / 643

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Header

Compatibility:Mac / PC/PC
Country Kits:Australia / New Zealand/Europe/Spain/United States
Localization:English/Spanish
Manufacturer:Hewlett-Packard
Model:CP3525/CP3525dn/CP3525n/CP3525x/Heavy Media Paper Tray
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP/HP Color LaserJet

Input Capacity

Input capacity (tray 2):250
Maximum input capacity:350 / 850
Multi-Purpose Tray capacity:100
Standard input capacity:100 / 350 / 850

Memory

Hard Drive Capacity:Optional
Internal memory:256 / 384 / 512
Maximum internal memory:1 / 1024
Maximum memory:1 / 1024
Memory slots:1
Memory Type:DDR2

Miscellaneous

Category of Accessory:Printer accessories
Microsoft Certification:Certified for Windows Vista/Works with Windows Vista
Product Type:Media tray
Refurbished:Remarketed
Vista Certification:Certified for Windows Vista/Works with Windows Vista

Modem

Type: None

Networking

Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Management protocols:SNMPv3, SSL/TLS
Network ready: Yes
Security algorithms:128-bit WEP, 64-bit WEP, 802.1x RADIUS, EAP, WPA, WPA-AES, WPA-TKIP, WPA2
Supported network protocols (IPv4):TCP/IP, IPX/SPX, DLC/LLC, AppleTalk, Auto-IP, Apple Bonjour-compatible, NDS, Bindery, NCP, Telnet, SLP, IGMP, BOOTP/DHCP, WINS, SNMP v1/2c/3, HTP
Type:None/Print server
Wi-Fi: No

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 70 / 20 - 60
Operating relative humidity range:10 - 70 / 20 - 60
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 30 / 59 - 81
Operating temperature range (T-T):10 - 30 / 59 - 81
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Storage relative humidity range:10 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):0 - 35
Storage temperature range (T-T):0 - 35

Other Features

Acoustic power emissions:6.9 B(A) (active/printing), 4.6 B(A) (ready)
Acoustic power emissions (active, print, copy or scan):6.9
Acoustic power emissions (ready):4.6 B(A) / 4.6B
Acoustic pressure emissions:54
Acoustic pressure emissions bystander (active, print, copy or scan):54 dB(A) / 54dB(A)
Acoustic pressure emissions bystander (ready):33 dB(A) / 33dB(A)
Automatic paper sensor:N
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Compatible operating systems:Microsoft Windows 2000, XP Professional, Server 2003, Server 2008; Windows Vista; Mac OS X v10.3, v10.4, v10.5 / Windows 2000\nWindows Vista (32/64-bit)\nWindows XP (32/64-bit)\nWindows Server 2003 (32/64-bit)\nWindows Server 2008 (32/64-bit)\nMac OS X v10.3.9, v10.4, v10.5+\nRed Hat Linux 7.x+\nSuSE Linux 8.x+\nSolaris 2.5+
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Control panel:4-line graphical colour display, 3 lights (Attention, Data, Ready), 7 buttons (Help, Menu, OK, Stop, Back, Down, Up)
Custom media sizes:Multipurpose tray: 98 x 148 to 216 x 356 mm; 250-sheet input tray: 148 x 210 to 216 x 297 mm; optional 500-sheet input tray: 148 x 210 to 216 x 356 mm
Dimension note (imperial):Dimensions vary as per configuration
Dimension note (metric):Dimensions vary as per configuration
Document delivery speed (letter):As fast as 23 sec
Driver updates:For a list of printer drivers and updated HP printer software go to http:///go/cljcp3525_software
Duplex binding:N / Y
Duplex print options:Automatic (standard) / Manual (driver support provided)
Duplex supported media size:A4, A5, B5 (JIS)
Envelope feeder:N
First page out (black&white, A4, ready):As fast as 11
First page out (black&white, letter, cold start):As fast as 142
First page out (black&white, letter, ready):11
First page out (black&white, letter, sleep):As fast as 16.5 (after 30 min sleep), 17 (after 60 min sleep)
First page out (black&white, letter, warm power on):As fast as 100
First page out (color, A4, ready):As fast as 11
First page out (color, letter, cold start):As fast as 142 (@ power off)
First page out (color, letter, ready):As fast as 11
First page out (color, letter, sleep):As fast as 16.5 (after 30 min sleep), 17 (after 60 min sleep)
I/O ports:1 USB-B, 1 10/100/1000 Base-T Ethernet
Input capacity for envelopes (primary tray):10
Mac compatibility: Yes
Maximum input capacity (prioridad de alimentación):Sheets (20 lb/75 gsm): 100-sheets, labels, transparencies, cardstock (163 gsm): 50-sheets, cardstock (216 gsm): 30-sheets, envelopes: 10
Maximum input capacity (priority feed):Sheets (20 lb/75 gsm): 100-sheets, labels, transparencies, cardstock (163 gsm): 50-sheets, cardstock (216 gsm): 30-sheets, envelopes: 10
Maximum paper trays:3
Media handling:Sheetfed
Media size (tray 2):Letter, executive, A4, A5, B5 (JIS), 148 x 210 to 215.9 x 297 mm
Media size (tray 3):A4, A5, B5 (JIS), executive, 148 x 210 to 215.9 x 355.6 mm
Media sizes supported (imperial):Multipurpose tray: letter, legal, executive, statement, envelopes (No. 9, No. 10, Monarch); 250-sheet input tray: letter, executive; 500-sheet tray 3: letter, legal, executive, 8.5 x 13 in
Media type and capacity (tray 2):sheets (75 g/m² paper): 250, cardstock (163 g/m²): 100, transparencies: 100
Media type and capacity (tray 3):sheets (75 g/m² paper): 500, cardstock (163 g/m²); labels, transparencies: 200, glossy media with adapter (220 g/m², 10 x 15 cm): 100
Media type and capacity, tray 2:sheets (75 g/m² paper): 250, cardstock (163 g/m²): 100, transparencies: 100
Media type and capacity, tray 3:sheets (75 g/m² paper): 500, cardstock (163 g/m²); labels, transparencies: 200, glossy media with adapter (220 g/m², 10 x 15 cm): 100
Media weight (tray 2):60 to 163 g/m² (plain paper), 105 to 220 g/m² (glossy paper) / 60 to 163 g/m² (plain paper), \n105 to 220 g/m² (glossy paper)
Media weight (tray 3):60 to 176 g/m² (plain paper), 105 to 220 g/m² (glossy paper) (CP3525x) / 60 to 176 g/m² (plain paper), \n105 to 220 g/m² (glossy paper) (CP3525x)
Media weights by paper path:Multipurpose tray: 60 to 216 g/m² (plain paper), 105 to 220 g/m² (glossy paper); 250-sheet input tray: 60 to 163 g/m² (plain paper), 105 to 220 g/m² (glossy paper); optional 500-sheet input tray: 60 to 176 g/m² (plain paper), 105 to 220 g/m² (glossy paper)
Memory technology:NANDFlash, DDR2 SDRAM
Memory upgrade:1
Minimum system requirements:Windows Vista: Intel Pentium II or Celeron processor, Adobe Acrobat Reader 5, 512 MB RAM, 220 MB hard disk space, Microsoft Internet Explorer 7, CD-ROM drive; USB port; Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, Server 2003, Server 2008: Intel Pentium II or Celeron processor, Adobe Acrobat Reader 5, 256 MB RAM, 220 MB hard disk space, Microsoft Internet Explorer 6, CD-ROM drive, USB port
Minimum system requirements for Macintosh:Mac OS X v10.3, v10.4, v10.5; PowerPC G3, G4, G5 or Intel Core processor; 256 MB RAM; 160 MB hard disk space; CD-ROM drive; USB port
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet / Via HP Jetdirect Gigabit Ethernet embedded print server: TCP/IP (IP Direct Mode; may require software from the NOS vendor or third-party vendor: LPD, FTP, IPP), IPX/SPX, DLC/LLC, AppleTalk, Auto-IP, Apple Bonjour-compatible, NDS, Bindery, NCP, Telnet, SLP, IGMP, BOOTP/DHCP, WINS, SNMP v 1, 2c, 3, HTTP\nHP Jetdirect Gigabit Ethernet embedded print server
Number of cartons per pallet:2
Number of layers per pallet:3 / 4
Operating altitude (imperial):8000 ft
Package dimensions (W x D x H):29.7 x 23.6 x 20.9 / 29.7 x 23.6 x 28.6
Package weight:105.6 lb / 85.8 lb
Package weight (imperial):105.6 lb / 85.8 lb
Pallet dimensions (W x D x H):47.3 x 31.5 x 89.4 / 47.3 x 31.5 x 89.8
Pallet dimensions (W x D x H) (imperial):47.3 x 31.5 x 89.4 / 47.3 x 31.5 x 89.8
Pallet weight:708 / 718
Pallet weight (imperial):708 / 718
Paper handling:100-sheet multipurpose tray, 250-sheet input tray, Optional 500-sheet input tray, 250-sheet top output bin
Paper handling optional/input:Optional 500-sheet input tray
Paper handling standard/input:100-sheet multipurpose tray, 250-sheet input tray / 100-sheet multipurpose tray, 250-sheet input tray, 500-sheet input tray
Paper handling standard/output:250-sheet top output bin
Power Requirements:115-240V, 50/60Hz (+/-2Hz) / Input voltage 115 to 127 V ac (+/- 10%), 60 Hz (+/- 2 Hz), 12 A; 220 to 240 V ac (+/- 10%), 50 Hz (+/- 2 Hz), 6 A
Power supply type:AC
Print quality (black, best quality):1200 x 600
Print quality (black, normal quality):600
Print quality (color, best quality):1200
Print speed (black, best quality, A4):30
Print speed (black, best quality, letter):< 30
Print speed (color, best quality, A4):30
Print speed (color, best quality, letter):< 30
Printer management:HP Web Jetadmin, HP Easy Printer Care Software, HP Sure Supply, HP Colour Access Controls, HP Embedded Web Server
Product dimensions when open (LxWxD):32.4
Product weight optional (imperial):72.5 lb / 89.3 lb
Product weight optional (metric):32.9 kg / 40.5 kg
Quantity per pallet:6 / 8
Recommended media weight:60 to 220
Recommended media weight (duplex, imperial):16 to 43 lb (automatic duplex), 16 to 58 lb (manual duplex) / 16 to 43 lb (automatic duplex),\n16 to 58 lb (manual duplex)
Recommended operating temperature range (T-T):15 - 27 / 15 - 27.2
Safety:IEC 60950-1 (International), EN 60950-1+A11 (EU), IEC 60825-1+A1+A2, UL/cUL Listed (US/Canada), GS License (Europe), EN 60825-1+A1+A2 (Class 1 Laser/LED Device) GB4943-2001, Low Voltage Directive 2006/95/EC with CE Marking (Europe); other safety approvals as required by individual countries
Size:20.2
Standard input trays:2 / 3
Standard media sizes:5.8''x 8.3''- 8.5''x 11.7'' / A4, A5, B5 (JIS), envelopes (B5, C5, DL)
Standard media sizes (duplex, imperial):Letter, legal, executive
Standard media sizes (duplex, metric):A4, A5, B5 (JIS)
Standard output capacity for envelopes:10
Standard output capacity for transparancies:100
Standard output capacity for transparencies:100
SureSupply connection type:Direct and Network
SureSupply software driver:N
SureSupply supported:Y / Yes
Typefaces:80 HP font set (plus Greek, Hebrew, Cyrillic, Arabic)
Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC) Number:4.212 kWh/Week
UNSPSC-code:43201802
Upgrade type:Color tables, formatter firmware, software drivers
Weight:Includes print cartridge\n72.5 lb / Includes print cartridge\n89.3 lb
Weight (imperial):Includes print cartridge\n72.5 lb / Includes print cartridge\n89.3 lb
Wireless option type:Optional, enabled with purchase of a hardware accessory

Output Capacity

Maximum output capacity:250
Standard output capacity:250

Packaging Content

Bundled software:Software for Microsoft Windows: Desktop SureSupply, HP Update. Macintosh: HP Postscript 3 driver software (v4.3.1) and HP Printer Utility for Mac OS X

Paper Handling

Duplex media weight:60 to 163 g/m² (automatic), 60 to 220 g/m² (manual) / 60 to 163 g/m² (automatic), \n60 to 220 g/m² (manual)
Envelopes sizes:B5, C5, DL
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4 / A4, A5
ISO C-series sizes (C0...C9):C5
JIS B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Maximum print area:Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Maximum print size:Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Media size (tray 1):Letter, legal, executive, 8.5 x 13, A4, A5, B5 (JIS), envelopes (No. 10, Monarch (7 3/4), C5, B5, DL), 98.4 x 148 to 215.9 x 355.6 mm
Media types supported:Paper (plain, light, bond, recycled, mid-weight, heavy, mid-weight glossy, heavy glossy, extra heavy, extra heavy glossy, cardstock, card glossy) colour transparency, labels, letterhead, envelope, preprinted, prepunched, coloured, rough, opaque film
Media weight (tray 1):60 to 216 g/m² (plain paper), 105 to 220 g/m² (glossy paper)
Non-ISO print media sizes:Executive, Legal, Letter, Statement
Standard tray media types:Bond paper, Card stock, Envelopes, Glossy paper, Labels, Plain paper, Pre-Printed, Recycled paper, Transparencies / Bond paper, Card stock, Envelopes, Labels, Plain paper, Pre-Printed, Recycled paper, Transparencies / Bond paper, Envelopes, Glossy paper, Labels, Plain paper, Recycled paper, Transparencies

Performance

Built-in processor:Motorola Coldfire V5x Embedded / Yes
Processor:Coldfire v5e / Coldfire V5x Embedded / Motorola Coldfire V5x Embedded
Processor family:Motorola Coldfire
Processor frequency:515
Processor model:Coldfire v5e / Coldfire V5x Embedded / Motorola Coldfire V5x Embedded

Ports & interfaces

Standard interfaces:USB 2.0

Power

Current rating:4.212
Input frequency:50/60
Input Voltage:115-240
Power consumption (off):0.48
Power consumption (standby):60
Power consumption (typical):60 / 643

Print Technology

Color: Yes
Duplex printing:No / Yes
Economical printing: Yes
Maximum duty cycle:75000
Maximum Resolution:1200 x 600 / 600 x 1200
Number of print cartridges:4
Print technology:Laser
Recommended duty cycle:5000
Standard printer languages:PCL 6, PostScript 3

Printer

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Duplex Printout:Duplex
Interface:Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T / USB/USB
Language Simulation:PCL 5 / PCL 6 / PDF 1.4 / PostScript 3
Max H-Resolution B/W:1200dpi
Max H-Resolution Color:1200dpi
Max Media Size (Standard):A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in)/Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)/Letter A Size (8.5 in x 11 in)
Max Printing Speed (ppm):30ppm
Max Printing Speed Color (ppm):30ppm
Max V-Resolution B/W:600dpi
Max V-Resolution Color:600dpi
Media Type:Cards / Envelopes / Glossy paper / Labels / Plain paper / Recycled paper / Transparencies
Output Type:Color
PostScript Support:Standard
Technology:Laser
Total Media Capacity:350sheets/500sheets/850sheets
Type:Workgroup printer

Printing

Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):30
Print speed (color, normal quality, A4/US Letter):30
Time to first page (black, normal):11
Time to first page (color, normal):11
Warm-up time:131

RAM

Installed Size:256MB/384MB/512MB
Max Supported Size:1GB

Scanner

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS X 10.3.9 / Apple MacOS X 10.4 / Apple MacOS X 10.5 or later / Microsoft Windows 2000 / Microsoft Windows Server 2003 / Microsoft Windows Server 2008 / Microsoft Windows Vista / Microsoft Windows Vista (64-bit versions) / Microsoft Windows XP / Microsoft Windows XP 64-bit Edition / Red Hat Linux 7.0 or later / SuSE Linux 8.x

Weight & Dimensions

Dimensions (WxDxH):20.2 x 19.3 x 14.1 / 20.2 x 19.3 x 20.5
Maximum dimensions (W x D x H):32.4 x 29.1 x 14.1 / 32.4 x 29.1 x 20.5
Package dimensions (WxDxH):29.7 x 23.6 x 20.9 / 29.7 x 23.6 x 28.5
Package weight:105.8 / 1375.7 / 1393.3 / 1693.2 / 86 / 87.1
Pallet dimensions (W x D x H):47.2 x 31.5 x 89.4 / 47.2 x 31.5 x 89.8
Pallet weight:709.9 / 718.7
Weight:1.19 / 1160.5 / 1178.2 / 1428.6 / 72.5 / 73.6 / 89.3