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HP Color LaserJet Professional CP5225/CP5225n/CP5225dn

alaTest has collected and analyzed 67 reviews of HP Color LaserJet Professional CP5225/CP5225n/CP5225dn. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and price. The paper handling and performance are also appreciated. Reviews are divided on the reliability, while some have doubts about the print quality.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the HP Color LaserJet Professional CP5225/CP5225n/CP5225dn is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for HP Color LaserJet Professional CP5225/CP5225n/CP5225dn

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 user reviews of HP Color LaserJet Professional CP5225/CP5225n/CP5225dn 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. Reviewers really like the reliability and performance. The paper handling and size are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the print quality.

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print quality

80% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP Color LaserJet Professional CP5225dn PrinterHP Color LaserJet Professional CP5225dn Printer

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: mragosta (hp.com)

Easy setup. Superb printing

 

Superb printing! Easy setup, although it is heavy so lift with care. Also check the dimensions to make sure you have enough space for it.

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: jspillman1 (hp.com)

Great printer for A3 size drawings

 

I got this printer to be able to print 11x17 (A3) blueprints and construction drawings for use in my office. The quality is great and it prints quickly. No more daily trips to the print shop for me!

Aug, 2017

Consumer review by: CJ29 (hp.com)

Great printer

 

Great printer and our Engineering department loves it.

Jul, 2017

Consumer review by: BigThumbedMonkey (hp.com)

Really underwhelming

 

I purchased this printer a little over 18 months ago. The technical specs were just what I needed for my startup marketing firm. There's just one problem ... the color performance is downright horrible. There is simply no accuracy between screen and...

Jan, 2016

Consumer review by: Jennifer A. (newegg.com)

QA issues

 

1) I've bought 2 of these. The first one was DOA, it wouldn't print any cyan at all, even after we replaced the cyan cartridge. As our business relies heavily on printing, we bought another one right away and went to return the first DOA one, but...

Relatively cheap for a tabloid color laser ; Good print quality, lines are fine and text is crisp

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Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: CUAU2015 (hp.com)

PERFECT FOR OUR OFFICE NEEDS

 

Very happy with this unit, Very reliable with all the key features to meet our office needs. Very reliable and easy to connect and maintain

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: JRRYAN (hp.com)

Printer good Software bad.

 

Printer works fine. I have 3 -4 hours into trying to get it to work on a machine running Windows Vista Ultimate Service Pack 2 64 Bit. Unable to get it to print Setup as a network printer. Network install works fine on machine with Windows Vista...

Jul, 2014

Consumer review by: Allan C. (newegg.com)

Great printer some simple issues

 

I bought a open box re-manufactured from Newegg. Had 266 impressions on it and full toners. Also got a 500 sheet tray CE860A re-manufactured on a auction site.

11x17 / Tabloid ; Duplex ; Color

To enable the duplex unit you must right click ; run as admin" on printer management console, not the basic printer properties

Jul, 2014

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

Great printer some simple issues

 

I bought a open box re-manufactured from Newegg. Had 266 impressions on it and full toners. Also got a 500 sheet tray CE860A re-manufactured on a auction site.

11x17 / Tabloid ; Duplex ; Color

To enable the duplex unit you must right click ; run as admin" on printer management console, not the basic printer properties

Jul, 2014

Consumer review by: jon123 (hp.com)

Fast delivery,. easy setup

 

Worked great right of the box. Nice clear printing, very quiet operation. We setup 11" x 17" paper to load from the outside tray and 8.5" x 11" from the main feeder.

Apr, 2014

Product Specifications

Certificates

Energy Star certified:No / Yes

Design

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

Energy Management

Input frequency:50/60
Input Voltage:220-240
Power consumption (off): / 0.5
Power consumption (PowerSave): / 4.4
Power consumption (standby): / 30
Power consumption (typical): / 440

Input Capacity

Input capacity (tray 2):250
Maximum input capacity: / 850
Maximum number of paper inputs:3
Maximum number of paper trays:3
Multi-Purpose Tray capacity:100
Number of standard paper trays:2
Standard input capacity: / 250 / 350

Memory

Compatible memory cards:
Internal memory: / 192
Maximum internal memory:448
Maximum memory: / 448
Memory slots: / 1
Memory Type:DDR2

Networking

Ethernet LAN:N / Y
Ethernet LAN connection:No / Yes
Management protocols:SNMPv1, HTTP
Network ready:No / Yes
Supported network protocols (IPv4):TCP/IP, IPv4, IPv6
Wi-Fi: No

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 80
Operating relative humidity range: / 10 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 30
Operating temperature range (T-T): / 10 - 30
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Storage relative humidity range: / 10 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):0 - 35 / 32 - 95
Storage temperature range (T-T): / 0 - 35 / 32 - 95

Other Features

Acoustic power emissions: / 6.3 B(A) / 6.3B(A)
Acoustic power emissions (ready): / 5.3 B(A)
Acoustic pressure emissions:49
Acoustic pressure emissions bystander (active, print, copy or scan): / 49 dB(A)
Automatic paper sensor: / N
Compatible operating systems: / Windows 2000, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP Media Center, Windows XP Professional x64, Windows 7 (HP UPD); Mac OS X v 10.3, Mac OS X v 10.4 +; Linux / Windows 2000\nWindows XP Home\nWindows XP Professional x32/64-Bit\nWindows Server 2003\nWindows Vista\nWindows 7\nMac OS X v10.3, v10.4+\nLinux
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u
Control panel: / 2-line; 16-character backlit display; 5 buttons (Cancel job, Left arrow, Right arrow, Select, Back); 2 LED indicator lights (Attention, Ready)
Custom media sizes: / Tray 1: 76 x 127 to 320 x 457 mm; 250-sheet input Tray 2: 148 x 182 to 297 x 432 mm; optional 500-sheet input Tray 3: 148 x 210 to 297 x 432 mm\nTray 1: 3 x 5 to 12.6 x 18 in; 250-sheet input Tray 2: 5.8 x 7.2 to 11.7 x 17 in; optional 500-sheet input Tray 3: 5.8 x 8.3 to 11.7 x 17 in
Dimension note (imperial): / Without trays and covers extended
Driver updates: / Latest printer driver information available at http:///support
Duplex print options:Manual (driver support provided)
Duplex supported media size:A3; A4; A5; SRA3; B4; B5
Duty cycle letter size (maximum):
Electromagnetic compatibility: / CISPR 22, EN 55022, EN 61000-3-2: 2006, EN 61000-3-3: 1995+A1+A2, EN 55024: 1998+A1+A2, FCC Title 47 CFR, ICES-003, GB9254-1998, CE / CISPR 22: 2005/EN 55022: 2006 Class B, EN 61000-3-2: 2006, EN 61000-3-3: 1995+A1+A2, EN 55024: 1998+A1+A2, FCC Title 47 CFR, Part 15 Class A (USA), ICES-003, Issue 4, (Canada), GB9254-1998, EMC Directive 2004/108/EC with CE Marking (Europe), other EMC approvals as required by individual countries
Embedded web server: Yes
Envelope feeder: / N
First page out (black&white, A4, ready): / As fast as 16
First page out (black&white, letter, ready): / As fast as 16
First page out (color, A4, ready): / As fast as 17
First page out (color, letter, ready): / As fast as 17
Fonts included:84
Functions:
I/O ports:1 Hi-Speed USB 2.0; 1 Ethernet
Input capacity for envelopes (primary tray): / 20
Mac compatibility: Yes
Maximum paper trays: / 3
Media handling: / Sheetfed
Media size (tray 2): / A3; A4; A5; B4; B5; 8k; 16k; Double postcard; 148 x 182 to 297 x 432 mm
Media size (tray 3): / A3; A4; B4; B5; 8k; 16k; Double postcard; 148 x 210 to 297 x 432 mm
Media sizes supported (imperial): / Tray 1: Letter, legal, executive, 11x17, 12x18, 4x6, 5x8, 8.5x13, envelopes (No. 10, Monarch), custom: 3 x 5 to 12.6 x 18 in, Tray 2: letter, legal, executive, 11x17, 8.5x13, custom: 5.8 x 7.2 to 11.7 x 17 in, Optional tray 3: letter, legal, executive, 11x17, 8.5x13, custom: 5.8 x 8.3 to 11.7 x 17 in
Media type and capacity (tray 2):Sheets: 250
Media type and capacity (tray 3):sheets: 500
Media type and capacity, tray 2: / Sheets: 250
Media type and capacity, tray 3: / sheets: 500
Media weight (tray 2): / Up to 120 g/m² plain papers, up to 160 g/m² coated papers
Media weight (tray 3): / Up to 120 g/m² plain papers, up to 160 g/m² coated papers
Media weights by paper path: / Tray 1: 60 to 220 g/m², Tray 2, automatic two-sided printing unit, optional Tray 3: up to 120 g/m² plain papers, up to 160 g/m² coated papers
Memory upgrade:
Minimum system requirements: / DCF, Exif 2.2, PRINT Image Matching III / USB\nIE 5.5\nSVGA 800x600
Minimum system requirements for Macintosh: / Mac OS X v 10.3, 10.4, 10.5, 10.6; Power PC G3, G4, G5, or Intel Core processor; 150 MB available hard disk space; CD-ROM drive; USB or Ethernet port / PowerPC G3/G4/G5, Intel Core\n150MB HDD\nCD-ROM\nUSB
Networking features:Fast Ethernet
Number of cartons per pallet: / 1
Number of layers per pallet: / 4
Package dimensions (W x D x H): / 28.3 x 27.6 x 18.8
Package weight: / 95 lb
Package weight (imperial):95 lb
Pallet dimensions (W x D x H): / 28.4 x 30.1 x 77.2
Pallet dimensions (W x D x H) (imperial):28.4 x 30.1 x 77.2
Pallet weight: / 428
Pallet weight (imperial):428
Paper handling:100 sheet multi-purpose tray; 250-sheet input tray, optional 500-sheet input tray 3; 250-sheet face-down output bin
Paper handling optional/input: / Optional 500-sheet input tray 3
Paper handling optional/output: None
Paper handling standard/input:100 sheet multi-purpose tray; 250-sheet input tray
Paper handling standard/output: / 250-sheet face-down output bin
Power Requirements: / 115 - 127 VAC (+/- 10%), 60 Hz (+/- 2 Hz), 12 A; 220 - 240 VAC (+/- 10%), 50 Hz (+/- 2 Hz), 6 A
Print margin bottom (A4): / 0.167
Print margin left (A4): / 0.167
Print margin right (A4): / 0.167
Print margin top (A4): / 0.167
Print quality (black, best quality): / 600 x 600
Print quality (black, normal quality): / 600
Print quality (color, best quality): / 600
Print technology resolution:
Printer management: / SNP (default install); Toolbox FX (additional software install)
Product dimensions when open (LxWxD): / 34
Quantity per pallet: / 4
Recommended humidity operating range: / 20 - 60
Recommended media weight:60 to 220
Recommended media weight (duplex, imperial):Up to 32 lb plain papers, up to 43 lb coated papers
Recommended operating temperature range (T-T): / 15 - 27
Safety: / IEC 60950-1 (International); EN 60950-1+A11 (EU); IEC 60825-1+A1+A2; NRTL 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 / IEC 60950-1, EN 60950-1+A11, IEC 60825-1+A1+A2, GS, EC
Security management:Password-protected network embedded Web server; enable/disable Network ports; SNMPv1 community password change
Security management description:Password-protected network embedded Web server; enable/disable Network ports; SNMPv1 community password change
Size: / 21.5
Standard input trays: / 2
Standard media sizes: / Tray 1: A3, A4, A5, A6, RA3, SRA3, B4, B5, 8k, 16k, 10x15 cm, post cards (JIS single and double); envelopes (DL, C5, B5); custom: 76 x 127 to 320 x 457 mm; Tray 2: A3, A4, A5, B4, B5, 8k, 16k, double postcard; custom: 148 x 182 to 297 x 432 mm; Optional tray 3: A3, A4, B4, B5, 8k, 16k, double postcard; custom: 148 x 210 to 297 x 432 mm
Standard media sizes (duplex, imperial): / Letter; legal; executive; 11 x 17 in; 12 x 18 in
Standard media sizes (duplex, metric): / A3; A4; A5; SRA3; B4; B5
Standard output capacity for envelopes: / 15
Supported media weight(s):
SureSupply supported: / Y
Typefaces: / 84 scalable TrueType fonts
Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC) Number: / 1.787 kWh/Week
Upgrade type: / Memory upgradeable to 448 MB; optional 500 sheet tray; only one additional tray may be added
Weight: / With print cartridges\n90.2 lb
Weight (imperial):With print cartridges\n90.2 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: / Print driver (HP PCL 6); Toolbox FX configuration utility; SNP alerts; and installation software on CD-ROM
Drivers included: Yes

Paper Handling

Custom media length:5 - 18
Custom media width:2.99 - 12.6
Duplex media weight:Up to 120 g/m² plain papers, up to 160 g/m² coated papers
Envelopes sizes:B5, C5, DL
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A3, A4, A5, A6
ISO B-series sizes (B0...B9):B4, B5
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A3
Maximum print area:297 x 432 mm / A3 (297 x 420 mm)
Maximum print size:297 x 432 mm / A3 (297 x 420 mm)
Media size (tray 1): / A3; A4; A5; A6; RA3; SRA3; B4; B5; 8k; 16k; 10 x 15 cm; post cards (JIS single and double); envelopes (DL, C5, B5); 76 x 127 to 320 x 457 mm
Media types supported: / Paper (bond, brochure, colored, glossy, letterhead, photo, plain, preprinted, prepunched, recycled, rough); cardstock; glossy film; transparencies; labels; envelopes
Media weight (tray 1): / 60 - 220 g/m2
Multi-Purpose Tray media weight:60 - 220
Non-ISO print media sizes:Executive, Legal, Letter
Photo paper sizes:10x15
Standard tray media types:Bond paper, Card stock, Envelopes, Glossy paper, Labels, Photo paper, Plain paper, Pre-Printed, Recycled paper / Bond paper, Card stock, Envelopes, Glossy paper, Labels, Photo paper, Plain paper, Recycled paper, Transparencies / Card stock, Envelopes, Labels, Plain paper, Transparencies
Standard tray media weight:60 - 120 / 60 - 220

Performance

Built-in processor: / Motorola Coldfire V5x / V5x
Linux operating systems supported: Yes
Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS X 10.3 Panther, Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger, Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard / Yes
Processor:Motorola Coldfire V5x / V5x
Processor family:Motorola Coldfire
Processor frequency: / 540
Processor model:Motorola Coldfire V5x / V5x
Server operating systems supported:Windows Server 2003
Windows operating systems supported:Windows 2000, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional x64 / Yes

Ports & interfaces

Optional connectivity: / Wireless LAN
Standard interfaces:Ethernet, USB 2.0 / USB 2.0
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power

Input frequency:50/60
Input Voltage:220-240
Power consumption (off):0.5
Power consumption (PowerSave):4.4
Power consumption (standby):30
Power consumption (typical):440

Print Technology

Color: Yes
Duplex printing:No / Yes
Economical printing: / Yes
Maximum duty cycle: / 75000
Maximum Resolution:600 x 600
Number of print cartridges: / 4
Print technology: / Laser
Printing colors:Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
Recommended duty cycle:1500 - 5000 / 5000
Standard printer languages: / PCL 5c, PCL 6, PostScript 3

Printing

Print speed (black, normal quality, A3): / 10
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter): / 20
Print speed (color, normal quality, A3): / 10
Print speed (color, normal quality, A4/US Letter): / 20
Time to first page (black, normal):16 / 17
Time to first page (color, normal):17
Warm-up time:17

Sound Emission

Print noise level:49 / 6.3
Printing noise level:49 / 6.3

System Requirements

Minimum hard disk space:250
Minimum processor:Pentium II
Minimum RAM:64

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:23.6
Dimensions (WxDxH): / 21.5 x 23.6 x 13.3 / 33.9 x 42 x 14.6
Height:13.3
Maximum dimensions (W x D x H): / 33.9 x 42 x 14.6
Package dimensions (WxDxH): / 28.3 x 27.6 x 18.8
Package weight: / 94.8
Pallet dimensions (W x D x H): / 28.4 x 30.2 x 77.2
Pallet weight: / 429.9
Weight: / 90.2
Width:21.5