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HP LaserJet 5200tn

alaTest has collected and analyzed 58 reviews of HP LaserJet 5200tn. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Reviewers really like the print quality and durability. The usability and reliability also get good opinions, but the noise and price get negative comments.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the HP LaserJet 5200tn is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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HP LaserJet 5200tn Printer


it is very difficult to install ps drive for me. It is not automatically install. Even I used same kind of model three times It was diffilcult. I want make easy to install. Even I want to reinstall again. I am afraid to install ps drive again. So I...

Apr, 2012

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HP LaserJet 5200tn Laser Printer


Workhorses. The 4/4000 series from HP are quite possibly the best ever made. They won't die...The newer HPs just cant measure up.

Oct, 2012

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HP LaserJet 5200tn Laser Printer


This printer has run very well for many years.

Dec, 2011

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HP LaserJet 5200tn Laser Printer


Used these and the 1200 for desktop printers.

Nov, 2011

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HP LaserJet 5200tn Laser Printer


Good solid printer until it blew up it's motherboard. Granted, that was after about 200,000 pages, so we did get a lot of use out of it.

Oct, 2011

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HP LaserJet 5200tn Laser Printer


a moving tank, great printer

Sep, 2011

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HP LaserJet 5200tn Laser Printer


OK for a personal laser

May, 2011

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HP LaserJet 5200tn Laser Printer


The 4200 line are tanks. Duty cycles generally exceed spec on carts and maintenance kits. Not the fastest output, but fast enough for customer facing services and general office printing. Easy to maintain, plenty of vendors who work on them if you...

May, 2011

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HP LaserJet 5200tn Laser Printer


Great printer, fast and reliable, easy to maintain and configure.

May, 2011

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HP LaserJet 5200tn Laser Printer


Great Printer. Ours has a few issues. The manual feed tray doesn't feed paper properly. And it prints crooked so you can't use it to print labels.

May, 2011

Product Specifications

If efficiency and versatility are on your requirements list, check out this powerful, wide-format tabloid laser printer. With total input capacity of 850 sheets and ready-to-go networking, the LaserJet 5200tn is sure to impress your workgroup.


Energy Star certified: Yes


Color of product:Grey

Dimensions & Weight


Energy Management

Input frequency:50/60
Input Voltage:110-240
Power consumption (off):0.5
Power consumption (PowerSave):7.5
Power consumption (standby):27
Power consumption (typical):600

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes


Compatibility:Mac / PC
Country Kits:Denmark/United Kingdom/United States
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP LaserJet

Input Capacity

Maximum input capacity:850
Standard input capacity:850


Compatible memory cards:
Internal memory:64
Maximum internal memory:512
Maximum memory:512
Memory slots:


Microsoft Certification:Certified for Windows Vista
Vista Certification:Certified for Windows Vista


Type: None


Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Mobile printing technologies:Not supported
Network ready: Yes
Type:Print server
Wi-Fi: No

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:20 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 32
Operating temperature range (T-T):10 - 32
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 80
Storage relative humidity range:10 - 80
Storage temperature (T-T):0 - 40
Storage temperature range (T-T):0 - 40

Other Features

Acoustic pressure emissions:54
Mac compatibility: Yes
Memory upgrade:0.512
Package dimensions (W x D x H):31.5 x 23.6 x 28.8
Pallet dimensions (W x D x H):48 x 31.5 x 95.4
Pallet dimensions (W x D x H) (imperial):48 x 31.5 x 95.4
Pallet weight:603
Pallet weight (imperial):603
Power consumption (active):600
Print margin bottom (A4):0.236
Print margin left (A4):0.134
Print margin right (A4):0.193
Print margin top (A4):0.118
Print quality (black, best quality):1200 x 1200
Print quality (black, draft quality):600
Print quality (black, normal quality):1200
Print speed (black, best quality, A3):18.5
Print speed (black, best quality, A4):35
Quantity per pallet:6
Recommended operating temperature range (T-T):10 - 32
Standard output capacity for envelopes:50
Standard output capacity for transparancies:250
Standard output capacity for transparencies:250

Output Capacity

Maximum output capacity:250
Standard output capacity:250

Paper Handling

ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A3, A4, A5, A6
JIS B-series sizes (B0...B9):B4, B5, B6
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A3
Maximum print area:A3 (297 x 420 mm)
Maximum print size:A3 (297 x 420 mm)
Non-ISO print media sizes:Executive, Legal, Letter
Standard tray media types:Bond paper, Card stock, Envelopes, Labels, Plain paper, Pre-Printed, Recycled paper, Transparencies


Processor frequency:460

Ports & interfaces

Optional connectivity:
Standard interfaces:Ethernet, Parallel, USB 2.0


Input frequency:50/60
Input Voltage:110-240
Power consumption (off):0.5
Power consumption (PowerSave):7.5
Power consumption (standby):27
Power consumption (typical):600

Print Technology

Color: No
Duplex printing: No
Economical printing: Yes
Maximum duty cycle:65000
Maximum Resolution:1200 x 1200
Number of print cartridges:1
Print technology:Laser
Standard printer languages:


Connectivity Technology:Wired
Interface:Ethernet 10/100Base-TX / Parallel / USB
Language Simulation:PCL 5E / PCL 6 / PostScript 3
Max H-Resolution B/W:1200dpi
Max Media Size (Standard):A3 (11.7 in x 16.5 in)/Tabloid Extra (12 in x 18 in)
Max Printing Speed (ppm):35ppm
Max V-Resolution B/W:1200dpi
Media Type:Bond paper / Cards / Envelopes / Labels / Plain paper / Recycled paper / Transparencies / Vellum paper
Monthly Duty Cycle Range (Printer Class):50,000 - 99,999 pages
Output Type:Monochrome
PostScript Support:Standard
Total Media Capacity:850sheets
Type:Workgroup printer


Print speed (black, draft quality, A4/US Letter):35
Print speed (black, normal quality, A3):18.5
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):35
Time to first page (black, normal):10
Warm-up time:40


Installed Size:64MB
Max Supported Size:512MB


Type: None

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 / Microsoft Windows 2000 / XP / Microsoft Windows Server 2003

Weight & Dimensions

Package dimensions (WxDxH):31.5 x 23.6 x 28.8
Package weight:1506.2 / 94.1
Pallet dimensions (W x D x H):47.2 x 31.5 x 95.4
Pallet weight:604.1
Weight:1065.3 / 66.6