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HP LaserJet 9050

alaTest has collected and analyzed 181 reviews of HP LaserJet 9050. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Views about the durability and print quality are on the whole positive. The usability and reliability are also mentioned favorably. Comments are divided on the noise, while some have doubts about the size and price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the HP LaserJet 9050 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of HP LaserJet 9050 from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Printers on

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Oct, 2017

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Expert review by: (

HP LaserJet 9050dn


The HP LaserJet 9050dn replaces the 9000dn as the next generation in HP's line and as our new Editors' Choice for monochrome laser printers. Whether you're looking for speed, output quality, or paper-handling features, the 9050dn delivers.

To call it fast is an understatement. Output quality is among the best available for monochrome lasers. Ample paper-handling for departmental printing

Heavy-duty paper-handling capability results in a big printer, at 168 pounds. Maximum resolution is only 600 by 600 dpi, plus enhancement features

The HP LaserJet 9050dn is a heavy-duty departmental printer built around a 50-page-per-minute engine. It can print on paper up to tabloid size, and, as tested, includes a duplexer. There are also plenty of paper-handling options available to complement...

Consumer review by: Bermanistan (

HP LaserJet 9050n laser printer


These are built like tanks. There is almost nothing that can stop them, even users refilling paper trays improperly! Awesome!

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: Taco (

Good printer- bad firmware


We have a few of these printers. They are usually very reliable but we had 2 shipped to us with bad formatter boards and bad flash memory cards. After getting this resolved the printer runs like a champ.

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: trivtrav (

HP LaserJet M9050 MFP


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

Consumer review by: CARMENO (



I absolutely love it. Very fast, very clean print, very quiet, very easy to install, very user friendly. Love it..Love it..Love it..

Features, Quiet, Easy to Use, Performance

Aug, 2012

Consumer review by: Steve Baxter (

HP LaserJet M9050 MFP


Well built, but goes through an imaging unit faster than a set of toner! It does take a while for the first page to come out too. Hopefully replacing this one soon!

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: Peter J Kenealy (

HP LaserJet 9050dn Laser Printer 220v


I've been using this as a low volume printer for some time and it has never failed me. The toner lasts quite well and it would be hard to find much fault with this machine. I can't say how well it would do with heavier use but I anticipate it would...

Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: rogalskij (

HP LaserJet M9050 MFP


This is certainly HP's best of the best in terms of high density printing. It is a work horse, way faster than the 9000n, but it still uses the same cartridge which is excellent. The 9000 trays will also fit. The main difference is that this printer is...

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: Ben221 (

HP LaserJet M9050 MFP


no go

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: DaTechGuy (AKA RLowery4226) (

HP LaserJet 9050n laser printer


This printer has run very well for many years.

Dec, 2011

Product Specifications

The HP LaserJet 9050mfp boosts the productivity of large workgroups and departments, combining quick, easy printing, copying, and scanning on up to 11x17 media, finishing capabilities, and digital sending features with solid reliability and versatile networking. Experience the ease and convenience of the HP LaserJet 9050mfp, providing high-performance printing and copying up to 50 ppm, faxing, and scanning. With HP Smart printing technology in the device and HP printing supplies, enjoy industry-leading print quality and cost-effectiveness. HP LaserJet reliability and simple network management features offer worry-free, self-service operation, and seamless integration into your network, with features including HP Jetdirect connectivity and Web Jetadmin. Designed to work with the HP family of printing products, the LaserJet 9050mfp with printing, copying, scanning and faxing integrated features increases productivity and reduces operating costs.


Cartridge Features:HP Smart printing
Consumable Type:Toner cartridge


Automatic Duplexing: Yes
First Copy Out Time B/W:8sec
Max Copying Resolution B/W:600 x 600 dpi
Max Copying Speed B/W:50ppm

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:23.6in/24.9in/24.9in / 23.6in
Height:23.6in/23.6in / 24.9in/24.9in

Document & Media Handling

Max Copy Size:12.28 in x 18.5 in/12.28 in x 18.5 in / Ledger/A3 (11.7 in x 17 in)/Ledger/A3 (11.7 in x 17 in)
Max Media Capacity:3100sheets
Standard Media Capacity:3100sheets

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes


Consumable Subcategory:Cartridges
Printer Consumable Class:Consumables and kits


Compatibility:Mac / PC/Mac / PC/PC/PC / Mac
Country Kits:Denmark/Europe/United Kingdom/United States
Model:43X/9050/9050dn/9050mfp/9050n/M9050 MFP
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP/HP LaserJet


Max Supported Memory:512MB
Standard Memory:256MB/384MB/384MB / 256MB


Category of Accessory:Printing consumables
Microsoft Certification:Certified for Windows Vista/Works with Windows Vista
Vista Certification:Certified for Windows Vista/Works with Windows Vista


Type: None


Mobile printing technologies:No / Not supported
Type:None/Print server

Office Machine

Copier Type:Digital
Functions:Copier / Printer / Scanner
Monthly Duty Cycle (max):300000impressions
Printing Output Type:Monochrome
Printing Technology:Laser
Type:Printer / copier / scanner

Other features

Pallet weight:60.4

Paper Handling

Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A3

PC Connectivity

PC Connection:Ethernet 10 Base-T/100 Base-TX / Parallel/Ethernet 10 Base-T/100 Base-TX/1000 Base-T / Hi-Speed USB
PC Connection Availability: Yes


Connectivity Technology:Wired
Duplex Printout:Duplex
Interface:Ethernet 10/100Base-TX / Parallel/Ethernet 10/100Base-TX / Parallel/Parallel/Parallel / Ethernet 10/100Base-TX
Language Simulation:HP PJL / HP PML / PCL 5E / PCL 6 / PDF 1.3 / PostScript 3/HP PJL / HP PML / PCL 5E / PCL 6 / PDF 1.3 / PostScript 3 / xHTML/PCL 5E / PostScript 3 / PCL 6 / HP PJL / HP PML / PDF 1.3/PDF 1.3 / HP PML / HP PJL / PCL 6 / PostScript 3 / PCL 5E
Max H-Resolution B/W:1200dpi/600dpi/600dpi / 1200dpi
Max Media Size (Standard):A3 (11.7 in x 16.5 in) / Tabloid Extra (12 in x 18 in)/A3 (11.7 in x 16.5 in) / Ledger B Size (11 in x 17 in)/A3 (11.7 in x 16.5 in) / Tabloid Extra (12 in x 18 in)/Tabloid Extra (12 in x 18 in)/Tabloid Extra (12 in x 18 in) / A3 (11.7 in x 16.5 in)
Max Printing Speed (ppm):50ppm
Max V-Resolution B/W:1200dpi/600dpi/600dpi / 1200dpi
Media Type:Bond paper / Cards / Color laser paper / Envelopes / Labels / Plain paper / Recycled paper / Transparencies/Bond paper / Cards / Color laser paper / Labels / Plain paper / Recycled paper / Transparencies/Bond paper / Cards / Labels / Plain paper / Recycled paper / Transparencies/Color laser paper / Recycled paper / Bond paper / Cards / Plain paper / Labels / Transparencies / Envelopes/Envelopes / Transparencies / Labels / Plain paper / Cards / Bond paper / Recycled paper / Color laser paper/Transparencies / Labels / Plain paper / Cards / Bond paper / Recycled paper
Monthly Duty Cycle Range (Printer Class):100,000 pages and more
Output Type:Monochrome
PostScript Support:Standard
Total Media Capacity:1000sheets/1100sheets
Type:Workgroup printer


Max Printing Speed B/W:50ppm
Max Printing Speed B/W (ppm):50ppm
Max Resolution B/W:1200 x 1200 dpi


Installed Size:128MB/64MB
Max Supported Size:512MB


Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS 8.6 or later / Microsoft Windows NT / 2000 / XP/Apple MacOS 8.6 or later / Microsoft Windows NT / 2000 / XP/Apple MacOS 8.6 or later / Microsoft Windows NT / 2000 / XP / Microsoft Windows 2000 / XP / Microsoft Windows Server 2003 / Apple MacOS X 10.3 / Apple MacOS X 10.2.8 / Apple MacOS X 10.4 or later/Microsoft Windows NT / 2000 / XP / Apple MacOS 8.6 or later/Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 / Microsoft Windows 2000 / Apple MacOS 9 / Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition / Apple MacOS X / Microsoft Windows XP

Weight & Dimensions

Pallet weight:17.4