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HP LaserJet M3027

alaTest has collected and analyzed 44 reviews of HP LaserJet M3027. 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. People really like the performance and ink consumption. The size and usability are also appreciated. Opinions are divided on the multifunction. Many are less positive about the print quality and reliability.

price, usability, size, ink consumption, performance

reliability, print quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the HP LaserJet M3027 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of HP LaserJet M3027 from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Printers on People really like the size. The usability is also appreciated. The print quality and multifunction get less positive opinions.

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88% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Laserjet M3027 Mfp Mono Laser P/s/c Fb Adf USB 1200DPI 256MBLaserjet M3027 Mfp Mono Laser P/s/c Fb Adf USB 1200DPI 256MB

Jun, 2018

Expert review by : PCQ Bureau (

HP LaserJet M3027x MFP - PCQuest


A feature rich laser-based MFP for workgroups with an intuitive touch screen control panel and good performance

Apr, 2007

Consumer review (

Not only a time but big money saver too


Great for legal documents.

Dec, 2011

Consumer review (

HP 51X Toner Cartridge


Cartridge still has a long way to go after "low toner-replace" shows up. Shake carefully side to side and toner will continue to work for several hundred additionsl copies.

Clean Replacement,Dries Quickly,Easy to Replace,Long Cartridge Life

Dec, 2011

Consumer review (

Quality all the way


We are a busy CPA/EA office and produce 100's of income tax returns every year. This product never fails to provide crisp clean tax forms.

Clean Replacement,Long Cartridge Life,Sharp Tones & Colors

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Clean Replacement,Long Cartridge Life,Sharp Tones & Colors

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Great convenience


Like this product because I can go a long time without changing the cartridge.

Clean Replacement,Easy to Replace

Consumer review (

I would buy this product again and again


I print mortgage documents on a daily basis and have no problems with this ink.

Clean Replacement,Long Cartridge Life,Sharp Tones & Colors

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Excellent product


Clean Replacement,Dries Quickly,Long Cartridge Life

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Clean Replacement,Dries Quickly,Easy to Replace,Long Cartridge Life,Long Lasting Color,Sharp Tones & Colors

There are none

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Good Value


Easy to install, no mess.

Clean Replacement,Easy to Replace,Long Cartridge Life

Product Specifications

See positive results when you move print, copy, fax, color scanning and send-to-e-mail functionality to one compact, desktop device. This highly reliable MFP is easy-to-use, set-up and manage and offers a familiar LaserJet experience.


Blue Angel certified: Yes
Energy Star certified: / No


Automatic Duplexing:None/Yes
Copier resize:25 - 400
Copy speed (best quality, black, A4):25
Copy speed (black, draft quality, A4):25
Copy speed (black, draft, A4):25
Copy speed (normal quality, black, A4):25
Max Copying Resolution B/W:600 x 600 dpi
Max Copying Speed B/W:25ppm/25ppm / 27ppm/27ppm/27ppm / 25ppm
Maximum copy resolution:600 x 600
Maximum copy speed (black, A4):25
Maximum number of copies:1000


Color of product:Grey, White

Dimensions & Weight



Built-in display:Y
Display: / LCD
Display Resolution:640 x 240
Touch screen: Yes

Document & Media Handling

Max Copy Size:Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)
Max Media Capacity:1100sheets
Standard Media Capacity:600sheets

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60 / 60
AC input voltage:110 - 127 / 110 - 240
Input frequency:50/60 / 60
Input Voltage:110 - 127 / 110 - 240
Power consumption (active):1265
Power consumption (off):0.1 / 0.2
Power consumption (PowerSave):25
Power consumption (standby):280 / 29.5
Power consumption (typical):1265 / 610


Auto reduction: Yes
Auto-redialing: Yes
Distinctive ring: No
Fax broadcasting:100
Fax delayed sending: / Yes
Fax forwarding: Yes
Fax resolution:300 x 300
Fax resolution (black & white):300 x 300
Fax speed dialing (max numbers):100
Fax speed dialing, max numbers:100
Modem Speed:33.6

Fax Machine

Max Transmission Speed:33.6Kbps


Model:M3027 MFP/M3027x MFP
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP LaserJet

Input Capacity

Auto document feeder (ADF) input capacity:100 / 50
Multi-Purpose Tray capacity:100
Number of standard paper trays:2 / 3
Paper input type:Paper tray / Sheetfed
Standard input capacity:500 / 600


Max Supported Memory:512MB
Standard Memory:256MB


Microsoft Certification:Certified for Windows Vista/Works with Windows Vista
Vista Certification:Certified for Windows Vista/Works with Windows Vista


Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Security algorithms:802.1x RADIUS, HTTPS
Supported network protocols (IPv4):FTP, IPP, Secure IPP, Auto-IP, Apple Bonjour Compatible, Telnet, SLP, IGVPv2, BOOTP/DHCP, WINS, SNMPv1/v2c/v3, TFTP, HTTP, HTTPS, Port9100, LPD / FTP, IPP, Secure IPP, Auto-IP, SLP, IGVPv2, BOOTP/DHCP, WINS, SNMPv1/v2c/v3, TFTP, HTTP, HTTPS, Port9100, LPD
Supported network protocols (IPv6):DHCPv6, HTTP, HTTPS, Port 9100, LPD, IIP, Secure IIP, MLDv6, ICMPv6
Wi-Fi: No

Office Machine

Copier Type:Digital
Fax Type:Plain paper
Functions:Copier / Fax / Printer / Scanner/Copier / Printer / Scanner
Monthly Duty Cycle (max):75000impressions
Printing Output Type:Monochrome
Printing Technology:Laser
Type:Fax / copier / printer / scanner/Printer / copier / scanner

Operational Conditions

Operating altitude: - 122047.2 / 0 - 122047.2
Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80 / 30 - 70
Operating relative humidity range:20 - 80 / 30 - 70
Operating temperature (T-T):15 - 32 / 15 - 32.5
Operating temperature range (T-T):15 - 32 / 15 - 32.5
Recommended operating temperature range (T-T):17.5 - 25
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Storage relative humidity range:10 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 40 / -20 - 60
Storage temperature range (T-T):-20 - 40 / -20 - 60

Other Features

Acoustic power emissions (active, print, copy or scan):6.8 B(A) (copying at 33 ppm)
Acoustic power emissions (ready):Inaudible
Acoustic pressure emissions:56
Acoustic pressure emissions bystander (active, print, copy or scan):56 dB(A)
Acoustic pressure emissions bystander (ready):Inaudible
All-in-One Functions:Copy, Digital sender, Fax, Print, Scan
Auto fax reduction supported:Y / Yes
Automatic paper sensor:Y
Color all-in-one functions:No / Scan
Color faxing:
Color scanning:
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Control panel:CCFL backlit STN LCD 640 x 240 with analog touch screen, contrast/adjust thumbwheel, 5 LEDs (Attention, Data, Ready, Sleep, Start), 13-key numeric keypad, 4 keys (Reset, Sleep, Start, Stop)
Copier scaling (Auto Document Feeder):54 to 400%
Digital sender features:Send to e-mail
Dimensions (WxDxH):16.8 x 19.1 x 20.9 / 20.6 x 19.1 x 21.7
Duplex binding:Y
Fax memory (letter):Dependent on the amount of available disk space
Fax phone TAM interface supported:N / Yes
Fax polling: / Yes
Fax speed (letter):Up to 33.6 kbps
Fax telephone mode supported: Yes
Feed speed (black & white, letter):< 27
Feed speed (color, letter):Up to 14 ppm
First page out (black&white, A4, ready):As fast as 10
First page out (black&white, duplex, letter, ready):As fast as 10
First page out (black&white, letter, ready):As fast as 10
First page out (black&white, letter, sleep):As fast as 10
Maximum scan area:8.5
Maximum scan area (ADF):8.5 x 14
Maximum scan area (ADF) (imperial):8.5 x 11.7
Maximum scan area (Auto Document Feeder):8.5 x 11.7
Media sizes supported (imperial):Letter, legal, executive
Memory per slot (maximum):512 MB
Memory per slot (standard):256 MB (internal fixed), 0 MB (installed)
Minimum scan area:No minimum
Minimum scan area (ADF):5.83 x 8.27
Minimum scan area (Auto Document Feeder):5.83 x 8.27 / 5.9 x 8.3
Minimum system requirements for Macintosh:128MB RAM\n25MB HDD\nUSB
Network ready: / Yes
Network standard:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u
Networking features:Fast Ethernet
Networking standards:IEEE 802.3,IEEE 802.3u
Other network protocols supported:IPX/SPX, DLC, LLC, AppleTalk, Netware NDS, Binary, NCP
Package dimensions (W x D x H):23.62 x 24.8 x 26.38
Package dimensions (WxDxH):23.6 x 24.8 x 26.4
Package weight:70.1 lb
Package weight (imperial):70.1 lb
Pallet dimensions (W x D x H):47.2 x 49.6 x 84.6 / 47.3 x 49.6 x 84.7
Pallet dimensions (W x D x H) (imperial):47.3 x 49.6 x 84.7
Paper sizes supported (Auto Document Feeder):Letter, legal, executive, A4, A5, B5 (JIS), custom
PhotoSmart compression:JPEG
Print margin bottom (A4):0.0787
Print margin left (A4):0.0394
Print margin right (A4):0.0394
Print margin top (A4):0.0394
Print quality (black, best quality):1200 x 1200
Print quality (black, draft quality):300
Print quality (black, normal quality):1200
Print speed (grayscale, normal quality, A4 transparency):< 25
Product dimensions optional (imperial):20.6 x 19.1 x 27.0 in
Product dimensions optional (metric):524 x 485 x 686 mm
Product weight optional (imperial):75.5 lb (Regal w/fax, tray 3 and stapler)
Product weight optional (metric):34.2 kg (Regal w/fax, tray 3 and stapler)
Quantity per pallet:12
Remote retrieval capability:Y
Scan file formats: / JPG, PDF, TIFF / PDF, TIFF
Scan speed:25
Security management:Private print, HP Secure Storage Erase, HP Jetdirect (802.1x) for wired networks, SNMPv3 and HTTPS, and Secure IPP (IPP-S) and IPsec
Security management description:Private print, HP Secure Storage Erase, HP Jetdirect (802.1x) for wired networks, SNMPv3 and HTTPS, and Secure IPP (IPP-S) and IPsec
Standard media sizes (duplex, imperial):Letter, legal
Standard output capacity for transparancies:50
Standard output capacity for transparencies:50
SureSupply connection type:Direct and Network
SureSupply supported:Y / Yes
Weight (imperial):60.6 lb
Wireless option type:Optional, enabled with purchase of a hardware accessory
Wireless technologies:Wired

Other features

Pallet weight:893.4

Output Capacity

Maximum output capacity:250
Standard output capacity:250
Standard output capacity for envelopes:10

Paper Handling

Auto Document Feeder (ADF) media weight:60 - 105
Custom media length:5 - 14 / 8.27 - 14
Custom media width:2.99 - 8.5 / 5 - 8.5
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5
JIS B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Maximum print area: / A4 (210 x 297 mm) / Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Maximum print size:A4 (210 x 297 mm) / Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Multi-purpose Tray media types:Envelopes, Plain paper
Multi-Purpose Tray media weight:60 - 120 / 60 - 90
Non-ISO print media sizes:Executive, Legal, Letter
Standard tray media types:Banner, Bond paper, Card stock, Envelopes, Labels, Photo paper, Plain paper, Recycled paper, Transparencies / Banner, Card stock, Coated paper, Photo paper, Plain paper, Transparencies / Bond paper, Card stock, Envelopes, Labels, Plain paper, Recycled paper, Transparencies
Standard tray media weight:60 - 120 / 60 - 199

PC Connectivity

PC Connection:Ethernet 10 Base-T/100 Base-TX / USB
PC Connection Availability: Yes


All-In-One-multitasking: / Yes
Copying:Mono copying
Digital sender:Y
Duplex functions:copy, print / Print
Duplex printing modes:Auto
Economical printing: / Yes
Faxing:Mono faxing
Management protocols:SNMPv1/v2c/v3
Maximum duty cycle:75000
Number of print cartridges: / 1
Print technology: / Laser
Printing:Mono printing
Printing colors:Black
Processor frequency:400
Recommended duty cycle:2000 - 6000 / 6000
Scanning:Colour scanning / Mono scanning

Ports & interfaces

Direct printing:No / Yes
Optional connectivity:
Standard interfaces: / Ethernet, USB 2.0 / USB 2.0
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2


AC input frequency:50/60 / 60
AC input voltage:110 - 127 / 110 - 240
Power consumption (average operating):1265 / 600 / 610, 1265
Power consumption (off):0.1 / 0.2
Power consumption (PowerSave):25
Power consumption (standby):280 / 29.5


Max Printing Speed B/W:25ppm/27ppm
Max Printing Speed B/W (ppm):25ppm/27ppm
Max Resolution B/W:1200 x 1200 dpi
Maximum Resolution:1200 x 1200
Print speed (black, best quality, A4):25
Print speed (black, draft quality, A4/US Letter):25 / 27
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):25
Standard printer languages: / PCL 5, PCL 6 / PCL 5, PCL 6, PDF 1.4, PostScript 3 / PCL 5, PCL 6, PDF 1.5
Time to first page (black, normal):10
Warm-up time:158


Document formats supported:PDF
Gray scale levels:200 / 256
Image formats supported:JPG, TIF
Input color depth:30
Input colour depth:30
Maximum scan area:Legal (216 x 356)
Optical scanning resolution:600 x 600
Scan speed (black):25
Scan to:E-mail
Scan type: / ADF / Flatbed & ADF
Scanner Type:ADF / Flatbed & ADF


Linux operating systems supported: Yes
Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS X 10.2 Jaguar, Mac OS X 10.3 Panther, Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger
Server operating systems supported:Windows Server 2003 / Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 x64
SureSupply software driver:Y
Windows operating systems supported:Microsoft Office Starter 2010 SP1, Imagination Studio™\nVAIO Edition / Windows 2000, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional x64

Sound Emission

Copying noise level:54
Print noise level:56
Printing noise level:56
Scanning noise level:54


Card reader integrated: No
Internal memory:256
Internal storage capacity:40
Maximum internal memory:512
Maximum memory:512
Memory slots:

System Requirements

Mac compatibility: / Yes
Minimum hard disk space:40
Minimum processor:133 MHz / 133MHz
Minimum RAM:64
Minimum system requirements:USB\nLAN

Weight & Dimensions

Package weight:1124.5 / 70.3
Weight:1012.4 / 63.3 / 972.2