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HP LaserJet M553dn

HP LaserJet M553n

Lowest price found: CDN$ 698.36
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Lowest price found: CDN$ 649.99
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Printing
Print Speed Print speed measures how many pages a printer can print in one minute—in pages per minute, or PPM. This is a manufacturer reported number, so keep in mind that it’s in their best interest to report th ... Show more
40ppm
A4 (B/W & color ) = Up to 38 ppm Letter (B/W & color ) = Up to 40 ppm A5 (B/W & color) = Up to 59 ppm
Resolution Resolution, measured in maximum Dots Per Inch or dpi, indicates the relative quality of the print you receive. The more dpi, the sharper the print and the better the quality. Dots per inch quite liter ... Show more
1200 x 1200 dpi
1200 x 1200 dpi
Duty Cycle Duty cycle measures the maximum number of pages a device can print per month. It can range from 5,000 pages for low end, personal printers to 100,000 or more for high-tech office printers. If you prin ... Show more
80,000 pages
80,000 pages
Auto-Duplex Printing Duplex printing refers to the printer’s ability to print on both sides of a sheet of paper, or double-sided. When a printer is auto-duplex capable, it can print double-sided automatically. Manual dupl ... Show more
Yes
No
Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) The automatic document feeder, or ADF, is a tray that automatically feeds paper into the printer usually for scanning, copying, and sometimes faxing (if the printer has the fax feature). Once a job is ... Show more
No
Yes
Paper
Paper Handling Not all printers can handle all sizes of paper. If you plan to print photos, envelopes, labels, or other variations from the typical 8.5x11" letter paper, you’ll need a printer that has settings to su ... Show more
  • A4
  • A5
  • A6
  • Executive
  • JIS B5
  • JIS B6
  • Legal
  • Letter A Size
  • Oficio
  • RA4
  • Statement
  • A5
  • A6
  • Executive
  • JIS B5
  • JIS B6
  • Lega
  • Letter A Size
  • RA4
  • Statement
  • A4
Paper Types Not all printers can handle all types of paper. To print with different paper weights and styles, such as glossy photo paper or thicker card stock, your printer must have settings that support that pa ... Show more
  • Bond paper
  • Card stock
  • Preprinted paper
  • Punched paper
  • Recycled paper
  • Transparencies
  • Envelopes
  • Extra heavy-weight paper
  • Heavy-weight glossy paper
  • Heavy-weight paper
  • Labels
  • Light-weight paper
  • Opaque film
  • Plain paper
  • Bond paper
  • Plain paper
  • Preprinted paper
  • Punched paper
  • Recycled paper
  • Transparencies
  • Card stock
  • Envelope
  • Extra heavy-weight paper
  • Heavy-weight glossy paper
  • Heavy-weight paper
  • Labels
  • Light-weight paper
  • Opaque film
Number of Trays How many paper trays does the printer have?
2
2
Paper Tray Capacity Paper tray capacity indicates the maximum number of sheets of paper that fit in the tray or document feeder. The main tray will likely hold the most paper; the printer may also have one or more backup ... Show more
650 sheets
100-sheet multipurpose tray, 550-sheet input tray
650 sheets
100-sheet multipurpose tray, 550-sheet input tray
Scan, Fax, Photocopy

The four main functions of printers are: printing, scanning, photocopying, and faxing. Either your device will be print only, print/scan/copy, or an all-in-one printer that does printing, scanning, copying, and faxing. Note that scanning and copying almost always come together, since the hardware for these features overlaps significantly. Generally speaking, all-in-one printers are larger, so those with space constraints may find this to be an inconvenience. Additionally, printers with a fax feature are typically more expensive. It would be wise to only consider this feature if you plan to fax often. If not, you’ll be satisfied with a print/scan/copy device.

Scanning Does this printer include a scanner?
No
No
Type of Scanner If the printer comes with scanning capabilities, there are two possible methods to scan documents: on a flatbed scanner or through a feeder. A flatbed scanner is a sheet of glass on top of the scanner ... Show more
n/a
n/a
Scanner Features Do you plan to scan documents, and if so, what do you want to do with your scan? Scan to email allows you to scan a document and email it to yourself or someone else. Scan to image or PDF allows you t ... Show more
n/a
n/a
Photocopying Can this printer be used as a photocopier?
No
No
Faxing Does this printer include the ability to send/receive faxes?
No
No
Connectivity
Network Connectivity Network printers can be wired or wireless. A printer with a wired network connection uses an Ethernet cord that connects directly to your router. A wireless printer connects to your home or office Wi- ... Show more
Yes
USB 2.0, Gigabit LAN, USB 2.0 host
Yes
USB 2.0, Gigabit LAN, USB 2.0 host
Wifi Direct Wi-Fi direct allows your Wi-Fi-enabled devices, such as your smartphone, computer, or tablet, to connect to your printer without using a wireless router or network. You can connect to your printer dir ... Show more
No
No
Cable Connectivity Outside of Wi-Fi, there are a number of ways a device can connect to a printer. If the printer is not wireless, you’ll have to connect to your printer via USB cable. Some people prefer using the wired ... Show more
4 pin USB Type A RJ-45
4 pin USB Type A RJ-45
Print from Mobile If you would like to be able to print directly from your smartphone or tablet, you will have to do so through software like AirPrint and Google Cloud Print, or from a brand-specific mobile app like Br ... Show more
  • Android
  • Apple iOS
  • Android
  • Apple iOS
Bluetooth Bluetooth is an alternative to Wi-Fi as a way to connect your printer to your computer, phone, or other device wirelessly. Some printers have built-in Bluetooth capabilities, though most printers are ... Show more
No
No
Print Directly from Media Printing directly from media, such as a memory card, USB hard drive, slides, or negatives, allows you to skip the middleman and print documents or images without uploading them to a computer first.   ... Show more
Other
Other
Android, Apple iOS, Mac, PC, Unix
LCD

Printers with an LCD screen/display give you the option to control some settings directly on the printer, such as a one-touch print, scan, copy, or fax. You may also be able to adjust print quality, preview the print job, and/or view connection settings. Some screens are programmed to offer setup instructions for easy installation. For those who are not particularly tech savvy, this could be helpful.

LCD screens can be color or black and white, touchscreen or not, and vary in size across brands and models. The larger the touch screen, usually the easier it is to use the controls.

LCD Screen Display Does the printer have an LCD display screen to preview the print job and settings?
Yes
Yes
Touch Screen Commands Does the printer feature a touch screen for easy command input?
No
No
Cartridges
Cartridge Model Toner cartridges contain the colored powder that is infused onto paper to print your documents. A monochrome printer will have one toner cartridge with black “ink,” or powder, in it for black and whit ... Show more
  • Toner cartridge (cyan)
  • Toner cartridge (black)
  • Toner cartridge (magenta)
  • Toner cartridge (yellow)
  • Toner cartridge (cyan)
  • Toner cartridge (black)
  • Toner cartridge (magenta)
  • Toner cartridge (yellow)
Cartridge Yield While it’s hard to generalize how long toner cartridges last because it’s very dependent on how much you print, what you’re printing, the quality of the device, etc., you should get anywhere from one ... Show more
6,000 pages
6,000 pages
Replace Drum In addition to replacing the “ink” in a laser printer (which is delivered via toner cartridge), you may also need to replace the drum. The drum is the part of the printer that applies heat and pressur ... Show more
Replace toner only
Replace toner only
Monochrome or Color A monochrome printer can only print black and white, and therefore has only one black toner cartridge. If you do not need to print in color, you’ll save a lot of money by investing in a monochrome pri ... Show more
Color printing
Color printing
Physical Features
Weight

69 lbs
 

68 lbs
 
Dimensions
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Portability If you need to print on-the-go, such as at a tradeshow or while traveling, you’ll need a printer that is considered portable. These smaller, typically battery-powered devices are easy to carry and wor ... Show more
No
No
Noise Level How loud a printer can be is measured in the standard sound unit called decibels, or dB. The higher the dB rating, the louder the machine is. Also, the closer you are to the machine, the louder it wil ... Show more
63 db
65 db
Other Info
Power Consumption For the energy conscious, or those looking to cut down their power bill, the amount of power your printer consumes may be a concern to you. At different stages, such as standby mode, while printing, a ... Show more
  • Operational = 623 Watt
  • Standby = 33.6 W
  • Sleep = 3.95 W
  • Operational = 624 Watt
  • Standby = 33.6 W
  • Sleep = 3.95 W
Brand
HP
HP
Details
  • Print from sleep mode in as fast as 9 seconds. Get two-sided prints as quickly as one-up to 40 ipm
  • This printer uses exceptionally low amounts of energy-thanks to smart media-sensing and toner technology
  • Your fleet-simple, protected, streamlined. Centralize control of your print environment with HP Web Jetadmin-and help build business efficiency.
  • Protect sensitive data-use embedded or optional features, including HP JetAdvantage Security Solutions.
  • Print whenever business demands. Enable wireless direct printing in the office-from mobile devices-without accessing the network.
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  • This printer is Ethernet only. It does not have wireless capability built in
  • This printer uses exceptionally low amounts of energy-thanks to smart media-sensing and toner technology
  • Your fleet-simple, protected, streamlined. Centralize control of your print environment with HP Web Jetadmin-and help build business efficiency.
  • Protect sensitive data-use embedded or optional features, including HP JetAdvantage Security Solutions.
  • Print whenever business demands. Enable wireless direct printing in the office-from mobile devices-without accessing the network.
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Release Date
2016
2015
Warranty
1 Year Limited Warranty
1 Year Warranty
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White
White
Popularity 0-100 scale indicating how frequently people buy the product online. Recalculated daily.
82 / 100
Rank: #106 out of 149.
80 / 100
Rank: #115 out of 149.
Size
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Key features
  • Two-sided prints as quickly as one-up to 40 ipm
  • Protect sensitive data
  • HP JetAdvantage Security Solutions
  • Print speed letter: Up to 40 ppm (black and color)
  • Auto duplex printing
  • 2 paper trays (standard)

HP LaserJet M553dn is a very popular option on the higher end of the price range. It's in the top 3 bestselling laser printers and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as HP M553n or Canon imageCLASS MF227dw .

HP LaserJet M553dn was released in 2016. There are dozens of newer laser printers on the market. Show newer Laser Printers

HP LaserJet M553dn is CDN$ 258.37 more expensive than the average laser printer (CDN$ 439.99).

Key features
  • Get two-sided prints as quickly as one-up to 40 ipm
  • Up to 40 ppm (black and color)
  • 2 paper trays (standard)
  • Uses toner with JetIntelligence

HP LaserJet M553n is a very popular option on the higher end of the price range. It's in the top 3 bestselling laser printers and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Dell C1760NW or Xerox VersaLink C405 .

HP LaserJet M553n was released in 2015. There are dozens of newer laser printers on the market. Show newer Laser Printers

HP LaserJet M553n is CDN$ 210 more expensive than the average laser printer (CDN$ 439.99).

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