Taking A Closer Look At The HP LaserJet 4200tn Printer

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It is not very often you find a printer that will work for both at home and in a work environment. With built in speed and power efficiency to boot, the HP LaserJet 4200tn printer works in both environments and the HP LaserJet 4200tn toner produces pages of professionalism. The following information will show you the specifications of this model and how it may fit your everyday printing needs.

With a 300 MHz CPU the 4200tn has a good amount of processing power. It also carries a stock issued 64 MB of internal memory that can be upgraded to 416 MB that makes the machine capable of being even faster. With this much power, this printer can put out thirty-five printed pages per minute with a resolution of 1,200 x 1,200 dpi. The 4200tn has the ability to put out an impressive 150,000 pages per month enforcing the fact that it had been made to be reliable and durable.

Whether you are using this machine at home or in the office, this multipurpose printer has been designed to meet almost any kind of printing need. It has been designed to use standard paper, letterheads, pre-punched, bonded, colored construction paper, pre-printed sheets and recycled paper. Printing on transparencies, labels, envelopes and cards are easy to come by with this printer. To make the printer even more versatile, it can even print in customizable sizes from 3" x 5" to 8.5" x 14".

When comparing the 4200tn to similar printers of its class, it is a smaller model. Its measurements are 19.2" x 16.2" x 17.3". Although it is not that heavy, it weighs in at 60 pounds unloaded, but this is still lighter than most printers that have the capability of being business class. It can even fit on a larger type desk, but this is not exactly ideal. The best position for this machine is being placed on a low filing cabinet or a small table. This will allow the display panel to come just below eye level.

The main function of the 4200tn is for it to be a network printer. To do this, it is network ready with a built in Ethernet and 10Base2 connectivity along with the standard IEEE 1284 parallel port that comes with most printers of this class. Being as it weighs 60 pounds it may not be the easiest thing to move from room to room or even across it. The solution to this problem is the internal 802.11b wireless networking support.

Many accessories come with the purchase of this printer model. The box will also include a right angle power cord, multilingual control panel overlay, a printer cartridge capable of printing 12,000 pages, documentation on a CD-ROM. There will also be a Getting Started guide to help you through the process of installing the printer and free LaserJet Utility and HP Web JetAdmin 6.5 along with compatible software for Macintosh systems. When purchasing this through a retail store, a one-year limited warranty through HP is also included.

With the 4200tn including all these features, it is actually still quite affordable. Depending on where you buy one from, you will be spending anywhere from $300 to $800. If this is too much to fit within your budget, refurbished models of this printer can be found for $200 or less. With the Energy Star certification and the parts widely available in many office supply stores, the 4200tn is quite the economical machine.

This HP printer using HP LaserJet 2100tn toner is suitable for most offices. It is very affordable, takes up little space, and the HP toner produces startlingly clear prints. Also, it prints very quickly and does not require much servicing. Getting replacement toner online continues to keep costs low.

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