The HP Officejet Pro X551dw is a printer that escapes many budgets of SMEs and professionals
The HP Officejet Pro X551dw is not only the world’s fastest printer (according to the Guinness book of records), able to print documents at a speed of up to 70 pages per minute in office mode and with a maximum throughput of 75,000 pages per month. It is also one of the most interesting offering on the market today in terms of connections, design and ease of use. The fact is that this equipment is designed for installation and commissioning in the office is very agile.
Thanks to its 4.3-inch touch screen, we can handle the main functions without having to go to the computer. And mobile professionals can print from your smartphone or tablet without having to connect to the company network. All with savings of up to 50% on cost per page and energy consumption compared to laser printers in a similar range. The HP Officejet Pro X551dw is available in the market for a price of 600 euros. We tell you all the details on one of the printing equipment for small businesses and freelancers more pointers from the US company.
The HP Officejet Pro X551dw is one of the most serious proposals for HP to enter the ink printing equipment in the professional field. Undoubtedly, the great attraction of this color printer is exceptionally fast reaching their impressions. Up to 42 pages per minute in both color and black and white in normal quality, and a top speed of up to 70 pages per minute in case we use the quality eraser. In terms of printing speed of the first page, the figures speak for an optimum time of 9.5 seconds, while black and white and color.
One of the details that could not miss on a computer with these features is the option to print double-sided documents, a great way to save paper. It is designed for those companies that have a fairly large work loads model. Specifically, we can get to reach print runs of up to 75,000 pages per month, although the printer to maintain proper operation throughout its lifetime HP recommends that prints on a range of 1,000 to 4,200 pages per month.
Moreover, the maximum resolution for this multifunction device is at 2,400 x 1,200 pixels. Thanks to advances in technology injection, this model will allow us to get a professional finish similar to laser printers. Supported formats include print A4 sheets, envelopes, letters or cards, provided they do not exceed a maximum weight of 300g / m².
Here is another of the great attractions of this printer. HP ensures that all computers in its Officejet Pro range represent a significant savings of up to 50% on cost per page and energy consumption compared to similar laser printers. The power consumption of this printer is an average of 70W during operation, while this figure drops to 4.8 W in standby mode. Furthermore, to facilitate cost savings HP markets a number of high-capacity XL cartridges print up to 9,200 pages black and 6,600 pages to cyan, magenta and yellow.
The size of the printer HP Officejet Pro X551dw reaches 51.7 x 39.9 x 41.4 inches, which bind to a weight of 17.1 kilos. Its design used the characteristic black color of the professional teams Officejet Pro, but with ways in which a modern and attractive finish is achieved. Especially striking is the way that has been removed outbox traditional paper and has opted for a sloping shelf that is very comfortable and functional. But perhaps the most outstanding aspect of this printer when faced with it is the 4.3 inch touchscreen that incorporates. Its interface is very clear and comfortable, and is easy to master the functions of this machine with its large icons and the care that has HP to develop a platform that is accessible.
The paper handling of this equipment includes a main input tray of 500 pages, which binds to a 50-page multipurpose tray. For those professionals who require a greater input capacity, HP offers a second paper tray of 500 pages. As a result, it reaches a maximum paper capacity of up to 1,050 pages. Output of paper, of which we spoke shelf can hold up to 300 pages without the need to withdraw the paper.
The HP Officejet Pro X551dw has a very complete list of connections. First, if we want to install the printer cable have the option of connecting to a computer via a USB cable or network through an Ethernet cable. Or dip into the memory stick to print your content without going through the PC. But it is in this team where it shines wireless connections. On one hand, we have the WiFi connection, a very valid to install the equipment in a corner of the office option and not have to worry about cables. It also highlights the Wireless Direct Printing technology. Through this feature we can create a home network printer and connect a computer or mobile device directly to the computer. The great advantage of this technology is that mobile professionals who come to the office will not have to first connect to the WiFi network to access the printer.