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1-6 Your Color LaserJet 5/5M Printer
Color Support and Printer Speeds
The approximate printer speeds and color support offered by this printer are
listed below. See Appendix B for media specifications. Printer speeds may
Complex graphics or large graphics may require additional time to
download to the printer.
Downloading time is dependent on your I/O configuration, the type of
computer you are using, the amount of printer memory installed, the
network operating system you are using, and how your network is
If memory problems result from printing complex graphics, you can free up
printer memory by removing downloaded fonts, style sheets, macros, and
forms from printer memory. Adding additional memory should resolve
memory problems, but will not increase printer speed.
Your printer comes with 20 MB standard memory in the HP Color LaserJet 5,
and 32 MB in the HP Color LaserJet 5M, which should be sufficient for most
print jobs. If required, memory can be expanded up to 96 MB for the HP Color
LaserJet 5 and 92 MB for the HP Color LaserJet 5M.
Approximate Print Speeds
Letter, A4, Executive (Paper)
10 ppm black or monochrome
2 ppm color
7 ppm black (color not available)
11 x 17 (Paper)
6 ppm (color not available)
Transparencies and Glossy Paper
1 ppm (black, monochrome, and color)
Do not feed envelopes in this printer.
Color printing is available for Letter, A4, and Executive paper sizes.