HP Color LaserJet 8500 Printer Series


HP Laser CLJ8500 Printer
Shown with high cap feeder options.
HP Laser CLJ8500 Printer
Shown with high cap feeder options.
HP Laser CLJ8500 Printer
Shown with high cap feeder options.
HP 8500 Color LaserJet Printer
Fully refurbished with 90-day warranty

HP 8500N Color LaserJet Printer
Fully refurbished with 90-day warranty
C3984A 8500N

HP 8500DN Color LaserJet Printer
Fully refurbished with 90-day warranty
C3985A 8500DN

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HP color LaserJet 8500, 8500N, 8500DN

  • 6-page-per-minute (ppm) rated engine speed for full-color 8.5 by 11 and A4 documents
  • 24-ppm rated engine speed for black and white 8.5 by 11 and A4 documents
  • Supports paper sizes up to 12 by 18.5 inches
  • 600-dpi resolution with HP Image Resolution Enhancement technology (HP ImageREt 2400)
  • Automatic color matching with sRGB and HP ColorSmart II
  • Supports 16-pound bond to 80-pound cover weights
  • Input capacity of up to 3,100 pages through four different input sources (DN model)
  • Automatic Color Calibration adjusts the density of each color to give you a greater degree of color consistency from print to print
  • Fast multiple prints with RIP-once technology from a 2.1-GB hard drive

Easy to support and manage

  • Easy remote installation, configuration and management with HP Web JetAdmin
  • Optimized for Microsoft Windows NT and NT Client environments
  • Unique technologies reduce network traffic
  • Less frequent supply restocking with high-capacity color consumables

Industry-leading cost of ownership

  • HP Web JetAdmin saves you time when dealing with printers and increases end-user productivity
  • Low cost per page
  • Optional auto-duplex unit lets you print on both sides of a page automatically
  • Productivity savings with
  • No-hassle color solutions
  • Low consumable intervention rate
  • Award-winning reliability and support
  • Flexible paper handling reduces user intervention
  • High-capacity consumables
  • Low energy consumption

Print Speed Black, Best Quality24 ppm
Print Speed Color, Best Quality6 ppm
First Page Out 53 secs color, 38 secs black
Processor133 MHz
Duty Cycle, Pages Per Month60,000
Paper Trays, Std.8500: 3
8500DN: 4
Paper Trays, Max.8500:
8500N: 3
8500DN: 4
Input Capacity, Std.8500: 1,100
8500N: 1,100
8500DN: 3,100
Input Capacity, Max.8500: 1,100
8500N: 1,100
8500DN: 3,100
Output Capacity, Std600 sheets
Output Capacity, Max3,100 sheets
Envelope Input, Max.10
Envelope FeederNo
Duplex Printing8500/8500N: Optional
8500DN: Yes, automatic
Media Sizes, Stdletter, legal, tabloid
Media Sizes, Custom3.9 x 7.5 in to 12 x 18.5 in
Media TypesPaper (copier, recycled, glossy, coated, laser), labels, envelopes, transparencies, cover, card stock
Media Weights16 lb bond to 80 lb cover (60 to 216 g/m)
Media Handling/Document Finishing 8500/8500N: Multiple input trays, optional auto-duplexer
8500DN: Multiple input trays, auto-duplexer, optional 8 bin mailbox
Memory, Std.8500: 32 MB
8500N: 32 MB, 2.1 GB HD
8500DN: 64 MB, 2.1 GB HD
Memory, Max.256 MB
Memory Slots8
Memory TechnologyAdvanced Compression Technology
Typefaces136 Adobe Type 1, plus 45 HP FontSmart
Connectivity, Std.8500: IEEE 1284-compliant bidirectional parallel, 2 open EIO slots
8500N/8500DN: IEEE 1284-compliant bidirectional parallel; 2 open EIO slots, HP JetDirect card for fast Ethernet 10/100Base-TX in 1 open slot, 2.1-GB disk
Connectivity, Opt.HP JetDirect 600N (EIO) internal print servers
Prints ColorYes
Print Resolution, Black Best600 dpi
Print Resolution, Color Best600 dpi
Technology, Black Print ResolutionHP ImageRET 2400
Print Languages, Std.Adobe PostScript 3, Enhanced HP PCL 5c
Print Languages, Opt.None
Automatic Language SwitchingYes
Automatic I/O SwitchingYes
Automatic Network SwitchingYes
Printer ManagementHP Web JetAdmin
Drivers IncludedWindows 95, 98, NT 4.0; Mac OS 7.1 and above; OS/2; AutoCAD
(W x D x H)
8500/8500N: 26 x 28 x 42 in
8500DN: 26 x 27 x 49 in
Weight8500/8500N: 223 lb
8500DN: 270 lb