Connectivity

High-speed USB 2.0 port

Cartridges

Cartridge Number HP 85A Black

General

Printer technology Laserjet
Supported operating systems Windows XP/Vista/7/8, Mac OS X 10.8+

Paper-handling specifications

Paper tray capacities

The following table lists the capacities of the input tray, output bin, and the Automatic Document Feeder (ADF).
Tray Paper type Paper specifications Quantity
Input tray Paper 60 g/m2 (16 lb) bond to 163 g/m2 (43 lb) bond 150 sheets
Envelopes 60 g/m2 (16 lb) bond to 90 g/m2 (24 lb) bond Up to 10 envelopes
Transparencies Minimum 0.13 mm (0.005 in) thick Up to 75 transparencies
Output bin Paper 75 g/m2 (20 lb) bond Up to 100 sheets
Envelopes Less than 60 g/m2 (16 lb) bond to 90 g/m2 (24 lb) bond Up to 10 envelopes
Transparencies Minimum 0.13 mm (0.005 in) thick Up to 75 transparencies
Automatic Document Feeder (M1210 and HotSpot M1218nfs series only) Paper 60 g/m2 (16 lb) bond to 90 g/m2 (24 lb) bond Up to 35 sheets

Supported paper type and size for the input tray

Use the following paper types and sizes in the input tray.
Type Size
Paper

  • Plain
  • Light (60-74 g/m2)
  • Mid-Weight (96-110 g/m2)
  • Heavy (111-130 g/m2)
  • Extra Heavy (131-175 g/m2)
  • Letterhead
  • Preprinted
  • Color
  • Bond
  • Recycled
  • Rough
  • Vellum
Letter:216 x 279 mm (8.5 x 11 inches)
Legal: 216 x 356 mm (8.5 x 14 inches)
A4: 210 x 297 mm (8.27 x 11.69 inches)
Executive: 184 x 267 mm (7.24 x 10.51 inches)
A5: 148 x 210 mm (5.83 x 8.27 inches)
A6: 105 x 148 mm (4.13 x 5.83 inches)
B5 (JIS): 182 x 257 mm (7.17 x 10.12 inches)
16k:

  • 197 x 273 mm (7.75 x 10.75 inches)
  • 195 x 270 mm (7.68 x 10.62 inches)
  • 184 x 260 mm (7.24 x 10.23 inches)
Custom:

  • Minimum: 76 x 127 mm (3 x 5 in)
  • Maximum: 216 x 356 mm (8.5 x 14.0 in)
Envelopes #10: 105 x 241 mm (4.13 x 9.49 inches)
DL: 110 x 220 mm (4.33 x 8.66 inches)
C5: 162 x 229 mm (6.93 x 9.84 inches)
B5: 176 x 250 mm (6.7 x 9.8 inches)
Monarch: 98 x 191 mm (3.9 x 7.5 inches)
Postcards Postcard (JIS): 100 x 148 mm (3.94 x 5.83 inches)
Double postcard (JIS): 148 x 200 mm (5.83 x 7.87 inches)

Supported paper type and size for the Automatic Document Feeder

Use the following paper types and sizes in the Automatic Document Feeder (ADF).
NOTE:The Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) supports paper types that are within the following weight range: 60-90 g/m2 (16-24 lb bond).
Type Size
Paper

  • Plain
  • Light (60-74 g/m2)
  • Letterhead
  • Preprinted
  • Color
  • Bond
  • Recycled
  • Rough
  • Vellum
Letter: 216 x 279 mm (8.5 x 11 inches)
Legal: 216 x 356 mm (8.5 x 14 inches)
A4: 210 x 297 mm (8.27 x 11.69 inches)
Executive: 184 x 267 mm (7.24 x 10.51 inches)
A5: 148 x 210 mm (5.83 x 8.27 inches)
A6: 105 x 148 mm (4.13 x 5.83 inches)
B5 (JIS): 182 x 257 mm (7.17 x 10.12 inches)
16k:

  • 197 x 273 mm (7.75 x 10.75 inches)
  • 195 x 270 mm (7.68 x 10.62 inches)
  • 184 x 260 mm (7.24 x 10.23 inches)
Custom:

  • Minimum: 76 x 127 mm (3 x 5 in)
  • Maximum: 216 x 356 mm (8.5 x 14.0 in)

Printing specifications

Print Speed Up to 19 ppm for Letter, and up to 18 ppm for A4
Resolution 600 pixels per inch (ppi) for complex graphics
300 ppi for normal graphics and text
150 ppi for photos
Duty Cycle Prints letter-size pages at speeds up to 19 pages per minute (ppm) and A4-size pages at speeds up to 18 ppm.
Supports manual two-sided (duplex) printing Yes

Copying specifications

  • Copies at 300 dots per inch (dpi)
  • Supports manual two-sided (duplex) copying

Scanning specifications

  • Provides up to 1200 pixels per inch (ppi) full-color scanning from the flatbed scanner.
  • Scan from TWAIN-compliant or Windows Imaging Application (WIA)-compliant software.
  • Scan from a computer by using HP LaserJet Scan software for Windows or by using HP Director software for Mac.
  • Provides up to 300 ppi full-color scanning from the document feeder

Power specifications

220 to 240 V (±10 percent), 50 Hz (±2 Hz)

Active: 365 watts
Sleep: 8 watts
Off: 0.1 watts
Ready: 8 watts

Environmental specifications

Recommended operating conditions

  • Temperature: 10° to 32.5°C (50° to 91°F)
  • Relative humidity: 10% to 80%

Storage conditions

  • Temperature: 0° to 35°C (32° to 95°F)
  • Relative humidity: 10% to 80%