HP Color Laser MFP 179fnw
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- Print, copy, scan, fax
- Print speed letter: Up to 19 ppm black; Up to 4 ppm color
- Dual band Wi-Fi; 150 sheet paper tray (standard); HP Smart AppSee all Specs
HP Color Laser MFP 179fnw
HP Personal Laser Multifunction Printers are designed for individuals or small workteams who need affordable, reliable multifunction performance in a compact and easy-to-use desktop device.
Dynamic security enabled printer. Only intended to be used with cartridges using an HP original chip. Cartridges using a non-HP chip may not work, and those that work today may not work in the future.
Legendary quality, affordable price
This small laser delivers exceptional quality, page after page. Produce sharp text, bold blacks, and crisp color graphics. Rely on a high-performance laser printer at an affordable price. Reduce interruptions with self-healing Wi-Fi™ that keeps you connected. 
Designed to fit your space
Work efficiently with a small, compact MFP – world's smallest in-class. Get print speeds up to 19 ppm black/4 ppm color.  Hands-free printing, scanning, copying, and faxing, using the 40-page ADF. HP Voice-activated printing—your HP printer works with Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Microsoft Cortana.
Easy mobile printing and scanning with HP Smart app
Simple setup, print and scan from your phone, with the best in class mobile print app, HP Smart. [2,9] Easily print from a variety of smartphones and tablets. Easily share resources – access and print with wireless and Ethernet networking. Connect your smartphone or tablet directly to your printer – and easily print without accessing a network.
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Uncompromising laser quality
This surprisingly small laser delivers exceptional quality, page after page.
Sharp black text, high-quality color
Produce sharp text, bold blacks, and crisp color graphics.
The right price
Rely on a high-performance laser printer at an affordable price.
The power of your printer in the palm of your hand
Get simple setup, and print and scan from your phone, with the HP Smart app.
Your device, your choice
Easily print from a variety of smartphones and tablets.
Extend your printing reach
Easily share resources – access and print with wireless and Ethernet networking.
No network, no problem
Connect your smartphone or tablet directly to your printer – and easily print without accessing a network.
Get print speeds up to 19/4 ppm.
Get hands-free printing, scanning, copying, and faxing, using the 40-page ADF.
Simple, intuitive control panel
Get quick and easy printing and faxing directly at the control panel.
Tackle the essentials
Get versatile performance and print, scan, copy, and fax.
Small, compact size
You can fit this MFP almost anywhere – it’s that small and compact.
Print, Copy, Scan & Fax
Print Speed - Black (normal)
Up to 19 ppmMeasured using ISO/IEC 24734, excludes first set of test documents. For more information see http://www.hp.com/go/printerclaims. Exact speed varies depending on the system configuration, software application, driver, and document complexity.
Print speed - Color (normal)
Up to 4 ppm
Printer page yield
Declared yield value in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798. Actual yields vary considerably based on images printed and other factors. For more information, visit http://www.hp.com/go/learnaboutsupplies
First page out (ready) black
As fast as 12.4 sec
First page out (ready) color
As fast as 25.3 sec
Up to 600 x 600 dpi
Up to 600 x 600 dpi
Monthly duty cycle
Up to 20,000 pagesDuty cycle is defined as the maximum number of pages per month of imaged output.
Recommended monthly page volume
100 to 500
Number of print cartridges
4 (1 each black, cyan, magenta, yellow)
HP 116A Original Laser Toner Cartridges (black ~1000 pages/color ~700 pages)
Dynamic security enabled printer. Only intended to be used with cartridges using an HP original chip. Cartridges using a non-HP chip may not work, and those that work today may not work in the future.http://www.hp.com/go/learnaboutsupplies
Automatic paper sensor
Paper trays, standard
Paper trays, maximum
Mobile Printing Capability
HP Smart App; Apple AirPrint™; Mobile Apps; Google Cloud Print™; Wi-Fi® Direct Printing; Mopria™ Certified
Hi-speed USB 2.0 port, Fast Ethernet 10/100Base-Tx network port, Dual band Wireless 802.11 b/g/n
Password-protected network embedded Web server; enable/disable Network ports; SNMPv1 community password change; SNMPV2&V3; IPSec; Filtering : MAC, IPv4, IPv6
Minimum system requirements
OS X v10.11 or newer, 1.5 GB HD, Internet, USBWindows 7 or newer, Intel® Pentium® IV 1 GHz 32-bit or 64-bit processor or higher, 1 GB RAM, 16 GB HDD
Compatible operating systems
Windows®: 7 (32/64 bit), 2008 Server R2, 8 (32/64 bit), 8.1 (32/64 bit), 10 (32/64 bit), 2012 Server, 2016 Server, macOS v10.14 Mojave, macOS v10.13 High Sierra, macOS v10.12 Sierra, OS X v10.11 El Capitan
Supported network protocols
Via built-in networking solution: TCP/IP, IPv4, IPv6; print: TCP-IP port 9100 Direct Mode, LPD (raw queue support only), WSD; discovery: SLP, Bonjour, WS-Discovery; IP Config: IPv4 (BootP, DHCP, AutoIP, Manual), IPv6 (Stateless Link-Local and via Router, Statefull via DHCPv6); management: SNMPv1/v2/v3, HTTP
Paper handling input, standard
150-sheet input tray
Paper handling output, standard
50-sheet output bin
Manual (driver support provided)
Finished output handling
Media sizes supported
Tray 1: Letter, Legal, Executive, Oficio 8.5 x 13, 4 x 6. Tray 2: Not supported; Optional Automatic Duplexer: Not Supported
Media sizes supported
Tray1: A4; A5; A6; B5 (JIS); Oficio 216 x 340. Tray2: Not supported; Optional Automatic duplexer: Not supported
Media sizes, custom
3 x 5.85 to 8.5 x 14 in
Plain, Light, Heavy, Extra Heavy, Colored, Preprinted, Recycle, Labels, Bond, Glossy
Supported media weight
16 to 59 lb
Media weights by paper path
60 to 220 g/m²
110-volt input voltage: 110 to 127 VAC, 50/60 Hz and 220-volt input voltage: 220 to 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
300 watts (Active Printing), 38 watts (Ready), 1.9 watts (Sleep), 0.2 watts (Manual off)
Operating temperature range
50 to 86°F
Operating humidity range
20 to 70% RH (non-condensing)
Common Installer, V3 Print Driver with Lite SM, TWAIN/WIA Driver, HP MFP Scan, HP LJ Network PC-FAX, OCR program
One-year limited hardware warranty; For more info please visit us at https://support.hp.com
Dimensions (W X D X H)
15.98 x 14.29 x 13.55 in
Dimensions Maximum (W X D X H)
16.61 x 16.65 x 13.55 in
What's in the box
HP Color Laser MFP 179fnw Printer; HP LaserJet Black Introductory Toner Cartridge (~700 pages); HP LaserJet Cyan Introductory Toner Cartridge (~500 pages) ; HP LaserJet Magenta Introductory Toner Cartridge (~500 pages) ; HP LaserJet Yellow Introductory Toner Cartridge (~500 pages) ; Power Cord; Phone Cord; USB Cable; Setup Guide; Reference Guide; Regulatory Statements Flyer
Yes, 1 USB
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