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HP Color LaserJet Enterprise Flow MFP M681f

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  • Print, copy, scan, fax, digital send
  • Print speed letter: Up to 50 ppm (black and color)
  • Scan to email; Auto duplex printing; 150-sheet ADF; 2 paper trays (standard); JetIntelligence toner
  • FCC Class A emissions - for use in commercial environments, not residential environmentsSee all Specs
FCC Class A emissions device for use in commercial environments, not residential environments[10]
This HP Color LaserJet MFP with JetIntelligence combines exceptional performance and energy efficiency with professional-quality documents right when you need them—all while protecting your network with the industry’s deepest security.[1]
HP Office Laser Multifunction Printers are designed for SMBs and small workteams in larger companies, delivering enhanced productivity, simplified workflows and reduced costs.

The world’s most secure printing[1]

With HP Sure Start, each printer regularly checks its operating code and repairs itself from attempted hacks. Run-time intrusion detection continually monitors to detect and stop attacks, then automatically reboots. Centralize control of your printing environment with HP Web Jetadmin—and help build business efficiency.[8] Give workgroups what they need to succeed. Easily choose and deploy over 180 HP and third-party solutions.

High speed performance meets energy efficiency

Scanning is now faster than ever; duplex scan speeds up to 180 ipm. Scan to SharePoint and more. This MFP wakes up fast and prints your first page faster—in as quickly as 8.9 seconds.[7] This MFP uses exceptionally low amounts of energy thanks to its innovative design and toner technology.[9] Paper handling options include a wheeled stand and 550-sheet input feeder for paper sizes 4 x 6" to legal.

More Pages, Performance, and Protection[4]

ColorSphere3 toner formulation, combined with an automatic media sensor, help provide leading print quality. Original HP Toner cartridges with JetIntelligence supply 39% more pages per color cartridge vs predecessor.[4] Help retain the Original HP quality you paid for with anti-fraud and cartridge authentication technology. Spend less time replacing toner, and more on business. Choose high-yield toner cartridges.[5]

Give workgroups the speed they need

Help workgroups capture every page easily and detect potential errors or missed pages—every time. Enter data more quickly and accurately using the pull-out keyboard. Help ensure every scanned document is properly oriented, cropped to size, and grayscale-optimized. Load up to 150 pages into the automatic document feeder for fast, unattended scanning.

Simplify security

Rest assured that your fleet is covered, with award-winning HP JetAdvantage Security Manager.[12]

Take the guesswork out of fleet management

Centrally monitor and control your printers with HP Web Jetadmin.[13]

Exceptional quality

Original HP ink and toner cartridges come backed by over 20 years of development, delivering the highest quality prints.[19]

Technical details

Functions

Print, copy, scan, fax

Print Speed - Black (normal)

Up to 50 ppm

Print speed - Color (normal)

Up to 50 ppm

First page out (ready) black

As fast as 6.4 sec

First page out (ready) color

As fast as 6.4 sec

Resolution (black)

Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi

Resolution (color)

Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi

Resolution technology

HP ImageRet 3600; 600 x 600 dpi; HP ProRes 1200 (1200 x 1200 dpi); Pantone© Calibrated

Monthly duty cycle

Up to 100,000 pagesHP recommends that the number of printed pages per month be within the stated range for optimum device performance, based on factors including supplies replacement intervals and device life over an extended warranty period.

Recommended monthly page volume

2000 to 14,000

Print Technology

Laser

Display

8.0-in (20.3 cm) Color Graphics Display (CGD) with touchscreen; rotating (adjustable angle) display; illuminated Home button (for quick return to the Home menu)

Number of print cartridges

4 (1 each black, cyan, magenta, yellow)

Replacement cartridges

HP 655A Black Original LaserJet Toner Cartridge (~12,500 yield) CF450A; HP 657X High Yield Black Original LaserJet Toner Cartridge (~28,000 yield) CF470X; HP 655A Cyan Original LaserJet Toner Cartridge (~10,500 yield) CF451A; HP 657X High Yield Cyan Original LaserJet Toner Cartridge (~23,000 yield) CF471X; HP 655A Yellow Original LaserJet Toner Cartridge (~10,500 yield) CF452A; HP 657X High Yield Yellow Original LaserJet Toner Cartridge (~23,000 yield) CF472X; HP 655A Magenta Original LaserJet Toner Cartridge (~10,500 yield) CF453A; HP 657X High Yield Magenta Original LaserJet Toner Cartridge (~23,000 yield) CF473X[8]

Print languages

HP PCL 6; HP PCL 5c; HP postscript level 3 emulation, native PDF printing (v 1.7), URF (AirPrint)

Automatic paper sensor

Yes

Paper trays, standard

2

Paper trays, maximum

5

Mobile Printing Capability

HP ePrint; Apple AirPrint™; Mopria™-certified; Google Cloud Print 2.0

Connectivity, standard

1 Hi-Speed Device USB 2.0; 2 Host USB (1 walk-up and 1 external accessible); 1 Gigabit Ethernet 10/100/1000T network; 1 Hardware Integration Pocket; 1 Fax

Connectivity, optional

HP Jetdirect 2900nw Print Server J8031A; HP Jetdirect 3000w NFC/Wireless Accessory J8030A

Network ready

Standard (built-in Gigabit Ethernet)

Ports

1 Hi-Speed Device USB 2.0; 2 Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Host; 1 Gigabit Ethernet; 1 Hardware Integration Pocket; 1 Fax

Security management

Identity management: Kerberos authentication; LDAP authentication; 1000 user PIN codes; optional HP and 3rd party advanced authentication solutions (e.g.; badge readers); Network: IPsec/firewall with Certificate; Pre-Shared Key; and Kerberos authentication; Supports WJA-10 IPsec configuration Plug-in; 802.1X authentication (EAP-PEAP; EAP-TLS); SNMPv3; HTTPS; Certificates; Access Control List; Data: Storage Encryption; Encrypted PDF & Email (uses FIPS 140 validated cryptographic libraries from Microsoft); Secure Erase; SSL/TLS (HTTPS); Encrypted Credentials; Device: Security lock slot; USB port disablement; hardware integration pocket for security solutions; Intrusion Detection with Red Balloon Security Technology - Constant in-device monitoring for attacks; SureStart Secure Boot - BIOS Integrity Checking with self-healing capability; Whitelisting - loads only known good code (DLLs, EXEs, ...); Security management: Compatible with HP JetAdvantage Security Manager, Device Security Syslog Messages processed and accessable in Arcsight and Splunk SIEMs

Minimum system requirements

1.3 GB available hard drive space; Internet; OS hardware requirements see Apple.com for more info2 GB available hard disk space; OS hardware requirements see microsoft.com

Compatible operating systems

Windows 11; Windows 10; Windows 8; Windows 8.1; Windows 7; Windows Vista; Android; macOS X 10.10 Yosemite; macOS 10.11 El Capitan; macOS 10.12 Sierra; Linux; UNIX

Memory, standard

1.5 GB (printer); 1 GB (scanner)

Memory, maximum

4.5 GB

Printer management

HP JetAdvantage Security Manager; HP SNMP Proxy Agent; HP Web JetAdmin Software; HP WS Pro Proxy Agent; Printer Administrator Resource Kit for HP Universal Print Driver

Supported network protocols

Via built-in networking solution: TCP/IP, IPv4, IPv6; Print: TCP-IP port 9100 Direct Mode, LPD (raw queue support only), Web Services Printing, IPP 2.0, Apple AirPrint™, HP ePrint, FTP Print, Google Cloud Print; Discovery: SLP, Bonjour, Web Services Discovery; IP Config: IPv4 (BootP, DHCP, AutoIP, Manual, TFTP Config, ARP-Ping), IPv6 (Stateless Link-Local and via Router, Statefull via DHCPv6); Management: SNMPv2/v3, HTTP/HTTPs, Telnet, TFTP Config, FTP FW Download, Syslog; Security: SNMPv3, SSL Cert Management, Firewall, ACL, 802.1x

Hard disk

Standard, minimum 500 GB HP High-Performance Secure Hard Disk (AES 256 hardware encryption or greater)

Paper handling input, standard

100-sheet multi-purpose tray, 550-sheet input tray 2, 150-sheet automatic document feeder

Paper handling output, standard

500-sheet output tray, two-sided printing

Duplex printing

Automatic (standard)

Envelope input capacity

MP Tray: Up to 10 envelopes (or 10mm stack height)

Finished output handling

Sheetfed

Media sizes supported

Tray 1: letter, legal, executive, statement, Oficio, 3 x 5 in, 4 x 6 in, 5 x 7 in, 5 x 8 in, envelopes (No. 9, No. 10, Monarch); Tray 2: letter, legal, executive, statement, Oficio, 4 x 6 in, 5 x 7 in, 5 x 8 in; Optional 550-sheet trays: letter, legal, executive, statement, Oficio, 4 x 6 in, 5 x 7 in, 5 x 8 in; Optional 2,000-sheet high-capacity tray: letter, legal

Media sizes supported

Tray 1: A4, A5, A6, RA4, B5, B6, 16k, 10 x 15 cm, Oficio, postcards (JIS single and double) envelopes (DL, C5, B5, C6); Tray 2: A4, A5, A6, RA4, B5, B6, 10 x 15 cm, Oficio, 16k, Dpostcard; Optional 550-sheet trays 3, 4, 5: A4, A5, A6, RA4, B5, B6, 10 x 15 cm, Oficio, 16k, Dpostcard; Optional 2,000-sheet high-capacity Tray 4: A4

Media sizes, custom

Tray 1: 3 x 5 to 8.5 x 14 in; Tray 2: 4 x 5.83 to 8.5 x 14 in; Optional 550-sheet trays: 4 x 5.83 to 8.5 x 14 in; Optional 2000-sheet high-capacity tray: custom sizes not supported in this tray

Media types

Paper (plain, light, bond, recycled, mid-weight, heavy, mid-weight glossy, heavy glossy, extra heavy, extra heavy glossy, cardstock, card glossy), color transparency, labels, letterhead, envelope, preprinted, prepunched, colored, rough, opaque film, user-defined

Supported media weight

Tray 1: 16 to 58 lb (plain) 32 to 58 lb (glossy); Tray 2: 16 to 90 lb (plain) 32 to 58 lb (glossy)

Media weights by paper path

Tray 1: 60-220 g/m² (plain), 120 to 220 g/m² (glossy); Tray 2: 60 to 163 g/m² (plain), 120 to 220 g/m² (glossy)

Power

Input voltage: 100V to 127V nominal (+/-10%), 50 - 60Hz nominal (+/- 3Hz), 12 A; Input voltage: 220 V to 240V nominal, (+/-10%) 50 - 60Hz nominal (+/- 3Hz), 6 A. Not dual voltage, power supply varies by part number with # Option code identifier.

Power consumption

900 watts (printing/copying), 47 watts (ready), 0.9 watts (sleep), 0.9 watts (Auto Off/Manual On), 0.1 (Manual Off)

Energy efficiency

CECP; Blue Angel; EPEAT® Silver registered; ENERGY STAR® certified

Operating temperature range

59 to 86ºF

Operating humidity range

30 to 70% RH

Software included

HP Connected, HP Device Experience (DXP), HP PCL 6 (XPS) Printer Driver, HP Software Installer/Uninstaller, Mac OS Welcome Screen (Directs users to 123.HP.com or OS App Source for printer software), Online user manuals

FCC

FCC Class A emissions - for use in commercial environments, not residential environments

Warranty

One-year, next-business day, onsite warranty. Warranty and support options vary by product, country and local legal requirements. Go to http://hp.com/support to learn about HP award winning service and support options in your region.

Post warranty

Please consult web site http://www.hp.com/support

Dimensions (W X D X H)

20.08 x 21.85 x 25.91 in

Dimensions Maximum (W X D X H)

37.91 x 30.31 x 35.83 in

Weight

94.4 lb

Package weight

110 lb

What's in the box

HP Color LaserJet Multifunction Printer; HP Black Original LaserJet Toner Cartridge (~12,500 yield), HP Cyan, Magenta and Yellow Original LaserJet Toner Cartridges (~10,500 yield each) (toner cartridges installed); CD with software drivers and documentation; Documentation (Hardware Install Guide); Power cord

Cable included

No, please purchase USB and Fax cables separately

Sustainability Impact

Mercury-free

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HP Color LaserJet Enterprise Flow MFP M681f is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 2.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by Francis2 from It's a nice printer for making pictures It's a nice printer.
Date published: 2023-11-05
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What is the exact hard drive model this printer uses? Having a hard time getting that from HP and the exact hard drive model used for the J8A12A (M681f) series. Spoke with support and am getting all sorts of confusing answers.

Asked by: hardyharddrive
The M681f uses the B5L29A HP High-Performance Secure Hard Disk. For more information on your printer please visit this link: https://h20195.www2.hp.com/v2/getpdf.aspx/4aa6-9659enuc.pdf
Answered by: HP Team Grant
Date published: 2023-12-15

Does this printer have Wifi?

Asked by: Makah
Hello. Thanks for your question. This HP Color LaserJet Enterprise MFP M681f printer does not have WiFi. You can use the optional HP Jetdirect 3100w BLE/NFC/Wireless Accessory. The HP Jetdirect 3100w BLE/NFC/Wireless Accessory is a wireless print server that allows you to print wirelessly.
Answered by: HP Live Expert Cheri
Date published: 2023-09-03

can this printer print or scan of 11x17 paper?

Asked by: KChen1234
Thank you for your question! This HP Color LaserJet Enterprise Flow MFP M681f is not compatible with 11" by 17" paper.
Answered by: HP Team Grant
Date published: 2023-05-27
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HP.com will not accept returns due to the product’s size.