HP Color LaserJet Enterprise M553x
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- Print only
- Print speed letter: Up to 40 ppm (black and color)
- Auto duplex printing; 3 paper trays (standard); Uses toner with JetIntelligence
- FCC Class A emissions - for use in commercial environments, not residential environmentsSee all Specs
Speed and color are the perfect pair for your business. That’s why this energy-efficient printer and Original HP Toner cartridges with JetIntelligence combine to produce vibrant, professional-quality documents right when employees need them.
Ideal for workgroups of 5-15 printing 2000 to 6000 pages per month who need high-quality color, productivity solutions, and mobile printing.
High-speed performance meets energy efficiency
Print from sleep mode in as fast as 9 seconds. Get two-sided prints as quickly as one—up to 40 ipm. This printer uses exceptionally low amounts of energy—thanks to smart media-sensing and toner technology. Equip employees to breeze through tasks with the adjustable 4.3-inch (10.9 cm) color touchscreen. Consistently print high-quality documents across a variety of media—including A5—with automatic media sensing.
Your fleet—simple, protected, streamlined
Centralize control of your print environment with HP Web Jetadmin—and help build business efficiency. Protect sensitive data—use embedded or optional features, including HP JetAdvantage Security Solutions. Easily develop, deploy, and add on HP and third-party solutions. Choose the optional 1 GB memory upgrade. Increase security, restore control, and help avoid additional expenses—with HP JetAdvantage Private Print.
Print whenever business demands
Enable wireless direct printing in the office—from mobile devices—without accessing the network. Print with just a touch of your NFC-enabled mobile device to this printer—no network needed. Easily print from a variety of smartphones and tablets—generally no setup or apps required.
More. Pages, Performance, and Protection.
Original HP Toner cartridges with JetIntelligence deliver more pages per cartridge than predecessors. Count on professional quality at fast speeds—HP ColorSphere 3 toner works best with your HP printer. Help ensure the authentic HP quality you paid for with anti-fraud and cartridge authentication technology. Print right away with preinstalled cartridges. Replace them with optional high-yield cartridges.
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Eliminate the wait from your workday
This printer wakes up fast and prints your first page as quickly as 8.5 seconds.
Designed to conserve
This efficient printer is designed for exceptionally low energy consumption
Only the power you need
Help save energy with HP Auto-On/Auto-Off Technology.
Allows you to print on both sides of the page, cutting your paper use by up to 50%.
Color touchscreen (printer)
Manage jobs directly at the MFP, using the HP color touchscreen.
Unleash your printing
Print wirelessly from your mobile device without a Wi-Fi code or password.
Mobile printing at a touch
Enable touch-to-print convenience from mobile devices.
Pull print jobs from your pocket
Walk up and print from a USB drive, using the easy-access USB port.
Compatible with HP JetAdvantage solutions
Works with many built-in and optional HP JetAdvantage business workflow and printing solutions.
Take the guesswork out of fleet management
Centrally monitor and control your printers with HP Web Jetadmin.
Keep fleet security covered
Protect sensitive business data with embedded and optional HP JetAdvantage security solutions.
Recycle today for a better tomorrow
Easily recycle your Original HP ink and toner cartridges for free.
Print Speed - Color (draft)
Measured 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 - Black (normal)
Up to 40 ppm
Print speed - Color (normal)
Up to 40 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 6 sec
First page out (ready) color
As fast as 7 sec
HP ImageREt 3600
HP ImageREt 3600
HP ImageREt 3600, Pantone Calibrated
Monthly duty cycle
Up to 80,000 pagesDuty cycle is defined as the maximum number of pages per month of imaged output. This value provides a comparison of product robustness in relation to other HP LaserJet or HP Color LaserJet devices, and enables appropriate deployment of printers and MFPs to satisfy the demands of connected individuals or groups.
Recommended monthly page volume
2000 to 6000 pages
4.3-in touchscreen with color graphics
Number of print cartridges
4 (1 each black, cyan, magenta, yellow)
HP 508A Black LaserJet Toner Cartridge (~6000 ISO yield) CF360A; HP 508X Black LaserJet Toner Cartridge (~12,500 ISO yield) CF360X; HP 508A Cyan LaserJet Toner Cartridge (~5000 ISO yield) CF361A; HP 508X Cyan LaserJet Toner Cartridge (~9500 ISO yield) CF361X; HP 508A Yellow LaserJet Toner Cartridge (~5000 ISO yield) CF362A; HP 508X Yellow LaserJet Toner Cartridge (~9500 ISO yield) CF362X; HP 508A Magenta LaserJet Toner Cartridge (~5000 ISO yield) CF363A; HP 508X Magenta LaserJet Toner Cartridge (~9500 ISO yield) CF363X
HP PCL 6; HP PCL 5c; HP postscript level 3 emulation, native PDF printing (v 1.7)
Automatic paper sensor
Paper trays, standard
Paper trays, maximum
Mobile Printing Capability
HP ePrint; Apple AirPrint™; Mopria™-certified; NFC Touch-to-print; Wireless Direct Printing
Hi-Speed USB 2.0 port; built-in Fast Ethernet 10/100/1000Base-TX network port
HP Jetdirect 2900nw Print Server J8031A (late availability)
Standard (built-in Gigabit Ethernet)
2 Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Host; 1 Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Device; 1 Gigabit/Fast Ethernet 10/100/1000Base-TX; 1 Wireless direct by 802.11b/g; 1 NFC; HIP (Hardware Integration Pocket)
Management security: SNMPv3, SSL/TLS, WPA2-Enterprise, 802.1X authentication (EAP- PEAP, EAP-TLS), IPP over TLS, IPsec/Firewall with Certificate, Pre-Shared Key Authentication, and Kerberos Authentication; Support for WJA-10 IPsec Configuration using IPsec Plug-in; access port for Kensington-style lock
Minimum system requirements
Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, OS X 10.9 Mavericks, OS X 10.10 Yosemite; Internet; USB; 1 GB available hard diskWindows XP (SP3) all 32-bit editions (XP Home, XP Pro, etc.), Windows Vista all 32-bit editions (Home Basic, Premium, Professional, etc.), Windows 7 all 32-bit and 64-bit editions, Windows 8/8.1 all 32-bit and 64-bit editions (excluding RT OS for Tablets), Windows 10 all 32-bit and 64-bit editions (excluding RT OS for Tablets); Windows OS compatible with Universal Print Driver (From HP.com): Windows XP SP3 32-bit and 64-bit editions (XP Home, XP Pro, etc.), Windows Vista all 32-bit and 64-bit editions (Home Basic, Premium, Professional, etc.), Windows 7 all 32-bit and 64-bit editions, Windows 8/8.1 all 32-bit and 64-bit editions (excluding RT OS for Tablets), Windows 10 all 32-bit and 64-bit editions (excluding RT OS for Tablets); Mobile OS (In-OS drivers): iOS, Android, Windows 8/8.1/10 RT; Linux OS (In-OS HPLIP): SUSE Linux (12.2, 12.3, 13.1), Fedora (17, 18, 19, 20), Linux Mint (13, 14, 15, 16, 17), Boss (3.0, 5.0), Ubuntu (10.04, 11.10, 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10, 14.04, 14.10), Debian (6.0.x, 7.x), Other OS: UNIX; CD-ROM or DVD drive, or Internet connection; Dedicated USB or network connection or Wireless connection; 200 MB available hard disk space
Compatible operating systems
Windows OS compatible with In-Box Driver: Windows XP (SP3) all 32-bit editions (XP Home, XP Pro, etc.), Windows Vista all 32-bit editions (Home Basic, Premium, Professional, etc.), Windows 7 all 32-bit and 64-bit editions, Windows 8/8.1 all 32-bit and 64-bit editions (excluding RT OS for Tablets), Windows 10 all 32-bit and 64-bit editions (excluding RT OS for Tablets); Windows OS compatible with Universal Print Driver (From HP.com): Windows XP SP3 32-bit and 64-bit editions (XP Home, XP Pro, etc.), Windows Vista all 32-bit and 64-bit editions (Home Basic, Premium, Professional, etc.), Windows 7 all 32-bit and 64-bit editions, Windows 8/8.1 all 32-bit and 64-bit editions (excluding RT OS for Tablets), Windows 10 all 32-bit and 64-bit editions (excluding RT OS for Tablets); Mac OS (HP Print Drivers available from HP.com and Apple Store): OS X 10.7 Lion, OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, OS X 10.9 Mavericks, OS X 10.10 Yosemite; Mobile OS (In-OS drivers): iOS, Android, Windows 8/8.1/10 RT; Linux OS (In-OS HPLIP): SUSE Linux (12.2, 12.3, 13.1), Fedora (17, 18, 19, 20), Linux Mint (13, 14, 15, 16, 17), Boss (3.0, 5.0), Ubuntu (10.04, 11.10, 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10, 14.04, 14.10), Debian (6.0.x, 7.x), Other OS: UNIX
Memory card compatibility
Printer Administrator Resource Kit (Driver Configuration Utility, Driver Deployment Utility, Managed Printing Administrator); HP Web JetAdmin Software; HP Proxy Agent Software; HP Imaging and Printing Security Center; HP Utility (Mac)
Supported network protocols
IPv4/IPv6: Apple Bonjour Compatible (Mac OS 10.2.4 or higher), SNMPv1/v2c/v3, HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, TFTP, Port 9100, LPD, WS Discovery, IPP, Secure-IPP, IPsec/Firewall; IPv6: DHCPv6, MLDv1, ICMPv6; IPv4: Auto-IP, SLP, Telnet, IGMPv2, BOOTP/DHCP, WINS, IP Direct Mode, WS Print; Other: NetWare NDS, Bindery, NDPS, ePrint
Paper handling input, standard
100-sheet multipurpose tray, 550-sheet input tray 2, 550-sheet media input tray 3
Paper handling output, standard
250-sheet output bin
Finished output handling
Media sizes supported
Tray 1: letter, legal, oficio, executive, statement, 4 x 6, 3 x 5, 5 x 7, 5 x 8, postcard (JIS), double postcard (JIS), 8.5 x 13, envelope (commercial No. 9, No. 10, Monarch); Custom: 3 x 5 to 8.5 x 14 in; Tray 2: letter, executive, statement, 4 x 6, 5 x 7, 5 x 8, double postcard (JIS); Custom: 4.0 x 5.85 to 8.5 x 11.69 in; Optional Trays 3+: letter, legal, oficio, executive, 8.5 x 13; Custom: 4.0 x 5.85 to 8.5 x 14 in
Media sizes supported
Tray 1: A4, RA4, A5, B5 (JIS), B6 (JIS), 10 x 15 cm, A6, 16K, envelopes (B5, C5 ISO, C6, DL ISO); Custom: 76 x 127 to 216 x 356 mm; Tray 2: A4, A5, B5 (JIS), B6 (JIS), 10 x 15 cm, A6, 16K; Custom: 102 x 148 to 216 x 297 mm; Optional Trays 3+: A4, RA4, A5, B5 (JIS), 16K; Custom: 102 x 148 to 216 x 356 mm
Media sizes, custom
Tray 1: 3 x 5 to 8.5 x 14 in; Tray 2: 4.0 x 5.85 to 8.5 x 11.69 in; Optional Trays 3+: 4.0 x 5.85 to 8.5 x 14 in
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); 28 to 58 lb (glossy); Tray 2: 16 to 58 lb (plain paper); 28 to 58 lb (glossy paper); Optional Trays 3+: 16 to 58 lb (plain paper); 28 to 58 lb (glossy paper); Automatic Duplexer: 16 to 43 lb
Media weights by paper path
Tray 1: 60 to 220 g/m² (plain paper), 105 to 220 g/m² (glossy paper); Tray 2: 60 to 220 g/m² (plain paper), 105 to 220 g/m² (glossy paper); Optional Trays 3+: 60 to 220 g/m² (plain paper), 105 to 220 g/m² (glossy paper); Automatic Duplexer: 60 to 163 g/m²
Input voltage: 100 to 127 VAC, 60 Hz, Input voltage: 200 to 240 VAC, 50 Hz (Not dual voltage, product varies by part number with # Option code identifier). Not dual voltage, power supply varies by part number with # Option code identifier.
617 watts (Active Printing), 33.7 watts (Ready), 3.95 watts (Sleep), 1 watt (Auto-Off/wake on LAN), 0.1 watts (Auto-Off/Manual On), 0.1 watts (Off)Power requirements are based on the country/region where the printer is sold. Do not convert operating voltages; this will damage the printer and void the product warranty. Power consumption in Auto-Off mode depends on customer network switch capability, user configuration and network activity. Off-mode power may vary while checking network packets for print jobs.
ENERGY STAR® qualified; EPEAT® Silver; CECP
Operating temperature range
59 to 81ºF
Operating humidity range
30 to 70% RH
Windows OS: HP Software Installer/Uninstaller, HP PCL 6 Printer Driver, HP Device Experience (DXP), HP Update, Product Registration Assist, HP Web Services Assist (HP Connected), Online user manuals; Mac OS: Welcome Screen, (Directs users to HP.com or OS App Store for LaserJet Software)
FCC Class A emissions - for use in commercial environments, not residential environments
One-year, next-business day, onsite warranty. Warranty and support options vary by product, country and local legal requirements. Go to http://www.hp.com/support to learn about HP award winning service and support options in your region.
Dimensions (W X D X H)
18 x 18.9 x 22.9 in
Dimensions Maximum (W X D X H)
27.5 x 18.9 x 22.9 in
What's in the box
Printer; Four preinstalled HP LaserJet toner cartridges (yield ~6000 pages black and ~5000 pages color); Toner collection unit; In-box documentation; Software CD; Power Cord; 100-sheet multipurpose tray 1; 550-sheet input tray 2; 550-sheet input tray 3
No, please purchase USB cable separately
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