HP LaserJet Enterprise M506dn
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- Print only
- Print speed letter: Up to 45 ppm (black)
- Auto duplex printing; 2 paper trays (standard); Uses toner with JetIntelligence
- FCC Class A emissions - for use in commercial environments, not residential environmentsSee all Specs
Finish tasks faster with a printer that starts right away and helps conserve energy. Multi-level device security helps protect from threats. Original HP Toner cartridges with JetIntelligence and this printer produce more high-quality pages.
Workteams excel with HP’s black-and-white office LaserJet printers, which pack extra punch with high-quality results, extra power, and more features.
Accelerate your work and use less energy
Don’t wait for documents. Print your first page in as few as 8.5 seconds from energy-efficient sleep mode. This printer leads its class in low energy use—thanks to its innovative design and toner technology. Speed through jobs on a variety of media. Print two-sided documents almost as quickly as one. Now almost 30% smaller—this printer fits in tight places and delivers quiet operation.
Unparalleled fleet security and management
Embedded features detect security threats and heal your printer, protecting it from boot up to shutdown. Protect sensitive data stored on the printer and in transit, using embedded and optional security features. Protect sensitive business data with embedded and optional HP JetAdvantage Security Solutions. Centralize control of your print environment with HP Web Jetadmin—and help build business efficiency.
More. Pages, Performance, and Protection.
Produce sharp text, bold blacks, and crisp graphics with precision black toner. Get more. Original HP Toner with JetIntelligence delivers more pages per cartridge than predecessors. Help ensure the Original HP quality you paid for with anti-fraud and cartridge authentication technology. Print right away with a preinstalled toner cartridge. Replace it with an optional high-yield cartridge.
Stay connected with secure mobile printing options
Use optional, 128-bit encrypted wireless direct printing from mobile devices—no network needed. Add the option to print with a touch of your NFC-enabled mobile device to this printer—no network needed. Easily access, print, and share resources with Ethernet and optional wireless networking.
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Compact design lets this printer fit into small spaces
Fast wake-up and print
Print the first page from sleep mode as fast as 8.0 seconds
Original HP Toner cartridges with JetIntelligence
Get more pages, performance, and protection out of your printer—using Original HP Toner cartridges with JetIntelligence.
Keep fleet security covered
Protect sensitive business data with embedded and optional HP JetAdvantage security solutions.
Low energy use
This printer is optimized for low energy consumption
Fast two-sided printing
Print two-sided documents as fast as 36 ipm (images per minute)
Optional print from mobile devices
Print from a variety of smartphones, tablets and laptops
Improve uptime with added input capacity
Save time by refilling paper less often with an optional paper input tray.
Prints in a flash, savings that last
Print right away with Instant-on Technology.
Print Speed - Black (normal)
Up to 45 ppm
First page out (ready) black
As fast as 5.9 sec; As fast as 11.3 sec (100 V)
Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi
300 dpi, 600 dpi, HP FastRes 1200, HP ProRes 1200
Monthly duty cycle
Up to 150,000 pages
Recommended monthly page volume
2000 to 7500
4-line LCD (color graphics)
Number of print cartridges
HP 87A Black Original LaserJet Toner Cartridge (~9000 pages) CF287A, HP 87X Black Original LaserJet Toner Cartridge (~18,000 pages) CF287X
HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5 (HP PCL 5 driver available from the Web only), 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
Hi-Speed USB 2.0 port; built-in Fast Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-Tx, Gigabit Ethernet 1000Base-T
HP Jetdirect 3000w NFC/Wireless Accessory J8030A, HP Jetdirect 2900nw Print Server J8031A
Standard (built-in Gigabit Ethernet)
1 Hi-Speed USB 2.0 device port; 2 Hi-Speed USB 2.0 host ports ; built-in Fast Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-Tx, Gigabit ethernet 1000Base-T
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
Minimum system requirements
Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, OS X 10.9 Mavericks, OS X 10.10 Yosemite; Internet; USB; 1 GB available hard disk; OS compatible hardware (For OS hardware requirements see http://www.apple.com)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- & 64-bit editions, Windows 8/8.1 all 32- & 64-bit editions (excluding RT OS for Tablets), Windows 10 all 32- & 64-bit editions (excluding RT OS for Tablets); CD-ROM or DVD drive, or Internet connection; Dedicated USB or network connection or Wireless connection; 200 MB available hard disk space; OS compatible hardware (For OS hardware requirements see http://www.microsoft.com)
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- & 64-bit editions, Windows 8/8.1 all 32- & 64-bit editions (excluding RT OS for Tablets), Windows 10 all 32- & 64-bit editions (excluding RT OS for Tablets); Windows OS compatible with Universal Print Driver (From HP.com): Windows XP SP3 32- & 64-bit editions (XP Home, XP Pro, etc), Windows Vista all 32- & 64-bit editions (Home Basic, Premium, Professional, etc), Windows 7 all 32- & 64-bit editions, Windows 8/8.1 all 32- & 64-bit editions (excluding RT OS for Tablets), Windows 10 all 32- & 64-bit editions (excluding RT OS for Tablets); Mac OS (HP Print Drivers available from http://www.hp.com and Apple Store): 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
Printer Management; Printer Administrator Resource Kit (Driver Configuration Utility, Driver Deployment Utility, Managed Printing Administrator); HP Web JetAdmin Software; HP Proxy Agent Software; HP JetAdvantage Security Manager.
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; Google Cloud Print 2.0
Optional, 500 GB minimum encrypted hard disk drive
Paper handling input, standard
100-sheet multipurpose Tray 1, 550-sheet input Tray 2, automatic duplex printing
Paper handling output, standard
250-sheet output bin
Finished output handling
Media sizes supported
Tray 1: Letter, legal, executive, 4 x 6, 5 x 8, 8.5 x 13, envelopes (No. 10, Monarch); Tray 2: letter, legal, executive, 8.5 x 13; Optional trays 3+: letter, legal, executive, 8.5 x 13 in; Optional Automatic Duplexer: letter
Media sizes supported
Tray 1: A4, A5, A6, B5, 16k, 10 x 15 cm, post cards (JIS single and double), envelopes (DL, C5, C6, B5); Tray 2: A4, A5, B5, 16k, double postcard; Optional trays 3+: A4, B5, 16k, double postcard; Optional Automatic Duplexer: A4
Media sizes, custom
Tray 1: 3 x 5 to 8.5 x 14 in; 550-sheet input Tray 2: 4.1 x 5.8 to 8.5 x 14 in; optional 550-sheet input Tray 3+: 4.1 x 5.8 to 8.5 x 14 in
Paper (bond, color, letterhead, plain, preprinted, prepunched, recycled, rough); envelopes; labels; cardstock; transparencies; user-defined
Supported media weight
Tray 1: 16 to 53 lb; tray 2+: 16 to 32 lb
Media weights by paper path
Tray 1: 60 to 200 g/m²; Tray 2+: 60 to 120 g/m²
Input voltage: 100 to 127 VAC, 60 Hz; Input voltage: 200 to 240 VAC, 50 Hz (Not dual voltage, power supply varies by part number with #option code identifier)
741.98 watts (Active Printing), 13.72 watts (Ready), 2.51 watts (Sleep), 0.08 watts (Auto-Off), 0.08 watts (Off)
ENERGY STAR® qualified; CECP; EPEAT®Silver
Operating temperature range
59 to 90.5°F
Operating humidity range
30 to 70% RH
For 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; For Mac OS: Welcome Screen (Directs users to http://www.HP.com or OS App Source 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 hp.com/support to learn about HP award winning service and support options in your region.
Please consult web site http://www.hp.com/support
Dimensions (W X D X H)
16.46 x 14.80 x 11.73 in
Dimensions Maximum (W X D X H)
16.46 x 25.16 x 11.73 in
What's in the box
HP LaserJet M506 Printer; Introductory HP Black LaserJet Toner Cartridge (~6000 pages); CDs containing software and electronic documentation; Warranty Guides; HIGS; Erratas
No, please purchase USB cable separately; Yes, 1 USB (Asia Pacific only)
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A printer designed to make a tall order a breeze
If you’re searching for a printer that gets you high quality results faster than the competition, the HP M506dn printer was made for you. With the ability to print quickly on a single side or both, and extra security to put your mind at ease, you have the perfect printer for your bustling business.
Faster than the competition so you're never stuck waiting
When you have to complete a large print job in record time, the HP LaserJet Enterprise M506dn gives you the speed you need. It wakes up faster than competing printers and delivers your first completed page in as little as 5.9 seconds.
Turning a stack of blank sheets into the results you need doesn't have to take forever. With speeds that reach 45 pages per minute for black-and-white documents, all of those extra seconds you save will definitely add up.
Even duplex printing can happen faster than competing printers. Printing both sides of the page at a quick pace of 36 images per minute means you save time while you’re also saving paper.
A printer secure enough for a fast-paced world
Any time you're printing sensitive information, you need a device that protects your important work. The HP LaserJet Enterprise M506dn Printer offers a variety of reasons to feel confident that you'll be protected from any intruders that don't have your organization's best interests in mind.
Whether it's multiple authentication methods, a formidable firewall, or reliable security protocols, you have all of the options you need to keep your data safe.
If you add the optional HP Jetdirect 2900nw Print Server to your office, you can connect your printers to any of your networks, wireless or wired, all while ensuring that only authorized users can access them. And if you also need effective ways to manage your HP LaserJet Enterprise M506dn Printer, we have the right tools to make it that much easier.
HP Web Jetadmin Software helps you handle it all, from keeping your device up-to-date with the latest firmware, to checking how well your printer is functioning from anywhere in the world.
Print while saving money, time, and energy
To save money and energy, our HP Original HP Toner Cartridges with HP JetIntelligence technology are designed to use less electricity than the leading competitors’ without any drop in performance. For additional savings, you can cut costs by 25% compared to a standard cartridge when you use an HP 87X High Yield Black Original LaserJet Toner Cartridge.
The printer to get big jobs done fast
When you can choose a printer built to leave competing machines in the dust, it makes for an easy decision. With the HP M506dn printer, you'll have the speed and efficiency required as your business makes big leaps on the road ahead.
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