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HP LaserJet Pro M501dn

  • 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

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FCC Class A emissions - for use in commercial environments, not residential environments [11]
Put impressive print speeds and performance to work in your office. This energy-saving printer starts faster[1] and delivers security features to help guard against threats. Original HP Toner cartridges with JetIntelligence produce more pages.[2]
Workteams excel with HP’s black-and-white office LaserJet printers, which pack extra punch with high-quality results, extra power, and more features.

Big results, small footprint

Don’t wait for documents. Print your first page in as few as 7.3 seconds from energy-efficient sleep mode.[5]This printer leads its class in low energy use[3]—thanks to its innovative design and toner technology.Print two-sided documents fast and print up to 65 pages per minute on A5 paper.[1,6]This compact, quiet printer is designed to fit in tight spaces and offers a 1,200-sheet maximum capacity.[7]

Get strong protection and easily manage your fleet

Help keep printing safe from boot up to shutdown with security features that guard against complex threats.Help ensure documents remain confidential with PIN printing enabled through an optional USB drive.[4]Employ policy-based protection for printing devices with optional HP JetAdvantage Security Manager.[9]Easily manage devices and settings using HP Web Jetadmin with a suite of essential management features.[8]

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.[2]Help ensure the Original HP quality you paid for, using anti-fraud and cartridge authentication technology.Print right away with a preinstalled toner cartridge. Replace it with an optional high-yield cartridge.[10]

Fast wake-up and print

Print the first page from sleep mode as fast as 7.3 seconds

Leading energy efficiency

This efficient printer is designed for exceptionally low energy consumption

Fast two-sided printing

Allows you to print on both sides of the page, cutting your paper use by up to 50%.

Compact size

Compact design lets this printer fit into small spaces

Fast printing on narrow media

1,200-sheet input capacity

Save time by refilling paper less often.

Job storage with PIN printing

Works with HP JetAdvantage Security Manager

Protect sensitive business data with embedded and optional HP JetAdvantage security solutions.

Original HP Toner cartridges with JetIntelligence

Get more pages, performance, and protection out of your printer—using Original HP Toner cartridges with JetIntelligence.

Technical details

Functions

Print

Print Speed - Black (normal)

Up to 45 ppm

First page out (ready) black

As fast as 5.7 sec

Resolution (black)

600 x 600 dpi, Up to 4800 x 600 enhanced dpi

Resolution technology

HP FastRes 1200, HP ProRes 1200, 600 dpi

Monthly duty cycle

Up to 100,000 pages[13]

Recommended monthly page volume

1500 to 6000[14]

Print Technology

Laser

Display

2-line LCD (text)

Processor speed

1500 MHz

Number of print cartridges

1 (black)

Replacement cartridges

HP 87A Black Original LaserJet Toner Cartridge (~8,550 yield) CF287A, HP 87X Black Original LaserJet Toner Cartridge (~18,000 yield) CF287X[7]

Print languages

HP PCL 5, HP PCL 6, HP postscript level 3 emulation, direct PDF (v 1.7) printing, URF, PCLM, PWG

Automatic paper sensor

No

Paper trays, standard

2: 1 x 550 cassette and 1 x 100-sheet multipurpose tray

Paper trays, maximum

3: 2 x 550 cassettes and 1 x 100-sheet multipurpose tray

Mobile Printing Capability

HP ePrint; Apple AirPrint™; Mopria™-certified

Connectivity, standard

Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Host/Device Ports; Fast Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-Tx, Gigabit Ethernet 1000Base-T

Network ready

Standard (built-in Gigabit Ethernet)

Ports

Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Host/Device Ports; Fast Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-Tx, Gigabit Ethernet 1000Base-T

Security management

Embedded Web Server: password-protection, secure browsing via SSL/TLS; Network: enable/disable network ports and features, SNMPv1 & SNMPv2 community password change; HP ePrint: HTTPS with certificate validation, HTTP Basic Access Authentication, SASL authentication; Firewall and ACL; SNMPv3, 802.1X, Secure Boot

Minimum system requirements

Compatible OS (see "Compatible Operating Systems"); Internet connection (for software installation); dedicated USB connection or a network connection (wired or wireless); 1 GB available harddisk space; (For operating system minimum hardware requirements, see the OS manufacturer, such as Apple.com)Compatible OS (see "Compatible Operating Systems"); CD-ROM drive or Internet connection (for software installation); dedicated USB connection or a network connection (wired or wireless); 1 GB available harddisk space; (For operating system minimum hardware requirements, see the OS manufacturer, such as 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 HP.com and Apple Store); OS X 10.9 Mavericks, OS X 10.10 Yosemite, OS X 10.11 El Capitan; 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[17]

Memory, standard

256 MB

Memory, maximum

256 MB

Printer management

UPD Printer Administrator Resource Kit; Active Directory Administrator Template for UPD, AutoUpgradeUPD, Driver configuration Utility, Driver Deployment Utility, Managed Print Administrator, PRNCON.EXE, HPPRLOG, Migrate-Server- Tools, UpdateNow, RemovePlugPlayDrivers; HP Web JetAdmin Software, HP Proxy Agent Software, HP JetAdvantage Security Manager, HP Utility (Mac), HP Device Toolbox

Supported network protocols

TCP/IP, IPv4, IPv6; Print: TCP-IP port 9100 Direct Mode, LPD (raw queue support only), Web Services Printing, HP ePrint, Apple AirPrint™, Google Cloud Print 2.0, Mopria, FTP Print, IPP Print; Discovery: SLP, Bonjour, Web Services Discovery; IP Config: IPv4 (BootP, DHCP, AutoIP, Manual), IPv6 (Stateless Link-Local and via Router, Statefull via DHCPv6), SSL Security and Certificate management; management: SNMPv1, SNMPv2, SNMPv3, HTTP/HTTPS, Syslog, FTP FW Download

Paper handling input, standard

100-sheet multipurpose tray and 550-sheet main cassette

Paper handling output, standard

250-sheet face down output tray

Duplex printing

Automatic

Finished output handling

Sheetfed

Media sizes supported

Tray 1: 4 x 6 in, 5 x 8 in, Letter, Legal, Executive, Oficio 8.5 x 13 in, Envelope No. 10, Monarch, Custom; Tray 2 & Tray 3: 5 x 8 in, Letter, Legal, Executive, Oficio 8.5 x13 in, Custom

Media sizes supported

Tray 1: 10 x 15 cm, 16k (184 x 260 mm), 16k (195 x 270 mm), 16k (197 x 273 mm), A4, A5, A6, Envelope B5, Envelope C5, Custom, Envelope DL, B5 (JIS), B6 (JIS), Japanese Postcard, Double Japan Postcard Rotated, Oficio (216 x 340 mm); Tray 2 & Tray 3: 16k (184 x 260 mm), 16k (195 x 270 mm), 16k (197 x 273 mm), A4, A5, A6, Custom, B5 (JIS), B6 (JIS), Double Japan Postcard Rotated, Oficio (216 x 340 mm)

Media sizes, custom

Tray 1: 3 x 5 to 8.5 x 14 in; Tray 2 & Tray 3: 4.14 x 5.83 to 8.5 x 14 in

Media types

Paper (plain, EcoFFICIENT, light, midweight, intermediate, heavy, extra heavy, bond, cardstock, colored, letterhead, preprinted, prepunched, recycled, rough, ecofficient); envelopes; labels; transparencies

Supported media weight

Tray 1: 16 to 58 lb bond; Tray 2 & Tray 3: 16 to 32 lb bond

Media weights by paper path

Tray 1: 60 to 200 g/m²; Tray 2 & Tray 3: 60 to 120 g/m²

Power

Input voltage: 100 to 127 VAC, 60 Hz; Input voltage: 220 to 240 VAC, 50 Hz (Not dual voltage, power supply varies by part number with #option code identifier)

Power consumption

660 watts (active printing), 6.1 watts (ready), 1.3 (sleep), 0.7 watts (Auto-Off/wake on USB connection, disabled at shipment) 0.1 watts (Auto-Off/Manual-On), 0.1 watts (Manual-Off)[4]

Energy efficiency

ENERGY STAR® qualified; EPEAT® Silver; CECP; Taiwan Green Mark

Operating temperature range

59 to 90.5ºF

Operating humidity range

30 to 70% RH

Software included

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, HP Device Toolbox, HP Product Improvement Study ;For Mac OS; Welcome Screen, (Directs users to HP.com or OS App Source for LaserJet Software)

FCC

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

Warranty

NA/EMEA: 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; AP: One year return to bench

Post warranty

Please consult http://www.hp.com/support for details

Dimensions (W X D X H)

16.46 x 14.80 x 11.38 in

Dimensions Maximum (W X D X H)

16.46 x 25.16 x 11.38 in

Weight

25.6 lb

Package weight

32.1 Lb

What's in the box

HP LaserJet Pro MFP M501dn; preinstalled introductory HP LaserJet Toner cartridge (Black: ~6000 pages); In-box documentation (Installation Guide, Getting Started Guide, User's Guide, Support Flyer, Warranty Guide); Printer documentation and software on CD-ROM; Software drivers and documentation on CD-ROM; Power cord

Cable included

No, please purchase USB cable separately

Sustainability Impact

ENERGY STAR® certified; EPEAT® rated

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HP LaserJet Pro M501dn is rated 4.1 out of 5 by 48.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from BUENA OPCION BUEN EQUIPO Y DESEMPEÑO
Date published: 2022-12-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Recommended Pros: Works great. Fast. Big paper tray. Fantastic upgrade from M404. Large toner will yield 18,000 copies. Cons: Expensive. Toner is very expensive.
Date published: 2022-12-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from
Date published: 2022-10-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Recomiendo Exelente , rapida y la instalación muy fácil. Trabaja en red
Date published: 2022-09-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Fast Very please with the speed and ease of use. This replaced an aging HP printer and has continued to provide the same quick printing needed.
Date published: 2021-03-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect printer for small business So very pleased with our recent purchase. Very easy to install and use. Had one issue to resolve with printing labels and received excellent support to adjust the speed and print perfect labels on thicker material.
Date published: 2021-01-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from M501dn does the job! This was a replacement for a worn-out ten year old HP 3015dn laser printer, which was a workhorse. The M501dn five months ago and seems to be of equal quality. It does the job!
Date published: 2021-01-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I am an HP LazerJet fan since early 1990's. This is my third HP LazerJet in almost 30 yeras! Two previous printers were reliable and long lasting, served me well. I love the new one and hope it is as reliable as my 2 previous HP LazerJets.
Date published: 2020-07-09
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Is there an envelope feeder available for this model? If not, would an HPM604 envelope feeder fit this model?

Asked by: krissy379
Hello Krissy and thank you for your question! Unfortunately, this HP LaserJet Pro M501dn will not be compatible with an envelope feeder.
Answered by: HP Team Grant
Date published: 2022-10-31

what is the number to order the extra 500 sheet paper tray for the Laser Jet Pro M501dn printer???

Asked by: llph
Thank you for your question! The extra paper tray for this HP LaserJet Pro M501dn is the F2A72A. That tray is available at this link: https://www.hp.com/us-en/shop/pdp/hp-laserjet-550-sheet-paper-tray
Answered by: HP Team Grant
Date published: 2022-09-09

Can this printer connect to my WiFi network?

Asked by: wifi-wify
Hello. Thanks for your question. This HP LaserJet Pro M501dn printer does not have wireless capabilities. You can connect this printer to your router with the Ethernet cable. You also have the option to add the HP Jetdirect 3100w BLE/NFC/Wireless Accessory, 3JN69A, to make the printer wireless.
Answered by: HP Live Expert Cheri
Date published: 2022-11-24

What is the difference between a M501dn and a M507dn?

Asked by: Reware
For product comparisons, it is recommended to open a chat with an HP Live Expert. You can open a chat by clicking the chat icon on the bottom right corner of this product page. The HP Live Expert can assist with choosing the perfect solution for your request and needs.
Answered by: HP Team Grant
Date published: 2023-01-12

HOW CAN I TURN OFF 2 SIDED PRINTING?????

Asked by: GOLFWIZ
Hello. Thanks for your question. You can change the printing default to one-sided. For Windows: The easiest way to get to the "Printer Preferences" is through the printer and scanner settings. From the start menu, type printer, and scanner settings. Once you get there, look for your printer. Click on it. Then Manage. Then, printer preferences. Go to "Print on Both Sides" and toggle to "None". Finally, select Apply. For Mac: https://support.apple.com/guide/mac-help/change-default-printer-a-printers-mac-mchlp1036/mac If you need further assistance, we recommend reaching out to HP Support: https://support.hp.com
Answered by: HP Live Expert Cheri
Date published: 2023-01-26

HOW DO I STOP PRINTING ON 2 SIDES AND ONLY WANT TO PRIONT ON ONE SIDE

Asked by: GOLFWIZ
Hello. Thanks for your question. You can change the printing default to one-sided. For Windows: The easiest way to get to the "Printer Preferences" is through the printer and scanner settings. From the start menu, type printer, and scanner settings. Once you get there, look for your printer. Click on it. Then Manage. Then, printer preferences. Go to "Print on Both Sides" and toggle to "None". Finally, select Apply. For Mac: https://support.apple.com/guide/mac-help/change-default-printer-a-printers-mac-mchlp1036/mac If you need further assistance, we recommend reaching out to HP Support: https://support.hp.com
Answered by: HP Live Expert Cheri
Date published: 2023-01-26

What is the compatible additional paper tray for this printer

Asked by: orkie2000
The add-on compatible paper tray is the F2A72A and can be found at this link: https://www.hp.com/us-en/shop/pdp/hp-laserjet-550-sheet-paper-tray
Answered by: HP Team Grant
Date published: 2023-02-03
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Return and exchange information
HP.com will accept returns or exchanges for this product up to 30 days after delivery. A restocking fee may apply. For details, please visit: https://www.hp.com/us-en/shop/cv/returnsandexchanges.