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Printer Specifications for the HP Deskjet 6122 Color Inkjet Printer

HP Deskjet 6122 model

Model
Part number
HP Deskjet 6122
C8954A

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Minimum system requirements

Operating system
Minimum system requirement
Microsoft(R) Windows XP
Pentium(R) 233 MHz
128 MB RAM
40 MB* free disk space
Windows 2000
Pentium 133 MHz
64 MB RAM
40 MB* free disk space
Windows 95, 98, Me
Pentium 150 MHz
32 MB RAM
40 MB* free disk space
Windows NT 4.0
Pentium 133 MHz
64 MB RAM
40 MB* free disk space
Mac OS 8.6 or 9.x
Power PC G3 64 MB RAM 10 MB (minimum) available disk space
Mac OS X
Power PC G3
128 MB RAM
20 MB (minimum) available disk space
*If you are printing photographs or are printing at 4800 x 1200 dpi, you must have a large amount of free disk space available (much more than the 40 MB listed above).

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Printing specifications

Ink cartridge part numbers

Ink cartridges
Part number
Black
HP 45 (51645A)
Tri-color
HP 78 (C6578A or C6578D)

Resolution

Pen
Mode
Maximum resolution (dpi)
Black text
Draft
Fast Normal
Normal
Best
600 x 300 dpi
600 x 300 dpi
600 x 600 dpi
600 x 600dpi
Color
Draft
Fast Normal
Normal
Best
600 x 300 dpi
600 x 300 dpi
PhotoRet III (1200 x 600)
PhotoRet III (4800 x 1200)
1200 x 600 and 4800 x 1200 are optimized output from 1200 x 1200 dpi data

Speed

The speed of the printer is measured in Pages Per Minute (ppm). The actual print speed will depend on the speed of the computer, the program, and the complexity of the document being printed.

Printer without duplexer or optional intray
Draft
Fast
Normal
Best
Black text, plain paper
20 ppm
8.5 ppm
6.5 ppm
1.3 ppm
Mixed text and graphic, plain paper
13 ppm
6.5 ppm
5.0 ppm
1.2 ppm
Full page color, plain paper
3.1 ppm
1.4 ppm
.9 ppm
.3 ppm
Image (4 x 6) photo paper
2.4 ppm
2.4 ppm
.6 ppm
.5 ppm

Duty cycle

The duty cycle (expected life) of the printer is at least one year printing 5000 pages per month.

I/O interface

The printer can be connected to the computer with either of the following connections:

  • Universal Serial Bus (USB).

  • Parallel IEEE-1284.

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Margin specifications

Sheet paper

Paper type
Top
Bottom
Left
Right
US Letter
US Legal
US. Executive
0.07 inch
1.8 mm
0.46 inch
11.7 mm
0.25 inch
6.4 mm
0.25 inch
6.4 mm
ISO A4
0.07 inch
1.8 mm
0.46 inch
11.7mm
.134 inch
3.4 mm
.134 inch
3.4 mm
ISO A5
B5
0.07 inch
1.8 mm
.46 inch
11.7 mm
.125 inch
3.2 mm
.125 inch
3.2 mm

Envelopes

Paper type
Top
Bottom
Left
Right
Supported envelopes
0.07 inch
1.8 mm
0.46 inch
11.7 mm
.125 inch
3.2 mm
.125 inch
3.2 mm

Cards

Paper type
Top
Bottom
Left
Right
US 3 x 5 inch
US 4 x 6 inch
US 5 x 8 inch
ISO and JIS A6
0.07 inch
1.8 mm
0.46 inch
11.7 mm
.125 inch
3.2 mm
.125 inch
3.2 mm
Hagaki post card
0.07 inch
1.8 mm
0.46 inch
11.7 mm
.125 inch
3.2 mm
.125 inch
3.2 mm

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Paper specifications

Main paper tray

Type
Weight
Capacity Input tray
Capacity Output tray
Supported sizes
Plain paper
16 to 24 lb.
60 to 90 gsm
up to 150
up to 50
US, Letter, Legal, Executive A4, A5, B5
Banners
up to 20
up to 20
US letter, A4
Cards
110 lb.
up to 200 gsm
up to 60
up to 10
3 x 5, 4 x 6, 5 x 8, A6, Hagaki, L size, 89 x 127mm
Envelopes
20 to 24 lb.
75 to 90 gsm
up to 22
up to 10
US No. 10, Invitation A2 DL 110 x 220, C6 114 x 162 mm
Envelope slot
20 to 24 lb.
75 to 90 gsm
N/A
N/A
U.S. No. 10, Invitation A2
DL 110x220, C6 114x162 mm
Custom media
16 to 24 lb.
60 to 90 gsm
up to 150
up to 50
Width 3 to 8.5 inches
Length 5 to 14 inches
Labels and Transparencies
Standard Inkjet media
up to 30
up to 30
up to 20
up to 30
US Letter and A4

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Physical specifications with duplexer

Dimensions
Height
184.2 mm
7.25 inches
Width
454 mm
17.9 inches
Depth
440.3 mm
17.3 inches
Weight
5.53 kg
14.82 lbs.

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Electrical specifications

Category
Specification
Consumption
1 watts maximum when off
2 watts minimum when not printing
35 watts max avg. printing
Source
input voltage
100-240 VAC +/-10%
Input frequency
50/60Hz +/-3Hz

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Environmental specifications

The printer is Energy Star certified and complies with Blue Angel specifications.

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