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Printer Specifications for HP Deskjet 820Cse and 820Cxi Printers

Model numbers

Description
Model number
HP Deskjet 820Cse printer
C4568A
HP Deskjet 820Cxi printer
C4531A
NOTE: The HP Deskjet 820Cse/820Cxi printers introduced May 1996.

HP Deskjet 820Cxi Printer number and language of kits

Region or country
HP Deskjet 820Cxi option number
Language of documentation and printer software
U.S.
C4531A ABA
English
Argentina
C4531A AC8
Spanish
Asia
C4531A ARS
English
Asia, North
C4531A ART
English
Australia
C4531A ABG
English
Brazil
C4531A AC4
Portuguese
Canada
C4531A A2L
French/English
Canada (French)
C4531A ABC
English
Caribbean
C4531A ARV
English
Hong Kong
C4531A AB5
English
India
C4531A ACJ
English
Latin America
C4531A ABM
Spanish
Singapore
C4531A AB4
English
South America
C4531A AKV
Spanish
Thailand
C4531A AB3
Thai

HP Deskjet 820Cse Printer number and language of kits

Region or country
HP Deskjet 820Cse option number
Language of documentation and printer software
U.S.
C4568A ABA
English

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Serial number location

Located on the back of the printer.

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Printer description

The HP Deskjet 820Cse/820Cxi printer is a fast black and color personal printer for professionals. It provides laser-like black print quality and outstanding color graphics on both plain paper and transparencies. The HP Deskjet 820Cse/820Cxi printer allows MS-DOS (R) printing in a Windows (R) environment.

The software provided with the HP Deskjet 820Cse/820Cxi printer includes the HP ColorSmart printer driver, scaleable TrueType (TM) fonts, an online help system, and the HP Deskjet printer Status Monitor. The HP Deskjet 820C Toolbox is also included to assist in diagnosing and solving printing problems.

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Printer features

  • Print method: plain paper, drop-on-demand thermal Inkjet printing

  • Printer command language: HP PPA (Printing Performance Architecture)

Fast and efficient

  • Designed exclusively for working with Windows 3.1x or Windows 95

  • Prints up to 6.5 pages-per-minute black text, and up to four pages-per-minute color

  • Features an energy-efficient "sleep mode"

Versatile

  • Uses plain paper, coated paper, glossy paper, labels, or transparencies.

  • Features a single-envelope slot for printing one envelope at a time, or it is possible to print up to 15 envelopes at a time using the In tray.

  • Supports two-sided printing for printing on both sides of the page.

  • Supports multiple paper sizes.

  • Provides 50 TrueType fonts for Windows.

  • Works with hundreds of the most popular software applications.

Sharp black and brilliant color images

  • Produces clear, crisp black text.

  • Produces sharp, brilliant color images.

  • Assures rich, vibrant colors using HP exclusive Color Resolution Enhancement technology (C-REt).

  • Analyzes each page individually, and automatically optimizes print settings using the HP ColorSmart feature.

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System requirements

MS Windows 3.1x

  • 80386 processor (minimum)

  • 4 megabytes (MB) random-access memory (RAM) (minimum)

  • 5 MB free hard disk space (7.5 MB is used by the driver and 10 MB must be free to print)

MS Windows 95

  • 80386 processor (minimum)

  • 8 MB RAM (minimum)

  • 5 MB free hard-disk space (7.5 MB is used by the driver and 10 MB must be free to print)

MS Windows NT 4.0

  • 80486-66 processor (minimum)

  • 16 MB RAM (minimum)

  • 5 MB free hard-disk space (7.5 MB is used by the driver and 10 MB must be free to print.)

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Interface specifications

Windows I/O interface

  • Centronics parallel, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 1284 compliant.

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Recommended interface cables

Host interface
HP part number
Length
Connectors
IEEE-1284 Compatible
C2950A
2 meters
DB-25 Male-to-36-pin Centronics Male
IEEE-1284 Compatible
C2951A
3 meters
DB-25 Male-to-36-pin Centronics Male

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Font information

NOTE: This printer has no internal fonts.

Scaleable TrueType fonts for Windows

Albertus
Albertus Oblique
Albertus Bold
Albertus Extra Bold
Arial (R) Black
Arial Narrow
Arial Narrow Italic
Arriba
Artistik
Ashley Inline
Beguiat Frisky
Bertram
ITC Bradley Hand
Broadway
Challenge Extrabold
Creepy
Candy Bits
Eclipse
Eraser Dust
Gill Sans Shadow
Ginko
Glowworm
Goudy Old Style
Goudy Old Style Italic
Goudy Old Style Bold
Graphite Light
Graphite Light Narrow
Harlow
Kidprint
Lucida Casual (R)
Lucida Casual Italic
Milestone (R)
Nadianne Bold
ITC Pioneer
Old English
Paddington
Party
Phyllis
Pompeii Capitals
Poster Bodoni
RoughEdge
Signet Roundhand
ITC Snap
Snowdrift
Stencil Sans
Theater Antione
Thunderbird
Traffic
Westwood
Yearbook Outline

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Media specifications

Category
Specification
Paper weight
16 to 36 lb (60 to 135 g/m2)
Envelope weight
20 to 24 lb (75 to 90 g/m2)
Card stock weight
110 lb index maximum, 8.5 pt. maximum thickness (110 to 200 g/m2)
In tray capacity
150 sheets of 20-lb paper
Envelope feeder capacity
Up to 15 envelopes
Out tray paper capacity
Up to 50 sheets of 20-lb paper
Single sheet capacity
1 sheet at a time
Card stock capacity
Up to 30 cards
Label capacity
Up to 25 sheets

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Supported media/sizes

Media
English size
Metric size
U.S. Letter
8.5 x 11 inches
216 x 279 mm
U.S. Legal
8.5 x 14 inches
216 x 356 mm
U.S. Executive
7.25 x 10.5 inches
184 x 267 mm
ISO and JIS A4
A4 8.27 x 11.7 inches
210 x 297 mm
ISO and JIS A5
5.8 x 8.3 inches
148.5 x 210 mm
JIS B5
7.2 x 10.1 inches
182 x 257 mm
U.S. No. 10 Envelope
4.13 in. x 9.5 inches
104.8 x 241.3 mm
International DL Envelope
4.33 x 8.66 inches
110 x 220 mm
International C6 Envelope
4.49 x 6.38 inches
114 x 162 mm
U.S. Size Card Stock
4 x 6 inches
101.6 x 152.4 mm
U.S. Size Card Stock
5 x 8 inches
127 x 203.2 mm
ISO and JIS A6 Postcard
4.13 x 5.84 inches
105 x 148.5 mm
Media
English size
Metric size
Japanese Hagaki Postcard
3.94 x 5.83 inches
100 x 148 mm
Custom Minimum Size
3.94 to 5.83 inches
100 to 148 mm
Custom Maximum Size
8.5 to 14 inches
216 to 356 mm
U.S. Transparency
8.5 x 11 inches
210 x 297 mm
European A4 Glossy Transparency
8.2 x 11.6 inches
210 x 297 mm
U.S. Glossy
8.5 x 11 inches
216 x 279 mm
European A4 Glossy
8.2 x 11.6 inches
210 x 297 mm
Special U.S.
8.5 x 11 inches
216 x 279 mm
Special A4
8.2 x 11.6 inches
210 x 297 mm
U.S. Labels
8.5 x 11 inches
216 x 279 mm
European A4 Labels
8.2 x 11.6 inches
210 x 297 mm

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Ink information

Cartridge
Black Print Cartridge
Color Print Cartridge

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Memory information

  • 128 KB Printer Memory

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Performance

Kinds of print modes

NOTE: dpi is measured in addressable raster points per inch.
Mode
Black
Printing
Color printing
(Mixed text and graphics)
Best
600 dpi
4 pages per minute (ppm)
0.35 ppm
300 C-REt
Normal
600 dpi
5 ppm
1.5 ppm
300 C-REt
EconoFast
300 dpi
6.5 ppm
4 ppm
300 dpi

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Reliability

Category
Specification
Printer usage rate
1,000 total black pages per month maximum
160 total color pages per month maximum
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
20,000 hours
(2,000 hours power-on and 12,000 printed pages per year)
Mechanism life
60,000 pages

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Physical specifications

Width
17.5 inches (444 mm)
Depth
15.6 inches (396 mm)
Height
8.9 inches (226 mm)
Net weight
14.3 lb (6.5 kg)

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Electrical specifications

Input voltage
100 VAC to 240 VAC plus or minus 10%
Frequency
50/60 Hz plus or minus 3 Hz
Power consumption
5 W (idle)
55 W maximum (printing)

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Environmental specifications

Temperature (operating)
5 to 40 degrees C
(41 to 104 degrees F)
Temperature (optimum)
15 to 35 degrees C
(59 to 95 degrees F)
Temperature (storage)
-40 to 60 degrees C
(-40 to 140 degrees F)
Humidity (operating, non-condensing)
15% to 80% relative humidity, maximum wet bulb 35 degrees C
(95 degrees F)
Humidity (storage, non-condensing)
15% to 80% relative humidity, maximum wet bulb 60 degrees C
(140 degrees F)
Noise levels per ISO 9296 (bystander position)
Sound power
Best mode: 6.3 B(A)
EconoFast mode: 6.5 B(A)
Sound pressure
Best mode: 50 dB(A)
EconoFast mode: 53 dB (A)
Altitude
Operating
10,000 ft (3,048 m) maximum
Non-operating
15,000 ft (4,572 m) maximum
Mechanical vibration
Frequency range
5 to 500 Hz
Operating (random)
Approximately 0.21 G root mean square (rms)
Non-operating (random)
Approximately 2.09 G rms
Swept sine
0.5 G (0 to peak)
Thermal output
164 BTU/hour (maximum)

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Warranty

  • One-year limited warranty

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Safety certifications

Category
Specification
Safety certifications
UL, CSA, ETL, TUV, NEMKO, NOM
EMI certifications
USA: FCC Part 15, Class B, when used with a Class B computing device
CISPR 22 Class B (Canada, New Zealand, South Africa)
European Community: EMC Directive 89/336/EEC

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