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Printer Specifications for HP Deskjet 5150 Color Inkjet Printer Series

Model numbers

Printer
Part number
Availability
HP Deskjet 5150
C8962A, C6490B
North America, Europe, Latin America
HP Deskjet 5160
C8989A
Asia Pacific, Japan
HP Deskjet 5168
C9006A
China

Features

  • Borderless printing on 8.5 x 11 inch photo paper
  • Optional six-ink printing (with the regular tri-color cartridge and the photo cartridge)
  • Five print modes in the software
  • Reserve print mode (printer can operate with one pen out of ink)
  • Auto-off feature places the printer in a low power, energy efficient mode after being idle for 30 minutes
  • Optional duplexer available
  • Optional 250 sheet

Duty cycle

3000 pages per month

Print speed

The print speeds listed in the table below are approximate (and maximum) speeds. Your print speeds will vary depending on the system configuration, software program, and document complexity. The speeds are listed in pages per minute (ppm) and some are listed in seconds per page.

Black text
Speed
Plain paper/FastDraft
19 ppm
Black text with color graphics
Speed
Plain paper/FastDraft
14 ppm

Print quality and resolution

Resolution in the tables below is shown in dots per inch (dpi).

Black True Type text resolution

Print mode
Resolution
Plain paper/FastDraft
300 x 300 dpi
Plain paper/FastNormal
600 x 600 dpi
Plain paper/Normal
600 x 600 dpi
Plain paper 1200 x 1200 optimized dpi
1200 x 1200 dpi

Color input resolution

Print mode
Resolution
Plain paper/FastDraft
300 x 300 dpi
Plain paper/FastNormal
600 x 600 dpi
Plain paper/Normal
600 x 600 dpi
Plain paper 4800 x 1200 optimized dpi
1200 x 1200 dpi
Photo paper/FastDraft
300 x 300 dpi
Photo paper/Normal
600 x 600 dpi
Photo paper/Best - PhotoREt
600 x 600 dpi

Color printing resolution (subject to color input resolution above)

Print mode
Resolution
Plain paper/FastDraft
600 x 300 dpi
Plain paper/FastNormal
600 x 600 dpi
Plain paper/Normal
600 x 600 dpi
Plain paper 4800 x 1200 optimized dpi
1200 x 1200 dpi
Photo paper/FastDraft
1200 x 1200 dpi
Photo paper/Normal
1200 x 1200 dpi
Photo paper/Best - PhotoREt
1200 x 1200 dpi

4800 x 1200 optimized dpi printing is available for all media. If you are printing photographs or are printing 4800 x 1200 dp, you must have a large amount of hard drive space available to process the print data.

Operating systems - Minimum system requirements

Operating system
Processor
Required RAM
Required hard disk space*
MS Windows 98, Me,
Pentium 150 MHz
32 MB
40 MB
Win 2000
Pentium 133 MHz
64 MB
40 MB
Windows XP
Pentium 233 MHz
128 MB
40 MB
Mac OS 8.6 - 9.x
Power PC G3
64 MB
40 MB
Mac OS X 10.1 and higher
Power PC G3
128 MB
40 MB
CUE min. system requirements, Windows 98, Me, 2000 , XP
Pentium II
64 MB
Requires ample disk space
NOTE: Printing photographs or printing 4800 x 1200 dpi, large amounts of free space on the hard disk is required.

Connectivity

Standard connectivity
Universal Serial Bus (USB) cable 2.0 compatible

Font information

U.S. Standards Internal Bit-Mapped Fonts
Proportional
CG Times
CG Times Italic
Univers
Univers Italic
Font sizes
5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14
5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14
5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14
5, 6, 10, 12
Fixed pitch
Courier
Courier Italic
Courier Gothic
Letter Gothic Italic
Point sizes
6, 12, 24
6, 12, 24
6, 12, 24
4.75, 9.5, 19
Pitches
5, 10, 16.67, 20
5, 10, 20
6, 12, 24
16.67

Paper handling

Media (paper) weights

Category
Specification
U.S. letter
16 to 24 lb. (60-90 g/m2)
Legal
20 to 24 lb. (75-90 g/m2)
Envelopes
20 to 24 lb. (75-90 g/m2)
Index cards
90 lb. (up to 160 g/m2)
Banner paper
16 to 24 lb. (60-90 g/m2)

In tray and out tray capacity

Paper type
In tray capacity
Out tray capacity
Plain paper
150 sheets
50 sheets
Banner
20 sheets
20 sheets
Envelope
20 envelopes
10 envelopes
Greeting card
20 cards
20 cards
Labels (U.S. letter or A4 sheets)
20 sheets
20 sheets
Photo paper
20 sheets
20 sheets
Index cards
60 cards
60 cards
Transparencies
20 sheets
20 sheets

Out tray capacity by print mode

Print mode
Capacity
FastDraft
35 sheets
Normal
50 sheets
Best
50 sheets

Custom size media

Dimension
Size
Width - minimum and maximum
3.0 to 8.5 inches
(77 215 mm)
Length - minimum and maximum
5.0 to 14.0 inches
(127 to 355 mm)

Supported paper and sizes

Paper type
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)
Executive
7.25 x 10.5 inches (184 x 267 mm)
European A4
210 x 297 mm (8.27 x 11.69 inches)
European A5
148 x 210 mm (5.85 x 8.27 inches)
B5-JIS
182 x 257 mm (7.17 x 10.12 inches)
Photo
Look it up again (L89x127mm Japan)
Banner
8.5 x 11 inches (216 x 279 mm)

Supported envelopes and sizes

Envelope type
Size
U.S. Number 10
4.12 x 9.5 inches (105 x 241 mm)
Invitation A2
4.38 x 5.75 inches (111 x 146 mm)
European DL
110 x 220 mm (4.33 x 8.66 inches)
European C6
114 x 162 mm (4.48 x 6.38 inches

Supported index and greeting cards and sizes

Card type
Size
Index
3 x 5 inches (76 x 127 mm)
Index
4 x 6 inches (102 x 152 mm)
Index
5 x 8 inches (127 x 203 mm)
European A6
105 x 148.5 mm
Hagaki
100 x 148 mm

Ink cartridge part numbers

Cartridge
Part number
Black
HP 56 (C6656A)
Tri-color
HP 57 (C6657A)
Photo cartridge (optional)
HP 58 (C6658A)

Physical specification

The dimensions listed are for the printer without the automatic two sided print module installed.

Category
Specification
Width
17.7 inches (449 mm)
Height
5.7 inches (145 mm)
Depth
14.6 inches (370 mm)
Net weight
11.7 lbs (5.3 kg)

Electrical specifications

Category
Specification
Input voltage
100 to 240
Input frequency
50 to 60 Hz
Power consumption (maximum)
2 watts max when off
4 watts average when idle
30 watts average when printing

Operating environment

Operating conditions

Maximum operating conditions
specification
Temperature
41 to 104 degrees F (5 to 40 C)
Humidity
15 to 80 percent relative humidity non-condensing

Operating conditions for best print quality

Optimal operating conditions
Specification
Temperature
59 to 95 degrees (15 to 35 C)
Humidity
20 to 80 percent relative humidity non-condensing

Noise levels

ISO 9296 noise spec
Noise level in Best mode
Sound power level, LwAd
5.3 B
Sound pressure LpAm
39.6 dB

Warranty

Region
Printer
Software
Print cartridges
North America
Canada
One year
90 days
End of life or date stamped
Asia Pacific
One year
90 days
End of life or date stamped
Latin America
One year
90 days
End of life or date stamped

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