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Printer Specifications for HP PSC 1500 All-in-One Printer Series

Minimum system requirements - Windows

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Component
Minimum system requirements
Operating system
Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7
Processor
Windows 2000 and Windows XP: Any Intel Pentium II, Celeron, or compatible processor (Pentium III or higher recommended)
Windows Vista and Windows 7: A modern 800 MHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor (1 GHz or higher recommended)
RAM
Windows 2000 and Windows XP: Typical installation: 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended)
Windows Vista and Windows 7: 512 MB RAM (1 GB or higher recommended)
Free disk space
Windows 2000 and Windows XP: Typical installation: 795 MB (1 GB Japan only) free hard disk space, plus an additional 50 MB free for full color scanning
Windows Vista and Windows 7: Typical installation: 920 MB free hard disk space, plus an additional 50 MB free for full color scanning
Connectivity
Typical installation: Available USB port
Browser
Typical installation: Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 or higher

Minimum system requirements - Macintosh

Operating system
Minimum system requirement
Mac OS 9.1 - 9.2.2, 10.1.5, 10.2.3 - 10.2.8, 10.3.x, and 10.4.x
Does not support Mac OS 9.0.4 and earlier, 10.0 - 10.1.4, and 10.2 - 10.2.2
G3 processor (G4 or higher recommended)
128 MB RAM (256 MB or greater recommended)
400 MB free hard drive space for software installation
HP memories disc creator software requires CD-writer and 700 MB of additional hard drive space
Available USB port
CD-ROM drive
800 x 600 display resolution with 16-bit color depth
Any web browser
Quicktime 5.0 or later

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Printing specifications

  • Method: Drop-on-demand thermal inkjet

  • Language: HP PCL Level 3, PCL3 GUI or PCL 10

  • Print speeds vary by model and according to the complexity of the document

  • Up to 4800 x 1200 optimized dpi color with 1200 input dpi

Mode
Black/Color
Resolution (dpi)
Speed (ppm)
Maximum dpi
Black
1200 x 1200 rendered dpi
up to 0.5
Color
1200 x 4800 optimized dpi*
up to 0.5
Best
Black
1200 x 1200 rendered dpi
up to 2.4
Color
1200 x 1200
up to 2.4
Normal
Black
600 x 600
up to 7.4
Color
600 x 600
up to 5
Fast Normal
Black
600 x 600
up to 8.5
Color
600 x 600
up to 6.5
Fast Draft
Black
300 x 300
up to 20
Color
300 x 300
up to 15

* Up to 4800 x 1200 optimized dpi color printing on premium photo papers, 1200 x 1200 input dpi.

Duty cycle

5,000 printed pages per month maximum

I/O interface

USB (USB 1.1 and 2.0 compatible)

HP recommends using a USB cable less than or equal to 3m (10 feet) in length to minimize injected noise due to potential high electromagnetic fields.

PictBridge

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Print cartridges

To purchase cartridges or check cartridge compatibility for your printer, go to HP Home & Home Office Store (US only), and then click Ink Toner & Paper.

If you are located outside of the US, follow these steps to purchase cartridges using HP SureSupply.

  1. Go to HP SureSupply .

  2. Scroll to the bottom of the page and make sure that the country/region location is correct.

Genuine HP cartridges can also be purchased from other retailers.

Which cartridges you use might depend on your country/region. Follow these steps to purchase cartridges or check cartridge compatibility for your printer using HP SureSupply.

  1. Go to HP SureSupply .

  2. Scroll to the bottom of the page and make sure that the country/region location is correct.

NOTE: For the United States only, go to the HP Home & Home Office Store .

Genuine HP cartridges can also be purchased from other retailers.

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Paper specifications

Paper tray capacity

Type
Paper weight
Input tray capacity
Output tray capacity
Plain paper
70 to 90 gsm (20 to 24 pound)
100
50
Legal paper
70 to 90 gsm (20 to 24 pound)
100
50
Cards
200 gsm (110 pound)
20
20
Envelopes
75 to 90 gsm (20 to 24 pound)
10
10
Transparency film
N/A
30
15 or less
Labels
N/A
20
20
4 x 6 inch (10 x 15 cm) photo paper
236 gsm (145 pound)
30
15
8.5 x 11 inch (216 x 279 mm) photo paper
N/A
20
10

Paper sizes

Type
Size
Paper
Letter: 216 x 279 mm (8.5 x 11 inches)
A4: 210 x 297 mm
A5: 148 x 210 mm
Executive: 184 x 267 mm (7.25 x 10.5 inches)
Legal: 216 x 356 mm (8.5 x 14 inches)
B5: 176 x 250 mm
Envelopes
U.S. #10: 105 x 241 mm (4.125 x 9.5 inches)
U.S. #9: 99 x 226 mm (3.9 x 8.9 inches)
A2: 111 x 146 mm (4.4 x 5.8 inches)
DL: 110 x 220 mm (4.3 x 8.7 inches)
C6: 114 x 162 mm (4.5 x 6.4 inches)
Transparency films
Letter: 216 x 279 mm (8.5 x 11 inches)
A4: 210 x 297 mm
Photo
102 x 152 mm (4 x 6 inches)
127 x 178 mm (5 x 7 inches)
Letter: 216 x 280 mm (8.5 x 11 inches)
A4: 210 x 297 mm
102 x 305 mm (4 x 12 inch) panoramic
127 x 305 mm (5 x 12 inch) panoramic
Cards
76 x 127 mm (3 x 5 inches)
Index card: 101 x 152 mm (4 x 6 inches)
127 x 178 mm (5 x 7 inches)
A6: 105 x 149 mm
Hagaki card: 100 x 148 mm (3.94 x 5.83 inches)
Labels
Letter: 216 x 279 mm (8.5 x 11 inches)
A4: 210 x 297 mm
Custom
76 x 127 mm up to 216 x 356 mm (3 x 5 inches up to 8.5 x 14 inches)

Print margin specifications

Paper size
Top (leading edge)
Bottom (trailing edge)*
US Letter, Legal, and Executive
1.8 mm (0.07 inches)
6.7 mm (.3 inch)
ISO A4
ISO A5
JIS B5
1.8 mm (.07 inch)
6.7 mm (.3 inch)
Envelopes
3.2 mm (0.13 inches)
6.7 mm (.3 inch)
Cards
1.8 mm (.07 inch)
6.7 mm (.3 inch)

* This margin is not compatible with the HP All-in-One; however, the total writing area is compatible. The writing area is offset from center by 5.4 mm (0.21 inches), which causes asymmetric top and bottom margins.

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PictBridge specifications

  • File format: Exif/JPEG, JPEG, DPOF (TIFF and RAW image formats are not supported)
  • Image crop and print: Yes
  • Layout: Index prints and the following layouts are supported:
    Layout
    Letter
    A4
    1/page*
    8 x 10 inches
    20 x 25 cm
    2/page**
    5 x 7 inches
    13 x 18 cm
    3/page
    4 x 6 inches
    10 x 15 cm
    4/page**
    3.5 x 5 inches
    9 x 13 cm
    9/page
    2.5 x 3.25 inches
    6 x 8 cm

    * Default setting

    ** In Japan: 2/page is 2L, 4/page is L

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Scanning specifications

  • Image editor included
  • Integrated OCR software automatically converts scanned text to editable text
  • Scan speeds vary according to the complexity of the document
  • Twain-compliant interface
  • Resolution: up to 1200 x 1200 dpi optical, 48 bit color and up to 19200 dpi enhanced (maximum resolution is limited by available computer memory, disk space, and other system factors)
  • Maximum scan size from glass: 21.6 x 29.7 cm (8.5 x 11.7 inches)

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Copying specifications

  • Digital image processing
  • Up to 99 copies from original (varies by model)
  • Digital zoom from 25 to 400% (varies by model)
  • Fit to page
  • Copy speeds vary by model and according to the complexity of the document
Mode
Black/Color
Speed (ppm)
Print resolution (dpi)
Scan resolution (dpi)*
Best
Black
up to 0.8
1200 x 1200**
1200 x 1200
Color
up to 0.8
1200 x 1200**
1200 x 1200
Normal
Black
up to 7
600 x 1200
300 x 300
Color
up to 4
600 x 600
300 x 300
Fast
Black
up to 20
300 x 300
300 x 300
Color
up to 18
300 x 300
300 x 300

* Maximum at 400% scaling

** Up to 4800 x 1200 optimized dpi color printing on premium photo papers, 1200 x 1200 input dpi

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Physical specifications

Dimension
Measure
Height
16.2 cm (6.38 inches)
Width
43.4 cm (17.09 inches)
Depth
29.0 cm (11.42 inches)
Weight
5.08 kg (11.19 pounds)

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Power specifications

  • Power consumption: 40 W maximum
  • Input voltage: AC 100 to 240 volts - 1 A 50-60 Hz, grounded
  • Output voltage: DC 32 volts === 940 mA, 16 volts === 625 mA

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Environmental specifications

  • Recommended operating temperature range: 15 to 32 degrees Celsius (59 to 90 degrees Fahrenheit)
  • Allowable operating temperature range: 5 to 40 degrees Celsius (41 to 104 degrees Fahrenheit)
  • Humidity: 15 to 85 percent RH non-condensing
  • Non-operating (storage) temperature range: -40 to 60 degrees Celsius (minus 40 to 140 degrees Fahrenheit)
  • In the presence of high electromagnetic fields it is possible the output from the HP PSC might be slightly distorted.
  • HP recommends using a USB cable less than or equal to 3 m (10 feet) in length to minimize injected noise due to potential high electromagnetic fields.

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