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Printer Specifications for HP Photosmart B109 All-in-One Printer Series

Product specifications

This document contains specifications for the product, including model numbers, system requirements, and print speed.

Figure 1: HP Photosmart B109 All-in-One printer

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HP Photosmart B109 All-in-One printer models

Photosmart B109 All-in-One printer models
Product number
HP Photosmart B109a All-in-One
Q8433A
Q8433B
Q8437C
Q8438C
Q8439C
HP Photosmart B109c All-in-One
Q8433C
HP Photosmart B109d All-in-One
Q8435B
HP Photosmart B109e All-in-One
Q8435C
HP Photosmart B109n Wireless All-in-One
Q8444A
Q8444B
Q8446C
Q8447B
HP Photosmart B109q Wireless All-in-One
Q8444C
HP Photosmart B109r Wireless All-in-One
Q8447C

System requirements

The following tables contain the minimum system requirements and recommended system requirements for supported Windows and Macintosh operating systems.

Windows system requirements

Supported Windows operating systems : Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows7

Component
Minimum system requirement
Recommended system requirement
Processor
Windows XP Home, XP Professional, XP Media Center Edition and Tablet PC Edition (Service Pack 2 or higher)
233 MHz Intel® Pentium® II, Celeron®, or compatible processor,
Pentium III 300 MHz or higher
Windows Vista
800 MHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
Windows 7
1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
1.5 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
RAM
Windows XP Home, XP Professional, XP Media Center Edition and Tablet PC Edition (Service Pack 2 or higher)
128 MB
256 MB
Windows Vista
512 MB
1 GB
Windows 7
1 GB
2 GB
Free disk space
Windows XP Home, XP Professional, XP Media Center Edition and Tablet PC Edition (Service Pack 2 or higher)
800 MB
960 MB
Windows Vista
920 MB
1056 MB
Windows 7
1.5 MB
2 GB
Browser
Windows XP Home, XP Professional, XP Media Center Edition and Tablet PC Edition (Service Pack 2 or higher)
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or later
Windows Vista
Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0
Windows 7
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or later; FireFox 2.0 or later; Google Chrome 3.0, with Adobe Flash ver. 10 or higher
Other
Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 or later
NOTE: This product does not support Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows 2000, 95, 98, 98 Second Edition, Me, 3.1, NT 4.0, 2003 and 2008 Server.

Macintosh system requirements

Supported Macintosh operating systems : Mac OS X v.10.4, v.10.5 or later

Component
Minimum system requirement
Recommended system requirement
Processor
PowerPC G4, G5, or Intel Core processor
PowerPC G4, G5, or Intel Core processor
Memory
512 MB
1 GB
Free disk space
800 MB
800 MB
Other
Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 or later
Quick Time 5.0 or later

Physical dimensions

The dimensions listed are for the product without the power supply attached.

Height
188.2 mm (7.4 in)
Width
451.8 mm (17.8 in)
Depth
418.5 mm (16.5 in)
Weight
7.2 kg (15.7 lb)

Cartridges

Color
The Americas
Europe
Middle East and Africa
Asia Pacific
Black
HP 564 Black
HP 364 Black
HP 178 Black
HP 862 Black
Cyan
HP 564 Cyan
HP 364 Cyan
HP 178 Cyan
HP 862 Cyan
Magenta
HP 564 Magenta
HP 364 Magenta
HP 178 Magenta
HP 862 Magenta
Yellow
HP 564 Yellow
HP 364 Yellow
HP 178 Yellow
HP 862 Yellow

To purchase ink cartridges or check ink 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 ink 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 ink cartridges can also be purchased from other retailers.

Which ink cartridges you use might depend on your country/region. Follow these steps to purchase ink cartridges or check ink 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 ink cartridges can also be purchased from other retailers.

Input/output

  • USB port: Rear hi-speed

  • Memory card slots: Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, Memory Stick Select, Memory Stick Magic Gate, Memory Stick Duo or Pro Duo(adapter optional), or Memory Stick Micro (adapter required), MultiMediaCard (MMC), MMC Plus, Secure MultiMedia Card, MMCMobile (RS-MMC; adapter required), Secure Digital (SD), Secure Digital Mini, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC), or TransFlash MicroSD Card (adapter required)

  • Wireless network: 802.11 supported (HP Photosmart B109n, B109q, and B109r models only)

Wireless system requirements

The following table contains minimum system requirements for the product wireless features (HP Photosmart B109n, B109q, and B109r models only).

Component
Minimum system requirement
Wireless network
A wireless 802.11 network that includes a WPS enabled wireless router or access point
Computer
Wireless networking support or a network interface card (NIC).
NOTE: To configure the product on the wireless network, you must connect the computer to the same wireless network.

Paper-handling specifications

The following tables contain specifications for supported paper.

Paper tray capacities

Paper Type
Paper weight
Input tray (maximum capacity)
Output tray*
Plain paper
Up to 75 gsm (20 to 24 lb)
Up to 80 (20 lb paper)
15 (20 to 24 lb)
Legal paper
75 to 90 gsm (20 to 24 lb)
Up to 80 (20 lb paper)
10 (20 to 24 lb)
Photo paper
236 gsm (145 lb)
Up to 30 (up to 145 lb)
Up to 10 (up to 145 lb)
Index cards
200 gsm (up to 110 lb index )
Up to 40
15
Envelopes
75 to 90 gsm (20 to 24 lb)
Up to 10
5
Transparency film
n/a
Up to 30
10
Labels
n/a
Up to 25
10

*Output tray capacity is affected by the type of paper and the amount of ink you use. HP recommends emptying the output tray frequently. FAST DRAFT print quality mode requires you to extend the extender tray and raise the paper catch. Without the paper catch rotated up, both letter and legal-sized paper will fall on the first sheet.

Paper sizes

The following table contains lists of supported paper sizes.

Paper Type
Size
Letter
216 x 279 mm (8.5 x 11 in)
Legal
216 x 356 mm (8.5 x 14 in)
A4
210 x 297 mm (8.3 x 11.7 in)
A5
148 x 210 mm (5.83 x 8.27 in)
A6
105 x 148 mm (4.13 x 5.83 in)
B5
176 x 250 mm (6.9 x 9.8 in)
DL
110 x 220 mm (4.3 x 8.6 in)
C6
114 x 162 mm (4.5 x 6.4 in)
30 x 10 cm
300 x 100 mm (11.8 x 3.9 in)
13 x 18 cm
130 x 180 mm (5.1 x 7.1 in)
10 x 15 cm
100 x 150 mm (3.9 x 5.9 in)
Custom sizes
77 x 127 to 215 x 279 mm (3.0 x 5.0 to 8.5 x 11.0 in)

Photo paper: Borderless

Photo paper type
Size
10 x 15 cm
100 x 150 mm (3.9 x 5.9 in)
13 x 18 cm
130 x 180 mm (5.1 x 7.1 in)
4 x 6 in
101.6 mm x 152.4 mm (4 x 6 in)
2L
127 x 178 mm (5 x 7 in)
2 x 2 in
50.8 x 50.8 mm (2 x 2 in)
5 x 7 in
127 x 178 mm (5 x 7 in)
A
216 x 279 mm (8.5 x 11 in)
A6
105 x 148 mm (4.1 x 5.8 in)
A4
210 x 297 mm (8.3 x 11.7 in)
A5
148 x 210 mm (5.8 x 8.3 in)
B5
182 x 257 mm (7.2 x 10.1 in)
Hagaki
100 x 148 mm (3.9 x 5.8 in)
L
89 x 127 mm (3.5 x 5 in)
Letter
216 x 279 mm (8.5 x 11 in)
2.5 x 3.6 cm
25 x 36 mm (1.4 x 1.0 in)

Photo paper: With borders

Photo paper type
Size
10 x 15 cm
100 x 150 mm (3.9 x 5.9 in)
13 x 18 cm
130 x 180 mm (5.1 x 7.1 in)
4 x 6 in
101.6 mm x 152.4 mm (4 x 6 in)
2L
127 x 178 mm (5 x 7 in)
2 x 2 in
50.8 x 50.8 mm (2 x 2 in)
5 x 7 in
127 x 178 mm (5 x 7 in)
A
216 x 279 mm (8.5 x 11 in)
A6
105 x 148 mm (4.1 x 5.8 in)
A4
210 x 297 mm (8.3 x 11.7 in)
A5
148 x 210 mm (5.8 x 8.3 in)
B5
182 x 257 mm (7.2 x 10.1 in)
Hagaki
100 x 148 mm (3.9 x 5.8 in)
L
89 x 127 mm (3.5 x 5 in)
Letter
216 x 279 mm (8.5 x 11 in)
2.5 x 3.6 cm
25 x 36 mm (1.4 x 1.0 in)

Printing specifications

Category
Specification
Resolution
4800 dpi print
Method
Drop-on-demand thermal inkjet
Language
PCL3 GUI
Print speed
Print speeds vary according to the complexity of the document

Copying specifications

  • Digital image processing

  • Maximum number of copies varies by model

  • Copy speeds vary according to the complexity of the document and model

  • Maximum copy enlargement ranges from 200-400% (depends on model)

  • Maximum copy reduction ranges from 25-50% (depends on model)

Scanning specifications

  • Image editor included

  • Twain-compliant software interface

  • Resolution: up to 1200 x 2400 ppi optical (depends on model); 19200 ppi enhanced (software)

  • Color: 48-bit color, 8-bit grayscale (256 levels of gray)

  • Maximum scan size from glass: 216 x 297 mm (8.5 x 11.7 in)

Power specifications

Category
Specification
Average power consumption
42 watts maximum
Input voltage
AC 100 to 240 V ~
Output current
1300 mA
Input frequency
50–60 Hz
Output voltage
DC 32 V===1300 mA

Environmental specifications

In the presence of high electromagnetic fields, the output from the product 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 high electromagnetic fields.

Maximum operating conditions

Allowable operating temperature range: 5º to 40º C (41º to 104º F)

Storage conditions

Temperature range: –25º to 60º C (13º to 140º F)

Energy Star

This product is designed to reduce power consumption and save natural resources without compromising product performance. It has been designed to reduce total energy consumption both during operation and when the device is not active. This product qualifies for ENERGY STAR®, which is a voluntary program established to encourage the development of energy-efficient office products.

Figure 2: Energy Star logo

ENERGY STAR is a U.S. registered service mark of the U.S. EPA. As an ENERGY STAR partner, HP has determined that this product meets ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency.

For more information, go to the Energy Star Web site Non-HP site (in English).

Material safety data sheets

To view Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), go to http://www.hp.com/go/msds (in English).

Paper and plastic use

This product is suited for the use of recycled paper according to DIN 19309 and EN 12281:2002. Plastic parts over 25 grams (0.88 ounces) are marked according to international standards that enhance the ability to identify plastics for recycling purposes at the end of product life.

Recycling program

HP offers an increasing number of product return and recycling programs in many countries and regions, and partners with some of the largest electronic recycling centers throughout the world. HP conserves resources by reselling some of its most popular products. For more information about the recycling of HP products, go to www.hp.com/hpinfo/globalcitizenship/environment/recycle/ (in English).

Regulatory specifications

The product requirements from regulatory agencies in your country/region. For a complete listing of regulatory notices, see the onscreen Help.

Regulatory model identification number

For regulatory identification purposes, your product is assigned a Regulatory Model Number. The Regulatory Model Number for your product is SDGOB-0913. This regulatory number should not be confused with the marketing name (HP Photosmart Wireless B109 series, etc.) or product numbers (Q8444A, etc.).

Exposure to radio frequency radiation

The radiated output power of this device is far below the FCC radio frequency exposure limits. Nevertheless, the device shall be used in such a manner that the potential for human contact during normal operation is minimized. This product and any attached external antenna, if supported, shall be placed in such a manner to minimize the potential for human contact during normal operation. In order to avoid the possibility of exceeding the FCC radio frequency exposure limits, human proximity to the antenna shall not be less than 20 cm (8 in) during normal operation.

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