HP introduces plug and print laser printers

laser printerHP has bolstered the HP LaserJet Pro printer line with a new plug and print technology that is said to allow customers to begin printing in as little as two minutes by simply connecting a netbook, notebook or desktop PC to the printer with a USB cable no CD required. New monochrome printers featuring HP Smart Install include the HP LaserJet Pro P1100 Printer series one of the most energy-efficient laser printers available, (1) the HP LaserJet Pro M1130/M1210 Multifunction Printer (MFP) series and the HP LaserJet Pro P1566/P1606dn Printer series.

Our customers demand easy printing and were giving it to them no clumsy CD-ROMs to install, no drivers to download, said Ron Coughlin, senior vice president, LaserJet and Enterprise Solutions, Imaging and Printing Group, HP. HP Smart Install offers the future of printing, today. HP has also unveiled the HP Scanjet Professional 1000 Mobile Scanner and two HP Colour LaserJet Professional series - the CP5225 and CP4020.  The Scanjet Professional 1000 is the companys first portable scanner for fast, on-the-go scanning without the need for batteries or an AC adapter.  The CP5225 is HPs most affordable and versatile colour LaserJet to date and the CP4020 makes colour printing easy.

HP LaserJet printers with Smart Install
The new HP LaserJet Pro lineup delivers professional, cost-effective results while enabling small and midsize businesses (SMBs) to reduce their environmental impact. The printers feature new HP Auto-On Technology, which intelligently senses activity such as when a print job is sent to the printer and awakens the device automatically from off mode.(2) It complements HP Auto-Off Technology, which automatically adjusts the power settings and turns the printer off when there is no print activity.

With HP Auto-On/Auto-Off Technology, the new HP LaserJet P1100 Printer series can save up to 72 percent on energy costs versus its predecessor.(3) The printers also use Original HP LaserJet print cartridges with energy-efficient toner for energy savings of up to 35 percent on every page versus earlier products.(4)

      The affordable, compact HP LaserJet Pro P1100 Printer series (75-89) (5) features wireless functionality (6) and is the companys smallest, most affordable laser printer. Offering fast print speeds, professional print quality, an intuitive control panel and HP Auto-On/Auto-Off technology, HP LaserJet P1102 and P1102w printers help customers affordably increase efficiency.

      Ranging in price from 149 to199, (5) the HP LaserJet Pro M1130/M1210 MFP series is one of the lowest-priced, full-featured laser MFPs on the market. The compact MFP series includes four models and embedded Ethernet connectivity and energy-saving features such as HP Auto-On/Auto-Off Technology and HP Instant-on Copy. In addition, the series enables SMBs to copy a duplex ID onto one page with ID Copy.

      The HP LaserJet Pro P1566 Printer (109) (5) and HP LaserJet Pro P1606dn Printer (159) (5) offer exceptional quality, performance and value for SMBs. With fast print speeds, automatic duplexing to save paper, and embedded Ethernet connectivity, (7) these new desktop printers enable customers to enhance productivity for everyday tasks.

The HP LaserJet Pro P1102w and P1606dn Printers are available now for purchase worldwide, while the HP LaserJet Pro P1102 and P1566 Printer models are available now for purchase in Asia and Europe. The HP LaserJet Pro M1100/1200 MFP series is expected to be available for purchase worldwide next month.

In addition, the company is unveiling HP LaserJet Black Print Cartridge Dual Packs to help SMBs reduce the cost of high-volume printing. Beginning next month, dual packs for the HP LaserJet P2055 Printer series, HP LaserJet P1505 Printer series and HP LaserJet P1005/P1006 Printers will be available worldwide except in China and India, where dual packs for the HP LaserJet P1007/P1008 Printer will be available.

HPs most affordable and versatile B-size colour LaserJet printer
Recently made available in Europe, the HP Colour LaserJet Professional CP5225 Printer is able to produce professional quality prints on a wide range of documents, from postcards to posters. Making versatile A3 colour laser printing affordable for businesses, the printer includes embedded networking(8)  for ease of sharing, and can be used for oversize documents as well as general office needs.

-  The HP Colour LaserJet Professional CP5225 Printer series (1,199 - 1,499) (5) includes HP Auto-Off and HP Instant-on Technology.   By using HP Instant-on Technology and automatic duplex printing users can reduce energy usage and conserve paper consumption allowing business to be environmentally responsible without sacrificing print quality or performance.

Professional colour made easy
The HP Colour LaserJet Enterprise CP4020 Printer series, including the CP4025, is a network-ready laser printer for efficient colour printing that offers low operating costs, fast throughput, legendary reliability and professional print quality. 

-  The easy-to-manage CP4020 printer series ranges in price from 949 to 1,249. (5) The four-line colour control panel with auto-navigational help allows casual users to instinctively operate independently from IT, thereby boosting office productivity. In addition, the improved HP Universal Print Driver makes printing with colour easy and efficient. HP EasyColor improves the rendering of colour images, so users can rely on consistent colour print quality in every print. (9)

Companys first scanner for mobile professionals
Weighing only 0.64 kilograms, the ultracompact, portable HP Scanjet Professional 1000 Mobile Scanner (211)(5) enables business customers to scan documents in the office, at client locations or in the field. Featuring HP Instant-on Scanning Technology to save energy, the scanner can quickly scan two-sided documents in a variety of sizes and thicknesses, from embossed cards to long forms, and save them in different file formats.

The HP Scanjet Professional 1000 Mobile Scanner is available now for purchase worldwide.

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