HP LaserJet 8100 Printer review
The HP LaserJet 8100 is an excellent printer with many new and advanced features. The HP LaserJet 8100 Printer delivers good quality and is dependable. This LaserJet printer comes 16 Meg of Random access Memory and it can be expanded up to 192 Meg. The main features are 1200 * 1200 DPI quality, 32 PPM, 16 MB memory (extendable up to 192 MB), wide format (11.7”*17.7”). It connects via parallel.
The HP LaserJet 8100 Printer series is incorporated with the latest technology and delivers high performance. It includes some new features that can provide outstanding performance and paper handling options also. It reduces the general cost of ownership. HP LaserJet 8100 Printer can print 32 pages per minute. The input capacity is up to 3,100 sheets. The auto duplex option gives two sided printing also.
This HP LaserJet 8100 Printer uses Monochrome Laser Technology. The specifications are 166 MHz processor, 32 PPM print speed, 17 second for first page out. It takes around 80 to 90 Seconds to warm up. 600*600 dpi, 1200 dpi quality, 3 open EIO slots, it consisting three trays and 1100 input capacity is there ( one hundred sheet Tray and Two 500 sheet trays), the maximum input capacity is 3100 sheets. The media types are paper, bond, colour, rough, envelopes, labels, recycled, cardstock, cut sheet and transparencies. The common media sizes are A3, A4, B4, legal, letter, executive, B5 and Monarch etc. Media weights come around for first tray (16 to 53 lb), for second (16 to 28) and for additional trays 16 to 28 lb.
- FIVE – Speed and resolution
The HP LaserJet 8100 Printer can print at 32 pages per minute (ppm). The processor speed is 166 MHz MIPS Microprocessor and RIP Once Technology. The resolution comes 600 dots-per-inch (dpi) with Resolution Enhancement Technology. The fast resolution 1200 provides 1200 DPI quality in full screen and gray is more than 220 levels of gray.
- FOUR – Fonts and languages
The printer using fonts and languages are HP PCL 6 and 5e for compatibility, print job language, print job management language, 45 scalable type interface, Post script R L2 Emulation standard and 65 fonts for with HP font smart. It is not available for Macintoshes systems.
- THREE – Excellent memory
The memory of this printer is very excellent. Compared to other products, it gives 16 MB and this is expandable using 100-pin Dual-in-line memory module to a maximum of 1920MB. The Memory Enhance technology compresses data automatically to use Random Access memory more efficiently. This printer comes with 16 Mb of SDRAM (total capacity).
- TWO – Print speed
The print speed for simplex are 32 ppm (A4, letter), 20 PPM (legal), 17 PPM (leader), 18 PPM (A3) and Duplex for 12 PPM (letter A4), 8.4 PPM (leader,A3), 9 PPM ( legal or B4). For the print, the minimum paper size is 3.9*7.5 inches (98*191 mm) and maximum paper size is 11.7*17.7 inches (297 * 450 mm).
- ONE – Memory expansion
The HP LaserJet 8100 Printer provides three Dual-in-line memory slots for upgrading. The Firmware DIMM must be installed only in slot 1. The DIMMs are available in 4, 8, 16, 32 and 64 MB, for a Maximum of 192 MB. The flash memory DIMMs are available in 2 and 4 MB. This Flash DIMMs can store the data permanently in the printer when the printer is in off mode also. The DIMM based access fonts are macros and patterns.
The HP LaserJet 8100 Printer is a multipurpose printer and has been incorporated with a number of high-end features.