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HP Laser Jet Pro M521dn

HP Laser Jet Pro M521dn
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HP Laser Jet Pro M521dn review: specs and price

HP Laser Jet Pro M521dn
HP Laser Jet Pro M521dn
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Why is HP Laser Jet Pro M521dn better than the average?

  • 1st copy out time - black
    8svs12.35s
  • Black print speed
    42ppmvs20.57ppm
  • Output tray capacity
    250vs166.83
  • Recommended monthly prints
    6000vs5091.45
  • Power consumption on standby
    18.2W vs23.59W
  • Printer processor speed
    800MHzvs574.41MHz
  • Maximum scan size
    217 x 297mm²vs588.74cm²
  • Maximum reduction
    25%vs25.97%

Top specs and features

General info

1.weight

23.9kg

Best

Dell C2665dnf

32.6g

2.output tray capacity

250

A larger output tray is useful for printing large documents such as reports, without emptying the tray.

Best

Lexmark X792dtpe

1000

3.height

749mm

Best

Canon Selphy CP800

68.6mm

4.width

465mm

Best

Canon Selphy CP910

60.96mm

5.Is a flatbed scanner
HP Laser Jet Pro M521dn

Flatbed scanners are able to scan anything that can be placed against the glass. You need a scanner with a flatbed for photos or other easily damaged originals, bound material, and 3D objects. Usually flexible lid makes it possible to scan thick documents or even books.

6.Has an Automatic Document Feeder (ADF)
HP Laser Jet Pro M521dn

An automatic document feeder (ADF) allows for multiple pages to be copied or scanned at one time. You should consider an ADF if you intend to scan documents regularly.

Print quality

1.black print speed

42ppm

The device can print basic black and white documents at a faster rate, based on ISO (International Standards Association) figure.

Best

Oki MC770

55ppm

2.Can print duplex
HP Laser Jet Pro M521dn

Duplex printing means printing on both sides of the page. It is recommended as a way to save paper.

3.1st copy out time - black

8s

First Copy Out Time (FCOT) is the time from initiation of the copy job until the first copy lands in the output tray.

Best

Ricoh Aficio MP C5502

3.1s

4. higher total print resolution

1200 x 1200dpi

With a higher resolution for printing, the print-outs will be better quality.

Best

Canon Pixma MG7120

9600 x 2400dpi

5.Is a laser printer
HP Laser Jet Pro M521dn

Laser printers can print faster and with more precision than inkjet printers. They can save you money over time, as toner is normally cheaper than ink cartridges.

6.recommended monthly prints

6000

The recommended number of prints per month is the amount that the manufacturer advises for optimum device performance.

Best

Konica Minolta Magicolor 4695MF

120000

Scan quality

1.maximum scan size

217 x 297mm²

Maximum scan size shows maximum dimensions of the scanned document.

Best

Epson WorkForce Pro WP-4540

1200 x 2400mm²

2.Has a duplex scanning feature
HP Laser Jet Pro M521dn

Duplex scanning means scanning both sides of a page at once.

Connectivity

1.USB ports

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Ricoh Aficio MP C3502

3

2.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
HP Laser Jet Pro M521dn

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

3.Has WiFi
HP Laser Jet Pro M521dn

The device can connect to WiFi.

Power

1.power consumption operation

760W

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.

Best

Epson WorkForce WF-2520

9W

2.power consumption on standby

18.2W

How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.

Best

Epson WorkForce WF-2540

0.2W

Features

1.printer memory

256MB

More printer memory can result in faster performance as the printer doesn't have to continue retrieving data from the source. It is important when printing large files such as high resolution images.

Best

Xerox WorkCentre 7125T

2048MB

2.Has a page preview screen
HP Laser Jet Pro M521dn

A page preview screen gives you the opportunity to check that the page looks okay.

3.fax speed

3kbps

The device can fax information at a higher speed.

Best

Lexmark OfficeEdge Pro5500

33.6kbps

4. higher fax resolution

300 x 300dpi

The fax machine can send and receive documents with a higher resolution/more dots per inch (dpi).

Best

Epson Expression Home XP-400

10200 x 14040dpi

5.fax page memory

250

The page memory on the fax machine is important if you need to fax the same documents often, or if you want to check the fax history.

Best

Samsung SCX-5637FR

4000

6.printer processor speed

800MHz

Printers with faster processors in theory can react quicker to commands.

Best

Oki MC770

1300MHz

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