HP LaserJet 5100 Printer series - Printer Features and Benefits

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Printer Features and Benefits

Many of the printer’s features and benefits are outlined below.
Specific chapters contain more information on each feature. See
this guide’s index or contents to locate this information.

Wide Format Printing

Increased capability from your laser printer:

Prints on paper sizes up to 312 x 470 mm (12.28 x 18.5 inches).

Prints full bleed images (up to A3 size and 279 x 432 mm
[11 x 17 inches]) by printing images on larger paper that can be
trimmed to the edges.

High Print Quality

Professional results that meet the demands of complex documents:

ProRes 1200 (true 1200 dpi) for highest quality graphics printing.

FastRes 1200 for fast, high-quality image printing.

HP UltraPrecise toner for high quality print.

High Performance

Faster printing for improved productivity:

Prints 22 pages per minute (A4) or 11 pages per minute (A3).

300 MHz RISC microprocessor.

Prints the first page in less than 13 seconds.

Ease of Use

Easy to use and administer:

Helpful printer software provided on a compact disc.

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Ability to grow with the printing needs of workgroups:

3 built-in DIMM slots for memory expansion.

Available flash and memory DIMM cards.

Up to 192 MB maximum memory capability.

Paper Handling

Versatile to meet a combination of user needs:

100 sheet multi-purpose tray.

250 sheet paper tray.

Best Value

Providing industry-leading value to customers:

10,000 page print cartridge.

Euro Character

Equipping customers for a changing world market:

This printer is currently enabled to print the all-new euro character.
HP is committed to maximizing document portability through
supporting and promoting euro symbol standards.

To learn more about printing the euro character, visit HP’s
LaserJet euro website at



Environmental Features

EconoMode uses approximately 50% less toner, which extends
the life of the print cartridge (HP does not recommend full-time
use of EconoMode)

PowerSave setting saves energy (meets E





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Chapter 1: Printer Basics