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HP PageWide Enterprise Color 556dn

68

Overall Score

HP PageWide Enterprise Color 556dn

HP PageWide Enterprise Color 556dn
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A fairly new and good spec 2400 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with satisfactory running costs
2400 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 50ppm Dec 2016
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HP PageWide Enterprise Color 556dn Review

With very good features, we have ranked the HP PageWide Enterprise Color 556dn number 250 across all inkjet printers.
77
Features
Good Features
64
Running Costs
$1 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

At over a year old this inkjet is slightly out of date, and newer inkjet printers with more up to date technology are available. View the latest inkjet printers 2018.
It has running costs of $1 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 13% of all 258 inkjet printers that we have compared it to. View all energy saving inkjets.
This inkjet printer has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
2400 x 1200 DPI
Very fast print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Letter)
Features
Professional color, breakthrough total cost
Enterprise productivity at unmatched speeds
Unparalleled fleet security and management
Proven technology. outstanding energy efficiency

HP PageWide Enterprise Color 556dn In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The average 5 year running cost of the PageWide Enterprise Color 556dn is $1 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 13% of all 258 inkjet printers.

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Features

2400 X 1200 DPI

The PageWide Enterprise Color 556dn has a maximum resolution of 2400 x 1200 DPI. That's 50% less resolution than a 4800 x 1200 DPI inkjet printer, which is the most common resolution. The resolution of all inkjets ranges from 720 x 360 DPI (worst) to 9600 x 2400 DPI (best).

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Very Fast Print Speed (colour, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter)

The print speeds (colour, normal quality, A4/US Letter) of inkjet printers range from 3ppm to 55ppm, and the average print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Letter) is 17ppm. The PageWide Enterprise Color 556dn's print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Letter) of 50ppm is in the fastest 5% of all inkjets when sorted by this feature.

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Faster Than Average Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter)

The average print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter) of all inkjet printers is 89ppm, with the slowest being 2ppm and the fastest being 15,000ppm. The PageWide Enterprise Color 556dn's print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter) of 50ppm is faster than 94% of all inkjet printers when ordered by this feature.

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Four Print Cartridges

The HP PageWide Enterprise Color 556dn takes four print cartridges which is average compared to the other 54 inkjet printers that we have assessed the number of print cartridges of.

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Bigger Than Average Standard Input Capacity

The standard input capacities of inkjet printers range from 1 sheets to 1,600 sheets, and the average standard input capacity is 260 sheets. The PageWide Enterprise Color 556dn's standard input capacity of 500 sheets is bigger than average when compared to most other inkjets. It is bigger than 88% of all inkjets when ordered by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Standard Output Capacity

The average standard output capacity of all inkjets is 150 sheets, with the smallest being 20 sheets and the biggest being 500 sheets. The standard output capacity of the HP PageWide Enterprise Color 556dn of 300 sheets is bigger than average when compared to most other inkjet printers. It is in the biggest 10% of all inkjet printers when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Ethernet LAN Support

The PageWide Enterprise Color 556dn has an ethernet LAN support, which is unusual. 84% of inkjets do not have an ethernet LAN support.

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Bigger Than Average Maximum Duty Cycle

Inkjet printers have maximum duty cycles of between 50 pages per month and 280,000 pages per month, and the average maximum duty cycle is 35,000 pages per month. The HP PageWide Enterprise Color 556dn's maximum duty cycle of 80,000 pages per month is bigger than average when compared to most other inkjets. It is in the biggest 10% of all inkjet printers when ordered by this feature.

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hp g1w46ab19

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