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HP PageWide Enterprise Color 556dn

37

Overall Score

HP PageWide Enterprise Color 556dn

HP PageWide Enterprise Color 556dn
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A relatively new but only middle of the road spec 2400 x 1200 DPI inkjet printer, with alright running costs
2400 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 50ppm Dec 2016
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HP PageWide Enterprise Color 556dn Review

With average features, we have ranked the HP PageWide Enterprise Color 556dn number 78 across all inkjet printers.
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Features
Average Features
30
Running Costs
$2 Over 10 Years
37
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 38?

With it being less than a year since it was released by HP, this inkjet printer features some of the latest inkjet printer technology. View the latest inkjet printers 2017.
It has running costs of $2 over 10 years, which puts it in the most expensive 11% of all 225 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 few features:
2400 x 1200 DPI
Very fast print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Letter)

HP PageWide Enterprise Color 556dn In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the PageWide Enterprise Color 556dn will cost $2 over 10 years to run, which is in the most expensive 11% of all 225 inkjets.

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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 the most common resolution of 4800 x 1200 DPI. Inkjets resolutions range 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)

Inkjets have print speeds (colour, normal quality, A4/US Letter) of between 1ppm and 50ppm, and the average print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Letter) is 15ppm. The PageWide Enterprise Color 556dn's print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Letter) of 50ppm is in the fastest 2% of all inkjets when ranked 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 inkjets is 25ppm, with the slowest being 1ppm and the fastest being 100ppm. The print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter) of the PageWide Enterprise Color 556dn of 50ppm is in the fastest 5% of all inkjets when ranked by this feature.

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Four Print Cartridges

The number of print cartridges on the HP PageWide Enterprise Color 556dn is four. That's average compared to the other 43 inkjets that we have assessed the number of print cartridges of.

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Bigger Than Average Standard Input Capacity

The PageWide Enterprise Color 556dn's standard input capacity of 500 sheets is bigger than 80% of all inkjets when ranked by this feature. The standard input capacities of inkjets range from 4 sheets to 1,900 sheets, and the average standard input capacity is 260 sheets.

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Bigger Than Average Standard Output Capacity

The standard output capacities of inkjets range from 20 sheets to 500 sheets, and the average standard output capacity is 140 sheets. The PageWide Enterprise Color 556dn's standard output capacity of 300 sheets is bigger than average when compared to most other inkjets. It is bigger than 88% of all inkjets when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Ethernet LAN Support

The PageWide Enterprise Color 556dn has an ethernet LAN support. 86% of inkjets do not have an ethernet LAN support.

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Bigger Than Average Maximum Duty Cycle

The maximum duty cycle of the PageWide Enterprise Color 556dn of 80,000 pages per month is in the biggest 6% of all inkjets when ordered by this feature. Inkjet printers have maximum duty cycles of between 99 pages per month and 280,000 pages per month, and the average maximum duty cycle is 35,000 pages per month.

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