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HP 556xh

HP 556xh
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A staggeringly economical to run but only middle of the road spec 2400 x 1200 DPI laser printer
2400 X 1200 DPI Yes 50ppm Laser Apr 2016
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HP 556xh Review

With very low running costs but average features, we have ranked the HP 556xh number 312 across all laser printers.
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Features
Average Features
96
Running Costs
$7 Over 10 Years
41
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 41?

At over a year old this laser printer is slightly out of date, and newer laser printers with more up to date technology are available. View the latest laser printers 2017.
It has running costs of only $7 over 10 years, which puts it in the cheapest 2% of all 477 laser printers that we have compared it to. View all energy saving laser printers.
This laser printer has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Faster than average print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter)
Supports colour

HP 556xh In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

The 556xh is one of the cheapest to run laser printers that we have looked at for 10 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 10 year running cost of the 556xh is only $7.

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Features

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

The HP 556xh's print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter) of 50ppm is in the fastest 15% of all laser printers when ordered by this feature. Laser printers have print speeds (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter) of between 8ppm and 71ppm, and the average print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter) is 35ppm.

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Supports Colour

The HP 556xh supports colour, unlike 53% of laser printers which do not support colour.

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Average Time to First Page (black, Normal)

The time to first page (black, normal) of the HP 556xh of 7.1s is fairly typical compared to most other laser printers. It is in the slowest 42% of all laser printers when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The HP 556xh supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 75% of laser printers do not support Wi-Fi.

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Bigger Than Average Standard Input Capacity

The HP 556xh's standard input capacity of 1,000 sheets is bigger than average when compared to most other laser printers. It is bigger than 93% of all laser printers when sorted by this feature. The average standard input capacity of all laser printers is 450 sheets, with the smallest being 50 sheets and the biggest being 4,400 sheets.

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Supports Duplex Printing

The HP 556xh supports duplex printing. 78% of laser printers also support duplex printing.

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Bigger Than Average Standard Output Capacity

The HP 556xh's standard output capacity of 300 sheets is bigger than average when compared to most other laser printers. It is bigger than 75% of all laser printers when ranked by this feature. Laser printers have standard output capacities of between 10 sheets and 750 sheets, and the average standard output capacity is 250 sheets.

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2400 X 1200 DPI

The HP 556xh has a maximum resolution of 2400 x 1200 DPI. That's over two times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1200 x 1200 DPI. The best resolution of all laser printers is 2400 x 2400 DPI and the worst is 600 x 600 DPI.

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

The HP 556xh's print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Letter) of 50ppm is faster than average when compared to most other laser printers. It is in the fastest 11% of all laser printers when ordered by this feature. Laser printers have print speeds (colour, normal quality, A4/US Letter) of between 4ppm and 57ppm, and the average print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Letter) is 31ppm.

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Has a Touchscreen

The HP 556xh has a touchscreen, which is unusual. 87% of laser printers do not have a touchscreen.

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Supports Ethernet LAN Support

The HP 556xh supports ethernet LAN support. 51% of laser printers also support ethernet LAN support.

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Product Identifiers

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