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Color LaserJet announced

Library Systems Newsletter [October 1994]


Hewlett-Packard, the leader in laser printers, has announced the release of the HP Color LaserJet. The machine will ship with 8MB of PAM standard and will have a color resolution of 300 dpi (dots per inch). The monochrome print resolution will be 600 dpi. The printer will be equipped with the PCL 5 printer control language with color extensions and 35 fonts. Color print speeds will range between one and two pages per minute; monochrome will be ten pages per minute. Initial list price is $6,000, but this is expected to drop below $5,000 within a year.

Other models are expected to follow, with one of the earliest being designed specifically for the Macintosh market.

Hewlett-Packard also has introduced a color inkjet: the HP 450 DeskJet. Priced at $365, the printer has an interchangeable cartridge. For color printing, users need only replace the black ink cartridge with a three-color (cyan, yellow, and magenta) cartridge.

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Publication Year:1994
Type of Material:Article
Language English
Published in: Library Systems Newsletter
Publication Info:Volume 14 Number 10
Issue:October 1994
Page(s):79
Publisher:American Library Association
Place of Publication:Chicago, IL
Notes:Howard S. White, Editor-in-Chief; Richard W. Boss, Contributing Editor
Subject: Printers -- laser
ISSN:0277-0288
Record Number:7590
Last Update:2021-11-17 12:27:41
Date Created:0000-00-00 00:00:00