HP Color LaserJet 4700dtn Printer

HP Color LaserJet 4700dtn Printer

   Part: Q7494A


  • Designed for workgroup volumes, you get rock-solid performance, brilliant color with the new HP LaserJet ColorSphere Toner and a broad range of paper support in HP's top-of-the-line color LaserJet. Work faster with print speeds up to 31 ppm and full-speed two-sided printing. Reach new heights in the quality of business and marketing materials—with gloss, high-impact color (or graphics) and text, crisp detail and realistic images. All this plus scalability, high input and ease of use.
  • Enhance total office productivity with this superior color workgroup printer. Powerful printing performance, automatic two-sided printing, additional 1000-sheet paper tray, and advanced color technologies for outstanding print quality every time.
  • Base model plus: networking, duplexing, 2 500 sheet input trays (total of 4) for 1600 input capacity, and printer stand

Ideal for

  • High-capacity, high-volume, networked printing; first page out in as fast as 10 seconds


Brilliant color out of the box

  • New HP ColorSphere Toner and the printing system—40 percent higher gloss[12]—brilliant results.
  • Your documents look their best with enhanced ImageREt 3600 technology.
  • See consistent color output with intelligent, conveniently timed calibration.
  • Superb print quality, speed and ease of use make in-house marketing a reality.

Powerful workgroup companion

  • Get your work done quickly and efficiently with a fast first page out and print speeds up to 31 ppm.
  • See HP reliability at work with a printing engine that is built to last and last.
  • Select Print and you'll see hassle-free brilliant print quality that's delivered fast.

Optimize business output

  • More input and output capacity means more productivity.
  • Work more quickly—with fast two-sided printing and advanced stapler/stacker capabilities.[6]
  • Do more with two EIO slots, two flash memory card slots and upgradeable memory.
  • Practical innovation from HP—optional hard drive saves end-user time and eliminates frustrations.

Simple to use and maintain

  • Reduce costs and downtime with HP's simple, scalable printer management tools.
  • Simplify printer maintenance with intelligent HP Color LaserJet print cartridges.
  • Everything about this printing system was designed for your ease of use.
  • Deliver greater variety—this printer accommodates a wide range of papers.

[1]Not included, sold separately.

[3]Using genuine HP supplies ensures availability of all HP printing features.

[4]Gloss printing results require the use of HP Color Laser Glossy Photo Paper or HP Color Laser Glossy Brochure Paper.

[5]Two-sided printing unit is standard on the HP Color LaserJet 4700dn, 4700dtn and 4700ph+ only. It is not available as an optional accessory on the HP Color LaserJet 4700 and 4700n.

[6]Stapler/stacker unit is standard on the HP Color LaserJet 4700ph+ only. It is available as an optional (not included, sold separately) accessory on the HP Color LaserJet 4700dn and 4700dtn.

[7]Standard input is 600 sheets on the HP Color LaserJet 4700, 4700n and 4700dn. Reaching the maximum capacity of 2,600 sheets requires the purchase of four additional 500-sheet trays. The 4700dtn comes standard with 1,600 sheets and is still expandable with the purchase of two additional trays. The HP Color LaserJet 4700ph+ comes standard with the maximum number of sheets.

[8] Networking is standard on the HP Color LaserJet 4700n, 4700dn, 4700dtn and 4700ph+ only.

[9]Program features and availability may vary by country. For more information, visit http://www.hp.com/learn/suresupply

[10]Media-type sensor only works from one tray, not all trays.

[11]According to PC Magazine (December 8, 2004), HP's previous-generation HP 4650 Color LaserJet was awarded Best Network Color Laser of 2004.

[12]HP's new LaserJet ColorSphere Toner achieves 40 percent higher gloss using high-gloss mode on HP Laser Glossy Photo and Imaging Paper over HP's award-winning HP Color LaserJet 4650 (Best Network Color Laser of 2004, PC Magazine, 12/04). Percentage improvements based on internal testing using industry standard 75 degree gloss meter.

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Printer specifications

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Product Differentiator

  • Base model plus: networking, duplexing, 2 500 sheet input trays (total of 4) for 1600 input capacity, and printer stand


  • Print

Print speed, black (normal)

  • Up to 31 ppm

Print speed, color (normal)

  • Up to 31 ppm

Print speed

  • Exact speed varies depending on the system configuration, software application, driver and document complexity.

Printer page yield

  • For page and photo yields and other cartridge options, see http://www.hp.com/go/pageyield

First page out (ready) black

  • As fast as 10 sec

First page out (ready) color

  • As fast as 10 sec

Resolution (black)

  • Up to 600 x 600 dpi

Resolution (color)

  • Up to 600 x 600 dpi

Resolution technology

  • HP ImageREt 3600

Monthly duty cycle

  • Up to 100,000 pages

  • Duty cycle is defined as the maximum number of pages per month of imaged output. This value provides a comparison of product robustness in relation to other HP LaserJet or HP Color LaserJet devices, and enables appropriate deployment of printers and MFPs to satisfy the demands of connected individuals or groups.

Recommended monthly page volume

  • 3000 to 10,000

  • HP recommends that the number of printed pages per month be within the stated range for optimum device performance, based on factors including supplies replacement intervals and device life over an extended warranty period.

Print Technology

  • Laser


  • 4-line LCD (text)

Processor speed

  • 533 MHz

Number of print cartridges

  • 4 (1 each black, cyan, magenta, yellow)

Print languages

  • HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5c, HP Postscript Level 3 emulation, direct PDF printing v 1.4

Paper trays, standard

  • 4

Paper trays, maximum

  • Up to 6


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HP ePrint capability

  • No

Connectivity, standard

  • 1 IEEE 1284-C parallel; 1 Hi-Speed USB 2.0; 2 EIO; 1 Foreign interface; 1 Accessory port (for third-party solutions)

Connectivity, optional

  • HP Jetdirect internal and external print servers, HP wireless print servers, Bluetooth wireless printer adapter

Network ready

  • Standard


  • 1 IEEE 1284-C parallel; 1 Hi-Speed USB 2.0; 2 EIO; 1 Foreign interface; 1 Accessory port (for third-party solutions)


  • Management security: SNMP v3, SSL/TLS (HTTPS); optional network security: IPsec, 802.1x authentication; wireless network security: WPA (Wi-Fi Protected Access), WEP encryption (40/64- and 128-bit), 802.1x authentication (EAP-PEAP, LEAP, EAP-TTLS, EAP-TLS, EAP-MD5) with RADIUS servers

Minimum system requirements

  • Microsoft® Windows® 7 ready. For more information go to http://www.hp.com/go/windows7. Some features may not be available. Windows Vista®: 1 GHz processor, 512 MB RAM (check User’s Guide for minimum hard drive space); Windows XP: 233 MHz processor, 64 MB RAM; Windows Server 2003 (standard edition): 550 MHz processor, 128 MB RAM; Windows 2000: 133 MHz processor, 64 MB RAM; 220 MB of available hard disk space (for all systems), CD-ROM drive or Internet connection, IEEE 1284-compliant bidirectional parallel port, USB 1.1 or USB 2.0 port

  • Mac OS X v 10.2.8, 10.3, 10.4, 10.5, 10.6; 160 MB available hard disk space; CD-ROM drive; USB port

Compatible operating systems

  • Microsoft® Windows® 7 ready. For more information go to http://www.hp.com/go/windows7. Some features may not be available. Windows Vista®, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional x64, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000, Mac OS X v 10.2.8, 10.3, 10.4, 10.5, 10.6, Linux (see http://www.hplip.net)

Memory specs

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Memory, standard

  • 288 MB

Memory, maximum

  • 544 MB

Printer management

  • HP Embedded Web Server, HP Web Jetadmin, HP Easy Printer Care Software, HP LaserJet Utility

Supported network protocols

  • TCP/IP (IP Direct Mode; may require software from the NOS vendor or third-party vendor: LPD, FTP, IPP), IPX/SPX, DLC/LLC, AppleTalk, Auto-IP, Apple Rendezvous-compatible, NDS, Bindery, NCP, Telnet, SLP, IGMP, BOOTP/DHCP, WINS, SNMP v 1, 2c and 3, HTTP (with standard HP Jetdirect Embedded Fast Ethernet Print Server)

Hard disk

  • Optional, HP High-performance EIO Hard Disk

Paper handling

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Paper handling input, standard

  • 100-sheet multipurpose tray, 500-sheet trays 2, 3 and 4, duplexer, printer stand

Paper handling output, standard

  • 500-sheet output bin

Duplex printing

  • Automatic (standard)

Finished output handling

  • Sheetfed

Media sizes supported

  • Letter, legal, statement, executive, envelopes (No. 10, Monarch)

Media sizes supported

  • A4, A5, B5, B5 (JIS), C5, DL, Dpostcard (JIS), Executive (JIS), 16K

Media sizes, custom

  • Multipurpose tray: 3 x 5 to 8.5 x 14 in; 500-sheet input trays: 5.8 x 8.3 to 8.5 x 14 in

Media types

  • Multipurpose tray: paper (plain, glossy, colored, preprinted, letterhead, recycled, HP tough and high-gloss laser), envelopes, transparencies, labels, cardstock; 500-sheet input trays: paper (plain, glossy, colored, preprinted, letterhead, recycled, HP tough and high-gloss laser), transparencies, labels

Supported media weight

  • Multipurpose tray: 16 to 58 lb bond; 500-sheet input trays: 16 to 32 lb bond

Power & operating requirements

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  • Input voltage 110 to 127 VAC (+/- 10%), 50/60 Hz (+/-2 Hz); 220 to 240 VAC (+/-10%), 50/60 Hz (+/-2 Hz)

Power consumption

  • 591 watts (printing), 63 watts (ready), 18 watts (sleep), 0.3 watts (off)

  • *Values subject to change. See http://www.hp.com/support/lj4700 for current information. Power reported is the highest value measured using all standard voltages. Maximum heat dissipation for all models in Ready mode is 225 BTU/hour. Default time from Ready mode to Sleep mode is 45 minutes. Recovery time from Sleep mode to start of printing is less than 15 seconds.

Energy efficiency

  • ENERGY STAR® qualified

Operating temperature range

  • 50 to 86° F

Operating humidity range

  • 30 to 70% RH

Dimensions & weight

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Dimensions (W x D x H)

  • 24.8 x 28.2 x 39.8 in

Maximum dimensions (W x D x H)

  • 20.5 x 37.4 x 22.9 in (with paper tray extended)


  • 230 lb

Package weight

  • 324.06 lb

What's included

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What's in the box

  • HP Color LaserJet 4700dtn Printer, 100-sheet multipurpose tray, power cable, software drivers and documentation on CD-ROM, in-box documentation (Getting Started Guide), full-capacity 11,000-page black and 10,000-page cyan, magenta and yellow HP color LaserJet print cartridges with HP ColorSphere Toner, HP Jetdirect Fast Ethernet embedded print server, automatic two-sided printing, three 500-sheet input trays, printer stand

Cable included

  • No, please purchase USB cable separately


  • One-year, onsite warranty

Software included

  • Print drivers and installation software on CD-ROM: HP PCL 5c, HP PCL 6, HP postscript level 3 emulation, HP LaserJet utility, Macintosh software, PostScript Printer Description files

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Warranty information

This product is covered by the standard HP warranty

Support information

Support for this product is provided by HP Customer Care

Returns & exchange information

The HP Home & Home Office Store will accept returns or exchanges for this product up to 21 days after delivery

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