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HP CZ257A LaserJet Enterprise M651xh Colour Laser Printer - Up to 45 ppm black/colour - Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi black/colour - 1x Hi-Speed device USB 2.0, 2x Host USB 2.0 (for third party connections), 1x Ethernet - 1 year warranty

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HP Color LaserJet Enterprise M651xh Printer (CZ257A) 


Count on performance. Print professional-quality, two-sided color documentsletter and A4with outstanding reliability. Efficient one-touch printing and mobile printing options plus simple management help you be productive wherever work takes you. 

Printing high volumes of professional-quality, two-sided color documentswith easy management, outstanding reliability, and strong data security. 


Invest in reliable printing performance 

Tackle printing tasks confidentlywith a printer designed for quiet performance and minimal intervention. 

Stay on firm groundmaintain printing productivity thanks to reliable, upgradable firmware. 

Print your bestequip every department with vibrant, consistent, professional-quality printing. 

Keep business movingfrom virtually anywhere

 Print without wiresor a network. Get easy access to the printer through optional wireless direct printing. 

Mobile printing at a touchenable touch-to-print convenience from mobile devices. 

Easily print from smartphone, tablets, and notebooks at work, home, or on the go; Mopria certified. 

Ready for the future

 Keep up with the times. Easily update this printer as solutions advancewith HP FutureSmart Firmware. 

Depend on a printer that can expand with your business, with easy and feature upgrades. 

Take the guesswork out of managementcentrally monitor and control all your printers with HP Web Jetadmin. 

Help protect sensitive business data with advanced security solutions and an encrypted hard disk. 

High-volume productivity

 Get exceptional value from Original HP high-capacity ink cartridges. 

Easy control at your fingertipsselect settings using the 4.3-inch color touchscreen. 

Meet the demands of high-volume print jobsthis printer has a 3100-sheet paper input capacity. 


Print speed black:

Normal:Up to 45 ppm 

Print speed color:

Normal:Up to 45 ppm 

(Measured using ISO/IEC 24734, excludes first set of test documents. For more information see https://www.hp.com/go/printerclaims. Exact speed varies depending on the system configuration, software application, driver, and document complexity. ) 

First page out (ready)

Black: As fast as 9.0 sec
Color: As fast as 9.0 sec 

Print quality (best) 

Color: Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi
Black: Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi 

Duty cycle (monthly, letter) 

Up to 120,000 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 

2000 to 17,00
(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


Processor speed

800 MHz 

Print languages

HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5c, HP postscript level 3 emulation, PDF and AirPrint (URF and PDF)


  • 4.3" (10.9 cm) resistive touchscreen WQVGA (480 x 272 resolution) with Home button


HP ePrint capability


Mobile printing capability 

HP ePrint

Optional Wireless direct printing

Apple AirPrint

Mobile Apps

(May require a firmware upgrade to be compatible, download at https://www.hp.com/go/support

Wireless capability 

  • Optional, enabled with purchase of HP Jetdirect 2700w USB Wireless Print Server J8026A or HP Jetdirect ew2500 802.11b/g Wireless Print Server J8021A 

Connectivity, standard 

  • 1 Hi-Speed device USB 2.0
  • 2 Host USB 2.0 (for third party connections)
  • 1 Accessory (for Kensington Lock)
  • 1 Ethernet 

Connectivity, optional 

  • HP Jetdirect 2700w USB Wireless Print Server J8026A
  • HP Jetdirect 2800w NFC & Wireless Direct J8029A
  • HP Jetdirect ew2500 802.11b/g Wireless Print Server J8021A 

Network ready

Standard (built-in Gigabit Ethernet); Included Touch to Print and Wireless Direct 

Minimum system requirements 

Windows 8, Windows 7 (SP1 or higher), Windows Vista, Windows XP (SP2 or higher), Windows Server 2003 (SP1 or higher), Windows Server 2008; Windows Server 2008 R2 (64 bit); Windows Server 2012 (64-bit); 200 MB available hard disk space; CD-ROM or DVD drive, or Internet connection; Dedicated universal serial bus (USB 1.1 or 2.0), or network connection; Operating system compatible hardware system requirements see https://www.microsoft.com;
OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard; OS X 10.7 Lion; OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion; OS X 10.9 Mavericks; CD-ROM or DVD drive, or Internet connection; Dedicated universal serial bus (USB 1.1 or 2.0), or network connection; 1 GB of available hard-disk space 

Compatible operating systems

 Windows XP SP3 or greater (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows Vista (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows 8 (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows Server 2003 SP2 or greater (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows Server 2008 (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit), Windows Server 2012 (64-bit), OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, OS X 10.7 Lion, OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, OS X 10.9 Mavericks, For the latest operating system support see: Air Print https://support.apple.com/kb/ht4356, Android Citrix and Windows Terminal Services (https://www.hp.com/go/upd), HP ePrint Software Driver https://www.hp.com/go/eprintsoftware, Linux (https://www.hplip.net), Novell (https://www.novell.com/iprint), SAP device types https://www.hp.com/go/sap/drivers, SAP Print https://www.hp.com/go/sap/print), UNIX Https://www.hp.com/go/unix, UNIX JetDirect https://www.hp.com/go/jetdirectunix_software, Unix Model Scripts https://www.hp.com/go/unixmodelscripts 

Memory specifications 

Memory, standard

1.5 GB (system memory) 

Memory, maximu

1.5 GB (system memory) 

Hard disk

Standard, minimum 320 GB HP High-Performance Secure Hard Disk (AES 256 hardware encryption or greater) 

Paper handling 

Paper handling input, standard 

  • 500-sheet input tray
  • high capacity input (2x500 & 1x1500 trays) with stand
  • 100-sheet multi-purpose tray
  • automatic two-sided printing 

Paper handling output, standard 

  • 500-sheet output bin 

Output capacity

Up to 500 sheets 

Duplex printing

Automatic (standard) 

Media sizes supported

Multipurpose tray: letter, legal, 5 x 8 in, 8.5 x 13 in, statement, executive, postcard, 3 x 5 in, 4 x 6 in, envelopes (No. 9, No. 10, Monarch), 500-sheet input trays: letter, legal, 5 x 8 in, 8.5 x 13 in, statement, executive 

Media sizes, custom

Multipurpose tray: 3 x 5 to 8.5 x 14 in; 500-sheet input trays: 5.83 x 8.27 to 8.5 x 14 in; optional HP Postcard Media Insert Tray (must be installed in tray 2): 4 x 6 in 

Media types

Paper (plain, light, bond, recycled, mid-weight, heavy, mid-weight glossy, heavy glossy, extra heavy, extra heavy glossy, cardstock, card glossy, preprinted, prepunched, colored, rough), color transparency, labels, letterhead, envelope, opaque film 

Media weight, supported

Multipurpose tray: 16 to 58 lb; 500-sheet input trays, automatic two-sided printing unit: 16 to 32 lb plain paper; 28 to 58 lb glossy paper 

Finished output handling 

  • Sheetfed 

Power and operating requirements 


110-volt input voltage: 110 to 127 VAC (+/- 10%), 50/60 Hz (+/- 2 Hz); 220-volt input voltage: 220 to 240 VAC (+/- 10%), 50/60 Hz (+/- 2 Hz) (Not dual voltage, power supply varies by part number with # Option code identifier) 

Power consumption

Printing: 650 watts, Manual Off: 0.1 watts, Sleep: 8.5 watts, Ready: 67 watts, Auto-Off/Manual On: 0.1W, Auto off/Wake on LAN: 1.9 watts
(Power requirements are based on the country/region where the printer is sold. Do not convert operating voltages. This will damage the printer and void the product warranty.) 

Energy efficiency 

  • ENERGY STAR qualified 2.0
  • EPEAT Silver
  • Blue Angel UZ-171 

Operating temperature range

50 to 86F 

Operating humidity range

30 to 70% RH 

Acoustic power emissions (ready)


Dimensions and weight 

Minimum dimensions (W x D x H)

26 x 26 x 39.4 in 

Maximum dimensions (W x D x H)

42.3 x 39.8 x 42.3 in 


153 lb 

Package dimensions (W x D x H)

29.9 x 33.7 x 54 in 

Package weight

188.4 lb 

What's included 

What's in the box 

  • HP Color LaserJet Printer
  • HP Black Original LaserJet Toner Cartridge (11,500 yield), HP Cyan, Magenta and Yellow Original LaserJet Toner Cartridges (15,000 yield each) (toner cartridges installed)
  • CD with software drivers and documentation
  • Documentation (Hardware Install Guide)
  • power cord
  • HP Jetdirect Gigabit Ethernet Print Server (embedded)
  • 100-sheet multipurpose tray 1
  • 500-sheet input tray 2
  • Automatic duplexer (built-in)
  • Support flyer
  • Encrypted Hard Drive, HCI (High Capacity Input) 

Cable included

No, please purchase USB cable separately 


One-year, onsite warranty


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Model NumberCZ257A