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HP Officejet Pro X451dw Colour InkJet Printer

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The next generation of printing is here. Print professional-quality colour -- up to twice the speed3 and half the cost per page of color lasers,4 -- using HP PageWide Technology. Help workgroups thrive with proactive manageability tools.

ISO Speeds:1 Up to 36 ppm black, Up to 36 ppm color
HP ePrint Capability: Yes
Connectivity: 1 Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Host; 1 Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Device; 1 Ethernet 10/100
Base-TX network; 802.11 b/g/n Station; 802.11 b/g Access Point
Paper Handling: 500-sheet input tray, 50-sheet multi-purpose tray, Optional 500 sheet tray, 300-sheet face-down output bin
Print Languages: HP PCL 5c, HP PCL XL (PCL 6), native PDF, HP Postscript Level 3 emulation
Duty Cycle (monthly): 2 Up to 50,000 pages

Up to twice the speed3 and half the cost4 of lasers

  • Produce quality prints with Original HP inks, and save up to 50% on printing costs versus color lasers.4
  • Print at record speeds -- certified by Guinness World Records as the world's fastest desktop printer.5
  • New General Office mode delivers high-quality prints at top speeds while saving ink, time, and money.
  • Print brilliantly at breakthrough speed with the same HP PageWide Technology found in top-end digital presses.

Empower workgroups with an easy-to-manage ePrinter

  • Proactively manage this device and remotely monitor status with industry-leading tools like HP Web Jetadmin.
  • Simplify printing tasks with an easy-to-use control panel and graphic display.
  • Print up to 9,200 pages per cartridge10 and load up to 1,050 sheets at once with the optional paper tray.6
  • Depend on HP for reliable workgroup printing -- designed for high volumes up to 2,800 pages a month.

Connect and print -- at the office or on the go7

  • Print wirelessly, and share access with PCs, tablets, and mobile devices12 -- even with no network or router.13
  • Print from your smartphone or tablet from virtually anywhere with HP ePrint.7
  • Add this ePrinter to your office Ethernet network to easily share with your workgroup.

Conserve resources without sacrificing performance

  • Keep costs in line. This Energy Star® qualified device uses up to 50% less energy than color lasers.8
  • Save up to 50% on paper with automatic two-sided printing, and maintain efficiency at breakthrough speeds.
  • Conserve resources, using up to 50% less cartridge and packaging material by weight compared with color lasers11
  • Reduce your impact -- easily recycle your Original HP ink cartridges for free through HP Planet Partners.9

1Either after first page or after first set of ISO test pages. For details see
2Duty 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.
3Comparison based on manufacturers' published specifications of fastest available color mode (as of March 2012) and includes color laser MFPs <$1000 USD and color laser printers<$800 USD as of March 2012, based on market share as reported by IDC as of Q1 2012 and HP internal testing of printer in fastest available color mode (sample 4-page category documents tested from ISO24734). For more information, see
4Cost per page (CPP) claim is based on the majority of color laser MFPs <$1000 USD and color laser printers <$800 USD as of March 2012, ISO yield based on continuous printing in default mode based on market share as reported by IDC as of Q1 2012. CPP comparisons for laser supplies are based on published specifications of the manufacturers' highest-capacity cartridges. CPP based on HP 970XL/971XL ink cartridges' estimated street price. For more information, see
5Guinness World Record for fastest time to print 500 sheets by an office color desktop printer, April 2012. Record set on HP X551dw and X556dw models. Details at Record supervised and verified by Test documents ISO 24734 from sample 4-page category test file printed in fastest available color mode for all products. Competitive set includes laser and inkjet color desktop MFPs <$1000 USD and printers <$800 USD as of March 2012.
6Capacity up to 1,050 sheets with optional 1x500 sheet accessory paper tray not included; please purchase separately.
7Requires an Internet connection to an HP web-enabled printer and HP ePrint account registration (for a list of eligible printers, supported documents and image types, and other HP ePrint details, see Mobile devices require Internet connection and email capability. May require wireless access point. Separately purchased data plans or usage fees may apply. Print times and connection speeds may vary.
8Majority of color laser printers <$800 USD and color laser MFPs <$1000 as of August 2012. Energy use based on HP and HP commissioned third-party testing. Actual cost and energy usage may vary. For details, see
9Program availability varies. Original HP cartridge return and recycling is currently available in 47 countries, territories, and regions in Asia, Europe, and North and South America through the HP Planet Partners program. For more information, visit 10Page volume based on HP 970XL black ink cartridge.
11Compares weight of empty cartridge and packaging materials needed for 15,000 pages using highest-capacity cartridges of major in-class competitors' color laser MFPs <$1000 USD and color laser printers <$800 USD as of October 2012. Tested by Buyers Lab Inc. For details, see
12Wireless performance is dependent upon physical environment and distance from access point. Wireless operations are compatible with 2.4 GHz routers only.
13An app or driver may be required to use HP wireless direct, for more info go to Wireless performance is dependent upon physical environment and distance from access point.



Product Description
HP Officejet Pro X451dw - printer - colour - ink-jet
Printer Type
Workgroup printer - ink-jet - colour
17.1 kg
Inkjet Technology
HP PageWide
Ink Palette Supported (Colours)
4-ink - cyan, magenta, yellow, black
Media Size Class
Max Media Size
Legal (216 x 356 mm), A4 (210 x 297 mm)
Max Media Size (Custom)
216 mm x 356 mm
Print Speed
Up to 55 ppm - black draft , Up to 55 ppm - colour draft , Up to 36 ppm - B/W (ISO/IEC 24734) - A4 (210 x 297 mm) , Up to 36 ppm - color (ISO/IEC 24734) - A4 (210 x 297 mm)
Max Resolution (B&W)
1200 x 1200 dpi
Max Resolution (Colour)
2400 x 1200 dpi
Automatic Duplexing
USB 2.0, LAN, Wi-Fi(n), USB host
AirPrint Enabled
792 MHz
RAM Installed (Max)
512 MB (512 MB)
Language Simulation
PCL 5C, PostScript 3, PCL 6, PDF
Media Type
Envelopes, greeting cards, labels, matte paper, glossy photo paper, heavy-weight paper, cards, matt photo paper, bond paper, recycled paper, satin photo paper, brochure paper, tri-fold brochure paper, extra heavy-weight paper, light-weight paper, soft gloss paper
Total Media Capacity
550 sheets
Media Handling
500-sheet input tray, 50-sheet multipurpose tray
Monthly Duty Cycle (max)
50000 impressions
Recommended Monthly Volume
500 - 2800 pages
Network adapter
Printer Features
HP EasyColor, HP ePrint
AC 120/230 V
System Requirements
Linux, Apple MacOS X 10.6, Microsoft Windows XP SP3 or later, Microsoft Windows Vista (32/64 bits), Microsoft Windows 7 (32/64 bits), Apple MacOS X 10.7 Lion, Windows 8, Apple OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
Microsoft Certification
Compatible with Windows 7
Environmental Standards
EPEAT Silver
Dimensions (WxDxH)
51.7 cm x 39.9 cm x 38 cm

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