Duplex print options
In-built automatic (HP LaserJet 2300d/dn/dtn only)
Duplex supported media weight, recommended (metric)
60 to 105 g/m2
Duplex supported media size
A4, letter, legal and custom sizes
Pages per month
Maximum input capacity (sheets)
Standard output capacity (sheets)
Media types supported
Paper (plain, letterhead, prepunched, bond, colour, rough, preprinted, recycled), envelopes, transparencies, labels, postcards, cardstock (heavy paper)
Paper handling
Tray 1 is a 100-sheet/10 envelope multipurpose input tray for automatic and manual feeding of special media, tray 2 is a 250-sheet input tray, paper input level indicators, straight through paper path, standard 250-sheet top output bin (face-down), 100-sheet rear output bin; optional 250-sheet input tray/feeder or optional 500-sheet input tray/feeder
Media size, tray 1
envelopes, labels, transperencies, special media, 76 x 127 mm to legal size
Media size, tray 2
A4, A5, letter, executive, legal, B5 (ISO), B5 (JIS) and custom sizes
Media size, tray 3
A4 and letter
Media type and capacity, tray 1
100 sheets, 10 envelopes
Media type and capacity, tray 2
250 sheets
Media type and capacity, tray 3
500 sheets
Media weight, tray 1
60 to 163 g/m2
Media weight, tray 2
60 to 105 g/m2
Media weight, tray 3
60 to 105 g/m2
Maximum memory
288 MB
Standard memory
32 MB
Memory technology
Memory Enhancement technology (MEt)
Memory slots
3 industry-standard DIMM slots
Memory upgrade
Expandable to 288 MB through two industry-standard DIMM slots
Network capabilities
via HP Jetdirect internal print servers (HP Jetdirect 615n included with 2300n/dn/dtn)
External I/O ports
1 parallel, 1 USB (compatible with USB 2.0 specifications), 1 EIO slot
Power consumption, active
426 watts
Power consumption footnote
Power requirements are based on the country/region where the printer is sold. Do not convert operating voltages. This can damage the printer and void the product warranty.
Power consumption
426 watts maximum (printing), 9.6 watts maximum (standby), 9.3 watts maximum (powersave), 0 watts (off).
Power consumption, off
0 watts
Power consumption, powersave
8.4 watts
Power consumption, standby
8.8 watts
Power requirements
110-volt models: 110 to 127 VAC (+/- 10%); 50/60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz); 220-volt models: 220 to 240 VAC (+/- 10%); 50/60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz)
Economical printing
Economode (saves up to 50% toner), return to powersave mode after print job due to instant-on fuser technology (saves electricity), duplex (HP LaserJet 2300d/dn/dtn only) and N-up printing (saves paper).
Standard printer languages
HP PCL 5e, HP PCL 6, HP PostScript Level 3 emulation, automatic language switching
Print quality (black, best quality)
HP ProRes 1200 (true 1200 x 1200 dpi at full engine speed)
Print technology resolution
HP ProRes 1200 (true 1200 x 1200 dpi at up to 24 ppm), HP Fastres 1200 (1200 dpi like quality at up to 24 ppm), 600 dpi, adjustable line screen setting (141/180 lpi) to optimise print quality
Print quality (black, draft quality)
600 x 600 dpi
Print quality (black, normal quality)
HP Fastres 1200 (1200 dpi quality)
Print speed (black, best quality, A4)
Up to 24 ppm
Print speed (black, draft quality, A4)
up to 24 ppm
Print speed footnote
*Exact speed varies depending on the system configuration, software program, and document complexity.
Microsoft® Windows® (includes 80 fonts), HP PCL 6 (includes 45 scalable TrueType fonts and one bitmapped line printer font), HP PCL 5e, HP PostScript Level 3 emulation (includes 35 built-in PostScript language fonts)
Print technology
Monochrome Laser
First page out (black, A4)
10 secs
First page out footnote
Instant-on fuser technology for no warm-up time – from warm or cold start.
Print margin bottom (A4)
2 mm
Print margin left (A4)
2 mm
Print margin right (A4)
2 mm
Print margin top (A4)
3 mm
Processor type
Processor speed
266 MHz