Produce professional-quality color documents that help boost business. Use business apps to access and print from the Web. Locate the printer anywhere in the office, using wireless connectivity. Print from virtually anywhere with HP ePrint. Producing professional-quality color in the office, for printing from virtually anywhere, and for accessing apps to print web content without a PC.
Print with ease—from virtually anywhere.
Use business apps and the 3.5-inch (8.89 cm) color touchscreen to access and print from the Web.Print from virtually anywhere with HP ePrint.Set up anywhere in the office with built-in wireless networking.Share printing resources on a network. Print from a flash drive, using the easy-access USB port.
Create high-impact, color marketing materials.
Produce vivid colors with HP ImageREt 3600 and ColorSphere II toner. Optimize settings with HP EasyColor. Boost productivity with print speeds up to 14 pages per minute A4 and letter. Create impressive color marketing materials in the office on a range of media, including HP specialty papers. Print documents affordably. Get the same black cost per page as a black-only HP LaserJet printer.
Do more with easy setup and energy savings.
Reduce energy use with HP Auto-On/Auto-Off Technology. Save energy and time with Instant-on Technology. Install your printer fast—there’s no CD required with HP Smart Install. Receive consistent results with Original HP LaserJet toner cartridges and reorder with HP SureSupply. Get free, easy recycling—toner cartridges returned through HP Planet Partners are recycled responsibly.
Return & exchange information
HP Shopping will accept returns or exchanges for this product up to 30 days after delivery
Printer page yield
For information on cartridge page and photo yields, see http://www.hp.com/go/pageyield
First page out (ready) black
As fast as 18.5 sec
First page out (ready) color
As fast as 19 sec
Up to 600 x 600 dpi
Up to 600 x 600 dpi
HP ImageREt 3600
Monthly duty cycle
Up to 30,000 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
250 to 1500
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.
3.5″ (8.89 cm) touchscreen Color Graphic Display (CGD)
Number of print cartridges
4 (1 each black, cyan, magenta, yellow)
HP 131A Black LaserJet Toner Cartridge ( 1600 pages) CF210A; HP 131X Black LaserJet Toner Cartridge (2400 pages) CF210X; HP 131A Cyan LaserJet Toner Cartridge (1800 pages) CF211A; HP 131A Yellow LaserJet Toner Cartridge (1800 pages) CF212A; HP 131A Magenta LaserJet Toner Cartridge (1800 pages) CF213A
HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5, HP postscript level 3 emulation (via Universal Print Driver)
Automatic paper sensor
Paper trays, standard
Paper trays, maximum
Mobile Printing Capability
HP ePrint, Wireless direct printing, Apple AirPrint™, Mopria-certified
1 Hi-Speed USB 2.0 port; 1 Host USB; 1 Ethernet 10/100Base-TX network port; 1 Wireless 802.11b/g/n networking
Standard (built-in Ethernet, WiFi 802.11b/g/n)
1 Hi-Speed USB 2.0; 1 Host USB; 1 Ethernet; 1 Wireless 802.11b/g/n
Password-protected network embedded Web server; enable/disable Network protocols; SNMPv1/2 community password change; SNMPv3; 802.1x; SSL/TLS, SSL cert management; Firewall; Access Control List, Wireless WPA/WPA2 Personal, WPA2 Enterprise (802.1x), WEP, HP Secure Wireless Direct (WPA2-PSK)
Minimum system requirements
Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista: 1 GHz (32-bit) (x86) or (64-bit) (x64) processor, 1 GB RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit), 200 MB free hard disk space, CD/DVD-ROM or Internet, USB or Network port; Windows XP (32-bit) (SP2): Pentium® 233 MHz processor, 512 MB RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit), 200 MB free hard disk space, CD/DVD-ROM or Internet, USB or network port
Compatible operating systems
Full software installs supported on: Windows 8, Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows Vista (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows XP (32-bit) (SP2 or higher); Driver only installs supported on: Windows Server 2008 (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows Server 2003 (32-bit) (SP3 or higher); Mac OS X v 10.5, v 10.6, v10.7; Linpus Linux (9.4,
Memory card compatibility
Windows: HP Device Toolbox (default install), SNP Alerts (minimum network install), HP Web Jetadmin (download); Mac: HP Utility
Print speed, color (draft)
Measured using ISO/IEC 24734, excludes first set of test documents. For more information see http://www.hp.com/go/printerclaims. Exact speed varies depending on the system configuration, software application, driver, and document complexity.
Supported network protocols
Via built-in networking solution: TCP/IP, IPv4, IPv6; print: TCP-IP port 9100 Direct Mode, LPD (raw queue support only), Web Services Printing, IPP 2.0, Apple AirPrint™, HP ePrint, FTP Print; DISCOVERY: SLP, Bonjour, Web Services Discovery; IP CONFIG: IPv4 (BootP, DHCP, AutoIP, Manual, TFTP Config, ARP-Ping), IPv6 (Stateless Link-Local and via Router, Statefull via DHCPv6); Management: SNMPv1/v2/v3, HTTP/HTTPs, Telnet, TFTP Config, FTP FW Download, Syslog; Security: SNMPv3, SSL Cert Management, SSL/TLS-HTTPS, Firewall, ACL, 802.1x, WPA1/2 Personal and Enterprise
Paper handling input, standard
150-sheet input tray
Paper handling output, standard
125-sheet output bin
Manual (driver support provided)
Finished output handling
Media sizes supported
A4, A5, A6, B5 (JIS), 16K; 10 x 15 cm, postcards (JIS single, JIS double); envelopes (DL, C5, B5)
Media sizes, custom
3 x 5 to 8.5 x 14 in
Paper (bond, brochure, colored, glossy, heavy, letterhead, light, photo, plain, preprinted, prepunched, recycled, rough), transparencies, labels, envelopes, cardstock
Supported media weight
16 to 43 lb (up to 59 lb with HP laser glossy photo papers)
Media weights by paper path
60 to 163 g/m² (up to 220 g/m² with HP laser glossy photo papers)
Input voltage: 110 to 127 VAC (+/- 10%), 60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz)
Print speed, black (normal)
Up to 14 ppm
315 watts (Printing), 11.5 watts (Ready), 5.1 watts (Sleep), 0.2 watts (Off)
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 STAR® qualified; EPEAT® Silver
Operating temperature range
59 to 90.5ºF
Operating humidity range
20 to 70% RH
15.94 x 17.83 x 10.43 in
15.94 x 20.15 x 13.9 in (input tray extended to legal-size, touchscreen control panel rotated up)
What’s in the box
HP LaserJet Pro 200 color M251nw; Preinstalled introductory HP Black, Cyan, Yellow, Magenta LaserJet Toner Cartridges (700 pages); CDs containing device software and
Print speed, color (normal)
Up to 14 ppm
Yes, 1 USB cable
One-year, limited warranty, product exchange
Windows: HP Installer/Uninstaller, HP PCL 6 print driver, Status Alerts, HP Update, DXP; Mac: HP Installer/Uninstaller, HP Postscript driver, HP Setup Assistant, HP Utility, HP Alerts, HP Firmware Updater