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HP LaserJet 3200m All-in-one Provides Macintosh Compatibility and Fast, Simple Internet Communications

Mac Solution Saves Small Businesses and Teleworkers Time, Space and Money

Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE: HWP) today announced the HP LaserJet 3200m printer/fax/copier/scanner all-in-one. The Macintosh-compatible HP LaserJet 3200m offers teleworkers and small businesses the quality and reliability of an HP LaserJet printer, Mac features and Internet connectivity, while simultaneously saving space, time and money.

The latest in HP's line of Mac printing and imaging solutions, the HP LaserJet 3200m joins the HP LaserJet 3200 family of products to bring all-in-one functionality to Mac environments. The HP LaserJet 3200m software is designed and tailored for Macs to provide full-featured printing, faxing, copying and scanning under Mac OS 8.6 and 9.0. Mac users can easily install the HP LaserJet 3200m using a supplied USB cable.

Functioning as an on-ramp to the Internet, the HP LaserJet 3200m provides Internet capabilities that enable users to stay connected in today's world. The color scan-to-Web and scan-to-email features send documents directly to e-mail and Web applications with the touch of a button.

"The HP LaserJet 3200m's Mac capabilities and rich feature set provide Mac users with a powerful yet simple office computing solution," said Scott Tuthill, business manager, HP Imaging and Printing Systems. "The integration of Internet functionality allows users to quickly and easily work and share documents on the Web."

The HP LaserJet 3200m is an ideal solution for the fast-growing small office and home office markets. IDC estimates that by 2004 there will be 8.3 million small offices and 46.3 million home offices in the United States alone(1). The HP LaserJet 3200m addresses the needs of home office users, small office workers and telecommuters with its laser-quality, space-conscious design and multitasking capabilities. In addition, HP's reputation for service and reliability virtually ensures low cost of ownership.

Key features of the HP LaserJet 3200m all-in-one include:

  • HP printer language emulates Adobe® PostScript® level 2 and offers a complete solution for Mac and Windows® users requiring PostScript compatibility;
  • 16 MB standard memory, upgradeable to 80 MB;
  • Document management software developed and customized for Macs;
  • USB cable included in-box; and
  • Up to 300 pages of fax storage and 275 speed dials.
Common features for the HP LaserJet 3200, HP LaserJet 3200se and HP LaserJet 3200m include:
  • 9 pages-per-minute print, copy and fax;
  • 1,200 dots-per-inch printing;
  • 600 pixels-per-inch color scanning;
  • One-touch scan-to-email and scan-to-Web;
  • Networkability with optional external HP Jetdirect print server;
  • PCL 6 and PCL 5e; and
  • 7,000 pages per-month duty cycle.
U.S. Pricing and Availability

The HP LaserJet 3200m printer/fax/copier/scanner all-in-one is expected to be available in the United States in February at an estimated street price of $699.(2)

About HP

Hewlett-Packard Company -- a leading global provider of computing and imaging solutions and services -- is focused on making technology and its benefits accessible to individuals and businesses through simple appliances, useful e-services and an Internet infrastructure that's always on.

HP has 88,500 employees worldwide and had total revenue from continuing operations of $48.8 billion in its 2000 fiscal year. Information about HP and its products can be found on the World Wide Web at http://www.hp.com.


Adobe and PostScript are registered trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated.

Windows is a U.S. registered trademark of Microsoft Corp.

(1) IDC report, "1999 U.S. Small Business Survey," April 2000.

(2) Actual prices may vary.

This news release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions. All statements other than statements of historical fact are forward-looking statements. Risks, uncertainties and assumptions include the possibility that the market for the sale of certain products and services may not develop as expected; that development of these products and services may not proceed as planned; and other risks that are described from time to time in HP's Securities and Exchange Commission reports, including but not limited to the annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended Oct. 31, 1999, and subsequently filed reports. If any of these risks or uncertainties materializes or any of these assumptions proves incorrect, HP's results could differ materially from HP's expectations in these statements. HP does not intend to update these forward-looking statements.

About HP

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