HP LaserJet Enterprise M506dn Specifications

Print speed black
Normal: Up to 45 ppm [18]
First page out (ready)
Black: As fast as 5.9 sec; As fast as 11.3 sec (100 V) [19]
First page out (sleep)
Black: As fast as 8.0 sec ; As fast as 13.3 sec (100 V) [19]
Print quality black (best)
Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi
Print Resolution Technologies
300 dpi, 600 dpi, HP FastRes 1200, HP ProRes 1200
Duty cycle (monthly, letter)
Up to 150,000 pages [7]
Recommended monthly page volume
2000 to 7500 [8]
Processor speed
1.2 GHz
Print languages
HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5 (HP PCL 5 driver available from the Web only), HP postscript level 3 emulation, native PDF printing (v 1.7)
Display
4-line LCD (color graphics)
Replacement cartridges
HP 87A Black Original LaserJet Toner Cartridge (~9000 pages) CF287A, HP 87X Black Original LaserJet Toner Cartridge (~18,000 pages) CF287X [5]
HP ePrint capability
Yes
Mobile printing capability
HP ePrint; Apple AirPrint™; Mopria™-certified Wireless operations are compatible with 2.4 GHz operations only. App or software and HP ePrint account registration may also be required. Some features require purchase of an optional accessory. Learn more at hp.com/go/mobileprinting. [16]
Wireless capability
Optional, enabled with purchase of a hardware accessory
Connectivity, standard
Hi-Speed USB 2.0 port; built-in Fast Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-Tx, Gigabit Ethernet 1000Base-T
Connectivity, optional
HP Jetdirect 3000w NFC/Wireless Accessory J8030A, HP Jetdirect 2900nw Print Server J8031A
Network ready
Standard (built-in Gigabit Ethernet)
Minimum System Requirements
Windows XP SP3 all 32-bit editions (XP Home, XP Pro, etc), Windows Vista all 32-bit editions (Home Basic, Premium, Professional, etc), Windows 7 all 32- & 64-bit editions, Windows 8/8.1 all 32- & 64-bit editions (excluding RT OS for Tablets), Windows 10 all 32- & 64-bit editions (excluding RT OS for Tablets); CD-ROM or DVD drive, or Internet connection; Dedicated USB or network connection or Wireless connection; 200 MB available hard disk space; OS compatible hardware (For OS hardware requirements see http://www.microsoft.com)
Minimum System Requirements for Macintosh
Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, OS X 10.9 Mavericks, OS X 10.10 Yosemite; Internet; USB; 1 GB available hard disk; OS compatible hardware (For OS hardware requirements see http://www.apple.com)
Compatible Operating Systems
Windows OS compatible with In-Box Driver: Windows XP SP3 all 32-bit editions (XP Home, XP Pro, etc), Windows Vista all 32-bit editions (Home Basic, Premium, Professional, etc), Windows 7 all 32- & 64-bit editions, Windows 8/8.1 all 32- & 64-bit editions (excluding RT OS for Tablets), Windows 10 all 32- & 64-bit editions (excluding RT OS for Tablets); Windows OS compatible with Universal Print Driver (From HP.com): Windows XP SP3 32- & 64-bit editions (XP Home, XP Pro, etc), Windows Vista all 32- & 64-bit editions (Home Basic, Premium, Professional, etc), Windows 7 all 32- & 64-bit editions, Windows 8/8.1 all 32- & 64-bit editions (excluding RT OS for Tablets), Windows 10 all 32- & 64-bit editions (excluding RT OS for Tablets); Mac OS (HP Print Drivers available from http://www.hp.com and Apple Store): OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, OS X 10.9 Mavericks, OS X 10.10 Yosemite; Mobile OS (In-OS drivers): iOS, Android, Windows 8/8.1/10 RT; Linux OS (In-OS HPLIP): SUSE Linux (12.2, 12.3, 13.1), Fedora (17, 18, 19, 20), Linux Mint (13, 14, 15, 16, 17), Boss (3.0, 5.0), Ubuntu (10.04, 11.10, 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10, 14.04, 14.10), Debian (6.0.x, 7.x); Other OS: UNIX
Operating system supported footnote number
[11]
Memory
512 MB
Maximum Memory
1.5 GB
Internal Storage
Optional, 500 GB minimum encrypted hard disk drive
Paper handling output, standard
250-sheet output bin
Paper handling input, optional
Up to 3 optional 550-sheet paper feeders
Paper handling input, standard
100-sheet multipurpose Tray 1, 550-sheet input Tray 2, automatic duplex printing
Paper handling note number
[10]
Maximum output capacity (sheets)
Up to 250 sheets
Duplex printing
Automatic (standard)
Media sizes supported
Tray 1: Letter, legal, executive, 4 x 6, 5 x 8, 8.5 x 13, envelopes (No. 10, Monarch); Tray 2: letter, legal, executive, 8.5 x 13; Optional trays 3+: letter, legal, executive, 8.5 x 13 in; Optional Automatic Duplexer: letter
Media sizes, custom
Tray 1: 3 x 5 to 8.5 x 14 in; 550-sheet input Tray 2: 4.1 x 5.8 to 8.5 x 14 in; optional 550-sheet input Tray 3+: 4.1 x 5.8 to 8.5 x 14 in
Media types
Paper (bond, color, letterhead, plain, preprinted, prepunched, recycled, rough); envelopes; labels; cardstock; transparencies; user-defined
Media weight, supported
Tray 1: 16 to 53 lb; tray 2+: 16 to 32 lb
Power
Input voltage: 100 to 127 VAC, 60 Hz; Input voltage: 200 to 240 VAC, 50 Hz (Not dual voltage, power supply varies by part number with #option code identifier)
Power consumption
741.98 watts (Active Printing), 13.72 watts (Ready), 2.51 watts (Sleep), 0.08 watts (Auto-Off), 0.08 watts (Off) [2]
Energy efficiency
ENERGY STAR® qualified; CECP; EPEAT®Silver
Blue Angel compliant
Yes, Blue Angel DE-UZ 205—only ensured when using Original HP supplies
Operating temperature range
59 to 90.5°F
Recommended operating humidity range
30 to 70% RH
Acoustic power emissions (ready)
4.0 B(A) [6]
Acoustic pressure emissions bystander (active, printing)
54 dB(A) [6]
Minimum dimensions (W x D x H)
418 x 376 x 298 mm 16.46 x 14.80 x 11.73 in [12]
Maximum dimensions (W x D x H)
418 x 639 x 298 mm 16.46 x 25.16 x 11.73 in [12]
Weight
11.8 kg 25.9 lb [14]
Package dimensions (W x D x H)
497 x 398 x 466 mm 19.6 x 15.7 x 18.4 in
Package weight
14.6 kg
Package weight
32.1 lb
What's in the box
HP LaserJet M506 Printer; Introductory HP Black LaserJet Toner Cartridge (~6000 pages); CDs containing software and electronic documentation; Warranty Guides; HIGS; Erratas
What is in the box footnote number
[20]
Cable included
No, please purchase USB cable separately; Yes, 1 USB (Asia Pacific only)
Warranty
One-year, next-business day, onsite warranty. Warranty and support options vary by product, country and local legal requirements. Go to hp.com/support to learn about HP award winning service and support options in your region.

[1] AirPrint™ and iOS 4.2 or later devices require an 802.11 wireless network connection to the printer. Wireless performance is dependent upon physical environment and distance from the access point. AirPrint and the AirPrint Logo are trademarks of Apple® Inc. Wireless operations are compatible with 2.4 GHz operations only. App or software and HP ePrint account registration may also be required. Some features require purchase of an optional accessory. Learn more at http://www.hp.com/go/mobileprinting.

[2] 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.

[3] Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC) rating represents the typical electricity consumed by a product during 1 week, measured in kilowatt-hours (kWh).

[4] Based on the BA TEC method with the following possible exceptions: 1 minute or less sleep delay setting, Wi-Fi disabled.

[5] Declared yield value in accordance with ISO/IEC 19752 and continuous printing. Actual yields vary considerably based on images printed and other factors. For details see http://www.hp.com/go/learnaboutsupplies.

[6] Acoustic values are subject to change. For current information see http://www.hp.com/support. Configuration tested: dn model, simplex printing, A4 paper at 43 ppm

[7] 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.

[8] HP recommends that the number of pages per month of imaged output be within the stated range for optimum device performance, based on factors including supplies replacement intervals and device life over an extended warranty period.

[9] HP SureSupply alerts you when your print cartridge is running low and helps you purchase online or locally through HP or a participating retailer. Only available with Original HP supplies; Internet access required. To learn more, visit http://www.hp.com/go/SureSupply.

[10] Paper handling accessories are offered separately and with an additional cost.

[11] Not all "Compatible Operating Systems" are supported with INBOX software; Full solution software available only for Windows 7 and newer; Legacy Windows Operating Systems (XP, Vista, and equivalent servers) get print and Scan drivers only; Windows RT OS for Tablets (32- & 64-bit) uses a simplified HP print driver built into the RT OS; UNIX modelscripts are available on HP.com (Modelscripts are printer drivers for UNIX operating systems); Linux systems use in-OS HPLIP software

[12] Width includes 0.16 in (4 mm) per side for side handle protrusions

[14] Includes toner cartridge weight

[16] Wireless operations are compatible with 2.4 GHz operations only. App or software and HP ePrint account registration may also be required. Some features require purchase of an optional accessory. Learn more at http://www.hp.com/go/mobileprinting.

[18] 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.

[19] Measured using ISO/IEC 17629. For more information see http://www.hp.com/go/printerclaims. Exact speed varies depending on the input voltage, system configuration, software application, driver, and document complexity.

[20] Declared yield value in accordance with ISO/IEC 19752. Actual yields vary considerably based on images printed and other factors. For more information, visit http://www.hp.com/go/learnaboutsupplies The HP LaserJet Enterprise M506 series in-box cartridge may have a higher yield than stated for printer units manufactured before 2017.