Printer Recommendations


Overview


Learn more about the recommended printer models available for ITS supported departments.  Here you can find product specifications as well as price estimates for these devices.

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If you need recommendations on Computers, please refer to KB0030298: Computer Recommendations.

Printers


Black & White Printers

PurposeDesktop / PersonalWorkgroup / Small - Medium OfficeEnterprise / Large Office
Model LaserJet Pro 4001dn LaserJet M501dn  LaserJet M712dn 
Approximate Price $269 $607 $2,226
Print Speed (ppm)  42 45  40
Networking  Ethernet or USB  Ethernet Ethernet
Tray Number  1 manual, 1 tray  1 manual, 1 tray 1 manual, 2 trays
Duplexing  Yes  Yes Yes
Paper Size  Up to 8.5x14 inches Up to 8.5x14 inches Up to 11x17 inches
Physical Size (W x D x H)  15x14x8.5 inches 17x15x12 inches 23x24x16 inches
Resolution (dpi)  1200x1200 600x600 1200x1200
Part Number2Z600F#BGJ J8H61A#BGJ CF236A#BGJ
Replacement Cartridge HP148A - W1480A, ~3K Yield Print - $97
 HP148X - W1480X, ~9K Yield Print - $190

 HP87A - CF287A, ~9K Yield Print - $205
 HP87X - CF287X, ~18K Yield Print - $280

 HP14A - CF214A, ~10K Yield Print - $194
 HP26X - CF214X, ~17.5K Yield Print - $214

Color Printers

PurposeDesktop / PersonalWorkgroup / Small - Medium OfficeEnterprise / Large Office
Model Color LaserJet 4201dn  Color LaserJet M554dn Color LaserJet M751dn
Approximate Price $499 $736 $2,820
Print Speed (ppm)  35 35 40
Networking  Ethernet or USB Ethernet Ethernet
Tray Number  1 manual, 1 tray 1 manual, 1 tray 1 manual, 2 trays
Duplexing  Yes Yes Yes
Paper Size  Up to 8.5x14 inches Up to 8.5x14 inches Up to 11x17 inches
Physical Size (W x D x H) 17x17x12 inches 18x19x16 inches 22x23x16 inches
Resolution (dpi)  600x600 600x600 1200x1200
Part Number4RA85F#BGJ 7ZU81A#BGJT3U44A#201

 Multi-Function Color Printers

PurposeDesktop / PersonalWorkgroup / Small - Medium Office
Model Color LaserJet Pro MFP M283fdwColor LaserJet Pro MFP 4301fdn
Approximate Price $529 $560
Print Speed (ppm)  22 35
Networking  Ethernet, USB or WiFi Ethernet or USB
Tray Number  1 manual, 1 tray 1 manual, 1 tray
Duplexing  Yes Yes
Paper Size  Up to 8.5x14 inches Up to 8.5x14 inches
Physical Size (W x D x H)  17x17x13 inches 17x17x15 inches
Resolution (dpi)  600x600 600x600
Part Number7KW75A#BGJ4RA81F#BGJ

If you still have questions or need additional assistance, please contact the ITS Service Desk. You can call us at (858) 246-4357, email us at support@ucsd.edu, or submit a ticket at support.ucsd.edu.