HP - LaserJet Enterprise M553dn Color Printer - Light Gray

Produce office documents quickly and efficiently with this HP LaserJet Enterprise m553dn color printer, which prints up to 40 ISO ppm* in black and color. The 4-line color display with keypad makes it easy to choose settings.

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What's Included


  • 4 HP 805A LaserJet toner cartridges (black, cyan, magenta, yellow)
  • LaserJet Enterprise Color Printer
  • Owner's manual
  • Power cord
  • Software CD
  • Toner collection box

Ratings & Reviews


Overall Customer Rating:
96% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (24 out of 25)

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Features


Prints up to 40 ISO ppm* in black and color

To generate business documents efficiently.

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HP Web Jetadmin

Helps enable centralized control of your office environment.

HP ePrint

Enables you to print using your compatible mobile devices. Apple® AirPrint allows Apple iPad® and iPhone® printing.

JetAdvantage Security Solutions

Offers embedding and other features to protect sensitive information.

Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi resolution

For clear, crisp images.

Prints from sleep mode in as little as 9 seconds*

So you can get documents printed quickly.

4-line color display with keypad

For simple operation.

550-sheet input tray

Lets you print large quantities at once.

2-sided printing

Along with JetIntelligence ink cartridge technology enable quick, efficient use.

PC system requirements

Windows XP (32- or 64-bit), Vista (32- or 64-bit), 7 (32- or 64-bit), 8/8.1 (32- or 64-bit, excluding RT OS for Tablets), 10 (32- or 64-bit, excluding RT OS for Tablets).

Additional PC requirements include: CD-ROM or DVD drive, or Internet connection; Dedicated USB or network connection or Wireless connection; 200MB available hard disk space.

Mac system requirements

Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, OS X 10.9 Mavericks, OS X 10.10 Yosemite; Internet; USB; 1GB available hard disk.

Linux OS (In-OS HPLIP) requirements

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).

Mobile OS (In-OS drivers) requirements

iOS, Android or Windows 8/8.1/10 RT.

*Print speeds vary with use. See manufacturer for info on print speeds.

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Customer rating

4.8
96%
would recommend to a friend

Expert rating

4.8

Pros

Cons

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    New workhorse for home color printing.

    Posted
    EricL63
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

    My Samsung C543dn finally had an issue with one of the developers and fixing the related issues was going to cost more than I paid for the printer. So time to look for a new one. I stopped buying inkjet years ago due to printhead issues, etc., and switched to color laser, which is more expensive up front. And the M553dn is very expensive up front, especially when buying with a full set of cartridges (especially when compared to my original cost for the Samsung printer on sale). However, after installing and using for several months, I will say it looks like it is worth the expense. The HP M553 is a little larger than my previous printer, but is silent when idle and very quiet when printing. The print quality is excellent, but the speed (especially first page out after initial warm-up) is even more impressive. I have it sitting on the network at home and enjoy the duplexing (which is always a requirement feature for me). Even the duplex print speed is very good. I read numerous reviews on multiple printer manufactures before selecting and this new HP design seemed to be the best choice for me. So far, the printer has lived up to the excellent reviews have read. The new toner design is suppose to have a notable effect on cost. First the power consumption specs are down, and I can say there are no light flickers when the machine warms up (as this did for the smaller Samsung printer). And the idle power level is also much lower, but again it has a super fast warm-up and first page print from idle. The toner cartridges are expensive (especially for home use), but the new toner design is suppose to produce more pages and reduce the per page cost (and if specs hold up should make this a lower cost printer over its life). I picked up the M553 while it was on sale at Best Buy, and there was an HP special running on buying the toner with the printer (20% discount) so I picked up one of each. I decided to go with the lower toner capacity level, as the higher level was not as discounted, and for my use a full set of spare cartridges should last for a number of years.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Printer

    Posted
    JimL
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

    I previously had a color printer that ate toner running thru a "quality control" every time it warmed up from "sleep". I finally kept it awake all the time I was using it. The HP M553 takes a short warmup when I first turn it on, but when it goes into sleep it comes right out when it receives a print and prints it right away. Have only had it for a month so don't know how it is with using supplies but the reviews I read indicates it is very good and doesn't waste toner. It prints very fast and has good color for graphics and is pretty good on photos. Not as good as a dedicated color photo printer, but very good. So far I am very happy with it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Fantastic Printer. Fast and great results.

    Posted
    Larry
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

    This is just what the doctor ordered for preparing the class material for the classes I teach. The color prints are beautiful and it's really fast. Printing on both sides saves a lot of paper and the cost per page is much lower than printing with ink. Sure the replacement toner is pretty pricey, but the amount of pages you get for your money is more than worth it. The Air Print feature makes it so easy to print from our Apple devices too. I'm using it as a network printer and it was really easy to set it up. Worth every cent!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great printer for home office

    Posted
    paragon007
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

    Easy to set up on network, I-Phone prints directly to printer, price per page is much better than my previous HP Color Lazer printer. I bought this printer for its available X cartridges with 9500 pages of capacity for color. It will be a little pricy for a round of toners but when you do the math its about a 30% savings per page over the cheaper models with smaller cartridges. I have tried knock off cartridges and even re-filled my own . OEM toner is hard to beat for quality printing.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent Printer

    Posted
    Nino420
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

    I purchased this to use in my service lane at our dealership for our multi point inspection print outs and am very happy so far. It prints faster then our old HP CP4025 that lasted about 2 years. We print an average of 500-700 duplex pages per day and this thing has no issues handling it in color or black and white. If you run a business and need a fast, reliable, duplex laser = BUY this printer.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Color Laser

    Posted
    moto86301
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

    The two negatives regarding this printer are the size and the noise level. It is nearly twice the size as my Xerox black and white printer, and the noise gets fairly loud when the printer is win operation. Other than that, it has been a fantastic addition to my office. It spools very quickly and time to first page printing is minimal. It is a very fast color printer with great print quality.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Printer

    Posted
    JimL
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    I previously had another color printer and it wasted toner and color drums which were very expensive. I have already printed a lot of copies with the HP M553 and am very happy with it. Haven't had to replace toner yet, and while more expensive it comes with a new drum. Happy with the quality and while color photos are not photo printer quality they are very good.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great for heavy workloads

    Posted
    TheITGuy
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

    We've had several HP color printers before this one but the M553dn is proving to be the real deal. Great color quality, efficient, fast, and can handle high output workloads. Recommended.

    I would recommend this to a friend

What experts are saying

Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars with 3 reviews

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The analysis of all aggregated expert reviews shows that the reviewers are positive about durability, paper handling, design and size. Editors are less positive about reliability. Using an algorithm based on product age, reviewers ratings history, popularity, product category expertise and other factors, this product gets an alaTest Expert Rating of 88/100 = Very good quality.
  • Computer ShopperWilliam Harrel on April 11, 2016
    HP Color LaserJet Enterprise M553dn Review and Ratings
    Pricey toner undermines this otherwise excellent single-function LaserJet, which is competitively fast and prints well (surprisingly so, with photos).Full Review
  • PCMagRating, 4.5 out of 5Tony Hoffman on July 22, 2015
    HP Color LaserJet Enterprise M553dn
    The HP Color LaserJet Enterprise M553dn is fast, low-priced, and has output quality good enough to let you print your own marketing materials.Full Review
  • Alphr (UK)Rating, 5 out of 5Dave Mitchell on May 18, 2015
    HP Color LaserJet Enterprise M553dn review
    HP changes the landscape for colour printing, with great features and rock-bottom running costsFull Review



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