HP Color LaserJet Pro M281fdw All-in-One Laser Printer

HP Color LaserJet Pro M281fdw All-in-One Laser Printer

HP Color LaserJet Pro M281fdw All-in-One Laser Printer

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Product Highlights

  • Print, Copy, Scan, Fax
  • Print Resolution: 600 x 600 dpi
  • Maximum Document Size: 8.5 x 14"
  • Print Speed: Up to 22 ppm
  • Max Scan Resolution: 1200 dpi
  • Scan Speeds: 22 ppm Color, 26 ppm Black
  • 2.7" Color Touchscreen; Auto Duplexing
  • 250-Sheet Input Tray, 50-Sheet ADF
  • Monthly Duty Cycle: Up to 40,000 Pages
  • USB 2.0, Ethernet & Wi-Fi Connectivity
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HP LaserJet Pro M281fdw overview

  • 1Description

A multi-functional unit for demanding workplaces, the Color LaserJet Pro M281fdw All-in-One Laser Printer from HP offers printing, scanning, copying, and faxing functions to fulfill your imaging needs. This model can produce 600 x 600 dpi prints in black or color at speeds as fast as 22 ppm, supporting media up to 8.5 x 14" Legal down to 3 x 5" paper. Automatic duplexing in a single pass is possible for both printing and copying of dual-sided documents. In the scanning department, a flatbed offers a maximum resolution of 1200 dpi and works at speeds of up to 22 ppm for color and 26 ppm for black-and-white images.

The M281fdw offers USB 2.0 and Ethernet slots in the back for connecting to a computer, as well as an easy-access USB port in the front that allows you print directly from a flash drive or HDD. Additionally, Wi-Fi connectivity enables you to wirelessly send jobs from your mobile device via Mopria, HP ePrint, or Apple AirPrint. You can quickly check and change settings via a 2.7" touchscreen control panel on the right side. For handling media, a 250-sheet input tray and 100-sheet output bin are used, as well as a 50-sheet ADF for easy scanning and a priority feed slot available for loading individual sheets. Made to be durable, the M281fdw features a maximum monthly duty cycle of 40,000 pages, with a recommended volume between 150 and 2500 pages.

  • All-in-one unit for printing, copying, faxing, and scanning documents
  • High-quality printing at 600 x 600 dpi, with speeds of up to 22 ppm in black or color depending on your settings
  • Flatbed scanner offers a maximum resolution of 1200 dpi, features speeds of 22 ppm for color and 26 ppm for monochrome scans
  • Copy function with speeds of up to 22 ppm, featuring automatic duplexing for dual-sided copying
  • Two input trays, a single-sheet priority slot and a regular 250-sheet tray, can handle media as large as 8.5 x 14" down to 3 x 5" in size
  • Automatic document feeder with 50-page capacity for easy dual-sided scanning
  • Output bin holds up to 100 sheets of regular paper
  • Wi-Fi connectivity with support for Mopria, HP ePrint, and Apple AirPrint, as well as printing directly from a flash drive with an easy-access USB slot
  • Additional USB 2.0 and Ethernet slots for wired connection to a computer
  • 2.7" touchscreen control panel for configuring settings and sending jobs
  • Maximum monthly duty cycle of 40,000 prints, with a recommended value of 150 to 2500 pages
UPC: 190780300084
In the Box
HP Color LaserJet Pro M281fdw All-in-One Laser Printer
  • Starter Cyan LaserJet Toner Cartridge (~700 Pages)
  • Starter Magenta LaserJet Toner Cartridge (~700 Pages)
  • Starter Yellow LaserJet Toner Cartridge (~700 Pages)
  • Starter Black LaserJet Toner Cartridge (~1400 Pages)
  • Power Cord
  • USB Cable
  • CD-ROM with Documentation and Software
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    HP LaserJet Pro M281fdw specs

    Functions Print, Scan, Copy, Fax
    Printing Technology Laser
    Print Resolution 600 x 600 dpi
    Print Speed 22 ppm (Color)
    22 ppm (Black)
    First Print Out Time 11.7 Seconds (Color)
    10.3 Seconds (Black)
    Duplex Printing Yes
    Color Type Color
    Configuration 4 x Toners
    Monthly Duty Cycle 40,000 Pages
    2500 Pages (Recommended)
    Printer Language HP PCL 6, HP Postscript Level 3 (Emulation), Native PDF, PCLm, URF
    Type Flatbed, Automatic Document Feeder
    Image Sensor 1 x Contact Image Sensor (CIS)
    Optical Resolution Flatbed: 1200 dpi
    ADF: 300 dpi
    Color Depth 24-Bit (External)
    Grayscale 256 Levels
    Duplex Scanning No
    Maximum Scan Area Flatbed: 8.50 x 11.69" / 21.6 x 29.7 cm
    ADF: 8.5 x 14" / 21.59 x 35.56 cm
    Copy Resolution 600 x 600 dpi (Color)
    Copy Speed 21 cpm (Color)
    21 cpm (Black)
    Reduction/Enlargement 25 to 400%
    Duplex Copying Yes
    Number of Copies Up to 99 Copies
    Modem Transmission Speed 33.6 kb/s
    Fax Resolution 300 x 300 dpi (Black)
    Fax Memory 1300 Pages
    Speed Dial Capacity 120 Numbers
    Media Handling
    Paper Handling Input Tray 1, Automatic Document Feeder, Output Tray
    Media Sizes Input Tray 2: 3 x 5 to 8.5 x 14" / 7.62 x 12.70 to 21.59 x 35.56 cm
    ADF: 4 x 6 to 8.5 x 14" / 10.16 x 15.24 to 21.59 x 35.56 cm
    Media Weight Input Tray 2: 60 to 163 gsm / 16 to 43 lb
    ADF: 60 to 90 gsm / 16 to 24 lb
    Paper Capacity Input Tray 1: 1 Sheets
    Input Tray 2: 250 Sheets
    ADF: 50 Sheets
    Output Tray: 100 Sheets
    Special Media Support Envelopes
    Interface RJ45, USB Type-B
    Direct Printing Apple AirPrint, HP ePrint, Mopria, Wi-Fi Direct
    Memory 256 MB DDR3
    Operating System Support Windows, macOS/OS X
    Control Panel 2.7" / 6.9 cm Touchscreen
    AC Input Power 110 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
    Power Consumption 342 W (Maximum)
    8 W (Ready)
    1.2 W (Sleep)
    0.1 W (Off)
    Operating Temperature 59 to 86°F / 15 to 30°C
    Operating Humidity 30 to 70%
    Storage Temperature -4 to 104°F / -20 to 40°C
    Storage Humidity 0 to 95%
    Dimensions (W x H x D) 16.5 x 13.2 x 16.6" / 41.9 x 33.5 x 42.2 cm
    16.5 x 13.3 x 18.7" / 41.9 x 33.8 x 47.5 cm (Maximum)
    Weight 41.2 lb / 18.7 kg
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    Package Weight 48.15 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 20.8 x 19.6 x 15.6"

    HP LaserJet Pro M281fdw reviews

    Color LaserJet Pro M281fdw All-in-One Laser Printer is rated 3.9 out of 5 by 60.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great printer, very happy I participated in a market research study and received this item to evaluate. This printer is very compact, other then being tall, which is great for small spaces. The set-up was easy and not as time consuming as anticipated. The touch screen is simple and sleek, self-explanatory and easy to navigate. The noise/volume level while printing is very minimal and the print quality is excellent. It`s wonderful printing wirelessly. The only negative aspects are the cost of replacement ink cartridges. Overall, I found it to be an amazing product, with capabilities far exceeding any other printer I`ve owned and/or used. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
    Date published: 2017-09-14
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Everything I Expected I purchased the HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M281fdw for my wife as an early Xmas present. Her previous multi-function color inkjet printer (also an HP) was slow, noisy, and expensive to operate since the color ink cartridges frequently ran dry, and the printer wouldn't run unless all the cartridges had ink. This LJ doesn't require that since it will continue to operate if one or more of the colors is empty. This printer says it will notify us when the ink is low, and re-order if we agree. That helps too. It hasn't occurred yet, but I expect it to function as described. It's quiet, has great quality print, is quick, and is (relatively) easy to set up. The setup took a little effort, but nothing impossible. The only drawback is a lack of printed manual, but that's almost universal these days. Honestly, we couldn't be happier.
    Date published: 2018-01-04
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic printer! This printer rocks! It is super fast, and spot on clarity. It costs so much less per page than my ink jet printer! While it costs more to buy replacement cartridges, it comes out to dirt cheap per page. 3000 pages black and 1000 pages color. It has all the features most people could ever want for a home or small business. From pictures to bluetooth/WIFI printing to fax and copying, this does it all. You can't go wrong with this printer for the price! I'm so glad I bought it instead of another ink jet printer.
    Date published: 2018-06-10
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome print quality I'm giving this printer 5 stars because the print quality is awesome - vibrant color and very crisp printing. I must say, installation was not problem free - I used the 123.hp.com/laserjet process to download the printer software - It took three tries with this software before it worked. The install software just stalls out - I had to use task manager to stop it so I could start over. Once it worked, all was fine - I can print just fine from any device (PC's, phones, tablets) in our house. Scanning and fax are working fine also. I did not use the USB connection - it's all wi-fi, and that's working great.
    Date published: 2018-10-09
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice features at an economical price The combination of features, size, and price make this printer a winner. Setup for all features except the free OCR software was easy. I struggled for an hour to 1) find, and 2) get the OCR software to run; eventually gave up on that. After installation, the printer kept giving me error messages that the toner cartridges could not authenticate properly. I called tech support, and they spent some time trying to figure out what was going on, but they could not. Eventually, I figured it out. So -- I'm subtracting a star for those two bad experiences. The quality of the print output is very nice. I really love the scan to email feature.
    Date published: 2018-10-22
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of the rare laser printers with manual feeder I bought this to replace a aging giant Kyocera printer. It prints flawlessly at least for documents. I wouldn't try photo or high graphic prints but it does the job.
    Date published: 2018-04-25
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from I've had multiple issues with this printer. I bought this printer about 2 months and have had nothing but problems with it. Feeder 1 jams a lot when I'm trying to print envelopes and checks. It looses connection a lot also. I'm very frustrated with it and wanted a printer with numerous printing options to replace my older HP version (wireless also) so more than one person can print and this one doesn't appear to be working as I feel it should be. I would not recommend purchasing this printer to anyone who needs it for multiple features.
    Date published: 2018-06-11
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from It does not have automatic duplex scanning!! I had assumed that if it says automatic duplex printing, it does automatic duplex scanning as well. Not so...After searching the Internet for solutions, I figured a way to do this using the HP Easy Scan and it was NOT easy at all. It's cumbersome, you have to scan one side, then rotate the papers manually and scan the other side. I am very disappointed, I had owned a cheap Inkjet before that had duplex scanning, and I thought I'm upgrading by buying this printer :-(
    Date published: 2018-02-17
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