HP Color LaserJet 5500n Printer Driver Download

By | April 15, 2018

HP Color LaserJet 5500n comes with status LCD on the body and works wirelessly and through wired connectivity. It uses LAN as its interface and HP ImageREt 2400 as its image enhancement technology. It supports standard PostScript and comes with language simulations of PCL 5C, PCL 6, and PostScript 3. It supports media types such as transparencies, cards, recycled paper, envelopes, plain paper, glossy film, labels, and glossy paper. It can take on up to 600 sheets at a time. Its remote management protocols are HTTP, Telnet, SNMP 1, SNMP 2c, and SNMP 3. Its network protocols are AppleTalk, TCP/IP, DLC/LLC, and IPX/SPX.

HP Color LaserJet 5500n uses Ethernet and Fast Ethernet as its data link protocols and is compliant with IEEE 802.3 and IEEE 802.3u. Its power supply is compliant with EN 60950 standard. The unit consumes 30 watt during sleep and standby and 400 watt during operation.

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HP Color LaserJet 5500n comes with RAM of SDRAM technology and of DIMM 168-pin form factor. Its maximum supported size is 416 MB via 2 slots and 1 empty slot. Its printing speed clocks at 21 pages per minute for black and white and 22 pages per minute for color on 600 x 600 dpi maximum resolution.

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Windows 7 / Windows 7 (x64) / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8.1 (x64) / Windows 8 / Windows 8 (x64) / Windows Vista / Windows Vista (x64) / Windows XP / Windows XP (x64) / Windows 2000 / Windows Me / Macintosh / Mac OS X (10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10/10.11/ Mac OS Sierra 10.12 / Linux.

General
Printer Type Workgroup printer – laser – color
Technology laser
Print Speed Up to 21 ppm – B/W
Up to 21 ppm – color, Up to 22 ppm – color – A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in)
Up to 21 ppm – color – Letter A Size (8.5 in x 11 in)
Up to 22 ppm – B/W – A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in)
Up to 21 ppm – B/W – Letter A Size (8.5 in x 11 in)
Max Resolution ( B&W ) 600 dpi
Max Resolution ( Color ) 600 dpi
Image Enhancement Technology HP ImageREt 2400
PostScript Support standard
Language Simulation PCL 5C, PCL 6, PostScript 3
Fonts Included 80 x PCL
80 x PostScript
Media Type cards, envelopes, glossy paper, glossy film, labels, glossy paper, labels, plain paper, plain paper, recycled paper, transparencies, recycled paper, transparencies
Media Sizes A3 (11.7 in x 16.5 in), A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in), A5 (5.83 in x 8.25 in), B5 (6.93 in x 9.83 in), Executive (7.25 in x 10.5 in), JIS B5 (7.17 in x 10.12 in), Ledger B Size (11 in x 17 in), Legal (8.5 in x 14 in), Ledger B Size (11 in x 17 in), Legal (8.5 in x 14 in), Letter A Size (8.5 in x 11 in), Letter A Size (8.5 in x 11 in), Tabloid Extra (12 in x 18 in)
Envelope Sizes Com-10 (4.13 in x 9.5 in), International B5 (6.93 in x 9.83 in), International C5 (6.38 in x 9 in), International DL (4.33 in x 8.66 in), Monarch (3.87 in x 7.5 in)
Total Media Capacity 600 sheets
Consumables Included 1 x toner cartridge ( black ) – up to 13000 pages
1 x toner cartridge ( cyan ) – up to 12000 pages
1 x toner cartridge ( magenta ) – up to 12000 pages
1 x toner cartridge ( yellow ) – up to 12000 pages
Networking Print server – plug-in module
Remote Management Protocol HTTP, SNMP 1, SNMP 2c, SNMP 3, Telnet
Network / Transport Protocol AppleTalk, DLC/LLC, IPX/SPX, TCP/IP
Data Link Protocol Ethernet, Fast Ethernet
Technology / Form Factor SDRAM – DIMM 168-pin, SDRAM
RAM Installed ( Max ) 96 MB / 416 MB (max)
OS Required Apple MacOS 8.6 or later, HP MPE/iX, IBM OS/2, Novell NetWare 3.2, Novell NetWare 4.2, Novell NetWare 5.x, Novell NetWare 6, Red Hat Linux 6.0 or later, SuSE Linux 6.0 or later, SunSoft Solaris 2.5, SunSoft Solaris 2.6, SunSoft Solaris 7, SunSoft Solaris 8, Microsoft Windows 2000 / NT4.0, HP-UX 10.20, HP-UX 11.x, Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition, IBM AIX 3.2.5 or later, Microsoft Windows XP, IBM OS/2, Microsoft Windows 2000 / NT4.0, Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition, Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows XP 64-bit Edition
Brand HP
Product Line HP Color LaserJet
Model Color LaserJet 5500n
Compatibility Mac, PC, Unix
Country Kits United States

Method 1 : Simple Installation of HP Color LaserJet 5500n Printer

Simple Steps of Installing HP Color LaserJet 5500n Using the Installation CD

The Things That You Need:

  1. The first thing that you need is the CD/DVD drive that has been installed in your computer or laptop
  2. The second thing that you need is the CD/DVD driver for the HP Color LaserJet 5500n that usually comes with the bundle package that you get inside the printer
  3. The third thing that you need is the USB cable that will be used to connect your computer with the HP Color LaserJet 5500n printer

The Steps That You Need to Do to Install the HP Color LaserJet 5500n Driver Using the CD/DVD driver:

  1. The first thing that you need to do is turning on your computer or laptop where the driver of HP Color LaserJet 5500n will be installed
  2. Make sure you are not plugging in the USB cable from your printer to your computer or laptop since you will be asked to do so later on
  3. The next thing that you need to do is inserting the DC/DVD driver of the HP Color LaserJet 5500n into the CD/DVD drive on your computer. When you have inserted the CD/DVD driver, the CD/DVD driver will start automatically and you just need to follow all of the steps that are asked you to do
  4. During the whole processes, you will be asked to plug in the cable from the HP Color LaserJet 5500n printer to your computer. This is the time when you need to plug in the USB cable
  5. Once you have connected the USB cable from the printer to your computer, the installation program will detect the HP Color LaserJet 5500n. If the program is not detecting the printer, then you will need to unplug and plug in the USB cable once more until the program detects the HP Color LaserJet 5500n printer. Once the program has detected the printer, the installation program will continue on its own
  6. If you are asked to fill in some information, make sure you fill everything correctly based on your need and you can finally finish the installation
  7. When everything is finished, then you are finished in installing the driver for your HP Color LaserJet 5500n. You need to try the printer as soon as possible

Method 2 : Simple Installation of HP Color LaserJet 5500n Printer

Simple Steps of Installing HP Color LaserJet 5500n without Using the DV/DVD Driver (Using Setup File)

The Things That You Need:

  1. The first thing that you need is the setup file for the HP Color LaserJet 5500n based on your personal computer setting and specification. You can download the setup files from the official website of HP
  2. The second thing that you need is the USB cable that will connect the HP Color LaserJet 5500n printer to the computer that you are using at the time

The Steps That You Need to Do to Install the HP Color LaserJet 5500n Driver Using the CD/DVD driver:

  1. The first thing that you need to do is turning on your computer or laptop where the driver of HP Color LaserJet 5500n will be installed
  2. Make sure you are not plugging in the USB cable from your printer to your computer or laptop since you will be asked to do so later on
  3. If you have not had the setup files that you need for the installation of HP Color LaserJet 5500n, then you will need to download the setup files first. If you already had the setup files, then you can simply run the setup files as the administrator. This one is important so that nothing will go wrong during the installation process. When the setup file is running, you will only need to follow all of the steps that that the installation wizard asks you to do
  4. During the whole processes, you will be asked to plug in the cable from the HP Color LaserJet 5500n printer to your computer. This is the time when you need to plug in the USB cable
  5. Once you have connected the USB cable from the printer to your computer, the installation program will detect the HP Color LaserJet 5500n. If the program is not detecting the printer, then you will need to unplug and plug in the USB cable once more until the program detects the HP Color LaserJet 5500n printer. Once the program has detected the printer, the installation program will continue on its own
  6. If you are asked to fill in some information, make sure you fill everything correctly based on your need and you can finally finish the installation
  7. When everything is finished, then you are finished in installing the driver for your HP Color LaserJet 5500n. You need to try the printer as soon as possible

Method 3 : The Manual Ways of Installing HP Color LaserJet 5500n Printer

Using “Add a Printer” Option to Install Your HP Color LaserJet 5500n Printer

The Things That You Need:

  1. The first thing that you need is the application for the printer and the setup file that you will be used to install the HP Color LaserJet 5500n. You need to make sure that you are getting the files that you need from the trusted links
  2. The second thing that you need is the USB cable that will connect the printer to your computer

The Steps That You Need to Do to Install the HP Color LaserJet 5500n Driver Using the CD/DVD driver:

  1. The first thing that you need to do is turning on the computer where you want to install the HP Color LaserJet 5500n at
  2. The second thing that you need to do is plugging in the USB cable that will connect the HP Color LaserJet 5500n printer with your computer,
  3. The third thing that you need to do is extracting the zip files that you have downloaded earlier on the specific location where you want the program is installed
  4. The next thing that you need to do is clicking on the “start” button on the lower left of your screen and filling the empty space with “printer.” Once you have done that, a new window will appear and you can pick the option to add the printer by choosing “Add a Printer.”
  5. Once you have selected that option, you just need to pick the location where you extract the zip files earlier. Lead the option to that folder and you can start the installation process
  6. During the installation processes, you will be asked to fill in some information. Make sure you input everything based on your personal information and follow all of the installation steps to the finish

Those are some simple steps that you can follow if you want to install the HP Color LaserJet 5500n in your computer. Since there are some options that you can pick, you just need to pick one based on your need.

Operating SystemSizeDownload
HP Universal Print Driver for Windows PCL6 (32-bit)16.2 MBDownload
HP Universal Print Driver for Windows PostScript (32-bit)17.3 MBDownload
HP Universal Print Driver for Windows PCL6 (32-bit) for USB connected printers16.3 MBDownload
HP Universal Print Driver for Windows PostScript (32-bit) for USB connected printers17.5 MBDownload
HP LaserJet USB (DOT4) communication driver for Windows 8 and Higher (32-bit)1.1 MBDownload
HP Color LaserJet 5500n printer firmware for single/multiple printers - Mac operating systems (Must read README.TXT before installing)12.0 MBDownload
HP Color LaserJet 5500n printer firmware for single/multiple printers - Unix operating systems - (Must Read README.TXT )12.0 MBDownload
HP Color LaserJet 5500n printer firmware for single/multiple printers - Windows operating systems - (Must Read README.TXT)12.0 MBDownload
HP Printer Administrator Resource Kit18.8 MBDownload
HP Universal Print Driver for Windows PCL6 (64-bit)18.1 MBDownload
HP Universal Print Driver for Windows PostScript (64-bit)19.2 MBDownload
HP Universal Print Driver for Windows PCL6 (64-bit) for USB connected printers18.2 MBDownload
HP Universal Print Driver for Windows PostScript (64-bit) for USB connected printers19.3 MBDownload
HP LaserJet USB (DOT4) communication driver for Windows 8 and Higher (64-bit)1.5 MBDownload
HP Universal Print Driver for Windows PCL5 (32-bit)17.1 MBDownload
HP Universal Print Driver for Windows PCL5 (64-bit)18.9 MBDownload
HP Unix Modelscripts0.1 MBDownload

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