HP Color LaserJet 8500n Driver Free Download

By | April 16, 2018

HP Color LaserJet 8500n is a workgroup printer that comes in stationary form factor. Its uses laser printing technology. Its maximum printing speed is 6 pages per minute for color and 24 pages per minute for black and white. It works with wired connectivity technology and supports standard PostScript. It comes with 136 type 1 fonts and 45 TrueType fonts. Supported language simulation is PostScript 3. Media types the unit supports are transparencies, plain paper, and envelopes.

HP Color LaserJet 8500n required voltage margin of +/- 10% with AC 230 V. It requires frequencies of 50/60 Hz. The unit consumes 750 watt of power during operation and 45 watt of power during both standby and sleep modes. It is equipped with an MIPS processor of R4700 type with 133 MHz clock speed. The RAM it comes with is of SDRAM technology and DIMM 100-pin form factor. It supports a maximum of 256 MB size.

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HP Color LaserJet 8500n is compatible with operating systems such as Microsoft Windows NT 3.51, Microsoft Windows 2000, and IBM OS/2. The unit is compliant with IEEE 802.3 and IEEE 802.3u. It is of 26.3 inch width, 28.1 inch depth, 41.7 inch height, and 223.11 lbs weight.

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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 24 ppm – B/W
Up to 6 ppm – color
Interface Parallel, LAN
PostScript Support standard
Language Simulation PCL 5C, PostScript 3
Fonts Included 136 x type 1
45 x scalable
Max H-Document Size 12.05 m
Max V-Document Size 18.5 in
Media Type envelopes, glossy paper, labels, plain paper, transparencies
Media Sizes A3 (11.7 in x 16.5 in), A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in), B4 (9.83 in x 13.9 in), B5 (6.93 in x 9.83 in), Executive (7.25 in x 10.5 in), Legal (8.5 in x 14 in), Letter A Size (8.5 in x 11 in)
Envelope Sizes Com-10 (4.13 in x 9.5 in), International DL (4.33 in x 8.66 in)
Total Media Capacity 3100 sheets
OS Required Apple MacOS, IBM OS/2, Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
Networking Print server – plug-in card
Network / Transport Protocol IPX/SPX, TCP/IP
Data Link Protocol Ethernet, Fast Ethernet
Compliant Standards IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u
Installed Size 64 MB
Technology / Form Factor SDRAM – DIMM 100-pin
Max Supported Size 256 MB
Brand HP
Product Line HP Color LaserJet
Model 8500n
Compatibility Mac, PC
Country Kits United States

Method 1 : Simple Installation of HP Color LaserJet 8500n Printer

Simple Steps of Installing HP Color LaserJet 8500n 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 8500n 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 8500n printer

The Steps That You Need to Do to Install the HP Color LaserJet 8500n 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 8500n 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 8500n 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 8500n 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 8500n. 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 8500n 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 8500n. You need to try the printer as soon as possible

Method 2 : Simple Installation of HP Color LaserJet 8500n Printer

Simple Steps of Installing HP Color LaserJet 8500n 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 8500n 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 8500n printer to the computer that you are using at the time

The Steps That You Need to Do to Install the HP Color LaserJet 8500n 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 8500n 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 8500n, 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 8500n 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 8500n. 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 8500n 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 8500n. You need to try the printer as soon as possible

Method 3 : The Manual Ways of Installing HP Color LaserJet 8500n Printer

Using “Add a Printer” Option to Install Your HP Color LaserJet 8500n 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 8500n. 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 8500n 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 8500n at
  2. The second thing that you need to do is plugging in the USB cable that will connect the HP Color LaserJet 8500n 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 8500n 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 DesignJet Printer Driver for AutoCAD 12 and 13 and Windows 3.0, 3.1 and, 3.111.3 MBDownload
Shop for HP Supplies12.7 MBDownload
Microsoft (R) Windows XP Compatibility Information0.1 MBDownload
Printer Status/Alerts and Internet-Enabled Supplies Ordering (IESO)/SureSupply for Direct Connect6.3 MBDownload
Screen reader accessibility for status and alerts6.3 MBDownload
HP Color LaserJet 8500n PCL Driver0.5 MBDownload
HP Color LaserJet 8500n PostScript Driver0.5 MBDownload
HP Color LaserJet 8500n ICC Profiles CMYK0.3 MBDownload
HP Color LaserJet 8500n Novell Point and Print Files0.5 MBDownload
HP Color LaserJet 8500n Pantone Color Palettes1.5 MBDownload
HP Color LaserJet 8500n/8550 Screen Fonts10.7 MBDownload
CD-ROM: HP Color LaserJet 8500 Printing Software0.1 MBDownload

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