HP Photosmart Premium Fax All-in-One Printer - C309a
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HP Photosmart Premium Fax All-in-One Printer - C309a

   Part: CC336A


  • Simplify life with this versatile wireless[2] all-in-one that can tackle it all. Send multipage faxes & copy large documents easily with the automatic document feeder. Plus, quickly create checklists, cover sheets and more with Quick Form templates.

Ideal for

  • Printing high-quality photos, scanning documents, copying large reports and sending multipage faxes


One machine that can please the whole family

  • Easily send and receive black-and-white or color faxes—with or without a PC
  • Fax, scan and copy up to 50 pages unattended using the automatic document feeder
  • Rapidly print fax cover sheets, calendars, checklists and more with easy-to-use Quick Form templates
  • Personalize your CDs and DVDs by printing photos, text and graphics directly on them[1]

More ways to connect

  • Enjoy the freedom of easily printing whatever you want, from virtually anywhere[2] in your home
  • Print from your Wi-Fi enabled PCs using the built-in wireless[2] networking
  • Easily print from Bluetooth enabled wireless devices like cell phones and PDAs

A goof-proof way to beautiful photos

  • Print lab-quality photos that last for generations[3] using HP Advanced Photo Paper
  • Get consistent, high-quality prints every time with built-in photo enhancement features
  • Easily edit, view and print photos without a PC using the color display and memory card slots
  • Quickly produce lab-quality photo reprints with the one-touch photo reprint button

Effortlessly conserve resources

  • Save money and energy with this efficient Energy Star qualified all-in-one
  • Reduce paper use and costs by up to 50% with two-sided printing
  • Easily print only the content you want from the web with HP Smart Web Printing[5]
  • Print up to 4 documents on a single piece of paper with the paper-saving printing option

[1]Requires printable CDs/DVDs: not included, sold separately.

[2]Wireless performance is dependent upon physical environment and distance from access point.

[3]Display-permanence rating by Wilhelm Imaging Research, Inc., or HP Image Permanence Lab. For details visit http://www.hp.com/go/printpermanence.

[4]When using HP Advanced Photo Paper.

[5]Requires Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher.

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Printer specifications

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  • Print, copy, scan, fax, CD/DVD print

Print speed, black (draft)

  • Up to 33 ppm

Print speed, color (draft)

  • Up to 32 ppm

Print speed, color (draft, 4x6 photo)

  • As fast as 17 sec

Print speed color (draft, 10x15 photo)

  • As fast as 17 sec

Print speed, black (normal)

  • Up to 12 ppm

Print speed, color (normal)

  • Up to 9.5 ppm

Print speed

  • After first page; see http://www.hp.com/go/inkjetprinter for details. Print speed may vary depending on the type of output.

Printer page yield

  • For information on cartridge page and photo yields, see http://www.hp.com/go/pageyield

Resolution (black)

  • Up to 600 x 600 dpi

Resolution (color)

  • Up to 9600 x 2400 dpi optimized

Monthly duty cycle

  • Printer: up to 2500 pages; copier: up to 1250 pages; ADF: up to 2500 pages

Recommended monthly page volume

  • 275 to 500

Print Technology

  • HP Thermal Inkjet


  • 2.4-in LCD (color graphics)

Number of print cartridges

  • 5 (1 each black, photo black, cyan, magenta, yellow)

Compatible ink types

  • Dye-based, pigment-based

Print languages

  • HP PCL 3 GUI

Automatic paper sensor

  • Yes

Paper trays, standard

  • 1 plus automated 5 x 7-in photo tray

Paper trays, maximum

  • 1 plus automated 5 x 7-in photo tray


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HP ePrint capability

  • No

Connectivity, standard

  • 1 USB (2.0), 1 Ethernet, 1 PictBridge, 1 Wireless 802.11g, 1 Bluetooth

Network ready

  • Standard


  • 1 USB

Minimum system requirements

  • Windows® XP (SP1 or higher); any Intel Pentium II, Celeron or compatible processor; 233 MHz or higher; 128 MB RAM (256 MB or higher recommended); 800 MB hard disk space; Internet Explorer 6 or higher; CD-ROM, USB port; Windows Vista® ; 800 MHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (64) processor; 512 MB RAM; 1.2 GB hard disk space; Internet Explorer; CD-ROM; USB port. For Windows® XP Professional x64 Edition (SP1 or higher) only the printer driver, scanner driver, and the Toolbox are available. Windows® 7 ready. For more information go to http://www.hp.com/go/windows7. Some features may not be available.

  • Mac OS X v 10.4, v 10.5, v 10.6 Power PC G3, G4, G5 or Intel Core processor; 256 MB RAM, 500 MB available hard disk space, CD-ROM, USB port

Compatible operating systems

  • Windows® XP (SP1 or higher [32-bit]); Windows Vista® (32 and 64-bit); Windows® 7 ready. For more information go to http://www.hp.com/go/windows7. Some features may not be available; Mac OS X v 10.4; Mac OS X v 10.5; Mac OS X v 10.6; Linux (see http://www.hplip.net)

Memory specs

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Memory card compatibility

  • CompactFlash, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Duo, Secure Digital/MultimediaCard, Secure Digital High Capacity Card, xD-Picture Card

Memory, standard

  • 64 MB

Memory, maximum

  • 64 MB

Paper handling

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Paper handling input, standard

  • 125-sheet input tray; 20-sheet photo tray; 50-sheet duplex Automatic Document Feeder (ADF)

Duplex printing

  • Automatic (standard)

Envelope input capacity

  • Up to 15

Borderless printing

  • Yes (up to 8.5 x 11 in)

Finished output handling

  • Sheetfed

Media sizes supported

  • Main Tray: Letter, legal, executive, 3 x 5 in, 4 x 6 in, 5 x 7 in, 8 x 10 in, No. 10 envelopes; Photo Tray: 3.5 x 5 in, 4 x 6 in, 5 x 7 in

Media sizes supported

  • Main Tray: A4, A5, A6, B5, B6, B7, C5, C6, JIS B5, JIS B6, JIS B7; Photo Tray: 100 x 148 mm, A6, B6, B7, C6, JIS B7

Media sizes, custom

  • Photo Tray: 3.5 x 5 in to 5 x 7 in; Main Tray: 3 x 5 in to 8.5 x 14 in

Media types

  • Paper (plain, inkjet, photo); transparencies; envelopes; labels; CDs; DVDs; cards (index, greeting)

Recommended media weight

  • 16 to 24 lb

Supported media weight

  • Main Tray: 16 to 75 lb Bond; Photo Tray: 53 to 75 lb Bond

Media weights by paper path

  • Main Tray: 60 to 280 g/m²; Photo Tray: 200 to 280 g/m²

Scanner specifications

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Scanner type

  • Flatbed, ADF

Scan resolution, hardware

  • Up to 4800 x 4800 dpi

Scan resolution, optical

  • Up to 4800 dpi

Scan size (flatbed), maximum

  • 8.5 x 11.7 in

Scan size (ADF), maximum

  • 8.5 x 14 in

Scan speed black (best)

  • Up to 3 ppm

ADF Capacity

  • Standard (2-sided), 50 sheets, Legal 20 sheets

Copier specifications

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Copy speed black (draft)

  • Up to 33 cpm

Copy speed color (draft)

  • Up to 32 cpm

Copy speed black (normal)

  • Up to 11 cpm

Copy resolution (black text)

  • Up to 1200 optimized dpi from 600 input dpi

Copy resolution (colour text and graphics)

  • Up to 4800 x 1200 optimized dpi from 1200 input dpi

Copy reduce / enlarge settings

  • 50 to 200%

Copies, maximum

  • Up to 50 copies


  • Yes

Fax transmission speed

  • 3 sec per page

  • Based on standard ITU-T test image #1 at standard resolution. More complicated pages or higher resolution will take longer and use more memory

Fax memory

  • Up to 90 pages

Fax resolution

  • Up to 300 x 300 dpi

Speed dials, maximum number

  • Up to 70 numbers

Broadcast locations

  • 20 locations

Power & operating requirements

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  • Input voltage 100 to 240 VAC (+/- 10%), 50 to 60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz), 1.3 amp

Power consumption

  • 42 watts maximum

  • N/A

Energy efficiency

  • ENERGY STAR® qualified

Operating temperature range

  • 41 to 104º F

Operating humidity range

  • 25 to 75% RH, non-condensing

Dimensions & weight

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Dimensions (W x D x H)

  • 18.43 x 18.62 x 11.14 in (with duplexer)

Maximum dimensions (W x D x H)

  • 18.43 x 22.75 x 19.48 in (with duplexer)


  • 22.92 lb

Package weight

  • 28.24 lb

What's included

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What's in the box

  • HP Photosmart Premium Fax All-in-One Printer, Basics Guide and Set up Guide, HP 564 Black Ink Cartridge (~250 pages); HP 564 Photo Black Ink Cartridge (~130 4 x 6-in photos); HP 564 Cyan Ink Cartridge (~300 pages); HP 564 Magenta Ink Cartridge (~300 pages); HP 564 Yellow Ink Cartridge (~300 pages); Power cord, Power supply, phone cord, Software CD, Photo media sample pack, Printable CD-R, USB Cable. [Average based on ISO/IEC 24711 or HP testing methodology and continuous printing. Actual yield varies considerably based on content of printed pages and other factors. Some ink from included cartridge is used to start up the printer. For details see http://www.hp.com/go/learnaboutsupplies]

Cable included

  • Yes, 1 USB


  • One-year limited hardware warranty backed by HP Customer Care, service and support; one-year technical phone support

Software included

  • HP Photosmart Essential 3.5

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