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Tackle all of your print, copy, fax, and scan jobs with one device - this powerful, compact performer offers fast, professional laser printing in a design that fits on your desktop.
Functions: Fax, Printer, Copier, Scanner
Printer Type: Monochrome Laser Multifunction Printer
Interface Connection: USB Yes
System Type: PC, Mac
Black & White Print Speed: 19 ppm
Green Compliance: ENERGY STAR
Product Title: HP (Hewlett-Packard) LaserJet 3050 Laser Multifunction Printer - Monochrome - Plain Paper Print - Desktop
Manufacturer: HP (Hewlett-Packard)
Power Score: 3.3 | 23 Reviews
Max Paper Size Width: 8.5 in
Min Paper Size Height: 5 in
Media Size: Letter, Legal, Baronial Envelope No. 5 1/2, Index Card, Custom Size
Min Paper Size Width: 3 in
Standard Input Sheet Capacity: 250 sheets
Paper Handling Support: Plain Paper, Preprinted Paper, Pre-punched Paper, Bond Paper, Color Paper, Glossy Paper, Letterhead, Light Paper, Heavy Paper, Recycled Paper, Rough Paper, Envelope, Vellum, Transparency, Label, Card Stock, Postcard
Max Paper Size Height: 15 in
Black and White Copy Speed: 19 ppm
Max Enlargement: 400%
Max Reduction: 25%
Scan Depth: 16.7 Million Colors (24-bit)
Optical Scan Resolution: 600 dpi
Max Fax Data Speed: 33.6
Fax Page Memory Capacity: 110
Monthly Duty Cycle: 7000
General Features: Manual Duplex Printing
Height: 18.1 in
Weight: 22.00 lbs
Width: 16.9 in
Depth: 17.3 in
Warranty Information: 1 Year
URL: Manufacturer Link
Transmission Time Per Page: 3 second(s)
Maximum Memory Supported: 64 MB
Black & White Horizontal Resolution: 1200 dpi
Printer Language(s) Supported: PCL 5e, PCL 6, PostScript Level 3
Max System Memory: 30 Sheet
Max Sheet Capacity: 260
Max Scan Resolution: 19200 x 19200
Print Resolution: 1200 x 1200 dpi
Automated Duplex Printing: Manual
Installed Memory: 64 MB
ADF Sheet Capacity: 30
Number of Presets: 120
Media Sizes Accepted: Envelope - B5 (176mm x 250mm), Envelope - C5 (162mm x 229mm), Envelope - C6 (114mm x 162mm), Envelope - DL (110mm x 220mm), Envelope - US # 10 (4.125" x 9.5"), Envelope - US # 11 (4.5" x 10.375"), Sheet - A4 (210mm x 297mm), Sheet - A5 (148mm x 210mm), Sheet - US 3" x 5", Sheet - US Legal (8.5" x 14"), Sheet - US Letter (8.5" x 11")
Processor Speed: 264 MHz
Black & White Vertical Resolution: 1200 dpi
Product Reviews (12)
For the birds
Strengths: Unfortunately, none
Weakness: Cannot Copy, Cannot Fax
Gets paper jams when copying, gets paper james when faxing, communications errors galore, sends half pages when faxing, detects no dial tone when there is a dialtone
By nyr - Jun 9, 2009
How much toner is left?
Strengths: As a basic FAX it does well - I'd buy it again except for one problem.
Weakness: There is no way to tell from the control panel or the toolbox application when the toner is running low. I couldn't believe this but HP support confirmed it. You need to check the page count & guess.
We use this in an office that gets faxes over the weekend - our office manager was not happy when she had to call a bunch of folks back because the toner cartridge ran out. We can only guesstimate based on average page count since last change. Too bad - it's a good machine otherwise.
By dkelley; - May 15, 2008
Works with my Linux
Strengths: Both printing and scanning works well with my Linux OS. But note that the MS and Mac software that came with it will not work with Linux.
Weakness: None to note so far other than what seems to me to be relatively expensive consumables. Unlike some you cannot just buy a new toner cartridge. It is a unit with the drum I believe
I have not yet tried the fax function. Whether or not that would work well with my Linux software I do not know. I will probably buy another one to go with another computer I have.
By anonymous; - Dec 14, 2007
Cant beat it for the price
Strengths: Fast, will do everything that you would need in a small office. Laser vs the price of ink. Very good all around printer.
Weakness: none yet
Impressive little printer. The printer was bought to replace a fax and a business ink jet. Ink was costing way to much. The printer is very quick and fax function works very well. The copy function works great for a quick copy. No waiting for the copier to be free if you need a copy. We use it in a office for a person who needs access to a fax and make limited copies. For the money, you cant beat...
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Impressive little printer. The printer was bought to replace a fax and a business ink jet. Ink was costing way to much. The printer is very quick and fax function works very well. The copy function works great for a quick copy. No waiting for the copier to be free if you need a copy. We use it in a office for a person who needs access to a fax and make limited copies. For the money, you cant beat it.
By Gordie; - Apr 19, 2007
Hp Laser Jet 3050 support
Weakness: Fax formatter board goes bad quickly. Copies are blurry.
Faxes are received as bar codes. HP knows there is a problem with the formatter board but it took several calls to customer support for the problem to be acknowledged. To fix this under warranty, HP wants to charge $50 for a refurbished copier sent overnight. I want the copier repaired at no cost at the local repair center but HP will not send the part. The part is backordered with a delivery...
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Faxes are received as bar codes. HP knows there is a problem with the formatter board but it took several calls to customer support for the problem to be acknowledged. To fix this under warranty, HP wants to charge $50 for a refurbished copier sent overnight. I want the copier repaired at no cost at the local repair center but HP will not send the part. The part is backordered with a delivery date that moves back as each delivery date arrives.
By dltoro - Apr 4, 2007