LaserJet 2300D


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Product Information

Part Numbers 2300L:
2300: Q2472A
2300n: Q2473A
2300d: Q2474A
2300dn: Q2475A
2300dtn: Q2476A
Compatible Paper input trays—
Optional 250 sheet tray (3): C4793A will print legal
Optional 250 sheet tray (3): C4793B will print legal
Optional 500 sheet tray: C7065A will not print legal
Optional 500 sheet tray: C7065B will not print legal
Fast print speed
The HP LaserJet 2300L prints on letter-size paper at speeds up to 20 ppm or A4-size paper at up to 19 ppm.
All other models print on letter-size paper at speeds up to 25 ppm or A4-size paper at up to 24 ppm.
Built-in duplexing
Duplex (two-sided) printing is a standard feature of the HP LaserJet 2300d printer, HP LaserJet 2300dn printer, and HP LaserJet 2300dtn printer.
Print cartridge and status features
The 6,000-page HP Smart Print Cartridge detects and reports toner status.
No-shake design maximizes toner use.
Supplies status page provides toner gauge, page count, and information on paper sizes used.
The printer checks for authentic HP print cartridges.
Excellent print quality
FastRes 1200 produces 1200-dpi print quality for fast, high-quality printing of business text and graphics.
ProRes 1200 produces 1200-dpi printing for the best quality in line art and graphic images.
Adjustable settings optimize print quality.
The HP Smart Print Cartridge produces crisp, sharp output.
Flexible paper handling
Use Tray 1 (multipurpose) for letterhead, envelopes, labels, transparencies, custom-sized media, postcards, and heavy paper.
Use the adjustable 250-sheet tray (Tray 2) for standard sizes of paper.
Use the 500-sheet tray (Tray 3) for letter and A4-size paper.
Two output bins are available: select either the top output bin or the rear output bin for the most appropriate output location, depending on media type. The top output bin holds 250 sheets of standard 20 lb media, while the rear output bin holds 50 sheets of 20 lb media.
A straight-through paper path capability is available from Tray 1 to the rear output bin.
Built-in duplexing is available for the HP LaserJet 2300d printer, HP LaserJet 2300dn printer, and HP LaserJet 2300dtn printer.
A 250-sheet or 500-sheet tray is available, so that paper does not need to be loaded as often.
One EIO card slot is available for interface.
Three DIMM slots are available, two for adding memory and fonts.
Printer languages and fonts
Fast printing performance, advanced font and graphics technologies, and advanced imaging capabilities are benefits of the Printer Command Language (PCL) 6 printer language. The PCL 6 technology also includes 45 scalable TrueType fonts and one bitmapped line printer font.
Other languages and fonts include HP PCL 5e and PostScript (PS) 3 emulation, which includes 35 built-in PS language fonts.
The printer automatically determines and switches to the appropriate language for the print job.
System Compatibility
The most recent printer drivers for all supported operating systems are available on the HP support Web site (click here to go to the support Web site at
The following operating systems support the HP LaserJet 2300 printing-system software, including PCL drivers and PS emulation drivers. Windows operating systems support a full-featured configuration of the HP LaserJet 2300 printer; other operating systems support varying levels of functionality.
Microsoft Windows 95 (parallel and networked only)
Windows 98
Windows Me
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 (Service packs 3 through 6) (parallel and networked only)
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Service packs 1 and 2)
Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Home Edition, and Windows 2003 server (Windows XP), including Service pack 1.
NOTE: The HP LaserJet 2300 printer has not been tested with and does not support Windows 3.1x or Windows NT 3.51.
Additional operating environments
The following operating environments also support the HP LaserJet 2300 printing system.
IBM OS/2 or later (available on the IBM Web site - click here to go to the Web site at
Mac OS 8.6 to 9.x, Mac OS X Classic, and Mac OS X (10.1 through 10.2)
Windows Terminal Server
Citrix Terminal Server
Windows Cluster Server

Interface connections and networking
The printer includes a bidirectional Enhanced/Extended Capabilities Port (ECP) type-B parallel port (IEEE-1284 compliant) and a USB port (compatible with 1.1 and 2.0 low and full speed certified devices).
The printer has an EIO slot for HP Jetdirect EIO print servers so that connection is quick and easy.
NOTE: An additional 16MB of memory needs to be added to the LaserJet 2300L model for the Jetdirect EIO print server to function correctly. 

Enhanced memory and memory expansion
The HP LaserJet 2300 series printers come with either 32 MB or 48 MB of memory and can be expanded to 288 or 304 MB, respectively, with available memory (DIMM) slots. Most documents can be printed using the standard amount of printer memory.
Energy savings
The printer automatically conserves electricity by reducing power consumption when it is not printing.
As an ENERGY STAR partner, Hewlett-Packard Company has determined that this product meets ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency.
Economical printing
N-up printing and two-sided printing with the built-in duplexer save paper (the built-in duplexer is included only with the HP LaserJet 2300d printer, HP LaserJet 2300dn printer, and HP LaserJet 2300dtn printer).
Printing in EconoMode saves toner.
90 Day Warranty

Product Code: LAS22

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