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HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M183fw Review: A versatile office multifunction

MFP M183fw

Just as the simple HP LaserJet Pro M15w is an ideal addition to the home user’s desk, the HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M183fw reference is perfect for the business office . Due to its technology and functionalities, it is the most suitable tool to achieve increased productivity without increasing costs . We tell you everything that the HP Color LaserJet Pro M183fw offers .

The Color LaserJet Pro MFP M183fw is a benchmark multifunction in HP’s range of office peripherals . A product obviously intended for the workplace, with tremendous potential that it offers to small and medium-sized companies.

HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M183fw

The HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M183fw saves time and money

The bulky device has dimensions of 43.5 x 43.5 x 34.3 cm and weighs 16.3 kg . The case is light and neutral in tone, with only a couple of contrast in two prominent areas. In the front part, in the upper left corner, the control panel is located , with a numeric keypad and a two-line LCD , which facilitates the operation of the machine.

Printing system

The HP Pro M183fw MFP is a machine laser , which operates a system of four toners , with ability to print documents both colored and black and white .

HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M183fw Printer Productivity

The HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M183fw prints documents at a maximum resolution of 600 x 600 dpi . It has a processor 800 Hz and 256 MB of memory and a memory flash of 128 MB , to meet any demand for labor.

HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M183fw

Two-line LCD display with numeric keypad

It has a good level of production, which can reach up to 30,000 pages per month , although the manufacturer’s recommendation is 1,500 pages in a month. It includes as standard cartridges of each color , to start printing up to 800 pages of black, and about 700 of color . Genuine refills enhance the possibilities with the Black cartridge for 1,050 pages , and each of the colors for 850 .

Paper capacity and trays

The HP Pro MFP M183fw only has a 150-sheet paper input tray . The supported size is for A4 format sheets , with paper weights up to 163 g / m2 . The output can support a maximum of 100 sheets . It has the advantage of including a 35-sheet capacity automatic document feeder .

HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M183fw

35-sheet automatic document feeder

HP Color LaserJet Pro M183fw Features

The MFP M183fw is a complete device capable of covering all the needs of an office. It offers good printing performance , up to 16 pages per minute . To which is added a practical scanner ( up to 15 ppm ) that allows you to make copies , and send faxes .

HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M183fw

Essential security features and reliable connections

This model offers all current connectivity options: USB 2.0 standard ; 10/100/1000 network and Wi-Fi . In addition, it includes the telephone line connector.

Technical Specifications

Here is a summary table with all the technical details and extras of the HP Color LaserJet Pro M183fw model :

HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M183fw
Technology To be
Printer type Color
Features Print, copy, scan and fax
Maximum paper size A4
Memory 256MB DDR memory and 128MB Flash memory
Processor 800 Hz
Screen 2-line LCD with 26 buttons
Print speed
  • Black (A4, normal) Up to 16 ppm
  • Color (A4, normal): Up to 16 ppm
First page printing
  • Black (A4, ready): As fast as 11.8 seconds
  • Color (A4, ready): As fast as 13.8 seconds
  • Black (A4, sleep): As fast as 13.4 seconds
  • Color (A4, sleep): As fast as 14.8 seconds
Print resolution Up to 600 x 600 dpi
Duty cycle (monthly, A4) Up to 30,000 pages
Recommended monthly page volume 150 to 1,500 pages
Maximum printing area 206 x 346 mm
Edges 5 mm on each margin
Print languages HP PCL6; HP PCL5c; HP postscript level 3 emulation; PWG plot; PDF; PCLm; PCLm-S; URF
Paper handling
Double-sided printing Manual (controller support supplied)
Paper input Up to 150 sheets (15mm stack height) in Tray 1
Paper output Up to 100 sheets (10mm stack height)
Automatic document feeder
  • Standard, 35 sheets
  • A4
  • 70 to 90 g / m²
Media sizes supported Executive (184 x 267 mm); Legal 8.5 x 13 (216 x 330 mm); 4 x 6 (102 x 152 mm); 5 x 8 (127 x 203 mm); A4 (210 x 299 mm); A5 (148 x 210 mm); A6 (105 x 148 mm); B5 (JIS) (182 x 257 mm); B6 (JIS) (128 x 182 mm); 10 x 15cm (100 x 150mm); Legal (216 x 340 mm); 16K (195 x 270mm; 184 x 260mm; 197 x 273mm); Postal (JIS) (100 x 147 mm); Double Postcard (JIS) (147 x 200mm); Envelopes: # 10 (105 x 241 mm); Monarch (98 x 191 mm); B5 (176 x 250mm); C5 (162 x 229 mm); DL (110 x 220mm); A5-R (210 x 148 mm)
Custom media sizes 76 x 127 mm to 216 x 356 mm
Media types Paper (bond, booklet, color, glossy, heavy, letterhead, photo, plain, preprinted, prepunched, recycled, rough), transparencies, labels, envelopes, and cardstock
Compatible paper weight 60 to 163 g / m² (uncoated / matte, recommended). However, up to 175 g / m² postcards and 200 g / m² HP Matte Paper are allowed in the driver; 60 to 163 g / m² (coated / glossy, recommended). However, up to 175 g / m² postcards and 220 g / m² HP Glossy Paper are allowed in the driver.
Kind Flat surface
Scan technology Contact Image Sensor (CIS)
Scan input modes
  • Front panel scan, copy, email, fax
  • HP Scan Software
  • User application via TWAIN or WIA
Double-sided ADF scanning Do not
  • Up to 300 x 300 dpi (color and monochrome, ADF)
  • Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi (color and monochrome, flatbed)
Bit depth
  • 8 bit (monochrome)
  • 24 bit (color)
Scan size
  • 215.9 x 297 mm
  • ADF scan size:
    • Maximum: 215.9 x 355.6 mm
    • Minimum: 148.5 x 210 mm
Scan speed (normal, A4) Up to 15 ppm (black and white), 8 ppm (color)
Speed Up to 16 cpm
Resolution Up to 600 x 600 dpi
Reduction / enlargement 25 to 400%
Maximum copies Up to 99 copies
Resolution Up to 300 x 300 dpi
Modem 33.6 kbps
Memory Up to 1,300 pages
Fax speed dials, maximum number Up to 120
Consumables and accessories
Number of print cartridges 4 (1 of each color: black, cyan, magenta, and yellow)
Replacement cartridges
  • W2410A HP 216A Black LaserJet Toner Cartridge (1,050 yield)
  • W2411A HP 216A Cyan LaserJet Toner Cartridge (850 page yield)
  • W2412A HP 216A Yellow LaserJet Toner Cartridge (850 page yield)
  • W2413A HP 216A Magenta LaserJet Toner Cartridge (850 page yield)
  • Hi-Speed ​​USB 2.0 port
  • Integrated 10 / 100Base-TX Fast Ethernet network port
  • 802.11 n 2.4 / 5GHz wireless
  • Fax port
Mobile printing capability
  • HP ePrint
  • Apple AirPrint ™
  • Mobile apps
  • Mopria ™ Certification
  • Wi-Fi® Direct printing
Supported operating systems
  • Windows® 10, 8.1, 8 and 7: 32/64-bit, Vista®: 32-bit only, XP SP3 or later: 32-bit only, Windows Server support is provided by command line installer and supports Win Server 2008 R2 and later versions
  • Apple® macOS Sierra (v10.12), macOS High Sierra (v10.13), macOS Mojave (v10.14), macOS Catalina (v10.15)
  • Linux
Supported network operating systems
  • Windows® 10, 8, 8.1, 7: 32-64 bits. Windows Server support is provided through the command line installer and is compatible with Win Server 2008 R2 and later versions
  • Apple® macOS Sierra (v10.12), macOS High Sierra (v10.13), macOS Mojave (v10.14), macOS Catalina (v10.15)
  • Linux
Feeding 220 to 240 VAC (+/- 10%), 50 Hz (+/- 3 Hz), 60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz)
Energy consumption 313 watts (active printing), 7.4 watts (ready), 0.7 watts (sleep), 0.05 watts (manual-off), 0.05 (auto-off / manual-on), 1.0 watts (auto-off / Wake on LAN)
Dimensions and weights
Measurements (P x A x L) 435 x 435 x 343 mm
Weight 16.3 kg
Box contents
  • HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M183fw Printer
  • Starter HP LaserJet cartridges: 700-color composition page yield (C / Y / M) and 800 black page yield
  • Installation guide
  • Power cord; USB; telephone
Warranty One year unit replacement

HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M183fw

Maximum efficiency for dispatch


The HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M183fw is a perfect ally for the workplace. With all the options of connectivity covers, and performance that provides savings of time and money, few tools provide many advantages in the office.

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