This all-in-one printer is an efficient machine for printing, scanning, and copying. The size of the printer is 157 x 425 x 306 mm (HWD), weighing 5.21 Kg.
HP Deskjet 2549 driver Supported Windows Operating Systems.
|Supported OS: Windows 10 32-bit, Windows 10 64-bit, Windows 8.1 32-bit, Windows 8.1 64-bit, Windows 8 32-bit, Windows 8 64-bit, Windows 7 32-bit, Windows 7 64-bit, Windows Vista 32-bit, Windows Vista 64-bit, Windows XP 32-bit|
|Full Feature Drivers and Software for windows.exe||101.91 MB||Download|
|Basic Driver for Windows XP Vista 7 8 8.1 and 10 32 bit.exe||31.92 MB||Download|
|Basic Driver for Windows Vista 7 8 8.1 and 10 64 bit.exe||33.56 MB||Download|
HP Deskjet 2549 driver Supported Mac Operating Systems.
|Supported OS: Mac OS Mojave 10.14.x, macOS High Sierra 10.13.x, macOS Sierra 10.12.x, Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11.x, Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.x, Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9.x, Mac OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.x, Mac OS X Lion 10.7.x, Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.x|
|HP Easy Start for Mac OS X 10.8 to 10.14.zip||9.08 MB||Download|
|Full Feature Drivers and Software for Mac OS X 10.6 to 10.10.dmg||114.92 MB||Download|
HP Deskjet 2549 cartridges
HP61 Black Ink Cartridge (~190 pages), HP 61 Tri-color Ink Cartridge (~165 pages)
The standard connecting port is through the Hi-Speed USB 2.0 port located at the rear side of the printer. The HP Deskjet 2549 all-in-one printer has a wireless functioning in addition to the USB connection. There is no ethernet connection for networking.
Mobile printing property
The printer has mobile printing function for Apple AirPrint for devices such as iPads, iPhones and Mac devices. This app can function for printing without carrying the PC everywhere.
The HP Deskjet 2549 all-in-one printer is compatible with the following Windows Operating systems; Windows XP Service packs III, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10. The recommended system requirements for a processor is an Intel Pentium III or higher for Windows XP. For Windows Vista, Windows 7, 8 and 10, the prescribed condition is 1 GHz 32-bit or 64-bit.
Random Access Memory (RAM) requirement for Windows XP is 512 MB while for Windows Vista is 1 GB. For Windows 7, 8 and 10, the required RAM for optimum functionality is 2 GB. The minimum free disk space for the printer driver to work correctly is 750 MB for Windows XP. Whereas, for Windows Vista, 7, 8 and 10, the free disk space is 2 GB.
Supported Mac systems include Mac OS X v10.9 Mavericks, OS X v10.11 El Capitan, Mac OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X v10.10 Yosemite, Mac OS X v10.8 Mountain Lion, and Mac OS X v10.7 Lion.
The supported browsers for this optimum performance of this printer include Internet Explorer 6.0 or later, Google Chrome 3.0 and Mozilla Firefox 2.0. Other essential applications that can work compatibly are the Adobe Reader 6.0 (or more recent versions) and Adobe Flash 10 (or later version).
HP Deskjet 2549 works on an HP drop-on-demand Thermal Inkjet technology which uses two ink cartridges; one for black and the other a tri-color cartridge. The compatible ones include
1. HP 61 black and tri-colored (for North Americas and the Asia Pacific excluding India, China, and Indonesia )
2. HP 301 black and tri-colored (for Western Europe)
3. 122 HP black and tri-colored (Africa, Latin America, Middle East and CIS)
4. HP 802 black and tri-colored (China, India, and Indonesia)
The printer has two main trays; one for input and the other an output tray. The input tray can load a total of 50 sheets of plain paper. Whereas, the output tray can only hold a total capacity of 30 sheets.
Compatible media sizes applicable to this printer apart from the usual A4/Legal include
2. Index card
3. Photo paper
6. US Letter
7. US Legal (etc.)
Printing mode resolution for this product is at 600 x 300 dpi which however can reach 600 x 600 dpi when optimized. The maximum dpi resolution is 4800 x 1200 dpi. The device language of the printer is the PCL3 GUI.
Regarding speed, the first page of the printer comes after just about 17 seconds for black and within 24 seconds for colored. The regular prints speed is up to 20 pages per minute (ppm) for black. Whereas, for colored prints, the printer works at the rate of 16 ppm. The monthly duty cycle of the HP 2549 printer is 1000 pages, but the recommended usage should be lesser than that.
Copy speed and resolution
The copy function of the printer is at the rate of 4.5 cpm for monochrome and 3.0 for color. The standard resolution of this copying is 600 x 300 dpi for both colored and black.
The resolution of scanning is 1200 x 1200 dpi at a color depth of 24-bit and 8-bit grayscale.
Power consumption for HP Deskjet 2549 is minimal. When at optimum use, it consumes a maximum of 10 watts from an external supply. At standby, it only uses 1.6 watts of power. When asleep but plugged in though, the usage is just 0.8 watts but when switched off, and plugged in, 0.2 watts of power.
1. The printer has no HP ePrint mobile printing ability
2. There is no ethernet connection
3. The custom size of paper is only supported on Mac Operating systems and not on Windows.
4. The printer has no scan button. Scanning will have to be done using the installed HP printer software
Download HP Deskjet 2549 All-in-One Printer driver from HP website