A laser printer that's easy to operate yet delivers quality performance: that's what the HP Color LaserJet 3600 Printer is all about. Because it has a compact designing, it can be placed on a desktop, making it ideal for a small-scale office. When it comes to productivity, your needs can be met by the available high-speed processor and upgradeable input tray. Additionally, it has a new kind of HP 3600n cartridge within, so professional-looking prints can be achieved. There's a fast-performing 300-MHz processor inside its body. Such allows the unit to deliver up to 17 colored and black and white pages every minute. Also, it's capable of dishing out the first page within 14 seconds, for both color and black and white tasks. Such performance speed, however, also depends on a lot of factors. Some of them include the mode of print quality, and the document size and contents. With printing resolutions of up to 600 dots per inch x 600 dots per inch, it's fairly easy to achieve crisp details and vibrant colors each time. Speaking of colors, this HP model takes color performance a notch higher with the introduction of the new ColorSphere toner. With this inside, colors can be brighter and the range can be more extensive. For most favorable results, it's best to use papers with five-layer coating technology from HP. Another great thing about this printer is it makes it easier to maintain, especially when it comes to the cartridges. There are only 4 print cartridges to worry about each and every time. With such, regular maintenance can be hassle-free. What's more, the ColorSphere HP cartridge and imaging drum are integrated into a singular unit. This way, the entire imaging system is replaced, resulting to a more consistent performance. A couple of standard trays are available upon purchase. But by attaching an optional media tray, the input capacity becomes 850 sheets max. There's also a two-sided printing feature, by purchasing and installing a duplexer. Such allows for reduced user interaction and wastage of paper supplies. Additionally, this machine boasts of a host-based innovation. It means that it relies on your PC to process the documents before sending them out for printing. Media sizes that are compatible range from envelopes, letter, legal, to executive. There's a multipurpose tray which can handle media sizes from as small as 3" x 3", to as large as 8.5" x 14". Media types supported are varying. They include paper (plain, bond, glossy, colored, rough, recycled, etc.), labels, transparencies, cardstock, and many others. More than being simple to operate and replace the imaging system, it's also breezy to install. By plugging it in and doing a few clicks, it automatically installs itself. And just like similar laser printers available these days, there are two connectivity choices. Enabling you to connect the unit either to a computer or small-scale network are the USB 2.0 and Ethernet 10/100 Base-TX ports. With a compact design and price tag within means, the HP Color LaserJet 3600 Printer paired with HP printer toner cartridges is suitable for a small-scale office. Through HP's technologies, toners and cartridges installation, operation, and maintenance of this unit become hassle-free. Getting professional-looking printouts each time is possible with the performance it boasts and its high-quality LaserJet 3600 compatible toners.