Pros

  • Inexpensive
  • Fast, especially printing graphics

Cons

  • Skimpy design; pricey toner
  • Awful graphics quality

At A Glance

Cheaply priced but also cheaply designed, this printer’s saving grace is its speed.

Manufacturer’s Description

The HP LaserJet P1505 brings the reliability, quality, and economy of monochrome laser printing to your home office. The P1505 connects to your computer via high-speed USB 2.0, and prints up to 24 pages per minute. HP's Smartprint technology automatically optimizes the print settings, so you always get the best print possible.The P1505's 250-sheet paper tray and single-sheet feeder allow you to print on letter, legal, executive, and postcard sized paper, and envelopes. The 150-sheet output tray keeps your print job neatly stacked until you're ready to pick it up. The compact LaserJet P1505 fits easily on your desk or shelf, and is an economical solution for users who print lots of text documents.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.hp.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number CB412A
Requirements
Operating System Compatibility
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows XP
General Information
UPC Code 13803081343

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Very Good
Print quality: Color photo n/a
Print quality: Grayscale photo Poor
Copy quality n/a
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 26.1   ppm
Performance
Grayscale Glossy Output Quality n/a
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 9.8
Line Art Output Quality Good
4 by 6 Grayscale Photo (secs) 7.06
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 9.9
Overall Scan Quality n/a
One-Page Webpage (secs) 7.16
Color Output Quality Poor
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 29.87
300dpi Line Art Image (secs) 6.91
Tested Grayscale Speed (ppm) 8.5
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 12.5
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 8.7
4 by 6 Color Photo (secs) 7.31