HP South Africa today announced the availability of the HP Officejet Pro X Series, which has been named the world’s fastest desktop printer as recognised by Guinness World Records.
The HP Officejet Pro X Series was Guinness World Records-certified for the fastest time to print 500 sheets by an office colour desktop printer in April 2012, which achieved the feat in 7 minute 19 seconds. The record was set on a HP X551dw and X576dw models.
“This new generation of inkjet printers designed specifically for businesses enables time-pressured people to succeed in a competitive economic environment,” said Merce Barcons, vice president Inkjet Hardware Category, EMEA Printing Systems, HP.
“The Officejet Pro X series produces high-quality documents at the fastest ever speed and with lower costs. With less energy use, these printers can also help business owners reduce overheads and cut waste.”
The printer series, consisting of HP Officejet Pro X476/X576 MFPs and HP Officejet Pro X451/X551 dw, uses up to 50 percent less energy. Its HP 970 and 971ink cartridges create up to 50 percent less supplies waste than laser, without compromising quality, HP’s Officejet Pro X is the first range of printers ever to be awarded the Blue Angel eco-label certificate, recognised throughout Europe as proof of a product’s environmental credentials.(8)
The HP Officejet Pro X Series is currently available to purchase with single-function models starting at R6000 ($552), and MFPs starting at R9000 ($829).
Charlie Fripp – Consumer Tech editor