The HP Deskjet D1520 is a portable single-function printer with only the ability to print. The printer can, however, print both in color or in monochrome. The physical dimensions are 141 x 422 x 316 mm (HWD). It also weighs about 4.29 lbs. The HP Deskjet D1520 printer has a monthly duty cycle of 750 copies.
HP Deskjet D1520 printer 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, Windows XP 64-bit|
|Full Feature Drivers and Software for windows 8 8.1 and 10.exe||121.86 MB||Download|
|Full Feature Drivers and Software for windows 7.exe||123.40 MB||Download|
|Full Feature Drivers and Software for windows XP and Vista.exe||82.62 MB||Download|
|Basic Driver for Windows XP and Vista.exe||41.91 MB||Download|
HP Deskjet D1520 driver Supported Mac Operating Systems
|Supported OS: Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.x, Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.x|
|Printer Driver for Mac OS X 10.6.dmg||23.64 MB||Download|
|Full Feature Drivers and Software for Mac OS X 10.6.dmg||135.04 MB||Download|
|Full Feature Drivers and Software for Mac OS X 10.5.dmg||121.60 MB||Download|
HP Deskjet D1520 cartridges
HP21 Black Inkjet Print Cartridge (~190 pages), HP 22 Tri-color Original Ink Cartridge (~165 pages)
The only means of connectivity is through the USB port whereas there is no cable included in the printer package. The Hi-speed USB 2.0 port is on the rear side of the printer. The printer has no Ethernet connection.
Operating systems that are compatible include Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Vista and Windows 7. The processors required depends on the operating systems. For instance, the recommended processor for Windows 2000 and Windows XP is Intel Pentium 4 or higher. Whereas, for Windows Vista and Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit), the recommended processor speed is 1 GHz or higher.
The recommended RAM for Windows 2000 and Windows XP is 256 MB. However, the RAM for Windows Vista and Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit) is 1 GB. The printer also requires a minimum memory of 795 MB for Windows 2000 and XP and 850 MB for Windows Vista and Windows 7.
Supported Apple Macintosh Operating Systems that include OS X 10. 3.9 or higher version. The processor, however, is either a G3, G4, G5 or Intel Core processor, a minimum RAM of 256 MB. There must also be a free disk space of 200 MB before installation and CD-RW of 4x.
The only supported internet browser for PCs with Windows OS is the Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher. Also, Mac OS allows any browser to work with the printer software.
Paper Handling Specifications
The D1520 printer has an input tray with the capacity to hold 80 sheets. The output tray holds 50 sheets of plain paper. The various paper sizes supported by the printer includes a wide variety. This variety contains Envelope, Index cards, Transparencies, Greeting cards, Labels and US Letter. Other standard types are Legal, A4, A5, A6, B5, B6 and photo paper.
The print speed for a fast draft on plain paper is 11 pages per minute in black text. For colored version, 11 ppm is also the rate. To print on a photo sheet, however, takes about 43 seconds per page while the borderless takes 49 seconds.
Print quality and Resolution
The fast-normal mode of the printing on plain paper is at a resolution of 600 x 600 dpi. Whereas, the maximum resolution is 1200 x 1200 dpi. This resolution applies to both black text printing and color, whether on plain or photo paper.
The input voltage range safe for this printer is between 100 to 240 VAC at a frequency of 50 to 60 Hz. When printing, the power usage is 16 watts but 3 watts when not printing. If it enters a power-saving mode, it uses less than 3 watts. However, when switched off but still plugged in, the power consumption is 1 watts.
The operating conditions for optimum delivery by this product is a temperature between 15 and 300C. In complement, this range with a non-condensing relative humidity of between 20 and 80%. The maximum condition however for temperature is 5 – 400C and relative humidity between 15 – 80%.
1. No network support is possible with this printer
2. The printer cannot scan, copy nor send and receive fax
3. Printer lacks ethernet connection
4. No memory card slot on the printer
5. The printer does not support Bluetooth wireless printing
Download HP Deskjet D1520 Printer driver from HP website