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HP M501
M501DN

£257.36
HP M501
93
Reviews
24 Reviews + 1 Award
87
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Popularity
Widely Available
84
Value for Money
Very Good
77
Age
2 Years Old
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
This laser printer produces very good quality prints, has a big capacity and it's very easy to setup. It's a fully featured and award winning 4800 x 600 DPI laser printer, with a good price.
PC Mag Editor's Choice
4800 X 600 DPI 43ppm No Yes Apr 2016
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With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the HP M501 number 6 in high-capacity laser printers and number 18 across all laser printers.

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94
Reviews
87
Features
82
Popularity
84
Value for Money
77
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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 86?

It has good expert reviews and exceptional user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this laser printer to others. This laser printer has received an "Editor's Choice" award from PC Mag.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer laser printers with better features are available. However this HP laser printer has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest laser printers 2019.
The M501 has some great features:
4800 x 600 DPI
Faster than average print speed
Bigger than average standard input capacity
Faster than average time to first page

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each laser printer by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age and value for money.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the laser printer is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec laser printers come to market, the older laser printers will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Average Review Score

4.3 stars (24 reviews)

75%

of Customers Would Recommend
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Editor's Choice Award

This laser printer has received an Editor's Choice Award from PC Mag.
Editor's Choice from PC Mag

What Are People Saying About the HP M501?

Print Quality
3
0
Ease of Use
4
0
Price
3
0
Features
2
0
Capacity
1
0
Noise Level
1
1
Size and Weight
1
0
Connectivity
1
0
Three People Thought it Was Reasonably Priced
  • Simple machine to use. Very inexpensive and a space saver...
    Mindi - Bestbuy.com 16 Mar 2018
  • This is a really fast printer for the price and size. All of the other printers that I have that are this fast are quite a bit larger in size. I like the ...
    Drcfire - Bestbuy.com 19 Aug 2018
  • It's a good printer for the price. My usual printer broke down and I needed a quick inexpensive replacement...
    Jab72 - Bestbuy.com 24 Mar 2018
  • One Person Thought the HP M501 Was Solidly Made
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    One Owner Thought This Laser Printer Was a Good Size
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    Four People Thought the HP M501 Was Not Hard to Use

    Three people thought that the HP M501 was very easy to setup.

  • ... printer, very quiet while printing. Easy to load paper and toner cartridge. easy to setup and use...
    EATax14 - Bestbuy.com 26 Mar 2018
  • Easy to setup right though the built-in user interface, takes only minutes to get connected on to your network w/o needing to connect it to a computer. ...
    GS6EDGE - Bestbuy.com 27 Jul 2018
  • Printer is compact in size, easy to set up, and print quality is good...
    Torobster - Bestbuy.com 24 Aug 2017
  • Two People Thought it Had Good Technical Features

    Two people thought that the HP M501 had good features.

  • ... choice as a mono laser printer to anchor a small or micro office. It has a strong feature set, good speed, high standard paper capacity, and above-par ...
    PC Mag 21 Aug 2016
  • Great feature set and 550 page tray for an SMB or School.based on monthly volume. Our clients love this unit...
    MrJAG - Bestbuy.com 1 Jun 2018
  • One Person Thought it Had Good Connectivity
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    One Person Thought it Had an OK Noise Level
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    Some People Thought it Had a Large Capacity

    Three people thought that the HP M501 had a big capacity.

  • ... small or micro office. It has a strong feature set, good speed, high standard paper capacity, and above-par output quality, and is built to print in volume. ...
    PC Mag 21 Aug 2016
  • ... M501dn is a feature-rich mono laser that provides good speed, generous standard paper capacity, and above-average output quality...Reasonably fast. Built ...
    PC Mag 21 Aug 2016
  • ... output quality...Reasonably fast. Built for high-volume printing. Good standard paper capacity. Competitive running costs. PC 5. PC 6, and PostScript drivers. ...
    PC Mag 21 Aug 2016
  • Some Owners Thought it Produced Good Quality Prints

    Three people thought that the HP M501 produced outstanding quality prints.

  • ... configuration of controls better, but it is noisier. Still, very fast, good quality print and takes a little less space than my old one. There were machines ...
    Sallie - Bhphotovideo.com 21 Aug 2017
  • This product has worked well in small office environment. It prints quite fast with good quality. It's operated without issue since it was installed...
    JohnLocke - Bestbuy.com 13 Feb 2017
  • Printer is compact in size, easy to set up, and print quality is good...
    Torobster - Bestbuy.com 24 Aug 2017
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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    4800 x 600 DPI
    Faster than average print speed
    Bigger than average standard input capacity
    Faster than average time to first page
    Supports duplex printing
    Supports ethernet LAN support
    Bigger than average standard output capacity
    Does not support colour printing

    What the Reviews Say

    Four people thought the HP M501 was not hard to use
    Two people thought it had good technical features
    Some people thought it had a large capacity
    Some owners thought it produced good quality prints
    4800 X 600 DPI

    The HP M501 has a maximum resolution of 4800 x 600 DPI. That's over two times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1200 x 1200 DPI. Laser printers resolutions range from 600 x 600 DPI (worst) to 4800 x 1200 DPI (best). §.

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    Faster Than Average Print Speed

    The slowest print speed of laser printers is 8ppm, the fastest is 75ppm, and the average print speed is 34ppm. The print speed of the HP M501 of 43ppm is in the fastest 23% of all laser printers when sorted by this feature.

    What does "print speed" mean? Less Edit
    Does Not Support Colour Printing

    The HP M501 does not support colour printing, although it is worth noting that 56% of laser printers also do not support colour printing.

    What is colour printing? Less Edit
    Bigger Than Average Standard Input Capacity
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    The standard input capacity of the HP M501 of 550 sheets is in the biggest 28% of all laser printers when ordered by this feature. Laser printers have standard input capacities of between 0.0018 sheets and 4,400 sheets, and the average standard input capacity is 430 sheets.

    What does "standard input capacity" mean? Less Edit
    Faster Than Average Time to First Page
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    The average time to first page of all laser printers is 9s, with the fastest being 2.2s and the slowest being 140s. The time to first page of the HP M501 of only 5.8s is faster than average when compared to most other laser printers. It is in the fastest 15% of all laser printers when ranked by this feature.

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    Supports Duplex Printing
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    The HP M501 supports duplex printing, as do 79% of laser printers.

    What is duplex printing? Less Edit
    Supports Ethernet LAN Support
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    The HP M501 supports ethernet LAN support, as do 59% of laser printers.

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    Bigger Than Average Standard Output Capacity

    The average standard output capacity of all laser printers is 230 sheets, with the smallest being 10 sheets and the biggest being 750 sheets. The HP M501's standard output capacity of 250 sheets is bigger than average when compared to most other laser printers. It is in the biggest 30% of all laser printers when ranked by this feature.

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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The HP M501 has been listed on Kagoo since August 2017 and is currently ranked number 18 out of 335 laser printers.
    84
    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A laser printer with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

    We have analysed the HP M501, and ranked it:

    Good Value For Money
    This laser printer is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

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    What the Reviews Say

    Three people thought it was reasonably priced
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    Age

    HP M501 Release Date

    April 2016

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    HP M501 Specification

    Key Features
    Maximum Resolution
    Print Speed
    Colour Printing
    Print Technology
    Printing Colours
    Recommended Duty Cycle
    Number of Fonts
    Print Technology
    Standard Printer Languages
    Print Cartridge
    Duplex Printing
    Maximum Duty Cycle
    Printing
    Duplex Printing Modes
    Print Margins (Top, Bottom, Right, Left)
    Duplex Print Speed (Black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter)
    Time to First Page
    Input Capacity
    Maximum Number of Paper Trays
    Number of Standard Paper Trays
    Multi-Purpose Tray Capacity
    Maximum Input Capacity
    Standard Input Capacity
    Output Capacity
    Maximum Output Capacity
    Standard Output Capacity
    Paper Handling
    JIS B-Series Sizes (B0...B9)
    ISO A-Series Sizes (A0...A9)
    Standard Tray Media Types
    Maximum ISO A-Series Paper Size
    Networking
    Mobile Printing Technologies
    Network Ready
    Wi-Fi
    Ethernet LAN Support
    Ports & Interfaces
    Standard Interfaces
    Memory
    Maximum Internal Memory
    Internal Memory
    Brand-Specific Features
    HP Software Provided
    HP Management Tools
    HP Web Jetadmin
    HP EPrint
    Design
    Display Number of Lines
    Display
    Built-in Display
    Colour
    Market Positioning
    Power
    Power Consumption (Standby)
    Power Consumption (Typical)
    Energy Star Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC)
    Power Consumption (Off)
    Input Frequency
    Input Voltage
    AC Input Frequency
    AC Input Voltage
    Certificates
    Blue Angel Certified
    Energy Star Certified
    System Requirements
    Linux Operating Systems Supported
    Mac Operating Systems Supported
    Windows Operating Systems Supported
    Operational Conditions
    Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
    Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
    Storage Temperature (T-T)
    Operating Temperature (T-T)
    Weight & Dimensions
    Weight
    Height
    Depth
    Width
    Packaging Content
    Cartridge(s) Included
    Power Cord Included
    Documentation CD
    Software CD
    Included Cartridge Capacity (Black)
    Processor
    Processor Frequency
    Built-in Processor

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

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