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HP Photosmart A436 Portable Photo Studio (hp Office Products)

Speed/monthly volume

  • Print speed, color, 4x6 photo (normal mode)
    As fast as 60 sec (with border, direct connect), as fast as 68 sec (borderless, direct connect)

Print quality/technology

  • Print technology
    HP Thermal Inkjet
  • Print quality, black
    Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi
  • Print quality, color
    Up to 4800 x 1200 dpi
  • Cartridge colors
    Cyan, magenta, yellow
  • Ink types

Paper handling/media

  • Paper tray(s), standard
  • Paper tray(s), maximum
  • Input capacity, standard
    Up to 20
  • Envelope feeder
  • Output capacity, maximum
    Up to 20
  • Duplex printing (printing on both sides of paper)
  • Document finishing
  • Media sizes, standard
    4 x 6 in, 4 x 6.5 in, 4 x 8 in (photo card), 4 x 12 in (panorama)
  • Media types
    Photo paper, cards
  • Media weight, recommended
    16 to 24 lb; HP photo papers: up to 75 lb


  • Connectivity, standard
    1 USB cable (mini-B to A), 1 AV cable, 1 infrared
  • Print drivers, standard
    Windows, Macintosh
  • Minimum system requirements
     PC: Pentium II (or equivalent) or greater; 64 MB RAM (256 MB recommended); 200 MB available hard disk space (450 MB recommended); SVGA monitor (800 x 600, 16-bit color); 4x CD-ROM drive; USB port and USB cable (not included); Windows 98 SE, 2000, Me, XP Home, XP Professional, XP Professional x64 Edition; Internet Explorer 5.01 with SP2 or later; Adobe Acrobat Reader 5 or higher recommended; Internet access recommended
    Macintosh: Mac OS X v 10.3.9 and higher; G3 processor or compatible (G4 or higher recommended); 128 MB RAM (256 MB or higher recommended); 150 MB available hard disk space for software installation; SVGA 800 x 600 monitor 16-bit color; 4x CD-ROM drive; USB port and USB cable (not included); Adobe Acrobat Reader 5 or higher recommended; QuickTime 7.0.3 or higher; any Web browser

Compatible network operating systems

  • Compatible Operating Systems
    Windows 98 SE; Windows 2000; Windows Me; Windows XP Home; Windows XP Professional; Windows XP Professional x64; Windows Vista(TM) Ready: Mac OS X v 10.3.9 or higher


  • Dimensions, W x D x H
    8.9 x 9.06 x 6.69 in
  • Weight, U.S.
    5.8 lb

What's in the box

  • What's in the box
     HP Photosmart A436 Portable Photo Studio including the HP Photosmart A432 Portable Photo Printer and HP Photosmart M627 Digital Camera, HP 110 Tri-color Inkjet Print Cartridge, power supply, A/V cable, USB cable (mini A-B), rechargeable camera batteries, remote control, HP Photosmart software, User's Guide, Quick Start Guide
  • Software included
    HP Photosmart software

Printable data sheet (.pdf) - A436
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