Gear 03/03

A big-company LaserJet for a small-business budget; label-making on your Windows
This story first appeared in the March 2003 issue of Entrepreneur. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.

Color LaserJet 2500

  • Hewlett-Packard
  • (800) 888-9909
  • Street price: Starts at $999

A quarter-dome shape, LaserJet speed, a full-color experience-Hewlett-Packard's Color LaserJet 2500 provides it all for less than $1,000. The 2500 delivers big-company quality to small-budget businesses with 600 dpi resolution and speeds of 4ppm for color and 16ppm for black-and-white. With a 300MHz processor and 64MB memory, the compact Color LaserJet is friendly to smaller offices, and it's compatible with Windows and Mac PCs.


You need labels for everything--for files, disks, CDs--and bar codes for your inventory. With the LabelMANAGER PC label printer, you can create labels from any Windows application. It comes with software that allows you to use a variety of fonts, styles, borders and graphics. It comes with USB and power cables, software and a starter tape; requirements include Windows 98, 2000, Me or XP.

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