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Part Number: Q7516A

HP 16A (Q7516A) Black Original LaserJet Toner Cartridge

$ 285.99

  • Colour: Black
  • Cartridge yield (approx): 12,000 pages
  • HP Printer compatibility: HP LaserJet 5200

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Professional quality every time. The HP toner cartridge comprises up to 70% of the imaging system, including toner charging and image writing systems that transfer toner to paper. Precise cartridge operation delivers consistently sharp, black text.

Advanced HP toner formulas are designed together with HP all-in-one toner cartridge technology to achieve consistent, professional print quality. The toner cartridge contains the toner charging and image writing systems that transfer toner to paper. The HP imaging system tunes the properties of the toner particles and maintains the precise operation of the cartridge to avoid wear of critical components, enabling precise and even placement of toner. The result—crisp, sharp text and lines.

Smooth HP toner particles produce true HP LaserJet print quality—clear, sharp text characters, smooth grayscales, and deep blacks. Consistent toner particle size enables precise placement and control while maximizing the efficiency of how toner is used. Continuous improvements in HP toner formulas and the imaging system enable reliable, high-quality results at a broad range of print speeds. With genuine HP toner, you get the most out of your HP toner cartridge and your HP LaserJet printer.

HP Smart Printing technology in the toner cartridge and your printer ensures consistent results over the life of the cartridge. The HP LaserJet toner cartridge relays information to the printer that triggers adjustments to particle charge to optimize print quality and reliability. (Using genuine HP supplies ensures availability of all HP printing features).

Fewer interruptions means you're more productive. With this low maintenance, all-in-one HP toner cartridge with HP Smart technology,[1] receive automatic alerts when a cartridge is low or out. Consolidated, on-line ordering with HP SureSupply.[2]

The HP all-in-one toner cartridge is designed for simple operation and incorporates the toner cartridge, HP toner and imaging drum in one supply. Toner cartridge installation and replacement is simple and convenient and fewer supplies makes supplies management easy. As a critical component, you refresh your printer's imaging system every time you replace a shake-free HP LaserJet toner cartridge—giving you hassle-free, low-maintenance printing.

HP Smart Printing technology[1] in the HP 16A LaserJet Toner Cartridge and your printer estimates how many pages can be printed with the supplies remaining to ensure your print job is successfully completed. (Using genuine HP supplies ensures availability of all HP printing features).

Innovative HP Smart Printing technology[1] makes HP printing supplies easy to replace and reorder. How does it work? HP supplies and your printers exchange information to provide a snapshot of supplies status across printers. The supplies that are needed are then consolidated into a single order. All you do is choose your preferred reseller and place your order online using HP SureSupply.[2] When supplies management is this easy, you have more time to be productive.

The HP Planet Partners program is an industry-leading, global solution for environmentally responsible recycling of HP toner cartridges available in more than 30 countries worldwide. It’s easy for your business to participate in the HP Planet Partners printing supplies return and recycling program and participation is free. HP makes sure that returned HP toner cartridges receive state-of-the-art, environmentally responsible recycling.

Reliable HP LaserJet toner cartridges save you the time and costs of resolving cartridge problems. Designed together with the printer to produce consistent, professional results, cost-effective HP toner cartridges are an excellent value.

HP LaserJet toner cartridge technology has been proven to be highly reliable. In recent independent testing, the HP cartridges tested were up to 9 times more reliable, on average, than the leading worldwide remanufactured brands tested.[3] Although not included in the testing, the HP 16A cartridge is based on HP technology that is similar to the cartridges tested. The reliability of HP LaserJet toner cartridges saves you the time and costs of resolving problems, making them an excellent value.

The HP printing system—printers, toner cartridges, HP toner and paper—is engineered to work precisely for optimal quality and reliability. As a vital component, every HP LaserJet toner cartridge must meet strict quality standards—through HP's ongoing investment in engineering and manufacturing technology and testing - to deliver reliable results. You realize time savings and improved productivity that lowers your overall printing costs, making HP toner cartridges an excellent value.

HP invests in your peace of mind. As an industry leader in R&D, design, manufacturing and testing, HP printing supplies are covered by HP’s Premium Protection Print Cartridge Warranty so you can feel confident in choosing HP.

  • [1] Using genuine HP supplies ensures availability of all HP printing features.
  • [2] Program features and availability may vary by country. For more information, visit http://www.hp.com/learn/suresupply. Order consolidation available on printers with HP Easy Printer Care Software installed.
  • [3] 2003 Toner Cartridge Reliability Comparison Study test results provided by QualityLogic, Inc., and commissioned by HP. Test performed on HP 82X and HP 96A monochrome LaserJet toner cartridges. Tests were performed under laboratory conditions and actual performance may vary. See http://www.hp.com/go/suppliesreliability for full details.

Technical details

Printer Specifications
Print technology Laser
Printing Media
Printing Material Shelf Life Not applicable
Print Resolution
Print Resolution Technologies Smart
Box contents
What's in the box Toner cartridge
Recycling guide
Cartridges and Printheads
Page yield (black and white) 12,000 pages
Color(s) of printing supplies Black
Selectability 16A
Page yield footnote Approximate average yield based on ISO/IEC 19752. Actual yield varies considerably based on content of printed pages and other factors. For details see http://www.hp.com/go/learnaboutsupplies.
Weight 2.3 kg
Package weight 2.7 kg

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