Work quickly with the fastest first page out from sleep mode—on the most energy-efficient printer in its class. Launch two-sided printing right from the touchscreen. Reload paper less often with a substantial 2,300-sheet maximum capacity.
Trust your printer is secure from power-up to power-down. Get strong protection for devices, data, and documents with embedded and optional security features while centrally managing your entire printer fleet.
Bring out the best in your printer. Print more high-quality pages than ever before, using specially designed Original HP Toner cartridges with JetIntelligence. Count on the authentic HP quality you paid for—something the competition can’t match.
Enable secure wireless printing in the office—with or without network access—and keep users connected with Ethernet and optional wireless networking. Print with just a touch from mobile devices.
Compact design lets this printer fit into small spaces
Fast wake-up and print
Print the first page from sleep mode as fast as 8.0 seconds
Original HP Toner cartridges with JetIntelligence
Get more pages, performance, and protection out of your printer—using Original HP Toner cartridges with JetIntelligence.
Keep fleet security covered
Protect sensitive business data with embedded and optional HP JetAdvantage security solutions.
Low energy use
This printer is optimized for low energy consumption
Fast two-sided printing
Print two-sided documents as fast as 36 ipm (images per minute)
HP LaserJet Enterprise M506x Specifications
PRINT SPEED BLACK
Normal: Up to 45 ppm 
FIRST PAGE OUT (READY)
Black: As fast as 5.9 sec; As fast as 11.3 sec (100 V) 
FIRST PAGE OUT (SLEEP)
Black: As fast as 8.0 sec ; As fast as 13.3 sec (100 V) 
PRINT QUALITY BLACK (BEST)
Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi
PRINT RESOLUTION TECHNOLOGIES
300 dpi, 600 dpi, HP FastRes 1200, HP ProRes 1200
DUTY CYCLE (MONTHLY, LETTER)
Up to 150,000 pages 
RECOMMENDED MONTHLY PAGE VOLUME
2000 to 7500 
HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5 (HP PCL 5 driver available from the Web only), HP postscript level 3 emulation, native PDF printing (v 1.7)
4.3-in color touchscreen
HP 87A Black Original LaserJet Toner Cartridge (~9000 pages) CF287A, HP 87X Black Original LaserJet Toner Cartridge (~18,000 pages) CF287X 
HP EPRINT CAPABILITY
MOBILE PRINTING CAPABILITY
HP ePrint; Apple AirPrint™; Mopria™-certified; NFC Touch-to-print; Wireless Direct Printing Wireless operations are compatible with 2.4 GHz operations only. App or software and HP ePrint account registration may also be required. Some features require purchase of an optional accessory. Learn more at http://www.hp.com/go/mobileprinting. Mobile device needs to be connected directly to the Wi-Fi network of a wireless direct–capable MFP or printer prior to printing. Depending on mobile device, an app or driver may also be required. Learn more at http://www.hp.com/go/businessmobileprinting. Requires a compatible NFC-printing-enabled mobile device. For a list of compatible NFC-printing-enabled mobile devices, see http://www.hp.com/go/nfcprinting. 
Optional, with the purchase of HP JetDirect 2900
Hi-Speed USB 2.0 port; built-in Fast Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-Tx, Gigabit Ethernet 1000Base-T
HP Jetdirect 3000w NFC/Wireless Accessory J8030A, HP Jetdirect 2900nw Print Server J8031A
Standard (built-in Gigabit Ethernet)
MINIMUM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
Windows XP SP3 all 32-bit editions (XP Home, XP Pro, etc), Windows Vista all 32-bit editions (Home Basic, Premium, Professional, etc), Windows 7 all 32- & 64-bit editions, Windows 8/8.1 all 32- & 64-bit editions (excluding RT OS for Tablets), Windows 10 all 32- & 64-bit editions (excluding RT OS for Tablets); CD-ROM or DVD drive, or Internet connection; Dedicated USB or network connection or Wireless connection; 200 MB available hard disk space; OS compatible hardware (For OS hardware requirements see http://www.microsoft.com)
MINIMUM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS FOR MACINTOSH
Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, OS X 10.9 Mavericks, OS X 10.10 Yosemite; Internet; USB; 1 GB available hard disk; OS compatible hardware (For OS hardware requirements see http://www.apple.com)
COMPATIBLE OPERATING SYSTEMS
Windows OS compatible with In-Box Driver: Windows XP SP3 all 32-bit editions (XP Home, XP Pro, etc), Windows Vista all 32-bit editions (Home Basic, Premium, Professional, etc), Windows 7 all 32- & 64-bit editions, Windows 8/8.1 all 32- & 64-bit editions (excluding RT OS for Tablets), Windows 10 all 32- & 64-bit editions (excluding RT OS for Tablets); Windows OS compatible with Universal Print Driver (From HP.com): Windows XP SP3 32- & 64-bit editions (XP Home, XP Pro, etc), Windows Vista all 32- & 64-bit editions (Home Basic, Premium, Professional, etc), Windows 7 all 32- & 64-bit editions, Windows 8/8.1 all 32- & 64-bit editions (excluding RT OS for Tablets), Windows 10 all 32- & 64-bit editions (excluding RT OS for Tablets); Mac OS (HP Print Drivers available from http://www.hp.com and Apple Store): OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, OS X 10.9 Mavericks, OS X 10.10 Yosemite; Mobile OS (In-OS drivers): iOS, Android, Windows 8/8.1/10 RT; Linux OS (In-OS HPLIP): SUSE Linux (12.2, 12.3, 13.1), Fedora (17, 18, 19, 20), Linux Mint (13, 14, 15, 16, 17), Boss (3.0, 5.0), Ubuntu (10.04, 11.10, 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10, 14.04, 14.10), Debian (6.0.x, 7.x); Other OS: UNIX
OPERATING SYSTEM SUPPORTED FOOTNOTE NUMBER
Optional, 500 GB minimum encrypted hard disk drive
HP LaserJet M506 Printer; Introductory HP Black LaserJet Toner Cartridge (~6000 pages); CDs containing software and electronic documentation; Warranty Guides; HIGS; Erratas; 550-sheet Paper Tray
WHAT IS IN THE BOX FOOTNOTE NUMBER
No, please purchase USB cable separately; Yes, 1 USB (Asia Pacific only)
One-year, next-business day, onsite warranty. Warranty and support options vary by product, country and local legal requirements. Go to hp.com/support to learn about HP award winning service and support options in your region.