HP LaserJet 1020

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HP LaserJet 1020 plus laser printer

The HP LaserJet 1020 is a low cost, low volume, monochromatic laser printer. It was a replacement for the HP LaserJet 1012. The production started in June 2005.[1]


In contrast to less compact, more powerful, laser printers, it only exposes ZjStream externally.


  • Print speed, black (best quality mode) - Up to 14 ppm.[2]
  • Print speed, black (normal quality mode) - Up to 14 ppm.[2]
  • First page out (black) - Less than 10 seconds
  • Processor speed - 234 MHz
  • Memory - 2 megabytes (MB) of random access memory (RAM)[3]
  • USB 2.0[4]

Monthly volume[edit]

  • Monthly duty cycle - 8,000 single-sided pages per month (maximum) ; 1,000 single-sided pages per month (average).[2][5]

Possible health issues[edit]

The LaserJet 1020 was studied to determine particulate emission and its potential effects on health. The 1020 was found to be a moderate emitter of particulates. A full copy of the report can be found here, whereas HP's response can be found here.

Print cartridges[edit]

It uses a black cartridge (toner) print cartridge number Q2612A [2] with 2000-page capacity [3] at the standard five percent coverage.


  1. ^ "HP Support document - HP Support Center". H20000.www2.hp.com. 2016-01-23. Retrieved 2016-02-22.
  2. ^ a b c d "HP Laserjet 1020 Driver & Guide". support.hp.com. Retrieved 2017-04-12. 123hpcom.org
  3. ^ a b "HP Laserjet 1020 : Software Technical Reference" (PDF). H10032.www1.hp.com. Retrieved 2016-02-22.
  4. ^ "LaserJet 1020 User Guide". HP Customer Support. Retrieved 2017-11-18.
  5. ^ "HP LaserJet 1020 review". TechRadar. Retrieved 2016-02-22.