HP Color Laser MFP 178nw All-in-One Wireless Printer

  • Function: Print, Scan, Copy
  • Print speed black (ISO, A4): Up to 18 ppm
  • Print Speed Color (ISO): Up to 4 ppm
  • Duplex printing: Manual
  • Duty cycle: Up to 20,000 pages
  • Print resolution (best): Up to 600 x 600 dpi 4 bits
  • Scanner type: Flatbed
  • Scan file format: PDF, JPG, TIFF
  • Scan resolution: Up to 600 × 600 dpi
  • Copies, maximum: Up to 999 copies
  • Copy speed (black, normal quality, A4): Up to 14 cpm
  • Copy speed (color, normal quality, A4): Up to 4 cpm
  • Connectivity, standard: Hi-speed USB 2.0 port; Fast Ethernet 10/100Base-Tx network port; Wireless 802.11 b/g/n

KSh 60,000.00

Get the quality you trust – sharp, black text and crisp color graphics – with this affordable HP Color Laser MFP 178nw All-in-One Wireless Printer. This surprisingly small laser delivers exceptional quality, page after page.

Quickly and easily print with an MFP that’s designed to fit into your workspace like a glove. Work efficiently with a small, compact MFP – world’s smallest in-class.

Print, scan, and copy from virtually anywhere, and get simple setup on your phone. Get simple setup, and print and scan from your phone, with HP Smart – best-in-class mobile print app.

Technical Specifications

Function: Print, Scan, Copy

Print Speed: 800 Mhz
Memory: Standard/Maximum: 128 MB
Duty cycle: Up to 20,000 pages
Recommended monthly page volume: 100 to 500 pages
Display: 2-Line LCD
Control Panel: 2-Line LCD; 13 Buttons (Power, Cancel, Start (Mono/Colour), Navigation (Menu, OK, Back, Left, Right), ID Copy, Contrast, Scan to, Wireless); LED indicator lights (Power, Status, Wireless)
Compatible operating system: Windows®: 7 (32/64 bit), 2008 Server R2, 8 (32/64 bit), 8.1 (32/64 bit), 10 (32/64 bit), 2012 Server, 2016 Server
Minimum system requirements: PC: Windows 7 or newer, Intel® Pentium® IV 1 GHz 32-bit or 64-bit processor or higher, 1 GB RAM, 16 GB HDD


Technology: Laser
Duplex print options: Manual (driver support provided)
Speed: BLACK (Normal, A4): Up to 18ppm; COLOUR (Normal, A4): Up to 4ppm
First page out: BLACK (A4, Ready): As fast as 12.4 sec
Resolution: BLACK (Best): Up to 600 x 600 dpi; BLACK (Normal): Up to 600 x 600 dpi; COLOUR (Best): Up to 600 x 600 dpi; COLOUR (Normal): Up to 600 x 600 dpi
Cartridge number: 4 (1 each black, cyan, magenta, yellow)
Standard print language: SPL


Type: Flatbed
Technology: Contact Image Sensor (CIS)
Scan to: PDF
Resolution: Hardware: Up to 4800 x 4800 dpi; Optical: Up to 600 x 600 dpi; Enhanced: Up to 19,200 dpi
Max scanning size: Flatbed: 216 x 297 mm
Grayscale levels: 256
Bit depth: 10-bit (colour)
File format: PDF, JPG, TIFF
Input modes: Front-panel scan, copy, HP MFP scan software, user application via TWAIN or WIA
Scanner advanced features: Scan to WSD (network support only); Book Scanning; Poster Stitching for multiple scan; Text Converting; Scan to E-Book; Existing File to E-Book
Twain version Version: 1.9


Speed: BLACK (Normal, A4): Up to 18 cpm; COLOUR (Normal, A4): Up to 4 cpm
First copy out: BLACK (A4): As fast as 12.6 seconds; COLOUR (A4): As fast as 32.1 seconds
Max copies: Up to 999 copies
Copier reduce/enlarge: 25 to 400%
Copier setting: Copies; Original Size; Reduce/Enlarge; Darkness; Original Type; Collation; 2-Up; 4-Up; ID Copy; Adjust Background; Auto Fit Copy; Colour Mode
Copier smart software features: Automatic adjusting background; Extended layout (2-up, 4-up, ID copy); expanded contrast adjustments (11 different settings); Scale from one paper size to another(Letter>A4, AutoFit)


Connectivity (standard): Hi-speed USB 2.0 port, Fast Ethernet 10/100Base-Tx network port, Wireless 802.11 b/g/n
Network capabilities: Via built-in 10/100 Base-TX networking
Wireless capability: Yes, built-in Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Mobile printing capability: Apple AirPrint™; Mobile Apps; Google Cloud Print™; Wi-Fi® Direct Printing; Mopria™ Certified

Paper handling:

Input capacity: Up to 150 sheets
Output capacity: Up to 50 sheets
Media sizes supported (metric): Tray1: A4; A5; A6; B5 (JIS); Oficio 216 x 340. Tray2: Not supported; Optional Automatic duplexer: Not supported
Media sizes supported (U.S. standard): Tray 1: Letter, Legal, Executive, Oficio 8.5 x 13, 4 x 6. Tray 2: Not supported; Optional Automatic Duplexer: Not Supported
Media sizes, custom (metric): 76 x 148.5 to 216 x 356 mm
Media sizes, custom (U.S. standard): 3 x 5.85 to 8.5 x 14 in
Media types: Plain, Light, Heavy, Extra Heavy, Colored, Preprinted, Recycle, Labels, Bond, Glossy
Media weight supported (metric): 60 to 220 g/m²
Media weight supported (U.S. standard): 16 to 59 lb


Maximum dimensions (W x D x H): 406 mm x 422.9 mm x 288.7 mm
Weight: 12.94 kg (28.53 lbs)