Download HP Deskjet 2050A Printer Driver

HP Deskjet 2050A is an all-in-one inkjet printer designed for home and small office use. It offers printing, scanning, and copying functions in a single device. The printer is compact and user-friendly, making it suitable for basic document printing and occasional photo printing.

Printer Capabilities

  • Printing: Deskjet 2050A supports color and black-and-white printing at a maximum resolution of 4800 x 1200 dpi. It can print at speeds of up to 20 pages per minute (ppm) for black-and-white documents and up to 16 ppm for color documents.
  • Scanning: An integrated flatbed scanner allows color scanning at an optical resolution of up to 1200 dpi.
  • Copying: The printer can make black-and-white and color copies at a maximum resolution of 600 x 300 dpi.

Printer Physical Dimensions

  • Width: 16.6 inches (421 mm)
  • Depth: 12 inches (305 mm)
  • Height: 6.1 inches (156 mm)
  • Weight: 7.94 lbs (3.6 kg)

System Requirements

  • Operating System: Windows XP or later (32-bit or 64-bit), Mac OS X v10.5 or later
  • Processor: 1 GHz for Windows, Intel Core processor for Mac
  • RAM: 1 GB for Windows 7, 512 MB for Windows XP and Mac

Cartridge Details

HP Deskjet 2050A printer uses two ink cartridges: one black cartridge and one tri-color cartridge. Here are the cartridge details:

  • Black Cartridge: HP 301 Black Ink Cartridge (CH561EE)
  • Tri-color Cartridge: HP 301 Tri-color Ink Cartridge (CH562EE)

Tray Capabilities and Media Sizes Support

  • Input Tray Capacity: Up to 60 sheets of plain paper, or up to 20 sheets of photo paper.
  • Output Tray Capacity: Up to 25 sheets of plain paper, or up to 10 sheets of photo paper.
  • Supported Media Sizes: Letter, legal, 4 x 6 inches, 5 x 7 inches, 8 x 10 inches, envelopes (DL, C6, C5)

User manual and reference guide

You can download the user manual and reference guides from this HP page.

Driver Installation Guide

Download the driver for your printer according to your operating system and specifications from below.


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HP Universal Print Driver Software (Linux)

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HP Universal Print Drivers (Windows)

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Important specifications


print, copy, scan



Color prints




Print Speed (Draft) – B&W (ppm)

Up to 20 ppm

Print Speed (Draft) – Color (ppm)

Up to 16 ppm

Used For


Detailed Specifications


Color prints


Print technology


Duplex printing


Print Speed (Draft) – B&W (ppm)

Up to 20 ppm

Print Speed (Draft) – Color (ppm)

Up to 16 ppm

Maximum resolution

4800 x 1200 DPI


Copy Speed (Black, Normal) (cpm)

Up to 20 cpm

Copy Speed (Color, Normal) (cpm)

Up to 16 cpm

Maximum Resolution

600 x 600 DPI

Paper Handling

Max. Input Paper Capacity (Plain)

Up to 60 sheets

Total Output Paper Capacity (Plain)

Up to 25 sheets

ADF Capacity (Plain)


Supported Paper Sizes

A4, A5, A6, B5







Latest Windows Version


Latest macOS Version

Latest Linux Version

System Requirements

Supported Windows Versions

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows xp

Supported MacOS Versions

MacOS X 10.5, MacOS X 10.6

Other Specifications

Ink Cartridge (US)

HP 61 Black, HP 61 Tri-color

Ink Cartridge (EU)

HP 301 Black, HP 301 Tri-color

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