Pros

  • Good value overall

Cons

  • Slow speeds

At A Glance

This unit offers networking, but text printing and scan speeds are slow. Copy speed is below average.

Manufacturer’s Description

High performance direct photo editing and printing with large, 2.5-inch color image display. Print the action without a computer-play your digital video clip on the printer's image display, freeze your favorite scene, and print it. Plus, print the entire video clip frame-by-frame, or print your digital video using the HP Photo Proof Sheet.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number MFC5840CN
Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
Display & Graphics
Display Screen Type LCD
General Information
Manufacturer Hewlett-Packard
UPC Code 829160451787
Manufacturer Part Number Q3399A#ABA
Brand Name HP
Product Name Photosmart 8150 Photo Printer
Marketing Information

High performance direct photo editing and printing with large, 2.5-inch color image display. Print the action without a computer-play your digital video clip on the printer's image display, freeze your favorite scene, and print it. Plus, print the entire video clip frame-by-frame, or print your digital video using the HP Photo Proof Sheet.

Product Model 8150
Product Type Inkjet Printer
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.hp.com
Product Line Photosmart
Product Series 8100
Memory
Standard Memory 16 MB
Maximum Memory 16 MB
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • HP Photosmart 8150 Photo Printer
  • HP 95 Tri-color Inkjet Print Cartridge, 7 ml
  • HP 99 Photo Inkjet Print Cartridge, 13 ml
  • Power supply
  • Power cord
  • Quick Start Booklet
  • User's Guide
  • CD-ROM
  • Additional Information
  • Print photos directly from PictBridge-enabled cameras using the printer's front USB port
  • Power consumption: 11 watts (on)
  • Memory card compatibility:

  • CompactFlash Type I and II
  • Smart Media
  • Secure Digital
  • MultiMedia Card
  • Memory Stick
  • xD
  • USB flash drive
  • Physical Characteristics
    Height 6.8"
    Width 18.4"
    Depth 15.4"
    Weight (Approximate) 248.0 oz
    Form Factor Desktop
    Warranty
    Limited Warranty 1 Year
    Media Handling
    Media Size 4" x 6", 5" x 7", 8.50" x 11", Panoramic, Letter, Legal, Executive, Envelope No. 10
    Standard Input Media Capacity 100 sheets
    Media Handling 1 x Input Tray 100 Sheet, 1 x Output Tray 250 Sheet
    Media Type Plain Paper, Inkjet Paper, Photo Paper, Banner Paper, Envelope, Transparency, Label, Index Card, Greeting Card, Iron-on Transfer
    Number of Input/Multipurpose Trays Installed 1
    Power Description
    Off-Mode Power Consumption 8 W
    Standby Power Consumption 11 W
    Technical Information
    Platform Supported PC, Mac
    Maximum Photo Print Speed 27 Second
    Maximum Color Print Speed (ppm) 20
    Maximum Print Resolution 4800 x 1200 dpi
    Duplex Printing Manual
    Maximum Mono Print Speed (ppm) 20
    Print Color Color
    Reliability
    Duty Cycle 3000 pages per month
    Fonts & Emulation
    Language Emulation PCL 3 GUI, PML

    Performance

    PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
    Print quality: Text Fair
    Print quality: Color photo Very Good
    Copy quality Good
    PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
    Print speed: Text 3.4   ppm
    Performance
    Final Scan Time, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 12.88
    Output Score, Color Photo, Best Quality Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Color-Best) Very Good
    One-Page Grayscale Graphic (secs) 48.4
    Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 79.46
    Preview Scan, Line Art, Maximum Resolution (formerly pf-MFPs-pvLAmax1-Average) 16.29
    Line Art Output Quality Fair
    Tested Color Speed (ppm) 1.1
    Color Photo (secs) 49.22
    Preview Scan, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 16.27
    Total Scan Time, 2-by-2-Inch Document, Maximum Resolution (formerly pf-MFPs-2x2maxmax-Average) 48.64
    Color Output Quality Poor
    Three-Page Word Document (secs) 67.35
    One-Page Copy (secs) 24.97
    Output Score, Text, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Text-Default) Fair
    Preview Scan, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 17.46
    Output Score, Color Graphics, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Color-Default) Poor
    Final Scan Time, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 26.22
    Preview Scan, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 17.35
    Color Photo, Best Quality Settings 133.8
    Preview Scan, 2-by-2-Inch Document, Maximum Resolution (formerly pf-MFPs-pv2x2maxmax-Average) 17.38
    Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 174.7
    5 x 7 Photo (secs) 133.8
    Output Score, Line Art, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-LineArt-Default) Fair
    Color Photo, Normal Settings 49.22
    Tested Photo Speed (formerly pf-PCWPhotoSpeed) 0.4
    Three-Page PowerPoint Document (secs) 190.7
    Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 0.4
    Final Scan Time, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 18.08
    Total Scan Time, Line Art, Maximum Resolution (formerly pf-MFPs-LAmax1-Average) 52.3