HP Deskjet 6840DT Printer

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HP Deskjet 6840 Printer

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HP Deskjet 6540 Printer

Hewlett-Packard C8963A#B1H
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HP Deskjet 6540DT Color Printer

Hewlett-Packard C8965A
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Price Best Price: $829.00
Pros
  • Good quality prints
  • Built-in Wi-Fi networking
  • Produces good-looking photos
Cons
  • Lacks media card slots
  • Struggled to produce high-quality text
At A Glance

This printer provides no-frills, high quality printing and produced the sharpest line-art we've seen from an inkjet.

Wi-Fi makes it easy to share this printer. You get good-looking photos, but plain paper documents disappoint.

Specs

Pricing

Part Number C9016A#B1H C9030A#B1H C8963A#B1H C8965A

Interfaces/Ports

USB Yes Yes Yes Yes

General Information

Manufacturer Hewlett-Packard Hewlett-Packard Hewlett-Packard Hewlett-Packard
UPC Code 829160429731 829160429724 0829160346496 43212105
Manufacturer Part Number C9030A#B1H C9029A#B1H C8963A#B1H C8965A
Brand Name HP HP HP HP
Product Name Deskjet 6840DT Printer Deskjet 6840 Printer Deskjet 6540 Printer Deskjet 6540DT Color Printer
Marketing Information

Work with freedom using built-in networking and 802.11g wireless printing -easily share printers with up to 5 PCs. New wireless network key enables truly hassle-free setup in less than 20 minutes with enhanced network security. Work more productively with breakthrough performance in up to 30 ppm laser-quality black, up to 20 ppm color. Print professional color up to 4800-optimized dpi or add 6-ink color Convenient, direct photo printing without a PC using printer's front USB port and PictBridge-enabled cameras. Save time and use up to 50% less paper with included auto two-sided printing accessory.

Put the freedom and flexibility of wireless networking to work in your home or small office. You can connect with up to five PCs using Ethernet or Wi-Fi wireless. When the work is done, this printer's ready to turn out photos straight from a PictBridge-enabled camera (no PC required).

Print everything from everyday business documents to complex brochures and presentations-faster and more conveniently. Print standard and custom size photos, with or without borders. Make a positive impression every time you print with reliable, professional photo-quality color and laser-quality black. Breakthrough speeds, easy laptop printing and added features for advanced productivity

Work more efficiently with breakthrough performance up to 30 ppm black and up to 20 ppm color for professional photo quality up to 4800-optimized dpi. Breakthrough speeds easy laptop printing and added features for advanced productivity.

Product Model 6840DT 6840 6540 6540DT
Product Type Inkjet Printer Inkjet Printer Inkjet Printer Inkjet Printer
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.hp.com http://www.hp.com http://www.hp.com http://www.hp.com
Product Line Deskjet Deskjet Deskjet Deskjet
Product Series     6000  

Memory

Standard Memory 32 MB 32 MB 16 MB 16 MB
Maximum Memory     16 MB 16 MB

Miscellaneous

Package Contents
  • HP Deskjet 6840dt color inkjet printer
  • HP 96 Black inkjet print cartridge (21 ml)
  • HP 97 Tri-color inkjet print cartridge (14 ml)
  • HP Auto Two-sided printing accessory ph5712
  • HP 250-sheet Paper Tray
  • HP Image Zone Photo and Imaging software, printer software and User's Guide on CD-ROM
  • Setup Poster
  • Reference Guide
  • Network Guide
  • Ethernet cable
  • Power supply
  • Power cord
  • HP Deskjet 6840 color inkjet printer
  • HP 96 Black inkjet print cartridge (21 ml)
  • HP 97 Tri-color inkjet print cartridge (14 ml)
  • Setup Poster
  • Reference Guide
  • Network Guide
  • Ethernet cable
  • Power supply
  • Power cord
  • Printer software and User's Guide on CD-ROM
  • HP Deskjet 6540 Color Inkjet Printer
  • HP 96 Black Inkjet Print Cartridge, 21ml ink volume
  • HP 97 Tri-color Inkjet Print Cartridge, 14ml ink volume
  • HP Photo Printing software (Windows only)
  • Printer software (Windows and Mac) and User's guide on CD-ROM
  • Setup poster
  • Reference guide
  • Power supply
  • Power cord
  • HP Deskjet 6540DT color inkjet printer
  • HP 96 Black inkjet print cartridge (21 ml)
  • HP 97 Tri-color inkjet print cartridge (14 ml)
  • HP PH5712 Automatic Two-Sided Printing Accessory
  • HP 250-Sheet Paper Tray
  • User's Guide on CD-ROM
  • Setup Poster
  • Reference Guide
  • Power Supply
  • Power Cord
  • Additional Information
  • Fonts: 8 built-in fonts, 4 each in portrait and landscape orientations
  • Resolution Technology: PhotoREt III (PhotoREt IV with optional photo cartridge)
  • Network Protocols:

  • Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP)
  • Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA)
  • Temporal Key Integrity Protocol (TKIP)
  • Auto IP
  • Apple Rendezvous
  • IP DirectMode
  • SNMP
  • SLP and mDNS
  • Fonts: 8 built-in fonts, 4 each in portrait and landscape orientations

    Network Protocols:

  • Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP)
  • Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA)
  • Temporal Key Integrity Protocol (TKIP)
  • Auto IP
  • Apple Rendezvous
  • IP DirectMode
  • SNMP
  • SLP and mDNS
  • Fonts: 8 built-in, 4 each in portrait and landscape orientations
  • Media Weight Recommended: 16 to 24 lb
  • Print Resolution Technology: HP PhotoREt III (HP PhotoREt IV with optional photo cartridge)
  • Vertical Alignment Accuracy/Skew:

  • +/- 0.002 in (+/- 0.05 mm)
  • Plain paper skew: +/- 0.006 in/in
  • Transparency skew: +/- 0.010 in/in
  • Resolution Technology: HP PhotoREt III (HP PhotoREt IV with optional photo cartridge)
  • Network & Communication

    Wireless LAN Yes Yes    
    Ethernet Technology Ethernet Ethernet    
    Ethernet Yes Yes    

    Physical Characteristics

    Height 8.1" 5.7" 5.7" 8.1"
    Width 17.7" 17.7" 17.7" 17.7"
    Depth 17.2" 14.5" 14.5" 17.2"
    Weight (Approximate) 312.0  oz 211.2  oz 210.88  oz 312.64  oz
    Form Factor Desktop Desktop Desktop Desktop

    Warranty

    Limited Warranty 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year

    Media Handling

    Media Size Letter, Legal, Executive, Envelope No. 10, Custom Size Letter, Legal, Executive, Envelope No. 10, Custom Size Letter - 8.50" x 11", Legal - 8.50" x 14", Executive - 7.25" x 10.50", Envelope No. 10 - 4.12" x 9.50", 4" x 6", Panoramic, Custom Size Letter, Legal, Executive, Envelope No. 10, Custom Size
    Standard Input Media Capacity 400 sheets 150 sheets 150 sheets 400 sheets
    Media Handling 1 x Input Tray 150 Sheet, 1 x Input Tray 250 Sheet 1 x Input Tray 150 Sheet 1 x Input Tray 150 Sheet 1 x Input Tray 150 Sheet, 1 x Input Tray 250 Sheet
    Media Type Plain Paper, Inkjet Paper, Photo Paper, Banner Paper, Envelope, Transparency, Label, Card Stock, Iron-on Transfer, Borderless Media Plain Paper, Inkjet Paper, Photo Paper, Banner Paper, Envelope, Transparency, Label, Card Stock, Iron-on Transfer, Borderless Media Plain Paper, Inkjet Paper, Photo Paper, Banner Paper, Envelope, Transparency, Label, Card Stock, Iron-on Transfer, Borderless Media Plain Paper, Inkjet Paper, Photo Paper, Banner Paper, Envelope, Transparency, Label, Card Stock, Iron-on Transfer, Borderless Media
    Number of Input/Multipurpose Trays Installed 2 1 1 2
    Borderless Printing Yes Yes Yes Yes

    Power Description

    Maximum Power Consumption 62.50 W   62.50 W  
    Operating Power Consumption   62.50 W   62.50 W

    Technical Information

    Platform Supported PC, Mac PC, Mac PC, Mac PC, Mac
    Maximum Color Print Speed (ppm) 20 20 20 20
    Maximum Print Resolution 4800 x 1200 dpi 4800 x 1200 dpi 4800 x 1200 dpi 4800 x 1200 dpi
    Duplex Printing Automatic Manual Manual Automatic
    Maximum Mono Print Speed (ppm) 30 30 30 30
    Print Color Color Color Color Color

    Reliability

    Duty Cycle 5000 pages per month 5000 pages per month 5000 pages per month 5000 pages per month

    Fonts & Emulation

    Language Emulation PCL 3 Enhanced PCL 3 Enhanced PCL 3 Enhanced PCL 3 Enhanced

    Performance

    PCWorld Test Center (Quality)

    Print quality: Text

    Good Fair    
    Print quality: Color photo

    Good Good    
    Print quality: Grayscale photo

    Very Good Good    

    PCWorld Test Center (Speed)

    Print speed: Text

    ppm

    5.8 5.2    

    Performance

    Output Score, Color Photo, Best Quality Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Color-Best)

    Good Good    
    Output Score, Color Graphics, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Color-Default)

    Good Poor    
    One-Page Grayscale Graphic (secs)

    36.05 29.64    
    Two-Page Excel Document (secs)

    70.84 51.61    
    Color Photo, Best Quality Settings

    186.66 143.38    
    Line Art Output Quality

    Superior Very good    
    Tested Color Speed (ppm)

    1.5 2.1    
    Color Photo (secs)

    33.32 26.44    
    Color Output Quality

    Good Poor    
    Ten-Page Word Document (secs)

    103.27 116.29    
    5 x 7 Photo (secs)

    186.66 143.38    
    Output Score, Line Art, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-LineArt-Default)

    Superior Very good    
    Color Photo, Normal Settings

    33.32 26.44    
    Output Score, Grayscale Graphics, Best Quality Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Grayscale-Best)

    Very Good Good    
    Tested Photo Speed (formerly pf-PCWPhotoSpeed)

    0.3 0.4    
    Three-Page PowerPoint Document (secs)

    129.3 92.15    
    Three-Page Word Document (secs)

    70.05 54.6    
    Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm)

    0.3 0.4    
    Output Score, Text, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Text-Default)

    Good Fair