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Epson 1500WvsHP Officejet Pro 8740

Epson 1500W

44

Overall Score

44

Overall Score

Epson 1500W

$476.51
Our Verdict:
An economical to run but only middle of the road spec 760 x 1440 DPI inkjet printer, representing not very good value for money
27
Value for Money
Poor
58
Features
Average Features
71
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
44
Overall Score
Mediocre
5760 X 1440 DPI Yes Inkjet 100 Sheets Sep 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Standard Input Capacity Release Date
Maximum Resolution 5760 X 1440 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Standard Input Capacity 100 Sheets
Release Date Sep 2015
HP Officejet Pro 8740

68

Overall Score

68

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec and good value for money 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with alright running costs
89
Value for Money
Very Good
68
Features
Good Features
54
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good
1200 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 36ppm Sep 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Release Date
Maximum Resolution 1200 X 1200 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 36ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
Epson 1500W

44

Overall Score

44

Overall Score

Epson 1500W

$476.51
Our Verdict:
An economical to run but only middle of the road spec 760 x 1440 DPI inkjet printer, representing not very good value for money
27
Value for Money
Poor
58
Features
Average Features
71
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
44
Overall Score
Mediocre
5760 X 1440 DPI Yes Inkjet 100 Sheets Sep 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Standard Input Capacity Release Date
Maximum Resolution 5760 X 1440 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Standard Input Capacity 100 Sheets
Release Date Sep 2015
HP Officejet Pro 8740

68

Overall Score

68

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec and good value for money 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with alright running costs
89
Value for Money
Very Good
68
Features
Good Features
54
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good
1200 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 36ppm Sep 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Release Date
Maximum Resolution 1200 X 1200 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 36ppm
Release Date Sep 2015

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Epson 1500W HP Officejet Pro 8740
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Reasons For

Epson 1500W HP Officejet Pro 8740
2 Reasons For
Cheaper to Run by $0 Over Five Years
Over five years the Epson 1500W only costs $0 to run however the HP Officejet Pro 8740 costs $0 to run (95% more).
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Better Brand
Epson inkjet printers have an average rating of 72.9%, but HP has an average rating of 45.5%.
3 Reasons For
Bigger Standard Input Capacity
The HP Officejet Pro 8740 is a 500 sheets standard input capacity inkjet printer. That's 400 sheets bigger than the Epson 1500W (100 sheets).

This indicates the largest amount of paper that can be safely loaded into the printer at once.

Higher input capacities mean that you will be able to print more before having to refill the tray.

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Cheaper by $72
The HP Officejet Pro 8740 costs $71.55 less than the Epson 1500W.
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this inkjet printer.

Date Released

Epson 1500W HP Officejet Pro 8740
27 months old 27 months old

Key Features

Standard Input Capacity

This indicates the largest amount of paper that can be safely loaded into the printer at once.

Higher input capacities mean that you will be able to print more before having to refill the tray.

Energy Efficiency

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Inkjet printer running costs calculated based on an average of 20 minutes of use per week. The running cost comprises the electricity cost when using the inkjet printer and the electricity standby cost. Compare all energy saving inkjet printers.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these inkjet printers for 5 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
Epson 1500W
Epson
1500W
0 trees 0.0013 tonnes CO2 (Best)
HP Officejet Pro 8740
HP
Officejet Pro
8740
0 trees 0.0026 tonnes CO2

Specification

Printing

Epson 1500W HP Officejet Pro 8740
Time to First Page (colour, Normal) Unknown - Click to provide data 11s
Time to First Page (black, Normal) Unknown - Click to provide data 10s
Resolution Colour 5,760 DPI Unknown - Click to provide data
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Unknown - Click to provide data 36ppm

Print Technology

Epson 1500W HP Officejet Pro 8740
Print Head Nozzles Unknown - Click to provide data
Duplex Print Options Unknown - Click to provide data
Compatible Ink Types, Supplies Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Print Length 1.12m Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Duty Cycle Unknown - Click to provide data 30,000 pages per month

Memory

Epson 1500W HP Officejet Pro 8740
Maximum Internal Memory Unknown - Click to provide data 512MB
Internal Memory Unknown - Click to provide data 512MB

Input Capacity

Epson 1500W HP Officejet Pro 8740
Auto Document Feeder (ADF) Input Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 50 sheets
Maximum Input Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 500 sheets
Standard Input Capacity 100 sheets 500 sheets
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Output Capacity

Epson 1500W HP Officejet Pro 8740
Standard Output Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 150 sheets

Paper Handling

Epson 1500W HP Officejet Pro 8740
Maximum Print Size
329 x 423 mm
 329 x 423 mm
329 x 423 mm
 329 x 423 mm
Maximum Media Width Unknown - Click to provide data

Sound Emission

Epson 1500W HP Officejet Pro 8740
Noise Level Unknown - Click to provide data 59dB
Printing Noise Level 45dB Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Epson 1500W HP Officejet Pro 8740
Weight 11.8kg 18.4kg
Height 215mm 411mm
Depth 322mm 531mm
Width 616mm 550mm

Power

Epson 1500W HP Officejet Pro 8740
Power Consumption (standby) 3.5W 7.2W
Typical Power Consumption 18W 35W

Operational Conditions

Epson 1500W HP Officejet Pro 8740
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data 20%
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data 32°C

Media Formats

Epson 1500W HP Officejet Pro 8740
Standard Media Sizes

System Requirements

Epson 1500W HP Officejet Pro 8740
Compatible Operating Systems

Display

Epson 1500W HP Officejet Pro 8740
Display Diagonal Unknown - Click to provide data 4.3"

Media Weight

Epson 1500W HP Officejet Pro 8740
Recommended Media Weight 1g/m² 60g/m²

Technical Details

Epson 1500W HP Officejet Pro 8740
Colour Management Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Scaling/enlargement Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Fax Resolution Fine Mode (colour) Unknown - Click to provide data
Service & Support Unknown - Click to provide data
Type
Interface
Copy Resolution (black Text) Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Network Protocols Unknown - Click to provide data
Media Types Supported
Power Supply Type Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour Depth Unknown - Click to provide data
Copy Speed (normal Quality, Black, A4) Unknown - Click to provide data
Compliance Industry Standards Unknown - Click to provide data
Bundled Software
Processor Frequency 50MHz Unknown - Click to provide data

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