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HP 6230 EPrintervsHP Envy 4502

HP 6230 ePrinter

65

Overall Score

65

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A cheap and good spec 600 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with moderate running costs
82
Value for Money
Very Good
66
Features
Good Features
65
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
65
Overall Score
Good
600 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 4 Jul 2014
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Print Cartridge Release Date
Maximum Resolution 600 X 1200 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Cartridge 4
Release Date Jul 2014
HP Envy 4502

42

Overall Score

42

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run but only middle of the road spec 4800 x 1200 DPI inkjet
58
Features
Average Features
84
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
42
Overall Score
Mediocre
4800 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 8.8ppm Sep 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Release Date
Maximum Resolution 4800 X 1200 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 8.8ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
HP 6230 ePrinter

65

Overall Score

65

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A cheap and good spec 600 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with moderate running costs
82
Value for Money
Very Good
66
Features
Good Features
65
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
65
Overall Score
Good
600 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 4 Jul 2014
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Print Cartridge Release Date
Maximum Resolution 600 X 1200 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Cartridge 4
Release Date Jul 2014
HP Envy 4502

42

Overall Score

42

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run but only middle of the road spec 4800 x 1200 DPI inkjet
58
Features
Average Features
84
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
42
Overall Score
Mediocre
4800 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 8.8ppm Sep 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Release Date
Maximum Resolution 4800 X 1200 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 8.8ppm
Release Date Sep 2015

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Reasons For

HP 6230 ePrinter HP Envy 4502
3 Reasons For
Significantly Bigger Maximum Duty Cycle
The HP 6230 ePrinter is a 15,000 pages per month max duty cycle inkjet printer, whereas the HP Envy 4502 is only a 1,000 pages per month max duty cycle inkjet printer (14,000 pages per month smaller).

This denotes the maximum amount of prints that the printer can generate per month.

A larger duty cycle means that the printer can work harder, and is less likely to generate faults due to overuse.

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Bigger Standard Input Capacity
The HP 6230 ePrinter is a 225 sheets standard input capacity inkjet printer. That's 125 sheets bigger than the HP Envy 4502 (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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Bigger Standard Output Capacity
The HP 6230 ePrinter is a 60 sheets standard output capacity inkjet printer. That's 30 sheets bigger than the HP Envy 4502 (30 sheets).

This indicates how many printed sheets of paper the output tray of the printer can hold before it starts to overflow.

A bigger output capacity means that the printer can print more/bigger jobs at once, and won't need to be looked after or the paper collected mid-job.

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1 Reason For
$0 Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
The HP Envy 4502 only costs $0 to run over five years whereas the HP 6230 ePrinter costs $0 to run (88% more).
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Reviews & Awards

Awards

HP 6230 ePrinter HP Envy 4502
2 Awards
Expert Reviews: Recommended PC Mag: Editor's Choice
No awards found

Average Expert Rating

HP 6230 ePrinter HP Envy 4502
Best
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
No reviews found

Average User Rating

HP 6230 ePrinter HP Envy 4502
Best
5 stars
12 reviews
4 stars
11 reviews
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
4 reviews
No reviews found

Date Released

HP 6230 ePrinter HP Envy 4502
41 months old 27 months old Best

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.

Standard Output Capacity

This indicates how many printed sheets of paper the output tray of the printer can hold before it starts to overflow.

A bigger output capacity means that the printer can print more/bigger jobs at once, and won't need to be looked after or the paper collected mid-job.

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.
HP 6230 ePrinter
HP
6230 ePrinter
0 trees 0.0018 tonnes CO2
HP Envy 4502
HP
Envy 4502
0 trees 0.00098 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

Printing

HP 6230 ePrinter HP Envy 4502
Time to First Page (colour, Normal) 17s Unknown - Click to provide data
Time to First Page (black, Normal) 14s Unknown - Click to provide data
Print Speed (black, Draft Quality, A4/US Letter) 29ppm Unknown - Click to provide data
Print Speed (colour, Draft Quality, A4/US Letter) 24ppm Unknown - Click to provide data
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Unknown - Click to provide data 8.8ppm

Print Technology

HP 6230 ePrinter HP Envy 4502
Duplex Print Options Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Duty Cycle 15,000 pages per month
BEST
1,000 pages per month
Print Cartridge 4 Unknown - Click to provide data

Memory

HP 6230 ePrinter HP Envy 4502
Maximum Internal Memory Unknown - Click to provide data 32MB
Internal Memory 128MB 32MB
BEST

Input Capacity

HP 6230 ePrinter HP Envy 4502
Standard Input Capacity 225 sheets
BEST
100 sheets

Output Capacity

HP 6230 ePrinter HP Envy 4502
Standard Output Capacity 60 sheets
BEST
30 sheets

Paper Handling

HP 6230 ePrinter HP Envy 4502
Maximum Print Size
216 x 356 mm (Legal)
 216 x 356 mm (Legal)
216 x 356 mm (Legal)
 216 x 356 mm (Legal)

Ports & Interfaces

HP 6230 ePrinter HP Envy 4502
USB 2.0 Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

HP 6230 ePrinter HP Envy 4502
Weight 5.1kg 5.5kg
Height 145.5mm 390mm
Depth 385mm 608mm
Width 464mm 445mm

Power

HP 6230 ePrinter HP Envy 4502
Power Consumption (standby) Unknown - Click to provide data 2.51W
Power Consumption (off) 0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption 24W 13.07W

Operational Conditions

HP 6230 ePrinter HP Envy 4502
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data 15%
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data 40°C

Media Formats

HP 6230 ePrinter HP Envy 4502
Standard Media Sizes Unknown - Click to provide data

System Requirements

HP 6230 ePrinter HP Envy 4502
Compatible Operating Systems Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

HP 6230 ePrinter HP Envy 4502
Display Diagonal Unknown - Click to provide data 2"

Media Weight

HP 6230 ePrinter HP Envy 4502
Recommended Media Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 75g/m²

Technical Details

HP 6230 ePrinter HP Envy 4502
Image Scaling/enlargement Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Service & Support Unknown - Click to provide data
Type Unknown - Click to provide data
Interface Unknown - Click to provide data
Copy Resolution (black Text) Unknown - Click to provide data
Media Types Supported 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 Unknown - Click to provide data

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