HP 6230 ePrinter vs HP ENVY 5540
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HP 6230 EPrintervsHP ENVY 5540

HP 6230 ePrinter

80

Overall Score

80

Overall Score

HP 6230 ePrinter

$59.95
$16.04
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and very cheap 600 x 1200 DPI inkjet printer, with very low running costs
92
Value for Money
Excellent
80
Features
Fully-Featured
80
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
80
Overall Score
Excellent
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 5540

73

Overall Score

73

Overall Score

HP ENVY 5540

$155.00
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and good spec 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet printer, but representing only average value for money
67
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
89
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good
1200 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 22ppm 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) 22ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
HP 6230 ePrinter

80

Overall Score

80

Overall Score

HP 6230 ePrinter

$59.95
$16.04
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and very cheap 600 x 1200 DPI inkjet printer, with very low running costs
92
Value for Money
Excellent
80
Features
Fully-Featured
80
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
80
Overall Score
Excellent
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 5540

73

Overall Score

73

Overall Score

HP ENVY 5540

$155.00
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and good spec 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet printer, but representing only average value for money
67
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
89
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good
1200 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 22ppm 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) 22ppm
Release Date Sep 2015

Top Prices

HP 6230 ePrinter HP ENVY 5540
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$59.95
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HP Envy 5540 Wireless Inkjet All-In-One Printer - Brand New! (Brand new, unopened)
$155.00
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Reasons For

HP 6230 ePrinter HP ENVY 5540
7 Reasons For
94% Bigger Maximum Duty Cycle
The HP 6230 ePrinter is a 15,000 pages per month max duty cycle inkjet printer. That's 14,000 pages per month bigger than the HP ENVY 5540 (1,000 pages per month).

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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A Lot Bigger Standard Input Capacity
The HP 6230 ePrinter has a standard input capacity of 225 sheets, whereas the HP ENVY 5540 is only a 125 sheets standard input capacity inkjet printer (100 sheets smaller).

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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Significantly Bigger Standard Output Capacity
The HP 6230 ePrinter has a standard output capacity of 60 sheets, whereas the HP ENVY 5540 is only a 25 sheets standard output capacity inkjet printer (35 sheets smaller).

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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$95 Cheaper
The HP 6230 ePrinter costs $59.95, whereas the HP ENVY 5540 is $155.00.
One More Awards
The HP 6230 ePrinter has 2 awards, however the HP ENVY 5540 has 1 award.
Expert Reviews Are Hugely Better
Based on 4 reviews, the average expert review score of the HP 6230 ePrinter is 100%, but the average rating of the HP ENVY 5540 is 71% (based on 12 reviews).
Better Expert Reviews Review Score
Expert Reviews's HP 6230 ePrinter review gave it a score of 100%, however the rating of the HP ENVY 5540 was only 60% from the same site.
3 Reasons For
Cheaper to Run by $0 Over Five Years
Over five years the HP ENVY 5540 only costs $0 to run however the HP 6230 ePrinter costs $0 to run (72% more).
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Much Better User Reviews
The HP ENVY 5540 has an average user review score of 94% based on 311 reviews, whereas the HP 6230 ePrinter has an average rating of 81% (based on 32 reviews).
Better PC Mag Review Score
The HP ENVY 5540 has a PC Mag review score of 60%, but the HP 6230 ePrinter only has a rating of 0% from the same site.

Reviews & Awards

Awards

The HP 6230 ePrinter has more awards than the HP ENVY 5540. The HP 6230 ePrinter has 2 awards, where as the HP ENVY 5540 has 1 award. Compare all award winning inkjet printers.
HP 6230 ePrinter HP ENVY 5540
2 Awards Best
Expert Reviews: Recommended PC Mag: Editor's Choice
1 Award
computershopper.com: Good For Families

Average Expert Rating

The HP 6230 ePrinter has better expert reviews than the HP ENVY 5540. The average expert reviews score for the HP 6230 ePrinter is 100% based on 4 reviews, where as the average score for the HP ENVY 5540 is 71% based on 12 reviews.
HP 6230 ePrinter HP ENVY 5540
Best
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
5 stars
2 reviews
4 stars
4 reviews
3 stars
5 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

The HP ENVY 5540 has better user reviews than the HP 6230 ePrinter. The average user reviews score for the HP ENVY 5540 is 94% based on 311 reviews, where as the average score for the HP 6230 ePrinter is 81% based on 32 reviews.
HP 6230 ePrinter HP ENVY 5540
5 stars
14 reviews
4 stars
13 reviews
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
4 reviews
Best
5 stars
236 reviews
4 stars
66 reviews
3 stars
7 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
2 reviews

Proportion of Users That Recommend It

For both the HP ENVY 5540 than the HP 6230 ePrinter the same percentage of owners recommend the product. In both cases 93.5% recommend the product, based on a total of 324 reviews for the HP ENVY 5540 and 324 reviews for the HP ENVY 5540.

Expert Reviews Review Score

HP 6230 ePrinter HP ENVY 5540
Best
Expert Reviews logo
A range of shortcuts covers everyday print jobsThis isn't the smallest of inkjets and looks a little clunky with a grey plastic finish and jutting prow. We could also hear a constant, variable high-pitched noise from the integrated mains adapter unle...
Recommended
Duplexer for two-sided printing
Ethernet
Wi-Fi, and Wireless Direct
Prints through the cloud
Only one paper tray, with no optional trays available
Cheap, swift, and inexpensive to run, the Officejet Pro 6230 is a no-nonsense office inkjet......
Mar 2015
Expert Reviews logo
This printer uses cartridges with integrated print heads, so there's no waiting for the ink system to prime itself before you start using it. That said, we had to remove and re-insert the tri-colour cartridge before it was happy to proceed. In the ba...
Automatic duplexer
Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Direct
Prints through the cloud
Photo tray for 4-by 6-inch photo paper
Fast photo printing in our tests
Finition
Utilisation simplifie
Qualit d'image honnte
Qualit des copies et des numrisations
Double bac
Ttes d'impression intgres aux cartouches
Alimentation intgre, conome en encre et en nergie
Silencieuse
No Ethernet or fax
Lacks an automatic document feeder
Slow for business applications
Installation software and front-panel LCD push hard to sell HP's Instant Ink Program
Pas de prise Ethernet, cran tactile monochrome
Another adequate, but unenviable, inkjet MFP ? the Envy 5540 is a workhorse, nothing more......
Dec 2015

PC Mag Review Score

HP 6230 ePrinter HP ENVY 5540
PC Mag logo
If you need an inexpensive inkjet printer to share in a micro-office or use as a personal printer or at home, make sure to put the HP Officejet Pro 6230 ePrinter ($99.99) on your must-see list. It offers both Ethernet and Wi-Fi, making it easy to sha...
...
Feb 2015
PC Mag logo
Clearly meant for home use, the HP Envy 5540 All-in-One Printer ($129.99) doesn't offer the office-oriented features you'd want in even in a home office multifunction printer (MFP), like fax capability or an automatic document feeder (ADF) for scann...
Designed as an inkjet multifunction printer primarily for home use, the HP Envy 5540 All-in-One Printer can print, scan, copy, print through the cloud, and print directly from mobile devices......
Oct 2015

Date Released

HP 6230 ePrinter HP ENVY 5540
43 months old 29 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 5540
HP
ENVY 5540
0 trees 0.0011 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

 
 
 
Printing HP 6230 ePrinter HP ENVY 5540
Time to First Page (colour, Normal) 17s
BEST
22s
Time to First Page (black, Normal) 14s
BEST
19s
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 22ppm
 
 
 
Print Technology HP 6230 ePrinter HP ENVY 5540
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 5540
Maximum Internal Memory Unknown - Click to provide data 128MB
Internal Memory 128MB 128MB
 
 
 
Input Capacity HP 6230 ePrinter HP ENVY 5540
Standard Input Capacity 225 Sheets
BEST
125 Sheets
 
 
 
Output Capacity HP 6230 ePrinter HP ENVY 5540
Standard Output Capacity 60 Sheets
BEST
25 Sheets
 
 
 
Paper Handling HP 6230 ePrinter HP ENVY 5540
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 5540
USB 2.0 Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Sound Emission HP 6230 ePrinter HP ENVY 5540
Noise Level Unknown - Click to provide data 49dB
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions HP 6230 ePrinter HP ENVY 5540
Weight 5.1kg 6.8kg
Height 145.5mm 156mm
Depth 385mm 410mm
Width 464mm 454mm
 
 
 
Power HP 6230 ePrinter HP ENVY 5540
Power Consumption (standby) Unknown - Click to provide data 3.6W
Power Consumption (off) 0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption 24W 13.95W
 
 
 
Operational Conditions HP 6230 ePrinter HP ENVY 5540
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 5540
Standard Media Sizes Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
System Requirements HP 6230 ePrinter HP ENVY 5540
Compatible Operating Systems Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Display HP 6230 ePrinter HP ENVY 5540
Display Diagonal Unknown - Click to provide data 2.2"
 
 
 
Media Weight HP 6230 ePrinter HP ENVY 5540
Recommended Media Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 75g/m²
 
 
 
Technical Details HP 6230 ePrinter HP ENVY 5540
Colour Management Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Supported Network Protocols 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
Bundled Software Unknown - Click to provide data

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