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HP OfficeJet 3830vsHP Officejet Pro 6230

HP OfficeJet 3830

75

Overall Score

75

Overall Score

HP OfficeJet 3830

$49.99
$61.99
Our Verdict:
A remarkably economical to run and great value for money 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with good features
94
Value for Money
Excellent
72
Features
Good Features
96
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good
1200 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 8.5ppm 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) 8.5ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
HP Officejet Pro 6230

90

Overall Score

90

Overall Score

HP Officejet Pro 6230

$39.99
$7.00
Our Verdict:
The top scoring inkjet under $100, with very low running costs
99
Value for Money
Excellent
85
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
90
Overall Score
Excellent
600 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 18ppm Sep 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Release Date
Maximum Resolution 600 X 1200 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 18ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
HP OfficeJet 3830

75

Overall Score

75

Overall Score

HP OfficeJet 3830

$49.99
$61.99
Our Verdict:
A remarkably economical to run and great value for money 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with good features
94
Value for Money
Excellent
72
Features
Good Features
96
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good
1200 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 8.5ppm 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) 8.5ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
HP Officejet Pro 6230

90

Overall Score

90

Overall Score

HP Officejet Pro 6230

$39.99
$7.00
Our Verdict:
The top scoring inkjet under $100, with very low running costs
99
Value for Money
Excellent
85
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
90
Overall Score
Excellent
600 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 18ppm Sep 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Release Date
Maximum Resolution 600 X 1200 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 18ppm
Release Date Sep 2015

Top Prices

HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet Pro 6230
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HP Officejet Pro 6230 Inkjet Printer - Color - 600 x 1200dpi Print - Plain Paper Print - Desktop - 29 ppm Mono / 24 ppm Color Print - 18 ppm Mono Print / 10 ppm Color Print (ISO) - 225 sheets Input - Automatic Duplex Print - Fast Ethernet - Wireless
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Reasons For

HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet Pro 6230
1 Reason For
$0 Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
The HP OfficeJet 3830 only costs $0 to run over five years whereas the HP Officejet Pro 6230 costs $0 to run (150% more).
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6 Reasons For
53% Faster Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter)
The HP Officejet Pro 6230 has a print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter) of 18ppm. That's 9.5ppm faster than the HP OfficeJet 3830 (8.5ppm).

This measures how long it takes the inkjet printer to print a single black & white A4 page at normal quality.

A faster print speed means the inkjet printer is more efficient and can manage larger print jobs faster.

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Hugely Bigger Maximum Duty Cycle
HP Officejet Pro 6230 is 15,000 pages per month max duty cycle, but the HP OfficeJet 3830 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 Officejet Pro 6230 is a 225 sheets standard input capacity inkjet printer. That's 165 sheets bigger than the HP OfficeJet 3830 (60 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 Officejet Pro 6230 is a 60 sheets standard output capacity inkjet printer. That's 35 sheets bigger than the HP OfficeJet 3830 (25 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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Cheaper by $10
The HP Officejet Pro 6230 costs $10 less than the HP OfficeJet 3830.
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.

Reviews & Awards

Awards

HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet Pro 6230
No awards found
2 Awards
Expert Reviews: Recommended PC Mag: Editor's Choice

Average Expert Rating

HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet Pro 6230
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet Pro 6230
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
12 reviews
4 stars
11 reviews
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
4 reviews

Date Released

HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet Pro 6230
27 months old 27 months old

Key Features

Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter)

This measures how long it takes the inkjet printer to print a single black & white A4 page at normal quality.

A faster print speed means the inkjet printer is more efficient and can manage larger print jobs faster.

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 OfficeJet 3830
HP
OfficeJet 3830
0 trees 0.00073 tonnes CO2 (Best)
HP Officejet Pro 6230
HP
Officejet Pro
6230
0 trees 0.0018 tonnes CO2

Specification

Printing

HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet Pro 6230
Time to First Page (colour, Normal) 17s 17s
Time to First Page (black, Normal) 14s 14s
Resolution Colour Unknown - Click to provide data 600 DPI
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 8.5ppm
BEST
18ppm

Print Technology

HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet Pro 6230
Print Head Nozzles Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Duty Cycle 1,000 pages per month 15,000 pages per month
BEST

Memory

HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet Pro 6230
Maximum Internal Memory 512MB Unknown - Click to provide data
Internal Memory 512MB Unknown - Click to provide data

Input Capacity

HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet Pro 6230
Auto Document Feeder (ADF) Input Capacity 35 sheets Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Input Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 225 sheets
Standard Input Capacity 60 sheets
BEST
225 sheets

Output Capacity

HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet Pro 6230
Standard Output Capacity 25 sheets 60 sheets
BEST

Paper Handling

HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet Pro 6230
Maximum Print Size
216 x 356 mm (Legal)
 216 x 356 mm (Legal)
216 x 356 mm (Legal)
 216 x 356 mm (Legal)

Sound Emission

HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet Pro 6230
Noise Level 48dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Printing Noise Level Unknown - Click to provide data 63dB

Weight & Dimensions

HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet Pro 6230
Weight 5.6kg 5.1kg
Height 224.4mm 145.5mm
Depth 364mm 385mm
Width 450mm 464mm

Power

HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet Pro 6230
Power Consumption (standby) 2.83W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (off) Unknown - Click to provide data 1.16W
Typical Power Consumption 10W 24W

Operational Conditions

HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet Pro 6230
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 20% 20%
Operating Temperature (T-T) 40°C 40°C

Media Formats

HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet Pro 6230
Standard Media Sizes

System Requirements

HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet Pro 6230
Compatible Operating Systems
Minimum System Requirements Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet Pro 6230
Display Diagonal 2.2" Unknown - Click to provide data

Media Weight

HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet Pro 6230
Recommended Media Weight 60g/m² 1g/m²

Technical Details

HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet Pro 6230
Colour Management Unknown - Click to provide data
Technical Features Unknown - Click to provide data
Fax Resolution Fine Mode (colour) Unknown - Click to provide data
Service & Support
Type
Interface
Copy Resolution (black Text) 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
RAM Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data
Compliance Industry Standards
Bundled Software Unknown - Click to provide data
Processor Frequency Unknown - Click to provide data 50MHz

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