HP 3820 Inkjet Printer
|4800 X 1200 DPI||Yes||Inkjet||6ppm||Jul 2015|
|Maximum Resolution||Colour Printing||Print Technology||Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter)||Release Date|
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One customer said in their reviews that it was not well made. Expert review site Cnet.com said in their review fifteen years ago “Not a solid all-purpose choice.” but they still gave the product a rating of 3 stars.
Poor Product Quality
One person said in their reviews that it was not good quality. Cnet.com wrote “Mediocre text and graphics print quality; high ink costs; flimsy paper trays” in their review of this inkjet printer.
One customer who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good looking. Hardwarecentral.com said fifteen years ago “Home offices want good-looking output.” .
Released Over a Year Ago
HP released the 3820 in July 2015.
Has an Energy Star Certified
The HP 3820 has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other comparable spec inkjets that came out more than a year ago also have an Energy Star certified.
Quite Slow Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter)
The HP 3820 has one of the slower print speeds (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter (only 6 pages per minute) amongst similar spec inkjets of this age. The print speeds (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter of 4800 x 1200 DPI Maximum resolution inkjet printers that have been on the market for a similar time to this inkjet range from 5ppm to 35ppm.
If you want a faster print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter) then you might want to look at the WF-5190 ($279.99) (34ppm and higher rated), or the WF-4725 (34ppm and higher rated) both from Epson or the HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 ($149) (21ppm and higher rated).
Very Slow Print Speed (colour, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter)
The slowest print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Letter) of inkjet printers of a similar age and type to this inkjet is 3.5ppm, the fastest is 34ppm, and the average print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Letter) is 11ppm. With a print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Letter) of only 4.5 pages per minute, the HP 3820 has one of the slower print speeds (colour, normal quality, A4/US Letter) amongst inkjet printers of this age.
Very Small Standard Output Capacity
Inkjets that have been on the market for more than a year have standard output capacities of between 25 sheets and 250 sheets, and the average standard output capacity is 160 sheets. At only 50 sheets, the HP 3820 has a quite small standard output capacity compared to most of the other similar spec inkjet printers that have been around for a comparable time to this inkjet printer.
Supports Colour Printing
The HP 3820 supports colour printing, as do most of the other comparable spec inkjet printers that have been on the market for more than a year.
4800 X 1200 DPI Maximum Resolution
This inkjet printer 4800 x 1200 DPI Maximum resolution.
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