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HP ENVY 5540

54

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HP ENVY 5540

$143.00
HP ENVY 5540
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A good spec and very economical to run 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet printer, but representing only moderate value for money
1200 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 22ppm Sep 2015
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HP ENVY 5540 Review

With low running costs but good features, we have ranked the HP ENVY 5540 number 53 across all inkjet printers.
51
Value for Money
Average
62
Features
Good Features
82
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
54
Overall Score
Average

Why Has it Scored 55?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better inkjet printers are available. View the latest inkjets 2017.
This inkjet printer has running costs of $0 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 247 inkjet printers that we have compared it to. View all energy saving inkjets.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
216 x 356 mm (Legal) max print size
Has a Wi-Fi
Smaller than average standard output capacity
Very small maximum duty cycle

Should You Buy it Now?

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HP ENVY 5540 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is cheaper than 70% of inkjets, it has mediocre features and at $143.00 it does not look like great value for money overall.

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the HP ENVY 5540 of £49.00 ($49.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $94.00.

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the ENVY 5540 will cost $0 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 247 inkjets.

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Features

1200 X 1200 DPI

The HP ENVY 5540 has a maximum resolution of 1200 x 1200 DPI. That's 75% less resolution than a 4800 x 1200 DPI inkjet, which is the most common resolution.

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

The HP ENVY 5540's print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter) of 22ppm is relatively standard compared to most other inkjets. It is faster than 51% of all inkjets when ranked by this feature.

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Average Standard Input Capacity

The ENVY 5540's standard input capacity of 125 sheets is relatively average compared to most other inkjets. It is bigger than 53% of all inkjets when ordered by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Standard Output Capacity

Across all the inkjets the standard output capacities range from 20 sheets to 500 sheets, and the average standard output capacity is 150 sheets. The standard output capacity of the ENVY 5540 of only 25 sheets is smaller than 95% of all inkjets when ordered by this feature.

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Very Small Maximum Duty Cycle

The ENVY 5540's maximum duty cycle of only 1,000 pages per month is smaller than average when compared to most other inkjet printers. It is in the smallest 7% of all inkjet printers when ordered by this feature. Inkjets have maximum duty cycles of between 250 pages per month and 280,000 pages per month, and the average maximum duty cycle is 35,000 pages per month.

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216 X 356 Mm (Legal) Max Print Size

This inkjet printer has a 216 x 356 mm (Legal)|210 x 297 mm (A4) maximum print size, which is typical of many inkjets.

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Has a Wi-Fi

The HP ENVY 5540 has a Wi-Fi, as do 55% of inkjets.

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HP ENVY 5540

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