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HP Officejet 3831

HP Officejet 3831

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Our Verdict:
A good spec but 3 year old 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet printer, with lots of positive recommendations
1200 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 20ppm Sep 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Release Date
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HP Officejet 3831 Review

With very good features, we have ranked the HP Officejet 3831 number 200 across all inkjet printers.
Good Features
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 66?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better inkjet printers are available. View the latest inkjet printers 2018.
This inkjet printer has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a Wi-Fi
Very small standard input capacity
Very small standard output capacity

HP Officejet 3831 In-Depth Analysis


1200 X 1200 DPI

The Officejet 3831 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 frequently found resolution.

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

The Officejet 3831's print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter) of 20ppm is relatively typical compared to most other inkjets. It is in the fastest 47% of all inkjet printers when ranked by this feature.

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Very Small Standard Input Capacity

The average standard input capacity of all inkjets is 260 sheets, with the smallest being 1 sheets and the biggest being 1,900 sheets. The Officejet 3831's standard input capacity of only 60 sheets is in the smallest 12% of all inkjets when ranked by this feature.

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Very Small Standard Output Capacity

The Officejet 3831's standard output capacity of only 25 sheets is smaller than average when compared to most other inkjets. It is smaller than 86% of all inkjets when ranked by this feature. The smallest standard output capacity of inkjets is 20 sheets, the biggest is 2,600 sheets, and the average standard output capacity is 170 sheets.

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216 X 356 Mm (Legal) Max Print Size

This inkjet has a 216 x 356 mm (Legal) maximum print size, which is the most commonly found maximum print size on inkjets.

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Has a Wi-Fi

The Officejet 3831 has a Wi-Fi, as do 57% of inkjets.

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Very Small Maximum Duty Cycle

The maximum duty cycle of the Officejet 3831 of only 1,000 pages per month is in the smallest 13% of all inkjets when ranked by this feature. Inkjet printers have maximum duty cycles of between 50 pages per month and 300,000 pages per month, and the average maximum duty cycle is 33,000 pages per month.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hp 3902101002, hp k7v45b629


00003902101002, 00190781062004, 00889894953339

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