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HP Officejet 3831

HP Officejet 3831

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A very economical to run but only middle of the road spec 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet printer
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 low running costs but average features, we have ranked the HP Officejet 3831 number 131 across all inkjet printers.
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Features
Average Features
93
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
42
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 43?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better inkjets are available. View the latest inkjet printers 2017.
This inkjet printer has running costs of only $0 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 6% of all 247 inkjet printers that we have compared it to. View all energy saving inkjet printers.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
216 x 356 mm (Legal) max print size
Has a Wi-Fi
Very small standard input capacity
Very small standard output capacity

HP Officejet 3831 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

The Officejet 3831 is one of the most economic to run inkjets that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the Officejet 3831 will cost only $0 over 5 years to run.

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Features

1200 X 1200 DPI

The HP Officejet 3831 has a maximum resolution of 1200 x 1200 DPI. That's 75% less resolution than a 4800 x 1200 DPI inkjet printer, which is the most common resolution.

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

The print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter) of the Officejet 3831 of 20ppm is pretty typical compared to most other inkjets. It is in the fastest 42% of all inkjet printers when ranked by this feature.

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Very Small Standard Input Capacity

The Officejet 3831's standard input capacity of only 60 sheets is smaller than average when compared to most other inkjets. It is in the smallest 7% of all inkjet printers when sorted by this feature. The average standard input capacity of all inkjets is 260 sheets, with the smallest being 1 sheets and the biggest being 1,600 sheets.

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Very Small Standard Output Capacity

The Officejet 3831's standard output capacity of only 25 sheets is smaller than 92% of all inkjets when ranked by this feature. The average standard output capacity of all inkjet printers is 150 sheets, with the smallest being 20 sheets and the biggest being 500 sheets.

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216 X 356 Mm (Legal) Max Print Size

This inkjet has a 216 x 356 mm (Legal)|210 x 297 mm (A4) maximum print size, which is the most frequently found maximum print size on inkjets.

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Has a Wi-Fi

The HP Officejet 3831 has a Wi-Fi, as do 55% of inkjets.

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Very Small Maximum Duty Cycle

The maximum duty cycle of the HP Officejet 3831 of only 1,000 pages per month is smaller than average when compared to most other inkjets. It is in the smallest 14% 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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hp 190781062004, hp k7v45b629, hp v45b

Barcodes:

00190781062004, 00889894953339, 04058154206256

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