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HP Officejet 5740

HP Officejet 5740
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Brand Rating
Very Good Brand
70
Features
Good Features
60
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
96
Value for Money
Excellent
76
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A good spec and very good value for money 8ppm print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Le inkjet. It supports colour printing, has a Wi-Fi and is 1200x1200 DPI.
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1200 DPI
8ppm
Print Speed (Colour, Normal Quality, A4/US Le
22ppm
Print Speed (Black, Normal Quality, A4/US Let
Colour
Printing
125 Sheets
Standard Input Capacity
25 Sheets
Standard Output Capacity
Wi-Fi
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HP Officejet 5740 Price History

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Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of $90 on eBay 20 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.

There is a 84% chance that the price of the HP Officejet 5740 will go down in the next 2 weeks. We forecast that prices will drop by up to $14 over this period.

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Representing excellent value for money and with really good reviews, we have ranked the HP Officejet 5740 number 31 across all inkjet printers.

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76
Kagoo Score
80
Brand Rating
71
Features
97
Value for Money

76

76
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 76?

HP is a very good inkjet brand.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better inkjets are available.
This inkjet printer has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1200 x 1200 DPI
Supports colour printing
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Very slow print speed (colour)
Smaller than average standard output capacity

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each inkjet printer by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age and value for money.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the inkjet printer is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec inkjet printers come to market, the older inkjet printers will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

71
Features

Key Reasons For and Against

1200 x 1200 DPI
Supports colour printing
Has a Wi-Fi
Legal max print size
Average print speed (black)
Average standard input capacity
Very slow print speed (colour)
Smaller than average standard output capacity
Very small maximum duty cycle
1200 X 1200 DPI

The Officejet 5740 has a maximum resolution of 1200 x 1200 DPI. That's 75% less resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4800 x 1200 DPI. Inkjets resolutions range from 720 x 360 DPI (worst) to 9600 x 2400 DPI (best). §.

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Average Print Speed (Black)

The print speed (black) of the Officejet 5740 of 22ppm is relatively average compared to most other inkjets. It is in the fastest 54% of all inkjets when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Colour Printing
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The HP Officejet 5740 supports colour printing, as do 85% of inkjets.

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Very Slow Print Speed (Colour)

The Officejet 5740's print speed (colour) of only 8ppm is slower than 67% of all inkjets when ranked by this feature. The slowest print speed (colour) of inkjet printers is 1ppm, the fastest is 75ppm, and the average print speed (colour) is 16ppm.

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Average Standard Input Capacity
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The Officejet 5740's standard input capacity of 125 sheets is relatively typical compared to most other inkjets. It is in the biggest 49% of all inkjets when ordered by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Standard Output Capacity

The standard output capacity of the Officejet 5740 of only 25 sheets is smaller than average when compared to most other inkjets. It is smaller than 95% of all inkjets when ordered by this feature. The average standard output capacity of all inkjet printers is 160 sheets, with the smallest being 20 sheets and the biggest being 2,600 sheets.

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Has a Wi-Fi
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The Officejet 5740 has a Wi-Fi, as do 84% of inkjets.

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Legal Max Print Size
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This inkjet has a Legal maximum print size, which is typical of many inkjets. §.

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Very Small Maximum Duty Cycle

The Officejet 5740's maximum duty cycle of only 1,000 pages per month is smaller than average when compared to most other inkjet printers. It is smaller than 72% of all inkjets when sorted by this feature. Across all the inkjets the maximum duty cycles range from 50 pages per month to 300,000 pages per month, and the average maximum duty cycle is 32,000 pages per month.

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Value for Money

Value for Money

We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. An inkjet printer with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

We have analysed the HP Officejet 5740, and ranked it:

High-End
This inkjet printer has a very high quality score but is very expensive - choose this if you want the best!

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HP Officejet 5740 Specification

Key Features
Print Speed (Colour)
Maximum Resolution
Wi-Fi
Printing
Time to First Page (Colour, Normal)
Time to First Page (Black, Normal)
Print Speed (Black)
Print Technology
Duplex Print Options
Printing Colours
Maximum Duty Cycle
Colour Printing
Colour Depth
Features
Energy Star Certified
Memory
Internal Memory
Input Capacity
Auto Document Feeder (ADF) Input Capacity
Maximum Input Capacity
Standard Input Capacity
Output Capacity
Standard Output Capacity
Paper Handling
Recommended Media Weight
Standard Media Sizes
Maximum Print Size
Borderless Printing Media Sizes
Envelopes Sizes
Ports & Interfaces
Compatible Memory Cards
Sound Emission
Noise Level
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Power
Power Consumption (Standby)
AC Input Voltage
Typical Power Consumption
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
System Requirements
Compatible Operating Systems
Display
Display Diagonal
Packaging Content
Drivers Included
Bundled Software
Technical Details
Fax Resolution Fine Mode (Colour)
Image Scaling/enlargement Range
Service & Support
Compliance Industry Standards
Copy Resolution (Black Text)
Connection to PC
Type
Interface
Media Types Supported
Copy Speed (Normal Quality, Black, A4)
Print Technology

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

brand b9s76ab1h, hp sku1080691, hp sku1060576, hp sku1088230, hp sku1083836, hp sku1086610, hp sku1077985, hp sku1064469, hp sku1083782, hp sku1089256, hp sku1083822, hp sku1061854, hp b9s76ab1h, hp black8ppm, hp oj5740, hp 12ppm

Barcodes

 00888182569429

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