Review of HP® Color LaserJet 2840 Printer
The HP Color LaserJet 2840 is a 4-in-1 printer. It does color copying, scanning, printing and black-and-white faxing functions. The printer has a Motorola Coldfire v 4e type processor with a speed of 264MHz. It could produce excellent printouts upto 600 x 600 dpi resolution with HP ImageREt 2400 imaging technology. The scan type used in this printer is flatbed, ADF, color scanning with scanning resolution upto a maximum of 19200 dpi. This printer has a very high fax speed; it could send a page in about 3 seconds. It also has an auto-redialing feature allowing the user to be free from the difficulty of dialing the number again and again in case of a connection trouble.
The HP Color LaserJet 2840 Printer is a very good user-friendly printer, and provides faster prints with better clarity, takes less time to complete the faxing operations. It also has color scanning feature and supports a wide range of file formats. It provides quick copies, up to 19 black and white copies per minute in A4 size papers. The printer provides support for a wide range of printing medias like Paper, HP LaserJet Glossy Media, HP Cover Paper, HP Color LaserJet transparencies, labels, envelopes, and cardstock.
The HP Color LaserJet 2840 All-in-One printer has an attractive two tone design with gray and black colors. It allows the user to take print outs, do functions like copying, scanning and faxing in a single machine. The printer supports a wide range of papers types like plain, letterhead, pre-punched, bond, color, rough, pre-printed, and recycled papers. The automatic document feeder in this printer has a capacity of upto 50 sheets. It supports Operating Systems like Windows and Mac. The LaserJet 2840 has a faxing speed of about 33.6 Kbps and could hold upto 250 A4 pages in memory. You could also use the delayed faxing technique to set the printer to send faxes at any particular time that you want.
- FIVE – Quick prints
The HP Color LaserJet 2840 printer provides good quality prints at a very fast rate. In a standard A4 size paper, the printer could take upto 4 color prints per minute and 19 black prints per minute. You could also get print resolution upto 600 x 600 dots per inch. The standard printer languages used are HP PCL 6, and HP Postscript Level 3 Emulation. The printer is also suitable for long run operations and could take upto 30000 pages per month.
- FOUR – Softwares available
A wide range of softwares are available along with the printer package. These softwares are all genuine software and help the user to use the printer much effectively and efficiently. All the printer divers are included in the software bundle. Other softwares are HP Toolbox, HP LaserJet Scan, TWAIN 1.9 or WIA Scan Driver, HP LaserJet Fax, HP Director, HP Photosmart Premier, HP Document Viewer, Readiris PRO Text Recognition software. The package also has a HP All-in-One Setup Assistant for Mac systems.
- THREE – PC Connectivity
The HP Color LaserJet 2840 printer could be connected to your PC which provides easy operations. The printer also supports different Operating Systems of Windows and Mac. It could be added to the XP, 2000, NT 4.0 versions of the Windows and OS9.2.2, OS X 10.2.8, OS X 10.3.x versions of the Mac Operating System. It also has a
Built-in HP Jetdirect 10/100 wired Ethernet network connectivity with 1 RJ-45 port.
- TWO – Memory card support
The printer works on a standard Motorola Coldfire® v 4e processor and has a standard memory of 96MB and the maximum supported memory is 224MB. The HP Color LaserJet 2840 has built-in card readers allowing the user to take print outs from their memory cards with ease. It supports flash memory like SmartMedia, CompactFlash, Memory Stick, MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card, xD-Picture Card, and Memory Stick Pro.
- ONE – Technical support
The HP Color LaserJet 2840 printer has a one-year hardware on-site warranty. You could also get telephonic support for all your queries associated with the printer from HP. Experts are available to chat providing you with instant assistance in troubleshooting problems related with the printer. You could also use the HP web support to do maintenance and upgrading of the printer.
The HP Color LaserJet 2840 printer is an excellent printer that could take faster prints. It also supports the user with built-in card readers and good software support. The company also provides excellent technical support.