HP® Deskjet 3820 Printer review
HP Deskjet 3820 Printer offers you good results with its superior quality outputs. The photo prints given out by this printer are amazing. The printer could be used very easily as it includes a simple and straightforward setup. In spite of its low cost, another important and exciting aspect of this printer is that it has high print speeds.
The HP Deskjet 3820 Printer appears to be the perfect family photo printer. The printer is both Mac and PC compatible and connects via the USB or parallel ports. If you need more help regarding the usage of this HP Deskjet 3820 Printer, just insert the included CD-ROM into your PC, and a series of animated screens will help for you to figure out what type of connection you are using, how to install the cartridge, and how to print your first test page.
The HP Deskjet 3820 Printer is about twenty inches long and the paper trays do fold up which makes the HP Deskjet 3820 Printer resemble a plastic lump on the bench. The printing operation of the HP Deskjet 3820 Printer is very quiet and is very impressive with its output both in terms of black text and color graphics for a printer of this price. The printer is packaged with all the essential software to get the printer up and running and also comes with a USB cable and both black and color ink cartridges. It is also has a stylish design and takes up little space.
- FIVE – Photo print quality
The HP Deskjet 3820 Printer is capable of producing beautifully rendered photos which can please all the users, especially professional photographers. The ink cartridges available are black and tri-color. It prints with a resolution of 300 x 300 or 600 x 600 dpi and 1200 x 1200 dpi for black and color layering respectively.
- FOUR – Printing speed
The speed of a printer is measured in Pages per Minute (ppm). The HP Deskjet 3820 Printer does a wonderful job with photo printing with a speed of 12 ppm in black and 10 ppm in color with no lose in quality. In spite of this speed, it maintains the colors. Photos printed by this printer are delicate and natural, and skin tones look smooth and true, with no yellowish or reddish patches.
- THREE – Easy setup protocol
The setup protocol of HP Deskjet 3820 Printer is is very easy. The printer consists of a colorful Quick Start poster that takes the user through the setting of the printer, installing the ink cartridges, and troubleshooting basic installation glitches. The CD-ROM included with the product displays a series of animated screens that demonstrates you all the setup that you need to do. The HP Deskjet 3820 Printer Assistance icon on the desktop gives you printing ideas, such as how to get the best digital photo prints, and links to supplies and driver downloads.
- TWO – Inexpensive
The price of HP Deskjet 3820 Printer is amazingly when compared to photo print quality that it maintains. Other features included in it are also very useful for beginners. There are no unnecessary software included in the printer , such as image editing applications or management programs.
- ONE – Design
The HP Deskjet 3820 Printer comes in a simple package. The printer is also stylish and takes up little space with a height and width of 193.85 mm 7.65 inches and 529.45 mm 20.85 inches respectively. It can be plugged into the computer with a USB or parallel port. It works well with Windows XP driver installations.
The HP Deskjet 3820 Printer is a great printer which can print good color and black text with high speed. It is a good option if your printing needs are mainly concerned with photo printing quality.