HP Deskjet® 5740 Printer Review
The HP DeskJet 5740 is a high end performance printer that comes with professional color up to 4,800 optimized dpi, or you can even add six ink colors. It creates standard and custom size photos up to 8.5 by 24 inches, with or without borders. You will get fast speeds, up to 23-ppm laser-quality black, up to 18-ppm color. It has an increased black print speed up to 26 ppm with an optional black cartridge.
HP Deskjet 5740 offers rapid, easy to use setup and an appropriate control panel with the one touch print cancel button, ink status display, and regular ink-backup printing. Its compact design is ideal for small spaces in the home or office, and there is a 100 sheet input paper tray folds up for storage. It increases the worth and the number of pages printed, with higher volume HP black ink cartridges.
The HP DeskJet 5740 is contained with HP photo printing software. You can simply generate reprint and enlarge, photo layouts, and album pages. It prints long-term, professional quality photos with outstanding fade resistance. You could make a positive impression every time you print, with reliable, professional photo-quality color and laser quality black. You could enjoy the versatility of printing in 4,800 optimized dpi color and four-ink color, or optional six-ink color for richer photos. It is possible to organize and enhance your photos. The HP photo printing software that is included with this printer is easy to use. It is possible to drag and drop photos to rapidly resize for reprints and enlargements. It prints multiple photos and sizes on one page.
FIVE –Â Cartridge
The black cartridges of the HP Deskjet 5740 printer could be swapped for a photo version that boasts light cyan and light magenta, designed to smooth subtle, light gradients and create more realistic skin tones on the photos. The exchange not only added 35 seconds to the time it took to print a 6-x 4in photo, but also muted the colours in our test pictures.
FOUR –Â Print quality
The print quality is good across various media types. The text seems sharper than that of the other HP printers. The line art of this printer looks brilliant, with good straight lines and there is no banding. It displayed reasonably faithful colors and had enough detail in dark areas. The printer performed even better, generating sharp images, natural colors, and plenty of contrast even in darker areas on the photo paper.
The paper tray can hold 100-sheet at the front that sits below the 50-sheet capacity output tray. So you do not need special puncture paper to print borderless 4-by-6-inch photos. The standard 4-by-6-inch photo paper could be used and the 5740 could print without borders on letter size paper too. Under the cover you could find slots for two ink cartridges.
There is a print backup mode is present in the HP DeskJet 5740 printer, which will let the printer to stop a job even if one of the cartridges runs out half of the way through a page. The driver offers you a lot of control. The HP's effective Photo Printing software is also included, helping to create an assortment of photo layouts for print.
The HP DeskJet 5740 printer has a big footprint. It is 17.7 inches wide, 18.9 inches deep with trays extended. This size is still small enough to be a comfortable desktop companion. The setup of this printer is totally standard for a desktop ink jet connected by a USB. The HP DeskJet 5740 comes with a USB 2.0 port for connecting it to your personal computer.
HP Deskjet 5740 offers rapid, simple to use setup and a suitable control panel with one touch print cancel button, ink status display, and regular ink-backup printing.