HP Deskjet® 6940 Printer Review
HP Deskjet 6940 printer is a color inkjet printer intended for home and small office users who have low-volume printing needs but who may want to print the occasional snapshots. The design makes it simple to tuck in the corner of your office or room, and the built-in Ethernet capability means that you can print from any networked computer.
It is simple to print photos without using your PC with the fitted USB port for PictBridge-enabled cameras or camera phones. But the fact that you need to change out ink tanks for optimal photo quality is a bit of a drag if you switch back and forth between regular documents and photos. It supports easy-wired network set-up and there is no need for additional hardware or software with the included Ethernet.
The HP Deskjet 6940 printer is 17.5 inches wide, 8 inches deep, and 5.5 inches tall, plus it weighs a light 13.2 pounds. The paper input and output tray juts out of the printer's front face almost 5.5 inches and does not fold up, which may be inconvenient for those who are short on desk or shelf space. The input tray, which sits below, holds up to 150 sheets and has one or more paper guides. The automatic duplex printing characteristic allows for printing on both sides of the paper, which greatly reduces paper costs. This printer allows for printing photos directly from a PictBridge compatible digital camera via the integrated PictBridge USB input, thus bypassing the need to use a computer for printing photos.
FIVE –Â Improved printer performance
It also provides better productivity, less waiting with breakthrough speed of up to 36 ppm black, up to 27 ppm color. HP ink cartridges can save ink and money and are perfect for higher-volume jobs. The HP Deskjet 6940 printer works at peak competence with optional HP two-sided print accessory and additional 250-sheet paper tray. Media sensor detects paper type and automatically sets print quality to ensure optimal results.
FOUR –Â Better print quality
It prints true to life photos with HP Vivera inks and optional 6-ink color. The photos don't fade for years and laser-quality text documents retain clarity for decades. It helps to edit your photos with HP Photosmart Premier software that comes with the printer. You can also share them with HP Photosmart Share. It also prints professional quality photos directly from PictBridge-enabled cameras via the front USB port.
It includes Ethernet networking for easily share your printer on a small-wired network of PCs and notebooks. It support easy-wired network setup and there is no need for additional hardware or software with included Ethernet. It stops the printer networking cable into a wireless router for wireless printing convenience. It easily prints from your camera phone and PDA with optional Bluetooth wireless print adapter.
The tray does not slide out for refilling, other than the input tray's cover that flips up. The output tray has a pass-through slot for feeding in smaller media. The input tray that sits under and holds up to 150 sheets has one or more paper guide.
The HP Deskjet 6940 printer comes with plenty of helpful wireless and networking features to help increase its usability. The fitted Ethernet input removes the need for additional hardware or software, and it also allows for the simple set-up of a home or office network that allows the user to connect multiple laptops and desktop computers to one printer.
The HP Deskjet 6940 printer is intended for home and small office users. It best suits the users with low-volume printing needs but is also suitable for printing photos with a lasting quality.