HP OfficeJet 3830

HP OfficeJet 3830 Review, Setup, Driver and Software

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Here is a complete review of HP OfficeJet 3830. This include analysis of how the multifunctional printer works as well as answers to frequently asked questions.

HP OfficeJet 3830 Price

The price of HP OfficeJet 3830 solely depends on the deal, however, the price ranges from $32 to $42 on Amazon. It sales a bit higher than this on the Official HP store with $49 the current price.

HP OfficeJet 3830 Unboxing – What’s in The Box

HP OfficeJet 3830 All-in-One Printer HP 63 Setup Black Ink Cartridge (~165 pages); HP 63 Setup Tri-color Ink Cartridge (tri-color composite yield ~100 pages); Regulatory flyer; Setup Poster; Power cord.

HP OfficeJet 3830 Setup

This is one of the easiest printers to setup. All the simple setup information is included in the manual. However, you may get an experience technician for some assistance if still find some difficulty during the process.

 HP OfficeJet 3830 Driver and Software

HP Printer Software, HP Update, Shop for Supplies Online, HP Photo Creations.

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Some Regular Questions Asked by Users

What ink does a HP OfficeJet Use?

Here are some compatible in types for this printer; Dye-based (color); pigment-based (black).

How Do I connect my HP Officejet 3830 Printer to My Laptop?

Like we did say earlier, this printer is one of the simplest to connect to be it Laptop or Desktop. Connect your printing cord to the USB port on your laptop then it will automatically popup asking you to install printer if that is the first time. Once you install the printer, then that’s it, you are ready to print.

Does HP Officejet 3830 have Airprint?

Yes. Airprint is included as one of the printing languages. HP PCL 3 GUI; PCLm (HP Apps/UPD); URF (AirPrint).

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 HP OfficeJet 3830 Full Specs and Features

Functions – Print, copy, scan, wireless, fax

Copies, maximum – Up to 50 copies

Faxing – Yes, color

Fax transmission speed – 4 sec per page

Fax memory – Up to 99 pages (black and white), based on standard ITU-T test image #1 at standard resolution. More complicated pages or higher resolution will take longer and use more memory.

Fax resolution – Up to 300 x 300 dpi

Power – 100 to 240 VAC (+/- 10%), 50/60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz)

Power consumption – 10 watts maximum, 0.1 watts (Off), 2.83 watts (Standby), 1.17 watt (Sleep)

Energy efficiency – ENERGY STAR® qualified, EPEAT® Bronze

Operating temperature range – 41 to 104ºF

Operating humidity range – 20 to 80% RH

Dimensions (W X D X H) – 17.72 x 14.33 x 8.54 in

Dimensions Maximum (W X D X H) – 17.71 x 22.55 x 10.66 in (with trays extended)

Weight – 12.37 lb

Package weight – 15.82 lb

Cable included – No, please purchase USB cable separately; 1 Phone cord

Warranty – One-year limited hardware warranty

First page out (ready) black – As fast as 14 sec

First page out (ready) color – As fast as 17 sec

Resolution (black) – Up to 1200 x 1200 rendered dpi – Resolution (color)

Up to 4800 x 1200 optimized dpi color (when printing from a computer on selected HP photo papers and 1200 input dpi)

Monthly duty cycle – Up to 1000 pages

Print speed, black (ISO, laser comparable) – Up to 8.5 ppm

Recommended monthly page volume – 100 to 250

Print Technology – HP Thermal Inkjet

Display – 2.2 in (5.5 cm) touch mono display with magic frame

Number of print cartridges – 2 (1 black, 1 Tri-color)

Replacement cartridges – HP 63 Black Ink Cartridge (~190 pages); HP 63 Tri-color Ink Cartridge (~165 pages); HP 63XL Black Ink Cartridge (~480 pages); HP 63XL Tri-color Ink Cartridge (~330 pages)

Compatible ink types – Dye-based (color); pigment-based (black)

Print languages – HP PCL 3 GUI; PCLm (HP Apps/UPD); URF (AirPrint)

Automatic paper sensor – Yes

Print speed, color (ISO, laser comparable) – Up to 6 ppm

Paper trays, standard – 1

Paper trays, maximum – 1

Mobile Printing Capability – HP ePrint; Apple AirPrint™; Wireless Direct Printing

Connectivity, standard – 1 Hi-Speed USB 2.0

Connectivity, optional – Yes

Network ready – Standard (built-in WiFi 802.11b/g/n)

Print speed, black (draft) – Up to 20 ppm

Minimum system requirements – OS X v10.8 Mountain Lion, OS X v10.9 Mavericks, OS X v10.10 Yosemite; 1 GB HD; Internet; USB

Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7: 1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor, 2 GB available hard disk space, CD-ROM/DVD drive or Internet connection, USB port, Internet Explorer. Windows Vista: 800 MHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor, 2 GB available hard disk space, CD-ROM/DVD drive or Internet connection, USB port, Internet Explorer 8. Windows XP SP3 or higher (32-bit only): any Intel® Pentium® II, Celeron® or 233 MHz compatible processor, 850 MB available hard disk space, CD-ROM/DVD drive or Internet connection, USB port, Internet Explorer 8.

Compatible operating systems – Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7; OS X v10.8 Mountain Lion, OS X v10.9 Mavericks, OS X v10.10 Yosemite

Memory, maximum – 512Mb DDR1, 128M flash

Print speed, color (draft) – Up to 16 ppm

Supported network protocols – TCP/IP

Paper handling input, standard – 60-sheet input tray

Paper handling output, standard – 25-sheet output tray

Duplex printing – Manual (driver support provided)

Envelope input capacity – Up to 5 envelopes

Borderless printing – Yes

Finished output handling – Sheetfed

Media sizes supported – A4; B5; A6; DL envelope

Media sizes, custom – 3 x 5 to 8.5 x 14 in

Media types – Plain paper, photo paper, brochure paper, envelopes and other specialty inkjet papers

Recommended media weight – 20lb

Supported media weight – Letter: 16 to 32 lb; HP envelopes: 20 to 24 lb; HP cards: up to 110 lb; HP 4 x 6 inch photo paper: up to 145 lb

Media weights by paper path – A4: 60 to 90 g/m²; HP envelopes: 75 to 90 g/m²; HP cards: up to 200 g/m²; HP 10 x 15 cm photo paper: up to 300 g/m²

Scanner type – Flatbed, ADF

Print speed, black (normal) – Up to 8.5 ppm

Scan file format – pdf, bmp, jpg, gif, tif, tif, png

Scan resolution, hardware – Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi

Scan resolution, optical – Up to 1200 dpi

Scan size (flatbed), maximum – 8.5 x 11.69 in

Print speed, color (normal) – Up to 6 ppm

ADF Capacity – Standard, 35 sheets

Digital sending features – Scan to PC

Copy resolution (black text) – Up to 600 x 300 dpi

Copy resolution (colour text and graphics) – Up to 600 x 300 dpi

Copy reduce / enlarge settings – 25 to 400%


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