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HP Officejet 3830

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1166 reviews of HP Officejet 3830. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and performance. The size and price are also appreciated, but many are critical about the durability.

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durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the HP Officejet 3830 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for HP Officejet 3830

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of HP Officejet 3830 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the price. The usability is also mentioned favorably.

usability, price

91% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP Officejet 3830 A4 All-in-One PrinterHP Officejet 3830 A4 All-in-One Printer

May, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for HP Officejet 3830

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 63 user reviews of HP Officejet 3830 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Printers on Amazon.com. People really like the reliability and size. The design and price are also appreciated.

usability, price, design, size, reliability

92% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP Officejet 3830 Wireless Color Photo Printer with Scanner and CopierHP Officejet 3830 Wireless Color Photo Printer with Scanner and Copier

May, 2018

Expert review by : Simon Williams (trustedreviews.com)

HP Officejet 3830

 

There's a kind of law in working out the costs of owning a printer, which says that the less you pay for the machine, the more you pay for ink cartridges. This would be true of HP's low-end Officejet 3830 if it wasn't for the company's Instant Ink...

This is a good, basic all-in-one with many of the features you'd be looking for in a home office. If you don’t like the idea of buying ink on subscription, then running costs are relatively high. If Instant Ink makes sense to you, though, this is one...

Mar, 2016

Expert review by : Cliff Joseph (techadvisor.co.uk)

HP OfficeJet 3830 review

 

Print from Android, iOS, Windows and Amazon devices

The initial purchase price of the OfficeJet 3830 is obviously very attractive, and will appeal to many home users and smaller offices. Its running costs are also quite good when printing in colour, so it will be a good option for printing photos, or...

Jul, 2015

Expert review by (which.co.uk)

HP Officejet 3830 review

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The HP Officejet 3830 is a wi-fi all-in-one printer with a fairly sleek look and appealing price tag. It can print, copy, scan and fax and turns out fairly quick text prints. But how does it measure up for printing costs and quality? We've tested this...

Nov, 2015

Expert review by : paul_smart (gadgetspeak.com)

HP OfficeJet 3830

 

This is a multi-function device which means it not only prints, scans and copies but for those who still use or need it the unit also has fax. It is quite small and light and runs with two cartridges, it is black but here that's OK as this is an office...

The HP OfficeJet 3830 measures 43x48x30cm the figures I have given are with the paper output shelf extended and paper in the rear upright paper tray. At the back left of the unit is where Ethernet or USB leads are inserted and the centre of the back is...

Nov, 2015

Expert review by : William Harrel (pcmag.com)

HP OfficeJet 3830 All-in-One Printer

 

The low-price, entry-level HP OfficeJet 3830 prints well and at reasonable running costs—when you sign up for HP's Instant Ink subscription program—but you give up some features and functionality for the savings.

Very low price. Light and compact. Impressive print quality. Low running costs with Instant Ink. Good-looking photos on HP photo paper. 35-sheet automatic document feeder (ADF). Touch screen is an unexpected amenity.

Running costs are exorbitant without Instant Ink. No auto-duplexing. Two-cartridge ink setup is potentially wasteful. Lacks flash memory support and Ethernet.

Bottom Line: The low-price, entry-level HP OfficeJet 3830 prints well and at reasonable running costs—when you sign up for HP's Instant Ink subscription program—but you give up some features and functionality for the savings.

Apr, 2018

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

My new printer

 

Great printer very easy to use . Very clear photo prints

May, 2018

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Easy to use great features

 

Very happy with this printer. Easy to use and great features really impressed with the photo printing.

Apr, 2018

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Great value easy setup!

 

I bought this last week and I'm so glad I picked this one! It's easy to setup,and so handy to print straight from my phone! Good value for money

Apr, 2018

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Great little printer!

 

Really easy to set up. Reason I gave it a four as using the photo paper isa bit of a challenge the prints keep coming out very blurred and smeared but all it all very good and would recommend

Apr, 2018

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Great

 

Perfect, Great price, super easy installation on all devices, computer, phone and ipad. Would recommend.

Apr, 2018

Product Specifications

Certificates

Energy Star certified:Y / Yes

Copying

Copy speed (normal quality, black, A4):6 / 7
Copy speed (normal quality, colour, A4):2 / 3 / 3.5
Maximum Copy Resolution:600 x 300
Maximum number of copies:20 / 9

Design

Colour of product:Black / Black, White / Blue, White / Green, White

Display

Built-in Display:Y
Colour display:N
Display:LCD
Display diagonal:5.59
Touch screen: Yes
Touchscreen:Y / Yes

Fax

Auto-redialing:
Distinctive ring:
Fax broadcasting:20
Fax delayed sending:
Fax forwarding:
Fax memory:100
Fax resolution:300 x 300
Fax resolution (black & white):300 x 300
Fax speed dialing (max numbers):50
Modem Speed:33.6
Speed dialing:N

Input capacity

Maximum number of paper trays:1
Number of standard paper trays:1
Paper input type:Paper tray
Standard input capacity:100 / 60

Networking

Ethernet LAN:N / No
Mobile printing technologies:Apple AirPrint / Apple AirPrint,HP ePrint,Mopria Print Service / HP ePrint / Not supported
Wi-Fi:N / Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11b,802.11g,802.11n / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11n

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 40

Other features

Borderless printing:
Colour copy capability:
Colour faxing:
Colour scanning:
Connection to PC:
Network ready:
Plug and Play:
Scan file formats:

Output capacity

Standard output capacity:25

Packaging Content

Cartridge(s) included:Y
Included cartridge capacity (black):120
Included cartridge capacity (CMY):100
Manual:Y
Power cord included:Y
Warranty card:Y

Paper Handling

Borderless printing media sizes:8.5x11
Envelopes sizes:DL
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4 / A4,A5,A6 / A4,A6
ISO B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5
ISO C-series sizes (C0...C9):C6
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Maximum print size:
Photo paper sizes:10x15
Standard tray media types:Card stock, Envelopes, Iron-On Transfers, Labels, Photo paper, Plain paper, Transparencies / Glossy paper, Lightweight paper, Matte paper, Photo paper, Plain paper, Recycled paper / Glossy paper, Matte paper, Photo paper, Plain paper, Recycled paper / Photo paper, Plain paper
Standard tray media weight:60 - 90

Performance

All-In-One-multitasking:N / No
Built-in processor:Y
Copying:Colour / Colour copying
Digital sender:N
Duplex functions:Not supported / print
Duplex printing modes:Auto / Manual
Faxing:Colour / Colour faxing / N
Maximum duty cycle:1000 / 1250
Number of print cartridges:2 / 4
Print Technology:Inkjet / Thermal inkjet
Printing:Colour / Colour printing
Printing colours:Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
Processor frequency:180 / 360 / 800
Recommended duty cycle:100 - 250 / 400 - 800 / 50 - 100
Scanning:Colour / Colour scanning

Ports & interfaces

Direct printing:N / Y
Optional connectivity:
PictBridge:N / No
Standard interfaces:USB 2.0 / USB 2.0, Wireless LAN
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Power consumption (average operating):10 / 14
Power consumption (off):0.07 / 0.1 / 0.11
Power Consumption (printing):14
Power consumption (ready):3.75
Power consumption (sleep):0.88 / 0.89 / 1.17
Power Consumption (Standby):2.1 / 2.83

Printing

Maximum Resolution:4800 x 1200
Print margins (top, bottom, right, left):3
Print resolution (black, normal quality):1200 x 1200
Print speed (black, draft quality, A4/US Letter):20
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):10 / 7.5 / 8 / 8.5
Print speed (colour, draft quality, A4/US Letter):16 / 17
Print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Letter):5 / 5.5 / 6 / 7
Standard printer languages:PCL 3 / PCL 3, URF / PCL 3,URF
Time to first page (black, normal):13 / 14 / 16
Time to first page (colour, normal):15 / 17 / 18 / 19

Scanning

Document formats supported:PDF
Gray scale levels:256
Image formats supported:BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG, TIF / BMP,GIF,JPG,PNG,TIF / BMP,JPG,PNG,RAW,TIF / BMP,JPG,PNG,TIF / BMP,JPG,RAW,TIF
Input colour depth:24
Maximum scan area:216 x 279 / 216 x 297 / A4 / Letter (216 x 297)
Optical scanning resolution:1200 x 1200
Scan speed (black):3 / 7
Scan speed (colour):3 / 7
Scan technology:CIS
Scan type:Flatbed & ADF
Scanner Type:Flatbed / Flatbed & ADF
TWAIN version:1.9 / 2.1

Software

Drivers included:
Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite,Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan,Mac OS X 10.12 Sierra / Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite,Mac OS X 10.12 Sierra / Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite,Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion,Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks / Y / Yes
Mobile operating systems supported:Android, BlackBerry OS, Symbian, Windows Phone 8, Windows RT
Server operating systems supported:Windows Server 2008,Windows Server 2008 R2,Windows Server 2008 R2 x64,Windows Server 2012,Windows Server 2016
Windows operating systems supported:Windows 10,Windows 8,Windows 8.1 / Y / Yes

Storage

Card reader integrated:N / No
Internal Memory:256 / 512
Maximum internal memory:256 / 512
Memory slots:

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:304 / 310 / 36.4 / 364 / 369 / 564
Height :128 / 149 / 158 / 190 / 22.4 / 224.4
Package weight:6.45
Weight:3.42 / 4.67 / 5.41 / 5.61 / 6.55
Width:425 / 445 / 45 / 450 / 525