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HP DESKJET D5560

alaTest has collected and analyzed 38 reviews of HP DESKJET D5560. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and design. The price and usability also get good feedback, whereas there are some mixed comments about the print quality. There are some critical opinions about the reliability and noise.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the HP DESKJET D5560 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for HP DESKJET D5560

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 user reviews of HP DESKJET D5560 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the size and design. The price and usability also get good reviews. The reliability and print quality get less positive reviews.

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85% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

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Nov, 2017

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HP Deskjet D5560 - Wireless Inkjet Printer

 

If your needs are simple and your budget small, the HP Deskjet D5560 could be for you.

Feb, 2011

Expert review by: Simon Williams (talktalk.co.uk)

HP Deskjet D5560 printer review

 

HP’s modest inkjet throws a big shadow, literally Inkjet business printers at the cheap end, around £50, may not have the sophistication of their more expensive counterparts, but they can still ...

May, 2010

Consumer review by: M. S. Abbasi (alaTest.co.uk)

Indeed a very good printer in its price range

 

I needed to replace my previous HP printer that I got as a complementary gift with my purchase of a Laptop. After much searching and comparing cost of device & cost of ownership, I decided on the D5560 to replace the now almost dead HP5443. nnThe D5560...

Recommend

Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: JohnF68 (comet.co.uk)

Why I moved from Epson

 

I had an Epson photo printer which worked a treat, except that it was fussy about ink. Would not work with cheap inks, had to use the proper stuff. Then, the nozzles started to get blocked until no amount of cleaning would clear them completely.

Oct, 2010

Consumer review by: Billing (comet.co.uk)

Great value for money

 

Very good printer, easy to set up, good quality printing.

Sep, 2010

Consumer review by: twood (comet.co.uk)

Very good Printer

 

I have this printer connected via a cable to my desktop pc upstairs and wireless to our laptop downstairs, set up was seamless and print quality is excellent.

Sep, 2010

Consumer review by: thebaron (comet.co.uk)

best printer so far

 

Have had four printers over ten years, two best were HP3650,5560. The 5560 was purchased because I went wireless. The software is very good, and the wireless connection to my new laptop running windows 7 was simple.Web printing is so easy because it is...

nice shiny black finnish, ink not so expensive

Aug, 2010

Product Specifications

Get the convenience of wireless printing without breaking your budget. This affordable wireless printer delivers laser-quality text and vivid color images for your everyday documents in a design that's easy for the whole family to use.

Certificates

Blue Angel certified: No
Electromagnetic compatibility:EN 55022: 2006/CISPR 22: 2005 Class B: EN 55024: 1998+A1:2001+A2: 2003: EN 610000-3-2:2006: EN 610000-3-3: 1995+A1: 2001 FCC CFR 47, Part 15 Class B/ICES-003, Issue 4 Class B
Energy Star certified: Yes
Safety:EN 60950-1: 2001+A11: 2004/IEC 60950: 2001 / Safety: EN 60950-1: 2001+A11: 2004/IEC 60950: 2001; Radio: EN 301 489-1 V1.6.1:2005: EN 301 489-17 V1.2.1:2002: EN 300 328 V1.7.1:2006

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:8.3in
Height:6.5in
Weight:5.8lbs
Width:17in

Display

Display:LCD
Display Diagonal:1.25
Display Type:LCD

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Power consumption (PowerSave):2
Power consumption (standby):3.2
Power consumption (typical):20

Header

Compatibility:Mac / PC/PC / Mac
Country Kits:Argentina / Chile/United Kingdom
Localization:English/English / German / French / Italian / Portuguese / Spanish / Dutch
Manufacturer:Hewlett-Packard
Model:D5560
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP Deskjet

Input Capacity

Envelope feeder:N
Input capacity for envelopes (primary tray):10
Maximum input capacity:80
Maximum input capacity for cards:20
Maximum input capacity for envelopes:10
Maximum input capacity for labels:Up to 10
Maximum input capacity for transparencies:15
Maximum paper trays:1
Number of standard paper trays:1
Paper handling standard/input:80-sheet input tray
Standard input capacity:80
Standard input capacity for cards:Up to 20 cards
Standard input capacity for transparencies:Up to 15 cards

Media Formats

Custom media sizes:76.2 x 127 to 215.9 x 762 mm
Recommended media:Paper (plain, inkjet, photo), envelopes, transparencies, labels, cards, HP Advanced Media, iron-on transfers, borderless media, panorama
Standard media sizes:3.85 x 0.705 x 2.24

Media Weight

Media weights by paper path:USB 2.0, A/V-out, HDMI
Recommended media weight:75 to 280

Memory

Internal memory:64
Maximum internal memory:64
Maximum memory:64

Modem

Type: None

Networking

Type:Print server
Wireless option type:Y

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:20 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 40
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 40
Recommended operating temperature range (T-T):15 - 30
Storage relative humidity (H-H):5 - 90
Storage relative humidity range:5 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):-40 - 60
Storage temperature range (T-T):-40 - 60

Other Features

Package dimensions (WxDxH):19.1 x 8.62 x 9.69

Output Capacity

Maximum output capacity:20
Maximum output capacity for transparencies:10
Paper handling standard/output:20-sheet output tray
Standard output capacity:20
Standard output capacity for cards:Up to 20 cards
Standard output capacity for envelopes:10

Packaging Content

Drivers included: Yes

Packaging Data

Package weight:9.22 lb
Package weight (imperial):9.22 lb

Paper Handling

Borderless printing: Yes
Borderless printing media sizes:8.5x11
Custom media length:5 - 30
Custom media width:3 - 8.5
Envelopes sizes:10, DL
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5, A6
ISO B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5
ISO C-series sizes (C0...C9):C6
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Maximum print area:Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Maximum print size:Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Media handling:Sheetfed
Media weight (tray 1):A4: 75 to 90 g/m², legal: 75 to 90 g/m², envelopes: 75 to 90 g/m², cards: up to 200 g/m², 10 x 15 cm photo: up to 280 g/m²
Non-ISO print media sizes:index card, legal, letter / Legal, Letter
Paper handling:80-sheet input tray, 20-sheet output tray
Photo paper sizes:4x6,5x7,8x10
Standard tray media types:Card stock, Envelopes, Iron-On Transfers, Labels, Photo paper, Plain paper, Transparencies / Envelopes, Labels, Photo paper, Plain paper, Transparencies
Standard tray media weight:75 - 90
Standard tray media weight (imperial):20 - 24

Ports & interfaces

Direct printing: No
Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No
I/O ports:1 Hi-Speed USB 2.0, 1 wireless 802.11b/g
PictBridge: No
Standard interfaces:USB 2.0
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g

Power

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Power consumption (PowerSave):2
Power consumption (standby):3.2
Power consumption (typical):20

Print Quality

Color: Yes
Maximum Resolution:4800 x 1200
Print quality (black, best quality):600

Print Technology

Color: Yes
Compatible ink types, supplies:Dye-based; pigment-based
Duplex print options:Manual (driver support provided)
Maximum duty cycle:3000
Maximum print length:30
Maximum Resolution:4800 x 1200
Number of print cartridges:2
Print head nozzles:336 - Black; 1248 Tri-Color
Printing colors:Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow

Printer

Connectivity Technology:Wired / Wireless/Wireless / Wired
Interface:802.11b / 802.11g / USB/USB / 802.11g
Language Simulation:LIDIL
Max H-Resolution B/W:600dpi
Max H-Resolution Color:4800dpi
Max Media Size (Standard):A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in)
Max Printing Speed (ppm):28ppm
Max Printing Speed Color (ppm):21ppm
Max V-Resolution Color:1200dpi
Media Type:Cards / Envelopes / Iron-on transfers / Labels / Photo paper / Plain paper / Transparencies/Envelopes / Transparencies / Labels / Plain paper / Iron-on transfers / Photo paper / Cards
Output Type:Color
Technology:Ink-jet
Total Media Capacity:80sheets
Type:Personal printer

Printing

Print speed (black, best quality, A4):5
Print speed (black, draft quality, A4/US Letter):28
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):8
Print speed (color, best quality, A4):2
Print speed (color, draft quality, A4/US Letter):21
Print speed (color, normal quality, A4/US Letter):6

Scanner

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Software

Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger, Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard

Sound Emission

Acoustic power emissions:6.9 B(A) (black-and-white fast draft print mode ), 5.7 B(A) (colour normal print mode), 6.0 B(A) (black-and-white normal print mode), 2.7 B(A) (idle)

System Requirements

Compatible operating systems:Windows Vista (32-bit & 64-bit); Microsoft Windows XP (SP1 or higher/32-bit); Mac OS X v10.4, v10.5
JetDirect Compatible Products:N
Mac compatibility: Yes
Minimum hard disk space:600
Minimum processor:233 MHz
Minimum RAM:128
Minimum system requirements:Microsoft Windows XP Professional (SP1 or higher); any Intel Pentium II, Celeron or compatible processor; 233 MHz or higher; 128 MB RAM (256 MB or higher recommended); 600 MB hard disk space; Internet Explorer 6 or higher; CD-ROM/DVD drive or Internet connection; USB port; Windows Vista; 800 MHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (64) processor, 512 MB RAM, 850 MB hard disk space, Internet Explorer; CD-ROM/DVD drive or Internet connection; USB port; Windows 7 ready. For more information go to http:///go/windows7. Some features may not be available. Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 not supported.\nWindows XP Professional (SP1 or higher); any Intel Pentium II, Celeron or compatible processor; 233 MHz or higher; 128 MB RAM (256 MB or higher recommended); 600 MB hard disk space; Internet Explorer 6 or higher; CD-ROM/DVD drive or Internet connection; USB port; Windows Vista; 800 MHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (64) processor, 512 MB RAM, 850 MB hard disk space, Internet Explorer; CD-ROM/DVD drive or Internet connection; USB port; Windows 7 ready. For more information go to http:///go/windows7. Some features may not be available. *Windows XP Professional x64 not supported.
Minimum system requirements for Macintosh:Mac OS X v10.4 or v10.5; PowerPC G3, G4, G5 or Intel Core processor; 256 MB RAM; 500 MB available hard disk space; CD ROM; USB port
OS Required:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

Technical Details

Automatic paper sensor:N
Bundled software:Windows Live Photo Gallery
Camera phone:N
Color of product:Black
Control panel:4 lights (Power, Resume, Error Indicator, Wireless); 4 Buttons (Power, Cancel, Resume, Wireless)
Dimension note (imperial):Dimensions vary as per configuration
Dimension note (metric):Dimensions vary as per configuration
Dimensions (WxDxH):17 x 19.1 x 5.79 / 17 x 8.27 x 6.46
Drive device, buffer size:64
Exifprint supported:N
Functions:Print
Interface:Hi-Speed USB 2.0, wireless 802.11b/g
Maximum input capacity (photo paper):Up to 20 sheets
Maximum input capacity for 10 x 15 cm photographs:20
Maximum output capacity (photo paper):Up to 20 sheets
Maximum output capacity for labels:Up to 10 sheets
Maximum print length (imperial):30 in
Media size (tray 1):A4 (210 x 297 mm), A5 (148 x 210 mm), B5 (176 x 250 mm), DL (110 x 220 mm), C6 (114 x 162 mm), A6 (105 x 148 mm), (300 x 100 mm), (130 x 180 mm), (100 x 150 mm)
Media sizes supported (imperial):Letter; legal; 4 x 6 in; 5 x 7 in; 8 x 10 in; No. 10 envelopes
Media types supported:Paper (plain, inkjet, photo), envelopes, transparencies, labels, cards, HP Advanced Media, iron-on transfers, borderless media, panorama
Networking features:Built-in wireless 802.11b/g
Number of cartons per pallet:10
Number of layers per pallet:10
Package dimensions (W x D x H):19.1 x 8.6 x 9.7
Page yield identifier:DJD5500
Pallet dimensions (W x D x H):47.24 x 39.37 x 92.56
Pallet dimensions (W x D x H) (imperial):47.2 x 39.4 x 92.6
Pallet size (EU):47.2 x 39.4 x 92.6
Photo proofsheets supported:N
Power consumption (PowerSave):2
Power Requirements:Input voltage 100 to 240 VAC (+/- 10%), 50/60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz); may vary by region
Print head:2 (1 each black, tri-color)
Print quality, vertical alignment accuracy:+/-0.0508 mm
Print resolution (photo, best quality):< 4800 x 1200 @ 1200 input data (on photo paper)
Print speed (black, best quality, letter):< 5 ppm
Print speed (color, best quality, letter):< 2 ppm
Print speed (color, draft quality, letter):< 21 ppm
Print speed (color, full page, best quality, letter):>195s
Print speed (color, full page, draft quality, letter):>81s
Print speed (color, full page, normal quality, letter):>156s
Print technology:Inkjet
Product dimensions optional (imperial):17.05 x 8.27 x 5.79 in (with input tray and extension close)
Product dimensions optional (metric):433 x 210 x 147 mm (with input tray and extension close)
Recommended media weight (imperial):20 to 26 lb
Size:17.05
Skew:+/- 0.006 in
Skew (transparency):+/- 0.012 in
Standard input capacity for legal:Up to 80 sheets
Standard input capacity for legal:Up to 80 sheets
Standard input trays:1
Standard output capacity for labels:Up to 10 sheets
Standard output capacity for legal:Up to 20 sheets
Standard output capacity for transparancies:10
Standard output capacity for transparencies:10
SureSupply connection type:Direct and Network
SureSupply supported:Y
Technical features:ENERGY STAR qualified printer; less waste too – created from 35% recycled plastic.\n4-ink colour; optional high-capacity cartridges.\nReliable – easy to set up and easy to use.\nFour one-touch buttons (power, resume, cancel, wireless), ink level gauge.\nHP Smart Web Printing.\nBorderless printing: 10 x 15 cm, 13 x 18 cm, panorama (10 x 30 cm), A4 and more.\nPrint up to 28 ppm black, 21 ppm colour.
Video action printing supported:N
Vivera inks supported:N
Weight:none\n5.76 lb
Weight (imperial):none\n5.76 lb
Wireless Technology:IEEE 802.11b/g

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:17 / 19.1
Height:5.79
Maximum dimensions (W x D x H):17 x 19.1 x 5.79
Package weight:148.2 / 9.26
Pallet dimensions (W x D x H):47.2 x 39.4 x 128
Weight:5.78 / 92.4
Width:17.4 / 19.1