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HP Deskjet 3845

alaTest has collected and analyzed 76 reviews of HP Deskjet 3845. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. People really like the durability and size. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the HP Deskjet 3845 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for HP Deskjet 3845

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 52 user reviews of HP Deskjet 3845 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Printers on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the noise and durability. The price and usability also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the reliability.

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79% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP DeskJet 3845 Color Inkjet PrinterHP DeskJet 3845 Color Inkjet Printer

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: cMw (newegg.com)

HP Deskjet 3845(C9037A) Up to 18 ppm 4800 x 1200 dpi InkJet Personal Color Printer

 

have this for my families home computer never had any problems with it at all!

Oct, 2005

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

Great Buy, no complaints

 

Cheap, fast, good quality prints for general home use, and it uses the same ink as my work printer (heh heh heh).

Sep, 2005

Consumer review by: Chris (reevoo.com)

Hp Deskjet 3845

 

Size and price

A little bit 'plasticy' (hope that makes sense. It's sounds hollow

Nov, 2005

Consumer review by: Carl (reevoo.com)

Hp Deskjet 3845

 

A good value printer, useful for home use

None of note

Nov, 2005

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Hp Deskjet 3845

 

I am really impressed with the printer, as a small company, I use my printer all the time and I find it very reliable, and it suits my needs very well

Nov, 2005

Product Specifications

Value-packed, easy-to use printer for professional photo-quality up to 4800-optimized dpi or add 6-ink color. Create beautiful 4x6 borderless photos, up to 8.5x11 with white borders. Print with speed-laser-quality black text and color graphics up to 18 ppm black, up to 14 ppm color. Simple user-friendly software, one-touch print cancel button and on-screen ink-level indicator. Five print performance modes let you choose the print quality and speed setting that is best for your task. The compact design is ideal for small spaces, and 100-sheet input paper tray can be folded up when printer is not in use. Quiet operation makes it convenient to set up and print anywhere in the home or office. With included HP photo printing software you can easily create reprints, enlargements, photo layouts and album pages. Enjoy convenient USB connection for quick set-up with PC or Macintosh computers. Print long-lasting, professional-quality photos with exceptional fade resistance.

Certificates

Blue Angel certified: No
Electromagnetic compatibility:EN55022: 1998 / Class B / CISPR 22: 1997 Class B / CISPR 22: +A1 2000; EN55024: 1998; EN 61000-4-2: 1995; EN 61000-4-3: 1996; EN 61000-4-4: 1995; EN 61000-4-5: 1995; EN 61000-4-6: 1996; EN 61000-4-8: 1993; EN 61000-4-11: 1994; EN 61000-3-2: 2000 (second edition); EN 61000-3-3: 1995 + A1:2001; FCC Title 47 CFR, Part 15 Class B
Energy Star certified: Yes
Safety:IEC 60950: 1999 v3 / EN 60950: 2000; IEC 60825-1: 1993 +A1; 1997 +A2: 2001 / EN 60825-1: 1994 / Class 1 LEDs

Consumables

Approximate page yield (A4, color):190
Page yield (photo):C6658AE HP No. 58 Photo Inkjet Print Cartridge (17 ml) 125 photos (10 x 15 cm)

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:8.1in
Height:5.6in
Weight:5.1lbs
Width:16.9in

Energy Management

Power consumption (standby):5.25
Power consumption (typical):25

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Header

Compatibility:Mac / PC
Country Kits:Denmark / Finland / Norway / Sweden/Latin America
Localization:Danish / Finnish / Norwegian / Swedish/Spanish
Manufacturer:Hewlett-Packard
Model:3845
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP Deskjet

Input Capacity

Additional paper trays:N
Envelope feeder:N
Maximum input capacity:100
Maximum input capacity for banners:N
Maximum input capacity for cards:20
Maximum input capacity for envelopes:10
Maximum input capacity for labels:20
Maximum input capacity for transparencies:30
Maximum paper trays:1
Paper handling standard/input:100-sheet input tray (fold up)
Standard input capacity:100
Standard input capacity for cards:Up to 20 cards
Standard input capacity for transparencies:Up to 30 sheets

Media Formats

Custom media sizes:77 x 127 - 216 x 356 mm
Standard media sizes:Paper: A4 210 x 297 mm, A5 148 x 210 mm, B5 176 x 250 mm; transparencies: A4 210 x 297 mm; envelopes: DL 110 x 220 mm

Media Weight

Media weights by paper path:US letter: 65 to 90 g/m2, A4: 65 to 90 g/m2, legal: 70 to 90 g/m2, envelopes: 70 to 90 g/m2, cards: up to 200 g/m2
Recommended media weight:65 to 90 g/m2

Memory

Buffer Size:384
Internal memory:0.384

Modem

Type: None

Networking

Type: None

Operational Conditions

Non-operating relative humidity (non-condensing):5 - 90
Operating relative humidity (H-H):15 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:15 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):10 - 35
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):18.9 x 10.7 x 7.76

Output Capacity

Maximum output capacity:50
Maximum output capacity for transparencies:15
Paper handling standard/output:50-sheet output tray
Standard output capacity:50
Standard output capacity for cards:Up to 15 cards

Packaging Data

Package weight:7.8 lb
Package weight (imperial):7.8 lb
Quantity per pallet:96

Paper Handling

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
Media handling:Sheetfed
Standard tray media types:Card stock, Envelopes, Labels, Photo paper, Plain paper, Transparencies

Ports & interfaces

Direct printing: No
I/O ports:USB 2.0

Power

Power consumption (standby):5.25
Power consumption (typical):25

Print Quality

Print quality (black, best quality):1200

Print Technology

Color: Yes
Color printing technology:HP Photoret III (HP Photoret IV enabled)
Compatible ink types, supplies:Dye-based, pigment-based
Duplex print options:Manual
Maximum duty cycle:1000
Maximum print length:14015.7
Maximum Resolution:4800 x 1200
Print head nozzles:416 black, <18 kHz
Typefaces: None

Printer

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Interface:USB
Language Simulation:LIDIL
Max H-Resolution B/W:1200dpi
Max H-Resolution Color:4800dpi
Max Media Size (Standard):A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in) / Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)
Max Printing Speed (ppm):18ppm
Max Printing Speed Color (ppm):14ppm
Max V-Resolution B/W:1200dpi
Max V-Resolution Color:1200dpi
Media Type:Cards / Envelopes / Iron-on transfers / Labels / Photo paper / Plain paper / Transparencies/Envelopes / Greeting cards / Index cards / Iron-on transfers / Labels / Photo paper / Plain paper / Transparencies/Envelopes / Greeting cards / Index cards / Labels / Photo paper / Plain paper / Transparencies
Monthly Duty Cycle Range (Printer Class):1,000 - 9,999 pages
Output Type:Color
Technology:Ink-jet
Total Media Capacity:100sheets
Type:Personal printer

Printing

Print speed (black, best quality, A4):0.9
Print speed (black, draft quality, A4/US Letter):18
Print speed (black, fast normal quality, A4):14
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):8
Print speed (color photo, best quality):0.3
Print speed (color photo, draft quality):1.3
Print speed (color photo, fast-normal quality) on photo paper:1.3
Print speed (color photo, normal quality):0.6
Print speed (color, best quality, A4):0.8
Print speed (color, draft quality, A4/US Letter):14
Print speed (color, fast normal quality, A4):7
Print speed (color, full page color, best quality, A4):0.35
Print speed (color, full page color, draft quality, A4):3
Print speed (color, full page color, normal quality, A4):0.8
Print speed (color, normal quality, A4/US Letter):4
Time to first page (color, normal):45

Scanner

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Sound Emission

Acoustic power emissions:5 B(A)

System Requirements

Compatible operating systems:Microsoft Windows 98, 98 SE, Me, 2000 (Professional / XP); Mac OS v 9.1+; Mac OS X v 10.1.5, v 10.2.3, v 10.3.x
Mac compatibility: Yes
Minimum hard disk space:100
Minimum system requirements:CD-ROM, USB; Internet; SVGA 800 x 600 16-bit.\nPC: Intel Pentium II; Microsoft Windows 98, 98 SE, Me, 2000 Professional or XP; 64 MB RAM Microsoft Windows 98, 98 SE, Me 2000; 128 MB RAM Microsoft Windows XP; 100 MB; Microsoft Internet Explorer 5+
Minimum system requirements for Macintosh:CD-ROM, USB; Internet; SVGA 800 x 600 16-bit.\nG3; Mac OS v 9.1 & 9.2.2, OS X v 10.1.5, v 10.2.3, v 10.3.x; 128 MB RAM; 75 MB
OS Required:Apple MacOS 9.1 or later / Apple MacOS X 10.1.5 / Apple MacOS X 10.2.3 / Apple MacOS X 10.3.x / Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional / Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition / Microsoft Windows XP/Apple MacOS X / MacOS 9.1 / Microsoft Windows 2000 / XP

Technical Details

Automatic paper sensor:N
Bundled software:HP Photo Printing (Microsoft Windows)
Dimensions (WxDxH):16.9 x 16.3 x 5.67
Exifprint supported:Yes, Version 2.2
Interface:USB 2.0
Maximum output capacity for labels:Up to 10 sheets
Maximum print length (imperial):14 in
Media sizes supported (imperial):Letter, legal, executive, No. 10 envelopes, cards, borderless photo
Media types supported:Paper (inkjet, photo, plain), envelopes, labels, cards, transparencies, iron-on transfers, HP premium media
Network ready: No
Networking features:N
Number of cartons per pallet:12
Number of layers per pallet:8
Package dimensions (W x D x H):18.9 x 10.7 x 7.8
Page yield identifier:DJ3840
Pallet dimensions (W x D x H):47.2 x 84 x 44.4
Pallet dimensions (W x D x H) (imperial):47.2 x 84 x 44.4
Pallet weight:800
Pallet weight (imperial):800
Power Requirements:100-240 VAC (+/- 10%), 50-60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz)
Print head:3 (1 each black, tri-color, optional photo)
Print quality, vertical alignment accuracy:+/- 0.17 mm
Print speed (black, best quality, letter):Up to 0.9 ppm
Print speed (black, fast normal quality, letter):Up to 14 ppm
Print speed (color, best quality, letter):Up to 0.8 ppm
Print speed (color, draft quality, letter):Up to 14 ppm
Print speed (color, fast normal, letter):Up to 7 ppm
Print speed (color, full page, best quality, letter):Up to 0.35 ppm
Print speed (color, full page, draft quality, letter):Up to 3 ppm
Print speed (color, full page, normal quality, letter):Up to 0.8 ppm
Print technology:Inkjet
Printer management:N
Product dimensions when open (LxWxD):17
Recommended media weight (imperial):16 to 24 lb
Size:17
Skew:+/- 0.006 in
Skew (transparency):+/- 0.012 in
Standard input capacity for legal:Up to 100 sheets
Standard input capacity for envelopes:Up to 10 envelopes
Standard input capacity for legal:Up to 100 sheets
Standard input trays:1
Standard output capacity for labels:Up to 10 sheets
Standard output capacity for legal:Up to 50 sheets
Standard output capacity for transparancies:15
Standard output capacity for transparencies:15
Video action printing supported:N
Weight:5 lb
Weight (imperial):5 lb

Weight & Dimensions

Dimensions with trays up:430 x 207 x 144 mm
Dimensions with trays up (W x D x H):430 x 207 x 144 mm
Maximum dimensions (W x D x H):16.9 x 16.3 x 5.67
Package weight:7.72
Pallet weight:802.5
Weight:5.07