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HP LaserJet 1320nw

alaTest has collected and analyzed 73 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the performance and print quality. The paper handling and usability also get good opinions, whereas many are critical about the reliability and build quality.

price, usability, paper handling, print quality, performance

durability, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the HP LaserJet 1320nw is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

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Amazon.com review summary for HP LaserJet 1320nw

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 52 user reviews of HP LaserJet 1320nw from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.5/5 for other Printers on Amazon.com.

value for money, usability, performance, print quality, design

94% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP 49A / Q5949A Black Laser Toner Cartridge Compatible with HP LaserJet 1160, LaserJet 1160Le, LaserJet 1320, LaserJet 1320n, LaserJet 1320nw, LaserJeHP LaserJet 1320nw Monochrome Wireless Network Printer

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Reliable workhorse.

 

Very user friendly and produces consistently great quality prints.

The duplex feature is great. Fast prints

There isn't a proper loading tray for letterhead and envelopes

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Best printer I've ever had

 

This has been a great printer for me, I have not had any problems setting up or printing. I have moved twice and changed wireless networks and computers, and the printer has worked with everything. The auto duplex is a great feature, as well. Looks...

Wireless; auto duplex printing; small footprint

Manual feed is only one page at a time

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Printer ok, supporting software terrible

 

The software issues alone were enough to cause me to rate this so low. I made tne mistake of installing the "recommended" configuration that included a lot of screen fonts. This wreaked havoc with many of my applications. The unistall utility did not...

speed, print quality

Significant incompatibility problems with Windows 2K and the HP PCL drivers. Simple installation still installs the Times Roman screen fonts which causes display problems with some applications

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HP LaserJet 1320nw

 

Very user friendly and produces consistently great quality prints.

The duplex feature is great. Fast prints

There isn't a proper loading tray for letterhead and envelopes

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Best printer I've ever had

 

This has been a great printer for me, I have not had any problems setting up or printing. I have moved twice and changed wireless networks and computers, and the printer has worked with everything. The auto duplex is a great feature, as well. Looks...

Wireless; auto duplex printing; small footprint

Manual feed is only one page at a time

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HP LaserJet 1320nw

 

This has been a great printer for me, I have not had any problems setting up or printing. I have moved twice and changed wireless networks and computers, and the printer has worked with everything. The auto duplex is a great feature, as well. Looks...

Wireless; auto duplex printing; small footprint

Manual feed is only one page at a time

Consumer review by:

Printer ok, supporting software terrible

 

The software issues alone were enough to cause me to rate this so low. I made tne mistake of installing the "recommended" configuration that included a lot of screen fonts. This wreaked havoc with many of my applications. The unistall utility did not...

speed, print quality

Significant incompatibility problems with Windows 2K and the HP PCL drivers. Simple installation still installs the Times Roman screen fonts which causes display problems with some applications

Consumer review by:

Printer ok, supporting software terrible

 

The software issues alone were enough to cause me to rate this so low. I made tne mistake of installing the "recommended" configuration that included a lot of screen fonts. This wreaked havoc with many of my applications. The unistall utility did not...

speed, print quality

Significant incompatibility problems with Windows 2K and the HP PCL drivers. Simple installation still installs the Times Roman screen fonts which causes display problems with some applications

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good value

 

Nice printer - no jams Advise getting the larger capacity toner cartridge

price is right, prints flawlesly

toner eater

Consumer review by:

HP LaserJet 1320nw

 

Nice printer - no jams

price is right, prints flawlesly

toner eater

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Product Specifications

Offering high performance black-and-white desktop laser printing over a variety of networks, the HP LaserJet 1320 printer series is ideal for any business professional or small workteam. This expandable laser printer provides high-quality print output and flexible networking, with the dependability and support that has made HP world-renowned. Compact size, ease-of-use and constant reliability make this printer a great fit for the home office or small business workgroup. Reduce waiting time with built-in Instant-on Technology that prints the first page out as fast as 8.5 seconds and a highly efficient print engine that delivers print speeds of up to 22 ppm (letter)/21 ppm (A4). A powerful 133 MHz processor with 16 MB of printer memory (expandable to 144 MB) and Memory Enhancement technology allows optimum speeds to be reached even for complex jobs. The HP LaserJet 1320 printer series produces consistent professional, quality documents at 1200 dpi resolution with a 10, 000-page monthly duty cycle. With HP Smart printing supplies, both printer and LaserJet print cartridge are optimized to work together, making adjustments to ensure optimal output quality throughout the life of the cartridge. The smaller toner particle size in HP LaserJet print cartridges also delivers crisp, sharp output for superb image quality and consistency. Featuring an enhanced, compact design with no protruding trays, the HP LaserJet 1320 printer series lets you print simply and conveniently from almost anywhere in your office, saving valuable office space.

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:14in
Height:10.1in/10in
Weight:24.7lbs
Width:13.8in

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Header

Compatibility:Mac / PC / Unix/Unix / Mac / PC
Country Kits:Europe/United States
Localization:English
Manufacturer:Hewlett-Packard
Model:1320nw
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP LaserJet

Miscellaneous

Microsoft Certification:Certified for Windows Vista
Vista Certification:Certified for Windows Vista

Modem

Type: None

Networking

Type:Print server

Printer

Connectivity Technology:Wired / Wireless
Duplex Printout:Duplex
Interface:802.11b / 802.11g / Ethernet 10/100Base-TX / USB/802.11g / Ethernet 10/100Base-TX / 802.11b / USB
Language Simulation:PCL 5E / PCL 6 / PostScript 2
Max H-Resolution B/W:1200dpi
Max Media Size (Standard):A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in)/Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)
Max Printing Speed (ppm):21ppm/22ppm
Max V-Resolution B/W:1200dpi
Media Type:Bond paper / Cards / Envelopes / Heavy-weight paper / Index cards / Labels / Plain paper / Recycled paper / Transparencies/Recycled paper / Bond paper / Cards / Heavy-weight paper / Index cards
Monthly Duty Cycle Range (Printer Class):10,000 - 19,999 pages
Output Type:Monochrome
PostScript Support:Standard
Technology:Laser
Total Media Capacity:250sheets
Type:Workgroup printer

RAM

Installed Size:16MB
Max Supported Size:144MB

Scanner

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS 9 / Apple MacOS X 10.1 / Apple MacOS X 10.2 / Apple MacOS X 10.3 / Linux / Microsoft DOS / Microsoft Windows 2000 / Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition / Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 / Microsoft Windows Server 2003 / Microsoft Windows XP / Microsoft Windows XP 64-bit Edition / UNIX/Apple MacOS X 10.3 / Microsoft Windows Server 2003 / Apple MacOS X 10.2 / Microsoft Windows XP 64-bit Edition / Apple MacOS X 10.1 / Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition / Apple MacOS 9 / Microsoft Windows 2000 / Linux / UNIX