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HP Photosmart D5460

alaTest has collected and analyzed 79 reviews of HP Photosmart D5460. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and control panel. The print quality and design also get good feedback. There are some less positive comments about the durability and size, while there are mixed opinions on the usability and price.

performance, design, print quality, control panel, reliability

noise, size, durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the HP Photosmart D5460 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 79 reviews)

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Expert review by: Leslie Ayers (maclife.com)

HP Photosmart D5460

 

Given how large the universe of $100 photo printers has grown, it can be difficult to decide exactly which one to throw your 100 bones toward.

Prints gorgeous photos, albeit a tad slowly. Printing from a memory card is a snap

Software makes it more difficult than necessary to print photos from within an image editor

Despite a clunky process for printing photos from within an image editor, the Photosmart D5460 turns out gorgeous photos and doesn't consume ink like a pig at the trough the way some printers in its class do. For 100 bucks, it's a fabulous value.

Oct, 2008

Expert review by: Susan Silvius (pcworld.com)

Photosmart D5460

 

HP's Photosmart D5460 inkjet printer is a bargain that you can brag about. Though it's a bare-bones printer in most respects, it has a few standout features that any photo enthusiast would love to have.

CD/DVD printing Very good print quality

Can't accommodate legal-size paper

The Photosmart D5460 starts out as a basic machine, but it provides more options and higher-quality output than you'd expect for the price. If you're concerned about the high cost of photo printing, this economically designed model may provide the...

Oct, 2008

Expert review by: Good Gear Guide.au (goodgearguide.com.au)

All the functionality you need.

 

The D5460 is a stripped-down Photosmart. There aren't too many frills, but the quality is enticing enough at this price.

CD/DVD printing, great print quality, fast print speeds

Some photo printing inconsistencies, limited to USB connection

Dec, 2008
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Expert review by: Susan Silvius (pcadvisor.co.uk)

HP Photosmart D5460 review

 

HP's Photosmart D5460 inkjet printer is a bargain that you can brag about.

The HP Photosmart D5460 starts out as a basic machine, but it provides more options and higher-quality output than you'd expect for the price. If you're concerned about the high cost of photo printing, this economically designed model may provide the...

Oct, 2008

Expert review by: (channel5.com)

HP Photosmart D5460

 

This photo printer from HP is capable of printing 33 black and white pages per minute and 31 colour pages per minute. It has a colour, 1.5-inch LCD and supports CompactFlash, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Duo, Secure Digital/MultiMediaCard, Secure Digital...

Dec, 2008

Expert review by: Techworld (techworld.com)

HP Photosmart D5460 review

 

The HP Photosmart D5460 starts out as a basic machine, but it provides more options and higher-quality output than you'd expect for the price. If you're concerned about the high cost of photo printing, this economically designed model may provide the...

Oct, 2008

Expert review by: Susan Silvius (reseller.co.nz)

HP Photosmart D5460 inkjet printer

 

Though it's a bare-bones printer in most respects, it has a few standout features that any photo enthusiast would love to have

The Photosmart D5460 starts out as a basic machine, but it provides more options and higher-quality output than you'd expect for the price. If you're concerned about the high cost of photo printing, this economically designed model may provide the...

Oct, 2008

Consumer review by: Janciros (shopzilla.com)

Poor quality prints

 

The LCD screen is very nice

I think that the quality of the photos is very poor

Oct, 2006

Consumer review by: NR (newegg.com)

More Consumer Trash

 

Good beyond the fact it's expensive. Should have just dropped for a laser.

Linux

Eats ink like no other. It downs the cartages. It's working out to more than a dollar a page, not photo's or photo quality ether ; Loud, it makes a ton of noise after every print doing something. It's not like a DotMatrix but it's annoying. Rather put...

Dec, 2009

Consumer review by: Cousin Eddie (newegg.com)

iece of sh__.

 

I've owned other HP printers, and never had this issue before.

Prints DVDs and CDs, pictures aren`t bad

About 1 in every 3 envelopes I try to print, I get a paper mismatch message. It goes through expensive ink like an suv goes through gas

Nov, 2009

Product Specifications

Get the versatility you need to print everything from everyday documents to colorful creative projects - even personalized CDs/DVDs - with this fast all-round printer. Five individual inks deliver laser-quality text and lab-quality photos. The HP Photosmart D5460 Printer is designed for home users wanting an easy-to-use printer capable of meeting all their printing needs, from documents and web pages to lab-quality photos, creative projects and even personalized CDs and DVDs.

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:15.2in/22.6in
Height:7.2in
Weight:12.8lbs
Width:18in

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Header

Compatibility:Mac / PC
Country Kits:Australia / New Zealand
Manufacturer:Hewlett-Packard
Model:D5460
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP PhotoSmart

Miscellaneous

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

Modem

Type: None

Networking

Type: None

Printer

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Interface:USB
Language Simulation:PCL 3
Max H-Resolution B/W:600dpi
Max H-Resolution Color:9600dpi
Max Media Size (Standard):A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in)/Letter A Size (8.5 in x 11 in)
Max Printing Speed (ppm):33ppm
Max Printing Speed Color (ppm):31ppm
Max V-Resolution B/W:600dpi
Max V-Resolution Color:2400dpi
Media Type:Cards / CD discs / DVD discs / Envelopes / Labels / Photo paper / Plain paper / Transparencies/Cards / Envelopes / Labels / Photo paper / Plain paper / Transparencies
Output Type:Color
Technology:Ink-jet
Total Media Capacity:125sheets
Type:Photo printer

RAM

Installed Size:64MB

Scanner

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS X 10.3 / Apple MacOS X 10.4 / Apple MacOS X 10.5 / Microsoft Windows Vista / Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition / Microsoft Windows XP Professional
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