HP Deskjet 6940 Color Inkjet Printer is a printer of home and home office type. This printer is designed especially for people having busy life styles and for those who bring work home. These kinds of printers allow you to achieve more of what you want within a limited time period.

Compact, stylish design:

The printer has a very stylish and compact design that looks like a rectangular box. The Deskjet 6940 Photo Printer is having its dimensions as, 5.7″ x 17.7″ x 14.4″ (H x W x D) inches and weighs 13.2lbs. The colour scheme used is silver and black, silver dominating in the product. The printer has a very simple look with only a few buttons in the control panel that is present in the right most corner. These controls give you smart and quick access that includes power, print, cancel and network configuration. A USB port is available in the front facia of the printer to the left of the input tray, towards the bottom. The only other interface apart from the USB is the Ethernet.

HP Deskjet 6940 Inkjet Photo Printer

The capacity of the input cassette of the Deskjet 6940 is 150 sheets. If you feel that that will not be suffice then you can also add an optional 250-sheet paper tray which brings the total capacity of the printer to 400 sheets. Since HP uses high capacity ink cartridges, you will be saving a lot of ink when you are doing jobs of large volume.

Features:

HP Deskjet 6940 Wireless Photo Printer has a maximum black and white resolution of 1200 dpi x 1200 dpi and a colour resolution of 4800 dpi x 1200 dpi which is quite good for a printer of this cost. Optional duplex printing and borderless printing are the major features of the Deskjet 6940 Colour Photo Printer. The efficiency of your job can be increased when you work with an optional auto two sided printing. The monthly duty cycle of the printer is 5000 pages.

Compatibility:

HP Deskjet 6940 is compatible with both windows and Mac operating systems.

The media types supported by Deskjet 6940 Color Inkjet are, Plain paper , Photo paper , Transparencies , Envelopes , Cards , Iron-on transfers , Labels and Banner paper.

And the media sizes supported include 3.95 in x 5.9 in , Panoramic A2 (8.27 in x 23.4 in) , Legal (8.5 in x 14 in) , Executive (7.25 in x 10.5 in) , B5 (6.93 in x 9.83 in) , A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in) , Letter A Size (8.5 in x 11 in) , 3 in x 5 in , 5.12 in x 7.1 in , A5 (5.83 in x 8.25 in). Envelop sizes supported being International DL (4.33 in x 8.66 in) and International C6 (4.5 in x 6.38 in) and the card or label sizes supported are, A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in) , Letter A Size (8.5 in x 11 in) , A6 Card (4.13 in x 5.83 in).

HP Deskjet 6940 Wireless Photo Printer

Excellent print speed:

The selling point feature of this Inkjet Photo Printer is its incredible speeds which is up to 36 ppm black, up to 27 ppm colour. A speed of this rate allows you to enjoy greater productivity and cuts off your waiting time. The print sizes range from 10 x 15 cm up to large panorama (215 x 610 mm). The Media sensor feature of HP Deskjet 6940 borderless photo Printer detects paper type and automatically sets print quality.

Print quality:

The quality of the prints produced are professional with or without the borders. The prints do not have any unwanted jagging or banding. The text and graphics quality are very clear and dark. You can get professional laser-quality black text and colour by using theĀ  optional 6-ink colour HP Vivera Inks. The photos that are print using this printer are resistant to fading. HP Photosmart Real Life technologies automatically removes red-eye and enhances detail in the darker areas.

Warranty:

HP Deskjet 6940 colour inkjet printer comes with one year limited warranty.

Verdict:

HP Deskjet 6940 is having a good blend of style, features and performance. Having excellent speed and quality, it will a great asset for small office owners. This colour inkjet printer is recommended by us for small office owners looking for great speed with no compromise in quality.

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HP Deskjet 6940 Wireless Photo Printer – Technical Specification Table

Manufacturer HP
Model Name HP Deskjet 6940
Type Workgroup printer – Inkjet – Colour
Colour / Monochrome Colour inkjet printer
Colour/Finish Silver, black
Dimensions L x W x D 5.7″ x 17.7″ x 14.4″
Weight 13.2lbs
Printing technology Inkjet
Print speed Mono: 36ppm
Colour: 27ppm
Print resolution Mono:1200 x 1200 dpi
Colour:4800 x 1200 dpi
Media size supported 3.95 in x 5.9 in , Panoramic A2 (8.27 in x 23.4 in), Legal (8.5 in x 14 in),
Executive (7.25 in x 10.5 in), B5 (6.93 in x 9.83 in), A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in),
Letter A Size (8.5 in x 11 in), 3 in x 5 in, 5.12 in x 7.1 in, A5 (5.83 in x 8.25 in).
Envelop:DL (4.33 in x 8.66 in) and International C6 (4.5 in x 6.38 in)
Card:A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in), Letter A Size (8.5 in x 11 in), A6 Card (4.13 in x 5.83 in).
Media capacity 400 sheets
Monthly Duty Cycle 5000 pages
Data Link Protocol Ethernet
Standard memory 32MB
Connections 1.0 x USB – Ethernet
1.0 x Direct print port
1.0 x Network
Compatible Operating systems Apple MacOS X 10.2.3, Microsoft Windows 2000 / XP,
Apple MacOS X 10.3 or later
Software Drivers & Utilities
Power consumption 50.0 Watt
Warranty 1 year