For small business owners and home users who do more than print text, the HP Deskjet 3843 inkjet printer is an excellent choice. It is fast, at up to 18 pages per minute for text and up to 9 pages per minute for three-color prints as well as text with graphics. A member of the HP 3840 Deskjet series, it is designed for use in non-commercial situations, meaning home, small office or personal usage. This series of printers falls into the under $200 price category and can be obtained for much less with a little research.
The HP 3843 inkjet unit has a convenient desktop size of 18.89x5.85x8.12 inches and light weight of 5.02 pounds making it a cinch for most small offices or home applications. It uses the common "plug and play" USB interface to hook up. Set up is fast and easy. It can easily be set up in a few minutes. This unit will handle all of the media that is required of small business and home applications such as letter, envelope, cards, transparencies, labels and photo prints, and HP 3843 ink prints with exceptional quality on all of these media types. All Mac OS and Windows 98 and newer platforms will work with this machine.
This printer uses common black HP 3843 ink cartridges that have an average page yield of up to 280 pages. The tricolor Deskjet 3843 ink cartridges crank out an impressive 240-page yield. The photo printer ink will turn out excellent 4x6 inch borderless photos and great quality 8x12 inch prints with quarter-inch borders. Using HP 3843 ink a resolution of up to 4800x1200 dpi makes for exceptional results from a machine in this price class. Print speeds, of course, are sacrificed with sharper imaging. As this type of small equipment goes, it is economical in printer ink consumption, meaning buyers won't run out of Deskjet 3843 too quickly.
The consensus among the remaining reviews for this unit is said best in the Photographyreview.com critique, which called it a value-packed, easy-to-use machine that can create beautiful borderless photo prints. For small office applications and freelance home projects, this will provide an economical and quality print experience.
Based on our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee, Ink Technologies will accept returns of compatible or remanufactured ink and toner cartridges for full credit if the returned product has a valid return authorization number and is received in our warehouse within 6 months of the original shipping date. If there is a confirmed print quality issue, only 1 set of opened products will be accepted for credit returns, and only if less than 30% of the ink or toner has been used.
Ink Technologies will replace defective compatible or remanufactured products free of charge if the products are returned within 1 year of the original ship date, and provide a return shipping tag for return of the product.