The HP Deskjet 6940 inkjet printer is an affordable unit. Costing approximately $130, it is suitable for the home user or college students with intermittent print needs. Home-based freelancers can also benefit from this machine if the job entails taking out hard copies of their work. The printer's feature set is quite comprehensive considering the low cost. It measures 17.7x14.4x5.7 inches, and it weighs 13.2 pounds.
The device is rated at 36 pages per minute for black and 27 pages per minute for color prints using HP 6940 ink. Borderless photos can print on this product; it does not have an ADF but has support for an optional duplexer. This is a PC and Mac compatible machine and is PictBridge ready. PC-free printing is also available. The maximum HP 6940 ink cartridges resolutions possible are 1200 dpi x1200 dpi for monochrome and 4800 dpi x1200 dpi for color prints. It uses 4-color printing and offers optional 6-color printing using HP 6940 ink cartridges if the user is willing to remove the black ink cartridge and replace it with a photo printer ink tank every time a good photo is needed. It ships with 2 HP inkjet cartridges, one HP 96 Black and one HP 97 Tricolor printer ink tank.
The single media feeder has a capacity for 150 sheets. The HP 6940 can deliver an impressive 5000 prints a month. The user can feed it cards, labels, envelopes, photo paper, plain paper, transparencies and iron-on transfers. The maximum document size acceptable is legal or 8.5 in by 24 in. The machine connects via USB and comes ready for wired ethernet networking. Wireless networking is possible with the HP Deskjet 6940 via an optional Bluetooth adapter.
The bottom line with the HP 6940 inkjet device is that it is good value for money. It fares better than its competitors in terms of print speeds, and the print quality is good enough for general home use or even internal circulation in an office. The device also has enough attractions for the amateur photographer that wishes to print digital images. Photos can be touched up using the Real Life Technologies software bundled with the installation drivers.
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.