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HP Photosmart C4380 All-in-One Printer

alaTest has collected and analyzed 241 reviews of HP Photosmart C4380 All-in-One Printer. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the reliability and size. The price and performance are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the connectivity and control panel.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the HP Photosmart C4380 All-in-One Printer is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for HP Photosmart C4380 All-in-One Printer

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 69 user reviews of HP Photosmart C4380 All-in-One Printer from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the print quality and reliability. The performance and price are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some mixed comments about the design.

usability, price, performance, reliability, print quality

62% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP Multifunction Photosmart C4380 WiFiHP Multifunction Photosmart C4380 WiFi

Dec, 2018

expert REVIEWS - BEST BUY

Expert review by (expertreviews.co.uk)

HP Photosmart C4380 review

 

HP has stopped production of the Photosmart C4380, but it's still available from many retailers at around half its original price.

Sep, 2008

PC ADVISOR - RECOMMENDED

Expert review by : Carrie-Ann Skinner (techadvisor.co.uk)

HP Photosmart C4380 review

 

There is something reassuringly comforting about the HP Photosmart C4380's compact design.

If you regularly want to print photos, and scan or copy other documents, and don't mind the associated costs, the HP Photosmart C4380 is a superb model. If you're at all impatient, look elsewhere.

Aug, 2008

Expert review by : Rob Mead (macworld.co.uk)

HP Photosmart C4380

 

If desk space is limited, combining your fax, printer and scanner makes a lot of sense. We take a look at the Canon Pixma MP610, Epson Stylus RX585, HP Photosmart C4380, Kodak EasyShare ESP 5 and Lexmark's X4650 and X4875 printers to see which offers...

Sep, 2008

Expert review by : Techworld (techworld.com)

HP Photosmart C4380 review

 

If you regularly want to print photos, and scan or copy other documents, and don't mind the associated costs, the HP Photosmart C4380 is a superb model. If you're at all impatient, look elsewhere.

Aug, 2008

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

HP Photosmart C4380

 

excellent photographic programme. good clear printing. good scanner

Dec, 2008

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

HP Photosmart C4380

 

Wireless

Nov, 2008

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

HP Photosmart C4380

 

The printer looks beautiful.

The printer won't connect to my WiFi.

Nov, 2008

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

HP Photosmart C4380

 

Easy to use, a good quality all round printer and scanneer

None I can think of

Nov, 2008

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

HP Photosmart C4380

 

the ease of use is good, with the instructions anyone can set it up and use it almost immediatly.

None that i have found yet.

Nov, 2008

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

HP Photosmart C4380

 

Small & manageable

Not noticed any yet

Nov, 2008

Product Specifications

Share easy photo and document printing over your wireless home network and make crisp, sharp copies and high quality scans with this versatile all-in-one. Print from memory card - no PC needed - and view/select via the 3.8 cm color display.

Certificates

Blue Angel certified:N
Electromagnetic compatibility:FCC Title 47 CFR Part 15 Class B (USA), CE (European Union), ICES (Canada), C-tick (Australia and New Zealand), VCCI (Japan), BSMI (Taiwan), CCC S&E (China), MIC (Korea)
Energy Star certified:N

Copying

Copier settings:Stand-alone copying: Fit to page, 100% (with software: Photo-size choices and Reduce/Enlarge)
Copy resolution (black graphics):Up to 600 dpi
Copy speed (best quality, black, A4):0.9
Copy speed (best quality, colour, A4):0.9
Copy speed (black, best, letter):Up to 0.7 cpm
Copy speed (black, draft, letter):Up to 30 cpm
Copy speed (colour ,draft, letter):Up to 23 cpm
Copy speed (colour, best, letter):Up to 0.7 cpm
Copy speed (colour, draft, A4):23
Copy speed (concept, black, A4):30
Copy speed (normal quality, black, A4):7
Copy speed (normal quality, colour, A4):5.4
Copy speed (US Letter, colour, normal):7.7
Max Copying Resolution B/W:600 x 600 dpi
Max Copying Resolution Colour:4800 x 1200 dpi
Max Copying Speed B/W:30ppm
Max Copying Speed Colour:23ppm
Maximum Copy Resolution:600
Maximum copy speed (black, A4):32
Maximum copy speed (colour, A4):24
Maximum number of copies:9

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:29cm
Height:16.2cm
Weight:5kg
Width:43.4cm

Display

Built-in Display:Y
Display:LCD

Document & Media Handling

Max Copy Size:215 x 610 mm
Standard Media Capacity:100sheets

Fax

Auto-redialing:N
Distinctive ring:N
Fax delayed sending:N
Fax forwarding:N
Telecom compliance (fax capability):N

Header

Manufacturer:Hewlett-Packard
Model:C4380 All-in-One
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP Photosmart

Input capacity

Maximum input capacity:125
Maximum input capacity for 10 x 15 cm photographs:20
Maximum input capacity for envelopes:Up to 10 envelopes
Maximum input capacity for labels:Up to 20 sheets
Maximum input capacity for transparencies:20
Standard input capacity:100
Standard input capacity for cards:Up to 20 cards
Standard input capacity for transparencies:Up to 20 sheets

Memory

Max Supported Memory:32MB
Standard Memory:32MB

Miscellaneous

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

Networking

Wi-Fi:Y

Office Machine

Functions:Copier / Printer / Scanner
Monthly Duty Cycle (max):1000impressions
Photo Multifunction:Photo printer
Printing Output Type:Colour
Printing Technology:Ink-jet
Type:Printer / copier / scanner

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):15 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 40
Recommended operating temperature range (T-T):15 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Storage temperature (T-T):-40 - 140

Other features

Acoustic power emissions:5.6 B(A) (color printing), 5.9 B(A) (black-and-white normal printing), 5.4 B(A) (color copying), 5.7 B(A) (black-and-white copying), 3.3 B(A) (idle)
Acoustic power emissions (active, print, copy or scan):5.6 B(A) (color printing), 5.9 B(A) (black-and-white normal printing), 5.4 B(A) (color copying), 5.7 B(A) (black-and-white copying), 3.3 B(A) (idle)
All-in-one functions:Copy, Scan
Auto fax reduction supported:N
Automatic paper sensor:Y
Camera phone:N
Colour all-in-one functions:copy, print, scan
Compatible ink types, supplies:Dye-based (color), pigment-based (black)
Compatible operating systems:Windows 2000 (SP3); Windows XP Home; Windows XP Professional; Windows Vista(TM) Ready; Mac OS X v 10.3.9; Mac OS X v 10.4 or higher; With Windows 2000, some features may not be available
Custom media sizes:3 x 5 to 8.5 x 24 in\n77 x 127 to 215 x 610 mm
Dimensions (WxDxH):434 x 394 x 162
Dimensions with trays up:434 x 290 x 162 mm
Duplex print options:Manual (driver support provided)
Exifprint supported:Yes, Version 2.2
Export file formats:JPEG
Fax phone TAM interface supported:N
Fax telephone mode supported:N
Functions:Color printing, color copy, color scanning
Handset:N
I/O ports:1 USB 2.0, 4 Memory card slots
Image scaling/enlargement range:50 to 400%
Maximum dimensions (W x D x H):434 x 587 x 162
Maximum input capacity (photo paper):Up to 20 sheets
Maximum internal memory:32
Maximum output capacity (photo paper):Up to 15 sheets
Maximum output capacity for labels:Up to 10 sheets
Maximum output capacity for transparencies:15
Maximum print length (imperial):24 in
Maximum scan area:215.9
Media size (tray 1):A4 (210 x 297 mm), A5 (148 x 210 mm), B5 (176 x 250 mm), DL (110 x 220 mm), C6 (114 x 162 mm), A6 (105 x 148 mm), (300 x 100 mm), (130 x 180 mm), (100 x 150 mm)
Media sizes supported (imperial):Letter, legal, executive, cards, panorama, 4 x 6 in
Media weights by paper path:A4: 75 to 90 g/m2; legal: 75 to 90 g/m2; envelopes: 75 to 90 g/m2; cards: up to 200 g/m2; 10 x 15 cm photo: up to 280 g/m2
Minimum system requirements for Macintosh:Mac OS X v 10.3.9, 10.4 (or later); Power PC G3, G4, G5 or Intel Core (TM) processor; 128 MB RAM, 200 MB available hard disk space, CD ROM, USB port
Networking features:802.11 b/g
Number of cartons per pallet:12
Number of layers per pallet:7
Package dimensions (W x D x H):469.9 x 196.1 x 335.3
Package dimensions (WxDxH):470 x 196 x 334
Package weight:6.53 kg
Package weight (imperial):14.4 lb
Page yield identifier:Photosmart C4200
Pallet dimensions (W x D x H):1219.2 x 1016 x 2493
Pallet dimensions (W x D x H) (imperial):1219.2 x 1016 x 2512.1
Pallet weight:571.75
Photo proofsheets supported:N
Power requirements:AC 100 to 240 V, 600 mA 50–60 Hz
Power Supply:25
Print head:3 (1 each black, tri-color, optional photo)
Print quality, vertical alignment accuracy:+/- 0.0002 in\n+/- 0.0508 mm
Print speed (colour, draft quality, 10 x 15 photo):As fast as 25 sec
Print speed (colour, normal quality, 10 x 15 photo):As fast as 49 secs
Printer features:Color printing, color copy, color scanning
Product dimensions when open (LxWxD):434.3
Product weight optional (imperial):11.16 lb
Product weight optional (metric):5.06 kg
Quantity per pallet:84
Recommended media weight (imperial):20 to 24 lb
Remote retrieval capability:N
Scan resolution enhanced disclaimer (short):The maximum dpi at which you can scan is limited by available computer memory, disk space and other system factors.
Scan speed (4x6, colour photo):<48 s
Size:434.3
Skew:+/- 0.006 in
Standard input capacity for envelopes:Up to 10 envelopes
Standard input capacity for legal:Up to 100 sheets
Standard input trays:1
Standard media sizes:A4 (210 x 297 mm), A5 (148 x 210 mm), B5 (176 x 250 mm), DL (110 x 220 mm), C6 (114 x 162 mm), A6 (105 x 148 mm), (300 x 100 mm), (130 x 180 mm), (100 x 150 mm)
Standard output capacity for labels:Up to 10 sheets
Standard output capacity for legal:Up to 50 sheets
Standard output capacity for transparancies:15
SureSupply connection type:Direct
SureSupply supported:Y
Technical features:HP Adaptive Lighting, HP Auto Red-eye Removal
UNSPSC-code:43212110
Upgrade type:N
Video action printing supported:N
Vivera inks supported:Y
Weight:5.06 kg
Weight (imperial):11.16 lb
Wireless option type:Yes, WiFi 802.11 b/g
Wireless Technology:802.11b; 802.11g

Output capacity

Maximum output capacity:50
Standard output capacity:50
Standard output capacity for cards:Up to 10 cards

Paper Handling

Envelope feeder:N
Maximum input capacity for cards:Up to 20 cards
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Maximum paper trays:1
Maximum print size:Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Media handling:Sheetfed
Paper handling standard/input:100-sheet input tray
Paper handling standard/output:50-sheet output tray
Recommended media weight:75 to 90 g/m2
Standard tray media types:Card stock, Envelopes, Labels, Photo paper, Transparencies

PC Connectivity

PC Connection:IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / USB
PC Connection Availability: Yes

Performance

All-In-One-multitasking:Y
Copying:Colour
Digital sender:N
Faxing:N
Print Technology:Inkjet
Printing:Colour
Printing colours:Black, cyan, magenta
Scanning:Colour

Ports & interfaces

Direct printing:Y
PictBridge:N

Power

Power consumption (average operating):70
Power consumption (typical):70

Printing

Max Printing Speed B/W:30ppm
Max Printing Speed B/W (ppm):30ppm
Max Printing Speed Colour:23ppm
Max Printing Speed Colour (ppm):23ppm
Max Resolution B/W:1200 dpi
Max Resolution Colour:4800 x 1200 dpi
Maximum Resolution:4800 x 1200
Print speed (black, best quality, A4):1.6
Print speed (black, best quality, letter):Up to 1.6 ppm
Print speed (black, draft quality, A4/US Letter):30
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):8.9
Print speed (colour, draft quality, A4/US Letter):23
Print speed (colour, draft quality, letter):Up to 23 ppm
Print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Letter):23, 5.3

Scanning

Gray scale levels:256
Input colour depth:48
Maximum scan area:216 x 297
Optical scanning resolution:1200 x 2400
Scan input modes:Front-panel scan, HP Director, TWAIN
Scan speed (OCR, A4):< 22 sec
Scan speed (OCR, letter):< 22 sec
Scan speed in preview mode:Up to 13 sec
Scan technology:CIS
Scan type:Flatbed
Scanner Type:Flatbed
TWAIN version:Version 1.9

Software

Bundled software:HP Photosmart Essentials for Macintosh and Microsoft Windows

Storage

Compatible memory cards:CF
Internal Memory:32
Maximum internal memory:32

Weight & Dimensions

Package weight:6500
Weight:5030