HP Deskjet 6940 Printer series

SKU: HP Deskjet 6940 Printer series (hp Office Products)

Wired Ethernet printing with breakthrough speeds up to 36 ppm black, up to 27 ppm color[13]. Laser-quality black and professional photo quality using HP Vivera inks and optional 6-ink[1] color. Print photos directly from PictBridge-enabled cameras. Optional two-sided printing and paper tray.[2]

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Easy print sharing with built-in wired Ethernet
Built-in Ethernet networking—Easily share your printer on a small wired network of PCs and notebooks
Easy wired network setup—no need for additional hardware or software with built-in Ethernet
Plug the printer networking cable into a wireless router for wireless printing convenience
Easily print from your camera phone and PDA with optional Bluetooth wireless print adapter[3]
Breakthrough speed and print performance features
Greater productivity, less waiting with breakthrough speed up to 36 ppm black, up to 27 ppm color[13]
HP's high-capacity ink cartridges can save ink and money—ideal for higher-volume jobs
Work at peak efficiency with optional HP two-sided print accessory[2] and extra 250-sheet paper tray[2]
Media sensor detects paper type and automatically sets print quality to ensure optimal results
Professional print quality, direct photo printing
Print laser-quality black and true-to-life photos with HP Vivera inks and optional 6-ink color[1]
Photos resist fading for years[4] and laser-quality text documents retain clarity for decades[5]
Edit your photos with HP Photosmart Premier software[6], easily share them with HP Photosmart Share[7]
Print professional-quality photos directly from PictBridge-enabled cameras via front USB port

Product Specifications

Print speed black (draft, letter) Up to 36 ppm****
Print speed color (draft, letter) Up to 27 ppm****
Print Speed Color Photo 4x6 (draft) As fast as 26 sec
Print resolution, black Up to 1200 x 1200 rendered dpi
Print resolution, color Up to 4800 optimized dpi color and 1200 input dpi
Monthly duty cycle Up to 5000 pages
Ink cartridges 3 (1 each black, tri-color, optional photo)
Compatible cartridges HP 96 Black Inkjet Print Cartridge (21 ml), HP 97 Tri-color Inkjet Print Cartridge (14 ml), HP 99 Photo Inkjet Print Cartridge (13 ml), HP 100 Gray Inkjet Print Cartridge (15 ml)
Memory, standard 32 MB
Print languages, standard HP PCL3
Printer page yield View additional yield information
Paper handling
Standard paper handling (input) 150-sheet input tray
Standard paper handling (output) 50-sheet output tray
Duplex printing (printing on both sides of paper) Automatic (standard or optional varies by product)
Envelope input capacity Up to 20 envelopes
Borderless Printing Yes (up to 8.5 x 24 in)
Media sizes, standard Letter, legal, executive, No. 10 envelopes, cards, borderless photo (4 x 6 in, 5 x 7 in, 8 x 10 in), borderless panorama (4 x 10 in, 4 x 11 in, 4 x 12 in)
Media types Paper (banner, inkjet, photo, plain), envelopes, labels, cards, transparencies, iron-on transfers, media (borderless, HP premium)
Media weight, recommended 16 to 24 lb
Media sizes, custom 3 x 5 to 8.5 x 24 in
Connectivity, standard 1 USB, 1 Ethernet, 1 PictBridge
Connectivity, optional HP bt450 Bluetooth Wireless Printer and PC Adapter
Power and operating requirements
Compatible Operating Systems Windows 2000 Professional; Windows XP Home; Windows XP Professional; Certified for Windows Vista(R); Mac OS X v 10.2.3; Mac OS X v 10.3; Mac OS X v 10.4 or higher; Linux (see http://www.hplip.net)
Minimum system requirements PC: For all systems: CD-ROM drive, SVGA monitor (1024 x 768 with 32-bit color), USB port and USB cable for direct computer connection or working Ethernet network, Internet access; for PC systems: any Intel Pentium II, Celeron or compatible processor (Pentium 4 or higher recommended), 64 MB RAM for basic software installation (256 MB RAM for full software installation), 200 MB available hard disk space for basic software installation (450 MB for full software installation), Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional, XP Home, XP Professional for basic software installation (Windows 2000 Professional, XP Home, XP Professional for full software installation), Internet Explorer 5.01 SP2 or higher Macintosh: Mac OS X v 10.2.3, 10.3; G3 processor or greater; 256 MB RAM; 150 MB available hard disk space for software installation
Operating humidity 20 to 80% RH
Power consumption 50 watts maximum
Acoustic power emissions 5.2 B(A) (Best), 5.9 B(A) (Normal), 6.3 B(A) (Fast normal), 6.5 B(A) (Fast draft)
ENERGY STAR® Qualified Yes
Dimensions and weight
Product Dimensions 17.7 x 14.5 x 5.7 in
Product weight 13.2 lb
What's included
Warranty, standard One-year limited hardware warranty backed by HP Customer Care, service and support; one-year technical phone support, plus a toll-free number
What's included HP Deskjet 6940 Printer, HP 96 Black Inkjet Print Cartridge (21 ml), HP 97 Tri-color Inkjet Print Cartridge (14 ml), HP Photosmart Premier software, printer drivers, User's Guide on CD-ROM, Setup Poster, Reference Guide, Ethernet cable, power supply, power cord
Cable included? Yes, 1 Ethernet


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