The HP Photosmart Premium c310a is an e-All in one printer which combines the capabilities of what can an All in one printer do along with rich and high quality photo prints as provided by Photosmart printers, it’s the combination of both. Using HP Photosmart Premium C310a e-All-in-One Printer you can perform functions like print, scan and copy from just one printer at your hand.
HP Photosmart Premium e-All-in-One C310a
HP Photosmart Premium c310 series printers include the models like c310a, c310b and c310c. All the three printers supports wireless internet connectivity using the 802.11 b/g/n and memory cards includes – MMC Plus, Memory Stick Pro Duo, Memory Stick Pro HG Duo, MMC Mobile, MultiMedia Card, Secure Digital High capacity, Secure Digital Mini, Secure Digital (SD), Secure Multimedia card and TransFlash MicroSD card with adapter required.
As soon see these printers you would see a drastic change in design when compared with the old HP printers with new streamlined flair and rounded edges. The printer has 4.33 inches touch screen display screen which is the main focal point of the printer. Also it includes a small LCD which shows the notification of connections status which blinks during the operation. Just below that included are the media card reader slots. This particular series misses the PictBridge USB composite port for direct photos imports.
Using the ePrint technology you can print your document wirelessly by sending the documents to the printer email address whether its images, documents or files, pdf and photos. This printer with ePrint technology supports various mail hosting clients like Gmail, Yahoo mail, Hotmail and Microsoft Outlook. Surprisingly we use Google Reader for RSS feeds and this printer was able to print the articles using the ePrint technology as well. But remind you that this printer doesn’t include a Ethernet port for Internet connection and so the wireless Internet is acting the source for ePrint technology to work. The progress of the print jobs que in ePrint can be checkup at HP ePrint Center, which provides job history, browsing and installing apps, cancel prints and lot more.
This printer lacks an auto document feeder (ADF), which means that you should manually load each individual document for scanning. The input paper handling is done using the two separated paper tray one which holds 125 sheets and other which can hold 20 letter size photo papers for photo printing.
The following are the few basic functions specifications of the c310 series printers –
Printing Specifications: According to the printing specifications it provides a maximum resolution of 9600 dpi and uses the Drop on demand thermal inkjet for printing. For all the models the printing speed is up to 33 pages per minute of black and 32 pages per minute of color.
Copying Specifications: It’s quite important to know at what pace your printer copies the document. This series of printer have a copy speed of 33 pages per minute for black and up to 32 pages for the color documents. You can enlarge your documents to up to 200 to 400%.
Scanning Specifications: This c310a series of printer includes an image editor for image editing and the scanning resolution is 4800 x 4800 ppi.
Importantly this series of printer are Energy Star rated to reduce the total energy consumption, it’s covered under the recycling & return program which his accepted by many countries and regions.
HP Photosmart Premium c310a Cartridges
The Hp e All in one C310a being a Photosmart printer uses five individual cartridges namely for black, photo black, cyan, magenta and yellow which are available in two different volumes namely HP 564 cartridge which are supplied with the printer and other is the high yield HP 564 XL cartridges. However XL cartridges are priced somewhat higher than the normal cartridges price.
HP Photosmart Premium c310a Media Size
It supports the printing of letter, legal, executive, envelopes, A4, A3 and A2 papers. The printer supports duplex printing to provide prints on both side of the paper and thus save environment.
HP Photsmart C310a Features
The following are the features of HP Photosmart c310a –
- Whether its maps or calendar or photos or any other documents you can print easily without the need of PC using customizable apps.
- You can quickly print web content, photos and more using the TouchSmart screen.
- Using the HP ePrint you can print from any town or from any room wirelessly.
- This series of printer includes Wi-Fi connectivity.
- Duplex printing to print on both side of the paper
- Wi-Fi connectivity included
This printer is backed by HP’s exclusive support service through the dedicated toll free number. HP provides one year warranty with guarantee repairs.
By our calculations a color print out costs 3 cents and a black print cost 4.3 cents. For those who are looking for high volume of printouts especially for small offices use, they can go with HP Officejet Pro 8500 printer. One would be pleased with the output quality as it provides professional documents.