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HP Deskjet 2540 All-In-One Printer
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- Print, scan and copy
- Print speed: Up to 7 ppm black/4 ppm colour
- PC, smartphone and tablet printer - print wirelessly from any room in your home
- Save space with a sleek, stylish and compact design
- Get up to 2.5x more black printed pages and 2x more colour printed pages with optional high-capacity 301XL ink cartridges
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|Connectivity Technology||USB 2.0, Wireless LAN||USB 2.0||USB 2.0||WiFi|
|Resolution||1200 Dots Per Inch||1200 Dots Per Inch||1200 Dots Per Inch||1200 Dots Per Inch|
|Dimensions||15.7 cm x 30.6 cm x 42.5 cm||25.2 cm x 42.5 cm x 55.2 cm||14.5 cm x 30 cm x 39 cm||14.5 cm x 30 cm x 39 cm|
|Item Weight||3.6 kg||3.6 kg||4.2 kg||Information not provided|
|Maximum Printspeed Black White||7 ppm||7 ppm||33 ppm||26 ppm|
|Model Year||2013||2013||2014||Information not provided|
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HP Deskjet 2540 All-in-One Printer
Enjoy easy wireless printing from any room -- plus scanning and copying too -- with this simple and affordable HP Deskjet all-in-one.1 Save space with a compact design that fits anywhere and get started in no time with quick and easy set-up.
Up to 1200 dpi scan resolution
PC, Smartphone and Tablet Printer -- Print Wirelessly from Any Room in Your Home1
Enjoy easy wireless printing from any room – from your smartphone, tablet or PC.1 Print wirelessly from your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch with Apple AirPrint.2
Print, Scan and Copy with 1 Device
Enjoy real versatility -- produce everything you need with this no-fuss all-in-one. Do it all from 1 device -- print web pages, scan photos, copy correspondence and more.
Save Space with a Sleek, Stylish and Compact Design
Save valuable space with a compact all-in-one that’s designed fit almost anywhere. Get started straightaway with quick, easy set-up and simple operation.
This Product Has
Manual (driver support provided)
Legal Size Flatbed Scanner
Print Speed Black (ISO, Laser Comparable)
Up to 7 ppm
Print Speed Footnote
Either after first page or after first set of ISO test pages
Print Speed Colour (ISO, Laser Comparable)
Up to 4 ppm
First Page Out Black (A4, Ready)
As fast as 17 seconds
First Page Out Colour (A4, Ready)
As fast as 24 seconds
Recommended Monthly Page Volume
300 to 400
Paper Handling, Standard
60-sheet input tray and 25-sheet output tray
Scan Resolution, Optical
Up to 1200 dpi
1. An app or driver may be required to use HP wireless direct. Wireless performance is dependent on physical environment and distance from access point. Wireless operations are compatible with 2.4 GHz routers only.
2. Supports OS X Lion, OS X Mountain Lion and the following devices running iOS 4.2 or later: iPad (all models), iPhone (3GS or later) and iPod touch (third generation or later). Works with HP's AirPrint-enabled printers and requires the printer be connected to the same network as your OS X or iOS device. Wireless performance is dependent on physical environment and distance from the access point. OS X, iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the United States and other countries. AirPrint and the AirPrint logo are trademarks of Apple Inc.
1x HP Deskjet 2540 All-in-One Printer
Black Ink Cartiridge
Colour Ink Cartridge
Top Customer Reviews
The other thing that concerned me was the alleged amount of ink some printers use to clean printer heads when printing is only occasional(The worst being a massive 276% extra!). This lead me to the Canon MG and HP wireless all in one low end range that apparently use only an additional 11% of ink for occasional use. I chose the Canon(purely because I preferred the design)but quickly regretted my choice. The wireless set up was a nightmare (3 hours) and it was only achieved by chance after pressing every available button. The documentation was poor, the function keys and the okay key interchanged constantly which is annoying and the software that installed on my desktop was intrusive and not user friendly. My frustration only heightened when I was asked for a USB cable when attempting to scan and with my patience finally gone I brought the HP.
In comparison this is a breeze! The printer and wireless set up was complete in an amazing 15 minutes and required me to only install the ink cartridges and mains cable. No inputting of network codes and no guessing which key, just a connection to the web and all done by HP. Couldn't have been easier. The only noticeable software to be installed on my pc was a single, very user friendly, printer icon, fabulous again!Read more ›
The white is quite attractive and makes a change v the normal black printer colour, but that's a minor point the performance is what really counts.
The HP is easy to set up simply pop the CD in and follow the instructions (which are very basic and hard to get wrong) I prefer a wired connection to the desktop but the wireless works very well on this (useful for other devices)
Onto the main printer itself on the top part there are a few buttons and a fairly small LCD which shows the wifi strength and no. of copies. The buttons let you control the wifi, power, and black/colour copy, as well as a low warning indicator for both cartridges.
My quick fire pros and cons.
+ Good print quality for both text and photos
+ Excellent bang per buck, low price
+ Built in wifi, connecting is easy and trouble free, also has Wireless Direct Printing (so you don't need to join the wifi network)
+ Apple AirPrint compatible
+ Fairly good build, easy to set up and use
+ Acceptable print speeds (it's no speed demon but fine for this price - around 7ppm at high quality faster draft)
+ Good instant scan quality (like a photocopier)
+ Ink carts are "not chipped" you can re-fill them
- Not so easy to scan books (could use a double hinge)
- Scan quality is good for documents, acceptable for photos (for photo scans a dedicated flatbed will do better)
- No slots for media cards, small mono LCD
Size is fairly compact at around 425 mm width and 306 mm depth.Read more ›
With the HP ePrint app installed on my iPad, the Deskjet 2540 automatically found photos or files, emails, and cloud services. Once you have your file, you just hit "print". The cartridges are in the front and come right out, they're easy to remove and replace. The printer is slow, but that is fine for my printing needs.
The scanner makes a fan noise every time you scan a document, but it's easy to use and includes a number of settings, such as resolution and size, depending on what type of document you're scanning. The brightness and contrast are adjustable, and you can rotate and crop.
For the money, this is an excellent printer for occasional family use. If you have a business or print a lot, look for another model.
Recommended. prisrob 11-27-13
Did my usual and left the printer sitting in it's box for several days while I braced myself for all the inevitable set-up issues.
Upon opening the box I found It came with one double-sided A4 sheet of pictures and symbols to decipher - sigh - problem number one.
There is then an 83 page manual - double sigh - problem number 2.
Shouldn't have worried!.....
The A4 sheet of paper actually made sense, just follow it slowly and logically, don't think you know it all. Then you put the CD in your computer and follow those instructions. They are idiot proof, believe me, if I can do it, anyone can. I did need to temporarily plug the printer into my computer to connect the two, again, the instructions are very clear on whether, when and how you may need to do this. The printer reads your router code from your computer, so no code input is required by you. Haven't needed the manual yet, will keep just in case. Haven't set up on any other PCs yet, can't see that there should be any problems.
And of the 83 page manual, only 6 pages are English - excellent!
(Had one self-inflicted problem; the colour ink registered as empty and I spent some time trying to sort that out. However, it would have helped if I'd removed the protection tape before installing the cartridge. I managed to do so for the black cartridge, obviously couldn't cope with the colour one as well. Can't really lay the blame for that at HP's door.)
In conclusion, given my own inadequacies when it comes to anything IT, I would say buy this machine if you need a decent wireless home printer. Haven't tested the printing in anger yet, but it's started off very well.
I took me about half an hour to set up, excluding my cartridge issues above, and including my very slow pace.
Hope this helps other Techno Phobes out there.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Have been using the product for more than 6 months and love it. Was easy to setup. Print comes out clear and dry.Published 3 hours ago by bmh_sb
Ink doesn't last 5min, printer slows right down when printing about 12 pages +, the only thing I find useful on this printer now is the wireless scanner hence the one star, it's... Read morePublished 5 hours ago by Amazon Customer
This is possibly my first ever review on Amazon on a product i bought over 6 months ago that has been nothing but problems since the day of purchase
This is by FAR the... Read more
Works well although have had a lot of problems and required help from the support to fix it.
Furthermore the ink cartridges are a total rip off!
It doesn't print on the back as well wich is a pain and it's sort of chepy runs like is an older model than it actually is as if it was made in the 90s or smth I won't bother... Read morePublished 4 days ago by Amazon Customer