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Printer Specifications for HP Deskjet 3820 Color Inkjet Printers

HP Deskjet 3820 models
Model
Part number
dj3820
C8952A
dj3820V
C8952B
dj3820W
C8952C
Minimum system requirements
Operating system
Minimum system requirement
Microsoft(R) Windows XP
Pentium(R) 233 MHz
128 MB RAM
40 MB* free disk space
Windows NT 4.0 or 2000
Pentium 133 MHz
64 MB RAM
40 MB* free disk space
Windows 95, 98, Me
Pentium 150 MHz
32 MB RAM
40 MB* free disk space
Mac OS 8.6 or 9.x
Power PC G3
64 MB RAM
10 MB (minimum) available disk space
Mac OS X
Power PC G3
128 MB RAM
20 MB (minimum) available disk space
*If you are printing photographs or are printing at 4800 x 1200 dpi, you must have a large amount of free disk space available (much more than the 40 MB listed above).
Printing specifications
Ink cartridge part numbers
Ink cartridges
Part number
Black
C6615D C6615N
Tri-color
C6578A C6578D
Resolution
Pen
Mode
Maximum resolution (dpi)
Black text
Econofast Normal Best
300 x 300 dpi
600 x 600 dpi
600 x 600 dpi
Color
Econofast Normal Best
300 x 300 dpi
Color Layering (600 x 600)
Color Layering (1200 x 1200)
or 4800 x 1200 dpi optimized output from 1200 x 1200 dpi data
Speed
The speed of the printer is measured in Pages Per Minute (ppm). The actual print speed will depend on the speed of the computer, the program, and the complexity of the document being printed.
Mode
Type
(ppm)
Draft
Black text, plain paper
Mixed text and graphics, plain paper Full page color, plain paper
Image (4 x 6), photo paper
12 10 3 .5
Normal
Black text, plain paper
Mixed text and graphics, plain paper Full page color, plain paper
Image (4 x 6), photo paper
6 4.5 .8 .3
Best
Black text, plain paper
Mixed text and graphics, plain paper Full page color, plain paper
Image (4 x 6), photo paper
2.5 1.0 .25 .15
Duty cycle
The duty cycle (expected life) of the printer is at least three years printing 1000 pages per month.
I/O interface
The printer can be connected to the computer with either of the following connections:
  • Universal Serial Bus (USB).
  • Parallel IEEE-1284.
Margin specifications
Sheet paper
Paper type
Top
Bottom
Left
Right
U.S. Letter
U.S. Legal
U.S.
Executive
0.07 inch
1.8 mm
0.46 inch
11.7 mm
0.25 inch
6.4 mm
0.25 inch
6.4 mm
ISO A4
0.07 inch
1.8 mm
0.46 inch
11.7mm
.134 inch
3.4 mm
.134 inch
3.4 mm
ISO A5 B5
0.07 inch
1.8 mm
.46 inch
11.7 mm
.125 inch
3.2 mm
.125 inch
3.2 mm
Envelopes
Paper type
Top
Bottom
Left
Right
Supported envelopes
0.07 inch
1.8 mm
0.46 inch
11.7 mm
.125 inch
3.2 mm
.125 inch
3.2 mm
Cards
Paper type
Top
Bottom
Left
Right
U.S. 3 x 5 inch
U.S. 4 x 6 inch
U.S. 5 x 8 inch
ISO and JIS A6
0.07 inch
1.8 mm
0.46 inch
11.7 mm
.125 inch
3.2 mm
.125 inch
3.2 mm
Hagaki post card
0.07 inch
1.8 mm
0.46 inch
11.7 mm
.125 inch
3.2 mm
.125 inch
3.2 mm
Paper specifications
Main paper tray
Type
Weight
Capacity Input tray
Capacity Output tray
Supported sizes
Plain paper
16 to 24 lb. 60 to 90 gsm
up to 100
up to 50
U.S, Letter, Legal, Executive A4, A5, B5
Cards
110 lb. up to 200 gsm
up to 60
up to 10
3x5, 4x6, 5x8, A6, Hagaki, L size, 89x127mm
Envelopes
20 to 24 lb.
75 to 90 gsm
up to 15
up to 10
U.S. No. 10, Invitation A2 DL 110x220, C6 114x162 mm
Envelope slot
20 to 24 lb.
75 to 90 gsm
N/A
N/A
U.S. No. 10, Invitation A2 DL 110x220, C6 114x162 mm
Custom media
16 to 24 lb.
60 to 90 gsm
up to 100
up to 50
Width 3 to 8.5 inches
Length 5 to 14 inches
Labels and Transparencies
standard Inkjet media
up to 30
up to 30
up to 20
up to 30
U.S. Letter and A4
Physical specifications
Dimensions
193.85 mm 7.65 inches
Height
529.45 mm 20.85 inches
Width
375.3 mm 14.8 inches
Depth
5.27 kg 11.63 lbs
Weight
Electrical specifications
Specification
U.S. dj3820
Consumption
2 watts maximum when off
4 watts minimum when not printing
25 watts max avg. printing
Source input voltage
100-240 VAC +/-10%
Input frequency
50/60Hz +/-3Hz
Environmental specifications
The printer is Energy Star certified and complies with Blue Angel specifications.

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