Press Release: HP Deskjet 5940 photo printer

HP announced the HP Deskjet 5940 photo printer, a versatile device designed for families who want to print everything quickly, from high quality photos to documents, and anything in between. The HP 5940 printer provides outstanding versatility at breakthrough speeds, with documents produced at up to 30 pages per minute (ppm) in black and 24 ppm in colour, making the printer ideal for families who need to print documents quickly. Users can print on a range of paper types and sizes to complete a wide variety of tasks, from web pages and school projects to greeting cards and address labels. The HP 5940 has high performance capabilities with a100-sheet paper tray that folds up neatly when not in use.

HP 5940 printer - Photo printing
There’s also a convenient front panel ‘print cancel’ button which immediately stops print jobs to save time and ink. The printer features a useful ink backup mode, an automatic paper type sensor which optimizes printing according to the paper loaded and an ink level indicator to alert users when ink is running low. As its name suggests, it’s in photo printing that the HP Deskjet 5940 printer really comes into its own. The user will achieve impressive photo results in as fast as 27 seconds by using the black and tri-colour cartridge or the tri-colour and photo cartridge for photos that will resist fading for generations.

HP 5940 photo printer - Real Life Technology
As a special promotion for a limited time, a photo cartridge will be included in the
printer along with the black and tri-colour inkjet print cartridges. The HP Deskjet 5940 Photo Printer boasts a number of convenient features including a front port for PictBridge-enabled cameras and HP Real Life technologies for applications such as automatic red-eye removal and adaptive lighting. This tool can also be used to reveal detail previously lost in shadowy or poorly lit areas of photos, whilst HP Image Zone enables users to edit their photos quickly and easily using their PC.

HP Deskjet 5940 - Photo paper
The HP Deskjet 5940 will handle any standard photo paper size, including 10 x 15 cm, 13 x 18 cm and 10 x 30 cm, right up to large panorama (215 x 610 mm), and HP’s new photo packs allow photo printing from as little as £0.23. Whether print requirements range from a few quick pages to producing photos to share with friends or family, the HP Deskjet 5940 Photo Printer provides families with a practical, versatile solution.

HP Deskjet 5940 photo printer - Availability and Price
The HP Deskjet 5940 photo printer will be available from September 15 2005 at a recommended street price of £79.99 (actual prices may vary). The following inkjet print cartridges will be shipped:
- HP 339 Black Inkjet Print Cartridge, 21 ml, (C8767EE)
- HP 343 Tri-Colour Inkjet Print Cartridge, 7 ml, (C8766EE).

Posted: Thu - August 25, 2005 at 08:37 AM