A printer takes the information from your system and transfers it to paper or a hardcopy. This is an output device. With its range of high-end products and smooth and efficient performance, HP printers have been preferred by users across the globe. That’s why HP launched the world’s thinnest portable photo printer in the market. It has some amazing features with extraordinary designs and specifications. The best thing about it is that you can print images and other documents from your smartphone easily. With the HP Sprocket app, you can easily print photos and other documents. You can also connect HP Sprocket Plus Printer with your mobile phone via bluetooth 4.0. Being slim and portable, you can easily carry this photo printer anywhere.
Right at first glance, you can instantly print 2.3×3.4 inch(5.8 x 8.6 cm) photos and stickers which is 30% larger than the original Sprocket from your phone directly.
Check some of the notable features why HP Sprocket Plus Printer deserves a special mention.
The main consideration of any printer is the technology on which it operates. This printer does not use ink cartridge to print. It runs with thermal printing with a ZINK® Zero Ink® printer. Print photographs with the 10 sheets of 2.3 x 3.4-inch photograph paper to make smudge-proof prints or stickers with cover and hold backing.
Dimension And Weight
The dimension of this printer is 141.9 x 89 x 18 mm (5.59 x 3.50 x 0.71 in) and the weight is 0.205 kg (0.45 lb). Like the size of a smartphone, this printer is lightweight and portable. Moreover, it can effortlessly fit into a pocket or backpack.
Its internal rechargeable battery power is 900 mAh Li-Polymer. If you charge for 2 hours, it can print up to 30 pages. When you put the printer in a charging mode you will see a red light and when green light shines, it indicates that the battery is full.
This portable printer is compatible with all Operating Systems including Android 4.4 above and for iOS 8.0 and above.
To print, it requires page. But, being slim and small in size it requires 5.8 x 8.7 cm (2.3 x 3.4 in) photo paper. It allows borderless printing. It supports only BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG, TIFF files. TIFF files are only for the iOS system. If you send a non-supported file type, the printer does not print.
Printing Quality And Speed
Its printing quality is 330 x 600 dots per inch (dpi). It takes up to 40 seconds to print a page. Its paper tray capacity is up to 10 pages with the orange Print Quality Card (formerly Smartsheet).
Operating humidity: 5% to 70% RH (recommended).
Non-operating humidity: 5% to 90% RH.
Operating temperature: 5° to 40° C (41° to 104° F).
Recommended operating temperature: 15° to 32° C (59° to 90° F).
Storage temperature: -30° to 60° C (-22° to 140° F).
This product is available only in black and white in color.
It comes with an average of 17.6 W based on the first printing. Its maximum power consumption is 21.5 W at 25° C (77° F).
- You will get 0.6 m micro USB cable.
- Memory is up to 512 MB.
- You will get a one-year limited hardware warranty.
- This product generates no appreciable ozone gas (O3).
- You might get certain dead zones with this router.
So, this was the proper overview regarding the HP Sprocket Plus Printer. We discussed all its pros and cons in front of you in this article. If you can afford it, surely go for it. Keep in mind, its ultra thin and small nature sometimes can become a risk for you as it might slip from your hands. Overall, I am impressed after using this printer.