The printer looks very beautiful and portable with the dimensions of 127 x 432 x 305 mm (HWD). The weight is 5.2 lbs.
HP Deskjet D1660 driver Supported Windows Operating Systems
|Supported OS: Windows 8.1 32-bit, Windows 8.1 64-bit, Windows 8 32-bit, Windows 8 64-bit, Windows 7 32-bit, Windows 7 64-bit, Windows Vista 32-bit, Windows Vista 64-bit, Windows XP 32-bit, Windows XP 64-bit|
|Full Feature Drivers and Software for windows 8 and 8.1.exe||99.03 MB||Download|
|Full Feature Drivers and Software for windows XP Vista and 7.exe||103.40 MB||Download|
|Basic Driver for Windows XP Vista and 7.exe||37.60 MB||Download|
HP Deskjet D1660 driver Supported Mac Operating Systems
|Supported OS: Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.x|
|Full Feature Drivers and Software for Mac OS X 10.5.dmg||109.82 MB||Download|
HP Deskjet D1660 cartridges
HP60 Black Ink Cartridge (~200 pages), HP 60 Tri-color Ink Cartridge (~165 pages)
General Printer Specifications
The only means of connectivity on this printer is a hi-speed USB port 2.0 that is on the rear side of the printer. No other means; no ethernet, no wireless, no Bluetooth device is acceptable to the printer. However, the user can connect the mobile device to the USB port.
For Microsoft Windows Operating systems, the minimum processor type and speed depend on which version. The recommended processor for Windows Vista is 800 MHz 32-bit or 64-bit. For Windows XP however, the minimum processor required is any Intel Pentium II Celeron with 233 MHz speed.
The minimum RAM for Windows XP is 128 MB, but a 256 MB RAM is a strong recommendation. While for Windows Vista, 512 MB is the minimum, but 1 GB is the recommended volume. Also, for both versions of Windows, ensure a 4w CD-ROM and Writer. The expected free disk space on either your Windows XP or Vista should be 600 MB or 850 MB respectively.
The supported browser that this printer works with well is the Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or 7.0 or earlier versions. This feature pertains to Windows PC.
For Apple Macintosh systems, the supported OS versions start from the OS X v10.4, v10.5, OS X v10.7 and above.
The Input tray has a capacity for only 80 sheets of everyday paper loading. The standard paper sizes supported include US Letter, US Legal, Executive, A4, A5, B5. Other various types of paper comprise Index cards, Transparencies, and Photo paper.
The HP Deskjet D1660 uses an Inkjet technology which requires Ink cartridges. But the type of cartridge depends on the region of use. In the America and Asia Pacific (excluding China, India, and Japan), it uses HP 60. Whereas in Western Europe, the required cartridge is HP 300. However, in Africa, Japan, Middle East and CIS, the required printer is HP 121. Finally, in China and India, the cartridge type is HP 818.
Print quality and resolution
The resolution of various prints varies, depending on the system composition, or the complexity of the document. All the same, the print speed for plain paper at best is 600 x 600 dpi. Moreover, this resolution cannot be optimized even for colored printing. In fact, to print on a photo paper, the best resolution you can still get is a 600 x 600 dpi.
HP Deskjet D1660 requires an input voltage range of 100 to 240 VAC at a frequency of 50/60 Hz. The maximum power consumption when printing is 12 watts.
Operating Environmental conditions
The optimal temperature at which this printer can work correctly is between 15 to 32 0C. The relative humidity must be a non-condensing 15 to 80% maximum. The printer is energy star rated to show its recommendation to be environmentally friendly.
1. The printer can only connect through the USB
2. There is no USB cable in the printer box. The user will have to get one from a trusted source. However, the length must not be too long for safety
3. No Ethernet connection for networking
4. No wireless link connected to other devices
5. Mobile printing is disabled for this device
6. The Maximum print resolution for the device is 600 x 600 dpi
7. No scanning, no copying, no sending or receiving fax
8. The printer has no memory card slot
9. It does not support the use of HP apps to print on it
Download HP Deskjet D1660 Printer driver from HP website