The printer has a portable size with the dimensions 428.19 x 142 x 192.27 mm (WHD), weighing 5.51 lbs.
HP Deskjet D2430 driver Supported Windows Operating Systems
|Supported OS: Windows 10 32-bit, Windows 10 64-bit, 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 8.1 and 10.exe||113.42 MB||Download|
|Full Feature Drivers and Software for windows 7.exe||136.70 MB||Download|
|Full Feature Drivers and Software for windows XP and Vista.exe||75.58 MB||Download|
|Basic Driver for Windows XP and Vista.exe||36.07 MB||Download|
|Basic Driver (IT Professional Use Only) for Windows XP and Vista.exe||35.32 MB||Download|
HP Deskjet D2430 driver Supported Mac Operating Systems
|Supported OS: Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.x, Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.x|
|Printer Driver for Mac OS X 10.6.dmg||23.64 MB||Download|
|Full Feature Drivers and Software for Mac OS X 10.6.dmg||135.04 MB||Download|
|Full Feature Drivers and Software for Mac OS X 10.5.dmg||121.30 MB||Download|
HP Deskjet D2430 cartridges
HP21 Black Inkjet Print Cartridge (~190 pages), HP 22 Tri-color Original Ink Cartridge (~165 pages), HP 58 Photo Inkjet Print Cartridge (~140 pages)
Some features stand this device out such as
1. A cool borderless printing with photo papers and other media sizes
2. There is a cancel button that can terminate any printing job at any time
3. An outstanding monthly duty cycle of 1000 pages
4. Connection through a Hi-speed USB 2.0 port
5. A button that helps to launch the HP Photosmart Express Software
6. An Ink level indicator is also present to monitor and estimate the ink used and Ink cartridge status
The printer maximum speed is largely dependent on certain qualities including the system specifications. Other determining factors include the complexity of the document and the software program. All the same, the average print speed for monochrome is up to 20 pages per minute (ppm) after the first page. When the page is in text and graphics in color, the print speed is up to 14 ppm after the first page.
The photo paper print with white borders is at the speed of 44 seconds after the first page. A similar borderless photo paper print comes at the rate of 49 seconds.
Print Quality and Resolution
The standard resolution for printing text is 600 x 600 dots per inch (dpi), 1200 x 1200 dpi at best. However, the maximum resolution is optimized at 4800 x 1200 dpi using the Photo REt technology. More so, this is the same resolution for color and black prints for printing on both plain paper and photo paper.
Minimum System Requirements
The HP Deskjet D2430 requires some operating systems on Windows. The versions include Microsoft Windows 2000, XP and Windows Vista. However, these come with specific requirements. For instance, the minimum RAM is 128 MB but a recommendation of 512 MB RAM for Windows Vista. In the same vein, the minimum hard disk space required is 250 MB. The minimum processor is an Intel Pentium II, Celeron while a compatible one is 233 MHz or higher. For Windows Vista, however, an 800 MHz 32-bit or 64-bit processor.
Comparatively, the minimum processors in an Apple Mac OS X v10.3.9 and later versions are G3, G5, and Intel Core. Whereas, minimum hard disk space should be 150 MB with a minimum RAM of 128 MB but recommended is 256 MB. For Macintosh, any internet browser will do.
The only means of connectivity is through the Hi-speed USB 2.0 port. There are no other means of connection. No wireless, no Bluetooth, no mobile printing and no Wi-Fi.
This printer supports different paper sizes. They include the US Letter, Legal, Photo paper, Index cards, Transparencies, Envelopes. The input tray has a loading capacity of up to 80 sheets of plain paper and other media types and categories. The output tray is with a size of 20 plain sheets in color and 50 sheets in black.
Supported Internet Browsers
D2430 supports only the Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 or earlier versions. Also, it has a Super Video Graphics Array Monitor Display resolution of 800 x 600 dpi with a depth of 16-bit.
There are two Ink print cartridges. You may also contact the HP store on more information of each round.
The general input power usage for the printer is between 100 and 240 VAC at a frequency of 50 to 60 Hz. Whereas in China and India, the range is between 200 to 240 VAC at the same rate.
The warranty period for this product is one year irrespective of the region of the world. However, the software will also depend on the country’s laws and agreements.
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