Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 32MB
Operating System: Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/ VISTA
Latest Version / Release Date: D145 / N/A
This K5300 comes with a printing color unit of the inkjet version 1160. The quality of the prints is crystal clear thanks to the photo RET III technology. Text pages tend to take longer to print than the photos, for ten black and white pages the K5300 takes a total of two minutes to print. The K5300 comes with an integrated memory card slot that can be used to print digital images directly from the memory card. The printer comes with an option for a duplex unit that can be added to help in the printing of both sides of documents. The scanner does not perform as it should this is due to the 49.7 percent color deviation. The power supply is huge, heavy and measures 3.9 x 1.6 x 6.2 inches. The printer weighs a massive 26.8 ounces heavier than the average printer.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
The HP Officejet Pro K5300 Series control keys are well situated and are easily accessible due to the slanted control panel on the side. The printing percentage on the HP Officejet Pro K5300 Series is 7.7 per color page and 3.8 in black and white. This is a better percentage as compared to the other previous models that go as high as ten percent. The printer is not noisy but at the same time it is not quiet. The printer is compatible with Microsoft Windows 2000/ME/Xp and VISTA. It requires a computer that operates a minimum random access memory of 128 and processor speed of 2.0 GHz. The printer does not use up a large amount of electricity but one is advised to put it off so as to save on power bills. The printer comes with a power cable, USB connector cable and software installation pack that is accompanied by a installation manual. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and HP Officejet Pro K5300 Series errors before installing any driver updates.