Printer supports direct text printing with the 'us-ascii' charset.
For basic printing functionality use the HPIJS
driver . For advanced functionality such
as printer status and maintenance features, use the
HPLIP driver (which includes HPIJS).
Same printer as 842C.
Works out of the box with various PCL3 drivers.
Under Linux this printer does up to 600x600dpi in colour with
CRET. To obtain this use the Gimp-Print driver (4.1.99) in 600x600
dpi, or the cdj880 or cdj970 drivers with RET turned on and
The german magazine c't - Magazin fuer Computertechnik
(21/2000) recommends for the HP DeskJet 840C:
STP not tested.
Consumables/Refills: One cartridge for black, another for CMY