The HP DeskJet 3740 is an exceptional color inkjet printer that delivers remarkable results for your home and office printing. It is fast and efficient with speeds up to 14 pages per minute in black (using the optional HP 27 inkjet print cartridge) and up to 10 pages per minute in color. Printing is hassle free with the one-touch print cancel button and ink status display. Designed to work seamlessly with your computer, it connects to the USB port on your PC or Macintosh computer. The on-screen menu offers five print performance modes that optimizes your task results. Make a positive impression every time you print with the HP DeskJet 3740.
Up to 14 ppm with optional black print cartridge (HP 27)
Up to 4800 optimized dpi color and 1200 input dpi
Languages and Fonts
Integrated Memory (standard/maximum)
80 Sheet Input Capacity consists of One Input Tray Input Tray: 80 Sheets
50 Sheets, 15 Transparencies, 10 labels, 10 cards
Create beautiful 4x6 borderless photos and up to 8.5x11-inch with white borders
Paper (plain, inkjet, photo and banner), envelopes, transparencies, labels, cards (index, greeting), HP premium photo and brochure paper, iron-on transfers, borderless media
Paper: letter (8.5 x 11 in.), legal (8.5 x 14 in.), executive (7.25 x 10.5 in.) Cards: 3" x 5", 4" x 6", 5" x 8" Envelopes: U.S. #10
Paper: 16 to 24 lb (60 to 90 g/m2) US Letter: 16 to 24 lb (60 to 90 g/m2) Cards: up to 110 lb (up to 200 g/m2) Envelopes: 16 to 24 lb (60 to 90 g/m2)
Up to 8.5" x 14"
Monthly Duty Cycle
500 Sheets The duty cycle is the maximum recommended number of printed pages per month to ensure long printer life.
100-240 VAC (+/- 10%), 50/60 Hz (+/- 3Hz)
25 watts average when printing, less than 4 watt in stand-by/off mode, less than 5.25 watts on, not printing
Operating: 41° - 104° F (5° - 40° C), Recommended: 59° - 95° F (15° - 35° C)
Humidity range: 15 to 80% RH, non-condensing Recommended operating humidty range: 20% to 80% RH, non-condensing
Acoustic power emissions: 5.5 B(A) Acoustic pressure emissions: 51.6 dB
These inkjet cartridges are designed specifically for the DeskJet 3845: HP 27 Black Inkjet Cartridge (10ml) (Part #: C8727A) HP 28 Tri-Color Inkjet Cartridge (8ml) (Part #: C8728AW)
Dimensions (H X W X D)
5.6" x 16.6" x 7.2"
Windows 98, 98 SE, Me, 2000, XP
OS 9.1 and above, Mac OS X v10.1.5, v10.2.3, v10.3.x
1 Year Limited
Includes in the Box
HP DeskJet 3740 Inkjet Printer HP 28 Tri-Color Print Cartridge (8 mL) Reference Guide Setup Poster HP Photo printing software (Windows) Printer Software CD-ROM and UserGuide (Windows and Mac) Power Supply Power Cord
HP DeskJet 3740 Features
Professional Print Quality Laser-quality black text, plus professional color photos at up to 4800-optimized dpi (on premium photo paper and 1200 x 1200 input-dpi). Prints longer lasting photos using HP's specially developed inks and papers.
Increase Your Productivity High-volume printing with the included black and color cartridges. Easily print screen captures of web pages, online transactions, and more using the print screen button on your keyboard. Save time and money using smart features like the print-cancel button and ink-level indicator
Ease of Use On-screen menu offers five print-performance modes for task optimized results. Select a print mode to print projects with your choice of print quality and speed. Includes Fast Draft, Fast normal, Normal, Best and maximum dpi modes. Set up is easy with the USB connection, users may start printing almost immediately.
Compact Design Designed to fit in small spaces in the home or office. It has an 80-sheet input paper tray that can be folded up when printer is not in use.
HP DeskJet 3740 Included Items
HP DeskJet 3740
HP 28 Tri-Color Print Cartridge
Windows and Mac Reference Guide
Windows and Mac Setup Poster
HP Photo Printing software (Windows)
Printer Software CD-ROM (Windows and Mac)
HP DeskJet 3740 Warranty Information
Warranty Length: One Year Limited Warranty
Covers: Parts and Labor
Details: This Limited Warranty applies to HP branded and Compaq branded hardware products (collectively referred to in this Limited Warranty as “HP Hardware Products”) sold by or leased from Hewlett-Packard Company or Compaq Computer Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Hewlett-Packard Company in the United States, its worldwide subsidiaries, affiliates, authorized resellers, or country distributors (collectively referred to in this Limited Warranty as “HP”) with this Limited Warranty. The Term “HP Hardware Product” is limited to the hardware components and all its internal components including firmware. The term “HP Hardware Product” DOES NOT include any software applications or programs.
Contact: By Phone: 800-752-0900 Technical Support 800-474-6836