Some people like to bring the camera to portrait the view or special moment. The file photos can be stored through any mobile device. However, some people may prefer to print it right away. So, they can share it with anyone about the printer. In this case, they need to use easy to bring a printer. Well, HP, as a big company in producing printer, answers this problem. HP developed the new product namely HP Sprocket. This printer is a portable printer that can be used for printing photos for the mobile device. The printer can be recharged by using the Micro USB. People can connect it by using Bluetooth from their phones. It’s a great idea to share the moment by printing photos with this paper. Here is a short review of this portable printer.
HP Sprocket is designed with some outer colors such as White, Black, Red, Gold, Metablue, and Purple. The physical dimension of this printer is 116 mm x 75 mm x 23 mm. The weight of this portable printer is 0.172 kg. This printer has some types of connectivity such as Bluetooth 3.0 and Passive Near Field Communication (NFC). In order to manage this printer, people can use the HP App for sprocket as the printer managements. This printer can be recharged by using USB. The battery of this printer is made from Two-Cell 500 mAH Li-Polymer 7.4 V. The printer can be used for printing 35 photos for each recharge cycle. On the other hand, the printer needs 90 minutes in maximum to charge the battery fully. The power consumptions of this printer are 0.9 W and 15.91 for standby and operating mode. This printer is designed with the Thermal Printing with a ZINK Zero Ink Printer technology. Therefore, people don’t need to use ink for printing photos.
HP Sprocket is supported by HP Photo Paper special for the Sprocket series. The size of the standard paper is 5.0 cm x 7.6 cm. Well, this printer also can be used for borderless printing. Some format files of photos can be printed by using this printer such as GIF, JPEG, BMP, and PNG. For the people who use iOS can print the photo with the format of TIFF. The paper tray capacity of this printer is up to 10 pages. The print resolution of this printer is 313 x 400 dpi. Meanwhile, the print speed is about 40 seconds for each photo paper. This printer is supported by some mobile operating systems such as Android (at least OS 4.4 or later) and iOS 10.02 or later. In order to connect with the printer, the mobile device should be installed with the installation software. It takes about 512 MB of memory space. This printer is designed with the easy to use control panel. It consists of the power button, reset button, status indicator light, and charging indicator light. In order to get the best result, the printer should be used in suitable environmental conditions such as temperature and humidity.