- Black print resolution
The black print resolution is up to 1200 dots per inch(dpi) with pigmented black ink.
- Color print resolution
The HP enhanced photo quality with up to 4800 by 1200 dots per inch(dpi) Optimized on HP Premium Plus photo papers with 1200×1200 input dpi.
- Print method
The Drop-on-demand thermal inkjet printing method is used in the HP OfficeJet Pro 8730 printers. The Drop on Demand (DOD) is divided into inkjet printing technology where the print head ejects the drop only when it is needed. Within the print head, the drops are formed by the creation of a pressure pulse. Thermal and piezoelectric are the two classifications within DOD to create the pressure pulse.
- Device languages
The device language used is HP PCL XL(PCL 6), native PDF and HP Postscript Level 3 emulation. HP optimized a language PCL XL to print using graphical user interface like Windows operating systems. The commands are mostly optimal and are equal to printing requirements for GUI based applications.
- Print speed
The print speed is given in pages per minute. The print mode is Draft with speed up to 36 papers per minute in black and up to 36 paper per minute in color. The ISO print mode with speed up to 24 papers per minute and up to 20 paper per minute.
- Duty cycle
The duty cycle for HP OfficeJet Pro 8730 printer is 30000 pages per month