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Epson L565

Enjoy a variety of functions from scanning, copying and faxing to connectivity applications such as Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct and Epson Connect.

Enjoy low-cost colour printing with integrated scanning, copying and faxing with built-in ADF, Ethernet, Wi-Fi and Epson Connect for seamless sharing. Business and SOHO users will appreciate the remarkable performance of the L565. Equipped with Ethernet, Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Direct connectivity features, printing from your PC, laptop or mobile devices is quick and seamless.

Hewlett Packard (HP) 8720

HP Thermal Inkjet Technology, HP JetAdvantage On Demand, Mobile Printing, 4.3-inch (10.9 cm) CGD Touchscreen Display, Borderless Printing

  • This printer produces water, smear, and fade-resistant prints that stand up to highlighters
  • This device is designed to print 30,000 pages per month for up to five users
  • With this printer you can reduce paper use with blazing-fast two-sided printing
  • This Printer is Multitasking supported
  • The Digital sending standard features are :- Scan-to E-mail & Fax Archive to E-mail

  • Side by Side comparison

    Alt Model #
    L565 : 
    8720 : D9L19A
    Series #
    L565 : Ink Tank System
    8720 : OfficeJet Pro
    Highlights
    L565 : 1200 x 2400 dpi
    8720 : 1200 dpi
    A scanner's optical resolution is determined by how many pixels it can actually see. In a typical flatbed scanner it uses scanning head with 300 sensors per inch, so it can sample 300 dots per inch (dpi) in one direction.
    Mac compatible
    L565 : 
    8720 : 
    L565 : Inkjet
    8720 : Inkjet
    There are several types of printing technologies :
  • Inkjet printer
  • Laser printer

  • Inkjet printers uses liquid ink sprayed through nozzles onto the paper, and laser printers use a toner cartridge (filled with fine powder) and a heated fuser for printing.Each technology has its own importance.

    Inkjet Printer : In the inkjet printing technology, the print head has several tiny nozzles. The copy from an inkjet printer needs a little time to dry. Adequate drying time is especially important if the hard copy contains large sections of solid black or dark color.The advantage of using an inkjet printer is that they give an excellent color output.

    Printer Function
    L565 : Automatic Document Feeder (ADF), Fax, Photo, Photo Copy, Print, Scan, Wi-Fi
    8720 : Automatic Document Feeder (ADF), Fax, Photo Copy, Print Only, Scan, Web, Wi-Fi
    L565 : Coloured Printing
    8720 : Coloured Printing, Colored Fax, Monochrome Printing, Coloured Scanning
    Coloured Scanning: Printer can scan in color
    L565 : No
    8720 : 
    Borderless printing is a printing technique that makes a printer print an image without any margin or other border. Borderless printing is mainly used for printing a photo without any border, printing an image which needs multiple pages of paper like billboard or big photo, or printing a full page template.
    L565 : All In One, Ink Tank System
    8720 : All In One
    An ink tank system in printers continuously supplies ink to a comparatively small inkjet print head. It increases the print capacity. Ink in the tank will lasts for a long time and it is refillable. How long the ink will last depends on how heavy the usage of the printer is for the user. The general warranty that companies offer for the Ink Tank system is for a period of one year or in a range of 25000 to 30000 pages.

    A multi-function printer is a type that performs multiple tasks alongwith printing such as scanning, sending fax, photo copy, automatic document feeding etc.

    Best Suited For
    L565 : Home and Small businesses, Small to Medium Business (SMB) Document Printers
    8720 : Home and Small businesses, Small to Medium Business (SMB) Document Printers
    Double Sided Printing
    L565 : Manual
    8720 : Manual
    Warranty(Months)
    L565 : 12
    8720 : 12
    Warranty Terms
    L565 : 
    8720 : 1 Year Limited Warranty (Return to HP/Dealer - Unit Exchange)
    Printing
    Print Resolution
    L565 : 5760 x 1440 dpi (with VSDT)
    8720 : 1200 x 1200 dpi, 4800 x 1200
    Print Direction
    L565 : Bi-directional
    8720 : -
    Print Speed (ppm / ipm)
    L565 : -
    8720 : 24
    Recommended monthly page volume
    L565 : -
    8720 : 250 to 2000
    Reduction / Enlargement
    L565 : 25 - 400, Auto Fit Function %
    8720 : 25 to 200 %
    Type of Direct Printing
    L565 : -
    8720 : Wireless Direct Printing
    First Printout Time
    L565 : -
    8720 : 10 Sec
    L565 : 180 nozzles Black, 59 nozzles per colour (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow)
    8720 : -
    A nozzle is a hole smaller than a human hair found on the print head of a print cartridge. Each nozzle produces millions of ink droplets used in creating the images and text generated by your printer.
    Max Black Draft Text - Memo (A4)
    L565 : Approx. 33 ppm / 15 ppm (Black/Colour)
    8720 : -
    Photo Default - 10x15cm / 4x6"*2
    L565 : Approx. 69 sec per photo (W/Border)
    8720 : -
    Min. Ink Droplet size
    L565 : 3 PL
    8720 : -
    Maximum Copies From Standalone
    L565 : 99
    8720 : -
    Duty cycle (monthly, A4)
    L565 : -
    8720 : 30000
    Design
    L565 : On-demand ink jet
    8720 : On-demand ink jet
    On demand inkjet print method is a broad classification of inkjet printing technology where drops are ejected from the print head only when required and saves ink. This method improves productivity, reliability, flexibility and enables ad-hoc printing.
    On-demand ink jet: In this on demand inkjet process, the print cartridges consist of a series of tiny chambers, each containing a heater that ejects the droplet from a chamber.
    Scanning
    Scanner Type
    L565 : Flatbed colour image scanner
    8720 : Flatbed & ADF
    L565 : CIS
    8720 : -
    Contact Image Sensors (CIS) are image sensors used in flatbed scanners almost in direct contact with the object to be scanned. CIS are popular due to its less cost and easy maintenance.
    L565 : 48-bit input, 24-bit output
    8720 : 24

    Bit depth is the scanner's ability to accurately analyze and reproduce the full color spectrum of the scanned information. This increased bit depth processing helps in improving the ability to obtain detail from the darker areas of an image.

    48-bit internal, 24-bit external means that the scanner (48 bits - internal) performs the internal processing to select the best possible colors from the available shades or (palette) of colors and outputs only in 24-bit color (24 bits -external).

    Maximum Scan Size
    L565 : 216 x 297 mm (8.5 x 11.7")
    8720 : 216 x 356 mm
    Maximum ADF Size
    L565 : 30
    8720 : 215 x 355 mm
    Scanner Bit Depth (Grayscale)
    L565 : 16-bit input, 8-bit output
    8720 : -
    Scan input modes
    L565 : -
    8720 : Front-panel scan, copy, fax, or from software
    Scanner Bit Depth (Black and White)
    L565 : -
    8720 : 24
    File Format
    L565 : -
    8720 : Bitmap (.bmp), JPEG, PDF (.pdf), PNG (.png), Rich Text (.rtf), Searchable PDF (.pdf), Text (.txt), TIFF (.tif)
    Scan Destinations
    L565 : Email
    8720 : -
    Scan Speed Color (300 dpi)
    L565 : -
    8720 : Up to 17 ipm (200 ppi)
    Fax
    Max Fax Speed (Data Transfer Rate)
    L565 : 33.6 kbps
    8720 : -
    Fax Type
    L565 : Walk-up black-and-white and colour fax capability
    8720 : -
    Fax Transmission Speed
    L565 : -
    8720 : 4 sec per page
    Error Correction Mode
    L565 : CCITU / ITU Group3 fax with Error Correction Mode
    8720 : -
    Max Page Memory
    L565 : 100
    8720 : 100
    Additional Fax Details
    L565 : PC Fax (Transmission / Receive), Automatic redial, Address book, Group Dial, Delay Send, Broadcast Fax (Mono Only)
    8720 : Broadcast locations 20
    Cartridges
    L565 : -
    8720 :  HP 955XL Cyan & Magenta OfficeJet Ink Cartridge,, HP 955XL Yellow OfficeJet Ink Cartridge composite yield (~1600 pages), HP 955 Cyan & Magenta OfficeJet Ink Cartridge, HP 955 Setup Black OfficeJet Ink Cartridge (~800 pages), HP 955 Setup Cyan & Magenta OfficeJet Ink Cartridges, HP 955 Setup Yellow OfficeJet Ink Cartridge: composite yield (~490 pages), HP 955 Yellow OfficeJet Ink Cartridge: composite yield (~700 pages), HP 955 Black OfficeJet Ink Cartridge (~1000 pages), HP 955XL Black OfficeJet Ink Cartridge (~2000 pages)
    HP 955 Setup Black OfficeJet Ink Cartridge (~800 pages): SETUP ink cartridges are exclusively provided by manufacturer along with the printer unlike replacement ink cartridges. SETUP ink cartridges cannot be purchased from retailers and are available only in the box with a new printer or with some replacement print head kits. When a SETUP ink cartridge is depleted, purchase and use a normal ink cartridge that matches your printer model to continue printing.
    HP 955 Setup Cyan & Magenta OfficeJet Ink Cartridges: SETUP ink cartridges are exclusively provided by manufacturer along with the printer unlike replacement ink cartridges. SETUP ink cartridges cannot be purchased from retailers and are available only in the box with a new printer or with some replacement print head kits. When a SETUP ink cartridge is depleted, purchase and use a normal ink cartridge that matches your printer model to continue printing.
    HP 955 Setup Yellow OfficeJet Ink Cartridge: composite yield (~490 pages): SETUP ink cartridges are exclusively provided by manufacturer along with the printer unlike replacement ink cartridges. SETUP ink cartridges cannot be purchased from retailers and are available only in the box with a new printer or with some replacement print head kits. When a SETUP ink cartridge is depleted, purchase and use a normal ink cartridge that matches your printer model to continue printing.
    Paper Details
    Max. Paper Capacity (No of Sheets)
    L565 : -
    8720 : 150
    Paper/Media Type
    L565 : -
    8720 : Glossy Brochure, Glossy Inkjet, Inkjet hagaki, Matte Brochure, Matte Presentation, Matte Inkjet , Other inkjet papers, Photo Inkjet, Photo Paper, Plain Paper, Recycled, Thick
    L565 : Friction feed
    8720 : -
    This is a method that feeds paper through a printer. Friction-feed printers make use a plastic or rubber rollers to squeeze a sheet of paper and pull it through the printer.
    Paper Size
    L565 : 100x148mm, 10x15cm(4x6in), 13x18cm(5x7in), 13x20cm(5x8in), 20x25cm(8x10in), Index Cards 9x13cm(3.5x5in), A4, A5, A6, B5, C6(114x162mm), DL(110x220mm), Envelopes:#10(4.125x9.5in), Half Letter(5.5x8 1/2in), Legal(8.5x14in), Letter (8.5 x 11 in)
    8720 : A4, A5, A6, B5, DL envelope, Envelope C5, Envelope C6, Hagaki Card 100 x 148 mm, JIS Chou #3, JIS Chou #4, Ofuku Hagaki
    Input paper hold capacity (Sheets)
    L565 : 100
    8720 : 250
    Output paper hold capacity (Sheets)
    L565 : 30
    8720 : 150
    Compatibility
    USB
    L565 : 
    8720 : 
    L565 : 
    8720 : 
  • Ethernet facility enables connection between nearby located router with your printer and then you can install the printer drivers on your computer to print the desired content.
  • The advantages of using ethernet printers is that you can easily share network among multiple users within the network unlike USB Ports.
  • L565 : 
    8720 : 
    Printer compatible with any 802.11b/g/n wireless network means that you will be able to use all the benefits of wireless printing for improved productivity and workplace flexibility.
    RJ-11 fax
    L565 : -
    8720 : 
    ADF Function
    Maximum Capacity
    L565 : -
    8720 : 50
    Maximum Document Size
    L565 : A4, Letter
    8720 : -
    Connectivity
    Connectivity
    L565 : IEEE 802.11b/g/n, USB 2.0, Wi-Fi Direct
    8720 : IEEE 802.11b/g/n, USB 2.0
    OS Support
    L565 : Windows XP / XP Profesional x 64 Edition / Vista / 7 / 8 / 8.1 Max OS X 10.6.8 / 10.7.x / 10.8.x / 10.9.x
    8720 : Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7: 32-bit or 64-bit, 2 GB available hard disk space, CD-ROM/DVD drive or Internet connection, USB port, Internet Explorer. Windows Vista: (32-bit only), 2 GB available hard disk space, CD-ROM/DVD drive or Internet connection, USB port, Internet Explorer 8. Windows XP SP3 or higher (32-bit only): any Intel Pentium II, Celeron or 233 MHz compatible processor, 850 MB available hard disk space, CD-ROM/DVD drive or Internet connection, USB port, Internet Explorer 8. Apple OS X v10.11 El Capitan, OS X v10.10 Yosemite, OS X v10.9 Mavericks
    Weight & Dimensions
    Weight
    L565 : 6.2 kg
    8720 : 15.01 kg
    Width
    L565 : 484 mm
    8720 : 499.5 mm
    Depth
    L565 : 377 mm
    8720 : 449.7 mm
    Height
    L565 : 226 mm
    8720 : 339.1 mm
    Power
    Power Consumption
    L565 : 11 W
    8720 : 35 W
    Power Consumption Standby
    L565 : 4 W
    8720 : 6.7 W
    Power Consumption Sleep
    L565 : 1.6 W
    8720 : 1.3 W
    Power Consumption Power Off
    L565 : 0.3 W
    8720 : 0.14 W
    Rated Voltage
    L565 : 100 to 240 AC V
    8720 : 100 to 240 AC V
    Rated Frequency
    L565 : 50-60 Hz
    8720 : 50-60 Hz
    General Details
    Noise Level (PC Printing /Plain Paper Default*4)
    L565 : 5.1 dB
    8720 : -
    Color of the Product
    L565 : Black
    8720 : White
    L565 : Apple Airprint, Epson iPrint, Google Cloud Print, Morpia
    8720 : Apple Airprint, HP ePrint capability, Morpia, Wireless direct printing
    Apple Airprint: Apple Air-Print is a technology that helps printing without any software download, installing drivers and not even any cables to connect. You can just send whatever is on your computer or an iphone screen to a printer.
    Epson iPrint: Printer with Epson iPrint brings greater convenience by allowing you to print web pages, important documents and photos wirelessly from iOS™ and Android™ devices.
    Google Cloud Print: Print anything from any device to practically any location. Google Cloud Print is a technology that make your printers available to you and anyone you want through web. Google Cloud Print makes it possible to send any document or image to a printer at one location (e.g printer at home) from a device/ phone/ computer at some other location (e.g. Document in the office PC).
    Apple Airprint: Apple Air-Print is a technology that helps printing without any software download, installing drivers and not even any cables to connect. You can just send whatever is on your computer or an iphone screen to a printer.
    LCD Screen
    L565 : 2.2 "
    8720 : 4.3 "
    Automatic paper sensor
    L565 : -
    8720 : 
    Media weight, supported
    L565 : -
    8720 : HP cards: up to 200 g/m², HP envelopes: 75 to 90 g/m², Plain paper: 60 to 105 g/m²
    Display
    L565 : -
    8720 : 10.9 cms (4.3) CGD touchscreen
    Multitasking supported
    L565 : -
    8720 : 
    Operating Temperature
    L565 : -
    8720 : 5 to 40ºC
    Eco-Label
    L565 : -
    8720 : Energy Star, EPEAT
    Memory
    L565 : -
    8720 : 256 MB
    No of Colors In Ink System
    L565 : 6
    8720 : -
    Photo Copy Details
    First Copy Out Time (Color)
    L565 : -
    8720 : As fast as 10 sec
    First Copy Out Time (Mono)
    L565 : -
    8720 : As fast as 9 sec
    Copy resolution
    L565 : -
    8720 : 1200 x 1200 dpi
    Copy Speed
    L565 : -
    8720 : 37 Sec
    Copy Speed Color
    L565 : -
    8720 : 37
    Accessories
    In the box
    L565 : -
    8720 : HP 955 Black OfficeJet Ink Cartridge (~1000 pages), HP 955XL Black OfficeJet Ink Cartridge (~2000 pages), HP 955XL Cyan & Magenta OfficeJet Ink Cartridge,, HP 955XL Yellow OfficeJet Ink Cartridge composite yield (~1600 pages), HP 955 Yellow OfficeJet Ink Cartridge: composite yield (~700 pages), Phone cord, Power cord, Setup Poster, USB Cable
    Samsung Special
    Memory (Standard)
    L565 : -
    8720 : 256 MB