One of the reasons that run in majority for buying the hp DeskJet 3050 is its wireless capability. It is a perfect combo with printer, fax, scanner and wireless capability, making this hp DeskJet a popular hit. This printer is very limited to the small offices due to the small ink cartridges. Places where colored pictures are really necessary to print daily, buying this printer is a bad idea. This printer is only capable to take the load of a small office.
This printer being a DeskJet has many printer offline problems. People have too many complaints about ‘my Hewlett Packard printer offline’ around regarding DeskJet 3050. The problem that commonly rolls within the majority is the hp DeskJet offline issue which normally arises due to the power usage through an Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS). Every printer needs a strong and stable power source to draw current. At the time of printing the printer draws the maximum of power that it can. A UPS when fails to provide that much power continuously to the printer makes the printer offline problem rise up.
It is very frustrating when multi functioning combo DeskJet starts to perform handicap. There are times when only one of the trios works properly and you got no access to the other two. The scanner is easy to configure wirelessly but there is a need to configure them all with their basic test pages. The use of product manual is very unpopular but every answer to a user’s question is printed right into it. The step wise guide to install your printer starts from the very basics of connecting power cable and ends up with making hardcopies of test pages from printer, scanner and fax through a running wireless connection.
This is true that the installation takes time and configuring the printer completely takes a few hours, but the end product is very promising. After a proper installation, the wireless DeskJet has too many perks. In a short office, a reliable and good quality printer is such a relief.