Kodak HERO 3.1 Review
A decent low-cost all-in-one is the consensus opinion of this model among Kodak HERO 3.1 reviews. At PC Mag, the Kodak HERO 3.1 review says print speeds are fast and text print quality is very good, but color graphics sometimes show banding and blotchiness and photo output is uneven (color looks good on some images but not others). Consumers who posted Kodak HERO 3.1 reviews at Amazon and Staples are more forgiving (or less discerning) and like the photo printouts. Some Kodak HERO 3.1 reviews report this inkjet multifunction printer is easy on ink, while others assert it burns through ink pretty quickly. Most users say the HERO 3.1 is a breeze to set up.
The Kodak HERO 3.1 prints at an optimized max resolution of 9600 dpi, and its maximum optical scan resolution is 1200 dpi. The HERO 3.1 features a 100-sheet paper tray and a 2.4-inch color LCD. It connects to an 802.11b/g/n wireless network, and there's a USB 2.0 port for a wired connection. Unlike most printers in this price range, the HERO 3.1 includes a media card reader, which supports several formats, including SD, SDHC, MMC, Memory Stick, and Memory Stick Pro. The printer accepts the usual array of paper sizes, including 4x6 inch to 8.5x11 inch photo paper and printer paper sizes from 4x6 inches to 8.5x14 inches. It's got a 16.5Wx12.3Dx6.8H inch footprint and a weight of 11.9 pounds. This model bears an Energy Star label and carries a one-year warranty.
The Kodak HERO 3.1 produces pretty good quality prints, but it's priced at the far reaches of the Cheapism niche. There's some disagreement as to how much ink the printer uses, which can be a concern. Consumers looking for a machine that's easy to use will like the HERO 3.1.That said, there are other printers out there that deliver good quality prints for less money.