HP Officejet Pro 8500A Premium e-All-in-One Color Inkjet Printer - A910n - CM758A#B1H

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by Bothell41 on 6/12/2012

We are a small business with 2 locations and 3 employees with relatively light printing needs overall. We overbought to get the best priniter we could find in the $400 price range to handle small business needs. This printer is a replacement for the same model that we previously used -- that one was so bad it had to be returned, with a huge amount of hassle on the end of HP (the lack of customer service regarding that return was downright horrible). This replacement works better, but has many bugs, often interupts itself to "clean the printheads" which takes several minutes, and when faxing, if the receiver's fazx is busy, you cannot send another fax to a different recipient without cancelling the fax/scan. There's a way to scan into memory but only if you program that fax to send at a later time which is not fast and easy to do when faxing to multiple customers with multiple faxes. It's an ink hog and it's toner is expensive. Paper jams frequently. It's wireless networking, scan to email, and scan to network file is very difficult to use. Your PC or laptop has to be on to scan to email or scan to network file. I would not recommend this product to anyone.

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Product Overview

Create professional-quality color prints and marketing materials for up to 50% lower cost per page and energy use than lasers.Use business apps to print from the Web—PC-free. Print from a mobile device, using HP ePrint.

Save up to 50% per color page compared with lasers
  • Print professional color documents for up to 50% lower cost per page than lasers, using HP Officejet inks.
  • Get a better value for frequent printing with high-capacity, individual ink cartridges.
  • Print plain paper documents that resist water and fading, using pigment inks designed for the office.
  • Design marketing materials with templates and tools from MarketSplash by HP, and print them affordably.

    Gain efficiency with wireless productivity
  • Laser-comparable speeds up to 15 ppm black/11 ppm color or maximum speeds of 35 ppm black/34 ppm color.
  • Connect to your network wirelessly or with built-in Ethernet, or to your PC with Hi-Speed USB 2.0.
  • Increase your productivity with automatic two-sided printing and a 50-page automatic document feeder.
  • Improve your workflow. Send quick digital faxes, scan instantly to a PC or e-mail, and more.

    Print from the Web and mobile devices
  • Use the easy-to-read, 4.3-inch (10.92 cm) touchscreen to Print, Copy, Scan and Fax.
  • Print from anywhere, anytime, directly to this HP all-in-one, using any mobile device.
  • Create flawless copies using CopySmart technology, and easily print identification cards.
  • Easily view and print from a USB drive and memory cards.

    Save energy and conserve resources
  • Use up to 50% less energy than lasers with this ENERGY STAR® qualified all-in-one.
  • Consume up to 50% less paper with automatic two-sided printing and robust digital faxing options.
  • Specifications

    Manufacturer Hewlett Packard
    Mfg Part# CM758A#B1H
    SKU 217103619
    UPC 884962951675
    UPC 14 00884962951675
    Tech Specs
    All-in-one functions: Print, fax, scan, copy, Web
    Multitasking capability: Yes
    Print speed black (draft, letter): Up to 35 ppm
    Print speed color (draft, letter): Up to 34 ppm
    Print speed, laser comparable, black: Up to 15 ppm
    Print speed, laser comparable, color: Up to 11 ppm
    First page out (black): As fast as 14 sec
    First page out (color): As fast as 15 sec
    Monthly duty cycle: Up to 15,000 pages
    Recommended monthly print volume: Up to 1250 pages
    Print technology: HP Thermal Inkjet
    Print resolution, black: Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi
    Print resolution, color: Up to 4800 x 1200 optimized dpi color (on HP Advanced Photo Paper, 1200 x 1200 input dpi)
    Paper handling standard,input: 250-sheet input tray, second 250-sheet input tray
    Paper handling standard,output: 150-sheet output tray
    Envelope capacity: Up to 20 envelopes
    Envelope feeder: No
    Duplex printing (printing on both sides of paper): Automatic (standard)
    Document finishing: Sheet feed
    Media sizes, standard: Tray 1: Letter, legal, statement, executive, 3 x 5 in, 4 x 6 in, 5 x 7 in, 5 x 8 in, 4 x 10 in, 4 x 11 in, 4 x 12 in, 8 x 10 in, envelopes (No. 10, Monarch, DL)
    Media sizes, custom: 3 x 5 to 8.5 x 14 in
    Media types: Plain paper, thick plain paper, HP bright white paper, HP premium inkjet paper, HP premium presentation paper, other inkjet papers, HP advanced photo papers, HP everyday photo paper, Matte, other photo papers, HP premium inkjet transparency film, other transparency films, other specialty papers, other greeting Cards, HP brochure paper 180g, glossy, HP brochure and flyer paper, matte, HP Tri-fold brochure paper, matte, other brochure papers, plain Hagaki, inkjet Hagaki, cardstock
    Media weight, recommended: 20 to 24 lb
    Memory, standard: 128 MB
    Memory, maximum: 128 MB
    Print languages, standard: HP PCL 3 GUI
    Scanner type: Flatbed, ADF
    Scan resolution, optical: Up to 4800 dpi
    Bit depth: 24-bit
    Scan size, maximum (flatbed): 8.5 x 14 in
    Scan size, maximum (ADF): 8.5 x 14 in
    Automatic paper sensor: No
    Supported file formats: PDF; TIFF; JPEG
    Copy speed, black (copies per minute): Up to 35 cpm
    Copy speed, color (copies per minute): Up to 34 cpm
    Copy resolution, black: Up to 1200 x 600 dpi
    Copy resolution, color: Up to 1200 x 600 dpi
    Copy reduce/enlarge settings: 25 to 400%
    Maximum number of copies: Up to 99 copies
    Fax memory: Up to 100 pages
    Speed dials, maximum number: Up to 75 numbers
    Auto redial: Yes
    Junk fax barrier: Yes, requires Caller ID
    Faxing: Yes, color
    Display: 4.3" CGD (color graphics), Touchscreen
    Memory Card Compatibility: Memory Stick, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick Pro, MagicGate Memory Stick Duo; Memory Stick Micro (requires adapter, sold separately); Secure Digital (SD); Secure Digital High Capacity; miniSD, microSD, microSDHC (requires adapter, sold separately); MultimediaCard (MMC), Secure MultimediaCard; Reduced-Size MultimediaCard (RS-MMC), MMC Mobile, MMCmicro (requires adapter, sold separately)
    Borderless Printing: Yes (up to 8.5 x 11 in, 216 x 279 mm)
    Connectivity, standard: 1 USB 2.0; 1 Ethernet; 1 PictBridge; 1 Wireless 802.11b/g/n, memory card slots
    Minimum system requirements:
    PC: Microsoft® Windows® 7: 1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor; 1 GB (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit) RAM, 1.5 GB hard disk space, CD-ROM/DVD drive or Internet connection, USB port; Windows Vista®: 800 MHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor; 512 MB RAM, 2.0 GB hard disk space, CD-ROM/DVD drive or Internet connection, USB port; Windows® XP (32-bit) (SP2): Intel Pentium II , Celeron or compatible processor; 233 MHz or higher; 128 MB RAM, 750 MB hard disk space, CD-ROM/DVD drive or Internet connection, USB port
    Macintosh: Mac OS X v 10.5.8, v 10.6: PowerPC G4, G5, or Intel Core processor; 300 MB free hard disk space
    Compatible operating systems: Microsoft® Windows® 7, Windows Vista®, Windows® XP (SP2); Mac OS X v 10.5, v 10.6; Linux
    Dimensions (W x D x H): 19.76 x 16.85 x 12.12 in (without duplexer installed)
    Weight: 33.88 lb
    Power supply: Input voltage: 100 to 240 VAC (+/- 10%), 50 to 60 Hz
    Power consumption: 28 watts
    Power Consumption (Standby): 6.3 watts
    Power Consumption, Powersave: 2.5 watts
    Power Consumption (Manual-off): 0.6 watts
    Power consumption footnote: Power measurements are based on ENERGY STAR® OM test procedure with 230 VAC, 50 Hz input.
    Acoustic Pressure Emissions: 62.2 dB(A) (mono Normal), 66.2 dB(A) (mono Draft)
    Acoustic power emissions: 6.7 B(A) (mono Normal), 7.2 B(A) (mono Draft)
    Operating temperature range: 59 to 90º F
    Recommended Operating humidity range: 25 to 75% RH
    ENERGY STAR® Qualified: Yes
    Warranty: One-year limited hardware warranty
    Product Attributes
    Environmental Certification Energy Star
    Product Line Officejet Pro
    Product Model A910N
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