An All in one Printer is one which meets all the requirement for basic operation like print, scan, copy, fax and web and so those kind of printers are generally referred as All in One Printer. This printer is specially designed for small business users who just want to have a network ready all in one printer which can deliver you the premium quality of both color and black & white prints at a very low cost per page. One such All in one printer is the HP Officejet Pro 8500A Plus Printer which packs some of the interesting features and makes printing easy and sophisticated.
HP Officejet Pro 8500A Plus e-All-in-One printer, what does e-All in one means? Using the ePrint technology you can email your print attachments to the printers and thus print it. As connectivity options this printer includes one USB 2.0 connectivity, one Ethernet port, 1 PictBridge port, one Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 2 RJ-11 modem ports and various other memory card slots. The printer includes an automatic document feeder for 50 pages duplex scanning or copying of the both side documents supporting multi pages. This printer is compatible with AirPrint feature of Apple iPhone iOS 4.2 which allows wireless printing from various Apple products like iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. Moreover the 8500A printer can be connected to Internet using the USB, Ethernet or Wi-Fi connectivity.
The HP Pro 8500 has a larger capacity paper tray with 50 sheet automatic document feeder, legal size scanner bay. With the HP Pro 8500 printer its possible to host your PC in three ways – using the built-in Ethernet port to connect to a network, direct PC connection using USB 2.0 cord and through the available Wi-Fi signal.
This printer includes HP 940 Black Officejet Ink cartridge and along with that the HP 940 Introductory (Cyan, Magenta and Yellow) cartridges are complimentary. The HP 940 Black cartridge is priced at $ 25.99 and provides you with 1000 pages yield. When you are out of ink, you can replace it with a new ink cartridge for the same price of go with XL cartridge of the same to provide extra pages yield.
The Officejet printers of HP are very much worth enough to support Memory Stick, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick Pro, MagicGate Memory Stick Duo, miniSD, microSD, microSDHC, Multimedia Card, MMC Mobile, MMCmicro and lot more are compatible. So just bring your memory card, insert in the corresponding card slot and read from the small screen to select the document for printing. There you go with the print available within no time.
This printer is extremely easy to set up and this saves costing 50 % less per page when compared with the laser printers. With this printer its possible to take prints from the web without the need of a computer or laptop using the print apps.
This printer can be used to –
- Print ID cards for reporting
- Automatic two side printing
- Saves 50 % of costing in for laser color printing
- Get vivid, fade and water resistant prints
HP Officejet Pro 8500A Plus printer uses the HP Thermal inkjet print technology. This printer can print up to 35 pages per minute of A4 size draft papers and 34 pages per minute of the same color printer. . It is not just the A4 paper which you can print, you can make allow A5, A6 and B5 media documents sizes. Various media types’ papers such as thick plain paper, HP bright white paper, Hp premium inkjet printer, HP advanced photo papers; HP everyday photo paper, specialty papers, greeting cards, brochure papers, tri-fold brochure paper and plain Hagaki are supported.
The printer is light and only weights 12.65 grams and its compatible with Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Mac OS X and Linux operating systems. HP is providing one year limited hardware warranty on this printer.
The color photos output quality is below the par
Touchpad is not much responsive enough, had to wait for option selections
The HP Officejet Pro 8500A Plus is a good multi-functional printer for small office as such its loaded with ranges of features, various connectivity options and input ports. Its priced at $ 399 and its worth for that price.