Pros

  • AirPrint compatibility
  • Touchscreen controls
  • ePrint remote printing and apps
  • Equipped with wireless and ethernet

Cons

  • Drivers on CD contain a bug
  • Text prints with fuzzy edges

Manufacturer’s Description

Officejet 6500A Plus e-All-In-One Printer also offers faxing, scanning, copying, duplex printing, and printing from a mobile device, using HP ePrint. Use business apps and the easy-to-use 2.36 color graphic touch-screen LCD to print from the Web without a PC. Connect to your network wirelessly or with built-in Ethernet, or to your PC with Hi-Speed USB 2.0. Print 32 black/white pages per minute with up to 600 dpi and 31 color pages per minute with up to 4800 x 1200 optimized dpi. Copy speed matches print speed. Copy function also offers 25 to 400 percent copy scaling and multicopying up to 100 copies. 24-bit flatbed scanner includes optical scan resolution of 4800 dpi and 8-1/2 x 14 maximum scan size via the auto document feeder. Printer also features a 250-sheet input tray, 35-sheet automatic document feeder, borderless printing, memory slots, 33.6Kpbs fax modem, 100-page fax memory, and 100 speed-dial numbers. Energy Star qualified.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.hp.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number CN557A#B1H
Requirements
Operating System Compatibility
  • Linux
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows XP
General Information
UPC Code 885631350928
Ports and Connections
Wireless connection Yes
Faxing
Fax Resolution (dpi) 300 dpi
Storage Media
Memory stick Memory Stick PRO Duo
SD card
  • SD Card
  • SDHC Card
Scanning
Scanner Type Flatbed
Platform Support
Printer languages supported GDI/Host-based
Cost Per Page
Plain Text Page (Highest yield vendor ink) 2.7 cents per page

Performance

Macworld Labs (Speed)
Print speed: Text 6.0   ppm
Print speed rating: Text Good
Print speed: Color photo 157.67   seconds for 8X10 photo
Print speed rating: Color photo Good
Print speed: PDF 163.0   seconds for 4-page PDF
Print speed rating: PDF Very Good
Scan speed 1 99.4   seconds for 8 x 10 color photo at 600 dpi
Scan speed 2 135.8   seconds 4 x 6 color photo at 1200 dpi
Scan speed rating Fair