Pros

  • Sleek, decorative profile
  • Automatic duplexing is standard
  • AirPrint compatible

Cons

  • Slow performance
  • Pricey inks

At A Glance

Built for style rather than efficiency, this multifunction printer operates adequately but expensively.

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.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number CN517A#B1H
Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 2.40 "
Touchscreen Yes
Display Screen Type LCD
Storage
Flash Memory 2 MB
General Information
Manufacturer Hewlett-Packard
Manufacturer Part Number CN557A#B1H
UPC Code 885631243077
Brand Name HP
Product Name Officejet 6500A E710N Multifunction Printer
Marketing Information

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.

Product Model E710N
Product Type Inkjet Multifunction Printer
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.hp.com
Product Line Officejet
Product Series 6500
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC), MMC, Secure Multimedia, xD-Picture Card, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick PRO Duo
Standard Memory 64 MB
Maximum Memory 64 MB
Memory Card Slot Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • Officejet 6500A E710N Multifunction Printer
  • 1 x Black Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Cyan Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Magenta Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Yellow Ink Cartridge
  • Setup Poster
  • Getting Started Guide
  • Software CD
  • Power Adapter
  • Power Cord
  • Phone Cord
  • Automated Duplex Printing Unit
Network & Communication
Wireless LAN Yes
Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Ethernet Technology Ethernet
Ethernet Yes
Faxing
Fax Memory Capacity 100 pages
Maximum Fax Resolution 300 x 300 dpi
Fax Color Color
Physical Characteristics
Height 10.0"
Width 18.8"
Depth 17.7"
Weight (Approximate) 290.4 oz
Color Black
Form Factor Desktop
Warranty
Limited Warranty 1 Year
Media Handling
Media Type Plain Paper, Envelope, Transparency, Card Stock, Photo Paper, Bright White Paper, Premium Paper, Presentation Paper, Matte Paper, Inkjet Paper, Glossy Paper, Semi-gloss Photo Paper, Iron-on Transfer, Photo Card, Special Media, Greeting Card, Brochure Paper, Flyer Paper, Hagaki Card
Maximum Input Media Capacity 250 sheets
Maximum Print Size Legal - 8.50" x 14.02"
Borderless Printing Yes
Media Handling 1 x Automatic Document Feeder 35 Sheet, 1 x Input Tray 250 Sheet, 1 x Output Tray 50 Sheet
Media Size Legal - 8.50" x 14.02", Letter - 8.50" x 10.98", Statement - 8.50" x 5.51", Executive - 10.51" x 7.24", 3" x 5", 4" x 6", 5" x 7", 5" x 8", 4" x 10", 4" x 11", 4" x 12", 8" x 10", Envelope No. 10, Monarch Envelope, DL Envelope - 4.33" x 8.66"
Standard Input Media Capacity 250 sheets
Number of Input/Multipurpose Trays Installed 1
Number of Input Trays Supported 1
Scanning
Optical Resolution 4800 dpi
Scanner Type Flatbed
Maximum Scan Size 8.50" x 14"
Color Depth 48-bit
Scan Color Color
Hardware Resolution 4800 x 4800 dpi
Interpolated Resolution 4800 dpi
Grayscale Depth 8-bit
Power Description
Maximum Power Consumption 50 W
Operating Power Consumption 36.60 W
Standby Power Consumption 5.50 W
Off-Mode Power Consumption 400 mW
Technical Information
Platform Supported Mac, PC
Maximum Mono Print Speed (ppm) 32
Maximum Color Print Speed (ppm) 31
Color Cartridge Type Individual Color Cartridge
Duplex Printing Automatic
Maximum Print Resolution 4800 x 1200 dpi
Print Color Color
ISO Mono Print Speed (ppm) 10
ISO Color Print Speed (ppm) 7
Number of Colors 4
Maximum Photo Print Speed 17 Second
Multifunction Devices Copier/Fax/Printer/Scanner
Reliability
Duty Cycle 7000 pages per month
Fonts & Emulation
Language Emulation PCL 3 GUI
Copier
Copier Type Flatbed
Maximum Document Enlargement 400%
Maximum Document Reduction 25%
Maximum Copy Resolution 4800 x 1200 dpi
Number of Copies 100
Maximum Mono Copy Speed (cpm) 32
Copy Color Color
Maximum Color Copy Speed (cpm) 31

Performance

Macworld Labs (Quality)
Print quality: Text Very Good
Print quality: Color photo Good
Print quality:PDF Very Good
Scan quality: Color photo Very Good
Scan quality: Line art Very Good
Copy quality Good
Macworld Labs (Speed)
Print speed: Text 4.6   ppm
Print speed: Color photo 184.39   seconds for 8X10 photo
Print speed: PDF 258.35   seconds for 4-page PDF
Scan speed 1 73.3   seconds for 8 x 10 color photo at 600 dpi
Scan speed 2 147.9   seconds 4 x 6 color photo at 1200 dpi