This HP Officejet 6500 is about $100. It is said by HP to be fast, eco-conscious and economical. Although some users find it bit difficult to set up and it may run out of ink quite often, HP states that this 6500 uses 40% less energy compared to a laser printer. This printer is networkable. It has a built-in Ethernet connection and it is qualified Energy Star. Moreover, HP also offers free recycling of its print cartridges through Planet Partners.
Resolution and Speed
4,800 x 1,200 dots / inch is the color print resolution.
This HP Officejet 6500 printer is an all-in-one. It can fax, copy, print and scan. HP’s spec sheet states that every minute, it can print 32 monochrome pages or 31 color pages.
Copying, Scanning, and Faxing
Every minute, this printer can copy about 31 color copies or 32 monochrome pages.
Images can be scaled 25-400% and the paper input tray can store up to 250 sheets.
2,400 dpi is the optical scanner resolution. 19,200 dpi is the software-enhanced resolution. The document feeder will automatically feed documents which are 8.5” x 14” and documents which are 8.5” x 11.7” will fit on the flatbed.
Three seconds is the time needed for a page to be transmitted. The resolution is 300×300 dpi. Moreover, the Officejet 6500’s memory can store 100 pages.
This printer allows you to print borderless photos (the largest size is 8.3” x 23.4”). It can support PictBridge and many memory cards: Memory Stick PRO Duo; Memory Stick Duo; Memory Stick PRO; Memory Stick; Secure Digital; Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC); MultimediaCard; Secure MultimediaCard; Reduced-Size MultimediaCard (RS-MMC)/MMCmobile (adapter not included, purchase separately); MMCmicro/miniSD/microSD (adapter not included, purchase separately); xD-Picture Card.