Pros

  • Excellent software
  • Cheap ink
  • Great-looking photos

Cons

  • Slow for an office MFP

At A Glance

Its ho-hum speed aside, this model is otherwise a small- or home-office winner, offering full duplex support, cheap inks, and superior photo quality.

Manufacturer’s Description

It's time to simplify your workload and lower your ink costs with the Kodak Office Hero 6.1 All-in-One Printer. With fairly priced ink and a full suite of productivity tools' it lets you spend more time on your business and less on printing. It multi-tasks as much as you do, letting you print wirelessly, copy, scan, and fax-even double-sided. No matter where business happens, being Google Cloud Print and KODAK Email Print ready means you can send emails and attachments back to your office from any mobile device-your smartphone, computer, or tablet, so your documents are waiting when you walk in the door. Smart Sensor technology predicts the supplies and time you'll need before you start that next big print run. And you can rely on Kodak Quality for crisp documents and brilliant images, from first print to last. It's the intelligent way to keep your budget in line and your business on the move.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 1533561
Requirements
Operating System Compatibility
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows XP
General Information
UPC Code 635753626315
Ports and Connections
Wireless connection Yes
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) 2.2 cents per page

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Very Good
Print quality: Color photo Very Good
Scan quality: Text Very Good
Scan quality: Color photo Fair
Scan quality: Line art Very Good
Copy quality Superior
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 5.1   ppm
Print speed rating: Text Fair
Print speed: Color photo 1.5   ppm
Print speed rating: Color photo Fair
Copy speed 3.0   ppm
Copy speed rating Good