Pros

  • Runs on battery or AC power
  • Produces great quality photos

Cons

  • Text looked slightly grayish in spots
  • No output tray

At A Glance

This portable costs quite a bit more than most desktop inkjet printers, but it delivers high graphics print quality.

Manufacturer’s Description

High-performance printing virtually anytime, anywhere with photo-quality resolution, minimal user intervention and a wide range of wired and wireless connectivity options, including Bluetooth wireless technology.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number C8145A#A2L
Requirements
Operating System Compatibility
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows 98
  • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
  • Microsoft Windows XP
General Information
UPC Code 808736576093

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text 9
Print quality: Color photo 98
Print quality: Grayscale photo Superior
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 78.98   ppm
Performance
5 x 7 Photo (secs) 265.96
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 137.49
Color Output Quality 2
Three-Page PowerPoint Document (secs) 267.57
Output Score, Color Photo, Best Quality Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Color-Best) Superior
Output Score, Line Art, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-LineArt-Default) Fair
Output Score, Color Graphics, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Color-Default) Very Good
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 157.08
Output Score, Text, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Text-Default) Good
Color Photo (secs) 59.2
One-Page Grayscale Graphic (secs) 215.31
Tested Grayscale Speed (ppm) 98.0
Tested Photo Speed (formerly pf-PCWPhotoSpeed) 0.2
Output Score, Grayscale Graphics, Best Quality Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Grayscale-Best) Superior
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 124.89
Color Photo, Normal Settings 59.2
Tested Glossy Grayscale Photo Speed (ppm) 5.0
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 2.0
Color Photo, Best Quality Settings 265.96
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 2.0
Line Art Output Quality Fair