Pros

  • Fast copying and photo printing
  • High-quality prints and scans

Cons

  • Lacks a color LCD display

At A Glance

This unit has ethernet networking and high print quality, and offers fast copying and photo printing.

Manufacturer’s Description

Need to make printing, faxing, scanning, and copying available to several family members? This model's built-in Ethernet networking lets you connect up to five PCs. Plus, you can even make it wireless by plugging in to the Ethernet port of a wireless router.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.hp.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number Q5560A#ABA
Requirements
Operating System Compatibility
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows 98
  • Microsoft Windows XP
General Information
UPC Code 5051749488197
Faxing
Fax Resolution (dpi) 300 dpi
Storage Media
Memory stick Memory Stick
SD card SD Card
Scanning
Scanner Type Flatbed

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Very Good
Print quality: Color photo Superior
Copy quality Very good
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 6.8   ppm
Performance
Final Scan Time, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 16.28
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 48.88
Final Scan Time, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 8.19
Output Score, Color Graphics, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Color-Default) Good
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 87.68
Output Score, Text, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Text-Default) Very Good
Preview Scan, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 10.19
Total Scan Time, Line Art, Maximum Resolution (formerly pf-MFPs-LAmax1-Average) 3304.75
Tested Photo Speed (formerly pf-PCWPhotoSpeed) 0.9
Preview Scan, Line Art, Maximum Resolution (formerly pf-MFPs-pvLAmax1-Average) 9.69
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 50.0
Preview Scan, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 9.46
Color Photo, Normal Settings 22.87
Preview Scan, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 9.62
Color Photo, Best Quality Settings 65.18
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 2.2
Line Art Output Quality Good
5 x 7 Photo (secs) 65.18
Total Scan Time, 2-by-2-Inch Document, Maximum Resolution (formerly pf-MFPs-2x2maxmax-Average) 53.46
Color Output Quality Good
Final Scan Time, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 14.95
Three-Page PowerPoint Document (secs) 90.61
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) Good
One-Page Copy (secs) 15.17
Color Photo (secs) 22.87
One-Page Grayscale Graphic (secs) 26.49
Preview Scan, 2-by-2-Inch Document, Maximum Resolution (formerly pf-MFPs-pv2x2maxmax-Average) 67.22
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 0.9