• Good quality text output


  • Dissapointing glossy photo prints
  • Lacks media card slots

At A Glance

Printed very attractive color graphics on plain paper, but glossy photos suffered from obvious banding.

Manufacturer’s Description

Print everything from documents to creative photo projects and more right from your home or office. Enjoy exceptional fade resistance for all of your printed photos and documents. Print photos without a computer from PictBridge-enabled cameras using front USB port. Remove red eye and enhance photo detail with built-in HP Real Life technologies.

The Specs

Part Number C9017A#B1H
Operating System Compatibility
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows 98
  • Microsoft Windows XP
General Information
UPC Code 829160888897


PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Good
Print quality: Color photo Fair
Print quality: Grayscale photo Very Good
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 5.8   ppm
5 x 7 Photo (secs) 45.03
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 49.62
Color Output Quality Very Good
Three-Page PowerPoint Document (secs) 90.47
Output Score, Color Photo, Best Quality Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Color-Best) Fair
Output Score, Line Art, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-LineArt-Default) Good
Output Score, Color Graphics, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Color-Default) Very Good
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 103.76
Output Score, Text, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Text-Default) Good
Color Photo (secs) 23.98
One-Page Grayscale Graphic (secs) 25.49
Tested Photo Speed (formerly pf-PCWPhotoSpeed) 1.3
Output Score, Grayscale Graphics, Best Quality Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Grayscale-Best) Very Good
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 51.27
Color Photo, Normal Settings 23.98
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 1.3
Color Photo, Best Quality Settings 45.03
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 2.2
Line Art Output Quality Good