Pros

  • Good quality text output

Cons

  • 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

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

Performance

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