Pros

  • Offers fast plain-paper printing

Cons

  • Pricey

At A Glance

Get the higher-end office features you'd expect from a color-laser MFP, but for much less money.

Manufacturer’s Description

Officejet Pro L7680 Color All-in-One Printer is ideal for small-office printing, faxing, copying, and scanning. Scan photos and documents directly to folders without a PC. Prints 35 monochrome pages per minute and 34 color pages per minute with 1200 x 1200 dpi. Get laser-quality color at up to 12 pages per minute black and 10 color pages per minute. Get outstanding scans with up to 2400 x 4800 optimized dpi color . Printer faxes three pages per second with 33.6 Kbps modem. Stores 100 pages of faxes and block unwanted junk faxes. Features 64MB memory, 2.4 LCD size, a legal-size flatbed, automatic two-sided printing with collation, Ethernet, USB 2.0 interface, 250-sheet tray capacity, and 50-sheet auto document feeder. Scan and store directly to a network folder.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.hp.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number C8189A
Requirements
Operating System Compatibility
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows XP
General Information
UPC Code 12502618744
Faxing
Fax Resolution (dpi) 300 x 300 dpi
Storage Media
Memory stick Memory Stick
SD card SD Card
Scanning
Scanner Type Flatbed

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Fair
Print quality: Color photo Very Good
Print quality: Grayscale photo Good
Copy quality Very Good
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 13.1   ppm
Performance
300dpi Line Art Image (secs) 12.68
Final Scan Time, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 15.66
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 26.18
Color Output Quality Fair
One-Page Line Art, Maximum Resolution Very Good
Final Scan Time, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 22.72
4 by 6 Grayscale Photo (secs) 14.99
4 by 6 Color Photo (secs) 14.24
Final Scan Time, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 8.43
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 59.51
Sports Action Shot (secs) 78.71
Overall Scan Quality Good
Preview Scan, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 9.54
Grayscale Glossy Output Quality n/a
One-Page Copy (secs) 17.43
One-Page Webpage (secs) 16.5
Tested Grayscale Speed (ppm) 4.0
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 25.64
Preview Scan, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 9.36
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 0.8
One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi Good
Tested Lineart Speed (ppm) 4.7
Preview Scan, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 9.77
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 4.2
Line Art Output Quality Fair