Pros

  • Sleek, decorative profile
  • Automatic duplexing is standard

Cons

  • Slow performance
  • Pricey inks

At A Glance

Built for style rather than efficiency, this multifunction printer operates adequately but expensively.

Manufacturer’s Description

Officejet 6500A Plus e-All-In-One Printer also offers faxing, scanning, copying, duplex printing, and printing from a mobile device, using HP ePrint. Use business apps and the easy-to-use 2.36" color graphic touch-screen LCD to print from the Web without a PC. Connect to your network wirelessly or with built-in Ethernet, or to your PC with Hi-Speed USB 2.0. Print 32 black/white pages per minute with up to 600 dpi and 31 color pages per minute with up to 4800 x 1200 optimized dpi. Copy speed matches print speed. Copy function also offers 25 to 400 percent copy scaling and multicopying up to 100 copies. 24-bit flatbed scanner includes optical scan resolution of 4800 dpi and 8-1/2" x 14" maximum scan size via the auto document feeder. Printer also features a 250-sheet input tray, 35-sheet automatic document feeder, borderless printing, memory slots, 33.6Kpbs fax modem, 100-page fax memory, and 100 speed-dial numbers. Energy Star qualified.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number CN517A#B1H
Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 2.40 "
Touchscreen Yes
Display Screen Type LCD
Storage
Flash Memory 2 MB
General Information
Manufacturer Hewlett-Packard
UPC Code 885631243077
Manufacturer Part Number CN557A#B1H
Brand Name HP
Product Name Officejet 6500A E710N Multifunction Printer
Marketing Information

Officejet 6500A Plus e-All-In-One Printer also offers faxing, scanning, copying, duplex printing, and printing from a mobile device, using HP ePrint. Use business apps and the easy-to-use 2.36" color graphic touch-screen LCD to print from the Web without a PC. Connect to your network wirelessly or with built-in Ethernet, or to your PC with Hi-Speed USB 2.0. Print 32 black/white pages per minute with up to 600 dpi and 31 color pages per minute with up to 4800 x 1200 optimized dpi. Copy speed matches print speed. Copy function also offers 25 to 400 percent copy scaling and multicopying up to 100 copies. 24-bit flatbed scanner includes optical scan resolution of 4800 dpi and 8-1/2" x 14" maximum scan size via the auto document feeder. Printer also features a 250-sheet input tray, 35-sheet automatic document feeder, borderless printing, memory slots, 33.6Kpbs fax modem, 100-page fax memory, and 100 speed-dial numbers. Energy Star qualified.

Product Model E710N
Product Type Inkjet Multifunction Printer
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.hp.com
Product Line Officejet
Product Series 6500
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC), MMC, Secure Multimedia, xD-Picture Card, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick PRO Duo
Standard Memory 64 MB
Maximum Memory 64 MB
Memory Card Slot Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • Officejet 6500A E710N Multifunction Printer
  • 1 x Black Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Cyan Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Magenta Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Yellow Ink Cartridge
  • Setup Poster
  • Getting Started Guide
  • Software CD
  • Power Adapter
  • Power Cord
  • Phone Cord
  • Automated Duplex Printing Unit
Network & Communication
Wireless LAN Yes
Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Ethernet Technology Ethernet
Ethernet Yes
Physical Characteristics
Height 10.0"
Width 18.8"
Depth 17.7"
Weight (Approximate) 290.4 oz
Color Black
Form Factor Desktop
Faxing
Maximum Fax Resolution 300 x 300 dpi
Fax Color Color
Fax Memory Capacity 100 pages
Warranty
Limited Warranty 1 Year
Media Handling
Media Size Legal - 8.50" x 14.02", Letter - 8.50" x 10.98", Statement - 8.50" x 5.51", Executive - 10.51" x 7.24", 3" x 5", 4" x 6", 5" x 7", 5" x 8", 4" x 10", 4" x 11", 4" x 12", 8" x 10", Envelope No. 10, Monarch Envelope, DL Envelope - 4.33" x 8.66"
Standard Input Media Capacity 250 sheets
Number of Input Trays Supported 1
Number of Input/Multipurpose Trays Installed 1
Borderless Printing Yes
Media Handling 1 x Automatic Document Feeder 35 Sheet, 1 x Input Tray 250 Sheet, 1 x Output Tray 50 Sheet
Media Type Plain Paper, Envelope, Transparency, Card Stock, Photo Paper, Bright White Paper, Premium Paper, Presentation Paper, Matte Paper, Inkjet Paper, Glossy Paper, Semi-gloss Photo Paper, Iron-on Transfer, Photo Card, Special Media, Greeting Card, Brochure Paper, Flyer Paper, Hagaki Card
Maximum Input Media Capacity 250 sheets
Maximum Print Size Legal - 8.50" x 14.02"
Scanning
Color Depth 48-bit
Interpolated Resolution 4800 dpi
Scan Color Color
Maximum Scan Size 8.50" x 14"
Scanner Type Flatbed
Grayscale Depth 8-bit
Optical Resolution 4800 dpi
Hardware Resolution 4800 x 4800 dpi
Power Description
Off-Mode Power Consumption 400 mW
Standby Power Consumption 5.50 W
Operating Power Consumption 36.60 W
Maximum Power Consumption 50 W
Technical Information
Platform Supported Mac, PC
Maximum Color Print Speed (ppm) 31
Maximum Print Resolution 4800 x 1200 dpi
Number of Colors 4
ISO Color Print Speed (ppm) 7
Maximum Mono Print Speed (ppm) 32
Color Cartridge Type Individual Color Cartridge
Print Color Color
Maximum Photo Print Speed 17 Second
Duplex Printing Automatic
ISO Mono Print Speed (ppm) 10
Multifunction Devices Copier/Fax/Printer/Scanner
Reliability
Duty Cycle 7000 pages per month
Fonts & Emulation
Language Emulation PCL 3 GUI
Copier
Copier Type Flatbed
Maximum Color Copy Speed (cpm) 31
Copy Color Color
Maximum Mono Copy Speed (cpm) 32
Number of Copies 100
Maximum Document Reduction 25%
Maximum Copy Resolution 4800 x 1200 dpi
Maximum Document Enlargement 400%

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Very Good
Print quality: Color photo Good
Scan quality: Text Good
Scan quality: Color photo Good
Scan quality: Line art Good
Copy quality Good
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 4.8   ppm
Print speed rating: Text Fair
Print speed: Color photo 1.6   ppm
Print speed rating: Color photo Good
Copy speed 3.4   ppm
Copy speed rating Good