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Price Best Price: $143.00
Best Price: $175.00
Pros
  • Above average printing speeds
  • Small footprint
  • LightScribe drive; touchscreen LCD
  • Integrated Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
  • Excellent text and photo output
  • Easy-to-use control panel
  • Easy-to-use touchscreen control panel
  • Good color output quality
Cons
  • Average photos on plain paper
  • Expensive; no ADF; no fax features
  • Washed-out quality on plain paper
  • Scanner lid can't telescope to accept thicker material
  • Pricey toner
  • No automatic two-sided printing
At A Glance

Model has a small footprint and is easy to maintain, but it is comparatively expensive. Supports PCL and PostScript.

Complete digital photo processing features include a LightScribe drive for etching and burning.

Specs

Pricing

Part Number Q5982A#ABA L2526A#ABA CZ045A#B1H CF147A#BGJ

Requirements

Operating System Compatibility Linux|Microsoft Windows 2000|Microsoft Windows 98|Microsoft Windows XP Microsoft Windows 2000|Microsoft Windows XP Macintosh OS X 10.7 (Lion)|Macintosh OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion)|Microsoft Windows 7|Microsoft Windows 8|Microsoft Windows Vista|Microsoft Windows XP Macintosh OS X 10.5 (Leopard)|Macintosh OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard)|Macintosh OS X 10.7 (Lion)|Microsoft Windows 7|Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise|Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic|Microsoft Windows 7 Professional|Microsoft Windows 7 Starter|Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate|Microsoft Windows Server 2003|Microsoft Windows Server 2008|Microsoft Windows Vista|Microsoft Windows Vista Business (64 bit)|Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic|Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic (32 bit)|Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium (32 bit)|Microsoft Windows XP|Microsoft Windows XP Home|Microsoft Windows XP Professional|Microsoft Windows XP Tablet Edition

General Information

UPC Code 26649024542   886112774059 886112381165

Ports and Connections

Wireless connection 802.11b 802.11b|802.11g 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n
Available Interfaces     USB 2.0 USB 2.0
Ethernet Type       10/100 Mbps

Storage Media

Memory stick   Memory Stick    
SD card   SD Card SD Card|SDHC Card|SDXC Card  

Scanning

Scanner Type   Flatbed Flatbed with ADF  

Faxing

Fax Resolution (dpi)     200  dpi  

Platform Support

Printer languages supported     HP PCL 3  

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)

Print quality: Text

Very Good Good    
Print quality: Color photo

Fair Superior    
Print quality: Grayscale photo

Very Good Fair    
Copy quality

  Good    

PCWorld Test Center (Speed)

Print speed: Text

ppm

21.5 7.0 9.5 9.2
Print speed rating: Text

    Very Good Fair
Print speed: Color photo

ppm

    1.5 2.0
Print speed rating: Color photo

    Good Good
Copy speed

ppm

    4.2  
Copy speed rating

    Good  

Performance

300dpi Line Art Image (secs)

13.59 23.16    
Two-Page Excel Document (secs)

14.72 45.88    
Color Output Quality

Good Good    
Output Score, Color Photo, Best Quality Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Color-Best)

Fair      
4 by 6 Grayscale Photo (secs)

19.29 20.3    
4 by 6 Color Photo (secs)

33.23 19.5    
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)

Good      
Ten-Page Word Document (secs)

36.34 111.85    
Output Score, Text, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Text-Default)

Very Good      
Sports Action Shot (secs)

34.28 24.37    
One-Page Webpage (secs)

13.66 23.29    
Tested Grayscale Speed (ppm)

3.1 3.0    
Tested Photo Speed (formerly pf-PCWPhotoSpeed)

2.4      
Output Score, Grayscale Graphics, Best Quality Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Grayscale-Best)

Very Good      
Three-Page Word Document (secs)

18.43 45.29    
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm)

1.8 2.5    
Tested Lineart Speed (ppm)

4.4 2.6    
Tested Color Speed (ppm)

3.9 2.7    
Line Art Output Quality

Good Fair    
Final Scan Time, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi

  16.83    
One-Page Line Art, Maximum Resolution

  Good    
Final Scan Time, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi

  15.71    
Final Scan Time, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi

  6.87    
Overall Scan Quality

  Good    
Preview Scan, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi

  7.14    
Grayscale Glossy Output Quality

  n/a    
One-Page Copy (secs)

  29.09    
Preview Scan, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi

  7.22    
One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi

  Good    
Preview Scan, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi

  7.28