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HP Envy 4500 printer

 
Price range:
$59.99 - $149.00
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Summary: An all-in-one inkjet printer from HP. It has scan and copy functions, and Wi-Fi networking. Works with Windows, Mac OS.
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Community icon15 people have reviewed this model.
Type: All-in-one inkjet printers
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User Reviews

 
1.0
worst printer ever!
6/6/2015
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Comment:
We took back the the first hp4500 envy printer tonight because the paper could not be loaded. The paper wouldn't go in far enough to be picked up by the rollers. <br /><br />i'm taking back the second hp4500 envy printer tomorrow for the same problem, as well as a weird problem with the ink cartridges. I got the paper in correctly but the sockets for the ink kept floating back and forth for no reason. Once the sockets stopped moving and i put the ink in, the paper in the tray had slid out of position. Then the black ink cartridge got stuck in the socket. <br /><br />If you can't change the ink, and the paper tray spits out the paper like a baby spits out strained carrots, then, sorry you cannot have any stars!
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
What happened HP? Horrible product
4/6/2015
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Comment:
I don't know who designed this printer, but, it is the worse HP product I ever owned. It won't even power up most of the time, and not enough time to even consider keeping it. The set-up was awful and even aligning the cartridges was a problem. Sheese, what a piece of junk!!!
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
Garbage Product
3/31/2015
Pros
Easy To Set Up
Interesting Features
Prints Sometimes Maybe
Simple
Cons
Flimsy Construction
Jams Easily
Slow Operation
Unreliable
Best Uses
Comment:
Set up was easy. HP has some interesting features but are mostly a waste of ink. The web printing is pretty neat assuming the printer even prints some/any of your document. It leaves a nice gradient effect combined with a wide variety of hues depending on the time of the week all across your document when you only want a colored title. It is super fickle and sometimes double prints your stuff (sometimes i wonder if it is designed that way to waste your ink). You are better off burning your money so you do not have to deal with it. DO. NOT. BUY.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
The HP Envy 4500 is part of the Printers test program at Consumer Reports. The HP Envy 4500 Printers features and specs include Can print if color empty, Text speed (ppm), Memory-card reader, PictBridge, Networking, Built-in fax, Depth (in.), Individual color tanks, LCD viewer, Height (in.), Width (in.), Ink cost/month ($), Auto-duplexing. In our lab tests, Printers models like the HP Envy 4500 are reviewed on Text speed, 4x6 photo time, 8x10 photo time, Overall score, Photo quality, Power saving, Scan quality, Text quality, Versatility, Convenience, Copy quality, Graphics quality, Maintenance ink use. Consumer Reports subscribers share reviews of the HP Envy 4500 based on personal experience. The user reviews of the HP Envy 4500 include star ratings, pros, cons, best uses, and a bottom line review to help guide your purchasing decision of the HP Envy 4500.
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