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HP Officejet Pro 8100
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Summary: A regular inkjet printer from HP. It has both Wi-Fi and Ethernet networking. Works with both Windows and Mac OS.
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Type: Inkjet printers
About - HP Officejet Pro 8100
The HP Officejet Pro 8100 is a regular inkjet printer with both Wi-Fi and Ethernet networking. It works with both Windows and Mac OS. Individual cartridges for each color let you change only the ones that are empty. The capacity of the main paper tray is 250 sheets, a generous size. The printer has no photo preview display.
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Features & Specs - HP Officejet Pro 8100
info Memory-card reader No
info LCD viewer No
info Individual color tanks Yes
info Can print if color empty Yes
info Auto-duplexing Yes
info PictBridge No
info Networking E,W
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Additional Information (The information below has been supplied by an external source.)
General Information
Manufacturer Hewlett-Packard
Manufacturer Website Address
Product Line Officejet Pro
Product Series 8100
Product Model N811A
Product Name Officejet Pro 8100 N811A Printer
User Reviews - HP Officejet Pro 8100
User Reviews
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For general small biz use - no problems
Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
Good Text Graphics
Highly Rated By Pros
Very Low Cost Ink
Mediocre For Photos
Only Blk 3 Color Carts
Won't Hold Ream Of Paper
Best Uses
Double-sided Printing
General Biz Use
Personal Use
My Canon (great text, graphics, photos) died. Studying up on printers led me to buy this HP Officejet Pro 8100 because of low ink costs and fine non-photo printing at relatively high speed. Setup - no problems, quite easy. Use - satisfactory. I have no need to print envelopes (I use a label printer). I would have preferred an 11x17 printer with these features and quality, but .... Printing is so fast, incl. when duplexing, that the ink doesn't dry fully before the next sheet is printed, but no smearing. I give it 3 1/2 stars.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Clunky Process to Print Envelopes
Best Uses
I used to own an HP Deskjet 6940, a really solid printer that did me well for 8 years. It suddently died, so in a pinch I ran out and purchased the HP Officejet Pro 8100 because it seemed to be highly rated on such sites as Best Buy and Office Depot. I've had it less than one week and am very disappointed in the process you have to go through to print envelopes. The old 6940 had a slick separate port for printing envelope stock; all you had to do was to insert an envelope, and you were ready to print. The 8100, on the other hand, represents a step backward in that you have to pull out the paper tray, remove all of your paper stock, insert your envelope(s), reset the guides, and replace the paper tray before you hit the print button. Totally clunky and a step backwards for what should be a very simple function that the 6940 did very well. I'm considering returning this 8100 for this reason.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
Don't buy it!
Fast Bw Printing
Hard Setup
Jams Easily
Poor Config Options
Poor image quality
Best Uses
For Bw Printing Only
I've bought this printer and I use it for one year... it's bad printer and you should buy it for printing B&W documents only. You also don't have a lot of configuration options. It's my last HP printer that I bought (I'm so disappointed)...
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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