The HP Deskjet 5550 ink printer is targeted at the home printer market. It offers good output quality and middle-of-the-road performance in terms of speed. There are other machines from different brands in the market that offer good speed and still others that score on the quality of the photographs. The Deskjet 5550 promises print speeds of up to 17 ppm in monochrome and 12 ppm in color. The device measures 17.7 x 14.5 x 5.7 in and weighs 11.5 lbs. It is a compact machine with a small footprint and costs less than $200.
The HP 5550 ink cartridge printer has a monthly duty cycle of 3000 pages; even though the machine delivers text prints good enough for SOHO setups, it does not offer wireless connectivity or duplexing – two features that can be of great utility in a small business workplace. Both features are optionally available and can be availed at extra cost. The HP 5550 inkjet cartridge machine ships with two cartridges – one HP 56 Black with a page yield of 560 pages and one HP Tricolor 57 Tricolor which yields 500 pages. If you wish to print good quality photos then you can combine the tricolor cartridge with a photo cartridge which can be purchased separately.
The Deskjet 5550 connects via a USB and a parallel port. This PC and Mac compatible machine has a single document feeder with a capacity of 100 sheets at a time. It is compatible with original media such as labels, banners, plain paper, photo paper, envelopes, business cards, greeting cards, transparencies, etc. The maximum media size supported is 8.5 in x 14 in.
When assessing the HP Deskjet 5550 inkjet machine, the key is to remember the quality it is offering for its price. It is a value for money machine and a good buy for those looking for a sturdy machine that prints economically.
Based on our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee, Ink Technologies will accept returns of compatible or remanufactured ink and toner cartridges for full credit if the returned product has a valid return authorization number and is received in our warehouse within 6 months of the original shipping date. If there is a confirmed print quality issue, only 1 set of opened products will be accepted for credit returns, and only if less than 30% of the ink or toner has been used.
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