The HP Photosmart 8450 inkjet printer costs around $300 and is a useful all-purpose printer which has a monthly duty cycle of 3000 pages. This is good for homes or small offices, though larger offices might prefer a Phaser 8500 with high-grade Xerox 108R00670 ink. This photo printing device weighs 17.6 pounds and has dimensions of 21.1 x 15.8 x 7.6 inches. The 2.5 inch color display enables the consumer to preview and edit digital images before printing them directly via PictBridge or any of the numerous media flash cards that this printer supports. The user can also print frames from video clips. The Photosmart 8450 supports SD Memory Card, SmartMedia Card, Memory Stick, xD-Picture Card, and CompactFlash Card - Type I/II are all compatible with the Photosmart 8450 inkjet unit. There is another model available, the 8450xi.
The HP 8450 ink cartridges offer black ink and color ink with speeds of 20 ppm. It can print on banners, cards, glossy coated paper, inkjet paper, iron-on transfers, labels, photo paper, plain paper and transparencies. The device is capable of producing borderless photo prints. The HP 8450 inkjet cartridges are capable of print resolutions of up to 1200x1200 dpi for monochrome and 4800 x1200 dpi for color printer ink. It offers 8-color prints via 3 HP 8450 ink cartridges- the HP 94 Black, HP 95 Tricolor and the HP 99 Photo printer ink tank. Other models, like the Epson CX5000 printer has seperate tanks for each color, such as Epson T069120 ink.
The consumer can connect this device via USB, network over an ethernet connection and connect wirelessly to Bluetooth devices. The input tray can hold up to 100 sheets at a time. Maximum media size supported is 8.5 x14 inches.
The HP Photosmart 8450 inkjet unit yields excellent photo prints, very good text prints that can read at a font-size of 4 points and decent graphics. It is a good choice for networked businesses that have to print photos of varying sizes on different media types.
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.
Ink Technologies will replace defective compatible or remanufactured products free of charge if the products are returned within 1 year of the original ship date, and provide a return shipping tag for return of the product.