The HP Photosmart B8558 is an inkjet photo printer designed for the professional or enthusiast who values excellent photo quality but wants a solid printer on a budget. Its low price and excellent features make it a great value. Print speed is fast at around 34 pages per minute for black and 32 pages per minute for color. First page out time is fast as well. HP B8558 ink costs are reasonable, making it easy on the wallet.
The machine is not as compact as some in its class, but it will still be small enough for most home users, measuring 6.75 inches by 22.83 inches by 15.9 inches and weighing around 14.3 pounds. Input paper capacity is only 125 sheets, but a separate tray can hold 20 sheets of photo paper and is a very convenient feature. The unit can handle large formats up to tabloid size, so it is an excellent choice for buyers who need versatility.
Photosmart B8558 ink cartridges have a capacity of 300 pages for each color cartridge and 250 pages for the black printer ink cartridge. High-yield HP B8558 ink cartridges are also available with a capacity of 750 for each color and 800 for the black cartridge. Using the high-yield printer ink cartridges results in a much lower cost per page.
Comparing the HP B8558 to competing models, it does not offer the sharp text quality of some of its competitors. Its price is a bit higher than some models, but it makes up for this with its large format support, fast speeds and excellent photo quality.
Overall, the HP B8558 excels at producing high-quality prints quickly and easily. Its compact size will be a good fit for small spaces, and its economical ink costs will save money both now and in the future.
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.