The HP Photosmart C4580 ink printer falls under the category of inexpensive AIOs that offer a reasonable feature set but invariably omit some crucial features that would make them truly useful for home users and SOHO establishments. The machine measures 17.1 x 23.1 x 6.4 in. It weighs 11.2 lbs. It has a monthly duty cycle of 1000 pages. You can feed the machine cards, labels, envelopes, photo paper, plain paper, and transparencies.
The HP C4580 ink cartridge printer rates at 30 ppm for monochrome and 23 ppm for color prints. Maximum print resolution is 1200 dpi x 1200 dpi for both monochrome and color prints. The input tray on this PC and Mac compatible machine can hold up to 100 sheets. The maximum document size supported is 8.5 in x 24 in. The HP C4580 inkjet cartridge AIO uses two ink tanks – one fitted with the HP 74 Black cartridge and the other holding HP 75 tricolor ink cartridge. 6-color printing is possible by swapping the black ink with photo ink.
The copier has a capacity for 50 copies at a time and a document size alteration range of 50% - 400%. The flatbed scanner can be operated from the printer's control panel as well as from your PC. The OCR software is a handy feature for editing scans. You can scan documents to your computer and edit, email, store them. The Photosmart Essentials software is bundled along with the software drivers. The machine connects via USB and wirelessly, which is a feature not commonly found in inexpensive machines. You can print directly from your camera because the machine is PictBridge compatible. The Photosmart C4580 supports the following flash memory devices – memory stick, multimedia card, SD Memory Card, xd-Picture Card, and Memory Stick Duo.
The HP Photosmart C4580 inkjet printer does not include faxing or wired networking capabilities. Automatic two-sided printing is not supported and there is no provision even for optional duplexing. But all said and done, this MFD does offer good value for money. there are many useful features to explore; text prints are clear at point size 3.5; color representation is accurate and crisp; and functions are easy to execute. If you are not looking for fast prints or fax capabilities and the sundry other features absent in this low-cost AIO, then you will not be disappointed with your purchase.
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.