The HP Photosmart C6180 ink printer is a multifunction device that offers print, scan, copy, and fax functions. It costs in the range of $300 to $360. You can avail print speeds of 32 ppm and 31 ppm for monochrome and color prints. The copier offers similar speeds. The machine is a true AIO but sacrifices speed for the sake of features. It has a monthly duty cycle of 3000 impressions and is best suited for a small networked home office. On the other hand, the HP Officejet Pro 8500 Wireless costs up to $500 and fits the bill for a machine for an office environment.
The HP C6180 inkjet cartridge printer measures 17.7 x 15.2 x 9.7 in and weighs 24.3 lbs. Print resolutions are up to 1200 x 1200 dpi for black and white and up to 4800 x 1200 dpi for color prints. The automatic document feeder on top of the flatbed scanner lid holds up to 50 pages; the scanning element offers some useful features such as saving the scanned document to the PC and easily reprinting the scanned document; however the machine cannot scan negatives or slides. Also, with the Photosmart C6180 scanning results at resolutions higher than 600 dpi are not satisfactory. Media types accepted by the printer include cards, labels, envelopes, photo paper, plain paper, transparencies, and iron on transfers. It does not cover greeting cards and banners. The HP C6180 ink cartridge AIO uses HP Vivera Inks; the six HP inkjet cartridges of the HP 02 series follow the CMYK color scheme and offer a palette of cyan, magenta, yellow, black, light cyan, light magenta. The black ink cartridge offers a page yield of up to 660 pages.
The maximum possible document reduction and enlargement possible on the digital copier are 50% and 400%, respectively. The Photosmart C6180 is compatible with both PC and Mac. Apart from a USB port for wired connectivity and ethernet for networking, this printer comes with built-in wireless networking capabilities. The faxing component, which can work as a standalone device without the PC, can touch speeds of up to 7 ppm. Flash memory types supported by the machine include miniSD, CompactFlash, Memory Stick, IBM Microdrive, MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card, xD-Picture Card, and Memory Stick Duo. A dedicated photo paper tray and PictBridge compatibility are useful features for photo enthusiasts. The Photosmart Premier software is made available with the machine.
In conclusion, we can state that the HP Photosmart C6180 inkjet printer is best suited for the home user that wishes for a little bit of everything from an AIO.
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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