Even with its fairly basic feature set, the HP Deskjet F4472 is quite a functional all-in-one color inkjet printer for the home user, particularly with its compact design. Even though it cuts a few corners on paper handling, it can print at up to 28 pages per minute. Buyers who do a lot of printing may find replacing HP F4472 printer ink a little costly.
While the F4472 is quite compact when its trays are folded up, but its footprint measures 17.2x22 inches with the tray fully extended. While this isn't large, by any means, users with limited desk space may feel a little cramped. The unit comes with a USB port for connecting to a PC, though it can handle copying without being connected to a computer at all. No network support is included with this model, though the similar F4500 model includes wireless support.
The control panel might be a little too basic for the average user, with no screen for navigating menus. Instead a series of lights and buttons control the different features. This wouldn't be a terrible compromise for the machine's low price, except that some competing models offer a full-color LCD screen at a similar price point. For error messages, or checking the level of Deskjet F4472 printer ink remaining, users will have to go to the included software.
The design of the HP F4472 ink cartridges is shared by multiple models, which can help reduce prices overall. HP F4472 ink is a little more expensive than a home user might expect, but the high-capacity Deskjet F4472 ink cartridges have fairly large page yields.
It may not have many advanced features, or even the best output quality in its class, but the Deskjet F4472 inkjet printer does come at a very affordable price and offers solid functionality. It will be best-suited to home users with low volumes and simple needs.
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