For a fairly simple photo inkjet printer, the HP Photosmart 8400 still provides quite a few advanced features. It supports network sharing, prints at up to 20 pages per minute, and includes a sizable LCD screen on it control panel for PC-free printing. Prices for HP 8400 printer ink are also low, and high-capacity supplies are available.
Because of its sizable front paper tray, the 8400 actually takes up a fair amount of space. The unit measures 7.6x21.1x15.8 inches, though it is fairly lightweight. With the Photosmart 8400 ink installed, it still weighs less than 18 pounds. The input paper tray does hold up to 100 sheets, which is good for a busy home user, and multiple media types are supported, such as photo paper, transparencies, envelopes, and more.
Connection options are versatile, with a rear USB port or ethernet network port available. It also includes a PictBridge compatible USB port on the front, and memory card slots for printing from a digital camera. With a 2.5-inch LCD for previewing and editing, users can make corrections to images and print without any need for a computer. Users even get advanced options like red-eye removal.
The place where many inkjet models fail is in expensive printer ink prices, but HP 8400 ink cartridges are affordable enough for a home user's budget. The standard Photosmart 8400 ink cartridges have light capacities, but high-yield versions offer a better value. Best of all, some third-party sellers offer remanufactured HP 8400 ink that is much more affordable than OEM versions.
Buyers with a focus on photo printing should be very pleased with the 8400's range of features. Some buyers might prefer some all-in-one functions, but those who want a simple model that is easy to use will find it to be a good value for the price.
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