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HP Business Inkjet 2800dtn

HP Business Inkjet 2800dtn
alaScore 68

14 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the print quality. The size is also mentioned favorably. Comments about the value for money and performance are mixed. Many are critical about the reliability.

size, print quality

reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the HP Business Inkjet 2800dtn is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 68/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 14 reviews)

2 expert reviews

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HP Business Inkjet 2800dtn

 

Consumer review by:

Horrible!!

 

Total POS. I probably will never buy another HP.

Nice features

Dismal. The printer had problems HP replaced it 4 times with refurbished machines that also failed. A total of 5 printers, all failed. They offered to replace my $750 printer with a 7500A, $250-299 retail. I am still fighting

Consumer review by:

Not Enough Memory!

 

It works great on small file formats but if you have a large photo it won't print. You have to compress the quality down for it to work. HP says I need more memory and that cost a LOT. HP does this on most of there printer and plotters. Get am EPSON!

Have to upgrade memory","Large files won\'t print

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Too expensive, too fussy, dies young!

 

It has a very large footprint, even for a desktop wide format printer. The paper feed has always been iffy, especially when using the manual feed. The duplexer works well, but slow. The printheads cost $40 each and burn up fast. After 3.5 years it...

It duplexes

Jams Easily,Large Footprint,Pricey Replacement Ink,Slow Operation,Unreliable

Consumer review by:

Worst printer I ever bought

 

I was an engineer for a printer company and have bought hundreds of printers over the years, mostly HPs. I was absolutely stunned at the poor performance of this printer. HP support admitted it didn't work well with Macs, sent multiple driver patches...

Paper size up to 13x19

Does not work well with Mac (from HP tech support)

Consumer review by:

5 year old technology - Shame

 

I got all my printers with no network option from Newegg.newegg were great but HP tech fairly bad. horrible support for this product

for this price hard to find a lot of "pros". this is considered as the most heavy duty hp inkjet. is it

HP should have updated their business inkjets long time ago. this printer got low pickup roller quality, ink price is too high. I got 6 of these printers and for close to $1000 I expect more quality and more reliability. after 2 years all my 2800...

Product Specifications

The HP Business Inkjet 2800 series printer meets your small workteam's wideformat color printing needs. Print vibrant super B/A3+ poster-sized material with color performance comparable to an entry-level color laser printer. With a low purchase price and cost-effective operation, the printer delivers fast, affordable color for your business. Boasting high print speeds and designed for sharing, the printer is easy to use and fits seamlessly into your existing network. Get the flexibility to create full-color prints from postcard to poster in your office. Make an impact using a wide variety of specialty and everyday paper and film (up to A3+ size), for everything from newsletters and proposals to technical drawings. Even greater flexibility can be added with an optional barcode printing solution. Two input trays, with 250-sheet and 150-sheet capacities, provide flexible media handling and lower user intervention rates. An automatic two-sided printing unit further enhances performance, conserving paper while effortlessly producing professional print results. Keep productivity high. Spend less time waiting for print jobs to complete with print speeds of up to 24 ppm black and white and 21 ppm color (letter) in draft mode. Outstanding color documents can be created with the HP Business Inkjet 2800 printer series, thanks to 4800 x 1200-optimized dpi on HP premium photo paper and advanced HP technologies such as HP PhotoREt III and HP ColorSmart III.

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:23.1in
Height:10.4in
Weight:41.9lbs
Width:26.6in

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Header

Compatibility:Mac / PC
Country Kits:Argentina / Chile/Canada/Europe/Switzerland/United Kingdom/United States
Localization:English/German
Manufacturer:Hewlett-Packard
Model:2800dtn
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP Business Inkjet

Miscellaneous

Microsoft Certification:Certified for Windows Vista
Vista Certification:Certified for Windows Vista

Modem

Type: None

Networking

Type:Print server

Printer

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Duplex Printout:Duplex
Interface:Ethernet 10/100Base-TX / Parallel / USB
Language Simulation:PCL 5C / PCL 6 / PostScript 3
Max H-Resolution B/W:1200dpi/4800dpi
Max H-Resolution Color:4800dpi
Max Media Size (Standard):A3 plus (13 in x 16.65 in)/A3 plus (13 in x 16.65 in) / Super B (13 in x 19 in)
Max Printing Speed (ppm):24ppm
Max Printing Speed Color (ppm):21ppm
Max V-Resolution B/W:1200dpi/600dpi
Max V-Resolution Color:1200dpi
Media Type:Bond paper / Cards / Envelopes / Heavy-weight paper / Photo paper / Plain paper / Recycled paper / Transparencies/Bond paper / Cards / Envelopes / Photo paper / Recycled paper/Cards / Envelopes / Greeting cards / Index cards / Labels / Photo paper / Plain paper / Transparencies/Envelopes / Photo paper / Plain paper / Recycled paper
Monthly Duty Cycle Range (Printer Class):10,000 - 19,999 pages
Output Type:Color
PostScript Support:Standard
Technology:Ink-jet
Total Media Capacity:400sheets
Type:Workgroup printer

RAM

Installed Size:96MB
Max Supported Size:544MB

Scanner

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS X 10.1.5 / Apple MacOS X 10.2 / Microsoft Windows 2000 / XP / Microsoft Windows NT / Microsoft Windows XP 64-bit Edition/Apple MacOS X 10.1.5 / Apple MacOS X 10.2 / Microsoft Windows 2000 / XP / Microsoft Windows Server 2003/Apple MacOS X 10.1.5 / Apple MacOS X 10.2 or later / Microsoft Windows 2000 / XP / Microsoft Windows Server 2003
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