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HP Officejet 6500A Plus e-AiO Printer (E710n)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2117 reviews of HP Officejet 6500A Plus e-AiO Printer (E710n). The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Comments about the multifunction and design are overall positive. The price and performance also get good feedback. There are some mixed reviews about the noise. There are some negative comments about the connectivity and paper handling.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the HP Officejet 6500A Plus e-AiO Printer (E710n) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 150 user reviews of HP Officejet 6500A Plus e-AiO Printer (E710n) from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers on People are impressed by the size and print quality. The performance and price also get good reviews, but the durability and noise get mixed views. Many are less positive about the reliability.

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78% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP Officejet Plus 6500A e-All-in-One Web Enabled Printer (Print, Scan, Copy, Fax, Wireless, e-Print)HP Officejet Plus 6500A e-All-in-One Web Enabled Printer (Print, Scan, Copy, Fax, Wireless, e-Print)

Apr, 2018

Consumer review ( review summary for HP Officejet 6500A Plus e-AiO Printer (E710n)


alaTest has collected and analyzed 144 user reviews of HP Officejet 6500A Plus e-AiO Printer (E710n) from The average user rating for this product is 2.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Printers on People really like the multifunction and noise. The price and performance are also appreciated, but there are some critical reviews about the control panel and connectivity.

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36% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP Officejet 6500A Plus e-All-in-One (CN557A#B1H)HP Officejet 6500A Plus e-All-in-One (CN557A#B1H)

Apr, 2018

Expert review by : James Galbraith (

HP Officejet 6500A Plus e-All-in-One Printer

Jan, 2011

Editor's Choice!

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HP Officejet 6500A Plus e-All-in-One


This glossy black MFP with a gently curving frame measures 18.7 by 17.7 by 10.2 inches (HWD) and weighs 18.2 pounds. A 250-sheet input tray (which fits up to legal-size paper) is ample for micro or home offices (or a home setting), and outstrips many...

Automatic duplexer. Easy setup and usable interface. HP Web apps and ePrint functionality

Though solid, its speed and output quality were unexceptional. No slot for USB key

The HP Officejet 6500A Plus e-All-in-One is a well-rounded inkjet MFP, combining a wide range of features (like wireless printing) and good paper handling with solid text and image quality.

Expert review by : (

HP Officejet 6500A Plus Review


The HP Officejet 6500A Plus e-All-in-One retails for a price of Rs. 11,999. For that price, it's a unique MFD, offering a wide range of functions, apart from solid performance and overall print quality. The Officejet 6500A Plus is easy to use and comes...

Duplex printing, ePrint, HP Apps, Large touchpanel controls

Mar, 2012


Expert review by : Sally Wiener Grotta and Daniel Grotta (

HP Officejet 6500A Plus


Watch the middle ones! The $199 HP Officejet 6500A could be considered the middle child of business-centric all-in-one (AIO) printers: Overachieving siblings might overshadow it, but that doesn't mean it doesn't have its sneaky strengths. It doesn't...

Handsome and well-built ; Easy to set up ; Built-in auto-duplexer and Wi-Fi ; Color touch screen

Mediocre photo prints ; Low suggested limit on monthly page output

The Officejet 6500A is a modest, though very good, all-in-one inkjet printer well-suited for small offices.

Apr, 2011

Expert review by : James Galbraith (

Review: HP Officejet 6500A Plus e-All-in-One MFP


If you're looking for an inkjet all-in-one that supports Apple's AirPrint and HP's ePrint services, the HP Officejet 6500A is worth a look, if only because they are so few and far between. The 6500A was an average performer in both print speeds and...

Setting up the Officejet 6500A Plus was a breeze. The four individual ink cartridges are easy to install and you can connect via USB 2.0, Wi-Fi, or wired ethernet. We ran into an issue where, when connected over USB, the printer would stop responding...

Jan, 2011

Editor's Choice

Expert review by : Niall Magennis (

HP Officejet 6500A Plus review


HP's Officejet 6500A Plus is a more feature-rich version of the vanilla Officejet 6500A . It adds Wi-Fi support and a duplexer that allows you to automatically print on two sides of a page. Best of all, it will only cost you an extra tenner, as you can...

Loads of features for a low price; Great quality print outs; Touchscreen control; Wi-Fi; Duplex printing support.

Duplex printing is slightly slow.

HP's Officejet 6500A Plus is easy to recommend. Despite its low price tag, it offers loads of great features, delivers excellent printed results and is cheap to run. The only minor downside is that duplex printing is a little sluggish.

Oct, 2011

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (

HP Officejet 6500A Plus


An all-singing all-in-one from HP, updating the machine it replaces with ePrint and reducing its price by over £50.

Generally good print speed, Fast WPS wireless setup, Downloadable print apps

Long wait for duplex pages, Over-bold text in copies, Easy-smudge finish

Jul, 2011

Expert review by : James Galbraith, Macworld US (

HP Officejet 6500A Plus e-All-in-One Printer review


The HP Officejet 6500A Plus e-All-in-One Printer is an inkjet multifunction printer with fax, scan, and copy capabilities. It features HP's ePrint remote printing and printing apps, and is one of the few printers to support Apple's iOS AirPrint...

The HP Officejet 6500A Plus e-All-in-One Printer was an average performer in both print speed and quality, with noticeably fuzzy edges in its text printing. However, if you’re looking for an inkjet all-in-one that supports Apple’s AirPrint and HP’s...

Jan, 2011

Expert review by : Aniruddh Subramaniam (

HP Officejet 6500A Plus


HP Officejet 6500A Plus

Duplex printing ; ePrint ; HP Apps ; Large touchpanel controls

Mar, 2012

Expert review by : Annkur P Agarwal (

Test Driving HP ePrint enabled 6500A Plus All In One Printer


We have seen HP launch mobile apps for printing and the same also packs in access to public printers when you are travelling. But this time around we had the opportunity to test an HP MFP Printer with ePrint activated. The HP 6500A Plus is a touch...

Ease of use and setup ; Image quality ; ePrint

No USB device printing

The HP 6500A Plus does not only stop at being a multi-functional printer but at the same time offers various other features like the ePrint functionality, Web apps among others. The printer also boasts of a pretty good design and quality. At the same...

Sep, 2011

Product Specifications


Audio system:SRS Premium Sound
Number of built-in speakers:2


Number of battery cells:6


Electromagnetic compatibility:CISPR 22: 2005+A1: 2005/EN 55022: 2006+A1: 2007 Class B, EN 55024: 1998+A1: 2001+A2: 2003, EN 61000-3-2: 2006, EN 61000-3-3: 1995+A1: 2001+A2: 2005; FCC CFR 47, Part 15 Class B/ICES-003, Issue 4 Class B
Energy Star certified: Yes


Copier resize:25 - 400
Copy speed (normal quality, black, A4):32 / 6
Copy speed (normal quality, color, A4):31 / 5
Maximum copy resolution:4800 x 1200
Maximum number of copies:100


Color of product:Black
Intel segment tagging:Enterprise


Aspect Ratio:16:9
Built-in display:Y
Display Diagonal:15.6 / 2.36
Display Resolution:1366 x 768 / 480 x 234
LED backlight: Yes

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Power consumption (off):0.4
Power consumption (PowerSave):5.5
Power consumption (standby):3.2 / 3.9


Auto-redialing: Yes
Distinctive ring: Yes
Fax broadcasting:20
Fax delayed sending: Yes
Fax forwarding: Yes
Fax memory:100
Fax resolution:300 x 300
Fax resolution (black & white):300 x 300
Fax Speed:3
Fax speed dialing (max numbers):100
Fax speed dialing, max numbers:100
Fax transmission speed:3
Modem Speed:33.6


Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 3000
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:650
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1200
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x116
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 3000

Input Capacity

Auto document feeder (ADF) input capacity:32 / 35
Maximum input capacity:250
Number of standard paper trays:1
Paper input type:Paper tray, Sheetfed
Standard input capacity:250


Pointing device:Touchpad


Internal memory:3
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:8
Memory clock speed:1333
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM


3G: Yes
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:3.0+HS
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11n

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:20 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 40
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 40
Recommended operating temperature range (T-T):15 - 32
Storage relative humidity (H-H):20 - 90
Storage relative humidity range:20 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):-40 - 60
Storage temperature range (T-T):-40 - 60

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi DL

Other Features

A6 Card: Yes
Acoustic pressure emissions:49
All-in-One Functions:Copy, Fax, Print, Scan
Audio system:SRS Premium Sound
Color all-in-one functions:Copy, Fax, Print, Scan / Print, Scan
Color faxing: Yes
Color scanning: Yes
Compatible operating systems:Windows 7, Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP (SP2)\nMac OS X v10.5, v10.6\nLinux
Dimensions (WxDxH):18.7 x 17.7 x 10.2
Duplex printing: Yes
Fax compatibility:ITU-T G3
Graphics adapter family:Intel
Infrared data port: No
Legal: Yes
Minimum system requirements for Macintosh:PowerPC G4/G5, Intel Core\n300MB HDD
Modem Type:36.6 kbps
Power Requirements:100 - 240V
Safety:IEC 60950-1: Ed2 (2005)/EN 6050-1, Ed2 (2006); EN 62311: 2008; UL 60950-1, Second Edition CAN/CSA-22.2 No. 60950-1-07; AS/NZS 60950.1-2003; GB 4943: 2001; GB 9254-2008 GB 17625.1-2003 YD/T993-1998; NOM-019-SCFI-1998
Standard input trays:1

Output Capacity

Maximum output capacity:50
Standard output capacity:50

Paper Handling

Borderless printing media sizes:Legal, Letter
Custom media length:5 - 14 / 8.54 - 14
Custom media width:2.99 - 8.5
Envelopes sizes:B5, C6
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5, A6
ISO B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5, B6
ISO C-series sizes (C0...C9):C6
JIS B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5 / B5, B6
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Maximum print area:215 x 355 mm / Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Maximum print size:215 x 355 mm / Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Non-ISO print media sizes:Executive, Legal, Letter, Statement
Standard tray media types:Banner, Card stock, Photo paper, Plain paper / Card stock, Envelopes, Glossy paper, Matte paper, Photo paper, Plain paper, Transparencies
Standard tray media weight:60 - 280


All-In-One-multitasking: Yes
Copying:Colour copying / Mono copying
Digital sender:N
Duplex functions:Print
Faxing:Colour faxing / Mono faxing
Maximum duty cycle:7000
Number of print cartridges:4
Print technology:Inkjet
Printing:Colour printing
Printing colors:Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
Processor frequency:192
Recommended duty cycle:800
Scanning:Colour scanning

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
DC-in jack: Yes
Direct printing: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: Yes
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
PictBridge: No
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: Yes
Standard interfaces:Ethernet, USB 2.0 / Ethernet, USB 2.0, Wireless LAN
TV out:N
TV out port: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1 / 4
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Power consumption (average operating):36.6 / 50
Power consumption (off):0.4
Power consumption (PowerSave):5.5
Power consumption (standby):3.2 / 3.9


Maximum Resolution:4800 x 1200
Print speed (black, draft quality, A4/US Letter):32
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):10
Print speed (color, draft quality, A4/US Letter):31
Print speed (color, normal quality, A4/US Letter):31 / 7
Standard printer languages:PCL 3
Time to first page (black, normal):16
Time to first page (color, normal):18


Bus type:DMI
Chipset:Intel HM65 Express
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):23
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM65 Express
PCI Express configurations:1x8, 1x16, 2x4, 2x8
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor boost frequency:2.9
Processor cache:3
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Sandy Bridge
Processor cores:2
Processor family:Intel Core i5-2xxx
Processor frequency:2.3
Processor lithography:32
Processor model:I5-2410M
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor series:Intel Core i5-2400 Mobile series
Processor socket:BGA1023
Processor threads:4
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35

Processor special features

Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:32
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: Yes
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:52224
Processor package size:31
Supported instruction sets:AVX
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes


Gray scale levels:200 / 256
Image formats supported:BMP, JPG, PNG, TIF
Input color depth:48
Input colour depth:48
Maximum scan area:8.5 x 11.7 / A4 / Letter (216 x 297)
Maximum scan resolution:4800 x 4800
Optical scanning resolution:4800 х 4800
Output color depth:24
Output colour depth:24
Scan speed (ADF, A4):2.2
Scan speed (auto document feed, A4):2.2
Scan technology:CIS
Scan to:File, Image
Scan type:Flatbed & ADF
Scanner Type:Flatbed & ADF
TWAIN version:1.9


Cable lock slot:Kensington


Linux operating systems supported: Yes
Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard / Yes
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Professional
Windows operating systems supported:Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Business x64, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Basic x64, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Home Premium x64, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Ultimate x64, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Home x64, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional x64 / Yes

Sound Emission

Print noise level:49
Printing noise level:49


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), miniSD, MMC, MMCmicro, MS Duo, MS PRO, MS PRO Duo, SD, SDHC, xD / Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS Duo, MS PRO, MS PRO Duo, SD, SDHC, xD
Hard disk rotational speed:7200
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA II
Hard drive speed:7200
Host interface:Serial ATA II
Internal memory:64
Maximum internal memory:64
Maximum memory:64
Memory slots:2
Total Storage Capacity:320

System Requirements

Mac compatibility: Yes
Minimum hard disk space:750
Minimum processor:800 MHz / Intel Pentium II/Celeron, 233MHz
Minimum RAM:128 / 512
Minimum system requirements:CD-ROM / CD-ROM\nUSB

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10.1 / 17.7
Height:1.13 / 10.2
Package depth:13.2
Package height:21.6
Package weight:26.9
Package width:22.4
Weight:18.2 / 5.2
Width:14.7 / 18.7