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HP Photosmart Premium Fax All-in-One C309a

alaTest has collected and analyzed 507 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the paper handling and print quality. The design and usability are also appreciated, whereas there are some critical reviews about the control panel and noise.

performance, usability, design, print quality, paper handling

value for money, size, ink consumption, noise, control panel

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the HP Photosmart Premium Fax All-in-One C309a is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for HP Photosmart Premium Fax All-in-One C309a

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 19 user reviews of HP Photosmart Premium Fax All-in-One C309a from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 2.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Printers on Amazon.co.uk.

paper handling, print quality, connectivity

value for money

26% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP C309A Photosmart Premium All-in-One Printer with Fax (Print/Fax/Scan/Copy) (CC335B#BEV)HP C309A Photosmart Premium All-in-One Printer with Fax (Print/Fax/Scan/Copy) (CC335B#BEV)

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Amazon.com review summary for HP Photosmart Premium Fax All-in-One C309a

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 286 user reviews of HP Photosmart Premium Fax All-in-One C309a from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 1.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.5/5 for other Printers on Amazon.com.

performance, usability, print quality, design, multifunction

value for money, reliability, noise

22% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP Photosmart Premium C309a All-in-One - Multifunction PrinterHp Photosmart Premium Fax C309a All-in-one - Multifunction PrinterHP : Photosmart Premium C309a Multifunction Printer, Fax, Scanner, Copier -:- Sold as 2 Packs of - 1 - / - Total of 2 Each

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HP Photosmart Premium C309a

 

We love the utility of multi-function printers, but trade-offs seem inevitable—especially when you're talking about an all-in-one that claims photo-printing prowess. When we reviewed Epson's Artisan 800 a few months back, we concluded that it was a...

Excellent text quality; built-in duplexer for two-sided printing; USB ; Bluetooth ; wired Ethernet ; and Wi-Fi support

Photos exhibit more grain and less color saturation compared to some competitors' products; awkward CD-printing mechanics

HP's Photosmart Premium Fax All-in-One C309a makes a great document printer that produces very good

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HP Photosmart Premium Fax All-in-One (C309a)

 

A single-function inkjet photo printer simply can't satisfy the daily needs of today's amateur photo enthusiast. As users discover more creative ways to get their photos on and off the screen, so too must their printers evolve to match these changing...

Prints high-quality color photos and documents; impressive output speed; attractive design; added extras like Quick Forms, ADF, and an integrated CD drive for custom prints.

Higher than average cost for black ink cartridge; minor omissions include a hinged scanner hood and speed-dial fax buttons.

The HP Photosmart Premium Fax All-in-One printer makes it easy to increase productivity thanks to its streamlined user interface. The fax, copy, print, and scanning features boast helpful extras like double-sided printing, wireless connectivity,...

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HP Photosmart Premium Fax C309a All-in-One: Wireless Versatility for the Home Office

 

Full review of the HP Photosmart Premium C309a Fax All-in-One wireless capable printer. HP's contender for home office supremacy, combining the functions of a printer, fax, and scanner into a single unit for under $300. The Photosmart Premium C309a is...

The Photosmart comes with a standard one-year warranty with 24-hour phone support, and an option to extend the warranty for two more years at an upgraded price. HP service and support has generally been known for a consistently high level of quality,...

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The HP Photosmart Premium C309 - A Stylish Workhorse

 

The HP Photosmart Premium C309 is a beautiful all-in-one inkjet printer that prints, copies and scans, with a 3.45-inch touch-screen LCD display built in. But is it all look and no substance, or does it hold its printing might against its closest...

Good overall performanceGood document printsBeautiful photo prints

Lack of an ADFSlow duplex printing speedsGrainy photo scans

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HP Photosmart Premium C309a multifunction printer

 

HP packs more features into the Photosmart Premium C309a than you can poke a stick at. With premium pricing to match its moniker, this multifunction p...

Comprehensive connectivity, automatic duplexing, great photo print quality, fast printing

Small LCD screen, can't broadcast separate Wi-Fi network

With a host of features, the HP Photosmart Premium C309a multifunction printer is a great option for almost any task. Though not perfect, not much is wrong with this printer.

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HP Photosmart C309a Premium Fax All-in-One Printer

 

The C390a follows in the footsteps of recent HP multifunction devices by delivering excellent quality prints in a stylish, fully featured unit. If it weren't for the initial and ongoing running costs, this would be the ideal solution for a home or...

CD/DVD printing ; Automatic document feeder ; Stylish for a multifunction

Slightly expensive cost per page ; Printer itself is expensive

HP provides a range of support options on its website, from manuals to troubleshooting and driver downloads.

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HP Photosmart C309a Premium Fax All-in-One Printer

 

The C390a follows in the footsteps of recent HP multifunction devices by delivering excellent quality prints in a stylish, fully featured unit. If it weren't for the initial and ongoing running costs, this would be the ideal solution for a home or...

CD/DVD printing, Automatic document feeder, Stylish for a multifunction

Slightly expensive cost per page, Printer itself is expensive

The C390a follows in the footsteps of recent HP multifunction devices by delivering excellent quality prints in a stylish, fully featured unit. If it weren't for the initial and ongoing running costs, this would be the ideal solution for a home or...

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It's the best printer I ever had !

 

It is really PHOTO LAB quality ! A fax that has advance control and different way to set it up . A screen that can support many languages ! You can even print on DVD directly ! Three trays ( Letter , Photo and DVD )When I got the printer i did not...

It has everything I need and more ! ( Print , Copy , Scan and Fax ) You can connected any way ( USB , Ethernet , Wifi and Bluetooth ) You can print from any popular media ( SD, XD, MSPD , CF And bridge ) Amazing photo quality

So far I have not see something that i will think of as cons

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HP Photosmart Premium Fax All-in-One Review - Multifunction Devices

 

I have printed a total 495 plain paper letter size pages over 75% of which in fast draft black for occasional home use. I just replaced all color and black ink cartridges for the THIRD time. HP website specs show 300 pages per cartridge for color and...

It will print

Extreme ink usage, legal size paper goes flying, confusing print set windows, must use color ink in all black printing

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HP Photosmart Premium Fax All-in-One Review - Multifunction Devices

 

See cons above.

Copier, fax and scanner works fine

Everything has gone wrong with printing. Manufactuer's customer service stated it was our pc. We bought a new pc & it still does not work. We've uninstalled & reinstalled several times & printer still does not work

Product Specifications

Families are looking for a versatile all-in-one with fax, photo features and more. Wireless networking with easy setup is important for their multi-PC home. This versatile all-in-one offers print, fax, scan and copy functions, plus a 2-sided automatic document feeder and duplexer. It also has fun features like direct CD/DVD printing and Quick Forms, which provide Sudoku games, templates and more.

Copying

Automatic Duplexing: Yes
Max Copying Resolution B/W:1200 x 600 dpi
Max Copying Speed B/W:33ppm
Max Copying Speed Color:32ppm

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:18.6in
Height:11.1in
Weight:22.9lbs
Width:18.4in

Document & Media Handling

Max Copy Size:8.5 in x 11.7 in
Standard Media Capacity:125sheets

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Fax Machine

Max Transmission Speed:33.6Kbps

Header

Country Kits:Australia/Europe
Manufacturer:Hewlett-Packard
Model:Premium C309a All-in-One
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP Photosmart

Memory

Max Supported Memory:64MB

Office Machine

Functions:Copier / Fax / Printer / Scanner/Copier / Fax / Printer / Scanner
Monthly Duty Cycle (max):2500impressions
Printing Output Type:Color
Printing Technology:Ink-jet
Type:Fax / copier / printer / scanner

PC Connectivity

PC Connection:Ethernet 10 Base-T / Hi-Speed USB / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g/Hi-Speed USB / Ethernet 10 Base-T / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g
PC Connection Availability: Yes

Printing

Max Printing Speed B/W:33ppm
Max Printing Speed B/W (ppm):33ppm
Max Printing Speed Color:32ppm
Max Printing Speed Color (ppm):32ppm
Max Resolution B/W:600 x 600 dpi
Max Resolution Color:9600 x 2400 dpi
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