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HP Officejet 6500A
6.2 out of 10

HP Officejet 6500A

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Overall 2
2.0

Worst printer I ever used

Sam Pirapakaran, Amazon
26 January 2015
  • Summary: Worst printer I ever used. Printer head dies frequently. Cartridge done last long as it should. Frequently you have to wait several minutes to copy one page.
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Overall 2
2.0

One Star

Shik Hur, Amazon
30 September 2014
Overall 2
2.0

I agree now... stay away from this HP 6500A printer/scanner/copier

Amazon Customer, Amazon
17 May 2014
  • Summary: I had written a previous review shortly after we got this HP 6500A printer and all was well. Here we are a year later and I have completely reversed my opinion. I've worked with countless printers for the past 30. The problem I came across with this model is that after I printed a high quality photo on a 4x6 size paper, the device eventually went into a permanent mode where it gives a constant error saying I do not have the correct paper size in it!
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Overall 2
2.0

will work fine until warranty expires

cowboyz, Amazon
4 April 2014
  • Summary: just wait, this printer will die outright, it will go through the process, then gets confused and it will blip, tell you to unplug and re-plug, then it will give you a blue screen, and will freeze upon start up and throw you a error code and not post up, hp will give you the run around about out of warranty, will not tell you what the error code displayed is, and will want money to tell you, only to say, oops it doesn't work, you will have to send it in, to the tune of...
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Overall 2
2.0

Total waste of money

Lori Mosca, Amazon
27 March 2014
  • Summary: I have had this printer less than 2 years. I've replaced ALL the ink recently, even those cartridges that don't "need" to be, as well as replaced the print head all at a cost over $150. I STILL CANNOT PRINT anything. I just get blank pages. I'm so frustrated at the lack of decent, reasonably-priced printers. After reading several reviews...I totally get why I'm having so much trouble. Replace one cartridge and it starts sucking down the others faster.
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Overall 2
2.0

Garbage

Running BS, Amazon
25 March 2014
  • Summary: What a piece of trash. I wouldn't give this thing to my mother-in-law. This was the replacement HP sent me when the 4500 I purchased crapped out on me (should've sold it then but I needed it at the time). I've had nothing but problems from this thing. It goes through more mood swings than a pre-teen coming to age. Sometimes it wants to work, usually it doesn't.
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Overall 2
2.0

"Office"jet not

Anthony J Hawkins, Amazon
19 March 2014
  • Summary: Don't buy this printer for home office use unless you only plan to scan and fax. You'll lose your mind trying to print envelopes. Just do search on the topic of printing envelopes with this printer to see for yourself.
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Overall 2
2.0

Last HP I will ever buy

ChiTown "J", Amazon
16 March 2014
  • Summary: I had HP printers before this one, which were always long-lasting workhorses (if sometimes the software was a bit flaky). This one is a real piece of garbage. I won't buy HP printers any more after this. Where to begin with this printer? - cheaply made, shakes and shudders all over the place - network printer should be 'plug and play' to install.
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Overall 2
2.0

Beware BAD

rakuten
13 September 2013
Overall 2
2.0

Be warned! Internal gears are all hard plastic

Lam Daren, Amazon
24 August 2013
  • Summary: I own the previous model, 6500, and it just failed on me in about 3 years due to a plastic gear breaking. A search for "office jet 6500 paper jam without paper" in youtube has some good folks posting their findings on this paper-jam issue even for this newer model. The paper jam error message that HP displays also occurs if a plastic gear breaks. Mine was due to leaked-ink clogging up one of the plastic gears and causing it to break.
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