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7.4 out of 10

HP Photosmart 5510

Great Deal: $54.99

Reviews and Problems with HP Photosmart 5510

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Overall 4
4.0

You are buying a disposable printer.

Dothanguy, CNET
27 February 2014
  • Summary: This is a "disposable" printer: use it then throw it away. Mine worked for a just over a year and then it just stopped feeding ink. The printer said ink was full and everything was just fine. Both Yellow and Black: just stopped. Cleaning print heads 10 times - nothing, actually the output got worse. 2 new print cartridges - nothing. tried all HP recommended solutions - nothing. So you should not expect it to last about 2 maybe 3 packages (set) of XL ink.
  • Pros: Initially, hooked up to wifi without any problems., Printed documents OK
  • Cons: The HP laptop kept losing the wifi ID for this printer. Never had this trouble before with a printer., Slow, no hardware network connection - only wifi, Lasted just 8 months beyond warranty.
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Overall 3
3.0

Disposable plastic junk machine

sndgyhi, CNET
31 May 2013
  • Summary: It worked until just after the warranty expired and then stopped printing. Text printed OK, photos were marginal even when using HP photo paper. Noisy and clunky while printing. I have to buy a new one and I will buy a more expensive printer in hopes it will make it more than a year before dying. HP support is marginal.
  • Pros: OK Scanning, Small foot print.
  • Cons: printer software stated printer not connected while using WiFi most of the time.
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Overall 4
4.0

This printer has great qualities when working properly

_AnnaDawn, CNET
26 February 2012
  • Summary: The printer seems to be a well made printer with lots of bonus features for the price (scanner, copier, wireless connection, apps).The apps that come with the printer are a plus especially if you have little kids (coloring pages) or are looking to save a few extra bucks at the grocery store (coupons), etc. The scanner has worked wonderfully so far and scans quickly and clearly.
  • Pros: Sleek appearance, lightweight & smaller compared to similar printers, Touch screen is very easy to see allowing for easy navigation through setup, etc., Easily connects to wireless network & devices , Scans & copies in images & docs quickly &
  • Cons: Constant paper jams. I only get approximately 1 printed page for every 5 pages I try to print., Pages seem to have small ink floaters even though I have made sure everything is clean of dust and debris.
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Overall 4
4.0

... copies but any more and the paper feed is useless. My partner and I bought one each and ...

Anne, Amazon
20 September 2014
  • Summary: This printer is ok if you only want one or two copies but any more and the paper feed is useless. My partner and I bought one each and they are both the same, so it is not just a one-off. Would never ever buy another one.
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Overall 4
4.0

The only good thing was that the printer was in excellent like ...

richard ives, Amazon
3 July 2014
  • Summary: this was sold as a HP Photosmart 5510 which it is not, it is model 5515 sold abroad I presume. I cannot get a driver for it, even from the HP site. This was to replace a broken 5510 so I still have a disc. On reporting to the supplier, he claimed that the disc would be ok for the printer. Well it is not, so it is of no use whatsoever. There were no ink tanks supplied either. The only good thing was that the printer was in excellent like new condition.
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Overall 4
4.0

Really unimpressed

Georgie Britton, Amazon
11 October 2013
  • Summary: This printer has died after only 18 month's home use. It's been dogged by problems and has now completely stopped working. The ink is expensive.
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Overall 4
4.0

HP can do better...

Peter Cunning, Amazon
10 October 2013
  • Summary: Very noisy on start up.. What on earth is it doing..? Uses huge amounts of ink. I replaced the cartridge a few weeks ago, only printed about 40 pages since. Printed a 50 page document today and I get the low ink warning. I'm fed up buying cartridges. I'm on cartridge 4 and printed 676 pages in total. Thats 169 per cartridge and one of these was an XL. I maybe print 1 photo a year. Disappointed in this machine. Air print works well.
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Overall 4
4.0

Very prone to stop printing in one or more inks when print cartridges are replaced

Mr. S. Bennett, Amazon
10 September 2013
  • Summary: I bought this printer and when the inks ran out I replaced them but the black cartridge refused to print despite all my efforts. I then bought a second hand one for £20 hoping to use the spare cartridges I had bought already. The same problem occurred again. I wouldn't touch this printer with a barge pole!!!
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Overall 4
4.0

Disappointing

Cat Marsters, Amazon
3 September 2013
  • Summary: Bought my printer in May 2012; by July 2013 it had stopped working properly (and guess what! The guarantee is for one year only). If the printer wasn't used for a week or so, the print-head would get clogged and have to be cleaned (or the ink would come out all streaky). This isn't something you can do by removing the print-head: you can't take it out. You have to follow the on-screen procedure, which takes time, paper, and quite a lot of ink.
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Overall 4
4.0
Value for money 2
2.0
Picture quality 2
2.0
Options 6
6.0
Color and saturation 8
8.0

Oh, HP!

Ayesha-, Ciao
25 April 2013
  • Excerpt: "...below. ===Software=== I had never used HP before so was pretty new to the software. To be honest I prefer to use my own software for scanning and managing printing, so I found it an extra hassle. I also think that each time it opened up it slowed down the whole computer. Also, although you can dismiss them, if you buy genuine HP inks you get a message saying that you have a reward to claim. I tried claiming the first time but it was just a money-off ...
  • Pros: Lightweight, easy to use and if not faulty, probably good quality printing
  • Cons: Costly ink and high chance this product will have faults, not worth the risk
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