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HP Photosmart C8180

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Overall 6
6.0

Buggy drivers, disappointing connectivity, so-so paper handling

S. Fisher, Amazon
18 April 2009
  • Summary: I use this multifunc to scan old family photos and tintypes, print letters and photos. I got the machine because it is fairly compact and had a lot of features; such as touch screen controls, card reader, DVD writer and the ability to scan photos, documents, slides and negatives. It's connected to a Dell xps420 running Windows Vista. I've had it for about a year now.
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Overall 6
6.0

Great features, but they don't all work

Helen Nichols, Amazon
31 March 2009
  • Summary: I paid the high price for this printer/scanner due to the high resolution of the scanner. And that part is good. Print quality is great as well. However...It is supposed to be wireless, but I cannot make that part work. It is not my wireless connection either because I can print to our other wireless printer.
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Overall 6
6.0

Jury is still out...

Mother of 4 "Amazon shopper", Amazon
17 March 2009
  • Summary: My first project, shortly after receiving the printer was to print pictures from my daughter's wedding. The printer did an outstanding job! I printed over 60 photos before receiving a message indicating that the yellow starter ink cartridge was running low. Pretty good I think. When it was time to shut down, however, I received a message indicating that there was a jam.
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Overall 6
6.0

Nice features, Hidden cautions....

Relayer, Amazon
22 December 2008
  • Summary: I originally went to a store to buy a replacement Yellow ink cartridge for my Canon Pixma printer. I ended up leaving the store with the HP C8180 printer. After all, it's only 1666% more than I originally intended to spend in the store... :) That being said, what I liked about the printer is the extras built in. Things like the DVD-RW Lightscribe and the film/slide scanner. Besides, the memory card reader supports the SDHC memory cards where my Canon did not.
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Overall 6
6.0

David Weeks' MyMac.com Review

Tim Robertson "Publisher MyMac", Amazon
21 August 2008
  • Summary: I've been a happy user of my HP 7280 all-in-one unit for a number of months. After I reluctantly returned the C7280 review unit, I put my money where my review mouth was, bought one, and have had no regrets. HP asked me to review the C8180, and here's what I found after using on it for quite a while. First off, the 8180 is not simply a 7280 with HP's revisions du jour; it has a higher resolution scanner and printer.
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Overall 6
6.0

Not what I needed

Constantine, pcRUSH.com
5 June 2008
  • Summary: Comments about HP Photosmart C8180 Multifunction Photo Printer: I've been used to the term "all-in-one" meaning that it has all the standard uses in one machine, but HP takes out the fax. The print quality looked amazing on this printer but printing in good quality was slower than most. Sadly, I needed a fax machine as well and didn't want to buy a separate one to sit next to this printer just wasn't worth it.
  • Pros: Fast Operation, Great print quality
  • Cons: No Fax, Slow Operation
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Overall 6
6.0

Lightscribe is too damn slow

Randall D. Lind, Amazon
1 May 2008
  • Summary: Why do you need a DVD burner built in to a printer anyway? Lightscribe is radical cool only issue is that it is slow. It take me 25mins at best mode to make a good looking DVD/CD which make this not worth getting. Ink hub disc is the best for mass producing of church services etc.. It is different I will say but not worth it. Get a HP c5250 or 5280 instead.
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

tonto1995, Dooyoo
21 January 2012
  • Excerpt: Great printer! I purchased this printer a few years back, and it still a great printer! The print quality is what you would except from paying over £200 for a printer, the features are great, the scanner, USB port, the memory card slots and bluetooth too! However it is quite pricey to keep running as i print alot out with my work and uni essays, it has over 5 cartraiges and each cost roughly £10 each.
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Overall 6
6.0

Good Printer - Badly Implemented

Rincer of Winds, Amazon
1 May 2010
  • Summary: I am more than a little disappointed with this printer, while the printing results are quite good, the overall package is quite poor. The printer has a standard paper try which only holds a minute amount of paper. It also has a smaller photo paper tray that can only take the 6"x4" size photo paper, why HP couldn't have made it big enough to hold the slightly larger 5"x7" I just don't know.
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Overall 6
6.0

HP prnter C8180

Mrs. Janis Farmer, Amazon
2 May 2009
  • Summary: HP C8180 Photosmart All-in-One Printer Works ok but print is not waterproof. If you lick fingers to sort paper the ink smudges. Similarly if you pick up printed paper with wet hands the ink smudges. I think HP need to consider changing the ink in cartridges to remedy this. I frequently present papers and teach using handouts and these need to be waterproof.
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