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6.2 out of 10

HP Business Inkjet 2800

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Overall 10
10

A heavy duty large format printer for the home office.

kenrocke, Ebay
9 September 2009
  • Summary: I bought this printer to replace a previous one in the same line. It prints up to tabloid size (11" x 17"), which is useful for display work and oversize spreadsheets. Printheads and cartridges are seperate, so when you replace ink cartridges you're not also buying new printheads that you might not need. The cartridges are quite large - three for color and one double-size for black ink, which keeps the cost per page very low.
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Overall 10
10

I think this is great.

Teresa Lambert, Amazon
27 October 2008
  • Summary: I read the reviews after I purchased this item and was very nervous. However, I think this printer is great. I have had no trouble at all doing various projects from photo to banner. I love how smoothly it prints and the quality of the photo's is top notch. Of course I recommend purchasing refilled ink as the ink is very expensive for this printer. (that's how they all get ya!
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Overall 10
10

Works Great!

J. Garrett, Amazon
24 October 2008
  • Summary: I have had my HP 2800 for about 8 months now and I have never had a problem. I print very high volumes for my home business and it has never failed. It handles a huge range of paper sizes, I mostly print 13 X 19, 11 X 17 and it work great. The software that comes with it tells me my ink usage perfectly, and if I let the ink run out, it will stop the print, let me replace the cartridge, and continue printing the image, that is a great asset.
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Overall 2
2.0

No Wide Format for Win 7

Small Business, Amazon
5 October 2008
  • Summary: Well, HP decided "limited functionality" was fine for an expensive, business-class printer. Do not buy this thinking it will work with Win 7 - it only prints 8.5 x 11, since they will not update the driver. My main workaround is keeping an older computer just to transfer files to so I can print. No more HP printers!!!
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Overall 8
8.0

I must be lucky...

M. Swanson, Amazon
2 October 2008
  • Summary: Based on most of the other reviews I guess I won the lottery. Mine works fine, never had a jammed page (and I print 13 x 19 often) and I'm not seeing the ink hogging habits others have reported. I print from an XP machine and a MacBook Pro. Initially, the Mac did not print properly, then the Mac Intel drivers came out and now the Mac prints fine. The only mystery to me is memory.
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Overall 2
2.0

Nothing but trouble

Shelby Miller "concrete_queen", Amazon
13 September 2008
  • Summary: This printer has been trouble since day one. It invariably spits out an extra page with each printing, and no setting can be found to fix this. Perhaps it's trying to be annoying. Perhaps it merely loves the feel of paper running throught it's rollers. I don't know. It also has the habit of going into conniptic fits when you suggest it print anything larger than 8.5 x 11, and will jam as much paper as possible to show its displeasure. Several times.
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Overall 8
8.0

Works well for the most part

Stevo, Amazon
3 September 2008
  • Summary: I got this printer from a garage sale for $5. I had no idea what to expect. Surprisingly this thing works really well. I print Letter, 11X17, and 13X19 with this printer. I can only print letter through win7 though. No biggie since I just made a WinXP virtual machine to print the big stuff. Prints come out clear and ALMOST flawless. It leaves some hairline discoloration on the last half-inch of a 13X19.
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Overall 2
2.0

DON'T Buy It!

J. L. Fowler "Jennifer", Amazon
25 August 2008
  • Summary: This printer thinks it is jammed non-stop, even when there is no paper jam. I spent hours on tech support and they sent me a refurb replacement, which wouldn't even power on. So they sent me another refurbished printer, and it is having the same jamming problem. So they sent me another duplexer and still the same problem.
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Overall 2
2.0

Dreadful paper feed an poor drivers

K. MacLauchlan, Amazon
24 August 2008
  • Summary: On the plus side this printer can handle A3 paper, large ink reservoirs and has a duplex printing option. On the negative side it very frequently jams when feeding from the optional second tray, is very slow when printing duplex and now the paper feed from the main tray has totally failed. In addition the drivers are poor and of the 3 supplied only one seems at all reliable; except under Vista where it repeatedly forgets the options fitted and your personal settings.
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Overall 2
2.0

Don't buy it

Tom Kowalski, Amazon
18 August 2008
  • Summary: under no circumstances buy this product, it takes hours to print, half priced printers can 4 times better job. HP knows it's a lemon, they admitted that the driver is bad but they will not replace it or improve the driver, I am about to trow it out and get a half priced unit.
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