Summary: I have always used HP printers as they appear to be the leader in printers. This printer is used in my office and is excellent for printing most documents. It does run a bit hot and mine nearly fuses envelopes closed when I do labels, which it has always done from the git go (4 STAR). Printing business cards are relatively easy enough and come out nice & crisp.
Summary: Would not feed most the time and when it would the drum overheated after just a three pages initiating a shut down. This was not tested or someone would have known. Had to pay fifty dollars to ship back a couple months ago and still no refund.
Summary: I paid $432 for this printer including shipping. I could have paid over $1,000 for a newer model, but the 3600N is a work horse and I have 3 of them, so I thought I give a refurbished one a try. It arrived on time in good shape. The print quality was not as good as I would have liked. It was a little out of alignment, so the print was a little blurry. We have calibrated it and done some other adjustments we found on the web and we got the quality to an acceptable level.
Summary: I did NOT purchase this from Amazon, although I am an ardent Amazon purchaser. I am looking to purchase another of these used in the very near future. (purchased another the same day I wrote this review, but not from Amazon) I have had my 3600N for over 4 years now (currently it is January of 2014) . I received it used from a client in trade. While it is my main printer, it still only has a 18K page count (I don't print a lot, average 150 pages a month).
Pros: FAST - good for volume Prints the amount of pages stated in the toner cartridge Variety of paper sizes
Cons: Poor engineering. A lot of tiny pieces inside. All levers for all the toner cartridges broke. A lever connecting the door to the cartridge release broke. Product has been built to be serviceable but contains very poor quality parts inside.
Summary: This machine was sent to me used, but in NEW condition. The transfer roller was bent and the metal guide bracket was bent as well. The image units were also missing. I could not test the machine, due to incomplete machine.
Do not buy this printer for an office or a quiet house
george zoulias "GeorgeZoo", Amazon
18 February 2013
Summary: The quality is standard for a laser printer. This is pretty loud, from the first floor I can hear it printing on the third floor. Windows 7 and Windows 8 are HARD to support. While installed with a static IP as a network printer, Windows 7 and 8 and OSX regularly require re-installation of the printer and drivers. Windows update does not support this model. The GUI looks like it was designed in 1998. Firmware updates are impractically complex.
Summary: It prints beautiful color pages most of the time. But getting connected to it over the home network is challenging. It just works for some computers and it just doesn't for others. Even the ones that it works for, it forgets how to work now and then requiring a reboot of the PC. This is the second network HP printer (out of two) I've had this problem with. I've replaced one of them with an Epson equivalent, and now all computers in the house can use it reliably.