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HP Officejet Pro K850dn
5.6 out of 10

HP Officejet Pro K850dn

The OfficeJet Pro K850DN uses the inkjet printing method to Read more

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Overall 8
8.0

HP K850dn 11x17 printer

Steven J. Scariot "Engineer", Amazon
18 January 2008
  • Summary: I reviewed several models from Canon and others before buying the HP. I am not an HP fan, but this one seemed to fit our needs better. We wanted a printer more for spreadsheets and CAD plots than large photo prints.
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Overall 10
10

Solid

P. Kennedy, Amazon
18 October 2007
  • Summary: Having read the reviews, I was worried about the duplexer. I called HP and was generally reassured so I bit the bullet and ordered the machine. So far I am very impressed: setup was a breeze, print quality is as expected, and the duplexer works great.
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Overall 2
2.0

WARNING!!!!!

Michael W., Newegg
16 September 2007
  • Summary: I have called HP, they know the printer does not print the custom sizes. I received an email stating it doesn't support "size greater than (13 x 19)". HP knows it doesn't support custom sizing, but continues to advertise it does.
  • Pros: powers on quick
  • Cons: > THE PRINTER DOES NOT SUPPORT CUSTOM SIZES.The driver defaults to resizing the page to fit on a preselected paper size. If you set paper to custom sizes it will be scaled to fit into a standard size. Even though the print preview shows it to fit custom size, the printer resizes. >Can not print f...
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Overall 10
10

Big Footprint but Great Printer

Sally Hahn, Amazon
9 August 2007
  • Summary: My criteria for my new printer purchase was: 1. 11x17 2. individual inks 3. reliable printer company 4. easy installation/good customer service 5. price (this was a bit pricey but the next step up was not a choice) So far for my needs this has been a great printer so far.
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Overall 4
4.0

Great Printer Lousy Ink Cartridge Expiration Policy

John O. Sparks, Amazon
5 August 2007
  • Summary: I have: - 2 HP laptops, - 2 HP desktops, - one HP docking station, - four HP printers, - 2 HP print servers, and - 3 HP 12C calculators. - And a supply of cartridges for all of the printers. My newest printer is the HP Officejet Pro K850.
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Overall 2
2.0

Very short life span.

Mariann Rosenbayger, Amazon
30 July 2007
  • Summary: We've gone through two of these printers in less than two years. Our first one went bad in less than a year. The print quality became very poor and we started getting printhead errors that just wouldn't go away. Customer service, via e-mail and on-line chat, was very frustrating and useless.
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Overall 10
10

Perfect for what I was looking for

NMmom, Amazon
29 July 2007
  • Summary: I am a design/build contractor and business owner. What I was looking for: -Large format (13x19) prints -Inexpensive ink/reasonable ink usage -independent cartridges for each color Note that I was not looking for a photo printer. For those of you looking for a photoprinter this is not it.
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Overall 8
8.0

Fast Large Format Printer, but Flimsy Plastic Construction

Charles Hooper, Amazon
29 July 2007
  • Summary: We now have three of the K850 printers in use, one with a built in print server, second paper tray, and duplexer. So far, the printers have proved to be reliable, fast, and comparatively inexpensive to operate.
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Overall 6
6.0

Works great on white paper but refuses to print on color stock

J. Vallelunga, Amazon
24 July 2007
  • Summary: We needed a tabloid size printer to replace our old HP 1120C and 1220C. This printer seemed to be the obvious choice. We received this about 3 weeks ago and have been fighting with it ever since.
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Overall 10
10

great for scrapbooking

MAC, Amazon
23 July 2007
  • Summary: This is a great printer for those who want to print on 12x12 scrapbook pages. It works well with heavier(cardstock) paper. It also prints great photos. I have a MAC i-book. I also use The Print Shop 2 program with it. It gives me great versatility with my pages & photos.
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