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6.9 out of 10

HP Photosmart 8450

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Reviews and Problems with HP Photosmart 8450

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Overall 4
4.0

photosmart 8450

pup, Amazon
26 May 2012
  • Summary: We were dissaponted in this product. It was in Spanish, Print button flickered on red, CD did not work. We have used other photosmart printers with better results. Thanks again for your service.
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Overall 4
4.0

LONG term review.

Dr. Rotorooter, Amazon
14 August 2010
  • Summary: I have owned this printer for ~ 3.5 years. It worked very well for approximately 1.5 years, had satisfactory performance for the following year, now is abysmal. The print heads are not designed to last the lifetime of the machine. Check the internet. This is dirty secret HP does not disclose readily. ARE YOU SERIOUS HP?!?!? You suck. Your product uses an excessive amount of ink now, requires frequent 'burping' and print quality is lackluster. Very disappointed.
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Overall 4
4.0

annoying diva machine

Elizabeth A Triano "lizziewriter", Amazon
9 December 2009
  • Summary: Jams. A lot. We picked up the 8450 a couple of years ago and it seemed to be a good deal at the time, nice features, good brand, but it's been fussy from the get-go and it's not all due to owner ignorance. Technical support is not much help either. I've given up fighting with it to try and get it to print the way it's supposed to. We can print single sheets, usually, if there's a small (but not too small) stack of paper. Too many -- and it jams. Too few -- and it jams.
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Overall 4
4.0

Starry Eyed Over This One, But Lets Me Down

KMont, Amazon
1 October 2006
  • Summary: Upon the joyful news that we were having a girl, my husband decided to invest in a new digital camera and a photo printer. The digital camera still works great--the printer is another matter. While this one prints beautiful pictures, the cost of ink far outweighs the beauty of them sometimes. As we all know, this is how printer companies make their money, through the ink. Replacing every cartridge at once will run you about $75 at a time, give or take a few.
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Overall 4
4.0
Ease of use 8
8.0

Beware the cost of ink cartridges

jwbreit, epinions.com
13 May 2006
  • Summary: Cannot recommend due to ink usage. There are good HP printers available that only use the two cartridges system or individual inks.
  • Pros: Great pictures and lots of features
  • Cons: Ink cost is excessive
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Overall 4
4.0

Does not print borderless Word Documents

Tom Knoblock, Amazon
9 December 2005
  • Summary: Does not print borderless Word Documents, it cuts them off and does not print to the edge of the page. HP tech support does not have a solution and will not have. They say it is for photo's only. I also had problems installing the software, incompatable with some computers. HP did not have a solution - I was on the phone for over 10 hours. I finally figured it out myself.
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Overall 4
4.0

Starry Eyed Over This One, But Lets Me Down

KMont, Amazon
4 October 2006
  • Summary: Upon the joyful news that we were having a girl, my husband decided to invest in a new digital camera and a photo printer. The digital camera still works great--the printer is another matter. While this one prints beautiful pictures, the cost of ink far outweighs the beauty of them sometimes. As we all know, this is how printer companies make their money, through the ink. Replacing every cartridge at once will run you about $75 (U.S.) at a time, give or take a few.
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