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HP Photosmart Pro B8850
6.7 out of 10

HP Photosmart Pro B8850

Produce archival, professional-quality photos in sizes up to 13 Read more

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Reviews and Problems with HP Photosmart Pro B8850

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Overall 4
4.0

WARNING!

Joseph Dasilva, Amazon
5 August 2008
  • Summary: This printer does not work with Photshop CS3 despite HP's sales hype...in particular it does not work with a color managed workflow (where photoshop manages the color) and that is very important to anyone using icc profiles etc.
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Overall 4
4.0

Customer Support

ConfirmedCynic, Amazon
5 August 2008
  • Summary: The 2-star rating is based upon my experience with HP's tech support for this printer, not on usage of the device. I am considering purchasing this product, and in doing pre-purchase research read a lot of reviews including a tech review in MacLife.
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Overall 4
4.0

incredibly frustrating

Megan Nolton, Amazon
5 August 2008
  • Summary: As a disclaimer, I've only had this printer a few weeks, and haven't taken a lot of time to learn the ins and outs of it yet. However, I have to say, if you're an artist wanting to print on any weight of paper with any sort of substance, this printer isn't doing the job.
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Overall 4
4.0

Great quality, difficult to use, will wake you in the middle of night

Tom Whitnah, Amazon
5 August 2008
  • Summary: So I'm writing this now after being very frustrated with one particular feature of this printer and want to warn any potential buyers who plan to keep this printer in the same room they sleep in.
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Overall 4
4.0

Disappointed

DaniB, Amazon
5 August 2008
  • Summary: I took a chance when I bought this unit because I saw the bad ratings. I must say that I'm usually able to work with an HP product and get it to work. This is one of four HP Printers that I've owned in the last 5 years.
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Overall 4
4.0

A good alternative to the HP B9180 for professional print artists

Reviewer #67845, Amazon
19 June 2008
  • Summary: The Photosmart Pro B8850 is a professional-grade printer from HP designed as a cheaper version of the . It produces very high quality prints up to 13" x 19" using pigment ink printing, which results in much higher quality images than traditional ink jet or laser.
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Overall 4
4.0

User Review

Ag0n, Yandex
15 February 2011
  • Excerpt: Принтер царапает бумагу, даже средней плотности - 150 гр.м2, не говоря уж о 230гр/м2, размазывает чернила в тех же местах где царапает. Драйвера более-менее прозрачно работают только с фотошопом. С любой другой программой - глюки границ печати и самой печати.
  • Pros: 1. Если печатает без глюков, то быстро. ; 2. Если приноровиться к его цветовым глюкам, то печатает красиво.
  • Cons: 1. Менее чем за год использования дважды был в ремонте по одной и той же причине. НЕ ПОМОГЛО. ; 2. Отвратительные драйвера, которые портят все. ; 3. Очень широкие возможности по передаче цвета накладываются на большую чувствительность к цветовым профилям и к бумаге. В результате печатать можно т...
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