Summary: RUN- dont walk away from this printer. I've owned 2 bought new and they are HP's red headed step child. I would love 2 give it LESS than 1 star. Major problems. Printheads last 1 year and cost $65 each to replace- so 4 printheads = $260. And even with a new printhead installed, the printer will tell you to replace the printhead- it's faulty. It uses 8 separate ink tanks and each one is $38.95 = over $300 to refill all 8 inks. It goes through ink like water.
I wish it was still in production instead of refurbishing a used one.
19 December 2013
Summary: Hewlett Packard's B9180 is considered by many to be the best Tabloid Printer ever made . This printer is unique not only in that it has individually replaceable Print Heads (Nozzles) independent from the 8 Color Ink cartridges , but in that it is the only Tabloid printer that has a built in Spectrophotometer that can maintain color fidelity by performing Closed Loop print color analysis and self calibration, without requiring user intervention, other than choosing self...
Summary: Good for B&W printing. I dislike because the printer belong to "consumer category" even the model description said "Pro" its means no spare or service parts availability after warranty period. I bought this used one, to obtain the power supply in order to repair my other one. No International warranty policy.
Summary: Comments about HP Photosmart Pro B9180 Photo Printer: This printer make excellent prints on a wide variety of paper types, glossy to cotton fiber and some handmade papers. Inks are a bit pricey, but print quality is worthy of higher ink prices for those who must print their own work.Only real drawback is[...]repairs and short warranty time. HP warrants the printer for 1 year. It will send you a refurbished printer in that first year, but then your stuck.
Pros: Accurate Colors, Easy Setup, Easy To Use, Great Contrast, Great Overall Quality, Sharp Tones & Colors
Summary: Although I like the design of this printer and its features seem excellent, I would recommend anyone thing of buying this printer check out the "Service Stall", This seem to be a common problem with this printer and even has a special area on the HP website describing it. Basically, if you cannot clear the error by powering off the printer, then it means there is a fatal hardware fault, and it needs to be returned to the factory.
Summary: Comments about HP Photosmart Pro B9180 Photo Printer: I love to create scrapbooks and this printer has helped with all my photo needs. If I don’t like something I can just start over where if I had to pay to get my photos developed I would be paying out the nose if I kept going back when I changed a print. I like being able to have that control. The colors are very vibrant and the printer is very fast.
Pros: Compact Design, Easy Setup, Easy To Use, Fast Print Time
Summary: Comments about HP Photosmart Pro B9180 Photo Printer: Wow! This printer produces phenomenal prints! I am truly impressed. Yes I would agree if you are looking for a high quality photo printer, this is the ticket! You will use a lot of ink on those quality prints though, but as long as you know that going in it will be fine.
Summary: Comments about HP Photosmart Pro B9180 Photo Printer: If you are looking for a printer that can handle printing of pictures then this is the one that you want. I have searched high and low and have found that this is the best printer there is. I have my own scrap booking business and I am always printing out some type of picture. I don’t have one complaint at all! It was very easy to install, I have had no jams at all, and the picture quality is very good.
Pros: Durable, Easy Setup, Easy To Use, Fast Print Time
Summary: Comments about HP Photosmart Pro B9180 Photo Printer: This photo printer is very high quality. It doesn't use too much ink, and is actually somewhat fast compared to other photo printers. Overall I love it and would recommend it to a friend.
Pros: Compact Design, Durable, Easy Setup, Easy To Use, Fast Print Time, Low Ink Consumption, Reliable, Sharp Tones & Colors
Excerpt: "...reviews until deciding on the HP Photosmart Pro B9130gp. We tracked the best price down (good old reliable Amazon.co.uk), placed the order and it was with us ready to set up within 3 working days. Upon opening the box, we found it can with a full set of inks (8 in total - Matte Black, Photo Black, Photo Grey, Cyan, Light Cyan, Magenta, Light Magenta, and Yellow!) and a pack of HP glossy photo paper, which is to be used in the installation/initial ...
Pros: Can print on card and rolls
Cons: Expensive consumables, ink collection on print heads