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Photosmart 8250 Photo Printer (PC Magazine Editors' Choice) + Free USB Cable
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Hewlett Packard Photosmart 8250 Photo Printer (PC Magazine Editors' Choice) + Free USB Cable

Condition: Brand new, USA Warranty
Enjoy easy photo printing with the HP Photosmart 8250, the world's fastest photo printer.

PC Magazines Editors Choice See PC Magazine Review.

Enjoy easy photo printing with the HP Photosmart 8250, the world's fastest photo printer. Easy to set up and use, it prints beautiful photos and laser-quality black text. Print a 4x6 photo in as fast as 14 seconds for as little as 24 cents each,  or everyday documents at blazing speeds up to 32 ppm black text, up to 31 ppm color text. Six convenient individual ink tanks help avoid the hassle of running out of specific inks in the middle of a photo or page by letting you easily replace only the inks you need, when you need them.

Easily preview, select, edit and print photos or video directly from memory cards cards using the 2.5-inch flip-up color image display or print photos directly from your PictBridge-enabled camera via front USB port. Print from notebooks, PDAs, camera phones and other wireless devices with optional Bluetooth adapter. Automatic photo tray is included. Also save valuable time and paper with optional auto two-sided printing.


World's fastest photo printer printer - for beautiful photos from the convenience of home

  • Blazing speed photos in as fast as 14 seconds, documents up to 32 ppm black, up to 31 ppm color
  • Print professional-quality 4x6-inch photos at home for as little as 24 cents per print.
  • Quick photo access-View and print photos from your memory card card3 or PictBridge camera without a PC
  • Enhanced HP Auto Sense delivers the best speed and print quality combination every time.

Print true-to-life, long-lasting color photos and laser-quality text documents

  • Print rich and realistic photos using individual 6-ink color with HP Vivera Inks
  • Photos resist fading for generations generations and laser-quality text documents retain clarity for decades
  • Print photos that are water and smudge resistant with HP Vivera Inks and HP Advanced Photo Paper
  • Print beautiful photos with or without borders up to 8.5x24, including fun panorama sizes

Economical, individual 6 inks-replace only the cartridges that run out of ink

  • New HP page completion feature ensures you won't run out of ink midway through a page or photo
  • HP's efficiently designed inkjet cartridges can save ink and money
  • New automated 4x6-inch tray for dedicated photo printing, plus optional auto two-sided printing printing

Print photos or video from card or photos from PictBridge camera or camera phone

  • View and play digital video on image display, freeze your favorite scene and print-all without a PC
  • View photos from your card on HP photo proof sheet, select your favorites, reinsert and print
  • Rely on HP. PC Magazine rated HP service and reliability A/A+ for 13 consecutive years.
  • Easily print and share your photo memories from your camera phone - wirelessly or via memory card card

Photo editing and sharing - Remove red-eye and more using 2.5-inch display and buttons, or editing software

  • Automatically remove red-eye, enhance detail in dark areas of photos with HP Real Life technologies
  • Use 2.5-inch flip-up display plus simple buttons to select, crop, zoom, remove red-eye and print
  • Organize, edit, enhance and print photos and create photo projects with HP Image Zone software
  • Easily send and receive photos without large e-mail attachments with HP Instant Share service service

Print Technology HP Thermal Inkjet
Print Resolution Black (best): Up to 4800 x 1200 optimized dpi, 1200 x 1200 input dpi; when printing from a computer; Color (best): Up to 4800 x 1200 optimized dpi, 1200 x 1200 input dpi; when printing from a computer
Print Cartridges 6 (1 each black, cyan, light cyan, magenta, light magenta, yellow)
Ink Number: 6; Colors: Black, cyan, magenta, yellow, light cyan, light magenta; Type: Dye-based
Print Speed Speed Black: up to 32 ppm (US letter); Color: up to 31 ppm (US letter); 4 x 6 photos: As fast as 14 secs
Print Languages Standard HP PCL Level 3 Enhanced
Connectivity 1 Hi-Speed USB (compatible with USB 2.0 specifications) port, 1 PictBridge port
Wireless Capabilities/Technologies Optional, with HP bt300 or bt450 Bluetooth Wireless Printer Adapter/Bluetooth
Memory Card Compatibility CompactFlash, SecureDigital, MultiMedia Card, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO
Recommended Monthly Volume Up to 3000 (US letter)
Direct Print Supported Yes [direct print from supported media cards, direct print from PTP-enabled cameras via the front USB port, direct print from supported USB flash devices (thumb drives)]
Printing Capabilities Supported Photo Proofsheets, Video Action Printing From supported video types (MPEG-1, AVI, QuickTime), Borderless Printing up to 8.5 x 24 in
Display Description 2.5-in diagonal 480 x 234 TFT with 16 million colors and parallel interface
Control Panel Power button (On/Off), Instant Share button (invoke Instant Share Software on PC), Photo tray button (select photo tray), Layout button (select photo page layout), Menu button (bring up menu option on color display), Rotate button (rotate photo)
Media Handling Input: 2 paper trays standard: 100-sheet input tray, 20-sheet photo tray; Input capacity: Up to 100 sheets; Output: 50-sheets; Optional Two-sided printing: with automatic two-sided printing accessory (not included, purchase separately)
Media Types/Sizes Paper (plain, inkjet, photo), envelopes, transparencies, labels, cards (index, greeting), iron-on transfers/Letter, legal, executive, 3 x 5 in, 4 x 6 in, 5 x 7 in, 8 x 10 in, No. 10 envelopes
Media Sizes Standard Letter, legal, executive, 3 x 5 in, 4 x 6 in, 5 x 7 in, 8 x 10 in, No. 10 envelopes; Custom media sizes: Tray 1: 3 x 4 to 8.5 x 24 in; Tray 2: 3.5 x 5 to 4.1 x 6.5 in
Media Weight Tray 1: 16 to 24 lb bond (up to 110 lb index); Tray 2: up to 110 lb index
Media Thickness Tray 1: 60 to 90 g/m2 (up to 200 g/m2); Tray 2: up to 200 g/m2
Memory, standard 64 MB
Vertical alignment accuracy/skew +/- .0002 in. (+/- .0508 mm); Plain paper skew: +/- 0.006 in; Transparency skew: +/- 0.006 in
Compatible Operating Systems Windows 98, Me, 2000 Professional, XP Home, XP Professional; Mac OS X v 10.2 and higher
Minimum System Requirements
For all systems: 4x CD-ROM drive, SVGA monitor (800 x 600, 16-bit color), USB port and USB cable (not included); For PC systems: Intel Pentium II (or equivalent) or greater, 64 MB RAM (256 MB recommended), 600 MB free hard disk space (2 GB recommended), Microsoft Windows 98, Me, 2000 Professional, XP Home, and XP Professional, Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5; For Mac systems: G3 processor or greater, 128 MB RAM (256 MB recommended), 150 MB free hard disk space Mac OS X v10.2 and greater
Dimensions (w x d x h)/weight 17.59 x 15.16 x 6.28 in (447 x 385 x 160 mm)/18.7 lb (8.5 kg)
Operating Environment Maximum operating temperature: 32 to 113 degrees F (0 to 45 degrees C); Recommended operating temperature: 59 to 95 degrees F (15 to 45 degrees C); Storage temperature temperature: -40 to 158 degrees C -40 to 70 degrees C); Recommended operating humidity range: 20 to 80% RH; Non-operating humidity range: 5 to 95% RH
Acoustics Power emissions: 6.9 B(A); Pressure Emissions: 48 dB(A)
Power Power supply: External: universal power supply; Power supply required: Input voltage115 to 127 VAC (+/- 10%), 60 Hz (+/- 2 Hz), 12 amp; 220 to 240 VAC (+/- 10%), 50 Hz (+/- 2 Hz), 6 amp; Power consumption: 80 watts maximum
One-year limited hardware warranty backed by HP Customer Care, service and support; one-year technical phone support; This printer and replacement cartridges are designated for sale in North America.


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