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Photosmart 8450 Photo Printer
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Hewlett Packard Photosmart 8450 Photo Printer

Condition: Brand new, USA Warranty
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This photo printer's three greatest assets? Its eight-ink color technology for studio-quality color and black, a large, easy-to-see (2.5") color LCD for viewing, editing, and selecting images, and networkability. What's more, you get panorama printing, red-eye removal, and borderless photos!


Key Features


  • Get bright, high-detail prints with the eight-ink color or up to 4800 optimized dpi 
  • Print three ways: from a camera memory card, proof sheet, or PictBridge-compatible camera 
  • Let more people print via the built-in Ethernet networking 
  • Get professional-quality black-and-white photos with richer blacks and multitone grays 
  • Get 4 x 6" photos fast - in as little as 27 seconds; print at up to 20 pages per minute in color or black 
  • Enhance and organize your photos with HP Image Zone 
  • Jump between 4 x 6" and letter size using the built-in paper trays 
  • Print directly from your camera memory card 
  • View video on the LCD, then freeze and print your favorite scenes; print panoramas 
  • Print with or without borders on standard-size photo papers 
  • Resist fading for twice as long as most traditionally processed photos last
  • Print from a camera phone or other Bluetooth wireless device


Print technology: HP Thermal Inkjet


Print resolution:

Black: Up to 1200 x 1200 - rendered dpi when printing from a computer

Color: Up to 4800 x 1200 - optimized dpi when printing from a computer

Print resolution technology: HP PhotoREt Pro


Print speed/draft mode:

Black: Up to 20 ppm; Color: Up to 20 ppm; 4 x 6 color photo: As fast as 27 sec


Printer languages: HP PCL3 GUI, PML


Duty cycle (maximum monthly volume): 3000



1 USB (2.0), 1 Ethernet, 1 PictBridge, 4 memory card slots; Optional connectivity: HP Jetdirect 175x External USB Ethernet Print Server J6035C, HP Jetdirect ew2400 Wi-Fi 802.11g Print Server J7951A, HP Jetdirect en3700 Fast Ethernet Print Server J7942A, HP Jetdirect 380x 802.11b Wireless Print Server J6061A, HP bt300, Bluetooth Wireless Printer Adapter Q3395A


Wireless technology/wireless capability:

Bluetooth wireless technology/Optional, with HP bt300, Bluetooth Wireless Printer Adapter


Network capability: Built-in Ethernet or optional Wi-Fi 802.11b or g wireless with purchase of optional Jetdirect accessory


Memory card compatibility: CompactFlash Type I and II, Smart Media, Secure Digital, MultiMedia Card, Memory Stick, XD, USB flash drive


Direct print capability: Yes


HP Photo Proof Sheet supported: Yes


Display type: 2.5-inch diagonal adjustable color image LCD


Front panel:

Easy to use control panel with Save, HP Instant Share, Layout, Select photos, Print, Cancel, Zoom, Menu, Rotate buttons


Video action printing supported: Yes


Media handling:

Input tray: 100-sheet paper tray, 20-sheet built-in photo tray; Optional input accessories: 250-sheet plain paper tray, two-sided printing accessory, two-sided print accessory with small paper tray; Output tray: 50-sheet; Input capacity: Up to 100 letter/legal (up to 350 with optional 250-sheet paper tray); up to 20 banner; up to 25 transparencies; up to 20 labels; up to 14 envelopes; up to 30 cards; Output capacity: Up to 50 letter/legal; up to 25 transparencies; up to 20 labels; up to 10 envelopes; up to 30 cards


Borderless print capability: Yes, 4 x 6 in, 8.5 x 11 in, 5 x 7 in, panorama


Media types: Paper (plain, inkjet, photo, banner), envelopes, transparencies, labels, cards (index, greeting), iron-on transfers


Media sizes: US letter, legal, executive, No. 10 envelopes, panorama, index cards, 4 x 6 photo, 5 x 7 photo, banner


Media weights: US letter: 16 to 24 lb; Legal: 20 to 24 lb; Envelopes: 20 to 24 lb; Cards: Up to 110 lb index maximum; Banner: 16 to 24 lb; Photo: Up to 130 lb index


Memory, standard: 64 MB


Vertical alignment accuracy/skew:

+/- .0002 in. (+/- .0508 mm); Plain paper skew: +/- 0.006 in; Transparency skew: +/- 0.010 in


Compatible Operating Systems:

Microsoft Windows 98, 2000 Professional, Me, XP Home and XP Professional, Mac OS X v10.1.5,10.2, 10.3


Compatible Network Operating Systems:

Built-in Ethernet port: Microsoft Windows 98, Me, XP (TCP/IP); Macintosh OS X and later (Ethertalk)


Minimum system requirements:

For all systems: 4x CD-ROM drive, SVGA monitor (800 x 600 with 16-bit color), USB port and USB cable (not included); For PC systems: Microsoft Windows 98, 2000 Professional, Me, XP Home and XP Professional, Pentium II (or equivalent) or greater, 64 MB RAM (256 MB recommended), 600 MB free hard disk space (2 GB recommended), Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 For Macintosh? systems: Mac OS X v10.1.5, 10.2, 10.3, G3 processor or greater, 128 MB RAM (256 MB recommended), 500 MB free hard disk space


Dimensions (w x d x h)/weight:

21.1 x 15.8 x 7.6 in (536 x 400.6 x 192.6 mm)/17.6 lb (8 kg)


Operating environment:

Maximum operating temperature: 32 to 113 degrees F 

Recommended operating temperature: 59 to 95 degrees F 

Storage temperature: -22 to 149 degrees F 

Recommended humidity range: 20 to 80% RH; Non-operating humidity range: 5 to 95% RH



Power emissions: 6.3 B(A); Pressure emissions: 50 dB(A)


Power requirements:

Power supply type: external; Input voltage: 100 to 240 VAC (+/- 10%), 50/60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz); Power consumption: 9 watts (off), 11 watts (on, idle), 49 watts maximum



One-year limited hardware warranty backed by HP Customer Care, service and support; one year technical phone support

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