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HP Photosmart Printer

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HP Photosmart Printer
 
4.0

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HP Photosmart is a versatile printer that also scans and copies

My old printer got a mysterious error code and refused to print, so I needed an inexpensive replacement, fast. I got a **Hewlett Packard Photosmart C3150 Printer** and haven't regretted the...Read complete review

My old printer got a mysterious error code and refused to print, so I needed an inexpensive replacement, fast. I got a **Hewlett Packard Photosmart C3150 Printer** and haven't regretted the decision.

I wanted a printer that made high-quality prints. What I got was a printer that printed photo-quality prints AND a printer that also scanned AND a printer that made copies! The **HP Photosmart C3150 Printer** does it all. I didn't realize how much I would come to depend on those extra features. No more sneaking things to work to use their copier machine. And now that I've become involved with mystery shopping, I need to scan receipts and/or business cards as proof of visits all the time.

I've learned to live with the minor downsides, since the pluses far outweigh the minuses. My biggest inconvenience has been the ink cartridges: they just don't last very long. Luckily, they can usually be found in multi-packs, containing both black and color cartridges. The cartridges are easy to replace. 

Also, this printer does not accept the MDI memory card from my Olympus camera, where my old printer did. I believe it will accept the more standard SDI format, but I haven't used this feature.

All in all, I am very pleased with my **HP Photosmart C3150 Printer**.****

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Hewlett Packard Photosmart C3150 Printer is trouble

We are still using this printer, though we haven't been very impressed with it in the past three years of owning it. It seems really finicky - it often reports "errors"...Read complete review

We are still using this printer, though we haven't been very impressed with it in the past three years of owning it. It seems really finicky - it often reports "errors" even though we can't find anything wrong with it. The cartridges are way to expensive in my opinion, and when we tried to use refilled cartridges, we ran into all sorts of problems. I also dislike the HP software that came along with it- we had a really hard time getting the scan feature to work, and finally gave up and used a different software application. We don't really print photos on it. I haven't used the "photosmart express" feature- which might be useful for people who wanted to print out their own photos at home. We mostly use it for printing documents, and scanning documents. As far as print quality, we are happy with it, but it terms of ease-of-use, this printer leaves a lot to be desired. I would not reccoment it to a friend.

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5.0

Everything YOU need!

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from San Jose, CA

Comments about HP Photosmart Printer:

I cannot believe there exists such a powerful printer in the world. Money well spent, indeed. Quite complicated to have a wireless router programed into the printer system when there was an already problematic 2wire failure with AT&T internet provider. I was really baffled with such an aesthetic product. After much frustration and help with my father, an electronics engineer, I finally had the buster up and running in 3 days. From those three days, I just had to use the USB cable that came for free. The photos I printed were not so top quality, but it was not poor quality either. I appreciated the guidelines offered to printing double-sided. I also appreciated the low-impact electrical usage- a double win for the environment *and *my bill. All in all, overly satisfied!

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1.0

useless.

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from San Francisco, CA

Comments about HP Photosmart Printer:

The Hewlett Packard all purpose color printer is useless. I got it for free with my macbook a year ago and have never gotten it to work. It comes with a CD that is inadequate and does not hook up the the computer.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

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5.0

HP Photosmart Premium Plus Web is a Great All-in-one Product.

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from Normal, IL

Comments about HP Photosmart Printer:

I recently received the HP Photosmart Premium plus Web for a present.  It has everything you need to run a business from your home.  I can print beautiful presentations, pictures of my family and friends, as well as, great fliers for my business. I would recommend this product to anyone who wants a printer that can do it all.  I can access this printer from any location in my house with my laptop, since it has a wireless connection capability.  I can also print from some websites online, and I hope that I will be able to add additional ones that I can use more in the future.  This is a great product for someone who doesn't want to pay for printing things away from home, since this will do it all for you. 

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2.0

Hewlett Packard Photosmart C3150 Printer is trouble

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from Saint Paul, MN

Comments about HP Photosmart Printer:

We are still using this printer, though we haven't been very impressed with it in the past three years of owning it. It seems really finicky - it often reports "errors" even though we can't find anything wrong with it. The cartridges are way to expensive in my opinion, and when we tried to use refilled cartridges, we ran into all sorts of problems. I also dislike the HP software that came along with it- we had a really hard time getting the scan feature to work, and finally gave up and used a different software application. We don't really print photos on it. I haven't used the "photosmart express" feature- which might be useful for people who wanted to print out their own photos at home. We mostly use it for printing documents, and scanning documents. As far as print quality, we are happy with it, but it terms of ease-of-use, this printer leaves a lot to be desired. I would not reccoment it to a friend.

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4.0

HP Photosmart is a versatile printer that also scans and copies

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from Belle Mead, NJ

Comments about HP Photosmart Printer:

My old printer got a mysterious error code and refused to print, so I needed an inexpensive replacement, fast. I got a **Hewlett Packard Photosmart C3150 Printer** and haven't regretted the decision.

I wanted a printer that made high-quality prints. What I got was a printer that printed photo-quality prints AND a printer that also scanned AND a printer that made copies! The **HP Photosmart C3150 Printer** does it all. I didn't realize how much I would come to depend on those extra features. No more sneaking things to work to use their copier machine. And now that I've become involved with mystery shopping, I need to scan receipts and/or business cards as proof of visits all the time.

I've learned to live with the minor downsides, since the pluses far outweigh the minuses. My biggest inconvenience has been the ink cartridges: they just don't last very long. Luckily, they can usually be found in multi-packs, containing both black and color cartridges. The cartridges are easy to replace. 

Also, this printer does not accept the MDI memory card from my Olympus camera, where my old printer did. I believe it will accept the more standard SDI format, but I haven't used this feature.

All in all, I am very pleased with my **HP Photosmart C3150 Printer**.****

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5.0

i love my photosmart

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from Stopover, KY

Comments about HP Photosmart Printer:

i am a everyday computer user i do stay on the computer every chance i get. I make a lot of pictures off of my computer and i bought me a photosmart printer cause i am picture happy with my kids i have a two year old and a 2 month old baby and instead of paying all that money to send them off and buy film and all the waiting i just print them off my self it is alot funnier faster and better cause you can cut and crop and blow the pictures up, just what ever you would like to do with them. but mostly i can take a picture and just print it off and boom ready to send to family and friends or even just put in a picture frame and set it on a self. but i do take a lot of pictures and i have lots of pictures all over my house so it is really just so convient for me and i really truely love it. it even has a scanner for like pictures you already have and want to make copy of them you can also do that its so wonderful and if you are like me you would just love having one like this too.

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5.0

Great all-in-one printer

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from Claremont, CA

Comments about HP Photosmart Printer:

I first got this printer a few years ago for my house and had no idea what to expect. I had no idea how easy it would be to set-up and use. I now have one at home and one with me at college. Setting it up only takes about five minutes, and before you know it you can scan, print, and copy with incredible ease. When it came to teaching the rest of my family how to use the various features, I was a little nervous since they know very little about technology in general. I was quickly relieved though since it's so user friendly. You can make black and white or color copies by pushing a button, and can scan documents by pressing another. If that doesn't sound easy enough, the buttons are labeled! Printing quality is excellent and easy to adjust to "fast draft" if you want to save ink. If you are printing pictures at home it is also easy to change the settings and you still get great quality prints. Ink can get a little pricey if you buy the individual packs, but the 3-packs are reasonably priced. Also, the card reader on the front is great if you have different kind of memory cards for camera's, phones, video recorders... A really easy to install and use printer.

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3.0

It does the job!

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from Yorba Linda, CA

Comments about HP Photosmart Printer:

It only likes HP photo paper, which to me, is not good. I have had other printers that worked with a many brands of photo paper so you can play with the finishes on the paper. It does have great color quality ha slong as you stick with HP photo paper!

It prints  and copies at a respectable speed. As several size options, which is nice. So, it has some good and not so good features. It does the job, but  I would say if you are printing photos on a regular basis for framing, this may not be the printer for you! It does good for printing that occasional picture or for those school projects where copying reports would be needed.

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4.0

Great for the price

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from Sacramento, CA

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My mother bought a printer similar to this one a few years back. I really liked it. It printed great photos really fast. I also like the scan feature. I like the size of this printer. Most printers that offer what this one has are always so much bigger. I have had great luck with HP products and when it came time to buy my own printer I bought a HP.

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4.0

Great for 'sent out' quality pictures!

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from Belle Vernon, PA

Comments about HP Photosmart Printer:

This printer is about one step below mine. I love it. It prints so fast! Every time I print my pictures out to show them to people. I always get the same comments. "Wow! These look so professional!" "Did you really take these?" I just smile and say yes. The scanner on it is amazing too. It too is fast and everything comes out exactly as the original. My parents "old timer" scanner is two times slower and the thing you scan always has dark spots on it and you can definitely tell that it was reprinted. With my printer, you tell which one was the original unless you folded it!

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