HP is one of the most notable names in the print industry that sells both inkjets as well as laser printers. All-in-one printers from HP are an excellent choice for small business and home printing needs. HP Officejet Pro 8600 Plus has replaced the HP Officejet Pro 8500A Plus and has improved a ton over its predecessor, both on the inside and outside. It is faster, sleeker and better finished than its predecessor. Moreover, it also supports ePrint and iOS application that makes priming very easy. It is the most viable option for your office needs.
HP Officejet Pro 8600 Plus driver Supported Windows Operating Systems
HP Officejet Pro 8600 Plus driver Supported Mac Operating Systems
HP Officejet Pro 8600 Plus overview
HP Officejet Pro 8600 Plus is a sleek printer with dimensions of 19.4 x 12.4 x 16.3 inches which make it very compact to kept home or office. The body painted in matte which is best to hide dust and fingerprints. There are two indented handles on its sides for making it easier to carry it around. Though, with a weight of 12 kg, you wouldn’t want to take this printer. It has many features that make it perfect for office use like automatic document feeder on the top as well as 4.3 inches touchscreen for making it easier to perform various printer functions without using the computer.
HP Officejet Pro 8600 Plus e-All-in-One printer cartridges
HP950 Black Ink Cartridge (~1000 pages), HP 951 cyan Ink Cartridge (~700 pages), hp 951 yellow Ink Cartridge (~700 pages), hp 951 magenta Ink Cartridge (~700 pages)
HP Officejet Pro 8600 Plus paper handling
The Automatic document features make it easier to scan and copy several pages without needing to feed them yourself manually. It also supports Duplex facilities which allow you to print on both sides, conserving paper. HP Officejet Pro 8600 Plus supports 250-sheet input paper tray. The output tray supports a capacity of 150 sheets, and there is no multipurpose tray in this printer for feeding photos sized paper or envelopes. If you aren’t satisfied with the paper handling features of HP Officejet Pro 8600 Plus, you can get an alternative like HP Officejet Pro 8600 Premium that comes with an extra 250 sheets paper tray.
General Specification of HP Officejet Pro 8600 Plus
1 Printer technology: Inkjet
2 Functions: Print, scan, copy, and fax
3 Print speed (ISO): 20 ppm black/16 ppm color
4 Print speed (Draft): 35 ppm black/34 ppm color
5 Supported Print resolution: 1200 x 1200 dpi black and 4800 x 1200 dpi color
6 No. of cartridges: 4 (each for black, cyan, magenta, and yellow)
7 Wireless and mobile printing support: Yes, with Wi-Fi, HP ePrint, Apple AirPrint, Wireless Direct Printing
8 Processor speed: 360 Mhz
9 Automatic Duplexing printing: Yes
HP Officejet Pro 8600 Plus connectivity
Setting up this printing is also very easy with the wireless connectivity support. Though, the traditional USB connectivity also supported as a plus. Other includes Ethernet support as well as mobile printing through HP print apps. You can easily connect it wirelessly using the touchscreen without needing to install any additional software. Moreover, with a duty cycle of 15,000 per month, it is on par with some of the laser printers in the market, yet still cheaper than them. HP Officejet Pro 8600 Plus supports a variety of media like plain paper, thick paper, brochures, Photo paper, greeting cards, card stock and many others.
HP Officejet Pro 8600 Plus Scan, Copy and Fax ability
Being great in printing doesn’t mean it will be average in scanning, copying or faxing functions. With automatic document feeder, you can scan or copy up to 50 sheets. The standard copy speed is 35 cpm for both color and black, and a maximum of 99 copies can make at one time. It also supports color faxing, with a fax transmission speed of 4 sec/per page on a 300 x 300 resolution.
Though it doesn’t have a multipurpose tray or PictBridge support from which you can’t print photos directly from a camera, HP Officejet Pro 8600 Plus justifies its worth.
Download HP Officejet Pro 8600 Plus e-All-in-One Printer driver from HP website