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HP Officejet Pro 8600 Plus e-All-in-One

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HP LaserJet Pro M1217nfw MFP

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HP LaserJet Pro P1606dn

HP LaserJet Pro P1606dn
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Price $269 to $319 at 6 stores $235 to $269 at 8 stores $149 to $299 at 9 stores $141 to $199 at 2 stores $124 to $209 at 11 stores
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3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.8 (3.5 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.5 (3.5 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.5 (4.0 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.3 (3.5 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.9 (3.5 stars)
Average user rating 3.0 stars out of 13 reviews 0 stars No reviews, write one! 2.0 stars out of 39 reviews 1.5 stars out of 5 reviews 3.0 stars out of 7 reviews
Release date April 01, 2004 May 17, 2011 November 09, 2011 March 20, 2011 March 05, 2010
The Bottom Line For an inexpensive multifunction printer, Brother's MFC-8220 is fast and offers most of the features a small office needs. The Brother MFC-7860DW and its autodocument feeder, wireless connectivity, and simple installation make it an apt match for small businesses with moderate printing needs. If you can find a desk to accommodate its large size, the HP Officejet Pro 8600 Plus all-in-one printer serves up top-shelf output quality at rapid print speeds, suitable for offices, home users, and photo enthusiasts hunting for an upgrade. The LaserJet Pro M1217nfw is HP's workhorse printer designed for small businesses that output a high volume of monochrome prints. It's not the most environmentally friendly machine, but its Smart Install feature and excellent performance earn our recommendation. Fast, cheap, and compact, the HP LaserJet Pro P1606dn offers a winning combination of value and performance for home offices or small businesses in need of a monochrome laser printer.

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Product Description Brother MFC 8220 - Fax / copier / printer / scanner ( Monochrome )
Brother MFC 7860DW - Fax / copier / printer / scanner ( Monochrome )
HP Officejet Pro 8600 Plus e-All-in-One N911g - Fax / copier / printer / scanner ( Color )
HP LaserJet Pro M1217nfw MFP - Fax / copier / printer / scanner ( Monochrome )
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Printing Technology Laser ( Monochrome )
Laser ( Monochrome )
Ink-jet ( Color )
Laser ( Monochrome )
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AirPrint Enabled Info unavailable Info unavailable Yes
Info unavailable Info unavailable
Fax Type Super G3 - Plain paper
Super G3 - Plain paper
Plain paper
Plain paper
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Manufacturer Warranty 1 year warranty
1 year warranty
1 year warranty
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Weight 25.6 lbs
25.6 lbs
27.8 lbs
18.3 lbs
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PC Connection USB 2.0
Parallel
Wi-Fi
LAN
USB 2.0
USB host
Wi-Fi(n)
LAN
USB 2.0
Wi-Fi(n)
LAN
USB 2.0
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PC Connection Availability Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
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Output Trays Capacity Info unavailable 100 sheets
150 sheets
100 sheets
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Bypass Feeder Capacity Info unavailable 1 sheets
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable
Max Media Capacity 500 sheets
Info unavailable 500 sheets
Info unavailable Info unavailable
Standard Media Capacity 250 sheets
250 sheets
250 sheets
150 sheets
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Media Type Plain paper
Labels
Envelopes
Plain paper
Info unavailable Labels
Cards
Envelopes
Transparencies
Plain paper
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Media Size Legal (216 x 356 mm) (max) Legal (8.5 in x 14 in) (max)
Legal (216 x 356 mm) (max) Legal (8.5 in x 14 in) (max)
3 in x 5 in (min) - Legal (216 x 356 mm) (max) Legal (8.5 in x 14 in) (max)
3 in x 5 in (min) - Legal (216 x 356 mm) (max) Legal (8.5 in x 14 in) (max)
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Automatic Duplexing Info unavailable Yes (printing)
Yes (copying) Yes (printing) Yes (scanning)
Info unavailable Info unavailable
Environmental Standards Info unavailable Yes
Yes
Yes
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Monthly Duty Cycle (max) Info unavailable 10000 impressions
25000 impressions
8000 impressions
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Office Machine Features Info unavailable Scan to e-mail
Scan to e-mail
Print from memory card
HP ePrint
Scan to e-mail
Scan to application
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Software type [Jul 2, 2008 from CDS: Software] Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Drivers & Utilities
Document Feeder Capacity 30 sheets
35 sheets
50 sheets
35 sheets
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Dimensions (WxDxH) 17 in x 17.8 in x 13.2 in
15.9 in x 15.7 in x 12.4 in
19.4 in x 16.3 in x 12.4 in
17.1 in x 10.4 in x 12 in
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Original Type Sheets
Sheets
Info unavailable Sheets
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Packaged Quantity 1
1
1
1
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RAM installed size Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable 32 MB
Scanning 300 x 600 dpi
600 x 2400 dpi
4800 x 4800 dpi
1200 x 1200 dpi
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Fax Resolutions Info unavailable Info unavailable 203 x 98 dpi
203 x 196 dpi
300 x 300 dpi
200 x 200 dpi
203 x 98 dpi
300 x 300 dpi
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Inkjet Technology Info unavailable Info unavailable HP Thermal Inkjet - 4-ink
Info unavailable Info unavailable
Copier Type Info unavailable Digital
Digital
Digital
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Device Type Fax / copier / printer / scanner
Fax / copier / printer / scanner
Fax / copier / printer / scanner
Fax / copier / printer / scanner
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Technology Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Laser
Printer type Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Workgroup printer
Original Size Legal (8.5 in x 14 in) (max)
Legal (8.5 in x 14 in) (max)
Legal (8.5 in x 14 in) (max)
Legal (8.5 in x 14 in) (max)
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Power Info unavailable AC 120 V ( 50/60 Hz )
AC 110/230 V ( 50/60 Hz )
AC 120 V ( 50/60 Hz )
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Max Printing Resolution up to 2400 x 600 dpi
up to 2400 x 600 dpi
up to 1200 x 600 dpi (mono) / up to 4800 x 1200 dpi (color)
up to 1200 dpi
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Max Copying Resolution up to 300 x 600 dpi
up to 600 x 600 dpi
up to 1200 x 600 dpi (mono) / up to 1200 x 600 dpi (color)
up to 600 x 400 dpi
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Data Compression System MH
MR
MMR
JBIG
MH
MR
MMR
JBIG
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Max Fax Transmission Speed 33.6 Kbps
33.6 Kbps
33.6 Kbps
33.6 Kbps
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Microsoft Certification Certified for Windows Vista
Compatible with Windows 7
Compatible with Windows 7
Compatible with Windows 7
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Max Copying Speed up to 21 ppm
up to 27 ppm
up to 32 ppm (mono) / up to 32 ppm (color)
up to 19 ppm
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Recommended Monthly Volume Info unavailable 250 - 2000 pages
250 - 1250 pages
250 - 2000 pages
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Max Printing Speed up to 21 ppm
up to 27 ppm
up to 35 ppm (mono) / up to 35 ppm (color)
up to 19 ppm
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Localization Info unavailable Info unavailable English / Canada
Spanish / United States
French
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Display Info unavailable Info unavailable 4.3"
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Printer output type Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Monochrome
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