Review on HP Photosmart® C4180 Printer
The HP Photosmart C4180 is a smart and stylish printer with a decent list of features. It is a twin-cartridge inkjet printer equipped with a scanner on top which performs copy features as well. You can carry out crisp and clear document copying. This device is a great scanner and copier and at the same time it is easy and reliable. The HP Photosmart C4180 helps you to carry out all the three functions smoothly. There is a large, 2.4 inch display on which you can view images. You do not have to use a PC and you can also print straight from your camera memory card. You can prepare laser-quality documents and perform precision scanning.
The HP Photosmart C4180 All-in-One Printer, Scanner, Copier is designed in particular for families and other busy home users who want all-in-one versatility plus easy-to-use photo features for creative projects, photo sharing, and homework. It is equipped with four card reader slots which can support Compact Flash, Memory Stick, MMC, and SD cards. This feature would suit the owners of digital cameras and mobile phones.
The HP Photosmart C4180 is an all-in-one functional device. It carries out the job of printing, scanning, and copying marvelously and this is done with the help of the added six-ink quality. The HP Photosmart C4180 is a rectangular box measuring 32x27x15cm. There is a basic 3-color cartridge and either a single black or three slightly different shaded colors to give six ink printing. This device prints at a very acceptable speed of 20 pages per minute in four ink set up and a still acceptable speed of 16 pages per minute in six ink configuration. The C4180 is a compact AIO (all-in-one) device designed to produce fast general document printing but with the addition of an extra photo ink cartridge, you can print photos as well. An added advantage of this device is that on-screen instructions are provided which gives simple steps to get your photos printed, andif connected to a PC, the C4180 acts as a memory card reader so that you can upload your images as well if required.
- FIVE –Â Reliable performanceThe HP Photosmart C4180 can be used to print copy and scan at home. This device prints at breakthrough speeds. You would get 10 x 15 cm photos in as fast as 25 seconds and documents at up to 30 pages per minute in black and white and 24 pages per minute in color. You can also print with or without borders in any size up to large panorama (215 x 610 mm). In this printer, you can perform more tasks with HP Photosmart Premier software. Save ink and money with HP inkjet cartridges which are meant for efficient ink usage. Every component in this all-in-one is designed for performance, right down to the Hi-Speed USB 2.0 connection.
- FOUR –Â On-board toolsIn the HP Photosmart C4180, you can print photos without a PC by using the 6.1-cm display and digital camera memory cards. You just have to start the HP Photosmart Express using one-touch button and make use of the image display to choose, save, and print photos. There is a special 10X15 cm photo tray which can hold 20 sheets of paper and conveniently store it away when not in use. Also personalize your CDs or DVDs with photos, graphics, and text using HP CD/DVD Tattoos. You can even print nine-frame sequences from digital video clips without a PC.
- THREE –Â Quality documentsCarry out the printing and copying of photos in optional six-ink color for making photos that resist fading for generations by virtue of the HP Vivera Inks. You can obtain professional-quality photo reprints with consistently accurate color reproduction. You can also preserve old photos and important documents with the help of precision 2400x4800 dpi optical resolution scanning. On touching the 'Photo Fix' button, you can remove red eye and enhance details with HP Real Life technologies.
- TWO –Â Unleash your creativityIn the HP Photosmart C4180, you can create colorful projects. You can generate a nine-frame story sequence of your digital video clips and print it without using a computer. You can also easily personalize any CD or DVD with colorful photos and text printed onto HP CD/DVD tattoos and print borderless photos up to 8.5x24 in panorama format with the help of the included HP Photosmart Premier software.
- ONE – Â HP Photosmart expressThe HP Photosmart Express is one of the most advanced standalone feature dedicated to producing 4 x 6-inch prints in as fast as 5 seconds. Fast print speeds are enabled by HP Edgeline scalable printing technology. The technology is built into the printhead and facilitates the HP Photosmart Express station to deliver higher performance.
The HP Photosmart C4180 is cost-efficient and it prints photos well and fast. It is easy to use with just one touch. The HP Photosmart C4180 is a good all-in-one inkjet printer and it acts as a black and white and color copier and thereby produces good quality prints. It is a nicely designed good buy and provides value for money.