HP Photosmart® C6180 All-in-One Printer review
The HP Photosmart C6180 is an All-in-one printer, fax, scanner and copier which features leading printing innovations for versatility and home productivity. It has built-in wireless networking, USB flash drive and HP Photosmart Express software user interface. This allows the users to print and copy photos with ease. The HP Photosmart C6180 All-in-One furthermore provides numerous ways to print without a computer. This is done with the 2.4-inch color image display with memory cards, camera phones or PictBridge enabled camera.
The HP Photosmart C6180 All-in-One is a combo of printer, fax machine, scanner and copier. This is mostly intended for home users who need to save lot of space. This can also be used by professionals who need a multi-functioning device at their workstation. HP Photosmart C6180 All-in-One is basically a photo printer by name but has office-printer tendencies by function.
The HP Photosmart C6180 All-in-One has integrated features as built-in networking, including wireless; supplies ADF and media card reader. It has a PictBridge port which can be used to connect storage devices. It is a multi-function device which will exhibit great print quality and good scan quality. It is a good printer at a decent price, however, for the home user who wants to consolidate all tasks into one machine.
- FIVE –Â Print qualityThe HP Photosmart C6180 All-in-One has good printing speed. It prints up to 32 pages per minute if black and 31 pages if color, 4X6 inch photos within a short period of time, as fast as 12 seconds. It is equipped with efficiently designed ink cartridges which facilitates users to replace only the ink colors used. This feature is ideal for high-volume printing. By virtue of the HP auto paper type sensor print and copy quality for various papers can be optimized.
- FOUR –Â Rich and realistic photosThe HP Photosmart C6180 All-in-One uses six-ink color HP Vivera inks which produce realistic photos that resist fading. The superior ink purity and blendable dye based formula brings out every minute details in the pictures. It will have a vibrant color with exceptional light fade resistance. The HP Vivera inks if used with HP premium plus photo paper will provide light fade resistance superior when compared to lab processed silver halide photos.
- THREE –Â HP Photosmart All-in-One printer premiere softwareAnother major feature of the HP Photosmart C6180 is the HP Photosmart premiere software which allows you to edit, organize, print, share and even create digital photo projects. You can do amazing prints and easily share photos with friends. This application is very easy to use which enhances easy importing of pictures from your digital camera, flash or printer memory. The best part is that you can create cards, calendars, album pages, CD/DVD labels, tattoos, brochures and slideshows which can be burnt to CD/DVD.
- TWO –Â HP document viewerYou can use the HP document viewer feature of Photosmart C6180 All-in-One printer to view, manage and annotate photos and documents easily. By this you will be able to scan, fax, e-mail, print and convert documents to editable text. The view mode buttons of this document viewer allows you to switch between a thumbnail view of all images in a folder and single-image view.
- ONE – Â Real life technologiesBy using HP Real Life technologies you can edit photos directly on the all-in-one to remove red-eye and enhance photos with adaptive lighting for professional quality photos at home. HP's Photosmart All-in-One printer that have Real Life technologies are intended to create crisper, more realistic and more true-to-life photos. The Real Life features include HP red-eye removal, HP adaptive Lighting technology, panorama preview, HP Image Advice and HP still images from video.
The inclusion of an automatic document feeder, built-in networking (including wireless), and fax functionality make the HP Photosmart C6180 All-in-One attractive as an office printer. It offers great and fantastic print quality. It is a decent All-in-One for a home user who needs equipment that can do everything.