HP has announced the worldwide release of the new HP Officejet Pro X, the world’s fastest desktop printer as recognized by Guinness World Records. This device can print 500 sheets in 7 minutes and 19.25 seconds.
Powered by HP PageWide Technology—the company’s next-generation inkjet platform—the HP Officejet Pro X Series can deliver high-quality professional documents at up to 70 pages per minute (ppm), making it the fastest desktop printer according to Guinness World Records.
HP PageWide Technology delivers four colors of original HP pigment ink at one time onto a moving sheet of paper. As the paper moves, the printhead remains stationary, allowing the HP Officejet Pro X Series to print quickly and quietly. The standard 500-sheet main paper tray lets small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) save even more time with fewer printing interruptions.
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Go green? Sure, HP want you to use lots of paper, but the new D2545 printer use recycled materials in order to fall under the new HO Eco Highlights label. Deskjet D2545 is made of 83% recycled plastic and has a paper-saving print cancel button. But to use a recycled paper is up to you.
The new Deskjet print up to 26 pages per minute black and up to 20 pages per minute color. Its resolution is up to 600 rendered dpi black and Up to 4800 x 1200 optimized dpi color. It costs around USD 45.
Canon brings to USA the new compact photo printer SELPHY CP770, which has a bucket-style. The printer is a carry-it-all solution, which houses the printer and coordinating accessories including paper, ink cartridge and power cord.
Canon's new design innovations were created with a focus on improving mobility and usability based on the printers' broad range of uses, including printing photos for family albums, school art projects and scrapbooks. Each printer has larger buttons, designed for simplicity and easier navigation through menus. The number of buttons on each printer has been reduced from 12 buttons on previous models, down to nine for more simple functionality.
The printer is equipped with a 2.5" High-Definition LCD monitor, accepts infrared signal, allows users to correct and improve their image quality without a computer. The SELPHY CP770 carry an estimated retail price of US$ 149.99.
Epson launched three new printers: CX9400Fax, CX8400 and CX7400. The multifunctional CX9400Fax (image below) copies, scans, faxes, and prints, and also comes with a built-in 33.6 Kbps fax modem. It will be available for USD 149.
The CX8400 can print 32 ppm on black and also print borderless 4x6 in 26 seconds. The printer features a 2.5“ LCD display for viewing and printing photos without a PC. It will be available for under USD 99.
The CX7400 is a basic printer which can print black text pages at 28 ppm and 4x6 borderless color photos in 27 seconds. Suggested price: USD 69.
Canon unveiled the new imageCLASS MF4270 laser multifunction printer.
The multifunction can print duplex output directly from a PC, as well as duplex print incoming faxes and copying letter-sized documents, helping reduce paper consumption in the home or office.
The new MF4270 monochrome laser print and copy speeds of up to 21 pages-per-minute (ppm) for letter-sized output. Resolution is up to 1200 x 600 dpi. The imageCLASS MF4270 will capture scans in 24-bit color at an interpolated resolution of up to 9600 dpi.
The imageCLASS MF4270 model also incorporates the Canon Single Cartridge System, which combines the toner and drum in one easy-to-replace unit.
Suggested retail price of the imageCLASS MF4270 is US$ 299.
Sony debuts two lightweight photo printers, the DPP-FP70 and DPP-FP90 PictureStation. Both printers allow users to preview and edit photos before printing with built-in displays and editing features. The DPP-FP90 printer has a 3.6-inch LCD screen that tilts and adjusts for easy viewing. The DPP-FP70 model features a 2.5-inch built-in viewing screen. They will be available in March for about USD 200 and USD 150, respectively.
Kodak promises a new line of inks which will save consumers up to 50 percent on everything they print. The pigment-based inks are avilable for the new Easyshare All-in-One Printers: the 5100 (USD 149.99), eaturing print, scan and copy capabilities; the 5300 (USD 199.99), which offers a 3-inch color LCD display and memory card slots; and the 5500 (USD 299.99), with fax functionality and a 2.4-inch color LCD display. The new cartridges are priced at USD 9.99 (black) and USD 14.99 (five-ink color).
Canon last week released two new affordable PIXMA photo printers. The MP510, priced at USD 150, is an all-in-one model with a foldable 1.9-inch color LCD and two built-in paper trays. The front of the printer includes card slots and a PictBridge port for compatible cameras. According to the company, the MP510 can yield a 4x6 photo in 47 seconds. Maximum resolution is 4800x1200 dpi. The iP4300 is said to print a 4x6 photo in 36 seconds with maximum resolution reaching 9600x2400 dpi. Document print speeds are 30 ppm (bw) and 24 ppm (color). The USD 100 model also features auto-duplexing for printing on both sides of the paper.
Epson last week announced the development of a print head using an organic light-emitting diode (OLED) source. In tests conducted with prototype printers, printout quality was equivalent or better than the produced by conventional laser models, according to the company. Epson said that the technology will eventually lead to smaller and faster equipment while still allowing higher resolutions.
Epson has unveiled two new inkjet printers that promise to ease photo printing and customizing CDs and DVDs. The Stylus Photo R220 produces pictures in 4x6, 5x7, 8x10 and 8.5x11-inch formats with 5760x1440 dpi maximum resolution. Text printing speed is 15 pages per minute (in both bw and color) and photo printing takes 57 seconds for a 4x6 in lab quality. Suggested price is USD 100. The Stylus Photo R340 is a PC-free printer that adds a 2.4-inch LCD preview monitor. Price is USD 200.
Dell this week announced a pair of inexpensive monochrome laser printers aimed at small workgroups and home offices. The new 1710 series is similar to the 1700 family, but uses a smaller form factor and prints up to 27 pages per minute, with up to 1200x1200 resolution. The networked model (1710n) has 16 MB of standard memory and PostScript. Dell offers an optional Wireless Printer Adapter for both products. The machines cost USD 199 (1710) and USD 299 (1710n).
Lexmark has introduced the industry's allegedly first inkjet photo printer with a built-in CD burner. The P450 allows users to create digital archives on disc in addition to printing 4x6-inch images at up to 4,800 dpi. Other possibilities offered include printing photos directly from a Bluetooth cell phone (with an optional adaptor) and viewing photos on the TV using a standard video cable (not included). The printer will ship in October with a suggested retail price of USD 200.
HP has unveiled its first products featuring an inkjet technology that promises a faster development cycle and consequent lower cost (up to 50%). The new printhead components are fabricated as a single unit through a photolitographic process instead of being welded togheter in postproduction. This allows the placement of 3,900 nozzles or even more on a single printhead. The first product to sport the technology will be the Photosmart 8250. Equipped with six Vivera ink cartridges, it will print 4x6-inch prints in as little as 14 seconds. The 8250 will be available this month for USD 199. It will be followed this fall by the Photosmart 3000 All-In-One series.
Dell has unveiled a black-and-white laser printer priced at USD 99 that is expected to spark a price war in the SOHO market. The model 1100 prints up to 15 pages per minute with 600 dpi resolution. Dell is also offering a 2,000-page toner cartridge for its new printer at USD 65. Lexmark, which manufacures Dell’s printers, sells a similar product for USD 94.