The Photosmart 8750 is designed for photo enthusiasts who want a professional grade printer for producing high quality, long lasting digital photo prints up to 13 x 19-inches in size. HP Photosmart printers using HP Vivera Inks and HP Premium and Premium Plus Photo Papers offer the optimal combination of image quality and fade resistance, providing more than 100 years lightfastness under glass and more than 200 years in archive.
The Photosmart 8750 can be connected to a PC (Windows 98, Me, 2000, XP) or Mac (OS 9+, OS X) computer's USB 2.0 port with the supplied HP Image Zone software or any popular photo editing or viewing software. You can print photos directly from most digital camera flash memory cards or Microdrives using the printer's four, onboard memory card slots. You can print directly from any PictBridge-enabled camera - using the camera's USB download cable and the front-mounted USB port.
The Photosmart 8750 is network-ready out of the box and can be connected directly to any
Ethernet LAN switch, hub or router and shared with other users. With the optional HP
bt300 Bluetooth Printing Adapter you can print wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled camera
phones, PDAs, laptops or other Bluetooth-equipped devices.
Photosmart 8750 Features:
HP Inkjet Cartridges
The Photosmart 8750 uses three different ink cartridges featuring HP Vivera inks - the HP97 (or the HP95) Tri-color, the HP101 Photo Inkjet and the HP102 Gray Photo Inkjet. If you're going to use the printer for ordinary text printing, the HP102 cartridge can be swapped out an optional black-only cartridge. Inside the top of the printer is a special place to hold the extra cartridge when it's not in use.
HP inkjet cartridges contain both the ink and printhead so each time you change out a
cartridge you are also getting a new printhead. The HP Vivera inks are specially
formulated to produce brilliant "true to life" colors and provide exceptional fade
resistance when printed on HP Premium Plus Photo papers.
Unlike most inkjet printers you'll find an Ethernet network jack on the back of the Photosmart 8750 printer. Simply plug it into your network switch or router and it's accessible by any of your PCs on the local network. Network users also have access to the memory card slots and can share photo collections via HP Instant Share software.
Connection to non-networked computers is via a USB 2.0 port. There's also a front USB 1.1
port for connecting an optional HP bt300 Bluetooth Wireless Printing Adapter or for direct
printing from any PictBridge-compatible camera (see farther down this page for more info
about PictBridge.) Printer power is supplied by an external power adapter (brick) with a
detachable AC power cord.
Versatile Printing Options
Print from Your Computer
The HP8750 can be connected to most any PC or Mac computer via its USB 2.0
connection and used like as a dedicated printer, see the next two pages for a rundown
of the Windows driver's options. And as just mentioned, it can be connected to a LAN
or accessed wirelessly by an optional Bluetooth adapter.
Print from Memory Cards
There are four flash memory card slots on the front for
CompactFlash Type I or II cards including IBM Microdrives, Secure Digital and
MultiMediaCard, xD-Picture cards and Memory Stick (and Memory Stick
Duo, Magic Gate and Memory Stick Pro) cards. Only one card can be inserted at a time, you
will receive a warning if you attempt to insert more than one card.
The control panel has a large, flip-up LCD display, but it's a monochrome information
display and cannot be used for image preview. Unless you intend to Print ALL then you
need to make a thumbnail index sheet so you can select the desired individual image(s)
by their assigned numbers.
Direct Print Using PictBridge
Many digital cameras made after late 2003 now feature PictBridge direct-USB printing.
You connect the camera to the printer's front USB port using the regular download
cable and select the photos on the camera's LCD screen with its special
PictBridge print menu.
Card Reader Functions
The memory card slots can also be used like a high-speed card reader when the printer
is connected to a computer's USB 2.0 port. The memory card appears as a
removable drive in the "My Computer" folder of a Windows XP machine.
You can easily copy, move or delete files on "Drive K:" using Windows Explorer or
any file management program.
You'll find two new tray icons on your task bar. One looks like a memory
card and turns green when a card is inserted in one of the four card slots.
Right-clicking on it brings up the menu as shown above. The icon to the right gives
you access to the 8750's printer driver. See the section "Print from
Computer" on the next page for the driver features and options.
With Windows XP or Me you will get one of these "popups" on your computer screen (if the
printer is connected via USB) whenever a card is inserted. You can select an automatic
action such as unload pictures using HP Image Unload Software or Open folder to view or
copy the image files.
Front and Rear Paper Paths
The main paper tray is underneath the paper output tray. It can handle multiple sheets of any size paper from 4x6" to 13x19" - the paper does have to make a 180° bend inside the printer. For heavier stock use the rear paper path for straight-through printing of media up to 11.5 mil thick. And there is yet another paper input path on the output tray itself.
US visitors Photosmart 8750 Inkjet Printer (19 PPM, 4800x1200 DPI, Color, 64MB, PC/Mac)
|Black speed||Up to 19 ppm, draft mode|
|Color speed||Up to 1.3 ppm; 4 x 6 color photo: As fast as 29 sec; 13 x 19 in. photo as fast as 3.5 min.|
|Black resolution||Up to 1200 x 1200 rendered dpi when printing from a computer|
|Color resolution||Up to 4800-optimized dpi when printing from a computer|
|Print technology||HP PhotoREt Pro|
|Borderless printing capability
||Yes, up to 13 x 19 in.|
||9-ink color; memory card slots; direct photo printing; Panorama printing; HP Image Zone Software; Optional Bluetooth® wireless technology with HP bt300 Bluetooth, Wireless Printer Adapter|
|Low ink indicator
|Print cancel button
|Media Sizes Standard
||US: 13 x 19-in photo, 8 x 10-in photo, 5 x 7-in photo, 4 x 6-in photo, panorama, letter, legal, executive, No. 10 envelopes, index cards, banner; metric: A, A3, A4, A5, A5, Super B, B, B4, B5|
||US: US Letter: 16 to 24 lb, legal: 20 to 24 lb, banner: 16 to 24 lb, envelopes: 20 to 24 lb, cards: up to 110 lb index maximum, photo paper: up to 130 lb index; metric: metric: US letter: 60 to 90 g/m2, A4: 60 to 90 g/m2, legal: 75 to 90 g/m2, banner: 60 to 90 g/m2, envelopes: 75 to 90 g/m2, cards: up to 200 g/m2, photo paper: paper: 240 g/m2|
|Compatible color cartridges
||HP 97 Tri-color Inkjet Print Cartridge, 14 ml. (C9363WN)|
|Compatible black cartridges
||HP 96 Black Inkjet Print Cartridge, 21 ml. (C8767WN)|
|Compatible photo cartridges
HP 99 Photo Inkjet Print Cartridge, 13 ml. (C9369WN)
HP 100 Gray Photo Inkjet Print Cartridge, 15 ml. (C9368AN)
HP 101 Blue Photo Inkjet Print Cartridge, 13 ml C9365AN
HP 102 Gray Photo Inkjet Print Cartridge, 23 ml C9360AN
||25.3" W x 24.1" D x 10.0" H|
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