Aimed at home or small offices, the HP Officejet Pro 8600 plus is equipped with most of the basic features that an office will require. It can be used to scan, make copies, fax and print. Its built-in wireless function allows you to stay connected regardless of where you are within your office. Additional connection options include Apple AirPrint, HP’s ePrint and direct connection via its USB port.
- Fax: Improve your workflow by scanning and sending faxes using either a direct or wireless connection. Legal-size documents can be scanned, emailed or faxed.
- Mobile Device Printing: With HP ePrint, you can print your documents or photos from any email capable mobile device connected to the web. This includes tablets, smartphones and media players. This feature requires an active connection to the web.
- In-Built Wireless Printing: Using the wireless feature of the Officejet Pro 8600 plus, you can print documents from any wireless-enabled device within range. You can also connect and share your printer with multiple computers using its wireless sharing feature.
- Two Sided Printing: Cut down on the paper you use by printing your documents on both sides. The Officejet Pro 8600 plus achieves this automatically with print speeds as high as 20 pages per minute (ppm) for blank prints and 16 pages per minutes for color printing.
- USB Printing: Print from USB devices such as flash drives or MMC cards using the memory card slots.
- Auto Document Feeder: Reduce your load time with a 50 sheet automatic document feeder. You can copy, scan and fax several pages without needing to continually reload. The Officejet Pro 8600 plus has a 100 page fax memory and provides scanning resolutions as high as 4800 dpi.
- Color LCD Screen: You can navigate through the different functions of the printer with its 4.3” touch sensitive display. The menu system is simple and easy to navigate. It also includes a virtual keyboard which can be used for various functions including entering in a wireless password.
- Apple AirPrint: Print your document from a broad range of Apple devices. Apple Airprint provides support for the iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPad and the iPod touch (3rd/4th generation). This feature requires an active 802.11 wireless network connection to the Officejet Pro 8600 plus. All you need to do is choose the printer and hit the print button.
- Energy and Resource saving: The Office Jet Pro 8600 plus uses 50% less energy than similar laser printers. You can also recycle your cartridges which will further cut down on your expenses.
- CopySmart: Create and print brilliant copies from original documents using the CopySmart solutions. You can also create brochures, flyers (single and double sided) as well as print vibrant photos.
The HP Office Jet Pro 8600 offers reasonable quality in photo and graphic output. It contains all the major features that you may want for a home or small office including cloud printing, an auto duplexer and flexible wireless connectivity. You can also print your documents from flash drives or memory cards using the available slots.