Review and Report: HP Officejet Pro 8600 e-All-in-One Series

Street price for the Officejet Pro 8600 base configuration, which replaces the Officejet Pro 8500A base configuration, is $199.

The Officejet Pro 8600 Plus is the same as the base configuration above, except for:

  • Faster print speed—up to 20 (black)/16 (color) ppm in Normal Mode, and up to 35 ppm (black/color) in Draft Mode.
  • Faster copy speed—up to 35 ppm (black/color) in Draft Mode, and up to 13 (black)/12 (color) ppm in Normal mode
  • Larger color touch screen—4.3” wide versus the base configuration’s 2.75” wide touch screen.
  • Adds scan-to-e-mail from the touch screen, route inbound faxes to e-mail.
  • Adds a larger capacity automatic document feeder (50 sheets versus 35 sheets), and a duplexing document feeder (scan both sides of hardcopy originals).
  • Adds Copy Fix (automatically straighten scanned originals, and remove unwanted frames from images scanned via the flatbed platen).
  • Legal-size flatbed platen.
  • Adds Adobe PDF compression for minimizing scan file sizes.
  • Street price is $299, and it replaces the Officejet Pro 8500A Plus.

The Officejet Pro 8600 Premium is the same as the Officejet Pro 8600 Plus but adds:

  • Second 250-sheet paper drawer for a total 500-sheet paper capacity.
  • Second set of color ink cartridges.
  • 50-sheets of HP Brochure paper (glossy).
  • Street price is $399, and it replaces the Officejet Pro 8500A Premium.

For more detailed information and tested performance, download the comprehensive Hands-On and Competitive Image Quality Test Reports below.

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35 Responses

  1. Tf says:

    My printer will not let me add any more email addresses and I have only about 10 in there but it states it is full. Is there a way to add more addresses that I have not found

    • Terry Wirth says:

      From HP:

      Set the Outgoing Email Profiles

      Configure the email address which will appear in the FROM portion of the email message sent by the printer. You can add up to 10 Outgoing Email Profiles. You can use the HP software installed on your computer to create these profiles.

      Add email addresses to the Email Address Book

      Manage the list of people to whom you can send email messages from the printer. You can add up to 15 email addresses with their corresponding contact names. You can also create email groups. To add email addresses, you must use the printer’s embedded web server (EWS).

      Hope this helps.