Expert Review of HP 2050 All In One Printer Scanner Copier
Coming out from the home solution series of HP print, scan, copy devices, the Hp 2050 All In One Printer Scanner Copier is a low-cost printer which is suitable for students, projects works, general and home printing works. The device is an all-in-one printer, scanner and copier that means you can also use it to Xerox or copy your documents without connecting to any computer or laptop. The HP 2050 All-In-One Printer Scanner Copier procures a design which resembles the look of AIO devices by HP. The upper part of the device has been outfitted with a lid of scanner which opens up to depict a glass cover scanner through which you can copy and scan your documents. At the side of the scanner, a simple button panel is provided so that you can operate it without having a need for computer. A good part is that the slot for inserting papers is at the backside, while new printed copies can be received through the front opening; this gives more printing efficiency. The input paper tray can handle up to 100 sheets while the output tray is competent to handle 50 papers at a time. Moreover, the device has one power plug and one USB port through which you can connect your device to a PC or laptop to copy, scan and store, or print your documents. Overall, the Hp 2050 All In One Printer Scanner Copier is a space efficient all in one solution for home and office needs procuring 426mm x 388mm x 170mm dimensions and weight as 5.56kg.
Hp 2050 All In One Printer Scanner Copier is a ink based device which can print both colored and Black & White documents. The Device intakes two ink cartridges, HP Black Inkjet Cartridge and HP Tri-color Inkjet Cartridge for respectively printing black & white and colored documents. The AIO can print black documents with 1200 dpi means 1200 dots per inch while the color resolution is a also specified as 1200 dpi. It uses HP Thermal Inkjet technology which is adequate for home and office usage but still if your aim is printing more and more documents in less time, you will need a laser printer. The device has 32MB internal memory that means you can store upto 32MB documents in the print queue. The printer supports wide range of input documents like Papers, envelopes, labels, cards, transparencies, iron-on transfers, HP premium media etc.
Setup and connectivity
The Hp 2050 All In One Printer Scanner Copier is very easy to set up. It supports all Windows OS as well as MAC OS too. All you need to do is first take the CD provided with the device. You need to insert the CD into computer or laptop and install all the applications and drivers provided. Now work becomes as simple as plugging the USB cable from printer port to the computer port, and you can now start using the printer through PC. Without a PC, the printer can copy documents directly. You can just open the flatbed scanner lid and place your document over there. There is a print button at the side panel which directly scans that document and outputs the print on front tray. The Device supports only PC connectivity and moreover it does not have any Bluetooth or Wi-Fi integrated.
Hp 2050 All In One Printer Scanner Copier is a low cost all in one device which is very suitable for home and office works. The black printing speed is up to 20 cpm while the color print speed is 14 cpm. Apparently, the printer is an inkjet deployed device therefore it is not as speedier as a laser jet printer. For more efficiency and speed, you can always choose eco tips that saves your ink and also prints faster. You can go in the settings menu and set the quality of printing; you can also use ‘only black ink’ option in case if color is not needed.