HP Photosmart Pro B9180 Photo Printer

BH #HEPSB9180 • MFR #20
HP
HP Photosmart Pro B9180 Photo Printer
Key Features
  • Inkjet Type
  • Up to 13x19" Prints
  • Fast Print Speed
  • Borderless Printing
The Hewlett-Packard Photosmart Pro B9180 Photo Printer delivers exceptional image quality with superior color management and control making it ideal for both professional photographers and serious Photo hobbyists. HP Vivera pigment ink technology, combined with the printer's professional colors, enables accurate and consistent color reproduction. Furthermore, HP's third-generation gray ink is more neutral than ever before, allowing for exceptionally smooth transitions and detail. With Eight individual high-capacity ink cartridges the printer enables high-volume printing with efficient printing speeds - producing 4 x 6" photos in as fast as 10 seconds and 13 x 19-inch photos as fast as 1.5 minutes - ideal for professional photographers and advanced amateurs. Users can print exceptional photos on digital fine art media including canvas, photo rag, watercolor, stiff pre-matte and film up to 1.5-mm thick, as well as improved HP Advanced Photo Paper.
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HP B9180 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Professional Gallery-quality Photos
  • 3Archival Pigment-based Ink
  • 4Individual Ink Cartridges
  • 5Precise Color Management - Print after Print
  • 6Fast Printing Speeds
  • 7Self Monitoring Ink Delivery
  • 8B&W Photos with Neutral Grays
  • 9Supports a Range of Papers and Media

The Hewlett-Packard Photosmart Pro B9180 Photo Printer delivers exceptional image quality with superior color management and control making it ideal for both professional photographers and serious Photo hobbyists. HP Vivera pigment ink technology, combined with the printer's professional colors, enables accurate and consistent color reproduction. Furthermore, HP's third-generation gray ink is more neutral than ever before, allowing for exceptionally smooth transitions and detail. With Eight individual high-capacity ink cartridges the printer enables high-volume printing with efficient printing speeds - producing 4 x 6" photos in as fast as 10 seconds and 13 x 19-inch photos as fast as 1.5 minutes - ideal for professional photographers and advanced amateurs. Users can print exceptional photos on digital fine art media including canvas, photo rag, watercolor, stiff pre-matte and film up to 1.5-mm thick, as well as improved HP Advanced Photo Paper.

Professional Gallery-quality Photos
Eight-color HP Vivera pigment inks combined with 4800 optimized dpi resolution will produce gallery-quality photos and offer the user excellent image quality, durability and performance on a broad array of media.
Archival Pigment-based Ink
Print photos that are exceptionally durable, waterproof and resist fading for more than 200 years with pigment-based HP Vivera Inks. Water resistance and color stability, plus fast-drying photos are assured with HP Advanced Photo Paper.
Individual Ink Cartridges
The efficiently designed individual ink cartridges allow users to replace only the ink colors used, and the high-capacity ink cartridges are ideal for high-volume printing.
Precise Color Management - Print after Print
HP color controls make it easy to get accurate, consistent color automatically using HP's exclusive densitometric closed loop color calibration, and HP Color Center tools that effortlessly guides you through color management and printing. In Addition, You'll easily print photos fast using included Adobe Photoshop plug-in and upgrade to professional color management with the optional HP raster image processor (RIP)
Fast Printing Speeds
Print 13 x 19-inch photos as fast as 1.5 minutes and 4 x 6- inch photos as fast as 10 seconds.
Self Monitoring Ink Delivery
Electrostatic drop weight detection system automatically compensates for a nozzle not working, alerting you when the printhead needs cleaning or in the unlikely event of it needing to be replaced.
B&W Photos with Neutral Grays
Get black-and-white photos with perfectly neutral gray tones and deep black shadow reproductions by using only black and grey inks.
Supports a Range of Papers and Media
Achieve unrivaled performance, image quality and archivability on a variety of photo and art media up to 1.5mm thick, including stiff pre-matted paper or canvas, and print on a range of sizes from passport and panorama to 13 x 19, with or without borders. Conveniently print multiple size photos, without having to swap paper using front mulit-purpose tray.

HP B9180 Specs

Printing Method
Printing Technology
HP Thermal Inkjet
Maximum Resolution
Up to 4800 optimized dpi (Color & Black)
Minimum Ink Droplet Size
Not Specified
Ink Type
Pigment-based HP Vivera Inks
Ink Palette
Photo Black, Matte Black, Light Gray, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Light Cyan, Light Magenta
Ink Cartridge Configuration
8 Individual Ink Cartridges
Performance
Print Speed
Black (draft, letter): Up to 28 ppm
Color (draft, letter): Up to 26 ppm
4 x 6 Color Photo (draft): As fast as 10 seconds
Input Buffer
64MB
Printer Duty Cycle
1000 pages/month
Print Archival Life
More than 200 Years
Paper Handling
Maximum Paper Width
13"
Maximum Printable Area
13 x 19" (Borderless)
Paper Sizes
Letter, Legal, Tabloid, Executive, 3.5 x 5", 4 x 6" (with or without tabs), 5 x 7", 8 x 10", 11 x 14", 11 x 17", Super B (13 x 19"), envelopes
Borderless Photo Sizes
All sizes (Borderless not available when using Specialty media tray)
Paper Types
Photo Paper, Plain Paper, Inkjet Paper, Specialty media, Envelopes, Transparencies, Labels, Cards (index, greeting, Hagaki, A6, L-size), Iron-on transfers
Maximum Paper Thickness
Main tray: 180 g/m2
Specialty media tray: 800 g/m2 (1.5mm thick)
Paper Capacity
200-sheets in main tray
Single-sheet in specialty media tray
Special Media Support
Extra thick media (up to 1.5mm) via specialty media tray
Connectivity
Computer Interface
USB 2.0 (Hi-Speed)
RJ-45 Ethernet
Compatible Memory Cards
No
Direct Print Capable
No
Network Capable
Yes (Ethernet 802.3 10/100 Base-TX)
PostScript Support
Optional (HP raster image processor - RIP)
System & Software Requirements
Windows System
  • Intel Pentium II 233 MHz Processor (or equivalent), or higher
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional, XP (Home, Pro, x64)
  • 256MB RAM
  • 200MB Free disk space
  • SVGA monitor with 800 x 600 resolution & 16-bit color (1024 x 768 at 32-bit color recommended)
  • CD-ROM drive
  • USB port or Ethernet port (networking with x64 systems is not supported)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 with SP2 or later

Macintosh System

  • PowerPC with G3, G4, G5, or Intel Core processor
  • Mac OS X (10.2.8, 10.3, 10.4, or later)
  • 256MB RAM
  • 450 MB Free disk space
  • SVGA monitor with 800 x 600 resolution & 16-bit color (1024 x 768 at 32-bit color recommended)
  • CD-ROM drive
    USB port or Ethernet port
Physical
Status Display
Monochrome Alphanumeric LCD (2-line text) and indicator LEDs
Image Preview Display
No
Front Panel Controls
Menu, Previous, OK, Next, Cancel
Power Requirements
100-240V AC, 50/60 Hz
Dimensions
26.5 x 16.9 x 9.5" (673.1 x 429.3 x 241.3mm)
Weight
37.7 lb (17.1kg)

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