HP OFFICEJET PRO 8600 PLUS SYNOLOGY DS1512+

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MULTIFUNCTION DEVICE
HP OFFICEJET PRO 8600 PLUS
VERDICT: A great office MFD with laser-like print quality and duplex printing
FOR: : Duplex printing, large display, connectivity options.
AGAINST: None
he HP Officejet Pro 8600 Plus
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dpi. It supports USB, Ethernet or wireless
is an e-all-in-one MFD for small
connections. The control panel features
to medium-sized business
a large 4.3-inch color touchscreen with
environments. It is slightly oversized
all the settings and controls needed to
Rs 20,999
compared to others in the category, but
operate the MFD. On the performance
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it makes up for that with its rugged shell
front, print speeds of maximum 24
and tough paper trays. The shell has a
ppm were obtained; a 10-page word
matte-finished, bronze colored exterior
document took 75 seconds for duplex
with no glossy sections. It features an
printing. A 4x6 photo paper takes just 50
inkjet printer that can print at resolutions
seconds and the unit takes 35 seconds
Dimensions (WxHxD): 19.4 x 18.1 x 12.4 inches;
Functions: Print, Copy, Fax, Scan, Web; Print resolution:
4800 x 1200 dpi; Scan resolution: 7800 dpi; Interface:
USB 2.0, USB host, Card reader, Ethernet, Wi-fi;
Display: 4.3-inch color touchscreen; Paper handling:
250 sheets input, 150 sheets output.
of 1200 x 600 dpi in black and up to
to power up. The print quality is very
4800 x 1200 optimized dpi in color.
crisp and almost laser-like. Cartridges
Additional features of the 8600 Plus
are available for Rs 2,139 (black) and Rs
include a scanner with ADF (4800 dpi),
4,695 (color set). The yield for black is
BUILD QUALITY
a color fax with 100 pages memory and
2,300 pages and color is 1,500 pages.
ERGONOMICS
a copier with a resolution of 1200 x 600
- Francis D’sa
SPECIFICATIONS
CONTACT
PHONE
EMAIL
HP India
011-26388000
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RATINGS
FEATURES
PERFORMANCE
OVERALL RATING
VALUE FOR MONEY
NAS
SYNOLOGY DS1512+
VERDICT: A simple and powerful means of centralising and sharing data.
FOR: : Very feature rich, easy to deploy, expandable up to 60 TB.
AGAINST: No front panel USB ports.
is a high-performance, feature-rich
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of Synology’s DiskStation Manager
NAS server aimed specifically
Software (DSM 4.0), which features an
at small and medium-sized business
easy-to-use interface. The UI is pretty
environments that need an effective and
simple to navigate and sports widgets
efficient solution to centralize and manage
that keep you updated about the system’s
data. It is built using a 2.13 GHz Intel Atom
status. The server is easy to install
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D2700 dual-core processor and with 1 GB
and deploy on your network, but the
Dimensions (WxHxD): 248 x 157 X 233 mm; Weight:
4.25 Kg; Drives: x5 SATA 2.5/3.5-inch; Processor: Intel
Atom Dual Core 2.13 GHz; RAM: 1 GB DDR3; USB: 2x
USB 3.0, 4 x USB 2.0; eSATA: x2; LAN: 2 x Gigabit.
of DDR3 RAM. You can install up to five
process will, initially, take quite a while
hard drives with a maximum capacity of
to complete as each drive is initialized,
4 TB each – making for a total capacity
tested and then put into service. The
of 20 TB. External hard drives can also
NAS is a robust and simple solution for
be connected to the DiskStation using
initiating a centralised data service in
the USB 2.0 (x4), USB 3.0 (x2) or eSATA
any small or medium-sized business
(x2) ports available on the rear panel.
organization. We recommend this unit for
The rear panel features two Gigabit LAN
SOHO users.
he Synology DiskStation DS1512+
SPECIFICATIONS
Rs 85,000
CONTACT
PHONE
EMAIL
Esdee Business Machine Pvt. Ltd
022-25667070
info@ebm.in
RATINGS
BUILD QUALITY
FEATURES
PERFORMANCE
The DS1512+ runs on the latest version
ports and USB and eSATA ports too.
- Francis D’sa
OVERALL RATING
VALUE FOR MONEY
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