HP Officejet Pro 8500 Printer Overview
This product HP Officejet Pro 8500 Premier All-in-One Printer – A909n is with the Product number CB025A. The device also has an association with HP Officejet Pro 8500 Wireless All-in-One Printer – A909g. The physical dimensions of the printer are 19.5 x 13 x 18.9 inches (HWD) while the weight is 34 lbs with the second tray. However, when the optional duplexer is in place, the weight is 28 lbs.
Cartridges and Printheads
The printheads for this device is the HP 940 Black/Yellow Officejet Printhead with part number C4900A. The other printhead is the HP 940 Magenta/Cyan Officejet Printhead.
The required cartridges are;
1. Black Officejet Ink HP 940XL Cartridge
2. HP 940 Black Officejet Ink Cartridge for North America only
3. Cyan Officejet Ink HP 940XL Cartridge
4. HP 940 Cyan Officejet Ink Cartridge for North America only
5. Magenta Officejet Ink HP 940XL Cartridge
6. HP 940 Magenta Officejet Ink Cartridge for North America only
7. Yellow Officejet Ink HP 940XL Cartridge
8. HP 940 Yellow Officejet Ink Cartridge for North America only
HP Officejet Pro 8500 Premier printer driver Supported Windows Operating Systems
These HP Officejet Pro 8500 Premier driver support Windows 2000, Windows XP (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows Vista, and Windows 7. These various versions of Windows require different properties from the systems. For instance, Windows 2000, and Windows XP (32-bit) need a minimum processor of Intel Pentium II or Celeron. However, HP recommends an Intel Pentium III or higher processor. Windows XP (64-bit) requires an AMD Athlon 64, AMD Opteron, Intel Xeon processor with Intel EMG4T. The manufacturer, however, recommends an Intel Pentium 4 processor with Intel EMG4T. On the other hand, Windows Vista and Windows 7 require 800 MHz processor (minimum) while the approved is the 1 GHz.
The RAM for Windows 2000 and Windows XP is 128 MB while the recommended RAM size is 256 MB. Whereas the RAM size required for Windows Vista and Windows 7 is 512 MB, but HP recommends 1 GB or higher.
Before running the software, there must be a free disk space of 200 MB for Windows 2000 and Windows XP (32-bit). For Windows XP (64-bit), an open space of 410 MB must be free. While for Windows Vista, a free disk space of 765 MB must be available while the recommended space is 1.5 GB.
|Supported OS: Windows 10 32-bit, Windows 10 64-bit, Windows 8.1 32-bit, Windows 8.1 64-bit, Windows 8 32-bit, Windows 8 64-bit, Windows 7 32-bit, Windows 7 64-bit, Windows Vista 32-bit, Windows Vista 64-bit, Windows XP 32-bit, Windows XP 64-bit|
|Full Feature Driver and Software for windows 8 8.1 10.exe||260.84 MB||Download|
|Full Feature Driver and Software for windows XP Vista and 7.exe||296.12 MB||Download|
|Print and Scan Driver – IT Professional Use Only for windows 8 and 8.1 32 bit.exe||65.19 MB||Download|
|Print and Scan Driver – IT Professional Use Only for windows 8 and 8.1 64 bit.exe||67.24 MB||Download|
|Basic Driver – IT Professional Use Only for windows 7 32 bit.exe||90.12 MB||Download|
|Basic Driver – IT Professional Use Only for windows Vista and 7 64 bit.exe||92.74 MB||Download|
|Basic Driver – IT Professional Use Only for windows XP 32 bit.exe||4.58 MB||Download|
|Basic Print and Scan Driver for windows XP vista and 7.exe||241.38 MB||Download|
HP Officejet Pro 8500 Premier driver Supported Macintosh Operating Systems
The HP Officejet Pro 8500 Premier driver supported versions include Mac OS X 10.4, 10.5 10.6 and OS X 10.7. They except v10.7 requires a processor of PowerPC with G3, G4, G5 or Intel Core Duo. Whereas, for Mac OS X 10.7, an Intel Core Duo processor. The available internal memory should 256 MB for OS 10.4, 10.5 and 10.6. The minimum hard disk free space is 500 MB while the recommended space is 800 MB.
|Supported OS: Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.x, Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.x|
|Full Feature Drivers and Software for Mac OS X 10.6.dmg||127.47 MB||Download|
|Full Feature Driver and Software – Universal for Mac OS X 10.5.dmg||168.73 MB||Download|
The primary connectivity is through the Hi-speed USB 2.0 port. The additional means of connecting include Memory card slots and network support.
The input tray holds the maximum of 250 sheets of plain paper while the output tray can hold up to 100 sheets. This capacity holds a lesser number of sheets for other media types. Different media types that are compatible with this printer include the Transparencies, Banners, Cards, Envelopes, Labels, Photo paper, etc. the automatic duplexer is not with the printer. The function of the automatic duplexer unit is to enable the printer to print on both sides of the paper automatically.
The Power consumption is 35 watts on actual printing and 40 watts while copying at Fast Draft mode. The printer works with a Universal Power Adapter that is external. The input voltage range is 100 to 240 VAC while the output voltage is 32 V DC at 2000 mA.
Download HP Officejet Pro 8500 Premier All-in-One Printer driver from Hp website.