The HP Deskjet 500C is a reasonably priced, entry-level inkjet printer. The 500C Deskjet printer delivers good quality output at a maximum resolution of 300 x 300 dpi. The HP Deskjet 500C uses drop-on-demand thermal inkjet printing. Because it is an older model, the Deskjet 500C may seem outdated, though. It is also incompatible with Macintosh operating systems.
The boxy HP Deskjet 500C was released back in 1991 and was the very first colour Deskjet printer, The HP 500C has an input tray that can handle as many as 100 sheets; a manual envelope feed is also available. The maximum monthly duty cycle is 1000 pages and it has a 60,000 page life. For connectivity a serial and parallel port is located at the back.
Users will be surprised at the efficiency and reliability of the HP Deskjet 500C colour printer. Even though it is cheap, the HP Deskjet 500c inkjet printer does not compromise on print quality. The HP 500C colour inkjet printer is easy to setup and operate plus it offers a choice of serial or parallel port for the convenience of users.
When compared to other more modern inkjet printers, the HP Deskjet 500C is lagging behind in terms of print speed. The Deskjet 500C printer does not even have a USB port to support Macintosh computers. It is also very slow and has a low maximum print resolution.