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Good: Very little
Bad: Almost everything!
Comment: Awful printer! If you can print without various error messages about firewalls and communication errors, then chances are that the printer will chew up the paper. Cheaper ink maybe but by the time you have printed things 5 times because the printer has chewed it up, then probably works out more expensive! Error messages are so frustrating- something that should take 2 minutes to print can take up to an hour by the time you reset, switch off and on etc. etc. My advice - don't touch this printer with a barge pole!!!! Unless of course you have the patience of a saint!
Comment: Daughter got new laptop. thought "well maybe she can use this printer" Searched and found the printer in device manager but wont connect! Off to the dump with it, total waste of money.
Good: Not a lot
Bad: Most of it
Comment: Like others who have taken the time to give feedback I am totally frustrated with this product and cannot wait to take it back to Currys / get rid of it. Nothing more to say! Other than I need to source a printer now that actually does what it claims to do. Tomorrow is another day - off I go to Currys!!
Bad: speed,ink use,connectivity
Comment: Bought this from 'Currys' and despite not being a heavy user I have had to replace cartridges a number of times. Final straw is being unable to connect and error message. 2nd laptop couldnt connect either, both were fine a few weeks ago when last used. I followed all instructions re; disabling firewalls, re installing software, searching for devices but to no avail. Seems to be a problem with others. Total waste of money and would advise anyone to stay away from this/these printers. ps. emailed support with all details, still waiting days later for reply...obviously busy!!
Good: ABSOLUTELY NOTHING
Bad: EVERYTHING-NOT AT ALL FRIENDLY WITH WINDOWS VISTA
Comment: I WAS ASSURED BY PC WORLD/CURRYS THAT THIS PRODUCT WOULD WOEK PERFECTLY WELL WITH A USB LEAD DIRECT TO MY LAPTOP-ABSOLUTE RUBBISH !!!!
EVEN HAD TO DOWNLOAD SOFTWARE FROM KODAK WEBSITE.
WHEN I ENQUIRED WHY NO INSTRUCTION BOOK/SOFTWARE DISC,THE REPLY WAS " THEY DON'T DO THOSE ANYMORE-GO TO THE WEBSITE".
AFTER SEVERAL TRIES,I THOUGHT ***** THIS FOR A GAME OF SOLDIERS,AND SPOKE TO A MATE WHO IS A BIT OF A COMPUTER WHIZZ,HE PROMPTLY DONATED A SPARE EPSON OH HIS TO MY CAUSE(WORKS PERFECTLY WELL),ALONG WITH THE COMMENT "NOT SURPISED FROM THAT SHOWER".
I DID WONDER WHY I HAD NO TAKERS ON GUMTREE-NOW I KNOW,HAVING LOOKED AT THE PRICES BEING ASKED ON E-BAY.NEVER AGAIN KODAK.-I USED TO TRUST YOU.
Good: Absolutely nothing
Comment: This printer was actually not that difficult to set up initially. I set it up and had the wifi setting working properly. This lasted just a few weeks. For no reason, I could no longer print using the wireless setting. I uninstalled everything on my computer and redid it...nothing.
I am now sitting here with an error saying that my firewall will not allow me to print. The firewall is turned off!
We tried printing a picture and the quality was so very poor. I will never buy another Kodak printer.
Bad: Uses to much ink 4 black and colour cartridges in 5 months
Comment: Complete waste of time and money. does not conserve ink as advertised.
Good: Nothing, it's rubbish
Bad: everything it's rubbish
Comment: My mother was sold this pile of do-do by PC world. It took forever to setup and doesn't work properly, the error coding is rubbish and tells you that you have a firewall problem when you have allowed it through the firewall. CNET is plainly taking a backhander, or it doesn't know anything about technology, or it has never used this product. How could you write such a review when you have nothing but negative comments from real users. This printer is clunky and sounds positively agricultural and the company should be sued under trade descriptions for selling a printer that doesn't print. Is it any wonder Kodak is going out of business? This and Windows 8 are two of the biggest non-advances in technology that two, once respected, companies could possibly dream up.
Bad: ink usage, poor connectivity, needs to be reinstalled continually
Comment: ink does not last at all ,bought larger cartriges £23 only lasted days.Tried non kodax cartridges would not work ( only slightly cheaper) I'll be going back to Epsom loads cheaper and they last a lot longer.!!!
Good: Not much - maybe ink cost if you can get it to work
Bad: Works intermittently with a lot of time spent
Comment: Now no longer prints at all by cable ot wireless
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