HP Smart Tank 7006, home all-in-one with ink tanks

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hp smart tank 7006, home all in one with ink tanks
hp smart tank 7006, home all in one with ink tanks

The HP Smart Tank 7006 , an aesthetically more colorful version of the HP Smart Tank 7005 but with the same features, is a multifunction printer designed to multiply family productivity while saving ink costs. Designed for homes with a printing volume above the usual, the Smart Tank 7006 is that tool that makes every euro invested in its purchase profitable.

HP Smart Tank 7006 Multifunction Printer

The Smart Tank 7006 reference , from the HP brand , is presented as an attractive and elegant device with the capacity to print , scan and copy . It is what we all know as a multifunction peripheral that has wireless connectivity implemented . This device, conceived for domestic use,  which, unlike the usual market options, has a unique system without cartridges, providing substantial savings for the family .

HP SmartTank 7006

The HP Smart Tank 7006 covers all domestic production needs with quality and a more favorable consumables system

The manufacturer has decided to give a touch of blue to the finish of the device, which thus has a less sober appearance than the reference 7005 . It is the only concession at the design level on a machine of standard size, for its category. The dimensions of this multifunction are 427.5 x 364 x 198.6 mm , with a weight of 6.38 kg .

printing system

Unlike the typical, and expensive, replaceable cartridge system , this model uses a refill system for when we run out of consumables. The printing technology is the well-known HP thermal inkjet . However, the Smart Tank 7006 allows us to print high volumes at an extremely low cost per page by eliminating cartridges. The manufacturer assures us of a simple and clean process to fill the ink tanks. As standard, the machine includes bottles to print up to 12,000 pages in black or 8,000 pages in color . 

HP Smart Tank 7006 Yellow Ink Bottle

One bottle of color gives up to 8,000 pages

HP Smart Tank 7006 Printer Productivity

With such capacity in the ink tanks, we can imagine that the 7006  is a reference designed to enjoy great fluidity and maximum productivity at home. This is a device capable of dealing with up to three users , whose monthly work cycle reaches 5,000 pages. Although HP recommends a volume of between 400 and 800 pages per month .

HP SmartTank 7006

Automatic duplex printing

Features of the HP Smart Tank 7006

As we have advanced, this HP Smart Tank is used to  print documents , make copies , and scan images. The performance it offers us in the different tasks is as follows:

  • Print speed: up to 23 pages per minute
  • Maximum print resolution: 4800 x 1200 dpi
  • Scanner resolution: 1,200 x 1,200 dpi

In addition, the possibilities are multiplied by having Bluetooth and Wi-Fi technology together with the common option of connecting it through a USB 2.0 port .

HP Smart Tank 7006 Technical Specifications

Here is a summary table with all the technical details and extras of the HP 7006 multifunction :

HP SMARTTANK 7006
GENERAL
Technology HP Thermal Inkjet
printer type Color
Functions Print, scan, copy, Wi-Fi
Target user and print volume
  • For teams of up to 3 users
  • Print up to 800 pages per month
paper size A4
Processor speed 800MHz
Memory 128MB
Screen 2-line LCD Smart guided buttons, 2.0 x 0.4 in (50.8 x 10.16 mm)
Control Panel Power On/Off, ID Copy, Color Copy, Black Copy, Wi-Fi, Information, Cancel and Resume button
IMPRESSION
Print quality Up to 4800 x 1200 dpi color
print speed
  • Up to 15 ppm (black) and 9 ppm (color)
  • Draft: up to 23 ppm (black) and 22 ppm (color)
First printed page (A4, ready) 14 seconds black and 16 seconds color
borderless printing Yes (up to 210 x 297 mm, 8.5 x 11 inches)
Maximum print area 215.9 x 355.6mm
Margins on all edges (A4) 3.3mm
monthly work cycle Up to 5,000 pages
Recommended monthly page volume From 400 to 800
PAPER HANDLING
double-sided printing Automatic
input capacity 250-sheet input tray
output capacity 100-sheet output tray
Supported Media Sizes
  • A4
  • TO 5
  • A6
  • B5 (JIS)
  • Envelope (DL, C5, C6, Chou No. 3
  • Chou No. 4)
  • Card (Hagaki, Ofuku Hagaki)
Support Types Plain Paper, HP Photo Papers, HP Matte Brochure or Professional Paper, HP Matte Presentation Paper, HP Glossy Brochure or Professional Paper, other photo inkjet papers, other matte inkjet papers, other glossy inkjet, lightweight/recycled paper
Supported Paper Weight
  • Plain paper: 60 to 105 g/m²
  • Envelopes: 75 to 90 g/m²
  • Cards: up to 200 g/m²
  • Photo paper: up to 250 g/m²
SCANNER
scanner type Contact Image Sensor (CIS)
scan resolution Up to 1200 dpi
bit depth 24 bit
Grayscale levels 256
Scan size, maximum 216 x 297mm
File format JPEG, TIFF, PDF, BMP, PNG
COPIER
Copy Resolution Up to 600 dpi
Copy speed (ISO) Up to 13 cpm black and 6 cpm color
Copies, maximum Up to 99 copies
Copier Settings
  • Number of copies
  • Access to copier settings: size adjustment, quality, lighter/darker, paper size, paper type settings via HP Smart, ID copy
Reduce/Enlarge Copy Settings From 25 to 400%
CARTRIDGES AND PRINTHEADS
ink types
  • Pigment based (black)
  • Based on ink (color)
print heads 2 (1 black, 1 tricolor)
Print head nozzles 704 (black), 588 (tricolor)
replacement cartridges Bottles:

  • 90 ml black HP 32 (approx. 4,000 pages)
  • 135 ml black HP 32XL (~6,000 pages)
  • 70 ml (approx. 8,000 pages): HP 31 Cyan, HP 31 Magenta, HP 31 Yellow
CONNECTIVITY
Standard Hi-Speed ​​USB 2.0
wireless function 2.4/5G dual-band 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth® 5.0
Mobile print feature
  • Apple AirPrint, Mopria Certified
  • HP Print Service Plugin (Android Printing)
  • HP Smart App
  • Wi-Fi Direct Printing
DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHTS
Measurements (D x W x L) 42.75 x 36.40 x 19.86cm
Weight 6.38kg
OTHERS
Power supply type Internal / Input voltage: 100 to 240 VAC (+/- 10%), 50/60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz)
Energy consumption 0.10 watts (off mode), 2.00 watts (sleep mode)
Supported operating systems
  • Windows 11, 10, 7
  • macOS 10.14 Mojave or later
Box contents
  • HP Smart Tank 7006 All-in-One Printer
  • 2 Bottles of HP 32 Black Original Ink
  • HP 31 Original Ink Bottle: Cyan, Magenta, and Yellow
  • HP Black and Tri-color Printhead
  • Brochures:
    • Ink Warnings
    • repacking
    • Regulatory
    • PT
    • RoH-EAC Regulatory
    • extended warranty
  • Guides:
    • Setting
    • Reference
  • Power cord
Warranty Up to 3 years extended warranty after registration

Conclusions, availability and price of the HP Smart Tank 7006

HP SmartTank 7006

Quality and low cost per copy for the family environment

The HP Smart Tank 7006 is a home machine for a home where a significant amount of printing is done . The cartridge-free printing system favors savings , and allows you to maximize the productivity of the device. Of course, the integration of a scanner and wireless connectivity in the same device make this HP reference a great ally to cover creative and work needs .

PROS:
  • Includes ink to print thousands of pages.
  • Fairly favorable cost per copy.
  • Wireless connectivity.
CONS:
  • low speed
  • Without sheet feeder.
8.5TOTAL SCORE