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The clever printer built for small business

- March 26, 2017 4 MIN READ

A business philosophy built on quality

Combining architectural design with an artist’s passion for handmade quality, furniture maker Bryan Cush from Sawdust Bureau is passionate about creating beautiful pieces that last.

“Our approach to furniture is nearly a form of sculptural art. We say to our customers ‘buy quality, buy once’. We also apply that methodology to the tools that we buy to operate our business. We’re looking for things that will last years.”

This is the attitude that inspired HP to come up with an all-new range of printers designed just for small business owner like Bryan: The HP OfficeJet Pro 8700 Series.

“Anywhere that I can cut 5 minutes out of my day, where I’m having to sit down and do something like printing, is a fantastic help for my business.”

When you need to be everywhere at once

While he loves being on the tools, like many of us, Bryan is often out and about during the day. So mobile friendly tech is a must:

“I can print on the move when I’m at the timber yard or gallery and when I come back into the workshop I can just grab the prints and get back on the tools straight away,” says Bryan.

HP has made this easy. You can email your documents directly to your printer from wherever you are (no need for cables or wires), print on the go with Apple AirPrint™ or wireless networking printing from your smartphone or tablet1. For more details visit the HP Mobile Printing website.

Remote control

And, with the HP All-in-One Printer Remote app you can control your printer from your phone. You can share documents and images through email, text messages, and popular cloud services, such as iCloud, Google Drive, Dropbox, and Facebook. You can also monitor printing supplies and adjust settings, or even use your phone’s camera as a mobile scanner.

Handling the blood, sweat and tears

HP Pigment Inks don’t smear, even if they come in contact with moisture – like drink spills, palm sweat, humidity, condensation or even highlighter pens2. And of course this is ideal for invoices or paperwork that get sent out with chilled products. For more on this topic check out this article on choosing a printer.

Creating a lasting impression

Another consideration is having the likes of HP Pigment Ink that’s designed not to fade2. This means marketing materials, whether posters, designs, flyers, signs or proposals won’t lose their impact. Great too for documents you or your customers refer back to regularly.

More speed for less in one compact unit

Fast and cost saving printing is critical for the Sawdust Bureau team. With the new OfficeJet Pro 8700 Series expect to see professional quality and fast two-sided colour prints.

The new series prints double sided prints at speeds which rival single sided printing. And up to half the cost of competitive lasers3 and Energy Star® certified4 this printer is the perfect choice for businesses printing up to 1,500 pages per month5.

“Anywhere that I can cut 5 minutes out of my day, where I’m having to sit down and do something like printing, is a fantastic help for my business.”

Less is also more when it comes to space. The new inbuilt paper tray means you don’t have to manually pull out paper trays or pick up printouts off the floor! It’s all contained in one compact unit, including the added security of facedown printing.

Your turn to give it a go…

Printers from the HP OfficeJet Pro Family come with a money-back guarantee6 so you can trial the printer in your business and if you aren’t completely satisfied you can return it to HP within 30 days for a complete refund. How neat is that?

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  1. Print without a router or wireless network: Mobile device needs to be connected directly to the Wi-Fi Direct-supported AiO or printer prior to printing. Depending on mobile device, an app or driver may also be required. For details see
  2. Water, smear, fade, and highlighter resistance based on ISO 11798 and internal HP testing. For details, see
  3. Cost Per Page (CPP) claim is based on comparing the top 10 equivalent colour laser MFPs <$500 AUD RRP, representing 85% of the total units sold between January to December 2015 as reported by IDC as of Q4 2015. CPP comparisons relate to HP 955XL series cartridges and are based on manufacturers published AUD RRP and ISO yields for highest capacity cartridges. For more information see
  4. This product qualifies for ENERGY STAR®, which is a voluntary program established to encourage the development of energy-efficient office products. ENERGY STAR and the ENERGY STAR logo are registered U.S. marks. For more information visit
  5. HP recommends that the number of printed pages per month be within the stated range for optimum device performance, based on factors including supplies replacement. 
  6. HP OfficeJet printer 30 day money back guarantees a refund of your purchase price within 30 days if you are not completely satisfied with your purchase. Offer valid until 31st December 2017. For full terms and conditions click here