HP 8600 Ink

•Print Speed: 32 ppm Black / 32 ppm Color

•Maximum Print Size: 8.5" x 11.7"

•Print Resolution: 1200 x 600 dpi (mono) / 4800 x 1200 dpi (color)

•Interface: Wireless LAN, USB 2.0

Printer SeriesHP OfficeJet Pro
Model 8600
Consumables 1 x cartridge (black) - up to 1000 pages - HP 950
1 x cartridge (cyan) - up to 700 pages - HP 951
1 x cartridge (magenta) - up to 700 pages - HP 951
1 x cartridge (yellow) - up to 700 pages - HP 951
Mobile CapabilityApple AirPrint, HP ePrint
InterfaceWireless LAN, USB 2.0
Media Typecards, envelopes, greeting cards, photo paper, plain paper, transparencies
Print Sizes8.5" x 11.7"
Printing Speed32 ppm Black / 32 ppm Color
Resolution1200 x 600 dpi (mono) / 4800 x 1200 dpi (color)
 Automatic Sheet Feeder 35 Sheets
 Dimension (W x D x H)19.4 (W) x 16.3 (D) x 11.8 (H)
Weight26.46 lbs


What kind of ink does HP 8600 use?

The HP 8600 uses the company’s branded HP 950 black cartridges and HP 951 color cartridges. You can upgrade to an HP 950XL or HP951XL cartridge, which provides more prints. 

How do I change the black ink cartridge on my HP OfficeJet Pro 8600? 

Changing a cartridge is easy:

  1. Switch on the HP 8600
  2. Pull open the side cartridge door
  3. Wait for the cartridges to stop moving
  4. Push on the front of the cartridge you want to replace to release it
  5. Pull it out of its slot gently, being careful not to damage the printer
  6. Replace it with the new cartridge, pushing it until it clicks into place. The colored label on the cartridge needs to match the label on the slot
  7. Close the cartridge door
  8. Wait for the printer to complete its preparation cycle

How much ink is in an HP ink cartridge?

A standard HP 950 cartridge will yield 1,000 printed pages of text, while a 950XL offers 2,300. 

Is the HP Officejet Pro 8600 laser or inkjet? 

Although the HP Officejet Pro 8600 is targeted at business consumers, it’s still classified as an inkjet printer. Here, ink cartridges contain a large amount of solvent, which the ink jet head deposits on the paper. It is a different system from laserjet printers, where a laser creates static electricity on the page to attract a powdered toner. 

How do I download HP Officejet Pro 8600?

  1. Connect your computer to the internet
  2. Go to HP’s website and make your way to its Software and Driver Downloads page
  3. Search for the HP OfficeJet Pro 8600 and click on its Download icon
  4. Keep your computer and your internet access on until the download completes

How do I set up Scan to computer HP OfficeJet Pro 8600?

  1. Click and launch HP Scan from your computer
  2. Place the original on the printer’s scanning surface or document feeder
  3. Click Print, Scan & Fax, and select Scan a Document or Photo
  4. Select the type of scan and click Scan

To scan to a USB drive, click here. (“click here” will be linked to content below)

Scan to a USB Drive (Linked Content)

  1. Place your document or photo on scanning document or in the document feeder
  2. Insert your USB drive to the HP 8600’s USB port
  3. Tap Scan and then choose Memory Device from its Control Panel using its arrow buttons for navigation
  4. Choose the type of scan settings you want
  5. Tap Start Scan once you are ready

How do I connect my HP OfficeJet Pro 8600?

  1. Tap the Wireless icon from the printer’s control panel and select Wireless Menu
  2. Tap Wireless Settings and select Wireless Setup Wizard
  3. Your OfficeJet Pro 8600 will start searching for compatible networks
  4. Once it detects your wireless network, follow the on-screen instructions to connect

Download HP Officejet Pro 8600 Drivers Here.

HP designed the Officejet Pro 8600 Ink as an office and heavy-duty home-based printer for those with high printing needs.