Digital technology is significant in office equipment for it to improve efficiency in document processing. This inkjet printer has four functions on one device. It can fax, scan, copy, and print using inbuilt technology to support the soft copy and hard copy document operations. The duplex printing backed on the machine means you use less toner and paper as you also save on cost. With the maximum monochrome printing speed of 20 ppm and 11 ppm for color, you are sure of a fast printing process, thanks to the 600 by 1200 dpi resolution. The color printing is due to the four separate ink compartments that integrate to have all the color for high-quality printouts.
The copier runs on a 30 ppm and 24 ppm for color and monochrome, respectively and a 600 by 600 dpi resolution dictates the speed and quality of the copying functions. It can resize a document to a minimum of 25% and a maximum of 400%, and a nonstop copying capacity is 99 copies. The scanner operates on CIS element technology with an optical resolution of 1200 dpi. The fax component supports PC fax connectivity with a maximum transmission speed of 33.6 kbps. The total fax capacity stands at 100 pages. Other additional features of the machine include printing from a USB storage and scan to a network folder, Ethernet, modem, and USB support console.
HP OfficeJet Pro 6978 driver is licensed as freeware for PC or laptop with Windows 32 bit and 64 bit operating system. It is in printers category and is available to all software users as a free download.