HP Designjet Z6100ps 42-in Printer
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HP Designjet Z6100ps 42-in Printer

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Overview

  • Maximize productivity with an HP Designjet that's radically fast and delivers vivid, high-impact prints. Perfect for indoor large-format applications like photos and fine art prints, drawings, maps, and renders, you'll produce greater volumes more quickly with maximum print speeds over 1,000 ft² per hour. Get enduring quality with HP Vivera inks on over 50 varieties of HP media; and experience breakthrough consistency with HP DreamColor Technologies and an embedded spectrophotometer.[3]
  • From posters to photos, maps to fine art, the HP Designjet delivers exceptional print speeds with outstanding image quality and durability. And with an embedded spectrophotometer and HP Vivera inks, you get accurate and consistent color every time you print.
  • 42–in base plus Embedded Adobe® PostScript 3 RIP. Printer offers Direct file submission of HP-RTL, HP-GL/2, CALS G4,TIFF, JPEG, EPS PDF and PostScript files

Ideal for

  • Fast printing, using HP Double Swath Technology and HP Optical Media Advance Sensor

Features

Productivity soars—with speeds this fast, you can print more in less time.

  • An exceptionally fast printer that easily handles peak workloads, last minute requests or real-time changes.
  • Staggered printheads in HP's Double Swath technology results in exceptionally high print speeds
  • Get great results even at top speeds with the first-ever HP Optical Media Advance Sensor (OMAS).
  • High volume, unattended printing, even overnight, is possible with jumbo HP media rolls and HP reliability.
  • Experience fewer interruptions with high-capacity 775ml original HP ink cartridges.

Achieve exceptional color and fade-resistance with HP Vivera pigment inks.

  • Eight HP Vivera inks deliver a wide color gamut with neutral grays for outstanding image quality and detail.
  • HP Vivera inks last indoors for 1+ years unlaminated; 3+ years laminated; 200+ years no direct sun.
  • Outstanding quality on a wide variety of HP media types, including photo, matte, banner and fine art medias.
  • HP printers, ink and media are developed together to deliver optimal print quality and reliability.

Breakthrough color accuracy and consistency with HP DreamColor technology

  • Use multiple HP Designjet printers and get consistent results thanks to HP's advanced closed-loop color calibration.
  • Achieve consistent, accurate colors time and time again regardless of fluctuating environmental conditions.
  • Easily add new media types—the creation of ICC profiles is automatic and simple.
  • HP's Color Center tool easily guides you through color management and printing processes for optimal results.
  • HP's Color Center tool easily guides you through color management and printing processes for optimal results.

Improve your printing workflow with HP’s Job Center and embedded web server

  • Accounting tools track ink and media usage and help you monitor your costs on a print by print basis.
  • Supported formats include TIFF, JPEG, HP-GL/2, PDF 1.5, Adobe® PostScript 3, and others.
  • Save time with the driverless multi-file printing workflow that is operating system independent.
  • Store submitted jobs permanently on the 40GB hard disk for added security and convenience.
  • Adapt in real time – easily reset job priorities, reprint stored jobs, or preview jobs before printing.

[1]Display permanence rating for interior displays/away from direct sunlight by HP Image Permanence Lab, and by Wilhelm Imaging Research, Inc. on a range of HP media. Water resistance and interior in-window display ratings by HP Image Permanence Lab on a range of HP media. For details: http://www.hp.com/go/supplies/printpermanence.

[2]Compared to large-format inkjet printers under $25,000. Based on the fastest rated color speeds as published by manufacturers as of January 2007. Test methods vary.

[3]With i1 color technology

[4]HP offers the HP Large-format Media take-back program in the U.S. and Europe, through which most HP recyclable signage media can be returned, availability varies. Some recyclable papers can be recycled through commonly available recycling programs. For details visit http://www.hp.com/recycle. Aside from this program, recycling opportunities for these products are currently only available in limited areas. Customers should consult local recycling resources for recycling these products.

⁵The HP dual mode Take-Up Reel comes standard on HP Designjet Z6100 60-in printers only. This is an optional (not included, sold separately) accessory on HP Designjet Z6100 42-in printers.

⁶HP water-based Latex Inks are not classified as flammable or combustible liquids under the USDOT or international transportation regulations. These materials have been tested per the Pensky-Martins Closed Cup method and the flash point is greater than 110 degrees Celsius.

⁷This printer can emulate HP Designjet 1050 and HP Designjet 5500 dye and UV printers.

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Specs

Printer specifications

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Product Differentiator

  • 42–in base plus Embedded Adobe® PostScript 3 RIP. Printer offers Direct file submission of HP-RTL, HP-GL/2, CALS G4,TIFF, JPEG, EPS PDF and PostScript files

Functions

  • Print

Print speed, maximum

  • 988 ft²/hr

Resolution (black)

  • Up to 2400 x 1200 optimized dpi from 1200 x 1200 input dpi and Optimization For Photo Paper selected and HP Premium Instant-dry Gloss Photo Paper

Resolution (color)

  • Up to 2400 x 1200 optimized dpi from 1200 x 1200 input dpi and Optimization For Photo Paper selected and HP Premium Instant-dry Gloss Photo Paper

Resolution technology

  • Scalable Printing Technology

Print Technology

  • HP Thermal Inkjet

Processor speed

  • 2 GHz

Number of print cartridges

  • 8 (cyan, magenta, matte black, photo black, yellow, light cyan, light gray, light magenta)

Replacement cartridges

  • HP 91 Pigment Matte Black Ink Cartridge (775 ml), HP 91 Pigment Photo Black Ink Cartridge (775 ml), HP 91 Pigment Light Gray Ink Cartridge (775 ml), HP 91 Pigment Cyan Ink Cartridge (775 ml), HP 91 Pigment Magenta Ink Cartridge (775 ml), HP 91 Pigment Yellow Ink Cartridge (775 ml), HP 91 Pigment Light Cyan Ink Cartridge (775 ml), HP 91 Pigment Light Magenta Ink Cartridge (775 ml)

Compatible ink types

  • HP Vivera pigment inks

Print languages

  • Adobe PostScript 3, Adobe PDF 1.6, HP-GL/2, HP-RTL,TIFF, JPEG, CALS G4

Connectivity

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Connectivity, standard

  • 1 Gigabit Ethernet (1000Base-T) port

Connectivity, optional

  • HP Designjet High Speed USB 2.0 Card, compatible HP Jetdirect LAN cards

Network ready

  • Standard

Ports

  • 1 Gigabit Ethernet, 1 EIO

Minimum system requirements

  • Windows® 2000, Windows® 2003 Server: Pentium II 300 MHz, 128 MB RAM, 400 MB available hard disk space; Windows® XP: Pentium III 733 MHz, 128 MB RAM, 400 MB available hard disk space

Compatible operating systems

  • Microsoft® Windows® 7 ready. For more information go to http://www.hp.com/go/windows7, Windows 2000; Windows XP Home; Windows XP Professional; Windows Server 2003; Windows Vista(R) ReadyWindows 2000; Windows XP Home; Windows XP Professional; Windows Server 2003; Windows Vista(R) Ready; Mac OS X v 10.2.8; Mac OS 10.3; Mac OS X v 10.4

Memory specs

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Memory, standard

  • 256 MB

Memory, maximum

  • 512 MB

Printer management

  • HP Embedded Web Server, HP Web Jetadmin

Embedded web server

  • Yes

Hard disk

  • Standard

Guaranteed minimum line width

  • 0.003 in

Line accuracy

  • +/- 0.1%

Color stability

  • < 1 dE2000 in 5 minutes

Print repeatability

  • Average < 0.5 dE2000, 95% of colors < 1.4 dE2000

Paper handling

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Paper handling input, standard

  • Roll feed

Paper handling output, standard

  • Roll feed

Finished output handling

  • Roll feed, automatic cutter, bin

Media sizes, custom

  • Roll widths: 24 to 42 in; roll lengths: 33 to 574 ft depending on media types

Media types

  • Bond and coated paper (bond, bright white bond, coated, heavyweight coated, super heavyweight coated, colored), technical paper (natural tracing, translucent, vellum), film (clear, matte, polyester white matte), photographic paper (gloss, semi-gloss, satin, matte), proofing paper (high-gloss, semi-gloss, matte), backlit, self-adhesive (indoor paper, polypropylene, vinyl), banner and sign (display film, banner, polypropylene, scrim, Tyvek, outdoor paper, blue back billboard paper), fabric (flag fabric, polyester, silk satin), fine art printing material (satin canvas, matte canvas, canvas paper, aquarella, watercolor, smooth, textured, litho-realistic)

Recommended media weight

  • Up to 114 lb depending on media type

Media sizes, standard

  • 24 to 42-in rolls

Roll maximum output

  • 575 ft

Roll external diameter

  • 6.7 in

Media thickness

  • Roll feed: up to 22 mil

Power & operating requirements

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Power

  • Input voltage: 100 to 127 V ac (+/- 10%), 4 A; 220 to 240 V ac (+/- 10%), 2 A; 50/60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz); voltage autorange

Power consumption

  • 350 watts maximum

Energy efficiency

  • ENERGY STAR® qualified

Operating temperature range

  • 64 to 77º F

Operating humidity range

  • 20 to 80% RH (non-condensing)

Dimensions & weight

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Dimensions (W x D x H)

  • 77.5 x 27.5 x 53 in

Maximum dimensions (W x D x H)

  • 77.5 x 37.8 x 53 in (with bin extended)

Weight

  • 262 lb

Package weight

  • 429.90 lb

What's included

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What's in the box

  • HP Designjet Z6100ps 42-in Printer, spindle, printheads (4 x 2 colors each), introductory ink cartridges (x8), maintenance cartridge, Original HP media sample roll, stand and basket (42 in), maintenance kit, 3-in spindle adaptor kit, quick reference guide, setup poster, startup DVD, customer service guide, power cord

Cable included

  • No

Warranty

  • One-year limited hardware warranty; 8-hour, 5 days a week phone support

Software included

  • HP Designjet software for Windows and Macintosh

Speed specifications

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Mechanical print time, US D color image, best mode, glossy

  • 5 min/page

Mechanical print time, US D color image, normal mode, glossy

  • 3.5 min/page

Mechanical print time, US D color image, draft mode, coated

  • 42 sec/page

US D color line drawings/hr, draft mode, plain

  • 55 D prints per hour

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