HP Designjet T790 24-in PostScript ePrinter
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HP Designjet T790 24-in PostScript ePrinter


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UPC: 886111274611   Part: CR648A#B1K

  • This item requires a minimum of 5-to-7 business days for delivery, regardless of your selected shipping option. It can’t be shipped to Alaska or Hawaii, and it can’t be returned.


  • Discover the ease of next-generation printing from HP. Small work teams collaborate effectively with an ePrinter that fosters true mobility. Share and print files from the Web and enjoy hassle-free driverless printing with HP ePrint & Share.[1] Print confidently with a device, supplies, and HP media that perform reliably and produce fast, high-quality results. Experience easy, intuitive operation with a color touchscreen, easy PDF creation,[2] and features that eliminate error and waste.
  • Enjoy plug-and-play simplicity with this large-format ePrinter from HP. This new HP Designjet fosters teamwork and mobility; delivers high-quality results at fast speeds; and offers a level of simplicity that saves time and reduces costs.

Ideal for

  • Printing high-quality CAD drawings, sharing files, collaborating with colleagues in a connected and mobile work environment.
  • FCC Class A emissions device for use in commercial environments, not residential environments[3]


High-quality, rapid results

  • Expect great results with six Original HP inks that deliver dark blacks, true neutral grays, and vivid colors.
  • Produce crisp lines and detailed drawings, using HP inks and printhead technology.
  • Print quickly without sacrificing quality. Create an A1/D-size print in 32 seconds with Economode.
  • Rely on true print previews from the driver to help complete your work quickly and accurately.

Easy-to-use printer that can grow with businesses

  • Process files easily with 8 GB memory, HP-GL/2, and PDF support for most operating systems and CAD software[1].
  • Invest in the future—software updates occur automatically, keeping your printer as current as your business.
  • Reduce interruptions, enjoy reliable printing with 130-ml Original HP ink cartridges.

Print from virtually anywhere[2]

  • Use your Apple® or Android™ smartphone or tablet to print from virtually anywhere[2].
  • Access and print projects when you're away from your studio, using HP Designjet ePrint & Share[2].
  • Automatically save copies of your work to the cloud when you print using HP Designjet ePrint & Share[2].
  • Email projects to your HP Designjet T790 ePrinter and print, thanks to its web-connectivity features[2].

[1]PDF files only available with PostScript (PS) accessory (optional accessory to be purchased separately) or buying PS versions.

[2]Requires an HP Designjet ePrint & Share account, Internet connection to the printer, and connected Internet-capable device. When using the HP Designjet ePrint & Share mobile app, a compatible Apple® iOS or Android™ device and Internet connection are required. Data or connection charges may apply. Print times may vary. 2 GB of temporary storage per account. For more information, visit hp.com/go/eprintandshare.

[3] An FCC Class A emissions compliant device meets the less stringent (higher) levels of emissions allowed by the FCC for a product operation in a commercial environment. An FCC class A device cannot be marketed for use in a residential environment and an FCC class A device should not be purchased for use in a residential environment due to the increased risk of interference to radio communications.

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Printer specifications

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  • Print

Print speed, maximum

  • 93 D prints per hour

Resolution (black)

  • Up to 2400 x 1200 optimized dpi from 1200 x 1200 input dpi and Optimization For Photo Paper selected

Resolution (color)

  • Up to 2400 x 1200 optimized dpi from 1200 x 1200 input dpi and Optimization For Photo Paper selected

Print Technology

  • HP Thermal Inkjet

Number of print cartridges

  • 6 (cyan, gray, magenta, matte black, photo black, yellow)

Compatible ink types

  • Dye-based (C, G, M, pK, Y); pigment-based (mK)

Print languages

  • Adobe PostScript 3, Adobe PDF 1.7, HP-GL/2, HP-RTL, TIFF, JPEG, CALS G4, HP PCL 3 GUI


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HP ePrint capability

  • Yes

Connectivity, standard

  • Fast Ethernet (100Base-T); Hi-Speed USB 2.0 certified; EIO Jetdirect accessory slot

Connectivity, optional

  • Compatible HP Jetdirect print servers

Network ready

  • Standard

Minimum system requirements

  • Microsoft® Windows® 7: 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor (1 GHz); 1 GB RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit); 2 GB available hard disk space; Windows Vista® Ultimate/Business/Home Premium: 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor (1 GHz); 1 GB RAM; 2 GB available hard disk space; Windows® XP Professional/Home (SP2 or higher): Intel Pentium family or AMD K6/Athlon/Duron family (1 GHz); 512 MB RAM; 2 GB available hard disk space

  • Mac OS X v 10.5: PowerPC G3 or Intel Core processor; 256 MB RAM; 1 GB available hard disk space; Mac OS X v 10.6: Mac computer with Intel Core processor; 1 GB RAM; 2 GB available hard disk space

Compatible operating systems

  • Microsoft® Windows® 7 Ultimate/Professional/Home Premium, Windows Vista® Ultimate/Business/Home Premium, Windows® XP (32-bit, 64-bit) Professional/Home, Windows® Server 2008 (32-bit, 64-bit), Windows® Server 2003 (32-bit, 64-bit); Mac OS X v 10.5, v 10.6; Citrix XenApp; Citrix XenServer; Linux (see http://www.hplip.net)

Memory specs

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Memory, standard

  • 8 GB (virtual)

Memory, maximum

  • 8 GB (virtual)

Hard disk

  • Standard, 160 GB

Non-printable area (cut-sheet)

  • 0.2 x 0.67 x 0.2 x 0.2 in

Guaranteed minimum line width

  • 0.0024 in (ISO/IEC 13660:2001(E))

Line accuracy

  • +/- 0.1%

Maximum optical density (black)

  • 2.15 maximum black optical density (6 L*min)

Paper handling

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Finished output handling

  • Sheet feed; roll feed; automatic cutter

Media sizes supported

  • A, B, C, D

Media sizes supported

  • A4; A3; A2; A1

Media sizes, custom

  • 8.3 x 11 to 24 x 66 in

Media types

  • Bond and coated paper (bond, coated, heavyweight coated, super heavyweight plus matte, colored), technical paper (natural tracing, translucent bond, vellum), film (clear, matte, polyester), photographic paper (satin, gloss, semi-gloss, matte, high-gloss), backlit, self-adhesive (two-view cling, indoor paper, polypropylene, vinyl)

Media sizes, standard

  • 8.3 to 24-in wide sheets; 11 to 24-in rolls

Roll maximum output

  • 300 ft

Roll external diameter

  • 5.3 in

Media thickness

  • Up to 31.5 mil

Power & operating requirements

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  • Input voltage (auto ranging) 100 to 240 VAC (+/- 10%), 50/60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz), 2 A max

Power consumption

  • < 120 watts (printing), < 27 watts (ready), < 7 watts (< 25 watts with embedded Digital Front End) (sleep), 0.1 watts (off)

Energy efficiency

  • ENERGY STAR® qualified

Operating temperature range

  • 41 to 104ºF

  • FCC Class A emissions - for use in commercial environments, not residential environments

Dimensions & weight

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Dimensions (W x D x H)

  • 49.7 x 27.6 x 41.3 in


  • 132 lb

Package weight

  • 170 lb

What's included

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What's in the box

  • HP Designjet T790 Printer; printheads; introductory ink cartridges; printer stand (NA and LAR only); spindle; quick reference guide; setup poster; startup software; power cord


  • One-year limited hardware warranty

Software included

  • HP ePrint & Share, HP Utility for Mac and Windows

Speed specifications

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Mechanical print time, color line drawing, draft mode, plain

  • 43 sec/page

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

  • 72 D prints per hour

Mechanical print time, b&w line drawing, draft mode, plain

  • 72 D prints per hour

Mechanical print time, line drawing, economode, plain

  • 93 D prints per hour

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Customer ratings and reviews for HP Designjet T790 24-in PostScript ePrinter

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Owner support

Warranty information

This product is covered by the standard HP warranty

Support information

Support for this product is provided by HP Customer Care

Returns & exchange information

This product cannot be returned

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Special features

HP ePrint

This product has HP ePrint features

Web connected w/apps

Web apps that you can access on your printers control panel

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