Professional 8-ink PostScript printer designed for outstanding
graphic applications


Fast printing with an intelligent workflow

• Print quickly with speeds up to 41 sq. m/hr (445 sq. ft/hr).
• Radically simplify and speed up your entire printing workflow with HP Click.
• Preview, crop, and print PDF, PostScript, HP-GL/2, TIFF, JPEG and DWF files without opening applications.
• Shorten turnaround times with a 160 GB hard drive, borderless printing, and fast drying HP Photo Inks.

High-impact, long-lasting color prints

•Impress your customers with high-impact color and black-and-white applications.
• Get rich, dark blacks on matte and glossy papers with matte black and photo black HP Photo Inks.
• Expand your offerings—HP Photo Inks produce water-resistant prints that last up to 200 years.
• Get color reliability with HP Professional PANTONE® color emulation and Adobe
Postscript®/PDF support

Easy, unattended, and reliable operation

• Avoid wasting time and money on
trial and error with automatic color
calibration thanks to the embedded spectrophotometer.
• Optimize performance, ink usage— automatic servicing routines help prevent nozzle clogging, reduce media waste.
• Save time with HP Printer Utility
software—printer status communications, desktop alerts, automatic updates.
• Enable unattended printing—300-ml Original HP ink cartridges help reduce interventions.

Model size

44 in

Speed specifications

Print time color image ISO N5 (best, D glossy paper)
5.1 min/page

Print time color image ISO N5 (normal, D glossy paper)
3.4 min/page

Print time color image ISO N5 (draft, D coated paper)
1.4 min/page

Print time color image ISO N5 (normal, D coated paper)
2.6 min/page

Print speed

445 ft²/hr

Maximum rate of output for color image 100% color coverage (Bandes file). Printed in Fast mode, on HP Bright White Inkjet Paper (Bond), maximum roll size, with HP Vivid Photo Inks.)

Memory specifications


32 GB (virtual)

Internal Storage

Standard, 160 GB

Technical specifications

Print quality (best)

Color: Up to 2400 x 1200 optimized dpi
Black: Up to 2400 x 1200 optimized dpi

Print technology

HP Thermal Inkjet

Number of print cartridges

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

Ink types


Non-printable area (cut-sheet)

0.2 x 0.67 x 0.2 x 0.2 in

Guaranteed minimum line width

0.0031 in (ISO/IEC 13660:2001(E))

Line accuracy


Color accuracy

Median < 1.6 dE2000, 95% of colors < 2.8 dE2000

Color Stability

< 1 dE2000 in less than 5 minutes

Print repeatability

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

Maximum optical density (black)
4 L* min/2.5 D

Paper handling

Finished output handling

Sheet feed
roll feed
media bin
automatic cutter (cuts all media except canvas)

Media types

Photographic, proofing, fine art printing material, self-adhesive, banner and sign, bond and coated, backlit, fabric/textile

Media sizes standard (sheets, rolls)

8.3 to 44-in wide sheets
11 to 44-in rolls

Media sizes, custom

8.3 x 11 to 44 x 66 in

Roll external diameter

5.3 in

Media thickness

Up to 31.5 mil


Connectivity, standard
Gigabit Ethernet (1000Base-T)
Hi-Speed USB 2.0 certified
EIO Jetdirect accessory slot

Print languages

Adobe PostScript 3, Adobe PDF, TIFF, JPEG, CALS G4, HP PCL 3 GUI, HP-GL/2
Power and operating requirements

Power consumption

170 watts (printing), < 31 watts (ready), < 12 watts (< 30 watts with embedded Digital FrontEnd) (sleep), 0.1 watts (off)

Operating temperature range

41 to 104ºF
(5 to 40ºC )

Operating humidity range

20 to 80% RH

Dimensions and weight

Minimum dimensions (W x D x H)

69.7 x 27.2 x 41.2 in


189 lb

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