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HP Designjet Z6100 42-in Printer (hp Office Products)


  • All-in-one functions: Color printing, black-and-white printing
  • Multitasking capability: No
  • Send to email capability: Yes


  • Model size: 42 in
  • Maximum print length: 575 ft; Operating system and application dependent

Print quality/technology

  • Print technology: HP Thermal Inkjet
  • Print quality, black: Up to 2400 x 1200 optimized dpi and 1200 x 1200 input dpi with Optimization For Photo Paper selected
  • Print quality, color: Up to 2400 x 1200 optimized dpi from 200 x 1200 input dpi and Optimization For Photo Paper selected and HP Premium Instant-dry Gloss Photo Paper
  • Resolution: Up to 2400 x 1200 optimized dpi from 200 x 1200 input dpi and Optimization For Photo Paper selected and HP Premium Instant-dry Gloss Photo Paper
  • Cartridge colors: Cyan, magenta, matte black, photo black, yellow, light cyan, light gray, light magenta
  • Ink types: HP Vivera pigment inks
  • Ink drop size: 4 pl (lc, lm, lg, pK), 6 pl (C, M, Y, mK)
  • Print head nozzles: 2112

Paper handling/media

  • Output capacity, maximum: Up to 25 sheets (in the bin, depending on print size); full roll in the take-up reel (from 33 up to 574 ft depending on media)
  • Document finishing: 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, RC 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, billboard paper blue back), fabric (flag fabric, polyester, silk satin), fine art printing material (satin canvas, matte canvas, canvas paper, aquarella, watercolor, smooth, textured, litho-realistic)
  • Media weight, recommended: Up to 114 lb depending on media type

Memory/print languages/typefaces

  • Memory, standard: 256 MB
  • Memory, maximum: 512 MB
  • Hard disk: Standard, 40 GB
  • Print languages, standard: HP-GL/2, HP-RTL, TIFF, JPEG, CALS G4


  • Connectivity, standard: 1 EIO slot, Gigabit Ethernet
  • Connectivity, optional: HP Designjet high speed USB 2.0 card, compatible HP Jetdirect LAN cards
  • Print drivers, standard: HP-GL/2, HP-RTL Windows drivers, ADI driver for AutoCAD R14, support for AutoCAD 200x, support for Citrix MetaFrame environments
  • Minimum system requirements: PC: Windows 2000, 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 network operating systems

  • Compatible Operating Systems: Windows NT 4.0; Windows NT 4.0 Server; Windows 98 SE; Windows 2000; Windows Me; Windows XP Home; Windows XP Professional; Windows Server 2003; Windows Vista(TM) Ready; Mac OS X v 10.2.8; Mac OS 10.3; Mac OS X v 10.4


  • Dimensions, W x D x H: 77.5 x 37.8 x 53 in (with bin extended)
  • Weight, U.S.: 192 lb

What's in the box

  • What's in the box: HP Designjet Z6100 42-in Printer, printheads (4 x 2 colors), ink cartridges (8 x 775 ml), maintenance cartridge, HP Heavyweight Coated Paper sample roll (42 in x 25 ft), stand & basket (42 in), maintenance kit, 3 inch spindle adaptor kit, quick reference guide, setup poster, startup DVD, customer service guide, power cord
  • Cable included?: No
  • Software included: HP Designjet software for Windows and Macintosh

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