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HP DesignJet Z6dr Large Format Dual-Roll PostScript® Graphics Printer - 44", with Vertical Trimmer (T8W18A)

  • Color images: print speed: 202 ft²/hr
  • HP Thermal Inkjet; 6 ink system
  • Dual roll feed, cut sheet feeder, 500 GB HDD, touchscreen display
  • FCC Class A emissions - for use in commercial environment
  • Dynamic security enabled printerSee all Specs

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Product # T8W18A#B1K
Read details more clearly and see high-contrast color with new high-definition HP printheads. HP Pixel Control enables smooth gradients, and the integrated vertical trimmer streamlines finishing.[3] Handle complex files and secure your printers/data.
Professional photographers, graphic designers and print service providers who want to create high-impact indoor prints consistently and accurately
More quality with fewer inks for high-definition output. Designed to handle even the most complex files, and with built-in security to help you protect your work and your information.
This printer is intended to work only with cartridges that have a new or reused HP chip, and it uses dynamic security measures to block cartridges using a non-HP chip. Periodic firmware updates will maintain the effectiveness of these measures and block cartridges that previously worked. A reused HP chip enables the use of reused, remanufactured, and refilled cartridges. More at:
http://www.hp.com/learn/ds
30% post-consumer recycled plastic; Free, convenient HP ink cartridge and printhead recycling with HP Planet Partners; Highest WIR Print Permanence Ratings in the Industry; Compatible with FSC®-certified HP large format printing materials and HP Recycled Satin Canvas, and a range of recyclable HP media with a take-back program; ENERGY STAR® certified; EPEAT® registered

PRECISE—Clearly distinguish subtle details

Read details more clearly and see high-contrast color with new high-definition HP printheads. No need for light inks with HP's dual drop technology. Get smooth gradients, even for challenging color combinations, with HP Pixel Control. Work with water- and fade-resistant prints, indoors and out, with HP Vivid Photo Inks.[1]

FAST—Work without delays

Handle even the most complex files with powerful processing architecture and the Adobe PDF Print Engine.[2] Cut maps to different sizes in fewer steps with the first printer including an integrated vertical trimmer.[3] Print up to 20% faster[4] with 2400 nozzle-per-inch, high-definition HP printheads. Spend less time on media changes and adjustments with dual roll support and automatic roll switching.[3]

SECURE—Protect your work and your information

Protect printers/data from unauthorized access with HP Secure Boot, whitelisting, and encrypted hard disk. Protect documents, preserve confidentiality with authentication solutions like PIN printing, card readers.[5] Secure your printers with HP JetAdvantage Security Manager; manage your fleet remotely with HP Web Jetadmin.

Technical details

Functions

Print

Print speed, maximum

Fast: 866 ft²/hr on plain media; Normal: 202 ft²/hr on coated media; Best: 104 ft²/hr on glossy media[1]

Resolution (color)

Up to 2400 x 1200 optimized dpi

Print Technology

HP Thermal Inkjet

Number of print cartridges

6 (cyan, magenta, yellow, matte black, photo black, chromatic red)

Product disclaimer

This printer is intended to work only with cartridges that have a new or reused HP chip, and it uses dynamic security measures to block cartridges using a non-HP chip. Periodic firmware updates will maintain the effectiveness of these measures and block cartridges that previously worked. A reused HP chip enables the use of reused, remanufactured, and refilled cartridges. More at:http://www.hp.com/learn/ds

Compatible ink types

Pigment-based

Print languages

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

Mobile Printing Capability

Direct print from mobile apps on iOS, Android and Chrome OS; email printing with HP ePrint and HP Smart app for iOS and Android.

Connectivity, standard

Gigabit Ethernet (1000Base-T) (802.3, 802.3u, 802.3ab); Hi-Speed USB 2.0 certified interface for direct printing from USB flash drive

Network ready

Standard

Memory, standard

128 GB (virtual)[8]

Hard disk

500 GB self-encrypting

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))[6]

Line accuracy

±0.1%[5]

Color stability

< 1 dE2000 in less than 5 minutes[7]

Print repeatability

Average < 0.5 dE2000, 95% of colors < 1.4 dE2000[7]

Maximum optical density (black)

4 L* min/2.5 D[7]

Finished output handling

Two automatic roll feeds, smart roll-switching, top sheet feed, media output bin, automatic horizontal cutter and vertical trimmer (cuts all HP Z-series printer-qualified media, including most canvas)

Media sizes supported

A4, A3, A2, A1, A0

Media sizes, custom

8.3 x 11 to 44 x 66 in

Media types

Photographic, fine art printing material, self-adhesive, banner and sign, bond and coated, backlit

Media sizes, standard

11 to 44-in

Roll external diameter

5.3 in

Media thickness

Up to 31.5 mil

Power

Input voltage (auto ranging): 100-240 V (±10%), 50/60 Hz (±3 Hz), 2 A max

Power consumption

<100 W (printing); <32 W (ready); <6.5 W (sleep); 0.1 W (off)

Operating temperature range

41 to 104ºF

Warranty

One-year limited hardware warranty

Software included

HP Click printing software, HP PrintOS, HP Web Jetadmin, HP DesignJet Utility including HP Color Center, HP Partner Link, HP JetAdvantage Security Manager (optional), HP SmartStream (optional), HP SmartTracker (optional)

Dimensions (W X D X H)

71 x 27.4 x 39.3 in

Weight

211 lb

Package weight

291 lb

What's in the box

HP DesignJet Z6 PostScript Printer, printheads, introductory ink cartridges, printer stand and media bin, spindle, 3-in core adapter, quick reference guide, setup poster, power cord

Sustainability Impact

30% post-consumer recycled plastic; Free, convenient HP ink cartridge and printhead recycling with HP Planet Partners; Highest WIR Print Permanence Ratings in the Industry; Compatible with FSC®-certified HP large format printing materials and HP Recycled Satin Canvas, and a range of recyclable HP media with a take-back program; ENERGY STAR® certified; EPEAT® registered

Recommended Media

HP Universal Instant-dry Satin Photo Paper (FSC® certified)[10] (Recyclable)[11]; HP Artist Matte Canvas; HP Heavyweight Coated Paper (FSC® certified)[10] (Recyclable)[11]; HP Everyday Matte Polypropylene (Recyclable)[11]; HP Premium Matte Photo Paper (FSC® certified)[10] (Recyclable)[11]

Dynamic security

Dynamic security enabled printerCertain HP printers are intended to work only with cartridges that have a new or reused HP chip or electronic circuitry. These printers use dynamic security measures to block cartridges using a non-HP chip or electronic circuitry. Periodic firmware updates will maintain the effectiveness of these measures and block cartridges that previously worked. Reused HP chips and electronic circuitry enable the use of reused, remanufactured, and refilled cartridges.

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In what country was the HP DesignJet Z6dr Large Format Dual Roll Graphics Printer - 44 inch manufactured?

Asked by: Anonymous
This forum does not have information on where individual products are manufactured.
Answered by: HP Team Grant
Date published: 2023-08-18

Can I use 300ft rolled CAD paper?

Asked by: Anonymous
The HP DesignJet Z6dr will be compatible with 300ft paper rolls. Visit this link for HP Paper for the Designjet: https://hp.globalbmg.com/en/
Answered by: HP Team Grant
Date published: 2023-06-27

Does this have scanning capabilities?

Asked by: NGingerWisconsin
Hello. Thanks for your question. This HP DesignJet Z6dr 44-in PostScript Printer with V-Trimmer does not have a scanner.
Answered by: HP Live Expert Cheri
Date published: 2024-02-03
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