Hewlett Packard Photosmart Printer ? Large Format Printer
By Imanuel Henry
HP has released the Deskjet Series as a part of Hewlett Packard Photosmart Printer. This printer is for printing in larger format. There are four kinds purpose of this large format printer, such for:
– Large Format Graphic Printers
– Large Format Multifunction Printers
– Large Format Production and Department Printer
– Large Format Technical Workgroup or Personal Printer
Below is one type for each.
Graphic Printers ? HP Designjet 130
This Designjet is ideal for small studios and graphic professionals that need high quality large-format printing for both mono and color. This printer can print postcard image, full-color pages, and banner-sized images.
This Hewlett Packard Photosmart Printer is a six printheads with individual ink cartridges, having print speed up to 4 minutes per page for B size that will give rich color depth and fade resistant photo images. The driver can support both for Mac and Windows printing.
Types from this series are 130, 130r, 130nr. Basically, they share similar specification. The differences are the 130r and 130nr can print up to 24in x 50 ft but the 130nr having printer server capability and higher prices for sure.
Multifunction Printers ? HP Designjet 4520
Better you choose the HP Designjet 4520 if you want high-quality large-format graphic, maps, presentations, or poster from one great device which enabling you to print, copy and scan.
This printer is big enough with 84 x 75 x 30 inches dimension and weight at 611.2 pounds. But this big size also give you excellent lines and images because the printheads enabling 0.1% accuracy. Other benefit from this Hewlett Packard Photosmart Printer is the cost controls features so you can get more efficient use and management which lead to bigger cost effective.
Production and Department Printer – HP Designjet Z6100
This Hewlett Packard Printer is wider printer than the 4520? for 104 x 28 x 52 dimension but lighter for 563 pounds. It delivers faster print speed with excellent image quality and durability. Other strength value is the embedded spectrophotometer and Original HP Vivera pigment inks that will enabling you to get fade resistant and accurate every time you print.
Types from this series are Z6100-42in (Q6651C), Z6100-60in (Q6652C), Z6100ps-42in (Q6653C), and Z6100ps-60in (Q6654C). The ps series are giving support for Adobe PDF and Postscript 3 and offers Direct File Submission of HP-RTL, HP-GL/2, CALS G4, TIFF, JPEG, EPS PDF and PostScript files.
The 60in model will take double cost than the 42in. The 42in model price is $8,495.00 for the Z6100 and $11,495 for the Z6100ps. And the 60in price is $16,000 for the Z6100 and $18,995 for the Z6100ps.
Technical Workgroup or Personal Printer ? HP Designjet 510
The Hewlett Packard Photosmart Printer Designjet 510 is an ideal choice for standalone printer in small studio, technical users in small workgroups (for GIS, AEC, MCAD, and GPP) that need large format CAD-drawings in fast speed and high quality.
This printer has 2400 x 1200 dpi resolution which will give high-quality output especially for CAD drawings. And when you need to process complex files, you will get it in ease way because of the 160MB of memory.
There are two models of this Hewlett Packard Photosmart Printer series, 24in and 42in. Both of them weight at 136.7 pounds. The 24in is pricing at $2,095 and the 42in for $3,195.
The Hewlett Packard Photosmart has been classified in order to fulfill the basic needs of large format printing. Each of them has its own dimension, weight, and feature which hopefully meet your requirement.