HP Designjet Z6200 60-in Photo Printer
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HP Designjet Z6200 60-in Photo Printer

   Part: CQ111A


  • Experience top-quality large-format photo printing with a heavy-duty system that offers the fastest speeds in its class.[1] Designed for print service providers, this HP Designjet is a true workhorse—delivering high speed on every application, including those that demand the best quality. Produce vivid prints, from line drawings to outstanding photographic output and signage. And with HP technologies, new HP Vivid Photo Inks, and HP media, this system gets it right the first time, every time.
  • No need to make trade offs with this, the fastest printer in its class.[1] The heavy-duty HP Designjet Z6200 Photo Printer—a workhorse in disguise—enables you to offer outstanding photo image quality. Become a trusted partner with HP technologies.
  • 60-inch width

Ideal for

  • Print a broad range of output from posters to outstanding photos, maps to fine art, and other indoor applications—like POP displays and backlit signs.


Offer the shortest turnaround times.[1]

  • Turn around orders in record time with this—the fastest printer in its class[1].
  • Print and handle high-quality photo images without losing time.
  • Work more productively and comfortably with automated media loading and an ergonomic loading table.
  • Maintain high productivity, respond quickly, and optimize your print quality with HP printing materials.

Offer top photo quality and maximize your offering.

  • Differentiate, expand—with HP Vivid Photo Inks, your versatile offering includes top photo-quality prints.
  • Take on tough photo printing challenges with the color gamut enabled by chromatic red ink and uniform gloss.
  • Bring in new print jobs offering remarkable black-and-white image quality and impressive backlits.

Rely on HP technology, see precise color accuracy.

  • Count on print-to-print color accuracy on different substrates.
  • Assume greater control over the final print with HP Professional PANTONE* Emulation.
  • Reliable operation—optional PostScript®/PDF upgrade kit ensures compatibility.
  • Safely replace your old equipment with printer emulation functionality.

[1]Compared to large-format inkjet printers under $25,000 for graphic applications. Based on the fastest rated color speeds as published by manufacturers as of January 2010. Test methods vary.

[2]Prints produced with HP Vivid Photo Inks on a range of HP media offer indoor, in-window display permanence over 1 year unlaminated; over 200 years away from direct sun. Display permanence rating for interior displays/away from direct sunlight by HP Image Permanence Lab, and by Wilhelm Imaging Research, Inc. on a range of HP media. Water resistance and interior in-window display ratings by HP Image Permanence Lab on a range of HP media. For details: http://www.hp.com/go/supplies/printpermanence.

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Printer specifications

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Product Differentiator

  • 60-inch width


  • Print

Print speed, maximum

  • 1500 ft²/hr

Resolution (black)

  • Up to 2400 x 1200 optimized dpi

Resolution (color)

  • Up to 2400 x 1200 optimized dpi

Print Technology

  • HP Thermal Inkjet

Processor speed

  • 1 GHz

Number of print cartridges

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

Compatible ink types

  • Pigment-based

Print languages

  • HP-GL/2, HP-RTL, CALS G4


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Connectivity, standard

  • Gigabit Ethernet (1000Base-T); Hi-Speed USB 2.0 certified; EIO Jetdirect accessory slot

Connectivity, optional

  • Compatible HP Jetdirect LAN cards

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 10.4, 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 10.4, v 10.5, v 10.6 (with optional PostScript/PDF upgrade); Citrix XenApp; Citrix XenServer

Memory specs

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Memory, standard

  • 32 GB (virtual)

Hard disk

  • Standard, 160 GB

Guaranteed minimum line width

  • 0.0026 in (ISO/IEC 13660:2001(E))

Line accuracy

  • +/- 0.1%

Color stability

  • < 1 dE2000 in less than 5 minutes

Print repeatability

  • Average < 0.5 dE2000, max < 1 dE2000

Maximum optical density (black)

  • 4.5 L* min/2.31 D (with HP Premium Instant Dry Photo Gloss media with Original HP inks)

Paper handling

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Finished output handling

  • Roll feed; automatic cutter; take-up reel

Media types

  • Bond and coated paper, technical paper, film, photographic paper, proofing paper, backlit, self-adhesive, banner and sign, fabric, fine art printing material

Recommended media weight

  • Up to 114 lb depending on media type

Media sizes, standard

  • 11 to 60-in rolls

Roll maximum output

  • 575 ft

Roll external diameter

  • 6.7 in

Media thickness

  • Up to 22 mil

Power & operating requirements

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  • Input voltage (auto ranging): 100 to 127 VAC (+/- 10%), 5 A; 220 to 240 VAC (+/- 10%), 3 A; 50/60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz)

Power consumption

  • 270 watts (printing); 420 watts (maximum); < 100 watts (standby); < 9 watts (< 46 watts with embedded Digital Front End) (powersave); < 0.5 watts (off)

Energy efficiency

  • ENERGY STAR® qualified

Operating temperature range

  • 41 to 104ºF

Dimensions & weight

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Dimensions (W x D x H)

  • 95.7 x 27.2 x 53.9 in


  • 419 lb

Package weight

  • 550 lb

What's included

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What's in the box

  • HP Designjet Z6200 Photo Printer; spindle; printheads; introductory ink cartridges; maintenance cartridge; Original HP media sample roll; printer stand; take-up reel; 3-in spindle adaptor kit; quick reference guide; setup poster; startup software; power cord


  • One-year limited hardware warranty

Software included

  • HP Instant Printing, HP Instant Printing Pro with optional PostScript/PDF upgrade, HP Utility for Mac and Windows

Speed specifications

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Mechanical print time, US D color image, best mode, glossy

  • 3.2 min/page

Mechanical print time, US D color image, normal mode, glossy

  • 2.1 min/page

Mechanical print time, US D color image, draft mode, coated

  • 18 sec/page

Mechanical print time, US D color image, normal mode, coated

  • 1.5 min/page

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

  • 17 sec/page

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