HP Designjet T520 36-in ePrinter
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HP Designjet T520 36-in ePrinter


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UPC: 887111131997   Part: CQ893A#B1K

  • This item requires a minimum of 5-to-7 business days for delivery, regardless of your selected shipping option. It can’t be shipped to Alaska or Hawaii, and it can’t be returned.


  • Discover the value of investing in a Web-connected printer that is fast, convenient, and versatile. Easy to use, the HP Designjet T520 ePrinter features an intuitive color touchscreen, true print preview from your computer, and straightforward media loading. Print from virtually anywhere using your laptop, smartphone, or tablet, thanks to HP Designjet ePrint & Share.[1]
  • Reliable, accurate, and easy to use—this large-format, web-connected printer is a good investment for your studio. Grow your business with a convenient, large-format printer that allows you to work and print from virtually anywhere.[1]

Ideal for

  • Small AEC teams who need to print large-format documents and CAD drawings, print remotely, and network a small office.


Fast and professional results

  • Achieve accurate lines, sharp details up to 2400 dpi from the first print with a long-life printhead.
  • Process complex files at high speeds, A1/D prints in 35 seconds, thanks to 1 GB RAM and HP-GL/2 technology.
  • Deliver architectural designs, maps, photos, and presentations with consistent, high-quality results.
  • Help reduce downtime and improve productivity by using Original HP inks.

Easy and convenient printing

  • The intuitive, full-color, 4.3-inch (109-mm) touchscreen simplifies navigation and printing.
  • Rely on true print previews from the driver to complete your work quickly and accurately.
  • Two printers in one. Print using the built-in A3/B+ tray and up to A0/E on the front-loading media roll.

Print from virtually anywhere[1]

  • Use your Apple® or Android™ smartphone or tablet to print from virtually anywhere.[1]
  • Access and print projects when you're away from your work place, using HP Designjet ePrint & Share.[1]
  • Automatically save copies of your work to the cloud when you print using HP Designjet ePrint & Share.[1]
  • Email projects to your HP Designjet T520 ePrinter and print, via its Web connectivity features.[1]

[1]Requires an HP Designjet ePrint & Share account, Internet connection to the printer, and connected Internet-capable device. When using the HP Designjet ePrint & Share mobile app, a compatible Apple® iOS or Android™ device and Internet connection are required. Data or connection charges may apply. Print times may vary. For more information visit hp.com/go/eprintandshare

[2]Only with 36-inch model. Print up to A1/D with 24-inch model.

[3]Wireless performance is dependent on physical environment and distance from access point, and may be limited during active VPN connections. Supports IEEE 802.11 b/g.

[4]Compared to the HP Designjet 510 Printer.

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Printer specifications

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  • Print

Print speed

  • Mechanical printing time.

Resolution (black)

  • Up to 2400 x 1200 optimized dpi from 1200 x 1200 input dpi and Optimization For Photo Paper selected

Resolution (color)

  • Up to 2400 x 1200 optimized dpi

Print Technology

  • HP Thermal Inkjet

Number of print cartridges

  • 4 (cyan, magenta, yellow, black)

Compatible ink types

  • Dye-based (C, M, Y); pigment-based (K)

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HP ePrint capability

  • Yes

Connectivity, standard

  • Fast Ethernet (100Base-T); Hi-Speed USB 2.0 certified; Wi-Fi

Connectivity, optional

  • Compatible HP Jetdirect print servers

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); 1 GB available hard disk space; Windows Vista® Ultimate/Business/Home Premium: 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor (1 GHz); 1 GB RAM; 1 GB available hard disk space; Windows® XP Professional/Home (SP3 or higher): Intel® Pentium® family or AMD K6™/Athlon™/Duron™ family (1 GHz); 512 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 2008 R2, Windows Server 2003 (32-bit, 64-bit); Mac OS X v 10.6, v 10.7, v 10.8; Citrix XenApp; Citrix XenServer

Memory specs

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Memory, standard

  • 1 GB

Memory, maximum

  • 1 GB

Hard disk

  • None

Non-printable area (cut-sheet)

  • 0.2 x 0.67 x 0.2 x 0.2 in

Guaranteed minimum line width

  • 0.0028 in (ISO/IEC 13660:2001(E))

Line accuracy

  • +/- 0.1%

Maximum optical density (black)

  • 8 L* min/2.10 D

Paper handling

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Finished output handling

  • Sheet feed; roll feed; input tray; media bin; automatic cutter

Media sizes supported

  • Input tray: A, B; manual feed: C, D, E

Media sizes supported

  • Input tray: A4, A3; manual feed: A2, A1, A0

Media sizes, custom

  • Input tray: 8.3 x 11 to 13 x 19 in; manual feed: 13 x 19 to 36 x 74.7 in; roll: 11 to 36 in

Media types

  • Bond and coated paper (bond, coated, heavyweight coated, recycled, plain, bright white), technical paper (natural tracing, vellum), film (clear, matte), photographic paper (satin, gloss, semigloss, premium, polypropylene), self-adhesive (adhesive, polypropylene)

Media sizes, standard

  • 8.3 to 36-in wide sheets; 11 to 36-in rolls

Roll maximum output

  • 150 ft

Roll external diameter

  • 3.9 in

Media thickness

  • Up to 11.8 mil

Power & operating requirements

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  • Input voltage (auto ranging): 100 to 240 VAC (+/- 10%), 50/60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz), 1200 mA max

Power consumption

  • < 35 watts (printing), < 4.5 watts (sleep), < 0.3 watts (standby)

Operating temperature range

  • 41 to 104ºF

Dimensions & weight

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Dimensions (W x D x H)

  • 50.9 x 20.9 x 36.7 in


  • 86.4 lb

Package weight

  • 136.7 lb

What's included

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What's in the box

  • HP Designjet T520 ePrinter; printhead; ink cartridges; printer stand; spindle; quick reference guide; setup poster; startup software; power cord


  • One-year limited hardware warranty

Software included

  • HP Designjet Utility for Mac and Windows, HP Designjet ePrint & Share for Windows

Speed specifications

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

  • 11.4 min/page

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

  • 9.1 min/page

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

  • 1.1 min/page

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

  • 3.8 min/page

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

  • 35 sec/page

US D color line drawings/hr, draft mode, plain

  • 70 D prints per hour

Mechanical print time, b&w line drawing, draft mode, plain

  • 70 D prints per hour

Mechanical print time, line drawing, economode, plain

  • 70 D prints per hour

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Owner support

Warranty information

This product is covered by the standard HP warranty

Support information

Support for this product is provided by HP Customer Care

Returns & exchange information

This product cannot be returned

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Special features

Individual Inks

Replace only the individual ink cartridge that runs out

HP ePrint

This product has HP ePrint features

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