This 12-ink HP Designjet, with new HP 73 Chromatic Red ink, delivers long-lasting gallery-quality prints in black and white and color. It enables easy calibration and profiling with its embedded spectrophotometer and also delivers great ink efficiency.
Creative professionals who want to produce accurate gallery-quality black-and-white and color prints easily, consistently, and cost-effectively FCC Class A emissions device for use in commercial environments, not residential environments
Produce gallery-quality black-and-white, color prints
This 12-ink HP Designjet, with HP 73 Chromatic Red ink, delivers long-lasting gallery-quality prints in black and white and color (up to 200 years).
Create beautiful black-and-white prints with smooth transitions, deep blacks, and neutral grays with the HP Quad-black ink set.
Get superior gloss uniformity and minimize bronzing on most glossy photo papers with HP Gloss Enhancer.
Enjoy an expanded color gamut which achieves 95% PANTONE® coverage enabled by chromatic red ink.
Easily calibrate and profile with HP DreamColor Technologies
Calibration and profiling are made simple with HP DreamColor Technologies and the embedded spectrophotometer which helps you generate custom ICC profiles in-house.
Simplify workflows: easily access, create, and share paper presets using the enhanced HP Color Center.
Create a customized PANTONE® simulation swatchbook with HP Professional PANTONE® Emulation.
Enables productive operation and great ink efficiency.
Print rich, dark blacks on matte and glossy papers without swapping ink cartridges.
Save time and money: embedded TIFF, JPEG, and Adobe PS3/PDF RIP enables direct job submission, queueing, and nesting Optimize performance and get great ink efficiency with automatic servicing routines. An Optical Drop Detector (ODD) prevents nozzle clogging, printing errors, and media waste.
Efficiency-enhancing features include an HP Embedded Web Server and print previews which mean no trial and error.
FCC Class A emissions – for use in commercial environments, not residential environments
Up to 2400 x 1200 optimized dpi
Up to 2400 x 1200 optimized dpi
HP Thermal Inkjet
Number of print cartridges
12 (blue, green, magenta, red, yellow, gray, photo black, matte black, light cyan, light gray, light magenta, gloss enhancer)
HP 70 Matte Black Cartridge (130 ml), HP 70 Photo Black Cartridge
Compatible ink types
Adobe PostScript 3, Adobe PDF 1.6, TIFF, JPEG, HP PCL 3 GUI
Gigabit Ethernet (1000Base-T); Hi-Speed USB 2.0 certified; EIO Jetdirect accessory slot
HP Jetdirect EIO print servers
1 LAN, 1 USB, 1 EIO
Minimum system requirements
Microsoft® Windows® XP Home, Windows® XP Professional: Intel Pentium 4, 1 GHz; 512 MB RAM; 2 GB available hard disk space
Mac OS X v 10.4, v 10.5: PowerPC G3 or Intel Core Processor; 256 MB RAM; 1 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 10.4, v 10.5, v 10.6, v 10.7; Citrix XenApp; Citrix XenServer
HP Web Jetadmin
Embedded web server
Internet Explorer 5.0 and higher, Netscape 6.0.1 and higher, Safari for Mac OS 10.3 and higher, Mozilla 1.5 and higher
Standard, 80 GB
Non-printable area (cut-sheet)
0.2 x 0.67 x 0.2 x 0.2 in
Guaranteed minimum line width
0.0022 in (ISO/IEC 13660:2001(E))
< 1 dE2000 in less than 5 minutes
Average < 0.5 dE2000, 95% of colors < 1.4 dE2000
Maximum optical density (black)
4 L* min/2.5 D (with HP Premium Instant Dry Photo Gloss media with Original HP inks)
Finished output handling
Sheet feed; roll feed; media bin (NA, LAR, EMEA); automatic cutter (cuts all media except canvas)
Media sizes supported
A4, A3, A2, A1
Media sizes, custom
8.3 x 11 to 24 x 66 in
Photographic (satin, gloss, semi-gloss, matte, Baryte paper ),
Recommended media weight
Media sizes, standard
8.3 to 24-in wide sheets; 11 to 24-in rolls
Supported media weight
Media weights by paper path
Roll maximum output
Roll external diameter
Up to 31.5 mil
Input voltage (autoranging): 100 to 240 VAC (+/- 10%), 50/60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz), 2 amps max
< 170 watts (printing), < 31 watts (ready), < 12 watts (< 30 watts with embedded Digital Front End) (sleep), 0.1 watts (off)
ENERGY STAR® qualified
Operating temperature range
41 to 104ºF
Operating humidity range
20 to 80% RH
49.7 x 27.2 x 41.2 in
225 lb (US, CA, LAR, EMEA), 195 lb (AP)
What’s in the box
HP Designjet Z3200 Photo Printer; spindle; printheads; introductory ink cartridges; Original HP media roll; printer stand and media bin (not in AP); rear tray; 3-in core adapter; quick reference guide; setup poster; USB cable; power cord; HP Start-up kit including printer software
Yes, 1 USB
One-year warranty with on-site, next business-day service
Printer drivers, HP Printer Utility including HP Color Center
Mechanical print time, US D color image, best mode, glossy
Mechanical print time, US D color image, normal mode, glossy
Mechanical print time, US D color image, draft mode, coated
Mechanical print time, US D color image, normal mode, coated