HP Designjet Z2100 Photo Printer

HP’s affordable 8-ink printer to produce durable prints

For professionals who need to deliver stunning and compelling output that lasts, the HP Designjet Z2100 Photo Printer series delivers superior quality, durability and consistency.

Count on HP for printing that’s easy, reliable and predictable.

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High-impact, long-lasting color prints

  • Produce vivid, high-quality color and black-and-white prints that impress your customers.
  • Get rich, dark blacks on matte and glossy papers with matte black and photo black HP Photo Inks.
  • 8 Original HP Photo Inks deliver durable prints in color and black-and-white lasting up to 200 years1.
  • Save time with borderless printing2 and fast-drying HP Photo Inks.

Easy color calibration and profiling

  • Generate custom ICC profiles and achieve color accuracy, consistency with the embedded spectrophotometer3
  • See consistent print-to-print color regardless of fluctuating environmental conditions with HP technologies.
  • Boost color accuracy—complete coverage of SWOP, ISO, GRACOL, 3DAP, EUROSCALE, TOYO, and FOGRA gamut.
  • Supported by industry leaders, including EFI, X-Rite, GMG, ColorByte, Adobe, Creo, and Apple.

Unattended operation with HP technologies

  • Optimize performance, ink usage—automatic servicing routines help prevent nozzle clogging, reduce media waste.
  • Save time—HP Printer Utility software provides printer status, desktop alerts, and automatic updates.
  • Get assistance—HP Color Center tool effortlessly guides you through color management and printing.
  • Eliminate trial and error with real-time layout and orientation preview.

1 Display permanence rating for interior displays/away from direct sunlight, under glass by HP Image Permanence Lab and/or by Wilhelm Imaging Research, Inc. on a range of HP media.
2 Photo paper is required to print borderless images.
3 Embedded in this HP Designjet Printer is an i1 spectrophotometer from X-Rite. Close collaboration between HP and X-Rite ensures a reliable solution that’s been thoroughly tested to meet customer demands for ease, quality, and dependability.

Print Speed Best 15 min/page on D/A1 or up to 17 ft2/h (color image on glossy paper)
9.8 min/page on D/A1 or up to 31 ft2/h (color image on coated paper)
Normal 7.9 min/page on D/A1 or up to 38 ft2/h (color image on glossy paper)
4.2 min/page on D/A1 or up to 72 ft2/h (color image on coated paper)
Draft 5.8 min/page on D/A1 or up to 52 ft2/h (color image on glossy paper)
2.0 min/page on D/A1 or up to 150 ft2/h (color image on coated paper)
Resolution Best (Color and B&W) 2400 x 1200 optimized dpi
Normal (Color and B&W) 600 x 600 dpi
Draft (Color and B&W) 600 x 600 dpi
Memory HP Designjet Z2100 24-inch Photo Printer: 128 MB Standard memory, 40 GB hard disk
HP Designjet Z2100 44-inch Photo Printer: 128 MB Standard memory, 40 GB hard disk
Media Handling Sheet feed, roll feed, automatic cutter (cuts all media except canvas)
Types Photographic paper (satin, gloss, semi-gloss, matte), proofing paper (high-gloss, semi-gloss, matte), fine art printing material (canvas, smooth, textured, watercolor), self-adhesive and vinyl (polypropylene, vinyl), sign and banner (display film, banner, scrim, polypropylene, Tyvek®, outdoor paper), bond and coated (bond, coated, heavyweight coated, super heavyweight coated)
Maximum weight 500 g/m2
Size HP Designjet Z2100 24-inch Photo Printer; All standard sizes larger than Letter/A4 up to 24 in./610 mm wide
HP Designjet Z2100 44-inch Photo Printer; All standard sizes larger than Letter/A4 up to 44 in./1117 mm wide
Maximum external roll diameter 5.3 in./136 mm
Maximum roll length 300 ft/91 m
Printing Margins (top x
bottom x left x right)
Roll: 0.2 x 0.2 x 0.2 x 0.2 in./5 x 5 x 5 x 5 mm (full bleed available on glossy roll media)
Sheet: 0.2 x 0.67 x 0.2 x 0.2 in./5 x 17 x 5 x 5 mm
Technology HP Vivera pigment inks, HP Three-black ink set, HP Embedded Spectrophotometer
Ink cartridge colors Light cyan, light magenta, light gray, photo black, cyan, magenta, yellow, matte black
Ink types HP Vivera pigment inks
Ink drop 4 pl (light cyan, light magenta, light gray, photo black), 6 pl (cyan, magenta, yellow, matte black)
Ink cartridge size 130 ml ink cartridges; 130 ml ink cartridge twin packs also available
Nozzles 2 colors per printhead, 1056 nozzles per color
Maximum print length 300 ft/91 m (OS and application dependent)
Line accuracy +/- 0.2 %4
Light fastness Over 200 years fade resistance
Water resistance Water-resistant on a range of HP creative and specialty media
Connectivity Standard: One 10/100 BT Ethernet, One USB 2.0 high-speed certified port, One EIO Jetdirect accessory slot
Optional: HP Jetdirect EIO print servers
Print languages Standard: HP PCL3GUI
Optional: PS via optional software RIP, HP-GL2/RTL optional software solution
Image quality Color accuracy Median < 1.6 dE2000, 95% of colors < 2.8 dE20005
Short-term color stability < 1 dE2000 in less than 5 minutes6
Long term print-to-print repeatability Average < 0.5 dE2000, 95% of colors < 1.4 dE20004
Maximum optical density 4 L* min/2.5 D7
Environmental
ranges
Operating temperature: 41 to 104ºF/5 to 40ºC
Recommended operating temperature: 59 to 95ºF/15 to 35ºC
Storage temperature: -13 to 131ºF/-25 to 55ºC
Recommended operating humidity: 20 to 80% RH
Recommended storage humidity: 0 to 95% RH
Acoustic Sound pressure: Active 44 dB(A) Standby 29 dB(A)
Sound power: Active 6.5 B(A) Standby 4.4 B(A)
Power
consumption
Active: 200 watts
Maximum: 200 watts
Powersave: 27 watts
Standby: 43 watts
Power requirements: Input voltage auto-ranging 100 to 240 VAC (+/- 10%), 50/60Hz (+/- 3 Hz), 2 Amp max
Certification Safety IEC 60950-1 compliant, EU LVD and EN 60950-1 compliant, certified by CSA for Canada and US, Argentina IRAM, Singapore PSB, Russia GOST, China CCIB, Taiwan BSMI
Electromagnetic Compliance for Class B products: EU (EMC Directive), USA (FCC rules), Canada (DoC), Australia (ACA), New Zealand (MoC), China (CCC), Japan (VCCI), Korea (MIC) and Taiwan (BSMI)
Energy Star® Compliant Yes, ENERGY STAR® qualified models; see: http://www.hp.com/go/energystar
Press standard 100% coverage of SWOP, ISO and GRACOL, and 3DAP
Warranty 1 year warranty with on-site, next business day service
Recommended system requirements Macintosh Mac OS X v10.2, v10.3, v10.4 and later, PowerPC G4, G5, or Intel® Core Processor, 1 GB RAM, 2 GB available hard disk
Windows Microsoft® Windows XP or 2000: Pentium® IV, 3 GHz, 1GB RAM, 2 GB available hard disk
Dimensions (w x d x h) Printer with stand HP Designjet Z2100 24-inch Photo Printer 49.7 x 26 x 41.2 in./1262 x 661 x 1047 mm
HP Designjet Z2100 44-inch Photo Printer 69.7 x 26 x 41.2 in./1770 x 661 x 1047 mm
Shipping dimensions HP Designjet Z2100 24-inch Photo Printer 57.8 x 30.7 x 29.1 in./1470 x 780 x 740 mm
HP Designjet Z2100 44-inch Photo Printer 77.3 x 30.7 x 30.7 in./1965 x 780 x 780 mm
Weight Printer with stand HP Designjet Z2100 24-inch Photo Printer 143 lb/65 kg
HP Designjet Z2100 44-inch Photo Printer 189 lb/86 kg
Shipping weight HP Designjet Z2100 24-inch Photo Printer 225 lb/102 kg
HP Designjet Z2100 44-inch Photo Printer 271 lb/123 kg
What’s in the box HP Designjet Z2100 24-inch Photo Printer: spindle, printheads (4 x 2 colors), introductory ink cartridges, media high gloss photo sample roll (24 in. x 15 ft), stand (24 in.), rear tray (24 in.), adaptor 3-inch KIT for spindle (2), quick reference guide, set-up poster, USB cable, power cord, HP Start-up kit including printer software and training
HP Designjet Z2100 44-inch Photo Printer: spindle, technical spindle, printheads (4 x 2 colors), introductory ink cartridges, media high gloss photo sample roll (36 in. x 15 ft), stand (44 in.), rear tray (44 in.), 3-inch KIT for spindle (2), quick reference guide, set-up poster, USB cable, power cord, HP Start-up kit including printer software and training

4 +/- 0.2% of the specified vector length or +/- 0.1 mm (whichever is greater) at 23ºC (73ºF), 50-60% relative humidity, on E/A0 printing material in Best or Normal mode with HP Matte Film roll feed
5 ICC absolute colorimetric accuracy on HP Proofing Matte paper
6 With HP Premium Instant-dry Photo Satin media, right after calibration
7 With HP Premium Instant-dry Photo Gloss media

Accessories Q6643D EFI Designer 5.1 for HP XL International
Q6692B HP GL/2 Upgrade Kit for the HP Designjet Z2100/Z3100 Photo series
Q6695A HP Advanced Profiling Solution International
Q6698A HP Designjet ZX100 44-inch Spindle for printing on technical media
Q6699A HP Designjet ZX100 44-inch Spindle for graphics (spare, for easy media switching)
Q6700A HP Designjet ZX100 24-inch Spindle for graphics (spare, for easy media switching)
Original HP
ink cartridges
Service and support UF028PE HP 1 year Post Warranty Next-Business-Day Onsite Service
HC132PE HP Technical Phone Support
UF017E HP 3 year Next Business Day Onsite Support
UF018E HP 4 year Next Business Day Onsite Support
UF019E HP 5 year Next Business Day Onsite Support
H7604E HP Installation Service
H4518E HP Installation with network configuration Service
UF050E HP Color Expert Service 1-Year/5 cases
UF315E HP Color Expert Service 1-Year/1 case