HP Designjet Z2600 PostScript® Printer

HP's most affordable 24-inch high-impact graphics printer

The HP DesignJet Z2600 24-inch PostScript® Printer easily produces vivid, eye-catching graphics and technical prints with HP chromatic red ink.

HP's optimized 6-ink printing system helps reduce ink consumption up to 20%.

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Eye-catching, water/fade-resistant images 2

  • Impressive — HP chromatic red ink enhances the color gamut—ideal for high-impact POP signs and posters
  • Versatile — with pigment-based photo inks for photos, canvas, GIS, durable maps, and technical drawings
  • Reliable color, line accuracy — HP Professional PANTONE® color emulation, with Adobe® PostScript®/PDF, HP-GL/2
  • Durable — water/scratch/fade-resistant and archivable prints last up to 200 years with HP Vivid Photo Inks 2

Radically simple, fast, intuitive operation

  • One-click printing, with HP DesignJet Click printing software, is easy for everyone 3
  • Flexible, intuitive — needs no training — color touchscreen, print preview, direct USB flash drive, email printing
  • Print up to 3 times faster 4 — save time using quick-drying HP Vivid Photo Inks
  • Fits your work space — this compact, space-saving printer is table mountable 5

Cut costs with HP 6-ink printing system 6

  • Up to 20% ink consumption savings using HP’s optimized 6-ink printing system 6
  • No maintenance cartridge—auto drop detection and nozzle switching reduce cleaning, maintain image quality
  • Less operator intervention and more cost-effective printing with 300-ml HP ink cartridges
  • Optimize media usage by auto-arranging multiple images on a roll with HP DesignJet Click printing software

1 Compared to other HP DesignJet Z-series printers.
2 Print permanence estimates by HP Image Permanence Lab based on HP Vivid Photo Inks with the HP DesignJet Z6200 Photo Production Printer. Water resistance performance varies based on printer and print profile. Water resistance testing by HP Image Permanence Lab on a range of HP media and follows ISO 18935 method. Scratch-resistance based on internal HP testing using the Taber and coin test method on a range of HP media. 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. For more information, see HPLFMedia.com/printpermanence
3 Once image is selected, one-click printing when printing the entire file without any modifications to the print settings. Applicable to PDF, JPEG, TIFF, and HP-GL/2 files.
4 Compared to the HP DesignJet Z2100 24-in Photo Printer.
5 The HP DesignJet 24-in Stand is an optional accessory in the Asia Pacific/Japan region, in all other regions it comes standard with the printer.
6 Reduced ink consumption based on comparing the 6-ink HP DesignJet Z5600 PostScript® Printer to the 8-ink Canon imagePROGRAF iPF8400S printer when used in a small copy shop environment as of March, 2016.

Print Maximum print speed7 469 ft²/hr (43 m²/hr)
Print resolution Up to 2400 x 1200 optimized dpi
Margins Roll: 0.2 x 0.2 x 0.2 x 0.2 in (5 x 5 x 5 x 5 mm) (borderless on photo 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 Thermal Inkjet
Ink types Pigment-based
Ink drop 4 pl (pK, C), 6 pl (M, Y, mK, R)
Printheads 3 (photo black and cyan, magenta and yellow, matte black and chromatic red)
Line accuracy +/- 0.1%8
Minimum line width 0.0015 in (0.04 mm) (HP-GL/2 addressable)
Guaranteed minimum
line width
0.0031 in (0.08 mm) (ISO/IEC 13660:2001(E))9
Image quality Short term color stability < 1 dE2000 in less than 5 minutes10
Long term print-to-print repeatability Average < 0.5 dE2000, 95% of colors < 1.4 dE200010
Media Handling Roll feed; sheet feed; media output bin; automatic cutter11
Types Photographic, fine art printing material, self-adhesive, banner and sign, bond and coated, backlit
Size Rolls: 11 to 24 in (279 to 610 mm)
Sheets: 8.3 x 11 to 24 x 66 in (210 x 279 to 610 x 1676 mm) Standard sheets: A, B, C, D, (A4, A3, A2, A1)
Thickness Up to 31.5 mil (0.8 mm)
Applications Line drawings, Renderings, Maps, Orthophotos, Point of sale/display, Graphics design, Office graphics, Posters, Photos, Digital fine art, Banners, Exhibition and event graphics, Light boxes – film
Memory 8 GB (virtual),12 160 GB hard disk
Connectivity Interfaces (standard) Gigabit Ethernet (1000Base-T), Hi-Speed USB 2.0 certified, EIO Jetdirect accessory slot
Print languages (standard) Adobe PostScript 3, Adobe PDF 1.7, TIFF, JPEG, CALS G4, HP PCL 3 GUI, HP-GL/2,13 and HP-RTL13
Printing paths Printer driver, HP Embedded Web Server, direct printing from USB flash drive, email printing, HP DesignJet Click printing software
Drivers (included) HP-GL/2, HP-PCL3GUI drivers for Windows and Mac OS X; PostScript drivers for Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X
Dimensions
(w x d x h)
Printer with stand 14 49.6 x 27.2 x 41.3 in (1260 x 690 x 1050 mm)
Shipping 56.8 x 30.3 x 29.5 in (1442 x 770 x 750 mm)
Weight Printer with stand 14 136.7 lb (62 kg)
Shipping 201.7 lb (91.5 kg)
What’s in the box DesignJet Z2600 PostScript® Printer, printheads, introductory ink cartridges, printer stand and media bin,14 spindle, quick reference guide, setup poster, start-up software, power cord
Software included Printer drivers, HP DesignJet Click, HP DesignJet Utility including HP Color Center, HP DesignJet Excel Accounting Tool
Environmental ranges Operating temp. 41 to 104°F (5 to 40°C)
Storage temp. -13 to 131°F (-25 to 55°C)
Operating humidity 20 to 80% RH
Acoustic Sound pressure 44 dB(A) (printing); 30 dB(A) (ready); 22 dB(A) (sleep)
Sound power 5.9 B(A) (printing); 5.1 B(A) (ready); 3.9 B(A) (sleep)
Power Consumption < 120 watts (printing); < 32 watts (ready);1.5 watts (≤ 23 watts with embedded Digital Front End) (sleep); 0.1 watts (off)
Requirements Input voltage (auto ranging) 100 to 240 VAC (+/- 10%), 50/60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz), 2 A max
Certification Safety USA and Canada (CSA certified); EU (LVD and EN 60950-1 compliant); Russia/Kazakhstan/Belarus (EAC); Singapore (PSB); China (CCC); Argentina (IRAM); India (BIS)
Electromagnetic Compliant with Class A requirements, including: USA (FCC rules), Canada (ICES), EU (EMC Directive), Australia (ACMA), New Zealand (RSM), China (CCC), Japan (VCCI), Korea (KCC)
Environmental ENERGY STAR, WEEE, EU RoHS, China RoHS, REACH; EPEAT Bronze
Warranty One-year limited hardware warranty

7 Maximum rate of output for color image, 100% color coverage (Bandes file). Printed in Fast mode with Economode on, on HP Bright White Inkjet Paper (bond), maximum roll size, with HP Vivid Photo Inks.
8 +/- 0.1% of the specified vector length or +/- 0.2 mm (whichever greater) at 73°F (23°C),
50-60% relative humidity, on A0/E HP Matte Film in Best or Normal mode with HP Vivid Photo Inks.
9 Measured on HP Matte Film.
10 With HP Premium Instant-dry Satin Photo Paper with HP Vivid Photo Inks, right after calibration.
11 Cuts all HP Z-series printer qualified media except canvas. For qualified media, see hp.com/go/
mediasolutionslocator.
12 Based on 640 MB RAM.
13 Only available via HP Embedded Web Server.
14 The HP DesignJet 24-in Stand is an optional accessory in the Asia Pacific/Japan region, in all other regions it
comes standard with the printer.

Accessories Q6663A HP DesignJet T/Z 24-in Stand14
CN538A HP DesignJet 3-in Core Adapter
CQ783A HP DesignJet 24-in Spindle
J8025A HP Jetdirect 640n Print Server
G6H51B HP HD Pro 42-in Scanner
Original HP
ink cartridges

14 The HP DesignJet 24-in Stand is an optional accessory in the Asia Pacific/Japan region, in all other regions it
comes standard with the printer.

Service and support U9CU1E HP 3 year Next Business Day Onsite Support with Defective Media Retention
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