HP Designjet Z3200 Photo Printer

The most advanced 12-ink printer1 for gallery-quality prints

12-ink Designjet, with new HP 73 Chromatic Red ink.

Delivers long-lasting gallery-quality prints in black and white and color.

Easy calibration and profiling with embedded spectrophotometer.

Delivers great ink efficiency.

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Wide color gamut and outstanding black-and-white

  • 12 Original HP Photo Inks deliver gallery-quality black-and-white and color prints lasting up to 200 years2.
  • Create exceptional black-and-white prints—an HP Quad-black ink set delivers smooth transitions, neutral grays.
  • Get superior gloss uniformity and minimize bronzing on most glossy photo papers with HP Gloss Enhancer3.
  • Achieve an expanded color gamut with 95% PANTONE® coverage4 enabled by HP chromatic red ink.

Easy color calibration and profiling

  • Generate custom ICC profiles and achieve color accuracy, consistency with the embedded spectrophotometer5.
  • See consistent print-to-print color regardless of fluctuating environmental conditions with HP technologies.
  • Simplify your workflow— easily access, create, and share paper presets using the enhanced HP Color Center.
  • Get color reliability with HP Professional PANTONE® color emulation and Adobe PostScript®/PDF support6.

Low-maintenance and high ink efficiency7

  • Optimize performance, ink usage—automatic servicing routines help prevent nozzle clogging, reduce media waste.
  • Save time, money—embedded TIFF, JPEG, and Adobe PS3/PDF RIP enable direct job submission, queuing, nesting8.
  • Streamline production with an HP Embedded Web Server and print previews, which help eliminate trial and error.
  • Stay up-to-date—HP Printer Utility software provides printer status, desktop alerts, and automatic updates.

1 The 12-ink HP Designjet Z3200 Photo Printer is the most advanced printer compared with other HP Z-series printers.
2 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.
3 Bronzing is minimized as an image-quality issue when HP Gloss Enhancer is used. HP Gloss Enhancer can be used on photo paper, with the exception of matte-finish papers.
4 95% coverage of PANTONE MATCHING SYSTEM® and PANTONE® GOE systems, based on HP internal testing (PANTONE® approval pending). Please visit hp.com/go/Z3200/PANTONE for final results.
5 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.
6 Pending PANTONE-licensed.
7 Based on internal HP testing, the HP Designjet Z3200 Photo Printer series utilizes at least 30% less ink during routine maintenance operations versus select printers from other vendors.
8 Professional PANTONE* Emulation, remote management, queue management, nesting, job submission and storage capabilities, and support for 16-bit TIFF and JPEG files are standard on HP Designjet Z3200ps Photo printers only.

Print Speed1 Best 12.4 min/page on D/A1 or up to 27.76 ft2/hr (2.58 m2/hr) on glossy media
Normal 7.2 min/page on D/A1 or up to 47.55 ft2/hr (4.42 m2/hr) on glossy media
3.8 min/page on D/A1 or up to 92.43 ft2/hr (8.59 m2/hr) on coated media
Draft 2 min/page on D/A1 or up to 182.93 ft2/hr (16.99 m2/hr) on coated media
Printing Print resolution Up to 2400 x 1200 optimized dpi
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 (borderless available on glossy/satin 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 HP Vivera pigment inks
Ink colors 12: blue, green, magenta, chromatic red, yellow, gray, photo black, matte black, light cyan, light gray, light magenta, gloss enhancer
Ink drop 4 pl (lc, lm, lg, pK, E, G), 6 pl (M, Y, mK, R, GN, B)
Ink cartridge size 130 ml
Printheads 6
Nozzles 2112 per printhead (2 colors per printhead, 1056 nozzles per color)
Lightfastness Approximately 200 years2 fade resistance
Water resistance Water-resistant on a range of HP creative and specialty media
Image quality Color accuracy Median < 1.6 dE2000, 95% of colors < 2.8 dE20003
Short-term color stability < 1 dE2000 in less than 5 minutes4
Long term print-to-print repeatability Average < 0.5 dE2000, 95% of colors < 1.4 dE20004
Maximum optical density 4 L* min/2.5 D5
Media Handling Sheetfeed, roll feed, automatic cutter (cuts all media except canvas)
Types Photographic, proofing, fine art printing material, self-adhesive, banner and sign, bond and coated, film, backlit, fabric/textile
Weight Up to 133 lb (500 g/m2)
Size 24-in models: 8.5 x 11 to 24 x 66 in (216 x 279 to 610 x 1676 mm) sheets; 11 to 24 in (279 to 610 mm) rolls
44-in models: 8.5 x 11 to 44 x 66 in (216 x 279 to 1118 x 1676 mm) sheets; 11 to 44 in (279 to 1118 mm) rolls
Thickness Up to 31.5 mil (0.8 mm)
Memory 256 MB standard memory, 80 GB hard disk
Connectivity Interfaces (standard) 1 10/100Base-T Ethernet RJ-45 port (1000Base-T for ps models), 1 Hi-Speed USB 2.0 certified port, 1 EIO Jetdirect accessory slot
Interfaces (optional) HP Jetdirect EIO print servers
Print languages HP Designjet Z3200: HP PCL 3 GUIHP Designjet Z3200ps: Adobe® PostScript® 3™, Adobe PDF 1.6, TIFF, JPEG, HP PCL 3 GUI
Supported operating systems Windows® XP Home, XP Professional, XP Professional x64, Vista®, Server 2003, Mac OS X v 10.4 and 10.5
(w x d x h)
Printer with stand6 24-in models: 49.7 x 27.2 x 41.2 in (1262 x 690 x 1047 mm)
44-in models: 69.7 x 27.2 x 41.2 in (1770 x 690 x 1047 mm)
Shipping 24-in models: 57.8 x 30.7 x 29.1 in (1470 x 780 x 740 mm) (NA, LAR, EMEA) 65.3 x 30.3 x 23.2 in (1660 x 770 x 590 mm) (AP)
44-in models: 77.3 x 30.7 x 30.7 in (1965 x 780 x 780 mm)
Weight Printer with stand6 24-in models: 143 lb (65 kg)
44-in models: 189 lb (86 kg)
Shipping 24-in models: 225 lb (102 kg) (NA, LAR, EMEA); 88.5 kg (195) (AP)
44-in models: 271 lb (123 kg)
What’s in the box HP Designjet Z3200 Photo Printer, spindle, printheads (6 x 2 colors), introductory ink cartridges (x12), Original HP media roll,stand6, rear tray, adaptor kit (3 in) for spindle (x2), quick reference guide, set-up poster, USB cable, power cord, HP Start-up kit including printer software, HP Advanced Profiling Solution (PostScript models only)
Operating temperature: 41 to 104° F (5 to 40° C)
Recommended operating temperature: 59 to 95° F (15 to 35° C)
Storage temperature: -13 to 131° F (-25 to 55° C)
Recommended operating humidity: 20 to 80% RH
Storage humidity: 0 to 95% RH
Acoustic Sound pressure, active: 49 dB(A)
Sound pressure, standby: 29 dB(A)
Sound power, active: 6.5 B(A)
Sound power, standby: 4.4 B(A)
Maximum: 200 watts
Power requirements: Input voltage (autoranging): 100 to 240 V ac (+/- 10%), 50/60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz), 2 amps 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® qualified models see: http://www.hp.com/go/energystar
Warranty One-year warranty with onsite, next business-day service

1 Mechanical printing time. Measured on a 44-in model
2 Display permanence rating by Wilhelm Imaging Research, Inc. on a range of HP creative and specialty media.
See www.hp.com/go/supplies/printpermanence
3 ICC absolute colorimetric accuracy on HP Proofing Matte paper
4 With HP Premium Instant Dry Photo Satin media, right after calibration
5 With HP Premium Instant Dry Photo Gloss media
6 Stand not included in the box in Asia Pacific for 24-in models

Accessories Q6695A HP Advanced Profiling Solution Software
Q6700A HP Designjet Z2100 and Z3x00 24-in Spindle
Q6699A HP Designjet Z2100 and Z3x00 44-inch Spindle for Graphics
Original HP
ink cartridges
Service and support UF035E 3-Year Next Business Day Onsite
UF036E 4-Year Next Business Day Onsite
UF037E 5-Year Next Business Day Onsite
H4518E HP Installation with Network Setup