HP Designjet Z6200 Photo Printer series

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No need to make trade offs with this, the fastest printer in its class.1 The heavy-duty HP Designjet Z6200 Photo Printer—a workhorse in disguise—enables you to offer outstanding photo image quality. Become a trusted partner with HP technologies.

Print a broad range of output from posters to outstanding photos, maps to fine art, and other indoor applications—like POP displays and backlit signs.


Offer the shortest turnaround times.1

  • Turn around orders in record time with this—the fastest printer in its class1.
  • Print and handle high-quality photo images without losing time.
  • Work more productively and comfortably with automated media loading and an ergonomic loading table.

Offer top photo quality and maximize your offering.

  • Differentiate, expand—with HP Vivid Photo Inks, your versatile offering includes top photo-quality prints.
  • Take on tough photo printing challenges with the color gamut enabled by chromatic red ink and uniform gloss.
  • Bring in new print jobs offering remarkable black-and-white image quality and impressive backlits.
  • Produce new applications—this printer makes it easier to tile images together.

Rely on HP technology, see precise color accuracy.

  • Count on print-to-print color accuracy on different substrates.
  • Assume greater control over the final print with HP Professional PANTONE* Emulation.
  • Reliable operation—optional PostScript®/PDF upgrade kit ensures compatibility.
  • Safely replace your old equipment with printer emulation functionality.


1 Compared to large-format inkjet printers under $25,000 for graphic applications. Based on the fastest rated color speeds as published by manufacturers as of January 2010. Test methods vary.

2 Prints produced with HP Vivid Photo Inks on a range of HP media offer indoor, in-window display permanence over 1 year unlaminated; over 200 years away from direct sun. 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. Water resistance and interior in-window display ratings by HP Image Permanence Lab on a range of HP media. For details: http://www.hp.com/go/supplies/printpermanence.

Model Series

  • HP Designjet Z6200 42-in Photo Printer (CQ109A)
  • HP Designjet Z6200 60-in Photo Printer (CQ111A)

Model Size
42 & 60 inch

Speed Specifications
Print time color image ISO N5 (best, D glossy paper)
3.2 min/page
Print time color image ISO N5 (normal, D glossy paper)
2.1 min/page
Print time color image ISO N5 (draft, D coated paper)
18 sec/page
Print time color image ISO N5 (normal, D coated paper)
1.5 min/page
Print time color line drawing (draft, D)
17 sec/page
Print speed
1500 ft²/hr
Memory Specifications
Memory, standard
32 GB (virtual)
Hard disk
Standard, 160 GB
Technical Specifications
Print quality (best)
Color: Up to 2400 x 1200 optimized dpi
Black: Up to 2400 x 1200 optimized dpi
Print technology
HP Thermal Inkjet
Number of print cartridges
8 (chromatic red, magenta, matte black, photo black, yellow, light cyan, light gray, light magenta)
Compatible ink types
  • Pigment-based
Guaranteed minimum line width
0.0026 in (ISO/IEC 13660:2001(E))
Line accuracy
+/- 0.1%
Color accuracy
Median < 1.19 dE2000, 95% of colors < 2.77 dE2000
Color stability
< 1 dE2000 in less than 5 minutes
Print repeatability
Average < 0.5 dE2000, max < 1 dE2000
Maximum optical density (black)
4.5 L* min/2.31 D (with HP Premium Instant Dry Photo Gloss media with Original HP inks)
Paper Handling
Finished output handling
  • Roll feed
  • automatic cutter
  • take-up reel
Media types
Bond and coated paper, technical paper, film, photographic paper, proofing paper, backlit, self-adhesive, banner and sign, fabric, fine art printing material
Media weight, recommended
Up to 114 lb depending on media type
Media sizes standard (sheets, rolls)
11 to 60-in rolls
Roll maximum output
575 ft
Roll external diameter
6.7 in
Media thickness
Up to 22 mil
Connectivity, standard
  • Gigabit Ethernet (1000Base-T)
  • Hi-Speed USB 2.0 certified
  • EIO Jetdirect accessory slot
Print languages
  • HP-GL/2
  • HP-RTL
  • CALS G4
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 2003 (32-bit, 64-bit)
  • Mac OS X v 10.4, v 10.5, v 10.6 (with optional PostScript/PDF upgrade)
  • Citrix XenApp
  • Citrix XenServer
Power and Operating Requirements
Power consumption
270 watts (printing); 420 watts (maximum); < 100 watts (standby); < 9 watts (< 46 watts with embedded Digital Front End) (powersave); < 0.5 watts (off)
Operating temperature range
41 to 104ºF
(5 to 40ºC )
Operating humidity range
20 to 80% RH
Dimensions and Weight
Minimum dimensions (W x D x H)
95.7 x 27.2 x 53.9 in
419 lb
What's Included
One-year limited hardware warranty
What’s in the box
  • HP Designjet Z6200 Photo Printer
  • spindle
  • printheads
  • introductory ink cartridges
  • maintenance cartridge
  • Original HP media sample roll
  • printer stand
  • take-up reel
  • 3-in spindle adaptor kit
  • quick reference guide
  • setup poster
  • startup software
  • power cord
Software included
  • HP Instant Printing
  • HP Instant Printing Pro with optional PostScript/PDF upgrade
  • HP Utility for Mac and Windows


CQ745A HP Designjet PostScript®/PDF Upgrade Kit

CQ752A HP Designjet  Z6200 42-in Take-up Reel

Q6714A HP Designjet  60-in Media Bin

CQ753A HP Designjet  Z6200 42-in Spindle

CQ754A HP Designjet  Z6200 60-in Spindle

CN501A HP Designjet  External Hard Disk

CQ654B HP Designjet HD Scanner

J8025A HP Jetdirect 640n Print Server

J8007G HP Jetdirect 690n IPv6/IPsec 802.11g Wireless Print Server

Q6715A HP Designjet  Z6x00 User Maintenance Kit

Original HP printheads

CE017A HP771 Matte Black and ChromaticRedDesignjetPrinthead

CE018A HP771 Magenta and Yellow DesignjetPrinthead

CE019A HP771 Light Magenta and Light Cyan Designjet Printhead

CE020A HP771 Photo Black and Light Gray Designjet Printhead

Original HP ink cartridges and maintenance supplies

CE037A/B6Y07A HP771C 775-ml Matte Black Designjet Ink Cartridge

CE038A/B6Y08A HP771C775-ml Chromatic Red Designjet Ink Cartridge

CE039A/B6Y09A HP771C 775-ml Magenta Designjet Ink Cartridge

CE040A/B6Y10A HP771C 775-ml Yellow Designjet Ink Cartridge

CE041A/B6Y11A HP771C775-ml Light Magenta Designjet Ink Cartridge

CE042A/B6Y12A HP771C 775-ml Light Cyan Designjet Ink Cartridge

CE043A/B6Y13A HP771C 775-ml Photo Black Designjet Ink Cartridge

CE044A/B6Y14A HP771C 775-ml Light Gray Designjet Ink Cartridge

CR250A/B6Y31A HP771C3-pack775-ml Matte Black Designjet Ink Cartridge

CR251A/B6Y32A HP771C3-pack775-ml Chromatic Red Designjet Ink


CR252A/B6Y33A HP771C3-pack775-ml Magenta Designjet Ink Cartridge

CR253A/B6Y34A HP771C 3-pack 775-ml Yellow Designjet Ink Cartridge

CR254A/B6Y35A HP771C3-pack775-ml Light Magenta Designjet Ink Cartridge

CR255A/B6Y36A HP771C3-pack775-ml Light Cyan Designjet Ink Cartridge

CR256A/B6Y37A HP771C3-pack775-ml Photo Black Designjet Ink Cartridge

CR257A/B6Y38A HP771C3-pack775-ml Light Gray Designjet Ink Cartridge

CH644A HP771 Designjet Maintenance Cartridge

Original HP large format printing materials

Q8000A HP Premium Instant-dry Satin Photo Paper (FSC® certified)(9 (10 1524 mm x 30.5 m (60 in x 100 ft)

Q6578A HPUniversal Instant-dryGlossPhotoPaper (FSC® certified)(9 (10 1524 mm x 30.5 m (60 in x 100 ft)

Q8707A HPArtistMatte Canvas 1524 mm x 15.2 m (60 in x 50 ft)

Q8750A HPPremium Vivid ColorBacklit Film (111524 mm x 30.5 m (60 in x 100 ft)

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