HP Designjet Z3200 PostScript Photo Printer series

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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 spectrophotometer3 and also delivers great ink efficiency.9

Creative professionals who want to produce accurate gallery-quality black-and-white and color prints easily, consistently, and cost-effectively.


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)1.
  • 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 Enhancer3.
  • Enjoy an expanded color gamut which achieves 95% PANTONE® coverage8 enabled by chromatic red ink.
  • Over 50 HP papers, including photo, fine art, coated, and display-graphic printing materials.

Easily calibrate and profile with HP DreamColor Technologies

  • Calibration and profiling are made simple with HP DreamColor Technologies and the embedded spectrophotometer2 which helps you generate custom ICC profiles in-house.
  • Simplify workflows: easily access, create, and share paper presets7 using the enhanced HP Color Center.
  • Create a customized PANTONE® simulation swatchbook5 with HP Professional PANTONE® Emulation.4

Enables productive operation and great ink efficiency6

  • 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 nesting5.
  • Optimize performance and get great ink efficiency6 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.

1 Image permanence estimates by HP Image Permanence Lab and Wilhelm Imaging Research, Inc. based on testing on a range of HP photo, fine art, and specialty papers with Original HP inks. For details, see hp.com/go/supplies/printpermanence.

2 Embedded in this HP Designjet Photo 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.

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 HP Professional PANTONE® Emulation is approved by PANTONE®. The PANTONE® MATCHING SYSTEM and PANTONE® Goe license for the HP Designjet Z3200 Photo Printer is pending. Learn more at hp.com/go/Z3200/PANTONE.

5 HP 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.

6 Based on internal HP testing, the HP Designjet Z3200 PostScript Photo Printer series utilizes at least 30% less ink during routine maintenance operations versus select printers from other vendors.

7 Visit hp.com/go/Z3200/paperpresets to find paper presets for HP and other commercially available media.

8 95% coverage of PANTONE® MATCHING SYSTEM and PANTONE® Goe System, based on HP internal testing (PANTONE® approval pending). Please visit hp.com/go/Z3200/PANTONE for final results.

Model Series

  • HP Designjet Z3200ps 24-in Photo Printer (Q6720B)
  • HP Designjet Z3200ps 44-in Photo Printer (Q6721B)

Model Size
24 & 44 inch

Speed Specifications
Print time color image ISO N5 (best, D glossy paper)
12.4 min/page
Print time color image ISO N5 (normal, D glossy paper)
7.2 min/page
Print time color image ISO N5 (draft, D coated paper)
2 min/page
Print time color image ISO N5 (normal, D coated paper)
3.8 min/page
Memory Specifications
Memory, standard
256 MB
Hard disk
Standard, 80 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
12 (blue, green, magenta, red, yellow, gray, photo black, matte black, light cyan, light gray, light magenta, gloss enhancer)
Compatible ink types
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))
Line accuracy
+/- 0.2%
Color accuracy
Median < 1.6 dE2000, 95% of colors < 2.8 dE2000
Color stability
< 1 dE2000 in less than 5 minutes
Print repeatability
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)
Paper Handling
Finished output handling
  • Sheet feed
  • roll feed
  • media bin
  • automatic cutter (cuts all media except canvas)
Media types
Photographic (satin, gloss, semi-gloss, matte, Baryte paper ), proofing (semi-gloss, high-gloss contract, semi-gloss contract, matte), fine art printing material (smooth, textured, watercolor, satin, aquarella, litho-realistic, canvas), self-adhesive (indoor, vinyl, polypropylene), banner and sign (display film, indoor banner, scrim, polypropylene, Tyvek, outdoor, billboard, PVC-free), bond and coated (bond, coated, heavyweight coated, super heavyweight plus matte, colored), technical (tracing, translucent bond, vellum), film (clear, matte, polyester), backlit, fabric/textile (flag, polyester, silk)
Media weight, recommended
133 lb
Media sizes standard (sheets, rolls)
  • 8.3 to 44-in wide sheets
  • 11 to 44-in rolls
Roll maximum output
300 ft
Roll external diameter
5.3 in
Media thickness
Up to 31.5 mil
HP ePrint capability
Connectivity, standard
  • Gigabit Ethernet (1000Base-T)
  • Hi-Speed USB 2.0 certified
  • EIO Jetdirect accessory slot
Print languages
  • Adobe PostScript 3
  • Adobe PDF 1.6
  • TIFF
  • JPEG
  • HP PCL 3 GUI
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
Power and Operating Requirements
Power consumption
< 170 watts (printing), < 31 watts (ready), < 12 watts (< 30 watts with embedded Digital Front End) (sleep), 0.1 watts (off)
Energy efficiency
  • ENERGY STAR® qualified
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)
69.7 x 27.2 x 41.2 in
189 lb
What's Included
One-year warranty with on-site, next business-day service
What’s in the box
  • HP Designjet Z3200 Photo Printer
  • spindle
  • printheads
  • introductory ink cartridges
  • Original HP media roll
  • printer stand
  • rear tray
  • 3-in core adapter
  • quick reference guide
  • setup poster
  • USB cable
  • power cord
  • HP Start-up kit including printer software
Software included
  • Printer drivers
  • HP Printer Utility including HP Color Center

Q6699A HP Designjet Z 44-in Spindle
Q6700A HP Designjet Z/T1xxx/T6xx 24-in Spindle
J8025A HP Jetdirect 640n Print Server
CQ654B HP Designjet HD Scanner
Q6663A HP Designjet T/Z 24-in Stand (AP only)

Original HP printheads
C9405A HP 70 Light Magenta and Light Cyan Printhead
C9406A HP 70 Magenta and Yellow Printhead
C9407A HP 70 Photo Black and Light Gray Printhead
C9408A HP 70 Blue and Green Printhead
C9410A HP 70 Gloss Enhancer and Gray Printhead
CD949A HP 73 Matte Black and Chromatic Red Printhead

Original HP ink cartridges and maintenance supplies
C9448A HP 70 130-ml Matte Black Ink Cartridge
C9449A HP 70 130-ml Photo Black Ink Cartridge
C9450A HP 70 130-ml Gray Ink Cartridge
C9451A HP 70 130-ml Light Gray Ink Cartridge
C9453A HP 70 130-ml Magenta Ink Cartridge
C9454A HP 70 130-ml Yellow Ink Cartridge
C9455A HP 70 130-ml Light Magenta Ink Cartridge
C9457A HP 70 130-ml Green Ink Cartridge
C9458A HP 70 130-ml Blue Ink Cartridge
C9459A HP 70 130-ml Gloss Enhancer Ink Cartridge
C9390A HP 70 130-ml Light Cyan Ink Cartridge
CD951A HP 73 130-ml Chromatic Red Ink Cartridge

Original HP large format printing materials
Q8840A HP Professional Instant-dry Satin Photo Paper-1118 mm x 15.2 m (44 in x 50 ft)
Q7991A HP Premium Instant-dry Gloss Photo Paper (FSC® certified) 610 mm x 22.9 m (24 in x 75 ft)
Q7972A HP Matte Litho-realistic Paper-610 mm x 30.5 m (24 in x 100 ft)
Q8673B HP Professional Matte Canvas-610 mm x 15.2 m (24 in x 50 ft)
Q8710A HP Collector Satin Canvas-1067 mm x 15.2 m (42 in x 50 ft)

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