HP Designjet Z5200 PostScript Printer

HP Designjet Z5200 PostScript Printer

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Offer large-format applications with an HP Designjet that can transform your printing experience. Impress with high-quality prints using HP inks, ColorPRO papers, and a workflow that’s faster, easier, and more affordable than you thought possible.

Produce a broad range of high-quality large-format applications including posters, POP displays, maps, light boxes, and canvas prints.

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Easy and intuitive.

  • Radically simplify and speed up your entire printing workflow with HP Instant Printing Pro.
  • Printing the colors you want to see is fast, easy, accurate, and cost effective.

Quick printing.

  • Submit multiple files at once—in different formats like PDF, PS, TIFF, or DWF—without opening applications.
  • Experience high speeds up to 41 m² (445 ft²) per hour.
  • Process large files quickly and effortlessly with a 160 GB hard disk drive.
  • Enable unattended printing—300-ml HP cartridges; add job management features, simplify supplies ordering.2

Any file format.

  • Rely on embedded PS/PDF support and see the colors you desire with HP Professional PANTONE Emulation.
  • Avoid wasting time and money on trial and error thanks to this printer’s embedded Spectrophotometer.
  • Impress your customers with long-lasting, high-quality color and black-and-white prints.
  • Transform your everyday printing with ColorPRO papers.


1 Comparison made between printing with HP Instant Printing Pro versus printing from an application and using the driver for any of the files supported with HP Instant Printing Pro.

2 Program features and availability may vary by country. For more information, visit hp.com/recycle

3 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. Water resistance ratings tested by HP Image Permanence Lab on a range of HP media.

Model Series
HP Designjet Z5200 44-in PostScript Printer (CQ113A)
Model Size
44 inch

Print time color image ISO N5 (best, D glossy paper)
5.1 min/page
Print time color image ISO N5 (normal, D glossy paper)
3.4 min/page
Print time color image ISO N5 (draft, D coated paper)
1.4 min/page
Print time color image ISO N5 (normal, D coated paper)
2.6 min/page
Print time color line drawing (draft, D)
42 sec/page
Print speed color line drawing (draft, US D plain paper)
42 D prints per hour
Print speed black line drawing (draft, US D plain paper)
42 D prints per hour
Print speed
445 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 (cyan, magenta, yellow, light cyan, light gray, light magenta, matte black, photo black)
Compatible ink types
Non-printable area (cut-sheet)
0.2 x 0.67 x 0.2 x 0.2 in
Guaranteed minimum line width
0.0031 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, proofing, fine art printing material, self-adhesive, banner and sign, bond and coated, backlit, fabric/textile
Media sizes standard (sheets, rolls)
  • 8.3 to 44-in wide sheets
  • 11 to 44-in rolls
Roll maximum output
300 ft (application dependent)
Roll external diameter
5.3 in
Media thickness
Up to 31.5 mil
Connectivity, standard
  • Gigabit Ethernet (1000Base-T)
  • Hi-Speed USB 2.0 certified
  • EIO Jetdirect accessory slot
Print languages
  • Adobe PostScript 3
  • Adobe PDF
  • TIFF
  • JPEG
  • CALS G4
  • HP PCL 3 GUI
  • HP-GL/2 (with free HP Instant Printing PRO)
Compatible operating systems
  • Microsoft® Windows® 7 Home Premium/Professional/Ultimate, Windows Vista® Home Premium/Business/Ultimate, Windows® XP (32-bit, 64-bit) Home/Professional, Windows® Server 2003 (32-bit, 64-bit), Windows® Server 2008 (32-bit, 64-bit)
  • Novell NetWare 5.x, 6.x
  • Mac OS X v 10.4, v 10.5, v 10.6
  • Citrix XenApp
  • Citrix XenServer
Power and Operating Requirements
Power consumption
170 watts (printing), < 31 watts (ready), < 12 watts (< 30 watts with embedded Digital FrontEnd) (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 limited hardware warranty
What’s in the box
  • HP Designjet Z5200 Printer
  • printheads
  • introductory ink cartridges
  • printer stand and media bin
  • spindle
  • Original HP sample media roll
  • quick reference guide
  • setup poster
  • start-up software
  • power cord
Software included
  • Printer drivers
  • HP Instant Printing Pro
  • HP Printer Utility including HP Color Center
  • HP Designjet Excel Accounting Report

Q6699A HP Designjet Z 44-in Spindle
J8025A HP Jetdirect 640n Print Server
CQ654B HP Designjet HD Scanner

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Original HP printheads
C9404A HP70 Matte Black and Cyan Printh ead
C9405A HP70 Light Magenta and Light CyanPrinthead
C9406A HP70 Magenta and Yellow Printhead
C9407A HP70 Photo Black and Light Gray Printhead

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Original HP ink cartridges and maintenance supplies
CN629A HP772 300-ml Magenta Ink Cartridge
CN630A HP772 300-ml Yellow Ink Cartridge
CN631A HP772 300-ml Light Magenta Ink Cartridge
CN632A HP772 300-ml Light Cyan Ink Cartridge
CN633A HP772 300-ml Photo Black Ink Cartridge
CN634A HP772 300-ml Light Gray Ink Cartridge
CN635A HP772 300-ml Matte Black Ink Cartridge
CN636A HP772 300-ml Cyan Ink Cartridge
C9448A HP70 130-ml Matte Black Ink Cartridge
C9449A HP70 130-ml Photo Black Ink Cartridge
C9451A HP70 130-ml Light Gray Ink Cartridge
C9452A HP70 130-ml Cyan Ink Cartridge
C9453A HP70 130-ml Magenta Ink Cartridge
C9454A HP70 130-ml Yellow Ink Cartridge
C9455A HP70 130-ml Light Magenta Ink Cartridge
C9390A HP70 130-ml Light Cyan Ink Cartridge

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Original HP large format printing materials
C2T50A HP Universal Matte Canvas 610 mm x 15.2 m (24 in x 50 ft)
B5E92A HP Artist Matte Canvas 610 mm x 15.2 m (24 in x 50 ft)
Q8747A HP Premium Vivid ColorBacklit Film 914 mm x 30.5 m (36 in x 100 ft)
Q7994A HP Premium Instant-dry Satin Photo Paper (FSC® certified) – 914 mm x 30.5 m (36 in x 100 ft)

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