HP Designjet T520 ePrinter series

HP Designjet T520 ePrinter series

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Reliable, accurate, and easy to use—this large-format, web-connected printer is a good investment for your studio. Grow your business with a convenient, large-format printer that allows you to work and print from virtually anywhere.1

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Fast and professional results

  • Achieve accurate lines, sharp details up to 2400 dpi from the first print with a long-life printhead.
  • Process complex files at high speeds, D prints in 35 seconds, thanks to 1 GB RAM and HP-GL/2 technology.
  • Deliver architectural designs, maps, photos, and presentations with consistent, high-quality results.
  • Help reduce downtime and improve productivity by using Original HP inks.

Easy and convenient printing

  • The intuitive, full-color, 4.3-inch touchscreen simplifies navigation and printing.
  • Rely on true print previews from the driver to complete your work quickly and accurately.
  • Two printers in one. Print using the built-in B+ tray and front-loading media roll.
  • Easily set up your printer and connect everyone in your workgroup, thanks to built-in Wi-Fi.2

Print from virtually anywhere1

  • Use your Apple® or Android™ smartphone or tablet to print from virtually anywhere.1
  • Access and print projects when you’re away from your work place, using HP Designjet ePrint & Share.1
  • Automatically save copies of your work to the cloud when you print using HP Designjet ePrint & Share.1
  • Email projects to your HP Designjet T520 ePrinter and print, via its Web connectivity features.1


1 Requires an HP Designjet ePrint & Share account, Internet connection to the printer, and connected Internet-capable device. When using the HP Designjet ePrint & Share mobile app, a compatible Apple® iOS or Android™ device and Internet connection are required. Data or connection charges may apply. Print times may vary. 2 GB of temporary storage per account. For more information visit hp.com/go/eprintandshare.

2 Wireless performance is dependent on physical environment and distance from access point, and may be limited during active VPN connections. Supports IEEE 802.11 b/g.

3 Compared to the HP Designjet 510 Printer.

Model Series

  • HP Designjet T520 24-in ePrinter (CQ890A)
  • HP Designjet T520 36-in ePrinter (CQ893A)

Model Size
24 & 36 inch

Speed Specifications
Print time color image ISO N5 (best, D glossy paper)
11.4 min/page
Print time color image ISO N5 (normal, D glossy paper)
9.1 min/page
Print time color image ISO N5 (draft, D coated paper)
1.1 min/page
Print time color image ISO N5 (normal, D coated paper)
3.8 min/page
Print time color line drawing (draft, D)
35 sec/page
Print speed color line drawing (draft, US D plain paper)
70 D prints per hour
Print speed black line drawing (draft, US D plain paper)
70 D prints per hour
Print speed line drawing (economode, D plain paper)
70 D prints per hour
Memory Specifications
Memory, standard
1 GB
Hard disk
Technical Specifications
Print quality (best)
Color: Up to 2400 x 1200 optimized dpi from 1200 x 1200 input dpi and Optimization For Photo Paper selected
Black: Up to 2400 x 1200 optimized dpi from 1200 x 1200 input dpi and Optimization For Photo Paper selected
Print technology
HP Thermal Inkjet
Number of print cartridges
4 (cyan, magenta, yellow, black)
Compatible ink types
  • Dye-based (C, M, Y)
  • pigment-based (K)
Non-printable area (cut-sheet)
0.2 x 0.67 x 0.2 x 0.2 in
Guaranteed minimum line width
0.0028 in (ISO/IEC 13660:2001(E))
Line accuracy
+/- 0.1%
Maximum optical density (black)
2.10 maximum black optical density (8 L*min)
Paper Handling
Finished output handling
  • Sheet feed
  • roll feed
  • input tray
  • automatic cutter
Media types
Bond and coated paper (bond, coated, heavyweight coated, recycled, plain, bright white), technical paper (natural tracing, vellum), film (clear, matte), photographic paper (satin, gloss, semigloss, premium, polypropylene), self-adhesive (adhesive, polypropylene)
Media sizes standard (sheets, rolls)
  • 8.3 to 36-in wide sheets
  • 11 to 36-in rolls
Roll maximum output
150 ft
Roll external diameter
3.9 in
Media thickness
Up to 11.8 mil
HP ePrint capability
Connectivity, standard
  • Fast Ethernet (100Base-T)
  • Hi-Speed USB 2.0 certified
  • Wi-Fi
Print languages
  • HP-GL/2
  • HP-RTL
  • HP PCL 3 GUI
  • JPEG
  • 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 2008 R2, Windows Server 2003 (32-bit, 64-bit)
  • Mac OS X v 10.6, v 10.7, v 10.8
  • Citrix XenApp
  • Citrix XenServer
Power and Operating Requirements
Power consumption
< 35 watts (printing), < 4.5 watts (sleep), < 0.3 watts (standby)
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)
50.9 x 20.9 x 36.7 in
86.4 lb
What's Included
One-year limited hardware warranty
What’s in the box
  • HP Designjet T520 ePrinter
  • printhead
  • ink cartridges
  • printer stand
  • quick reference guide
  • setup poster
  • startup software
  • power cord
Software included
  • HP Designjet Utility for Mac and Windows
  • HP Designjet ePrint & Share for Windows


B3Q37A HP Designjet T520 36-in Spindle
B3Q36A HPDesignjet T120/T520 24-in Spindle

[dt_divider style=”gap”/] Original HP  printhead
C1Q10A HP711DesignjetPrintheadReplacementKit

[dt_divider style=”gap”/] Original HP ink cartridges
CZ129A HP711 38-mlBlack Ink Cartridge
CZ130A HP711 29-ml Cyan Ink Cartridge
CZ131A HP711 29-mlMagenta Ink Cartridge
CZ132A HP711 29-ml YellowInk Cartridge
CZ133A HP711 80-mlBlack Ink Cartridge
CZ134A HP711 3-pack 29-ml Cyan Ink Cartridges
CZ135A HP711 3-pack 29-mlMagenta Ink Cartridges
CZ136A HP711 3-pack 29-ml YellowInk Cartridges

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Original HP large format printing materials

C1860A NorthAmerica, LatinAmerica
C6035A Europe, Asia

C6019B HPCoatedPaper(PEFC™certified) 610 mm x 45.7 m (24 in x 150 ft)
C6029C HPHeavyweight CoatedPaper(PEFC™certified) 610 mm x 30.5 m (24 in x 100 ft)
CZ987A HPPremium SatinPhotoPaper(FSC® certified) 610 mm x 15.2 m (24 in x 50 ft)

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