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HP Designjet 5500 MFP

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large format printers
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Warranty: Service & support options: HP Supportpacks and service agreements allow you to extend your warranty to up to five years
Warranty: 1 year, next business-day, on-site warranty
Long product name HP Designjet 5500 MFP :
The short editorial description of HP Designjet 5500 MFP

Increase your productivity with the HP Designjet 5500 MFP, a reliable, high performance multifunction system which enables you to copy, scan and print outstanding colour photo-quality images up to 42" wide, at exceptionally fast speed.

HP Designjet 5500 MFP:
The official marketing text of HP Designjet 5500 MFP as supplied by the manufacturer
Copy, scan and print photo quality images up to 42" wide with the high performance HP Designjet 5500mfp. This large format multifunction system helps to increase productivity with very fast print speeds of up to 52 m²/hour and fast, accurate high resolution scanning. The driver-less printing path delivers results easily and specially-formulated dye-based inks, HP Color Layering Technology and automatic closed-loop color calibration ensure continuous tones, rich colour and fine details.
Short summary description HP Designjet 5500 MFP:
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HP Designjet 5500 MFP, TIFF, JPEG, CALS, HP GL/2, HP RTL, Black, cyan, magenta, yellow, light cyan, light magenta , Inkjet, 680 ml, 6 (1 each black, cyan, magenta, yellow, light cyan, light magenta), 91.4 m. Theoric Value: 0.0423mm. Real Value: 0.050mm (tested in Coated media and horizontal lines)
Long summary description HP Designjet 5500 MFP :

HP Designjet 5500 MFP. Standard printer languages: TIFF, JPEG, CALS, HP GL/2, HP RTL, Printing colours: Black, cyan, magenta, yellow, light cyan, light magenta . Print technology: Inkjet, Print cartridge volume (metric): 680 ml, Print head: 6 (1 each black, cyan, magenta, yellow, light cyan, light magenta). Maximum roll length: 91.4 m. Theoric Value: 0.0423mm. Real Value: 0.050mm (tested in Coated media and horizontal lines). Processor clock speed: 850 MHz, Internal memory: 128 MB, Hard drive capacity: 40 GB. Power requirements: Input voltage 100 - 240 VAC (+/-10%), 50 - 60 Hz, 5 amps max., Power consumption (typical): <400W

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Print speed (colour, photo quality)
9.3 m²/hr (coated); 5.6 m²/hr (glossy)
Print speed (colour, productivity quality)
9.29 m²/hr (coated); 7.06 m²/hr (glossy)
Print speed (colour, economic quality)
52.8 m²/hr (coated); 13.7 m²/hr (glossy)
Print quality
Standard printer languages *
A printer (control) language or page description language (PDL) is a language that describes the appearance of a printed page more efficiently than a bitmap. PostScript, one of the most noted page description languages, is a complete programming language.
Printing colours
The colours that can be produced by the printer.
Black, Cyan, Light Cyan, Light magenta, Magenta, Yellow
Minimum line width
0.08 mm
Print quality (colour, best quality)
The best print quality for color printing in dots per inch. Manufacturers are optimizing often with software the print quality.
1200 DPI
Print quality (black, best quality)
Best print quality with black cartridge. Often the quality is optimized by using rendering techniques, and the most optimal conditions are assumed, like using good photo paper.
1200 x 600 DPI
Print technology resolution
Resolution of the printing technology.
Colour Layering
Paper handling
Media types supported
The types of media which can be used with this product.
Compatible with both Dye and UV ink systems: HP Colorfast Adhesive Vinyl;HP Heavyweight Coated Paper;HP Productivity Photo Gloss;HP Productivity Photo Semi-Gloss;HP Studio Canvas. Compatible with Dye-based inks: HP Backlit Film Reverse Print Matte;HP Bright White Inkjet Paper;HP Canvas Matte;HP Clear Film;HP Coated Paper;HP Fine Paper Art Vanilla;HP Photo Imaging Gloss;HP Photo Imaging Satin;HP Vellum. Compatible with UV inks: HP Banners with Tyvek;HP Basic Super Heavyweight Paper;HP Canvas Matte UV;HP Colorlucent Backlit UV;HP Durable Image Gloss UV;HP Polypropylene;HP Scrim Banner
Duplex print options
Description of available duplex options.
solutions provided by 3rd parties
Maximum print length
91.4 m
Maximum length of sheet media
1.6 m
Standard media sizes
Margins, leading/trailing edges
35 mm
Lateral margins
7 mm
Custom media sizes
210 x 559 mm to 914 x 1600 mm
Media handling
Roll feed, sheetfed, automatic cutter, take-up reel - optional on the 42 inch (107 cm) models
Print technology
Print technology
Indicates the method used to print by this product.
Print cartridge volume (metric)
680 ml
Print head
Component of a printer that applies the mark or image to the paper.
6 (1 each black, cyan, magenta, yellow, light cyan, light magenta)
Colour printing technology
Closed-loop colour calibration for consistent colour reproduction
Media formats
Maximum roll length
91.4 m
Maximum scan size
106.7 cm
Ports & interfaces
Interface *
Interface ports to connect pieces of equipment. USB (Universal Serial Bus) has become the most popular wired interface to connect peripherals. USB 2.0 supports speeds up to 480 Mbit/s (USB 1: 12 Mbit/s). The interface FireWire is also known as the IEEE 1394 standard. Enhanced IDE (EIDE)is sometimes referred to as Fast ATA, Fast IDE or ATA-2.
HP Jetdirect 620n 10/100Base-TX Print Server, supporting TCP/IP (including LPR and IPP), AppleTalk, DLC/LLC and IPX/SPX protocols. Centronics parallel port, IEEE 1284-compliant.
I/O ports
An interface on a device to which you can connect another device.
1 Fast Ethernet 10/100Base-TX for scan to file
Processor frequency
The clock rate is the fundamental rate in cycles per second (measured in hertz) at which a computer performs its most basic operations such as adding two numbers. There are more factors, like internal memory size, that influence a computer's actual response time.
850 MHz
Internal memory
The amount of memory, usually measured in bytes (e.g. MB, GB), which is installed in the system's hardware.
128 MB
Maximum internal memory
The maximum internal memory which is available in the product.
256 MB
Hard drive capacity
The maximum storage capacity of the hard disk, usually measured in bytes e.g. GB.
40 GB
Network ready
Indicates whether the product is network-ready out of the box.
Embedded web server
Sound emission
Acoustic power emissions
Level of sound power per ISO 9296.
7 B(A)
Acoustic pressure emissions
Level of sound pressure per ISO 9614-1.
55 dB
Power requirements
Input voltage 100 - 240 VAC (+/-10%), 50 - 60 Hz, 5 amps max.
Power consumption (typical)
Amount of power consumed by this model, often expressed in watts (W). Typical values that manufacturers give are power consumption when off, standby/suspended mode, typical use, maximum usage.
Operational conditions
Storage temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely stored.
-20 - 55°C
Operating relative humidity (H-H)
20 - 80%
Storage relative humidity (H-H)
20 - 80%
Operating temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely operated.
15 - 35°C
Recommended humidity operating range
Recommended range of relative humidity within which the product can operate.
25 to 70% RH
Recommended operating temperature range (T-T)
18 - 32°C
Weight & dimensions
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions of the product (Width x Depth x Height).
1980 x 680 x 1280 mm
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
100 kg
Bundled software
Software distributed with another product such as a piece of computer hardware or other electronic device, or a group of software packages which are sold together. A software suite is an example of bundled software, as is software which is pre-installed on a new computer.
HP Designjet 5500 Series: Windows driver: MS Windows 2000, 2003 Server, 2003 x64 Server Edition, XP, XP x64. AutoCAD: 200x and Releases 13,14, for Windows. HP Designjet 5500ps series: PostScript drivers for Macintosh OS X.2,X.3,X.4 and for Microsoft Windows (2000, 2003 Server, 2003 x64 Server Edition, XP, XP x64), Windows driver (2000, 2003 Server, 2003 x64 Server Edition, XP, XP x64) AutoCAD driver (200x, R 13, 14 for Windows)
System requirements
Compatible operating systems
List of desktop operating systems tested as compatible with this product.
Microsoft® Windows® 95, 98, NT 4.0, 2000, ME, XP with HP drivers, UNIX® & Linux with HP embedded webserver file submitter
Other features
Line accuracy
+/- 0.02 %
Optional connectivity
HP Jetdirect 610n/615n/620n series Print Server, HP Jetdirect connectivity card and HP Jetdirect 500X, 300X and 170X external print servers
Compatible ink types, supplies
Dye-based imaging included (UV available with upgrade kit)
Driver updates
Description of driver upgrade characteristics for the product
Latest software available from HP Designjet website, http:///PostSalesSelect.html
Service & support
Description of service and support of the product.
System maintenance application tool included for system software upgrade
Control panel
Description of the control panel of the product; including the available buttons; and the function of each button
Print/scan/copy operation controlled through an easy-to-use LCD colour touch-screen and intuitive software
Energy Star certified *
This indicates that the product is compliant with Energy Star, which is an international standard for energy-efficient consumer products.
Electromagnetic compatibility
List of countries and their respective regulatory agency standards with which the product complies.
Compliant with the requirements for Class B ITE products (Class A when connected to LAN cables): EU EMC Directive, USA FCC rules, Canada DOC, Australia ACA, New Zealand MoC, China CCC, Japan VCCI. Class A for Korea MIC, Taiwan BSMI.
List of regulatory safety standards for all countries in which this product has been certified.
Compliant with the requirements for ITE products: EU: Low Voltage Directive; USA & Canada: CSA Certified for US & Canada; Mexico: NOM-1-NYCE; Argentina: IRAM; China: CCC; Singapore: PSB; Russia: GOST; Poland: PCBC.