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HP Designjet 5500PS Printer (42 in) (Q1252A) - specifications and warranty


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Designjet model size (metric)
106.68 cm
Print speed
Print time color image ISO N5 (best, D glossy paper)
Up to 7 min/page
Print time color image ISO N5 (normal, D glossy paper)
Up to 6 min/page
Print time color image ISO N5 (draft, D coated paper)
Up to 1 min/page
Print time color image ISO N5 (normal, D coated paper)
Up to 4.5 min/page
Standard memory
256 MB
Print technology
HP Thermal Inkjet
Print technology resolution
Power and operating requirements
Number of print cartridges
6 (cyan, magenta, yellow, black, light cyan, light magenta)
Compatible ink types
Dye-based imaging included (UV available with upgrade kit)
Roll maximum output
91.4 m
Line accuracy
+/- 0.02 %
Standard printer languages
Adobe® PDF 1.3, Adobe® PostScript® 3TM, TIFF, JPEG, CALS, HP GL/2, HP RTL
Paper handling
Finished output handling
Roll feed, sheetfed, automatic cutter, optional take-up reel
Media types supported
Compatible with both dye and UV ink systems: HP Colorfast Adhesive Vinyl, Plain Paper, HP Studio Canvas; compatible with dye based ink: Matte, Inkjet Paper, Canvas, HP Plain Paper, HP Fine Paper Art Vanilla, Film, Photo Paper, HP Vellum; compatible with UV ink: Banner, Plain Paper, HP Canvas Matte UV, HP Durable Image Gloss UV, HP Polypropylene, HP Colorlucent Backlit UV
Recommended media weight
236 g/m²
Dimensions and weight
Product dimensions (W x D x H)
198 x 68 x 128 cm
Product weight
100 kg
Compatible operating systems
Compatible operating systems
Microsoft® Windows® 2000, XP Home, XP Professional; UNIX; Linux; AutoCAD; Mac OS 8.5 to 9.2.2, Mac OS 10.1, Mac OS 10.2
What's included
What's in the box
HP Designjet 5500ps Printer, priner stand and bin, spindle (x2), printheads (x6), ink cartridges (6 x 680 ml), HP media samples, user maintenance kit, spindle adapter kit, user documentation, printer setup software, power cords
Software included
PostScript® drivers for Microsoft® Windows® 2000, XP Home, XP Professional, Server 2003 Mac OS 8.5 or higher, Mac OS X v 10.1, Mac OS X v 10.2, Mac OS X v 10.3 and drivers for Windows® 2000, XP Home, XP Professional, Server 2003; UNIX®, Linux: HP Embedded Web Server file submitter; AutoCAD 2000-2004, Release 14 for Windows

HP is committed to providing our customers with information about the chemical substances in our products as needed to comply with legal requirements such as REACH (Regulation EC No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and the Council). A chemical information report for this product can be found at: www.hp.com/go/reach.

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