HP Designjet Z2100 24-in Photo Printer

SKU: HP Designjet Z2100 24-in Photo Printer (hp Office Products)

The HP 8-ink Designjet delivers superior color accuracy & consistency with the first-ever embedded spectrophotometer[2] with i1 Color Technology. HP Photo Inks produce vivid color and b&w prints. Count on HP for printing that's easy and reliable.

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Express your creativity.
  • Impress your customers with high-quality color and black-and-white prints.
  • Rich, dark blacks on matte and glossy papers—and you don't have to swap cartridges.
  • Choose from a variety of HP papers or other commercially available papers such as Hahnemuhle papers.
  • Print with or without borders.
Breakthrough color accuracy and consistency
  • Get color accuracy on any paper—the creation of ICC profiles is automatic and simple.
  • Complete coverage of SWOP, ISO, GRACOL, 3DAP, EUROSCALE, TOYO, and FOGRA gamuts for color accuracy.
  • Expect consistent color from print to print regardless of fluctuating environmental conditions.
  • Solve your questions regarding application color settings with the HP Printing Knowledge Center.
Print with greater confidence.
  • Eliminate trial and error with real-time layout and orientation preview.
  • HP Color Center tool effortlessly guides you through color management and printing.
  • Save time with HP Printer Utility software—printer status, desktop alerts, and automatic updates.
  • Expect always-on quality with automatic servicing routines that are convenient and economical.

Product Specifications

Printing specifications
Model size: 24 in
Print Speed
Mechanical print time, US D color image, Best mode, glossy: 15 min/page
Mechanical print time, US D color image, Normal mode, glossy: 7.9 min/page
Mechanical print time, US D color image, Normal mode, coated: 4.2 min/page
Mechanical print time, US D color image, Draft mode, coated: 2 min/page
Hard disk: Standard, 80 GB
Memory, standard: 128 MB
Memory, max: 128 MB
Print technology: HP Thermal Inkjet
Non-Printable Area (imperial cut-sheet): 0.2 x 0.67 x 0.2 x 0.2 in
Ink types: Pigment-based
Ink cartridges: 8 (cyan, magenta, yellow, light cyan, light gray, light magenta, matte black, photo black)
Maximum roll length: 300 ft
Line accuracy: +/- 0.2%
Color accuracy: Median < 1.6 dE2000, 95% of colors < 2.8 dE2000
Short term color stability: < 1 dE2000 in less than 5 minutes
Long term print-to-print repeatability: Average < 0.5 dE2000, 95% of colors < 1.4 dE2000
Maximum black optical density: 2.5 maximum black optical density (4 L* min) with HP Premium Instant Dry Photo Gloss media
Connectivity, standard: Fast Ethernet (100Base-T); Hi-Speed USB 2.0 certified; EIO Jetdirect accessory slot
Print driver, standard: HP PCL 3 GUI
Print languages, standard: HP PCL 3 GUI
Paper Handling
Document finishing: Sheet feed; roll feed; automatic cutter (cuts all media except canvas)
Media types: Photographic (satin, gloss, semi-gloss, matte), proofing (high-gloss, semi-gloss, matte), fine art printing material (canvas, smooth, textured, watercolor), self-adhesive (polypropylene, vinyl), banner and sign (display film, banner, scrim, polypropylene, Tyvek, outdoor paper), bond and coated (bond, coated, heavyweight coated, super heavyweight coated), backlit, fabric/textile
Media sizes, standard: 8.3 to 24-in wide sheets; 11 to 24-in rolls
Media size, custom: 8.3 x 11 to 24 x 66 in
Rolls External Diameter: 5.3 in
Media thickness (by paper path)***: Up to 31.5 mil
Compatible operating systems
Compatible operating systems: Microsoft® Windows® Vista® (32 and 64-bit) Windows® Server 2008 (32 and 64-bit) Windows® XP Home and Professional (32 and 64-bit) Windows® Server 2003 (32/64 bit) Mac OS X v 10.4 Mac OS X v 10.5 Novell NetWare 5.x, 6.x Citrix XenApp Citrix XenServer
Dimensions and weight
Weight: 143 lb (65 kg)
Product dimensions (WxDxH): 49.7 x 27.2 x 41.2 in (1262 x 690 x 1047 mm)
What's included
What's in the box: HP Designjet Z2100 Photo Printer; spindle; printheads; introductory ink cartridges; Original HP media roll; printer stand (not in AP); rear tray; 3-in core adapter; quick reference guide; setup poster; USB cable; power cord; HP Start-up kit including printer software and training
Software included: Printer drivers, HP Printer Utility including HP Color Center
Warranty: One-year limited hardware warranty


HP Designjet Z2100 Photo Printer Series brochure