Professional photo prints, fast and simple. More quality with fewer inks.
The Z6 is for professional photographers, graphic designers, and print service providers who want to create high-impact indoor prints consistently and accurately.
Deliver photo-quality prints 2.5 times faster without losing quality. Cut post-processing time up to 20% with the first printer to include an integrated vertical trimmer. Simplify your workflow with new tools in the HP Applications Center.
The DesignJet Z9+ series handles complex files and secures your printers/data and is available as either a 24-inch or a 44-inch printer.
Impress the most demanding customers with smooth transitions and sharp details thanks to HP Pixel Control.
No need for light inks using new high-definition HP printheads with dual drop technology.
Achieve expanded gamut with RGB HP Vivid Photo Inks and the embedded spectrophotometer.
Get superior gloss uniformity by upgrading your printer to include HP Gloss Enhancer.
Cut post-processing labor time up to 20% with the first printer to include an integrated vertical trimmer.
Print up to 2.5 times faster without losing quality, with 2400 nozzle-per-inch high-definition printheads.
Spend less time on media changes and adjustments with dual roll support and automatic roll switching.
Spend less time on media changes and adjustments with dual roll support and automatic roll switching.
Easily design applications from posters to banners and canvases with the HP Applications Center.
No disruption to your workflow; keep using your current RIPs, validated with the HP RIP certification program.
Get remote visibility and control better to manage your print production environment with HP PrintOS.
Enjoy one-click printing that also helps reduce media waste using HP Click printing software.
Get more quality with fewer inks for high-definition output.
Get a bundle with a Z9+ printer, paper, ink, and more.
Handle complex files with powerful processing architecture and the Adobe PDF Print Engine.
Print up to 20% faster with 2400 nozzle-per-inch HP printheads. Cut maps to different sizes in fewer steps with an integrated vertical trimmer.
Product Name HP DesignJet Z9+ PostScript Printer series
AIO Functions Print
Accessories CN538A HP DesignJet 3-in Core Adapter;G6H51B HP HD Pro 42-in Scanner;G6H50B HP SD Pro 44-in Scanner;N7P47AA HP USB 3.0 to Gigabit LAN Adapter;CQ783A HP DesignJet 24-in Spindle;Q6709A HP DesignJet 44-in Spindle;1QF38A HP DesignJet 44-in Take-up Reel;2QX55A HP Gloss Enhancer Upgrade Kit
Acoustic Power Emissions (active, printing) 6.0-6.3 B(A) (operating), 5.1 B(A) (idle), <3.4 B(A) (sleep)
Acoustic Pressure Emissions 42-45 dB(A) (operating), 33 dB(A) (idle), <16 dB(A) (sleep)
Color Accuracy (In Gamut Colors) Median < 1.6 dE2000, 95% of colors < 2.8 dE2000
Color Stability < 1 dE2000 in less than 5 minutes
Connectivity, Std Gigabit Ethernet (1000Base-T) (802.3, 802.3u, 802.3ab); Hi-Speed USB 2.0 certified interface for direct printing from USB flash drive
Copyright Notice © Copyright 2022 HP Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty. HP shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein.
Dynamic security Dynamic security enabled printer
Ecolabels ENERGY STAR® qualified
Electromagnetic Emission Standard Compliant with Class B requirements, including: USA (FCC rules), Canada (ICES), EU (EMC Directive), Australia (ACMA), New Zealand (RSM), China (CCC), Japan (VCCI), Korea (KCC), South Africa (SABS)
Energy Star Certified Yes
Environmental Certifications ENERGY STAR; ErP; WEEE; RoHS (EU, China, Korea, India); REACH; EPEAT
Hard Disk 500 GB self-encrypting
Image Legal Disclaimer Product image may differ from actual product
Ink Drop 7/3 pl dual-drop weight (M, C, PK, CB, G); 6 pl single-drop weight (Y, CR, MK, CG)
Ink Types Pigment-based
Line Accuracy ±0.1%
Manufacturer Warranty 1-year limited hardware warranty
Maximum Optical Density (black) 4 L* min/2.5 D
Media Handling, Document Finishing Single-roll: Roll feed, rear sheet feed, media output bin, automatic horizontal cutter; Dual-roll: Two automatic roll feeds, smart roll-switching, top sheet feed, media output bin, automatic horizontal cutter and vertical trimmer (cuts all HP Z-series printer-qualified media, including most canvas)
Media Sizes Custom (imperial) 24-in: 8.3 x 11 to 24 x 66 in; 44-in: 8.3 x 11 to 44 x 66 in
Media Sizes Custom (metric) 24-in: 210 x 279 to 610 x 1676 mm; 44-in: 210 x 279 to 1118 x 1676 mm
Media Sizes Standard (imperial Rolls) 24-in: 11 to 24-in; 44-in: 11 to 44-in
Media Thickness (by paper path) Up to 31.5 mil
Media Thickness (metric) Up to 0.8 mm
Media Types Photographic, fine art printing material, self-adhesive, banner and sign, bond and coated, backlit
Media Weight Recommended (metric) 80 to 500 g/m²
Media sizes standard (metric rolls) 24-in: 279 to 610-mm; 44-in: 279 to 1118-mm
Minimum Line Width (imperial) 0.0031 in (ISO/IEC 13660:2001(E))
Minimum Line Width (metric) 0.08 mm (ISO/IEC 13660:2001(E))
Mobile Printing Capability Direct print from mobile apps on iOS, Android and Chrome OS; email printing with HP ePrint and HP Smart app for iOS and Android.
Monthly Printed Pages (facet) Very frequently
Network Ready Standard
Non-Printable Area (imperial cut-sheet) 0.2 x 0.67 x 0.2 x 0.2 in
Non-Printable Area (metric cut-sheet) 5 x 17 x 5 x 5 mm
Non-printable Area Roll Media (imperial) 0.2 x 0.2 x 0.2 x 0.2 in (borderless on selected media, or on all media with V-Trimmer)
Non-printable Area Roll Media (metric) 5 x 5 x 5 x 5 mm (borderless on selected media, or on all media with V-Trimmer)
Operating Humidity Range 20 to 80% RH
Operating Temperature Range (celsius) 5 to 40ºC
Operating Temperature Range (fahrenheit) 41 to 104ºF
Package Dimensions (imperial) 24-in: 56.7 x 30.2 x 28.3 in; 44-in: 76.8 x 30.2 x 28.3 in
Package Dimensions (metric) 24-in: 1440 x 766 x 718 mm; 44-in: 1950 x 766 x 718 mm
Package Weight (imperial) 225-302 lb
Package Weight (metric) 102-137 kg
Power Consumption Description <100 W (printing); <32 W (ready); <6.5 W (sleep); 0.1 W (off)
Power Supply Required Input voltage (auto ranging): 100-240 V (±10%), 50/60 Hz (±3 Hz), 2 A max
Primary Applications (facet) Advertising posters, roll-ups, and banners; Photo and art; Design and illustrations; Indoor signage; Décor
Print Cartridge Volume Delivered (metric) HP 746 Ink Cartridge: cyan, magenta, chromatic red, yellow, matte black, photo black (300 ml); HP 747 Ink Cartridge: chromatic green, chromatic blue, gray (300 ml)
Print Cartridge, Color(s) Cyan, magenta, yellow, matte black, photo black, chromatic red, chromatic green, chromatic blue, gray
Print Cartridges, Number 9 (cyan, magenta, yellow, matte black, photo black, chromatic red, chromatic green, chromatic blue, gray), optional gloss enhancer
Print Head Nozzles 2112 per color; 21,120 in total
Print Heads 5 universal printheads (valid for all colors)
Print Languages, Standard Adobe PostScript 3, Adobe PDF 1.7, TIFF, JPEG, CALS G4, HP-GL/2, HP-RTL
Print Repeatability Average < 0.5 dE2000, 95% of colors < 1.4 dE2000
Print Resolution Color (best) Up to 2400 x 1200 optimized dpi
Print Speed (imperial) 24-in:; Fast: 600 ft²/hr on plain media; Normal: 144 ft²/hr on coated media; Best: 38 ft²/hr on glossy media; 44-in:; Fast: 769 ft²/hr on plain media; Normal: 185 ft²/hr on coated media; Best: 48 ft²/hr on glossy media
Print Speed (metric) 24-in:; Fast: 55.7 m²/hr on plain media; Normal: 13.4 m²/hr on coated media; Best: 3.5 m²/hr on glossy media; 44-in:; Fast: 71.4 m²/hr on plain media; Normal: 17.2 m²/hr on coated media; Best: 4.5 m²/hr on glossy media
Print Speed Color Image (best, Glossy Paper) 4.5 m²/hr
Print Speed Color Image (best, Glossy Paper) 48 ft²/hr (4.5 m²/hr) 
Print Speed Color Image (normal, Coated Paper) 17.2 m²/hr
Print Speed Color Image (normal, Coated Paper) 185 ft²/hr (17.2 m²/hr)
Print Technology HP Thermal Inkjet
Printer Drivers Included Raster and PostScript drivers for Windows and macOS; PDF driver for Windows 8 and above
Printing Path Apple AirPrint, direct printing from USB flash drive, email printing, HP Click, HP driver for macOS, HP driver for Windows, HP driver for Linux, printing support for Chrome OS, HP Print Service Plugin for Android, HP Smart app for iOS and Android, HP SmartStream
Product Dimensions (imperial) 24-in: 50.9 x 27.4 x 39.3 in; 44-in: 71 x 27.4 x 39.3 in
Product Dimensions (metric) 24-in: 1293 x 695 x 998 mm; 44-in: 1802 x 695 x 998 mm
Product Logos Adobe PostScript 3; Adobe PDF Print Engine 4; ENERGY STAR; EPEAT; Gold IPv6 Ready; HP Pixel Control; i1 Color Technology; Mac; PANTONE* Digital Color; Windows 10 Compatible
Product Type (facet) Professional Photo-quality Printers
Recommended Media Q6581A HP Universal Instant-dry Satin Photo Paper (FSC® certified) (Recyclable) 1067 mm x 30.5 m (42 in x 100 ft);E4J57A HP Artist Matte Canvas 1118 mm x 15.2 m (44 in x 50 ft);C6569C HP Heavyweight Coated Paper (FSC® certified) (Recyclable) 1067 mm x 30.5 m (42 in x 100 ft);CH025A HP Everyday Matte Polypropylene, 2 Pack (Recyclable) 1067 mm x 30.5 m (42 in x 100 ft);CG460B HP Premium Matte Photo Paper (FSC® certified) (Recyclable) 914 mm x 30.5 m (36 in x 100 ft)
Roll External Diameter 135 mm
Roll External Diameter (imperial) 5.3 in
Safety Approvals and Requirements USA and Canada (CSA certified); EU (LVD and EN 60950-1 compliant); Russia, Belarus, Khazakstan (EAC); Singapore (PSB); China (CCC); Argentina (IRAM); India (BIS)
Security Features HP Secure Boot, Whitelisting, Role Based Access Control, SNMPv3, HTTPS, Secure-IPP, IPsec/Firewall, Certificates management, 802.1X, TLS 1.0/1.1/1.2, HP Web Jetadmin compatible, HP JetAdvantage Security Manager compatible, Secure Disk erase (DoD 5220.22-M), Secure File erase, self-encrypted HDD, PIN printing
Segment (facet) Business
Software Included HP Click printing
software, HP PrintOS, HP Web Jetadmin, HP DesignJet Utility including HP Color Center, HP Partner Link, HP JetAdvantage Security Manager (optional), HP SmartStream (optional), HP SmartTracker (optional)
Standard Media Sizes Supported (metric) 24-in: A4, A3, A2, A1; 44-in: A4, A3, A2, A1, A0
Standard Memory 128 GB (virtual)
Storage Temperature Range (celsius) -25 to 55ºC
Storage Temperature Range (fahrenheit) -13 to 131ºF
Sub Brand (facet) DesignJet
Subcategory (facet) Large format
Supported Applications, Primary Digital fine art; Exhibition and event graphics; Graphics design; Photos; Point of sale/display; Posters
Sustainable Impact Specifications 30% post-consumer recycled plastic; Free, convenient HP ink cartridge and printhead recycling with HP Planet Partners; Highest WIR Print Permanence Ratings in the Industry; Compatible with FSC®-certified HP large format printing materials and HP Recycled Satin Canvas, and a range of recyclable HP media with a take-back program; ENERGY STAR® certified; EPEAT® registered
Taxonomy (facet) Large Format Printers/ Plotters
Tech Spec Footnote 01  Maximum rate of output for color image 100% color coverage. Printed on maximum roll size, with Original HP Vivid Photo Inks.
Tech Spec Footnote 02  Mechanical printing time with Original HP Vivid Photo Inks. Measured on a 44-in printer.
Tech Spec Footnote 03  Borderless printing available on photo gloss, photo satin, polypropylene, and backlit roll media.
Tech Spec Footnote 04  Except self-adhesive vinyls and non-cuttable medias.
Tech Spec Footnote 05  ±0.1% of the specified vector length or ±0.2 mm (whichever greater) at 23ºC (73ºF), 50-60% relative humidity, on A0/E HP Matte Film in Best or Normal mode with HP Vivid Photo Inks.
Tech Spec Footnote 06  Measured on HP Matte Film.
Tech Spec Footnote 07  ICC absolute colorimetric accuracy on HP Premium Instant-dry Satin Photo Paper with HP Vivid Photo Inks.
Tech Spec Footnote 08  With HP Premium Instant-dry Satin Photo Paper with HP Vivid Photo Inks.
Tech Spec Footnote 09  Based on 4 GB RAM.
Tech Spec Footnote 10  Not included in the box for 24-in models.
Tech Spec Footnote 11  BMG trademark license code FSC®-C115319, see http://www.fsc.org . HP trademark license code FSC®-C017543, see http://www.fsc.org . Not all FSC®-certified products are available in all regions.
Tech Spec Footnote 12  Recyclable HP papers can be recycled through commonly available recycling programs, or according to region-specific practices, or can be returned through the HP Large Format Media take-back program. Recycling programs may not exist in your area. See http://www.HPLFMedia.com/hp/ecosolutions for details.
Theoretical Minimum Line Width (imperial) 0.0008 in (PDF addressable @ 1200 dpi)
Theoretical Minimum Line Width (metric) 0.02 mm (PDF addressable @ 1200 dpi)
Weight (imperial) 159-216 lb
Weight (metric) 72-98 kg
What Is In The Box HP DesignJet Z9+ PostScript Printer, printheads, introductory ink cartridges, printer stand and media bin, spindle, 3-in core adapter, quick reference guide, setup poster, power cord
Certain HP printers are intended to work only with cartridges that have a new or reused HP chip or electronic circuitry. These printers use dynamic security measures to block cartridges using a non-HP chip or electronic circuitry. Periodic firmware updates will maintain the effectiveness of these measures and block cartridges that previously worked. Reused HP chips and electronic circuitry enable the use of reused, remanufactured, and refilled cartridges.
Local printing requires mobile device and printer to be on the same network (usually Wi-Fi access points bridge wireless to wired connections) or have a direct wireless connection. Wireless performance is dependent on physical environment and distance from access point. Wireless operations are compatible with 2.4 GHz operations only. Remote printing requires an Internet connection to an HP web-connected printer. Wireless broadband use requires separately purchased service contract for mobile devices. Check with service provider for coverage and availability in your area.
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