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HP DesignJet Z6 44-in PostScript Printer

Introducing the HP DesignJet Z6 44-in PostScript Printer (T8W16A), a game-changer in high-definition printing, engineered to enhance your creative endeavors. Witness unparalleled clarity and vibrant colours with the new high-definition HP printheads, allowing you to discern intricate details with exceptional clarity. Embrace enhanced visual experiences with HP Pixel Control, ensuring seamless gradients and precise colour transitions for stunning output. The integrated vertical trimmer facilitates streamlined finishing, providing a professional touch to your prints.

Experience lightning-fast printing capabilities with variable print speeds: Fast mode delivers an impressive 80.5 m²/hr on plain media, Normal mode produces 18.8 m²/hr on coated media, and Best mode achieves 9.7 m²/hr on glossy media. The printer accommodates a model size of 1118 mm, making it versatile for a wide range of print requirements.

Achieve exceptional print quality with resolutions of up to 2400 x 1200 optimized dpi, ensuring your prints reflect true-to-life colors and sharp details. Maintaining energy efficiency, the printer consumes less than 100 W during printing, less than 32 W in ready mode, under 6.5 W in sleep mode, and a minimal 0.1 W when turned off.

Employing HP Thermal Inkjet technology, the DesignJet Z6 delivers consistent and superior-quality prints, perfect for handling complex files with ease while ensuring the security of your printers and data.

With minimum dimensions of 1802 x 695 x 998 mm and weighing 86 kg, this printer strikes a balance between a spacious print area and a sleek design, making it an optimal choice for professionals seeking high-definition printing capabilities.

The HP DesignJet Z6 44-in PostScript Printer (T8W16A) redefines printing standards, offering enhanced clarity, exceptional color accuracy, and unparalleled performance, empowering creators to bring their visions to life with precision and brilliance.


Print speed
Fast: 80.5 m²/hr on plain media; Normal: 18.8 m²/hr on coated media; Best: 9.7 m²/hr on glossy media 1
Ink drop
7/3 pl dual-drop weight (M, C, PK); 6 pl single-drop weight (Y, CR, MK)
Print head nozzles
2112 per colour; 12,672 in total
Print cartridge volume delivered
HP 746 Ink Cartridge: cyan, magenta, chromatic red, yellow, matte black, photo black (300 ml)
Ink types
Number of print cartridges
6 (cyan, magenta, yellow, matte black, photo black, chromatic red)
Print heads
3 universal printheads (valid for all colours)
Color(s) of printing supplies
Cyan, magenta, yellow, matte black, photo black, chromatic red
Print quality color (best)
Up to 2400 x 1200 optimised dpi
Maximum optical density (black)
4 L* min/2.5 D
Finished output handling
Roll feed, rear sheet feed, media output bin, automatic horizontal cutter
Media sizes standard (metric rolls)
279 to 1118-mm
Roll external diameter
135 mm
Roll maximum input
Roll maximum weight
13.5 kg
Recommended media
Q6581A HP Universal Instant-dry Satin Photo Paper (FSC® certified) 2 (Recyclable) 3 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) 2 (Recyclable) 3 1067 mm x 30.5 m (42 in x 100 ft);CH025A HP Everyday Matte Polypropylene, 2 Pack (Recyclable) 3 1067 mm x 30.5 m (42 in x 100 ft);CG460B HP Premium Matte Photo Paper (FSC® certified) 2 (Recyclable) 3 914 mm x 30.5 m (36 in x 100 ft)
Media thickness
Up to 31.5 mil
Media thickness (metric)
Up to 0.8 mm
Media width, maximum
1118 mm
Supported Primary Applications
Banners; Exhibition and event graphics; Light boxes – film; Maps; Orthophotos; Point of sale/display; Posters
Non-printable area (cut-sheet)
5 x 17 x 5 x 5 mm
Non-printable area (roll media)
5 x 5 x 5 x 5 mm (borderless on selected media 4)
Media sizes, custom
210 x 279 to 1118 x 1676 mm
Media sizes supported
A4, A3, A2, A1, A0
Media types
Photographic, fine art printing material, self-adhesive, banner and sign, bond and coated, backlit
Media weight, recommended
80 to 500 g/m²
Model size
1118 mm
Internal Storage
500 GB self-encrypting
Line accuracy
±0.1% 5
Printer drivers included
Raster and PostScript drivers for Windows and macOS; PDF driver for Windows 8 and above
Print languages
Adobe PostScript 3, Adobe PDF 1.7, TIFF, JPEG, CALS G4, HP-GL/2, HP-RTL
Print technology
HP Thermal Inkjet
Theoretical minimum line width
0.02 mm (PDF addressable @ 1200 dpi)
Guaranteed minimum line width
0.08 mm (ISO/IEC 13660:2001(E)) 6
Color Stability
< 1 dE2000 in less than 5 minutes
Print repeatability
Average < 0.5 dE2000, 95% of colours < 1.4 dE2000
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
Connectivity, standard
Gigabit Ethernet (1000Base-T) (802.3, 802.3u, 802.3ab); Hi-Speed USB 2.0 certified interface for direct printing from USB flash drive
Network ready
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
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.
Minimum dimensions (W x D x H)
1802 x 695 x 998 mm
Package dimensions (W x D x H)
1950 x 766 x 718 mm

86 kg

128 GB (virtual) 7
Acoustic power emissions (active, printing)
6.0 B(A) (operating), 5.1 B(A) (idle), <3.4 B(A) (sleep)
Acoustic pressure emissions
42 dB(A) (operating), 33 dB(A) (idle), <16 dB(A) (sleep)

Operating humidity range
20 to 80% RH

Operating temperature range
5 to 40ºC
Operating temperature range
41 to 104ºF
Storage temperature range
-25 to 55ºC

Storage temperature range
-13 to 131ºF


Power consumption
<100 W (printing); <32 W (ready); <6.5 W (sleep); 0.1 W (off)
Input voltage (auto ranging): 100-240 V (±10%), 50/60 Hz (±3 Hz), 2 A max
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)

Electromagnetic compatibility
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
Environmental certification
ENERGY STAR; ErP; WEEE; RoHS (EU, China, Korea, India); REACH; EPEAT
USA and Canada (CSA certified); EU (LVD and EN 60950-1 compliant); Russia, Belarus, Khazakstan (EAC); Singapore (PSB); China (CCC); Argentina (IRAM); India (BIS)