HP DesignJet Z9+ 24-in PostScript Printer

Model size
610 mm
Print speed, maximum
Fast: 55.7 m²/hr on plain media; Normal: 13.4 m²/hr on coated media; Best: 3.5 m²/hr on glossy media[1]
128 GB (virtual)[9]
Internal Storage
500 GB self-encrypting
Print quality color (best)
Up to 2400 x 1200 optimized dpi
Print technology
HP Thermal Inkjet
Number of print cartridges
9 (cyan, magenta, yellow, matte black, photo black, chromatic red, chromatic green, chromatic blue, gray), optional gloss enhancer
Replacement cartridges
Dynamic security enabled printer. Only intended to be used with cartridges using an HP original chip. Cartridges using a non-HP chip may not work, and those that work today may not work in the future. http://www.hp.com/go/learnaboutsupplies
Ink types
Non-printable area (cut-sheet)
5 x 17 x 5 x 5 mm
Guaranteed minimum line width
0.08 mm (ISO/IEC 13660:2001(E))[6]
Line accuracy
Color accuracy
Median < 1.6 dE2000, 95% of colors < 2.8 dE2000[7]
Color Stability
< 1 dE2000 in less than 5 minutes[8]
Print repeatability
Average < 0.5 dE2000, 95% of colors < 1.4 dE2000[8]
Maximum optical density (black)
4 L* min/2.5 D[8]
Finished output handling
Roll feed, top sheet feed, rear sheet feed for rigid media, media output bin, automatic horizontal cutter
Media types
Photographic, fine art printing material, self-adhesive, banner and sign, bond and coated, backlit
Media weight, recommended
80 to 500 g/m²
Media sizes standard (metric rolls)
210 to 610-mm wide sheets; 279 to 610-mm rolls
Media sizes, custom
210 x 279 to 610 x 1676 mm
Roll external diameter
135 mm
Media thickness
Up to 31.5 mil
Connectivity, standard
Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, 10/100/1000Base-T Ethernet (802.3, 802.3u, 802.3ab); Hi-Speed USB 2.0 certified interface for direct printing from USB flash drive
Print languages
Adobe PostScript 3, Adobe PDF 1.7, TIFF, JPEG, CALS G4, HP-GL/2, HP-RTL
Power consumption
< 100 W (printing); < 32 W (ready); < 0.3 W (< 6.5 W with embedded Digital Front End) (sleep); 0.1 W (off)
Operating temperature range
5 to 40ºC
Operating humidity range
20 to 80% RH
Dimensions (W x D x H)
1293 x 695 x 998 mm
1 Year Limited Warranty (Next Business Day On-Site)
What's in the box
HP DesignJet Z9+ PostScript Printer; printheads; introductory ink cartridges; printer stand and media bin; spindle; quick reference guide; setup poster; power cord
Software included
Printer drivers, HP Click, HP Web Jetadmin, HP JetAdvantage Security Manager, HP DesignJet Utility including HP Color Center, HP Partner Link Pay-per-use, HP MPS

[1] Maximum rate of output for color image 100% color coverage. Printed on maximum roll size, with Original HP Vivid Photo Inks.

[2] Mechanical printing time with Original HP Vivid Photo Inks.

[3] Borderless printing available on photo gloss, photo satin, polypropylene, and backlit roll media.

[5] ±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.

[6] Measured on HP Matte Film.

[7] ICC absolute colorimetric accuracy on HP Premium Instant-dry Satin Photo Paper with HP Vivid Photo Inks.

[8] With HP Premium Instant-dry Satin Photo Paper with HP Vivid Photo Inks.

[9] Based on 4 GB RAM.

[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.

[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.