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HP DesignJet 500 42" Plotter

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HP DesignJet 500 42" Plotter (MFG PART#C7770B- R) - Refurbished

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The HP Designjet 500 40" Plotter is a Large-Format Printer, Color Printer, Inkjet Printer, with color resolution: 1200 x 600 dpi


The 42 inch HP Designjet 500 plotter delivers clear, crisp images with rich and uncompromising image quality. This plotter delivers Hewlett Packard quality which has been the reason that the 500 series has been the best selling plotter for several years. The versatile paper handling capabilities let you choose between roll and sheet-fed paper of many different types (such as inkjet paper, heavyweight paper, coated paper, Tyvek, film, and many more). The supplies are very easy to change and since the plotter is equipped with smart chips that identify low ink levels and worn printheads, it will give you ample time to change the consumables. Regardless of printhead usage or ink levels, you can expect brilliant colors and consistent output. HP's high capacity ink cartridges and long life printheads make it easy to conduct unattended printing while giving you a low total cost of ownership. In addition, HP Zoomsmart scaling technology allows easy printing from any Microsoft Windows application. The Hewlett Packard Designjet 500 is the perfect choice for graphics and technical professionals who want an all-purpose plotter that is smart, durable, and reasonably priced for their personal office or small to medium sized workgroup.


Key Specifications DesignJet 500 (42")
Manufacturer Part #
Print Technology
HP Thermal Inkjet
Color Control
PhotoREt III HP Color Layering Technology
Uses more color levels to deliver higher quality printing without the disadvantages of higher DPI, such as slow printing speed and larger file sizes.
Print Speed
Fast Mode: D-size line drawings: 90 seconds; color images: 85 sq. ft./hr
Normal Mode: 36 sq. ft./hr
Best Quality: 21 sq. ft./hr
1200 X 600 DPI
with HP Color Layering Technology
Ports Centronics parallel
USB 1.1
Network Ports
HP Jetdirect 600n/610n (EIO) internal print servers (Part #: J3111A)
HPGL/2 accessory card (Part #: C7772A)
Languages and Fonts
Optional HP-GL/2, HP RTL, CALS G4 with the HP-GL/2 accessory card (Part #: C7772A)

16 MB RAM (Expandable to 160 MB with HP-GL/2 accessory card (Part #: C7772A)
1 slot open
Memory options designed specifically for the HP DesignJet 500 Series:
HP-GL/2 accessory card AND 16 MB RAM module (Part #: C7772A)
64 MB RAM module (Part #: C2387A)
128 MB RAM module (Part #: C2388A)

Paper Handling
Input Single Sheet Feed
Roll Feed
Input Options 24" Spindle (Part #: C2389A)
42" Spindle (Part #: C2390A)
Media Cuter Automatic Cutter
Types/Sizes Media Types: HP Bright White Inkjet Paper (bond), Translucent Bond, Natural Tracing Paper, Vellum, Clear Film, Matte Film, Coated Paper, Heavyweight Coated Paper, High-Gloss Photo Paper, Semi-Gloss Photo Paper, Paper-Based Semi-Gloss, Satin Poster Paper, Studio Canvas, Banners with Tyvek, Colorfast Adhesive Vinyl
Media Sizes: 8.3" to 42" wide, maximum length: 74.7", sheets, 24", 36" and 42" rolls, maximum print length: 150'
Misc. Features
Power Requirements 100 to 240 V AC 10% auto-ranging, 50 to 60 Hz, 3 amps max.
Power Consumption 150 W
Noise Levels Printing: 52 dBA
Power: 65 dBA
Temperature Operating: 59 F to 95 F (15C to 35C)
Storage: -40F to 158 F (-40C to 70C)
Humidity Operating: 20% to 80% RH


Regulatory Compliance Information and Safety: Compliant with the requirements for the ITE products EU: Low Voltage Directive, USA and Canada: CSA Certified for US and Canada, Mexico: NOM-1-NYCE, Argentina: IRAM, China: CCIB and CCEE, Singapore: PSB, Russia: GOST, Poland: PCBC

Electromagnetic Compatibility: Compliant with the requirements for Class B ITE products (Class A when connected to LAN cables) EU EMC Directive, USA FCC rules, Canada DOC, Australia ACA, New Zealand MoC, China CCIB, Japan VCCI. Class A for Korea MIC, Taiwan BSMI
Plotter Ink

These toners are designed specifically for the HP DesignJet 500 Series:
Ink Type: Pigment-based black, Dye-based color
Black Ink Cartridge (Part #: C4844A) Yields 1,400 pages @ 5% coverage
Cyan Ink Cartridge (Part #: C4911A) Yields 1,400 pages @ 5% coverage
Magenta Ink Cartridge (Part #: C4912A) Yields 1,400 pages @ 5% coverage
Yellow Ink Cartridge (Part #: C4913A) Yields 1,400 pages @ 5% coverage

Other Supplies
Black Print Head (Part #: C4810A)
Cyan Print Head (Part #: C4811A)
Magenta Print Head (Part #: C4812A)
Yellow Print Head (Part #: C4813A)
Warranty 90 Day Limited Warranty, covers telephone/Email technical support & non consumable parts) labor nor shipping will be included in anyway. It do not cover consumables like ink, printheads, paper, fusers, and cleaners.
Includes Power cord included.
Communication cables sold separately.
Does not include print heads or Ink Cartridges.
Features Print Size: Up to 42" Wide x 150" Long
Print Speed: 85 Square Feet Per Hour
Resolution: 1200 x 600 dpi
Memory: 16 MB (160 MB Max.)
Connectivity: Parallel and USB
Environments: PC Compatible


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