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HP DesignJet 800PS 42" Plotter (MFG PART#C7780C-R) - Refurbished

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The 42 inch HP Designjet 800PS Plotter with an included Adobe PostScript 3 RIP, provides detailed illustrations, accurate proofs and power presentations for advertising agencies, design studios, and graphics workgroups.

Our Refurbishing Process

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1)  Rebuild the device:
  Our professional technicians do a full diagnostic rebuild on unit. The fuser is re-built and installed, Rollers are replaced, Pads replaced,  and signature upgrades are made to the machine. 
2)  Clean the device:  Once the printer has been rebuilt and completely tested, the parts are replaced, we give the device a thorough cleaning - inside and out. Toner deposits, old, yellowing stains, scratches, and any residue removed.
3)  Repaint the device:  To give the device a Brand New look, we paint over all the yellowing panels and old stains the device has accumulated over time.
4)  Final Testing and Quality Assurance.  To ensure that everything is still working after the cleaning and repainting, we test the device one final time.
5)  Packaging: We have world-class packaging. After a complete battery of tests on the unit, it is packaged in INSTA-PAK FOAM to ensure your unit will arrive for a positive, out-of-box experience.
6)  Ship the device.  Finally, once all the previous steps are completed, the device is ready to be shipped to its new home or office. You will receive excellent customer service available during business hours along with free technical support with your purchase!



The 42 inch HP Designjet 800PS Plotter with an included Adobe PostScript 3 RIP, provides detailed illustrations, accurate proofs and power presentations for advertising agencies, design studios, and graphics workgroups. HP Designjet 800 Series plotters are network-ready, and contain a "virtual computer" inside, which boosts productivity by doing all of the file processing work, thus, freeing up the computer quickly. The HP Designjet 800PS plotter is perfect for architectural firms, engineering departments and other technical groups relining on fast, accurate illustrations, precise line drawings, and high-resolution renderings. Producing color images at 85 square feet/hr (D size fast mode) and line drawings in just 60 seconds the 800PS uses its 160MB of RAM and 6GB of hard disk space to its advantage when it comes to getting media out the door. The 800PS has precise ink placement technology that ensures crisp, sharp lines and text. When this printer is combined with HP's color layering technology, users can create smooth color transitions and photo quality results.


Key Specifications HP DesignJet 800 (42")
Manufacturer Part Number  C7780C
Print Technology HP Thermal Inkjet
Color Control  • PhotoREt III HP Color Layering Technology
 • Uses more color levels to deliver higher quality printing without disadvantages of higher DPI, such as slow printing speed and larger file sizes 
Print Speed  • Fast Mode: Line drawings:  90 seconds, color images: 85 sq. ft./hr
 • Normal Mode: 36 sq. ft./hr 
 • Best Quality: 21 sq. ft./hr 
Resolution 2400 x 1200 DPI 
with HP Color Layering Technology
Connectivity Ports  • Centrontics parallel
 • IEEE 1284-compliant (ECP)
 • USB 1.1 (Windows 98, 2000, and Mac OS 8.5, 8.6, 9.0 only)
Optional Network Ports  • HP Jetdirect 600n / 610n (EIO) internal print servers (Part#: J3111A)
 • HP Jetdirect 500x, 300x, and 170x external print servers
Networking HP Jetdirect EIO internal print server for Fast Ethernet 10/100Base-TX
Language & Fonts Adobe® PostScript® 3, HP-GL/2, HP RTL, CALS G4 (TIFF and JPEG files from UNIX®, Linux and Windows NT via ZEHRaster Plus)
Typefaces 136 PostScript® built-in Roman fonts, Asian PostScript fronts in-the-box, Morisawa fonts for Japan, support for Sandoll, Hancom and Yoon PS fonts and Arphic for Taiwan
Memory 160 MG RAM (Max)
Hard Drives 6 GB
Paper Handling Input  • Single Sheet Feeder
 • Roll Feed
Media Cuter Automatic Cutter
Types/Sizes • Media Types: Bright White Inkjet Paper (bond), Translucent Bond, Natural Tracing Paper, Vellum, Clear Film, Matte Film, Coated Paper, Heavyweight Coated Paper, High-Gloss Photo Paper, Paper-Based Semi-Gloss, Satin Poster Paper, Studio Canvas, Banners with Tyvek, Colorfast Adhesive Vinyl
• Media Sizes: 8.3" to 24" wide sheets; 24" rolls, maximum print length: 150'
Misc. Features Power Requirements 100 to 240 V AC ±10% auto-ranging; 50 to 60 Hz, 3 amps maximum
Power Consumption 150 W
Noise Levels • Printing: 52 dBa
• Operating: 65 dBa
Temperature • Operating: 59ºF to 95ºF (15ºC to 35ºC)
• Storage: -40ºF to 158ºF (-40ºC to 70ºC)
Humidity Operating: 20% to 80% RH
Environmental Features US EPA Energy Star® compliant
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.
Supplies Plotter Ink These toners are designed specifically for the HP DesignJet 800 Series:
Ink Types: Pigment-based black, Dye-based color
• Black Ink Cartridge (Part#: C4844A) Yields 1,430 pages @ 5% coverage
• Cyan Ink Cartridge (Part#: C4911A) Yields 1,430 pages @ 5% coverage
• Magenta Ink Cartridge (Part#: C4912A) Yields 1,430 pages @ 5% coverage
• Yellow Ink Cartridge (Part#: C4913A) Yields 1,430 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)
• 42" spindle (Part#: C2390A)
• Fiery X4-W external RIP (requires 120 MB RAM module) (Part#: C7789A)
Dimensions (H x W x D) Unit 43" x 67" x 27"
As Shipped 78" x 25" x 38"
Weight Unit 99 lb
As Shipped 257 lb
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.

High Speed

• Color images at 85 ft2/hr (D-size fast mode)

• Line drawings in just 60 seconds (D-size super fast mode)



Uncompromising Image Quality

• Up to 2400 dpi resolution (on glossy media)

• Rich, brilliant colors from print to print, regardless of ink levels or print head usage

• Precise ink placement ensures crisp, sharp lines and text

• HP color layering technology combines ink drops on a single dot to create smooth color transitions and photo-quality results -- even up close



Smart Printing

• "Virtual computer" inside processes files, quickly freeing up the computer

• Supports queuing, nesting and processes the next job while printing

• High capacity HP No. 82 ink cartridges and long life HP No. 11 print heads mean fewer supplies changes, unattended printing and low cost of ownership

• Network ready -comes ready to print right out of the box

• Built-in smart chips identify low ink levels and worn print heads

• Ink cartridges and print heads are replaceable - replace what you need, when you need

• HP Zoomsmart scaling technology allows easy large-format printing from any Windows application and easily enlarges any image

• Optional EFI Fiery X4-W external RIP provides EFI tools and workflow for design professionals



Simple To Use

• Drivers are easy to install and the control panel is simple to navigate

• Smooth media loading and automatic alignment

• Ink set changes take less than one minute

• Finished prints are automatically cut and stacked (optional on 24-inch models)



Designjet 800PS

• 160 MB RAM and 6 GB hard disk (standard and maximum)

• Color management obtained through automatic Pantone calibration, offset printing press emulations EuroScale, SWOP, DIC and TOYO), ICC profiles for Windows and Macintosh (800PS only). Pantone Certified

• Pantone certified


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