HP DesignJet Z6 44in PostScript


Expect Nothing Less Than Perfection More quality with fewer inks. Deliver professional photo and high-definition prints and save time with the first integrated vertical trimmer. protect your work and information with industry-leading security. Get incredible results without compromising. You can have it all. Perfect for printing maps and other technical drawings where high-definition detail, high-contrast color, and smooth gradients are paramount, the HP DesignJet Z6 PostScript Print Series also makes easy work of complex files with powerful processing architecture. Built-in security helps protect your device, data, and documents. And the integrated vertical trimmer cuts maps to different sizes in fewer steps.

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Model HP DesignJet Z6 44-in PostScript Printer (T8W16A)
Manufacturer HP




  • Max print speed: 916 ft²/hr1 (85.1 m²/hr1) on plain media
  • Color images: Normal: 1.4 min/page2 on A1/D or up to 22.7 m²/hr1 (244 ft²/hr1) on coated media Best: 3.7 min/page2 on A1/D or up to 86 ft²/hr1 (8 m²/hr1) on glossy media
  • Print resolution: p to 2400 x 1200 optimized dpi
  • Technology: HP Thermal Inkjet
  • Margins: Roll: 0.2 x 0.2 x 0.2 x 0.2 in (borderless on select media and on all media when using V-Trimmer) (5 x 5 x 5 x 5 mm (borderless on select media3, and on all media when using V-Trimmer))
  • Sheet: 0.2 x 0.67 x 0.2 x 0.2 in (5 x 17 x 5 x 5 mm)
  • Ink Types: Pigment-based
  • Ink Cartridges: 6 (cyan, magenta, yellow, matte black, photo black, chromatic red)
  • Ink Drop: 7/3 pl dual-drop weight (M, C, PK); 6 pl single-drop weight (Y, CR, MK)
  • Printheads: 3 universal printheads (valid for all colors)


  • Short-term color stability: < 1 dE2000 in less than 5 minutes
  • Long term print-to-print repeatability: Average < 0.5 dE2000, 95% of colors < 1.4 dE2000
  • Maximum optical density: 4 L* min/2.5 D


  • Handling: Single-roll: Roll feed, front sheet feed, media output bin, automatic horizontal cutter; Dual-roll: Two automatic roll feeds, smart roll-switching, front sheet feed, media output bin, automatic horizontal cutter and vertical trimmer (cuts all HP Z-series printer-qualified media, including most all canvas. Does not Support HP Adhesive media or canvas with hard stiff meses.)
  • Sheet size: 24-in: 8.3 x 11 to 24 x 66 in; 44-in: 8.3 x 11 to 44 x 66 in; (24-in: 210 x 279 to 610 x 1676 mm; 44-in: 210 x 279 to 1118 x 1676 mm)
  • Roll size: 24-in: 11 to 24-in; 44-in: 11 to 44-in; (24-in: 279 to 610-mm; 44-in: 279 to 1118-mm)
  • Standard sheets: 24-in: A, B, C, D; 44-in: A, B, C, D, E; (24-in: A4, A3, A2, A1; 44-in: A4, A3, A2, A1, A0)
  • Weight: Up to 500 g/m2
  • Thickness: Up to 31.5 mil (Up to 0.8 mm)


  • Banners; Exhibition and event graphics; Light boxes – film; Maps; Orthophotos; Point of sale/display; Posters


  • 128 GB (virtual); 500 GB self-encrypting hard disk


  • Interfaces: Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, 10/100/1000Base-T Ethernet (802.3, 802.3u, 802.3ab); USB Type-A host port
  • Print languages (standard): Adobe PostScript 3, Adobe PDF 1.7, TIFF, JPEG, CALS G4, HP-GL/2, HP-RTL
  • Mobile printing features: Direct print for mobile apps for iOS, Android and Chrome OS; email printing with HP ePrint and HP Smart app for iOS and Android
  • Drivers: Raster and PostScript drivers for Windows and macOS; PDF driver for Windows


  • 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.

DIMENSIONS (w x d x h)

  • Printer: 50.9 x 27.4 x 39.3 in (1293 x 695 x 998 mm)
  • Shipping: 56.7 x 30.2 x 28.3 in (1440 x 766 x 718 mm)


  • Printer: 145 lb (66 kg)
  • Shipping: 214 lb (97 kg)


  • 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


  • Operating temperature: 41 to 104*F (5 to 40*C)
  • Operating humidity: 20 to 80% RH


  • Sound pressure: 42 dB(A) (operating); 33 dB(A) (idle); < 16 dB(A) (sleep)
  • Sound power: 6.0 B(A) (operating); 5.1 B(A) (idle); <3.4 B(A) (sleep)


  • Consumption: < 100 W (printing); < 32 W (ready); < 0.3 W (< 6.5 W with embedded Digital Front End) (sleep); 0.1 W (off)
  • Requirements: Input voltage (autoranging): 100 – 240 V (±10%), 50/60 Hz (±3 Hz), 2 A max