The HP Designjet 4500 large format printer is the next step in superior printing and exceptional output. The 42" 4500 has amazingly large input and output capabilities, able to handle one roll up to 575 feet or up to 2 rolls at the same time with auto-roll switching! The Designjet 4500 will create outstanding quality prints at high-performance speeds of up to 1,000 ft²/hr or 100 A1 size prints per hour. The 4500 will give you the productivity your business demands with FireWire and Ethernet connectivity, upgradeable memory and a standard 40 GB hard drive. Printing on a variety of paper and other media to get the most out your Designjet 4500, including Matte Film, Instant Dry photo paper, and Super Heavyweight Plus Matte Paper. Minimize your expenses and maximize your output with the HP Designjet 4500.
Print Speed: Up to 1000 ft²/hr
Resolution: Up to 2400 x 1200 dpi
Paper Handling: Up to 42" x 575' Long, Roll Feed
Memory: 256 MB (512 MB Max.), 40 GB Hard Drive
Connectivity: 10/100Base-TX Ethernet and FireWire
Environments: PC and Mac Compatible
Warranty: 1 Year, Next Business Day On Site
*Printer Stand and Basket Assembly Included
HP Designjet 4500 (42") Plotter: Supplies and Accessories Options
HP Designjet 4500 (42") Plotter Specifications
Part # Q1271A#A2L
Designjet 4500 42"
Manufacturer Part #
HP Color Thermal Inkjet, HP Color Layering technology, Enhanced sRGB printing and Adobe RGB, Close Loop Color (CLC), TIFF and JPEG with embedded ICC pro
Up to 25 Seconds, A1/D Size Up to 1.55 m²/min (Up to 93 m²/hr) Up to 1,000 ft²/hr (Up to 100 D/A1 size print per hour)
Up to 2400 x 1200 optimized dpi from 1200 x 1200 input on glossy media
1 x 10/100Base-TX Ethernet 2 x IEEE-1394a (FireWire)
HP JetDirect 620n LAN card HP JetDirect 40d Gigabit Print Server High Speed USB 2.0
Languages and Fonts
HP-GL/2, HP-RTL, TIFF, JPEG, CALS-G4
256 MB RAM (Expandable to 512 MB)
Paper (plain, inkjet, coated, heavyweight coated, super heavyweight coated, semi-gloss, glossy, translucent bond, natural tracing, photo, vellum), film.
Up to 42" Rolls, Up to 575 ft. long or 7.08" Roll Diameter (180mm)
50 to 328 g/m²
Automatic Roll Switching with 2" & 3" Rolls Automatic Cutter Optional Stacker
100 to 127/220 to 240 VAC (± 10%) auto range, 50/60 Hz (± 3 Hz)
Maximum: 800 W Standby: 105 W
Recommended: 59 to 86 °F (15 to 30 °C)
Recommended: 25% to 75% RH
These inks are designed specifically for the HP Designjet 4500 series: HP 90 Black Ink Cartridge, 400 ml (Part #: C5058A) HP 90 Black Ink Cartridge, 775 ml (Part #: C5059A) HP 90 Cyan Ink Cartridge, 225 ml (Part #: C5060A) HP 90 Cyan Ink Cartridge, 400 ml (Part #: C5061A) HP 90 Magenta Ink Cartridge, 225 ml (Part #: C5062A) HP 90 Magenta Ink Cartridge, 400 ml (Part #: C5063A) HP 90 Yellow Ink Cartridge, 225 ml (Part #: C5064A) HP 90 Yellow Ink Cartridge, 400 ml (Part #: C5065A)
HP 90 Black Printhead and Cleaner (Part #: C5054A) HP 90 Cyan Printhead and Cleaner (Part #: C5055A) HP 90 Magenta Printhead and Cleaner (Part #: C5056A) HP 90 Yellow Printhead and Cleaner (Part #: C5057A)
Dimensions (H X W X D)
53.2" X 76" X 31.5"
74.4" X 83.9" X 30.5"
One-year warranty with on-site, next business-day service backed by HP support centers around the world.
Includes in the Box
HP Designjet 4500 Printer Stand and Basket Assembly Roll Module Setup Poster Documentation & Drivers CD Quick Reference Guide and holder Media Sample Maintenance Kit Power Cord 3" Spindle Adaptor (4) Printheads (8) Printhead Cleaners (8) Ink Cartridges (4) Ink Cartridge Insert Ink Printhead Insert Customer Service Guide
HP Designjet 4500 (42") Plotter Features
Maximize productivity with the HP Designjet 4500 Printer series: Its large media input and output capacity enable unattended performance, and that - combined with optional high performance scanning/copying capabilities2 - makes it the ideal color production system for technical applications
This series incorporates large ink cartridges, two extra-long media rolls, and a flattening stacker that holds up to 200 plots, so you can handle large black-and-white or color jobs without intervention.
HP Double Swath Technology, which delivers twice the performance in color and black and white.1 (up to 2 A1/D-size in color and black and white in less than a minute and up to 100 A1/D-size per hour3).
With two long-life HP printheads for each color, get a wider print swath & a higher firing frequency for fast printing.
Excellent value from new high-capacity HP 90 775 ml Black Ink Cartridge and 3-ink Cartridge Multipack and Value Packs.
Large, flexible input capacity, with two rolls to allow for different media types or sizes, as well as fast automatic roll switching and long roll support up to 575 feet or 175 meters.
Large output capacity, with the optional HP Designjet 4500 Stacker capable of flattening and stacking up to 200 plots.
Count on the reliability of HP printers and printing supplies to reduce your support costs and increase uptime.
Print both accurate lines and professional-quality images
Patented dye-based color and pigment-based black HP inks produce accurate lines(up to 0.1 percent accuracy) and images (up to 2400 x 1200 dpi).
Get the right colors on the first print from HP's Professional color technologies, including: enhanced sRGB printing and AdobeRGB, Closed Loop Color and more (See Print technology specifications).
Exceptional output quality enabled by HP media, and HP Smart technology in HP supplies ensures optimal print quality and ease of use.
Double your large format inkjet printer's print capacity
HP Double Swath Technology, two long-life HP printheads for each color and the embedded processor deliver fast, simultaneous processing and printing.
Save time with the driverless multi-file printing workflow that is operating system independent.
Experience support for a wide range of formats, including TIFF, JPEG, CALS/G4, HP-RTL, HP-GL/2, as well as Adobe® PostScript Level 35 and PDF 1.5
Equipped with 256 MB of memory (expandable up to 512 MB) for excellent performance on even your most complex jobs.
Outstanding copy and scan performance
The HP Designjet 4500mfp achieves scan speeds of 3 inches (76mm) per second color and 10 inches (253mm) per second black and white, 2D/minute copy printing, and excellent image quality (508 dpi optical resolution).
Easy to integrate with a wide variety of industry leading third-party scan applications such as raster-to-vector-conversion or document management.
Integrated copy system features realtime printer, media, and queue info in the scanner user interface, copy accounting in the printer, and copy job priority capability.
An easy-to-use touch screen, easy color calibration, and easy print settings for printing sets make scanning and copying exceptionally user friendly.
HP Designjet 4500 (42") Plotter Included Items
HP Designjet 4500 Printer
Stand and Basket Assembly
Documentation & Drivers CD
Quick Reference Guide and holder
3" Spindle Adaptor (4)
Printhead Cleaners (8)
Ink Cartridges (4)
Ink Cartridge Insert
Ink Printhead Insert
Customer Service Guide
HP Designjet 4500 (42") Plotter Warranty Information
Warranty Length: One-year warranty with on-site, next business-day service
Details: If HP receives notice of a defect in any hardware product which is covered by HP’s warranty, HP shall either repair or replace the defective product, at HP’s option. If HP is unable to repair or replace, as applicable, a defective product which is covered by HP’s warranty, HP shall, within a reasonable time after being notified of the defect, refund the purchase price for the product.