HP DesignJet 4500ps Colour Large Format Printer


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  • Firewire
  • 1200 x 1200 dpi Print
  • Adobe®PostScript® Level 3 and PDF 1.5
  • Two Rolls with Automatic Roll-Switching
  • 256MB (512MB) RAM
  • Windows, Mac Compatible
  • 40GB HDD
  • PostScript
  • 1200 x 2400 dpi Print Enhanced


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Detailed Specification


Printer Standard Resolution 1200 x 1200 dpi Print
Printer Enhanced Resolution 1200 x 2400 dpi Print Enhanced
Print Method Colour Layering technology, PhotoREt III


Interface Type(s) Firewire
Enhanced Input/Output Slots 1
Network Interface Fast Ethernet (10/100 Mbps) Network
IEEE 1394 (Firewire) Port IEEE 1394a (Firewire)
Network Operating Systems Supported Microsoft Windows 98, Me, NT 4.0 Workstation, NT 4.0 Server, 2000, XP, Server 2003, Apple Mac OS X v 10.2.8, 10.3, 10.4, Citrix MetaFrame
Optional Connectivity HP Jetdirect 40d Gigabit Print Server for the HP Designjet 4000 Printer series, HP Designjet 4000 Printer series High Speed USB 2.0 card, HP Jetdirect 620n LAN Card

System Specification

Memory (Maximum) 256MB (512MB) RAM
Hard Disk 40GB HDD


Operating Systems Supported Windows, Mac Compatible
System Requirements Windows NT 4.0: Pentium II 300 MHz, 64 MB RAM, 400 MB available hard disk space; Windows 98 SE, Me: Pentium 133 MHz, 48 MB RAM, 300 MB available hard disk space; Windows 2000, 2003 Server: Pentium II 300 MHz, 128 MB RAM, 400 MB available hard disk space;

Media Handling

Paper Handling Input 1 Two Rolls with Automatic Roll-Switching
Maximum Paper Size A0
Media Types Supported Paper (plain, inkjet, coated, heavyweight coated, super heavyweight coated, semi-gloss, glossy, natural tracing, photo), film
Paper Handling Finisher Option 1 Standard: Automatic Cutter
Paper Handling Finisher Option 2 Office Finisher (Stacking)
Paper Handling Finisher Option 3 Professional Finisher (Folding)
Paper Size A3, A2, A1, A0 (rolls up to 1067 mm wide)

Barcodes & Labels

Barcode 882780227606


Mono or Colour Printer Colour
Technology Large Format Printer
Dimensions 193.0cm (W) x 80.0cm (D) x 135.0cm (H) - Weight 185.0kg
Environmental Humidity 20 to 80% Operating Temperature 5 to 40C
Power Consumption Printing/Standby/Sleep Modes 500W
Product Summary HP DesignJet 4500ps A4 Colour Inkjet Printer
Product Type Inkjet Printer
Voltage/ Power/ Frequency 100 to 240VAC / 50 to 60Hz

Consumable Info

Number of Inks,Colours/Droplet Size 4
Number of Print Cartridges 4 (black, cyan, magenta, yellow)


Emulations Adobe®PostScript® Level 3 and PDF 1.5
Printer Languages PostScript
Drivers HP-GL/2, HP-RTL Windows drivers, PS Windows drivers, ADI driver for AutoCAD R14, support for AutoCAD 200x, support for Citrix MetaFrame environments, PS driver for Mac OS X v 10.2.8, 10.3, 10.4
Software Included HP Designjet software for Windows and Macintosh

In the Box

In The Box HP Designjet 4500ps Printer, stand and bin, setup poster, user's documentation CD, software set up for Windows and Mac CD, quick reference guide and holder, media sample, maintenance kit, power cord, spindle adaptor (3-in), printheads (8), printhead clean


Warranty One-year, next-business-day on-site warranty

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All print speeds, running cost calculations and consumable life cycles are MANUFACTURER ESTIMATES based on 5% per page coverage. Images are used for illustration purposes only

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Running Costs

-All consumable life cycles are manufacturer estimates based on 5% coverage per A4 page

*Estimation based on toner/ink cartridges only and excludes long life components such as image drums and fusers.

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