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HP DesignJet 30

HP DesignJet 30
alaAverage 4.5

3 reviews

Jul, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the print quality, but there are some critical opinions about the noise and value for money.

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value for money, noise

On average, users rate this product 90/100.

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Designjet 30

 

Exceptional output quality for photographs and artwork - producing better and more duarable output than A3 photo printers.

High-quality media can be expensive, and the LCD is unhelpful. There's an irritating error noise, and high-quality paper smells funny.

Not having a RIP as standard makes sense, and not just because we much prefer EFI's Best Designer Edition to HP's PosterJet. Because of the improvements that HP has made to this printer ink, paper and print head, the Designjet 30 produces the best A3...

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Product Specifications

The HP Designjet 30 series wide-format, six-color printing systems produce fade-resistant, photo-quality images, giving you stunning results print after print. Whether designs call for postcard-size images or full-color pages, this printer delivers the job affordably and reliably. Quick print speeds up to 4mpp for /B size in Normal mode help you get the job done. Color technologies from HP deliver reliable and accurate color. Automatic Closed Loop Color (CLC) calibration ensures reliable color consistency, while automatic Pantone calibration, offset emulations, and CMYKplus support, available via an optional RIP, provide highly accurate and predictable color. HP Color Layering technology produces a range of colors and smooth tonal transitions. Six printheads and individual ink cartridges mean fewer ink changes and no waste. Drivers with special graphics options are optimized to support both Mac and Windows printing.

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:17.4in
Height:28.5in/8.8in
Weight:27.6lbs
Width:28.5in/8.8in

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Header

Compatibility:Mac / PC
Country Kits:Canada / United States/Denmark/Europe/United Kingdom
Localization:English
Manufacturer:Hewlett-Packard
Model:30
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP DesignJet

Miscellaneous

Microsoft Certification:Works with Windows Vista
Vista Certification:Works with Windows Vista

Modem

Type: None

Networking

Type: None

Printer

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Interface:Parallel / USB
Language Simulation:PCL 3
Large Format Printer Size:13"
Large Format Printer Size (metric):330 mm
Max H-Resolution B/W:2400dpi
Max H-Resolution Color:2400dpi
Max Media Size (Standard):A3 plus (13 in x 16.65 in) / Super B (13 in x 19 in)
Max Printing Speed:4min/page
Max Printing Speed Color:1.6min/page/4min/page
Max V-Resolution B/W:1200dpi
Max V-Resolution Color:1200dpi
Media Type:Banners / Coated paper / Envelopes / Glossy paper / Heavy-weight coated paper / Photo paper / Plain paper / Semi-gloss photo paper / Transparencies/Coated paper / Envelopes / Glossy paper / Heavy-weight coated paper / Photo paper / Plain paper / Proofing paper / Semi-gloss paper / Transparencies/Coated paper / Glossy paper / Heavy-weight coated paper / Photo paper / Plain paper / Proofing paper / Semi-gloss paper / Transparencies
Output Type:Color
PostScript Support:Optional
Technology:Ink-jet
Total Media Capacity:1sheets
Type:Large-format printer

RAM

Installed Size:64MB
Max Supported Size:64MB

Scanner

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS 9.1 / Apple MacOS X 10.1.5 / Microsoft Windows 2000 / NT4.0 / Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition / Microsoft Windows Server 2003 / Microsoft Windows XP/Apple MacOS 9.1 / Apple MacOS X 10.1.5 / Microsoft Windows 2000 / XP / Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition / Microsoft Windows NT 4.0/Apple MacOS 9.1 or later / Apple MacOS X 10.1.5 / Microsoft Windows 2000 / NT4.0 / Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition / Microsoft Windows Server 2003 / Microsoft Windows XP/Apple MacOS 9.1 or later / Apple MacOS X 10.1.5 or later / Microsoft Windows 2000 / NT4.0 / Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition / Microsoft Windows Server 2003 / Microsoft Windows XP
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