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HP DesignJet 800 Printer

alaTest has collected and analyzed 58 reviews from magazines and websites. Views about the paper handling and value for money are generally positive. The performance and usability are also appreciated, but there are some critical comments about the reliability and size.

usability, performance, value for money, paper handling

size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the HP DesignJet 800 Printer is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 58 reviews)

3 expert reviews

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for HP DesignJet 800 Printer

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 2 user reviews of HP DesignJet 800 Printer from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Printers on Amazon.co.uk.

paper handling, usability

value for money

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

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Amazon.com review summary for HP DesignJet 800 Printer

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 37 user reviews of HP DesignJet 800 Printer from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.5/5 for other Printers on Amazon.com.

performance, value for money, usability

reliability

92% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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Hewlett-Packard Packard DesignJet 5000ps InkJet Printer Reviews

 

Hewlett-Packard presents its DesignJet 5000PS printer - a network-ready high-volume graphics printing solution for print service providers and retaile

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Good resolution, poor color management

 

Good resolution, easy to use and maintain

Black/gray colors on glossy paper turn green, few original HP medias have color profile, no UV inks

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Disappointing accessory

 

I can't see why manual duplexing "flip the stack and thru again" is not supported. I'm thinking that it's just so they can sell more of this less than fully functional hardware. And the paper feeding reliability is even lower on once-printed sheets...

1- Easy to install on my OfficeJet K5400tn

1- Supports only a limited subset of the paper types and sizes supported in single-sided mode. I am very disappointed that it does not support legal size paper as the .PDF manuals for which I mainly need the duplex printing, often perfectly fit on...

Product Specifications

Hewlett-Packard presents its DesignJet 5000PS printer - a network-ready high-volume graphics printing solution for print service providers and retailers. HP Jetexpress technology ensures high-speed printing through wide print heads and high nozzle volume - without sacrificing image quality. HP Designjet Webaccess lets you manage print jobs from any Internet connection. "Virtual computer" boosts productivity by processing the next job while printing. HP's color layering technology creates photo-quality results. This line of printers is network ready - comes ready to print right out of the box. It features two ink systems: indoor and outdoor UV, high capacity ink cartridges and long life print heads, built-in smart chips identify low ink levels and worn print heads. Ink cartridges are independent and can be replaced individually. HP Zoomsmart technology easily enlarges any image. In addition powerful combination of color management tools eliminates guess work. This printer comes with UV inks.

Cable

Cable Subcategory:Power/Serial
I/O Cable Type:Power cable/Serial panel
Left Connector Gender:Male
Left Connector Type:9 pin D-Sub (DB-9)

Consumable

Color:Black / Cyan / Light cyan / Light magenta / Magenta / Yellow
Consumable Type:Printer upgrade kit

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:13.3in/15.2in/18.5in/18.9in/19in/26.6in/26.8in/27in
Height:13.8in/14.2in/14in/2.4in/3.4in/42.9in/42.9in / 43in/43in/50.4in/50in
Weight:11lbs/181lbs/220lbs/22lbs/264.6lbs/6lbs/84.9lbs/85.1lbs/99.2lbs/99.2lbs / 99lbs/99lbs/9lbs
Width:16.5in/17.5in/49.3in/49in/66.9in/66.9in / 67in/67in/77.8in/78in/95.7in

General

Consumable Subcategory:Other
Printer Consumable Class:Consumables and kits
Technology:Ink-jet

Header

Compatibility:Mac / PC/Mac / PC / Unix/PC/PC / Mac
Country Kits:Denmark/Europe/France/Germany/Mexico/N/a/Spain/United Kingdom/United States
Localization:English/French/German/N/a/Spanish
Manufacturer:Hewlett-Packard
Model:42 inch/4X DDR PCI-E Single Port HCA/5000/5000ps/5000ps uv/5000uv/60 inch/800/800ps/iLO2 Port Option Kit
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP/HP DesignJet/HP Dye Upgrade Kit/HP InfiniBand/HP UV Upgrade Kit

Miscellaneous

Category of Accessory:Printer accessories/Printing consumables
Color:Black/Dark gray/Gray/White
Microsoft Certification:Works with Windows Vista
Product Type:Duplexer/Media tray/Media tray / feeder/Pickup roller kit/Print cartridge container/Printer delivery roller/Printer roll-feed/Printer stand and media bin kit/Printer transfer roller
Vista Certification:Works with Windows Vista

Modem

Type: None

Networking

Cabling Type:4x InfiniBand (SFF-8470)
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Form Factor:Plug-in card
Type:Network adapter/Print server

Printer

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Form Factor:Stationary
Interface:Ethernet 10/100Base-TX / Parallel/Ethernet 10/100Base-TX / Parallel / USB/Parallel / Ethernet 10/100Base-TX/Parallel / USB / Ethernet 10/100Base-TX
Language Simulation:CALS G4 / EPSON GL/2 / HP GL/2 / HP RTL/CALS G4 / HP GL/2 / HP RTL/CALS G4 / HP GL/2 / HP RTL / PostScript 3/HP GL / HP GL/2 / HP RTL/HP GL / HP GL/2 / HP RTL / CALS G4/HP GL/2 / HP PML / HP RTL/HP GL/2 / HP PML / HP RTL / PostScript 3/HP GL/2 / HP RTL/HP GL/2 / HP RTL / PostScript 3/HP RTL / CALS G4 / HP GL/2/HP RTL / HP GL/2/PostScript 3 / HP RTL / HP GL/2
Large Format Printer Size:24 / 24"/24"/42 / 42"/42"/60"
Large Format Printer Size (metric):1067 mm/1524 mm/610 mm
Max H-Resolution B/W:1200dpi/2400dpi
Max H-Resolution Color:1200dpi/2400dpi
Max Media Size (Standard):42 in x 74.7 in / Roll (42 in x 150 ft)/Roll (42 in x 150 ft)/Roll (42 in x 150 ft) / 42 in x 74.7 in/Roll (42 in x 300 ft)/Roll (42 in)/Roll (60 in x 300 ft)/Roll (60 in)/Roll (60 in) / Roll (42 in x 300 ft)/Roll A1 (24 in x 150 ft)
Max Printing Speed:551.1sq.ft/hour/569.4sq.ft/hour/82.9sq.ft/hour/84sq.ft/hour/85sq.ft/hour
Max Printing Speed Color:1866.5sq.ft/hour/499.4sq.ft/hour/569.4sq.ft/hour/85sq.ft/hour
Max V-Resolution B/W:1200dpi/600dpi
Max V-Resolution Color:1200dpi/600dpi
Media Path Type:Curved/Straight
Media Type:Backlit film / Banners / Canvas paper / Coated paper / Glossy photo paper / Heavy-weight coated paper / Plain paper / Poster board / Satin paper / Semi-gloss photo paper / Vinyl/Banners / Coated paper / Glossy photo paper / Heavy-weight coated paper / Plain paper / Poster board / Satin paper / Semi-gloss photo paper/Banners / Coated paper / Heavy-weight coated paper / High-gloss photo paper / Matte film / Plain paper / Satin paper / Semi-gloss photo paper / Tracing paper / Translucent paper / Vinyl/Banners / Coated paper / Heavy-weight coated paper / Matte film / Photo paper / Satin paper / Semi-gloss photo paper / Tracing paper / Vellum paper / Vinyl/Canvas paper / Coated paper / Glossy photo paper / Heavy-weight coated paper / High-gloss photo paper / Plain paper / Poster board / Satin glossy paper / Semi-gloss photo paper / Vinyl/Coated paper / Glossy paper / Heavy-weight coated paper / High-gloss photo paper / Imaging film / Matte film / Plain paper / Satin glossy paper / Semi-gloss photo paper / Tracing
Output Type:Color
PostScript Support:Included/Not available/Standard
Technology:Ink-jet
Total Media Capacity:1500sheets/1rolls
Type:Large-format printer

RAM

Installed Size:128MB/160MB/192MB/96MB
Max Supported Size:160MB/256MB

Scanner

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS / Microsoft Windows 2000 / Microsoft Windows NT 4.0/Apple MacOS / Microsoft Windows 2000 / Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 / Microsoft Windows XP/Apple MacOS / Microsoft Windows 2000 / NT4.0 / Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition / Microsoft Windows XP/Apple MacOS 8.1 / Apple MacOS 8.5 / Apple MacOS 8.6 / Apple MacOS 9.x / Linux / Microsoft Windows 2000 / NT4.0 / Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition / Microsoft Windows XP / UNIX/Apple MacOS 8.1 / Apple MacOS 8.5 / Apple MacOS 8.6 / Apple MacOS 9.x / Linux / Microsoft Windows 2000 / NT4.0 / Microsoft Windows XP / UNIX/Apple MacOS 8.1 / Apple MacOS 8.5 / Apple MacOS 8.6 / Apple MacOS 9.x / Microsoft Windows 2000 / NT4.0 / Microsoft Windows XP/Apple MacOS 8.1 or later / Microsoft Windows 2000 / NT4.0/Apple MacOS 8.1 or later / Microsoft Windows 2000 / NT4.0 / Microsoft Windows XP/Microsoft Windows 2000 / NT4.0 / Microsoft Windows XP/Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 / Apple MacOS / Microsoft Windows 2000/Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 / Apple MacOS / Microsoft Window
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