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HP Designjet Z3100ps GP 610 mm Photo Printer

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 reviews of HP Designjet Z3100ps GP 610 mm Photo Printer. The average rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Comments about the size and connectivity are generally positive. The design and performance also get good reviews. There are some mixed reviews about the usability and price.

durability, performance, design, connectivity, size

On average, users rate this product 60/100.

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I have online chat transcripts from HP prior to my purchasing this printer in mid-December 2007 that state printer will function with Leopard. End of Dec. I was told driver would be available in January. In January I am told wait till March? The...

I purchased this printer based on numerous positive reviews with operating software on Mac 10.4

The software driver for Mac Leopard is not estimated out till March 2008

Feb, 2008

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Currently our favorite printer!


You probably don't need the ps version if you are a photographer and don't print actual cmyk pre-press proof files. The included APS (Advanced Profiling Solution) is not necessary if you only use HP papers, but is nice for making the best 3rd party...

This is a great printer. It is our favorite fine art printer in the studio. We also have an Epson 9800 (and 4000, 4800, 9600), and the z3100 is the best, especially if you can only have one large format printer. We have expensive separate color...

It took several software releases to finally bring this new printer close to it's full potential, but the latest software is great, and HP continues to release updates

Dec, 2007

Product Specifications

Print exquisite results with breakthrough color accuracy and consistency with HP's 12-ink DesignJet. Revolutionizing the large format market with breakthrough innovations & leading-edge quality, the HP DesignJet Z3100 Photo Printer 12-ink printing system with HP Vivera pigment inks delivers exquisite, lasting color & black-and-white prints and a broad color gamut. The first printer ever to include an embedded spectrophotometer with i1 color technology, you're ensured breakthrough accuracy & consistency across a variety of papers, without additional costs. All this, and you can count on HP for easy, reliable printing.


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Compatibility:Mac / PC
Country Kits:Argentina / Chile
Localization:Dutch / English / French / German / Italian / Portuguese / Spanish
Model:Z3100ps GP
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP DesignJet

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Microsoft Certification:Certified for Windows Vista
Vista Certification:Certified for Windows Vista


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Connectivity Technology:Wired
Interface:Ethernet 10/100Base-TX / USB
Language Simulation:PCL 3 / PostScript
Large Format Printer Size:24"/44"
Large Format Printer Size (metric):1118 mm/610 mm
Max H-Resolution B/W:2400dpi
Max H-Resolution Color:2400dpi
Max Media Size (Standard):Roll (44 in x 300 ft)/Roll A1 (24 in x 300 ft)
Max Printing Speed Color:2.2min/page
Max V-Resolution B/W:1200dpi
Max V-Resolution Color:1200dpi
Media Type:Backlit paper / Bond paper / Coated paper / Glossy photo paper / Heavy-weight coated paper / High-gloss proofing paper / Matte photo paper / Matte proofing paper / Satin photo paper / Self-adhesive vinyl / Semi-gloss photo paper / Semi-gloss proofing paper
Output Type:Color
Type:Large-format printer


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Installed Size:256MB
Max Supported Size:256MB


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OS Required:Apple MacOS X 10.2 / Apple MacOS X 10.3 / Apple MacOS X 10.4 or later / Microsoft Windows 2000 / XP

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