HP Designjet Z6810 42 inch Production printer

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Key Specifications

Model size

42 in


64 GB file processing (based on 1 GB RAM)

Hard Drive

500 GB

Print speed maximum

Fast-Economode: 1225 ft/hr on plain media; Normal: 236 ft/hr on coated media; Best: 118 ft/hr on glossy media1


Up to 2400 x 1200 optimized dpi

Product overview

Achieve impressive results to meet your customers’ high-quality expectations. Accommodate production peaks and handle more jobs to increase your production volumes. Use your current RIPs2 and enjoy new tools that help you simplify your workflow.

IMPRESSIVE—Meet high-quality expectations

Help your customers stand out with high-quality output from impactful photos to canvas, backlits, POP, posters, maps, and line drawings. Avoid rework with consistent, accurate color across prints and printers, with the embedded spectrophotometer.3

RELIABLE—No need to change the way you work

This solution fits the way you work and provides new tools to help simplify your workflow. Keep using your current RIPs2, and easily create content and submit jobs with the HP Applications Center.4 Reduce media waste with HP Click software.

PRODUCTIVE—Increase your production volumes

Accommodate production peaks with fast print speeds, handle more jobs with 500 GB hard disk capacity, and work without interruption with long media rolls and 775-ml HP ink cartridges.

In the box

  • HP DesignJet Z6810 42-in Production Printer, spindle, printheads, introductory ink cartridges, maintenance cartridge, printer stand, media bin, 3-in spindle adapter kit, quick reference guide, setup poster, startup software, power cord
Model size 42 in
Print time color image ISO N5 (best, D glossy paper) 3.2 min/page5
Print time color image ISO N5 (normal, D glossy paper) 2.1 min/page5
Print time color image ISO N5 (draft, D coated paper) 18 sec/page5
Print time color image ISO N5 (normal, D coated paper) 1.5 min/page5
Print speed Fast-Economode: 1225 ft²/hr on plain media
Normal: 236 ft²/hr on coated media
Best: 118 ft²/hr on glossy media1
Memory 64 GB file processing (based on 1 GB RAM)
Internal Storage 500 GB
Print quality color (best) Up to 2400 x 1200 optimized dpi
Print technology HP Thermal Inkjet
Number of print cartridges 8 (magenta, yellow, matte black, photo black, chromatic red, cyan or light cyan, light gray, light magenta)
Ink types Pigment-based
Guaranteed minimum line width 0.0026 in (ISO/IEC 13660:2001(E))
Line accuracy ±0.1%
Color Stability < 1 dE2000 in less than 5 minutes5
Print repeatability Average < 0.5 dE2000, 95% of colors < 1.25 dE20005
Maximum optical density (black) 4.5 L* min/2.31 D5
Finished output handling Roll feed, automatic horizontal cutter, media bin, take-up reel (optional)
Media types Bond and coated paper, technical paper, film, photographic paper, proofing paper, backlit, self-adhesive, banner and sign, fabric, fine art printing material
Media sizes standard (sheets, rolls) 11 to 42 in
Roll external diameter 6.7 in
Media thickness Up to 22 mil
Connectivity, standard Gigabit Ethernet (1000Base-T)
EIO Jetdirect accessory slot
Print languages HP-GL/2, HP-RTL, CALS G4
Power consumption 270 W (printing)
< 48 W (ready)
< 5.3 W (sleep)
< 0.3 W (off)
Operating temperature range 41 to 104ºF
Minimum dimensions (W x D x H) 77.5 x 27.2 x 53.9 in
Weight 271 lb
Manufacturer Warranty One-year limited hardware warranty
Software included Printer drivers, HP Click, HP Applications Center, HP DesignJet Utility including HP Color Center
1 Maximum rate of output for color image 100% color coverage. Printed on maximum roll size, with Original HP Vivid Photo Inks.
footnote2 For a list of HP certified RIPs, visit: https://h20195.www2.hp.com/v2/GetDocument.aspx?docname=c07798647
footnote3 Embedded in the HP DesignJet Z6810 Production Printer is an i1 spectrophotometer from X-Rite. Close collaboration between HP and X-Rite ensures a reliable solution that’s been thoroughly tested to meet customer demands for ease, quality, and dependability.
footnote4 Requires an HP Applications Center account, Internet connection, and connected Internet-capable device. For more information, see http://www.hpapplicationscenter.com.
footnote5 With HP Premium Instant-dry Satin Photo Paper with HP Vivid Photo Inks.