HP Designjet 4520 Printer series
Achieve greater productivity, better cost control and excellent quality with the HP Designjet
4520 Printer Series. Large input and output capacity enables unattended printing and you
can produce professional quality output at more competitive prices.
Designed for large departments in Enterprise and Public Sector environments or reprographic houses that print
nonstop in centralised production environments, who need unattended printing of high-quality large-format
output.
HP Designjet 4520
42-in Printer
HP Designjet 4520ps
42-in Printer
Increase your capacity and productivity with unattended colour production and low cost operation.
Take advantage of unattended colour printing with two long media rolls up to 175 metres, fast automatic roll
switching and reliable HP ink cartridges. Maximise productivity with HP Double Swath technology which delivers
twice the performance1. Experience fast, simultaneous processing and printing thanks to In-printer processing,
which also provides HP-GL/2, PDF and PS2 support. Easily store large files with 160 GB Hard Disk Drive and
process complex files with 1120 MB of memory3.
Grow your business by creating outstanding prints at competitive prices.
Be more productive with the free HP Instant Printing Utility which enables fast preview and single-click batch
printing. Remotely manage printer, ink and media usage with the embedded Web server. Create a print
workflow management system with optional stacker and SCP reprocontrol for HP4. Produce excellent images
with patented HP inks, printheads enabling 0.1% line accuracy, and HP Professional Color technologies.
Expand your business with high performance copy and scan capabilities.
Experience easy and reliable integration, efficient sharing and enhanced security.
Share this HP Designjet among authorised workgroups thanks to built-in Gigabit Ethernet networking and
optional Jetdirect support for secure IPSEC and IPv65. The embedded Web server secures your printing
environment through advanced access control. Manage your printer or fleet of devices with HP Web Jetadmin
which helps you control color costs, secure devices and streamline supplies management. Enjoy peace of mind
with a printer from HP, a market leader with years of experience and expertise.
1 Compared to any HP Designjet 600/700/800/1000 series printer
2 Postscript support (in English only) available on the HP Designjet 4520ps Printer
3 Maximum memory includes 608 MB RAM plus 512 MB accessory
4 SCP Reprocontrol Production Software for HP is an optional feature; not included, sold separately
5 IPSEC and IPv6 support requires the purchase of the HP Jetdirect 630n or HP Jetdirect 635n.
Technical specifications
Print technology
HP Thermal Inkjet
Printhead nozzles
524
Print resolution
Up to 2400 x 1200 optimised dpi from 1200 x 1200 dpi input on glossy media
Number of inks
Black, cyan, magenta, yellow
Ink types
Dye-based (C, M, Y), pigment-based (K)
Ink drop size
5 pl (C, M, Y), 15 pl (K)
Line accuracy: +/- 0.1%. Minimum width: 0.07 mm (ISO/IEC 13660:2001(E))
Line
Print languages
Memory
Print margins (mm)
Media types
HP Designjet 4520 42-in Printer: HP-GL/2, HP-RTL, TIFF, JPEG, CALS G4; DJ4520ps 1067 mm: Adobe® PostScript® 3,
Adobe® PDF 1.5, TIFF, JPEG, HP-GL/2, HP-RTL, CALS G4
Standard: 608 MB; Maximum: 1.12 GB
Upgradability: Expandable to 1.12 GB through a 512 MB Designjet qualified DIMM.
Hard disk: Standard, 160 GB.
5 mm (top), 5 mm (right), 5 mm (left), 5 mm (bottom)
Bond and coated paper (bond, coated, heavyweight coated, super heavyweight plus matte), technical paper (natural
tracing, translucent bond, vellum), film (clear, matte, polyester), photographic paper (satin, gloss, semi-gloss, matte,
high-gloss), proofing paper (semi-gloss, semi-gloss contract), self-adhesive (indoor paper, polypropylene, vinyl), banner
and sign material (outdoor paper, blue back billboard paper)
Media sizes
Maximum media length
Roll: 175 m
Maximum media width
1067 mm
Media thickness
Up to 0.4 mm
Recommended media weight
50 to 328 g/m²
Roll
Maximum diameter: 180 mm
Media handling
Two automatic rolls, automatic roll switching, automatic cutter
Interface and connectivity
Standard: Gigabit Ethernet (1000Base-T); FireWire (IEEE-1394a compliant); EIO Jetdirect accessory slot. Optional: HP
Jetdirect print servers
Monochrome, illuminated and graphical LCD display area; 2 LEDs: Power, Status; 8 keys: Power, Reset, Form Feed and
Cut, Cancel, Up, Down, Back, Select; 1 basic On/Off buzzer
HP Embedded Web Server
Control panel
Printer management
Drivers included
Software
HP Designjet 4520 42-in Printer: HP-GL/2, HP-RTL Windows® drivers, support for Citrix® XenApp and Citrix® XenServer
environments, HP PCL 3 GUI driver for Mac OS X; DJ4520ps 1067 mm: HP-GL/2, HP-RTL, PostScript® drivers for
Windows®, HP PCL 3 GUI, PostScript® drivers for Mac OS X, support for Citrix® XenApp and Citrix® XenServer
environments
HP Designjet Windows® drivers, HP Designjet Mac drivers, ICC profiles
Network operating systems compatibility Windows Vista® (32/64-bit), Microsoft® Windows® Server 2008 (32/64-bit), XP Home and Professional (32/64-bit),
Server 2003 (32/64-bit), Mac OS X v10.4, v10.5, Linux
Microsoft® Windows®, Linux: Intel® Pentium® 4 (1 GHz), 512 MB RAM, 2 GB available hard disk space. Mac OS X
Minimum system requirements
v10.4 or higher: PowerPC G3 or Intel® Core Processor, 512 MB RAM, 1 GB available hard disk space
Microsoft® Windows®, Linux: Intel® Pentium® 4 (1 GHz), 1 GB RAM, 2 GB available hard disk space. Mac OS X
Recommended system requirements
v10.4 or higher: PowerPC G4, G5, or Intel® Core Processor, 1 GB RAM, 2 GB available hard disk space
Requirements: Input voltage (auto ranging) 100 to 127 VAC (+/- 10%), 6 A; 220 to 240 VAC (+/- 10%), 3 A; 50/60
Power
Hz (+/- 3 Hz). Supply: Internal: built-in universal power supply. Consumption: 500 watts maximum (active), 105 watts
maximum (standby), 63 watts maximum (powersave), less than 1 watt maximum (off)
Out of package: 1930 x 800 x 1350 mm. Packaged: Printer: 2130 x 775 x 1320 mm; Multiroll: 1420 x 480 x 510
Dimensions (w x d x h)
mm
Out of package: 185 kg. Packaged: Printer: 227.3 kg; Multiroll: 36 kg
Weight
Operating environment
Certifications
Warranty
Operating temperature: 5 to 40º C. Recommended operating temperature: 15 to 30º C. Operating humidity: 20 to 80%
RH. Operating humidity recommended: 25 to 75% RH. Storage temperature: -20 to 55º C. Storage humidity: 0 to 95%
RH. Noise level per ISO 9296: sound power: LwAd 7 B(A) (active), 5.7 B(A) (standby). Sound pressure: LpAm 53 dB(A)
(active), 38 dB(A) (standby)
Safety: EU (LVD and EN60950-1 compliant), Russia (GOST). EMC certifications: Compliance for Class A ITE products:
EU (EMC Directive)
Two-year limited hardware warranty. Warranty and support options vary by product, country and local legal
requirements.
Ordering information
CM767A Printer, printer stand and bin, printheads
(x 8), printhead cleaners (x 8), introductory ink
cartridges, roll module, user maintenance kit,
quick reference guide, setup poster,
documentation and drivers software, power cord
CM768A HP Designjet 4520ps 1067 mm Printer
with embedded Adobe PostScript
Accessories
CN088A Serif PosterDesigner Software Pro for HP
Designjet Printers
Q5677A HP Designjet 220V Stacker
CM973A HP Designjet 512 MB Memory Upgrade
Q5680A HP Designjet High Speed USB 2.0 Card
J7961G HP Jetdirect 635n IPv6/IPsec Print Server
CN455A SCP reprocontrol for HP (2 printers)
Ink supplies
C5054A HP 90 Black Printhead and Printhead
Cleaner
C5055A HP 90 Cyan Printhead and Printhead
Cleaner
C5056A HP 90 Magenta Printhead and Printhead
Cleaner
C5057A HP 90 Yellow Printhead and Printhead
Cleaner
C5058A HP 90 400-ml Black Ink Cartridge
C5059A HP 90 775-ml Black Ink Cartridge
C5061A HP 90 400-ml Cyan Ink Cartridge
C5063A HP 90 400-ml Magenta Ink Cartridge
C5065A HP 90 400-ml Yellow Ink Cartridge
Media supplies
CG891A HP Recycled Bond Paper-1067 mm x
45.7 m (42 in x 150 ft)
Q8751A HP Universal Bond Paper-914 mm x 175
m (36 in x 574 ft)
CG885A HP Cockle-free Coated Paper-1067 mm
x 45.7 m (42 in x 150 ft)
C3868A HP Natural Tracing Paper-914 mm x
45.7 m (36 in x 150 ft)
Service & support
UN397E HP Care Pack, Next Business Day
Hardware Support, 3 years
UN396E HP Care Pack, Next Business Day
Hardware Support, 4 years
UN395E HP Care Pack, Next Business Day
Hardware Support, 5 years
UN390E HP Care Pack, 4 Hour Response Time
13x5 Same Day On-site Hardware Support, 3
years
UN391PE HP Care Pack, Post Warranty Next
Business Day Hardware Support, 1 year
UN385PE HP Care Pack, Post Warranty 4 hour
13x5 Same Day On-site Hardware Support, 1
year
H7604E Standard Installation
H4518E Network Installation
For a complete list of supplies, accessories and
services, please refer to
http://www.hp.com/go/designjet
http://www.hp.com/uk
Published in EMEA 06/10 4AA2-4795EEE
© Copyright 2009 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. The only warranties for HP Products and services
are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty. HP shall not be
liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein.