Demanding large-format users depend on the HP DesignJet 500 ( C7769BR#ABA ) 24" printer plotter for clear, crisp images with rich true colors and uncompromising image quality - print after print. HP DesignJet 500 Plotter Series plotter are the perfect choice for graphics and technical professionals who want a smart, affordable system for a personal office or small workgroup. Architects, engineers, and technical professionals rely on the HP DesignJet 500 24" printer for fast, accurate illustrations, precise line drawings, and high-resolution renderings. Exclusive HP DesignJet imaging technology delivers uncompromising image quality at top speed. Smart printing tools provide customers with low cost of ownership, simple-to-use interface, and a high degree of unattended printing.
Note: Compatible with Windows based PC's. Mac's require DesignJet 500PS for PostScript compatibility along with a designated computer to serve as a software RIP station. Note: Native Mac support for OSx 10.8 or later.
CPU: Embedded microprocessor (96 MHz)
Expansion: Two (2) EIO slots (PCI-like) to connect accessories: LAN card and/or HP-GL/2 Accessory card (C7772A)
Standard Connectivity: Parallel (ECP) and USB
Languages supported: HP PCL3 GUI
Model Sheet sizes Roll sizes Core sizes: 8.3 to 24 inches
Length: up to 150'
Resolution, Print mode Line drawing/text Image:
Fast Render 300 x 300 dpi 150 x 150 dpi
Halftone 600 x 300 dpi 600 x 300 dpi Normal
Render 600 x 600 dpi 300 x 300 dpi Halftone
600 x 600 dpi 600 x 300 dpi Best (default) Render
600 x 600 dpi 600 x 600 dpi Halftone 600 x 600 dpi
600 x 600 dpi Best (maximum detail) Render 600 x 600 dpi
600 x 600 dpi Halftone 1200 x 600 dpi 1200 x 600 dpi
Accuracy: 0.2 percent of the specified vector length at 23 degrees C (73 degrees F), 50-60 percent relative humidity, on HP special polyester film.
Standard Memory: 16 MB
Maximum Memory: 160 MB (in combination with the HP-GL/2 accessory card and a 128 MB memory DIMM)
NOTE: The HP-GL/2 accessory card is a pre-requisite to a memory upgrade. A basic 500 platform is PCL3GUI, which will never run out of memory, therefore has no memory upgrade slot was added to the printer. The memory upgrade slot is included on the HP-GL/2 card, which can benefit from additional memory.
Note: Ink cartridges, printheads, and paper not included