HP DesignJet Z6800

Turn orders in record time with the fastest 60-inch production printer for graphics. Exceptional color and black-and-white prints on many substrates. Count on advanced color management features backed by HP reliability and easy operation.

Designed for speed and productivity

• HP Double Swath Technology
• HP Optical Media Advance Sensor
• Resolution: 2400 x 1200 dpi
• Max Print Speed: 1,500 ft²/hr
• Media Size: 11-60" Width Rolls
• Embedded X-Rite Spectrophotometer
• HP Professional PANTONE Color Emulation
• 8-Color Ink System with Chromatic Red
• 1000Base-T Gigabit Ethernet Connectivity
• Works with Third-Party RIP Solutions


Printing Method

Printing Technology
HP Thermal Inkjet

Maximum Resolution
Color: 2400 x 1200 dpi

Print Speed
High Quality Mode: 212 ft²/hr (19.7 m²/hr)
Fast Mode: 1500 ft²/hr (140 m²/hr)
Color (ISO N5), Best, D Glossy Paper: 3.2 min/page
Color (ISO N5), Normal, D Glossy Paper: 2.1 min/page
Color (ISO N5), Draft, D Coated Paper: 18 sec/page
Color (ISO N5), Normal, D Coated Paper: 1.5 min/page

Ink Type

Ink Cartridge Configuration
8: Chromatic red, light cyan, magenta, light magenta, yellow, light gray, matte black, photo black

Compatible Ink Cartridges
HP 773A, HP 771A

Number of Nozzles
Eight bi-color printheads with 1,056 nozzles per color, 1,200 nozzles per inch

Printhead Swath
1.67" (42.5 mm)

Minimum Line Width
0.0026" (0.066 mm) (ISO/IEC 13660:2001(E))
0.0008" (0.02 mm) (HP-GL/2 addressable)

Line Accuracy

Color Accuracy
Median < 1.25 dE2000, 95% of colors < 2.75 dE2000
Color Stability< 1 dE2000 in less than 5 minutes

Average < 0.5 dE2000, 95% of colors < 1.25 dE2000

Maximum Optical Density
4.5 L x min/2.31 D

Paper-Feed Method
Roll feed

Paper Types
Bond and coated paper, technical paper, film, photographic paper, proofing paper, backlit, self-adhesive, banner and sign, fabric, fine art printing material

Paper Sizes
11-60" (27.9-152.4 cm) wide rolls up to 6.7" (17.0 cm) in diameter

Media Thickness
Up to 22 mil (0.56 mm)

0.2 x 0.2 x 0.2 x 0.2" (5 x 5 x 5 x 5 mm)

Paper Handling
Automatic cutter
Take-up reel
Roll feed


1000Base-T Gigabit Ethernet port
EIO Jetdirect accessory slot

64 GB (virtual)

Hard Disk Drive
320 GB

Printer Language
Standard: HP-GL/2, HP-RTL, CALS G4
Optional: Adobe PostScript 3, Adobe PDF 1.7, TIFF, JPEG

PostScript Support
Adobe PostScript 3

Printing Paths
Printer driver, HP Embedded Web Server

HP-GL/2, HP-RTL drivers for Windows; PostScript Windows and Mac drivers with optional PostScript/PDF Upgrade Kit


Power Requirements
Auto Ranging: 100-127 VAC (±10%), 5 A; 220-240 VAC (±10%), 3 A; 50/60 Hz (±3 Hz)

Power Consumption
Printing: 270 W
Ready: <48 W
Sleep: <5.3 W
Off: <0.3 W

Acoustic Noise
Sound Pressure
Printing: 53 dB(A)
Ready: 39 dB(A)
Sleep: 39 dB(A)
Sound Power
Printing: 7.0 B(A)
Ready: 5.5 B(A)
Sleep: 5.5 B(A)

Temperature / Humidity
Operating Temperature: 41 to 104°F (5 to 40°C)
Storage Temperature: -4 to 131°F (-20 to 55°C)
Operating Humidity: 20 to 80%, relative

Dimensions (WxDxH)
243 x 69 x 137 cm

190 kg