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HP Designjet 2500CP Printer - Product Specifications

Model numbers
Description
Model number
HP Designjet 2500CP printer
C4704A
Localization of introduction
Country/Region
Model number
Language of Documentation
Argentina
C4704A AC8
Spanish
Australia
C4704A ABG
English
Brazil
C4704A AC4
Portuguese
Canada
C4704A ABC
French
China
C4704A AB2
Chinese
China
C4704A AKM
English
Denmark
C4704A ACE
English
Europe
C4704A ABB
English
France
C4704A ABF
French
Germany
C4704A ABD
German
Hong Kong
C4704A AB5
English
India
C4704A ACJ
English
Italy
C4704A ABZ
Italian
Japan
C4704A ABJ
Japanese
Korea
C4704A AB1
Korean
Country/Region
Model Number
Language of Documentation
Latin America
C4704A ABM
Spanish
Philippines
C4704A AC9
English
Portugal
C4704A AB9
Portuguese
South Africa
C4704A ACQ
English
Spain
C4704A ABE
Spanish
Switzerland
C4704A ABP
German
Switzerland
C4704A ABQ
French
Switzerland
C4704A ACD
English
Switzerland
C4704A ACN
Italian
Taiwan
C4704A AB0
Chinese
United Kingdom
C4704A ABU
U.K. English
United States
C4704A ABA
U.S. English
Serial number location
When looking at the back of the HP Designjet 2500CP printer, you will see the serial number located directly below the power plug on the right side of the rear panel.
Printer description
The HP Designjet 2500CP printer with built-in PostScript (R) is a product that generates high performance large-format, E-size color prints using HP Proprietary Thermal Inkjet technology. It has an all-new ink system that provides 600 real dpi and a 350 cc off-axis ink supply for color.
Figure : Front view
Figure : Rear view
Printer features
The HP Designjet 2500 CP printer supports HP-GL/2, PJL, PML, HP RTL, and PostScript Level 2 languages. Mac PostScript and Windows PostScript drivers are provided. The HP color kit is also provided. Additional features include:
  • Built-in PostScript
  • 36 MB of memory
  • 3 GB Hard Drive
  • HP Jetdirect Print Server (MIO card)
Recommended cables
The following cables are recommended for optimum performance and electromagnetic compatibility:
Item
HP part number
Macintosh Serial (RS422) Interface cable for LocalTalk
92215S
PC and UNIX (R) Parallel
Bi-tronics/Centronics Interface cable
C2951A
Font information
The following 35 Adobe (R) PostScript fonts come with the HP Designjet 2500CP printer:
  • AvantGarde-Book
  • AvantGarde-BookOblique
  • AvantGarde-Demi
  • AvantGarde-DemiOblique
  • Bookman-Demi
  • Bookman-DemiItalic
  • Bookman-Light
  • Bookman-Lightitalic
  • Courier
  • Courier-Bold
  • Courier-BoldOblique
  • Courier-Oblique
  • Helvetica
  • Helvetica-Bold
  • Helvetica-BoldOblique
  • Helvetica-Narrow
  • Helvetica-Narrow-Bold
  • Helvetica-Narrow-BoldOblique
  • Helvetica-Narrow-Oblique
  • Helvetica-Oblique
  • NewCenturySchlbk-Bold
  • NewCenturySchlbk-BoldItalic
  • NewCenturySchlbk-Italic
  • NewCenturySchlbk-Roman
  • Palatino-Bold
  • Palatino-BoldItalic
  • Palatino-Italic
  • Palatino-Roman
  • Symbol
  • Times-Bold
  • Times-BoldItalic
  • Times-Italic
  • Times-Roman
  • ZapfChancery-MediumItalic
  • ZapfDingbats
Media specifications
  • Coated paper: A specially coated, wood pulp-based paper for inexpensive, good quality, color graphics image prints.
  • Heavy coated paper: This paper has the same special coating as coated paper, but on a heavier base for applications where a more durable media is needed.
  • High-gloss photo paper: A white photographic paper with a high-gloss finish for high quality, photographic image prints. Recommended when the highest quality is desired.
  • Semi-gloss photo paper: A white photographic paper with a semi-gloss, matte-like finish for high quality prints.
  • Imaging film-backlit: A clear polyester film for backlit viewing of images.
  • Opaque vinyl: Adhesive-backed, white, opaque vinyl.
Media handling
Media sizes
Width (carriage axis)
Length (media axis)
Minimum
Maximum
Minimum
Maximum length of long axis plot on:
Roll
210 mm
(8.3 in)
917 mm
(36.1 in)
210 mm
(8.3 in)
Coated paper; 45.7 m (150.0 ft)
Heavyweight coated and glossy paper; 30.48 m (100.0 ft)
High-gloss white film; 21.34 m (70.0 ft)
Sheet
210 mm
(8.3 in) A/A4
914.4 mm
(36.0 in) ARCH E
263 mm
(10.3 in) A/A4
1.6 m
(62.99 in)
Ink
Ink system
Part number
Black
C1806A
Cyan
C1807A
Magenta
C1808A
Yellow
C1809A
HP Designjet CP Ink system (supplied with printer):
  • Cartridges are designed for 600 dpi, with 240 nozzle, at six kHz.
  • Each color comprising of 350 ml ink cartridge, print head, and print head cleaner.
Memory
36 MB standard memory (4 MB in the main board, plus one 32 MB SIMM), plus an additional 4 MB of printing memory, which is reserved for the HP Designjet 2500CP printer and cannot be utilized by the end user.
Two SIMM slots available make the total memory expandable to 68 MB RAM, with the 4 MB of printing memory.
Performance
Resolution by print quality setting:
Color/Mono set to: Mono
Color/Mono set to: Color
Fast
300 x 300 dpi
Fast
300 x 300 dpi
Normal
300 x 300 dpi
Normal
300 x 300 dpi
Best
600 x 600 dpi
Best
600 x 600 dpi
Reliability
Average of 15 prints per day of 8 square feet (0.74 square meters).
Physical specifications
Weight
Length
Depth
Height
Packed unit
115 kg (253 lbs.)
1770 mm (69.7 inches)
600 mm (23.6 inches)
980 mm (38.6 inches)
Printer assembled and ready to print [1]
83 kg (183 lbs.)
1560 mm (61.4 inches)
735 mm (28.9 inches)
1225 mm (48.3 inches)
Printer body
55 kg (121 lbs.)
[1] Complete with stand, media bin, media, and ink system.
Electrical specifications
Characteristic
Specification
Source
100-240 VAC +/-10 % Autoranging
Frequency
50-60 Hz
Current
2 Amps maximum
Consumption
120 Watts maximum
Energy Star rating (USA) Maximum power in idle state:
45 Watts
Environmental specifications
Characteristic
Specification
Environmental operating range
Optimal print quality:
15 C to 30 C
(59 F to 86 F)
Operating relative humidity:
20% to 80%
Storage
Printer, media, and ink systems
-40 C to 70 C
(-40 F to 158 F)
General warranty statement
One (1) year on-site hardware warranty, extendible to three years with an optional HP SupportPack part number H5504A.
Safety certifications
Country
Certification
Canada
Canadian Department of Communications, Radio Interference Regulations Class B 1 compliant
European Union
89/336/EEC EMC Directive compliant. Meets EN 55022 Class B 1 emission limits, prEN 55024-2 ESD, prEN55024-3 Radiated Immunity, prEN 55024-4 Fast Transients
Japan
Registered VCCI Class 2 1
Korea
RRL certified
South Africa
SABS licensed
USA
Federal Communications Commission certified. Class B 1 computing device. CFR 47 Part 15
Australia/New Zealand
Meets AS/NZS 3548
Safety specifications
Information Technology Equipment (ITE), Movable, Class I, Plug-able Type A, Installation Category II, Pollution Degree 2. For use in indoor, controlled office environments.
Country
Certification
Canada
Canadian Standards Association "Certified" ITE, CSA C22.2 No. 950
European Union
73/23/EEC Low Voltage Directive compliant. Meets EN 60950
Mexico
DGN, NOM019-SCFI-1994 certified
Norway
NEMKO approved, EN 60950, EMKO TSE(74)DK207/94
USA
Underwriters' Laboratories "Listed" ITE, UL 1950
China
Meets GB 4943-90 First Edition

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