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HP Designjet T520 36-in ePrinter CQ893A#B1K
Reliable, accurate, and easy to use

HP Designjet T520 36-in ePrinter

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Reliable, accurate, and easy to use—this large-format, web-connected printer is a good investment for your studio. Grow your business with a convenient, large-format printer that allows you to work and print from virtually anywhere.1

Fast and professional results

  • Achieve accurate lines, sharp details up to 2400 dpi from the first print with a long-life printhead.
  • Process complex files at high speeds, A1/D prints in 35 seconds, thanks to 1 GB RAM and HP-GL/2 technology.
  • Deliver architectural designs, maps, photos, and presentations with consistent, high-quality results.
  • Help reduce downtime and improve productivity by using Original HP inks.

Easy and convenient printing

  • The intuitive, full-color, 4.3-inch (109-mm) touchscreen simplifies navigation and printing.
  • Rely on true print previews from the driver to complete your work quickly and accurately.
  • Two printers in one. Print using the built-in A3/B+ tray and up to A0/E on the front-loading media roll.
  • Easily set up your printer and connect everyone in your workgroup, thanks to built-in Wi-Fi.2

Print from virtually anywhere1

  • Use your Apple® or Android™ smartphone or tablet to print from virtually anywhere.1
  • Access and print projects when you're away from your work place, using HP Designjet ePrint & Share.1
  • Automatically save copies of your work to the cloud when you print using HP Designjet ePrint & Share.1
  • Email projects to your HP Designjet T520 ePrinter and print, via its Web connectivity features.1
1Requires an HP Designjet ePrint & Share account, Internet connection to the printer, and connected Internet-capable device. When using the HP Designjet ePrint & Share mobile app, a compatible Apple® iOS or Android™ device and Internet connection are required. Data or connection charges may apply. Print times may vary. For more information visit 2Only with 36-inch model. Print up to A1/D with 24-inch model. 3Wireless performance is dependent on physical environment and distance from access point, and may be limited during active VPN connections. Supports IEEE 802.11 b/g. 4Compared to the HP Designjet 510 Printer.


HP Designjet T520 36-in ePrinter specifications
Printing specifications
Model size: 36 in
Print Speed
Mechanical print time, US D color image, Best mode, glossy: 11.4 min/page
Mechanical print time, US D color image, Normal mode, glossy: 9.1 min/page
Mechanical print time, US D color image, Normal mode, coated: 3.8 min/page
Mechanical print time, US D color image, Draft mode, coated: 1.1 min/page
Mechanical print time, US D color line drawing, Draft mode, plain: 35 sec/page
Mechanical print time, US D color line drawing, Draft mode, plain: 35 sec/page
Hard disk: None
Memory, standard: 1 GB
Memory, max: 1 GB
Print technology: HP Thermal Inkjet
Non-Printable Area (imperial cut-sheet): 0.2 x 0.67 x 0.2 x 0.2 in
Ink types: Dye-based (C, M, Y); pigment-based (K)
Ink cartridges: 4 (cyan, magenta, yellow, black)
Maximum roll length: 150 ft
Line accuracy: +/- 0.1%
Maximum black optical density: 8 L* min/2.10 D
Connectivity, standard: Fast Ethernet (100Base-T); Hi-Speed USB 2.0 certified; Wi-Fi
Print driver, standard: HP-GL/2, HP-RTL drivers for Windows (optimized for AutoCAD 2000 and higher); HP PCL 3 GUI driver for Mac OS X
Print languages, standard: HP-GL/2, HP-RTL, HP PCL 3 GUI, JPEG, CALS G4
Paper Handling
Document finishing: Sheet feed; roll feed; input tray; media bin; automatic cutter
Media types: Bond and coated paper (bond, coated, heavyweight coated, recycled, plain, bright white), technical paper (natural tracing, vellum), film (clear, matte), photographic paper (satin, gloss, semigloss, premium, polypropylene), self-adhesive (adhesive, polypropylene)
Media sizes, standard: 8.3 to 36-in wide sheets; 11 to 36-in rolls
Media size, custom: Input tray: 8.3 x 11 to 13 x 19 in; manual feed: 13 x 19 to 36 x 74.7 in; roll: 11 to 36 in
Rolls External Diameter: 3.9 in
Media thickness (by paper path)***: Up to 11.8 mil
Compatible operating systems
Compatible operating systems: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate/Professional/Home Premium, Windows Vista Ultimate/Business/Home Premium, Windows XP (32-bit, 64-bit) Professional/Home, Windows Server 2008 (32-bit, 64-bit), Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2003 (32-bit, 64-bit)
Mac OS X v 10.6, v 10.7, v 10.8
Citrix XenApp
Citrix XenServer
Dimensions and weight
Weight: 86.4 lb (39.2 kg)
Product dimensions (WxDxH): 50.9 x 20.9 x 36.7 in (1292 x 530 x 932 mm)
What's included
What's in the box: HP Designjet T520 ePrinter; printhead; ink cartridges; printer stand; spindle; quick reference guide; setup poster; startup software; power cord
Software included: HP Designjet Utility for Mac and Windows, HP Designjet ePrint & Share for Windows
Warranty: One-year limited hardware warranty


Download the HP Designjet T520 36-in ePrinter Datasheet (.PDF)