Too Late for Testing30 Apr, 2003 By: Michael Lennox Cadalyst
New Printers from HP, Seiko/Paradigm
HPs Designjet 100 is designed for standard office printing and the occasional 240 wide-format print.
A 100-sheet tray holds media up to 130 3 190 in size, and the manual sheet feed handles media from 4.30 to 24.60 wide. A rear straight-through paper path accommodates media up to 0.4mm thick. Four individual ink cartridges hold pigmented black ink and dye-based color inks. The black ink cartridge holds 69mL, and the cyan, magenta, and yellow cartridges, 28mL. USB and parallel ports are available for network connectivity, and a LAN card is optional.
The Designjet 100 offers 12003600dpi resolution and prints as many as 11 pages per minute in A-size draft mode. D-size sheets take up to 90 seconds per page in fast mode. It comes with drivers for AutoCAD Releases 13-2000 as well as for Windows 95/98/ME/NT 4.0/2000/XP and raster drivers for Mac OS 9 and X.
A related model, the Designjet 120, is geared to graphic designers. It features
support for six colors and resolution as high as 2400dpi. An automatic roll
feed option (standard on the Designjet 120nr model) lets you print documents
as long as 509.
Seikos new piezo wide-format models print with oil-based pigments that withstand light and water.
Paradigm Imaging for Seiko