Summary: The HP Designjet Z3100 is a wide-format, fine-art printer that offers great prints, updated technology features. But as a professional calibre photo printer, only those with deep pockets need apply.
HP’s Designjet Z3100; A Large Format Pigment Ink Printer
1 June 2001
Excerpt: Epson, you have company! For years, serious large format inkjet printing has been owned by Epson with the 7000- and 9000-series printers. The pigment-based printers had a huge advantage in archival life and in the media options available, making fine art printing something that the individual could...
Summary: It's rare that a product – even a very good one – balances function, innovation, and performance, but that's what Hewlett-Packard has done with the Designjet Z3100 Photo Printer. The ease of use, excellent print quality, and smart design touches have been combined into one of the best professional...
Pros: Simple setup; the print driver lets you automatically add custom paper types; impressive detail and colour accuracy
Cons: Takes up to half an hour to take the printer out of the box and setup
Conclusion: Het zal duidelijk zijn dat de HP Designjet Z3100 een printer voor professionals is. Amateurfotografen zullen de prijs van ruim 4.500 euro ook niet willen ophoesten. Maar wanneer u een complete digitale workflow nastreeft, van camera tot grootformaat afdruk, dan zijn dit soort printers onmisbaar.