HP DesignJet T1500 PS Large Format Printer

The award-winning HP DesignJet T1500 Printer PostScript Series Printer is a newly designed, 36 inch,  two-roll, Web-connected Printer with breakthrough usability ideal for demanding teams.   There are two versions of the HP DesignJet T1500: the basic T1500 and  a PostScript compatible T1500. 

Print maps, technical drawings, posters and renders with precise, accurate line quality and crisp text, with market leading, Web-connected HP DesignJet Printers and HP DesignJet ePrint & Share.  Users can connect to the printer while on the road and help boost productivity.

The HP DesignJet T1500 Printer Series is an ideal replacement for the HP DesignJet 800 and 1000/1050 printers, with improved printing economy, ease-of-use, print speed, and image quality.  View specific improvements here:


HP DesignJet T1500 PostScript Printer Series vs. HP DesignJet 800 and DesignJet 1000/1050

HP T1500 910 mm HP 800 610 mm or 1067 mm HP 1000/1050 910 mm
Ink cost per copy, colour & B&W Up to 30% lower
Ink cost per copy on GIS & rendered prints Up to 5%
Pages printed without replacing a roll 4 x more pages
Line drawings speed (on A1/D). Printed Fast Mode, HP Bright White Inkjet Paper (Bond) and Original HP inks. 21 sec 60 sec 45 sec
File processing memory 64 GB 96MB 64 MB
HP Embedded Web Server, HP Easy Print Care/Printer Utility and HP Web Jetadmin Yes No No
Colour touchscreen with intuitive operation or print previews Yes No No
Plug and Print directly from USB drive including TIFF, JPEG and PDF Yes No No
Line accuracy /- 0.1% /- 0.2% /- 0.2%
Resolution 2400 x 1200 2400 x 1200 1200 x 600
Number of ink cartridges 6 4 4
Number of media rolls 2 2 1

At Design Supply, a DesignJet Graphics Specialist and HP Gold Partner, we work closely with HP to provide the best solutions available to get the job done for your business and maximize your opportunities.  With over 27 years of experience in the large format printer market, we offer expertise and knowledge in tailoring the exact solution for your specific application.


The HP DesignJet T1500 Printer Series produces 2400 x 1200 dpi resolution and prints line drawings in 21 seconds/page or 120 A1 prints an hour. Printing is easy with the HP DesignJet T1500, thanks to the included HP-GL/2, HP-RTL drivers for Windows® and the HP PCL 3 GUI driver for Mac OSX. The HP DesignJet T1500 Printer Series features 64 GB standard memory and a 320 GB hard disk. The embedded Web server features basic security and job accounting features including a password administrator to enable/disable network/cloud.

The HP DesignJet T1500 Printer Series features the new HP 727 printhead and six Original HP 727 Vivera inks. Bring a new level of accuracy and professionalism to your work and enjoy reliable, trouble-free printing with the single HP 727 printhead, designed and tested with Original HP 727 Vivera inks and the HP DesignJet Printer to provide consistent results. Intelligence built into the printhead makes Original HP supplies easy to use by continuously optimising print quality and maximising printhead life. The result – crisp text, fine line accuracy, smooth neutral grey transitions, and a range of vivid colours, even at the fastest print speeds. Interactive printing system technology includes intelligence built into Original HP printheads, cartridges and your DesignJet printer that send alerts when supplies need to be replaced, to help minimise interruptions. Count on reliable performance for time-saving, high performance over the life of the printer.

HP 727 Vivera inks use pigment matte black and photo black and dye-based colours, grey, cyan, magenta, and yellow to produce a wide colour gamut, sharp lines and text, smooth colour transitions, and smudge-resistant prints. HP 727 ink cartridges are mounted on the printhead carriage and are easy to replace. HP 727 colour ink cartridges are available in 40-ml and 130-ml sizes and matte black ink cartridges are available in 69-ml and high capacity 300-ml for unattended printing.

When using the HP DesignJet ePrint & Share mobile app, a compatible Apple® IOS or Android™ device and Internet connection are required. Date or connection charges may apply. Print times may vary. There is 2 GB of temporary storage per account. Wireless performance is dependent on physical environment and distance from access point, and may be limited during active VPN connections.

There are of over 20 HP media including bond and coated papers (bond, coated, heavyweight coated, super heavyweight plus matte, coloured); technical papers (natural tracing, translucent bond, vellum); films (clear, matte, polyester), photographic papers (satin, gloss, semi gloss, matte, high-gloss); backlit, self-adhesive (two-view cling, indoor paper, polypropylene, vinyl); and third party media compatible with the HP DesignJet T1500 Printer Series. Our media specialists at Design Supply have the expertise to help you determine the best solutions for your particular printing needs.

Optional accessories available for HP DesignJet T1500 Printer Series include additional 36 inch spindles, to accommodate for different media usage and a HP HD Scanner.

Count on dependable support to create the best image possible from HP and Design Supply. For added peace of mind, HP DesignJet printers feature a 12-month warranty. HP Care Pack Services, an extensive portfolio of installation and post warranty on-site support services are available to help you enhance your printing and imaging environment, protect your IT investment and grow your business. Ask us at Design Supply, and we can tailor the best solution possible for your needs.

If environmental factors are a consideration in your purchase of a large format printer, rest assured that HP incorporate a number of environmental initiatives into the design and manufacturing of HP DesignJet printers, cartridge, printheads, and media, as well as the recyclability of these components. HP Eco Solutions and HP Planet Partners programmes address energy usage, recycling, and renewing issues for printers, cartridges, printheads and media. HP even provide the HP Carbon Footprint Calculator for Printing to help you evaluate the energy consumption, paper use, carbon output and associated monetary costs of your printing.

Downloadable HP DesignJet T1500 PS Large Format Printer


The HP DesignJet T Series Printers won the BLI Buyers Lab “Wide Format Technical Printer Line of the Year” award in 2013. Buyers Laboratory LLC (BLI) is the leading global provider of information and testing services to the digital imaging industry. HP ePrint & Share received the BLI Buyers Lab “Outstanding Achievement in Innovation” in 2011.

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