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HP Design jet 4500 HP-GL/2 is an all in one printer manufactured by HP. The printer is compatible with Windows 2000, 2003 and XP platforms. The device can print in black and color but does not come with multi tasking capabilities. The printer makes use of HP Thermal Ink jet printing technology. It comes with a 1200 by 1200 dpi print resolution that can be optimized to 2400 by 1200. The HP Design jet 4500 HP-GL/2 makes use of HP PhotosREt III as well as HP Color Layering resolution technology. It comes with 4 ink cartridges, magenta, cyan, black and yellow. For color prints, the printer uses dye based inks. For black print outs, it uses inks that are pigment based. The printer is 42 inches and does not support duplex printing. For document finishing it comes with an automatic cutter, two roll feeds that are automatic and automatic roll switching.
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HP Design jet 4500 HP-GL/2 supports paper (inkjet, glossy, coated, photo and plain) media types. The printer comes with a memory of 256 MB that can easily be upgraded to 512 MB. It supports HP-GL2, CALS G4, JPEG, TIFF and HP RTL print languages. For standard connectivity, the printer comes with one EIO slot, FireWire that complies with IEEE 1394a as well as Fast Ethernet (10/100 mbps). Optional connectivity includes HP Design Jet HiSpeed 2.0 USB card, HP Jet Direct 620n Fast Ethernet Print Server and HP Jet direct 40d Gigabit Print Server. The printer functions best with computers that have Pentium processors of 133 MHz. In order to use the functions of the HP Design jet 4500 HP-GL/2 printer better and more easily, only recent driver versions should be used. Old driver should not be used as they cause device conflicts and errors. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and HP Design jet 4500 HP-GL/2 errors before installing any driver updates.