Published: 20 Nov 2023

The NEW HP DesignJet XL 3800 Multifunction Printer

Elevate your printing experience with the world's fastest large-format color printer, designed to empower professionals with seamless workflows and top-tier performance.

The NEW HP XL3800 Multi-Function Large Format Printer: Speed and Color for AEC Printing

Step into the next era of AEC printing with the all-new HP XL3800 multifunction printer. This blog post unveils the standout features that position the XL3800 as a top new large format printer for AEC industry, boosting productivity, efficiency, and security for Architecture, Engineering, and Construction professionals. Additionally, experience outstanding color quality that lends itself to exceptional poster printing capabilities.

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The new HP DesignJet XL 3800 MFP

Speed and Color in One Device:

Say goodbye to waiting around for printouts. The HP XL3800 boasts the title of the fastest color printer in its class, delivering a remarkable 6 A1/D color pages per minute. Need a speedy first page? You’ll have it in just 20 seconds, ensuring your projects progress without delays.

Efficient and Optimized:

The XL3800 simplifies your workflow with an intuitive 15-inch front panel that provides users with a seamless, one-click copy and scan experience. But efficiency isn’t just about operations—it’s about optimizing space too. This large-format printer is 20% more compact, giving you more room to work without compromising performance.

Secure Printing for Peace of Mind:

Protect your printer, data, and network with the world’s most secure large-format printer. HP Wolf Enterprise ensures your device is fortified against cyber threats, providing a robust defense for your valuable information. Keep tabs on your printer’s status through the centralized Command Center, ensuring you’re always in control.

Sustainability at its Core:

The HP XL3800 takes sustainability to the next level. Crafted with 33% recycled plastic and featuring cardboard-based cartridges, this printer reflects HP’s commitment to environmental responsibility.


  • Print Speed: Up to 6 A1/D color pages per minute
  • First Page Out: 20 seconds
  • Maximum Roll Size: 36 inches, 650 ft, max diameter: 7 inches
  • Ink Supplies: 500-ml 
  • Memory: 256GB NVMe (8GB RAM)
  • Connectivity: LAN/Wi-Fi/Wi-Fi Direct
  • Solutions: HP Command Center, HP Smart, HP Click, HP Smart Stream, HP Smart Tracker

The HP XL3800 multifunction printer is more than just a printer; it’s a game-changer for AEC professionals. With unmatched speed, efficiency, and security, it redefines the standards for large-format printing. Upgrade your workspace with the XL3800 and experience the future of AEC printing today.

Contact Metro Repro Today to Request A Quote

Metro Repro is your reliable resource for large format printers, supplies, and media. Click here to learn more about the HP XL3800 or to request a quote call (888) 484-9292Normal

1 Based on comparison of published speed specifications commissioned by HP and performed by Sogeti in February 2023. HP DesignJet XL 3800 top speed of 6 D/AI color pages per minute compared to top speed specifications of mono and color printers from different manufacturers, comparable in terms of price range, speed, and market relevance based on their worldwide market share as of February 2023 according to IDC. Further details available upon request.
2 When the printer is idle and ready, performing a reprint in Fast print mode on plain paper from history in job queue after 35 seconds from the last plot and less than 3 hours.
3 Based on comparison of operational footprint commissioned by HP and performed by Sogeti in February 2023. HP DesignJet XL 3800 operational footprint compared to operational footprint of reference competitor in TDP low volume market segment. Further details available upon request.
4 Percentage of recycled plastic is calculated by plastic total weight.
5 The ink cartridge outer carton is 100% recyclable through local cardboard/paper programs. Inner materials including the ink bag are 55% recyclable and can be returned free of charge to the HP Planet Partners program for reprocessing of plastic parts. For take-back of ink bag/printhead/prints, visit to see how to participate and for HP Planet Partners program availability; program may not be available in your jurisdiction.
6 Based on comparison of published security specifications commissioned by HP and performed by Sogeti in February 2023. Comparison of HP DesignJet XL 3800 security features and competitors from different manufacturers that represent the majority of TDP low volume market share worldwide as of February 2023. Further details available upon request.
7 Based on 8 GB RAM