HP Designjet T520 Color ePrinter CQ890A

HP Designjet T520 Color ePrinter

HP DesignJet’s trusted reliability keeps your business running smoothly

  • This top selling large format printer makes it easy to achieve accurate lines and sharp details in your designs, maps, photos, and presentations at resolutions up to 2400 dpi.
  • With convenient features and a space-saving design, the Wi-Fi connected¹ HP DesignJet T520 Printer fits the way you work.


OFFICE-READY—Fits the way you work

  • Present your professional best—this compact, space-saving printer delivers consistent, outstanding results.
  • Produce a range of applications, including architectural designs, maps, photos, and presentations.
  • Achieve accurate lines, sharp details up to 2400 dpi from the first print with a long-life printhead.
  • Save time and money—Original HP inks deliver accurate, quality prints the first time, every time.

EASY—Convenient printing designed for sharing

  • Two printers in one—print using the built-in A3/B+ tray and up to A0/E using the front-loading media roll.
  • The intuitive, full-color, 4.3-inch (109-mm) touchscreen simplifies
  • navigation and printing.
  • Easily setup your printer and connect everyone in your studio, with built-in wireless connectivity.

MOBILE—Easily print from smartphone or tablet

  • Print straight from your Apple® or Android™ smartphone/tablet wherever you are with HP Mobile Printing.
  • If you’re on-the-go, attach your document to an email and send it directly to your printer via ePrint.
  • Use the HP AiO Printer Remote3 to access additional print features when printing from your mobile device.
  • No LAN needed—move this printer any time, any place your Wi-Fi signal can reach with wireless connectivity.



  • Line drawings- 35 sec/page on A1/D, 70 A1/D prints per hour
  • Color images- Fast: 25.6 m²/hr/ (275 ft²/hr) on coated media, Best: 2.3 m²/hr (25 ft²/hr) on glossy media
  • Print resolution- Up to 2400 x 1200 optimized dpi 
  • Margins (top x bottom x left x right)- Roll: 5 x 5 x 5 x 5 mm (0.2 x 0.2 x 0.2 x 0.2 in), Sheet: 5 x 17 x 5 x 5 mm (0.2 x 0.67 x 0.2 x 0.2 in)
  • Technology- HP Thermal Inkjet
  • Ink types- Dye-based (C, M, Y); pigment-based (K)
  • Ink drop- 5.5 pl (C, M, Y); 12 pl (K)
  • Printheads- 1 (C, M, Y, K)
  • Line accuracy- +/- 0.1%
  • Minimum line width- 0.02 mm (0.0008 in) (HP-GL/2 addressable)
  • Guaranteed minimum line width- 0.07 mm (0.0028 in) (ISO/IEC 13660:2001(E))


  • Handling- Sheet feed, roll feed, input tray, media bin, automatic cutter
  • Weight- 60 to 280 g/m² (roll/manual feed); 60 to 220 g/m² (input tray)
  • Size- 24-in printer: Rolls: 279 to 610 mm (11 to 24 in), Sheets: 210 x 279 to 610 x 1897 mm (8.3 x 11 to 24 x 74.7 in)- Standard sheets: A4, A3, A2, A1 (A, B, C, D), 36-in printer: Rolls: 279 to 914 mm (11 to 36 in), Sheets: 210 x 279 to 914 x 1897 mm (8.3 x 11 to 36 x 74.7 in),
  • Standard sheets: A4, A3, A2, A1, A0 (A, B, C, D, E)
  • Thickness- Up to 11.8 mil
  • Memory
  • 1 GB


  • Interfaces- (standard) Fast Ethernet (100Base-T),
  • Hi-Speed USB 2.0 certified, Wi-Fi 
  • Print languages- (standard) HP-GL/2, HP-RTL, HP PCL 3 GUI, JPEG, CALS G4 
  • Printing paths- Printer driver, HP DesignJet Print & Share, HP Instant Printing, Apple AirPrint
  • Drivers (included)- HP-GL/2, HP-RTL drivers for Windows® (optimized for AutoCAD 2000 and higher); HP PCL 3 GUI driver for Mac OS X

Dimensions (w x d x h)

  • Printer- 36-in printer: 1292 x 530 x 932 mm (50.9 x 20.9 x 36.7 in)
  • Shipping- 36-in printer: 1423 x 577 x 626 mm (56 x 22.7 x 24.6 in)


  • Printer- 36-in printer: 39.2 kg (86.4 lb)
  • Shipping- 36-in printer: 62 kg (136.7 lb)

What’s in the box

  • HP DesignJet T520 Printer, printhead, ink cartridges, printer stand, quick, reference guide, setup poster, startup software, power cord

Environmental ranges

  • Operating temperature: 5 to 40oC (41 to 104oF)
  • Storage temperature: -25 to 55oC (-13 to 131oF)
  • Operating humidity: 20 to 80% RH 


  • Sound pressure: 48 dB(A) (active); < 16 dB(A) (standby)
  • Sound power: 6.5 B(A) (active); < 3.4 B(A) (standby)

Power consumption

  • < 35 watts (printing), < 4.5 watts (sleep), < 0.3 watts (standby)
  • Input voltage (auto ranging) 100 to 240 VAC (+/- 10%), 50/60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz), 1200 mA max


  • Safety- USA and Canada (CSA certified), EU (LVD and EN 60950-1 compliant), Russia (GOST), Singapore (PSB), China (CCC), Mexico (NYCE)
  • Electromagnetic- Compliant with Class B requirements, including: USA (FCC rules), Canada (ICES), EU (EMC/R&TTE Directives), Australia (ACMA), New Zealand (RSM), China (CCC), Japan (VCCI); Certified as Class A product: Korea (KCC)
  • Environmental- ENERGY STAR, WEEE, EU RoHS, REACH, EuP, FEMP, EPEAT Bronze


  • One-year limited hardware warranty

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