HP DesignJet T790 PostScript® Printer




24-inch (610-mm), 6-ink printer for professional-quality CAD and GIS applications.

  • Intuitive touchscreen for simple navigation and printing
  • D/A1-size prints in 32 seconds in Economode
  • Six Original HP inks
  • In-printer processing architecture for quick printing
  • The most productive 24-inch HP DesignJet printer¹ for small teams
  • Print-by-email capabilities via ePrint²

Additional information

Model size

24 in



Speed specifications

Print time line drawing (economode, D plain paper)
32 sec/page

Print speed line drawing (economode, D plain paper)
93 D prints per hour

Print speed
93 D prints per hour
(Line drawing on plain paper in Draft mode with Economode on)

Memory specifications


8 GB (virtual)

Internal Storage

Standard, 160 GB

Technical specifications

Print quality (best)
Color: Up to 2400 x 1200 optimized dpi
Black: Up to 2400 x 1200 optimized dpi from 1200 x 1200 input dpi and Optimization For Photo Paper selected

Print technology
HP Thermal Inkjet

Number of print cartridges
6 (cyan, gray, magenta, matte black, photo black, yellow)

Ink types

Dye-based (C, G, M, pK, Y)
pigment-based (mK)

Dynamic security enabled printer. Only intended to be used with cartridges using an HP original chip. Cartridges using a non-HP chip may not work, and those that work today may not work in the future.

Non-printable area (cut-sheet)
0.2 x 0.67 x 0.2 x 0.2 in

Guaranteed minimum line width
0.0024 in (ISO/IEC 13660:2001(E))

Line accuracy

Maximum optical density (black)
2.15 maximum black optical density (6 L*min)

Paper handling

Finished output handling

Sheet feed
roll feed
automatic cutter

Media types
Bond and coated paper (bond, coated, heavyweight coated, super heavyweight plus matte, colored), technical paper (natural tracing, translucent bond, vellum), film (clear, matte, polyester), photographic paper (satin, gloss, semi-gloss, matte, high-gloss), backlit, self-adhesive (two-view cling, indoor paper, polypropylene, vinyl)

Media sizes standard (sheets, rolls)

8.3 to 24-in wide sheets
11 to 24-in rolls

Media sizes, custom

8.3 x 11 to 24 x 66 in

Roll external diameter
5.3 in

Media thickness
Up to 31.5 mil



HP ePrint capability

Connectivity, standard

Fast Ethernet (100Base-T)
Hi-Speed USB 2.0 certified
EIO Jetdirect accessory slot

Print languages
Adobe PostScript 3, Adobe PDF 1.7, HP-GL/2, HP-RTL, TIFF, JPEG, CALS G4, HP PCL 3 GUI

Power and operating requirements

Power consumption
< 120 watts (printing), < 27 watts (ready), < 7 watts (< 25 watts with embedded Digital Front End) (sleep), 0.1 watts (off)

Energy efficiency

ENERGY STAR® qualified

Operating temperature range
41 to 104ºF
(5 to 40ºC )

Operating humidity range
20 to 80% RH

Dimensions and weight

Minimum dimensions (W x D x H)
49.7 x 27.6 x 41.3 in

132 lb

What's included

One-year limited hardware warranty

What's in the box
HP DesignJet T790 Printer; printheads; introductory ink cartridges; printer stand (NA and LAR only); spindle; quick reference guide; setup poster; startup software; power cord

Software included

HP Utility for Mac and Windows


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