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HP DesignJet 5500ps
Color inkjet printer, max. 1200x600 dpi, works Perfectly
Recommended Driver: Postscript-HP (Home page, View PPD, directly download PPD, Driver packages: All architectures: 20130226 (RPM for LSB 3.2) (Signed), 20130226 (DEB for LSB 3.2) (Signed) (How to install))
Generic Instructions: CUPS, LPD, LPRng, PPR, PDQ, no spooler

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Printer supports PJL.
Printer supports direct text printing with the 'us-ascii' charset.


Large-format 6-ink printer, 42 inches or 60 inches wide.

PostScript printer, so it should be no problem to use this model under free operating systems.

Drivers for HP's RTL language are under developement in both the CUPS-1.2 and Gimp-Print projects.

You can also send HP-GL/2 drawings and JPEG images directly to the printer.

Consumables/Refills: 6 cartridges (CMYcmK)

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The following driver(s) are known to drive this printer:

Recommended driver:

Postscript-HP  (driver home page)
PPD files for HP's PostScript printers which are not supported by HPLIP, supplied by HP
Supplier: HP (this printer's manufacturer)
License: MIT (free software, show license text)
User support:HPLIP support and bug tracking system (voluntary)
Color output   Type: PostScript
Text:||||||||||  100Graphics:||||||||||  100System Load:Unknown
Line Art:||||||||||  100Photo:||||||||||  100Speed:Unknown
Download:Driver packages: All architectures: 20130226 (RPM for LSB 3.2) (Signed), 20130226 (DEB for LSB 3.2) (Signed) (How to install)
PPD file: View PPD, directly download PPD

Other drivers:

Postscript  (driver home page)
This driver is free software.
Type: PostScript
Download:PPD file: View PPD, directly download PPD

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