HP Latex 1500 Printer

Affordable superwide HP Latex printing
Achieve high-quality results and fast turnarounds. Stay competitive with this affordable 3.2 m (126-in) HP Latex printer. This is fast, superwide production at the quality you expect—and at low running costs.

Up To

D/A1 pages per minutes

Up to 50% Savings in Total Productions Costs

Text For Latex

Accelerate your workflow

Start printing in 50% of the time thanks to HP SmartStream software.⁴ Plus up to six rolls, dual ink supplies with auto-switching, and accessories including a production stacker and online folder⁵ all help to free up the operator. Print from your PC or make copies with easily integrated HP scanners

Print speed
16 m²/hr (170 ft²/hr) – High Saturation Backlits (18-pass 6-colour 260%)
24 m²/hr (260 ft²/hr) – Textiles and Canvas (12-pass 6-colour 170%)
45 m²/hr (480 ft²/hr) – Indoor High Quality (6-pass 6-colour 100% / 6-pass 6-colour 120%)
57 m²/hr (610 ft²/hr) – Outdoor Plus (4-pass 6-colour 100%)
74 m²/hr (800 ft²/hr) – Outdoor (3-pass 6-colour 90%)
Average monthly print volume
1500 to 4000 m²
Print quality color (best)
Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi
Print technology
  • HP Latex Printing Technologies
Ink types
  • Water-based HP Latex Inks
Number of print cartridges
7 (black, cyan, light cyan, light magenta, magenta, yellow, HP Latex Optimiser)
Print heads
  • 4 (cyan/black, magenta/yellow, light cyan/light magenta, HP Latex Optimiser)
Print head nozzles
Print repeatability
Maximum colour difference (95% of colours) ≤ 2 dE2000[1]
(The colour variation inside a printed job has been measured to be within this limit: maximum colour difference (95% of colours) <= 2 dE 2000. Reflective measurements on a 943 colour target under CIE standard illuminant D50, and according to the standard CIEDE 2000 as per CIE Draft Standard DS 014-6/E:2012. 5% of colours may experience variations above 2 dE 2000. Back-lit substrates measured in transmission mode may yield different results.)
Finished output handling
  • Roll-to-roll, double-sided blockout, dual-roll (optional), roll-to-freefall (optional), double-sided backlit (optional), ink collector (optional)
Media types
  • Banners, self-adhesive vinyls, films, papers, wallcoverings, canvas, synthetics, fabrics, mesh, textiles[2]
Roll maximum input
1 (2 with optional dual roll kit)
Media width, maximum
3.2 m (single roll); 2 x 1.60 m (with optional dual roll kit)
Roll maximum weight
Up to 160 kg (single roll); Up to 2 x 70 kg (with optional dual roll kit)
Roll external diameter
30 cm
Media thickness
Roll-to-roll; Double-sided block-out; Dual-roll (optional); Roll-to-free-fall (optional); Double-sided back-lit (optional); Ink collector (optional)
Minimum dimensions (W x D x H)
574 x 138 x 167 cm
Package dimensions (W x D x H)
586 x 181 x 191 cm
1220 kg
Operating temperature range
15 to 30ºC
Operating humidity range
20 to 70% RH (non-condensing)

Acoustic pressure emissions

<70 dB(A) (operating), <57 dB(A) (idle)
Acoustic power emissions (active, printing)
8.7 B(A) (operating), 7.3 B(A) (idle)

Print speed

8 kW (typical) – high-quality indoor mode (6-pass), 10 kW (typical) – outdoor mode (3-pass)
Energy star certified
Environmental certification
  • WEEE
  • EU RoHS
  • CE marking compliant
What’s in the box
  • HP Latex 1500 Printer
  • HP 881 Latex Printheads
  • HP 871 Latex Printhead Cleaning Kit
  • 126-in spindles (x2)
  • HP Internal Print Server
  • Documentation software
  • User manual
  • Media edge holders (x4)
  • Original HP sample media
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Pneumatic gun
One-year limited hardware warranty

Expand your potential with HP Latex applications

With HP Latex Technologies, you can produce traditional signage jobs and explore new revenue streams with an extensive range of application offerings.
Outdoor & event banners

Create unforgettable building covers and banners that stay crisp in outdoor conditions.

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Vehicle graphics

Grow your audience with durable vehicle wraps and fleet graphics that can be printed in no time.


Deliver vibrant backlit applications that print fast and leave lasting impressions.


Expand your offering with new durable textiles.

Decoration applications

Discover new profit potential in stunning, high-margin wallcoverings, canvases, and window blinds.

The right printer for you

Deliver more high-quality applications same-day, in widths up to 1.63 meters (64 in), all while keeping costs low. HP Latex 300 and

500 series printers and water-based HP Latex Inks ensure rich blacks and glossy results—and all prints emerge dry, odor-free, and ready to use.

HP Latex Knowledge Center

Join the HP Latex printing community to find tools, talk to experts, and share insights with other print service providers.

HP PrintOS Media Locator

HP provides a comprehensive list of all HP Latex-compatible media along with finished color profiles and printer settings.