If you’re looking for a large format printer, ideal for printing at A1 size, you may feel overwhelmed by the wealth of choice available. With so many A1 size printers offering such a broad range of functions and capabilities, it can be hard to identify the best ones on the market. To help, we’ve rounded up some of the best A1 printers currently available in the UK.
An A1 printer is also known as a large-format printer and can print a variety of materials and papers in A1 print size. If you need more information please check the following articles to discover more about what is an A1 printer and how a large format printer works.
A1 print size has a maximum width of 24 inches, with a maximum length of 33 inches.
There are a whole variety of ways in which you can utilise an A1 large format printer, but essentially, they can print upon any large media with a maximum width of 24 inches. It’s important to note that there are different types of A1 printers available depending on the finished result you’re aiming for.
For example, graphics printers are used for photo quality graphic displays. Whereas technical and CAD/GIS plotter printers are more often used by the architectural industry as they are perfect for printing high quality line drawings and blueprints.
Coming from Hewlett Packard, you can be assured the Designjet Z2600 will deliver exceptional results. With a 1200 x 1200 DPI print resolution, this printer is ideal for graphic work as it provides rich durable colour prints at a consistently high quality.
Simple and easy to use with thanks to its one click printing software, this printer also has an advanced preview technology, ensuring you don’t waste materials. Available to buy now or rent from £35.98 per month, this impressive A1 printer HP is flexible, intuitive and affordable.
Another great HP large format printer, the DesignJet T520 is a technical, CAD/GIS printer. Complete with built in Wi-Fi, this versatile printer is compact and portable, making it easy to set up wherever you need it in your studio.
Providing 1200 x 1200 DPI print quality, you can be certain this DesignJet printer will produce high-quality prints and deliver rich colours, sharp lines and fine details. It also features an intuitive full-colour 4.3-inch touchscreen allowing you to preview your work and complete it quickly and accurately.
Available to buy now or rent from £19.90 per month, this reliable A1 printer is perfect for small creative groups.
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*This post has been updated on May 2023.
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