June 23
HP Gives Away Adobe Apps
Illustrator 9, InDesign 1.5 free with printer purchase

by David Nagel
Executive Producer

Hewlett-Packard Co. today announced that it's giving away Adobe InDesign and Adobe Illustrator with the purchase of certain laser and inkjet printers. Qualifying printers several models from the HP DesignJet CA and CP series and the LaserJet series. The offer is part of a new campaign from Hewlett-Packard called "More for Less." According to HP, there's no limit on how many qualifying purchases can be made by an individual, but the offer is not valid on refurbished units and will take four to eight weeks for processing. Qualifying printers include:

  • HP DesignJet 488CA, a large-format color printer geared for design firms and ad agencies. It includes a software RIP with Apple ColorSync and Adobe PostScript 3 and is available in 24" and 36" models. The 24" model costs $2,691; the 36" model costs $3,534.
  • HP DesignJet 2000CP, 2500CP, 2800CP, 3000CP, 3500CP and 3800CP, a series of photo-quality, 600-dpi, large-format color printer for graphics professionals. Some models require an external RIP. They print on a wide variety of media ranging in width from 36" to 54" and can print lengths up to 150'. They range in price from $8,564 to $16,275.
  • HP Color LaserJet 4500DN, 8550GN and 8550MFP, all 600 DPI color printers with ImageREt 2400 technology. The low-end 4500 prints 4 PPM in color and 16 PPM in black. The other models print 6 PPM color and 24 PPM black. They range in price from $3,999 to $10,500.

Qualifying purchases must be made between June 15 and Aug. 15. For more information about the More for Less program, go to http://www.hpgetgraphics.com.

The DesignJet 488CA includes a software RIP with Apple ColorSync and Adobe PostScript 3 and is available in 24" and 36" models.

 

 

 

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