HP today introduced the HP Designjet 5500ps, a new large-format printer combining high productivity, image quality and simplified operation targeted at print service providers, GIS and graphics professionals. The printer offers direct file submission via the Web, a 40GB hard drive so that files can be permanently stored and maintained in the printer, and new production print modes for high-speed, professional, ready-to-sell or distribute images. The Mac compatible HP Designjet 5500ps 42″ model (US$13,995) and the 60″ model ($22,495) will be available this fall.