HP LaserJet Pro MFP M521dn
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- Print, copy, scan, fax
- Print speed letter: Up to 42 ppm (black)
- Auto duplex printing; 50-sheet ADF; 2 paper trays (standard)
- FCC Class A emissions - for use in commercial environments, not residential environmentsSee all Specs
Finish jobs faster, produce high-quality documents, and make scanning and sharing simple. Get set up and connected quickly.[3,7] Send quick commands from an intuitive color touchscreen. Easily conserve resources and recycle used cartridges.
Improving your efficiency; printing sharp documents quickly; completing fax, copy, and scan tasks easily; and enabling mobile printing.
Quickly create, capture, and deliver documents
Finish faster—with less standing around—using single-pass, dual-head scanning. Stay on schedule—print up to 42 pages per minute. Handle high-volume printing without worries. Scan documents and send digital files in one easy step—to email, the cloud, network folders, or a USB drive. Efficiently handle large jobs, with an input capacity up to 1,100 sheets and automatic two-sided printing.
Increase efficiency with an easy-to-manage MFP
Work smarter—access, store, and print business content quickly from the 3.5-inch color touchscreen. Control access to walkup features and easily look up network email addresses, using LDAP connectivity. Save time with an easy-to-install Original HP cartridge. Save more, using a high-capacity cartridge. Efficiently manage this MFP, using HP Web Jetadmin to remotely monitor office printing and device status.
Set up fast and stay connected
Set up and share wirelessly throughout the office. Easily print from your smartphone, tablet, or notebook at home, work, or on the go. Use resources more efficiently with 100/1000 Base –TX Ethernet networking—easily print and share. Pull print jobs from your pocket—walk up and print right from a memory device via the USB port.
Improve your energy costs and save resources
Help save energy with HP Auto-On/Auto-Off Technology, Instant-on Copy, and Instant-on Technology. Conserve resources and save paper—use automatic two-sided printing. Get centralized, easy access to custom energy-saving options and printer settings with HP EcoSMART Console. Reduce your impact—easily recycle Original HP LaserJet toner cartridges through HP Planet Partners.
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Allows you to print on both sides of the page, cutting your paper use by up to 50%.
Prints in a flash, savings that last
Print right away with Instant-on Technology.
On-the-go printing with HP ePrint
Print photos, documents, and more when you're on the go, using HP ePrint.
Automatic document feeder
Allows multiple pages to be copied or scanned at one time
Scan in Color
Scan to email
Save time by sending scanned documents or photos directly from your printer to email recipients.
Scan to network
Have an instant digital copy of anything you scan stored on your network server.
Scan to cloud
Add this device to your office Ethernet network to share with your workgroup.
Color touchscreen (printer)
Manage jobs directly at the MFP, using the HP color touchscreen.
Print, copy, scan, fax
Print Speed - Black (normal)
Up to 42 ppmMeasured using ISO/IEC 24734, excludes first set of test documents. For more information see hp.com/go/printerclaims. Exact speed varies depending on the system configuration, software application, driver, and document complexity.
Printer page yield
Approximate average yield based on ISO/IEC 19752. Actual yield varies considerably based on printer platform, content of printed pages and other factors. For details see http://www.hp.com/go/learnaboutsupplies
First page out (ready) black
As fast as 8.0 sec
Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi
HP FastRes 1200 (600 x 600 dpi), HP ProRes 1200 (1200 x 1200 dpi), 600 x 600 dpi
Monthly duty cycle
75000Duty cycle is defined as the maximum number of pages per month of imaged output. This value provides a comparison of product robustness in relation to other HP LaserJet or HP Color LaserJet devices, and enables appropriate deployment of printers and MFPs to satisfy the demands of connected individuals or groups.
Recommended monthly page volume
2000 to 6000
3.5" (8.89 cm) touchscreen, LCD (color graphics)
Number of print cartridges
HP LaserJet Black Cartridge CE255A (~6000 pages based on ISO/IEC 19752); HP LaserJet Black Cartridge CE255X (~12,500 pages based on ISO/IEC 19752)
HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5, HP postscript level 3 emulation, PCLm
Automatic paper sensor
Paper trays, standard
Paper trays, maximum
Mobile Printing Capability
HP ePrint; Apple AirPrint™; Mopria™-certified; Mobile Apps
1 Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Device; 1 Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Host; 1 Gigabit Ethernet 10/100/1000Base-TX; 1 Telecom; 1 Phone
HP Jetdirect ew2500 802.11b/g Wireless Print Server J8021A
Standard (built-in Gigabit Ethernet)
1 Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Device; 1 Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Host; 1 Gigabit Ethernet 10/100/1000Base-TX; 1 Telecom; 1 Phone
Embedded Web Server: password-protection, secure browsing via SSL/TLS; Network: enable/disable network ports and features, SNMPv1 community password change, SNMPv3, 802.1x, Firewall, Access Control List; HP ePrint: HTTPS with certificate validation, HTTP Basic Access authentication, SASL authentication
Minimum system requirements
Mac OSX v 10.6; PowerPC G4, G5, or Intel® Core™ Processor; 500 MB hard disk; CD-ROM/DVD-ROM or Internet; USB or Network portWindows 10 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows 8 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows Vista (32-bit/64-bit): 1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor, 1 GB RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit), 400 MB free hard disk space, CD/DVD-ROM or Internet, USB or Network port; Windows XP (32-bit) SP2: Pentium® 233 MHz processor, 512 MB RAM 400 MB free hard disk space, CD/DVD-ROM or Internet, USB or Network port
Compatible operating systems
Full software installs supported on: Windows 10 32-bit and 64-bit, Windows 8 32-bit and 64-bit, Windows 7 32-bit and 64-bit, Windows Vista 32-bit and 64-bit, Windows XP 32-bit (SP2 or higher); Driver only installs supported on: Windows 2012; Windows Server 2008 32-bit and 64-bit, Windows Server 2003 32-bit (SP3 or higher); Mac OS X v 10.6.8 and later; Linpus Linux (9.4, 9.5), Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.0 (supported with a pre-built package); SUSE Linux (10.3, 11.0, 11, 11.1, 11.2), Fedora (9, 9.0, 10, 10.0, 11.0, 11, 12, 12.0), Ubuntu (8.04, 8.04.1, 8.04.2, 8.10, 9.04, 9.10, 10.04), Debian (5.0, 5.0.1, 5.0.2, 5.0.3) (supported by the automatic installer); HPUX 11 and Solaris 8/9
Windows: HP Device Toolbox, Status Alerts (default install), SNP Alerts (minimum network install), HP Web Jetadmin (download); Mac: HP Utility
Supported network protocols
Via built-in networking solution: TCP/IP, IPv4, IPv6; Print: TCP-IP port 9100 Direct Mode, LPD (raw queue support only), Web Services Printing, IPP Print, FTP Print; Discovery: SLP, Bonjour, Web Services Discovery; IP Config: IPv4 (BootP, DHCP, AutoIP, Manual), IPv6 (Stateless), SNMPV1/V2/V3; Security: SSL Security and certificate management, 802.1x
Paper handling input, standard
100-sheet multipurpose tray, 500-sheet input tray 2, 50-sheet Automatic Document Feeder (ADF)
Paper handling output, standard
250-sheet output bin, 100-sheet rear output bin
Envelope input capacity
Up to 10 envelopes
Finished output handling
Media sizes supported
Letter, Legal, Statement, 3 x 5 in, 4 x 6 in, 5 x 7 in , 5 x 8 in , Executive, 8.5 x 13 in, Envelope (#9, #10, Monarch, C5, DL, B5, C6); Discrete Custom Sizes: Minimum size 3 x 5 in, Maximum size 8.5 x 14 in
Media sizes supported
A4, RA4, Oficio 216 x 343 mm, Oficio 216 x 347 mm, 10 x 15 cm, B5(JIS), B6(JIS), Postcard(JIS), Double Postcard(JIS), A5, A6, 16K 195 x 270 mm, 16K 184 x 260 mm, 16K 197 x 273 mm
Media sizes, custom
Tray 1: 3 x 5 to 8.5 x 14 in; tray 2, optional 500-sheet tray (3): 4.1 x 5.8 to 8.5 x 14 in
Paper (bond, color, letterhead, plain, preprinted, prepunched, recycled, rough); envelopes, labels, cardstock, transparencies, user-defined
Supported media weight
Tray 1: 14 to 53 lb; Tray 2, 3: 14 to 32 lb
Media weights by paper path
Tray 1: 52 to 199 g/m²; Tray 2, 3: 52 to 120 g/m²
Input voltage: 110 to 127 VAC (+/- 10%), 50/60Hz (+/- 3 Hz) and 220V-240 VAC (+/- 10%), 50/60Hz (+/- 3 Hz)
760 watts (Printing), 520 watts (Copying from ADF), 18.2 watts (Ready), 4.3 watts (Sleep), 0.3 watts (Off)
CECP; EPEAT® Silver
Operating temperature range
50 to 90.5ºF
Operating humidity range
30 to 70% RH
Windows: HP Installer/Uninstaller, HP PCL 6 print driver, HP WIA Scan Driver, HP TWAIN Scan Driver, HP Scan, HP Fax Setup Wizard, HP Send Fax, HP Fax Print Driver, Status Alerts, HP Update, DXP; Mac: HP Installer/Uninstaller, HP Postscript driver, HP Scan, HP Setup Assistant, HP Fax Print Driver, HP Utility, HP Alerts, HP Firmware Updater
FCC Class A emissions - for use in commercial environments, not residential environments
One-year limited hardware warranty; For more info please visit us at http://support.hp.com
Dimensions (W X D X H)
18.3 x 18.3 x 20 in
Dimensions Maximum (W X D X H)
18.3 x 35.4 x 29.5 in
What's in the box
HP LaserJet Pro MFP M521dn; HP LaserJet Black cartridge (~6000 pages); Printer documentation and software on CDs (Windows/Mac OS installation CD); Installation guide; Support flyer; warranty card; Power cord; Fax Cable
Yes, 1 USB (AP & Brazil only); No, please purchase USB cable separately (EMEA, Americas except Brazil)
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The workplace is always on a constant “go, go, go” schedule, so the pressure is on to perform. No matter the size of your business, the expectations are always through the roof. Equipping your office space with the devices and tools that go above and beyond your performance demands should be a top priority for every entrepreneurial-minded aspirer.
With the HP LaserJet Pro MFP M521dn, you can do more than merely get the job done. Lauded for its blazing speed, high-quality prints, and multi-function capabilities, this powerhouse printer delivers. Stay on schedule when time is tight since the HP LaserJet Pro MFP 521dn boasts a speedy 42 pages per minute (ppm). Your high-volume printing requests are easily met without any of the frustrating wait times. With an input capacity of up to 1,100 sheets, this HP LaserJet Pro printer is simply exceptional.
A monthly duty cycle of 75,000 pages means you can rely on this mighty machine for all of your day-to-day printing, scanning, copying, and faxing duties. Count on the HP LaserJet Pro M521dn for professional-grade jobs so you can do yours well.
A printer backed by modern technology
Navigating your way around today’s printer is more than a couple of clicks and button combinations. Multi-function printers with integrated touch screens simplify the printing process by letting you control every function with your fingertips. The HP LaserJet Pro MFP M521dn features a 3.5-inch LCD touch screen. No matter what kind of print jobs are on your to-do list, you can worry less about getting the results you need on the first try.
Automatic duplex printing takes out the extra step of checking off a two-sided printing button. Conserve your business’s paper consumption by optimizing each and every sheet. Watch your high-speed demands come to life when you upgrade your office space with the HP LaserJet MFP M521dn. Delivering your first page out as fast as 8.0 seconds, this printer is all about keeping your digital world in motion.
Meet your green goals
Each and every thing we do has an effect on our environment. In an effort to reduce our carbon footprint and yours, HP® has worked hard to manufacture energy efficient and eco-friendly products perfect for the workplace. Like many of our business printers, the HP LaserJet Pro M521dn is ENERGY STAR® qualified, CECP, and EPEAT® Silver certified.
Using HP’s EcoSMART Console, you can customize your ideal set of energy-saving options and printer settings to further reduce your environmental impact. Integrated features like HP Auto-On/Auto-Off Technology, Instant-on Copy, and Instant-on technology are all energy-saving components that set this printer apart from the rest.
HP’s aim toward creating more energy efficient and environmentally friendly products is best seen in our collection of desktops, laptops, monitors and more. As one of the world’s cutting-edge tech pioneers, we continue to set the bar for the future’s digital landscape. When you shop with HP®, you can take pride in doing your part to consume smarter and forge a cleaner, greener tomorrow.
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