HP LaserJet Pro MFP M521dn (A8P79A)

Finish jobs faster, produce high-quality documents, and make scanning and sharing simple. Get set up and connected quickly. Send quick commands from an intuitive colour touchscreen. Easily conserve resources and recycle used cartridges.

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HP LaserJet Pro MFP M521dn (A8P79A)

Finish jobs faster, produce high-quality documents, and make scanning and sharing simple. Get set up and connected quickly. Send quick commands from an intuitive colour touchscreen. Easily conserve resources and recycle used cartridges.

Finish faster with less standing around using single-pass, dual-head scanning.
-Maintain peak performance with fast print speeds of up to 40 ppm. Rely on a robust recommended monthly page volume of 2000 to 6000 pages.
-Handle high-volume printing without worries, thanks to a 600-sheet paper input, expandable to 1100 sheets, and a 250-sheet output tray.
-Work faster, single-pass, dual-head scanning. Scan documents and send digital files to email, the cloud, network folders or a USB drive, in one easy step.
-Save paper with two-sided printing, and use the 50-sheet automatic document feeder to heighten productivity.

Work smarter – access, store and print content quickly from the 8.89 cm colour touchscreen.
-Easily complete a range of print, copy, scan and fax tasks. Go from zero to done, right at the MFP.
-Access, store and print web content from the MFP’s touchscreen using business apps installed on the device.
-Save time with an easy-to-install Original HP cartridge, and cut costs, using an optional high-capacity cartridge.
-Efficiently monitor and manage this MFP, using HP Web Jetadmin to track office printing and device status.

Share wirelessly across the office.
-Enjoy unparalleled flexibility: print from your smartphone or tablet from virtually anywhere.
-Use HP Auto Wireless Connect to configure networking without wires.
-Use resources more efficiently with wireless and 10/100/1000T Gigabit Ethernet networking– easily print and share.
-And pull print jobs from your pocket – walk up and print right from a memory device via the USB port.

Save energy with HP Auto-On/Auto-Off Technology, Instant-on Copy, and Instant-on Technology.
-Help reduce energy and conserves resources. Use HP Instant-on Copy and HP Auto-On/Auto-Off Technology.
-With the HP EcoSMART Console, you get instant access to custom energy-saving options and printer settings. So you can centrally configure all your printers to use the most energy- and resource-efficient settings.
-Cut your environmental impact and costs even further with automatic two-sided printing.
-Easily recycle used cartridges for free, with HP Planet Partners.



Printing Technology: Laser
Print Color: Black
Maximum Resolution: 1200 x 1200 dpi

Print Speed:
Letter: 42 ppm
A4: 40 ppm

Toner Cartridge Compatibility:
CE255A Black LaserJet Toner Cartridge
CE255X Black LaserJet Toner Cartridge

First Print Out Speed: 8.0 sec
Duplex Printing: Yes
Printer Duty Cycle: Monthly: 75,000 A4-prints
Wireless Printing Features: HP ePrint, AirPrint or DirectPrint

Scanner Type: Flatbed with automatic document feeder
Image Sensor: Contact Image Sensor
Optical Resolution: 300, 600, or 1200 dpi
Hardware Resolution: Flatbed: 1200 x 1200 dpi
ADF: 300 x 300 dpi

Scan Speed:
21 ppm in black & white
15 ppm in color
36 ppm in black & white
14 ppm in color

Maximum Scan Area: 8.5 x 11.7"
Scanner Drivers: TWAIN Version 1.9
Scan Modes: PC Software: Solution Center Lite, Device Stage, or TWAIN and WIA-compliant software
Scan File Format: PDF, JPG, PNG, TIFF, HP-Raw, Searchable PDF
Color Depth: 24-bit
Grayscale: 8 bit for duplex
Duplex Scanning: Yes

Scanner Features:
Duplex scanning from ADF
Scan to USB drive
Scan to network folder
Scan to email
Scan to cloud
Optimize text/picture
Image adjustments
Output quality setting
Selectable scan resolution: 75-600 dpi

Maximum Resolution: 300 x 300 dpi

Copy Speed:
Letter: 42 ppm
A4: 40 ppm

Maximum Copy Size: 8.5 x 11.7"
Duplex Copying: Yes
Quantity: Up to 99 copies
Reduction / Enlargement: 25-400%

Copy Features:
Number of copies
Multi-page copy
Tray select
Draft mode
Image adjustment
Set as new defaults
Restore defaults

Modem Speed: Up to 33.6 kbps
Transmission Speed: 6 sec per page
Fax Resolution: 300 x 300 dpi
Fax Memory: Up to 250 letter-sized pages

Fax Features:
Auto fax reduction
Auto redialing
Distinctive ring detection supported
Fax forwarding supported
Fax phone TAM interface
Fax polling supported
Junk barrier supported
PC interface supported
Telephone handset supported
Fax telephone mode supported

Paper Handling:
100-sheet multipurpose tray
500-sheet input tray 2
50-sheet automatic document feeder
250-sheet output bin
100-sheet rear output bin

Paper-Feed Method:
Automatic document feeder

Paper Capacity:
Input: Up to 600 sheets or 10 envelopes
Output: Up to 250 sheets or 75 transparencies

Paper Types:
Paper: Bond, color, letterhead, plain, pre-printed, prepunched, recycled, rough

Paper Sizes:
Tray 1: 3 x 5" to 8.5 x 14" (76 x 127 to 216 x 356 mm)
Tray 2 and Optional Tray 3: 4.1 x 5.8" to 8.5 x 14" (105 x 148 mm to 216 x 356 mm)

Media Weight:
Tray 1: 52 to 199 g/m²
Tray 2: 52 to 120 g/m²
Tray 3: 52 to 120 g/m²

Interfaces: USB 2.0
Host USB
10/100/100 Base-TX Ethernet

OS Compatibility:
Windows 8, 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 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 System Requirements:
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
Apple System Requirements: Mac OS X v 10.6.8 or later
500 MB hard disk
CD-ROM/DVD-ROM or Internet
USB or Network port

Memory: 256 MB
Processor: 800 MHz
Fonts: 84 scalable TrueType fonts

Printer Language:
HP postscript level 3 emulation

Network Protocols:
Via Built-In Networking Solution:

TCP-IP port 9100 Direct Mode
LPD (raw queue support only)
Web Services Printing
IPP Print
FTP Print

Web Services Discovery

IP Config:
IPv4 (BootP, DHCP, AutoIP, Manual)
IPv6 (Stateless)

SSL Security and certificate management
Account and System Management:

HP Device Toolbox
Status Alerts (default install)
SNP Alerts (minimum network install)
HP Web Jetadmin (download)

HP Utility

1 Year Warranty

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