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.
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.4 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 colour touchscreen.
Go from zero to done, right at the MFP—print, copy, scan, and fax with ease.
Get a fast start with preinstalled cartridges. Save even more, using optional high-capacity cartridges.
Efficiently manage this MFP, using HP Web Jetadmin to remotely monitor office printing and device status.
Set up fast and stay connected
Get up and running fast. Use HP Auto Wireless Connect to configure networking—without wires.
HP ePrint—print from your smartphone or tablet.8 Easily send print jobs wirelessly without a network.
Use resources more efficiently with wireless and 10/100 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.
Print, Copy, Scan
Print speed black:
Normal: Up to 40 ppm
(Measured 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.)
First page out (ready)
Black: As fast as 8.0 sec
(Exact speed varies depending on the system configuration, software application, driver and document complexity.)
Duty cycle (monthly, A4)
Up to 75,000 pages
(Duty 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
(HP recommends that the number of pages per month of imaged output be within the stated range for optimum device performance, based on factors including supplies replacement intervals and device life over an extended warranty period.)
Print quality black (best)
Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi
HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5, HP postscript level 3 emulation, PCLm
3.5″ (8.89 cm) touchscreen, LCD (color graphics)
Automatic paper sensor
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)
(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)
HP ePrint capability
Mobile printing capability
HP ePrint, Wireless direct printing, Apple AirPrint™, Mopria-certified, Mobile Apps
Yes, built-in WiFi 802.11b/g/n
1 Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Device
1 Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Host
1 Gigabit Ethernet 10/100/1000Base-TX
1 Wireless 802.11b/g/n
Standard (built-in Ethernet, WiFi 802.11b/g/n)
HP Jetdirect ew2500 802.11b/g Wireless Print Server J8021A
HP Jetdirect 2700w USB Wireless Print Server J8026A
Minimum system requirements
Windows 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
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 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 7 / 2008 R2 SP1, Windows XP (64-bit) SP2 and greater, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2008 (Standard Edition), Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Edition), Windows Server 2003 (Standard Edition), Windows Server 2003 (Enterprise Edition), Windows Server 2003 (64-bit), SP1 (x86 and x86-64) only support Print driver and Scan driver.)
Paper handling input, standard
100-sheet multipurpose tray, 500-sheet input tray 2, 50-sheet Automatic Document Feeder (ADF)
Paper handling input, optional
Optional 500-sheet tray (add up to 1 trays)
Paper handling output, standard
250-sheet output bin, 100-sheet rear output bin
Maximum output capacity (sheets)
Up to 350 sheets
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: 76 x 127 to 216 x 356 mm
tray 2, optional 500-sheet tray (3): 105 x 148 to 216 x 356 mm
Paper (bond, color, letterhead, plain, preprinted, prepunched, recycled, rough)
envelopes, labels, cardstock, transparencies, user-defined
Media weight, supported
Tray 1: 52 to 199 g/m²
Tray 2, 3: 52 to 120 g/m²
Media weights, supported ADF
60 to 90 g/m²
Scan resolution, optical
Up to 300, 600, 1200 dpi
Scan size (flatbed), maximum
216 x 297 mm
Scan size (ADF), maximum
216 x 356 mm
Scan size ADF (minimum)
127 x 177 mm
Scan speed (normal, A4)
Up to 19 ppm (black & white), up to 14 ppm (color)
(Scan speeds of up to 21 ppm measured at 200 dpi (b&w) and up to 15 ppm at 200 dpi (color) from automatic document feeder when scanning to digital file. Actual speeds may vary depending on scan resolution, network conditions, computer performance and application software.)
Duplex ADF scanning
Automatic document feeder capacity
Standard, 50 sheets
Scan input modes
From PC: Solution Center Lite (Windows Vista, Windows XP) or Device Stage (Windows 7, 8)
TWAIN-compliant or WIA-compliant software
Copy speed (normal)
Black: Up to 40 cpm
(First Copy Out and Copy Speed measured using ISO/IEC 29183, 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.)
Copy resolution (black text)
Up to 600 x 600 dpi
Copy reduce / enlarge settings
25 to 400%
Up to 99 copies
Fax transmission speed
(Based on standard ITU-T test image #1 at standard resolution. More complicated pages or higher resolution will take longer and use more memory.)
Up to 250 pages
Up to 300 x 300 dpi
Speed dials, maximum number
Up to 100 numbers (each can contain 100 numbers)
Power and operating requirements
Input voltage: 110 to 127 VAC (+/- 10%), 50/60Hz (+/- 2 Hz) and 220V-240 VAC (+/- 10%), 50/60Hz (+/- 2 Hz)
760 watts (Printing), 520 watts (Copying from ADF), 18.2 watts (Ready), 4.3 watts (Sleep), 0.3 watts (Off)
(Values subject to change. Power numbers are the highest values measured using all standard voltages. See hp.com/support for current information. Power requirements are based on the country/region where the printer is sold. Do not convert operating voltages. This will damage the printer and void the product warranty.)
ENERGY STAR® qualified
Operating temperature range
10 to 32.5°C
Operating humidity range
30 to 70% RH
Acoustic pressure emissions bystander (active, printing)
(Acoustic values are subject to change. For current information see hp.com/support. Configuration tested: LaserJet Pro M521dw, simplex printing, A4 paper at an average of 40 ppm. LaserJet Pro M521dw, ADF copy and print simplex using A4 paper.)
Dimensions and weight
Minimum dimensions (W x D x H)
465 x 465 x 508 mm
Maximum dimensions (W x D x H)
465 x 900 x 750 mm
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