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Lexmark C540n

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Lexmark C540n
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A great colour value for your small office

A great colour-laser value and compact fit for your desktop

Part #: 26A0026
  • USB USB
  • Network Network
Desktop Friendly Colour
Desktop Friendly Colour

Extremely compact and quiet, with true 1200 x 1200 dpi colour plus rapid printing up to 20 ppm in black and colour. Built-in networking for easy setup. Opt for a Duo Drawer for extra input capacity and a multipurpose feeder to print on various media types.

Convenience By Your Side
Convenience By Your Side

Make a big impact on your business with a colour printer that's sure to be a perfect fit. With its small, attractive design and quiet operation, the Lexmark C540n will be a welcome addition to your desktop or small workgroup.

Trust Lexmark Colour Expertise
Trust Lexmark Colour Expertise

Studies show that colour can significantly increase brand recognition and reader retention. The C540n brings out the finest details with vivid 1200 x 1200 dpi colour and helps you keep colour costs in check with Lexmark ColorSaver™ technology.

Lexmark Rewards—Save Money and the Planet
Lexmark Rewards—Save Money and the Planet

Save up to 20% on supplies and go green with Lexmark Rewards. You'll earn free high-yield toner cartridges and imaging kits simply for using genuine Lexmark toner and returning your empty cartridges to Lexmark for recycling.

Save Money and the Planet
Save Money and the Planet

Lexmark supplies help protect the environment, too. Using Lexmark High Yield Toner Cartridges conserves resources by reducing the number of cartridges you use over the life of your printer.

Eco-Responsible
Eco-Responsible

Saving resources means everyone wins—your business, your budget and the environment! Eco-features include energy-saving Eco-Mode and an instant warm-up fuser to help you print greener at every level. And toner cartridges for Lexmark C540 Series printers never require shaking to deliver their full declared yield.

Print Technology Colour Laser
Print Resolution, Black 1200 x 1200 dpi
4800 Colour Quality (1200 x 600 dpi)
Print Resolution, Colour 1200 x 1200 dpi
4800 Colour Quality (1200 x 600 dpi)
Time to First Page (Black) As fast as 12 seconds
Time to First Page (Colour) as fast as 13 seconds
Print Speed (A4, Black): Up to 20 ppm
Print Speed (A4, Colour): Up to 20 ppm
Recommended Monthly Page Volume 500 - 1500 pages
Maximum Monthly Duty Cycle: Up to 35000 pages per month
Duty Cycle Notes "Recommended Monthly Page Volume" is a range of pages that helps customers evaluate Lexmark’s product offerings based on the average number of pages customers plan to print on the device each month. Lexmark recommends that the number of pages per month be within the stated range for optimum device performance, based on factors including: supplies replacement intervals, paper loading intervals, speed, and typical customer usage.
"Maximum Monthly Duty Cycle" is defined as the maximum number of pages a device could deliver in a month using a multishift operation. This metric provides a comparison of robustness in relation to other Lexmark printers and MFPs.
Noise Level, Idle inaudible dBA
Print Noise Level, Operating 47 dBA
Quiet Mode 46 dBA
Processor 417 MHz
Memory, Standard 128 MB
Memory, Maximum 640 MB
Expandable Memory Options Yes
Printable Area (metric) 4.2 mm of the top, bottom, right and left edges (within)
Supplies Yield 2,500*-page Black High Yield Toner Cartridge
1,000*-page Black Toner Cartridge
2,000*-page Colour High Yield Toner Cartridges (CMY)
*Average continuous black or continuous composite CMY declared cartridge yield up to this number of standard pages in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798.
1,000*-page Colour Toner Cartridges (CMY)
Photoconductor Estimated Yield: Up to 30,000 pages, based on 3 average letter/A4-size pages per print job
Cartridge(s) Shipping with Product 1,000*-page Colour (CMY) Return Program Toner Cartridges
1,000*-page Black Return Program Toner Cartridge
Photoconductor Notes Actual Yield may vary based on other factors such as device speed, paper size and feed orientation, toner coverage, tray source, percentage of black-only printing and average print job complexity.
Paper Handling Standard 250-Sheet Input Tray
100-Sheet Output Bin
Single Sheet Manual Feed
Paper Handling Optional 550-Sheet Duo Drawer with 100-Sheet Feeder
Number of Paper Inputs, Standard 2
Number of Paper Inputs, Maximum 4
Paper Input Capacity, Standard: Up to 250+1 pages 75 gsm bond
Paper Input Capacity, Maximum: Up to 900 +1 pages 75 gsm bond
Paper Output Capacity, Standard: Up to 100 pages 75 gsm bond
Paper Output Capacity, Maximum: Up to 100 pages 75 gsm bond
Finishing Option No
Duplex (2-sided) Printing Not Available
Media Types Supported Refer to the Card Stock & Label Guide.
Transparencies
Card Stock
Paper Labels
Plain Paper
Media Sizes Supported A6
Oficio
Universal
Letter
A4
JIS-B5
Folio
Executive
A5
Legal
Network Management Protocols DNS
ICMP
DHCP
APIPA (AutoIP)
IGMP
WINS
HTTP
SNMPv2c
mDNS
DDNS
Bonjour
Finger
Telnet
NTP
ARP
Network Printing Methods IPP 1.1 (Internet Printing Protocol)
FTP, TFTP
Enhanced IP (Port 9400)
Direct IP (Port 9100)
LPR/LPD
Network Protocol Support UDP
TCP
TCP/IP IPv4
TCP/IP IPv6
Microsoft Windows Operating Systems Supported Microsoft Windows RT 8.1
Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Microsoft Windows 8.1 x64
Microsoft Windows 8.1
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows 8 x64
Microsoft Windows 8
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows 7 x64
Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Windows Vista x64
Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64
Microsoft Windows XP x64
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Microsoft Windows XP
Microsoft Windows RT
Apple Macintosh Operating Systems Supported Apple Mac OS X
Apple Mac OS 9.2
Citrix MetaFrame Microsoft Windows Server 2003 running Terminal Services with Citrix Presentation Server 3.0, 4.0, 4.5
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64 running Terminal Services with Citrix Presentation Server 4.0 x64, 4.5 x64
Microsoft Windows 2000 Server running Terminal Services with Citrix Presentation Server 3.0, 4.0
Linux Operating Systems Supported Fedora 14, 15, 16, 17
Linpus Linux Desktop 9.2, 9.3
PCLinuxOS 2011
openSUSE 11.3, 11.4, 12.1, 12.2
PCLinuxOS 2010
Ubuntu 11.04, 11.10, 12.04, 12.10
Debian GNU/Linux 5.0, 6.0
Ubuntu 9.04, 9.10, 10.04, 10.10
Fedora 12, 13
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10, 11
Red Flag Linux Desktop 5.0, 6.0
Debian GNU/Linux 4.0
Linspire Linux 6.0
openSUSE 10.2, 10.3, 11.0, 11.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 8.0, 9.0, 10, 11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS 3.0, 4.0, 5.0
Mint 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
Novell Operating Systems Supported Novell® Open Enterprise Server for Netware with NDS, iPrint or Novell Distributed Print Services (NDPS)
Novell NetWare 5.x, 6.x with iPrint or Novell Distributed Print Services (NDPS)
UNIX Operating Systems Supported HP-UX 11.11, 11.23, 11.31
Sun Solaris x86 10
Sun Solaris SPARC 8, 9, 10
IBM AIX 5.2, 5.3, 6.1
Standard Ports USB 2.0 Specification Hi-Speed Certified (Type B)
Ethernet 10/100BaseTX (RJ-45)
Optional Network Ports External MarkNet™ N7020e Gigabit Ethernet
Lexmark N4050e 802.11g Wireless Print Server (Print Only)
Fonts and Symbol Sets 91 scalable PostScript fonts
For more information, refer to the Technical Reference.
OCR-A, OCR-B scalable PCL 5e fonts
84 scalable PCL fonts
2 PCL bitmap fonts
3 of 9 scalable PCL 5e fonts in Narrow, Regular and Wide
Printer Languages (Standard) PostScript 3 Emulation
PCL 6 Emulation
PCL 5c Emulation
UNSPSC Code 43212105
Display 16 character, 2-line backlit LCD Display
ENERGY STAR No
Size (mm - H x W x D) 292 x 424 x 400 mm
Weight (kg) 21 kg
Packaged Size (mm - H x W x D) 402 x 595 x 495 mm
Packaged Weight (kg) 24.5 kg
Specified Operating Environment Humidity: 8 to 80% Relative Humidity
Temperature: 16 to 32°C
Altitude: 0 - 3048 metres
License/Agreement Terms Printers are sold subject to certain license/agreement conditions. See www.lexmark.com/printerlicense for details.
Product Certifications CAN/CSA-C22.2 60950-1, CSA E60825-1, ICES-003 Class B, BSMI Class B, VCCI Class B, US FDA, FCC Class B, UL 60950-1, EN/IEC 60320-1, CE Class B, CB IEC 60950-1, EN 60950-1, EN/IEC 61000-3, EN 55022 Class B, EN 55024, EN/IEC 60825-1, UL/DEMKO GS, AR S, SMA C-tick mark Class B, CCC Class B, CISPIR 22 Class B, MIC Mark, EK Mark
Product Warranty 2-Year Advanced Exchange Service, Next Business Day
Country of Origin China (PR)
Ethernet Network Yes
Harmonized Tariff Code 8443.32.1010
Lexmark C540n color laser printer
1,000*-page color (CMY) Starter Toner Cartridges
1,000*-page Black Starter Toner Cartridge
4 Developer units (K, C MY)
Photoconductor unit
Software and Documentation CD
Power Cord(s)
Setup Guides (network and local attachment)
Statement of limited warranty / guarantee
Operator panel language overlays
Cartridge Return Program Information
*Average continuous black or continuous composite CMY declared cartridge yield up to this number of standard pages in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798.
Ethernet, USB or parallel cable not included.
Box contents may vary by country and/or reseller. Subject to change without notice.
Return Program Cartridges  What is this?
Name Yield Type Page Yield
C54x, X54x Black High Yield Return Programme Toner Cartridge (2.5K)
High Yield Print / Toner Cartridge 2500
C54x, X54x Cyan High Yield Return Programme Toner Cartridge (2K)
High Yield Print / Toner Cartridge 2000
C54x, X54x Magenta High Yield Return Programme Toner Cartridge (2K)
High Yield Print / Toner Cartridge 2000
C54x, X54x Yellow High Yield Return Programme Toner Cartridge (2K)
High Yield Print / Toner Cartridge 2000
C54x, X54x Black Return Programme Toner Cartridge (1K)
Print / Toner Cartridge 1000
C54x, X54x Cyan Return Programme Toner Cartridge (1K)
Print / Toner Cartridge 1000
C54x, X54x Magenta Return Programme Toner Cartridge (1K)
Print / Toner Cartridge 1000
C54x, X54x Yellow Return Programme Toner Cartridge (1K)
Print / Toner Cartridge 1000
Other Supplies 
Name Yield Type Page Yield
Waste Toner Bottle (18K)
36000
C54x, X54x Black Imaging Kit (30K)
30000
C54x, X54x Black and Colour Imaging Kit (30K)
30000
Regular Cartridges  What is this?
Name Yield Type Page Yield
C54x, X54x Black High Yield Toner Cartridge (2.5K)
High Yield Print / Toner Cartridge 2500
C54x, X54x Cyan High Yield Toner Cartridge (2K)
High Yield Print / Toner Cartridge 2000
C54x, X54x Magenta High Yield Toner Cartridge (2K)
High Yield Print / Toner Cartridge 2000
C54x, X54x Yellow High Yield Toner Cartridge (2K)
High Yield Print / Toner Cartridge 2000

* For more information on how page yields are determined, please   click here .