Flexible, Robust Color Printing
Outstanding media handling, two-sided printing and an intuitive color touch screen are combined in this solutions-focused workgroup color laser printer with additional memory and hard disk standard.
Intuitive Color Touch Screen
The 4.3-inch color touch screen allows you to operate your printer with ease and confidence through smart and intuitive navigation, easy access to workflow solutions and shortcuts, and the ability to preview your documents and print jobs at the device.
Expandable with Flexible Output Options
Print on multiple paper types with a standard input capacity of 2,300 sheets. Choose from four output options, including a five-bin mailbox, an offset stacker, a staple finisher, and a staple with hole punch finisher.
Exceptional Media Handling
Ultra-reliable paper feeding to support diverse media, including card stock, labels, UV-resistant outdoor media, banner media and more.
Reduce unnecessary printing and simplify work processes through solutions applications preloaded on your device. Choose additional Lexmark solutions to fit your unique workflow needs.
The Lexmark Extra High Yield Print Cartridge delivers up to 20,000* pages, reducing interventions, cartridge waste and cost. * Average continuous black or composite CMY declared cartridge yield in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798.
Awards and Reviews
Better Buys for Business 2009 Innovative Product of the YearJanuary 2010
Better Buys for Business awarded the Platinum Editor's Choice 2009 Innovative Product of the Year.
In the Box
- Lexmark C792de color laser printer
- Up to 11,000*-page Cyan, Magenta, Yellow Starter Print Cartridges
- Up to 8,500*-page Black Starter Print Cartridge
- Hard disk
- 3x 550-Sheet drawers
- Caster base
- Software and Documentation CD
- Power Cord(s)
- Setup Guides (network and local attachment)
- Statement of limited warranty
- Lexmark Cartridge Collection 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.
Size (in. - H x W x D)
40.5 x 26.1 x 25.9 in.
Packaged Size (in. - H x W x D)
43 x 29.92 x 27.56 in.
Limited Warranty - See Statement of Limited Warranty
1-Year Onsite Service, Next Business Day
Packaged Weight (lb.)
Size, Trays Extended (in. - H x W x D)
40.5 x 29.3 x 25.9 in.
ENERGY STAR, EN/IEC 60825-1 (Class 1 Laser Product), CAN/CSA-C22.2 60950-1-07, ICES-003 Class A, US FDA, BSMI Class A, CNS 13438, VCCI Class A, FCC Class A, UL 60950-1, EN/IEC 60320-1, NOM-019-SCFI-1998, CE Class A, CB IEC 60950-1, EN 60950-1, EN/IEC 61000-3, EN 55022 Class A, EN 55024, GS (TÜV), SAT, SABS, ZIK, KPSIM, Bel GISS, GOST-R 'Cpt' Mark, N Mark, UL AR, CS, TÜV Rh, ACMA A-tick mark Class A, AS/NZS 60950-1, CCC Class A, CISPIR 22 Class A, MIC Mark, EK-K60950, PSB
Specified Operating Environment
Temperature: 16 to 32°C (60 to 90°F), Humidity: 8 to 80% Relative Humidity, Altitude: 0 - 3048 Meters (10,000 Feet)
Country of Origin
Average Power (Printing)
Lexmark e-Task 4.3-inch (10.9 cm) color touch screen
ENERGY STAR Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC)
5.02 kilowatt-hours per week
Touch Screen Display
Average Power (Sleep Mode)
Average Power (Hibernate Mode)
Print Resolution, Black
1200 x 1200 dpi, 4800 Color Quality (2400 x 600 dpi)
Print Resolution, Color
1200 x 1200 dpi, 4800 Color Quality (2400 x 600 dpi)
Print Speed (Letter, Black): Up to
Print Speed (Letter, Color): Up to
Print Speed (Letter, Black) Duplex: Up to
Time to First Page (Black) As fast as
0.167 inches of the top, bottom, right and left edges (within)
Noise Level, Idle
Noise Level (Print), Operating
Time to First Page (Color) As fast as
Duplex Print Noise Level, Operating
Included in configuration
Maximum Monthly Duty Cycle: Up to
150000 pages per month
Recommended Monthly Page Volume
2500 - 25000 pages
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.
Paper Handling Standard
500-Sheet Output Bin, Integrated Duplex, 100-Sheet Multipurpose Feeder, 550-Sheet Input Tray, 3 x 550-Sheet Drawers
Paper Handling Optional
5-Bin Mailbox, Banner Media Tray, 500-Sheet Offset Stacker, 500-Sheet Staple Finisher, 500-Sheet Staple Punch Finisher
Paper Input Capacity, Standard: Up to
2300 pages 20 lb or 75 gsm bond
Paper Input Capacity, Maximum: Up to
2300 pages 20 lb or 75 gsm bond
Paper Output Capacity, Standard: Up to
500 pages 20 lb or 75 gsm bond
Paper Output Capacity, Maximum: Up to
1000 pages 20 lb or 75 gsm bond
Media Sizes Supported
10 Envelope, 7 3/4 Envelope, 9 Envelope, A4, A5, B5 Envelope, C5 Envelope, DL Envelope, Executive, Folio, JIS-B5, Legal, Letter, Statement, Universal
Media Types Supported
Card Stock, Dual Web Labels, Envelopes, Glossy Paper, Integrated Labels, Paper Labels, Plain Paper, Polyester Labels, Transparencies, Vinyl Labels, Refer to the Card Stock & Label Guide., Outdoor Media, Banner Paper
Paper Weight Range Supported - Standard Tray (lb.)
16 - 47 lb.
Number of Paper Inputs, Standard
Number of Paper Inputs, Maximum
Duplex (2-sided) Printing
6,000*-page (CMYK) Print Cartridges, *Average continuous black or continuous composite CMY declared cartridge yield up to this number of standard pages in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798., 20,000*-page (CMYK) Extra High Yield Print Cartridges
Cartridge(s) Shipping with Product
8,500*-page Black Starter Return Program Print Cartridge, 11,000*-page color (CMY) Starter Return Program Print Cartridges
Apple Macintosh Operating Systems Supported
Apple Mac OS X (10.5, 10.6, 10.7, 10.8, 10.9)
Microsoft Windows Operating Systems Supported
Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Microsoft Windows XP x64, Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64, Microsoft Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows Vista x64, Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64, Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Windows 7 x64, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2, Microsoft Windows 8, Microsoft Windows 8 x64, Microsoft Windows Server 2012, Microsoft Windows 8.1, Microsoft Windows 8.1 x64, Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2, Microsoft Windows RT, Microsoft Windows RT 8.1
Novell Operating Systems Supported
Novell NetWare 6.5 Open Enterprise Server, Novell NetWare 5.1(SP 6+), 6.0(SP 3+) with Novell Distributed Print Services (NDPS), Novell Open Enterprise Server on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Linux Operating Systems Supported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10, 11, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10, 11, Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS 4.0, 5.0, Red Flag Linux Desktop 6.0, Linpus Linux Desktop 9.6, Ubuntu 9.04, 9.10, 10.04, 10.10, Debian GNU/Linux 5.0, 6.0, Ubuntu 11.04, 11.10, 12.04, 12.10, openSUSE 11.3, 11.4, 12.1, 12.2, Fedora 14, 15, 16, 17, Mint 10, 11, 12, 13
UNIX Operating Systems Supported
Sun Solaris SPARC 8, 9, 10, Sun Solaris x86 10, HP-UX 11.11, 11.23, 11.31, Sun openSolaris SPARC 2010.02, Sun openSolaris X86 2010.02, IBM AIX 5.3, 6.1, 7.1
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 running Terminal Services with Citrix Presentation Server 3.0, 4.0, 4.5, Microsoft Windows Server 2003 and 2003 X64 Edition with Citrix XenApp 5.0, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and 2008 X64 Edition with Citrix XenApp 5.0
USB 2.0 Specification Hi-Speed Certified (Type B), Front USB 2.0 Specification Hi-Speed Certified Port (Type A), Rear USB 2.0 Specification Hi-Speed Certified Port (Type A), Ethernet 10/100/1000 BaseTX (RJ-45)
Optional Local Ports
Internal RS-232C serial, Internal 1284-B Bidirectional Parallel
Optional Network Ports
External MarkNet N7020e Gigabit Ethernet, Internal MarkNet™ N8120 Gigabit Ethernet, Internal MarkNet™ N8130 Fiber Fast Ethernet, Internal MarkNet™ N8250 802.11b/g/n Wireless
Printer Languages (Standard)
PCL 5c Emulation, PCL 6 Emulation, Personal Printer Data Stream (PPDS), PostScript 3 Emulation, xHTML, PDF 1.6 emulation, Direct Image, Microsoft XPS (XML Paper Specification), AirPrint™
Fonts and Symbol Sets
3 of 9 scalable PCL 5e fonts in Narrow, Regular and Wide, 158 scalable PostScript fonts, 2 PCL bitmap fonts, 39 scalable PPDS fonts, 5 PPDS bitmap fonts, 84 scalable PCL fonts, OCR-A, OCR-B scalable PCL 5e fonts, For more information, refer to the Technical Reference.
Network Protocol Support
TCP/IP IPv4, AppleTalk™, TCP/IP IPv6, TCP, UDP
Network Printing Methods
LPR/LPD, Direct IP (Port 9100), HTTP, NDPS/NEPS (Novell Distributed Print Services, Novell Netware Enterprise Print Services), Enhanced IP (Port 9400), FTP, TFTP, IPP 1.1 (Internet Printing Protocol), ThinPrint .print integration
SNMPv3, 802.1x Authentication: MD5, MSCHAPv2, LEAP, PEAP, TLS, TTLS, IPSec
Network Management Protocols
HTTP, HTTPs (SSL*/TLS), SNMPv3, WINS, IGMP, BOOTP, RARP, APIPA (AutoIP), DHCP, ICMP, DNS, SNMPv2c, Bonjour, DDNS, mDNS, ARP, NTP, Telnet, Finger, *This product includes software developed by the OpenSSL Project for use in the OpenSSL Toolkit.
Included with Hardware
Lexmark Forms and Favorites
Forms & Favorites allows users to instantly access required online forms from any Lexmark MFP to help simplify and streamline work processes. From the touch screen, your customers can navigate through form categories or search based on a form number, name or description. This saves time through on-demand retrieval and printing, with bookmarking capabilities. The app also provides security through device authentication methods, with the functionality for user personal identification numbers (PINs). Add or delete forms at any time. Define and organize bookmarks as shortcuts in hierarchical folders.
Lexmark Eco Settings
This software lets users choose from multiple print settings to reduce energy, paper and toner consumption. This helps reduce the environmental impact of printers. Eco-Settings features Eco Mode to automatically set duplex printing and power saver levels. With the Power Saver setting, customers set the number of minutes the device will wait before powering down the print engine. The Duplex Printing setting can be set to automatically print on front and back of each piece of paper. The Quiet Mode allows users to adjust the amount of noise produced.
Lexmark Change Background
Allows a user to enable a custom background on the e-Task display.
Customer ServiceLexmark International
- MON-FRI: 9.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m.
- SAT: 12.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.
- SUN: Closed