Outstanding A3 Colour Output
PANTONE® calibration helps ensure consistent colour tones and Named Color Replacement makes colour matching easy.
Exceptional Media Handling
Ultra-reliable paper feeding lets you load up to six different media types, including banner support up to 120 cm and weights up to 300 gsm.
Advanced Finishing Options
Easily create professional output in-house with flexible finishing options, including multi-position stapling, hole punch, expanded output stacking, and booklet capability.
Flexible Input Capacity
Flexible input capacity enables you to choose the configuration that best fits your needs, up to a maximum of 5140 sheets.
Intuitive Colour Touch Screen
The intuitive 11 cm colour touch screen allows you to operate your printer with ease through intuitive navigation and easy access to workflow solutions and shortcuts.
Built for Business
Simplify device monitoring and administration through the Lexmark Universal Print Driver, and Lexmark MarkVision Enterprise.
In the Box
- Lexmark C950de colour printer
- 11.000*-page colour (CMY) toner cartridges
- 16.000*-page black toner cartridge
- Black, cyan, magenta,and yellow Imaging units
- Software and Documentation CD
- Power Cord(s)
- Setup Guides (network and local attachment)
- Statement of limited guarantee
- 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.
565 x 640 x 685 mm
Packaged size (HxWxD)
707 x 808 x 748 mm
1 year On Site Service
Size, trays extended (HxWxD)
565 x 640 x 1108 mm
ENERGY STAR, CAN/CSA-C22.2 60950-1-07, ICES-003 Class A, BSMI Class A, CNS 13438 and 14336, VCCI Class A, FCC Class A, UL 60950-1, EN/IEC 60320-1, NOM-019-SCFI-1998, 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, IRAM, CS, TÜV Rh, ACMA A-tick mark Class A, AS/NZS 60950-1, CCC Class A, GB4943, CISPIR 22 Class A, MIC Mark, EK-K60950, PSB-SS 337
Specified operating environment
Altitude: 0 - 2500 meters, Temperature: 10 to 32°C, Humidity: 15 to 85% relative humidity
Country of origin
Average power while printing
Lexmark e-Task 10,9 cm colour touch screen with audible feedback
Average power while printing duplex
Energy Star Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC)
7,24 kWh per week
Touch screen display
Average power in Sleep mode
Average power in Hibernate mode
Print resolution, black
1200 x 1200 dpi, 2400 Image Quality
Print resolution, colour
1200 x 1200 dpi, 2400 Image Quality
Print speed (A4, black): up to
Print speed (A4, colour): up to
Print speed (A4, black) duplex: up to
Print speed (A4, colour) duplex: up to
Time to first page (black) as fast as
4,0 mm of the top, bottom, right and left edges (within)
Noise level, idle
Noise Level (Print), Operating
Time to first page (colour) as fast as
Duplex print noise level, operating
Maximum monthly duty cycle: up to
225.000 pages per month
Recommended monthly page volume
4000 - 33.000 pages
Duty cycle notes
The 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., The 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, 520-sheet Input Tray
Paper handling (optional)
Banner Media Tray, 2000-sheet High Capacity Feeder, 3500-sheet Finisher, 3x 520-sheet Drawer Stand, Booklet Finisher, 2520-sheet Tandem Drawer Stand, 520-sheet Drawer Stand
Paper input capacity, standard: up to
Paper input capacity, maximum: up to
Paper output capacity, standard: up to
Paper output capacity, maximum: up to
Media sizes supported
10 envelope, 7 3/4 envelope, A3, A4, A5, C5 envelope, DL envelope, Executive, Folio, JIS-B4, JIS-B5, Ledger, Legal, Letter, Statement, Universal sizes, Super Tabloid (305 x 457 mm), Oficio, A6
Media types supported
Card stock, Envelopes, Glossy paper, Labels, Plain paper, Transparencies, Refer to the Card Stock & Label Guide
Paper weight range supported - standard tray
60 - 256 g/m²
Number of paper inputs, standard
Number of paper inputs, maximum
Duplex (2-sided) printing
*Average continuous black or continuous composite CMY declared cartridge yield in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798, 22.000*-page colour (CMY) toner cartridges, 32.000*-page black toner cartridge
Cartridge(s) shipped with product
11.000*-page colour (CMY) starter toner cartridges, 16.000*-page black starter toner cartridge
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.
Photoconductor yield: up to
115.000 pages, based on average 3 pages per print job
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, Mint 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, Fedora 14, 15, 16, 17
UNIX operating systems supported
Sun Solaris SPARC 8, 9, 10, Sun Solaris x86 10, HP-UX 11.11, 11.23, 11.31, 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 Hi-Speed certified port (type B), Front USB 2.0 Hi-Speed certified port (type A), Rear USB 2.0 Hi-Speed certified port (type A), Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000; RJ-45)
Other attachment options
RS-232C serial interface card, 1284-B parallel interface card
MarkNet N8130 Fiber Fast Ethernet (internal), MarkNet N8250 802.11b/g/n Wireless (internal)
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
Forms and Favorites
Create bookmarks to image-based forms that reside on a server anywhere on the Internet and print the images on demand at any time.
With the Lexmark Eco Settings, choose from multiple settings to help reduce energy, paper and toner consumption. Utilizing these settings can help reduce the environmental impact of your printer.
Allows a user to enable a custom background on the e-Task display.