Print complex documents fast
Together, a powerful 800 MHz dual-core processor and 128 MB of memory easily handle complex documents.
Easily print up to 2,500 pages per month, plus enjoy fewer maintenance hassles, thanks to our state-of-the-art paper handling.
Run jobs without interruption
An optional second tray raises input capacity to 850 sheets, so that you won’t have to add paper as often.
Get work done quickly
Enjoy print speeds up to 33 pages per minute plus print your first page in as little as 6.5 seconds.
Support for AirPrint gives iOS device users mobile printing, while optional Wi-Fi untethers the printer from physical network connections.
Two-line LCD Display
Monitor device and job status and configure special features via two-line APA display.
In the Box
- Lexmark MS312dn laser printer
- Up to 1,500 pages* return programme toner cartridge
- Up to 60,000 pages** return programme imaging unit.
- Software and documentation CD
- Setup guide or sheet (network and local attachment)
- Power cord(s)
- Statement of limited warranty
- Stability sheet and safety sheet or booklet
- Lexmark Cartridge Collection Program information
*Average Continuous Cartridge Yield in one-sided (simplex) mode 1,500 standard pages. Declared yield value in accordance with ISO/IEC 19752.
**Imaging Unit yield based on 3 average letter/A4-size pages per print job and approximately 5% coverage. 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.
Ethernet, USB or parallel cable not included.
Box contents may vary by country and/or reseller. Subject to change without notice.
Size (mm - H x W x D)
263 x 399 x 382 mm
Packaged Size (mm - H x W x D)
380 x 432 x 472 mm
1-Year Base Warranty Service
Packaged Weight, kg
ENERGY STAR, Blue Angel RAL-UZ-171, ICES-003 Class B, BSMI Class B, VCCI Class B, US FDA, UL 60950-1, FCC Class B, cUL CAN/CSA-C22.2 60950-1, CB EN/IEC 60950-1, CB EN/IEC 60825-1, CE DoC (EN 62301 Class B, EN 62311, CE EN/IEC 60950-1, CE EN/IEC 60825-1, EN 61000-3, EN 55022 Class B, EuP, EN 55024, UL), EFTA (CE), KCC, CCC, CECP, CEL, C-tick DoC, UL-AR, KC mark, GS mark, EC 1275, MET-I, ISO 532B, ECMA-370, Customs Union EAC, SII, TER
Pallet Weight (kg)
Specified Operating Environment
Temperature: 16 to 32°C, Humidity: 8 to 80% Relative Humidity, Altitude: 0 - 2896 meters
Country of Origin
Average Power (Printing)
2-line All Points Addressable (APA) monochrome LCD display
Average Power while Printing Duplex
ENERGY STAR Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC)
1.6 kilowatt-hours per week
Printers are sold subject to certain license/agreement conditions. See www.lexmark.com/printerlicense for details.
Touch Screen Display
Average Power (Sleep Mode)
Average Power (Hibernate Mode)
Average Power (Ready Mode)
Print Resolution, Black
1200 Image Quality, 1200 x 1200 dpi, 2400 Image Quality, 600 x 600 dpi
Print Speed (A4, Black): Up to
Print Speed (A4, Black) Duplex: Up to
Time to First Page (Black) As fast as
Dual Core, 800 MHz
Printable Area (metric)
4.0 mm of the top, bottom, right and left edges (within)
Noise Level, Idle
Noise Level (Print), Operating
Duplex Print Noise Level, Operating
Maximum Monthly Duty Cycle: Up to
50000 pages per month
Recommended Monthly Page Volume
500 - 2500 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.
Print and copy speeds measured in accordance with ISO/IEC 24734 and ISO/IEC 24735 respectively (ESAT). For more information see: www.lexmark.com/ISOspeeds.
Paper Input Capacity, Standard: Up to
300 pages 75 gsm bond
Paper Input Capacity, Maximum: Up to
850 pages 75 gsm bond
Paper Output Capacity, Standard: Up to
150 pages 75 gsm bond
Paper Output Capacity, Maximum: Up to
150 pages 75 gsm bond
Media Sizes Supported
10 Envelope, 7 3/4 Envelope, 9 Envelope, A4, A5, DL Envelope, Executive, Folio, JIS-B5, Legal, Letter, Statement, Universal, Oficio, A6
Media Types Supported
Card Stock, Envelopes, Paper Labels, Plain Paper, Transparencies, Refer to the Card Stock & Label Guide.
Paper Weight Range Supported - Standard Tray (gsm)
60 - 90 gsm
Number of Paper Inputs, Standard
Number of Paper Inputs, Maximum
Duplex (2-sided) Printing
Optional Paper Handling
250-Sheet Tray, 550-Sheet Tray, 550-Sheet Lockable Tray
Included Paper Handling
250-Sheet Input, 50-Sheet Multipurpose Feeder, 150-Sheet Output Bin, Integrated Duplex
Paper Weight Range Supported - Multipurpose Feeder (gsm)
60 - 163 gsm
Cartridge(s) Shipping with Product
1,500*-page Return Program 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.
Imaging Unit Estimated Yield: Up to
60000 pages, based on 3 average letter/A4-size pages per print job and ~ 5% coverage
Laser Cartridge Yields
1,500*-page Cartridge, 5,000*-page Black High Yield Cartridge, *Average standard page yield value declared in accordance with ISO/IEC 19752.
Product functions only with replacement cartridges designed for use in a specific geographical region. See www.lexmark.com/regions for more details.
Apple Macintosh Operating Systems Supported
Apple Mac OS X (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 Flag Linux Desktop 6.0, Linpus Linux Desktop 9.6, Debian GNU/Linux 5.0, 6.0, Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS 4.0, 5.0, 6.0, Ubuntu 11.04, 11.10, 12.04, 12.10, openSUSE 11.3, 11.4, 12.1, 12.2, PCLinuxOS 2011, Mint 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, Fedora 16, 17, 18
UNIX Operating Systems Supported
HP-UX 11.11, 11.23, 11.31, Sun Solaris SPARC 9, 10, 11, Sun Solaris x86 10, 11, IBM AIX 5.3, 6.1, 7.1
Centronics IEEE 1284 Bidirectional Parallel, USB 2.0 Specification Hi-Speed Certified (Type B), Ethernet 10/100BaseTX (RJ-45), also works with 1000Base-T
Optional Network Ports
External MarkNet™ N7020e Gigabit Ethernet, MarkNet N8352 802.11b/g/n Wireless
Printer Languages (Standard)
PCL 5e Emulation, PCL 6 Emulation, Personal Printer Data Stream (PPDS), PostScript 3 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, 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., 91 scalable PostScript fonts
Network Protocol Support
TCP/IP IPv4, AppleTalk™, TCP/IP IPv6, TCP, UDP
Network Printing Methods
LPR/LPD, Direct IP (Port 9100), Enhanced IP (Port 9400), FTP, TFTP, ThinPrint .print integration, IPP 1.0, 1.1, 2.0 (Internet Printing Protocol)
SNMPv3, 802.1x Authentication: MD5, MSCHAPv2, LEAP, PEAP, TLS, TTLS, IPSec
Network Management Protocols
HTTP, HTTPs (SSL*/TLS), SNMPv1, SNMPv2c, SNMPv3, WINS, IGMP, APIPA (AutoIP), DHCP, ICMP, DNS, Bonjour, DDNS, mDNS, ARP, NTP, Telnet, Finger, *This product includes software developed by the OpenSSL Project for use in the OpenSSL Toolkit.