Intuitive colour touch screen
The easy-to-use 10.9-cm colour touch screen provides audible feedback and tablet-like navigation to make device operation intuitive and simple.
Corporate colour matching
Match corporate colours on marketing collateral and brand-sensitive text and graphics with Lexmark Named Color Replacement and PANTONE® calibration.
Use less energy
The instant warm-up fuser reduces energy consumption and delivers a time to first page as fast as 9 seconds in both black and colour.
Multiple media support
Expand input capacity with optional paper drawers that let you load multiple paper types and boost total input capacity up to 4,300 sheets.
Print responsibly with Eco-Settings that let you customise print settings and Hibernate Mode which reduces energy consumption to less than one watt.
The high-speed processor and gigabit Ethernet networking mean fast data transfer and fast processing even on complex colour documents.
In the Box
- Lexmark C748de colour laser printer
- Up to 10,000*-page colour (CMY) toner cartridges
- Up to 12,000*-page black toner cartridge
- Photoconductor unit
- Software and Documentation CD
- Power cord(s)
- Setup guides (network and local attachment)
- Statement of limited warranty / guarantee
- Lexmark Cartridge Collection Program information
*Average continuous black or continuous composite CMY declared cartridge yield in one-sided (simplex) mode 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 (mm - H x W x D)
455 x 435 x 400 mm
Packaged Size (mm - H x W x D)
545 x 588 x 553 mm
1-Year Onsite Service, Next Business Day
Packaged Weight (kg)
ENERGY STAR, 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, GS (TÜV), AR S (TÜV), SMA C-tick mark Class B, CCC Class B, CISPIR 22 Class B, MIC Mark, EK Mark
Pallet Weight (kg)
Specified Operating Environment
Temperature:16 to 32°C, Humidity: 8 to 80% Relative Humidity, Altitude: 0 - 3048 Metres
Country of Origin
Average Power (Printing)
Lexmark e-Task 10.9 cm colour touch screen with audible feedback
Average Power while Printing Duplex
ENERGY STAR Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC)
3.687 kilowatt-hours per week
Touch Screen Display
Average Power (Sleep Mode)
Average Power (Hibernate Mode)
Average Power (Ready Mode)
Print Resolution, Black
1200 x 1200 dpi, 4800 Colour Quality (2400 x 600 dpi)
Print Resolution, Colour
1200 x 1200 dpi, 4800 Colour Quality (2400 x 600 dpi)
Print Speed (A4, Black): Up to
Print Speed (A4, Colour): Up to
Print Speed (A4, Black) Duplex: Up to
Time to First Page (Black) As fast as
Printable Area (metric)
4.2 mm of the top, bottom, right and left edges (within)
Noise Level, Idle
Print Noise Level, Operating
Time to First Page (Colour) as fast as
Duplex Print Noise Level, Operating
Maximum Monthly Duty Cycle: Up to
100000 pages per month
Recommended Monthly Page Volume
2500 - 10000 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
300-Sheet Output Bin, Integrated Duplex, 100-Sheet Multipurpose Feeder, 550-Sheet Input Tray
Paper Handling Optional
550-Sheet Drawer, 2,000-Sheet High Capacity Feeder, 550-Sheet Specialty Media Drawer
Paper Input Capacity, Standard: Up to
650 pages 75 gsm bond
Paper Input Capacity, Maximum: Up to
4300 pages 75 gsm bond
Paper Output Capacity, Standard: Up to
300 pages 75 gsm bond
Paper Output Capacity, Maximum: Up to
300 pages 75 gsm bond
Media Sizes Supported
10 Envelope, 7 3/4 Envelope, 9 Envelope, A4, A5, B5 Envelope, C5 Envelope, DL Envelope, B5, Executive, Folio, JIS-B5, Legal, Letter, Statement, Universal, Oficio, A6
Media Types Supported
Card Stock, Envelopes, Paper Labels, Plain Paper, Transparencies, Vinyl Labels, Refer to the Card Stock & Label Guide
Paper Weight Range Supported - Standard Tray (gsm)
60 - 218 gsm
Number of Paper Inputs, Standard
Number of Paper Inputs, Maximum
Duplex (2-sided) Printing
*Average continuous black or continuous composite CMY declared cartridge yield up to this number of standard pages in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798., 10,000*-page Colour High Yield Toner Cartridges (CMY), 12,000*-page Black High Yield Toner Cartridge, 7,000*-page Colour (CMY) Toner Cartridges
Cartridge(s) Shipping with Product
10,000*-page Colour (CMY) High Yield Return Program Toner Cartridges, 12,000*-page Black High Yield 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.
Photoconductor Estimated Yield: Up to
20,000 pages, based on 3 average letter/A4-size 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 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, Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS 4.0, 5.0, 6.0, Ubuntu 11.04, 11.10, 12.04, 12.10, PCLinuxOS 2010, openSUSE 11.3, 11.4, 12.1, 12.2, PCLinuxOS 2011, 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 5.2, 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 x64 running Terminal Services with Citrix Presentation Server 4.0 x64, 4.5 x64, 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
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, 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, 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
Create bookmarks to image-based forms that reside on a server anywhere on the Internet and print the images on demand at any time.
Lexmark Eco Settings
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.
Lexmark Change Background
Allows a user to enable a custom background on the e-Task display.