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Discontinued

Lexmark C540n

Part #: 26A0000

Features

  • Color Laser
  • Duplex (2-sided) Printing: Not Available
  • Print Speed: 21 ppm
  • Recommended Monthly Page Volume: 500 - 1,500 pages

Product Description

Extremely compact and quiet, the Lexmark C540n offers outstanding color quality to liven up your documents, plus rapid printing up to 21 ppm in black and color.

Desktop Friendly Color

Extremely compact and quiet, with true 1200 x 1200 dpi color plus rapid printing up to 21 ppm in black and color. 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.


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.


Lifetime Pricing Guarantee

For as long as you own yourC540n, Lexmark guarantees never to increase the U.S. toner cartridge price found on Lexmark.com.


Trust Lexmark Color Expertise

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


Convenience By Your Side

Make a big impact on your business with a color 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.

In the Box

  • up to 1,000*-page color (CMY) Return Program Toner Cartridges
  • Lexmark C540n Color Laser Printer
  • Lexmark Cartridge Collection Program information
  • Statement of Limited Warranty
  • setup guides (network and local attachment)
  • power cord(s)
  • software and documentation CD
  • up to 1,000*-page black Return Program Toner Cartridge

*Average continuous black or continuous composite CMY declared cartridge yield up to this number of standard pages in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798.

Box contents may vary by country and/or reseller. Subject to change without notice.

Ethernet, USB or parallel cable not included.


General Specs

Part # 26A0000
Print Technology
  • Color Laser
Workgroup Size
  • Small Workgroup
Display
  • 16 character, 2-line backlit LCD Display
Media Sizes Supported
  • A4, Legal, A5, Letter, A6, Executive, Universal, Folio, Oficio, JIS-B5
Standard Ports
  • USB 2.0 Specification Hi-Speed Certified (Type B), Ethernet 10/100BaseTX (RJ-45)
Size (in. - H x W x D)
  • 11.5 x 16.7 x 15.7 in.
Weight (lb.)
  • 46.2 lb.
Packaged Size (in. - H x W x D)
  • 15.8 x 23.4 x 19.4 in.
Packaged Weight (lb.)
  • 54 lb.

Printing

Print Speed
  • Black: 21 ppm (Letter)
  • 21 ppm
Time to First Page
  • As fast as:
  • Black: 12 seconds
  • Color: 13 seconds
Print Resolution
  • Black: 4800 Color Quality (1200 x 600 dpi), 1200 x 1200 dpi
  • Color: 4800 Color Quality (1200 x 600 dpi), 1200 x 1200 dpi
Duplex
  • 2-sided) Printing:
  • Not Available
Printable Area
  • 0.167 inches of the top, bottom, right and left edges (within)

Paper Handling

Media Types Supported
  • Paper Labels, Card Stock, Plain Paper, Transparencies, Refer to the Card Stock & Label Guide.
Finishing Option
  • No
Number of Paper Inputs
  • Standard: 2
  • Maximum: 4
Paper Input Capacity
  • Standard: 250+1 pages 20 lb or 75 gsm bond
  • Maximum: 900 +1 pages 20 lb or 75 gsm bond
  • 250+1 pages 20 lb or 75 gsm bond
Paper Output Capacity
  • Up to:
  • Standard: 100 pages 20 lb or 75 gsm bond
  • Maximum: 100 pages 20 lb or 75 gsm bond
Paper Weight Range Supported
  • 16 - 47 lb. (Standard Tray (lb.))
Paper Handling Standard
  • 250-Sheet Input Tray, Single Sheet Manual Feed, 100-Sheet Output Bin
Paper Handling Optional
  • 550-Sheet Duo Drawer with 100-Sheet Multipurpose Feeder
Recommended Monthly Page Volume
  • 500 - 1,500 pages1
Maximum Monthly Duty Cycle
  • Up to:
  • 35,000 pages per month2

Cartridges & Imaging

Supplies Yield
  • 1,0003-page Black Toner Cartridge, 2,5003-page Black High Yield Toner Cartridge, 2,0003-page color High Yield Toner Cartridges (CMY), 1,0003-page color Toner Cartridges (CMY)
Cartridge(s) Shipping with Product
  • 1,000*-page Black Return Program Toner Cartridge, 1,000*-page color (CMY) Return Program Toner Cartridges

Hardware

Processor
  • 417 MHz
Memory
  • Standard: 128 MB
  • Maximum: 640 MB
Printer Languages
  • Standard:
  • PCL 5c Emulation, PCL 6 Emulation, PostScript 3 Emulation
Fonts and Symbol Sets
  • 2 PCL bitmap fonts, OCR-A, OCR-B scalable PCL 5e fonts, For more information, refer to the Technical Reference., 84 scalable PCL fonts, 91 scalable PostScript fonts, 3 of 9 scalable PCL 5e fonts in Narrow, Regular and Wide

Connectivity

Ethernet Network
  • Yes
Network Protocol Support
  • TCP/IP IPv6, TCP/IP IPv4, TCP, UDP
Network Printing Methods
  • LPR/LPD, Direct IP (Port 9100), IPP 1.1 (Internet Printing Protocol), FTP, TFTP, Enhanced IP (Port 9400)
Network Management Protocols
  • DHCP, APIPA (AutoIP), mDNS, IGMP, Bonjour, WINS, DDNS, SNMPv2c, Telnet, NTP, ICMP, HTTP, DNS, ARP, Finger
Optional Network Ports
  • External MarkNet N7020e Gigabit Ethernet, Lexmark N4050e 802.11g Wireless Print Server (Print Only)

Supported Operating Systems

Microsoft Windows Operating Systems Supported
  • Windows Server 2008 x64, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8 x64, Windows 7 x64, Windows Server 2012, Windows RT 8.1, Windows XP x64, Windows Server 2003 x64, Windows RT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows XP, Windows 8.1 x64, Windows Vista x64, Windows 2000, Windows Vista, Windows 7
Apple Operating Systems Supported
  • Apple Mac OS X, Apple Mac OS 9.2
Linux Operating Systems Supported
  • Red Flag Linux Desktop 5.0, 6.0, PCLinuxOS 2010, Ubuntu 11.04, 11.10, 12.04, 12.10, Linspire Linux 6.0, Debian GNU/Linux 4.0, openSUSE 10.2, 10.3, 11.0, 11.1, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 8.0, 9.0, 10, 11, Debian GNU/Linux 5.0, 6.0, PCLinuxOS 2011, openSUSE 11.3, 11.4, 12.1, 12.2, Mint 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, Fedora 12, 13, Fedora 14, 15, 16, 17, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10, 11, Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS 3.0, 4.0, 5.0, Ubuntu 9.04, 9.10, 10.04, 10.10, Linpus Linux Desktop 9.2, 9.3
Citrix MetaFrame
  • 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, Microsoft Windows Server 2003 running Terminal Services with Citrix Presentation Server 3.0, 4.0, 4.5
Novell Operating Systems Supported
  • Novell NetWare 5.x, 6.x with iPrint or Novell Distributed Print Services (NDPS), Novell® Open Enterprise Server for Netware with NDS, iPrint or Novell Distributed Print Services (NDPS)
UNIX Operating Systems Supported
  • Sun Solaris SPARC 8, 9, 10, IBM AIX 5.2, 5.3, 6.1, Sun Solaris x86 10, HP-UX 11.11, 11.23, 11.31

Electrical & Operation

ENERGY STAR
  • No
Noise Level
  • Operating:
  • inaudible dBA (Idle)
  • 47 dBA (Print)
Average Power
  • 480 watts (Printing)
Average Power in Standby with Power Saver On / Average Power in Standby with Power Saver Off
  • 18 watts
  • 34 watts
Specified Operating Environment
  • Humidity: 8 to 80% Relative Humidity
  • Temperature: 16 to 32°C (60 to 90°F)
  • Altitude: 0 - 3048 Meters (10,000 Feet)
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
ENERGY STAR
  • No
UNSPSC Code
  • 43212105
Harmonized Tariff Code
  • 8443.32.1010
Country of Origin
  • China (PRC)
License/Agreement Terms
  • Printers are sold subject to certain license/agreement conditions. See www.lexmark.com/printerlicense for details.

Warranties

Limited Warranty
  • See Statement of Limited Warranty:
  • 1-Year Exchange Service, Next Business Day

1"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.
2"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.
3Average continuous black or continuous composite CMY declared cartridge yield up to this number of standard pages in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798.

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Return Program supplies

  • Supplies sold at a discount versus the prices of regular cartridges
  • Customer agrees to use cartridges once and return to Lexmark for remanufacturing or recycling.
  • Note: Not all supplies are available through the Return Program

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Regular supplies

  • Supplies sold at regular prices
  • Cartridges are still recyclable at no cost to you through the Lexmark Cartridge Collection Program. Learn more.

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Other supplies

  • Imaging kits
  • Developer units
  • Waste toner bottles, etc.

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