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Lexmark C540N Color 1200 x 1200DPI A4

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Laser printers are devices that print high quality text or illustrations fast. They do so by very accurately applying toner (a kind of ink powder) to the paper and then heating the paper so the toner will melt and stick to the paper.
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Long product name Lexmark C540N Color 1200 x 1200DPI A4 :
The short editorial description of Lexmark C540N Color 1200 x 1200DPI A4

C540N, 20ppm, 1200x1200DPI, 417MHz, 128MB, 47dBA, 21kg
Lexmark C540N Color 1200 x 1200DPI A4:
The official marketing text of Lexmark C540N Color 1200 x 1200DPI A4 as supplied by the manufacturer

Desktop Friendly Colour
Extremely compact and quiet, with true 1200 x 1200 dpi colour plus rapid printing up to 21 ppm in black and colour. Built-in networking for easy setup. Opt for a Duo Drawer with a multipurpose feeder to print on various media types.

Convenience By Your Side
Make a big impact on your business with a colour printer that is genuinely desktop-friendly. With their small, attractive new design and quiet noise level, a Lexmark C540 Series colour laser printer will be a welcome addition to your desktop or small workgroup.

Trust Lexmark Colour Expertise
Studies show that colour can significantly increase brand recognition and reader retention. Lexmark gives you 1200 x 1200 dpi colour, plus tools to control colour output for the vivid accuracy to the finest details.

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Save up to 20% on supplies and go green too. Our free Rewards program earns you free high-yield toner cartridges and imaging kits simply for using genuine Lexmark toner and returning your empty cartridges to Lexmark for recycling. See Related Link to learn more.

Lifetime Pricing Guarantee
For as long as you own yourC540n, Lexmark guarantees never to increase the U.S. toner cartridge price found on See Related Link to learn more.

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.

Short summary description Lexmark C540N Color 1200 x 1200DPI A4:
This short summary of the Lexmark C540N Color 1200 x 1200DPI A4 data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.

Lexmark C540N, Colour, 1200 x 1200 DPI, A4, 251 sheets, 20 ppm, Network ready

Long summary description Lexmark C540N Color 1200 x 1200DPI A4:
This is an auto-generated long summary of Lexmark C540N Color 1200 x 1200DPI A4 based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.

Lexmark C540N. Colour, Maximum duty cycle: 35000 pages per month, Maximum resolution: 1200 x 1200 DPI. Maximum ISO A-series paper size: A4. Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter): 20 ppm. Standard input capacity: 251 sheets. Standard output capacity: 100 sheets. Network ready

Print technology
Colour *
Maximum resolution *
Maximum printing resolution.
1200 x 1200 DPI
Maximum duty cycle *
The maximum number of prints/copies made by a printer/copier in a fixed period.
35000 pages per month
Duplex printing *
Feature of computer printers and multifunction printers (MFPs) that allows the automatic printing of a sheet of paper on both sides.
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter) *
The print speed of a printer for black & white A4 pages, normal quality. The exact speed varies depending on the system configuration, software program, and document complexity.
20 ppm
Print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Letter)
20 ppm
Time to first page (black, normal)
12 s
Time to first page (colour, normal)
13 s
Input capacity
Standard input capacity *
The number of sheets of paper that can be held by a device.
251 sheets
Maximum input capacity
901 sheets
Output capacity
Standard output capacity *
The normal capacity for outputs for this product.
100 sheets
Maximum output capacity
Maximum number of sheets this product can hold in all available standard and optional output trays.
100 sheets
Paper handling
Maximum ISO A-series paper size *
Standard tray media types *
The types of media which are used in the printer/photocopier trays e.g. glossy paper, photo paper, envelopes.
Labels, Plain paper, Transparencies
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9) *
Different sizes of paper from A0 (big) to A9 (small). A4 is the most common size used for printing documents.
Non-ISO print media sizes
Executive, Folio, Letter (media size), Legal (media size)
JIS B-series sizes (B0...B9)
Network ready *
Indicates whether the product is network-ready out of the box.
Management protocols
Supported network protocols (IPv4)
Internal memory *
The amount of memory, usually measured in bytes (e.g. MB, GB), which is installed in the system's hardware.
128 MB
Maximum internal memory *
The maximum amount of memory inside a product, usually measured in bytes e.g megabytes (MB) or gigabytes (GB).
640 MB
Sound emission
Printing noise level
47 dB
Blue Angel certified
Indicates whether this product is Blue Angel compliant
CAN/CSA-C22.2 60950-1, CSA E60825-1, ICES-003 Class B, BSMI B, VCCI B, US FDA, FCC B, UL 60950-1, EN/IEC 60320-1, CE B, CB IEC 60950-1, EN 60950-1, EN/IEC 61000-3, EN 55022 B, EN 55024, EN/IEC 60825-1, UL/DEMKO GS, AR S, SMA C-tick B, CCC B, CISPIR 22 B, MIC, EK
Processor frequency
The clock rate is the fundamental rate in cycles per second (measured in hertz) at which a computer performs its most basic operations such as adding two numbers. There are more factors, like internal memory size, that influence a computer's actual response time.
417 MHz
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely operated.
16 - 32 °C
Operating relative humidity (H-H)
8 - 80%
Weight & dimensions
Weight *
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
21 kg
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions of the product (Width x Depth x Height).
424 x 400 x 292 mm
Package weight
Weight of the packaged product.
24.5 kg
Package dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions of the packaged product (Width x Depth x Height).
595 x 495 x 402 mm
Other features
Mac compatibility
Product can be used with Apple Mac software and/or hardware.
Standard input trays
Networking features
Fast Ethernet
Wireless technology
Technology that communicates with other devices without a physical connection e.g. radio, WiFi.
Compatible operating systems
List of desktop operating systems tested as compatible with this product.
Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/2008/7 Mac 9.2 Linux Novell
Supported media weight(s)
Source Testseek summary Average rating
Testseek has collected 12 expert reviews for Lexmark C540N and the average expert rating is 75 of 100. The average score reflects the expert community’s view on this product. Click below and use Testseek to see all ratings, product awards and conclusions.
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The C540n is the best printer for small workgroups we've seen. Not only is the cost of the unit bearable at less than £200 before VAT, but it’s also network capable, quick, and offers excellent quality. Workgroup features run throughout the printer. Th...
Bottom line Fast, top-quality prints, good running costs and a competitive price make the Lexmark our new favourite colour laser printer...
The C540n is the best printer for small workgroups this month. Not only is the cost of the unit bearable at less than $367, but it's also network capable, quick, and offers excellent quality.Workgroup features run throughout the printer. The paper tray...
Bottom line Fast, top-quality prints, good running costs and a competitive price but it’s not quite enough to topple the Brother...
Lexmark’s C540n is a colour single-function laser similar to the HP CP1525nw, but designed for greater speed and higher volumes.The C540n boasts a 50% greater recommended monthly load than the CP1525nw (1500 pages), and a higher print speed at up to 20...
This may not be the most attractive device on test, but it’s a solid all-rounder in almost every other department. It’s well featured and can connect to your PC via USB, or to a network via Ethernet if you’d prefer. This gives you the option of hous...
Bottom line This printer costs more up front than most but it’s cheap to run in the long term. It’s incredibly fast for the price, especially when printing colour , yet barely compromises on quality. It can be connected to your PC directly, via USB, or will run f...
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