HP LaserJet Pro MFP M521dn All-in-One Monochrome Laser Printer (A8P79A)

  • $1,139.99

LaserJet Pro MFP M521dn

Finish jobs faster, produce high-quality documents, and make scanning and sharing simple. Get set up and connected quickly. Send quick commands from an intuitive color touchscreen. Easily conserve resources and recycle used cartridges.

Print speed: Up to 42 ppm black (letter), Up to 40 ppm black 
First page out (black): As fast as 13.4 sec.
Scan speed (letter) : Up to 21 ppm (b&w), up to 15 ppm (color)
Copy resolution: Up to 600 x 600 dpi graphics and text, Up to 600 x 600 dpi color graphics and text.
Fax speed: Up to 33.6 kbps; 3 sec per page.
Paper handling: 100-sheet multipurpose tray, 500-sheet input tray 2, 50-sheet automatic document feeder, 250-sheet output bin, 100-sheet rear output bin
Standard connectivity:   Usb, network
Duty cycle (monthly): Up to 75,000 page

Quickly create, capture, and deliver documents

*Finish faster—with less standing around—using single-pass,dual-head scanning.

*Stay on schedule—print up to 42 pages per minute.Handle high-volume printing without worries.

*Scan documents and send digital files in one easy step—toe mail, the cloud, network folders, or a USB drive.

*Efficiently handle large jobs, with an input capacity up to 1,100 sheets and automatic two-sided printing.

Increase efficiency with an easy-to-manage MFP

*Work smarter—access, store, and print business content quickly from the 3.5-inch color touchscreen.

*Go from zero to done, right at the MFP—print, copy, scan, and fax with ease.

*Efficiently manage this MFP, using HP Web Jet admin to remotely monitor office printing and device status.

Set up fast and stay connected

*Get this MFP up and running fast with HP Smart Install—no CD required. *HP ePrint—now print from your smartphone and tablet from virtually anywhere.

*Use resources more efficiently with 100/1000 Base-TX Ethernet networking—easily print and share.

*Pull print jobs from your pocket—walk up and print right from memory device via the USB port.


Print Technology Laser
Colour/Black & White Black & White
Max. Black Print Speed (ppm) Up to 42 ppm
Max. Color Print Speed (ppm) N/A
First Time to Print As fast as 8.0 sec
Print Resolution (maximum dpi) Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi
Automatic Duplex Printing (Two-Sided Print) Yes
Standard Paper Capacity (sheets) up to 1,100 sheets
Optional Paper Capacity (sheets) N/A
Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Yes
Network Ready Yes
Wireless Ready No
Wi-Fi Enabled No
AirPrint Yes
Google Cloud Print No
Printer Driver Compatibility Windows 10 32-bit and 64-bit, Windows 8 32-bit and 64-bit, Windows 7 32-bit and 64-bit, Windows Vista 32-bit and 64-bit, Windows XP 32-bit (SP2 or higher); Driver only installs supported on: Windows 2012; Windows Server 2008 32-bit and 64-bit, Windows Server 2003 32-bit (SP3 or higher); Mac OS X v 10.6.8 and later; Linpus Linux (9.4, 9.5), Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.0 (supported with a pre-built package); SUSE Linux (10.3, 11.0, 11, 11.1, 11.2), Fedora (9, 9.0, 10, 10.0, 11.0, 11, 12, 12.0), Ubuntu (8.04, 8.04.1, 8.04.2, 8.10, 9.04, 9.10, 10.04), Debian (5.0, 5.0.1, 5.0.2, 5.0.3) (supported by the automatic installer); HPUX 11 and Solaris 8/9
Max. Monthly Duty Cycle 75000 pages
Recommended Monthly Print Volume 2000 to 6000 pages
Standard Memory (MB) 256 MB
Optional Memory (MB) No
Media Card Support
USB Direct Interface / PictBridge No
Media Type Handling Paper (bond, color, letterhead, plain, preprinted, prepunched, recycled, rough); envelopes, labels, cardstock, transparencies, user-defined
Paper Handling Size - Paper Tray A4, RA4, Oficio 216 x 343 mm, Oficio 216 x 347 mm, 10 x 15 cm, B5(JIS), B6(JIS), Postcard(JIS), Double Postcard(JIS), A5, A6, 16K 195 x 270 mm, 16K 184 x 260 mm, 16K 197 x 273 mm
Paper Handling Size - Manual Feed A4, RA4, Oficio 216 x 343 mm, Oficio 216 x 347 mm, 10 x 15 cm, B5(JIS), B6(JIS), Postcard(JIS), Double Postcard(JIS), A5, A6, 16K 195 x 270 mm, 16K 184 x 260 mm, 16K 197 x 273 mm
Output Paper Capacity (sheets) 250-sheet
Copying Capability Black & White Copying
Auto Document Feeder (ADF) Yes
Max. Automatic Document Feeder Capacity 50-sheet 
Copy Speed Up to 42 ppm
Control Panel/Display 3.5-in intuitive touchscreen control panel with color graphic display; Buttons (Home, Cancel, Help, Right/Left Arrows, Back); LED indicator lights (Ready, Error)
Copy Resolution Black (text and graphics): Up to 600 x 600 dpi; Up to 600 x 600 dpi; Color (text and graphics): Up to 600 x 600 dpi
Document Glass Size N/A
Scanning Capability Black & White & Colour Scanning
Auto Document Feeder (ADF) Yes
Optical Scan Resolution (dpi) Up to 300, 600, 1200 dpi
Input Colour Scan Bit Depth 24 bit (8 bit for grayscale duplex jobs)
Scanner Driver Compatibility N/A
Mobile device scanning app N/A
Document Viewer Software N/A
OCR Software N/A
Formats (Export) Windows: JPG, RAW(BMP), PDF, TIFF, PNG, RTF; Mac: JPG, JPG-2000, TIFF, PNG, PDF, Searchable PDF, RTF, TXTHP Scan software included in the box - file formats supported through software running on a PC8
"Scan To" Feature Duplex scanning from ADF; Scan to USB flash drive; Scan to network folder; Scan to email; Scan to cloud; Optimize text/picture; Selectable scan resolution 75 to 300 dpi
Fax Capability
Fax Memory Up to 250 pages
Fax Speed Up to 33.6 kbps
Best Transmission Speed (sec) 3 sec per page
Unit Dimensions (cm; W x D x H) 18.3 x 18.3 x 20 in
Carton Dimensions (cm; W x D x H) N/A
Unit Weight (Kg) 52.7 lb
Carton Weight (Kg) 65.05 lb
Carton Contents HP LaserJet Pro MFP M521dn; HP LaserJet Black cartridge (~6000 pages); Printer documentation and software on CDs (Windows/Mac OS installation CD); Installation guide; Support flyer; warranty card; Power cord; Fax Cable
Compatible Supplies HP 55A CE255A (6,000 Pages);HP 55X CE255X (12,500 Pages)
Warranty One-year limited warranty, Onsite