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HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M479 - Printer specifications

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Technical specifications

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Product numbers for each model
  • M479dw - #W1A77A
  • M479fnw - #W1A78A
  • M479fdn - #W1A79A
  • M479fdw - #W1A80A
Paper handling specifications
Paper handling features
M479dw
M479fnw
M479fdn
M479fdw
Tray 1 (50-sheet capacity)
Tray 2 (250-sheet capacity)
Optional 550-sheet accessory tray
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional
Automatic duplex printing
Not available
Connectivity specifications
Connectivity features
M479dw
M479fnw
M479fdn
M479fdw
10/100/1000 Ethernet LAN connection with IPv4 and IPv6
Hi-Speed USB 2.0
Walk-up USB port
Print server for wireless connectivity
Not available
Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)
Not available
Wi-Fi Direct for printing from mobile devices
Not available
Print specifications
Print features
M479dw
M479fnw
M479fdn
M479fdw
Prints 27 pages per minute (ppm) on A4 and 28 ppm on letter-size paper
USB printing (no computer required)
Job storage and private printing
note:
Requires a 16 GB (or greater) USB thumb drive.
Copy and scan specifications
Copy and scan features
M479dw
M479fnw
M479fdn
M479fdw
Copies 27 pages per minute (ppm) and scans up to 26 ppm
note:
Copy and scan speeds are subject to change.
50-page document feeder with dual-head scanner for single-pass duplex copying and scanning
Not available
50-page document feeder with simplex copying and scanning
Scan to E-mail, Scan to USB, and Scan to Network Folder options
Other specifications
Other features
M479dw
M479fnw
M479fdn
M479fdw
Color touchscreen control panel
Fax features
Not available
HP Digital Fax (Fax to Email, and Fax to Network Folder options)
Not available

Supported operating systems

The following information applies to the printer-specific Windows and HP print drivers for macOS and to the software installer.
Windows: The HP Software Installer installs either a V3 or V4 PCL 6 print driver depending on the Windows operating system along with optional software when using the full software installer. See the software installation notes for more information.
macOS: Mac computers and Apple mobile devices are supported with this printer. Download HP Easy Start either from 123.hp.com/laserjet or from the Printer Support page, and then use HP Easy Start to install the HP print driver. HP Easy Start is not included in the HP Software Installer.
  1. Follow the steps provided to download HP Easy Start.
Linux: For information and print drivers for Linux, go to www.hp.com/go/linuxprinting.
UNIX: For information and print drivers for UNIX, go to www.hp.com/go/unixmodelscripts.
Supported operating systems and print drivers
Operating system
Print driver installed (from the software on the web)
Windows 7, 32-bit and 64-bit
The HP PCL 6 (V3) printer-specific print driver is installed for this operating system as part of the software installation.
Windows 8, 32-bit and 64-bit
The HP PCL 6 (V3) printer-specific print driver is installed for this operating system as part of the software installation.1
Windows 8.1, 32-bit and 64-bit
The HP PCL-6 (V4) printer-specific print driver is installed for this operating system as part of the software installation.2
Windows 10, 32-bit and 64-bit
The HP PCL-6 (V4) printer-specific print driver is installed for this operating system as part of the software installation.
Windows Server 2008 R2, 64-bit
The HP PCL 6 (V3) printer-specific print driver is available for download from the printer support website. Download the driver, and then use the Microsoft Add Printer tool to install it.3
Windows Server 2008 R2, SP1, 64-bit
The HP PCL 6 (V3) printer-specific print driver is available for download from the printer support website. Download the driver, and then use the Microsoft Add Printer tool to install it.
Windows Server 2012
The HP PCL 6 (V3) printer-specific print driver is available for download from the printer support website. Download the driver, and then use the Microsoft Add Printer tool to install it.
Windows Server 2012 R2
The HP PCL 6 (V3) printer-specific print driver is available for download from the printer support website. Download the driver, and then use the Microsoft Add Printer tool to install it.
Windows Server 2016, 64-bit
The HP PCL 6 (V3) printer-specific print driver is available for download from the printer support website. Download the driver, and then use the Microsoft Add Printer tool to install it.
macOS Sierra 10.12, macOS High Sierra 10.13, macOS Mojave 10.14
To install the print driver, download HP Easy Start from 123.hp.com/laserjet. Follow the steps provided to install the printer software and print driver.
1Windows 8 RT support is provided through Microsoft IN OS Version 4, 32-bit driver.2Windows 8.1 RT support is provided through Microsoft IN OS Version 4, 32-bit driver.3Microsoft retired mainstream support for Windows Server 2008 in January 2015. HP will continue to provide best effort support for the discontinued Server 2008 operating system.
note:
For details on client and server operating systems and for HP UPD PCL6 and UPD PS driver support for this printer, go to www.hp.com/go/upd and click Specifications.
Minimum system requirements
Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7
macOS Mojave v10.14, macOS High Sierra v10.13, macOS Sierra v10.12
Mobile devices, iOS, Android
  • 32-bit or 64-bit
  • 2 GB of available hard disk space
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Internet connection
  • USB port
  • 2 GB of available hard disk space
  • Internet connection
Router connection not required

Mobile printing solutions

HP offers multiple mobile and ePrint solutions to enable easy printing to an HP printer from a laptop, tablet, smartphone, or other mobile device.
To see the full list and to determine the best choice, go to www.hp.com/go/MobilePrinting.
The printer supports the following software for mobile printing:
  • Wi-Fi Direct (wireless models only)
  • Bluetooth Low Energy
  • HP Smart app for iOS and Android devices
  • Google Cloud Print
  • AirPrint
  • Android Printing
  • HP Roam

Printer dimensions

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Dimensions for the M479fnw model

Dimensions for the M479fnw model
Measurement
Printer fully closed
Printer fully opened
1 - Height
399.8 mm
656 mm
2 - Depth
461 mm
1025 mm
3 - Width
415.4 mm
415.4 mm
Weight (with cartridges)
21.8 kg
21.8 kg

Dimensions for the M479dw, M479fdn, and M479fdw models

Dimensions for the M479dw, M479fdn, and M479fdw models
Measurement
Printer fully closed
Printer fully opened
1 - Height
399.8 mm
656 mm
2 - Depth
472 mm
1124.4 mm
3 - Width
415.4 mm
415.4 mm
Weight (with cartridges)
23.2 kg
23.2 kg

Dimensions for models with optional Tray 3

Dimensions for the printer with the optional Tray 3
Measurement
Printer fully closed
Printer fully opened
1 - Height
531.8 mm
788 mm
2 - Depth
461 mm (fnw model)
472.3 mm (dw, fdn, and fdw models)
1025 mm (fnw model)
1124.4 mm (dw, fdn, and fdw models)
3 - Width
415.4 mm
415.4 mm
Weight (with cartridge)
27 kg (fnw model)
28.4 kg (dw. fdn, and fdw models)
27 kg (fnw model)
28.4 kg (dw. fdn, and fdw models)

Power consumption

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Power consumption (average, in watts)
Printing
Ready
Sleep
Auto-off/Auto-on
Auto-off/Manual on
Off
550 W
20 W
0.7 W
0.7 W
0.06 W
0.06 W

Electrical specifications

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note:
Power requirements are based on the country/region where the printer is sold. The values in the following table are subject to change.
  caution:
Do not convert operating voltages. This can damage the printer and void the printer warranty.
Recommended voltage
Specification
110-volt models
220-volt models
Power requirements (Volts)1
100 to 127 volts (± 10%)
50/60 Hz (± 3 Hz)
220 to 240 volts (± 10%)
50/60 Hz (± 3 Hz)
1Power reported is highest value measured for all printer models using standard voltages.

Acoustic emissions

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Sound power level
Acoustics: Sound power level (pages per minute (ppm))
Declared per ISO 9296
Printing (28 ppm)
LwAD = 6.2 or 6.3 Bels(A)
Scanning
LwAD = 6.2 or 6.3 Bels(A)
Ready
LwAD = 3.4 or 3.5 Bels(A)
Sound pressure level
Acoustics: Sound pressure level (pages per minute (ppm))
Declared per ISO 9296
Printing (28 ppm)
LpAm = 49 dB(A)
Scanning
LpAm = 47 or 48 dB(A)
Ready
LpAm = 14 dB(A)

Operating environment range

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Operating environment specifications
Environment
Recommended
Allowed
Temperature
15° to 27°C
15° to 30°C
Relative humidity
20% to 70% relative humidity (RH)
10% to 80% RH

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