HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M478-M479 series
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HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M478-M479 series

HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M478-M479 series

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Product specifications

Product name
HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M478-M479 series
Single and multifunction printers
Sub brand
LaserJet Pro
Print scan copy and fax
Number of print cartridges
4 (1 each black, cyan, magenta, yellow)
Print speed black
Normal: Up to 28 ppm [9]
Print speed color
Normal: Up to 28 ppm [9]
First page out (ready)
Black: As fast as 9.3 sec [11]
Duty cycle (monthly, letter)
Up to 50,000 pages [12] Duty cycle is defined as the maximum number of pages per month of imaged output. This value provides a comparison of product robustness in relation to other HP LaserJet or HP Color LaserJet devices, and enables appropriate deployment of printers and MFPs to satisfy the demands of connected individuals or groups.
Recommended monthly page volume
750 to 4000 [13]
Print technology
Print quality black (best)
Black: 600 x 600 dpi, Up to 38,400 x 600 enhanced dpi Color: 600 x 600 dpi, Up to 38,400 x 600 enhanced dpi
Print languages
HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5e, HP postscript level 3 emulation, PDF, URF, Native Office, PWG Raster
4.3" intuitive touchscreen Color Graphic Display (CGD)
Processor speed
1200 MHz
Automatic paper sensor
Connectivity, standard
Hi-Speed USB 2.0 port; built-in Gigabit Ethernet 10/100/1000 Base-Tx network port; Easy-access USB
Minimum system requirements
2 GB available hard disk space, Internet connection, USB port, Internet browser. For additional OS hardware requirements see microsoft.com 2 GB available hard drive space, Internet connection or USB port, OS hardware requirements see apple.com
Compatible operating systems
Windows 11; Windows 10; Windows 8; Windows 8.1; Windows 7; Windows Client OS; Android; iOS; Mobile OS; macOS 10.12 Sierra; macOS 10.13 High Sierra; macOS 10.14 Mojave
512 MB NAND Flash, 512 MB DRAM
Memory, maximum
512 MB NAND Flash, 512 MB DRAM
Media sizes, custom
Tray 1: 3 x 5 to 8.5 x 14 in; Tray 2, optional Tray 3: 3.94 x 5.83 to 8.5 x 14 in
Paper handling input, standard
50-sheet multipurpose tray, 250-sheet input tray, 50-sheet Automatic Document Feeder (ADF)
Paper handling input, optional
Optional 550-sheet tray
Paper handling output, standard
150-sheet output bin
Maximum output capacity (sheets)
Up to 150 sheets
Media types
Paper (bond, brochure, colored, glossy, letterhead, photo, plain, preprinted, prepunched, recycled, rough), postcards, labels, envelopes
Media weights, supported ADF
16 to 32 lb
Scanner type
Flatbed, ADF
Scan file format
Scan resolution, optical
Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi
Scan size (ADF), maximum
8.5 x 14 in
Scan size (ADF), minimum
4 x 6 in
Recommended monthly scan volume
750 to 4000
Automatic document feeder capacity
Standard, 50 sheets uncurled
Scan input modes
Front-panel scan, copy, email, or file buttons; HP Scan software; and user application via TWAIN or WIA
Copy speed (normal)
Black: Up to 28 cpm Color: Up to 28 cpm [7]
Copy resolution (black text)
Up to 600 x 600 dpi
Copy resolution (color text and graphics)
Up to 600 x 600 dpi
Copy reduce / enlarge settings
25 to 400%
Copies, maximum
Up to 999 copies
110-volt input voltage: 110 to 127 VAC (+/- 10%), 50/60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz); 220-volt input voltage: 220 to 240 VAC (+/- 10%), 50/60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz) (Not dual voltage, power supply varies by part number with # Option code identifier)
Power consumption
550 watts (Active Printing), 20 watts (Ready), 0.7 watts (Sleep), 0.7 watts (HP auto-off/auto-on), 0.06 watts (auto-off/manual on), 0.06 watts (Off) [3]
ENERGY STAR® qualified; EPEAT® Silver; CECP; Blue Angel RAL-UZ 205
Sustainable impact specifications
Mercury free
Operating temperature range
50 to 90.5°F
Recommended operating humidity range
30 to 70% RH (non-condensing)
Package dimensions (W x D x H)
23.50 x 19.57 x 19.29 in
Pallet dimensions
47.2 x 39.4 x 102.4 in (NA), 47.2 x 39.4 x 83.1 in (EMEA/APJ)
Quantity per pallet
20 (NA), 16 (EMEA/APJ)
Count of layers in pallet
5 (NA), 4 (EMEA/APJ)
Software included
No software solutions are included in the Box, only on http://hp.com, http://123.hp.com/laserjet
Manufacturer Warranty
One-year, next-business day, onsite warranty. Warranty and support options vary by product, country and local legal requirements. Contact your Contractual Vendor or go to hp.com/support to learn about HP award winning service and support options in your region. (wty code 4G; wty ID A001)