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HP LaserJet Managed MFP E42540 series
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HP LaserJet Managed MFP E42540 series

HP LaserJet Managed MFP E42540 series

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Product specifications

Product name
HP LaserJet Managed MFP E42540 series
Subcategory
Single and multifunction printers
Sub brand
LaserJet
Country of origin
Made in China
Contractual flag
Yes
Functions
Print, copy, scan, fax
Number of print cartridges
1 (black)
Print speed black
Normal: Up to 40 ppm (default) ; Up to 42 ppm (HP High Speed Mode) [8] [8] Measured using ISO/IEC 24734, excludes first set of test documents. For more information see http://www.hp.com/go/printerclaims. Exact speed varies depending on the system configuration, software application, driver, and document complexity.
Print speed color
Normal: [8] [8] Measured using ISO/IEC 24734, excludes first set of test documents. For more information see http://www.hp.com/go/printerclaims. Exact speed varies depending on the system configuration, software application, driver, and document complexity.
First page out (ready)
Black: As fast as 6.3 sec [9] [9] First Copy Out from Ready and Simplex Copy Speed measured using ISO/IEC 29183, Duplex Copy Speed measured using ISO/IEC 24735, excludes first set of test documents. For more information see http://www.hp.com/go/printerclaims. Exact speed varies depending on the system configuration, software application, document complexity, media size, media orientation and media type.
Duty cycle (monthly, letter)
Up to 120,000 pages
Recommended monthly page volume
1,500 to 7,500 pages HP recommends that the number of pages per month of imaged output be within the stated range for optimum device performance, based on factors including supplies replacement intervals and device life over an extended warranty period.
Print technology
Laser
Print quality black (best)
Black: Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi Color:
Print languages
HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5, HP PostScript level 3 emulation, native PDF printing (v 1.7), Apple AirPrint™
Display
4.3” diagonal Color TFT-LCD back-lit 480 RGB (H) x 272 (V)
Processor speed
800 MHz
Automatic paper sensor
No
Mobile printing capability
HP ePrint; Apple AirPrint™; Mopria™ Certified; Wi-Fi® Direct Printing; NFC Touch-to-print (optional); PrinterOn Print [5]
Wireless capability
Optional, enabled with purchase of a wireless hardware accessory. Dual band Wireless Station and Wi-Fi Direct functionality available with HP Jetdirect 3100w BLE/NFC/Wireless Accessory 3JN69A
Connectivity, standard
2 Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Host; 1 Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Device; 1 Gigabit Ethernet 10/100/1000T network; 1 FAX
Connectivity, optional
HP Jetdirect LAN Accessory 8FP31A, HP Jetdirect 3100w BLE/NFC/Wireless Accessory 3JN69A
Minimum system requirements
2 GB available hard disk space Internet connection or USB port Internet browser. For additional OS hardware requirements see microsoft.com 2 GB available hard drive space Internet connection or USB port Internet browser. For additional 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; macOS 10.15 Catalina
Memory
2GB
Memory, maximum
2GB [6] Memory not expandable on this product
Internal Storage
Not supported
Media sizes supported
Tray 1: letter, legal, oficio, executive, statement, 4 x 6, 3 x 5, 5 x 7, 5 x 8, postcard (JIS), double postcard (JIS), 8.5 x 13, envelope (commercial No. 9, No. 10, Monarch); Custom: 3 x 5 to 8.5 x 14 in; Tray 2: letter, executive, statement, 5 x 7, 5 x 8, double postcard (JIS); Custom: 4.1 x 5.8 to 8.5 x 14 in; Optional Tray 3: letter, executive, statement, 5 x 7, 5 x 8, double postcard (JIS); Custom: 4.1 x 5.8 to 8.5 x 14 in
Media sizes, custom
Tray 1: 3 x 5 to 8.5 x 14 in; Tray 2: 4.1 x 5.8 to 8.5 x 14 in; Optional Tray 3: 4.1 x 5.8 to 8.5 x 14 in
Paper handling input, standard
100-sheet tray 1, 250-sheet input tray 2; 50-sheet Automatic Document Feeder (ADF)
Paper handling input, optional
Optional third 550-sheet tray; All trays include fixed-size paper tray guides
Paper handling output, standard
150-sheet output bin
Maximum output capacity (sheets)
Up to 150 sheets
Duplex printing
Automatic (default)
Media types
Paper (plain, EcoEfficient, light, heavy, bond, colored, letterhead, preprinted, pre punched, recycled, rough); envelopes; labels
Media weight, supported
Tray 1: 16 to 46.6 lb; tray 2, optional 550-sheet tray 3: 16 to 32 lb
Media weights, supported ADF
16 to 32 lb
Scanner type
Flatbed, ADF
Scan resolution, optical
Up to 600 dpi
Scan size (ADF), maximum
8.5 x 14 in
Scan size (ADF), minimum
5 x 7 in
Scan speed (normal, letter)
Up to 31 ppm/49 ipm (b&w), up to 21 ppm/37 ipm (color) [12] [12] Scan speeds measured from ADF. Actual processing speeds may vary depending on scan resolution, network conditions, computer performance, and application software.
Recommended monthly scan volume
900 to 4800
Duplex ADF scanning
Yes, single pass duplex scanning
Automatic document feeder capacity
Standard, 50 sheets
Digital sending standard features
Scan to E-mail; Save-to-Network Folder; Save-to-USB drive; Scan-to-Sharepoint; Send to FTP; Send to Internet Fax; Local Address Book; SMTP over SSL; Blank Page Removal; Edge Erase; Auto Color Sense; Auto Crop To Content; Compact PDF
File Format Supported
MTIFF; PDF; PDF/A; TIFF; JPEG; XPS
Copy speed (normal)
Black: Up to 40 cpm Color:
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 9999 copies
Faxing
Yes
Fax transmission speed
3 sec per page [5] [5] Based on standard ITU-T test image #1 at standard resolution. More complicated pages or higher resolution will take longer and use more memory.
Fax memory
Dependent on the amount of available disk space
Fax Resolution Black (best)
Up to 300 x 300 dpi
Fax Speed Dials, Maximum Number
Up to 1000 numbers
Fax Broadcast Locations
0
Power
110-volt input voltage: 110 to 127 VAC (+/- 10%), 60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz); 220-volt input voltage: 220 to 240 VAC (+/- 10%), 50/60Hz (+/- 3 Hz) (Not dual voltage, power supply varies by part number with # Option code identifier)
Power consumption
525 watts (active printing), 10.1 watts (ready), 1.2 watts (sleep), 0.08 watts (auto-off/manual-on), 0.08 watts (manual off)  Power requirements are based on the country/region where the printer is sold. Do not convert operating voltages. This will damage the printer and void the product warranty.
Ecolabels
EPEAT® Silver; CECP; ENERGY STAR® certified
Sustainable impact specifications
Mercury-free
Operating temperature range
59 to 90.5°F
Recommended operating humidity range
10 to 90% RH
Acoustic power emissions (ready)
Inaudible Configuration tested: base model, simplex printing A4 paper at an average of 38 ipm
Acoustic pressure emissions bystander (active, printing)
54 dB(A) @ 38 ipm
Minimum dimensions (W x D x H)
16.5 x 15.3 x 12.7 in 
Maximum dimensions (W x D x H)
17.8 x 33 x 22.7 in (printer fully opened)
Package dimensions (W x D x H)
19.57 x 15.67 x 19.29 in
Pallet dimensions
47.24 x 39.37 x 96.49 in
Weight
28.68 lb
Package weight
32.4 lb
Pallet weight
974.27 lb
Quantity per pallet
30 (US); 24 (EMEA/AP)
Count of layers in pallet
5 (US); 4 (EMEA/AP)
What's in the box
HP LaserJet Managed MFP E425540f printer; HP Black Original LaserJet Toner Cartridge (~3,000 pages); Fixed-Size Paper Tray Guides; Getting started Guide; 1 Power cord [1] For yield information on the cartridge included with your printer, see http://www.hp.com/go/toneryield. Yield values measured in accordance with ISO/IEC 19752 and continuous printing. Actual yields vary considerably based on images printed and other factors.
Cable included
No, please purchase USB cable separately.
Software included
No software solutions are included in the Box only on http://hp.com or http://123.hp.com
Manufacturer Warranty
One-year, On-site Repair 24-hour / 7 day a week phone support