HP LaserJet Pro MFP M521dn Multifunction BW laser printer

$1,113.07 USD $1,024.02 USD

Part number:A8P79A#BGJ

Key Specifications









Print Speed

Up to 40 ppm

Mobile printing


Product overview

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

Increase efficiency with an easy-to-manage MFP

Access, store, and print web content from the touchscreen, using business apps. Easily complete a range of print, copy, scan, and fax tasks. Use LDAP to manage device-level access and network email look up.

Set up fast and stay connected

Install this MFP and start working in minutes. Print from your smartphone, tablet, or notebook at home, work, or on the go. Easily access the MFP, print, and share files with convenient networking. Walk up and print from your USB drive.

Key Features

2-sided printing

Allows you to print on both sides of the page, cutting your paper use by up to 50%.

Prints in a flash, savings that last

Print right away with Instant-on Technology.

On-the-go printing with HP ePrint

Print photos, documents, and more when you're on the go, using HP ePrint.

Automatic document feeder

Allows multiple pages to be copied or scanned at one time

Scan in Color

Scan to email

Save time by sending scanned documents or photos directly from your printer to email recipients.

Scan to network

Have an instant digital copy of anything you scan stored on your network server.

Scan to cloud

Ethernet (printer)

Add this device to your office Ethernet network to share with your workgroup.

Color touchscreen (printer)

Manage jobs directly at the MFP, using the HP color touchscreen.

Original HP Cartridges

  • HP LaserJet Black Cartridge CE255A (~6000 pages based on ISO/IEC 19752)
  • HP LaserJet Black Cartridge CE255X (~12,500 pages based on ISO/IEC 19752)

In the box

What's in the box

  • HP LaserJet Pro MFP M521dn
  • HP LaserJet Black introductory cartridge (~6000 pages)
  • Printer documentation and software on CD-ROM
  • Installation guide, Support flyer, Warranty Card
  • Power cord
  • USB cable (Brazil only)
  • Fax Cable


  • Yes, 1 USB (Brazil only)


Print speed black (ISO, A4) Up to 40 ppm
First page out black (A4, ready) As fast as 8.0 sec
Duty cycle (monthly, A4) Up to 75,000 pages
Recommended monthly page volume 2000 to 6000
Print technology Laser
Print quality black (best) Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi
Display 3.5" (8.89 cm) touchscreen, LCD (color graphics)
HP ePrint capability Yes
Mobile printing capability HP ePrint
Apple AirPrint
Mobile Apps
Wireless capability No
Connectivity, standard 1 Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Device
1 Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Host
1 Gigabit Ethernet 10/100/1000Base-TX
1 Telecom
1 Phone
Network ready Standard (built-in Gigabit Ethernet)
Compatible Operating Systems Full software installs supported on: 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
Memory 256 MB
Maximum Memory 256 MB
Internal Storage None
Paper handling input, standard 100-sheet multipurpose tray, 500-sheet input tray 2, 50-sheet Automatic Document Feeder (ADF)
Paper handling input, optional Optional 500-sheet tray
Paper handling output, standard 250-sheet output bin, 100-sheet rear output bin
Duplex printing Automatic (standard)
Finished output handling Sheetfed
Media sizes supported Tray 1: A4, A5, A6, RA4, B5 (JIS), B6 (JIS), 10 x 15 cm, Postcard (JIS), DPostcard (JIS), Envelope (B5, C5, C6, DL)
Tray 2, optional Tray 3: A4, A5, A6, RA4, B5 (JIS), B6 (JIS), 10 x 15 cm, Postcard (JIS), DPostcard (JIS)
Media types Paper (bond, color, letterhead, plain, preprinted, prepunched, recycled, rough)
envelopes, labels, cardstock, transparencies, user-defined
Scanner type Flatbed, ADF
Scan resolution, optical Up to 300, 600, 1200 dpi
Scan size, maximum 216 x 297 mm
Scan size (ADF), maximum 216 x 356 mm
Duplex ADF scanning Yes
Automatic document feeder capacity Standard, 50 sheets
Copy speed (black, normal quality, A4) Up to 40 ppm
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%
Fax Transmission Speed 33.6 kbps
Energy efficiency ENERGY STAR® qualified
Operating temperature range 10 to 32.5°C
Operating humidity range 30 to 70% RH
Dimensions (W x D x H) 465 x 465 x 508 mm
Maximum dimensions (W x D x H) 465 x 900 x 750 mm
Weight 22.3 kg
Warranty One-year limited warranty, Onsite
Brand: HP
Country Kits: Canada , Mexico , Latin America (excluding Argentina, Brazil, Chile) , United States
Localization: English , French , Spanish
Manufacturer: HP Inc.
Model: MFP M521dn
Packaged Quantity: 1
Product Line: HP LaserJet Pro
Automatic Duplexing: Yes
Max Copying Resolution B/W: 600 x 600 dpi
Max Copying Speed B/W: 42 ppm
Dimensions & Weight
Depth: 46.5 cm
Height: 50.8 cm
Weight: 22.3 kg
Width: 46.5 cm
Document & Media Handling
Document Feeder: ADF
Max Media Capacity: 1100 sheets
Max Media Size: Legal (216 x 356 mm) , A4 (210 x 297 mm)
Media Size Class: A4/Legal
Media Type Class: Plain paper , Film / transparencies , Envelopes , Other
Standard Media Capacity: 600 sheets
Environmental Standards
ENERGY STAR Certified: Yes
EPEAT Compliant: Yes
EPEAT Level: EPEAT Silver
Fax Machine
Max Transmission Speed: 33.6 Kbps
Color Category: Black , Gray
Office Machine
Fax Type: Plain paper
Functions: Printer , Scanner , Copier , Fax
Monthly Duty Cycle (max): 75000 impressions
Printing Output Type: Monochrome
Printing Technology: Laser
Type: Fax / copier / printer / scanner
PC Connectivity
AirPrint Enabled: Yes
PC Connection: USB host , USB 2.0 , Gigabit LAN
PC Connection Availability:Yes
Printer Output Type: Monochrome
Type: Multifunction printer
Automatic Duplexing: Yes
Max Printing Speed B/W (ppm): 42 ppm
Max Resolution B/W: 1200 x 1200 dpi
RAM Installed Size: 256 MB
Automatic Duplexing: Yes
Service & Support Type: 1 year warranty
Product Information provided by the Manufacturer

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