Lexmark MX521ade A4 Mono Multifunction Laser Printer

QuickFind: 870446 Mfr part code: 36S0828
  • Function: Print, copy, scan, fax
  • Print speed: Up to 44 ppm
  • Interface: USB, Ethernet
  • Duplex: Print, Copy/Scan
  • Cartridges Included: Black 6,000

Product Description

Lexmark MX521ade A4 Mono Multifunction Laser Printer

Fast, economical, multifunctional. The Lexmark MX521ade has been engineered with the demands of the busy workgroup in mind. Experience print output speeds up to 44ppm with a first print out as fast as 6 seconds for maximised productivity. Award-winning full spectrum security protects your sensitive documents across the network and utilises a range of embedded features to defend against attacks.

Powerful productivity

Built around a powerful dual-core processor and fast RAM memory the MX521ade makes short work of scanning, copying, printing and faxing. Designed to handle even the most complex and graphic rich file this printer combines speed and business print quality to deliver the prints you need when you need them.

Robust and reliable, this printer is built around a durable steel frame that allows it to operate in the most demanding conditions. Long life imaging components and replacement cartridges with yields up to 25,000 pages* allow you to work with fewer interventions.

Intuitive operation

Swipe the 4.3-inch touchscreen with a range of intuitive movements and unlock total control of your printer. Smooth and familiar operation allows you to get more done saving time and money.

The accurate scanner is capable of duplex scan speeds of up to 20spm with single-sided mono copy speeds of up to 44cpm. MX520 series printers use innovative font outlining technology for business quality print where grey text is as crisp and clear as mono text for exceptional results.

A sustainable choice

Every watt counts for your budget, so take advantage of energy management features that reduce power consumption to just 0.1W in hibernation mode. Lower fusing temperatures and automatic power management that learns from your workload drive down costs and makes your printer Energy Star 2.0 compliant. Cut paper use at a stroke with automatic duplex printing benefiting your budget and the planet.

Technical Specification

Lexmark MX521ade A4 Mono Multifunction Laser Printer


Compliant Standards FCC Class B certified, C-Tick, NOM, ICES-003 Class B, CCC, DOC, SII, UL 60950-1, IEC 60950-1, EN 60950-1, BSMI Class B, KCC, IEC 60825-1, FDA, UL-AR, GOST-R, EN 60825-1, KC, CECP, CEL, VCCI Class B, ECMA-370, EFTA, TER, MET, ISO 532B, TED, CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1
First Copy Out Time B/W 6 sec
Consumables Included 1 x Cartridge (black) - up to 6000 pages ISO/IEC 19752 ¦ 1 x imaging unit - up to 60000 pages at 5% coverage


Colour Support Colour
Printer Fonts Scalable PPDS x 39 ¦ Bitmapped PPDS x 5 ¦ Scalable PCL x 84 ¦ Scalable PostScript x 91 ¦ Bitmapped PCL x 2
Device Type Multifunction printer
Fax Type Plain paper
Printing Technology Laser - monochrome
Monthly Duty Cycle (max) 120000 pages
Recommended Monthly Volume 2000 - 15000 pages
Display Diagonal Size 4.3"
Display Colour Support Colour
Display Features Touch screen
Connection Availability Yes
Interface USB 2.0, Gigabit LAN, USB 2.0 host
AirPrint Enabled Yes
Office Machine Features Scan to e-mail, scan to network, scan to FTP, scan to USB host, internal card slot


Standard Memory 1 GB
Max Supported Memory 1 GB


Max Copying Speed Up to 44 ppm
Max Document Enlargement 400%
Max Document Reduction 25%
Automatic Duplexing Yes


Max Printing Resolution Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi
Max Printing Resolution Class Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi
Max Printing Speed Up to 44 ppm
Printer Drivers / Emulations PCL 5e, PCL 6, PostScript 3, PPDS, PDF 1.7, XPS
Image Enhancement Technology 1200 IQ, 2400 IQ
Automatic Duplexing Yes
First Print Out Time B/W 6 sec


Scan Element CIS
Automatic Duplexing Yes
Optical Resolution 1200 x 600 dpi (600 x 600 dpi color)

Fax Machine

Compatibility Super G3
Max Transmission Speed 33.6 Kbps

Document & Media Handling

Max Original Size 215.9 x 355.6 mm
Supported Original Sizes 215.9 x 355.6 mm
Original Type Sheets
Document Feeder Capacity 50 sheets
Max Media Size A4/Legal
Supported Media Type Transparencies, envelopes, plain paper, labels, card stock
Supported Media Sizes ANSI A (Letter) (216 x 279 mm), Legal (216 x 356 mm), Executive (184 x 267 mm), A4 (210 x 297 mm), A5 (148 x 210 mm), A6 (105 x 148 mm), Folio (216 x 330 mm), JIS B5 (182 x 257 mm), Statement (139.7 x 215.9 mm), Oficio (216 x 343 mm)
Supported Envelope Sizes US No 10 (104.7 x 241.3 mm), International DL (110 x 220 mm), Monarch (98.4 x 190.5 mm), US No 9 (98.6 x 225.6 mm)
Standard Media Capacity 350 sheets
Max Media Capacity 2000 sheets
Bypass Feeder Capacity 100 sheets
Output Trays Capacity 150 sheets
Document & Media Handling Details Bypass tray - 100 sheets ¦ Input tray - 250 sheets weight: 60 g/m² - 120 g/m² ¦ RADF - 50 sheets ¦ Output tray - 150 sheets
Speed Details Printing: up to 44 ppm (A4) - B/W ¦ Printing: up to 22 spm (A4) - B/W duplex ¦ Copying: up to 44 ppm (A4) - B/W ¦ Copying: up to 23 spm (A4) - B/W duplex ¦ Scanning: up to 42 spm (A4) - B/W ¦ Scanning: up to 45 spm (Letter A) - B/W ¦ Scanning: up to 20 spm (A4) - colour ¦ Scanning: up to 22 spm (Letter A) - colour ¦ Scanning: up to 20 spm (A4) - B/W duplex ¦ Scanning: up to 20 spm (Letter A) - B/W duplex ¦ Scanning: up to 10.5 spm (A4) - colour duplex ¦ Scanning: up to 10.5 spm (Letter A) - colour duplex


Interfaces 1 x USB 2.0 - 4 pin USB Type B ¦ 2 x USB 2.0 host - 4 pin USB Type A ¦ 1 x Gigabit LAN - RJ-45
Security Protocols & Features SSL, LEAP, TLS, IPsec, 802.1x, ARP, TTLS, PEAP, MD5, MS-CHAPv2
Operating System Support MS Windows 7, SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 10, SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 11, MS Windows 7 64-bit Edition, SunSoft Solaris x86 10, IBM AIX 6.1, Apple Mac OS X 10.6, Apple Mac OS X 10.7, Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS 6.0, IBM AIX 7.1, Apple Mac OS X 10.8, SunSoft Solaris x86 11, Windows 8, Windows 8 64-bit, Windows 8.1, Apple Mac OS X 10.9, Windows 8.1 64-bit, Debian Linux 7.0, Apple Mac OS X 10.10, Windows 10, Apple Mac OS X 10.11, openSUSE 13.2, Debian Linux 8.0, SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 12, Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS 7.0, macOS 10.12, Fedora Linux 23, Fedora Linux 24, openSUSE 42.3, Ubuntu Linux 16.04 LTS
Software Included Drivers & Utilities


Power Consumption Operational 620 Watt
Power Consumption Standby 14.5 Watt
Power Consumption Sleep 2.6 Watt

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Certified Yes

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support Limited warranty - 1 year - on-site - response time: next business day

Dimensions & Weight

Width 48.9 cm
Depth 42.95 cm
Height 47.7 cm
Weight 20.6 kg

Dimensions & Weight (Shipping)

Shipping Width 51.1 cm
Shipping Depth 57.6 cm
Shipping Height 61.4 cm
Shipping Weight 23.72 kg

Environmental Parameters

Sound Emission 56 dBA (operating)
Min Operating Temperature 10 °C
Max Operating Temperature 32 °C
Humidity Range Operating 8 - 80%

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