HP Color LaserJet Enterprise CM4540 Multifunction Printer, 42 ppm Print Speed, 600x600 dpi Print Resolution, 600-Sheet Capacity - Print/Copy/Scan

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About HP CM4540

Maximize workgroup productivity, easily manage print jobs and improve workflow processes with the HP LaserJet Enterprise CM4540 MFP series. Designed to meet the needs of a managed enterprise with high volume users, the CM4540 can reliably print, scan and copy at fast speeds and can seamlessly support multiple workflows with a robust paper handling capability. The device features intuitive document management functionalities, including digital send image preview with page editor, advanced security options and a walk-up USB to keep printing environments secure with minimal interruptions. The HP LaserJet Enterprise CM4540 Multifunction Printer series helps reduce the impact on the environment with instant-on technology, which reduces energy use up to 50% and automatic two-sided printing.

HP CM4540 Features

  • Process jobs at the MFP with the award-winning HP Easy Select control panel. Print from the walk-up USB port
  • Achieve sharp contrast and bright color with high-gloss toner. HP ImageREt delivers crisp, consistent detail
  • Pre-installed Original HP LaserJet print cartridges and optional high-capacity black cartridges save time
  • Get the paper capacity you need-600 sheets-in a space-saving size or upgrade to 1100 or 2100 sheets
  • Proactively manage printing fleets and control color usage and costs with HP management tools
  • Simple setup wizards for save-to-folder and scan-to-email functions make digital workflows a breeze
  • Extend your MFP capabilities with a rich portfolio of solutions that are easy to integrate
  • Make printing as mobile as you are with HP ePrint
  • Protect sensitive data stored on your HP MFP with the standard encrypted HP High-Performance Secure Hard Disk
  • Attach security solutions to the control panel's hardware integration pocket for a seamless appearance
  • Process jobs securely without compromising efficiency and speed via user authentication, IPsec and IPv6
  • Create, print, scan and share sensitive business information securely via encrypted e-mail and PDFs
  • Reduce energy use with Instant-on Technology and Instant-on Copy
  • Save paper and conserve resources-use digital workflows, two-sided printing, PIN print and image preview

HP CM4540 Specifications

Multitasking supported
Print Speed Black
Normal: Up to 42 ppm
Print Speed Color
Normal: Up to 42 ppm
First page out (ready)
Black: As fast as 11.5 sec
Color: As fast as 11.5 sec
Duty Cycle (monthly, letter)
Up to 175,000 pages
Recommended Monthly Page Volume
5000 to 9000
Print Technology
Print Quality
Color: Up to 600 x 600 dpi
Black: Up to 600 x 600 dpi
Print languages
HP PCL 5c (HP PCL 5c driver available from the Web only)
HP postscript level 3 emulation
Native PDF printing (v 1.4)
8.07" (20.5 cm) diagonal Color Graphic Display (CGD), 800 x 300 pixels, with touchscreen
Processor Speed
800 MHz
Automatic Paper Sensor
HP ePrint Capability
Mobile Printing Capability
HP ePrint
Connectivity Standard
1 Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Host
1 Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Device
1 Gigabit Ethernet 10/100/1000T
1 Foreign Interface Harness
1 Hardware Integration Pocket
3 USB Host (internal)
Network Ready
Standard (built-in Gigabit Ethernet)
Connectivity Optional
Compatible HP Jetdirect Print Servers: HP Jetdirect 690n IPv6/IPsec 802.11g Wireless Print Server J8007G, HP Jetdirect ew2500 802.11b/g Wireless Print Server J8021A, HP Jetdirect 635n IPv6/IPsec Print Server J7961G.
Memory Standard
1280 MB
Memory Maximum
1280 MB
Hard Disk
Standard, HP high-performance embedded secure hard disk
Paper Handling Input Standard
100-sheet multipurpose tray, 500-sheet input tray, 50-sheet automatic document feeder (ADF), automatic two-sided printing
Paper Handling Output Standard
500-sheet output bin
Duplex Printing
Automatic (standard)
Finished Output Handling
Media Sizes Supported
Tray 1: Letter, legal, 8.5 x 13 in, statement, executive, envelopes [No. 9, No. 10, Monarch (7 3/4)], 4 x 6 in
Tray 2, 3, 4, 5: Letter, legal, 8.5 x 13 in, executive
Media Types
Paper (Plain, Light, Bond, Recycled, Mid-weight, Heavy, Mid-weight glossy, Heavy glossy, Extra heavy, Extra heavy glossy, Cardstock, Card glossy), Color Transparency, Labels, Letterhead, Envelope, Preprinted, Prepunched, Colored, Rough, Opaque Film, User-defined
Media Weight Supported
Tray 1: 16 to 58 lb bond (plain), 28 to 58 lb bond (glossy), 16 to 24 lb (envelopes); Trays 2, 3, 4, 5: 16 to 32 lb bond (plain), 28 to 58 lb bond (glossy)
Scanner Type
Flatbed, ADF
Scan File Format
Scan Resolution Optical
Up to 600 dpi
Scan Size (flatbed), Maximum
8.5 x 14 in
Scan size (ADF), Maximum
8.5 x 14 in
Scan Speed (normal, letter)
Up to 42 ppm (b&w, color)
Duplex ADF scanning
Automatic Document Feeder Capacity
Standard, 50 sheets
File Formats Supported
Digital Send: PDF
Scan to walk-up USB: PDF
Print from walk-up USB: PDF
Print Ready files (.prn, .pcl, .cht)
Copy Resolution (black text)
Up to 600 x 600 dpi (flatbed)
Up to 600 x 300 dpi (ADF)
Copy Resolution (color text & graphics)
Up to 600 x 600 dpi (flatbed)
Up to 600 x 300 dpi (ADF)
Copy Reduce / Enlarge Settings
25 to 400%
Copies Maximum
Up to 9999 copies
Minimum System Requirements
Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2 or higher, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008; 200 MB available hard disk space; Mac OS X v 10.4 or higher
Compatible Operating Systems
Windows 8, Windows 7 32-bit and 64-bit, Windows Vista 32-bit and 64-bit, Windows XP 32-bit or 64-bit (SP2 or higher), Windows Server 2008 32-bit and 64-bit and 2008 R2 Edition, Windows Server 2003 32-bit and 64-bit, Citrix and Windows Terminal Services
Mac OS X v 10.4 or higher
Linux (hplip.net)
UNIX, SAP device types
110-volt Input Voltage: 110 to 127 VAC (+/- 10%), 60 Hz (+/- 2 Hz), 12 A
220-volt Input Voltage: 220 to 240 VAC (+/- 10%), 50 Hz (+/- 2 Hz), 6 A
Power Consumption
780 watts (printing), 850 watts (copying), 91 watts (ready), 21.5 watts (sleep), 0.3 watts (off)
Energy Efficiency
ENERGY STAR qualified
EPEAT Bronze
Operating Temperature Range
50 to 86deg. F
Operating Humidity
30 to 70% RH
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Minimum: 35.6x24.5x22.6" / 90.42x62.23x57.40cm
Maximum: 43.8x33.8x36.1" / 111.25x85.85x91.69cm
120.5lbs / 54.66kg
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