HP LaserJet Pro M426 MFP Printer Series
Impressive speed. Solid security.
Fastest first page out
This printer wakes up and prints faster than leading competitors.1
Fast two-sided printing
Breeze through multipage documents with two-sided printing that's faster than the competition.1
30% more pages
Get more pages than ever before, using Original HP High-Yield Color Toner cartridges with JetIntelligence.2
Helps save energy and easily manage tasks
Print using less energy than competitors-enhanced by Original HP Toner cartridges with JetIntelligence.3
Fast, easy scanning
Scan documents to email, USB, network folders and the cloud.4
Easy mobile printing
Print straight from your smartphone or tablet in just a few simple steps.5
More. Pages, Performance, and Protection.
Original HP Toner cartridges with JetIntelligence are specially engineered to help your HP LaserJet Pro MFP M426 work faster and produce 30% more pages.2
Page maximizer technology
Page maximizer technology helps HP LaserJet color printers work with HP JetIntelligence toner cartridges to intelligently detect cartridge system wear, providing improved performance and ultimately more pages to the customer.
Precision black toner
Produce sharp text, bold blacks, and crisp graphics with precision black toner that's specially engineered to help your HP printer or MFP work its best.
HP's exclusive anti-fraud technology works with HP LaserJet printers and MFPs to provide cartridge authentication and help customers protect themselves from fraud. It also supports printer fleet policies, helping customers manage their fleet with confidence.
Print gauge technology
Print gauge technology dynamically gathers key cartridge information to deliver a simple gauge that intelligently predicts cartridge life by measuring component rotations, toner used, toner wear, and environmental conditions.
Auto seal removal
The toner seal is now inside the toner cartridge and is automatically removed during installation, so customers can print without delays.
Built for the leaner, smarter, faster office
Award-winning performance at every stage
The new HP Color LaserJet Enterprise M553x was awarded a 2015 Red Dot "Best of the best" Award for Product Design by an international jury.
|Featured laser printer|
|HP LaserJet Pro M426fdn||HP LaserJet Pro M426fdw|
|Functions||Print, Copy, Scan, Fax|
|Recommended monthly print volume||750-4000 pages6|
|Print speed||Black print speed
Up to 40 ppm7
|Standard Connectivity||Hi-Speed USB 2.0 port
Ethernet 10/100/1000T network
|Display||3" color touchscreen|
|Paper handling||50-sheet Automatic
Tray 1: up to 100 sheets
Tray 2: up to 250 sheets
|Wireless capability||No||Built-in wifi, wireless direct and NFC touch-to-print technology8,9|
- Based on HP internal testing of top three leading competitors' first page out from sleep mode and duplex print speed completed 8/2015. Subject to device settings. Actual results may vary. For details see hp.com/go/Ljclaims
- Based on ISO/IEC 19798 cartridge yields for HP 305X High-Yield Black Original LaserJet Toner Cartridge and 305A Cyan/Magenta/Yellow Original LaserJet Toner Cartridge compared with HP 410X High-Yield Black/Cyan/Magenta/Yellow Original LaserJet Toner Cartridges. Learn more at hp.com/go/learnaboutsupplies.
- Some scanning features require an Internet connection. Services may require registration.
- Local printing requires mobile device and printer be on the same network or have a direct wireless connection. Remote printing requires an Internet connection to an HP web-connected printer. For details on how to print, including whether an app is required, see hp.com/go/mobileprinting.
- 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.
- Measured using ISO/IEC 24734, excludes first set of test documents. For more information see hp.com/go/printerclaims. Exact speed varies depending on the system configuration, software application, driver, and document complexity.
- Mobile device must be connected directly to the printer's wireless network prior to printing. Depending on mobile device, an app or driver may also be required. Wireless performance is dependent on physical environment and distance from the access point in the printer.
- Requires a compatible near-field communications (NFC)-printing-enabled mobile device. For a list of compatible NFC-printing-enabled mobile devices, see https://www.hp.com/go/nfcprinting.
Print, Copy, Fax, Scan
First page out (ready) black
As fast as 5.4 sec
HP FastRes 1200
HP FastRes 1200, HP ProRes 1200, 600 dpi
Monthly duty cycle
Up to 80,000 pages
Recommended monthly page volume
750 to 4000
3" (7.6 cm) intuitive color touchscreen (CGD)
Number of print cartridges
HP 26A Black LaserJet Toner Cartridge (~3100 pages), CF226A; HP 26X Black LaserJet Toner Cartridge (~9000 pages), CF226X
HP PCL 5, HP PCL 6, HP postscript level 3 emulation, direct PDF (v 1.7) printing, URF, PCLM, PWG, Native Office
Automatic paper sensor
Paper trays, standard
Paper trays, maximum
Mobile Printing Capability
HP ePrint; Apple AirPrint; Mopria-certified; NFC Touch-to-print; Wireless Direct Printing; Google Cloud Print 2.0; Mobile Apps
1 Hi-Speed USB 2.0; 1 Host USB; 1 Gigabit Ethernet 10/100/1000T network; 1 Wireless 802.11b/g/n; Easy-access USB
Standard (built-in Ethernet, Wi-Fi) (Operates as both an AP (with Wi-Fi Direct) and STA)
1 Hi-Speed USB 2.0; 1 Host USB; 1 Gigabit Ethernet 10/100/1000T network; 1 Wireless 802.11b/g/n; Easy-access USB
Embedded Web Server: password-protection, secure browsing via SSL/TLS; Network: enable/disable network ports and features, SNMPv1 & SNMPv2 community password change; HP ePrint: HTTPS with certificate validation, HTTP Basic Access Authentication, SASL authentication;LDAP authentication and authorization;Firewall and ACL; SNMPv3, 802.1X, Secure Boot, authentication via WEP, WPA/WPA2 Personal, WPA2 Enterprise; Encryption via AES or TKIP
Minimum system requirements
Windows 10 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows 8.1 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows 8 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit): 1 GHz processor, 1 GB RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit), 400 MB available hard disk space, CD/DVD-ROM or Internet, USB or Network port; Windows Vista (32-bit): 1 GHz 32-bit (x86) processor, 1 GB RAM (32-bit), 400 MB available hard disk space, CD/DVD-ROM or Internet, USB or Network port; Windows XP (32-bit) (SP2): Pentium 233 MHz processor, 512 MB RAM 400 MB available hard disk space, CD/DVD-ROM or Internet, USB or Network port; Windows Server 2003 (32-bit) (SP1 or greater), Windows Server 2003 R2 (32-bit), Windows Server 2008 (32-bit) (SP1 or greater): 1 GHz 32-bit (x86) processor, 1 GB RAM (32-bit), 400 MB available hard disk space, CD/DVD-ROM or Internet, USB or Network port; Windows Server 2008 (64-bit) (SP1 or greater), Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit), Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit) (SP1): 1 GHz 64-bit (x64) processor, 2 GB RAM (64-bit), 400 MB available hard disk space, CD/DVD-ROM or Internet, USB or Network port
OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, OS X 10.9 Mavericks, OS X 10.10 Yosemite; Internet; USB; 1 GB HD; OS compatible hardware (For OS hardware requirements see https://www.apple.com)
Compatible operating systems
Windows OS compatible with In-Box Driver; Windows XP SP3 all 32-bit editions (XP Home, XP Pro, etc.); Windows Vista all 32-bit editions (Home Basic, Premium, Professional, etc.); Windows 7 all 32- & 64-bit editions; Windows 8/8.1 all 32- & 64-bit editions (excluding RT OS for Tablets); Windows 10 all 32- & 64-bit editions (excluding RT OS for Tablets); Windows OS compatible with Universal Print Driver (From https://www.HP.com); Windows XP SP3 32- & 64-bit editions (XP Home, XP Pro, etc.); Windows Vista all 32- & 64-bit editions (Home Basic, Premium, Professional, etc.); Windows 7 all 32- & 64-bit editions; Windows 8/8.1 all 32- & 64-bit editions (excluding RT OS for Tablets); Windows 10 all 32- & 64-bit editions (excluding RT OS for Tablets); Mac OS (HP Print Drivers available from https://www.HP.com and Apple Store); OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion; OS X 10.9 Mavericks; OS X 10.10 Yosemite; Mobile OS (In-OS drivers); iOS, Android, Windows 8/8.1/10 RT; Linux OS (In-OS HPLIP; Auto install; BOSS (3.0, 5.0); DEBIAN (6.0, 6.0.1, 6.0.2, 6.0.3, 6.0.4, 6.0.5, 6.0.6, 6.0.7, 6.0.8, 6.0.9, 6.0.10, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 7.5, 7.6); FEDORA (17, 18, 19, 20); LINUX MINT (13, 14, 15, 16, 17); SUSE LINUX (12.2, 12.3, 13.1); UBUNTU (10.04, 11.10, 12.04,12.10, 13.04, 13.10, 14.04, 14.10); Manual install; MANDRIVA LINUX (2010.0, 2011.0); MEPIS (6.0, 6.5, 7.0, 8.0); PCLINUXOS (2006.0, 2006, 2007.0, 2007, 2008.0, 2008, 2009.0, 2009); RED HAT (8.0, 9.0); RED HAT ENTERPRISE LINUX (5.0, 6.0, 7.0); SLACKWARE LINUX (9.0, 9.1, 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, 11, 12, 12.1); GOS (8.04.1); IGOS (1.0); LINPUS LINUX (9.4, 9.5); LINUX FROM SCRATCH(6); Other OS; UNIX
Printer Administrator Resource Kit (Driver Configuration Utility, Driver Deployment Utility, Managed Printing Administrator); HP Web JetAdmin Software; HP Proxy Agent Software; HP Imaging and Printing Security Center; HP Utility (Mac); HP Device Toolbox
Supported network protocols
TCP/IP, IPv4, IPv6; Print: TCP-IP port 9100 Direct Mode, LPD (raw queue support only), Web Services Printing, HP ePrint, Apple AirPrint, Google Cloud Print 2.0, Mopria, FTP Print, IPP Print; Discovery: SLP, Bonjour, Web Services Discovery; IP Config: IPv4 (BootP, DHCP, AutoIP, Manual), IPv6 (Stateless Link-Local and via Router, Statefull via DHCPv6), SSL Security and Certificate management; Management: SNMPv1, SNMPv2, SNMPv3, HTTP/HTTPS, Syslog, FTP FW Download
Paper handling input, standard
100-sheet tray 1, 250-sheet input tray 2
Paper handling output, standard
150-sheet output bin
Envelope input capacity
Up to 10 envelopes
Finished output handling
Media sizes supported
Tray 1: Letter; Legal; Executive; Oficio (8.5 x 13 in); A4; A5; A6; B5 (JIS); Oficio (216 x 340 mm); 16K (195 x 270 mm); 16K (184 x 260 mm); 16K (197 x 273 mm); Japanese Postcard; Double Japan Postcard Rotated; Envelope #10; Envelope Monarch; Envelope B5; Envelope C5; Envelope DL; Custom Size; A5-R; 4 x 6 in; 5 x 8 in; B6 (JIS); 10 x 15 in; statement; Tray 2 & Tray 3: Letter; Legal; Executive; Oficio (8.5 x 13 in); A4; A5; A6; B5 (JIS); Oficio (216 x 340 mm); 16K (195 x 270 mm); 16K (184 x 260 mm); 16K (197 x 273 mm); Custom Size; A5-R; 5 x 8 in; B6 (JIS); statement
Media sizes, custom
Tray 1: 3 x 5 to 8.5 x 14 in, Tray 2, 3: 4.13 x 5.85 to 8.5 x 14 in
Paper (plain, EcoEFFICIENT, light, heavy, bond, colored, letterhead, preprinted, prepunched, recycled, rough); envelopes; labels; transparencies
Supported media weight
Tray 1: 16 to 46.6 lb; tray 2, optional 550-sheet tray 3: 16 to 32 lb
Media weights by paper path
Tray 1: 60 to 175 g/m ; tray 2, optional 550-sheet tray 3: 60 to 120 g/m
110-volt input voltage: 110 to 127 VAC (+/- 10%), 50/60 Hz (+/- 2 Hz); 220-volt input voltage: 220 to 240 VAC (+/- 10%), 50/60 Hz (+/- 2 Hz) (Not dual voltage, product varies by part number with # Option code identifier)
Print speed, black (normal)
Up to 40 ppm
583 watts (Print/Copy), 9.1 watts (Ready), 2.7 watts (Sleep), 0.7 watts (Auto-On/Auto-Off, via USB connectivity), 0.1 watts (Shutdown or Off)
ENERGY STAR certified; Blue Angel; EPEAT Silver
Operating temperature range
59 to 90.5F
Operating humidity range
30 to 70% RH
Dimensions (W X D X H)
16.54 x 15.35 x 12.72 in
Dimensions Maximum (W X D X H)
16.93 x 25 x 12.8 in
What's in the box
HP LaserJet Pro M426fdw; Preinstalled HP 26A Black LaserJet Toner Cartridge (~3100 pages); Getting Started Guide; Setup Poster; Support Flyer; Warranty Guide; Printer documentation and software on CD-ROM; Power cord
Yes, 1 USB cable
One-year warranty, return to HP Authorized Service Provider
Windows 7: HP Software Installer/Uninstaller, HP PCL 6 Printer Driver, HP Device Experience (DXP), HP Update, HP Device Toolbox, HP Printer Status and Alerts, HP Product Improvement Study, HP Scan App and Driver, Reconfigure your HP Device, Scan to E-mail Wizard, Scan to Network Folder Wizard, Warranty and Legal Guide, User Guide; Windows 8+: HP Software Installer/Uninstaller, HP PCL-6 Printer Driver, HP Device Experience (DXP), HP Scan App and Driver, Warranty and Legal Guide, User Guide, Reconfigure your HP Device; Windows XP, Windows Vista and associated servers: HP Software Installer/Uninstaller, HP PCL 6 Printer Driver, HP Scan App and Driver, Warranty and Legal Guide, User Guide; Mac OS: Welcome Screen (Directs users to https://www.HP.com or OS App Source for LaserJet Software)
HP 26X High Yield Black Original LaserJet Toner Cartridge
- With HP JetIntelligence get 28% more pages per high-yield cartridge.
- Best value
- ~9,000 pages
HP 26A Black Original LaserJet Toner Cartridge
- Reliable, Original HP Toner cartridge with JetIntelligence
- Standard size, when you need just one
- ~3,100 pages
HP LaserJet Pro 550-sheet Feeder Tray
- Reduce trips to the printer to reload paper with this paper input accessory. This 550-sheet input tray enables loading full reams of paper before the tray is empty. Print more pages without having to reload paper.
- Manage your business, not your printer. Save time by refilling your paper trays less often. Add this 550-sheet paper tray, for a total input capacity of 900-sheets, and print for longer without reloading paper.
- Added input capacity increases uptime. Individuals and small workteams will enjoy greater productivity and smoother workflow without having to manage paper resources.