Printer HP LaserJet Pro 400 MFP M425dn (CF286A)
A Web-connected MFP for office productivity. Print from virtually anywhere, using HP ePrint, and share resources with Ethernet networking. Streamline workflow with access to business apps. Save time with automatic two-sided scanning and copying. Business users who need high-quality documents from a web-connected MFP, and who want to print from mobile devices.
Increase productivity—even on the go.
HP ePrint—now you can print from virtually anywhere. Scan documents directly to email or a network folder—even scan two-sided pages quickly and easily. Easily share printing resources with an Ethernet-connected MFP. Save time and do more, using a 50-page automatic document feeder with two-sided scan and copy capabilities.
Easily manage print jobs and access business apps.
Use business apps and a color touchscreen to access and print from the web or scan to online storage sites. Plug and print in as fast as five minutes—there’s no CD required with HP Smart Install. Use the easy-access USB port to print from—and save scans to—a flash drive. Easily control your print environment and deploy updates using market-leading management tools.
Produce high-quality documents time after time.
Print high-quality documents with bold text and sharp images, using Original HP LaserJet toner cartridges. Stay productive with HP reliability—this MFP has a recommended monthly page volume of up to 3000 pages. Save time with Original HP LaserJet toner cartridges that are reliable and easy to install. Print more affordably, using an optional high-capacity Original HP LaserJet black toner cartridge.
Reduce your environmental impact.
Reduce paper use by up to 50% with automatic two-sided printing. Easily recycle Original HP LaserJet toner cartridges through HP Planet Partners. This MFP’s compact size is designed to use less space and create less packaging waste.
Print, copy, scan, fax, walk-up USB
Printer page yield
Declared yield value in accordance with ISO/IEC 19752. Actual yields vary considerably based on images printed and other factors. For more information, visit
First page out (ready) black
As fast as 8 sec
Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi
HP FastRes 1200, HP ProRes 1200, 600 dpi
Monthly duty cycle
Up to 50,000 pages
Duty cycle is defined as the maximum number of pages per month of imaged output.
Recommended monthly page volume
750 to 3000
HP recommends that the number of pages per month of imaged output be within the
3.5″ (8.89 cm) touchscreen control panel, CGD (Color Graphic Display)
Number of print cartridges
HP 80A Black LaserJet Toner Cartridge (2700 pages), CF280A; HP 80X Black LaserJet Toner Cartridge (6900 pages), CF280X
HP PCL 5, HP PCL 6, HP postscript level 3 emulation, direct PDF (v 1.7) printing
Automatic paper sensor
Paper trays, standard
Paper trays, maximum
Mobile Printing Capability
HP ePrint, Apple AirPrint™, Mopria-certified, Business Applications
1 Hi-Speed USB 2.0; 1 Host USB; 1 Gigabit Ethernet 10/100/1000T; 1 Walk-up USB; 1 RJ -11 (Fax); 1 RJ-11 (Phone only)
Standard (built-in Gigabit Ethernet)
1 Hi-Speed USB 2.0; 1 Host USB; 1 Ethernet 10/100/1000T network; 2 RJ-11
Password-protected network embedded Web server; enable/disable Network protocols; SNMPv2 community password change; SNMPv3; 802.1x; SSL cert management; Firewall; Access Control List
Minimum system requirements
Windows 8, Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows Vista (32-bit/64-bit): 1 GHz (32-bit) (x86) or (64-bit) (x64) processor, 1 GB RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit), 400 MB hard disk space, CD-ROM/DVD-ROM or Internet, USB or Network port; Windows XP (32-bit) (SP2): Pentium® 233 MHz processor, 512 MB RAM, 400 MB hard disk space, CD-ROM/DVD-ROM or Internet, USB or Network port
Mac OS X v 10.5, v 10.6, v 10.7; PowerPC G4, G5, or Intel® Core™ Processor; 500 MB hard disk; CD-ROM/DVD-ROM or Internet; USB or Network
Compatible operating systems
Full software installs supported on: Windows 8, 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 Server 2008 (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows Server 2003 (32-bit) (SP3 or higher); Mac OS X v 10.5, v 10.6, v 10.7; Linpus Linux: 9.4, 9.5, Red Hat Enterprise Linux: 5.0, 6.0, OpenSuSE: 11.3, 11.4, Fedora: 14, 15, Ubuntu: 10.04, 10.10, 11.04, Debian: 5.0, 6.0 and HPUX11i
Windows: HP Device Toolbox (default install), SNP Alerts (minimum network install), HP Web Jetadmin (download); Mac: HP Utility
Print speed, color (draft)
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.
Supported network protocols
Via built-in networking solution: TCP/IP, IPv4, IPv6; print: TCP-IP port 9100 Direct Mode, LPD (raw queue support only), Web Services Printing, IPP 2.0, Apple AirPrint™, HP ePrint, FTP Print; DISCOVERY: SLP, Bonjour, Web Services Discovery; IP CONFIG: IPv4 (BootP, DHCP, AutoIP, Manual, TFTP Config, ARP-Ping), IPv6 (Stateless Link-Local and via Router, Statefull via DHCPv6); Management: SNMPv2/v3, HTTP/HTTPs, Telnet, TFTP Config, FTP FW Download, Syslog; Security: SNMPv3, SSL Cert Management, Firewall, ACL, 802.1x
Paper handling input, standard
50-sheet multipurpose tray 1, 250-sheet input tray 2, automatic duplexer for two-sided printing
Paper handling output, standard
150-sheet output bin
Envelope input capacity
Up to 10 envelopes
Finished output handling
Media sizes supported
A4; A5; A6; B5 (JIS)
Media sizes, custom
Multipurpose tray: 3 x 5 to 8.5 x 14 in; tray 2 and optional 500-sheet tray 3: 4.1 x 5.8 to 8.5 x 14 in
Paper (plain, Green mode, light, heavy, bond, color, letterhead, preprinted, prepunched, recycled, rough); envelopes; labels; transparencies, cardstock
Supported media weight
Tray 1: 16 to 43 lb (straight through paper path for special media); tray 2, optional 500-sheet tray 3: 16 to 32 lb
Media weights by paper path
Tray 1: 60 to 163 g/m² (straight through paper path for special media); tray 2, optional 500-sheet tray 3: 60 to 120 g/m²
110-volt input voltage: 110 to 127 VAC (+/- 10%), 50/60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz); 220-volt input voltage: 220 to 240 VAC (+/- 10%), 50/60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz)
Print speed, black (normal)
Up to 35 ppm
600 watts (Printing), 420 watts (Copying), 10.5 watts (Ready), 9.5 watts (Sleep), 0.1 watts (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.
ENERGY STAR® qualified; EPEAT® Silver
Operating temperature range
59 to 90.5ºF
Operating humidity range
30 to 70% RH
17.32 x 15.07 x 16.67 in
17.32 x 24.94 x 26 in (multipurpose tray and foldup cover extended; tray 2 extended to legal-size; ADF fully open)
What’s in the box
HP LaserJet M425dn MFP ; HP 80A Black LaserJet Toner Cartridge (2700 pages); Getting Started Guide; Support flyer; CDs containing device software and electronic User’s Guide; Power cord(s); Phone cord(s)
No, please purchase USB cable separately
One-year warranty, return to HP Authorized Service Provider
Windows: HP Installer/Uninstaller, HP PCL 6 print driver, HP WIA Scan Driver, HP TWAIN Scan Driver, HP Scan, HP Fax Setup Wizard, HP Send Fax, HP Fax Print Driver; Mac: HP Installer/Uninstaller, HP PS driver, HP Scan, HP Setup Assistant, HP Fax Print Driver, HP Ink Widget, HP Utility, Scan to email/folder setup