Lexmark C912

Part no.: 12N1210


  • Colour LED
  • Print speed: up to 29 ppm

Product Description

The Lexmark C912 is a versatile, wide-format production printer for demanding colour print jobs. It handles all the printing needs of the graphic arts related small business. From marketing and communications to technical, scientific or financial applications, it delivers exceptional colour output up to A3+.


Production paper handling with maximum input of 5300 sheets and output of 1650 sheets. Stapling, hole punching, and job offset allows users to professionally finish documents close to their workstation. 100,000 page maximum monthly duty cycle allows large workgroup support and production printing capability in one device. Wide format capability externds the company's in house printing capability enabling quicker turn around of critical print jobs and enhancing security

Print Quality

2400 Image quality standard provides the best color images and business graphics without having to pay extra SWOP simulated and EuroScale simulated color tables with Pantone Calibration provides accurate color for pre-press layouts and finished collaterals


Up to 28ppm LTR or 29 ppm A4 monochrome and color and up to 19 ppm duplex quickly handles short or long run jobs to maximize productivity 600 MHZ RISC processor with 128 MB of RAM quickly processes large wide format color jobs with no hangups

Cost Effective

Three levels of toner saver saves up to 50% of toner usage mono or color High value for color speed wide format delivers a lot of print capability for a reasonable price

General Specs

Part no. 12N1210
Print technology
  • Colour LED
Media sizes supported
  • Super Tabloid (304.8 x 483 mm), Banner (297 x 914 mm), 7 3/4 Envelope, JIS-B4, 9 Envelope, JIS-B5, A3, Ledger, A4, Legal, A5, Letter, B5 Envelope, C4 Envelope, C5 Envelope, DL Envelope, 10 Envelope
Standard connectivity
  • USB port (compatible with USB 2.0 specification, type B), Centronics IEEE 1284 bidirectional parallel, One Internal Card Slot
Size (HxWxD)
  • 512 x 695 x 655 mm
  • 80.5 kg
Packaged size (HxWxD)
  • 883 x 828 x 745 mm
Packaged weight
  • 90 kg


Print speed
  • up to:
  • black: 29 ppm (A4)
  • colour: 29 ppm (A4)
Time to first page
  • as fast as:
  • black: <15 seconds
Print resolution
  • black: 2400 IQ (2400 x 600 dpi)
  • colour: 2400 IQ (2400 x 600 dpi)
Printable area
  • 4.0 mm of the top, bottom, right and left edges (within)

Paper Handling

Media types supported
  • Banner Paper, Paper Labels, Card Stock, Plain Paper, Transparencies, Envelopes, Glossy paper
  • Yes
Paper input capacity
  • standard: 650 pages
  • maximum: 5300 pages
  • 650 pages
Paper output capacity
  • up to:
  • standard: 650 pages
  • maximum: 1650 pages
Paper handling
  • standard:
  • 100-sheet Multipurpose Feeder, 550-sheet Output Bin, 100-sheet Exit Tray, 550-sheet Input Tray
Paper handling
  • optional:
  • Heavy Duty Media Tray, 550-sheet Drawer, Banner Media Tray, 2x 550-sheet Drawer with Printer Stand, 3000-sheet High Capacity Feeder, 1100-sheet Staple Punch Finisher, Duplex Unit

Cartridges & Imaging

Supplies yield
  • 14.0001-page black and colour toner cartridges1, Ships with 80001-page black and colour starter toner cartridges1


  • 600 MHz
  • standard: 128 MB
  • maximum: 512 MB
Printer languages
  • standard:
  • PCL 6 Emulation, PostScript 3 Emulation
Fonts and symbol sets
  • 2 PCL bitmap fonts, 156 scalable PostScript fonts, 84 scalable PCL fonts


Optional local ports
  • External Serial Adapter, 1284-C parallel interface card, Internal RS-232C serial
Optional network ports
  • Ethernet 10BaseT/2 (external, print only), Token-Ring (external, print only), Fast Ethernet (internal), Ethernet 10BaseT/2 (internal), 100BaseFX / 10BaseFL Fiber (internal), 10BaseFL Fiber (internal), Token-Ring (internal), Twinax/Coax adapter for SCS, Fast Ethernet (external, print only)

Supported Operating Systems

Microsoft Windows operating systems supported
  • Windows 2000, Windows 98, 2nd Edition, Windows NT (4.00/4.00 Server), Windows 95 4.00.950 or later, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows 7
Apple Operating Systems Supported
  • Apple Mac OS X, Apple Mac OS 8.6 - 9.x
Linux operating systems supported
  • Red Hat Linux 7.3, 8.0, 9.0, SUSE Linux 8.0, 8.1, 8.2, 9.0
Citrix MetaFrame
  • Citrix, MetaFrame and MetaFrame XP are registered trademarks or trademarks of Citrix Systems, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries., Microsoft Windows 2000 Server running Terminal Services with Citrix MetaFrame XP Presentation Server or Citrix MetaFrame Presentation Server 3.0., Microsoft Windows NT 4 Terminal Server with Citrix MetaFrame XP Presentation Server
Novell operating systems supported
  • Novell Netware Enterprise Print Services (NEPS) with Lexmark NDPS IP Gateway, Novell NetWare 3.2, 4.2, 5.x, 6.x including full NDS and NDPS support, Novell Distributed Print Services (NDPS) 2.0 or later with Lexmark Printing Solution
UNIX operating systems supported
  • Certified Solaris Ready by Sun Microsystems, Compaq (Digital) UNIX 4.0D, Compaq Tru64 UNIX 4.0F, 5.1, HP-UX 11.00, 11.1, IBM AIX 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, SCO OpenServer 5.0.5, 5.0.6, SGI IRIX 6.5.x, Sun Solaris SPARC 8, 9, 10, Sun Solaris x86 7, 8, 9, (SCO) UnixWare 7.0, 7.1, 7.1.1
Other operating systems supported
  • IBM iSeries or IBM AS/400® Systems with TCP/IP with OS/400® V3R1 or later using OS/400 Host Print Transform, Virtually any platform supporting TCP/IP

Electrical & Operation

Noise level / Noise Level
  • Operating:
  • 48 dBA (idle)
  • 58 dBA (Print)
  • 43212105


Product guarantee
  • One Year OnSite Repair

1Yield at approximately 5% coverage per colour

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Return Programme supplies

  • Supplies sold at a discount versus the prices of regular cartridges
  • Customer agrees to use cartridges once and return to Lexmark for remanufacturing or recycling.
  • Note: Not all supplies are available through the Return Programme

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Regular supplies

  • Supplies sold at regular prices
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  • Imaging kits
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  • Waste toner bottles, etc.

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