Lexmark C500n

Part no.: 22R0030


  • Color Laser
  • Duplex (2-sided) Printing: Not Available
  • Print Speed: Up to 8 ppm
  • Recommended Monthly Page Volume: 400 - 2100 pages

Product Description

The Lexmark C500n network, high-quality colour laser printer for small offices prints up to 31 ppm in black and up to 8 ppm in colour.

Powerful Performance

The Lexmark C500 allows you to print complex colour jobs quickly with speeds of 31 ppm in monochrome, 8 ppm in colour with time to first print as fast as 13 second in mono and 19 seconds in colour.


Colour laser printing is made simple through a space-saving printer with front loading toner cartridges and easy operation.

General Specs

Part no. 22R0030
Print Technology
  • Color Laser
  • 16 character, 2-line monochrome LCD display
Media Sizes Supported
  • A4, A5, Letter, B5 Envelope, Statement, Executive, Universal, DL Envelope, Folio, Legal with Optional Legal Tray, 10 Envelope, JIS-B5
Standard Ports
  • USB Compatible with USB 2.0 Specification (Type B), Ethernet 10/100BaseTX (RJ-45)
Size (mm - H x W x D)
  • 385 x 480 x 420 mm
  • 29 kg
Packaged Size (mm - H x W x D)
  • 570 x 574 x 530 mm
Packaged Weight, kg
  • 35 kg


Print Speed
  • Up to:
  • Black: 31 ppm (A4)
  • Colour: 8 ppm (A4)
Time to First Page
  • as fast as:
  • Black: 13 seconds
  • Colour: 19 seconds
Print Resolution
  • Black: 1200 IQ (1200 x 600 dpi)
  • Colour: 1200 IQ (1200 x 600 dpi)
  • 2-sided:
  • Not Available
Printable Area
  • metric: 5.0 mm of the top, bottom, right and left edges (within)

Paper Handling

Media Types Supported
  • Labels, Card Stock, Plain Paper, Transparencies, Envelopes, Refer to the Card Stock & Label Guide., Glossy paper
Finishing Option
  • No
Number of Paper Inputs
  • Standard: 1
  • Maximum: 2
Paper Input Capacity
  • Standard: 250 pages 75 gsm bond
  • Maximum: 780 pages 75 gsm bond
  • 250 pages 75 gsm bond
Paper Output Capacity
  • Up to:
  • Standard: 250 pages 75 gsm bond
  • Maximum: 250 pages 75 gsm bond
Paper Weight Range Supported
  • gsm:
  • 60 - 120 gsm (Standard Tray)
Paper Handling Standard
  • 250-Sheet Output Bin, 250-Sheet Input Tray
Paper Handling Optional
  • 530-Sheet Drawer
Recommended Monthly Page Volume
  • 400 - 2100 pages1
Maximum Monthly Duty Cycle
  • Up to:
  • 35000 pages per month2

Cartridges & Imaging

Supplies Yield
  • 2,5003-page Black Toner Cartridge3, Ships with 1,0003-page Black and Colour Starter Toner Cartridges3, 1,5003-page Colour Toner Cartridges (CMY)3, 5,0003-page Black High Yield Toner Cartridge3, 3,0003-page Colour High Yield Toner Cartridges (CMY)3


  • 200 MHz
  • Standard: 64 MB
  • Maximum: 64 MB
Printer Languages
  • Standard:
  • Host-Based Printing
Fonts and Symbol Sets
  • All system fonts supported by the host Operating System.


Network Protocol Support
  • TCP/IP IPv4, AppleTalk™
Network Printing Methods
  • LPR/LPD, Direct IP (Port 9100), HTTP, IPP (Internet Printing Protocol)
TCP/IP Set of Application Services
  • NTP: Network Time Protocol, TFTP, ping, finger, telnet, DDNS, mDNS, Zero configuration
Network Management Protocols

Supported Operating Systems

Microsoft Windows Operating Systems Supported
  • Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP
Apple Operating Systems Supported
  • Apple Mac OS 9.2, Apple Mac OS X (10.2 - 10.4)

Electrical & Operation

  • No
Noise Level
  • Operating:
  • 41 dBA (Idle)
  • 53 dBA (Print)
Average Power
  • 600 watts (Printing)
Average Power in Standby with Power Saver On / Average Power in Standby with Power Saver Off
  • 11 watts
  • 105 watts
Specified Operating Environment
  • Altitude: 0 - 2500 metres
  • Temperature: 10 to 32°C (50 to 90°F)
  • Humidity: 15 to 80% Relative Humidity
Product Certifications
  • FCC Class B, UL 60950-1, U.S. FDA, IEC 60320-1, CAN/CSA-C22.2 60950-00, ICES Class B, CE Class B, CB IEC 60320, IEC 60825-1, GS (TÜV), SEMKO, UL AR, CS, TÜV R, ACA C-tick mark Class B, BSMI Class B, CCC Class B, EK, MIC
  • 43212105
Country of Origin
  • Thailand


Product Warranty
  • One Year OnSite Repair

1"Recommended Monthly Page Volume" is a range of pages that helps customers evaluate Lexmark’s product offerings based on the average number of pages customers plan to print on the device each month. Lexmark recommends that the number of pages per month be within the stated range for optimum device performance, based on factors including: supplies replacement intervals, paper loading intervals, speed, and typical customer usage.
2"Maximum Monthly Duty Cycle" is defined as the maximum number of pages a device could deliver in a month using a multishift operation. This metric provides a comparison of robustness in relation to other Lexmark printers and MFPs.
3Yield at approximately 5% coverage per colour

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  • Supplies sold at regular prices
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