HP CM4540 A4 Colour Multifunction Laser Printer



Easily achieve brilliant colour output

  • Print/Scan/Copy
  • Up to 40ppm Colour Print
  • Up to 40ppm Mono Print
  • USB & Network
  • Automatic Double Sided Printing
  • 600 x 600 dpi Print
  • 100 Sheet Multi Purpose Tray
  • 500 Sheet Input Tray
  • 800MHz Processor
  • 1024MB RAM
  • Windows & Mac Compatible
  • Standard Capacity HDD
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HP CM4540 in More Detail

Ideal for enterprise, medium and small businesses wanting a reliable workgroup colour solution with high quality, multifunction capabilities and a simple control panel; IT decision makers looking for market-leading management and security features.
  • Process jobs at the MFP with the award-winning HP
  • Easy Select control panel. Print from the walk-up USB port with a flash drive.
  • Achieve sharp contrast and bright colour with high-gloss HP ColorSphere toner. HP ImageREt delivers crisp, consistent detail.
  • Save time with pre-installed Original HP LaserJet print cartridges and high-capacity black cartridges.
  • Improve productivity with paper capacity up to 2,100 sheets; sort, collate, staple or stack documents with a 900-sheet, 3-bin mailbox
Experience market-leading fleet management and extensibility.
  • Save time and money: manage printing fleets with industry-leading HP Web Jetadmin. Easily control whoprints in colour with HP Color Access Controls.
  • Simple setup wizards for save-to-folder and scan-to-email functions make digital workflows more efficient.
  • Extend your MFP capabilities with a rich portfolio of HP and third-party solutions that are easy to integrate.
  • Easily print from anywhere, anytime, with a smartphone, notebook PC or other mobile device, using HP ePrint
Protect your data with advanced security features.
  • 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 via PIN authentication. Expand the number of IP addresses on your network with IPv6, and implement network access control with IPsec.
  • Create, print, scan and share sensitive business information securely via encrypted e-mail and PDFs.

Compare RangeMultifunction SummaryDouble Sided PrintingMemoryFax Facility PresentAdditional Paper TrayStapler Price ex Vat 
HP CM4540fPrint/Scan/Copy/FaxAutomatic1024MBYes1 x 500 Sheet Paper Tray-more info£2,679.99
HP CM4540fskmPrint/Scan/Copy/FaxAutomatic1024MBYes3 x 500 Sheet Paper Tray900 Sheet, 3 Bin stapling mailboxmore info£3,189.00

Detailed Specification


Speed Colour Up to 40ppm Colour Print
Speed Monochrome Up to 40ppm Mono Print
Product Group Output A4
Double Sided Printing Automatic Double Sided Printing
Printer Resolution 600 x 600 dpi Print
Double Sided Printing (Duplex) Yes , Automatic


Scanner Optical Resolution 600 x 600 dpi Scan
Scan Facility Present Yes
Scanner Scaling Grayscale 256
Scanner Type Flatbed ADF


Copier Reduce/Enlarge 25 to 400% Copy
Copier Resolution 600 x 600 dpi Copy
Colour Copier Yes
Copy Facility Present Yes


Interface Type(s) USB & Network
Network Ready Yes
USB Port Yes
USB Ports 1 x USB 2.0

System Specification

Processor 800MHz Processor
Memory (Maximum) 1024MB RAM
Hard Disk Standard Capacity HDD


Operating Systems Supported Windows & Mac Compatible

Media Handling

Paper Trays 2
Paper Handling Input 1 100 Sheet Multi Purpose Tray
Paper Handling Input 2 500 Sheet Input Tray
Paper Handling Input 3 50 Sheet ADF
Automatic Document Feeder 50 Sheet
Maximum Copies 9999
Maximum Duplex Paper Weight 163gsm
Media Supported A4; A5; A6; B5 (JIS); B6 (JIS); envelopes (C5, B5, C6, DL ISO); Postcard; Dpostcard

Barcodes & Labels

Barcode 0885631014677

Duty Cycle

Monthly Duty Cycle 175k Pages Per Month


Mono or Colour Printer Colour
Multifunction Summary Print/Scan/Copy
Technology Multifunction Laser Printer
Dimensions 905mm (W) x 623mm (D) x 575m (H) - Weight 54.8kg
Product Summary HP CM4540 A4 Colour Laser Printer
Product Type A4 Laser Printer


Printer Languages HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5c, HP Postscript level 3 emulation, native PDF printing (v 1.4)
Software Included Windows® print driver (HP PCL 6 discrete); SNP alerts; Mac print driver; Installation software on CD-ROM for Microsoft® Windows® and Mac. Drivers on the web:Windows® Printing system; PCL 6 discrete driver only; UPD PCL 6; UPD PCL 5, UPD Postscript; HP Web Jetadmin; HP PC Send Fax Driver; HP Save-to-Folder setup wizard; HP Send-to-Email setup wizard; Mac driver; Linux driver; UNIX model scripts

In the Box

In The Box HP Color LaserJet CM4540 MFP (100-sheet multipurpose tray 500-sheet input tray HP Jetdirect Gigabit Ethernet embedded print server), HP Color LaserJet Print cartridges standard capacity (K=8500 pages CMY=12500 pages), Toner collection unit, CD with software and documentation, Documentation (Getting Started Guide Support flyer Wall poster), power cord

Cartridges Included

Black 8500 Pages
Cyan 12500 Pages
Magenta 12500 Pages
Yellow 12500 Pages


Warranty 1 year next business day on-site warranty

More Features

Certifications ENERGY STAR qualified

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What's in the Box?

HP Color LaserJet CM4540 MFP (100-sheet multipurpose tray 500-sheet input tray HP Jetdirect Gigabit Ethernet embedded print server)

HP Color LaserJet Print cartridges standard capacity (K=8500 pages CMY=12500 pages)

Toner collection unit

CD with software and documentation

Documentation (Getting Started Guide Support flyer Wall poster)

power cord

Running Costs

-All consumable life cycles are manufacturer estimates based on 5% per page coverage

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