Printing professional-quality documents at a great value, with outstanding networking and paper-saving features.
Enhanced productivity—increased mobility
- Print from virtually anywhere, using HP ePrint.
- Share printing resources with an Ethernet network.
- Boost productivity with print speeds up to 33 ppm A4 and 35 ppm letter.
- Reload paper less often with up to 250-sheet paper capacity.
Easy to install, easy to use
- Install your printer fast—there's no CD required with HP Smart Install.
- Operate your printer with ease, using the 2-line display.
- Receive consistent results with Original HP LaserJet toner cartridges and reorder with HP SureSupply.
- Easily control your print environment with market-leading management tools.
Professional-quality output for a great value
- Produce professional-quality business prints with bold, crisp text and sharp images.
- Depend on a printer with a 50,000-page recommended monthly page volume—the ideal fit for reliable printing.
- Save money by saving energy—HP Auto-On/Auto-Off Technology powers your printer up and down automatically.
- Save time with easy-to-install Original HP cartridges, and save more with high-capacity cartridges.
Reduced environmental impact
- Reduce energy use with HP Auto-On/Auto-Off Technology.
- Easily recycle Original HP LaserJet toner cartridges through HP Planet Partners.
- Reduce packaging waste—Original HP LaserJet toner cartridges ship in the printer.
Requires an Internet connection to the printer. Feature works with any connected Internet- and email-capable device. Requires HP Web Services Account Registration. Print times may vary. For a list of supported documents, and image types, see www.hp.com/go/eprintcenter. And for additional solutions, see www.hp.com/go/mobile-printing-solutions.
Measured using ISO/IEC 24734, excludes first set of test documents. For more information see www.hp.com/go/printerclaims. Exact speed varies depending on the system configuration, software application, driver, and document complexity.
Not available on all models. Mobile device must be wireless-enabled. Printer must be HP ePrint-enabled. Feature may require driver or apps, available for download at www.hp.com/go/eprintcenter.
Program features and availability may vary by country. For more information, visit www.hp.com/learn/suresupply.
HP Auto-On/Auto-Off Technology capabilities subject to printer and settings.
HP 80X LaserJet Black Toner Cartridge not included; must be purchased separately.
Program availability varies. Original HP cartridge return and recycling is currently available in more than 50 countries and territories around the world through the HP Planet Partners program. For more information, or to request return envelopes and bulk collection boxes, visit www.hp.com/recycle.
Print speed black:
Normal:Up to 33 ppm
First page out (ready)
Black:As fast as 8 sec
Print quality black (best)
Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi
Duty cycle (monthly, letter)
Up to 50,000 pages;
Duty cycle (monthly, A4)
Up to 50,000 pages
Recommended monthly page volume
750 to 3000
Recommended monthly page volume note
HP recommends that the number of printed pages per month be within the stated range for optimum device performance, based on factors including supplies replacement intervals and device life over an extended warranty period.
HP PCL 5e, HP PCL 6, HP postscript level 3 emulation, direct PDF (v 1.7) printing
2-line LCD (text and graphics)
HP ePrint capability
Mobile printing capability
HP ePrint, Apple AirPrint™
1 Hi-Speed USB 2.0
1 Ethernet 10/100/1000 Base-TX network
Standard (built-in Ethernet)
Minimum system requirements
Microsoft® 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® XP32 SP2 (32-bit): 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: Microsoft® 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: Microsoft® 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
Paper handling input, standard
50-sheet multipurpose tray 1
250-sheet input tray 2
Paper handling output, standard
150-sheet output bin
Manual (driver support provided)
Media sizes supported
A4; A5; A6; B5 (JIS)
Media sizes, custom
Multipurpose tray: 76 x 127 to 216 x 356 mm; tray 2 and optional 500-sheet feeder/tray: 105 x 148 to 216 x 356 mm
Paper (plain, Green mode, light, heavy, bond, color, letterhead, preprinted, prepunched, recycled, rough); envelopes; labels; transparencies, cardstock
Supported media weight
Tray 1: 60 to 163 g/m² (straight through paper path for special media); tray 2, optional tray 3: 60 to 120 g/m²
Finished output handling
Power and operating requirements
Input voltage: 110 to 127 VAC (+/- 10%), 50/60 Hz (+/- 2 Hz); 220 to 240 VAC (+/- 10%), 50/60 Hz (+/- 2 Hz)
570 watts (Printing), 7.3 watts (Ready), 6.2 watts (Sleep), 0.1 watts (Off)
Operating temperature range
15 to 32.5ºC
Operating humidity range
30 to 70% RH
Dimensions and weight
Minimum dimensions (W x D x H)
364.6 x 368 x 267.5 mm
Maximum dimensions (W x D x H)
364.6 x 633.4 x 308.4 mm (multipurpose tray and foldup cover extended, tray 2 extended to legal-size)
Package dimensions (W x D x H)
430 x 330 x 480 mm
What's in the box
HP LaserJet Pro 400 M401n
HP 80A Black LaserJet Toner Cartridge (~2700 pages)
Installation guide, Getting Started guide, Support flyer, Warranty guide
Printer documentation and software on CD-ROM
USB cable (AP only)
Yes, 1 USB cable (AP only); No, please purchase USB cable separately (EMEA, Americas)
3 Years Return-to-Bench Warranty