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Lexmark X544DW

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews of Lexmark X544DW. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. People are impressed by the design and print quality. The durability and usability are also appreciated.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Lexmark X544DW is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Simon Williams (

Lexmark X544dw


A workgroup multifunction colour laser printer that is nearly as quick as it's claimed. Surely not?

This is a good, colour laser multifunction, well up to the rigours of a busy small office or workgroup. We still haven't worked out why printer makers think colour printer owners will print fewer pages than mono printer customers and can therefore put...

Jan, 2011

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Outstanding quality machine


This machine is used for my home based office. I have only had it a week, but performance and ease of use is great. Currently have 3 computers working off the machine. One is wireless, one is with ethernet cable, and one is with USB. Since my one of...

Easy To Use,Excellent Print Quality,Fast Operation

Jan, 2012

Product Specifications

Experience a new level of office freedom with the Lexmark x544dw, Wi-Fi certified 802.11n draft 2.0. In addition to leading-edge connectivity, it offers built-in duplexing, high-quality copying, faxing and duplex scanning, with output speeds up to 25 ppm in black and color. Lower your costs with extra-high-yield cartridges, and maximize business performance with its wide range of advanced scanning features. Lexmark guarantees, for as long as you own this printer, not to increase the price of toner cartridges for your Lexmark x544dw! Save even more when you enroll in Lexmark rewards. Surprisingly compact for such a fully functioned solution, the Lexmark x544dw is also incredibly quiet, easy to use and integrates effortlessly into your existing office environment. Built for serious office work, these new color MFPs equip you with all the productivity functions you need to maximize your business performance. Move easily between hardcopy and digital documents with advanced scanning, such as scan to desktop, scan to e-mail or scan to shared server. Outstanding color adds impact to your important business documents. Lexmark puts its color expertise to work for you and gives you the tools to control color output effectively. Printing responsibly means everyone wins - your business, your budget and the environment! The Lexmark x544dw color MFP is eco-designed and comes with a range of features to help you print greener at every level.


Certification:Blue Angel (RAL-UZ-122), U.S. FDA, 47CFR-68 FCC, CFR 47-173, FCC B, UL 60950-1, IEC 60320-1, ECMA 370, CA RSS-210. RSS-GEN, RSS-102, ICES-003 B, CE B, CB IEC 60950-1, IEC 60825-1, IEC 61000-3-2, IEC 61000-3-3, EN 55022 B, EN 55024, CISPR 22 B, GS (TÜV), EN 60825-1, SEMKO, ACMA A-tick mark B, TEC, VCCI B, EK Mark, KCC MIC Mark, CCC B, SIRIM, BSMI B, UL AR, CS, TÜV Rh, SABS / U.S. FDA, 47CFR-68 FCC, CFR 47-173, FCC Class B, UL 60950-1, IEC 60320-1, ECMA 370, CA RSS-210. RSS-GEN, RSS-102, ICES-003 Class B, CE Class B, CB IEC 60950-1, IEC 60825-1, IEC 61000-3-2, IEC 61000-3-3, EN 55022 Class B, EN 55024, CISPR 22 Class B, GS (TÜV), EN 60825-1, SEMKO, ACMA A-tick mark Class B, TEC, VCCI Class B, EK Mark, KCC MIC Mark, CCC Class B, SIRIM, BSMI Class B, UL AR, CS, TÜV Rh, SABS
Energy Star certified: Yes


Automatic Duplexing: Yes
Bottom copy margin:4.2mm
Copier resize:25 - 400
Copy speed (normal quality, black, A4):23
Copy speed (normal quality, color, A4):23
First Copy Out Time B/W:16.5sec
Left metric copy margin:4.2mm
Max Copying Speed B/W:25ppm
Max Copying Speed Color:25ppm
PC free copying: Yes
Right metric copy margin:4.2mm
Time to first copy (black, normal):16.5
Time to first copy (color, normal):17.5
Top metric copy margin:4.2mm

Dimensions & Weight



Built-in display:Y
Touch screen: Yes

Document & Media Handling

Max Copy Size:Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)
Max Media Capacity:900sheets
Standard Media Capacity:250sheets

Energy Management

Energy saving mode: Yes

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes


Modem Speed:33.6

Fax Machine

Compatibility:Super G3
Max Transmission Speed:33.6Kbps
PC Faxing: Yes


Manufacturer:Lexmark International
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Lexmark X

Input Capacity

Auto document feeder (ADF) input capacity:50
Maximum input capacity:900 / 901
Maximum number of paper inputs:4
Maximum number of paper trays:4
Number of standard paper trays:2
Paper input type:Paper tray
Standard input capacity:250 / 251


Max Supported Memory:640MB
Standard Memory:128MB


Microsoft Certification:Compatible with Windows 7


Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Network printing methods:HTTP, WINS, IGMP, APIPA, DHCP, ICMP, DNS, SNMPv2c, Bonjour, DDNS, mDNS, ARP, NTP, Telnet, Finger
Security algorithms:802.1x RADIUS, LEAP, MD5, PEAP / LEAP, MD5, PEAP, WPA2
Supported network protocols (IPv4):TCP/IP IPv4, AppleTalk, TCP/IP IPv6, TCP, UDP / TCP/IP, AppleTalk
Supported network protocols (IPv6):TCP/IP, TCP, UDP
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Office Machine

Copier Type:Digital
Fax Type:Plain paper
Functions:Copier / Fax / Printer / Scanner
Monthly Duty Cycle (max):55000impressions
Printing Output Type:Color
Printing Technology:Laser
Type:Fax / copier / printer / scanner

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):8 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:8 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):16 - 32
Operating temperature range (T-T):16 - 32

Other Features

A6 Card: Yes
All-in-One Functions:Copy, Fax, Print, Scan / Copy, Fax, Scan
Color all-in-one functions:Copy, Fax, Print / Copy, Fax, Print, Scan / Copy, Print, Scan
Color copy capability: Yes
Color faxing: Yes
Color scanning: Yes
Compatible operating systems:Apple Mac OS X,\nApple Mac OS 9.x,\nMicrosoft Windows 2000,\nMicrosoft Windows XP,\nMicrosoft Windows Server 2003,\nMicrosoft Windows XP x64,\nMicrosoft Windows 2000,\nMicrosoft Windows Server 2003 x64, \nMicrosoft Windows Vista,\nMicrosoft Windows Vista x64,\nMicrosoft Windows Server 2008, \nMicrosoft Windows Server 2008 x64, \nLinpus Linux Desktop 9.2, 9.3,\nRed Hat Enterprise Linux WS 3.0, 4.0, 5.0,\nSUSE Linux Enterprise Server 8.0, 9.0, 10.0,\nSUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10,\nopenSUSE 10.2, 10.3, 11.0,\nLinspire Linux 6.0,\nDebian GNU/Linux 4.0,\nRed Flag Linux Desktop 5.0, 6.0,\nUbuntu 7.10,\nUbuntu 8.04 LTS,\nNovell Open Enterprise Server Netware + NDS, iPrint / Novell Distributed Print Services (NDPS), \nNovell NetWare 5.x, 6.x + Print / Novell Distributed Print Services (NDPS), \nSun Solaris SPARC 8, 9, 10, \nSun Solaris x86 10, \nHP-UX 11.11, 11.23, 11.31, \nIBM AIX 5.2, 5.3, 6.1. / Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, Server\nLinux\nNovell \nUNIX\nMac OS X, 9.x / Win 2000/XP/Server\nLinux, Novell, UNIX\nMac OS X, 9.x
Connectivity Technology:Wired & Wireless
Dimensions (WxDxH):17.3 x 21.1 x 18.2 / 18.2 x 17.3 x 21.1 / 22 x 21.9 x 23
Display number of colors:Monochrome
Duplex printing: Yes
Emulations:PCL 5c, PCL 6, PPDS, PostScript 3, PDF 1.6, Direct Image
I/O ports:Ethernet 10/100BaseTX (RJ-45) \nUSB 2.0 Specification Hi-Speed Certified (Type B) \nPictBridge Certified Port \n802.11b/g/n Wireless \nFront USB Port Compatible Specification (Type A)\n
Image scaling/enlargement range:25 - 400 %
Legal: Yes
Maximum internal memory:0.625
Network ready: Yes
Networking features:Fast Ethernet / Fast Ethernet, WLAN
Optional ports:External MarkNet N7020e Gigabit Ethernet
Package dimensions (WxDxH):21.9 x 23 x 22 / 23 x 22 x 21.9
Resizing: Yes
Standard input trays:2
Standard media sizes:A4 \nA5 \nExecutive \nFolio \nJIS-B5 \nLegal \nLetter \nUniversal \nOficio \nA6
Wireless technologies:Wired & Wireless
Wireless Technology:802.11b/g/n / 802.11g/b/n / IEEE 802.11 b/g/n

Output Capacity

Auto document feeder (ADF) output capacity:50
Maximum output capacity:150
Standard output capacity:150

Paper Handling

ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5 / A4, A5, A6
JIS B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Maximum paper trays:4
Maximum print area:Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Maximum print size:Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Non-ISO print media sizes:Executive, Folio, Legal, Letter / Executive, Folio, Legal, Letter, Oficio, Statement
Standard tray media types:Card stock, Labels, Plain paper, Transparencies

PC Connectivity

PC Connection:Ethernet 10 Base-T/100 Base-TX / Hi-Speed USB / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft) / USB host
PC Connection Availability: Yes


Copying:Colour copying
Digital sender:N
Duplex functions:Copy, Print, Scan / Copy, Scan / Print / Print, Scan / Scan
Economical printing: Yes
Faxing:Colour faxing / Mono faxing
Finishing option: No
Management protocols:HTTP, WINS, IGMP, APIPA (AutoIP), DHCP, ICMP, DNS, SNMPv2c, Bonjour, DDNS, mDNS, ARP, NTP, Telnet, Finger
Maximum duty cycle:55000
Number of print cartridges:4
Print technology:Laser
Printing:Colour printing
Printing colors:Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
Processor frequency:500
Recommended duty cycle:3000
Scanning:Colour scanning / Mono scanning

Ports & interfaces

Direct printing: Yes
Optional connectivity:Ethernet
PictBridge: Yes
Standard interfaces:Ethernet / Ethernet, USB 2.0 / Ethernet, USB 2.0, Wireless LAN / USB 2.0
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1 / 2


Energy saving mode:Y


DVD/CD printing: No
Max Printing Speed B/W:25ppm
Max Printing Speed B/W (ppm):25ppm
Max Printing Speed Color:25ppm
Max Printing Speed Color (ppm):25ppm
Max Resolution B/W:1200 x 1200 dpi
Max Resolution Color:1200 x 1200 dpi
Maximum Resolution:1200 x 1200 / 1200 x 600
Print margins (top, bottom, right, left):0.165
Print quality (color, normal quality):1200 x 1200 / 1200 x 600
Print resolution (color, normal quality):1200 x 1200 / 1200 x 600
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):23 / 25
Print speed (color, normal quality, A4/US Letter):23
Secure printing: Yes
Standard printer languages:Microsoft XPS, PCL 5c, PCL 6, PDF 1.6, PostScript 3, PPDS, XHTML / PCL 5c, PCL 6, PDF 1.6, PostScript 3, PPDS
Time to first page (black, normal):13
Time to first page (color, normal):13


Film scanning: No
Maximum scan area:8.5 x 14
Optical scanning resolution:600 x 600
Scan speed (black):18
Scan speed (color):18
Scan type:Flatbed / Flatbed & ADF
Scanner Type:Flatbed / Flatbed & ADF


Drivers included: Yes
Linux operating systems supported: Yes
Mac operating systems supported: Yes
Other operating systems supported:IBM AS/400, IBM iSeries, Novell NetWare 5.x, Novell NetWare 6.x, Novell Open Enterprise Server
Server operating systems supported:Windows 2000 Server, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 x64, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows operating systems supported: Yes

Sound Emission

Copying noise level:50
Duplex printing noise level:51
Noise level (quiet mode):45
Print noise level:48
Printing noise level:48
Scanning noise level:45


Card reader integrated: No
Internal memory:128
Maximum internal memory:640
Maximum memory:640
Memory slots:1

System Requirements

Mac compatibility: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Package weight:1152 / 72.1
Weight:60 / 72.1 / 959.5