Count on reliable, affordable A3 MFP productivity to expand potential. Simplify workflows with efficient scan solutions and copying, and get networking plus remote monitoring. Save resources and time with automatic paper-handling features.


Set the pace with reliable A3 productivity

Capture both sides of the page with ease, using an optional 100-sheet reversing automatic document feeder.
Launch tasks at the device—streamline copying; capture a two-sided ID; and darken, enlarge, or reduce images.
Create a one-sided copy of a two-sided ID—quickly capture the front and back on a single-sided page.
Send scans directly from the MFP to your PC for simple filing and sharing.

Business copying performance without compromise

Put affordable MFP performance with exceptional value to work for your business.
Help protect your investment and get affordable running costs, using Original HP toner cartridges.

Built-in networking and remote monitoring

Easily set up, print, and share printing resources with built-in Ethernet networking.
Identify new devices and gain insight into printing with HP Web Jetadmin remote discovery and monitoring.


  • Print, Copy, Scan
Multitasking supported
  • Yes

Printing specifications

Print speed black:
Normal: Up to 23 ppm
First page out (ready)
Black: As fast as 8.8 sec
Duty cycle (monthly, A4)
Up to 50,000 pages per month
Recommended monthly page volume
Print technology
  • Laser
Print quality black (best)
  • Optical: 600 x 600 x 2 bit dpi
  • Enhanced: 1200 x 1200 dpi
Print Resolution Technologies
Print languages
  • PCL5E, PCL6
  • 4-Line LCD
Processor speed
  • 600 MHz
Automatic paper sensor
  • No
Replacement cartridges
  • HP Original 56A LaserJet Toner Cartridge (yield ~7,400 ISO pages) CF256A, HP Original 56X High-Yield Black LaserJet Toner Cartridge (yield ~12,300 ISO pages) CF256X, HP 57A Original LaserJet Imaging Drum (yield ~80,000 pages) CF257A


Wireless capability
  • No
Connectivity, standard
  • High speed USB 2.0
Minimum system requirements
  • CD-ROM or DVD drive, or Internet connection
  • dedicated USB or network connection or Wireless connection
  • 200 MB available hard disk space
  • (For OS hardware requirements see
Compatible operating systems
Windows OS compatible with In-Box Driver
Windows XP all 32- & 64-bit editions, Windows Vista all 32- & 64-bit editions, Windows 7 all 32- & 64-bit editions, Windows 8/8.1 all 32- & 64-bit editions (excluding RT OS for Tablets),Windows 10 all 32- & 64-bit editions (excluding RT OS for Tablets)
Windows OS compatible with Universal Print Driver.
Windows 7 all 32- & 64-bit editions, Windows 8/8.1 all 32- & 64-bit editions (excluding RT OS for Tablets), Windows 10 all 32- & 64-bit editions (excluding RT OS for Tablets)
Windows 8/8.1/10 RT
Other OS
Linux (available from HPLIP)
Memory Specifications
128 MB
Maximum memory
Memory (Onboard) Standard/Maximum: 128 MB
Internal Storage
  • None

Paper handling

Paper handling input, standard
  • Tray 1: 100 sheet, Tray 2: 250 sheet
Paper handling input, optional
Optional 250 sheets
Paper handling output, standard
  • Up to 250 Sheets
Paper handling output, optional
  • No
Maximum output capacity (sheets)
  • Up to 250 Sheets
Media sizes supported
  • A3, A4, A5, B4, B5, Oficio 216 x 340, 8K, 16K
Media sizes, custom
  • Tray 1: Minimum: 125 x 102 mm, Maximum: 297 x 914 mm
  • Tray 2: Minimum: 148 x 182 mm, Maximum: 297 x 432 mm
  • Optional Tray 3: Minimum: 148 x 172 mm, Maximum: 297 x 432 mm
Media types
  • Plain, Mid-weight, Light, HP LaserJet, Colored, Preprinted, Recycled, Intermediate, Letterhead, Prepunched
Media weight, supported
  • Tray 1: 60 to 163 g/m²
  • Tray 2: 60 to 110 g/m²
  • Optional Tray 3: 60 to 110 g/m²
  • Optional ADF: 60 to 195 g/m²
Media weights, supported ADF
  • Optional ADF: 60 to 128 g/m²

Scanner specifications

Scanner type
  • D-CIS
Scan file format
Scan resolution, optical
  • Up to 600 x 600 dpi
Scan size, maximum
  • 297 x 432 mm
Scan size (ADF), maximum
  • Optional ADF: 297 x 432 mm
Scan size ADF (minimum)
  • Optional, 140 x 130 mm
Scan speed (normal, A4)
Up to 30 ipm (With ADF Accessory)
Duplex ADF scanning
  • Yes
Automatic document feeder capacity
  • Optional, 100 sheets
Scan input modes
  • Scan to PC (Local, Network) from ADF or Platen

Copier specifications

Copy speed (normal)
Black: Up to 23 cpm
Copy resolution (black text)
  • Platen: Scan 600 x 600, Printing 600 x 600
  • Document feeder: Scan 600 x 600, Printing 600 x 600
Copy resolution (color text and graphics)
  • Up to 600 x 600 dpi
Copy reduce / enlarge settings
  • 25 to 400%
Copies, maximum
  • Up to 999

Power and operating requirements

  • AC 220 – 240V: 50/60Hz, Normal Operation 550W, Ready 80W, Max/Peak 1.1kWh, Sleep/Power Off 1W/0.2W, TEC 0.998kwh
Power consumption
TEC: 0.998 kWh
Energy efficiency
  • CECP
Operating temperature range
  • 10 to 30°C
Operating humidity range
  • 20 to 80% RH
Acoustic power emissions (ready)
6.5 B(A)
Acoustic pressure emissions bystander (active, printing)
49 dB(A)

Dimensions and weight

Minimum dimensions (W x D x H)
560 x 540 x 413 mm
Maximum dimensions (W x D x H)
960 x 1090 x 933 mm
25 kg (includes supplies)
Package weight
  • 31.5 kg

What’s included

What’s in the box
HP LaserJet MFP M436 series
HP Original Black LaserJet Introductory Toner Cartridge (~4,000 page yield)
HP Original LaserJet Imaging Drum (~80,000 page yield)
Printer documentation and sofware on CD-ROM
Quick Install Guide
Power Cord
USB Cable
Cable included
  • USB
Software included
  • For Windows OS
  • HP Software Installer/Uninstaller, HP PCL 6 Printer Driver, HP Update, Product Registration Assist, Online user manuals
  • HP Scan App and Drivers
  • 1 Year Limited Warranty