HP LaserJet MFP M236SDW Printer - Black And White - Auto-Duplex ADF

Product Code: 194850889745
Brand: HP
Price Updated On: 25 Mar, 2023
An automatic document feeder (ADF) allows users to print, scan or copy quickly without having to manually put paper into the machine. This printer works with wireless connectivity and can be used to print from mobile devices.
  • Black and white
  • Print, Copy, Scan and Fax, ADF, Duplex
  • Print speed up to 29 ppm (black)
  • USB, Ethernet
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Warranty: 1 - Year Warranty

Increase productivity with the fastest two-sided printing in its class,[2] a 40-page automatic feeder,[9] and dual-band Wi-Fi™ with self-reset[1] - all from a compact MFP.[3]

Speed through multipage documents with the fastest in-class two-sided printing speed.[2]

Get high-quality scanning from your phone – plus print and save time with Shortcuts – using HP Smart, best-in-class print app.[6,7]

Get high-quality scanning, and share to Dropbox, Google Drive, email, or the cloud – from virtually anywhere – with HP Smart app.[6]

Easily knock out projects with seamless setup and smart-guided buttons and lighting for an intuitive printing experience.

Get started fast with easy setup that guides you, step by step. Simply download the HP Smart app, connect to a network, and share your printer across all your devices.[6]



Print Speed, Black 

21 - 30

Color Output 

Black and white

Product Types 

Laser printers

Family Brand 


Perfect For 



Home and home office


Multifunction / All-in-One

Envelope Input Capacity 

Up to 10 envelopes

Output Capacity 

Up to 100 sheets

Maximum Output Capacity (Sheets) 

Up to 100 sheets

Media Type And Capacity, Tray 1 

Sheets: 150; Envelopes: 10

Paper Handling Input, Standard 

150-sheet input tray

Input Capacity 

Up to 150 sheets

Paper Handling Output, Standard 

100-sheet output tray

Standard Output Capacity (Envelopes) 

Up to 10 envelopes

Maximum Input Capacity (Sheets) 

Up to 150 sheets


1.6" Icon LCD

Display Area (Metric) 

35.5 x 33 mm

Display Area (Imperial) 

1.4 x 1.3 in

Acoustic Power Note 

Configuration tested: simplex printing, A4 paper at an average of 29 ppm

Acoustic Pressure Emissions Bystander (Active, Printing) 

51 dB(A)

Non-Operating Humidity Range 

10 to 90% RH

Operating Humidity Range 

10 to 80% RH

Storage Temperature Range 

-20 to 60°C

Operating Temperature Range 

15 to 32.5ºC

Acoustic Power Emissions 

6.6 B(A)

Recommended Operating Temperature Range 

17.5 to 25ºC

Acoustic Power Emissions (Ready) 

2.6 B(A)

Acoustic Pressure Emissions Bystander (Ready) 

16 dB(A)

Scan Speed (Normal, Letter) 

Up to 20 ppm (b&w), up to 11 ppm (color)

Scan Speed (Normal, A4) 

Up to 19 ppm (b&w), up to 10 ppm (color)



Number Of Print Cartridges 

1 (black)

Replacement Cartridges 

Regular Replacement Cartridge for DM1: HP 134A Black LaserJet Toner Cartridge, W1340A (~1100), HP 134X Black LaserJet Toner Cartridge, W1340X (~2400); Regular Replacement Cartridge for DM2: HP 135A Black LaserJet Toner Cartridge, W1350A (~1100), HP 135X Black LaserJet Toner Cartridge, W1350X (~2400); Regular Replacement Cartridge for RoEM: HP 136A Black LaserJet Toner Cartridge, W1360A (~1150), HP 136X Black LaserJet Toner Cartridge, W1360X (~2600); Regular Replacement Cartridge for China & India: HP 137A Black LaserJet Toner Cartridge, W1370A (~1150), HP 137X Black LaserJet Toner Cartridge, W1370X (~2600)

Supplies Feature 

HP JetIntelligence Cartridge

Copy Speed (Black, Normal Quality, A4) 

Up to 29 cpm

Copy Speed Black (Normal, Letter) 

Up to 30 cpm

Copy Speed Black Duplex (A4) 

Up to 18 cpm

Copy Speed Black Duplex (Letter) 

Up to 19 cpm


110-volt input voltage: 110 to 127 VAC (+/- 10%), 60 Hz/50 Hz, 4.8 A; 220-volt input voltage: 220 to 240 VAC (+/- 10%), 60 Hz/50 Hz, 2.8 A. Not dual voltage, power supply varies by part number with # Option code identifier.

Power Consumption Description 

453 watts (active printing), 3.3 watts (ready), 0.6 watts (sleep), 0.6 watts (Auto Off/Wake on LAN, enabled at shipment), 0.04 watts (Auto-off/Manual-on), 0.04 (Manual Off)

Power Supply Type 

Built-in 110V or 200V Power Supply

First Page Out Black (Letter, Ready) 

As fast as 6.9 sec

First Page Out Black (A4, Ready) 

As fast as 7 sec

First Page Out Black (Letter, Sleep) 

As fast as 7.5 sec

First Page Out Black (A4, Sleep) 

As fast as 7.6 sec

Duty Cycle (Monthly, Letter) 

Up to 20,000 pages

Duty Cycle Note 

Duty cycle is defined as the maximum number of pages per month of imaged output. This value provides a comparison of product robustness in relation to other HP LaserJet or HP Color LaserJet devices, and enables appropriate deployment of printers and MFPs to satisfy the demands of connected individuals or groups.

Envelope Feeder 



Print, copy, scan

Internal Storage 


Print Languages 


Paper Trays, Maximum 


Duty Cycle (Monthly, A4) 

Up to 20,000 pages

Paper Trays, Standard 


Recommended Monthly Page Volume 

200 to 2,000

Print Technology 


Duplex Printing 


Warm-Up Time 

As fast as 45 sec

Automatic Paper Sensor 


Printer Management 

HP Printer Assistant (UDC); HP Device Toolbox

Memory Card Compatibility 


Print Colours 


Top Key Features 

Scan to email; Scan to PDF; Compact Size; Energy Efficient; Fast 2 sided printing; 40-sheet ADF; Dualband Wi-Fi

Target User And Print Volume 

For teams up to 5 users; Prints up to 20,000 pages/month

Scan Size (ADF), Maximum 

216 x 356 mm

Scan File Format 


Color Scanning 


Auto Document Feeder Capacity 

Standard, 40 sheets

Scanner Type 

Flatbed, ADF

Scan Size, Maximum 

216 x 297 mm

Levels Of Grayscale 


Scan Input Modes 

HP Smart App; and user applications via Twain

Scan Size ADF (Minimum) 

148 x 210 mm

Bit Depth 


Twain Version 

Version 2.1

Duplex ADF Scanning 


Recommended Monthly Scan Volume 

150 to 1500

Software Scan File Format 


Native Scan File Format 


Scan Size, Maximum 

8.5 x 11.7 in

Scan Size (ADF), Maximum 

8.5 x 14 in

Scan Size ADF (Minimum) 

5.8 x 8.3 in

Memory Slots 


Memory Upgrade 



64 MB

Memory, Maximum 

64 MB

Dimensions Without Stand (W X D X H) 

418.0 x 308.0 x 294.4 mm

Package Dimensions (W X D X H) 

497 x 379 x 409 mm

Maximum Dimensions (W X D X H) 

418.0 x 467.6 x 452.8 mm

Minimum Dimensions (W X D X H) 

16.46 x 12.13 x 11.59 in

Package Dimensions (W X D X H) 

19.6 x 11.5 x 16.1 in


9.5 kg

Package Weight 

12.45 kg

Package Weight 

27.44 lb

Energy Efficiency Compliance 

EPEAT® Silver

Electromagnetic Emission Standard 

CISPR32:2012 & CISPR32:2015 /EN55032:2012 & EN55032:2015+AC:2016 - Class B; EN 61000-3-2:2014; EN 61000-3-3:2013; EN 55035:2017; FCC Title 47 CFR, Part 15 Class B/ICES-003, Issue 6.

Safety Approvals And Requirements 

EN 60950-1:2006 +A11:2009 +A1:2010 +A12:2011+A2:2013; IEC 60950-1:2005 +A1:2009+A2:2013; IEC/EN 62368-1:2014; CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 62368-1, 3rd Edition; UL62368-1, 3rd Edition; IEC/EN 60825-1 3rd Edition; EN 62479:2010 / IEC 62479:2010

Telecom Compliance (Fax Capability) 

Wireless: EU RED 2014/53/EU; EN 301 489-1 V2.2.3 / EN 301 489-17: V3.2.0; EN 300 328: V2.1.1 / EN301 893 V2.1.1; FCC Title 47 CFR, Part 15 Subpart C & E / RSS 247 Issue 1, 2015 & RSS 102 Issue 5, 2015; IEC 62311:2007 / EN62311:2008


Mercury free

Certifications And Compliances 

RCM (Australia), TUV and GS Mark (Germany), BSMI (Taiwan), CCC (China), BIS (India), KC (South Korea), Malaysia, Cambodia, Ukraine, EAC, Eastern European approvals, CE Marking, FCC, Energy Star, UL, Paraguay, Indonesia, Singapore, Philippines, etc.

Connectivity, Standard 

1 Hi-Speed USB 2.0; 1 Fast Ethernet 10/100Base-TX; 1 Dual-band (2.4/5.0GHz) Wireless 802.11b/g/n with Bluetooth® Low Energy

Network Capabilities 

1 Ethernet 10/100Base-TX; 1 built-in Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n

Wireless Capability 

1 built-in Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n

Mobile Printing Capability 

Apple AirPrint™; HP Smart App; Mopria™ Certified; Wi-Fi® Direct Printing

Network Protocols, Supported 

TCP/IP: IPv4; IPv6; LPD; SLP; Bonjour; WS-Discovery; BOOTP/DHCP/AutoIP; SNMP v 1/2/3;HTTP/HTTPS; UDP; IPP



Control Panel 

Icon LCD; 5 lights (Status, Media, Attention, Toner, Lid open); 10 buttons (Power, Info, Wi-Fi, Resume, Cancel, Plus, Menu, Minus, Copy, ID copy)

Processor Speed 

500 MHz

Scan Resolution, Hardware 

600 x 1200 dpi

Scan Resolution, Optical 

Up to 600 dpi

Cable Included 

Yes, 1 USB cable for all regions

Media Sizes Supported 

A4; A5; A6; B5 (JIS)

Media Size, Tray 1 

A4; A5; A6; B5 (JIS)

Standard Media Sizes (Duplex) 


Media Weight, Supported 

60 to 163 g/m²

Media Types 

Paper (laser, plain, rough, vellum), Envelopes, Labels, Cardstock, Postcard

Recommended Media Weight (Duplex) 

60 to 105 g/m²

Media Weight (Tray 1) 

60 to 163 g/m²

Media Weights, Supported, ADF 

60 to 90 g/m²

Media Sizes, Custom 

101.6 x 152.4 to 216 x 356 mm

Media Sizes Supported, Key 

4 x 6 in; Letter; Legal; Envelopes

Media Sizes Supported, Key 

10 x 15 cm; A4; Envelopes

Media Size (ADF) 

A4, A5, B4, B5, Letter, Legal

Media Weight, Supported 

16 to 43 lb

Standard Media Sizes (Duplex, Imperial) 


Media Sizes Supported 

Letter, Legal, Executive, Envelopes

Media Weights, Supported ADF 

16 to 24 lb

Media Sizes, Custom 

4 x 6 to 8.5 x 14 in

Minimum System Requirements For Macintosh 

Apple® macOS v10.14 Mojave, macOS v10.15 Catalina, macOS v11 Big Sur; 2 GB HD; Internet required

Minimum System Requirements 

Microsoft® Windows® 10, 8.1, 8, 7: 32-bit or 64-bit, 2 GB available hard disk space, Internet connection, Microsoft® Internet Explorer.

Driver Updates 


Downloadable Software 

From 123.hp.com: HP Smart for Windows 10, Mac, Mobile (Android and iOS); From hp.com: Full-solution software and drivers (with installer) and HP Easy Start; Product Documentation and Support; HP Print and Scan Doctor; From Mobile OS: See "HP Mobile Printing" (www.hp.com/go/mobileprinting); From In-OS app stores: HP Smart; HP Print Service Plugin; From hp.com for printer administrators: Linux Print Drivers; HP Web JetAdmin Software (HP SNMP Proxy Agent); ReadIris Software

Mac Compatible 


Software Included 

No CD inbox (expect Indonesia and China Gov); Downloadable Software from hp.com or 123.hp.com; #CD include HP Software Installer, Uninstaller, printer driver and other essential tools

Compatible Operating Systems 

Microsoft® Windows® 10, 8.1, 8, 7: 32-bit or 64-bit, 2 GB available hard disk space, Internet connection, USB port, Microsoft® Internet Explorer. Apple® macOS v10.14 Mojave, macOS v10.15 Catalina, macOS v11 Big Sur; 2 GB HD; Internet required; USB; Linux (For more information, see https://developers.hp.com/hp-linux-imaging-and-printing)

Compatible Network Operating Systems 

Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit, Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit (SP1), Windows Server 2012 64-bit, Windows Server 2012 R2 64-bit, Windows Server 2016 64-bit; Linux (For more information see http://developers.hp.com/hp-linux-imaging-and-printing)

Operating System (Supported Note) 

Not supporting Windows® XP (64-bit) and Windows Vista® (64-bit) Full solution software available only for Windows 7 and newer; For Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit, 2012 64-bit, 2012 R2 64-bit, 2016 64-bit only print driver is installed. Windows RT OS for Tablets (32 & 64-bit) uses a simplified HP print driver built into the RT OS; Linux systems use in-OS HPLIP software.

Print Quality Black (Normal) 

600 x 400 dpi, 600 x 600 dpi

Print Quality Black (Best) 

Up to 600 x 600 dpi

Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC) Number 

0.256 kWh/Week (Energy Star); 0.684 kWh/Week (Blue Angel)

Number Of Users 

1-5 Users

Maximum Print Area 

216 x 354 mm

Right Margin (A4) 

5 mm

Top Margin (A4) 

6 mm

Bottom Margin (A4) 

6 mm

Left Margin (A4) 

5 mm

Printer Smart Software Features 

Automatic duplex printing, HP Auto-On/Auto-Off[1], HP Smart App[2]

Energy Savings Feature Technology 

HP Auto-on/Auto-off Technology

Copies, Maximum 

Up to 99 copies

Copy Reduce / Enlarge Settings 

25 to 400%

Copier Scaling (ADF) 

25 to 400%

Copier Settings 

Reduce/Enlarge; Number of Copies; Lighter/Darker; Optimize; Paper size/type. It supports collation and single-sided on ADF bundles.

Security Management 

Secure Boot, Secure Firmware Integrity, Runtime Code Integrity, password protected EWS, secure browsing via SSL/TLS 1.0, TLS 1.1, TLS 1.2; TLS 1.0/1.1 disabled by default; Update to OpenSSL version 1.1.1; enable/disable Network ports; SNMPv1, SNMPv2, and SNMPv3, community password change; Secure defaults, Encrypted data at rest, Active FW update, Admin password by default, Cipher & TLS selection; Account lockout; Secure Wi-Fi setup

Product Description Disclaimer 

This printer is intended to work only with cartridges that have a new or reused HP chip, and it uses dynamic security measures to block cartridges using a non-HP chip. Periodic firmware updates will maintain the effectiveness of these measures and block c

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Print Speed Footnote 

[7] Measured using ISO/IEC 24734, excludes first set of test documents. For more information see http://www.hp.com/go/printerclaims. Exact speed varies depending on the system configuration, software application, driver, and document complexity.

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