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System Specifications

Configuration  Desktop
Technology  Laser-beam scanning & electrophotographic printing with dual component toner development, 4-drum tandem method
Printing Speed  50-ppm black & white and full-color
Warm-Up Time  50 seconds
First Print Speed  Black & white: 7 seconds or less
Full-color: 8 seconds or less
Print Resolution  600 x 600-dpi (1-bit)
600 x 600-dpi (2-bit) (Default)
600 x 600-dpi (4-bit)
1200 x 1200 dpi (1-bit)
Input Capacity  SP C821DN (Base): 2 x 550 sheets + 100-Sheet Bypass Tray* SP C821DNT1**: 3 x 550 sheets + 100-Sheet Bypass Tray SP C821DNX: 4 x 550 sheets + 100-Sheet Bypass Tray SP C821DNLC: 2 x 550 sheets + 2,000 sheet LCT + 100-Sheet Bypass Tray (Maximum 3,200 Sheets)
*Can be configured with 550 x 1 Paper Feed Unit; 550 x 2 Paper Feed Unit, Large Capacity Tray or FAC33 Large Cabinet Stand. **Can be configured with 550 x 2 Paper Feed Unit or FAC35 Stand.Cabinet Stand. **Can be configured with 550 x 2 Paper Feed Unit or FAC35 Stand.
Output Capacity  Standard: 500 sheets face down Optional: 3,000-Sheet Finisher, 1,000-Sheet Booklet Finisher or 4-Bin Mailbox Maximum: 4,000-sheet stack capacity (with 3,000-Sheet Finisher and 4-Bin Mailbox)
Paper Sizes  First Paper Tray: 8.5" x 11"
Second Paper Tray: 7.17" x 5.83" – 11" x 17"
Bypass Tray: Width: 3.5" – 12",
Length: 5.8" x 49.6"
Optional Large Capacity Tray: 8.5" x 11" Optional Paper Feed Units: 7.17" x 5.83" – 11" x 17"
Paper Weights  Standard & Optional Paper Feed Units, Large Capacity Tray: 16 – 68 lb. Bond/ 140 lb. Index (60 – 256 g/m2)
Bypass Tray: 16 – 68 lb. Bond/140 lb. Index (60 – 256 g/m2) (Source for Labels, OHP, and Envelopes)
Duplex Unit: 16 – 45 lb. Bond/ 90 lb. Index (60 – 169 g/m2)
Paper Types  Bond, Plain, Recycled, Preprinted, Special, Color, Letterhead, Card Stock, Glossy, Coated, Labels, OHPs and Envelopes
Auto Duplex  Standard
Dimensions (WxDxH) (Base Model)  26.4" x 26.4" x 25.2" (670 x 670 x 640 mm) (Standard Configuration)
Weight (base unit)  Less than 213 lb. (97 kg)
Power Requirements  120V, 60Hz
Operating Power Consumption  992W
Maximum Power Consumption  1440W
Energy Saver Mode  2.2W

Engine Specifications

Duplex Print Speed  Near 100% productivity for all paper sizes

Printer Controller Specifications (Standard)

CPU  Intel Celeron M @ 1GHz
Memory  SP C821DN, SP C821DNT1: Standard 512 MB RAM/Maximum 1 GB RAM
SP C821DNLC: Standard 768 MB RAM/ Maximum 1 GB RAM SP C821DNX: Standard/Maximum 1 GB RAM
HDD  80 GB HDD Standard on all models
Printer Languages  PCL 5c, PCL 6, RPCS, Adobe® PostScript® 3™, PDF Direct Print
Fonts  Standard: 45 PCL fonts, 13 International fonts, 136 PostScript 3 fonts
Optional: OCR and Barcode fonts available
Standard Interfaces  10/100Base-TX Ethernet (RJ-45), USB 2.0, USB Host I/F
Optional Interfaces  IEEE 1284 Interface Board Type A – Part # 411699
IEEE 802.11a/bg Wireless LAN Type J – Part # 414008
Bluetooth Wireless Interface Type 3245 – Part # 412866
Gigabit Ethernet Board Type B – Part # 414204
*Only one additional interface can be installed.
Network Protocol  Standard: TCP/IP (IPv4, IPv6), SMB, AppleTalk Optional: IPX/SPX
Operating Systems  Windows 2000/XP/Server 2003/ Server 2008/Vista; Novell NetWare 3.12, 3.2, 4.1, 4.11, 5.0, 5.1, 6, 6.5; UNIX (using Ricoh UNIX filter Phase 11): Sun Solaris, HP-UX, SCO OpenServer, RedHat Linux,and IBM AIX; Citrix Metaframe, Mac OS 8.6 – 9.2x, OS X10.1 or later; SAP R/3 3.x or later
Drivers  RPCS, PCL5c, PCL6: Windows 2000/ XP/Server 2003/Vista/Server 2008 XPS: Windows Vista/Server 2008
PostScript: Windows 2000/XP/Server 2003/Vista/Server 2008, Macintosh 8.6 or later, OS X (v. 10.1, 10.2, 10.3)
Utilities  SmartDeviceMonitor for Admin and Client; Web SmartDeviceMonitor (Optional); Web Image Monitor; DeskTopBinder V2 Lite; Print Utility for Mac; Agfa Font Manager 2000

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    1-800-63-RICOH (1-800-637-4264)
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    1-714-566-3537
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