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Main Features

General Features

  • Copy and print at equal speeds of up to 21 pages-per-minute for both full-color and black & white documents.
  • Share information instantly with Scan-to-Email, post files for local sharing with Scan-to-Folder, enable remote team-based project collaboration with Scan-to-FTP, and edit scanned documents with Scan-to-OCR.
  • Capture and edit full-color images for use in other documents, transform hardcopy originals into digital files for archival or distribution or convert scanned data to editable text with built-in TWAIN/WIA scanning.
  • Improve workflow with the 35-sheet Automatic Document Feeder. Scan originals as large as 8.5" x 14" to speed multi-page copying, scanning and faxing.
  • Reduce paper use, filing space and postage costs with standard automatic duplex printing.
  • Combine multiple images onto a single sheet with ID Card and N-in-1 copy mode features to save paper and time.
  • Print resolutions up to 2400 x 600 dpi.
  • Standard Super G3 faxing.
  • Control page volumes and system access with a User Restriction feature, and keep confidential information secure using Locked Print.
  • Use the PC Fax feature to send documents right from a Windows computer for paperless faxing!
  • Operate more efficiently with high-yield All-In-One print cartridges for less interruption and lower per-page costs.
  • Boost paper supply to 751 sheets without increasing footprint.
  • Streamline device and document management tasks from connected PCs using the bundled Ricoh Web Image Monitor utility and Presto! PageManager software.


Engine Specifications

Part #
Reading Element: Flatbed with CCD array image sensor
Print Processing: Laser beam scanning & electrophotographic printing with monocomponent toner development 4-drum tandem method
Print Resolution
600 x 600 dpi (Speed mode)
1200 x 600 dpi equivalent (Standard Mode)
2400 x 600 dpi equivalent (Fine Mode
Output Speed
Letter: 21 pages-per-minute in B&W and Full-Color
Copy Resolution
Max. 600 x 600 dpi
Warm-Up Time
48 seconds or less
Original Type
Platen Glass: Sheets/Books/3D objects
Maximum Scanning Size: 8.5" x 11.7"
Document Feeder
Standard 35-sheet Automatic Document Feeder
Paper Size: (Width: 5.5" – 8.5", Length: 5.5" – 14")
Paper Weight: 14 – 28 lb. Bond (52 – 105 g/m2)
Standard Paper Capacity
250-sheet Tray, 1-sheet Bypass Tray Capacity
Optional Paper Capacity
500-sheet Paper Feed Unit
Maximum Input Capacity
751 sheets
Output Capacity
150 sheets (face down)
Auto Duplex
Paper Sizes
Standard Tray and Bypass Tray: Letter (8.5" x 11"), A4 (8.3" x 11.7"), EXE (7.25" x 10.5"), B5 (6.9" x 9.8"), Legal (8.5" x 14"), Custom (Width: 3.6" – 8.6", Length: 5.9" – 14.24")
Optional Paper Feed Unit: Letter (8.5" x 11"), A4 (8.3" x 11.7")
Paper Weight
Standard Tray and Bypass Tray: 16 – 40 lb. Bond/83 lb. Index (60 – 160 g/m2)
Optional Paper Feed Unit: 16 – 28 lb. Bond (60 – 105 g/m2)
Acceptable Paper Types
Standard Tray and Bypass Tray: Plain Paper, Recycle Paper, Envelopes, Glossy Paper, Thick Paper & Labels
Optional Paper Feed Unit: Plain Paper, Recycle Paper
Dimensions (W x D x H)
16.54" x 19.41" x 18.74" (420 x 493 x 476 mm)
66.14 lb. (30 kg or less)
Power Requirements
120V, 60Hz
Maximum Power Consumption
Energy Saver Mode
Safety Regulations
UL60950-1 First Edition, CSA-22.2 No. 60950-1-03 First Edition, Energy Star: Color Multifunction Printer – Tier 1

Print Controller Specifications

Printer Languages
None (Host-based)
Memory (RAM)
128 MB RAM standard/ maximum
Standard Interfaces
USB 2.0, 10/100Base-TX Ethernet
Optional Interfaces
IEEE 802.11b/g Wireless
**Please note the Wireless Option and 10/100Base-TX cannot operate simultaneously.
Network Protocols
Operating Systems
Windows 2000/XP/Server 2003/Vista/ Server 2008
Mac OS X v.10.2.8 – 10.5
Citrix MetaFrame
UNIX (using Ricoh UNIX filter)
DDST: Windows 2000/XP/Vista/ Server 2003/Server 2008
Mac OS X v.10.2.8 – 10.5
Software Utilities
Web Image Monitor
Presto! PageManager

Copier Specifications

First Copy Speed
30 seconds (for both B&W and Full-Color)
Single Page Doc/Multiple Copies
21 copies-per-minute in B&W and Copies Full-Color
Multi-page Doc/Single Copy
20 copies-per-minute in B&W
10 copies-per-minute in Full-Color
Quantity Indicator
1 – 99
25% – 400% in 1% increments
Reduction Ratios
50%, 65%, 78%, 93%
Enlargement Ratios
129%, 155%, 200%, 400%
Enlargement Ratios
Image Density Adjustment
Copy Mode (Text/Photo/Mixed)
Color Density Adjustment
Combine Copy (2-in-1, 4-in-1, ADF only)
Duplex Copy
ID Card Copy
Memory Copy
Electronic Sorting (collation, ADF only)

Scanner Specifications

Scanning Modes
Full-Color and 256-level grayscale scanning
Scanning Resolution
Scanner: Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi(optical)
Driver: Up to 19200 x 19200 dpi (interpolated)
Scanning Speed
B&W: Less than 5 seconds-per-page (LTR @ 300 dpi)
Full-Color: Less than 10 seconds-per-page
Scan Area
Via Platen: Up to 8.5" x 11.7" (216 – 297 mm)
Via ADF: Up to 8.5" x 14" (216 – 356 mm)
TWAIN Driver, Presto! PageManager
Protocol Support
File Formats
Scanner Features

Facsimile Specifications

ITU-T Group 3
Standard Mode: 200 x 100 dpi
Fine Mode: 200 x 200 dpi
Compression Method
Less than 5 seconds-per-page
Modem Speed
33.6 Kbps with automatic fallback
Transmission Speed
G3: 3 seconds-per-page*
*Based on ITU-T Test Chart #1 in Standard mode.
Up to 100 pages
Memory Backup
1 hour
One Touch / Speed Dial
20 One-Touch/50 Speed Dials
Fax Features
Auto Redial (after 5 minutes)
Auto Answer (1 – 5 rings)
Auto/Manual/Substitute Reception
Answering Machine Interface
Error Correction Mode
Image Reduction
Memory/Immediate Transmission
PC Fax (Windows only)
Serial Broadcasting (100 locations)

Supplies & Accessories

Paper Feed Unit

Type TK 1010
Part# 406019
Paper Size
Letter (8.5" x 11"),
A4 (8.3" x 11.7")
500 sheets

Interface Options

Wireless Adaptor SX-2500CG
Part # 100118FNG
Interface Type:
IEEE 802.11b/g Wireless LAN


Black All-In-One Cartridge SP C310A Part# 406344
2,500 pages*
Cyan All-In-One Cartridge SP C310A Part# 406345
2,500 pages*
Magenta All-In-One Cartridge SP C310A Part# 406346
2,500 pages*
Yellow All-In-One Cartridge SP C310A Part# 406347
2,500 pages*
Black All-In-One Cartridge SP C310HA Part# 406475
6,500 pages*
Cyan All-In-One Cartridge SP C310HA Part # 406476
6,000 pages*
Magenta All-In-One Cartridge SP C310HA Part# 406477
6,000 pages*
Yellow All-In-One Cartridge SP C310HA Part # 406478
6,000 pages*
Waste Toner Bottle Type 220 Part# 406043
25,000 pages
*Declared yield value in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798; actual yields vary based on images printed and other factors.

The Ricoh Aficio SP C231SF ships with starter All-In-One print cartridges that yield 1,000 pages. All other consumables ship at full yield.

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