SP C830DN Color Laser Printer
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  • Print
  • Prints up to 45 ppm
  • Maximum monthly print volume of up to 50,000 pages
  • Maximum paper capacity of up to 4,400 pages
Produce high-quality color with ease
The RICOH Aficio SP C830DN is the easy choices for fast, productive, full-color printing. This versatile system offers incredible image quality and user-friendly customization to enhance efficiencies for light production environments. From the intuitive, full color touch-screen control panel with standard USB and SD Card slots to advanced security features, flexible media handling capabilities and eco-friendly enhancements, this system streamlines color workflows and improve productivity. Your customers will notice the compelling, attention-grabbing graphics. You’ll appreciate the impact on your bottom line. Choose for your primary system and print everything for your office — or as an integral part of a Ricoh Managed Document Services (MDS) strategy and help improve printing productivity throughout your organization.

Main Features

General Features

  • Print with incredible speed and efficiency and get started quickly with short warm up times and first print speeds.
  • Create an abundance of presentations, reports, brochures, booklets and more at up to 45 pages-per-minute.
  • Deliver graphics-quality output on paper sizes up to 11" x 17" and keep more jobs in-house.
  • With robust 4-bit color technology, the Ricoh Aficio SP C830DN prints with impressive 9600 x 600 dpi resolution for exceptional image clarity.
  • The proprietary, oil-free polyester polymerization (PxP) toner delivers smooth gradations for crisper lines and sharper color reproductions.
  • Edit images through the powerful drivers and take advantage of advanced color simulation.
  • Perform tasks at your convenience with customized controls. The 4.3" color touch-screen control panel provides intuitive menu navigation and one-touch access to job and system status and frequently used job lists.
  • Step-by-step, animated guidance and easy-to-see icons ensure easy operation. Users can even preview jobs before printing for optimal accuracy.
  • Build a system configuration to accommodate the unique needs of your print environment. From 3.55" x 5.83" postcards and envelopes to saddle-stitched 11" x 17" booklets.
  • The system comes standard with two 550-sheet paper trays and a 100-sheet Bypass Tray. Optional Paper Feed Units add an additional 1,100 sheets or an optional 1,200-sheet Side Large Capacity Tray and 2,000-sheet Large Capacity Tray extend maximum paper supply to 4,400 sheets for higher volume environments.

Security Features

  • User authentication requires users to swipe an ID card or submit a password at the control panel to access user-assigned tasks and documents.
  • The 250 GB HDD (optional for the SP C830DN) protects latent images stored at the printer with Data Encryption and DataOverwriteSecurity System (DOSS).
  • With the HDD, a Locked Print feature stores documents with sensitive information until they are released by authorized users at the device.
  • Administrators can set print quotas to limit user volumes, set print rules and curb unnecessary printing.

Finisher Features

  • The system features multiple finishing options to stack, staple and hole-punch documents as well as create saddle-stitched booklets in-house.
  • This printer may be configured with a user-assignable 4-Bin Mailbox and/ or one of two finishers capable of stapling, hole punching, and saddle stitch booklet production.
  • The 3,000-sheet Finisher is ideal for highvolume environments that require long, unattended print runs and the ability to staple in portrait or landscape orientation.
  • The 2,000-sheet Booklet Finisher supports the production of larger, 11" x 17" saddlestitched booklets – up to 15 sheets (60 total pages.)

Environmental Features

  • Eco Night Sensor gives you a choice for how you want to conserve energy when the office is empty. Choose whether the printer turns off automatically, or enters Sleep mode, after the lights are off for a preset time period.
  • Advanced fusing technology requires less electricity to warm up for faster first print and recovery times.
  • The Eco-Friendly Indicator on the control panel displays each user’s print history and its simulated impact on the environment to encourage more responsible printing.

Mobile Printing Features

  • The Ricoh Aficio SP C830DN features a USB/SD card slot right onthe control panel, so users can print files from portable media with ease.
  • Users can also print using their smartphones and tablets for easy, on-the-go performance. With one simple application download, users gain access to a host of mobile printing functions that streamline workflow even more.

Cost & Time Saving Features

  • The Ricoh Aficio SP C830DN is completely user-serviceable to maximize uptime.
  • Individual toner bottles and the high-yield OPC drum unit can be replaced in seconds. Plus, Economy Color Mode reduces the amount of toner automatically — without compromising text quality — for fast color drafts at minimal cost. Connect

Network Features

  • The Ricoh Aficio SP C830DN offers seamless network connectivity with Standard USB 2.0 and 10/100 Base-TX Ethernet interfaces for peer-to-peer and shared use environments.
  • Dual USB 2.0 host interfaces allow for direct connection to third party external devices, including a magnetic card reader for user authentication and to print from PictBridgeenabled cameras.
  • The Aficio SP C830DN also includes optional Gigabit, Wireless LAN and parallel interfaces to meet your unique network requirements.



Part #
Desktop Color Laser Beam Printer
Laser-beam scanning & electrophotographic printing with dual component toner development, 4-drum tandem method
Operation Panel
4.3" color touch screen with integrated USB 2.0 host port and SD card slot
Printing Speed
45-ppm b&w and full-color
Warm-Up Time
29 seconds or less
First Print Speed
Black & White: 3.7 seconds or less
Full Color: 5.7 seconds or less
Duplex Print Speed
Near 100% productivity for all paper sizes
Print Resolution
300 x 300-dpi (1-bit), 600 x 600-dpi (2-bit) (Default), 600 x 600-dpi (1-bit, 4-bit), 1200 x 1200 dpi (1-bit)
Standard Paper Supply
550 x 2 Paper Tray + 100-Sheet Bypass Tray (1,200 sheets total capacity)
Maximum Paper Capacity
4,400 Sheets (Standard Trays 1 & 2 + 2,000-Sheet LCT + 1,200-Sheet Side LCT + 100- Sheet Bypass Tray)
Output Capacity
Standard: 500 sheets, face down (8.5" x 11" or smaller); 250 sheets, face down (8.5" x 14" or larger); Maximum: Up to 4,000 sheets with Finisher, Bridge Unit and 4-Bin Mailbox
Paper Sizes
Standard Tray 1: Fixed for Letter (8.5" x 11") (216 x 279mm), A4, A5 Standard Tray 2 and Optional Paper Feed Units: User adjustable for Letter (8.5" x 11"), Legal (8.5" x 14"), Exec (10.5" x 7.25"), Ledger (11" x 17"), A3, A4, A5; Custom Sizes: 5.83" x 7.17" – 11.69" x 17" (148 x 182mm – 297 x 432mm) Envelopes: Com10, C5 Bypass Tray: User adjustable for 5.5" x 8.5" – 11" x 17" (140 x 216mm – 279 x 432mm); Custom Sizes: 3.55" x 5.83" – 12" x 49.6" (90 x 148mm – 305 x 1260mm) Envelopes: Com10, Monarch, C5, C6, DL Optional 2,000-Sheet LCT and Optional 1,200-Sheet Side LCT: Fixed for Letter (8.5" x 11") (216 x 279mm), A4 When Duplexing: 3.55" x 5.83" – 11.69" x 17" (90 x 148mm x 279 x 432mm)
Paper Weights
Standard Trays, Optional Paper Feed Units,
and Optional 2,000-Sheet LCT: 14 – 68 lb.
Bond/ 140 lb. Index (52 – 256 g/m²)
Bypass Tray: 14 – 82 lb. Bond/170 lb. Index
(52 – 300 g/m²)
Optional 1,200-Sheet Side LCT: 16 – 58 lb.
Bond/120 lb. Index (60 – 216 g/m²)
Duplex Unit: 14 – 45 lb. Bond/90 lb. Index
(52 – 169 g/m²)
Paper Types
All Sources: Plain Paper, Recycled Paper, Color Paper, Letterhead, Special Paper 1-3, Card Stock, Bond Paper, Preprinted Paper Envelopes: Com10 and C5 envelopes can be fed using Standard Tray 2, Bypass Tray and Optional Paper Feed Units Bypass Only: Labels, OHP, Coated Paper Envelopes: Com10, Monarch, C5, C6, DL
Automatic Duplexing
Dimensions (W x D x H)
Base Model: 26.4" x 26.9" x 25.2" (670 x 684 x 640 mm)
Base Model: Less than 213 lb. (97 kg)
Power Requirements
120 – 127V, 60Hz
TEC Value
2.033 kWH/week
Power Consumption
1.1 W (Sleep Mode)
1,584 W or less; Sleep: 1.2 W or less; Energy Star 2.0 compliant

Print Controller Specifications (Standard)

Intel Celeron-M 600MHz
Standard 512 MB RAM/Maximum 1.5 GB RAM
Hard Disk Drive
* Optional 250 GB
* Includes standard Hard Disk Drive Encryption Unit and DataOverwriteSecurity System
Printer Languages
Standard: PCL 5c, PCL 6, Adobe® PostScript®3™, PDF Direct Print, Direct Media Print (JPEG/TIFF) Optional: PictBridge, Genuine IPDS Host Print, XPS (via download), Universal Driver (via download)
Standard: PCL: 45 + 13 International, PostScript3/PDF: 136 Optional: IPDS: 108
Standard Interfaces
10/100Base-TX Ethernet, High Speed USB 2.0 Type B, Dual USB 2.0 Host Type A, USB 2.0 Type A/SD Card Slot integrated into Control Panel (for Print From Portable Media)
Optional Interfaces
Gigabit Ethernet (1000Base-T) Type D, IEEE 802.11a/g Wireless LAN Type L, IEEE 1284/ ECP Parallel Interface Type A
Network Protocols
Standard: TCP/IP (IPv6)
Optional: IPX/SPX
Operating Systems
Windows XP, Vista, 7, Server 2003/R2, Server 2008/R2; Citrix Presentation Server 4.5, Citrix XenApp 5.0+; Mac OS X v10.4 – 10.7; SAP R/3; Novell NetWare Server 6.5 (option is required), UNIX (Using Ricoh UNIX filter): Sun Solaris 2.6/7/8/9/10, HP-UX 10.x/11.x/11i v2/11i v3, SCO OpenServer 5.0.6/5.0.7/6.0, RedHat Linux Enterprise 4/5/6, IBM AIX 5L version 5.3/6.1/7.1
Software Utilities
SmartDeviceMonitor for Admin and Client; SmartDeviceMonitor for Admin Accounting Report Package; Web SmartDeviceMonitor; Web Image Monitor; Remote Communication Gate Type S; @Remote


Controller & Memory Options

IEEE 1284 Interface Board Type A
Part # 411699
Gigabit Ethernet Board Type D
Part # 407087
IEEE 802.11a/g Wireless LAN Type L
Part # 403000
Camera Direct Print Card Type J
Part # 416006
VM Card Type U
Part # 416163
IPDS Unit Type C830
Part # 407081
1 GB Memory Unit Type O
Part # 007097MIU
250 GB Hard Disk Drive Type C830 )
Part # 007098MIU

Bridge Unit (BU3060) – Part # 415988

Sheet Capacity
250 sheets (8.5" x 11" or smaller)
125 sheets (8.5" x 14" or larger)
The Bridge Unit (BU3060) is a required accessory when the main unit is to be configured with either Finisher. The Bridge Unit transports pages from the printer’s standard exit area into a Finisher for online stapling, punching, and/or folding.

Document Server Specifications

Total HDD Capacity
250 GB (shared with other functions)
Max. Stored Documents
3,000 files
Max. Pages/Document
1,000 page
Max. Stored Page Capacity
Approx. 9,000 pages total
Optional for SP C830DN

550 x 1 Paper Feed Unit (PB3120) – Part # 415794

Paper Capacity
550 sheets
Paper Sizes
7.25" x 10.5" – 11" x 17", A3, A4, A5 Envelopes: Com10, C5
Paper Weights
14 – 68 lb. Bond/140 lb. Index (52 – 256 g/m²)

550 x 2 Paper Feed Unit (PB3130) – Part # 415793

Paper Capacity
1,100 sheets
Paper Sizes
7.25" x 10.5" – 11" x 17", A3, A4, A5 Envelopes: Com10, C5
Paper Weights
14 – 68 lb. Bond/140 lb. Index (52 – 256 g/m²)

2,000-Sheet Large Capacity Tray (LCT) (PB3140) – Part # 415795

Paper Capacity
2,000 sheets (1,000 x 2)
Paper Capacity
2,000 sheets (1,000 x 2)
Paper Sizes
8.5" x 11", A4
Paper Weights
14 – 68 lb. Bond/140 lb. Index (52 – 256 g/m²)

1,200-Sheet Side Large Capacity Tray (LCT) (RT3020)* – Part # 415984

Paper Capacity
1,200 sheets
Paper Sizes
8.5” x 11”, A4
Paper Weights
16 – 58 lb. Bond/120 lb. Index (60 – 216 g/m²)
*Requires configuration with 550 x 2 Paper Feed Unit (PB3130) or 2,000-Sheet Large Capacity Tray (PB3140).

Large Cabinet Stand (FAC 56) – Part # 52194

The Large Cabinet Stand (FAC 56) must be selected when the printer main unit is to be configured with a Finisher, but not a paper supply option.

Caster Table Type D – Part # 415811

The Caster Table Type D is recommended when the main unit is configured with the 550 x 1 Paper Feed Unit (PB3120).

3,000-Sheet Finisher (SR3120) – Part # 416008

Shift Sort, Stack, Staple, Optional Hole Punch
Paper Sizes
Proof Tray: 5.5" x 8.5" – 11" x 17", A5 – A3
Shift Tray: 5.5" x 8.5" – 11" x 17", A5 – A3
Paper Weights
Proof Tray: 14 – 28 lb. Bond (52 –105 g/m²)
Shift Tray: 14 – 68 lb. Bond/140 lb. Index (52 – 256 g/m²)
Staple Paper Weights
17 – 24 lb. Bond (64 – 90 g/m²)
Staple Positions
1 staple/3 positions
2 staples/1 position
Dimensions (WxDxH)
25.9" x 24.1" x 37.8" (657 x 613 x 960 mm)
119 lb. (54 kg)
Staple Cartridge Capacity
5,000 staples/cartridge
*Requires configuration with Bridge Unit (BU3060) and 550 x 2 Paper Feed Unit (PB3130), 2,000-Sheet Large Capacity Tray (PB3140), or Large Cabinet Stand (FAC 56)

2,000-Sheet Booklet Finisher (SR3110) – Part # 416007

Shift Sort, Stack, Staple, Saddle Stitch, Optional Hole Punch
Paper Sizes
Proof Tray: 5.5" x 8.5" – 11" x 17", A5 – A3
Shift Tray: 5.5" x 8.5" – 11" x 17", A5 – A3
Booklet Tray: 8.5" x 11", 8.5" x 14", 11" x 17", A4 – A3
Paper Weights
Proof Tray: 14 – 43 lb. Bond / 90 lb. Index (52 – 163 g/m²)
Shift Tray: 14 – 68 lb. Bond / 140 lb. Index (52 – 256 g/m²)
Booklet Tray: 17 – 24 lb. Bond (64 – 90 g/m²)
Stack Capacity
Proof Tray: 250 sheets (8.5" x 11" or smaller), 50 sheets (8.5" x 14" or larger)
Shift Tray: 2,000 sheets (8.5" x 11" or smaller), 1,000 sheets (8.5" x 14" or larger), 500 sheets (5.5" x 8.5")
Booklet Tray: 30 sets (2 – 5 sheets/set, all sizes, saddle-stitch); 15 sets (6 – 10 sheets/ set, all sizes, saddle-stitch); 10 sets (11 – 15 sheets/set, all sizes, saddle-stitch)
Staple Capacity
Normal Staple: 50 sheets (8.5" x 11" or smaller), 30 sheets (8.5" x 14" or larger and/ or Mixed Sizes)
Saddle Stitch: 15 sheets (up to 60 pages)
Staple Paper Sizes
Normal Staple: 8.5" x 11" – 11" x 17"
Saddle Stitch: 8.5" x 11", 8.5" x 14", 11" x 17", A5 – A3
Staple Paper Weights
17 – 24 lb. Bond (64 – 90 g/m²)
Staple Positions
1 staple/3 positions (Top, Top Slant, Bottom);
2 staples/2 center positions
Staple Cartridge Capacity
Normal Staple: 5,000 staples/cartridge
Saddle Stitch: 2,000 staples/cartridge
Dimensions (WxDxH)
25.9" x 24.1" x 37.8" (657 x 613 x 960 mm)
103.6 lb. (47 kg)
*Requires configuration with Bridge Unit (BU3060) and 550 x 2 Paper Feed Unit (PB3130), 2,000-Sheet Large Capacity Tray (PB3140), or Large Cabinet Stand (FAC 56)

4-Bin Mailbox Type CS3000 – Part # 407088

Number of Bins
4 bins
Capacity Per Bin
125 sheets x Trays = 500 sheets
Paper Size
5.5 x 8.5" – 11" x 17", A3, A4, A5, A6
Paper Weight
16 – 34 lb. Bond (60 – 128 g/m²)
Dimensions (WxDxH)
17.3" x 18.7" x 14.8" (440 x 475 x 375 mm)
17.6 lb. (8 kg)
The 4-Bin Mailbox Type CS3000 can be installed by itself or simultaneously with either Finisher; with or without paper supply options.

Punch Unit Type PU3030 – Part # 430719

Punch Paper Sizes
2 holes: 5.5" x 8.5" – 11" x 17", A5 – A3
3 holes: 8.5" x 11", 11" x 17", A4 – A3
Punch Paper Weight
14 – 43 lb. Bond / 90 lb. Index (52 – 163 g/m²)
The Hole Punch Unit Type PU3030 is optional for both Finishers; installs inside the Finisher.

Output Jogger Unit Type 9002A – Part # 415903

Paper Size
5.5" x 8.5" – 11" x 17", A5 – A3
Paper Weight
14 – 68 lb. Bond / 140 lb. Index (52 – 256 g/m²)
Shift Capacity
Up to 20 mm
Dimensions (WxDxH)
4.25" x 17.8" x 5.1" (108 x 452 x 130 mm)

Product Q&A

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is the aficio spc830DN an inkjet or a laser printer?
andrea c on Aug 7, 2015
BEST ANSWER: This is a Desktop Color Laser Beam Printer
were do i buy the consumables for this machine on this site?
kernS on Aug 14, 2015

To order toner and supplies for your Ricoh device, please visit or contact your Ricoh representative or local Ricoh dealer (
"Replacement of Color Photoconductor Unit will soon be necessary"

I dont see this as a consumable. Is it the same thing as Color Drum Unit?
Stephen L on Jun 18, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Yes, photoconductors are also called drums, there is one for black and another for the 3 other colors. All the supplies (except staples) for that device are listed below with their Ricoh part number (or EDP).
407096DrumC, M, Y
407098Fusing Unit
407097Transfer Unit
407100Waste Toner Bottle
Is there a scanner option available for this device?
Anthony M on Jun 11, 2015
BEST ANSWER: There is not.
Hello how do you erase history please?
A shopper on Dec 3, 2015
if the unit is set to 1200 x 1200 dpi does it give good photo quality prints?
keith c on Apr 14, 2016

Yes - 1200 x 1200 dpi provides excellent quality resolution!
Is this easy to set up?
Ross S on Feb 3, 2016

Yes, the SP C830DN is easy to set up! If under a service contract, a Ricoh technician will install the machine once it is delivered as well.

Attached is our User Guide for reference:
Does this print duplex or double-sided prints?
Danielle A on Jan 29, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Hi Danielle, Yes, the SP C830DN can print double-sided (duplex).
Does the booklet finisher for this model (or any of the other models) allow for a cardstock cover?
Y G on Dec 31, 2015

The booklet finisher for this particular model will allow for cardstock cover. Please refer to the last page of the brochure for the exact weights it is able to accommodate:

Additionally, our mid/high speed MFP models - as well as our light production units - offer more robust paper handling should you need to print a high volume of heavier cardstock covers.

If you are interested in learning more about which machine will best suit your particular requirements, please contact your local Ricoh sales rep.
Can I use this printer to print on vellum?
A shopper on Dec 2, 2015

Our manual does not list vellum as a supported paper type
what is the shipping weight for this printer?
A shopper on Aug 31, 2015

The weight for the base model is less than 213 lb. (97 kg)

The weight of optional hardware accessories can be found on the last page of the product brochure here:
Prints are too dark, especially heavy on cyan (Mac OS X Yosemite). Red balance is way off. How to fix?
H F on Aug 13, 2015
For support questions, please contact the support team via chat on
is this a good printer for short runs or a micro startup print shop?
A shopper on Aug 10, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Yes it is and at 45 ppm it is a solid performer. Monthly print volumes up to 50,000 pages.
can i use this printer to print blank iron on transfers?
andrea c on Aug 7, 2015

This printer can print iron on transfer, if you are using transfer paper designed for laser printers (this should be available online and at your local office supplies store). Inkjet transfer paper will not work though.
I see it only comes with 512 MB... is the memory upgradable in the field?
A shopper on Jul 13, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Absolutely. There is a 1 GB upgrade available according to the product brochure which is downloadable from the Ricoh web site.
can I plug this into a standard outlet in my home office?
Kirk B on Jul 9, 2015
BEST ANSWER: The Power Requirements for the SP C830DN are 120 – 127V, 60Hz, which is common to American homes and offices. This is listed on the Ricoh web site and the product brochure.
Does purchase of the printer include starter toner?
A shopper on Jun 10, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Yes. 12,000 page black and 12,500 page color cartridges.
how do you set up a custom paper size?
A shopper on Jan 5, 2016
Are the drum units, transfer units and fusing units recyclable? If so do I use the cartridge container return program or is there another process?
Amy D on Dec 18, 2015


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