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RICOH SP C431DN Color Laser Printer - 406658


Color Laser Printer

ID: 406658

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General Specifications

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Laser beam scanning & electrophotographic printing 4 drum tandem method


1200 x 1200 dpi (1 bit)

Print Speed (Letter)

42-ppm Full-color & Monochrome

First Print Speed

Full-color: 15 seconds Monochrome: 10 seconds

Warm-Up Time

50 seconds or less

Standard Paper Supply

550-Sheet Tray + 100-Sheet Bypass Tray

Optional Paper Supply

550-Sheet Paper Feed Unit (Up to 3 may be installed)

Maximum Paper Capacity

2,300 sheets

Automatic Duplexing


Output Capacity

500 sheets, face down

Paper Sizes

Std. & Optional Trays: Letter (8.5” x 11”), Legal (8.5” x 14”), Executive (10.5” x 7.25”), Half Letter (5.5” x 8.5”), A4 (210 x 297 mm), A5 (148 x 210 mm), A6 (105 x 148 mm), B5 (148 x 257 mm), B6 (128 x 182 mm), F (8” x 13”), Foolscap (8.5” x 13”), Folio (8.25” x 13”),Envelopes: Com10/Monarch/ C6/C5/DL, Custom Size Range: Width: 3.86” – 8.5” (98 – 216 mm), Length: 5.83” – 14” (148 – 356 mm)
Bypass Tray Letter (8.5” x 11”), Legal (8.5” x 14”), Executive (10.5” x 7.25”), Half Letter (5.5” x 8.5”), A4 (210 x 297 mm), A5 (148 x 210 mm), A6 (105 x 148 mm), B5 (148 x 257 mm), B6 (128 x 182 mm), F (8” x 13”), Foolscap (8.5” x 13”), Folio (8.25” x 13”), Envelopes: Com10/Monarch/ C6/C5/DL, Custom Size Range: Width: 2.76” – 8.5” (70 – 216 mm), Length: 5.0” – 49.6” (127 – 1260 mm)

Paper Types

Paper Types (all sources): Plain Paper, Recycled Paper, Middle Thick Paper, Thick Paper, Thin Paper, Transparency, Letterhead, Labels, Coated Paper (Glossy/Semi- Gloss/Matte), Waterproof, Preprinted, Envelopes

Paper Weights

Std. & Optional Trays: 14 – 59 lb. Bond/120 lb. Index (52 – 220 g/m²)
Bypass Tray: Bypass Tray 14 – 69 lb. Bond/140 lb. Index(52 – 256 g/m²)
When Duplexing: 16 – 44 lb. Bond/90 lb. Index (60 – 163 g/m²)

Dimensions (W x D x H)

17.48” x 25.91” x 19.29” (444 x 658 x 490 mm)


126 lb. (57 kg) Includes standard paper tray and PCU

Power Requirements

120 – 127V, 60Hz

Power Consumption

Operating: 894W or less
Energy Saver: 110W
Sleep: 6W

Safety Regulations

UL60950-1, CAN/CSA C22.2
No.60950-1 (c-UL)


FCC Part15 Subpart B, IC ES-003

Environmental Standard

ENERGY STAR Version 2.0, ECP

Print Controller Specifications


600 MHz


768 MB RAM standard / maximum

Hard Disk Drive

80 GB (standard)

Standard Interfaces

10/100Base-TX Ethernet, USB 2.0 (Type A & B)

Optional Interfaces

IEEE 802.11a/g Wireless LAN, Gigabit Ethernet, IEEE 1284/ECP Parallel


PCL: 45 fonts + 13 International fonts, PostScript 3: 136 fonts

Printer Languages

PCL 5c, PCL 6, Adobe PostScript 3 + PDF Direct Print, PictBridge (optional)

Network Protocols

TCP/IP (IPv4, IPv6), AppleTalk, IPX/ SPX (optional)

Supported Environments

Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7*, Server 2003/2003R2, Server 2008; Mac OS 8.6 or later; Novell Netware v.6.5 or later; UNIX (Filter Phase 11) Sun Solaris, HP-UX, SCO OpenServer, RedHat Linux, IBM AIX; SAP R/3 v.3.x or later; Citrix MetaFrame

Security Features

Enhanced Locked Print-NX
Administrator Authentication
(5 levels)
User Authentication (5 types)
SNMP v3 Authentication
128-bit SSL Print Job Data
500 User Codes
User Lockout/Auto Logout
Locked Print
DataOverwriteSecurity System
(DOSS) (option)
HDD Data Encryption (option)
Address Book & Password
WPA (Wi-Fi Protect Access)

Hardware Options

Paper Feed Unit (PB1020)

Part # 406681

Paper Size

Letter, Legal, Executive, Half letter, A4, A5, A6, B5, B6, F, Foolscap, Folio, Envelopes: Com10/ Monarch/C6/C5/DL, Custom: width 3.86” – 8.5”, length 5.8” – 14”

Paper Weights

14 – 59 lb. Bond /120 lb. Index (52 – 220 g/m²)


550 sheets; up to 3 units may be added

Dimensions (WxDxH)

17.48” x 23.22” x 5.51” (444 x 590 x 140mm)


26.46lb (12Kg)

Tip-resistant Caster Table (Type C)*

Part # 406755

Dimensions (WxDxH)

23.39” x 24.23” x 5.04”
(594 x 615.5 x 128mm

Controller Options

HDD Encryption Unit (Type D)

Part # 403113

(VM Card (Type O)

Part # 406678

IEEE 802.11a/g Wireless LAN (Type L)

Part # 403000

Gigabit Ethernet (Type A)

Part # 402547

IEEE 1284/ECP Parallel (Type A)

Part # 411699

Camera Direct Print Card (Type H)

Part # 406676

HDD Data Overwrite Security (Type K)

Part # 402998

SD Card for Netware Printing (Type D)

Part # 406688

PANTONE® Support


PANTONE Look-up Tables and Color Palettes will be available December, 2010.



This product is under warranty against defects for a period of one year from the date of purchase. Consumables are under warranty for a period of 90 days from the date of purchase or until depleted, whichever comes first. Please refer to warranty documents shipped with the product for more details.

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how to retrieve meter counter manually from Asficio SP C431DN?
Elisavel A on Jul 17, 2015
BEST ANSWER: The page count or meter of most Ricoh networked devices can be obtained through the menu, by printing a report, or by browsing the printer's internal web page. For example, page 99 of the software manual for the SP C430DN and SP C431DN says,
1. Press the [Menu] key.
2. Press the [ ] or [ ] key to select [List/Test Print], and then press the [OK] key.
3. Press the [ ] or [ ] key to select [Config. Page], and then press the [OK] key.
I own this printer and need to replace the color PCU. I have found 2 different part numbers - 406663 and 407019. Are these the same items? Will either work as a replacement?
Dottie J on Jan 6, 2016