Ricoh SP C231N & SP C232DN


Ricoh Aficio SP C231N Color Laser Printer
SPC231N 406505 (New)

Retired, no longer available: Contact for alternatives

Ricoh Aficio SPC232DN Color Laser Printer
SPC231N 406506 (New)

Retired, no longer available: Contact for alternatives

TK-1010 500 Sheets Paper Tray
406019 (New)

406475 SP-C310HA Black Toner Cartridge
406475 6.5K Page Yield (New)

406476 SP-C310HA Cyan Toner Cartridge
406476 6K Page Yield (New)

406477 SP-C310HA Magenta Toner Cartridge
406477 6K Page Yield (New)

406478 SP-C310HA Yellow Toner Cartridge
406478 6K Page Yield (New)

Small In Size, Large In Value

What does the quality of your documents say about your business? Large or small, Ricoh knows that every business wants to maximize image quality at minimal cost. After all, you only get one chance to make a first impression. That's where the RICOH Aficio SP C231N comes in. Stylish and compact, these easy-to-use color laser printers provide professional full-color quality that allows you to express your business in its best light. Featuring vibrant color output at 21 pages-per-minute and a low total cost of ownership, you can focus on enhancing your image while Ricoh focuses on saving you money. That's an investment that looks good on paper.

General Features

  • Print at equal speeds of up to 21-ppm for both full-color and black & white pages for maximum productivity- even when creating mixed documents. Minimize waiting with a fast first print speed of just 14 seconds.

  • Produce vivid color graphics and crisp text at enhanced resolutions of up to 2400 x 600 dpi without any loss in speed or productivity.

  • Network-ready to support multiple users immediately upon installation.

  • Accurately process complex print jobs from all connected users with PCL or PostScript emulation. The powerful 300MHz controller offers expandable memory to support job spooling and high resolution printing in multi-user environments.

  • Seamlessly integrate these printers into your office with standard Windows and Macintosh compatibility with automatic PDL switching.

  • Minimize total cost of ownership with High Yield All-In-One print cartridge technology for rock-bottom per-page costs.

  • Reduce printing costs further with smart Auto Color Sensing (ACS) technology to stretch supply yields.

  • Streamline supply purchasing and inventory with long-lasting, All-In-One print cartridge technology.

  • Easily exchange the top-loading All-In-One print cartridges in seconds for fast, mess-free replacement by any user.

  • Increase paper supply to 751 sheets without increasing footprint. The optional 500-Sheet Paper Feed Unit installs beneath the printer to expand capacity without occupying more space.

  • Execute printer set-up and maintenance tasks, graphically view supply status, and easily correct error conditions at the device with the user-friendly control panel.

  • Manage printer network settings and check supply levels remotely with Web Image Monitor, the printer's embedded web page.

  • Main Unit Specifications

    Aficio SP C231NPart # 406505


    TechnologyLaser beam scanning, color electrophotographic printing with monocomponent toner development 4 tandem drum method

    Resolution600 x 600 dpi (Default) (Speed mode) 1200 x 600 dpi equivalent (Standard mode) 2400 x 600 dpi equivalent (Fine mode)

    Print Speed (Letter)Black & white: 21 pages-per-minute (All modes) Full-color: 21 pages-per-minute (All modes)

    First Print Speed14 seconds or less

    Warm-Up Time48 seconds or less

    Maximum Paper Size8.5" x 14"

    Standard Paper Supply250-Sheet Tray + 1-Sheet Bypass Tray

    Optional Paper Supply500-Sheet Paper Feed Unit

    Maximum Paper Capacity751 sheets

    Output Capacity150 sheets (Face down)


    Paper SizesStandard 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"], Half Letter (5.5" x 8.5"], A5 (5.8" x 8.3"], A6 (4.2" x 5.8"], B6 (5.0" x 6.9"], Custom (Width: 3.5" - 8.5", Length: 5.8" - 14"] Optional Paper Feed Unit: Letter (8.5" x 11"], A4 (8.3" x 11.7"]

    Paper WeightStandard 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 TypesStandard Tray and Bypass Tray:
    Plain Paper, Recycle Paper, Envelopes, Thick Paper, Labels, Thin Paper, Color Paper, Preprinted Paper, Pre-punched Paper, Letterhead, Bond Paper & Card Stock Optional Paper Feed Unit: Plain Paper, Recycle Paper

    Dimensions (W x D x H)15.7" x 17.7" x 12.6" (400 mm x 450 mm x 320 mm)

    Weight50.7 lb. (23 kg) Including consumables

    Power Requirements120V, 60Hz

    Max Power Consumption1,300W or less

    Energy Saver Mode15W or less

    Safety RegulationsUL60950-1, FCC Part 15 Class B

    Print Controller Specifications


    Memory128 MB RAM standard, 640 MB RAM maximum

    Standard InterfacesUSB 2.0, Ethernet 10/100Base-TX

    Optional InterfacesIEEE 802.11b/g Wireless

    Fonts80 HP fonts

    Network ProtocolsTCP/IP, AppleTalk, IPX/SPX

    Supported EnvironmentsWindows 2000, XP, Vista, Server 2003/2008 Mac OS X v.10.2.8 - 10.5 Novell NetWare v. 4.x+ Citrix MetaFrame UNIX (Ricoh Filter Phase 11)

    Software UtilitiesWeb Image Monitor Smart Organizing Monitor