Ricoh SP C242SF (Color MFP)


Introducing the RICOH Aficio SP C242SF Desktop Color Laser MFP

Versatile performance in vivid color

Ricoh is pleased to introduce the new Aficio SP C242SF Desktop color MFP. The Aficio SP C242SF replaces the Aficio SP C231SF and the Aficio SP C232SF offering your customers a better value with additional features and a lower CPP. The small footprint, standard copy/print/scan/fax functionality, high toner yields and ease of use make this model a solution for virtually any office environment.

Product Overview:

The new Aficio SP C242SF Desktop color MFP provides complete copy, print, fax and scan capability (both color and monochrome scanning) with 21-ppm copy and print output speeds. Scanning features such as Scan-to-Email, Scan-to-Folder (SMB/FTP/NCP) and TWAIN Scanning are standard. The standard USB port on the operation panel provides easy access for scan to USB and PictBridge connectivity. It also offers robust paper handling (up to 42lb. Bond) as well as an optional 500 sheet paper tray for additional flexibility.

 Standard Automatic Duplexing
 Higher Rec. Monthly Volume Range
 Higher Maximum Monthly Duty Cycle
 Faster Warm-up time
 Toner Near-end Notification
 Front USB Host Interface
 IPV6 and Bonjour Protocol Support
 Added Function Restrictions
 ID Card Copy Mode
 Economy Color Mode
 Universal Print Driver Support
 Larger LCD Panel
 Lower Energy Saver Mode
 Lower TEC Value
 High Yield Consumables

The strategic goal for the Aficio SP C242SF is to enhance Ricoh's competitiveness and increase TDV (Total Document Volume) by offering a wide range of solutions with robust features. The Aficio SP C242SF is intended for small / Corporate Home Offices and small workgroups.


The Ricoh Aficio SP C242SF comes standard with:

- - 250 sheet paper tray
- - Standard 10/100BaseTX Ethernet
- - USB 1.1/2.0
- - Standard duplex
- - 256MB RAM
- - Copy / Print / Scan / Fax

What's Different?

Rec. Monthly Volume1,100-3,000 prints750-900 prints
Max. Monthly VolumeUp to 3,000 printsUp to 1,500 prints
Duty Cycle65,000 prints30,000 prints
Warm-up Time30 Sec. or less48 Sec. or less
Toner OptimizationYesNo
Toner Near-end NotificationYesNo
Std interfacesUSB 2.0, 10/100 BaseTX Ethernet, USB Host InterfaceUSB 2.0, 10/100BaseTX Ethernet
USB Host Port LocationsFrontRear
Network ProtocolsTCP/IP (PIv4, IP v6), IPP, BonjourTCP/IP (IPv4), IPP
Economy Color ModeYesNo
Universal Print DriverYesNo
Scan to USBYesNo
Fax Data CompressionMH/MR/MMR/JBIGMH/MR/MMR
Auto Dial20 One-touch, 200 Speed dials20 One-touch, 50 Speed dials
Internet FaxYesNo
Control Panel4-line2-line
TEC Value
SP C231SF: 4.5kWh

SP C232SF: 5.9kWh