Ricoh SP C252DN

Ricoh SPC252DN Color Laser Printer
SPC252DN 407521 (New)

Retired, no longer available: Contact for alternatives

Print Cartridge Black SP C252HA
6,500 pages* Part # 407653

Print Cartridge Cyan SP C252HA
6,000 pages* Part # 407654

Print Cartridge Magenta SP C252HA
6,000 pages* Part # 407655

Print Cartridge Yellow SP C252HA
6,000 pages* Part # 407656

Waste Toner Bottle Type 220
25,000 pages Part # 406043

  • Prints up to 21 ppm
  • Print resolution up to 2400x600 dpi
  • Maximum paper capacity of up to 751 pages

  • Mobile Freedom and Bold Performance

    As business moves faster, we're all using mobile devices to keep pace - changing how we work, and in many cases, where we work. Ricoh continues to do its part, with new innovations offering more freedom and agility, so you can perform more everyday tasks in less time. The RICOH SP C252DN Color Laser Printer offers standard wireless printing and mobile printing capabilities so you can access information where you need it, when you need it.

    The SP C252DN offers high-quality laser printing for small offices and workgroups in a compact footprint so you can place it anywhere from retail counters to executive offices. You can even include the SP C252DN as part of a Ricoh Managed Document Services (MDS) strategy and measure how much time and money it can save for your organization.

    Main Features

    General Features

    • Deliver up to 21 pages-per-minute in color, black-and-white or mixed output for consistent, reliable performance during every print job
    • Create high-quality business documents with crisp lines and vivid colors with true 600 x 600 dpi to 2,400 x 600 dpi equivalent resolution without losing any output speed.
    • Enhance productivity and minimize wait times for prints with first print speeds of less than 14 seconds for full color and black and white, and fast warm-up times of 30 seconds or less
    • Versatile Connectivity with Standard Wireless, Ethernet and USB networking
    • Print from your tablet or Smartphone with the Ricoh Smart Device Print & Scan App
    • Print two-sided documents with standard automatic duplexing and reduce paper use, energy consumption and overall costs.
    • Economy Color Mode produces lower density prints for internal/draft documents with up to 50% the CPP of full-color prints
    • Replace top-loading AIO print cartridges in seconds without IT support. Return depleted cartridges for recycling at no cost.
    • Accommodate thicker paper stocks with up to 42 lb. Bond/83 lb. Index and meet a wider range of print demands, including labels, transparencies and envelopes.
    • Install the optional 500-sheet Paper Feed Unit beneath the printer and increase paper supply to 751 sheets without increasing the footprint- making it ideal for home offices, cubicles, kiosks and retail counters where space is limited.
    • Handle special or single-page jobs with ease without having to reconfigure paper sizes in the Bypass Tray.
    • Manage printer functions, error conditions and maintenance settings with the intuitive, easy-to-use control panel.
    • Support a variety of network environments with PCL and PostScript 3 emulation including both Windows and Macintosh network environments, IPv6 and Bonjour applications and Citrix MetaFrame distributed print environments.
    • Connect quickly and print images directly from a PictBridge-enabled digital camera using the standard USB 2.0 interface.
    • Protect information- and your budget. Access to system functions and page volume limits can be set with User Restriction controls. Using Locked Print can help secure confidential information.
    • Manage printer network settings, fleet utilization and check consumable levels remotely with Web Image Monitor.


    General Specifications

    SP C252DN
    Part # 407521


    Imaging Process
    Laser beam scanning, color electrophotographic printing with monocomponent toner development 4-drum tandem method

    Scanning Element
    Flatbed scanner with full color contact image sensor (CIS)

    Print Resolution
    600 x 600 dpi (Default) (Speed Mode)
    1200 x 600 dpi equivalent (Standard Mode)
    2400 x 600 dpi equivalent (Fine Mode)

    Print Speed (Letter)
    21 ppm B&W and Full-Color; 12 ppm duplex

    First Print Speed
    14 seconds or less

    Warm-Up Time
    30 seconds or less (from Energy Saver Mode)

    Operating Systems
    Windows XP/Vista/7/8/Server 2003/2003R2/ 2008/2008R2/2012 (32 bit/64 bit) and later; Mac OS X 10.6 and later; Citrix MetaFrame

    Software Utilities
    Web Image Monitor, @Remote Office Appliance, @Remote Enterprise Pro On-Site, @Remote Enterprise Pro Connector Option, Device Manager NX Lite, Printer Driver Packager NX, Web Based Driver Installer (WBDI)

    Standard Paper Capacity
    250-sheet Paper Tray + 1-sheet Bypass Tray

    Optional Paper Capacity
    500-sheet Paper Feed Unit

    Maximum Input
    751 sheets

    Output Capacity
    150 sheets (face down)

    Automatic Duplexing

    Paper Sizes
    Standard Tray and Bypass Tray: Letter (8.5" x 11"], Legal (8.5" x 14"], EXEC (10.5" x 7.25"], Half Letter (5.5" x 8.5"], A4 (8.3" x 11.7"], A5 (5.8" x 8.3"], A6 (4.1" x 5.8"], B5 JIS (7.2" x 10.1"], B6 JIS (5.0" x 7.2"], F (8" x 13"], Foolscap (8.5" x 13"], Folio (8.25" x 13"], 16 Kai (7.6" x 10.5"]
    Envelopes: Com10, Monarch, C5, C6, DL
    Custom size: Min. 90 mm x 148 mm (3.54" x 5.83"], Max. 216 mm x 356 mm (8.5" x 14.0"]
    Optional Paper Feed Unit: Letter (8.5" x 11"], A4 (8.3" x 11.7"]

    Paper Weight
    Standard Tray and Bypass Tray: 16 - 42 lb. Bond/83 lb. Index (60 - 160 g/m2)
    Duplex: 16 - 24 lb. Bond (60 - 90 g/m2)
    Optional Paper Feed Unit: 16 - 28 lb. Bond (60 - 105 g/m2)

    Acceptable Paper Types
    Standard Tray and Bypass Tray: Plain Paper, Middle Thick, Recycle Paper, Envelopes, Thick Paper, Labels, Thin Paper, Color Paper, Prepunched Paper, Letterhead, Bond Paper, Card Stock and Preprinted Paper (Std. Tray only)
    Optional Paper Feed Unit: Plain Paper, Middle Thick, Recycle Paper, Thick Paper, Thin Paper, Color Paper, Preprinted Paper, Prepunched Paper and Letterhead

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

    52.5 lb. (23.8 kg) (including consumables)

    Power Requirements
    120V, 60Hz

    Max Power Consumption
    1,300W or less

    Energy Saver Mode

    TEC Value
    1.37 kWh/week

    Safety Regulations
    UL60950-1 2nd Edition; CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1 (c-UL)

    Environmental Standard
    ENERGY STAR certified

    Printer Specifications


    Printer Languages/Drivers
    PCL 5c, PCL 6, PostScript 3 emulation

    PCL/PS: 80 fonts

    RAM Memory Capacity
    128 MB RAM standard/maximum

    USB 2.0, 10/100Base-TX Ethernet, USB Host Interface for PictBridge, IEEE 802.11 b/g/n (Hardwired and wireless Ethernet network connections cannot be active simultaneously)

    Network Protocols
    TCP/IP (IPv4, IPv6), IPP, Bonjour

    Printer Features
    Locked Print, Collate, Layout (N-up), Duplex, Front Cover Sheet, Economy Color, Watermark, User ID, User Code, Rotate Print, Ricoh Smart Device Print&Scan app (device must be set to (PCL 6 mode) >(Universal)), Dithering, Do Not Print Blank Pages, Reduce/Enlarge Print, Toner Saving

    Supplies & Accessories

    Hardware Accessories

    Paper Feed Unit Type TK1010
    TK-1010 500 Sheets Paper Tray
    406019 (New)

    500 sheets

    Acceptable Paper Size
    Letter (8.5" x 11"], A4 (8.3" x 11.7"]

    Acceptable Paper Weight
    16 - 28 lb. Bond (60 - 105 g/m2)

    Dimensions (WxDxH)
    16" x 18" x 5" (400 x 450 x 127mm)

    13.2 lb. (6 kg)

    * Declared yield values in accordance with ISO/IEC 19798. Actual yields may vary based on types of images printed and other factors.
    The Ricoh SP C252DN ships with a set of four starter All-In-One print cartridges yielding 1,000 pages each. All other consumables ship at full yield.
    For maximum performance and yield, we recommend using genuine Ricoh parts and supplies. Specifications subject to change without notice.


    The Ricoh SP C252DN 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.