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Ricoh Aficio SP C242SF
5.8 out of 10

Ricoh Aficio SP C242SF

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Image Processing Unit
Laser beam scanning & electrophotographic printing with monocomponent toner development 4-drum tandem method
Reading Element
Flatbed with CCD array image sensor
Print Resolution
600 x 600 dpi (Speed Mode) 1200 x 600 dpi equiv. (Standard Mode) 2400 x 600 dpi equiv. (Fine Mode)
Print Speed
21 ppm/cpm B&W and Full-Color
Copy Speed
21 ppm/cpm B&W and Full-Color
First Print Speed
14 seconds or less
Warm-Up Time
30 seconds or less
Operating Systems
Windows XP/Vista/7/Server 2003/ Server 2003R2/Server 2008 (32 bit/64 bit)/Server 2008R2 (64 bit);Mac OS X 10.3 – 10.6; Citrix MetaFrame, UNIX (using Ricoh UNIX filter)
Software Utilities
Web Image Monitor, Presto! PageManager
Standard Paper Capacity
250-sheet Paper Tray + 1-sheet Bypass Tray
Optional Paper Capacity
500-sheet Paper Feed Unit
Maximum Input Capacity
751 sheets
Output Capacity
150 sheets (face down)
Automatic Duplexing
Paper Sizes
Standard & 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 (3.6" x 5.92"), Max. 216 mm x 356 mm (8.64" x 14.24") Opt. Paper Feed Unit: Letter (8.5" x 11"), A4 (8.3" x 11.7")
Paper Weight
Standard and Bypass Tray: 16 – 42 lb. Bond/83 lb. Index (60 – 160 g/m2) Optional Paper Feed Unit: 16 – 28 lb. Bond (60 – 105 g/m2)
Media Type
Std. and Bypass Tray: Plain Paper, Middle Thick, Recycled 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, Recycled Paper, Thick Paper, Thin Paper, Color Paper, Preprinted Paper, Prepunched Paper, and Letterhead
Dimensions (W x D x H)
16.5" x 19.4" x 18.7" (420 x 493 x 476 mm)
66.2 lb. (30 kg or less) (including consumables)
Power Requirements
120V, 60Hz
Max Power Consumption
1300W or less
Energy Saver Mode
10W or less
Safety Regulations
UL60950-1 2nd Edition, CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1 (c-UL), Energy Star 1.2
Printer Languages
PCL 5c, PCL 6, PostScript 3 emulation
80 fonts
RAM Memory Capacity
256 MB RAM standard/maximum
USB 2.0, 10/100Base-TX Ethernet, USB Host Interface for PictBridge™
Optional Interfaces
IEEE 802.11b/g Wireless
Network Protocols
TCP/IP (IPv4, IPv6), IPP, Bonjour
Note: Wireless Option and 10/100Base-TX cannot operate simultaneously.
Note: Wireless Option and 10/100Base-TX cannot operate simultaneously.
First Copy Speed
30 seconds for both B&W and Full-Color
Multi-Copy Speed
20 cpm B&W/10 cpm Full-Color
Copy Resolution
600 x 600 dpi (Platen) 600 x 300 dpi (ADF)
Quantity Indicator
1 – 99
Original Type
Sheet/Book/3D Objects
Original Size
Up to 8.5" x 11.7" (Platen); Up to 8.5" x 14" (ADF)
25% – 400% in 1% increments Reduction Ratios: 50%, 65%, 78%, 93% Enlargement Ratios: 129%, 155%, 200%, 400%
Copier Features
Image Density Adjustment (manual only: 5 levels); Copy Mode (Text/Photo/ Mixed); Color Balance Adjustment; Combine Copy (2-in-1, 4-in-1 via ADF only); Duplex Copy; ID Card Copy; Memory Copy; Electronic Sorting (collation, ADF only)
Scan Modes
Full-Color, Black and White, Grayscale
Black and White: MH/MR/MMR Color/Grayscale: JPEG
Scan Resolution
Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi (optical) Up to 19200 x 19200 dpi (interpolated)
Scan Speed
Black and White: Less than 5 seconds -per-page Grayscale: Less than 5 secondsper- page Full-Color: Less than 10 secondsper page
Scan Interface
USB 2.0, 10/100Base-TX Ethernet
TWAIN Driver, Presto! PageManager
Scanner Features
TWAIN/WIA, Scan-to-Email/Folder/ FTP/USB
ITU-T Group 3
Standard Mode: 200 x 100 dpi Fine Mode: 200 x 200 dpi
Scanning Speed
Less than 5 seconds-per-page (B&W) Less than 10 seconds-per-page (Full-Color)
Modem Speed
33.6 Kbps with automatic fallback
Transmission Speed
Super G3: 2 seconds-per-page (based on ITU-T Test Chart #1 in Standard mode)
Memory Backup
1 hour
SAF Memory
One Touch / Speed Dial
20 locations/200 locations
Fax Features
Auto Redial; Auto Answer (3 – 5 rings); Auto/Manual/Substitute/ Authorized Reception; Answering Machine Interface (FAX/TAD); Error Correction Mode; User Codes; Memory/Immediate Transmission; Parallel Memory Transmission; Resolution Adjustment; Image Reduction; Serial Broadcasting (100 locations); Smoothing; Contrast Control; Internet Fax; PC Fax (Windows only)
Release Date
First seen
25 November 2011