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Key Features

  • 600 x 600 dpi
  • 21 ppm
  • Ethernet
  • PictBridge


The Aficio SP C242DN Network Color Laser Printer from Ricoh outputs 21 ppm in both black and color. The printer features automatic duplex printing, allowing you to save paper and reduce waste. Additionally, the printer features 4 all-in-one cartridges rather than separate toner and drum units for easier maintenance. In addition to a standard USB connection, the printer includes Ethernet connectivity so you can easily share it over a wired network as well as a PictBridge port to easily print photos directly from your PictBridge-enabled digital camera.


Cost-Saving Capabilities

  • Expand your possibilities while reducing total cost of ownership. The versatile Ricoh Aficio SP C242DN is a great investment for organizations seeking high-quality business color for documents up to 8.5 x 14"
  • Produce sharp text and brilliant color images for about the same cost-per-page as black-and-white output with innovative Economy Color Mode technology. It uses less toner to deliver comparable quality and superior savings
  • Improve energy efficiency by using only a few watts of energy during print jobs. Typical electricity consumption (TEC) is lower than other printers in its class
  • Print two-sided documents with standard automatic duplexing and reduce paper use, energy consumption and overall costs
  • Choose from standard or high-yield All-In-One (AIO) print cartridge technology to streamline consumables purchasing and inventory
  • Replace top-loading AIO print cartridges in seconds without IT support. Return depleted cartridges for recycling at no cost


Productivity-Enhancing Performance

  • Add brilliant color to any workflow without compromising speed or efficiency with a wide range of powerful features that empower users and improve productivity
  • 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
  • Expedite print queues and manage multiple jobs with ease via a powerful 400 MHz controller and 256MB RAM. An optional external wireless Ethernet adaptor simplifies shared use in expanding offices
  • 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
  • Manage printer network settings, fleet utilization and check consumable levels remotely with Web Image Monitor


User-Friendly Design

  • Engineered to deliver exceptional value, the compact Ricoh Aficio SP C242DN offers superior convenience for workgroups of any size
  • 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

Ricoh Aficio SP C242DN Network Color Laser Printer

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