Aficio™SP C242DN

Low cost, high productivity

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Technology4-drums tandem method, laser beam scanning, electro-photographic printing, single-component toner development

Continuous print speedFull colour20 prints per minute

B/W20 prints per minute

Warm-up timeLess than 30 seconds

First print speedFull colourLess than 14 seconds

B/WLess than 14 seconds

Dimensions (W x D x H)400 x 450 x 320 mm

WeightLess than 23.8 kg

Power source220 - 240 V, 50 - 60 Hz

Power consumptionMaximum1.3 kW

Energy saver mode10 W or less

Duty cycle65,000 pages per month


ProcessorCPU 400 MHz

Printer language/fontsPCL5c, PCL6, PostScript® 3™ emulation: HP80 fonts

Printer resolution600 x 600 dpi, 1,200 x 600 dpi, 2,400 x 600 dpi

MemoryStandard256 MB

DriversPCL5c/PCL6, PostScript® 3™ emulationWindows® XP/Vista/7/Server 2003/Server 2008 (32bit/64bit), Macintosh 10.3v or later


Network protocolTCP/IP (IPv4, IPv6), IPP, Bonjour

Supported environmentsWindows® XP/Vista/7/Server 2003/2003R2/ Server 2008 (32bit/64bit), Server 2008R2 (64bit)

Macintosh 10.3v - 10.6v

InterfaceEthernet 10 base-T/100 base-TX

USB 2.0



Paper input capacityStandard250-sheet paper tray

1-sheet bypass tray

Maximum751 sheets

Paper output capacityUp to 150 sheets

Paper sizeA6 - A4

Paper weightStandard paper tray60 - 160 g/m²

Bypass tray60 - 160 g/m²

Optional paper tray60 - 105 g/m²

Duplex tray60 - 90 g/m²

MediaPlain paper, middle thick, recycle paper, envelope, thick paper, label, thin paper, color paper, pre-printed paper, pre-punched paper, letterhead, bond paper, card stock, special paper


TonerC, M, Y: 2,500/6,000 pages (short/long yield)1

K: 2,500/6,500 pages (short/long yield)1

Waste toner bottle25,000 prints per bottle

The Aficio™SP C240DN/SP C242DN ship with a 1,000-sheet starter kit.


External option1 x 500-sheet paper tray

1 IEC24712 declared chart, ISO/IEC 19798 colour measurement.

For availability of models, options and software, please consult your local Ricoh supplier.

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