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SP C840DN

A3 colour printer

  • Produces up to 45 prints per minute
  • Impressive 1200 x 1200 dpi resolution
  • Produce postcards, brochures, labels and POS material
  • Choose from multiple finishing options

High quality printer that’s so good you can produce glossy brochures, thick postcards and banners easily in house, saving time and money.

When you need professionally looking documents, fast. The SP C840DN can hold more paper, and handle many types of media, expanding your printing capabilities.

Low environmental impact and great quality

Print more of your marketing and sales material internally, to save money and grow your business. You can finish with optional saddle-stitching, multi-folding, hole punching and even booklet finishing. Up to six paper sources means you don’t have to juggle paper trays. The touch screen Smart Operation Panel simplifies everyday workflows with an intuitive interface. Mobile printing is easily accessed, without compromising security or convenience.

  1. Low environmental impact
    Energy Star 2.0 accredited with low energy consumption
  2. Affordable for the long term
    Default double sided printing cuts paper use and Sleep Mode responds to ambient room light
  3. Wirelessly accessible
    Share information and print from your smartphone or tablet using the Ricoh Smart Device Connector App; accessing documents from cloud applications like Google Drive, Dropbox and One Drive
  4. Less time standing around
    Extend paper capacity to 4,700 sheets for longer print runs
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  • Produces up to 45 prints per minute
  • Impressive 1200 x 1200 dpi resolution
  • Produce postcards, brochures, labels and POS material
  • Choose from multiple finishing options

Specifications

Functions
Print
Replaces products
407793
Colour
Yes
Printer controller - standard
GWNX
HDD

320 GB

CPU
1.75 GHz
Memory - standard
2 GB
Operation panel
10.1-inch Smart Operation Panel
Physical dimensions (W x D x H)

587 x 685 x 864 mm—Mainframe
587 x 685 x 1,106 mm—Mainframe with 550-sheet x 2 paper bank
PB3240
587 x 685 x 120 mm—550-sheet paper bank PB3250
587 x 685 x 247 mm—550-sheet x 2 paper bank PB3240
587 x 685 x 247 mm—1,000-sheet x 2 LCT PB3260
340 x 544.5 x 290 mm—1,500-sheet LCT RT3030
555 x 544 x 506 mm—4-bin mailbox CS3010
563 x 620 x 960 mm—1,000-sheet hybrid finisher SR3210
563 x 620 x 960 mm—1,000-sheet booklet finisher SR3220
657 x 613 x 960 mm—3,000-sheet finisher SR3230
412 x 466 x 143 mm—Bridge unit BU3070
143 x 539 x 218 mm—Output jogger Type M25

Weight

85 kg or less—Mainframe
107 kg or less—Mainframe with 550-sheet x 2 paper bank PB3240
10.9 kg—550-sheet paper bank PB3250
22 kg—550-sheet x 2 paper bank PB3240
22 kg—1,000-sheet x 2 LCT PB3260
10 kg—1,500-sheet LCT RT3030
13 kg—4-bin mailbox CS3010
27 kg or less—1,000-sheet hybrid finisher SR3210
39.6 kg—1,000-sheet booklet finisher SR3220
33.5 kg or less—3,000-sheet finisher SR3230
3.2 kg or less—Bridge unit BU3070
2 kg or less—Output jogger Type M25

Minimum space requirements
750 mm—front
100 mm—left
100 mm—rear
100 mm—right
Average monthly volume
5,000
Max monthly volume
10,000
Machine life
3,000,000 prints or 5 years, whichever comes first
Supply yields

A4/5%, 3 pages per job
30,000 sheets per black toner 
22,500 sheets per colour toner

ISO/IEC 19798
43,000 sheets per black toner
34,000 sheets per colour toner

60,000 prints per drum unit
200,000 prints per transfer unit
160,000 prints per fusing unit
160,000 prints per fusing unit for SRA3
80,000 prints per waste toner bottle

Standard input capacity (sheets)
1,200
Maximum input capacity (sheets)
4,700
Standard output capacity (sheets)
500
Maximum output capacity (sheets)
3,750
Paper input configuration - standard
550-sheet x 2 paper input tray, 100-sheet bypass tray, duplex unit
Paper input configuration - optional
550-sheet x 2 paper bank PB3240, 550-sheet paper bank PB3250, 1,000-sheet x 2 LCT PB3260, 1,500-sheet LCT RT3030
Paper output configuration - standard
500-sheet face-down output tray
Paper output configuration - optional
Bridge unit BU3070, 1,000-sheet hybrid finisher SR3210, 1,000-sheet booklet finisher SR3220, 3,000-sheet finisher SR3230, 4-bin mailbox CS3010, Output jogger unit Type M25, Punch units PU3050 and PU3060
Supported media

Paper types 
Standard trays
Plain paper 1, plain paper 2, recycle paper, special paper 1–3, colour
paper, letterhead, cardstock, pre-printed paper, bond paper, highgloss
coated paper, envelope, coated, thin paper, middle thick, thick
paper 1, thick paper 2, thick paper 3, thick paper 4

Bypass tray
Plain paper 1, plain paper 2, recycle paper, special paper 1–3, colour
paper, letterhead, cardstock, pre-printed paper, bond paper, highgloss
coated paper, envelope, coated, label paper, transparencies, ,
thin paper, middle thick, thick paper 1, thick paper 2, thick paper 3,
thick paper 4

Optional paper banks
Plain paper 1, plain paper 2, recycled paper, special paper 1–3, colour
paper, letterhead, cardstock, pre-printed paper, bond paper, highgloss
coated paper, envelope, coated, thin paper, middle thick, thick
paper 1, thick paper 2, thick paper 3, thick paper 4

Paper thickness
52–59 g/m²—thin paper
60–74 g/m²—plain paper 1
75–81 g/m²—plain paper 2
82–105 g/m²—middle thick paper
106–169 g/m²—thick paper 1
170–220 g/m²—thick paper 2
221–256 g/m²—thick paper 3
257–300 g/m²—thick paper 4

Maximum paper size
A3
Media weight (g/m2)
52–300
Interfaces - standard
Mainframe
10Base-T/100Base-Tx/1000Base-T (Gigabit Ethernet)

Smart Operation Panel
IEEE 802.11b/g/n (Wireless LAN)1—2.4 GHz band only
Bluetooth 4.0¹
SD card slot— supports SDHC memory card
USB Host Type A—for USB Flash memory
USB Host Type A—for External keyboard¹
USB Host Type Mini B—for NFC card reader¹
NFC tag SO14443 Type A (NFC Forum Type 2 compliant)¹

¹—Does not support printing functions
Interfaces - optional

USB 2.0
IEEE 1284
IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n
USB device server

Network protocols - standard

TCP/IP (IPv4, IPv6)

Print speed colour

45 ppm

Print speed black and white

45 ppm

First print time
4 seconds or less—black and white, 5.7 seconds or less—colour
Printing process

Electrophotographic printing with laser beam

PrintResolution

1,200 x 1,200 dpi

Page description languages (PDLs)
Standard
PCL 5c, PCL 6 (XL), PostScript 3 emulation, PDF Direct emulation, Media Print (JPEG/TIFF), PJL

Optional
IPDS, XPS, PictBridge, genuine Adobe PostScript 3, PDF Direct from Adobe
Printer drivers
Standard
PCL 5c, PCL 6 (XL), PostScript 3 emulation, XPS

Optional
Genuine Adobe PostScript 3

Note: XPS driver can be downloaded from Ricoh website.
Printer driver resolution

PCL 5c
300 x 300 dpi—1-bit, 600 x 600 dpi—1- or 2- or 4-bit

PCL 6
600 x 600 dpi—1- or 2- or 4-bit, 1,200 x 1,200 dpi

PostScript 3/PDF
600 x 600 dpi—1- or 2- or 4-bit, 1,200 x 1,200 dpi

XPS
600 x 600 dpi—1- or 2- or 4-bit, 1,200 x 1,200 dpi

Duplex printing
Standard
Host printing
Genuine Intelligent Printer Data Stream (IPDS)—optional
Envelope printing
Supported—standard trays, bypass tray, optional paper banks
Poster print
Supported—with PCL 6 driver only
Fonts

PostScript 3/PDF Direct emulation
93 fonts—PostScript 3/PDF emulation (standard)
136 fonts—Adobe PostScript 3/PDF Direct (optional)

IPDS
108 fonts—optional

PictBridge
Supported
Scheduled print
Supported
Barrier-free colour management mode
Supported
Non-printable area
4.2 mm each side
Maximum printable area
A3
Other print features

Black Over Print, CLP simulation, PDF Direct print, Classification codes, Bonjour, Windows Active Directory, DDNS, PCL resident font adoption, Tray parameter change from Web Image Monitor, 1200 dpi, WS printer, Wireless LAN, Media Direct print, Banner page print, WPS, Unauthorised copy prevention (print), Import/Export of user preference settings, Information Screen, Subset stapling, Half fold, Centralised address book management, Sample print, Locked print, Hold print, Stored print, Store and print, Automatic job promotion

Unauthorised copy protection
Print
Data Overwrite Security System (DOSS) - Standard
Yes
Encryption
SSH encryption
Address book, authentication password encryption
Authentication
802.1x wired authentication
WiFi Protected Setup (WPS)
Wireless LAN security—IEEE 802.11i, IEEE 802.11w, WEP, WPA
Quota setting
User authentication—Windows, LDAP via Kerberos, Basic, and User code
Other security features
IP address filtering—access control
IPsec communication
Network protocol on/off
SMTP over SSL/TLS communication
Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) communication
Transport Layer Security (TLS) support
SMTP over SSL/TLS support  
Protect confidential information
S/MIME support
Compulsory security stamp
Windows
Windows Vista
Windows 7
Windows 8
Windows 8.1
Windows 10
Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 R2
Point and Print
Windows Vista
Windows 7
Windows 8
Windows 8.1
Windows 10
Windows 2008
Windows 2008 R2
Windows 2012
Windows 2012 R2
Citrix support
Windows Server 2008 R2 and XenApp 6.0
Windows Server 2008 R2 and XenApp 6.5 (64-bit)
Windows Server 2012 R2 and XenApp 6.5 (64-bit)
Windows Server 2008 R2 and XenDesktop 7.0 App Edition (64-bit)
Windows Server 2008 R2 and XenDesktop 7.1 App Edition (64-bit)
Windows Server 2012 and XenDesktop 7.0 App Edition (64-bit)
Windows Server 2012 and XenDesktop 7.1 App Edition (64-bit)
Windows Server 2012 and XenApp 7.5 (64-bit)
Macintosh
OS X Native
Unix
Sun Solaris
HP-UX
Red Hat Linux
SCO OpenServer
IBM AIX
SAP
Environment
SAP R/3 Device Type
Barcode fonts
OCR fonts
Supported languages
Smart Operation Panel
English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Russian, Swedish, Danish, Portuguese, Norwegian, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Polish, Finnish, Catalan, Greek, Brazilian Portuguese, Thai, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean

PCL
English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Russian, Swedish, Danish, Portuguese, Norwegian, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Polish, Finnish, Catalan, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese

PostScript 3
English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese

XPS
English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian

IPDS
English

Test page print—configuration map
English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Russian, Swedish, Danish, Portuguese, Norwegian, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Polish, Finnish, Catalan, Greek, Brazilian Portuguese

Test page print—others

English
Power source
220–240 V, 50/60 Hz
Power consumption
1,850 W or less—maximum power
645 W—operating power, black and white
741.1 W—operating power, colour
52.1 W—Ready Mode
0.8 W—Energy Saver Mode (Sleep Mode)
13 W or less—1,500-sheet LCT RT3030
35.4 W or less—1,000-sheet hybrid finisher SR3210
35.4 W or less—1,000-sheet booklet finisher SR3220
67 W or less—3,000-sheet finisher SR3230
15 W or less—Output jogger Type M25
12 W—Bridge unit BU3070
Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC)
1.8 kWh
Warm-up time

22 seconds or less

Power saving mode
1-60 minutes shift time—Energy Saver Mode (Sleep Mode)

Recovery time
7.3 seconds—Energy Saver Mode (Sleep Mode)
Environmental standards
RoHS
WEEE
KC Mark
GB21521-2014 (China)
China ECO Mark (China)
Energy saving standards
Energy Star v2.0
Energy Efficiency Labelling Scheme (Hong Kong)
Green labels
BAM, China Eco Mark (10 circle)
Safety standards
IEC 60950-1 (CB)
EN 60950-1 (including GS Mark)
BIS
KC Mark
CCC certification (China)
Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) standards
EMC
Australia/NZ EMC (RCM Mark)
EN62311
EAC Mark (CU-TR)
KC Mark
CCC certification (China)
Identification of plastic components
All plastic components that weigh more than 25 g are identified in accordance with DIN 54840 and ISO 11469 standards.
Visual
Easily accessible LED placement
Simplified display
Easy touch screen
Tiltable operation panel
Printer driver screen reader—with PCL 6
Barrier-free colour management mode—with PCL 6 and PostScript 3 drivers
Auditory

Easy to hear auditory signals and sound pressure for all ages

Arm or mobility disabilities
Normal/Reverse gripping
Light drawing