A4 Colour MFP

Top performance, outstanding reliability, high productivity and exceptional value for money. That’s what you get with the MP C401SP, Ricoh’s compact A4 colour multifunctionals. But that’s not all. You also get consistently high quality results, superior image quality and efficient finishing capabilities. Plus simple, intuitive operation, a low environmental impact, and a choice of four configurations. The MP C401SP are therefore the obvious choice for offices where productivity, workflow, quality and cost-efficiency are high on the priority list.

  • Time-saving: fast printing at 40 cpm.
  • Affordable: reduction of total costs.
  • Easy to use: large operating panel (9-inch/10.1-inch).
  • Highly versatile: compact internal finisher.
  • Long-lasting: long duty cycle.


Warm-up time: 46 seconds

First output speed: Full colour: 7.2 seconds

B/W: 5.4 seconds

Continuous output speed: 40 pages per minute

Memory: Standard: 2 GB

HDD: 320 GB (Encryption/Data Overwrite Security unit)

Dimensions (W x D x H): 550 x 570 x 710 mm

Weight: 80/85 kg

Power source: 220 - 240 V, 50/60 Hz


Copying process: Dry electrostatic transfer system

Multiple copying: Up to 999 copies

Resolution: 600 x 600 dpi

Zoom: From 25% to 400% in 1% steps


Printer language: Standard: PCL5c, PCL6, Adobe® PostScript® 3™, Mediaprint (JPEG/TIFF)

Option: XPS

Print resolution: 1,200 x 1,200 dpi

Interface: Standard: USB 2.0, SD slot, USB Host I/F, Ethernet 10 base-T/100 base-TX, Gigabit Ethernet

Option: Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n), Bluetooth

Network protocol: TCP/IP (IP v4, IP v6), Bonjour

Windows® environments: Windows® XP, Windows® Vista, Windows® 7, Windows® 8, Windows® Server 2003, Windows® Server 2008, Windows® Server 2008R2, Windows® Server 2012

Mac OS environments: Macintosh OS X Native v10.6 or later

UNIX environments: UNIX Sun® Solaris: 2.9, 2.10

HP-UX: 11.x, 11i v2, 11i v3

SCO OpenServer: 5.0.6, 5.0.7, 6.0

RedHat® Linux Enterprise: 4, 5, 6

IBM® AIX: 5L v5.3, 5L v6.1, 5L v7.1

Novell® Netware® environments: v6.5 or later (Option)

SAP® R/3® environments: SAP® R/3 3.x® or later, mySAP ERP 2004 or later


Scanning speed: Maximum 30 originals per minute

Resolution: Maximum: 600 dpi

Original size: A4

Bundled drivers: Network TWAIN

Scan to: E-mail, Folder, USB, SD card


Circuit: PSTN

Compatibility: ITU-T (CCITT) G3, PSTN

Resolution: 8 x 3.85 line/mm, 100 x 200 dpi

8 x 7.7 line/mm, 200 x 200 dpi

Transmission speed: G3: 2 second(s)

Modem speed: Maximum: 33.6 Kbps

Scanning speed: 2 second(s)

Memory capacity: Standard: 4 MB

Maximum: 28 MB


Recommended paper size: Standard paper tray(s): A4, A5, A6, B5, B6

Bypass tray: A4, A5, A6, B5, B6

Paper input capacity: Maximum: 2,300 sheets

Paper output capacity: Maximum: 650 sheets

Paper weight: Standard paper tray(s): 52 - 220 g/m²

Bypass tray: 52 - 256 g/m²


Power consumption: Maximum: 1,570 W

Ready mode: 202 W

Low power mode: 106 W

Sleep mode: 0.69 W

TEC (Typical Electricity Consumption): 3,834/3,840 Wh


Standard: SmartDeviceMonitor, Web SmartDeviceMonitor®, Web Image Monitor

Optional: GlobalScan NX, Card Authentication Package, Unicode Font Package for SAP, Remote Communication Gate S Pro


  • 1 x 550-sheet paper tray
  • 2 x 550-sheet paper tray
  • One-bin tray
  • Side tray
  • Low cabinet
  • High cabinet
  • Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n)
  • Bluetooth
  • Netware
  • Pictbridge
  • Browser unit
  • Counter interface
  • File format converter
  • Data Overwrite Security Unit (Certified version)
  • Copy Data Security Unit
  • Fax Connection Unit
  • Fax memory (32 MB)
  • Fax option
  • OCR Unit


Toner capacity: Black: 10,000 prints

Cyan: 10,000 prints

Magenta: 10,000 prints

Yellow: 10,000 prints

For availability of models, options and software, please get in touch with Sterling Business Systems.


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