The SP C342DN is a smart printer that’s easy to use and will help increase your productivity. For more information click here.

Combining exceptional efficiency and intuitive colour-printing, the SP C342DN A4 colour printer is easy to use, offers low running costs and superb output capabilities – making it ideal for almost any small to medium sized office or business. Usability is enhanced by the icon-based 4.3 inch touch panel, and because jobs can be printed quickly, securely and simply from mobile phones, your workflow is accelerated too. 
Simple to operate, the SP C342N is the ideal workmate for almost any office or business environment. The intuitive 4.3 inch touch panel is easy to use and it enhances functionality when used with our integrated software. You can even customise your home screen – speeding up workflow and boosting productivity. 

You also get the benefits of mobile technology for both Android and iOS by using Ricoh apps or AirPrint and it also provides extra capabilities with WiFi Direct (optional), so you can readily transmit data via mobile devices. All-in-all, this efficient model delivers high quality at low cost, and can help you become more productive with less effort.

  • Intuitive 4.3 inch colour touch panel 
  • Compact body and front operation
  • High-speed processor accelerates large print jobs 
  • Mobile printing with Ricoh apps, AirPrint and WiFi Direct*
  • USB direct print*
* Optional


Technology: Laser

Warm-up time: 20 seconds

First output speed: Full colour: 13.5 seconds

B/W: 13.5 seconds

Print speed: Full colour: 25 pages per minute

B/W: 25 pages per minute

CPU: Intel Atom Processor Bay Trail: 1.46GHz

Memory: Standard: 2 GB

HDD: 320 GB (Option)

Duty cycle: 75,000 prints per month

Duplex: Standard

Dimensions (W x D x H): 400 x 480 x 404 mm

Weight: 29 kg

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


Printer language: Standard: PCL5c, PCL6, Adobe® PostScript® 3™, PDF direct print

Option: XPS, PictBridge

Print resolution: 600 x 600 dpi, 1,200 x 1,200 dpi

Fonts: PCL (45 fonts, International fonts: 13 Intellifonts), PS3 (136 fonts)

Interface: Standard: USB 2.0, USB Host I/F, Ethernet 10 base-T/100 base-TX/1000 base-T

Option: SD slot, Bi-directional IEEE 1284, Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n), USB Server for Second Network Interface

Network protocol: TCP/IP (IP v6)

Windows® environments: Windows® Vista, Windows® 7, Windows® 8, Windows® 8.1, Windows® 10, Windows® Server 2008, Windows® Server 2008R2, Windows® Server 2012, Windows® Server 2012R2

Mac OS environments: Macintosh 8.6 or later (OS X Classic), Macintosh OS X Native v10.7 or later

UNIX environments: UNIX Sun® Solaris: 2.9, 2.10

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

SCO OpenServer: 5.0.7, 6.0

RedHat® Linux Enterprise: 4, 5, 6

IBM® AIX: 5L v5.3, 5L v6.1, 5L v7.1

SAP® R/3® environments: SAP® R/3® (SAP® R/3 3.x® or later)

Other supported environments: NDPS Gateway

AS/400® using OS/400 Host Print Transform

IBM iSeries

CUPS support

Custom Device Type (SAP/R3)

Device Option Utility (Citrix)

HPT support


Recommended paper size: Standard paper tray(s): A4, A5, B5, Legal, Letter, Executive, F/GL, Foolscap, Folio

Bypass tray: A4, A5, A6, B5, B6, Legal, Letter, Half Letter, Executive, F/GL, Foolscap, Folio

Paper input capacity: Maximum: 1,100 sheets

Paper output capacity: Maximum: 150 sheets

Paper weight: Paper tray(s): 60 - 163 g/m²

Bypass tray: 60 - 220 g/m²

Media capability: Plain paper, Middle thick paper, Thick paper, Recycled paper, Colour paper, Letterhead, Pre-printed paper, Thin paper, Coated paper (glossy), Coated paper (matted), Special paper, Label paper, Envelopes, Bond, Cardstock, Coated paper (glossy: thick), Coated paper (matted: thick)


Authentication: Windows® authentication, LDAP authentication, Basic authentication, User code authentication, 802.1.x wired authentication

Network security: SSL support, SNMPv3 support


Power consumption: Maximum: 1.3 kW

Ready mode: 65 W

Sleep mode: Less than 0.5 W

TEC (Typical Electricity Consumption): 1.5 kWh


  • 1 x 500-sheet paper tray
  • 4-bin mailbox
  • Cabinet
  • Hard Disk Drive (320 GB)
  • Bi-directional IEEE 1284
  • Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n)
  • USB Server for Second Network Interface
  • VM Card
  • Pictbridge
  • XPS direct print


All-in-one cartridge capacity (regular yield): Black: 2,800 prints

Cyan: 2,800 prints

Magenta: 2,800 prints

Yellow: 2,800 prints

All-in-one cartridge capacity (ultra high yield): Black: 7,200 prints

Cyan: 6,600 prints

Magenta: 6,600 prints

Yellow: 6,600 prints

Starter kit: Black: 2,800 prints

Cyan: 2,800 prints

Magenta: 2,800 prints

Yellow: 2,800 prints

Consumable yield measuring method ISO/IEC 19798

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


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