Enjoy affordable color and enhanced efficiency

  • Print
  • Scan
  • Copy
  • Fax
  • Prints up to 42 ppm, copy, scan, fax
  • 1200x1200 dpi max print resolution
  • Paper capacity up to 2,300 pages
  • 50-sheet automatic reversing document feeder

Print smarter, scan faster with this all-in one solution

Lend full-color, multifunction agility to your small to mid-size office with the affordable floor-standing RICOH MP C401SR Color Laser Multifunction Printer (MFP). Print crisp color documents at speeds up to 42 pages per minute (ppm) and reduce paper costs with automatic duplexing. Easily transform hard copies into digital documents using the 50-Sheet Automatic Reversing Document Feeder . Quickly share information with the Scan-to USB/E-mail/ Folder feature, or with the optional Super 3G faxing feature.

Embrace internal print finishing power

This compact printer maintains a small footprint and finishes strong. Produce high-quality documents without increasing your footprint or breaking your budget. Thanks to the standard 250-sheet internal document finisher - with single-position stapling of up to 50-sheets - you can boost your in-house production with excellent print finishing capabilities, all in a smart space-saving design.

Make it a command performance

Control everything with the tilting 9" color control panel. Appoint customizable features for either individuals or work groups, create short-cuts, limit document access and easily connect to cloud services. Or, choose the optional 10.1" WSVGA Smart Operation Panel for a tablet-like, touchscreen experience with enhanced, intuitive controls.

Rethink more, refill less

Deliver information faster and spend less time refilling paper with a 650-sheet standard paper supply, which includes a 550-sheet tray, plus a 100-sheet bypass tray that accommodates envelopes and heavier paper stocks for multiple types of print jobs. Need to run longer print jobs? Expand your onboard paper supply to 2,300 sheets with three additional paper trays - without expanding your multifunction device footprint.

Do more with scan-to-cloud and mobile print capabilities

Manage and share your information, even when you're away from the office. The MP C401SR multifunction laser printer offers an embedded web browser option, which lets you save to and share documents with the Ricoh Integrated Cloud Environment, directly from the control panel. Need to manage your information on the go? Take advantage of incredible mobile convenience with the RICOH SmartDevice Print&Scan app. Print from, or scan to, your smartphone or mobile device - without special drivers.

An energy-efficient printer that does more and uses less

Align your eco-friendly commitment with your document-related tasks. Conserve energy when you program the MP C401SR multifunction printer to automatically power on or shut down. Reduce paper use with standard duplexing, and view how much paper you've saved with the built-in Eco-Friendly Indicator Screen. Plus, the MP C401SR MFP has an EPEAT® Gold rating, is ENERGY STAR® certified, and features a low Typical Electricity Consumption value as determined by ENERGY STAR program testing requirements. Plus, our consumable and product recycling programs make it easy to recycle.

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Learn more about the RICOH MP C401SR Color Laser Multifunction Printer and how it may fit your business.

Engine/General Specifications



Scanning Element

Full Color One Dimensional Solid Scanning via CCD

Printing Process

Dry Electrostatic Transfer with Dual Component Magnetic Brush Development; 4-Drum Method

Control Panel

10.1" Smart Operation Panel

Color / Black & White


Output Speed Copy/Print

42 ppm (Letter), 40 ppm (A4)

First Page Out Time

6.7 seconds (B&W);
8.3 seconds (Color)

Warm-Up Time

45 seconds with Standard Operation Panel
55 seconds with Smart Operation Panel

Recovery Time From Sleep Mode

4.6 seconds


600 dpi

System Memory

2 GB RAM + 320 GB Hard Disk Drive(standard/maximum)

Maximum Copy Quantity

Up to 999


Automatic (Standard)

Document Feeder Type

Automatic Reversing Document Feeder (ARDF)
Original Capacity: 50 sheets
Paper Size: 5.5" x 8.5" to 8.5" x 14" (A5 - A4)
Custom: Up to 49.6" (1260 mm); Simplex only for Banners
Paper Weight (simplex): 14 to 34 lb. Bond (52 - 128 g/m2)
Paper Weight (duplex): 17 to 28 lb Bond (60 - 105 g/m2)

Automatic Reversing Document Feeder (ARDF)


Document Feeder Paper Weight

Paper Weight (simplex): 14 to 34 lb. Bond (52 – 128 g/m2)
Paper Weight (duplex): 17 to 28 lb Bond (60 - 105 g/m2)

Document Feeder Capacity

Original Capacity: 50 sheets

Preset Reduction and Enlargement Ratios

155%, 129%, 93%, 78%, 65%

Zoom Range

25% to 400% in 1% increments (Platen)
25% to 200% in 1% increments (ARDF)

Exposure Glass Size

8.5" x 11" (216 x 297 mm)

Maximum Original Size

8.5" x 11" (216 x 297 mm)

Supported Paper Sizes

Standard Paper Tray: 5.5" x 8.5" to 8.5" x 11" (A6 - A4)
Bypass Tray: 2.76" x 5.0" to 8.5" x 23.6" (70 x 127 mm to 216 x 600 mm)

Supported Paper Weights

Standard Tray: 14 - 58 lb. Bond/120 lb. Index (52 - 220 g/m2)
Bypass Tray: 14 - 68 lb. Bond/140 lb. Index (52 - 256 g/m2)
Duplex Unit 16 - 43 lb. Bond/90 lb. Index (60 - 163 g/m2)

Supported Paper Types

Plain Paper, Special Paper, Thick Paper, Thin Paper, Coated, High-Gloss Coated, Water-Resistant Paper, Labels, Envelopes, Letterhead, Color Paper, Preprinted, OHP*

Standard Paper Capacity

Standard: 1 x 550 sheets + 100-Sheet Bypass Tray

Maximum Paper Capacity

Maximum: 2,300 sheets

Standard Output Capacity

250 sheets

Maximum Monthly Volume


Power Source

120 - 127V/60Hz/12A

Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC)

3.819 kWh/Week, 3.853 kWh/Week with Smart Operation Panel

Power Consumption

Less than 1.6 KW (Full System); Sleep Mode: .67W, .88W with Smart Operation Panel

Dimensions W x D x H

23.8" x 22.4" x 28" (605 x 570 x 710 mm) (including ARDF and Operation Panel)


<187.3 lbs (85kg)

*Bypass Tray Only
**Typical Electricity Consumption by ENERGY STAR program

Printer Specifications

Processor Speed

Intel Celeron U3405 (1GHz)

Hard Disk Drive

320 GB


1000Base-T/100Base-TX/10Base-T Ethernet, USB2.0 Type A (2 Ports), USB2.0 Type B & SD Slot on Operation Panel

Network Protocol

TCP/IP (IPv4, IPv6), Bonjour

Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP/Vista/7/8/Server 2003/R2/ Systems Server 2008/R2/Server 2012/R2, Mac OSX10.6 or later, Citrix MetaFrame/Presentation Server/XenApp 5.0, 6.0, 6.5, UNIX Filter for Sun Solaris, HP-UX, SCO OpenServer, RedHat Linux, IBM AIX, SAP R/3

Device Management Utilities

Device Manager NX Lite and Accounting, Device Manager NX Pro and Enterprise, Web SmartDeviceMonitor, Web Image Monitor, @Remote Enterprise Pro

Printer Languages

Standard PCL5c, PCL6, PS3, XPS and Universal Driver (via download)

Font Support

PCL: 45 Intellifonts, 13 International Fonts
PostScript3: 136 Roman Fonts

Print Resolution

600 x 600 dpi (PCL5c, XPS);
1200 x 1200 dpi (PCL6, PS3)

Printer Features

Auto Color Selection (ACS), Auto/Manual Density Control, Batch Mode & SADF Mode, Color Adjustment, Color Creation Modes, Combine Mode, Copy Mode - Photo Type Selection (Printed, Glossy & Copied Photo), Cover/Slip/Chapter Sheets, Image Adjustment, Image Rotation, Job Preset (8), Job Program (10), Sample Copy, Shift/Erase Margin, Stamps/Numbering, User Codes (500)

Other Print Features

Black Over Print, Classification Code, CLP Simulation, PDF Direct Print,Sample/Hold/Stored and Locked Print, WSD Printer

Security Features

Classification Codes, 802.1.x Wired Authentication, DataOverwriteSecurity Unit (DOSS), Encryption (Address Book, Authentication Password, HDD, PDF, SSH, SSL Communication, S/MIME, IPsec Communication), IP Filtering, Locked Print, Network Protocol On/Off, Quota Setting/Account Limits, SNMP v3 Support, User Authentication (Windows/LDAP with Kerberos; Basic and User Codes), Wireless Protected Setup

*Bypass Tray only.
**Typical Electricity Consumption by ENERGY STAR® Program.

Scanner Specifications

Scan Speed BW Full Color

35 ipm (B&W and F/C @ 200/300 dpi via ARDF)

Scanning Resolution

100/200/300/400/600 dpi (200 dpi default)

Scan Area

Main Scan: 8.5" (216 mm)
Sub Scan: 11.7" (297 mm)

Standard Interfaces

1000Base-T/100Base-TX/10Base-T Ethernet, USB2.0 Type A (2 Ports), USB2.0 Type B & SD Slot on Operation Panel

Optional Interfaces

IEEE 802.11a/g/n Wireless

File Formats

Single/Multi Page TIFF, PDF and PDF/A, High Compression PDF, Single Page JPEG

Scan Modes

BW Text/Line Art, Text, Text/Photo, Photo, Grayscale; Color Text/Photo, Gloss Photo
Scan-to Modes Scan-to-Email (with LDAP support);
Supported Scan-to-Folder (SMB/FTP);
Scan-to-URL; Network TWAIN Scanning;
Scan-to-Media (USB/SD); WSD Scanner

Document Server Specifications


76 GB (shared with other functions)

Maximum Stored Documents

3,000 documents

Maximum Pages/Document

2,000 pages (per document)
9,000 pages (all stored documents)

Maximum Page Capacity

9,000 pages (all stored documents)

Fax Specifications





Fax Resolution

200 x 100 dpi, 200 x 200 dpi, 400 x 400 dpi (with optional SAF memory)

Compression Method


Scanning Speed

Up to 33 spm (Letter/A4)

Modem Speed

33.6K - 2,400 bps with Auto Fallback

Transmission Speed

G3: Approx. 2 seconds/page (w/JBIG compression)
G3: Approx. 3 seconds/page (w/MMR compression)

SAF Memory

4MB (approx. 320 pages);
Maximum 28MB (approx. 2,240 pages)


4 MB (approx. 320 pages)

Max Auto Dials


Group Dials

100 Group Dials (500 locations each)

Additional Modes

Internet Fax (T.37), IP Fax (T.38), LAN Fax, Fax Forward to E-mail/Folder, LDAP Support

Fax Features

Detection of Misplaced Documents, Double Check Destination, Fax Output Timer

Finishing Features


See Accessories Tab for a complete list of options

Ink & Toner

Yellow Print Cartridge
Type MP C400/C240/LD140C
ID: 841727
  • Yield: 10000
  • Contents: 1 bottle (240 g)
Cyan Print Cartridge
Type MP C400/C240/LD140C
ID: 841725
  • Yield: 10000
  • Contents: 1 bottle (240 g)
Magenta Print Cartridge
Type MP C400/C240/LD140C
ID: 841726
  • Yield: 10000
  • Contents: 1 bottle (240 g)
Black Print Cartridge
Type MP C400/C240/LD140C
ID: 841724
  • Yield: 8300
  • Contents: 1 bottle (240 g)


Staple Refill
Type T
ID: 415010
  • Yield: 10000
  • Contents: 2 cartridges (5,000 staples each)
Staple Set
Type T
ID: 415009
  • Yield: 5000
  • Contents: 1 cartridge (5,000 staples)

Control Panel

Smart Operation Panel Type M10

ID: 417121
  • The 10.1" Wide Super VGA resolution Smart Operation Panel provides intuitive touch screen control similar to smart phones and tablets, advanced Web browser functionality, drag-and-drop icons and finger-swipe scrolling


The Standard control panel must be removed by a Service Technician.

Paper Feed Unit PB1010 (2 x 550 sheets)

ID: 415122
  • Provides an additional 1,100-sheets. Paper sizes up to 8.5" x 14". Paper weights up to 58 lb. Bond / 120 lb. Index.


1. PB1010 must be installed with either the FAC51 Cabinet or PB1000.
2. PB1010 cannot be installed with any of these options: FAC49 Cabinet or FAC50 Cabinet.

Paper Feed Unit PB1000 (1 x 550 sheets)

ID: 415123
  • Provides an additional 550-sheets. Paper sizes up to 8.5" x 14". Paper weights up to 58 lb. Bond / 120 lb. Index.


1. PB1000 must be installed with either the FAC50 Cabinet or PB1010.
2. PB1000 cannot be installed with any of these options: FAC49 Cabinet or FAC51 Cabinet.

One-Bin Tray BN1000

ID: 415124
  • Provides additional output tray to separate fax/print output from copy.
  • Holds 100 Sheets.


One-Bin Tray BN1000 cannot be installed with the MP C401SR engine.

Side Tray Type C400

ID: 415125
  • Installed on the right side of the device. Provides an additional 50-sheet output area.

FAC51 Cabinet

ID: 52131
  • Raises system to optimal height and provides businesses with a convenient option for the storage of supplies and paper.
  • Can only be configured with the PB1010.


FAC51 Cabinet cannot be installed with any of these options: PB1000, FAC49 Cabinet or FAC50 Cabinet.

FAC49 Cabinet

ID: 52460
  • Recommended when no optional paper feed units will be used. Raises system to optimal height and provides businesses with a convenient option for the storage of supplies and paper.
  • Can only be configured with the standard configuration.


FAC49 Cabinet cannot be installed with any of these options: PB1000, PB1010, FAC50 Cabinet or FAC51 Cabinet.

FAC50 Cabinet

ID: 52470
  • Raises system to optimal height and provides businesses with a convenient option for the storage of supplies and paper.
  • Can only be configured with the PB1000.


FAC50 Cabinet cannot be installed with any of these options: PB1010, FAC49 Cabinet or FAC51 Cabinet.

Print/Scan Options

IEEE 802.11 Interface Unit Type O

ID: 407113
  • Allows the main unit to connect to a wireless network. Useful for temporary sites and locations where cabling is impractical.

File Format Converter Type E

ID: 414007
  • Required to convert formats and drag to desktop documents stored via Copy or Print mode.


File Format Converter Type E cannot be installed with IEEE1284 Interface Board Type A, IEEE802.11a/g/n Wireless Interface Type M2 or or USB Device Server Option Type M12.

Embedded HotSpot Option Type S

ID: 415620
  • Required to enable HotSpot printing. One year HotSpot printing subscription service.

OCR Unit Type M2

ID: 416605
  • This function embeds invisible texts on scanned images of PDF and enables users to search PDF files by arbitrary keywords. Searchable PDF files can be sent to email, folders and external media (SD/USB).

Browser Unit Type M10

ID: 416985
  • Used for Browser Features like ICE. Also required with HotSpot MFP Option Type S to enable HotSpot printing. Not compatible with all Web Sites.

XPS Direct Print Option Type M10

ID: 416990
  • This option enables direct printing of XPS format documents.

Security & Miscellaneous Accessories

Memory Unit Type B 32MB

ID: 001342MIU
  • Increases fax memory to 2,240 pages and fax resolution to 400 x 400 dpi.


Fax Option Type M2 is required for this accessory.

ESP XG-PCS-15D Power Filter

ID: 006428MIU
  • The ESP XG-PCS-15D power filter provides multi-stage power protection as well as line conditioning. Our Advanced Technical Support (ATS) recommends the use of Power Protection products to minimize potential electrical interference with products.


ESP XG-PCS-15D Power Filter cannot be installed with the ESP S1 Power Filter.

Optional Counter I/F Type A

ID: 413012
  • Optional 20-Pin Interface used to attach external key counter or key card device.

Data OverwriteSecurity Unit Type H

ID: 416373
  • Only required for customers needing ISO 15408 Common Criteria Certification. Standard DOSS is not certified.

Copy Data Security Unit Type G

ID: 416391
  • Prevents unauthorized copying of confidential documents.

Fax Options

Fax Option Type M10

ID: 416976
  • Installation required to enable fax services: 33.6Kbps, approximately 2 Second Transmission Speed, Standard JBIG. Standard 320 Pages Memory. Includes standard Internet Fax (T.37), LAN Fax, IP-Fax (T.38), Fax Forwarding to Email & Paperless Fax function.

Fax Connection Unit Type M10

ID: 416979
  • Enables users to send and receive faxes on a Sub MFP via a Main MFP. This option is required on both the Main MFP that has the Fax Option Type M10 installed and on the Sub MFP(s) needing remote fax. Fax Option M10 is not required for the Sub MFP(s). Up to 6 Sub MFP units can be installed in a remote fax network.
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