Ricoh MP-301SPF A4 black and white multifunction printer


A4 black and white multifunction printer

  • Print, copy, scan and fax
  • Produces up to 30 prints/copies per minute
  • In-built security features
  • Colour scanning

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Designed for small offices to boost productivity. The MP 301SPF delivers document management that’s affordable

  • Increase your capacity
    Longer print runs and fewer paper reloads with up to two optional 500 sheets trays available.
  • Low energy use
    An eco-friendly indicator displays information encouraging reduced paper use.
  • Set and scan
    50 sheets document feeder for easy printing and scanning long documents.
  • Choose your style 
    Desktop design or add paper tray and a console for a stand alone unit.

Cost effective performance

Keep on top of work with fast printing, scanning and faxing. Easy to operate from the start with a tiltable and customisable touch panel. Print from SD cards or USBs for more options. Minimise costs with energy saving features and a low total cost of ownership. Keep information under wraps with security features like Locked Print, user authentication, data encryption and overwrite.

When information needs to stay safe

Simple steps can improve the integrity of company and customer information. Selecting the optional hard drive gives the flexibility to use locked print to securely release print jobs when they are released with user authentication or a pass code. This option also enables data to be encrypted and overwritten ensuring a secure print environment. Add an embedded watermark to documents to keep check on unauthorised use.


128 GB—optional
Memory - Standard
1,024 MB RAM
Physical Dimensions
476 x 450 x 451 mm—mainframe
476 x 450 x 588 mm—mainframe with 500-sheet paper bank
476 x 450 x 725 mm—mainframe with 2 x 500-sheet paper banks
440.5 x 419.5 x 140 mm—500-sheet paper bank
26 kg or less—mainframe
32 kg or less—mainframe with 500-sheet paper bank
38 kg or less—mainframe with 2 x 500-sheet paper banks
6 kg or less—500-sheet paper bank
Standard input capacity (sheets)
Maximum input capacity (sheets)
Standard output capacity (sheets)
Physical Dimensions
Paper input tray and paper banks
Plain paper, recycled paper, special paper, colour paper, letterhead, card stock, preprinted paper, prepunched paper, bond paper

Bypass tray
Plain paper, recycled paper, special paper, colour paper, letterhead, card stock, preprinted paper, prepunched paper, bond paper, thick paper, middle thick paper, envelopes, OHP

Maximum paper size
Media weight (g/m2)
Interfaces - standard
10Base-T/100Base-Tx (Ethernet)
USB 2.0
Interfaces - Optional
1000Base-T (Gigabit Ethernet) Type A
IEEE 1284 Type A
Bluetooth Type D
Network capable
Network protocols - standard
TCP/IP (IPv4, IPv6)
Network protocols - optional
IPX/SPX with NetWare option
Copy speed
30 cpm—single-sided, 18 cpm—duplex
First copy time
5.4 seconds or less
Copy resolution
600 x 600 dpi—platen glass (copying and scanning), 300 x 600 dpi—ARDF (scanning only)
Scanning—256 levels, marking—binary
Zoom range
25%–400% in 1% steps
Enlargement ratios
141%, 200%
Reduction ratios
93%, 71%, 50%
Duplex copy
Book copy
Not supported
ID card copy
Not supported
Print speed - black and white
30 ppm
Printing process
Laser beam scanning, and electrophotographic printing
Print Resolution
300 x 300 dpi, 600 x 600 dpi

600 x 600 dpi

PostScript 3
300 x 300 dpi, 600 x 600 dpi

200 x 200 dpi, 300 x 300 dpi, 400 x 400 dpi, 600 x 600 dpi

Printer Drivers
PCL 5e, PCL 6, PostScript 3, XPS

Unviersal Printing
Supported with PCL6 and Postscript 3 drivers

Duplex printing
Scan speed
A4 LEF, 200 x 200 dpi, A4 LEF, 300 x 300 dpi
Black and White
30 ipm

30 ipm - A4 LEF, 200 x 200 dpi
20 ipm - A4 LEF, 300 x 300 dpi
Scan methods
Scan to USB/SD, Scan to email, Scan to folders (SMB, FTP, NCP), Scan to URL—only available with optional HDD
Scan resolution
100 x 100 dpi, 200 x 200 dpi, 300 x 300 dpi, 400 x 400 dpi, 600 x 600 dpi; default 200 x 200 dpi
Scan to folder


Client folder logon, transmission encryption of logon name and password

Scan resolution
100 x 100 dpi, 200 x 200 dpi, 300 x 300 dpi, 400 x 400 dpi, 600 x 600 dpi; default 200 x 200 dpi

Client folder addresses
2,000—with optional HDD
1,000—without HDD

Maintain folder addresses
via operation panel, Web Image Monitor, SmartDeviceMonitor for Admin

Search client folder
SMB—browsing directly to the designated folder
FTP—by folder name

Destination folder address input via operation panel
SMB—network path->client folder->password
FTP—server->network path->user account->password
NCP—network path->user account->password->connection

Maximum client folders/PCs per send

Destination combination
Not supported

Input file name
Supported—maximum 128 characters

Group addresses
132 destinations from a maximum of 50 folders

Maximum file size
140 MB
2,000 MB—with optional HDD

File size when combined with Scan to email
Default 2,048 kB
Restricted 128–102,400 KB—restricted by Scan to email file size

Scan to file types
Single- and multi-page TIFF, PDF, PDF/A, high compression PDF
Single-page JPEG

Program user settings

Divide and send
Not supported

Supported—only with optional HDD
Fax types
G3 fax, Internet fax (T.37), IP fax (T.38), LAN-Fax, Direct SMTP fax
Fax circuit
Fax compatibilty
Fax modem speed
2,400 bps–33.6 Kbps—G3, standard with automatic shift down
Fax compression methods
G3 fax transmission speed
100 x 200 dpi - 2 seconds approximately—JBIG, ITU‑T No. 1 chart, TTI off, memory transmission
Page memory size
4 MB
Quick dials
Data Overwrite Security System (DOSS) - Standard
Yes—with optional HDD
Encryption—address book, authentication password, and Locked print password
Encryption of data sent via Scan to email and Fax forwarding (S/MIME)—with optional HDD
Encryption—AES 256-bit, PDF, Secure print, and SHA-2
HDD encryption—with optional HDD
802.1x wired authentication
Quota setting—with optional HDD
User authentication—Windows and LDAP via Kerberos, basic, user code
Network user authentication
Windows Environments
Windows Environments
Windows XP1
Windows Server 20031
Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Vista
Windows 7

OS X Native v10.2 or later—PostScript 3 only Note: Printer utility for MAC is not supported.
Sun Solaris—2.6/7/8/9/10
HP-UX—10.x, 11.x, 11iv2, 11iv3
Red Hat Linux—Enterprise, 4.x, 5.x, 6.x
SCO OpenServer—5.0.6, 5.0.7, 6.0
IBM AIX—5L Version 5.3, 6.1, 7.1
Environment—SAP R/3 3.x or later, mySAP ERP2004 or later
Driver—PCL 5e
Character set—Latin 1 (Western European), Latin 2 (Eastern European),
Supported features—Input-output bin, duplex, stapling, punching, resolution, collation, econoMode, tonersaving, smoothing, page protect, auto tray change, opt tray select
Barcode fonts—Code 128, Code 39, Code 93, Codabar,
2 of 5 interleaved/Industrial/Matrix, MSI, USPS, UPC/EAN
OCR fonts—OCR A, OCR B
Other supported environments
Netware—version 3.12, 3.2, 4.1, 4.11, 5.0, 5.1 6.0, 6.5
Client OS—Windows XP Professional, Windows Vista, Windows 7,
Windows Server 2008
Supported languages

Selectable by user

Selectable by administrator

Power consumption
1,100 W or less—full configuration (maximum)
450 W or less—operating power
83.5 W or less—ready mode
26 W or less—500-sheet paper bank
3.1 W—Energy Saver Mode (Sleep Mode)
1,535 Wh—Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC)
Warm-up time
23 seconds or less
Power saving mode
1 minute or less—shift time, 10 seconds or less—recovery time
Recovery time
10 seconds or less from Energy Saver Mode (Sleep Mode)
Energy saving standards
Energy Star Tier 2
Green labels
Blue Angel Mark (BAM) (target)
Identification of plastic components
All plastic components that weigh more than 25 g are identified in accordance with ISO 11469 standards