Ricoh SP-8400DN A3 black and white printer

SP 8400DN A3 black and white printer

  • Produces up to 60 prints per minute
  • First page printed in under 3 seconds
  • Multiple finishing options for versatility
  • Environmentally friendly with low energy use

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Versatile printer that can produce postcards and posters in house, saving time and money

When time is critical, you need a printer that can print it all, and fast. The SP 8400DN has the speed and capability to produce documents quickly on all types of media, expanding your capabilities.

Low environmental impact, added flexibility

Save money and produce invoices, mailers, reports, booklets and more in-house, finished and ready to go. Access documents from the easy to use Smart Operation Panel that offers functionality to improve business workflows. Never slow down with an overall printing speed of 60 prints per minute, in a low maintenance machine. High capacity paper trays and double sided printing come standard to keep up with demand.

  • Simple to use
    Intuitive touchscreen Smart Operation Panel for easy operation.
  • Environmentally minded
    Lower power consumption with Energy Saver mode, and a quick recovery time.
  • Advanced security features
    Data encryption, user authentication and optional Hard Disk Overwrite protection keeps information secure.
  • Versatile media options
    Supports paper sizes up to A3 and stocks up to 300 g/m2.


320 GB—optional
Memory - Standard
2 GB
Operation Panel
10.1-inch Smart Operation Panel
Physical Dimensions
587 x 653 x 720 mm—including the projection size of Smart Operation Panel
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
563 x 620 x 960 mm—1,000-sheet finisher SR3210
657 x 613 x 960 mm—3,000-sheet finisher SR3230
612 x 555 x 184 mm—Internal multi-folding option FD3000
412 x 466 x 143 mm—Bridge unit BU3070
143 x 539 x 218 mm—Output jogger unit Type M25
555 x 544 x 506 mm—4-bin mailbox CS3010
57 kg or less—mainframe, with consumables
22 kg or less—550-sheet x 2 paper bank PB3240
22 kg—1,000‑sheet x 2 LCT PB3260
10 kg—1,500‑sheet LCT RT3030
27 kg or less—1,000-sheet finisher SR3210
33.5 kg or less—3,000-sheet finisher SR3230
15 kg—Internal multi-folding option FD3000
3.2 kg or less—Bridge unit BU3070
2 kg or less—Output jogger unit Type M25
13 kg—4-bin mailbox CS3010
Standard input capacity (sheets)
Maximum input capacity (sheets)
Standard output capacity (sheets)
Maximum output capacity (sheets)
Physical Dimensions
Standard paper input tray and paper bank
Plain paper 1, plain paper 2, recycle paper, special paper 1–3, colour paper, letterhead, cardstock, pre-printed paper, bond paper, envelope, 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, envelope, label paper, middle thick, thick paper 1, thick paper 2, thick paper 3, thick paper 4, thin paper

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
Media weight (g/m2)
Interfaces - standard
10Base-T/100Base-Tx/1000Base-T (Gigabit Ethernet)
USB 2.0 Host interface Type A x 2
Interfaces - Optional
USB 2.0 Type B
IEEE 1284 Type A
IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n (Wireless LAN)
USB Device Server
Network capable
Network protocols - standard
TCP/IP (IPv4, IPv6)
Print speed - black and white
60 ppm
Printing process
Electrophotographic printing with laser beam
Print Resolution

1,200 x 1,200 dpi

Printer Drivers
PCL 5e, PCL 6, PostScript 3

Duplex printing
Maximum printable area
Data Overwrite Security System (DOSS) - Standard
Encryption—HDD, address book, authentication password
802.1.x wired authentication
User authentication—Simple LDAP authentication, Kerberos, user code
Wireless LAN security—WEP, WPA2, IEEE 802.11w
WiFi Protected Setup (WPS)
Quota setting
Windows Environments

Windows Vista
Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows 7
Windows 8.1
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows Server 2016

OS X Native v10.9 or later—PostScript 3 emulation only
Sun Solaris 9, 10
HP-UX 11.x, 11iv2, 11iv3
Red Hat Linux Enterprise v4, v5, v6
SCO Open Server 5.0.7, 6.0
IBM AIX 5L v5.3, v6, v7.1
Environment—R/3, S/4
SAP R/3 Device Type—supported
Barcode fonts—Code 128, Code 39, Code 93, Codabar, MSI, USPS, POSTNET, UPC/EAN
OCR fonts—OCR A, OCR B
Other supported environments
Novell - Netware—6.5 or later
Supported languages
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

Selectable by user

Selectable by administrator

Power consumption
1,780 W or less—maximum power
825.1 W—operating power
43.4 W—Ready Mode
0.89 W—Energy Saver Mode (Sleep Mode)
15 W or less—1,000-sheet LCT PB3260
13 W or less—1,500-sheet LCT RT3030
35.4 W or less—1,000-sheet hybrid finisher SR3210
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)
2.7 kWh
Warm-up time
21 seconds or less
Power saving mode
1 minute default—Auto switch—Energy Saver Mode (Sleep Mode)
Recovery time
7 seconds—Energy Saver Mode (Sleep Mode)
Reduction of environmentally sensitive materials
Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS)
EPEAT (Gold)
Energy saving standards
Energy Star (Version 2.0), Energy Efficiency Labelling Scheme (Hong Kong)
Green labels
BAM, Thai Green Label—target
Safety Standards
IEC60950-1 (CB)
EN 60950-1 (including GS Mark)
Identification of plastic components
All plastic components that weigh more than 25 g are identified in accordance with DIN54840 and ISO 11469 standards
Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) standards
Australia/NZ EMC (RCM Mark)
EAC Mark (CU-TR)