Ricoh (http://www.ricoh-usa.com) has announced the new Aficio SP C430DN and SP C431DN color laser printers. It offers two printer engine options, allowing users to choose what print speed works best for their business needs.
The SP C430DN turns out full color and monochrome prints at 37 pages per minute (ppm), while the SP C431DN addresses busier workgroups with a color and black and white output speed of 42 ppm. Users can install up to three optional 550-sheet paper feed units for a maximum 2,300 sheet capacity that supports up to 120-pound index. The system also accepts up to 140-pound index through its 100-sheet bypass tray capable of handling special media, such as static cling, waterproof and coated papers.
The Aficio SP C430DN/SP C431DN sports 1200 x 1200 dpi resolution, three color cartridges that yield 21,000 prints each and one black cartridge that yields 24,000 prints, and network data encryption and user authentication. It comes standard with additional features, including an 80GB hard drive and 768 MB of RAM for increased document storage and queuing,
The Aficio SP C430DN has a manufacturer’s suggested retail of US$1,499 while the SP C431DN is priced higher with an MSRP of $1,999.