Color Laser Printers provide 1,200 x 1,200 dpi resolution.

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Equipped with 3 color cartridges and 1 black cartridge, Aficio SP C430DN and SP C431DN produce full color/monochrome prints at 37 ppm and 42 ppm, respectively. Users can install up to 3 optional 550-sheet paper feed units for max 2,300 sheet capacity that supports up to 120 lb Index. SP C430DN provides network data encryption and user authentication, while SP C431DN comes with 80 GB hard drive, 768 MB of RAM, Enhanced Locked Print-NX, and Card Authentication Package for device access via ID card.

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Ricoh Introduces Aficio SP C430DN/SP C431DN Color Laser System

WEST CALDWELL, N.J., -- Ricoh Americas Corporation, a leading provider of digital office equipment and advanced document management solutions and services, today announced the new Aficio SP C430DN and SP C431DN color laser printers. Combining fast print speeds, reliability and superior image quality, this network printer system gives users a broad range of media support while achieving a remarkably low total cost of ownership.

The Aficio SP C430DN/SP C431DN 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 lb. Index. For absolute versatility, the system also accepts up to 140 lb. Index through its 100-Sheet Bypass Tray capable of handling special media, such as static cling, waterproof and coated papers.

As users look to minimize expenses, the Aficio SP C430DN/SP C431DN will help to lower a businesses' total cost of ownership without sacrificing image quality. At 1200 x 1200 dpi resolution, the system produces vibrant color and crisp text. Yet, cost per page is driven down by three color cartridges that yield 21,000 prints each and one black cartridge that yields 24,000 prints. Additionally, Ricoh's Economy Color Mode helps users save on consumables by reducing the amount of toner used while still producing clear and legible documents.

"Speed, versatility and reliability are important business requirements when looking for printers to maintain a productive office environment," said Shun Sato, senior vice president, Marketing, Ricoh Americas Corporation. "Whether you are a small business in need of a secure and dependable network printer, or a larger enterprise looking to enhance the productivity of individual workgroups, The Aficio SP C430DN and SP C431DN color laser printers are designed to fit into any setting and produce high-quality output while realizing savings for our customers."

Businesses demanding reliable document security will appreciate the simple yet advanced device access and data protection the Aficio SP C430DN/SP C431DN offers. The SP C430DN provides reliable network data encryption and user authentication. For increased security, the SP C431DN comes standard with additional features, including an 80 GB hard drive and 768 MB of RAM for increased document storage and queuing, Enhanced Locked Print-NX (ELP-NX) for password protected print release on any ELP-NX enabled networked device, and Card Authentication Package (CAP) for device access via swiping of user identification cards. These features on the Aficio SP C431DN are also available optionally on the SP C430DN at an additional cost.

The Aficio SP C430DN has an MSRP of $1,499 while the SP C431DN is priced higher with an MSRP of $1,999. For more information about the Aficio SP C430DN/SP C431DN and other Ricoh products and solutions, please visit

About Ricoh Americas Corporation

Ricoh Americas Corporation, headquartered in West Caldwell, N.J., is a subsidiary of Ricoh Company, Ltd., the 74-year-old leading provider of advanced office technology and innovative document imaging products, services and software, with fiscal year 2009 sales in excess of $21 billion.

Ricoh's fully integrated hardware and customizable services and software help businesses share information efficiently and effectively by enabling customers to control the input, management and output of documents.

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