Ricoh M C251FW

With the Ricoh M C251FW Color Laser Multifunction Printer, you can print securely and with high quality. With its all-in-one design, the RICOH M C251FW delivers big-time productivity in small spaces. This easy-to-use system provides high-quality printing up to 26 pages per minute, copying, scanning, and faxing to small work teams and hybrid office environments.

The M C251FW compact A4/Letter devices provide class-leading functionality at a low total cost of ownership. Keeping up with demand, they deliver high-quality color and black-and-white output at a rapid 25 pages per minute (A4) / 26 pages per minute (Letter). Multiple users can share these productive desktop printers because WiFi Direct makes connecting easy. A compact 4-in-1 MFP, the M C251FW features faxing capabilities. Single Pass Document Feeder (SPDF) quickly scans double-sided originals in one pass, saving time with its large color touchscreen panel.


Ricoh M C251FW Specs

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Engine Speed

Prints up to 26 ppm, copy, scan, fax
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2400×600 dpi max print resolution
Scan Speed

Scan Speed

B&W: 21 ipm
Color: 12 ipm
Time to first print

Time to first print

Color: 9.8 seconds/B&W: 9.4 seconds

Warm-up time
20 seconds
First output speed:
B/W 9.4 seconds (A4 / LT SEF)
First output speed:
full color 9.8 seconds (A4 / LT SEF)
Continuous output speed
25 ppm (A4) / 26 ppm (Letter)
standard 256 MB
maximum 256 MB
SPDF capacity
50 sheets —
Duty cycle
66.1 lbs. (30 kg) 55.1 lbs. (25 kg)
W x D x H 16.5” x 19.4” x 18.6” (420 x 493 x 473 mm) 15.7” x 17.7” x 13.1” (400 x 450 x 334 mm)
Power source
120 – 127V 60 Hz

Standard: Ethernet 10 base-T/100 base-TX/1000 base-T, USB Host Type A, USB Device I/F Type B, Bluetooth (Smart Panel Only), Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11 b/g/n) (Smart Panel Only), USB Host I/F, SD slot, NFC tag, USB Device (TypeB:1Port)
Optional: Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n), RJ45 I/F (Only Copy connect), Ethernet Print only RJ-45 network port
Hard Disk Drive
640 GB (320 GB x 2)
Printer Languages
Standard: PCL5c, PCL6, PostScript 3 (emulation), PDF direct (emulation)
Optional: Genuine Adobe® PostScript® 3™, IPDS, PDF Direct from Adobe®
Network Protocol
TCP/IP (IPv4, IPv6)
Processor Speed
Intel Apollo Lake Processor 1.6 GHz
Mobile Printing Support
Apple AirPrint™, Mopria, NFC, Ricoh Smart Device Connector
Supported Operating Systems
Windows: Windows® 7/8.1/10, Windows® Server 2008/2008R2/2012/2012R2/2016, Windows® Server 2019
MacOS: Macintosh OS X v10.12 or later
Unix: UNIX Sun® Solaris, HP-UX, SCO OpenServer, RedHat® Linux, IBM® AIX, XenDesktop, Citrix XenApp
SAP: SAP® R/3® , SAP® S/4®
Print Resolution
2400×4800 dpi

Scan Modes
E-mail, Folder, USB, SD Card, URL, FTP, SMB
Scan Speed BW Full Color
120 ipm (simplex) / 240 ipm (duplex
File Formats
Single Page: TIFF, JPEG, PDF, High Compression PDF, PDF/A
Multi Page: TIFF, PDF, High Compression PDF, PDF/A
Scanning Resolution
1,200 DPI

Compression Method
Memory Backup
1 hour
Transmission Speed
G3: approximately 2 seconds (200 x 100 dpi, JBIG, ITUT #1 chart TTI off, memory transmission)/G3: approximately 3 seconds (200 x 100 dpi, MMR, ITUT #1 chart TTI off, memory transmission)
Modem Speed
33.6 Kbps
Fax Resolution
Standard: 8 x 3.85 line/mm, 200 x 100 dpi
Detail: 8 x 7.7 line/mm, 200 x 200 dpi
Super fine: 8 x 15.4 line/mm, 16 x 15.4 line/mm, 400 x 400 dpi (with optional SAF memory)
SAF Memory
Standard: 4 MB (approx. 320 pages)
Optional: 60 MB (approx. 4,800 pages)

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