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M C251FW A4 colour MFP

  • Prints up to 25 ppm
  • 4.3" touch operation panel
  • 6,900 sheets black toner yield
  • Automatic Toner Delivery

Designed for business productivity

These compact A4 printers were made with your business productivity in mind. They combine exceptional functionality with low total cost of ownership, and allow you to print immaculate double-sided colour and black and white prints at a productive up to 25 pages per minute.

Your data – protected 

We’ve added robust layers of protection to keep your data secure, including network encryption that enables the safe transmission of data. The Locked Print function is an added safety feature that prevents unauthorised viewing of confidential documents.
  1. Operate with ease
    The 4-line operation LCD screen on the P C311W and the large colour touchscreen panel on the M C251FW make inputting your order quick and easy. 
  2. Stay connected
    With Wi-Fi Direct and Near Field Communication (NFC) built-in, you can print conveniently using your smart device via Mopria®, AirPrint® and RICOH Smart Device Connector.
  3. Keep workflows uninterrupted 
    The high yield All-in-One print cartridge is easy to change without the need to call support so you can maintain your usual fast workflow any time the cartridge needs replacing.

 

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Specifications

Functions
Copy, print, scan, fax
Colour
Yes
Memory - standard
256 MB
Operation panel
4.3" touch operation panel
Physical dimensions (WxDxH)—mainframe
420 x 493 x 473 mm
Weight—mainframe
30 kg
Standard input capacity (sheets)
251
Maximum input capacity (sheets)
751
Standard output capacity (sheets)
150
Maximum output capacity (sheets)
150
Paper input configuration - standard
250-sheet paper input tray, 1-sheet bypass tray, 50-sheet SPDF, duplex unit
Paper output configuration - standard
150-sheet paper output tray
Supported media

Standard and bypass trays
Plain paper 1, Plain paper 2, Recycled paper, Middle thick paper, Thick paper 1, Thick paper 2, Thin paper, Colour paper, Letterhead, Pre-printed, Pre-punched Paper, Labels, Bond, Cardstock, Envelope

Paper feed unit
Plain paper 1, Plain paper 2, Recycled paper, Middle thick paper, Thin paper, Thick paper 1, Colour paper, Letterhead, Pre-printed, Pre-punched paper

Maximum paper size
A4
Media weight (g/m2)
60–163
Interfaces - standard

10Base-T/100Base-TX (Ethernet)
USB 2.0
IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (Wireless LAN, 2.4 GHz/5 GHz1)
Wi-Fi Direct

1—The available channels (frequency ranges) and locations are subject to the regulations of the country or region where the printer is used.

Network protocols - standard
TCP/IP, IPP, Bonjour
Copy speed
25 cpm
First copy time
20 seconds or less
Copy resolution
600 x 600 dpi—platen
300 x 600 dpi—SPDF
Zoom range
25%–400% in 1% steps
Enlargement ratios
122%, 141%, 200%, 400%
Reduction ratios
93%, 82%, 71%, 50%
Duplex copy
Standard—supports A4, B5, Legal, Letter, Executive, Foolscap, Folio, 16K
Book copy
Not supported
ID card copy
Supported—2 in 1 only, A4, Letter
Print speed colour
25 ppm—simplex
13.5 ppm—duplex
Print speed black and white
25 ppm—simplex
13.5 ppm—duplex
First print time
9.8 seconds in colour, 9.4 seconds in black and white
Print resolution
600 x 600 dpi (2,400 x 600 dpi equivalent)
Page description languages (PDLs)
PCL 5c, PCL 6, PostScript3 emulation
Note: Only PostScript3 for Mac OS.
Printer drivers
PCL 5c, PCL 6, PostScript3
Note: Only PostScript3 for Mac OS.
Duplex printing
Standard
Mobile printing
AirPrint, Mopria®, RICOH Smart Device Connector, Wi-Fi-Direct
Scan speed
24 seconds—black and white
40 seconds—colour
Scan methods
Scan to USB/SD, Scan to email, Scan to folder (SMB, FTP)
Colour scanning
Standard
Scan resolution

600 x 600 dpi—platen
300 x 600 dpi—SPDF
75–19,200 dpi—TWAIN, platen
75–600 dpi—TWAIN, SPDF

Scan to file types
Single- and multi-page TIFF, single- and multi-page PDF, single-page JPEG (greyscale)
Scan to email

Protocols 
SMTP gateway, TCP/IP

Authentication 
SMTP authentication, POP3 before SMTP

Scan resolution 
100 x 100 dpi, 150 x 150 dpi, 200 x 200 dpi, 300 x 300 dpi (default), 400 x 400 dpi, 600 x 600 dpi

Scan to email file types
Single-page
TIFF, JPEG, PDF

Multi-page
TIFF, PDF

Scan to folder

Protocols
SMB, FTP

Authentication
GSS API, NTLM v1/v2

Resolution
100 x 100 dpi, 150 x 150 dpi, 200 x 200 dpi, 300 x 300 dpi (default), 400 x 400 dpi, 600 x 600 dpi

Scan to folder file types
Single-page
TIFF, JPEG, PDF

Multi-page
TIFF, PDF

TWAIN scanning

Scan mode
Colour, Black and white, Greyscale

Scan resolution
75 dpi, 100 dpi, 150 dpi, 200 dpi, 300 dpi, 400 dpi, 500 dpi, 600 dpi, 1,200 dpi, 2,400 dpi, 4,800 dpi, 9,600 dpi, 19,200 dpi

Fax types
Internet fax (T.37), LAN-Fax
Fax circuit
PSTN, PBX
Fax compatibilty
T.30 (ITU-T Super G3)
Fax modem speed
33.6 Kbps–2,400 bps with Auto Fallback
Fax compression methods
MH, MR, MMR, JBIG
Fax resolution

Standard
8 x 3.85 lines/mm, 200 x 100 dpi

Detail, Photo
8 x 7.7 lines/mm, 200 x 200 dpi

G3 fax transmission speed
Approx. 3 seconds
Fax SAF memory capacity
8 x 3.85 lines/mm, approximately 100 pages by ITU-T # 1 chart
Fax memory backup
2.5 MB, 100 pages stored with MMR, ITU-T # 1 standard
Quick dials

Quick dials
20 locations—name (20 digits), number (40 digits), email (64 digits)

Speed dials
200 locations—name (20 digits), number (40 digits), email (64 digits)

Authentication
User code authentication—available on Locked print
Wireless LAN security—WEP 64-bit, WEP 128-bit and AES, TKIP/AES, WPA
Network user authentication
Secure Print
Windows
Windows 8.1, 10, Server 2012/2012 R2, Server 2016, Server 2019
Macintosh
OS X Native v10.10–11
Standard
@Remote
Web Image Monitor
Optional
Device Manager NX Lite
Device Manager NX Accounting
Mobile apps
RICOH Smart Device Connector
Power source
220–240 V, 50/60 Hz—Asia Pacific
110 V, 60 Hz—Taiwan
Power consumption
1,300 W or less—maximum (guaranteed)
422 W—black and white printing (nominal)
444 W—colour printing (nominal)
35.4 W—Ready Mode (nominal)
26.5 W—Mode 1, Energy Saver Mode (nominal)
0.74 W—Mode 2, Energy Saver Mode (nominal) 
Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC)
0.31 kWh—nominal, 0.35 kWh—guaranteed
Warm-up time
20 seconds
Green labels
Energy Efficiency Labelling Scheme (Hong Kong), ErP, Lot6