Review of the Ricoh Aficio SP311DNw!

Product facts and review.

Ricoh Aficio SP311DNw black and white Office printer review.

Review date: 19 February 2018

Todays review is of the Ricoh Aficio SP311DNw printer. A black and white Office printer from Ricoh.

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Printer Overview

The Aficio SP311DNw is a black and white laser device from Ricoh, offering excellent black and white output. It performs well providing quality print output with decent speeds .

Size comparison of the RicohAficio SP311DNw vs. other printers in our database

Features

Printing:

Scanning:

Faxing:

Copying:

As this is a print-only printer, it does not offer any additional functionality besides printing. If you need other abilities, such as scanning or faxing, you should look at multifunctional printers.

The Ricoh Aficio SP311DNw sports a touch screen panel user interface and performing other useful tasks.

Printing

The Aficio SP311DNw provides acceptable mono printing, that's more than good enough for business uses, with a print resolution of 600 x 600 DPI. There is an enhanced resolution function that also enables you to print at an even higher quality - should the need arise - although the print speed is a fair bit slower.

Offering A4 print speeds of up to 28 pages per minute, this printer is excellent for everyday printing. Although it will struggle to complete medium-large print jobs in a reasonable timeframe. Duplex printing function allows you to print on both sides of a page, saving you money and reducing the environmental impact. This printer also offers a time-to-first-page of 8 seconds meaning short and one-off print jobs are quick and easy to complete.

Extra print features for this device include: Envelope printing and Printing on transparent material

Print speed comparison of the RicohAficio SP311DNw vs. other printers in our database

Networking

The Aficio SP311DNw is a network capable printer. This allows it to be shared and utilised by multiple people on the same network. This printer comes with an ethernet port as standard.

This printer can communicate over TCP-IP and IPP

Key Specification

Printer type: Office printer

Printer technology: Laser

Colour printing: B & W

Width: 370 mm

Height: 390 mm

Depth: 382 mm

Weight: 12.7 kg

System memory: 128 Mb

Hard Drive Capacity: 0 Gb

Print resolution: 600 x 600 DPI

Summary

A note about our scores: our scoring system is comparative.We Review all printers in comparison with each other - meaning that 1 star indicates that a printer is in the bottom 20% for that attribute or function. When shopping for a printer, you should keep the star rating in mind and compare it to the prices being offered - low rated printers, at cheap prices can be the perfect choice. Conversely, when thinking of purchasing an expensive printer - ensure that it is highly rated, or it is simply not worth paying extra for.

Printing: 1 out of 5 Stars

Paper handling: 1.3 out of 5 Stars

Networking: 4 out of 5 Stars

Performance: 1 out of 5 Stars

General: 1 out of 5 Stars

Overall score 1 out of 5 stars.

About Ricoh

The Ricoh Company, Ltdis a Japanese multinational imaging and electronics company. It was founded by the RIKEN zaibatsu on 6 February 1936.

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