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SP 204SN Black and White Laser Multifunction Printer
SP 204SN
Item ID: 407205
Discontinued Product
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User-friendly multifunctionality - Cut Expenses, not Performance
The RICOH® SP 204SN desktop Black & White Laser Printer office solution features easy to use All-In-One print cartridge technology with efficient 23 page-per-minute output speeds. The affordable Ricoh SP 204SN is ready to handle the daily print/copy/scan workload of your small office with little maintenance and lots of value.

Main Features

General Features

  • 3-in-1 multifunctionality in a compact desktop design featuring All-In-One (AIO) print cartridge technology.
  • Efficient 23-ppm black & white output speeds at 600 x 600 dpi (Copy) and up to 1200 x 600 dpi (Print) resolutions.
  • Full color and monochrome TWAIN/WIA scanning at up to 4800 x 4800 dpi for high quality image capture.
  • Standard Ethernet 10/100-BaseTX connectivity for network printing and cost-free electronic document distribution with Scan-to Email/Folder.
  • Quickly transfer hardcopy originals to portable USB flash drives with the convenient front USB 2.0 host port.
  • Versatile copy features include 25% - 400% zoom, ID Card Copy, Combine Copy, program up to 99 copy sets.
  • Large control panel with 2-line LCD screen and alphanumeric keypad for simple programming and easy supply/machine status monitoring.
  • Ricoh's proven AIO print cartridge technology provides for maximum uptime, consistent image quality, and ease of use. Change a print cartridge in seconds.
  • User-adjustable, front-loading 150-sheet Paper Tray and single-sheet Bypass accept stocks up to 8.5" x 14".


System Specifications

Desktop Monochrome Multifunction Laser Printer using All-In-One print cartridge supply technology
Scanning Element
Flatbed scanner with full-color contact image sensor
Recovery Time
19 seconds (from sleep mode)
Continuous Print Speed
23 pages per minute (Letter)
Warm-Up Time
25 seconds or less (from main switch)
Operation Panel
2-line LCD control panel + alphanumeric keypad
Platen Cover
Sheets, books and 3D objects up to 8.5" x 11"
Document Feeding
Standard 15-Sheet Automatic Document Feeder
Paper Capacity
150-Sheet Tray + 1-Sheet Bypass Tray = 151 sheets
Paper Sizes
5.5" x 8.5" to 8.5" x 14"; A4, A5, A6, B5, B6
Paper Weight
16 – 28 lb. Bond (60 – 105 g/m2)
Output Capacity
50 sheets (face down); 1 sheet (rear exit tray)
Power Requirements
120V, 60Hz
Max Power Consumption
Operating/Standby/Sleep: 382W/58.6W/2.9W
Dimensions (W x D x H)
15.8" x 14.2" x 11.4" (402 x 360 x 291 mm)

Printer/Controller Specifications

PA-20 @ 66 MHz, Embedded
System Memory
32 MB RAM Standard/Maximum
High Speed USB 2.0, 10/100Base-TX Ethernet
First Print Speed
10 seconds or less
Page Description Languages
GDI (Dynamic Data Stream Technology – DDST)
Print Resolution
600 x 600 dpi, 1200 x 600 dpi
Network Protocol
Operating Systems
Windows XP/Vista/7/8/Server 2003/Server 2003 R2/Server 2008/Server 2008 R2/Server 2012
Software Utilities
Via Network: Web Image Monitor
Via USB: Smart Organizing Monitor

Copier Specifications

Multi-Copy Speed
up to 23 copies-per-minute (Letter)
Multi-Copy Capacity
1 - 99
Copy Resolution
600 x 600 dpi (Platen); 600 x 300 dpi (ADF)
Original Size
Platen: Up to 8.5" x 11.7"/A4
ADF: 4.1" x 5.0" to 8.5" x 14"/A6 – B5
25 – 400% Zoom in 1% increments
Zoom Presets
50%, 56%, 78%, 93%, 129%, 155%, 200%
Copier Features
Combine Copy, Density Adjust, ID Card Copy, Manual Duplex, Original Type (Text, Photo, Text/Photo), Sort, Toner Saving

Scanner Specifications

Scanner Type
Full color CCD contact image sensor (CIS)
Scanning Modes
Black and White; Grayscale; Full-Color
Scanning Capabilities
TWAIN/WIA; Scan-to-Email/Folder; Scan-to-USB
Scanning Resolutions
Up to 4800 x 4800 dpi (Platen) Up to 600 x 600 dpi (ADF)
Scanning Speeds via ADF
Monochrome: 13-ipm (LTR @ 600 x 300 dpi) Color: 6.5-ipm (LTR @ 300 x 300 dpi)
Scanner Interface
USB 2.0 for TWAIN/WIA scanning
10/100Base-TX Ethernet for Scan-to-Email/Folder
Front USB 2.0 Port for Scan-to-USB
File Formats
Address Book Capacity
100 destinations


Consumables and Yields*

SP 204SN AIO Cartridge Type SP 201LA Yield: 1,500 pages*
Part # 407259
*Declared yield values based on ISO/IEC 19752.
Actual yields may vary based on types of images printed and other factors.
The Ricoh SP 204SN ships with a starter AIO cartridge yielding 700 pages.
For maximum performance and yield, we recommend using genuine Ricoh parts and supplies.

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How much does it weigh?
Chris M on Apr 11, 2016

The SP 204SN weighs in at a little under 22lb (10 kg), including the AIO print cartridge.

*Please note, this machine is now discontinued. You can view it's replacement, the SP 213SNW here:

The weight of the SP 213SNW, including the print cartridge, is 24.4 lbs (11.1 kg)

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