SG 3100SNw Inkjet Printer
SG 3100SNw
Item ID: 405777
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  • Print, copy, scan
  • Prints up to 29 ppm
  • Print resolution up to 3600x1200 dpi
  • Maximum paper capacity of up to 850 pages
Designed to give you more control of your environment
Brilliant, high-quality color doesn’t have to come at a high price. Choose the RICOH Aficio SG 3100SNw GELJET multifunction printer and perform more tasks with incredible ease and value. This system combines the exceptional color, speed, duplexing and versatile media handling of a laser printer with the convenience and affordability of inkjet technology. Its fast-drying, waterproof viscous inks allow users to reduce full-color printing and copying costs without compromising quality. In addition, this multifunction printer offers standard wireless connectivity in a compact design for central placement to all users in home offices, workgroups, retail outlets, educational settings and large organizations.

Main Features

General Features

  • Ricoh's proprietary GELJET viscous inks are fast drying and water resistant. The viscous ink’s fast-drying properties allow for reliable two-sided prints, and copies onto plain paper. Produce eye-catching color output onto heavyweight media, including postcards, menus, coupons and more – that won’t smudge or bleed even when exposed to highlighters or moisture.
  • The SG 3100SNw combines printing, scanning and copying in a single Windows- and Macintosh-compatible device, so users can manage more everyday tasks, including affordable color output, with ease and efficiency.
  • The SG 3100SNw multifunction system produces brilliant color images with up to 3600 x 1200 dpi equivalent resolution for professional-looking documents.
  • With the front-access design, users can program jobs, load paper, clear misfeeds and replace print cartridges quickly and easily, whether the device is placed on a desk, in a cabinet or under a counter.
  • Print to the SG 3100SNw from personal mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets*. (*Using the Smart Device Print app.)
  • An optional 100-sheet Multi-Bypass Tray accommodates media as heavy as 140 lb. Index for envelopes, postcards and direct mail printing, plus stocks up to 51" long for in-house full-color banner and retail signage production (simplex only).
  • Economy Color Mode delivers high-quality drafts for about the same cost as black-and-white output.
  • The SG 3100SNw is an economical and eco-friendly solution that generate little heat and have low power consumption.


General Specifications

Part #
# 405777 / Aficio SG 3100SNw
Desktop Multifunction
Ink Type
Pigment-based Viscous Ink (All four colors)
Control Panel
16 characters x 4-line monochrome LCD
Print Speed
High Speed Mode*: Black & White: 29 pages-per-minute (Letter)
Full-Color: 29 pages-per-minute (Letter)
Speed Priority Mode**: Black & White: 10.5 pages-per-minute (Letter)
Full-Color: 9.0 pages-per-minute (Letter) (SG 3100SNw – RPCS)
First Print Speed
Black & White: 5.5 seconds or less
Full-Color: 7 seconds or less
Recovery Time to Print Ready Mode
35 seconds or less (from main power switch on)
Automatic Duplexing
Automatic Document Feeder
35 sheets
Paper Sizes
Standard Paper Tray and Optional
Multi-Bypass Tray: Letter (8.5" x 11"), Legal (8.5" x 14"), Half Letter (5.5" x 8.5"), Executive (7.25" x 10.5"), F (8" x 13"), Folio (8.25" x 13"), Foolscap (8.5" x 13"), A4 (210 x 297 mm), A5 (210 x 148 mm), A6 (105 x 148 mm)
Envelopes: Com10, Monarch, C6, C5, DL
Custom Size (Standard Tray): 3.5" x 5.5" to 8.5" x 14" (88 x 139 mm – 216 x 356 mm)
Custom Size (Optional Multi-Bypass Tray):
2.1" x 5.0" to 8.5" x 51" (55 x 127 mm – 216 x 1296 mm)
Optional Paper Feed Unit: Letter (8.5" x 11"), Legal (8.5" x 14"), Executive (7.25" x 10.5"), F (8" x 13"), Folio (8.5" x 13"), Foolscap (8.25" x 13"), A4 (210 x 297 mm),
A5 (210 x 148 mm), A6 (105 x 148 mm)
Custom Size: 4.1" x 5.8" to 8.5" x 14" (105 x 148 mm – 216 x 356 mm)
When Duplexing: 5.5" x 8.5", 7.25" x 10.5", 8.5" x 11"
Paper Sizes
Standard Paper Tray: 16 – 42 lb. Bond/
90 lb. Index (60 – 163 g/m²)
Optional Multi-Bypass Tray: 16 – 68 lb. Bond/140 lb. Index (60 – 256 g/m²)
Optional Paper Feed Unit: 16 – 28 lb. Bond (60 – 105 g/m²)
Standard Paper Supply
250-Sheet Paper Tray
Optional Paper Supply
100-Sheet Multi-Bypass Tray
250-Sheet Paper Feed Unit (1 or 2 may be added)
Max. Paper Capacity
850 sheets
Output Capacity
100 sheets (Face up/Face down; User Selectable via print driver menus)
Acceptable Paper Types
Standard Paper Tray: Plain Paper, Inkjet Plain Paper¹, Glossy Paper¹, Postcard, Inkjet Postcard, Envelope¹
Optional Multi-Bypass Tray: Plain Paper, Inkjet Plain Paper¹, Glossy Paper¹, Postcard, Inkjet Postcard, Envelope¹, Thick Paper¹
Optional Paper Feed Units: Plain Paper, Inkjet Plain Paper¹, Glossy Paper¹
15.7" x 17.2" x 12.9" (399 x 436.5 x 329.5 mm) (mainframe only)
33.8 lb. (15.3 kg)
Power Requirements
100-120 V, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption
SG 3100SNw: Printing: 30.2 W;
Energy Saver: 3 W
Energy Saver: 4 W
ENERGY STAR 2.0 compliant
Safety Regulations
US: UL60950-1, FCC Part 15, Subpart B/C/E Canada: CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1, IC ES-003, IC RSS-210
*300 x 150 dpi using Ricoh Original Test Chart
** 600 x 300 dpi using JEITA J6 Color Chart & JEITA J1 BW Chart
¹Simplex only

Printer Specifications

Processor Speed
800 MHz
SG 3100SNw: 192 MB RAM Std./Max. (Printer: 64 MB + Scanner 128 MB)
Print Resolution
PCL 5c/6 : 300 x 150, 600 x 300, 600 x 600 dpi RPCS : 300 x 150, 600 x 300, 600 x 600, 600 x 1200, 1200 x 1200, 3600 x 1200 dpi (equivalent)
Printer Languages/Drivers
SG 3100SNw: RPCS Raster
Standard Interfaces
High-Speed USB 2.0 Type B, 10/100Base-TX Ethernet, IEEE 802.11 b/g/n Wireless LAN
Network Protocols
TCP/IP (IPv4, IPv6)
Supported Environments
Windows XP, Vista, Server 2003,
Server 2008, 7
Mac OS X v.10.5+
Citrix Presentation Server 4.0+;
XenApp 5.0+
Novell NetWare via 3rd party gateway
Software Utilities
Status Monitor
Web Image Monitor
SmartDeviceMonitor for Admin Accounting
Report Package
@Remote (limited support)
DeskTopBinder Lite
TWAIN Scanner Driver

Copier Specifications

Maximum Copy Speed
29 copies-per-minute in B&W and Color
First Copy Speed
18 seconds or less
Multiple Copying
Up to 99
Copy Resolution
300 x 300 dpi (default), 600 x 600 dpi
25% - 400% in 1% increments
Preset Reduction Ratios
65%, 78%, 93%
Preset Enlargement Ratios
129%, 155%, 400%
Image Density Adjustment
Automatic and Manual (5 levels)
Original Type
Text, Photo, Text & Photo
Copier Features
Combine Copy (2-in-1, 2-in-1 two-sided), Color Settings (Color Balance, Sharper/Softer, Contrast – 5 level scales), Eject Paper (face up or face down), Auto Reduce/Enlarge, Auto Tray Switching, Duplex Copy, ID Card Copy, Memory Copy, Poster Mode (RPCS only)

Scanner Specifications

Processor Speed
258 MHz
Scanner Type
Full-color & Grayscale
Optical Resolution
Up to 600 x 600 dpi maximum
TWAIN Resolution
100/150/200/300/400/600/1200 dpi
Scan-to Functions
Scan-to-Email, Scan-to-Folder (FTP/SMB)
Scanning Resolutions
150 dpi, 300 dpi, 600 dpi*
Supported File Formats
Address Book Capacity
Up to 150 scan destinations
Max. Original Size
Platen: 8.5" x 11.7" ADF: 8.5" x 14"
*Monochrome only


Multi-Bypass Tray Type BY1040

100 sheets
Acceptable Paper Size
2.1" x 5.0" – 8.5" x 51" (55 x 127 to 216 x 1296 mm), Envelopes
Acceptable Paper Weight
16 – 68 lb. Bond/140 lb. Indexv(60 – 256 g/m²)
Dimensions (WxDxH)
14.8" x 9.2" x 9.0" (376 x 234 x 230 mm)
5 lb. (2.3 kg)

Paper Feed Unit Type TK1160

250 sheets (1 or 2 may be added)
Acceptable Paper Size
4.1" x 5.8" – 8.5" x 14" (105 x 148 – 216 x 356 mm)
Acceptable Paper Weight
16 – 28 lb. Bond (60 – 105 g/m²)
Dimensions (WxDxH)
15.7" x 14.1" x 3.5" (399 x 360 x 90 mm)
11 lb. (5 kg)

Product Q&A

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Is printer Apple AirPrint compatible?
A shopper on Sep 15, 2015
BEST ANSWER: The SG 2100SNw does not currently support Apple Airprint.
how to remove toner cartridge
SG 3100SNw Inkjet Printer?
Rick T on Apr 5, 2016

Attached are instructions to remove / replace the ink cartridge:
Is the scanner be able to scan to a PDF file document? I didn't find that option.....
A shopper on Aug 12, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Please refer to the online user guide for instructions on using the scanner feature on the Aficio SG 3100SNw:
are there linux drivers for this?
A shopper on Jul 23, 2015
BEST ANSWER: No, there are not. All available drivers are downloadable from the Ricoh web site.


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