Ricoh Americas expand their line of printers with the RICOH SP 311DNw, their first Multifunction Product (MFP) and laser printer. The device, with its embedded Wi-Fi does not require an optional wireless networking card, and is designed for use in home offices and small businesses such as doctor offices and construction sites.
The company already boasts a broad line of printing solutions, with the SP 311DNw supplementing their range, with flexibility and easy connectivity in mind. The device can print up to 30 pages per minute, with a 1200x600 dpi resolution, and can receive information through its wireless connection, USB 2.0, or a standard wired Ethernet network.
Jason Dizzine, Ricoh's Vice President of Technology Marketing said that the SP 311DNw was designed to answer "the demand for full seamless capabilities and affordable personal laser printing for small business and home office environments [which] remains strong," and added that we should "expect to see embedded wireless capability in more Ricoh devices as we expand our portfolio for this market."
The Ricoh SP 311DNw, in addition to boasting a small footprint, faast print speed and built-in WiFi, is also able, due to its MFP, to to make copies, send faxes and make color scans. It is controlled using a 4-line LCD control panel and alphanumeric keyboard, which is easily programmable and stores 8 Quick Dials, as well as an ID Copy Workflow which eases imaging of identification cards on a single document side.
The Ricoh SP 311DNw is already out, available in its printer-only form for a price of $167, and with MFP for $315.