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Ricoh SP 311SFNW

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews of Ricoh SP 311SFNW. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Reviewers really like the paper handling and print quality. Many are negative about the usability and performance.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Ricoh SP 311SFNW is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : M. David Stone (

Ricoh SP 311SFNw


The Ricoh SP 311SFNw mono laser MFP can be a more than reasonable fit for a micro or small office.

Prints, scans, copies, faxes. Automatic document feeder. Print duplexer (for two-sided printing). Ethernet.

Slow for the price and engine rating. No additional paper handling options available.

You can get better speed and text quality with some of the competition, particularly the Samsung Multifunction Xpress M2875FW. However, the Ricoh SP 311SFNw offers all the MFP basics—printing, scanning, copying, and faxing—plus an ADF and a 50-sheet...

Dec, 2013

Expert review by : M. David Stone (

Ricoh SP 311SFNw


The Ricoh SP 311SFNw monochrome laser MFP is a little pricey for what it delivers, but its mix of features, speed, paper handling, and output quality is a good fit for a micro or small office.

Setting up the printer on a network is absolutely standard. At 15.3 by 15.9 by 15.5 inches (HWD), the SP 311SFNw is a little too large to share a desk with comfortably, but small enough so you shouldn’t have any trouble finding enough flat space for...

Dec, 2013

Product Specifications


Energy Star certified: Yes


Copier resize:25 - 400
Maximum copy resolution:600 x 600
Maximum number of copies:99


Color of product:Black, White


Built-in display:Y

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Energy saving mode: Yes
Power consumption (PowerSave):50


Fax resolution:200 x 200
Fax resolution (black & white):200 x 200
Fax Speed:3
Fax transmission speed:3
Modem Speed:33.6


Color of product:Black
Filter size:2.83
Filter Type:Ultraviolet (UV) camera filter

Input Capacity

Maximum input capacity:300
Paper input type:Paper tray
Standard input capacity:300


Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Supported network protocols (IPv4):TCP/IP, IPP
Supported network protocols (IPv6):TCP/IP, IPP
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Other Features

Fax compatibility:ITU-T G3

Output Capacity

Maximum output capacity:50
Standard output capacity:50

Packaging Content

Quantity per pack:1

Paper Handling

Duplex media weight:60 - 105
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5, A6
ISO B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5, B6
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Maximum print area:A4 / Letter (216 x 297 mm)
Maximum print size:A4 / Letter (216 x 297 mm)
Standard tray media types:Plain Paper
Standard tray media weight:52 - 162


Copying:Mono copying
Duplex functions:Print
Faxing:Mono faxing
Maximum duty cycle:20000
Number of print cartridges:1
Print technology:Laser
Printing:Mono printing
Printing colors:Black
Scanning:Colour scanning

Ports & interfaces

Standard interfaces:Ethernet, USB 1.1, USB 2.0, Wireless LAN
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Energy saving mode:Y
Power consumption (average operating):890
Power consumption (PowerSave):50


Maximum Resolution:1200 x 600
Print resolution (black, normal quality):1200 x 600
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):28
Standard printer languages:PCL 5e, PCL 6
Time to first page (black, normal):8
Warm-up time:30


Maximum scan area:A4 (210 x 297)
Optical scanning resolution:600 x 600
Scan drivers:TWAIN
Scan speed (black):12
Scan speed (color):6
Scan to:E-mail, File, FTP


Server operating systems supported:Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012
Windows operating systems supported:Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Enterprise x64, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 Pro x64, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Business x64, Windows Vista Enterprise, Windows Vista Enterprise x64, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Basic x64, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Home Premium x64, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Ultimate x64, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Home x64, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional x64


Card reader integrated: No
Internal memory:128
Maximum internal memory:128
Maximum memory:128

Technical Details

Filter Type:Ultraviolet (UV)

Weight & Dimensions