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RICOH SP 8400DN Black and White Laser Printer
RICOH SP 8400DN Black and White Laser Printer
RICOH SP 8400DN Black and White Laser Printer
RICOH SP 8400DN Black and White Laser Printer
RICOH SP 8400DN Black and White Laser Printer

SP 8400DN

B&W Laser Printer

Turn highly customized workflows into higher volumes.

  •   Prints up to 60 ppm.
  •   1200x1200 dpi max print resolution
  •   Paper capacity of up to 4,700 pages
  •   Use touchscreen to create shortcuts, access support, set user authorization

Press forward with personalized performance

Productivity is within reach. The RICOH® SP 8400DN Black-and-White Laser Printer comes standard with the 10.1" Smart Operation Panel touchscreen. The laser printer can meet almost any deadline with fast print speeds, producing up to 60 black-and-white prints per minute. You can even create print workflow shortcuts to reduce manual steps.

Find the information you need

Use convenient workflow apps and widgets from the Ricoh Application Site, so you can check print settings, preview prints and more. Use the embedded browser to grab information to print from websites or from optional Cloud-based storage applications, such as Google Drive, Box and Dropbox.

Add volume and enhance information flow

Choose to print in simplex or duplex mode to produce medical records, statements, legal documents and more. Handle multiple print jobs simultaneously in shared use and host print environments via standard 2 GB RAM. Expand paper capacity up to 4,700 sheets with optional paper trays to minimize reloads. Use the optional Attention Light to see printer status from across the room. If a paper misfeed occurs, simply follow the animation guide to resolve it.

Support when you need it*

Maintain maximum uptime with RICOH Intelligent Support capabilities, including Remote Panel Operation. Use it to change settings over the LAN or receive screen-sharing technical support. You can also download the How-To-Video app from the Ricoh Application Site.
*When enabled, internet connection required.

Make your move with mobile printing

Download the RICOH Smart Device Connector app and connect your smartphone or tablet to the SP 8400DN without drivers, utilities or software. With Near Field Communication (NFC) capability, you can connect by passing your device by the NFC tag or by reading a QR code on the control panel to share files and images directly from your mobile device to the printer.

Hands-free finishing

Produce a wide range of documents on multiple paper stocks for financial, medical, legal and other audiences with images and text up to 1200 x 1200 dpi resolution. Automate stapling, hole punching and more via multiple finishing options. Use our unique Internal Multi-fold Unit to create four different types of folds for bulletins, billing statements and more. Create staple-free sets for children or food-based industries with the optional 1,000-Sheet Hybrid Stapleless + Stapler Finisher.

Track devices, documents and data

With User Authentication, users login to the device with a pass code, PIN or by swiping an ID card on the optional NFC proximity card reader. Administrators can track activity, set print quotas, or even issue charge-backs with the optional Ricoh Device Manager NX Accounting software. With Locked Print, documents are held until the authorized user releases them. Designate slots on the optional 4-bin Mailbox for more accurate retrieval. Embedded encryption and overwrite tools help protect data in transit and on the hard drive.

Keep resource costs in check

Be smart and save. At 2.6 kWh/week, the SP 8400DN has one of the lowest Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC) values among competitive devices in its category based on the ENERGY STAR® certified product list as of 6/7/17*. Use Sleep Mode to reduce energy during working hours. Set duplex printing as the default to reduce paper consumption. The energy-efficient device is also ENERGY STAR® certified.

Need more information?

Learn more about the SP 8400DN Black and White Laser Printer and how it may fit your business.

Engine Specifications

Supported Paper Sizes

Standard Trays 1 and 2 and Optional Paper Feed Units: User adjustable up to 12" x 17" including Letter (8.5" x 11"), Legal (8.5" x 14"), Exec (10.5" x 7.25"), Ledger (11" x 17"), A3, A4, A5, A6; Custom Sizes: 3.55" x 5.83" — 11.69" x 17" (90 x 148 mm to 297 x 431.8 mm)
Envelopes for Tray 2: Com10, Monarch, C5, C6, DL; Envelopes for Optional Paper Feed Units: Com10, C5
Bypass Tray: User adjustable up to 12" x 18" including 5.5" x 8.5" to 11" x 17" (140 x 216 mm to 279 x 432 mm), A3, A4, A5, A6; Custom Sizes: 3.55" x 5.83" to 12" x 23.6" (90 x 148 mm to 305 x 600 mm) and Envelopes: Com10, Monarch, C5, C6, DL
Optional 2,000-Sheet LCT and Optional 1,500-Sheet Side LCT: Fixed for Letter (8.5" x 11") (216 x 279 mm), A4
When Duplexing: 3.55" x 5.83" to 11.69" x 17" (90 x 148 mm x 297 x 431.8 mm)

Maximum Paper Capacity

4,700 sheets

Supported Paper Types

All Sources: Plain Paper, Recycled Paper, Color Paper, Letterhead, Special Paper 1-3, Card Stock, Bond Paper, Preprinted Paper
Envelopes: Com10 and C5 envelopes can be fed using Standard Trays, Bypass Tray and Optional Paper Feed Unit
Bypass Tray Only: Labels, OHP

Recovery from Sleep Mode

7.0 seconds or less

Standard Paper Capacity

550-Sheet Paper Tray 1
550-Sheet Paper Tray 2
100-Sheet Bypass Tray
(1,200 sheets standard capacity)

Black & White Speed

60 ppm


125.6 lb. (57 kg) (Main Unit only)

Optional Paper Capacity

550-Sheet x 2 Paper Feed Unit or 2,000-Sheet Large Capacity Tray (LCT);
1,500-Sheet Large Capacity Tray (LCT)

Color / Black & White

Black & White

Output Capacity

Standard: 500 sheets, face down (8.5" x 11" or smaller); 250 sheets, face down (8.5" x 14" or larger)
Maximum: Up to 4,000 sheets with Finisher, Bridge Unit and 4-Bin Mailbox

Maximum Monthly Volume

53,000 prints

First Print Speed

2.2 seconds or less


Automatic (standard)

Print Resolution

1200x1200 dpi


Electro photographic printing system with laser beam scanning

EPEAT status


Dimensions W x D x H

23.1" x 25.7" x 28.3" (587 x 653 x 720 mm) (Main Unit only)

Supported Paper Weights

Std. Trays, Opt. PFU and LCTs: 16 - 82 lb. Bond/170 lb. Index (60 - 300 g/m2)
Bypass Tray: 14 - 82 lb. Bond/ 170 lb. Index (52 - 300 g/m2)
When Duplexing: 14 - 68 lb. Bond/ 140 lb. Index (52 - 256 g/m2)

Operation Panel

10.1" Smart Operation Panel color touchscreen with integrated USB 2.0 host port and SD Card slot



Controller Specifications

Standard Interfaces

10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T Gigabit Ethernet, High Speed USB, Dual USB 2.0 Host Type A, USB 2.0 Type A/SD Card Slot integrated into Smart Operation Panel (for Print from Portable Media)

Processor Speed

Intel® Atom Processor BayTrail-1 1.46 GHz

Supported Operating Systems

Windows Vista/7/8/8.1/10/Server 2008/Server 2008R2/Server 2012/Server 2012R2/2016
Citrix Presentation Server 4.5, Citrix XenApp 5.0+
Mac OS X v.10.9 or later, SAP R/3, Novel NetWare Server 6.5 (option is required), UNIX (using Ricoh UNIX filter) Sun Solaris 9/10, HP-UX 11.x/11i v2/11i v3, SCO OpenServer 5.0.7/6.0, RedHat Linux Enterprise V4/V5/V6, IBM AIX 5L version 5.3/6.1/7.1

Security Features

DataOverwriteSecurity System (DOSS), Authentication (Windows/ LDAP/Kerberos/Basic/User Code/802.1.x Wired), Wireless LAN Security (WPS/IEEE802.11i/IEEE802.11w), Encryption (Address Book/Authentication Password/SSL Communication/S/MIME/IPsec Communication/HDD/SMTP over SSL/TLS/Transport Layer Security/ SSH/Wireless LAN), Locked Print, Network Protocols ON/OFF, IP Address Filtering, Quota Setting/Account Limit, Compulsory Security Stamp, Unauthorized Copy Prevention and Mask Type for Copying

Memory Standard/Maximum

Standard/Maximum: 2 GB/2 GB

Printer Languages/Drivers

Standard: PCL5c, PCL6, PostScript3 emulation, PDF Direct Print emulation, Media Print (JPEG/TIFF), PJL, RPCS
Optional: Genuine Adobe® PostScript®3, PDF Direct from Adobe®, XPS

Optional Interfaces

USB 2.0 Port, IEEE 1284, IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n*
*Only one interface can be installed.

Network Protocol

Standard: TCP/IP (IPv4, IPv6)
Optional: IPX/SPX

Printer Features

Bonjour Support, Windows Active Directory Support, DDNS Support, PCL Resident Font Adoption, Tray-Parameter Change from Web Image Monitor, 1200 dpi Support, Universal Driver, XPS Support, WS Printer, Wireless LAN Interface Option, Media Direct Print (Print from USB/SD), Poster Print, WPS Support




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