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Ricoh Aficio MP 171

 Ricoh Aficio MP 171 Copier

Quick Specification

Color capability: Black and white copiers
Black and white speed: 17 ppm
Color speed: 0 ppm
Monthly volume: 5000

Ricoh Aficio MP 171


Handle anything with a system that does everything.

 To keep pace with the competition, you need to perform a wide range of document tasks quickly and easily. That is why the RICOH Aficio® MP 171 is the right choice for fast-paced small offices and departmental workgroups. It delivers all of the capabilities you need — and the value you demand — in a single, compact system.


General Specifications

Configuration Console
Printing Process Laser beam scanning/marking & electrophotographic printing
Scanning Element Flatbed with CCD array image-sensor
Toner Dry, dual component
System Memory (std/max.) Base Model: 16 MB/640 MB + 80 GB HDD
F-Model: 256 MB/256 MB
SPF-Model: 640 MB/640 MB + 80 GB HDD
Output Speed (Copy/Print) 17 cpm (simplex), 10 cpm (duplex)
Warm-Up Time Base Model: Less than 10 seconds
F/SPF-Model: Less than 30 seconds
First Copy Out Time 7.5 seconds or less
Recovery Time (from Auto off) Less than 10 seconds
Copy Resolution 600 x 600 dpi
Grayscale 256 levels
Exposure Adjustment Manual and automatic
Multiple Copies Up to 99
Document Feeder (Standard) Automatic Reversing Document Feeder (ARDF)
Document Feeder Original Capacity 50 sheets
Paper Sizes Standard Tray: 5.5" x 8.5" to 8.5" x 11"
Optional Tray: 8.5" x 11" to 8.5" x 14"
Bypass Tray: 5.5" x 8.5" to 8.5" x 14"
Duplex Unit: 8.5" x 11" to 8.5" x 14"
Paper Weights Standard/Optional Trays: 16 – 24 lb. Bond
Bypass Tray: 16 – 42 lb. Bond
Duplex Unit: 20 – 24 lb. Bond
Exposure Glass Up to 8.5" x 14"
Input Capacity Standard: 250 sheets + 100-Sheet Bypass Tray
Optional: 500 sheets x 1 or 2 Trays
Output Capacity 250-Sheet Internal Tray
Paper Types Plain paper, laser printer qualified transparencies, labels
Auto Duplex Standard
Zoom 50% to 200% in 1% increments
Preset Reduction and Enlargement Ratios 65%, 78%, 93%, 129%, 155%
Dimensions (W x D x H) 19.09" x 17.72" x 18.94"
Weight Base Model: 59.53 lbs., F/SPF-Model: 63.93 lbs.
Power Requirements 120V, 60Hz, 8A
Standard Features Combine Copy, Duplex Copying, Electronic Sort, Photo Mode, Series Copy

Printer Specifications

Max Print Speed 17 ppm
CPU RM5231 400 MHz
Memory Capacity Standard: 640 MB (128 MB Resident + 512 MB DIMM)
Optional: 80 GB HDD
Page Description Languages Standard: PCL5e/6
Optional: Genuine Adobe® PostScript®3™
Maximum Print Resolution 600 x 600 dpi
Standard Interfaces 10Base-T/100Base-TX Ethernet (RJ-45), USB 2.0
Optional Interfaces IEEE 802.11a/b/g, IEEE 1284, Gigabit Ethernet
Network Protocols TCP/IP (IPv4, IPv6), IPX/SPX, Apple Talk
Fonts for PCL5e/6 45 Roman Fonts
Fonts for PS3 136 Roman Fonts
Network Operating Systems Windows 2000/XP/Vista/Server 2003/Server 2008; Novell Netware 3.12, 3.2,4.1, 4.11, 5.0, 5.1, 6.0, 6.5; UNIX Filters for Sun Solaris 2.6/7/8/9/10; HP-UX 10.x/11.x/11iv2/11iv3; Red Hat Linux 6.x, 7.x, 8.x, 9.x, Enterprise; SCO OpenServer 5.0.6/5.0.7/6.0; IBM AIX V4.3 & 5L Version 5.1/5.2/5.3; Mac OS 8.6 – 9.x; OSX 10.1 or later
Utilities SmartDeviceMonitor for Admin and Client, Web SmartDeviceMonitor, Web Image Monitor

Other Printer Features

  Bonjour Support, Classification Code, Mail to Print, PDF Direct Print, Sample/Hold/Stored/Locked Print, Store and Print, WSD Printer

Scanner Specifications

Scanning Speed Embedded Scan-to-Email: 22 ipm @ 200 dpi BW; 10 ipm @ 200 dpi Full-Color
Scanning Resolution 100 to 600 dpi
Grayscale 256 levels
Scan Area Main: 8.5" (216 mm)
Sub: 14.02" (356 mm)
Compression Method BW: TIFF (MH, MR, MMR)
Grayscale: JPEG
Full-Color: JPEG
Scan Mode BW: Text, Text/Line Art, Text/Photo, Photo, Grayscale Full-Color: Text/Photo, Glossy Photo
Standard Interfaces 10Base-T/100Base-TX
Optional Interfaces IEEE 802.11a/b/g
File Formats Single Page PDF, TIFF, JPEG, Multi Page PDF, TIFF
Scan-to modes supported Scan-to-Email (with LDAP support);
Scan-to Folder (SMB/FTP/NCP);
Network TWAIN Scanning;
Scan-to-Media (USB/SD optional);
WSD Scanner (for Vista)
Standard Features Duplex Scanning, Embedded Scan-to- Email/Folder (SPF Model)

Fax Specifications

Type ITU-T (CITT) G3
Circuit PSTN, PBX
Resolution 200 x 100 dpi, 200 x 200 dpi
Modem Speed 33.6K – 2,400 bps with Automatic Shift Down
Compression Method MH, MR, MMR, JBIG
 2.0 seconds
Transmission Speed G3: Approx. 2 seconds/page (w/JBIG compression)
G3: Approx. 3 seconds/page (w/MMR compression)
Memory 4 MB (approx. 320 pages)
Memory Backup 12 hours
Quick/Speed Dials 16/150
Group Dials 10 groups (max. 100 numbers per group)
ID Code Programming 4 digits
User Function Key 3 keys
Standard Features Detection of Misplaced Documents, Double Check Destination, Duplex Reception/Transmission, Fax Forward to Email/Folder, Internet Fax*, IP Fax*, LAN Fax*, LDAP Support, Serial Broadcasting
*SPF-Model only.


  • Compact, cost-efficient multitaskers
  • Big Performance, Small Footprint