Ricoh GELJET SG K3100N Low cost and environmentally responsible printing

Posted on Aug 20 2014 - 7:30am by Ricoh Printer & AV News

Aficio SG K3100DN GELJET Printer with 29 page per minute print speed

Ricoh SG K3100DN - Low cost and environmentally responsible printing

Ricoh SG K3100DN – Low cost and environmentally responsible printing

The Aficio™SG K3100DN is a cost-efficient black-and-white printer that reflects Ricoh’s commitment to the environment. This innovative GELJET™ printer is fast and compact. It offers a low Total Cost of Ownership, easy connectivity and full front access. With this first black- and-white GELJET™ printer, Ricoh truly simplifies printing in office and retail environments.

The GELJET™ advantage GELJET™ printers use fast-drying viscous, pigment-based Liquid Gel™ that does not permeate paper. It delivers high-quality black-and-white prints at low cost on plain paper. And, because Liquid Gel™ dries instantly, it enables high-speed duplex printing.

The cost-cutter Enjoy a low Total Cost of Ownership with the SG K3100DN. Power consumption is significantly less than a comparable laser printer, thus reducing energy costs. The high-yield 10,000-sheet cartridge further reduces cost per print to among the lowest on the market.

User-friendly design With its small footprint, this compact printer takes up minimal desktop space. A front-accessible 2-line LCD ensures easy operation. Simple envelope set-up is straight from the printer driver.

Printing has never been simpler
Increase your productivity

The device takes only 35 seconds to warm up. First print is available in less than 5.5 seconds. Print speed is a fast 29 pages per minute. Ricoh’s Quick Start-Up (QSU) energy-saving technology means the printer is ready to start printing from sleep mode virtually immediately.

Highly versatile

Print documents on standard or custom papers up to 256 g/m². Enjoy uninterrupted print runs by using the multi-bypass tray and paper feed unit options.

Easy networking

The SG K3100DN offers easy USB and network connectivity. Full PCL 5C/6 support is provided for trouble-free network printing.

SG K3100dn Control Panel

SG K3100dn Control Panel

Green power

GELJET™s consume 90% less power than laser printers, significantly reducing CO2 emissions. The SG K3100DN offers an energy-saving sleep mode. A short warm-up time also makes sure no extra energy is wasted and printing can start right away. In addition, the SG K3100DN’s Total Electricity Consumption (TEC) value is extremely low.



Technology: GEL Warm-up time: 35 seconds First output speed: B/W: 5.5 seconds Continuous output speed: B/W: 29 pages per minute ISO speed: B/W: 21 pages per minute CPU: PowerPC 464FP: 800 MHz Memory: Standard: 128 MB Maximum: 128 MB Dimensions (W x D x H): 399 x 436.5 x 212.5 mm Weight: 10.5 kg Power source: 220 – 240 V, 50/60 Hz Duty cycle: 10,000 prints per month Duplex: Yes


Printer language: Standard: PCL5c, PCL6 Print resolution: 1,800 x 600 dpi Fonts: PCL: 45 fonts, International fonts: 13 Intellifonts Interface: Standard: USB 2.0, Ethernet 10 base- T/100 base-TX Network protocol: TCP/IP Windows® environments: Windows® XP, Windows® Vista, Windows® 7, Windows® 8, Windows® Server 2003, Windows® Server 2008, Windows® Server 2012


Recommended paper size: A4, A5, A6, B5, B6 Paper input capacity: Maximum: 850 sheets Paper output capacity: Maximum: 100 sheets Paper weight: Standard paper tray(s): 60 – 163 g/m² Optional paper tray(s): 60 – 105 g/m² Bypass tray: 60 – 256 g/m²


Power consumption: Operating power: 26.7 W Energy Saver timer: 0.79 W


2 x 250-sheet paper tray, Multi-bypass tray


Gel cartridge capacity (regular yield):
Black: 2,400 prints (GC-41K)
Gel cartridge capacity (high yield): Black: 10,000 prints (GC-42K)
Ink collector unit 27,000 prints (IC-41)

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