Ricoh 3228C Printer Review
The Ricoh Aficio 3228C has the functionality to print, fax, scan and copy documents, as well as a range of user-friendly features for simple control over projects. Speeds of up to 32 pages per minute for monochrome documents and 28 pages per minute for color are some of the quicker rates among competing devices. With a rich set of features, impressive output speeds and long-lasting Aficio 3228C printer toner, this unit is set up to suit small offices looking to expand their workflow.
The 3228C comes with a standard paper capacity of 1,100 pages that can be upgraded to a maximum of 3,100 pages and make it suitable for heavy-duty use. The laser unit can support paper with a maximum size of 12x18 inches and users can add finishing options such as booklet finishing and saddle stitching to give jobs a professional touch. With the inclusion of an 80-sheet duplexing automatic document feeder, the unit can handle continuous double-sided scanning.
Document confidentiality options are provided through its locked job function that requires an ID and password to access and print protected files. Users can quickly input their ID and password using the device's front control panel, which includes a large touchscreen LCD, buttons for direct fax, scan and copy functions and an LED for alerts on low Ricoh 3228C toner levels.
The device's text and graphic output is decent enough to support internal jobs, printing with a crisp maximum resolution of 1800x600 dpi using color and black Aficio 3228C toner. The unit's copy output is slightly below par with a resolution of 600x600 dpi using color or black toners.
The printer's 4-color Ricoh 3228C toner cartridge system includes black, yellow, cyan and magenta supplies. Each color replacement can yield up to 10,000 pages and black Ricoh 3228C toner cartridges have a capacity of 19,000 pages.
The 3228C is designed to handle large-volume small offices, providing users with an expandable media handling and quick output speeds. Buyers looking for an all-in-one color laser printer that is versatile and easy to use will benefit from this model.