• Automatic duplexing


  • Cheap-feeling construction
  • Expensive toner

At A Glance

Middling in price, performance, and design, this printer suffers from spotty documentation.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Aficio SP C222DN brings the power of the award-winning Ricoh high-volume color technology right to your desktop. This sleek, streamlined color laser printer is customized for small offices, small workgroups and single-user environments. That means it delivers exceptional color and sensational speed for this class, with a feature set that is perfectly aligned with your daily workflow. It is easy to use and maintain. Best of all, this reliable color laser printer is available at a price that makes sense for your budget..

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The Specs

Part Number 740406011
Operating System Compatibility
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows XP
General Information
UPC Code 10343869196


PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Superior
Print quality: Color photo Good
Print quality: Grayscale photo Fair
Copy quality n/a
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 17.4   ppm
300dpi Line Art Image (secs) 24.95
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 21.87
Color Output Quality Good
4 by 6 Grayscale Photo (secs) 37.41
4 by 6 Color Photo (secs) 56.51
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 44.71
Overall Scan Quality n/a
Sports Action Shot (secs) 65.2
Grayscale Glossy Output Quality n/a
One-Page Webpage (secs) 20.67
Tested Grayscale Speed (ppm) 1.6
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 25.94
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 0.9
Tested Lineart Speed (ppm) 2.4
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 2.4
Line Art Output Quality Good

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