To get acquainted with the detailed technical characteristics of the Ricoh SP 101E printer, follow the link on the manufacturer’s official website.
Rico one of the few manufacturers of printers and MFPs that went to meet the buyer and the user, offering an inexpensive printer and consumables for it.
The cost of the printer in various online stores is from 66 to 90 dollars. A new original cartridge for it costs about the same. But the cartridge is self-refilling – Ricoh offers refueling kits.
A few words about the printer from the point of view of the service center or the user, not advertising:
1. Possibility of self-refilling of the cartridge without special equipment and skills. Refueling instructions.
2. Compact and quiet, quickly ready (warmed up).
3. Ability to connect via Wi-Fi.
4. Price / quality.
As for refueling the cartridge, you should not flatter yourself too much with this opportunity. The manufacturer provides one or two refills with an original toner kit. After – you need to buy a new cartridge. In fact, you can use toner produced not only by Ricoh, but also by Samsung to refill the cartridge. The cartridge can handle 5 to 8 refills. Then mechanical wear of the drum occurs, the print quality deteriorates, and black streaks appear. At this time, it is not possible to purchase a drum unit separately from consumable suppliers. So if you plan to print regularly and in large volumes, this printer will not seem economical for you. After the drum is used up, you will need to purchase a new cartridge. The life cycle of the printer is approximately 60-80 thousand printed sheets.
Overall, Ricoh offers the printer at a fair price, with no hidden surprises.
1. Print speed: 22 pages per minute.
2. Printing technology: laser black and white.
3. Consumables: Ricoh SP 101E, Ricoh SP200HE, Ricoh SP200LE.
4. Resource of a cartridge: 1500 pages.
5. Format: A4.