Ricoh Aficio SPC440DN Field Service Manual (product code M257)

Accurate, clear and concise text, combined with detailed illustrations, lists of error code, instruction and diagrams, guide you through procedure of repair, remediate, maintenance and adjustments your copier, printer or scanner.
Present field service manual Ricoh Aficio SPC440DN (product code M257) contain clear instructions and procedures on how to fix the problems occurring in your equipment.
The information contained in this repair manual is necessary for the repair, but also prevention, resulting in a longer life of your equipment.
Format of the manual: PDF, makes it easy to navigate, instant download and print. English language.
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Important Safety Notices
Responsibilities of the Customer Engineer
Customer Engineer
Reference Material for Maintenance
Before Installation, Maintenance
Shipping and Moving the Machine
Installation, Disassembly, and Adjustments
Special Tools
During Maintenance
Safety Devices
Organic Cleaners
Lithium Batteries
Power Plug and Power Cord
After Installation, Servicing
Disposal of Used Items
Points to Confirm with Operators
Special Safety Instructions for Toner
Accidental Physical Exposure
Handling and Storing Toner
Toner Disposal
Safety Instructions for this Machine
Prevention of Physical Injury
Health Safety Conditions
Observance of Electrical Safety Standards
Safety and Ecological Notes for Disposal
Laser Safety
Symbols, Abbreviations and Trademarks

1. Product Information
Machine Configuration
Machine Configuration
Guidance for Those Familiar with Predecessor Products
Different Points from Previous Products
Mechanical Component Layout
Paper Path
Drive Layout

2. Installation
Installation Requirements
Machine Level
Machine Space Requirements
Power Requirements
Optional Unit Combinations
Machine Options
Controller Options
Printer Installation
Installation Procedure
Installing the toner
Loading Paper
Turning Power On
Selecting the Panel Display Language
Printing the Test Page
Settings Relevant to the Service Contract
Meter Click Charge
Moving the Machine
Transporting the Machine
Paper Feed Unit (M384)
Caster Table (M393)
Accessory Check
Installation Procedure
For Installing the Caster Table (M393) Only
For Installing with the Paper Feed Unit (M384)
Tray Heater
Component Check
Tray Heater (Mainframe)
Tray Heater (Optional Unit)
Component Check
For Installing the Tray Heater in M384
For Installing the Securing Bracket
Controller Options
I/F Card Slots
SD Card Slots
Installation Procedure for USB Device Server Option Type M12
Component Check
Interface Board Surface
Installation Procedure
What Do the LED Indications Mean?
IP Address Setting
SD Card Appli Move
Outline of SD Card Appli Move
Move Exec
Undo Exec

3. Preventive Maintenance
Maintenance Tables
4. Replacement and Adjustment
Notes on the Main Power Switch
Push Switch
Characteristics of the Push Switch (DC Switch)
Shutdown Method
Forced Shutdown
Before You Start
Special Tools
Exterior Covers
Left Cover
Right Cover
Rear Cover
When Reinstalling the Rear Cover
Top Cover
When Reinstalling the Top Cover
Operation Panel
Inner Left Upper Cover
Inner Left Front Cover
Inner Left Rear Cover
Inner Left Lower Cover
Inner Right Front Cover
Inner Right Rear Cover
Laser Optics
Caution Decal Locations
Laser Unit
Before removing the old laser unit
Recovery procedure for no replacement preparation of laser unit
Removing the laser unit
After installing a new laser unit
Laser Unit Fan
When installing the laser unit fan
LDU Shutter Motor
Image Creation
PCDU (Photo Conductor and Development Unit)
When installing a new PCDU
Waste Toner Bottle
Toner Supply Tube
Toner Supply Motor
Toner Collection Motor
Waste Toner Bottle Full Sensor
Waste Toner Bottle Set Sensor
RFID Board
Development Fan
When installing the development fan
Image Transfer
ITB (Image Transfer Belt) Unit
Image Transfer Belt
When Installing the Image Transfer Belt
ITB Contact Motor
ITB Contact Sensor
ID Sensor Board
After installing a new ID sensor board
Paper Transfer
PTR (Paper Transfer Roller) Unit
When Installing the PTR Unit
PTR Contact Motor
PTR Contact Sensor
Temperature/Humidity Sensor
Drive Unit
Gear Unit
When installing the gear unit
Toner Supply Fan
When installing the toner supply fan
Toner Supply Fan Base
Drum Motor: CMY
Development Motor: CMY
ITB Unit/ Drum-K/ Development-K Motor
Development Clutch: K
Fusing/Paper Exit Motor
Front Door Sensor
Motors with Bracket
Registration Motor
Paper Feed Motor
Vertical Transport Motor
Drum Phase Sensor: CMY
Drum Phase Sensor: K
Drive Unit Fan
When installing the drive unit fan
Fusing Unit
When installing the fusing unit
Cleaning Unit
Pressure Roller Fusing Lamp
Pressure Roller
When Reinstalling the Pressure Roller
Heating Roller Fusing Lamp
Fusing Belt
Fusing, Heating and Tension Roller
When Reinstalling the Fusing Roller
Heating Roller Thermostat
Heating Roller Thermistor
Pressure Roller Thermistor
Pressure Roller Thermostat
Paper Feed
Separation Roller
Pick-up and Paper Feed Rollers
Paper Feed Unit
Registration Sensor
Vertical Transport Sensor
Paper Height Sensor 1
Paper Height Sensor 2
Paper Lift Sensor
Paper End Sensor
Paper Feed Sensor
Tray Lift Motor
Tray 1 Set Sensor
Paper Size Sensor Board
Cleaning the Paper Dust Container
Paper Exit
Paper Exit Unit
Paper Exit Sensor
Inverter Sensor
Paper Overflow Sensor
Fusing Exit Sensor
Inverter Motor
Fusing Cooling Fan
When installing the fusing cooling fan
Upper Cover Sensor
Duplex Unit
Duplex Unit
By-pass Tray Unit
Duplex Entrance Sensor
Duplex Exit Sensor
Fusing Entrance Sensor
Duplex/By-pass Motor
By-pass Paper End Sensor
By-pass Feed Roller, Friction Pad
Fusing Fan
When installing the fusing fan
Electrical Components
HDD (Option)
Disposal of HDD Units
Controller Board
When installing the new controller board
Bridge Board
Controller Box
When installing the new BCU
Removing the BCU with bracket
HVPS: T1T2 Board
HVPS: CB Board
DC Switch Board
NVRAM Replacement Procedure
NVRAM on the BCU
NVRAM on the Controller
Gamma Adjustment
Adjustment Procedure

5. System Maintenance Reference
Service Program Mode
Service Mode Operation
Accessing the Required Program
Inputting a Value or Setting for a Service Program
Exiting Service Mode
Display on the Control Panel Screen
Bit Switch Programming
Service SP Mode Tables
SP1-XXX (Service Mode)
Engine SP Mode Tables: SP1000
SP1-XXX (Feed)
Engine SP Mode Tables – SP2000
SP2-XXX (Drum)
Engine SP Mode Tables – SP3000
SP3-XXX (Process)
Engine SP Mode Tables – SP4000
Engine SP Mode Tables – SP5000
SP5-XXX (Mode)
Engine SP Mode Tables – SP6000
Engine SP Mode Tables – SP7000
SP7-XXX (Data Log)
Engine SP Mode Tables – SP8000
SP8-xxx: Data Log2
Input Check/ Output Check
Input Check Table
Table 1: Paper Size Switch (Tray 1)
Table 2: Paper Height Sensor
Output Check Table
Test Pattern Printing
Test Pattern Printing
Firmware Update
Type of Firmware
SD Card Firmware Updating
Before You Begin
File Arrangement
Update Procedure
Error Handling
Power Failure
Handling Firmware Update Errors
Error Message Table
NVRAM Data Upload/Download
Uploading NVRAM Data
Downloading NVRAM Data
Address Book Upload/Download
Information List
Capturing the Debug Logs
Types of debug logs that can be saved
Operation Log Security
Storing the Debug Logs with SD Card
Retrieving Debug Logs
Procedure for Retrieving the Debug Log
SP Text Mode (Saving SMC List to SD Card)
SP Text Mode
File Names of the Saved SMC Lists
Error Messages
DIP Switches
Controller Board

6. Troubleshooting
SC Tables
Service Call Conditions
SC1xx: Scanning
SC 2xx: Exposure
SC3xx: Image Processing – 1
SC4xx: Image Processing – 2
SC5xx: Paper Feed and Fusing
SC6xx: Device Communication
SC8xx: Overall System
SC9xx: Miscellaneous
Process Control Results
Developer Initialization Result
Process Control Self-Check Result
Vsg Adjustment Result
Line Position Adjustment Result
Troubleshooting Guide
Blank Print
All-black Print
Missing CMY Color
Light Print
Repeated Spots or Lines on Prints
Dark Vertical Line on Prints
White Horizontal Lines or Bands
Missing Parts of Images
Dirty Background
Partial CMY Color Dots
Dark Irregular Streaks on Prints
CMY Color Irregular Streaks
Unfused or Partially Fused Prints
Image Skew
Background Stain
No Printing on Paper Edge
Image not centered when it should be
Jam Detection
Paper Jam Display
Jam Codes and Display Codes
Paper Size Code
Electrical Component Defects
Optional Paper Feed Unit
Blown Fuse Conditions
Power Supply Unit

Number of pages: 654.