RICOH SP 311SFNw B&W Multifunction Laser Printer
Getting Started Guide
If your router doesn’t support WPS, for instance older routers, there are two ways to manually configure
wireless LAN settings, using Infrastructure Mode (via control panel) or using the embedded Web Image
Monitor utility (via your computer).
You will need to know the security method being used, e.g., if the authentication method is WPA2-PSK,
you’ll need the Passphrase). This can be determined by accessing your router’s web page or consulting
with your corporate Help Desk.
Using Infrastructure Mode*
Infrastructure mode is the printer’s default communication mode, as
most Wi-Fi networks function in this mode. This enables you to connect
the device for communication through a single access point, i.e., your
To configure Infrastructure mode, proceed as follows:
Press [User Tools].
Scroll down  to [Network Settings], and press [OK].
Select [Wi-Fi], and press [OK].
Scroll to [Setup Wizard], and press [OK].
Select [Infrastructure], and press [Next].
Display reads, Searching Scan List…
Select discovered router Network Name, e.g., NETGEAR30 or select [Input SSID] and enter/edit
manually via alphanumeric keys.
Scroll down to, for example, [Mixed Mode WPA2/WPA], and press [Next].
Enter case-sensitive Passphrase via alphanumeric keypad, and press [Connect].
Display reads, Are you sure to connect?
Display reads, Executing….
After display returns to Setup Wizard, press [User Tools] to exit.
Turn printer power switch Off. Wait a moment, and turn On.
Check wireless connection status. Press [User Tools]
Display should read, Connected. To exit, press [Clear/Stop].
Also see Appendix A: Check Wi-Fi Connection Status.
Next, install Network Printer/Scanner Drivers, as outlined in 3.2 Network Quick Install.
*Ad-Hoc mode, also known as “peer-to-peer” mode, is also supported. Ad-Hoc networks do not require a
centralized access point. Instead, devices on the wireless network connect directly to each other. For
instance, if you set up the two laptops in Ad-Hoc wireless mode, they would connect directly to each