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Ricoh Ri 3000

Direct to Garment printer

  • A small footprint with a large maximum printable image area of 356 x 457 mm
  • A simple design process, from creation to print, with software included
  • Print speeds as fast as 51 seconds on light-coloured garments
  • Inkjet technology with up to 600 x 600 dpi resolution

Direct to garment printers (DTG) designed to meet the needs of established garment‑printing businesses

Expand your services to quickly and profitably produce T‑shirts and other popular apparel, along with high‑value promotional items, with the RICOH Ri 3000 Direct to Garment (DTG) Printers. Create photo‑quality output with water‑based inks and user‑friendly controls.

Produce superior quality results in seconds

With the Ri 3000 you have a DTG printer ready to streamline apparel printing and satisfy more customers. The Ri 3000 offers outstanding image quality, high-quality inks, and automatic maintenance and cleaning features designed to deliver superior results every time.


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  • A small footprint with a large maximum printable image area of 356 x 457 mm
  • A simple design process, from creation to print, with software included
  • Print speeds as fast as 51 seconds on light-coloured garments
  • Inkjet technology with up to 600 x 600 dpi resolution

Device configuration
Desktop
Functions
Garment print
Colour
Yes
Physical dimensions (W x D x H)—other

1,118 x 1,119 x 503 mm—mainframe, operating (platen is out)
1,118 x 1,074 x 503 mm—mainframe, non-operating (platen is in)
110 x 140 x 150 mm—waste ink tank

Cartridge dimensions—Excluding projection area of 4.2 mm
Standard—278 x 25 x 100 mm
XL—385 x 25 x 100 mm

Weight—other
81.6 kg or less
Average monthly volume
375 prints
Max monthly volume
2,500 prints
Machine life
90,000 prints or 5 years whichever comes first—average 3 years
Duty cycle
7,500 prints per month
Maintenance

Cleaning
CMYK + White—90 seconds
CMYK—80 seconds
White—90 seconds

Ink filling
CMYK + White, Short—100 seconds
CMYK + White, Long—200 seconds
CMYK, Short—90 seconds
CMYK, Long—110 seconds
White, Short—100 seconds
White, Long—200 seconds

Ink circulation
Depends on user preference

Supply yields

Ink cartridge yield
Ricoh garment ink Type A—cyan, magenta, yellow, black 
550 prints—Standard
1,100 prints—XL

Ink cartridge —white (PowerBright only)
75 prints—Standard
150 prints—XL

Ink capacity
Ricoh garment ink Type A—cyan, magenta, yellow, black

220 ml—Standard
440 ml—XL

PowerBright Plus—cyan, magenta, yellow, black
220 ml—Standard
440 ml—XL

PowerBright—white
220 ml—Standard
440 ml—XL

Cleaning solution—clear
228 ml—Standard

High Viscosity storage solution—clear
228 ml—Standard

Note: The inks meet pollution and safety chemical toxicity standards, are harmless to human beings and animals, are compliant with environmental laws of the country in which they are used, and are listed in the existing chemical substances register.

Garment handling

Substrates
Cotton, 50/50 cotton blend

Platen
Standard
Standard

Optional
Sleeve, Hat, Youth size

Garment size (W x H)
T-shirt—standard platen
US size
600 x 790 mm—XL
560 x 780 mm—L
520 x 700 mm—M
460 x 670 mm—S
450 x 620 mm—Kids (L)
430 x 580 mm—Kids (M)
380 x 520 mm—Kids (S)

Japan size
580 x 780 mm—XL
550 x 740 mm—L
520 x 700 mm—M
490 x 660 mm—S

Kids size
460 x 630 mm—160cm
400 x 560 mm—140cm
350 x 480 mm—120cm
330 x 440 mm—100cm, youth size platen

Tote bag—standard platen
300–480 x 300–400 mm—L
230–360 x 230–370 mm—M
150–300 x 150–200 mm—S

Towel—standard platen
750 x 1,400 mm—Bath (L)
500 x 1,000 mm—Bath (S)
350 x 1,000 mm—Face (L)
250 x 750 mm—Face (S)
300 x 340 mm—Hand

Handkerchief—standard platen
450 x 450 mm—Men's

Youth size platen
250 x 250 mm—Women's
200 x 200 mm—Mini

Scarf—standard platen
660 x 660 mm—US (L)
530 x 530 mm—Japan (M)

Cushion cover—standard platen
400 x 400 mm—Regular

Bib—youth size platen
200 x 220 mm—M
140 x 180 mm—S

Pouch—youth size platen
300 x 350 mm—L
250 x 300 mm—M
200 x 250 mm—S

Garment transfer stage
Fixed—Picture frame
Print side—Upward
Options—on platen change 

Maximum garment size
Standard platen—14 x 18 inches
Sleeve platen—4 x 17 inches
Hat platen—6 x 1.5 inches
Youth size platen—8.5 x 12 inches

Maximum garment thickness
58.4 mm—automatic adjustment
68.5 mm—manual adjustment

Applications
T-shirt, tote bag, sweat shirt, polo shirt, hat, towel, handkerchief, bib

Applicable weight
1.36 kg

Table height adjustment
Automatic

Note: Depending on the need, the height can be adjusted manually as well. 

Garment thickness detection
Method—Laser
Laser class—Class 2
Arrangement range—3.3–3.8 mm, distance from nozzle to upper side of platen

Interfaces - standard

Host
Windows PC

System configuration
1 to 1 connection with host
1 to 1 connection via USB port

Print speed colour

Full-colour 12 x 10-inch graphic
White ink pass

187.2 seconds—CMYK Superfine/White fine
187.78 seconds—CMYK Fine/White fine
187.26 seconds—CMYK Speed/White fine
189.49 seconds—CMYK Draft/White fine

CMYK ink pass
197.92 seconds—CMYK Superfine
99.85 seconds—CMYK Fine
50.76 seconds—CMYK Speed
26.59 seconds—CMYK Draft
197.14 seconds—CMYK Superfine/White fine
100.89 seconds—CMYK Fine/White fine
50.90 seconds—CMYK Speed/White fine
25.96 seconds—CMYK Draft/White fine

Note: The device takes less than 10 seconds initially to discharge ink after pressing the start button.

Printing technology
Inkjet
Printhead
3 printheads
Print resolution
Draft Mode—600 x 300 dpi
Speed, Fine, Superfine Mode—600 x 600 dpi
Maximum printable area
14 x 18 inches—standard platen
Other print features
Print completion notification, Dedicated operator
Power source
110–240 V (±10%), 1.2 A, 50/60 Hz (±3Hz)
Power consumption
95 W or less—operating mode
Warm-up time

45 seconds or less 

Note: Under recommended conditions that power is on every day except for automatic maintenance mode and that the device is switched on every time.

Environmental standards
RoHS
REACH
Waste batteries and accumulators repealing directive
European parliament and council directive 94/62/EC
WEEE
Safety standards
EN60950-1
VCCI Class A—JEITA/JBMIA
Directive 89/336/EEC
AUS/NZ EMC standards (C-Tick/RCM mark)
Korea EMC regulation (KC mark)
Operating environment

Temperature—operating
15–32º C

Temperature—non-operating
-30–43º C

Humidity—operating
45–80% RH

Humidity—non-operating
15–80% RH

Maximum wet-bulb temperature
25º C

Temperature gradient
Less than 20º C per hour

Vibration
No vibration

Impact tolerance
Horizontal—speed of 0.5 m/s against wall
Vertical—drop from 5 cm height

Illumination
2,000 lux or less

Note: Can withstand natural light of 5,000 lux or less if the device is placed near window.

Atmospheric pressure
740 hPa or more

Maximum altitude
2,500 m

Static electricity
±4 KV—contact discharge
±8 KV—air discharge

Power on duration

720 hours per month (24 hours per day x 30 days per month)

Note: Under condition that the device is always switched on for 5 years.