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IM C4500

A3 colour MFP

  • Copy, print, scan, optional fax
  • Prints up to 45 ppm
  • Continuous updates via RICOH Always Current Technology
  • RICOH Smart Integration workflows

  1. Digitise messages to energise workflows  
    Scan documents at up to 240 images per minute using the Single-Pass Document Feeder
  2. Put energy to good use
    Enjoy powerful performance using less energy
  3. Respond with information faster
    Check settings, add widgets, toggle between tasks with incredible speed with responsive 10.1" Smart Operation Panel
  4. Take everything and everyone into account
    With user authentication, you can hold printed output until an authorised user releases the job with a passcode or optional card reader

Make a lasting impression

Captivate audiences with professional output produced at a fast 45 pages per minute. With continuous recalibration and an optional Fiery® E-25C Colour Controller, you can create exceptional, economical reproductions with precise text and vivid colours. Choose from many finishing options, including an internal Multi-Folding Unit and a Hybrid Stapleless + Stapler Finisher making it easier to produce more document in-house.

Connect with RICOH Intelligent Support*

Help is easy to find. With RemoteConnect Support, you can share access to your Smart Operation Panel and get expert advice from our Customer Support Centre. Or, perform device management in-house using the Remote Panel Operation tool.  Watch how-to videos directly from the Home Screen for easy toner replacement.
*Internet connection required.


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  • Copy, print, scan, optional fax
  • Prints up to 45 ppm
  • Continuous updates via RICOH Always Current Technology
  • RICOH Smart Integration workflows

Specifications

Functions
Copy, print, scan, optional fax
Colour
Yes
HDD
320 GB
Memory - standard
2 GB
Memory - optional
4 GB—maximum 4 GB
Operation panel
10.1-inch tilting colour WSVGA Smart Operation Panel
Physical dimensions (W x D x H)—mainframe
587 x 685 x 788 mm
Weight—mainframe
87.5 kg or less
Standard input capacity (sheets)
1,200
Maximum input capacity (sheets)
4,700
Standard output capacity (sheets)
500
250—B4 or larger
Maximum output capacity (sheets)
3,625
Paper input configuration - optional
550-sheet paper bank PB3270, 2 x 550 sheet paper bank PB3280, 1,500-sheet LCT RT3040, 1,000-sheet x 2 LCT PB3290, Small paper feeding unit Type M37, Page keeper Type M37, Banner paper guide tray Type M19, ADF accessibility handle Type C, Caster table M3
Paper output configuration - standard
500-sheet face-down internal output tray
Supported media

Tray 1
Plain paper, recycled paper, special paper 1–3, colour paper, letterhead, cardstock, pre-printed paper, bond paper, glossy coated paper, coated paper, normal paper, middle thick, thick paper 1, thick paper 2, thick paper 3, thick paper 4

Tray 2
Plain paper, recycled paper, special paper 1–3, colour paper, letterhead, cardstock, pre-printed paper, bond paper, glossy coated paper, coated paper, envelopes, normal paper, middle thick, thick paper 1, thick paper 2, thick paper 3, thick paper 4

Paper banks
Plain paper, recycled paper, special paper 1–3, colour paper, letterhead, cardstock, pre-printed paper, bond paper, glossy coated paper, coated paper, envelopes, normal paper, middle thick, thick paper 1, thick paper 2, thick paper 3, thick paper 4

LCTs
Plain paper, recycled paper, special paper 1–3, colour paper, letterhead, cardstock, pre-printed paper, bond paper, glossy coated paper, coated paper, normal paper, middle thick, thick paper 1, thick paper 2, thick paper 3, thick paper 4

Bypass tray
Plain paper, recycled paper, special paper 1–3, colour paper, letterhead, cardstock, pre-printed paper, bond paper, glossy coated paper, coated paper, envelopes, label paper, OHP, thin paper, normal paper, middle thick, thick paper 1, thick paper 2, thick paper 3, thick paper 4

Paper thickness
82–105 g/m²—middle thick paper
106–169 g/m²—thick paper 1
170–220 g/m²—thick paper 2
221–256 g/m²—thick paper 3
257–300 g/m²—thick paper 4
Maximum paper size
SRA3
Media weight (g/m2)
52–300
Interfaces - standard

Mainframe
10Base-T/100Base-Tx (Ethernet)
1000Base-T (Gigabit Ethernet)
USB Host Type A—2 ports
USB Type B—1 port

Smart Operation Panel
IEEE 802.11 b/g/n (Wireless LAN)1
Bluetooth2
SD card slot—SDHC memory card
USB Host Type A—USB Flash memory
USB Host Type A—1 port for USB keyboard2
USB Host Type mini B—for NFC card reader2
microSD card slot—ROM storage expansion2
NFC tag2

1—Limited printing for a peer-to-peer mobile device via RICOH Smart Device Connector
2—Cannot be used for printing

Interfaces - optional

IEEE 1284/ECP
IEEE 802.11a/g/n (Wireless LAN)
USB device server (additional Ethernet/Gigabit Ethernet port)

Network protocols - standard
TCP/IP (IPv4, IPv6)
Copy speed
45 cpm—A4 LEF
First copy time
3.6 seconds—black and white
5.4 seconds—colour
Copy resolution
600 x 600 dpi—4-bit
Zoom range
25%–400% in 1% steps
Enlargement ratios
115%, 122%, 141%, 200%, 400%
Reduction ratios
93%, 82%, 75%, 71%, 65%, 50%, 25%
Duplex copy
Simplex to duplex, duplex to duplex—with SPDF, book to duplex, front and back to duplex
Book copy
Booklet, magazine, layout and booklet
ID card copy
Supported
User codes
1,000
Print speed colour
45 ppm—A4 LEF
22.5 ppm—A3 SEF
Print speed black and white
45 ppm—A4 LEF
22.5 ppm—A3 SEF
First print time
4.0 seconds black and white, 5.7 seconds colour
Print resolution

1,200 x 1,200 dpi—2-bit

Page description languages (PDLs)

Standard
PCL 5c, PCL 6, PostScript 3 emulation, PDF Direct emulation

Optional
Genuine Adobe PostScript 3, PDF Direct from Adobe, XPS Direct Print, PictBridge, IPDS

Printer drivers

Standard
PCL 5c, PCL 6, PostScript 3 emulation

Optional
Genuine Adobe PostScript 3

Duplex printing
Standard
Mobile printing
Yes
Print from USB/SD
Supported
Scan speed
120 ppm—single-sided, 200 x 200 dpi, via SPDF
110 ppm—single-sided, 300 x 300 dpi, via SPDF
240 ppm—duplex, 200 x 200 dpi, via SPDF
180 ppm—duplex, 300 x 300 dpi, via SPDF
Scan methods

Scan to USB/SD, Scan to email, Scan to webmail, Scan to folder (SMB, FTP), Scan to URL, Scan to PDF/A, Scan to searchable PDF

Note: Optional OCR unit is required to support scanning to a searchable PDF.

Colour scanning
Standard
Scan resolution
100 x 100 dpi, 200 x 200 dpi, 300 x 300 dpi, 400 x 400 dpi,
600 x 600 dpi, 1,200 x 1,200 dpi; default 200 x 200 dpi
Scan to file types

Single- and multi-page TIFF
Single-page JPEG 
Single- and multi-page PDF, PDF/A
Single- and multi-page high-compression PDF 

Scan to email

Protocols 
SMTP gateway, TCP/IP, POP, IMAP 4

Authentication 

SMTP authentication, POP before SMTP authentication

Scan resolution 
100 x 100 dpi, 200 x 200 dpi, 300 x 300 dpi, 400 x 400 dpi, 
600 x 600 dpi; default 200 x 200 dpi

Scan to email file types
Single-page
TIFF, JPEG, PDF, PDF/A, high-compression PDF, encrypted PDF, searchable PDF

Multi-page
TIFF, PDF, PDF/A, high-compression PDF, encrypted PDF, searchable PDF

Note: Optional OCR unit is required to support scanning to a searchable PDF.

Scan to folder

Protocols
SMB, FTP

Security
Client folder logon, transmission encryption of logon name and password

Resolution
100 x 100 dpi, 200 x 200 dpi, 300 x 300 dpi, 400 x 400 dpi, 
600 x 600 dpi; default 200 x 200 dpi

Search for client folders
SMB—browsing directly to the designated folder
FTP—by folder name

Scan to folder file types
Single-page
TIFF, JPEG, PDF, PDF/A, high-compression PDF, encrypted PDF, searchable PDF

Multi-page
TIFF, PDF, PDF/A, high-compression PDF, encrypted PDF, searchable PDF

Note: Optional OCR unit is required to support scanning to a searchable PDF.

TWAIN scanning

Scan mode
Standard, Photo, OCR, Filing

Scan resolution
100 x 100 dpi–1,200 x 1,200 dpi

Fax types
G3 fax, Internet fax (T.37), IP fax (T.38), LAN-Fax, Paperless fax, Direct SMTP fax
Fax circuit
PSTN, PBX
Fax compatibilty
ITU-T (CCITT), G3—maximum 3 lines
Fax modem speed
2,400 bps–33.6 Kbps—G3, standard with automatic shift down
Fax compression methods
MH, MR, MMR, JBIG
Fax resolution

Standard mode 
200 x 100 dpi—8 x 3.85 lines/mm

Detail mode 

200 x 200 dpi—8 x 7.7 lines/mm

Super fine mode 
400 x 400 dpi—8 x 15.4 lines/mm
400 x 400 dpi—16 x 15.4 lines/mm

Note: Super fine mode is supported with the optional SAF memory.

G3 fax transmission speed
2 seconds approximately—JBIG, ITU-T No. 1 chart, TTI off, memory transmission
3 seconds approximately—MMR, ITU-T No. 1 chart, TTI off, memory transmission
Fax SAF memory capacity
Standard 
4 MB—approximately 320 pages

With optional SAF memory 

60 MB—approximately 4,800 pages
Fax memory backup
1 hour
Quick dials
2,000 numbers
Data Overwrite Security System (DOSS) - Standard
Yes
Data Overwrite Security System (DOSS) - Optional
Type M19
Encryption

HDD, AES 256-bit, SSH, SHA-2, PDF, Secure print, WEP, WPA
Authentication password
Encryption of data sent via Scan to email and Fax forwarding (S/MIME)

Authentication

802.1x wired authentication
Administrator authentication
IEEE 802.11i security (WPA2)
IPv6
Quota setting 
User authentication—Windows and LDAP via Kerberos, basic, user code
WiFi Protected Setup (WPS) support

Windows

PCL 5c, PCL 6, and PostScript 3 
Windows Server 2008 
Windows Server 2008 R2 
Windows 7 
Windows 8.1
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows 10 
Windows Server 2016

Macintosh
OS X Native v10.11 or later—PostScript 3 only
Unix
Sun Solaris—10
HP-UX—11.x, 11iv2, 11iv3
Red Hat Linux—Enterprise, 4.x, 5.x, 6.x
SCO OpenServer—5.0.7, 6.0
IBM AIX— 6.1, 7.1, 7.2
SAP
Environment—R/3, S/4
SAP R/3 Device Type—supported
Barcode fonts—Code 128, Code 39, Code 93, Codabar, 2 of 5 interleaved/Industrial/Matrix, MSI, USPS, UPC/EAN
OCR fonts—OCR A, OCR B
Standard
@Remote Embedded
Web Image Monitor
Optional

@Remote Office
@Remote Enterprise Pro
Java SDK
Card Authentication Package
Device Software Manager
Device Manager NX
Enhanced Locked Print NX
GlobalScan NX
Printer Driver Packager NX
Streamline NX

Mobile apps
Smart Device Connector
Power source
220–240 V, 50/60 Hz—Asia Pacific
110 V, 60 Hz—Taiwan
Power consumption
1,850 W or less—maximum power, Asia Pacific
1,584 W or less—maximum power, Taiwan
644.6 W—operating power, black and white
729.9 W—operating power, colour
59.0 W—Ready Mode 
0.62 W—Energy Saver Mode (Sleep Mode)
Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC)
1.8 kWh
Warm-up time

21 seconds or less—Quick Mode from main switch

Power saving mode

60 seconds or less shift time—Energy Saver Mode (Sleep Mode)

Recovery time

From Energy Saver Mode
0.5 seconds—to Key Operation Ready Mode
7.0 seconds—without Human detection sensor, Asia Pacific
6.6 seconds—without Human detection sensor, Taiwan

Green labels
The Thai Green Label Scheme, Blue Angel Mark (BAM)
Other environmental features
Eco-friendly indicator, On/off timer, Remote Power Off, Default duplex printing, Eco counter, Human detection sensor