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MP 501SPF

A4 black and white multifunction printer

  • Print, copy, scan and fax
  • Produces up to 50 prints/copies per minute
  • Configurable Smart Operation Panel
  • Wide range of paper options

Tackle complicated print jobs without fuss in a design made for small offices. The MP 501SPF merges all-in- one tasks with the latest technology.

  1. Quick start  
    First print speed for 6 seconds.
  2. Low maintenance 
    High toner yield coupled with machine reliability ensure trouble free operation.
  3. Affordable print, copy, scan and fax
    Low energy consumption and high yield consumables keep it cost-effective.
  4. Scan and print quickly
    Scan up to 50 black and white impressions per minute with the automatic reverse document feeder. 

Budget friendly, collaborative functions

Don’t underestimate its small size, it delivers fast print jobs of 50 ppm. Do more with scanning and faxing. The large Smart Operation Panel offers touchscreen design that’s simple and intuitive, so you can find favourite settings quickly and access the internet with the web browser. Print more types of documents with a choice of paper sizes and thickness. The powerful controller and processor keeps everything moving without interruption.

Stay up to date with software

All-in-one can mean more than print, copy, scan and fax with add on software solutions. Transform your office to boost productivity and open up opportunities to grow. Add wireless LAN connectivity to the MP 501SPF for added mobility, or an optical character recognition (OCR) unit to convert scanned files into editable and popular file format. Keep documents secure with Data Overwrite Security.


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Whatever your business needs there’s a Ricoh specialist ready to help create the ideal solution to improve your work life. Hit the ‘Request a quote’ button, complete the form with your details and we’ll contact you within 24 hours to discuss your requirements.

  • Print, copy, scan and fax
  • Produces up to 50 prints/copies per minute
  • Configurable Smart Operation Panel
  • Wide range of paper options

Specifications

Functions
Copy, print, scan, fax
HDD
320 GB
Memory - standard
2 GB RAM
Operation panel
10.1-inch Smart Operation Panel
Physical dimensions (W x D x H)
475 x 504 x 645 mm—mainframe only
778 x 808 x 1,188 mm—mainframe, 4 x optional paper banks, and caster table with non-tip casters
380 x 410 x 121 mm—500-sheet paper bank PB1100
778 x 808 x 64 mm—Caster table Type M24 with non-tip casters
380 x 410 x 64 mm—Caster table Type M24 without non-tip casters
Weight
28 kg or less—mainframe only
55 kg or less—mainframe, 4 x optional paper banks, and caster table with non-tip casters
4 kg or less—500-sheet paper bank PB1100
11 kg or less—Caster table Type M24 with non-tip casters
11 kg or less—Caster table Type M24 without non-tip casters
Standard input capacity (sheets)
600
Maximum input capacity (sheets)
2,600
Standard output capacity (sheets)
500
Maximum output capacity (sheets)
500
Supported media
Paper input trays, duplex unit
Plain paper 1, plain paper 2, middle thick paper, thick paper 1, recycled paper, coloured paper, special paper 1, special paper 2, special paper 3, letterhead, pre-printed paper, bond paper

Bypass tray

Plain paper 1, plain paper 2, middle thick paper, thick paper 1, recycled paper, coloured paper, special paper 1, special paper 2, special paper 3, letterhead, pre-printed paper, bond paper, envelopes, transparencies, label paper, thin paper, thick paper 2, thick paper 3

Paper banks

Plain paper 1, plain paper 2, middle thick paper, thick paper 1, recycled paper, coloured paper, special paper 1, special paper 2, special paper 3, letterhead, pre-printed paper, bond paper, envelopes

Note: Thick 1 is only supported by paper weights 120 g/m² or less in the standard paper tray, duplex unit, and paper banks.
Maximum paper size
A4
Media weight (g/m2)
60-220
Interfaces - standard

Mainframe
10Base-T/100Base-Tx/1000Base-T (Gigabit Ethernet)
USB Host 2.0 Type A¹—2 ports

Operation panel
Bluetooth
SD card slot—for SDHC memory card
USB Host Type A—for USB Flash memory
USB Host Type A¹—for External keyboard
USB Host Type Mini-B¹—for NFC card reader
Micro SD card slot1—for ROM storage expansion
NFC tag 

¹—Not for printing functions

Interfaces - optional
IEEE 1284
IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n (Wireless LAN)¹
USB Device Type B—1 port
USB Device Server (additional network interface port)
Bluetooth

¹—Not for printing functions
Network protocols - standard
TCP/IP (IPv4, IPv6)
Copy speed
Single document, multiple copies
50 cpm—via platen glass and ARDF

Multiple documents, single copy
26 cpm—via ARDF
First copy time
7 seconds or less
Copy resolution
600 x 600 dpi—platen
300 x 600 dpi, 600 x 600 dpi—ARDF 
Greyscale
256 levels 
Zoom range
25%–400% in 1% steps
Enlargement ratios
141%, 200%
Reduction ratios
93%, 71%, 50%
Duplex copy
Supported
Memory copy
Supported
ID card copy
Supported
Print speed black and white
50 ppm—single-sided
36 ppm—duplex
First print time
6 seconds or less (A4 SEF)
Printing process
Electrophotographic printing with laser beam scanning
PrintResolution
1,200 x 1,200 dpi
Printer drivers

Standard
PCL 5e, PCL 6, PostScript 3

Optional
XPS

Note: The XPS driver can be downloaded from the Ricoh website.

Duplex printing
Standard
Print from USB/SD
Supported
Scan speed
A4, black and white
Single-sided

60 ipm—300 x 300 dpi
40 ipm—600 x 600 dpi

Duplex
26 ipm—300 x 300 dpi
17 ipm—600 x 600 dpi

A4, colour
Single-sided

40 ipm—300 x 300 dpi
20 ipm—600 x 600 dpi

Duplex
17 ipm—300 x 300 dpi
9 ipm—600 x 600 dpi
Scan methods

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

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

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 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

Client folder addresses stored in HDD

Maximum registered folder addresses—2,000
Maintain folder addresses—via operation panel, 
SmartDeviceMonitor for Admin, Web Image Monitor

Destination folder address input via operation panel
SMB—network path>client folder>password
FTP—server>network path>user account>password 

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

Maximum client folders/PCs per send

50 folders

Simultaneous transmission
500 maximum

Maximum group addresses
100 group addresses, with maximum 500 members per group

Input file name
Supported

Maximum file size
Default
2,000 MB

When combined with Scan to email
128–102,400 KB; default 2,048 KB—with restriction
725 MB—without restriction

Maximum addresses per send when combined with Scan to email
Via Address book
50 destinations, 550 to email

Direct input
50 destinations, 550 to email

Scan to folder file types
Single-page
TIFF, JPEG, PDF, high-compression PDF, secure PDF, PDF digital signature

Multi-page
TIFF, PDF, high-compression PDF, secure PDF, PDF digital signature

Program user settings
Up to 25 programs

Divide and send
Divide by page or size; default divide by size

Note: If the sent file is larger than the email size restriction, it will be divided into multiple sends. The size restrictions of the email recipient may also impact the send.

Resend
Yes—maximum 3 attempts, No; default Yes

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
Fax modem speed
2,400 bps–33.6 Kbps—G3, standard with automatic shift down
Fax compression methods
MH, MR, MMR, JBIG
G3 fax transmission speed

100 x 200 dpi
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


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
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
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
Page memory size
Page—4 MB
SAF—4 MB, approximately 320 pages
Quick dials
2,000 numbers
Automatic reduction
Supported
Data Overwrite Security System (DOSS) - Standard
Supported with optional HDD
SecurityDOSSOptional
Type M19—available for customers who require their devices to comply with ISO 15408 Common Criteria certification
Encryption
HDD, PDF, Secure print, SSH encryption
Address book, authentication password, PDF encryption
Encryption of data sent via Scan to email and Fax forwarding (SMIME)
Authentication
802.1x wired authentication
WiFi Protected Setup (WPS) support
IEEE 802.11i security (WEP, WPA2)
Quota setting 
User authentication—Windows and LDAP via Kerberos, basic, user code
Network user authentication
Windows
Windows Vista
Windows 7
Windows 8
Windows 8.1
Windows Server 2003
Windows Server 2003 R2
Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 R2
Macintosh
OS X Native v10.7 or later—PostScript 3 only
Unix
Sun Solaris—9, 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—5L Version 5.3, 6.1, 7.1
SAP
Environment—R/3
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
Web Image Monitor
@Remote
VM card
Power source
220–240 V, 50/60 Hz
Power consumption
1,500 W or less—maximum power
624 W—operating power
90.7 W—Ready Mode 
3.4 W—Energy Saver Mode (Sleep Mode)
48 W or less—Low Power Mode
Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC)
3.3 kWh
Warm-up time
10 seconds or less—Low Power Mode
24 seconds—Quick Mode
60 seconds—Normal Mode
Recovery time
21 seconds or less—Energy Saver Mode (Sleep Mode)
Reduction of environmentally sensitive materials
Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS)
Lead (Pb)
Cadmium (Cd)
Mercury (Hg)
Hexavalent Chromium (Cr6+)
Polybrominated biphenyls (PBBs)
Polybrominated diphenylethers (PBDEs)
Energy saving standards
Energy Star v2.0
Green labels
Blue Angel Mark (BAM) (target), Energy Efficiency Labelling Scheme (Hong Kong)—target, China Eco Mark
Safety standards
EN60950-1
IEC 60950-1
AS/NZS 60950
EAC
Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) standards
EN55022
EN55024
EN61000-3-2
EN61000-3-3
AS/NZS CISPR 22
EAC
Identification of plastic components
All plastic components that weigh more than 25 g are identified in accordance with DIN 54840 and ISO 11469 standards
Other environmental features
Default duplex printing, Eco counter, Eco-friendly indicator