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UCS P3500 Portable video conferencing system

  • 60-second start-up time
  • 1,280 x 720 pixels/30 fps video
  • 1.6 kg
  • Easily accessible for unlimited remote locations

Collaborate across locations and with large audiences, with go‑anywhere video conferencing

So small it will fit in your bag, but big enough to present to a large audience. The P3500 delivers brilliant video conferencing with easy set up.

  1. Create virtual huddle rooms
    Transform any space into a virtual collaboration place
  2. Build in productivity
    Enjoy the High definition camera, as well as built in microphone and speaker
  3. Easy to connect 
    Start collaborating instantly with no software. Connect devices with WiFi, HDMI or more
  4. Get ready for your close up
    Powerful zoom function lets you get up close

Innovation, A4 sized

Deliver video conferences with no fuss, just start your meeting by raising the camera and pressing a button. The wide camera angle lets you capture everyone in the room. Everything you need is included with the built in microphone and speaker. High resolution video quality keeps your message clear, and will adjust to accommodate bandwidth. Work in conjunction with Ricoh’s interactive whiteboards and projectors to extend the collaboration between locations even further. Connect with unlimited sites across 9 displays, to reach everyone you need.

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  • 60-second start-up time
  • 1,280 x 720 pixels/30 fps video
  • 1.6 kg
  • Easily accessible for unlimited remote locations


Operation panel

LED lights
Blue power light
Lit—power on
Off—power off
Flashing—device booting

Blue microphone light
Flashing—mute on
Off—mute off

No LED light

What's included

AC adaptor

Power cord

USB cable for PC document sharing

Wireless remote controller (infrared)

Product instructions
Read this first information
Getting started manual
Quick guide

End User Licence Agreement (EULA)

Carry bag

Physical dimensions (WxDxH)—mainframe
285 x 189 x 40 mm—excluding protrusion, stored camera
1.6 kg

Audio encoding
Speex ultra-wideband 

Audio input
Built-in microphone x 1
2.0 m, 360º microphone pick-up range—non-partitioned space
4.0 m, 360º microphone pick-up range—enclosed rooms, for example, 
W x D x H: 5.5 x 3.5 x 2.5 m

Microphone mute

Adaptive echo cancellation

Noise reduction

Auto gain control

Non-stationary sound cancellation

300 Hz–11,000 Hz

Audio connector
3.5 mm Pin Jack—for external microphone, headphones, and audio devices

Audio output
Built-in speaker x 1
3 W mono

Volume adjustment
Maximum volume 63 dB (1 m)

Audio connector
3.5 mm Pin Jack—for external speaker


Video encoding
H.264/SVC (H.264/AVC Annex G)

Video ouput
RGB (D-sub 15-pin) x 1/HDMI (Type A) x 1

Video resolution
1,024 x 768 pixels—XGA
1,280 x 800 pixels—WXGA

1,280 x 720 pixels—High definition (HD)
1,024 x 768 pixels—XGA
1,280 x 800 pixels—WXGA (for Ricoh projectors only)

Aspect ratio

Maximum upload (resolution/frame rate)
Standard mode
640 x 360 pixels/30 fps

HD mode
1,280 x 720 pixels/30 fps

Note: Resolution mode is selected automatically according to the devices connected.

Maximum download (resolution/frame rate)
Standard mode
1,280 x 720 pixels/30 fps

High definition (HD) mode
1,280 x 720 pixels/30 fps

Note: Resolution mode is selected automatically according to the devices connected.


Built-in camera x 1

2.0 Mega pixels

View angle
Horizontal 125º, vertical 70º

4x digital zoom

Focus position 45 cm
Auto gain adjustment
Auto white balance adjustment
Horizontally and vertically adjustable

Camera arm
135º foward from the stored state

Camera head
Vertical—up 45º, down 45º
Horizontal—clockwise 90º, counter clockwise 180º

Camera off

Multipoint meeting settings

Maximum number of multipoints

Maximum number of simultaneous displays

Machine life
5 years
Interfaces - standard

External connectors
3.5 mm Jack x 2
For connecting an external analog speaker, microphone, or headset

USB 3.0 Type A x 2  
For connecting an external digital speaker, microphone, or headset

When an external speaker or microphone is connected, the internal speaker microphone is disabled. 
Multiple external speaker microphones cannot be connected. Video input is available by connecting a camera. When an external camera is connected using an HDMI port, the USB port is disabled.

USB 3.0 Micro Type B x 1 
For connecting a PC or Mac for screen sharing

HDMI Type A x 1
For connecting an external high definition (HD) camera—specialised for video use only; no other HDMI functions available

Security lock slot x 1 
A slot (3.6 x 7.6 mm square hole) for connecting a Kensington lock

Network connectivity
Wired LAN
10Base-T/100Base-Tx (Ethernet)
1000Base-T (Gigabit Ethernet)

Wireless LAN

Encryption system (Wireless LAN)
WEP: WEP 128 bit/64 bit

Bandwidth upload/download
500 Kbps–2 Mbps (1 Mbps or higher recommended)

High definition, 1,280 x 720 pixels, 30 fps
1 Mbps—2 Mbps

Standard definition, 640 x 360 pixels, 30 fps
500 Kbps–1 Mbps 

Limited bandwidth mode, less than 320 x 180 pixels, 0–15 fps
300 Kbps


PC screen sharing requirements
1,024 x 768 dpi or more, 64,000 colours or more recommended

32- and 64-bit
Windows Vista Home Basic, Home Premium, Business, Enterprise, Ultimate
Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional, Enterprise, Ultimate
Windows 8 Core, Pro, Enterprise

Pentium Core 2 Duo 2.0 GHz or more

1 GB or more

Program areas 100 MB or more

Mac OS 10.7, 10.8, 10.9, MacBook Pro (late 2011) and later—PC screen sharing requirements
Other supported environments

Ricoh's Cloud-based UCS service platform
Ricoh's UCS service platform is based on Cloud computing. It provides communication via internet, and allows to connect anyone to a conference call who is not inside the network. 
An unlimited number of remote sites can be connected without the need for expensive Multipoint Control Units (MCU), software licences, or maintenance services.

Supported languages
User interface languages
Japanese, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Swedish, Brazilian Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Russian
Power source
AC 100–240 V, 50-60 Hz, 1.5 A
Power consumption
57 W or less—when not connected to USB
66 W or less—when connected to USB
0.5 W or less—standby
Startup time
60 seconds or less
Environmental standards
Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS)
REACH regulation
Erp (EuP) Lot 6
Erp (EuP) Lot 7
Directive 2006/66/EC
Directive 2005/20/EC
AS/NZS 4665
Safety standards
EN60950-1 (CE Marking, TUV Mark)
IEC60950-1 (CB attestation)
CNS14336 (RPC)
Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) standards
EN55024 (CE Marking)
EN62311 (CE Marking)
AS/NZS CISPR 22 (C-Tick)
Wireless LAN standards
EN300 328 (CE Marking)
EN301 489-1
EN301 489-17 (CE Marking)
NCC Certificate
AS/NZS 4268
Operating environment

10–32º C—operating
0–43º C—non-operating temperature
-20–60º C—transportation and storage (packaged)

15–80% (non-condensing)—operating
10–90% (non-condensing)—non-operating humidity
5–80%—transportation and storage (packaged)

Maximum altitude
3,048 m