IM 550F A4 black and white multifunction printer

  • Copy, Print, Scan,Fax
  • Prints up to 55 ppm
  • 10.1” Smart Operation Panel
  • RICOH Smart Integration

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The IM 550F provides fast prints speeds up to 55 ppm, delivers crisp 1,200 x 1,200 output, and includes a 100-sheet SPDF as standard.

It also supports a host of the latest Ricoh offerings such as RICOH Always Current Technology, RICOH Smart Integration, and RICOH Intelligent Support, which allow us to meet the ever-evolving needs of customers.

The IM 550F is equipped with the latest Smart Operation Panel (G2.5) which offers smoother touch sensitivity and a revamped Home Screen. It also includes PostScript 3 and PDF Direct emulation as standard and improved controller features, allowing customers to produce professional documents accurately out of the box.

Other new features are Google Cloud Print, Mopria, and RICOH Smart Device Connector which allow the IM 550F to meet the requirements of an increasingly mobile workforce.



Copy, Print, Scan,Fax
320 GB
Memory - Standard
2 GB
Operation Panel
10.1" Smart Operation Panel (G2.5)
Physical Dimensions
480 x 539 x 644 mm—mainframe
380 x 410 x 121 mm—Paper Feed Unit PB1160
778 x 808 x 64 mm—Caster Table Type M40 with anti-tipper
380 x 410 x 64 mm—Caster Table Type M40 without anti-tipper

29 kg or less
4 kg or less—Paper Feed Unit PB1160
11 kg or less—Caster Table Type M40
Standard input capacity (sheets)
Maximum input capacity (sheets)
Standard output capacity (sheets)
Maximum output capacity (sheets)
Physical Dimensions
Standard tray, duplex unit
Plain Paper 1–2, Middle Thick Paper, Thick Paper 11, Recycled Paper, Coloured Paper, Special Paper 1–3, Letterhead, Pre-printed Paper, Bond Paper

Bypass tray
Thin Paper, Plain Paper 1–2, Middle Thick Paper, Thick Paper 1–3, Recycled Paper, Coloured Paper, Special Paper 1–3, Letterhead, Pre-printed Paper, Bond Paper, OHP, Label Paper, Envelope

Paper Feed Unit PB1160
Plain Paper 1–2, Middle Thick Paper, Thick Paper 11, Recycled Paper, Coloured Paper, Special paper 1–3, Letterhead, Pre-printed Paper, Bond Paper, Envelope

Paper thickness
60–63 g/m2—Thin Paper
64–74 g/m2—Plain Paper 1
75–90 g/m2—Plain Paper 2
91–105 g/m2—Middle Thick Paper
106–135 g/m2—Thick Paper 1
136–170 g/m2—Thick Paper 2
171–220 g/m2—Thick Paper 3, Envelopes
Maximum paper size
Media weight (g/m2)
Interfaces - standard
10Base-T/100Base-Tx/1000Base-T (Gigabit Ethernet)
USB Device 2.0
USB Host

Smart Operation Panel
Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11 ac/a/b/g/n)
SD card slot (1 slot/support SDHC Memory Card)
USB Host for USB Memory (USB Host Type A)
USB Host for IC Card R/W (NFC) (USB Host Type miniB)
NFC Tag built-in
Interfaces - Optional
IEEE 1284
Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n)
Device Server Type M37 (additional NIC port)
Network capable
Network protocols - standard
TCP/IP (IPv4, IPv6)
Copy speed
55 cpm
First copy time
7 seconds or less
Copy resolution
600 x 600 dpi
256 levels
Zoom range
25%–400% in 1% steps
Enlargement ratios
141%, 200%
Reduction ratios
93%, 71%, 50%
Duplex copy
Memory copy
ID card copy
Print speed - black and white
55 ppm
Printing process
Dry electrostatic transfer system with laser exposure method. One-component jumping development system
Print Resolution

1,200 x 1,200 dpi—1-bit

Page description languages (PDLs)
PCL 5e, PCL 6 (XL), PostScript3 emulation, PDF Direct emulation

Adobe PostScript 3, Adobe PDF Direct, IPDS, XPS

Printer Drivers
PCL 5e, PCL 6, PostScript3

Adobe PostScript 3

Duplex printing
Maximum printable area
216 x 356 mm
Scan speed

Black and White
60 ipm—simplex
100 ipm—duplex

40 ipm—simplex
62 ipm—duplex
Scan methods
Scan to USB/SD, Scan to email, Scan to folder (SMB, FTP), Scan to URL, Scan to PDF/A, Scan to digitally signed PDF, Scan to searchable PDF (embedded)
Scan resolution
100 x 100 dpi, 200 x 200 dpi (default), 300 x 300 dpi, 400 x 400 dpi, 600 x 600 dpi
Scan to file types

Scan to file types
Single-page - TIFF/JPEG, PDF, High Compression PDF, Secure PDF, Digital Signature PDF
Multi-page - TIFF, PDF, High Compression PDF, Secure PDF, Digital Signature PDF
Scan to folder


Client folder login (login name and password), encryption of login name and password during transmission

100 dpi, 200 dpi (default), 300 dpi, 400 dpi, 600 dpi

Maximum number of registered client folder addresses stored in HDD

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
Max. 500

Maximum group addresses
100 groups, max. 500 members per group

Input file name

File size when combined with Scan to email
128–102,400 KB (default 2,048 KB)—with restriction
700 MB—without restriction

Program user settings
Up to 25 programs

Yes/No; default Yes, retry 3 times
TWAIN scanning

Scan mode
Standard, Photo, OCR, Filing

Scan resolution
100–1,200 dpi

Date, Page number, Text

Image adjustment
Brightness, Contrast, Threshold, Gamma, Halftone Pattern

Supported operating systems
Windows 7, 8.1, 10
Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016, 2019
Fax types
G3 fax (1 line), Internet fax (T.37), IP fax (T.38), LAN-Fax, Paperless fax, Direct SMTP fax
Fax circuit
Fax compatibilty
Fax modem speed
33.6 Kbps–2,400 bps–—G3, standard with Automatic Shift Down
Fax compression methods
Fax resolution
Standard mode
8 x 3.85 lines/mm, 200 x 100 dpi

Detail mode
8 x 7.7 lines/mm, 200 x 200 dpi

Super fine mode (optional)
16 x 15.4 lines/mm, 400 x 400 dpi

G3 fax transmission speed
Approx. 2 seconds—200 x 100 dpi, JBIG, ITU-T No. 1 chart, TTI off, memory transmission
Approx. 3 seconds—200 x 100 dpi, MMR, ITU-T No. 1 chart, TTI off, memory transmission
Page memory size
4 MB—standard 8 MB—with optional SAF memory
Fax SAF memory capacity

4 MB (approximately 320 pages)—standard

With optional SAF memory
60 MB (approximately 4,800 pages)—with optional SAF memory
Quick dials
2,000 numbers
Automatic Reduction
Data Overwrite Security System (DOSS) - Standard
HDD encryption
Authentication password
802.1x wired authentication
IEEE 802.11i security (WPA)
Quota setting/Account limit
User authentication—Windows and LDAP via Kerberos, basic
User code authentication—8 digits, 1,000 user codes
WiFi Protected Setup (WPS) support
Windows Environments

Windows Server 2019
Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows 7
Windows Server 2016
Windows 8.1
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows 10

OS X Native v10.11 or later—PostScript 3 only
Sun Solaris—10
HP-UX—11.x, 11iv2, 11iv3
Red Hat Linux—Enterprise v4, v5, v6
SCO OpenServer—5.0.7, 6.0
IBM AIX—6.1, 7.1, 7.2
Environment—R/3, R/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
Other supported environments

Supported languages
English, French, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Italian, Dutch, Russian, Swedish, Danish, Portuguese, Norwegian, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Polish, Finnish, Catalan, Greek, Thai

Selectable by user

Selectable by administrator

Power consumption
1,300 W or less—maximum operating power (nominal)
1,500 W or less—maximum operating power (guaranteed)
710 W—printing, operating (nominal)
88.2 W or less—Ready Mode (nominal)
0.65 W—Energy Saver Mode (Sleep Mode) (nominal)
Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC)
3.3 kWh
Warm-up time
25.4 seconds or less
Power saving mode
60 seconds or less shift time—Energy Saver Mode (Sleep Mode)
Recovery time
10 seconds or less—from Ready Mode, 25 seconds or less—from Energy Saver Mode (Sleep Mode)
Energy saving standards
Energy Star v1.1, Energy Star v2.0
Green labels
Blue Angel Mark (BAM), Energy Efficiency Labelling Scheme (Hong Kong), Thai Green Label
Safety Standards
Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS)
Identification of plastic components
All plastic components that weigh more than 25 g are identified in accordance with DIN 54840 and ISO 11469 standards.
Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) standards
Other Environmental Features
Eco-friendly indicator screen