IM C4500 A3 colour multifunction printer

  • Copy, print, scan, optional fax
  • Prints up to 45 ppm
  • Automatic updates to firmware and apps
  • RICOH Smart Integration workflows

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Fully featured, this intelligent 45 ppm A3 all in one printer is equipped with an ARDF and can print, copy and scan in colour. Its super-sized 10.1 inch Smart Operation Panel features an intuitive touch and swipe interface which simplifies operation.

Settings can be configured to suit each individual user’s needs and with easier mobile connectivity, users can print or scan to the office network or cloud from their smart device, with built-in support for NFC, AirPrint or Mopria.

Connect in color with customized convenience

Equipped with an Automatic Reverse Document Feeder (ARDF), the IM C4500 automates the scanning process, automatically turning double sided documents and scanning each side in turn. Digitised information can be distributed by email or saved to a network location. Immaculate high resolution colour output is produced as a brisk 45 ppm and, taking full advantage of the all in one printer’s A3 capability, vibrant full colour brochures and banners can be produced in house and neatly finished, using an optional finisher.

  • Fully featured 45 ppm A3 colour all in one printer
  • Document feeder (ARDF) automates scanning processes, turning double sided documents and scanning both sides
  • Super-sized 10.1 inch Smart Operation Panel and Intuitive User Interface simplify operation
  • Eco-friendly stapleless finisher (option) neatly crimps document sets

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Specifications

Functions
Print, copy, scan and fax (optional)
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
218 x 173 x 55 mm—Small paper feeding unit Type M37
587 x 685 x 120 mm—550-sheet x 1 paper bank PB3270
587 x 685 x 247 mm—550-sheet x 2 paper bank PB3280
340 x 544.5 x 290 mm—1,500-sheet LCT RT3040
587 x 685 x 247 mm—1,000-sheet x 2 LCT PB3290
676 x 549 x 156 mm—Side tray M37
412 x 466 x 143 mm—Bridge unit BU3090
420 x 489 x 107 mm—Shift sort tray SH3080 internal
444 x 450 x 150 mm—1-bin tray BN3130
612 x 555 x 184 mm—Internal multi-folding unit FD3010
546 x 523 x 170 mm—500-sheet internal finisher SR3250
575 x 620 x 960 mm—1,000-sheet hybrid finisher SR3260
575 x 620 x 960 mm—1,000-sheet booklet finisher SR3270
657 x 613 x 960 mm—3,000-sheet finisher SR3280
657 x 613 x 960 mm—2,000-sheet booklet finisher SR3290
Weight—Other
82.5 kg or less
0.19 kg—Small paper feeding unit Type M37
13 kg or less—550-sheet x 1 paper bank PB3270
23 kg or less—550-sheet x 2 paper bank PB3280
10.5 kg or less—1,500-sheet LCT RT3040
22 kg or less—1,000-sheet x 2 LCT PB3290
4 kg or less—Side tray M37
3.4 kg or less—Bridge unit BU3090
1.4 kg or less—Shift sort tray SH3080 internal
1.4 kg or less—1-bin tray BN3130
15 kg or less—Internal multi-folding unit FD3010
12.8 kg or less—500-sheet internal finisher SR3250
38 kg or less with punch unit—1,000-sheet hybrid finisher SR3260
47.5 kg with punch unit—1,000-sheet booklet finisher SR3270
41 kg or less with punch unit—3,000-sheet finisher SR3280
60 kg with punch unit—2,000-sheet booklet finisher SR3290
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
Physical Dimensions
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
10Base-T/100Base-Tx (Ethernet)
1000Base-T (Gigabit Ethernet)
USB Host Type A—2 ports
USB Type B—1 port
IEEE 802.11 b/g/n (Wireless LAN)1
Bluetooth
SD card slot—SDHC memory card
USB Host Type A—USB Flash memory
USB Host Type A—1 port for USB keyboard
USB Host Type mini B—for NFC card reader
microSD card slot—ROM storage expansion
NFC tag
Interfaces - Optional
IEEE 1284/ECP
IEEE 802.11a/g/n (Wireless LAN)
USB device server (additional Ethernet/Gigabit Ethernet port)
Network capable
Yes
Network protocols - standard
TCP/IP (IPv4, IPv6)Network protocols - standard
Copy speed
45 cpm—A4 LEF
First copy time
3.6 seconds—black and white, 5.4 seconds—colour
Copy resolution
1,200 x 1,200 dpi—2-bit
Zoom range
25%–400% in 1% steps
Enlargement ratios
141%, 200%115%, 122%, 141%, 200%, 400%
Reduction ratios
93%, 71%, 50%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
Print speed - black and white
45 ppm—A4 LEF, 22.5 ppm—A3 SEF
Print speed - colour
45 ppm—A4 LEF, 22.5 ppm—A3 SEF
Printing process
4-drum, dry electrostatic transfer system with dual-component toner development
Print Resolution
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
Scan speed
A4
Black and White
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

Colour
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.
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
Supported

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

Homefolder over LDAP
Supported

Maximum client folders/PCs per send
50 folders

Simultaneous transmission
500 maximum

Maximum group addresses
100 destinations from a maximum of 50 folders, 500 email addresses maximum per group

Input file name
Supported

Maximum file size
Default - 2,000 MB

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

Resend
Yes—maximum 3 attempts, No; default Yes
TWAIN scanning

Scan mode
Standard, Photo, OCR, Filing

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

Scan speed—SPDF
Black and white: 105 ipm—single-sided 173 ipm—duplex
Colour: 106 ipm—single-sided 173 ipm—duplex

Image adjustment
Brightness, Contrast, Threshold, Gamma Adjustment, Half‑tone Pattern

Endorse
Supported

Stamp originals
Date, Page number, Text

Supported operating systems
Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server 2008, Windows 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016
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
100 x 200 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

G3 fax transmission speed
100 x 200 dpi - 2 seconds approximately—JBIG, ITU-T No. 1 chart, TTI off, memory transmission
100 x 200 dpi - 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
64 MB—approximately 4,800 pages
Quick dials
2,000 numbers
Data Overwrite Security System (DOSS) - Standard
Yes
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)
Encryption
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 Environments
PCL 5c, PCL 6, and PostScript 3
Windows 7
Windows 8.1
Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows 10
Windows Server 2016

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, 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
Supported languages
Default


Selectable by user


Selectable by administrator


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
0.55 W—Energy Saver Mode (Sleep Mode)
60 W or less—SPDF DF3120
19 W or less, average—550-sheet x 1 paper bank PB3270
21 W or less, average—550-sheet x 2 paper bank PB3280
12 W or less—Side tray M37
12 W or less—Bridge unit BU3090
2 W or less—Shift sort tray SH3080 internal
1 W or less—1-bin tray BN3130
60 W or less—500-sheet internal finisher SR3250 with punch unit
36 W—1,000-sheet hybrid finisher SR3260 with punch unit
36 W or less—1,000-sheet booklet finisher SR3270 with punch unit
64 W—3,000-sheet finisher SR3280
64 W—2,000-sheet booklet finisher SR3290
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
0.5 seconds—to Key Operation Ready Mode, 6.0 seconds—with Human detection sensor, 6.3 seconds—without Human detection sensor
Energy saving standards
Energy Star v1.1 or 1.2, Energy Star v2.0 (target), Energy Efficiency Labelling Scheme (Hong Kong)
Green labels
The Thai Green Label Scheme, Blue Angel Mark (BAM)
Identification of plastic components
All plastic components that weigh more than 25 g are identified in accordance with ISO 11469 standards.
Other Environmental Features
Eco-friendly indicator, On/off timer, Remote Power Off, Default duplex printing, Eco counter, Human detection sensor