Aficio MP W5100
Aficio MP W5100
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High productivity. Color scanning. Fast output.
The Ricoh Aficio MP W5100 allows for fast printing even as you capture, share and save all of your day-to-day hard-copy document processes—color markups, edits, penciled-in changes and as-builts—into your ever-changing project workflow. The Ricoh Aficio MP W5100 Wide Format Printer is truly a high productivity tool that can help you work smarter, collaborate easier, share faster and finish your projects on-time and on-budget.

Main Features

General Features

  • Output speeds up to 10 documents per minute.
  • Redesigned, super-wide color LCD operation panel.
  • Reduce paper and toner usage by previewing document thumbnails before printing or scanning.
  • Eliminate tedious document updating by capturing as-builts, handwritten, on-site changes and color markups, and then integrating them with satellite imagery, photographs and maps to create complete bid sets.
  • Create and distribute documents with a comprehensive selection of Scan-to options.
  • Scan project documents directly into an electronic plan room for easy viewing by other architects, engineers or contractors.
  • Simplify document access by temporarily storing documents on the 320 GB (160 x 2) “Document Server” and view them on the control panel or your PC for reprinting, as needed.

Copier Features

  • 2 Drawer Cut Sheet Paper Tray (option)
    • Auto Paper Selection (APS)
    • Auto Reduce/Enlargement, User Auto Reduce/Enlargement, Preset Reduce/Enlargement, Zoom, Size Magnification, Directional Magnification
    • Directional Size Magnification (percentage and mm/inch), Fine Magnification
    • Electronic Sort
    • Image Overlay, Format Overlay, Negative/Positive, Mirroring, Double Copy, Repeat Copy, Combine Images
    • Job Interrupt
    • Job Program (up to 10 jobs)
    • Manage System and Security Settings, Document Server, Printer and Scanner Features
    • Margin Adjustment
    • Preset Stamps, User Preset Stamps, Date Stamp, Page Stamp
    • Standard 320 GB Hard Disk Drive: Store Up to 3,000 Documents
    • User Tools, Manage System and Security Settings, Document Server, Printer and Scanner Features

Printer Features

  • Driver support for Windows—PostScript, HDI and a Web Print Tool to build job sets from HP-GL, TIFF and CALS file formats.
  • Minimize the learning curve with drivers similar to standard print drivers.
  • Print documents to any device on your network, including inkjet printers.
  • The built-in security features included with the RPCS drivers provide piece of mind—Lock print, Hold print and Stored print.

Print Controller Features

  • Auto Paper Select
    • Collate
    • Color Editing Tools
    • Combine Images
    • Cut Mode
    • Distributive Printing
    • Limitless Paper Feed
    • Locked Print
    • Output Tray Selection
    • Output to One Inkjet
    • Paper Remaining Level
    • Pen Settings Preview Print
    • Print Queue Management
    • Reduce/Enlarge
    • Sample Print Setting – Build Job Sets from Multiple File Formats
    • Simultaneous Printing and Scanning
    • Stamping
    • Title Block Setting

Scanner Features

  • Embedded Color Scanning
  • Minimize system footprint with the embedded color scanner.
  • Scan documents of extensive sizes and types, including architectural drawings, sepias, blueprints, detailed maps, folded or wrinkled documents, oversized drawings, photos or posters with unrivaled speed and image quality.
  • Scan your documents, either as multi-page Tiffs & PDFs, or single page PDFs, Tiffs, or Jpegs directly to e-mail, SMB, Folder, FTP, URL, NCP and Document Server.
  • Capture crystal clear B&W 600 DPI scans or enhance your color output from an inkjet printer with closed-loop calibration, improving your scanning and printing workflow.
  • Speed up the capture of changes and additions by scanning your marked-up drawings in color.
  • Ensure easy retrieval of stored documents by scanning documents directly to file.
  • Authentication Modes
    • Closed-Loop Calibration
    • Color Editing
    • Contrast Setting Integrated
    • Continuous Input
    • Invert
    • Mirror/Positive/Negative
    • Multiple Scan Settings
    • Preview While Settings
    • Reading Area Setting
    • RGB (24 bit), Grey, B&W
    • Rotation
    • Scan Modes
    • Scan-to-Archive
    • Scan-to-Email
    • Scan-to-Folder
    • Scan-to-FTP
    • Scan-to-NCP
    • Scan-to-SMB



Copying/Printing Process
Electro-photographic printing
Paper Source
2 roll paper feeder (standard) 2 roll paper feeder (optional)* 2 drawer paper cassette trays (optional)*
*Cannot be installed simultaneously
Warm-Up Time
Less than 120 Seconds
First Copy
10 seconds (D-size)
Copy Speed
MP W7140: 14 ppm (D-size); MP W5100: 10 ppm (D-size)
600 dpi x 600 dpi
Grayscale Scanning
256 levels
Grayscale Printing
2 levels
18 presets; 25% to 400% by 0.1% increments
Multiple Copies
1 to 99 (ten key input)
Cutting Method
Synchronized, preset cut, variable cut
Memory Capacity
1,024 MB (Copy/Printer);
2,048 MB (required with scanner option)
Standard Hard Drive
320 GB (160 x 2)
PC Interface
Standard connection to external PC for RW-7140 controller
Original/Copy Size
Maximum: MP W7140: 36" x 1180" (98.4 ft.); MP W5100: 36" x 590" (49.2');
Minimum: 8.5" x 8.5"; 36" x 78" bypass
Original Exits
Rear (upper), Original rear exit (straight through), Original upper exit
Copy Exits
Front: 99 Sheets (Plain Paper D-size LEF)
Back:10 Sheets (Plain Paper D-size LEF)
Power Source
208 – 240V 15A 60Hz (NEMA 6 – 20R)
Max Power Consumption
3kW per hour
Dimensions (W x D x H)
49.2" x 29.7" x 47.2"
507 lbs.

Supplies & Accessories

Copier Options

Paper Cassette Tray
2 drawer paper cassette; adjustable up to 18" x 24". Holds up to 250 sheets x 2 (17 lbs. – 20 lbs.)
Roll Feeder
2 roll feeder option; holds an additional 2 rolls (4 rolls total)
Roll Holders
2 holders, max roll diameter 3" core

Printer Option Type W7140 (Option)

Controller Board
Print Speed
10 ppm D-size LEF,5 ppm E-size SEF
Print Resolution
Up to 600 dpi
320 GB (160 x 2) (Shared with other applications such as Copy/Scanner)
Supported File
HP-GL, HP-GL2, HP-RTL, TIFF, Formats PostScript/PDF, CALS, MS Office File Formats, JPEGs
HDI Driver: DWG

Scanner Option Type W7140 (Option)

Controller Board
Scan Speed
1.75 ips – 13 ips @ 600 dpi
Scan Speed
Scan Resolution 150 dpi to 600 dpi;
Twain: up to 1200 dpi
Scanner Features
Scan-to-Email, Scan-to-Folder, Network TWAIN, Scan-to-NCP, Scan-to-FTP, Scan-to-SMB, Scan-to-Document Server
Erase Border, Positive/Negative, Mirror Image
Full View: 18" x 24";
Section Preview: 36" x 48"
File Formats
Multi page TIFF, Single page TIFF, Multi page PDF, Single page PDF, Single page JPEG

Printer Controller RW-7140 (Option)

Controller Type
External PC Server
(PC not included, must be purchased separately from appropriate vendor)
Print Controller
MP W5100: 5 ppm E-size SEF, 10 ppm D-size LEF
Supported File Formats
Standard: HP-GL, HP-GL2, HP-RTL, TIFF, Calcomp906/907, WMF, BMP, CALS(1&2), T6X, CIT, PCX, RLC, Intergraph, Windows Metafile, Windows OS/2 Bitmap, DWG, JPEG Option: DWG/DXF/DWF (with installation of AutoCAD application), VIC, CGM, Postscript
Client PC OS Support
Windows: Windows 2000, XP (32 and 64 bit), Vista (32 and 64 bit)
Mac: From OS8.6-10.4 (client PC)
Linux: Redhat Linux 6.x-7.1 HP-UX 10.x/11.x Sun Solaris 2.6/7.x/8.x SCO OpenServer 5.0x
PC Requirements
Operating System
Windows XP Professional 32-bit; Microsoft Vista 32-bit
Recommended: Intel Celeron with 2GHz or higher
PCI Interface Slot
2.0 or higher x 1
Recommended RAM Memory
2 GB
Hard Drive
At least 100 GB free space
Network Interface
10/100 Base-T Ethernet, TCP/IP configuration
At least 1,024 x 768 or higher/ Recommended: 1,280 x 1024
Network Protocol(Server)
TCP/IP, IPX/SPX, lpr/lpq, HTML, SMB or Novell 6.5 SP6 with Novell Client 4.91 SP3, Unix

Controller Options

CGM (Computer Graphics Metafile)
Scan Option
Scan to DWF (w/scan option)
PostScript 3

Workflow Solutions

Device Management

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