Ri 100

Direct to Garment Printer

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Print one-offs or short-run customized garments in minutes

The low-cost, user-friendly RICOH Ri 100 makes it easy for print-for-pay providers, higher educational organizations, mall kiosk operators, event planners, bookstores and gift shops to offer a profitable direct-to-garment (DTG) printing service. The compact
Ri 100 comes with everything you need to produce personalized T-shirts, tote bags and other products. Be productive right away, even without printing experience, and impress your customers with both superb quality and immediate delivery.

Learn more by downloading the RICOH Ri 100 brochure.
Printed tote bag and shirt

Produce one-of-a-kind and short-run specialty items

Diversify your revenue opportunities with branded, customized and promotional garments suitable for teams, tourists, fundraisers and other customers.

close up of printer press tray

Simplify DTG printing with"plug-and-play" design

Produce striking, eye-catching products quickly and accurately. The user-friendly DTG printer design, reliable technology and up to 1200 dpi x 1200 dpi resolution make your job easy.


Develop new revenue streams with personalized, on-demand apparel, swag and more.

Detailed drawing printed on shirt

Produce appealing creations on the spot

Unlike screen printing, you can turn around all types of applications immediately with the Ri 100 DTG printer. Print on 50 percent to 100 percent cotton fabric up to .28" thick, over an area of up to 8.3" x 11.69". The water-based CMYK inks are applied directly to the fabric, ensuring vibrant, colorfast products.

Family construction volunteers wearing printed shirts

Specialize in branded items

Print logos and taglines on T-shirts, polo shirts and other items with easy direct-to-garment printing. Outfit members of a school team, club or athletic organization. Provide branded tote bags to hold gift shop purchases. Supply fundraisers with high-quality apparel that rewards donors for their generosity.

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Perfect for customizing products

Collaborate with customers who want to celebrate an accomplishment, preserve a memory, make a statement, design travel mementos or create fabric gifts. Indulge your creative expression with the ability to personalize bags, pillow covers, pillow cases, napkins and more.

printed tote bag

Memorable promotional items

Satisfy buyers who are looking for distinctive giveaways, prizes or awards that you can tailor for individual customers or prospects, events or trade shows. Deliver the appeal and quality that add value to aprons, scarves, long- or short-sleeved T-shirts, fabric art and other products.


Use automated technology that prints photo-like images quickly and reliably.

Ri 100 on desktop

Get up and running in minutes

The compact 15.7" x 27.5" Ri 100 ensures location flexibility, and it requires no venting. Set up the printer in a window display or on a table or desk. Connect it to a Windows® PC, Mac® computer or Windows® tablet, insert either standard or high-yield ink cartridges and turn it on.

ink drops

Efficient, reliable imaging technology

Our durable stainless steel printheads generate three sizes of drops to ensure ink strength and flexibility. The heads print bidirectionally ― not one way like some direct-to-garment printers ― so you can complete jobs quickly with the choice of vibrant 600 dpi x 600 dpi or 1200 dpi x 1200 dpi resolution.

Printing software on tablet

Flexible design options

Create images with the included RICOH Design Software. Or, use another software product, like Adobe® PhotoShop®, that works with the Windows®-compatible print driver. Use stock images, text, illustrations or customer-supplied graphics. Set up jobs by selecting the garment type, image size and direction, and file type. Then preview for accuracy before sending files to the printer. Print from Android® and iOS® smartphones or tablets or via LAN/WiFi or USB.

Press tray

As easy as press, print and cure

Mount garments on the cassette tray once for pressing, printing and curing. For each step, just insert the cassette into the optional, stackable heater/finisher or the printer. The finisher*, which is cool to the touch, presses your fabric before printing to remove wrinkles and after printing, fixes the ink to the fabric. For each print, the Ri 100 measures height and adjusts itself automatically. Use multiple trays to increase print volume.*A finisher is required.

Printed tote bags

A fast, low-cost alternative to screen printing

Screen printing, which is designed for long runs, requires far more time to set up and complete jobs. Each color involves a separate screen and press pass. Plus, the upfront investment is significant, unlike the affordable Ri 100, which is ideal for one-of-a-kind items or short runs that you can print on demand.

Pro L4130 and printed garments

Expand your media and garment choices

Want a larger printable area or to print on more types of media and garments? Consider the RICOH Ri 3000 or RICOH Ri 6000 direct-to-garment printers, which support mid- to high-volume requirements.

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Color Capable

IP Color Capable

Maximum Image Area

A4 tray 11.5 x 8 in.
A5 tray 8 x 5.6 in.

Print Head Technology

On-demand piezo inkjet system

Resolution Settings

Speed: 600 x 600 dpi
Fine: 600 x 600 dpi
Vivid: 1200 x 1200


Pigment ink
Target consumable yield (with Ricoh standard files for yield, monthly PV = 200prints, including the ink amount for head cleaning)

Printable Substrates

Fabric: 50 to 100% cotton
Media: T-shirt (from baby size to adult), tote bag,sweatshirt, polo shirts

Operating Environment

15°C (59°F) to 32°C (89.6°F), Humidity 15% to 80% RH


USB 2.0 high speed, 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX, IEEE 802.11 b/g/n

Supported File Types


Electrical Requirements

100/240VAC* 50~60Hz, 2.0A max, Max 90 Watts usage


15.7 x 30 x 11.5 in.


Less than 55.1 lb.

Product Support

Find drivers, manuals, brochures and more. Can't find what you need? Contact us: 1-877-318-8968


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