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RICOH IM C4500 Essential Color Laser Multifunction Printer

IM C4500 Essential

Color Laser Multifunction Printer

Give colorful workflows a punch

  •   Prints up to 45 ppm, copy, scan, fax
  •   1200 x 1200 dpi max print resolution
  •   Paper capacity of 2,300 pages
  •   Organize information with multi-position stapling and hole punching
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  •   Put advanced capabilities at your fingertips and simplify everyday tasks with the intuitive touchscreen. You can tap, drag, swipe and scroll with ease on the 10.1" Smart Operation Panel to create unique workflows. It also provides easy integration with smart devices through mobile print solutions, plus near field communications (NFC) capabilities. NFC lets users connect to an MFP by simply touching an Android® smart device (loaded with Smart Device Connector App) to the unit — without joining the office network or having to authenticate.
  •   Boost your paper capacity by an additional 1,100 sheets with the Paper Feed Unit PB3280. Produce jobs at paper sizes up to 11" x 17" and weights up to 80 lb. bond / 166 lb. index.
  •   Make the most of your limited floor space. The Internal Finisher SR3250 (500-Sheet) gives you 50-sheet, multi-position stapling on paper sizes up to 11" x 17" and weights up to 80 lb. bond — without increasing your footprint.
  •   Organize information with the Punch Unit PU3070 NA, which is a 2/3-hole punch.
  •   Transform your MFP into an information portal. The standard Hard Disk Drive enables features like locked / hold / stored print, printing from (and scanning to) portable media, data overwrite and encryption features, and more.
  •   Print more color PDF files with PostScript3 Emulation and access additional features like PDF direct print, printing from a Mac OS.
  •   Manage your fax workflow quickly and conveniently. Fax Option Type M37 adds G3, internet, LAN FAX and IP faxing capabilities to your MFP.
  •   Remotely manage your printer fleet with @Remote. This internet-based tool lets you monitor your device usage, automate meter reads and toner alerts, and quickly alert your service provider of problems to shorten downtime and improve service.
  •   Reduce the downtime and service calls on your units. The ESP XG-PCS-15D Power Filter helps condition your inbound power source, leading to fewer work disruptions and better performance.
Designed with the most popular combination of features and benefits, our Signature Series lets you choose the best multifunction printer to meet your business needs. Choose from a base model that you can fully configure yourself, or save time and streamline installation with the IM C4500 Essential, Plus or Performance models.

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IM C4500 Essential

IM C4500 Essential

Best Used For

Midsize offices and workgroups — accessorize your way

Midsize office and workgroups with space-saving finishing needs

Midsize offices with finishing and hole-punching needs

Midsize offices with robust finishing and hole-punching needs

Function

Copy, Print, Scan, Optional Fax

Copy, Print, Scan, Fax

Copy, Print, Scan, Fax

Copy, Print, Scan, Fax

Paper Capacity

1,200 pages, up to 4,700 pages with optional trays

2,300 pages

2,300 pages

2,300 pages

Finishing

Optional

500 sheet internal finisher (stapling) hole punch unit

1,000 sheet external finisher (stapling) hole punch unit

3,000 sheet external finisher (stapling) hole punch unit

Additional Features

Smart Operation Panel, PostScript3 Emulation, all other features optional

Smart Operation Panel, Postcript3 Emulation, @Remote, Hard Drive, Power Filter

Smart Operation Panel, Postcript3 Emulation, @Remote, Hard Drive, Power Filter

Smart Operation Panel, Postcript3 Emulation, @Remote, Hard Drive, Power Filter

Engine/General Specifications

Configuration

Console

Printing Process

4-Drum Method

Control Panel

10.1" Smart Operation Panel

Color / Black & White

Color

Output Speed Copy/Print

45 ppm B&W & FC (LTR)

First Page Out Time

3.6 seconds B&W
5.4 seconds Color

Warm-Up Time

21 seconds

Resolution

600 dpi

System Memory

2 GB RAM/320 GB HDD Standard

Maximum Copy Quantity

Up to 999 copies

Duplexing

Automatic (Standard)

Document Feeder Type

Single Pass Document Feeder (SPDF)

Original Capacity: 220 sheets
Original Size: 5.5" x 8.5" - 11" x 17" (A5-A3)
Paper Weight: Simplex: 11 - 34 lb. Bond (40 - 128 g/m2)
Duplex: 14 -34 lb. Bond (52 - 128 g/m2)

Zoom Range

25% - 400% in 1% increments

Supported Paper Sizes

1st Paper Tray: 8.5" x 11" (A4)
2nd Paper Tray: 5.5" x 8.5" - 12" x 18" (SRA3, A3-A6, B4-B6), Envelopes
Bypass: Up to 12" x 18", Envelopes
Custom Sizes: Width: 3.5" - 12.6" (90 - 320 mm), Length: 5.8" - 49.6" (148 - 1260 mm)

Supported Paper Weights

Standard Trays: 16 - 80 lb. Bond/166 lb. Index (60 - 300 g/m2)
Bypass Tray: 14 - 80 lb. Bond/166 lb. Index (52 - 300 g/m2)
Duplex Unit: 14 -68 lb. Bond/142 lb. Index (52 - 256 g/m2)

Supported Paper Types

Plain, Recycled, Special, Colored, Letterhead, Cardstock, Pre-printed, Bond, Coated, Envelope, Label, OHP, Gloss

Standard Paper Capacity

2,300 sheets

Standard Output Capacity

500 sheets

Maximum Monthly Volume

20000

Power Source

120V - 127V, 60Hz

Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC)

1.8 kWh/week

Power Consumption

Less than 1,584 W; Sleep Mode: 0.59W

EPEAT status

Gold

Dimensions W x D x H

23.0" x 27.0" x 37.9" (587 mm x 685 mm x 963 mm)

Weight

223.5 lbs/101.4 kg

Printer Specifications

Processor Speed

Intel Apollo Lake 1.6 GHz

Interfaces

Standard: Ethernet 10 base-T/100 base-TX/1000 base-T, USB Host I/F Type A, USB Device I/F Type B

Network Protocol

TCP/IP (IPv4, IPv6)

Supported Operating Systems

Windows® V7/8.1/10/Server 2008/Server 2008R2/ Server2012/ Server2012R2/Server 2016; Unix: Sun Solaris, HP-UX, SCO OpenServer, RedHat Linux, IBM AIX, Mac OS X v.10.11 or later, SAP R/3, SAP S/4, IBM iSeries AS/400-using OS/400 Host Print Transform

Device Management Utilities

Device Manager NX Series, Web Image Monitor, @Remote

Printer Languages

Standard: PCL5c, PCL6, PostScript®3 Emulation, PDF Direct Print Emulation

Font Support

Standard: PCL: 45 Roman fonts + 13 International fonts
PostScript®3 Emulation: 80 Roman fonts + 13 International fonts

Print Resolution

Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi

Mobile Printing Support

Apple AirPrint™, Mopria, Google Cloud Print, NFC, Ricoh Smart Device Connector

Security Features

DataOverwriteSecurity System (DOSS), HDD Encryption, User Codes, SNMP v3 Support, Encryption, Locked Print, User Authentication, 802.1x Wired Authentication, Quota Setting/Account Limit, Digitally Signed PDF, and more

Scanner Specifications

Scan Speed BW Full Color

120 ipm (simplex)/240 ipm (duplex)

Scanning Resolution

Up to 1200 dpi

Scan Area

11.7" x 17" (297 - 432 mm)

File Formats

Single Page: TIFF, JPEG, PDF, PDF/A, High Compression PDF, encryption PDF, OCR*
Multi Page: TIFF, PDF (Default), PDF/A, High Compression PDF, encryption PDF, OCR*

Scan Modes

E-mail, Folder, USB, SD Card

 

*Requires optional OCR Unit Type M13

Document Server Specifications

Maximum Stored Documents

3000

Maximum Pages/Document

2000

Maximum Page Capacity

9000

Max Number of Folders

200

Fax Specifications

Type

ITU-T (CCITT) G3

Circuit

PSTN, PBX

Fax Resolution

Standard: 8 x 3.85 line/mm, 200 x 100 dpi

Compression Method

MH, MR, MMR, JBIG

Scanning Speed

81 spm (A4/LT LEF Image Rotation)

Modem Speed

33.6 Kbps

Transmission Speed

2 seconds (200 x 100 dpi, JBIG, ITUT #1 chart TTI off, memory transmission)

Memory

Standard: 4 MB (approx. 320 pages)

Max Auto Dials

2,000 Quick/Speed Dial numbers

Group Dials

100 Group Dial numbers

Additional Features

Paper Feed

Paper Feed Unit PB3280
Provides an additional 1,100 sheets.
Paper sizes up to 12" x 18"
Paper weights up to 80 lb. Bond/166 lb. Index (300 g/m2)
Weight: 50.7 lbs. (23 kg)
W × D × H (inches): 23.1 × 27 × 9.7
W × D × H (mm): 587 × 686 × 246

Internal Finisher

500-Sheet Internal Finisher (SR3250)
500-sheet Internal Finisher provides multi-position stapling and optional hole punching.
Supports paper sizes up to 12" x 18"
Weight: 28.2 lbs. (12.8 kg)
W × D × H (inches): 21.5 × 20.6 × 6.7
W × D × H (mm): 546 × 523 × 170

Hole Punch

Punch Unit PU3070 NA
Hole punching for Internal Finisher SR3250.
Supports paper sizes up to 11" x 17".

 

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