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RICOH MP C4503 Color Laser Multifunction Printer

MP C4503

Color Laser Multifunction Printer

ID: 416518

Customizable and color ready

 

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Enjoy powerful, space-saving performance

Integrate smarter strategies into your workflows with the RICOH MP C4503 Color Laser Multifunction Printer (MFP). Enjoy fast, efficient print jobs at to 45 pages per minute (ppm) for vibrant prints in color or black and white. Scan both sides of a two-sided original in a single pass with the standard 220-sheet single pass document feeder (SPDF). You'll also appreciate its space-saving design, which can expand to accommodate up to 4,700 pages.

Expand your capabilities

Increase your project's impact with impressive, full-color output on paper sizes up to 12" x 18," and media weights up to 166 lb. Index. The MP C4503 also allows you greater media choices including envelopes, photos, brochures, flyers and more, so your team can do more - in house and on budget.

Showcase smart colors

Ideal for graphics-intensive environments, the MP C4503 delivers vibrant, professional reproductions at up to 1200 dpi. The Fiery® controller provides compelling professional-grade output on a wider range of paper stocks, and exceptional enhanced spot-color reproduction with RGB, CMYK and PANTONE® colors. Plus, the easy-to-use Command WorkStation utility simplifies complex print tasks, so documents can be created, reprinted or combined with ease.

Keep information moving anytime, anywhere

Increase your information mobility when you print with your smartphone, tablet or laptop - without special drivers - for incredible mobile convenience. Use our Integrated Cloud Environment to transform the MP C4503 into an information portal, and send scanned documents to multiple recipients with the Scan-to-Email/Folder/URL/FTP feature. Plus, even non-network users can print JPEGs, TIFFs and PDFs directly at the device, using the USB drive or SD cards.

Customize everything, start to finish

A dynamic workflow requires the flexibility to customize as you go. Add a space-saving 500-sheet internal finisher with 50-sheet stapling, plus optional hole-punching - all while maintaining your device footprint. Or, add an external 3,000-sheet finisher or a 2,000-sheet booklet finisher to achieve longer print runs and get more professional output choices.

Take control with a friendlier operation panel

For more intuitive control, choose our optional 10'1" Wide Super VGA Smart Operation Panel - a vibrant, full-color display with simple touch-screen functionality for easy operation. Personalize your experience using our new Quick User Interface, and create customized tasks, interact with helpful widgets, and easily toggle back to the traditional interface for exacting control.

Keep your environmental commitment

Take care of both your to-do list and the environment. The MP C4503 is constructed of thinner resins and steel sheets made from 100% recycled steel scrap. It has an EPEAT®* Gold rating and is ENERGY STAR® certified, and features an extremely low Typical Electricity Consumption value** as determined by ENERGY STAR program testing requirements. Reduce waste with features like automatic duplexing to conserve paper, and recycle easily with Ricoh's consumable and product recycling programs.
*EPEAT is a comprehensive environmental procurement program based on IEEE 1680 International Standards. The EPEAT rating is applicable only in the U.S.A. **Based on Energy Star Test Method for Determining Imaging Equipment Energy Use, effective January 1, 2014.

Play it safer

Information is your most important asset - help keep it safe with the MP C4503's security features. Limit document access through user authentication protocols, and impart document watermarks to help prevent unwanted duplication. The hard disk drive (HDD) encryption adds a key layer of protection, while encrypted PDF transmission scrambles document data. Plus, the DataOverwriteSecurity System automatically overwrites any files you leave on the hard drive.
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Monitor and manage more efficiently

Improve your device management. Ricoh's optional @Remote internet-based tool lets you monitor device usage, automate meter reads, receive toner alerts, and handle service needs to shorten downtime - all from your desktop. Additional administrative controls let you limit output for specific users, and remotely manage status alerts, device feedback and software updates.

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What is the product number for ordering toner for MP C4503?
A shopper on Nov 18, 2015
how do I add a user name to the list?
A shopper on Jul 9, 2015
BEST ANSWER: The User Guide includes step by step instructions on adding users beginning on page 6. You can download these instructions and the entire manual at www.Ricoh-USA.com/downloads.
Where is the staple tray?
A shopper on Jul 2, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Please refer to page 24-25 of the User Guide which is downloadable from www.Ricoh-USA.com/downloads.
How can I add a 3-digit pin for printing?
Karolina W on Jul 14, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Please refer to the step by step instructions in the user guide, which is downloadable from the Ricoh website at www.ricoh-usa.com/downloads.
how do i install my ricoh MP C5403 printer?
A shopper on Jun 2, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Ricoh recommends that a Ricoh trained technician install MP C4503, please contact Ricoh tech support and service at 800-RICOH-38 to begin this process. You can download some install info from the CD that came with the printer or from www.Ricoh-USA.com/downloads.
where do I find the meter read MP2553?
A shopper on Jul 27, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Hi, You can print a Counter that displays the total number of pages used by each of the functions. Please see the link below from our Ricoh USA website from the MP 2553 Manual http://support.ricoh.com/bb_v1oi/pub_e/oi_view/0001049/0001049484/view/intro/int/0283.htm?&seek=counter
What should the humidity level be at in my office for the machine to function properly?
Allison M on Jul 22, 2015
BEST ANSWER: The user guide includes the following two notes about humidity:
"Store all your paper in the same environment - a room where the temperature is 20–25°C (68–
77°F) and the humidity is 30–65%."
"Store toner where it will not be exposed to direct sunlight, temperatures above 35°C (95°F), or
high humidity."
The User Guide can be downloaded from the Ricoh web site.
what is the duty cycle?
A shopper on Jun 2, 2015
BEST ANSWER: I am not technical minded. Duty cycle? It spits out the copies just about faster than I can put them in. I can scan into pdf format and email to myself and I have received the data by the time I walk back to my office. It tells me what to do if ever there is a problem, which is seldom. If ever I need service, the company takes care of it without delay. I am the owner here with 22 real estate agents all depending on this machine to perform. Without it we are out of business. Extremely pleased.
Is there a setting to have blank pages automatically detected and removed from the document when scanning?

I want the copier to automatically do this because I am scanning 50+ pages at a time and having the copier look at both sides of the pages due to some being two-sided or having notes on the back side.
Cody S on Oct 19, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hello,

This is only possible if an option has been purchased and installed onto that machine. That option is called the OCR Unit. When installed, it is possible to program the machine to eliminate blank pages. The following link is to the section of the online guide where this is explained

OCR Function (Deleting Blank Pages) - http://support.ricoh.com/bb_v1oi/pub_e/oi_view/0001048/0001048458/view/scanner/int/ocr.htm?&seek=ocr

If you have any other questions, please contact the support team via chat on myricoh.com https://www.myricoh.com or by calling 1-888-456-6457

Thank you
Can I print to mpc4503 from an ipad?
Bill B on Oct 7, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hello,

It is possible to print to this machine from an iPad via a couple of different methods. AirPrint which will require that the mfp’s firmware to be at specific version levels, enabling SSL, the installation of a device certificate, enabling SSL/TLS and TLS 1.2, and that the mfp and iPad must be on the same network. A technician would be needed for the firmware installation portion. Smart Device Connector is an app that installs onto the iPad and that you configure to find the machine in order to print to it. The following link is to the Ricoh How To Video website where the Smart Device Connector instructions are found.

Smart Device Connector – in the Search by Product field, enter Smart Device Connector. The videos guide you through how to install the app and setup the machine - http://www.tsrc.ricoh-usa.com/public/how-to-videos/ricoh/

If you have any other questions, please contact the support team via chat on myricoh.com https://www.myricoh.com or by calling 1-888-456-6457.

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Can I get Driver download?
A shopper on Oct 5, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hello,

Yes, I have attached the link to the driver download page.
https://www.ricoh-usa.com/en/products/pd/equipment/printers-and-copiers/multifunction-printers/copiers/mp-c4503-color-laser-multifunction-printer/_/R-416518

If you have any other questions, please contact the support team via chat on myricoh.com https://www.myricoh.com or by calling 1-888-456-6457

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what type of staples do I need for this machine?
A shopper on Sep 10, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hello,

Without knowing what type of finisher you have on the machine, I can't say which are the proper staples for your machine. I would suggest working with our supply team and they would be able to assist you.
To order toner and supplies for your Ricoh device, please visit www.myricoh.com or contact your Ricoh representative or local Ricoh dealer (https://www.ricoh-usa.com/en/officelocator).

Thank you
Can our MP C4503 print church worship bulletins on 11x17 paper, fold to 8.5x11 and staple?
Lowell D on Aug 30, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hello,

It would depend on what finisher you have on your machine. It can with the Booklet Finisher SR3150.

For more information on this product or any other in our line up - please feel free to press the click to chat button or the Request a Quote button located on the product pages. or you can contact your Ricoh representative or local Ricoh dealer (http://dealer.ricoh-usa.com) to find out more. Please contact your Ricoh representative or local Ricoh dealer (https://www.ricoh-usa.com/en/officelocator) to find out more.

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what if i get an error message saying finisher tray is open?
A shopper on Jul 31, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hello,

I would suggest trying to open and close the finisher as well as the front panel.
If the problem persists, I would contact our support team to assist.

If you have any other questions, please contact the support team via chat on myricoh.com https://www.myricoh.com or by calling 1-888-456-6457

Thank you
I can find no documentation on how to connect my MP C4503 to my asterisk server, and the interface is no help whatsoever. Please help?
Troy N on Jul 22, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hello,

Our support team will be able to assist you with this.
Please contact the support team via chat on myricoh.com https://www.myricoh.com or by calling 1-888-456-6457.

Thank you
where do I find the counter for meter reading on the MPC4503???????????
Randy W on Jul 16, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hello,

The attached link will walk you through finding the meter reading for this machine. http://support.ricoh.com/bb_v1oi/pub_e/oi_view/0001048/0001048458/view/maintain/int/0023.htm?&seek=counter

If you have any other questions, please contact the support team via chat on myricoh.com https://www.myricoh.com or by calling 1-888-456-6457

Thank you
Is there a way to take copies of multiple checks/notes/documents (taking up most of copy glass) and having them copy and print onto an 8x11 piece of paper instead of printing on an 11x17 or larger piece of paper?
Samantha on Jul 12, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hello,

The quickest way to achieve the desired goal is via selecting the desired source/paper tray, then pressing the Auto Reduce/Enlarge item. Together, these choices "tell" the machine to take the document filling the exposure glass (which is why you were getting 11 X 17 copies) and to perform the needed reduction in order to make it fit onto 8.5 X 11 paper. The reason why you are getting the copies onto 11 X 17 is because the originals are filling the glass and the Full Size setting is selected. Together, that "tells the machine to use 11 X 17. The following link is to the section of the online user guide that helpfully details this feature.

Auto Reduce/Enlarge - http://support.ricoh.com/bb_v1oi/pub_e/oi_view/0001048/0001048458/view/copy/int/0032.htm

If you have any other questions, please contact the support team via chat on myricoh.com https://www.myricoh.com or by calling 1-888-456-6457

Thank you
how to lock copier?
A shopper on Jun 2, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hello,

You can set up user codes for your users. They will need to enter their code, before using the machine. I have include a link to the instructions on how to do this.
http://support.ricoh.com/bb_v1oi/pub_e/oi_view/0001048/0001048458/view/netsys/int/0142.htm?&seek=user%20code%20

If you have any other questions, please contact the support team via chat on myricoh.com https://www.myricoh.com or by calling 1-888-456-6457

Thank you
It appears our copies is taking to long to print PDF's etc. It possibly thinks they are images instead of a standard print job. Does anyone have any ideas on what settings to check? Thanks!
Robert on May 29, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hello,

There are various possible causes of slow printing generally. Particularly, slow printing with a specific file type and/or associated application typically indicates some issue with either the application and/or the document(s). The main thing to be determined is where the slowdown is occurring:
1. Is there a long wait before jobs leave the print queue? Try changing the port to an LPR port (Ports tab). Try changing the spool setting to "Print directly to the printer (Advanced tab)

2. Is there a long between when jobs leaves the print queue and when the data-in light on the machine starts blinking OR the data-in light flashes for a long time before printing begins? If printing via a server, test to see if printing directly to the machine bypassing the server is faster. If so, troubleshooting needs to be done at the server. Are these jobs faster when printing from a different computer on the same subnet? Are jobs faster if sent from a different computer on a different subnet? Lastly, can test printing be successfully done to a different machine from computers on the same or a different subnet? Yes to either of these indicates some kind of network issue impacting printing.

3. Is there a long wait between when the machine data-in light starts flashing and when printing begins OR a long wait between pages or jobs? Try changing the machine setting (Memory Usage) to Font Priority - http://support.ricoh.com/bb_v1oi/pub_e/oi_view/0001066/0001066624/view/manual/int/0330.htm?&seek=priority

Try outputting the print job as raster. If using the PCL driver, this item is found under the Print Quality settings. If using Adobe and the Postscript driver, look for Print As Image under Adobe's Advanced settings

If the files are large in size, try reducing the size of those files via whatever methodology the application allows for doing so.

Thank you
Can you use page separators to separate multiple documents when scanning?
A shopper on Apr 26, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hello,

I am sorry, but the Scanner function does not have a page separator capability.

If you have any other questions, please contact the support team via chat on myricoh.com https://www.myricoh.com or by calling 1-888-456-6457

Thank you
Can I set up a 3.5 x 8.5 size paper?
A shopper on Apr 16, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hello,

Yes, 3.5x8.5 size paper can be accommodated through the bypass tray. I have included a link that will walk you through loading the paper. https://ricoh-kb-en.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/174121/p/6411/region/us/brand/ricoh

If you have any other questions, please contact the support team via chat on myricoh.com https://www.myricoh.com or by calling 1-888-456-6457

Thank you
What is the proper computer configuration to print on 28# glossy paper? My MP C4503 keep jamming.
PaulG on Apr 6, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hello,

Here are some tips to help with this issue.
When loading coated paper:
•To print on coated paper: press the [User Tools/Counter] key, press [Tray Paper Settings], and then, for each tray's [Paper Type] be sure to specify [Paper Type] to [Coated Paper], and [Paper Thickness] to the appropriate paper thickness.
•To print on high-gloss coated paper: press the [User Tools/Counter] key, press [Tray Paper Settings], and then, for each tray's [Paper Type], be sure to set [Paper Type] to [Coated Paper: Gloss].
•When loading coated paper or glossy paper, always fan the paper before using it.
•If a paper jam occurs or if the machine makes a strange noise when feeding stacks of coated paper, feed the coated paper from the bypass tray one sheet at a time.

If you have any other questions or are still having issues, please contact the support team via chat on myricoh.com https://www.myricoh.com or by calling 1-888-456-6457

Thank you
We have a ricoh c4503. can we put card stock paper in the machine?
Maria P on Mar 27, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hello,

Yes, this machine can accommodate cardstock. I have attached a link to the manual that will show you which paper trays to use. http://support.ricoh.com/bb_v1oi/pub_e/oi_view/0001048/0001048458/view/netsys/int/paper.htm?&seek=cardstock

If you have any other questions, please contact the support team via chat on myricoh.com https://www.myricoh.com or by calling 1-888-456-6457

Thank you
Can multiple printer preferences be setup and shared across the network?
Pat F on Mar 19, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hello,

This can be done by creating One-Click Presets with the various desired settings. These Presets can be shared. The following links are to the entries wirthin our customer knowledgebase that discuss the use of One Click Presets. These should prove helpful to you.

1. Preparing multiple One Click Presets - https://ricoh-kb-en.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/180818/p/6411/region/us/brand/ricoh
2. Information & Tips] Devices and Printers - https://ricoh-kb-en.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/181343/p/6411/region/us/brand/ricoh
3. How To Register and Use One Click Presets - https://ricoh-kb-en.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/112483/p/4806/region/us/brand/ricoh

If you have any other questions, please contact the support team via chat on myricoh.com https://www.myricoh.com or by calling 1-888-456-6457

Thank you
How do I set up for a tiff scan to one folder vs pdf?
A shopper on Feb 21, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hello,

Here is the information on how to save a scan as a tiff file. http://support.ricoh.com/bb_v1oi/pub_e/oi_view/0001048/0001048458/view/scanner/int/0147.htm?&seek=tiff

If you have any other questions, please contact the support team via chat on myricoh.com https://www.myricoh.com or by calling 1-888-456-6457

Thank you
How to scan to a usb drive?
A shopper on Feb 20, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hello,

Yes, that is possible. I have attached a link to a video that will walk you through that. https://ricoh-kb-en.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/210084/p/6411/region/us/brand/ricoh
If you have any other questions, please contact the support team via chat on myricoh.com https://www.myricoh.com or by calling 1-888-456-6457

If you have any other questions, please contact the support team via chat on myricoh.com https://www.myricoh.com or by calling 1-888-456-6457

Thank you
how do I turn on staple function? what model finisher do I need to select on the driver?
brian t on Feb 20, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hello,

Unfortunately, with the information provided, I don't have a view into your machines configuration. I would suggest contacting our service team and they will be able to assist you.
Please contact the support team via chat on myricoh.com https://www.myricoh.com or by calling 1-888-456-6457

Thank you
Is it possible to scan files directly to an inserted SD drive at the USB port?
Glen T on Jan 25, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hello,

Yes, that is possible. I have attached a link to a video that will walk you through that. https://ricoh-kb-en.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/210084/p/6411/region/us/brand/ricoh
If you have any other questions, please contact the support team via chat on myricoh.com https://www.myricoh.com or by calling 1-888-456-6457

Thank you
Can I turn double sided originals into single sided automatically using the document feeder?
A shopper on Jan 16, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hello,

The Series function allows you to use the Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) to do this. The following link is to the section of the online user manual where those instructions for taking double-sided originals and producing single-sided copies are found - http://support.ricoh.com/bb_v1oi/pub_e/oi_view/0001048/0001048458/view/copy/int/0110.htm

If you have any other questions, please contact the support team via chat on myricoh.com https://www.myricoh.com or by calling 1-888-456-6457

Thank you