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RICOH MP C6503 Color Laser Multifunction Printer

MP C6503

Color Laser Multifunction Printer

ID: 417667

Add color to productive, high-volume multitasking

  •   Prints up to 65 ppm, copy, scan, fax
  •   1200x4800 dpi max print resolution
  •   Paper capacity up to 8,100 pages
  •   Full-color 10.1" Smart Operation Panel
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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 MP C6503 Essential, Plus or Performance models.

Best Used For

Medium/large offices and workgroups — accessorize your way

Medium/large offices with basic finishing needs

Medium/large offices with fax and booklet finishing needs

Medium/large offices with expanded finishing needs

Function

Copy, Print, Scan, Optional Fax

Copy, Print, Scan

Copy, Print, Scan, Fax

Copy, Print, Scan, Fax

Paper Capacity

3,700 pages, up to 8,100 pages with optional trays

3,700 pages

3,700 pages

8,100 pages

Finishing

Optional

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

2,000 sheet external finisher (booklet, stapling); hole punch unit

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

Additional Features

Smart Operation Panel, @Remote, Other features optional

Smart Operation Panel, Postcript3, @Remote, Power Filter

Smart Operation Panel, Postcript3, @Remote, Power Filter

Smart Operation Panel, Postcript3, @Remote, Power Filter

Give in-house production a boost

The motion sensor activates the control panel before you even arrive, so you can start producing color and black-and-white documents at up to 65 pages per minute (ppm) from the touchscreen. Scan originals and share them digitally via scan-to options. Use optional fax via email capabilities to reduce costs. Minimize delays by expanding paper capacity from a standard 3,700 sheets to a maximum of 8,100 sheets.

Get every color for the every day

Take advantage of excellent toner yield from our innovative PxP-EQ technology for brilliant professional colors on more types media with up to 1200 x 4800 dpi resolution. Add full-bleeds on three edges and print banners up to 49.6" long. With continuous color calibration, every print offers brighter colors and smoother gradations.

Push toward convenience

Our Ricoh Workstyle Innovation Technology offers touchscreen convenience. Choose from multiple intuitive interfaces. Download convenient apps to uncover new information and automate workflows. Use one-touch controls for primary tasks, or add icons for specialized functions such as ID Card Copy or Scan to Folder Helper. You can even choose optional workflow software, including RICOH Streamline NX® and Nuance® AutoStore®, to move information faster.

Hit the finish line in style

Reduce outsourcing costs by producing more professional-looking brochures in-house. Choose from three powerful finishers to automate tasks. Add a wide range of finishing options, including hole-punching, booklet-making, a multi-folding unit, cover interposing and more.
infovisual-cloud-documents

Pinpoint information, avoid delays

Store up to 3,000 frequently used documents on the Document Server and grab them with one touch. Use Optical Character Recognition (OCR) to place metadata on files and find them with a keyword search. Locate information online or from cloud applications via the embedded web browser, and print them immediately.

Work where (and when) you want

Download the RICOH Smart Device Connector app to control the MP C6503 from your smartphone or tablet without software or utilities, and wirelessly print on demand. Scan hardcopies at the MFP and transfer them to your mobile device to take electronic versions with you on the go.

Stay aware from anywhere

Have users log in via passcodes, billing codes or with the optional Near Field Communication (NFC) Card Reader so you can track printing, set quotas and even assign chargebacks via Ricoh Device Manager NX Accounting. You can also collect meter reads, update print drivers, manage configurations and more.

Add energy to your work, not your office costs

The MP C6503 is ENERGY STAR® certified, meets EPEAT® Gold criteria and offers Typical Electricity Consumption of 4.6 kWh/week. Program the MFP to power off at specified times. Use the default duplex setting to save paper. Take advantage of fewer vibrations for quieter performance, and use the Eco-Friendly Screen to send users reminders about responsible paper usage.

Need more information?

Learn more about the RICOH MP C6503 Color Laser Multifunction Printer and how it may fit your business.

Engine/General Specifications

Configuration

Console

Scanning Element

Flatbed image scanning with 3-line CMOS array

Printing Process

4-drum dry electrostatic transfer system with internal transfer belt

Control Panel

10.1" Smart Operation Panel

Color / Black & White

Color

Output Speed Copy/Print

65 ppm

First Page Out Time

Color: 7.5 seconds/B&W: 5.5 seconds

Warm-Up Time

43 sec. (from main switch)

Recovery Time From Sleep Mode

43 sec. (from sleep mode)

Resolution

600 dpi

System Memory

4 GB

Maximum Copy Quantity

Up to 999 copies

Duplexing

Automatic (Standard)

Document Feeder Type

Standard 220-Sheet SPDF with single pass color duplex scanning

Standard

Document Feeder Capacity

Original Capacity: 220 sheets

Zoom Range

25% - 400% in 1% increments

Maximum Original Size

Up to 11" x 17" (279.4 x 431.8 mm) (from platen)

Supported Paper Sizes

Tray 1: 8.5" x 11"
Trays 2 - 3: 5.5" x 8.5" to 13" x 19.2"
Bypass Tray: 5.5" x 8.5" to 13" x 19.2"

Supported Paper Weights

Tray 1/2/3: 14 lb. Bond – 142 lb. Index (52 – 256 g/m2)
Bypass Tray: 14 lb. Bond – 110 lb. Cover (52 – 300 g/m2)
Duplex: 14 lb. Bond – 142 lb. Index (52 – 256 g/m2)

Standard Paper Capacity

Tray 1: 1,250 sheets x 2
Trays 2 - 3: 550 sheets x 2
Bypass Tray: 100 sheets

Maximum Paper Capacity

3,700 sheets (std.)/8,100 sheets (max.)

Maximum Monthly Volume

150000

Power Source

120V-127V/16A/60Hz (dedicated)

Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC)

4.6 kWh/week

Power Consumption

1,920W or less max./0.76W in Sleep mode

EPEAT status

Gold

Dimensions W x D x H

29.5" x 34.7" x 48.3" (750 x 880 x 1,225mm) (incl. SPDF)

Weight

Less than 551 lbs. (250 kg)

Printer Specifications

Processor Speed

Intel® Atom Processor Bay Trail-I - 1.91 GHz

Hard Disk Drive

640 GB (320 GB x 2) (Shared)

Interfaces

Standard: Ethernet (10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T), USB 2.0 Type A
Optional Interfaces IEEE 1284/ECP, Wireless LAN (IEEE802.11a/b/g/n)

Network Protocol

TCP/IP (IPv4, IPv6)

Supported Operating Systems

Windows Vista/7/8/8.1/10/Server 2008/Server 2008R2/ Server2012/ Server2012R2
Unix; Sun Solaris, HP-UX, SCO OpenServer, RedHat Linux, IBM AIX, Citrix Presentation Server 4.5, XenApp 5.0,
Mac OS X v.10.7 or later, SAP R/3,IBM iSeries AS/400-using OS/400 Host Print Transform

Font Support

Standard – PCL: 45 scalable + 13 international; PDF: 136 Roman
Optional – PS3: 136 Roman; IPDS: 108 Roman

Print Resolution

1200 x 4800 dpi

Printer Features

Web Browser, Eco-Friendly Indicator, ID Card Copy, Auto Off Timer, Energy Saver Timer, System Reset Timer, Simplified Display, Auto Color Selection, Auto Paper Selection, Auto Start, Auto Tray Switching, Auto Color Calibration, Book/Series/Combine/Sample Copy, Color Erase/Convert/Overlay, Cover/Chapter/Slip Sheet, Image Rotation, Interrupt Copy, Job Programs (25), User Codes (8 digits/1,000 users), Job Preset (8 jobs), Tabs, Color/Image Creation, Color Balance Adjustment/Program, Shift/Erase/Margin Adjustment, Sharp/Soft/Contrast/Background Density/Under Color Removal/Text & Photo Separation Sensitivity/Color Erase Sensitivity Adjustment, Bates Stamp/Numbering, Centralized Address Book Management, DOSS HDD Overwrite, Data Encryption (AES256bit/SHA2), Authentication, IP Address Filtering, Unauthorized Copy Control, Secure Print, Encrypted/Digitally Signed PDF, Quota Setting, SMTP over SSL), Import/Export of Preference Settings, Remote Operation Panel, External USB Keyboard Support, Genuine Adobe Postcript3 and PDF Direct from Adobe are available as options

Scanner Specifications

Scan Speed BW Full Color

Simplex: 120 ipm; Duplex: 220 ipm

Scanning Resolution

Up to 600 dpi

Scan Area

Up to 11.7" x 17" (297 x 432mm)

Standard Interfaces

Ethernet (10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T), USB2.0 Type A

Optional Interfaces

IEEE 1284/ECP, Wireless LAN (IEEE802.11a/b/g/n)

Protocols

Network: TCP/IP; Sending Email: SMTP, POP3; Scan to Folder: SMB, FTP

File Formats

Single Page: TIFF/JPEG/PDF/High Compression PDF/PDF-A
Multi Page: TIFF/PDF/High Compression PDF/PDF-A

Fax Specifications

Circuit

PSTN, PBX

Compatibility

ITU-T (CCITT) G3, Additional G3 opt.

Fax Resolution

Standard: 200 x 100 dpi; Detail mode: 200 x 200 dpi; Super fine mode: 400 x 400 dpi with optional 64 MB memory

Compression Method

MH, MR, MMR, JBIG

Scanning Speed

Up to 81 spm

Modem Speed

33.6 K - 2,400 bps with auto shift down

Transmission Speed

G3: Approx. 2 sec.

SAF Memory

Standard: 4 MB (approx. 320 pages), Maximum: 60 MB (approx. 4,800 pages with memory option)

Memory

4 MB (approx. 320 pages)

Memory Backup

1 hour

Max Auto Dials

2000

Group Dials

100 groups (500 per group)

Fax Features

Detection of Misplaced Document, Double-check of Destination Address, Direct SMTP, Internet Fax (T.37), LAN Fax, IP Fax (T.38), Forward to Email/Folder, Paperless Fax, LDAP Support, Universal Send (Simultaneous Fax and Scan), Fax Output Timer, Remote Fax (option)

 

Ink & Toner

 
 

Consumables

 
 

Download Drivers

Download and install the print driver and associated software for your device. This link can also be used to update your existing print driver.

 

Universal Print Driver

Ricoh's Universal Print Driver provides a single intelligent advanced driver, which can be used across your fleet of Multifunction Products and Laser Printers.

 

@Remote

Maintain your devices — automatically gain insight, improve uptime and reduce your fleet costs with RICOH @Remote.

 

Myricoh

If you are a current Ricoh Customer, you can use MyRicoh to get support for your products, purchase supplies, and much more.

 

Warranty Registration

Register your Ricoh product in order to receive service and support.

 

RICOH Application Site

Download free apps to your MFP’s Smart Operation Panel for a more efficient print, copy and scan experience.

 

Knowledge Base

Access Ricoh’s comprehensive electronic database for driver and utility information, device documentation, troubleshooting assistance and more.

Questions and Answers

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Will this printer print labels without jamming?
Traci M on May 11, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Hello,

Yes, using the bypass tray you can print labels.
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.

Thank you
Can copier be programed to combine colors to make black ink if the black ink cartridge runs out?
Eddie A on Aug 21, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hello,

This cannot be done. The nature of color composition and the machine's design enables using all 4 colors in combination to produce black. The 3 colors by themselves cannot produce true black.

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
Any way to Bates Stamp documents?
JillMarie on Mar 15, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hello,

Here is the information on stamping the documents. http://support.ricoh.com/bb_v1oi/pub_e/oi_view/0001065/0001065438/view/copy/int/0139.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
What year did MCP6503 first go into production? Need to know approximate end of life.
David P on Jan 26, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hello,

The MP C6503 was introduced in Dec 2016. Parts and supplies are available for 7 years after the machine is discontinued.

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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How do you get the printer to crimp pages together instead of using staples?
Laurel H on Jan 11, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hello,

I am sorry but this model does not offer the hybrid stapler option. So there is no way to not to use the staple less stapling option.

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 staples does 6503 use?
A shopper on Jan 10, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hello,

Without knowing which finisher you have for your machine, I can't give you the specific staple. I have attached a link to the different staple options for this machine. https://www.ricoh-usa.com/en/products/pd/mp-c6503-color-laser-multifunction-printer/_/R-417667

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
Our option to staple is grayed out. How can we enable it?
Valon on Dec 6, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Hello,

The answer to this question depends on where this problem is being presented. Is this grayed out item on the machine's control panel or within the printer driver on computer? If on the control of the machine, it means that some item has been selected that is incompatible with stapling. The machine will "tell" what conflicting item is currently selected when the grayed out staple item is depressed. Across the top of the display, a message will explain why the staple choice cannot be made. This will allow changing whatever setting is causing the conflict. If the grayed out item is within the printer driver, this means that the driver needs to be properly configured to "know" the correct finisher that is physically connected to the machine. First print the Configuration page (User Tools, Printer Features, List/Test Print tab, Configuration Page. Once this is in hand, locate System Reference, Attached Equipment and note the item designated as SR____. This is the finisher. The driver then needs to be configured to "know" that this item is connected to the machine. This is done by going into the Printer Properties, then to the Accessories tab and selecting the finisher identified on the Config page. The link and screenshot below should be helpful with this.

Video - Printer Properties - https://ricoh-kb-en.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/210159/p/7751/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
why is our C6503 no longer defaulting to "sort" finishing when multiple originals are inserted into document feeder?
Molly R on Sep 13, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Hello Molly,

The likely reason for this behavior is that someone has changed the default setting. That can be reprogrammed using the following link. Simply select Sort only, then following the instructions for how to set the defaults for the Classic Application (assuming that this is what's being used; if not, follow the instructions under the appropriate category)
http://support.ricoh.com/bb_v1oi/pub_e/oi_view/0001065/0001065438/view/intro/int/default.htm?&seek=default

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
manual?
A shopper on Jul 19, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Hello,

You will find the manuals in the attached link. http://support.ricoh.com/bb_v1oi/html/oi/r/model/c8003/c8003en.htm

If you have any other questions, please contact the support team via chat on myricoh.com https://www.myricoh.com

Thank you
Have this printer the punch mode?
A shopper on Jul 18, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Hello,

Yes, with the optional finisher SR 4110.

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.

Thank you
what is the duty cycle?
A shopper on Apr 25, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Hello,

This machine is rated for a recommended monthly volume of 20,000 impressions and a maximum of 150,000 impressions per month.
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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