Ricoh Introduces Aficio GX E3300n/GX E3350n GelSprinter Color Printers

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Ricoh Americas Corporation, a leading provider of digital office equipment, today announced the availability of its Ricoh Aficio GX e3300N/GX e3350N GelSprinter(TM) color inkjet series, designed to provide an affordable, high-quality, duplexing alternative to color laser technology or consumer inkjets in small offices, workgroups, and classrooms. The new Aficio GX e3300N/GX e3350N printers use next generation GelSprinter technology that incorporates a waterproof, fast-drying viscous gel ink to eliminate smudging, blurring, bleed-through and curling for professional results.

In today’s challenging economic climate, companies are looking to increase productivity without impacting costs. The network-ready GelSprinters support workgroups with print speeds up to 29 pages-per-minute, 35-second warm-up times, and first print speeds of 7.5 seconds or less. The standard 250-Sheet Paper Tray allows for minimal interruption with the option of a 100-Sheet Multi-Bypass tray for heavy-stock paper that allows for banner prints up to 51 inches long.

Affordability can be found with the improved Economy Color Mode, delivering crisp text and color graphics for about the same cost-per-page as a black & white print. Additional cost savings are realized with automatic duplexing, high-capacity print cartridges, and bi-directional ink, all contributing to the lowest possible total cost of ownership.

As more companies look to “green” their offices, the Ricoh Aficio GX e3300N/GX e3350N series features a wide range of environmental attributes to satisfy the most environmentally conscious customers, without compromising productivity. Landfill waste is reduced as the printers use permanent print heads and its consumables qualify for Ricoh’s recycling programs. Additionally, the Ricoh Aficio GX e3300N/GX e3350N series requires only 36 watts of electricity when printing, making it ENERGY STAR Version 1.1 compliant.

“As the latest in the evolution of GelSprinter printers, the Ricoh Aficio GX e3300N/GX e3350N series allows businesses to increase their color printing workflow, while being conscious of their impact on the environment,” said Matt Sakauchi, vice president, Office Printer Business Group, Ricoh Americas Corporation.

The Aficio GX e3300N directly replaces the Aficio GX3000 and is Ricoh’s newest color printer with standard duplexing. In addition to improved image quality (up to 3600 x 1200 dpi) using a new viscous ink formula, this model adds an Ethernet interface to its standard feature set, making this RPCS model a better choice for single users with basic general office printing needs, including some duplexing.

In addition, the Aficio GX e3350N directly replaces the Aficio GX3050N. With all the same features and specifications as the Aficio GX e3300N, this model adds PCL 5c and PCL 6 page description languages and drivers, making it an ideal color printer for larger workgroups with more sophisticated printing applications.

Both printers are competitively priced at $179.00 US for the Aficio GX e3300N, and $249.00 US for the Aficio GX e3350N.

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About Ricoh Americas Corporation

Ricoh Americas Corporation, headquartered in West Caldwell, N.J., is a subsidiary of Ricoh Company Ltd., the 73-year-old leading supplier of office automation equipment and electronics, with fiscal year 2008 sales in excess of $20 billion.

Ricoh Americas Corporation is a leading provider of document solutions. Ricoh’s fully integrated hardware and software products help businesses share information efficiently and effectively by enabling customers to control the input, management and output of documents.

Ricoh Americas Corporation directly or through its network of authorized dealers markets and distributes products in North, Central and South America.

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  Ricoh Priport DX 4545 Specifications

    Main Unit Specifications

  Configuration                         Desktop

  Technology                            On-demand Piezo Inkjet System

  Ink Type                              Pigment-based (All four colors)

  Resolution                            True 300 x 150 dpi, 300 x 300 dpi,
                                        600 x 300 dpi, 600 x 600 dpi,
                                        600 x 1200 dpi, 1200 x 1200 dpi,
                                        Maximum: 3600 x 1200 dpi equivalent

  Print Speed* (Letter)                 Black & White: 29 pages-per-minute
                                        Full-Color: 29 pages-per-minute
                                        *Speed based on High Speed Draft
                                         Mode (300 x 150 dpi).

  Laser Quality Speed** (Letter)        Black & White: 12 pages-per-minute
                                        Full-Color: 11.7 pages-per-minute
                                        **Using RPCS Driver. Print speed may
                                         vary based on print job and print

  Warm-Up Time                          35 seconds or less

  First Print Speed                     Black & White: 6.0 seconds or less
                                        Full-Color: 7.5 seconds or less

  Paper Sizes                           Standard Tray and Multi-Bypass Tray:
                                        Letter (8.5" x 11"), A4 (8.3" x
                                        11.7"), EXE (7.25" x 10.5"), B5
                                        (6.9" x 9.8"), Legal (8.5" x 14"),
                                         Half Letter (5.5 x 8.5"),
                                        A5 (5.8" x 8.3"), A6 (4.2" x 5.8")
                                        Standard Tray: Custom (Width: 3.5" -
                                         8.5", Length: 5.5" - 14")
                                        Multi-Bypass Tray: Custom: (Width:
                                         2.1" - 8.5", Length: 5.5" - 14")

  Paper Weight                          Standard Tray: 16 - 43 lb.
                                         Bond/90 lb. Index (60 - 163 g/m(2))
                                        Multi-Bypass Tray: 16 - 68 lb.
                                         Bond/140 lb. Index (60 - 255 g/

  Standard Paper Supply                 250-Sheet Tray

  Optional Paper Supply                 100-Sheet Multi-Bypass Tray

  Maximum Paper Capacity                350 sheets

  Automatic Duplexing                   Standard (Approx. 80% of the rated
                                         simplex speed in Speed Priority

  Output Capacity                       150 sheets (Face up)

  Acceptable Paper Types                Standard: Plain Paper, Inkjet Plain
                                         Paper*, Glossy Paper*, Postcards,
                                         Inkjet Postcards, Envelopes*
                                        Multi-Bypass Tray: Plain Paper,
                                         Inkjet Plain Paper*, Glossy Paper*,
                                         Postcards, Envelopes*, Thick
                                        *Simplex mode only
                                        **Supports 42 lb. - 68 lb. Bond only

  Dimensions (WxDxH)                    16.5" x 19.1" x 10.2"
                                        (420 mm x 485 mm x 259 mm)

  Weight                                30.8 lb. (14 kg)

  Power Requirements                    100 - 120V, 50/60Hz

  Power Consumption                     36W or less

  Energy Saver Mode                     7W or less

  Safety Regulations                    UL/CSA60950, FCC Class B
                                        ENERGY STAR version 1.1

    Print Controller Specifications

  CPU                                   GX e3300N: 192MHz
                                        GX e3350N: 400MHz

  Memory                                GX e3300N: 16 MB RAM
                                        GX e3350N: 64 MB RAM

  Fonts                                 GX e3300N: Host-based
                                        GX e3350N: 45 PCL, 13 International

  Printer Languages/Drivers             GX e3300N: RPCS
                                        GX e3350N: RPCS, PCL 5c, PCL 6

  Standard Interfaces                   USB 1.1/2.0, Ethernet 10/100Base-TX

  Network Protocols                     TCP/IP

  Supported Environments                Windows 2000, XP, Vista, Server
                                        2003/2008, Mac OS X v.10.3+,
                                        Citrix MetaFrame

  Software Utilities                    Web Image Monitor
                                        SmartDevice Monitor

    Hardware Options

  Capacity                              100 sheets

  Acceptable Paper Size                 2.1" x 5.0" to 8.5" x 51"

  Acceptable Paper Weight               16 - 68 lb. Bond/140 lb. Index
                                         (60 - 255 g/m(2))

  Dimensions (WxDxH)                    9.9" x 13.7" x 9.2"
                                        (253.6 mm x 348.7 mm x 233.1 mm)

  Weight                                5.5 lb. (2.5kg)

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