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IM C6500

A3 colour MFP

  • Copy, print, scan, optional fax
  • Prints up to 65 ppm
  • 8,100-sheet max input
  • Continuous updates via RICOH Always Current Technology

Work faster, smarter and brighter

RICOH IM C6500, a full colour multi function printer, extends production-like performance and efficiency to your office environment with impressive print speeds up to 65 pages per minute. From creation to output, they bring high-quality colour prints and productivity to your business, maximising your return on investment.

Navigate with ease, even remotely

With the intuitive 10.1-inch Smart Operation Panel, you can navigate easily on the touch screen with simple tap and swipe gestures. When out of the office, a variety of mobile connectivity options allows you to print and scan remotely direct to the office network or cloud from any smart device with built-in support for NFC, AirPrint® or Mopria®. And with unique support applications from RICOH Smart Integration, we have you completely covered.

  1. Showcase ideas in vivid colour
    Produce presentations, brochures, postcards and more without compromising speed, quality or options.
  2. Work remotely with mobile convenience
    Go with the flow and share ideas with the RICOH Smart Device Connector app. Print directly from your smartphone or tablet.
  3. Work faster
    Check settings, add widgets, toggle between tasks with incredible speed with the responsive 10.1" Smart Operation Panel.
  4. Share across borders
    Download the latest cloud services, software and online apps to ensure your best ideas can be shared anywhere from the intuitive 10.1” LCD touch screen.
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Specifications

Functions
Copy, print, scan, optional fax
Colour
Yes
HDD
640 GB (320 GB x 2)
Memory - standard
4 GB
Operation panel
10.1-inch Smart Operation Panel (G2.5)
Physical dimensions (WxDxH)—mainframe
750 x 880 x 1,225 mm
Weight—mainframe
250 kg or less
Standard input capacity (sheets)
3,700
Maximum input capacity (sheets)
8,100
Maximum output capacity (sheets)
3,500
Paper input configuration - standard
1,250-sheet x 2 tandem tray, 2 x 550-sheet paper input trays, 100-sheet bypass tray, 220-sheet SPDF, Duplex unit
Supported media

Plain paper1, recycled paper, colour paper, special paper 1–3, letterhead, pre-printed paper, pre-punched paper, bond paper, card stock, thin paper, plain paper 1–2, middle thick, thick paper 1–4

1—Not displayed as paper type

Maximum paper size
SRA3++
Media weight (g/m2)
52.3–300
Interfaces - standard
Mainframe
10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T (Gigabit Ethernet)
USB Host Type A—2 ports 
USB Device Type B—1 port

Smart Operation Panel
IEEE 802.11 b/g/n (Wireless LAN)1
Bluetooth 4.22
SD Card Slot—SDHC memory card
USB Host Type A—USB Flash memory 
USB Host Type A—1 port for USB keyboard (optional)2
USB Host Type mini B—for NFC card reader (optional)2
microSD card slot—ROM storage expansion2
NFC Tag2

1—Limited printing for a peer-to-peer mobile device via RICOH Smart Device Connector
2—Cannot be used for printing
Interfaces - optional

IEEE 1284
Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n)1
Device Server Option Type M37 (additional NIC port)
Copy Connector Type M25

1—Cannot be used with Bluetooth at the same time

Network protocols - standard
TCP/IP (IPv4, IPv6)
Copy speed
65 cpm
First copy time
5.5 seconds—black and white
7.5 seconds—colour
Copy resolution
600 x 600 dpi
Zoom range
25%–400% in 1% steps
Enlargement ratios
400%, 200%, 141%, 122%, 115%
Reduction ratios
93%, 82%, 75%, 71%, 65%, 50%, 25%
Duplex copy
Simplex to duplex, duplex to duplex—with SPDF, book to duplex, front and back to duplex
Book copy
Booklet, magazine, layout, and booklet
ID card copy
Supported
Print speed colour
65 ppm—A4 LEF
34.5 ppm—A3 SEF
72.5 ppm—A5 LEF
Print speed black and white
65 ppm—A4 LEF
34.5 ppm—A3 SEF
72.5 ppm—A5 LEF
First print time
5.5 seconds or less—black and white; 7.5 seconds or less—colour
Print resolution
1,200 x 4,800 dpi
Page description languages (PDLs)

Standard
PCL 5c, PCL 6, PostScript3 emulation, PDF Direct emulation

Optional
Adobe PostScript 3, Adobe PDF Direct, XPS, IPDS

Printer drivers

Standard
PCL 5c, PCL 6, PostScript3 emulation

Optional
Adobe PostScript 3

Duplex printing
Standard
Mobile printing
AirPrint, Mopria®, RICOH Smart Device Connector
Print from USB/SD
Supported
Scan speed
A4 LEF via SPDF
120 ipm—simplex
240 ipm—duplex
Scan methods
Scan to USB/SD, Scan to email, Scan to folder (SMB, FTP), Scan to URL, Scan to PDF/A, Scan to digitally signed PDF, Scan to searchable PDF (embedded)
Colour scanning
Standard
Scan resolution
100 dpi, 150 dpi, 200 dpi (default), 300 dpi, 400 dpi, 600 dpi, 1,200 dpi
Scan to file types
Single- and multi-page TIFF 
Single-page JPEG 
Single- and multi-page PDF, PDF/A 
Single- and multi-page High-Compression PDF 
Scan to email

Protocols 
SMTP gateway, TCP/IP 

Authentication
SMTP authentication, POP before SMTP authentication

Scan resolution 
100 dpi, 150 dpi, 200 dpi (default), 300 dpi, 400 dpi, 600 dpi

Scan to email file types
Single-page
TIFF, JPEG, PDF, PDF/A, High-Compression PDF, Encrypted PDF, Searchable PDF

Multi-page
TIFF, PDF, PDF/A, High-Compression PDF, Encrypted PDF, Searchable PDF

Note: Optional OCR unit is required to support scanning to a searchable PDF.

Scan to folder

Protocols
SMB, FTP, WSD (Web Services on Devices for Scanning), DSM

Security
Client folder logon, transmission encryption of logon name and password

Resolution
100 dpi, 150 dpi, 200 dpi (default), 300 dpi, 400 dpi, 600 dpi

Search for client folders
SMB—browsing directly to the designated folder
FTP—by folder name

Scan to folders file types
Single-page
TIFF, JPEG, PDF, PDF/A, High-Compression PDF

Multi-page
TIFF, PDF, PDF/A, High-Compression PDF

TWAIN scanning
Scan mode
Standard, Photo, OCR, Filing

Scan resolution
100–1,200 dpi
Fax types
G3 fax, Internet fax (T.37), IP fax (T.38), LAN-Fax, Paperless fax, Direct SMTP fax
Fax circuit
PSTN, PBX
Fax compatibilty
ITU-T (CCITT), G3—maximum 3 lines
Fax modem speed
2,400 bps–33.6 Kbps—G3, standard with automatic shift down
Fax compression methods
MH, MR, MMR, JBIG
Fax resolution

Standard mode 
200 x 100 dpi—8 x 3.85 lines/mm

Detail mode
200 x 200 dpi—8 x 7.7 lines/mm

Super fine mode 
400 x 400 dpi—8 x 15.4 lines/mm
400 x 400 dpi—16 x 15.4 lines/mm

Note: Super fine mode is supported with the optional SAF memory.

G3 fax transmission speed
2 seconds approximately—JBIG, ITU-T No. 1 chart, TTI off, memory transmission
3 seconds approximately—MMR, ITU-T No. 1 chart, TTI off, memory transmission
Fax SAF memory capacity
Standard—4 MB
With optional SAF memory—60 MB
Fax memory backup
1 hour
Quick dials
2,000 numbers
DataOverwriteSecurity System (DOSS) – Standard
Yes
DataOverwriteSecurity System (DOSS) – Optional
Type M19—available for customers who require their devices to comply with ISO 15408 Common Criteria certification
Encryption
HDD encryption
PDF, Secure print, WEP, WPA encryption
Authentication password encryption
Encryption of data sent via Scan to email and Fax forwarding (S/MIME)
Authentication
802.1x wired authentication
IEEE 802.11i security (WEP, WPA)
IPv6
Network user authentication
Quota setting/Account limit
User authentication—Windows and LDAP via Kerberos, basic, user code
User code authentication
Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) support
Windows
Windows 7
Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows 8.1
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows 10
Windows Server 2016
Windows Server 2019
Macintosh
OS X Native v10.12 or later—PostScript 3 only
Unix
Sun Solaris—10
HP-UX—11.x, 11iv2, 11iv3
Red Hat Linux—Enterprise v4, v5, v6
SCO OpenServer—5.0.7, 6.0
IBM AIX—6.1, 7.1, 7.2
SAP
Environment—R/3, S/4
Platform—SAP R/3 (Release versions 3.0 and higher), SAP R/3 Enterprise, mySAP ERP (2004 and higher), SAP HANA
Page Description Language (PDL)—PCL
Character set—Latin-1, Latin-2, Unicode
Barcode fonts—Code 128, Code 39, Code 93, Codabar, 2 of 5 interleaved/Industrial/Matrix, MSI, USPS Postnet, UPC/EAN
OCR fonts—OCR A, OCR B
Other supported features—Input/Output Bin, Duplex, Stapling, Punching, Resolution, Collation, EconoMode / TonerSaving, Smoothing, Page Protect, Auto Tray Change/Optional Tray Select, User Authentication
Standard
@Remote Embedded
Web Image Monitor 
Optional
@Remote Office 
@Remote Enterprise Pro
Global Scan NX
Card Authentication Package
Enhanced Locked Print NX
Device Manager NX Lite
Device Manager NX Accounting
RICOH Streamline NX
Mobile apps
RICOH Smart Device Connector
Power source
220–240 V, 12–10 A, 50/60 Hz
Power consumption
2,400 W or less—maximum power
1,147.4 W or less—operating power, black and white
1,270 W or less—operating power, colour
185.86 W—Ready Mode
168 W—Low Power Mode
0.74 W—Energy Saver Mode (Sleep Mode)
Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC)
1.201 kWh (nominal), 1.224 kWh (guaranteed)
Warm-up time
40 seconds
Power saving mode
45 minutes shift time—Energy Saver Mode (Sleep Mode)
15 minutes shift time—Low Power Mode
Recovery time
38 seconds—Energy Save Mode (Sleep Mode)
7.9 seconds—Low Power Mode
Other environmental features
Eco-friendly indicator screen, System reset timer