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Ricoh introduces Pro C651EX/C751EX/C751 digital color systems

Jun 8, 2011 12:00 AM

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Ricoh Americas Corp. introduces the Ricoh Pro C651EX/C751EX/C751, a color production system with a clean sheet design that delivers productivity and versatility at a new price point for this class of system. Each system incorporates Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser (VCSEL) imaging technology and paper handling that results in a maximum resolution of 4,800 dpi.

“The Ricoh Pro C651EX/C751EX/C751 family is a powerful and versatile digital imaging solutions, ideal for in-plant print centers, and franchise and commercial printers seeking a single economical system that does not compromise on productivity or quality,” says Tim Vellek, vice president, Ricoh Production Printing Business Group (PPBG). “These new products are well suited for customers making their first step in digital printing, as well as for customers with offset printing capabilities looking to augment their service offering.”

Customers can choose from three systems. The EX models deliver output speeds of up to 65/75 ppm respectively, and include printing, scanning and copying functionality. The C751 focuses on printing functionality with output speeds up to 75 ppm. To ensure maximum uptime and productivity, Ricoh offers TCRU Kits, which allow customers to replace key service components without waiting for a trained service technician. A new liquid cooled developer system ensures consistent operating temperature to support extended periods of production.

Users can employ precision front-to-back registration of +/- 0.5mm sheet to sheet, enhanced by the ability to compensate and program in dimensional changes in the media during duplex printing.

Central to the operation of the Ricoh Pro C651EX/C751EX/C751 is a server-based EFI Fiery E-41A Print Controller. The Fiery E41A is running System 9 R2, and has access to the full suite of Fiery options to increase capability, productivity, and color accuracy.

With an extensive collection of media handling options, users can produce a wide range of jobs, such as direct mail, cards, menus, booklets, manuals, etc.  Inline finishing options include folding, booklet making, ring binding and basic document stapling.