Ricoh Corporation - 10/11/2007
Ricoh Introduces the Aficio SP W2470 Wide Format Digital Printer
West Caldwell, N.J., October 11, 2007 - Ricoh Americas Corporation, a leading provider of digital office
equipment, today introduced the Aficio® SP W2470 wide format digital printer. Designed for compact spaces,
the Aficio SP W2470 delivers two roll paper feeding and a large range of capabilities that help improve productivity
while keeping the total cost of ownership low.
The Aficio SP W2470 printer brings improved productivity to small office environments. It produces sharp, high
quality black & white documents at 600 dots-per-inch (dpi) resolution and has the ability to stamp documents
with dates, page numbers, headers and footers prior to printing, storing, or retrieving them for reprinting.
Additionally, handling large print runs is easy with the 50-sheet output and 40-sheet bottom stackers, while
changing the paper is effortless due to the flange-based roll-paper changing and optional paper cassette tray.
The full-front clamshell design of the Aficio SP W2470 provides quick and easy access to consumables, and
the unique open architecture controller allows users to utilize the simple, intuitive Web Printing GUI to access
network directories/files, build print jobs and send them to the printer IP address for fast, versatile printing. Print
drivers supporting Windows, Postscript and AutoCAD files are also standard. For added convenience, users
can print immediately, print a sample document, hold the print job on the hard drive for print on demand, and
password protect a document for authorized printing.
"The development of the Aficio SP W2470 printer provides all the print functions found in large production
houses combined into a single compact unit," said Ron Potesky, vice president, Corporate Product Marketing,
Ricoh Americas Corporation. "The Aficio SP W2470 offers small business environments big printing capabilities
that improve their competitive edge while keeping costs down."
Upholding the highest standard of security, the Aficio SP W2470 printer allows users to password protect
documents with Windows Authentication as well as prevent unauthorized recall of sensitive data by completely
erasing it from the hard drive with optional Data Overwrite Security.
The suggested retail price for the Aficio SP W2470 is $15,203. To learn more about Ricoh’s full line of products,
please visit www.ricoh-usa.com.