Ricoh Corporation - 9/23/2008
Ricoh Introduces Wide Format Color Scanner for Rapid and Accurate
West Caldwell, NJ, September 23, 2008 – Ricoh Americas Corporation, the leading provider of digital office
equipment, today announced the availability of the Ricoh Wide Format Color Scanner. Designed to work with
Ricoh’s line of Wide Format products, the new Ricoh Wide Format Color Scanner handles both high-speed full
color and monochrome scanning for businesses in large format printing environments.
The Ricoh Wide Format Color Scanner provides users with great image quality at rapid scanning speeds of
12 inches per second (ips) for monochrome scans and 0.6 ips for color scans. In addition to its fast scanning
rates, the Wide Format Color Scanner cuts down on work processing time enabling operators to edit and crop
images before sending the image to its final destination, either printed or electronically stored. The device also
comes equipped with an All-Wheel Drive Paper Transport System that eliminates image distortion frequently
caused by erroneous paper alignment and ensures that images are accurately reproduced.
The Ricoh Wide Format Color Scanner enhances workflow efficiency by combining multifunctional software
flexibility with user-friendly controls. The scanner allows users to program and select job parameters through an
intuitive LCD touch screen display and is paired with JETimage multifunction software allowing operators to
create programmable icons to scan, copy, print, and track projects. The Ricoh Wide Format Color Scanner
also allows for Scan-to-Net operability making it possible to scan documents directly to network storage.
When paired with the Ricoh Wide Format Printer and imaging software, the Ricoh Wide Format Color
Scanner provides users with high-speed monochrome and full color scanning and printing for an array of
original documents ranging from architectural drawings to oversized posters.
“The Ricoh Wide Format Color Scanner is a welcomed addition to our growing line of wide format devices that
help businesses do their jobs more effectively and efficiently,” said Jason Dizzine, director of Product Marketing
Ricoh Americas Corporation. “Products such as this demonstrate Ricoh’s continual commitment to streamlining
the workflow process for businesses around the globe.”
The Ricoh Wide Format Color Scanner is available at the suggested retail price of $6,500.