Ricoh Americas Corporation, a leading provider of digital office equipment, today announced its new Aficio MP 6001/MP 7001/MP 8001/MP 9001 Series of black-and-white multifunction products (MFPs). Intended for large, high-volume workgroups, the devices combine speed and quality to ensure top-notch productivity and performance. As a result, the Aficio MP 6001/MP 7001/MP 8001/MP 9001 devices are among the most competitive, technologically advanced high-volume MFPs on the market. The series also features an array of advanced functionalities, comprehensive security capabilities and professional finishing options to efficiently manage every aspect of the document workflow from input to management and output.
The Aficio MP 6001/MP 7001/MP 8001/MP 9001 Series provides exceptional value to customers via faster print speeds, quick warm-up times and larger paper tray capacities to increase day-to-day productivity. With speeds of 60 pages per minute (ppm), 70 ppm, 80 ppm and 90 ppm, respectively, the series gets more done in less time. The series cuts down wait time with warm-up times from Power Off starting at 30 seconds for the Aficio MP 6001, and first copy speeds, ranging from 3.3 seconds to 4.2 seconds (depending on device). Standard paper capacity is an ample 4,300 sheets, including dual front-loading paper trays able to hold 550 sheets each.
With the new 150-sheet color single pass duplex scanner, clocking in with speeds of up to 55 color originals-per-minute and 80 monochrome originals-per-minute, scanning jobs can be completed in a fast and efficient manner. Users can also produce crisp, professional documents with 1200 x 1200 dots per inch (dpi) resolution, perfect for high quality newsletters, legal documents or patient records. Keeping the environment in mind, the Aficio MP 6001/MP 7001/MP 8001/MP 9001 Series is equipped with standard duplexing to cut down on paper use and energy save mode. Ninety percent of the energy consumed by a copier is used when it is idle; however, with the energy save mode the unit goes into low power mode after 15 minutes of non-use.
The Aficio MP 6001/MP 7001/MP 8001/MP 9001 Series helps streamline document management by offering features that simply make sense, from document capture and distribution, to storage and management, to cost and assessment. Understanding that different workspaces have different needs, Ricoh equipped the new MFPs with the Java-compatible Software Development Kit (SDK) to enable users to create specialized custom applications. The devices also feature Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) to directly search local databases and quickly locate Scan-to-Email addresses. The Stored Print option speeds up the process of reprinting by locking in document configurations without the need to re-process files or re-program settings. Optional facsimile hardware comes equipped with LAN faxing, enabling users to send documents to a fax number directly from the desktop. In addition, incoming faxes can be forwarded to a desktop or network folder, preventing documents from sitting in the fax machine outbox.
"The new Aficio MP 6001/MP 7001/MP 8001/MP 9001 Series is positioned to enhance an already solid Ricoh high-volume product line. We went to great lengths to improve upon existing machines by creating agile MFPs with optimal imaging features," said Ron Potesky , senior vice president, Corporate Communications, Ricoh Americas Corporation. "In particular, with print speeds of 90 ppm, the Aficio MP 9001 offers the necessary speed and productivity workgroups today demand while incorporating various document solutions for greater operational flexibility."