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Black and White Laser Printer prints 45 pages/min.

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Designed for small offices, Aficio SP 5100N prints professional graphics, text, and drawings with 1,200 x 1,200 dpi resolutions, large files due to 128 Mb RAM and 500 MHz CPU, and PDFs through PDF Direct Print utility. It features control panel for managing jobs, simple paper path that eliminates paper jams, and instant e-mail alerts that notify users if printer needs paper or toner. Printer has range of paper capabilities that allow users to output letters up to 8.5 x 14 in.

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Ricoh Americas Corporation Introduces the Aficio SP 5100N Black and White Laser Printer

WEST CALDWELL, N.J., May 17 /- Ricoh Americas Corporation, a leading provider of digital office equipment, today introduced the Aficio SP 5100N black & white laser printer. With a fast print speed and simple operation, the Aficio SP 5100N is an economical and highly productive solution for small offices and workgroups.

Printing at 45 pages-per-minute (ppm), users can power through print jobs and produce high-quality documents quickly and efficiently. The Aficio SP 5100N prints professional graphics, text and drawings with resolutions equal to 1200 x 1200 dpi. Additionally, the Aficio SP 5100N is able to print large files due to standard 128 MB RAM and a 500MHz CPU and can print PDFs through a PDF Direct Print utility.

The Aficio SP 5100N includes an easy-to-read screen and easy-to-use control panel that lets users quickly manage jobs. The simple paper path and smooth paper feeding and handling of the Aficio SP 5100N virtually eliminates paper jams, enabling production without interruption. Instant e-mail alerts notify users if the printer needs paper, toner, or other attention. Although the Aficio 5100N has a small footprint and fits comfortably on desktops, it has a wide range of paper capabilities that allow users to output letter, proposals and more (up to 8.5" x 14"). The Automatic Duplexing unit keeps the Aficio SP 5100N's compact design intact.

The Aficio SP 5100N capabilities streamline everyday productivity and protect sensitive data. With an optional Hard Disk Drive, documents can be passcode protected to ensure confidentiality and only released into secure hands. In addition, the competitively priced Aficio SP 5100N builds long-term savings as long-life toner cartridges further reduce the total cost of ownership and the printer's reliability enables years of hassle-free use.

"At Ricoh we focus on creating products that not only enable users to be more productive, but to feel more secure and confident that their sensitive information is being protected," said Ron Potesky, vice president, Corporate Product Marketing, Ricoh Americas Corporation. "The Aficio SP 5100N is an ideal printer for small office and workgroups as it incorporates the latest security features and has one of the fastest speeds available in a desktop printer - all at an affordable price."

The suggested retail price for the Aficio SP 5100N is $1,199. To learn more about Ricoh's full line of products, please visit

About Ricoh Americas Corporation

Ricoh Americas Corporation, headquartered in West Caldwell, N.J., is a subsidiary of Ricoh Company Ltd., the 71-year-old leading supplier of office automation equipment and electronics, with fiscal year 2006 sales in excess of $17 billion.

Ricoh Americas Corporation is a leading provider of document solutions. Ricoh's fully integrated hardware and software products help businesses share information efficiently and effectively by enabling customers to control the input, management and output of documents. Ricoh's line of document management devices include, color and black & white digital imaging systems, facsimile products, printers, scanners, digital duplicators and wide format engineering systems. Additionally, Ricoh offers a wide variety of document and printing solutions directly and through strategic alliances enhancing office productivity and document workflow. Ricoh's document management software enhances workgroup collaboration and offers secure storage, retrieval and sharing of critical information.

Ricoh Americas Corporation directly or through its subsidiaries markets and distributes products in North, Central and South America. For fiscal year 2006, Ricoh Corporation sales exceeded $3 billion.

Information about Ricoh's complete range of products and services can be accessed on the World Wide Web at

 Ricoh Aficio SP 5100N Series Specifications

Engine Specifications
Type Desktop
CPU 500 MHz
Memory Standard: 128 MB/Maximum: 512 MB
Technology Laser diode unit + Electrophotography
Non-magnetic, Since-Component Non-contact Method
Resolution (dpi) 600 x 600 dpi
1200 x 1200 dpi equivalent
Printing Speed 45 ppm
First Print Speed 8.5 seconds or less
Dimensions (WxDxH) 15.5" x 17.8" x 13.8"
Weight 43.28 lb. or less
Input Capacity Standard Tray: 500 sheets
Bypass Tray: 100 sheets
Optional Paper Feed Unit- 500 sheets x 3
Maximum: 2,100 sheets
Output Capacity 250 sheets
Input Paper Size Standard Tray: A4, A5, LT, Legal,
Executive, Folio, Oficio, ISO B5, JIS B5
Bypass Tray: A4, A5, A6, LT, Legal,
Executive, Folio, Oficio, ISO B5, JIS B5,
Monarch, No.10, DL, C5, C6
Custom size width 3"-8.5"
Height 5"-14"
Media Types Paper Trays/Optional Duplex: Plain paper
Bypass tray: Plain paper, Transparency,
Label, Envelope, Card Stock
Paper Weight Paper Trays: 16-28 lb.
Bypass Tray: 16-43 lb.
Rating Power Spec 120V, 60Hz
Power Consumption Average in printing: 650W or less
Energy Saver: 13W or less
Standard Connectivity USB 2.0, 100Base-TX/10Base T-Ethernet, IEEE 1284

Drivers PCL6, Postscript 3 emulation, PDF Direct
Fonts 45 fonts + 1 bitmap, PS3: 136 fonts, OCR fonts
Network Protocols TCP/IP, AppleTalk

Russell Marchetta
Ricoh Americas Corporation
(973) 882-2075

Source: Ricoh Americas Corporation

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