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Featuring first time print speed of 6 sec or less, Aficio SP 8100DN network printer produces up to 45 ppm at 600 x 600 dpi. Multiple paper trays hold up to 3,550 sheets, and Refined Print Command Stream(TM) driver stores regularly applied print settings under individual user icons. Security features include ability to embed watermarked messages or designs to avoid unauthorized copying, and Hold/Lock function stores print jobs until issuing user authorizes release.

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Ricoh Launches the Aficio SP 8100DN

Ricoh Delivers Versatile, Efficient Printing Solution for Intensive Document Management Needs

WEST CALDWELL, N.J., Sept. 6 // -- Ricoh Corporation, the leading provider of digital office equipment, today launched the Aficio SP 8100DN, a high-speed, black and white network printer for demanding printing environments. The Aficio SP 8100DN streamlines document workflow with advanced document management utilities, superior connectivity and security features, as well as flexible printing options.

Since time is of the essence in these environments, the Aficio SP 8100DN expedites the printing process with the ability to produce 45 pages per minute (ppm) with a first time print speed of six seconds or less. Additionally, this monochrome printer features multiple paper trays that can store various sizes of paper and has an overall capacity of 3,550 sheets. With these features, users are guaranteed uninterrupted printing.

Extended connectivity and PDF Direct Print capabilities also contribute to the Aficio SP 8100DN's rapid production abilities by lessening network traffic. For the user's convenience, the printer is also equipped with Ricoh's Refined Print Command Stream(TM) (RPCS) driver. With this feature, customers can store regularly applied print settings to the system -- storing them under individual user icons -- and initiate the print jobs at anytime from their desktop.

"Managing document workflow is a vital back office operation that many organizations battle with," said Ron Potesky, vice president of Product Marketing, Ricoh Corporation. "The Ricoh Aficio SP 8100DN is a fast and flexible solution that will surely meet the document management needs in even the most active printing environments."

To help organizations better protect the information on networks and in printed documents, the Aficio SP 8100DN offers several security capabilities. For restricted documents, this device enables users to embed a watermarked message or design in order to avoid unauthorized copying of the information. Office workers can also utilize the Hold Print or Locked Print features that will store print jobs in the printer until the issuing user authorizes the release. Additionally, the Aficio SP 8100DN offers Ricoh's DataOverwriteSecurity System (DOSS) option, which overwrites data that is temporarily stored on the printer's hard drive.

The Ricoh's Aficio SP 8100DN energy saving features include duplexing and Sample Print review, which produces one document set before producing multiple copies enabling users to cancel unnecessary prints and avoid paper waste.

The Ricoh Aficio SP 8100DN is now available at the suggested retail price of $2,799.

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About Ricoh Corporation

Ricoh Corporation, headquartered in West Caldwell, N.J., is a subsidiary of Ricoh Company Ltd., the 70-year-old leading supplier of office automation equipment and electronics, with fiscal year 2005 sales in excess of $17 billion, a 5.6 percent increase over the previous year.

Ricoh 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 Corporation directly or through its subsidiaries markets and distributes products in North, Central and South America. For fiscal year 2005, Ricoh Corporation sales exceeded $3 billion, an increase of 8.1 percent over the previous year.

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

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Ricoh Aficio SP 8100DN Specifications

Configuration: Desktop

Technology: Twin Laser Beam Scanning & Electro-
photographic Printing with Dry, Dual
Component toner

Print Speed / Duplex Speed: 45 pages per minute B&W

First Print Speed: 6.0 seconds or less

Resolution: 600 x 600 dpi

Dimensions (wxdxh): 26.4" x 25.2" x 22.0"

Weight: 141.1 lb.

Warm-up Time: 22 seconds or less

Power Source: 120V/60Hz/15A

Power Consumption: 1,400W or less, 6W or less (Energy Saver)

Standard Paper Capacity: 2 - 500 sheet standard paper trays
1 - 50 sheet bypass tray

Optional Paper Capacity: 2 - 500 sheet optional paper feed units
1 - 1,500 sheet large capacity tray

Acceptable Paper Sizes: Standard paper trays: A3-A5 / 11" x 17"-
5.5" x 8.5"
Bypass trays: A3-A6 / 11" x 17"- 5.5" x
Optional paper banks: A3-A5 / 11" x 17"-
5.5" x 8.5"
Optional large capacity tray: A4 / 8.5" x

Acceptable Paper Weight: Standard paper trays: 20-28 lb. Bond
Bypass trays: 14-44 lb. Bond
Optional paper banks: 16-28 lb. Bond
Optional large capacity tray: 16-28 lb.

Automatic Duplexing: Standard

Duplex Paper Weight: 20-28 lb. Bond

Controller Specifications:

CPU: RM7035C, 466MHz

System Memory (std./max.): 128 MB / 512 MB

Hard Disk Drive: 40 GB

Printer Languages: PCL 5e/6 emulation Ricoh RCPS, Adobe(R)
PostScript(R) 3, PDF

Drivers/Operating System: Windows95/98SE/NT4.0/2000/Me/XP/Server
Netware 3.12, 3.2, 4.1, 4.11, 5.0, 5.1, 6
Unix (using Ricoh UNIX filter)
Linux RedHat Linux 6.x, 7.x, 8.x, 9, and
Mac OS 8.6-9.2x, OS X 10.1 or later

Network Protocols: TCP/IP, IPX/SPX, AppleTalk

Standard Interfaces: 10/BaseT/100BaseTX, USB2.0

Utilities: SmartDeviceMonitor for Admin, Print
Utility for Mac, DeskTopBinder Lite /
Professional, Font Manager 2000

Source: Ricoh Corporation

CONTACT: Russell Marchetta of Ricoh Corporation, +1-973-882-2075,

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