Monochrome Multifunction Product offer full-color scanning.

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Laser-based Aficio® SP 1000SF offers monochrome print, copy, and fax capabilities as well as up to 2,400 x 4,800 dpi scanning for small offices and workgroups. USB interface allows direct printing from USB memory stick, and dual access lets 2 or more functions be performed simultaneously. Along with 250-sheet paper tray, print features include max resolution of 600 x 600 dpi and max speed of 16 ppm. Unit also offers 33.6 Kbps modem speed and fax resolutions to 200 x 400 dpi.



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Ricoh Introduces the Aficio SP 1000SF Monochrome Multi-Function Product



Entry Level Multifunction Product Increases Speed and Efficiency for Small Offices and Workgroups

WEST CALDWELL, N.J., Nov. 15 -- Ricoh Americas Corporation, the leading provider of digital office equipment, today launched the Aficio(R) SP 1000SF monochrome multifunction product (MFP). The Aficio SP 1000SF is an entry-level monochrome MFP, designed to seamlessly integrate into any fast- paced small office or workgroup. This compact laser system offers monochrome print, copy, and fax capabilities as well as full-color scanning. The Ricoh Aficio SP 1000SF delivers high productivity and efficiency in an intuitive device that simplifies common tasks.

Created to improve workflow, the Aficio SP 1000SF MFP delivers superior quality at an affordable total cost of ownership, making it ideal for small office environments. Offering such features as dual access allows the unit to perform two or more functions at once: such as sending and receiving a fax while printing increases productivity in the office. Additionally, the Aficio SP 1000SF offers functions normally found on higher-volume devices. Scanning documents is quick and easy with its built-in document archive with PaperPort(R) 9.0SE software, which also enables users to manage their documents with an icon-based application that makes it easy to organize, manage and share digital documents. The device also features a built-in USB interface which allows users to print directly from a USB memory stick with no need to turn on their connected computer, saving the user's valuable time. Furthermore, the Aficio SP 1000SF features a 250-sheet paper tray. This capacity makes for fewer interruptions to replenish paper.

"At Ricoh we understand the need for small offices and workgroups to have an MFP that meets the daily demands of our customers and at the same time promotes ease of use," said Ron Potesky, vice president of Corporate Product Marketing, Ricoh Americas Corporation. "We are proud to introduce Ricoh's Aficio SP 1000SF as our entry level monochrome MFP that incorporates speed, efficiency and simplified design, all of which our customers come to expect from our devices."

The suggested retail price for the Aficio SP 1000SF is $315.00. To learn more about Ricoh's full line of products, please visit www.ricoh-usa.com.

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, an 8.4 percent increase over the previous year.

Ricoh Americas Corporation directly or through its network of authorized independent dealers markets and distributes products in North, Central and South America. For fiscal year 2006, Ricoh Americas Corporation sales exceeded $3.3 billion, an increase of 7.4 percent over the previous year.

Information about Ricoh's complete range of products and services can be accessed on the World Wide Web at www.ricoh-usa.com.

All referenced product names are the trademarks of their respective companies.

Ricoh Aficio SP 1000SF Specifications

Engine Specifications

Configuration: Desktop

Resolution (dpi): 600 x 600 dpi

Paper Supply: 250-Sheet Paper Tray, 1-Sheet Bypass Tray (Total 251 Sheets)

Paper Weight: 16-28 lb. Bond (Paper Tray), 14-43 lb Bond / 90 lb. Index (Bypass Tray)

Output Tray Capacity: 50 sheets (face down), Internal Tray

Power Source: 115-127V, 50/60Hz, 4.5A

Dimensions (WxDxH): 17.6" x 15.2" x 18.08"

Weight: 29.0 lbs.

System Requirements: Windows 98SE/Me/2000/Vista/XP (Home & Professional)

Printer Specifications

Print Speed: 16 ppm

RAM Memory: 10 MB

Printer Features: USB-to-Print

Copier Specifications

Warm-Up Time: Less than 21 seconds

First-Copy Speed: 13 seconds (Platen); 15 seconds (ADF)

Multi-Copy Speed: 16 copies-per-minute

Original Size: Up to 8.5" x 11" (Platen); Up to 8.5" x 14" (ADF)

Copy Size: 8.5" x 11" to 8.5" x 14" (Paper Tray); 3" x 5" to 8.5" x 14" (Bypass Tray)

Memory (Std./Max.): 16 MB (Shared: Copier/Fax)

Copier Features: Auto Start, Electronic Counter, Electronic Sort, Photo Mode, Poster Copy, Scan Once/Copy Many, Series Copy, Combine Copy, User Code

Scanner Specifications

Scanning Device: Color CIS

Resolution: 600 x 600 dpi (optical); up to 2400 x 4800 dpi (enhanced)

Grayscale: 256 levels

Compatibility: TWAIN Standard

Scan Modes: Black & White; Grayscale; Color

Max. Original Size: 8.5" x 11" (Platen); 8.5" x 14" (ADF)

PC Interface: USB 2.0

Scanning Capabilities: TWAIN Scanning, PaperPort(R) software, Scan-to-USB Flash Drive

Facsimile Specifications

Circuit: PSTN/PABX

Compatibility: ITU, G3

Resolution: 200 x 100, 200 x 200, 200 x 400 dpi

Compression: MH, MR, MMR, JBIG

Scanning Speed: Less than 4.5 seconds

Modem Speed: 33.6 Kbps

Transmission Speed: G3: 2.5 seconds

Memory: 2 MB / 125 pages

One Touch / Speed Dial: Maximum 20 / Maximum 250

Fax Features: Auto Fax/Phone Change, Answering Machine Interface, Auto Reduction, User Code, Dual Access, Forwarding, Auto/Manual Reception, Memory Transmission, On Hook Dial, Reception Time Printing, Redial, Serial Broadcasting, Substitute Reception, Telephone Directory, Transmission Reserve, and more

Ricoh Web Site: www.ricoh-usa.com

CONTACT: Russell Marchetta
Ricoh Americas Corporation
(973) 882-2075
russell.marchetta@ricoh-usa.com

Jennifer Kuhl
Peppercom
(212) 931-6111
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