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Ricoh India Launches Affordable Signage Printers

  • Upgraded ‘RICOH Pro L4100 series’ set to offer affordable colour production


Ricoh India Ltd., a leader in the field of Imaging Solutions & IT Services, today announced the upgraded version of ‘RICOH Pro L4100’ printer series. The new roll-to-roll large format printer is launched with Ricoh’s own aqueous resin (AR) Latex ink. It is available in two sizes 130cm (53 inch) width and 160cm (63 inch) width and supports up to seven colors in various configurations. 


The Ricoh Pro L4100 series is ideal for printing large signage, bill-boards, banners, flexible wrap solutions and point-of-sale displays, due to its superior print quality and color matched output. Seven color printing – CMYK, orange green and white aqueous latex ink enables it to offer an increase color gamut and ability to print on clear print media such as transparency, translucent and textile media.


The Ricoh Pro L4160 and L4130 delivers high print quality because of Ricoh piezo electric print heads. It’s a technological innovation, which helps to control the rate of ink being ejected from nozzle and create smaller drop size of ink which gives smooth printing compare to the thermal print head.


The new AR latex inks have been awarded Green guard Gold certification by UL Environment, in recognition of low chemical emissions and improvement in the air quality. This make the new models perfect to be used by the education and medical facilities. The inks also have minimal volatile organic compounds (VOC) and odour, eliminating the need for special ventilation. Ink is delivered in the reusable ink cartridges and eco-friendly ink packs. It also has the low curing temperature of 60°C ink that enables both quick drying, for a fast job turnaround, and the ability to print on many heat-sensitive substrates without damaging them.


Speaking on the occasion, A.T.Rajan, MD & CEO of Ricoh India, said, “We have a long and rich heritage in the world of inkjet technology dating back over 30 years. We now foresee a shift of conventional solvent print based machine to environment friendly latex ink based machine in this large format printer market.”


“With this launch Ricoh’s legacy in ecofriendly and green products has been expanded to large format printer, as it reduces the environmental impacts of printing and operate at 25% less power consumption compared to other models available in the market. We are confident that our new offering will enable our clients to boost their brand /products visibility at a reduced Total cost of ownership.”


Ricoh latex inks offers outdoor durability of upto three years depending on the media used and lamination. The new series comes with high productivity printing of 4 color upto 33.1 m2 per hour with choice of two print widths at 1361mm and 1610mm. These models are capable of handling wide media range from PVC to paper to textile and more.


The Ricoh Pro L4160 is available at MRP of 19,00,000/- and Pro L4130 is available at MRP of 18,00,000/- Various accessories and color management solutions are available from Ricoh to enhance the production and print quality.


About Ricoh

Ricoh is a global technology company that has been transforming the way people work for more than 80 years. Under its corporate tagline – imagine. change. – Ricoh continues to empower companies and individuals with services and technologies that inspire innovation, enhance sustainability and boost business growth. These include document management systems, IT services, production print solutions, digital cameras, and industrial systems.


Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group operates in over 190 countries. In the financial year ending March 2015, Ricoh Group had worldwide sales of 2,231 billion yen (approx. 18.5 billion USD).


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