RICOH Ri 1000 Direct to Garment printer
User-friendly ink-based printer for printing directly onto garments
Uses: Customized clothing, socks, caps, etc.
Professional-Level Performance at an Affordable Price
Get even more for less. The RICOH Ri 1000 is an ideal solution for new businesses, print shops looking to expand their offerings, and e-commerce businesses with mid-volume production. With fast speeds, high image quality, more accurate colors, and automated setup and maintenance, the RICOH Ri 1000 easily outperforms its competition.
The next-generation RICOH Ri 1000 prints full-color 10-inch x 8-inch graphics on light garments in less than 28 seconds.
Sharp, Vibrant Images
Wow your customers with eye-popping prints. With a high-accuracy carriage and table, minimum ink drop size of 3 pL, precise table height adjustment, and dressable platens, the Ri 1000 delivers beautifully crisp, high resolution images up to 1200 x 1200 dpi. Get even brighter, more vividly accurate color with optional Kothari Print Pro RIP software (coming soon).
‘Walk-Up’ Ready With Automated Maintenance
Print more and worry less. Intelligent auto cleaning system and white ink agitation save time and make the machine incredibly easy to use and maintain. Along with continuous monitoring of ink supply, air level, and dampers, the RICOH Ri 1000 stays in an active state where it is walk-up ready — and virtually guaranteed to produce a perfect print whenever you are ready to use the machine
Built-In Interactive Operation Guide With Smart Alerts
To make maintenance even easier, the RICOH Ri 1000 features a built-in Interactive Operation Guide. Accessible through the machine’s spacious 7″ touchscreen display, the interactive guide provides smart alerts reminding you when to perform routine manual maintenance tasks.
Quality & Reliability
Built to Ricoh’s world-class quality standards, the RICOH Ri 1000 offers rugged, industrial-strength steel construction and reliable, time-proven components. Enjoy dependable, industry-leading functionality with features like the high-performance Ricoh-built print engine and print heads. The RICOH Ri 1000 is a workhorse ready to fill demanding jobs for years to come.
Quick-Change Platens for Versatility & Ease of Use
With the RICOH Ri 1000, changing platens is a snap. Quick-change magnetic platens, available in multiple styles and sizes up to an extra-large 16 x 19.6 inches, provide a variety of print options and easily snap on and off the machine with virtually no downtime. Dressable platen design makes garments easier to load, prevents ink bleed, and helps garments lay flatter for higher accuracy when printing
RICOH Ri 1000 Specs
|Feature||RICOH Ri 1000|
|Printable Area||Up to 16″ x 19.6″ / 40.6 cm x 49.8 cm|
|Print Head Technology||Ricoh piezo-electric drop-on-demand inkjet|
|Ink Chambers/Nozzles per Chamber||4 Ricoh print heads
8 channels/192 nozzles per channel
|Typical Print Speeds
(10″ x 8″ graphic, light garment)
|Speed: 28 seconds
Fine: 42 seconds
|Resolution Settings||Speed: 600×600 dpi/4 pass
Fine: 600×600 dpi/8 pass
Superfine: 1200×1200 dpi/16 pass
|Ink||Genuine Ricoh-approved direct to garment water-based pigmented CMYK and white inks|
|Ink Delivery System||Advanced closed-loop delivery system; Auto ink circulation system for white channels|
|Printable Substrates||100% cotton and high-cotton blends; 100% light poly, up to 50/50 dark poly, wood and canvas. Hats, shoes and other extended media options coming soon|
|Table Height Adjustment||Precision manual table height adjustment up to 1.2″/3.0 cm|
|Maintenance Features||Precise ink monitoring, auto ink maintenance system, automated print head cleaning, power purge system to help fill and remove ink from system|
|Operating Environment||59F/15C to 90F/32C, Humidity 45-80% RH, non-condensing humidifier recommended|
|Connectivity||Supports USB drive and Ethernet|
|Electrical Requirements||100/120VAC 50-60Hz, 0.65A max, 70 watts|
|Dimensions||18.9″H x 52.2″L x 33.9″W|
|Weight||242.5 lbs (110 kg)|
|Curing Temperatures and Times – Heat Press (conveyor times vary)||Light shirt (CMYK only): 356F/180C, 40 seconds
Dark shirt (white ink): 330F/165C, 90 seconds
|Pretreatment||Genuine Ricoh-approved pretreatment formulas. Use included HVLP Wagner power sprayer or automatic sprayer in a separate room from your printer.|
|Standard Table||Medium (Included)
12.6″ x 18″ / 32 x 45.7 cm
16″ x 19.6″ / 40.6 x 49.8 cmSmall
10.5″ x 13″ / 26.6 x 33 cmMore options available soon.
|Required Operating System||Windows 7/8/10, 32-bit or 64-bit|
|Recommended Graphics Application||Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and CorelDRAW|
|Supported File Types||TIFF, PNG, JPG, PDF, BMP|