IM C6500

Extending production performance to the office environment, the RICOH IM C6500 & IM C8000 are departmental powerhouses.

  • Colour printing
  • B&W printing
  • Print
  • Fax
  • A3
  • Scanning
  • Copier
  • SRA3
  • Features and benefits
  • Specifications

Sharing the same intuitive interface as other RICOH Intelligent Devices, the IM C6500 is incredibly easy to use. Its super-sized 10.1” Smart Operation Panel wakes on approach and our Smart applications automate everyday processes. What is more, with RICOH Always Current Technology™, new features and applications can be installed on demand. The same touchscreen panel also supports the use of enterprise solutions, such as StreamLine NX, which help to ensure security and compliance.

  • IM C6500 is a long-term solution to rapidly evolving business needs 
  • Effortlessly meet demanding departmental imaging requirements 
  • Produce high quality sales and marketing collateral inhouse
  • Fold, staple, punch and bind output in line for a professional finish
  • New applications can be installed as your requirements change
  • Stunning high-resolution colour print is produced at express speed 
  • Mobile workers can interact seamlessly with the intelligent device



Configuration Console
Printing process 4-drum dry electrostatic transfer system with internal transfer belt
Warm-up time 40 seconds
First output speed: B/W 5.5 seconds
First output speed: full colour 7.5 seconds
Continuous output speed 65 ppm
Memory: standard 4 GB
Memory: maximum 4 GB
HDD: standard 640 GB
HDD: maximum 640 GB
Weight 250 kg
Dimensions: W x D x H 750 x 880 x 1,225 mm
Power source 220 - 240 V, 50 - 60 Hz


Multiple copying Up to 9,999 copies
Resolution 600 x 600 dpi
Zoom From 25% to 400% in 1% steps


CPU Intel® Apollo Lake Processor 1.6 GHz
Printer language: standard PCL5c
PostScript 3 (emulation)
PDF direct (emulation)
Printer language: option Genuine Adobe® PostScript®3™
PDF Direct from Adobe®
Print resolution 1,200 x 4,800 dpi
Network interface: standard Ethernet 10 base-T/100 base-TX/1000 base-T
USB Host Type A
USB Device I/F Type B
Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11 b/g/n)
USB Host I/F
SD slot
NFC tag
USB Device (TypeB:1Port)
Network interface: option Bi-directional IEEE 1284
Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n)
RJ45 I/F (Only Copy connect)
Ethernet Print only RJ-45 network port
Network protocol TCP/IP (IP v4, IP v6)
Windows® environments Windows® 7/8.1/10, Windows® Server 2008/2012/2012R2/2016
Windows® Server 2019
Mac OS environments Macintosh OS X v10.12 or later
UNIX environments UNIX Sun® Solaris
SCO OpenServer
RedHat® Linux
Citrix XenApp
SAP® environments SAP® R/3®
SAP® S/4®


Scanning: B/W 120 ipm (simplex)/240 ipm (duplex)
Scanning: full colour 120 ipm (simplex)/240 ipm (duplex)
Resolution: maximum 1,200 dpi
Bundled drivers Network TWAIN
Compression method BW: TIFF (MH, MR, MMR, JBIG2), Grayscale - Colour: JPEG
File formats Single Page TIFF
Single page JPEG
Single page PDF
Single page High compression PDF
Single page PDF/A
Multi page TIFF
Multi page PDF
Multi page High compression PDF
Multi page PDF/A
Scan modes E-mail
SD Card


Circuit PSTN, PBX
Compatibility ITU-T (CCITT) G3
Transmission speed G3: approximately 2 seconds (200 x 100 dpi, JBIG, ITUT #1 chart TTI off, memory transmission)
G3: approximately 3 seconds (200 x 100 dpi, MMR, ITUT #1 chart TTI off, memory transmission)
Modem speed: maximum 33.6 Kbps
Resolution Standard mode: 8 x 3.85 line⁄mm, 200 x 100 dpi
Detail mode: 8 x 7.7 line⁄mm, 200 x 200 dpi
Super fine mode: 8 x 15.4 line⁄mm, 16 x 15.4 line⁄mm, 400 x 400 dpi (with optional SAF memory)
Compression method MH, MR, MMR, JBIG
Page memory size Standard: 4 MB
With optional SAF memory: 8 MB
SAF memory size Standard: 4 MB (approximately 320 pages)
Optional: 60 MB (approximately 4,800 pages)
Memory backup 1 hour(s)

Paper Handling

Recommended paper size SRA3+
Paper input: standard 3,700 sheets
Paper input: bypass 100 sheets
Paper input: maximum 8,100 sheets
Paper output: standard 500 sheets
Paper output: maximum 3,500 sheets
Paper weight 52.3 - 256 g/m²
52.3 - 300 g/m²
52.3 - 256 g/m²


Power consumption: max. Less than 2,400 W
Power consumption: sleep 0.79 W
TEC* 1.2 kWh⁄week
* It is a reference value based on the ENERGY STAR Ver.3.0 test method.

Output Trays And Finisher Options

3,000-sheet finisher
3,000-sheet finisher with 100-sheet stapler
2,000-sheet Booklet finisher
A3 tray
LG/B4 tray
Cover interposer
Copy tray
9-bin mailbox
Output jogger unit
Tab sheet holder
Multi-folding units
Punch units
Plockmatic booklet maker
GBC Streampunch Ultra

Other Options

Fax unit
G3 Interface
Fax connection unit
Fax memory unit
Banner paper guide tray
IPDS unit
PostScript 3
Bi-directional IEEE 1284
IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n
File format converter
OCR unit
Enhanced security HDD
External keyboard bracket
Counter I/F unit
NFC card reader
Unicode Font Package for SAP
Card reader cover


Toner (black) 47,000 prints
Toner (cyan) 26,000 prints
Toner (magenta) 26,000 prints
Toner (yellow) 26,000 prints
Consumable yield based on 5p/j 6% coverage on A4


Colour Capability Colour
Max Paper Size SRA3
Finishing Available
Print Speed 65
Function Print, Scan, Copy, Fax
Max Paper Capacity 8,100