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Pro VC60000

Continuous feed production printer

  • Prints up to 150 metres per minute
  • 1,200 x 1,200 dpi
  • Piezo inkjet printheads
  • Up to 40 million A4 impressions per month

Next-gen continuous feed inkjet

A milestone in the evolution of high speed inkjet technology, the Ricoh Pro VC60000 is built upon our rich heritage of continuous research, development and innovation.

Enabling the new

The Ricoh Pro VC60000 enables a more rapid shift from offset to digital for commercial printers focused on data-driven workflows requiring high-speed inkjet presses, vibrant print quality and media flexibility that includes books, manuals, brochures, personalised collateral, direct marketing and precision marketing.

Precision that delivers

With the Pro VC60000 and VDP, you can print jobs virtually any way you want. Change addresses, content and even images on the fly. Getting a lot of “I need it now!” requests? The Pro VC60000 can take care of those quick-turnaround jobs, all in professional-looking, near-offset image quality.

  1. Want major efficiency gains? Add software
    Automate manual processes that slow down operations, increase errors and raise costs. With one or more of our workflow solutions, you can capture and manage information so it's always accessible to the people who need it, when they need it
  2. Grow with expert guidance and support
    Investing in a new press is a big decision - so let Ricoh’s production print expertise support you every step of the way. Our specialists can help you grow your print volumes and achieve your business goals, both pre, and post-sale
  3. Handle multiple data streams at rated speeds
    Be the commercial printer who says yes to multiple data streams. The Pro VC60000's controller - the TotalFlow Print Server R600A - can handle PDF, PostScript, JDF and Intelligent Printer Data Stream (IPDS), without putting job fidelity at risk
  4. Give every pixel its own special treatment
    Ink, like variable data, has to be put in the right places for the highest quality. The drop-on-demand stainless steel printheads adjust ink drop size dynamically for every pixel. The Pro VC60000 production inkjet system uses only the amount needed, and not a speck more, so you won't waste ink
  5. Turn up the temp to dry jobs quickly
    Depending on the paper and ink coverage, the drying time for certain jobs is tricky. Good thing the Pro VC60000 has climate controls. You can turn on the heat with the optional extended dryer. And don't worry - it's dry heat, so you can send gorgeous jobs out the door, no sweat

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Ricoh image Pro VC60000

Specifications

Functions
Printing
Colour
Yes
Printer controller - optional

Ricoh TotalFlow R600A Digital Front End

Note: The Ricoh TotalFlow R600A controller is a mandatory option.

Device configuration

Base unit  (2 units per configuration)
2 print engines per duplex system in I (inline) or L (left-angle) configuration
A modular system comprises of the Entrance Unit and Main Unit which house the CMYK print heads and paper path, Standard Dryer Unit, and Exit Unit. 

Options
Protector Coat Unit
Undercoat Unit

Physical dimensions (WxDxH)—mainframe
4,920 x 2,369 x 2,195 mm—base unit (Entrance Unit/Main Unit/Dryer/Exit Unit)
Weight—mainframe
4,600 kg—base unit (Entrance Unit/Main Unit/Dryer/Exit Unit)
Paper output configuration - 3rd Party

Pre- and post-processing 
Multiple partners provide a variety of unwind, rewind, cut, fold, dynamic perforation, vision systems and inline processing, including a solution for books

Supported media
Offset Uncoated/EP, Offset Coated, Inkjet Coated, Inkjet Treated
Maximum paper size

Length
101.6–1371.6 mm

Width
165–520 mm

Media weight (g/m2)
40–250 at 120 m / 64–157 at 150 m
Paper path

Tight web
Web width 520.7 mm
Printable area 508 mm (non-printable area 2 mm from paper edges)

Print speed colour

4 colours, 2-bit, 2-up duplex
150 mpm / 2,020 A4/min at 600 x 600 dpi—High Speed Option
120 mpm / 1,616 A4/min at 600 x 600 dpi
100 mpm / 1,344 A4/min at 1,200 x 600 dpi
50 mpm / 672 A4/min at 1,200 x 1,200 dpi

Target volume
Up to 40 million A4 impressions/month
Printing technology
Piezo Drop-on-Demand, 1-pass
10 dual Ricoh printheads per colour
Dynamic variable drop size at 2 bits/drop
Dynamic Print-head Positioning
Ink type
Ricoh high-density, low-water content pigment ink
On-the-fly replacement
2 x 10-litre polystyrene cartridges per colour
Curing method
Drum Radiant + Air Knifes (optional)
Ink configuration
4-colour CMYK
Printhead
Ricoh latest generation of Drop-on-Demand Piezo printhead
1-pass—10 x 1,200 dpi printhead modules per colour
Print resolution
Up to 1,200 x 1,200 dpi
Non-printable area
2 mm from paper edge
TotalFlow

Ricoh TotalFlow R600A Digital Front End

Industry leading colour management control
Enhanced impositioning tool
JDF/JMF enabled
Graphical user interface with remote access support

Data Stream Support
PostScript, PDF (APPE), PDF/VT, IPDS

Job Submission
FTP, IPP, LPR, Raw Port, Operator Console, Virtual Printer/Hot Folder Support

Graphical User Interface
Display on each print engine
Login by Role: Admin, Operator, Maintenance, or Customisable
Highly customisable user interface layout by role
Graphical Printer and Supplies Status
Operator Messages
Paper Catalogue/Paper Setup

Job Management
Graphical Job Ticketing/Job Preview – Native JDF
- Banner, Operator Comments, Sides Printed, Copies, Rotate, Reduce/Enlarge, Image Alignment, Special Marks
Job Imposition
Job Queue Management
- Submit, Suspend, Hold, Process Next, Delete Job
View Jobs
- Job Status: Active, Inactive, Stored, All Jobs, Job History

Colour Management
ICC Profile Support
Enhanced Color Management by Side and Object Type
Device Link Support
Spot color dictionaries (Pantone, Toyo, DIC, and HKS)
CMR Support (AFP/IPDS)

Physical dimensions
1,003 x 609 x 1,245 mm

Weight
325 kg

Safety standards
IEC60950-1
EN60950-1 (CE marking)
EN60950-1 (TUV)
IEC60950-1 (CB Scheme)
 
Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) standards
EN55022 Class A
EN55024 (CE mark)
AS/NZS CISPR22 (C-Tick mark)
Operating environment
Operating temperature 
18 –24° C

Operating humidity

40–60%