Ricoh Image

    IM C6500 A3 colour MFP

    • Copy, print, scan, optional fax
    • Prints up to 65 ppm
    • 8,100-sheet max input
    • Continuous updates via RICOH Always Current Technology

      Work faster, smarter and brighter

      RICOH IM C6500 extends production-like performance and efficiency to your office environment with impressive print speeds of 65 pages per minute. From creation to output, they bring high-quality colour prints and productivity to your business, maximising your return on investment.

      Navigate with ease, even remotely

      With the intuitive 10.1-inch Smart Operation Panel, you can navigate easily on the touch screen with simple tap and swipe gestures. When out of the office, a variety of mobile connectivity options allows you to print and scan remotely direct to the office network or cloud from any smart device with built-in support for NFC, AirPrint or Mopria®. And with unique support applications from RICOH Smart Integration, we have you completely covered.

    1. Showcase ideas in vivid colour 
      Produce presentations, brochures, postcards and more without compromising speed, quality or options.
    2. Work remotely with mobile convenience 
      Go with the flow and share ideas with the RICOH Smart Device Connector app. Print directly from your smartphone or tablet.
    3. Work faster
      Check settings, add widgets, toggle between tasks with incredible speed with the responsive 10.1'' Smart Operation Panel. 
    4. Share across borders
      Download the latest cloud services, software and online apps to ensure your best ideas can be shared anywhere from the intuitive 10.1'' LCD touch screen.


    Copy, print, scan, optional fax
    640 GB (320 GB x 2)
    Memory - standard
    4 GB
    Operation panel
    10.1-inch Smart Operation Panel (G2.5)
    Physical dimensions (WxDxH)—mainframe
    750 x 880 x 1,225 mm
    250 kg or less
    Standard input capacity (sheets)
    Maximum input capacity (sheets)
    Maximum output capacity (sheets)
    Paper input configuration - standard
    1,250-sheet x 2 tandem tray, 2 x 550-sheet paper input trays, 100-sheet bypass tray, 220-sheet SPDF, Duplex unit
    Supported media

    Plain paper1, recycled paper, colour paper, special paper 1–3, letterhead, pre-printed paper, pre-punched paper, bond paper, card stock, thin paper, plain paper 1–2, middle thick, thick paper 1–4

    1—Not displayed as paper type

    Maximum paper size
    13" x 19.2"
    Media weight (g/m2)
    Interfaces - standard
    10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T (Gigabit Ethernet)
    USB Host Type A—2 ports 
    USB Device Type B—1 port

    Smart Operation Panel
    IEEE 802.11 b/g/n (Wireless LAN)1
    Bluetooth 4.22
    SD Card Slot—SDHC memory card
    USB Host Type A—USB Flash memory 
    USB Host Type A—1 port for USB keyboard (optional)2
    USB Host Type mini B—for NFC card reader (optional)2
    microSD card slot—ROM storage expansion2
    NFC Tag2

    1—Limited printing for a peer-to-peer mobile device via RICOH Smart Device Connector
    2—Cannot be used for printing
    Interfaces - optional

    IEEE 1284
    Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n)1
    Device Server Option Type M37 (additional NIC port)
    Copy Connector Type M25

    1—Cannot be used with Bluetooth at the same time

    Network protocols - standard
    TCP/IP (IPv4, IPv6)
    Copy speed
    65 cpm
    First copy time
    5.5 seconds—black and white
    7.5 seconds—colour
    Copy resolution
    600 x 600 dpi
    Zoom range
    25%–400% in 1% steps
    Enlargement ratios
    400%, 200%, 141%, 122%, 115%
    Reduction ratios
    93%, 82%, 75%, 71%, 65%, 50%, 25%
    Duplex copy
    Simplex to duplex, duplex to duplex—with SPDF, book to duplex, front and back to duplex
    Book copy
    Booklet, magazine, layout, and booklet
    ID card copy
    Print speed colour
    65 ppm
    Print speed black and white
    65 ppm
    First print time
    5.5 seconds or less—black and white; 7.5 seconds or less—colour
    Print resolution
    1,200 x 4,800 dpi—when printing
    2,400 x 4,800 dpi—when copying
    Page description languages (PDLs)

    PCL 5c, PCL 6, PostScript3 emulation, PDF Direct emulation

    Adobe PostScript 3, Adobe PDF Direct, XPS, IPDS

    Printer drivers

    PCL 5c, PCL 6, PostScript3 emulation

    Adobe PostScript 3

    Duplex printing
    Mobile printing
    AirPrint, Mopria®, RICOH Smart Device Connector
    Print from USB/SD
    Scan speed
    A4 LEF via SPDF
    120 ipm—simplex
    240 ipm—duplex
    Scan methods
    Scan to USB/SD, Scan to email, Scan to folder (SMB, FTP), Scan to URL, Scan to PDF/A, Scan to digitally signed PDF, Scan to searchable PDF (embedded)
    Colour scanning
    Scan resolution
    100 dpi, 150 dpi, 200 dpi (default), 300 dpi, 400 dpi, 600 dpi, 1,200 dpi
    Scan to file types
    Single- and multi-page TIFF 
    Single-page JPEG 
    Single- and multi-page PDF, PDF/A 
    Single- and multi-page High-Compression PDF 
    Scan to email

    SMTP gateway, TCP/IP 

    SMTP authentication, POP before SMTP authentication

    Scan resolution 
    100 dpi, 150 dpi, 200 dpi (default), 300 dpi, 400 dpi, 600 dpi

    Scan to email file types
    TIFF, JPEG, PDF, PDF/A, High-Compression PDF, Encrypted PDF, Searchable PDF

    TIFF, PDF, PDF/A, High-Compression PDF, Encrypted PDF, Searchable PDF

    Note: Optional OCR unit is required to support scanning to a searchable PDF.

    Scan to folder

    SMB, FTP, WSD (Web Services on Devices for Scanning), DSM

    Client folder logon, transmission encryption of logon name and password

    100 dpi, 150 dpi, 200 dpi (default), 300 dpi, 400 dpi, 600 dpi

    Search for client folders
    SMB—browsing directly to the designated folder
    FTP—by folder name

    Scan to folders file types
    TIFF, JPEG, PDF, PDF/A, High-Compression PDF

    TIFF, PDF, PDF/A, High-Compression PDF

    TWAIN scanning
    Scan mode
    Standard, Photo, OCR, Filing

    Scan resolution
    100–1,200 dpi
    Note: 1,200 dpi scanning is supported only with A5 or smaller paper size.
    Fax types
    G3 fax, Internet fax (T.37), IP fax (T.38), LAN-Fax, Paperless fax, Direct SMTP fax
    Fax circuit
    Fax compatibilty
    ITU-T (CCITT), G3—maximum 3 lines
    Fax modem speed
    2,400 bps–33.6 Kbps—G3, standard with automatic shift down
    Fax compression methods
    Fax resolution

    Standard mode 
    200 x 100 dpi—8 x 3.85 lines/mm

    Detail mode
    200 x 200 dpi—8 x 7.7 lines/mm

    Super fine mode 
    400 x 400 dpi—8 x 15.4 lines/mm
    400 x 400 dpi—16 x 15.4 lines/mm

    Note: Super fine mode is supported with the optional SAF memory.

    G3 fax transmission speed
    2 seconds approximately—JBIG, ITU-T No. 1 chart, TTI off, memory transmission
    3 seconds approximately—MMR, ITU-T No. 1 chart, TTI off, memory transmission
    Fax SAF memory capacity
    Standard—4 MB
    With optional SAF memory—60 MB
    Fax memory backup
    1 hour
    Quick dials
    2,000 numbers
    Data Overwrite Security System (DOSS) - Standard
    Data Overwrite Security System (DOSS) - Optional
    Type M19—available for customers who require their devices to comply with ISO 15408 Common Criteria certification
    PDF, Secure print, WEP, WPA encryption
    Authentication password encryption
    Encryption of data sent via Scan to email and Fax forwarding (S/MIME)
    802.1x wired authentication
    IEEE 802.11i security (WEP, WPA)
    Network user authentication
    Quota setting/Account limit
    User authentication—Windows and LDAP via Kerberos, basic, user code
    User code authentication
    Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) support
    Windows 7
    Windows Server 2008
    Windows Server 2008 R2
    Windows 8.1
    Windows Server 2012
    Windows Server 2012 R2
    Windows 10
    Windows Server 2016
    Windows Server 2019
    OS X Native v10.12 or later—PostScript 3 only
    Sun Solaris—10
    HP-UX—11.x, 11iv2, 11iv3
    Red Hat Linux—Enterprise v4, v5, v6
    SCO OpenServer—5.0.7, 6.0
    IBM AIX—6.1, 7.1, 7.2
    Environment—R/3, S/4
    Platform—SAP R/3 (Release versions 3.0 and higher), SAP R/3 Enterprise, mySAP ERP (2004 and higher), SAP HANA
    Page Description Language (PDL)—PCL
    Character set—Latin-1, Latin-2, Unicode
    Barcode fonts—Code 128, Code 39, Code 93, Codabar, 2 of 5 interleaved/Industrial/Matrix, MSI, USPS Postnet, UPC/EAN
    OCR fonts—OCR A, OCR B
    Other supported features—Input/Output Bin, Duplex, Stapling, Punching, Resolution, Collation, EconoMode / TonerSaving, Smoothing, Page Protect, Auto Tray Change/Optional Tray Select, User Authentication
    @Remote Embedded
    Web Image Monitor 
    @Remote Office 
    @Remote Enterprise Pro
    Global Scan NX
    Card Authentication Package
    Enhanced Locked Print NX
    Device Manager NX Lite
    Device Manager NX Accounting
    RICOH Streamline NX
    Mobile apps
    RICOH Smart Device Connector
    Power source
    220–240 V, 12–10 A, 50/60 Hz
    Power consumption
    2,400 W or less—maximum power
    1,147.4 W or less—operating power, black and white
    1,270 W or less—operating power, colour
    185.86 W—Ready Mode
    168 W—Low Power Mode
    0.74 W—Energy Saver Mode (Sleep Mode)
    Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC)
    1.201 kWh (nominal), 1.224 kWh (guaranteed)
    Warm-up time
    40 seconds
    Power saving mode
    45 minutes shift time—Energy Saver Mode (Sleep Mode)
    15 minutes shift time—Low Power Mode
    Recovery time
    38 seconds—Energy Save Mode (Sleep Mode)
    7.9 seconds—Low Power Mode
    Other environmental features
    Eco-friendly indicator screen, System reset timer