Ricoh Image

IM C8000 A3 colour MFP

  • Copy, print, scan, optional fax
  • Prints up to 80 ppm
  • 8,100-sheet max input
  • Continuous updates via RICOH Always Current Technology

Save on future investments with our future-proofed solutions

RICOH IM C8000, a full colour multi function printer, offers a range of smart applications, enhancements and software to manage your document needs as they change without the need to purchase new equipment. Simply install new features as needed with RICOH Always Current Technology. 

Gain even greater control of print and scan management

The additional features you will find on RICOH IM C8000 give you so many more printing options. Scan smaller sized documents with ease with the new small-sized paper scan unit and improve scanning accuracy by simply adding an extra double feed detection unit. You can also create and print professional-grade flyers any time with our new multi-folding unit and save on outsourced printing costs.

  1. Place personalisation at your fingertips
    Perform everyday tasks with speed and precision via the large  10.1'' LCD touch screen.
  2. Convenient finishing options
    Create professional publications instantly with out high-speed duplex feeder and additional fold, staple, hole punch and booklet making options.
  3. Digitise documents for speed of access
    Scan documents at high speeds and distribute them digitally with a single touch.
  4. Add those colourful finishing touches
    Give ideas a fresh look with fast, colourful output and use the multiple finishing options available for direct mail, presentations, menus and so much more. 


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
Physical dimensions (WxDxH)—other
869 x 730 x 658 mm—2,200-sheet LCT RT4070
352 x 540 x 625 mm—4,400-sheet LCT RT4060
520 x 514 x 207 mm—A3 Tray Type M26
350 x 513 x 192 mm—Copy Tray Type M42
540 x 600 x 660 mm—9-bin Mailbox CS4010
218 x 173 x 55 mm—Small Paper Feeding Unit Type M37
657 x 730 x 980 mm—2,000-sheet Booklet Finisher SR4160
657 x 730 x 980 mm—3,000-sheet Finisher SR4150 
806 x 730 x 980 mm—3,000-sheet Finisher SR4140
209 x 730 x 980 mm—Multi-Folding Unit FD4010
470 x 730 x 980 mm—Multi-Folding Unit FD4020
540 x 730 x 1,270 mm—Cover Interposer CI4050 
500 x 600 x 600 mm—Cover Interposer CI4040
143 x 539 x 218 mm—Output Jogger Type M25
250 kg or less
83 kg or less—2,200-sheet LCT RT4070
21.3 kg or less—4,400-sheet LCT RT4060
11 kg—A3 Tray Type M26
2.2 kg or less—Copy Tray Type M42
15 kg or less—9-bin Mailbox CS4010
0.19 kg—Small Paper Feeding Unit Type M37
58 kg or less—2,000-sheet Booklet Finisher SR4160
61 kg or less—2,000-sheet Booklet Finisher SR4160 with punch unit
38 kg or less—3,000-sheet Finisher SR4150 
41 kg or less—3,000-sheet Finisher SR4150 with punch unit
77 kg or less—3,000-sheet Finisher SR4140
45 kg or less—Multi-Folding Unit FD4010
92 kg—Multi-Folding Unit FD4020
45 kg or less—Cover Interposer CI4050
12 kg or less—Cover Interposer CI4040
2 kg or less—Output Jogger Type M25


Standard input capacity (sheets)
Maximum input capacity (sheets)
Maximum output capacity (sheets)
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

Paper thickness
52.3–65.9 g/m2—thin paper
66–80.9 g/m2—plain paper 1
81–100.9 g/m2—plain paper 2
101–127.4 g/m2—middle thick paper
127.5–150 g/m2—thick paper 1
150.1–216 g/m2—thick paper 2
216.1–256 g/m2—thick paper 3
256.1–300 g/m2—thick paper 4
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
80 cpm
First copy time
4.8 seconds—black and white
6.4 seconds—colour
Copy resolution
600 x 600 dpi
Maximum size
323 x 480 mm
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
Directional magnification, Directional size magnification
Supported—with finisher
Print speed colour
80 ppm
Print speed black and white
80 ppm
First print time
4.8 seconds or less—black and white; 6.4 seconds or less—colour
Printing process
4-drum dry electrostatic transfer system with internal transfer belt
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
Maximum printable area
323 x 480 mm
Scan speed
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)
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 file type support
Single- and multi-page TIFF 
Black and white 1-bit—MH, MR, MMR—compression on
Black and white 1-bit, black and white greyscale, full colour—compression off 

Single-page JPEG 
Black and white greyscale, full colour—compression on

Single- and multi-page PDF, PDF/A
Black and white 1-bit—MH, MR, MMR, JBIG2, black and white greyscale JPEG, full colour JPEG—compression on 
Black and white 1-bit, black and white greyscale, full colour—compression off 
Single- and multi-page High-Compression PDF 
Black and white greyscale, full colour JPEG, JPEG 2000—compression on
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 email—other features

Scan to email size
128–102,400 KB—with restriction
700 MB—without restriction

Maximum email addresses per send
500—from HDD
100—direct input
100—via LDAP

Email addresses stored in HDD
Maximum email addresses—2,000
Maximum registered group addresses—100 groups, 500 addresses per group
Maintain email addresses—via operation panel, SmartDeviceMonitor for Admin, Web Image Monitor
Search method—by name, email address

Body message
Manual input—maximum 80 characters via operation panel
User pre-registered—maximum 400 characters, 80 characters over 5 lines
Preset message—This e-mail includes attached file sent from <device name>.

Input subject

Manual input—maximum 128 characters
User pre-registered—maximum 20 characters via soft key

LDAP search

Input file name

Simultaneous transmission
Maximum 550 destinations

To, Cc, Bcc

Program registration

Up to 25 programs

Divide and send
Divide by page or size; default divide by size

Note: If the sent file is larger than the email size restriction, it will be divided into multiple sends. The size restrictions of the email recipient may also impact the send.


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

Scan to folder—other features

Client folder addresses stored in HDD
Maximum registered folder addresses—2,000
Maintain folder addresses via operation panel, SmartDeviceMonitor for Admin, Web Image Monitor

Destination folder address input via operation panel

Homefolder over LDAP

Maximum client folders/PCs per send
50 folders

Simultaneous transmission
550 destinations maximum when combined with Scan to email

Maximum group addresses
100 destinations from a maximum of 50 folders, 500 email addresses maximum per group

Input file name

Maximum file size
2,000 MB

When combined with Scan to email
128–102,400 KB; default 2,048 KB—with restriction
725 MB—without restriction

Note: File size depends on the selected Scan to email file size restriction.

Program user settings
Up to 25 programs


TWAIN scanning
Scan mode
Standard, Photo, OCR, Filing

Scan resolution
100–1,200 dpi
TWAIN scanning—other features
Scan speed—200 dpi
Black and white
115 ipm—simplex
205 ipm—duplex

115 ipm—simplex
204 ipm—duplex

Image adjustment
Brightness, Contrast, Threshold, Gamma Adjustment, Halftone Pattern


Stamp originals
Date, Page number, Text

Supported operating systems

Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server 2008, Windows 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019
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 scanning speed
75 spm—A4 SEF
94 spm—A4 LEF, Standard Mode
79 spm—A4 LEF, Detail Mode
38 spm—A4 LEF, Super Fine Mode
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
Page memory size
Standard—4 MB
With optional SAF memory—8 MB 
Fax SAF memory capacity
Standard—4 MB
With optional SAF memory—60 MB
Quick dials
2,000 numbers
DataOverwriteSecurity System (DOSS) – Standard
DataOverwriteSecurity 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
Supported languages
Operation panel 
Japanese, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, Polish, Portuguese, Hungarian, Czech, Finnish, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Russian, Greek, Catalan, Turkish, Brazilian Portuguese, Korean, Thai
@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
1,324.7 W or less—operating power, black and white
1,473.7 W or less—operating power, colour
191.45 W—Ready Mode
170 W—Low Power Mode
0.74 W—Energy Saver Mode (Sleep Mode)
Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC)
1.651 kWh (nominal), 2.049 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
Safety standards
Identification of plastic components
All plastic components are identified in accordance with ISO 11469 standard.
Other environmental features
Eco-friendly indicator screen, System reset timer