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RICOH IM 5000 Black and White Laser Multifunction Printer

IM 5000

B&W Laser Multifunction Printer

Streamline workflows with powerful performance

  •   Prints up to 50 ppm, copy, scan, fax (optional)
  •   1200 x 1200 dpi max print resolution
  •   Paper capacity up to 4,700 pages
  •   Download add-on capabilities on demand to boost efficiency

Embrace the future of productivity

Appreciate efficiency on demand with RICOH Always Current Technology while maximizing your investment with the IM 5000 Black & White Multifunction Printer. Download new applications, capabilities and upgrades as they become available to keep you up-to-date on today's most advanced imaging technologies. Add these enhancements to streamline workflows and simplify the way you work today, and tomorrow.

Simplify everyday tasks, automatically

Choose the cloud-based RICOH Smart Integration Solutions to eliminate tedious tasks and manual errors. Automate how you scan, email, download and organize files, and share information in the right format with newfound speed and confidence. There's no capital expenditure, onsite servers or special software to implement. Select from a wide range of solutions that best fit the needs of your and your workgroup.

Combine speed and precision

Print and copy black-and-white output quickly at up 50 pages per minute (ppm). Place originals up to 11" x 17" into the easy-to-use 220-Sheet Single Pass Document Feeder (SPDF). Or use the SPDF to scan at up to 240 images per minute (ipm). Share digital files instantly via multiple Scan-To options. Add Large Capacity Trays to expand paper capacity to 4,700 sheets for extended runs.

Show off with hands-off printing

Ensure a smart, safe and more productive workplace. Perform all print functions directly from your personal mobile device with the RICOH Smart Device Connector app. Supporting AirPrint® and Mopria® printing, the IM 5000 lets you print and share files instantly with unmatched contactless convenience. With the Smart Device Connector app, scan the MFP's QR code to your iOS device, or place your Android device near the embedded NFC tag to begin.

Troubleshoot with speed and intelligence

Maximize uptime with RICOH Intelligent Support* capabilities, including a library of self-help How-to-Videos and User Guides. You'll receive instant notifications when the IM 5000 requires service. With RemoteConnect Support, Ricoh technicians can access your Smart Operation Panel remotely for faster troubleshooting. With the Service Request App, you can expedite service requests from the control panel.
*When enabled, internet connection required.

Enjoy a touch of ease

Streamline the way you work with the incredibly responsive 10.1"-wide Smart Operation Panel. Move from one task to the next instantly and effortlessly. Use apps and widgets to create your own one-touch workflows. Customize the user interface so you can access critical settings faster. And use the embedded online browser to access online content and popular cloud services.

Deliver the message securely

Mitigate risks with security controls ideal for schools, offices, government agencies and other shared-use settings. With User Authentication, you can restrict access via passcodes or billing codes, set print quotas and hold jobs until the authorized person releases them. With RICOH Streamline NX, you can track and monitor usage and issue charge-backs. Powerful encryption tools on the hard drive offer additional protection.

Finish in style

Easy-to-use finishers give your presentations, handouts and manuals a more polished, professional look. Choose from a 1,000-sheet staple or stapleless Hybrid Finisher, 3,000-sheet Finisher, 1,000-sheet Booklet Finisher or 500-sheet Internal Finisher to automate stacking, stapling, punching and folding tasks. Take advantage of the Multi-Folding Unit for four diverse folding options that can make your next project even more compelling.

Be energy- and cost-conscious

ENERGY STAR® certified and EPEAT® Gold Rated* with a Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC) value of 0.61 kWh/week, the IM 5000 can be programmed to shut down when the office is closed. An Eco-Friendly Indicator tracks paper savings. The Ricoh Cartridge Return Program encourages recycling.
*EPEAT Gold rating is applicable only in the USA.

Need more information?

Learn more about the RICOH IM 5000 Black and White Laser Multifunction Printer and how it may fit your business.

Engine Specifications

Color / Black & White

Black & White

Engine/General Specifications

Printing Process

Twin Laser beam Scanning & electro-photographic printing

Control Panel

10.1" Smart Operation Panel

Output Speed Copy/Print

50 ppm

First Page Out Time

2.7 seconds

Warm-Up Time

19.1 seconds


600 x 600 dpi

System Memory


Maximum Copy Quantity

Up to 999 copies


Automatic (Standard)

Zoom Range

From 25% to 400% in 1% steps

Supported Paper Sizes

Tray 1 and 2: Letter, Legal, Ledger, HLT, A3-A6, B4-B6, Envelopes
Bypass tray: Letter, Legal, Ledger, HLT, A3-A6, B4-B6, Envelopes, Custom size

Supported Paper Weights

Trays: 60 - 300 g/m2
Bypass: 52 - 300 g/m2
Duplex: 52 - 256 g/m2

Supported Paper Types

Plain, Recycled, Special, Color, Letterhead, Cardstock, Preprinted, Bond, Coated, Envelope, Label, OHP

Standard Paper Capacity

1,200 sheets

Maximum Paper Capacity

4,700 sheets

Standard Output Capacity

500 sheets

Maximum Output Capacity

3,625 sheets

Power Source

120-127V/12A 60Hz

Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC)

0.61 kWh/week

Power Consumption

Maximum: 1,600 W
Operation: 755 W
Ready: 62.2 W
Sleep: 0.54 W

EPEAT status


Dimensions W x D x H

23.1" x 25.7" x 37.9" (587 x 673 x 963 mm)


168.6 lbs (76.5 kg)

Printer Specifications

Processor Speed

Intel® Atom Processor Apollo Lake-I 1.36 GHz

Network Protocol

TCP/IP (IP v4, IP v6)

Supported Operating Systems

Windows® environments: Windows® 8.1, Windows® 10, Windows® Server 2012, Windows® Server 2012R2, Windows® Server 2016, Windows® Server 2019
Mac OS Environments: Macintosh OS X v10.13 or later
UNIX Environments: UNIX Sun® Solaris, HP-UX, SCO OpenServer, RedHat® Linux Enterprise, IBM® AIX, Citrix XenApp (7.6 LTSR, 7.15 LTSR, VirtualApps/Desktops 7 1912 LTSR and later)
SAP Environments: SAP® R/3®, SAP® S/4®
Other supported environments: AS/400® using OS/400 Host Print Transform

Printer Languages

Standard: PCL5e, PCL6, PostScript 3 (emulation), PDF direct (emulation)
Optional: Genuine Adobe® PostScript® 3, IPDS, PDF Direct from Adobe®

Print Resolution

1,200 x 1,200 dpi

Mobile Printing Support

Apple AirPrint, Mopria®, NFC, RICOH Smart Device Connector

Scanner Specifications

Scan Speed BW Full Color

B/W: 120 ipm (simplex)/240 ipm (duplex)
Full Color: 120 ipm (simplex)/240 ipm (duplex)

Scanning Resolution

600 dpi (1200 dpi via TWAIN)

File Formats

Single Page: TIFF, JPEG, PDF, High Compression PDF, PDF/A
Multi Page: TIFF, PDF, High Compression PDF, PDF/A

Scan Modes

E-mail, USB, SD Card, URL, FTP, SMB

Fax Specifications





Fax 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
Option mode: 16 x 15.4 line/mm, 400 x 400 dpi

Compression Method


Modem Speed

33.6 Kbps

Transmission Speed

G3: approximately 2 seconds

SAF Memory

4 MB


Standard: 4 MB (approximately 320 pages)
Optional: 60 MB (approximately 4,800 pages)

Memory Backup

1 hour

Printer Specifications

Network Interface

Standard: Ethernet 10 base-T/100 base-TX/1000 base-T, USB Host I/F Type A, USB Device I/F Type B
Optional: Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n)

All accessories listed may not be available in Latin America. Talk to you dealer or distributor about it. Images are for illustrative purposes only and may not represent accessories fully.

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Download and install the print driver and associated software for your device. This link can also be used to update your existing print driver.



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