RICOH Ri 1000 is an ideal solution for new businesses, print shops looking to expand their offerings, and e-commerce businesses with mid-volume production. With fast speeds, high image quality, more accurate colors, and automated setup and maintenance, the RICOH Ri 1000 easily outperforms its competition.
- Fast Speeds
The next-generation RICOH Ri 1000 DTG printer prints full-color 10-inch x 8-inch graphics on light garments in less than 28 seconds.
- Sharp, Vibrant Images
Wow, your customers with eye-popping prints. With a high-accuracy carriage and table, minimum ink drop size of 3 pL, precise table height adjustment, and dressable platens, the Ri 1000 DTG printer delivers beautifully crisp, high resolution images up to 1200 x 1200 dpi. Get even brighter, more vividly accurate color with optional Kothari Print Pro RIP software.
- ‘Walk-Up’ Ready With Automated Maintenance
Print more and worry less. An intelligent auto cleaning system and white ink agitation save time and make the machine incredibly easy to use and maintain. Along with continuous monitoring of ink supply, air level, and dampers, the RICOH Ri 1000 DTG Printer stays in an active state where it is walk-up ready — and virtually guaranteed to produce a perfect print whenever you are ready to use the machine
- Built-In Interactive Operation Guide With Smart Alerts
To make maintenance even easier, the RICOH Ri 1000 DTG printer features a built-in Interactive Operation Guide. Accessible through the machine’s spacious 7″ touchscreen display, the interactive guide provides smart alerts reminding you when to perform routine manual maintenance tasks.
- Time-Proven, Quality & Reliability
Built to Ricoh’s world-class quality standards, the RICOH Ri 1000 DTG printer offers rugged, industrial-strength steel construction and reliable, time-proven components. Enjoy dependable, industry-leading functionality with features like the high-performance Ricoh-built print engine and print heads. The RICOH Ri 1000 DTG printer is a workhorse ready to fill demanding jobs for years to come.
- Quick-Change Platens for Versatility & Ease of Use
With the RICOH Ri 1000 DTG printer, changing platens is a snap. Quick-change magnetic platens, available in multiple styles and sizes up to an extra-large 16 x 19.6 inches, provide a variety of print options and easily snap on and off the machine with virtually no downtime. Dressable platen design makes garments easier to load, prevents ink bleed, and helps garments lay flatter for higher accuracy when printing
Transform inspiration into reality with the new RICOH Ri 1000 direct to garment printer. Our versatile, next-generation machine provides quick print speeds and crisp, vibrant graphics. Whether you need to fulfill an order for hundreds of customized t-shirts or a single, highly personalized one-off, printing custom garments requires only three easy steps: design, print, and cure.
If you can design it, you can print it. Create your graphic using your favorite design software, such as Photoshop, Illustrator, or CorelDRAW. If you prefer, you also can print graphics accepted by customers or other designers as long as they submit the image in PNG, JPG, or TIFF formats. Once you have your image, prepare for print using the included AnaRIP software or the optional advanced Kothari Pro RIP software. AnaJet’s rip software options help you get the perfect print by allowing you to position and fine-tune the image for the specific garment style and color.
Whether you are printing on light garments or dark garments, an adult-size t-shirt, or an extra-small infant onesie, the RICOH Ri 1000 creates gorgeous, eye-popping prints quickly. Our water-based inks are not only environmentally friendly and cost-effective, but they also allow you to print on both natural fabrics and synthetic blends like 100% light poly. When you’re ready, simply load your garment and send your file directly to the printer or to a USB drive for convenient printing.
Once your print is complete, it is essential to cure the ink into the fabric to ensure a long-lasting printed garment that is easy to clean in a regular washing machine, less likely to fade, feels soft, and resists cracking when stretched. Cure your printed garment using a heat press or tunnel dryer.
Getting a perfect print on the garment of your choice is easy with the help of AnaJet’s RIP software. Use the included AnaRIP software to quickly process images. For advanced functionality and ultra-optimized profiles for even brighter, more accurate colors, choose Kothari Pro RIP.
AnaRIP software is intuitive and easy to use. Included with your printer purchase, AnaRIP helps you get started printing as quickly as possible.
AnaRIP’s default profiles are optimized to provide beautiful results in most printing scenarios. For highly specialized prints, included tools make further custom adjustments a breeze.
When it comes to DTG printing, all images must be processed and exported as a printer-readable file. AnaRIP is designed for use with your machine and rips images in seconds.
Preview your design in true color. AnaRIP TrueView accurately matches colors on your monitor with your shirt color, so you can see how your printed garment will look when it’s complete.
- Calculate Ink Cost
AnaRIP accurately measures the amount of ink required and how much it will cost, helping you to set shirt prices more easily.
- Ricoh Ri 1000 Kothari Pro RIP Software
High-performance DTG printing demands high-performance RIP software. Get ultra-optimized color profiles and advanced functionality with Kothari Pro RIP created by industry leader, Kothari Info-Tech.
- More Profiles, Less Ink
Get brighter, more accurate colors with Kothari Pro RIP’s expanded set of highly optimized print profiles. Kothari Pro RIP even helps you save money by reducing white ink usage. Utilizing an advanced algorithm based on the garment’s color, the software minimizes waste by more accurately calculating the amount of white ink needed to complete your print.
- Advanced Features
Unlock the power of Kothari Pro RIP software with advanced features like RIP image color manipulation, the ability to turn individual colors on and off when testing print settings, and a white highlight feature that allows you to print with both white and color in a single pass.
RICOH Ri 1000 Specs
|Feature||RICOH Ri 1000|
|Printable Area||Up to 16″ x 19.6″ / 40.6 cm x 49.8 cm|
|Print Head Technology||Ricoh piezo-electric drop-on-demand inkjet|
|Ink Chambers/Nozzles per Chamber||4 Ricoh print heads
8 channels/192 nozzles per channel
|Typical Print Speeds
(10″ x 8″ graphic, light garment)
|Speed: 28 seconds
Fine: 42 seconds
|Resolution Settings||Speed: 600×600 dpi/4 pass
Fine: 600×600 dpi/8 pass
Superfine: 1200×1200 dpi/16 pass
|Ink||Genuine Ricoh-approved direct to garment water-based pigmented CMYK and white inks|
|Ink Delivery System||Advanced closed-loop delivery system; Auto ink circulation system for white channels|
|Printable Substrates||100% cotton and high-cotton blends; 100% light poly, up to 50/50 dark poly, wood and canvas. Hats, shoes and other extended media options coming soon|
|Table Height Adjustment||Precision manual table height adjustment up to 1.2″/3.0 cm|
|Maintenance Features||Precise ink monitoring, auto ink maintenance system, automated print head cleaning, power purge system to help fill and remove ink from system|
|Operating Environment||59F/15C to 90F/32C, Humidity 45-80% RH, non-condensing humidifier recommended|
|Connectivity||Supports USB drive and Ethernet|
|Electrical Requirements||100/120VAC 50-60Hz, 0.65A max, 70 watts|
|Dimensions||18.9″H x 52.2″L x 33.9″W|
|Weight||242.5 lbs (110 kg)|
|Curing Temperatures and Times – Heat Press (conveyor times vary)||Light shirt (CMYK only): 356F/180C, 40 seconds
Dark shirt (white ink): 330F/165C, 90 seconds
|Pretreatment||Genuine Ricoh-approved pretreatment formulas. Use included HVLP Wagner power sprayer or automatic sprayer in a separate room from your printer.|
|Standard Table||Medium (Included)
12.6″ x 18″ / 32 x 45.7 cm
16″ x 19.6″ / 40.6 x 49.8 cmSmall
10.5″ x 13″ / 26.6 x 33 cmMore options available soon.
|Required Operating System||Windows 7/8/10, 32-bit or 64-bit|
|Recommended Graphics Application||Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and CorelDRAW|
|Supported File Types||TIFF, PNG, JPG, PDF, BMP|
- RICOH Ri 1000 DTG Printer
- iKonix manual 15 x 15 heat press
- 25 sheets of 18 x 20 finish release paper
- Anarip Software
- Wagner sprayer
- Cleaning liquid
- Colorgate Software
- Image Armor Light & Ultra Pretreatment
- Ricoma Training Academy
- 2 pretreated shirts