The Ricoh AP3800C is a color laser printer designed for large, enterprise office environments with high capacity paper trays and high-yield toner cartridges. It has fast printing speeds and practically every finishing and processing option available, with expandability to meet every need.
Ricoh's brand name is not as recognizable as some other printer manufacturers, especially since they cater mainly to high-volume enterprise office environments. Most Ricoh printers are sold directly by resellers, and include a service contract in the price. However, Ricoh has been making excellent and reliable printers for many years, and is a name worth considering.
The Richo AP3800C is a full-size unit, weighing around 200 pounds, with the printer toner cartridge installed. With optional add-ons, it is large enough to place on the floor, with casters to roll it into place. Paper capacity is impressive. In its standard configuration, the AP3800C comes with a total of 1,100 sheets of paper capacity, divided between two 500-sheet drawers and a 100 sheet multipurpose drawer. By adding multiple add-on drawers, the total paper capacity can reach 3,100 sheets.
The AP3800C includes a built-in ethernet port capable of 100BaseTX speeds. This allows it to connect directly to a network and be shared among multiple computers easily. The printer also includes an embedded web server for users to access remotely.
Ricoh AP3800C toner cartridges have a capacity of 10,000 pages for each of its four cartridges. The page yield is much higher than similar any similar HP toner cartridge. Ricoh AP3800C toner cartridges are fairly inexpensive, resulting in a very low cost per page, especially when using third-party compatible cartridges.
Print speeds are quite good, at 28 pages per minute for color and 38 pages per minute for monochrome. Print quality is excellent, due to the printer's 1200 dpi printing engine. Text is sharp and detailed, and color photos and graphics are excellent.
Overall, the Ricoh AP3800C is an excellent choice for the high-volume office. Its speed and paper capacity can support a large number of users, and expandability allows it to fit almost any need.
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