A3 Colour Laser multifunction printer

  • Print, copy, scan and optional fax
  • Speed up to 30 prints/copies per minute
  • Paper capacity Standard: 1,200 sheets ,Max :2,300 sheets
  • 1200x1200 dpi max print resolution
  • Optimise workflows by downloading new software and apps as you go

  • 1 Year Warranty
  • Satisfaction Guaranteed
  • Service Support Agreements Available


RICOH IM C3500 - More Details


Engine/General Specifications



Printing Process

4-Drum Method

Control Panel

10.1" Smart Operation Panel

Color / Black & White


Output Speed Copy/Print

35 ppm B&W & FC (LTR)

First Page Out Time

4.5 seconds B&W

6.9 seconds Color

Warm-Up Time

21 seconds


600 dpi

System Memory

2 GB RAM/320 GB HDD Standard & 4 GB RAM/320 GB HDD Option

Maximum Copy Quantity

Up to 999 copies


Automatic (Standard)

Document Feeder Type

Single Pass Document Feeder (SPDF)

Original Capacity: 220 sheets

Original Size: 5.5" x 8.5" - 11" x 17" (A5-A3)

Paper Weight: Simplex: 11 - 34 lb. Bond (40 - 128 g/m2)

Duplex: 14 -34 lb. Bond (52 - 128 g/m2)

Zoom Range

25% - 400% in 1% increments

Supported Paper Sizes

1st Paper Tray: 8.5" x 11" (A4)

2nd Paper Tray: 5.5" x 8.5" - 12" x 18" (SRA3, A3-A6, B4-B6), Envelopes

Bypass: Up to 12" x 18", Envelopes

Custom Sizes: Width: 3.5" - 12.6" (90 - 320 mm), Length: 5.8" - 49.6" (148 - 1260 mm)

Supported Paper Weights

Standard Trays: 16 - 80 lb. Bond/166 lb. Index (60 - 300 g/m2)

Bypass Tray: 14 - 80 lb. Bond/166 lb. Index (52 - 300 g/m2)

Duplex Unit: 14 -68 lb. Bond/142 lb. Index (52 - 256 g/m2)

Supported Paper Types

Plain, Recycled, Special, Colored, Letterhead, Cardstock, Pre-printed, Bond, Coated, Envelope, Label, OHP, Gloss

Standard Paper Capacity

1,200 sheets (2 x 550 sheets + 100-Sheet Bypass Tray)

Maximum Paper Capacity

4,700 sheets (w/Tandem LCT + Side LCT)

Standard Output Capacity

500 sheets 8.5" x 11" (A4) or smaller; 250 sheets (B4) or larger

Maximum Output Capacity

1,625 sheets

Maximum Monthly Volume


Power Source

120V - 127V, 60Hz

Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC)

0.391 kWh/week

Power Consumption

Less than 1,584 W; Sleep Mode: 0.53W

EPEAT status


Dimensions W x D x H

23.0" x 27.0" x 37.9" (587 mm x 685 mm x 963 mm)


219.1 lbs/99.3 kg

Printer Specifications

Processor Speed

Intel Apollo Lake 1.3 GHz


Standard: Ethernet 10 base-T/100 base-TX/1000 base-T, USB Host I/F Type A, USB Device I/F Type B

Option: Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n), Additional NIC (2nd port)

Network Protocol

TCP/IP (IPv4, IPv6)

Supported Operating Systems

Windows® V7/8.1/10/Server 2008/Server 2008R2/ Server2012/ Server2012R2/Server 2016; Unix: Sun Solaris, HP-UX, SCO OpenServer, RedHat Linux, IBM AIX, Mac OS X v.10.11 or later, SAP R/3, SAP S/4, IBM iSeries AS/400-using OS/400 Host Print Transform

Device Management Utilities

Device Manager NX Series, Web Image Monitor, @Remote

Printer Languages

Standard: PCL5c, PCL6, PostScript®3 Emulation, PDF Direct Print Emulation

Optional: Genuine Adobe® PostScript®3, Adobe® PDF Direct Print

Font Support

Standard: PCL: 45 Roman fonts + 13 International fonts

PostScript®3 Emulation: 80 Roman fonts + 13 International fonts

Optional: Genuine Adobe® PostScript®3: 136 Roman fonts

Print Resolution

Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi

Mobile Printing Support

Apple AirPrint™, Mopria, Google Cloud Print, NFC, Ricoh Smart Device Connector

Security Features

DataOverwriteSecurity System (DOSS), HDD Encryption, User Codes, SNMP v3 Support, Encryption, Locked Print, User Authentication, 802.1x Wired Authentication, Quota Setting/Account Limit, Digitally Signed PDF, and more

Scanner Specifications

Scan Speed BW Full Color

120 ipm (simplex)/240 ipm (duplex)

Scanning Resolution

Up to 1200 dpi

Scan Area

11.7" x 17" (297 mm - 432 mm)

File Formats

Single Page: TIFF, JPEG, PDF, PDF/A, High Compression PDF, encryption PDF, OCR

Multi Page: TIFF, PDF (Default), PDF/A, High Compression PDF, encryption PDF, OCR

Scan Modes

E-mail, Folder, USB, SD Card

Document Server Specifications

Maximum Stored Documents


Maximum Pages/Document


Maximum Page Capacity


Max Number of Folders


Fax Specifications





Fax Resolution

Standard: 8 x 3.85 line/mm, 200 x 100 dpi

Optional: 16 x 15.4 line/mm, 400 x 400 dpi

Compression Method


Scanning Speed

81 spm (A4/LT LEF Image Rotation)

Modem Speed

33.6 Kbps

Transmission Speed

2 seconds (200 x 100 dpi, JBIG, ITUT #1 chart TTI off, memory transmission)


Standard: 4 MB (approx. 320 pages)

Optional: 60 MB (approx. 4,800 pages) with optional SAF memory

Max Auto Dials

2,000 Quick/Speed Dial numbers

Group Dials

100 Group Dial numbers


Upgrade to more affordable, convenient performance

Embrace the reality of long-lasting productivity right at your fingertips. The RICOH IM C3500 Color Laser Multifunction Printer (MFP) features RICOH Always Current Technology (ACT) for on-demand access to new applications, software and cloud services. Use the standard and enhanced features to perform print, copy, scan and fax tasks with speed, precision and security well into the future.

Extend personalized productivity in your office

Address emerging business needs with the expanded capabilities of the RICOH Always Current Technology platform. From the device's control panel, simply download updates as they become available to enhance and simplify workflows. Add the cutting-edge upgrades in moments without technical help. It's a way to future-proof the device, so users can maintain faster, smarter and more secure workflows.

Deliver at the finish

Produce high-quality color presentations, brochures, direct mailers and more at up to 35 pages per minute (ppm). Create sharp, accurate copies with the optional Fiery� E-25C Color Controller. Use standard PostScript� and PDF Direct Print to process almost any print job with ease. Choose from multiple finishing options, including an internal Multi-Folding Unit, for tri-folds, letter-folds and more.

Digitize documents to optimize workflows

Scan two-sided documents at up to 240 images per minute (ipm) on the 220-Sheet Single Pass Document Feeder (SPDF) and distribute them instantly via a wide range of Scan-to capabilities. Reduce double feeds during scanning with an optional Double Feed Detection Unit. To scan smaller documents such as checks, tickets and other forms, choose the optional Small Paper Feeding Unit.

Respond to everyday needs quickly

Redesigned for precise response, the Android-based 10.1" Smart Operation Panel offers instant access to key features. Choose Full View mode for setting copier options on a single screen. Add workflow shortcuts to reduce touchpoints, place time-saving widgets on the Home Screen and preview documents before printing. Access RICOH Content Manager and other optional cloud services with the web browser. Experience Ricoh's intuitive, user-friendly Smart Operation Panel with the Smart Operation Panel Simulator.

Experience immediate support

Upgrade your device automatically and reduce service calls with RICOH Intelligent Support.* Let Ricoh technicians control the Smart Operation Panel remotely with RemoteConnect Support. In-house IT managers can use the Remote Panel Operation tool to address fleet issues. Take advantage of many How-to-Videos, including an embedded toner changing video, to manage everyday maintenance issues yourself.

Use mobile access to improve collaboration

Stay in touch and share ideas on the run. Download the RICOH Smart Device Connector app for remote printing from your personal device. Grab information from cloud storage, your address book and other sources and share it digitally with others instantly. You can even send files from the MFP to Ricoh projectors and interactive flat panel displays for presentations in front of large audiences.

Take charge of accountability

Track every user and activity. Use passcodes or optional card readers for authentication. An embedded Near Field Communications (NFC) tag lets users authenticate and print from an Android� device. Restrict access to specific print functions or issue chargebacks with RICOH Device Manager NX Accounting . Encryption helps protect information in transit and overwrite tools remove data on the hard drive.

Save your energy

The RICOH IM C3500 is ENERGY STAR� certified, meets EPEAT� Gold criteria and offers Typical Electricity Consumption of 0.391 kWh/week. Conserve energy when you're out of the office with the default Auto Off Timer. When you're ready to work, approach the device and a motion sensor powers up the Smart Operation Panel within one second of touch. Reduce paper usage with duplex printing.


Output & Finishing Options

Punch Unit PU3070 NA 

  • Optional hole punching for Internal Finisher SR3250.
  • Supports paper sizes up to 11" x 17".

Booklet Finisher SR3270 (1,000-sheet)

  • 1,000-sheet Booklet Finisher.
  • Allows documents to be professionally finished as paginated, saddle-stitched booklets. It provides three destinations for output, and offers optional hole punching. Ideal for the production of program guides, instruction sheets, newsletters and meeting agendas.
  • Supports paper sizes up to 12" x 18".
  • Weight: 95.9 lbs. (43.5 kg)
  • W × D × H (inches): 22.6 × 24.4 × 37.8
  • W × D × H (mm): 574 × 620 × 960

Finisher SR3260

  • 1,000-sheet Finisher.
  • For offices that produce collated and stapled sets of documents, the SR3260 helps shorten production time. It offers 50-sheet, multi-position stapling, mixed sized stapling, optional hole punching, and shift-sort collating, as well as a staple-less binding capability of up to 5 sheets.
  • Supports paper sizes up to 12" x 18".
  • Weight: 75 lbs. (34 kg)
  • W × D × H (inches): 22.6 × 24.4 × 37.8
  • W × D × H (mm): 574 × 620 × 960

Internal Multi-Fold Unit FD3010

  • Allows for the creation of professionally designed finished documents such as newsletters, brochures, and sales and marketing materials. Folding patterns include Z-Fold, Half-Fold, Outer Tri-Fold and Inner Tri-Fold.
  • Paper sizes up to 12" x 18".
  • Weight: 33.1 lbs. (15 kg)
  • W × D × H (inches): 24.1 × 21.9 × 7.2
  • W × D × H (mm): 612 × 556 × 183

Internal Finisher SR3300 (Stapleless)

  • 250-sheet Stapleless Internal Finisher with staple-less finishing up to 5 sheets (20 lb. Bond).
  • Ideal for customers such as the food industry and schools that are concerned with binding papers with metal staples.
  • Paper sizes up to 12" x 18".
  • Weight: 21.6 lbs. (9.8 kg)
  • W × D × H (inches): 17.1 × 20.3 × 5.9
  • W × D × H (mm): 434 × 516 × 150

Internal Shift Tray SH3080

  • The Internal Shift Tray enables the system to output copies as sets in sequential order. Each time the copies of one set or a job are delivered, the next copy is shifted to separate each set or job.
  • Holds 250 sheets of 8.5" x 11"/A4 or smaller and holds 125 sheets of 8.5" x 14" or larger.
  • Supports paper sizes up to 12" x 18".
  • Weight: 3.1 lbs. (1.3 kg)
  • W × D × H (inches): 16.5 × 19.3 × 4.2
  • W × D × H (mm): 419 × 490 × 107

Bridge Unit BU3090

  • A required accessory when the main unit is configured with an external finisher. The Bridge Unit transports pages from the standard exit area into a Finisher for inline stapling or hole punching.

Internal Finisher SR3250 (500 sheet)

  • 500-sheet Internal Finisher provides multi-position stapling and optional hole punching.
  • Recommended for offices with limited floor space.
  • Supports paper sizes up to 12" x 18".
  • Weight: 28.2 lbs. (12.8 kg)
  • W × D × H (inches): 21.5 × 20.6 × 6.7
  • W × D × H (mm): 546 × 523 × 170

Punch Unit PU3080 NA

  • Optional hole punching for the Booklet Finisher SR3270.
  • Supports paper sizes up to 11" x 17".
Paper Tray & Optional Accessories

Cabinet Type F 

  • Provides businesses with a convenient option for the storage of supplies and paper.
  • Can only be configured with the standard configuration.
  • Weight: 32.3 lbs. (14.7 kg)
  • W x D x H (inches): 23.1 x 26.7 x 10
  • W x D x H (mm): 587 x 678 x 254

Caster Table Type M3

  • The caster table must be added to the configuration when the PB3250 Paper Feed Unit is selected. It provides a platform with wheels to easily move the device.

Paper Feed Unit PB3280

  • Provides an additional 1,100 sheets.
  • Paper sizes up to 12" x 18".
  • Paper weights up to 80 lb. Bond/166 lb. Index (300 g/m2).
  • Weight: 50.7 lbs. (23 kg)
  • W × D × H (inches): 23.1 × 27 × 9.7
  • W × D × H (mm): 587 × 686 × 246

Paper Feed Unit PB3270 (550 x 1)

  • Recommended paper feed unit for environments that prefer their system at the lowest height possible, making it easier for all users to access the device (Section 508).
  • Provides an additional 550 sheets.
  • Paper sizes up to 12" x 18".
  • Paper weights up to 80 lb. Bond/166 lb. Index (300g/m2).
  • Weight: 24 lbs. (13 kg)
  • W × D × H (inches): 23.1 × 27 × 4.7
  • W × D × H (mm): 587 × 686 × 119


  • Provides an additional 1,500 sheets.
  • Supports paper sizes of 8.5" x 11"/A4 only.
  • Paper weights up to 80 lb. Bond/166 lb. Index (300 g/m2).
  • Weight: 21.6 lbs. (10.5 kg)
  • W × D × H (inches): 13.4 × 21.4 × 11.4
  • W × D × H (mm): 340 × 544 × 290

Paper Feed LCIT PB3290

  • Provides an additional 2,000 sheets.
  • Paper sizes up to 8.5" x 11"/A4.
  • Paper weights up to 80 lb. Bond/166 lb. Index (300 g/m2).
  • Weight: 48.5 lbs. (22 kg)
  • W × D × H (inches): 23.1 × 27 × 9.7
  • W × D × H (mm): 587 × 686 × 246
Fax Options

G3 Interface Unit Type M37

  • Up to two additional lines can be installed for a maximum total of 3 lines.

Fax Option Type M37

  • Installation required to enable fax services: 33.6 kbps, approximately 2 second transmission speed, standard JBIG, and standard 320 Pages Memory. Includes standard Internet Fax (T.37), LAN Fax, IP-Fax (T.38), Fax Forwarding to Email & Paperless Fax function.

Fax Memory Unit Type M19 64MB

  • Increases fax memory to 4,800 pages and fax resolution to 400 x 400 dpi.