Review on RicohÂ® Aficio CL5000 printer
Ricoh Aficio CL5000 is a small printer from Ricoh. Its connectivity is enabled by using fast Ethernet. This printer is easy to use and good at features. It has good print quality in text as well as photos. The Ricoh Aficio CL5000 printer works at a good speed of 36 pages per minute in monochrome and 10 pages per minute in color.
Ricoh Aficio CL5000 has printer has certain standards as its core functionality. The printing process used is laser printing process in black and white with color capability and is faster than any other printer. This enables to get great text quality with solid renders. It can be used by workgroup users of up to 24 users. It is mainly used for office printing needs.
Ricoh Aficio CL5000 is one of the fastest printers and it is digital. The main function of Ricoh Aficio CL5000 is to take quality prints. Its control panel is easy to use with menus shown on the LCD. The fonts available for Ricoh Aficio CL5000 are 136.0x PostScript 3 and 46.0x PCL5C. The interface used in Ricoh Aficio CL5000 is parallel with Ethernet connectivity that is available for fast printing process. Ricoh Aficio CL5000 has optional duplex printing capability. It supports network protocols like TCP/IP, AppleTalk and NetBEUI. The operating systems supported by this printer are Windows 95/98/ME/2000, Windows NT, Windows XP, Apple Mac OS 8.6 and above. Ricoh Aficio CL5000 also has a manufacturing warranty period of 1 year.
- FIVE – Connectivity
Ricoh Aficio CL5000 uses connectivity for parallel wire transfer of data. It also uses fast Ethernet connectivity with 10/100Base-TX. This helps to send files from office to printer that is placed anywhere. Ricoh Aficio CL5000 has its standard port with USB 1.1 specification. It uses standard Bi-centronics interface i.e. IEEE 1284 I/F and consists of network utilities like DeskTopbBinder and SmartNetMonitor.
- FOUR – Printing support
The maximum printing speed of Ricoh Aficio CL5000 for color print is 10 pages per minute whereas for black print is 36 pages per print. Ricoh Aficio CL5000 uses laser printing process which maximizes the support for color technology. This enables to get good print quality in text as well as in photos. The maximum printing resolution obtained is 1800 x 600 dpi for color and monochrome.
- THREE – Controller
Ricoh Aficio CL5000 consists of central processing unit as R5261-250 MHz and works at good speed. It uses page description language as PCL5c Adobe Postscript 3 RPCS with drivers. The RAM available is between 64 MB and 384 MB. The fonts supported by Ricoh Aficio CL5000 is 35 intelli fonts, 10 true type and 1 bitmap font for PCL5c driver.
- TWO – Design
The design of Ricoh Aficio CL5000 is simple with its dimensions as 540 mm x 670 mm x 470 mm. It weighs about 59 kg. It uses a power supply of 220 V - 240 V and has energy saving mode. It can handle both black toner and color toner. It has a paper capacity of more than 250 sheets paper tray.
- ONE – Paper handling
Ricoh Aficio CL5000 is capable of performing all the functions of paper handling. The paper size used is A3, A4 and A5 with paper weight of 64 -105 g/m2 in the paper tray. It uses various kinds of paper like plain paper, photo paper and recycled paper. It also supports the use of envelopes, labels for laser prints and transparencies.
Ricoh Aficio CL5000 performs very fast printing tasks to get high quality prints. It has a fast connectivity feature with laser printing option for getting good prints.