RICOH Ri 4000 Direct to Garment Printer


Ricoh SKU: RICOH-Ri-4000

The New RICOH Ri 4000 Direct-to-Garment Printer

Our most advanced DTG printer brings unparalleled efficiency and garment versatility to high-performing businesses and print shops. Now prints on 100% polyester and completely eliminates the need for manual pretreatment.

Unlock New Business Opportunities

A new era of speed and efficiency for more profitable DTG businesses

  • Engineered for faster ROI: From built-in pretreatment, and newly formulated inks, to automated maintenance, streamline your workflow, save costs on all consumables, and optimize your inventory.
  • Higher productivity: Get from design to print in record time. Print full-color graphics in under 92 seconds, which includes automatic pretreatment, saving you significant time with fewer manual errors.
  • One-stop DTG shop: Whether you're new to DTG or an expert, get dedicated support, onsite training, and any accessories you need like platens, pretreatment, and heat presses to start selling quickly.

Ricoh Ri 4000 Package Includes

RICOH Ri 4000 DTG Printer with 1-year Warranty
1 Medium Size Shirt Platen
Full CMYK + 2 White Ink Cartridge Set
Enhancer Cartridge Set
Ri4000-Enhancer Cleaning cartridge
Cleaning Cartridge Set
Maintenance Supply Kit
ColorGate Software Access
2000+ Graphics Package $1000 Value - FREE

Game-changing quality, efficiency, and versatility

We've taken DTG printing to the next level with the RICOH Ri 4000. With higher image quality, and end-to-end automations like pretreatment and maintenance, the Ri 4000 easily outclasses its competitors.

  • Quick-change dressable platens: Changing magnetic platens is a snap. Easily swap among a wide variety of platens for maximum versatility. Print up to 16” x 19.6”.
  • High-performance print heads: The RICOH Ri 4000 is equipped with the leading genuine RICOH piezo-electric drop-on-demand print heads designed for speed, precision, and durability.
  • High-efficiency dual carriages: The first carriage lays down the newly developed Enhancer followed by the second carriage with the white and color layer.
  • Auto platen height adjustments: Easily switch between substrates and let the Ri 4000 auto optimize the platen height for the best prints. Automatic, laser-assisted height adjustment speeds up production and foolproofs prints by positioning your platen with precision.
  • 7" touchscreen with smart alerts: Large 7" touchscreen delivers a vibrant, full-color display with upgraded graphical interface, intuitive controls, and advanced technologies. Includes an operation guide that provides smart alerts and maintenance reminders.
  • New enhancer and ink formulas: Equipped with 4 cartridges of enhancers, 4 CMYK, and 2 white. Ri 4000’s inks are safe, long-lasting, and vibrant, with superior color performance even on 100% polyester. Save ink, time, and cost by optimizing your inventory.

ricoh ri 4000 direct to garment printer diagram of use cases

Upgraded with our latest technology

  • Prints on 100% polyester, in any color: Thanks to our latest DTG printer technology and ink formulas, expand business with printed polyester garments and meet growing demand for sportswear and other polyester fabrics with higher quality and lower costs than ever.
  • Built-in Enhancer cuts manual labor: Say goodbye to manual pretreatment. Ri 4000 automatically pretreats the print area by discharging the Ricoh enhancer liquid with its inkjet heads on the garment. Print in less time, less error, less operator training, and no secondary equipment.
  • Improved savings on inks and consumables: Save on ink costs with our newly developed ink formulations. And combined with built-in pretreatment, the Ri 4000 uses less pretreatment liquid than other printers. Get longer lasting prints with superior color performance.
  • Improved automatic maintenance system: Save time with more efficient maintenance procedures. With our automated maintenance systems and advanced monitoring technology, the Ri 4000 reduces manual upkeep and stays in an active, walk-up ready state.


Print garments with our fastest production and delivery times

  • Prints extremely fast. Full-color 10” x 8” graphics on light garments in less than 92 seconds (includes our time-saving automatic pretreatment process).
  • Less downtime between garments. Swap and load garments in seconds and with greater accuracy using our easy dressable platens. No tools required.


Print more vibrant, longer lasting garments, including in-demand polyester sportswear

  • Faithfully reproduce your design in vibrant colors and fine details thanks to Ricoh’s unique dual cartridge print heads that optimize the position and size of ink droplets, and white and color layer coverage.
  • Prints super high-resolution, up to 1200 x 1200 dpi, without a significant drop in speed (under 123 seconds for full-color 10” x 8” graphic including pretreatment).
  • Get amazingly accurate color management with the included ColorGATE RIP and process even the largest design files faster than ever.


Automations that make maintenance and operating profitably easy

  • Eliminate time setting garments. Sensors detect the thickness of every fabric, automatically adjusting table height, giving you perfect prints every time.
  • Significantly reduce maintenance times with intelligent auto cleaning, white ink agitation systems, and continuous monitoring of ink supply and air levels.
  • Set prices more accurately. Automatically calculate ink costs and consumption to see the amount of ink required and ink cost per garment.

Our most versatile printer.

Prints on 100% polyester in any color, and direct-to-film

  • Easily prints dark and light polyester garments: Print on 100% polyester and high-blend polyester. You'll get amazingly bright vivid graphics, creating garments that are both soft to wear and durable.
  • Includes DTF. Dual operation for better economics: With direct-to-film printing, print on nearly any substrate, switch between intricate and simple designs, save inventory, or change the scale of your print runs, in one printer.
  • Imagine beyond t-shirts. Sell any printed apparel: Expand your product line easily. Print on shirts, hoodies, pants, socks, hats, shoes, bags, and more. Speak with sales to see what platens and accessories we offer.

Contact our sales team to learn more about what the RICOH Ri 4000 DTG Printer can offer for your business. Revolutionize your DTG printing and boost your profitability with RICOH. Contact us now.