Ricoh Ri2000 Commercial Garment Printer

  • high resolution images up to 1200 x 1200 dpi
  • Up to 16" x 19.6" print area
  • 16 channels/192 nozzles per channel
  • Up to 9 second print speed

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Transform inspiration into reality with the new RICOH Ri 2000 direct to garment printer. Our versatile, next-generation machine provides unmatched 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. 

Ricoh Ri2000 Standard Package Includes

  • Ricoh Ri2000 Commercial Garment Printer
  • Free Graphics Package with 2000+ Designs ($1000 Value!)
  • ColorGate RIP Software
  • Complete CMYKWWW ink set (8 200ml Ink cartridges)
  • 8 Cleaning Cartridges
  • 2 Black T-Shirts
  • 1 Gallon of Image Armor Ultra 
  • Standard Platen 12.6" x 18"
  • 25 Sheets Kraft Release Paper
  • Cleaning Swabs, wipes and cleaning solution
ricoh commercial printer package including ColorGate RIP Software 2 Black T-Shirts 1 Gallon of Image Armor Ultra  8 Cleaning Cartridges Complete CMYKWWW ink set (8 200ml Ink cartridges) Standard Platen 12.6" x 18" 25 Sheets Kraft Release Paper Cleaning Swabs, wipes and cleaning solution


Whether you are printing on light garments or dark garments, an adult-size t-shirt or extra-small infant onesie, the RICOH Ri 2000 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.

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Fast Speeds
The next-generation RICOH Ri 2000 prints full-color 10-inch x 8-inch graphics on light garments in less than 10 seconds and the same size graphic on a dark garment takes under one minute. The RICOH Ri 2000 delivers exceptionally fast print speeds, simplified maintenance, and convenient ease of use. Spend less time setting up prints and more time growing your business. 

Sharp, Vibrant Images
Wow your customers with eye-popping prints. With a dual carriage system for fast single pass printing, minimum ink drop size of 3 pL, precise table height adjustment, and magnetic platens, the Ri 2000 delivers beautifully crisp, high resolution images up to 1200 x 1200 dpi. Ricoh’s cutting-edge software solutions allow you to take your print business to the next level.

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'Walk-Up' Ready With Automated Maintenance
Print more and worry less. 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 2000 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.

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Built-In Interactive Operation Guide With Smart Alerts
To make maintenance even easier, the RICOH Ri 2000 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.

New Jig Head Maintenance
The RICOH Ri 2000 includes an innovative head cleaning jig designed for fast and easy nozzle maintenance. Instead of messing with swabs and wipes, you now simply attach your cleaning jig, add cleaning solution, and select “Jig Head Maintenance.” The printer does the rest of the work for you while you focus on running your business.

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Time-Proven Quality & Reliability
Built to Ricoh's world-class quality standards, the RICOH Ri 2000 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 2000 is a workhorse ready to fill demanding jobs for years to come.

Auto Height Adjustment & Quick-Change Platens
Spend less time setting up prints with precise automatic height adjustment and quick-change magnetic platens. Auto table height adjustment speeds up your workflow and helps foolproof your prints by positioning your print table with precision. Quick-change platens, in sizes up to an extra-large 16 by 19.6 inches, easily snap on and off the machine with virtually no downtime.

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What is the Best DTG Printer?
The Best DTG printer in its class, the RICOH Ri 2000 offers professional DTG printing at an affordable price. With numerous awards to its credit, glowing customer testimonials, and positive reviews, the RICOH Ri 2000 is the ideal direct-to-garment printer not only for those new to the custom apparel industry, but also to print industry veterans who are looking to grow their profits through the additional revenue streams created by direct-to-garment printing.

Ricoh Ri1000 Best garment printer on the market
A number of independent expert judging panels have recognized the RICOH Ri 2000 for its innovative features, ease of use, quality construction, and outstanding print quality. Awards given to the RICOH Ri 2000 direct-to-garment printer include the SGIA 2019 Product of the Year for Direct-to-Garment Printers (Black Shirts), CES 2019 Innovation Award, Red Hot Technology Award, and the Best of Small Business Award 2019

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Did you know you could do direct to film (DTF) printing with your Ricoh DTG printer?

Garment Printer Ink has gathered resources to create a thoroughly detailed video and step-by-step blog article on how the direct to film printing process can be achieved using the Ricoh direct to garment printer. THIS LINK will bring you to the step-by-step article and instructional video!

Feature RICOH Ri 2000
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 8 Ricoh print heads
16 channels/192 nozzles per channel
Typical Print Speeds
(10" x 8" graphic, light garment)
Super Speed: 9 seconds
Speed: 15 seconds
Fine: 28 seconds
Super Fine: 58 seconds
Typical Print Speeds
(10" x 8" graphic, dark garment)
Super Speed: 54 seconds
Speed: 60 seconds
Fine: 74 seconds
Super Fine: 97 seconds
Resolution Settings Superfine: 1200x1200 dpi/8 pass
Fine: 600x600 dpi/4 pass
Speed: 600x600 dpi/2 pass
Super Speed: 600x300 dpi/1 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 Automatic table height adjustment up to 30 mm thick
Maintenance Features Precise ink monitoring, auto ink maintenance system, head cleaning jig, 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, 1.1A max, 100 watts
Dimensions 20.5"H x 65.4"L x 34"W
Weight 308.6 lbs (140 kg)
Curing Temperatures and Times - Heat Press (conveyor times vary) 330F/165C, 90 seconds
Pretreatment Use Ricoh-approved pretreatment formulas with an HVLP Wagner power sprayer or automatic sprayer in a separate room from your printe
Standard Table Medium (Included)
12.6" x 18" / 32 x 45.7 cm
Optional Platens Large
16" x 19.6" / 40.6 x 49.8 cm

10.5" x 13" / 26.6 x 33 cm

More options available soon.
ColorGATE System Requirements
Recommended Graphics Applications Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and CorelDRAW
Compatible File Formats TIFF, PNG, JPG, PDF, PSD, AI, BMP (Some formats may only be available in optional software packages)

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