RICOH RI2000 Printer (Includes Software, Standard Platen, Set of Ink Cartridges, Set of Cleaning Cartridges, Maintenance Materials, Training and Onboarding)



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Meet the Next-Level RICOH Ri 2000 | DTG + DTF Printer

Award-winning, best in class, blazing-fast print speeds, industrial reliability and showroom-quality prints.

Business-in-a-Box Bundle Includes:

Value You Pay
Printer $26,499 $26,499
RIP Software $665 $0
Training $795 $0
Sprayer $150 $0
Pretreatment $45 $0
Full Ink Cartridge Set $414 $414
Full Cleaning Cartridge Set $235 $235
Medium Platen $350 $350
Extra Discount -$999
$29,153 $26,499

Total Savings = $2,654

Unrivaled in Performance, Unbeatable in Price

This award winning commercial garment printer is fit for beginner and pros alike. The ease of use, intuitive control panel, and auto maintenance make this the top printer in the market, and the price makes it undeniably irresistible. It's the complete package.

Available Options:

Ricoh RI2000 BundleRicoh RI2000 Bundle 2Ricoh RI2000 Bundle 3 (DTG & DTF READY)
  • RIP Software
  • Standard Platen
  • Ink Cartridge Set
  • Cleaning Cartridge Set
  • Pretreatment Solution
  • Maintenance Supplies
  • Training & Onboarding
  • RIP Software
  • Standard Platen (interchangeable)
  • Large Platen (interchangeable)
  • Ink Cartridge Set
  • Cleaning Cartridge Set
  • Pretreatment Solution & Sprayer
  • Maintenance Supplies
  • Training & Onboarding
  • RIP Software
  • Large, Standard and Small Platens (interchangeable)
  • Ink Cartridge Set
  • Cleaning Cartridge Set
  • Pretreatment Solution & Sprayer
  • Maintenance Supplies
  • DTF Heat Station
  • DTF Transfer Sheets (100 sheets)
  • DTF Transfer Powder (3.5 lbs)
  • Training & Onboarding

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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.

'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.

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.

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.

The RICOH Ri 2000 brings direct-to-garment printing to the next level. Built according to Ricoh’s world-class standards of engineering and design, the RICOH Ri 2000 delivers uncompromisingly high performance, innovative features, and unrivaled value.

The new Ri 2000 is a direct-to-textile printer that boasts two carriages for faster printing. Ricoh's engineers have dramatically improved the print speed so that the new printer is able to print light-colored clothing at the fastest possible speed in 9 seconds. In the print mode with standard quality, the speed decreases (it is 15 seconds), and even slightly decreases for more detail and quality printing: 28 seconds in Fine Quality mode or 58 seconds in Super Fine mode.

Printing on dark textiles will take longer: 54 seconds for standard quality, 74 seconds for high quality, and 97 seconds for super quality.

For reference, Ricoh defines Super Fine printing as 1200 x 1200 dpi with eight passes, Fine at 600 x 600 dpi with four passes, Standard at 600 x 600 dpi with two passes, and printing at a maximum speed of 600 x 300 dpi per pass. The Ri 2000 comes with ProductionServer RIP print management software from ColorGate

Ricoh has dramatically improved printing speeds, allowing it to produce light garments in 9 seconds. This drops to 15 seconds for standard quality, 28 seconds for fine quality mode, and 58 seconds for super fine mode. For darker colored clothing, you can print in 54 seconds. It takes 60 seconds for standard quality, 74 seconds for fine quality, and 97 seconds for super fine. For reference, Ricoh defines Super Fine as 8-pass 1200 x 1200 dpi, Fine as 4-pass 600 x 600 dpi, and Standard as 2-pass 600 x 600 dpi, with a top speed of 600 for a single pass. x 300 dpi.


Features and benefits

  • Capable of high-volume results, the Ri 2000 is an efficient and effective option for businesses who offer both short and long job runs to meet customer needs. This fast and durable single platen printer is designed with Ricoh inkjet technology and works with intuitive ColorGATE RIP software for a 36 second turnaround for personalised garments.
  • The Ri 2000 has Ricoh’s own inkjet print heads, with an automatic head cleaning feature which increases reliability for production of high-volume orders. The automated maintenance sequences save operators time and make the device easier to use and maintain - features include temperature and humidity sensors, active ink level monitoring, white ink circulation and many more.
  • For ease of use and added convenience, the Ri 2000 model has an automatic table height adjustment, as well as the touch screen operating panel with smart maintenance alerts (common to both Ri 1000 / Ri 2000). Following a digital workflow, promotional and personalised designs can be previewed at the printer and progress monitored in real time using the viewing window.

Fast, easy and designed to grow your business

The RICOH Ri 2000 printer takes direct-to-textile printing to the next level. Developed under Ricoh's highest engineering and design standards , the Ricoh Ri 2000 printer gives you uncompromising performance, innovative features and unmatched quality.

Better known in the Anglo-Saxon world under the terms " Direct to Garment " or DTG , Direct Digital Printing on Textile acts like an inkjet technology but for fabrics. The ink injected into the fabric fiber makes it possible to reproduce high-quality visuals with very faithful rendering of details and unparalleled color brightness.

Designed for Direct-to-Textile printing, the Ri 2000 printer offers unparalleled speed for personalizing textile items such as T-shirts (36s with Rip ColorGate), sweatshirts and other textiles.

The Ri 2000 is known for its speed, but also its reliability to provide excellent results over time.

The Ri 2000 will be able to print in any format, for light or dark clothing without restriction , and for all types of visuals, including halftones , photos as well as graphic designs while maintaining excellent quality.

Print more without worrying about it. Thanks to automated maintenance systems and state-of-the-art system control, the RICOH Ri 2000 printer remains in an active state, which means it is always available. You can achieve a perfect print whenever you are ready to use the printer.

Blazing print speeds

The RICOH Ri 2000 is characterized by phenomenal printing speed. It has a dual carriage system, each equipped with 8 print heads. One carriage is reserved for printing in white, while the other applies CMYK colors. This setup speeds up printing and enables incredible productivity.

Growth of your business

Ricoh's state-of-the-art ColorGATE solution takes you to a new stage in your business development. The ColorGATE RIP allows you to automate your workflow and achieve superior quality prints with automatic control of color quality and stability. This modular solution allows you to meet the strictest quality requirements of your customers.

Goodbye, Manual Head Cleans!

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

Walk-Up Ready With Automated Maintenance

With automated maintenance systems and advanced system monitoring, 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. To make maintenance even easier, a built-in Interactive Operation Guide provides smart alerts and notifications via the printer’s industry-leading, full-color 7? touchscreen display.

An infinite range of colors

From the subtle brilliance of skin tones to the vividness of colors, the RICOH Ri 2000 can literally reproduce an endless number of colors and handles even the most complex gradations perfectly. Capture photographic detail and get crisp, high definition prints at 1200 x 1200 dpi.

Beyond T-Shirts

Expand your service offering and print virtually any image digitally on t-shirts , masks , hoodies , tote bags and more. Your imagination is your only limit.


Ri 2000 Technical Specifications

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)


WARNING: WARNING: WORK IN A WELL VENTILATED AREA and use Protective Equipment (including masks and gloves) when working with specialty printing and curing products and processes (including DTF, DTG, UV etc.) as fumes and processes may be hazardous. We highly recommend the use of a fume extractor when working with DTF powder in addition to good ventilation and filtration in your work area. The use of all specialty ink printing equipment and supplies such as inks, chemicals, powders etc. are at the sole risk of the user. Specialty inks and film require a good humidity and temperature environment (50% - 70% humidity, and 75° to 80°F) to minimize risk of ink clogs and film buckling.