RICOH RI4000 Printer (Includes Software, Standard Platen, Training and Onboarding) - does automated pretreatment / enhancing, includes supplies



Meet the Next-Level RICOH Ri 4000 | DTG Printer - Award-winning, best in class, blazing-fast print speeds, industrial reliability and showroom-quality prints.

RICOH Ri 4000 Direct-to-Garment Printer

The most advanced DTG printer brings unparalleled efficiency and garment versatility to high-performing businesses and print shops. The first and only DTG printer in its class that can print on 100% cotton, 100% polyester and poly-cotton blends and completely eliminates the need for manual pretreatment!


Business-in-a-Box Bundle Includes:
ValueYou Pay
Printer (with accessories)$42,995$39,950
RIP Software$995$995
Ink Cartridges (CMYK 200ml each + 2W 500ml each)$595$595
Enhancer Cartridges (4 x 200ml)$495$495
Cleaning Cartridges (10 x 220ml)$395$395
Medium Size EZ-Change Platen$450$450
Maintenance Supplies$295$295
DTF Heat Station V3 with Purifier (A2+, 16.5" x 24")$999$999
DTF Transfer Sheets (16" x 20", 100 Sheets)$98$98
DTF Transfer Powder (3.5lb)$60$60
Instant Rebate -$1627
Total Savings: $4,672


Get all this and more!

Available Options:

Ricoh RI4000 BundleRicoh RI4000 Bundle (DTG & DTF READY)
  • RIP Software
  • Medium EZ Change Platen
  • Ink Cartridges (CMYK 200ml each + 2W 500ml each)
  • Enhancer Cartridges (4 x 200ml)
  • Cleaning Cartridges (10 x 220ml)
  • Maintenance Supplies
  • Training & Onboarding
  • RIP Software
  • Medium EZ Change Platen
  • Ink Cartridges (CMYK 200ml each + 2W 500ml each)
  • Enhancer Cartridges (4 x 200ml)
  • Cleaning Cartridges (10 x 220ml)
  • Maintenance Supplies
  • DTF Heat Station (with Purifier)
  • DTF Transfer Sheets (100 sheets)
  • DTF Transfer Powder (3.5 lbs)
  • Training & Onboarding

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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.

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.

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 less 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.


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.

The NEW ERA of DTG printing on 100% Polyester

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.

No Manual Pretreatment! Print on Dark, 100% Polyester!

RICOH Ri 4000 is a game-changing DTG printer with built-in Enhancer technology which means an end to manual pretreatment; This printer will complete the pretreatment process for you. Using RICOH's newly developed ink, you can now print on 100% Polyester with unprecedented speed and efficiency.

Quick-change 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

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 Adjustment: Easily switch between substrates and let the Ri 4000 auto optimize the platen height to achieve the best printing. Automatic and laser-assisted height adjustment speeds up your workflow and foolproof your 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, vibrant, and superior color performance even on 100% polyester. Save ink, time, and cost by optimizing your inventory

Print on 100% Polyester in any colors. No manual pretreatment.

The new RICOH Ri 4000, with a built-in Enhancer system and newly developed inks, allows you to expand your product offerings, save costs, and increase your work efficiency.

Print on Dark Polyester with ease: With the development of the new RICOH Inks and printer, the Ri 4000 prints on 100% polyester with ease. Expand your business by printing on polyester with the best quality and lower costs to satisfy the growing demand for polyester fabrics, particularly for sportswear.

Built-In Enhancer system: No manual pretreatment process is needed. Ri 4000 automatically performs the pretreatment proces by discharging the RICOH enhancer liquid with its inkjet heads on the garment. As a result, reduction of workloads, lower margin of error, and minimum operator training are achieved.

Save Ink/Time/Space for quick ROI: Since pretreatment liquid is only applied to the print area and not the whole surface, Ri 4000 uses less pretreatment liquid than other printers. By eliminating the need for manual pretreament application or a specialized secondary machine, the print quality is consistent and your workspace is streamlined.

Automatic maintenance system: Thanks to the automated maintenance procedures and advanced monitoring technology, the Ri 4000 stays in an active state where it is walk-up ready and reduces manual upkeep.

The right care for our customers: Recognized as a worldwide leader in Technical Support, RICOH offers support via phone, email, and video call, plus access to our RICOH University learning resources. RICOH technicians will work with you until your prints are perfect. We're always at your side.

Technical SPECS:

  • Printable Area: Up to 16 x 19.6 inches (40.6 x 49.8 cm) with large platen (optional)
  • Print Head Technology: RICOH Piezo-electric drop-on-demand inkjet printhead
  • Ink Chambers: 8 Ricoh print heads Nozzles per Chamber, 16 Channels/ 192 nozzles per channel
  • Print Speeds: Speed print: 92 seconds 10" x 8" Graphic, Fine print: 123 seconds on light garment
  • Resolution Settings: Speed: 600 x 600 dpi/ 4 pass, Fine: 600 x 600 dpi/ 8 pass, Super Fine: 1200 x 1200 dpi/ 16 pass
  • Ink Type: Genuine Ricoh-approved direct-to- garment water-based pigmented CMYK, white ink, and enhancer.
  • Ink Delivery System: Advanced closed-loop delivery system; Auto ink circulation system for white channels
  • Printable Substrates: 100% polyester to high-polyester blends; DTFilm (with recommend setting & pretreatment liquid from RICOH)
  • Table Height Adjustment: Auto table height adjustment up to 1.2 inches (3 cm)
  • Maintenance Features: Precise ink monitoring, auto ink maintenance system, automated print head cleaning, power purge system to help fill and remove ink from system
  • Connectivity: USB drive and Ethernet
  • Operating Environment: 59° - 90°F (15° - 32°C)
  • Electrical Requirements: AC 100V-120V, 50-60Hz, 4.0A, Max 320 watts
  • Dimensions (WidthxDepthxHeight): 34.7 x 65.4 x 19.7 inches (88.2 x 166.2 x 50 cm)
  • Weights: 298 pounds (135 kg)
  • Curing Temperatures and Light Polyester (CMYK only): Times - Heat Press 260°F (127°C) / Dark Polyester (CMYK + white ink): 260°F (127°C)
  • Print Tables: Medium platen (included) 12.6 x 18 inches (32 x 45.7 cm) / Small platen (optional) 10.5 x 13 inches (26.6 x 33 cm) / Large platen (optional) 16 x 19.6 inches (40.6 x 49.8 cm)
  • RIP Requirements: PhotoShop/Illustrator/CorelDraw/Graphics Applications/Action Illustrated
  • Compatible File: TIFF, PNG, JPG, BMP, PSB, PSD Formats (PDF, PS, EPS are supported for non-bundle editions)
  • Required: Windows 10 (Pro, Enterprise), Windows 11, Window Server 2016, Windows Server 2019, (Apple MacOS with Parallels Desktop)
  • Required Minimum Processor: CPU: Intel Core i3-2100 / AMD Athlon II X2 340 and Memory RAM:4GB
  • Required Computer Storage: Free disc space: 120 GB
  • Required Display Resolution: 1280 x 1024

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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.