Featuring the next generation of Ricoh's piezo printheads.
Ricoh has demonstrated a prototype of its Ricoh Pro L4000 series printer, featuring the next generation of Ricoh's piezo printheads, latex inks, and a 7-color inkset: CMYKcm + white. Available in two sizes – 54 and 64 in. – the L4000 offers multiple jetting printhead technology to produce three different drop sizes simultaneously (as small as 4 pL) and output speeds up to 195 sq ft/hr. It offers extensive media support on a range of substrates, Ricoh reports. Slated to be available in North America and Europe in Q1 2013.