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Ricoh Launches Aficio Color 6513 With EFI Fiery E-810 Print Controller for Comprehensive Color Imaging Capabilities

Aficio Color 6513 and EFI E-810 Controller Combines High Performance Feature Set with Full Bleed Print Capabilities for Versatile Imaging Options (September 30, 2001)
Solidifying its position in the corporate color market, Ricoh Corporation, the Dependable Digital(TM) output company, and Electronics For Imaging (Nasdaq: EFII), the world leader in providing hardware and software imaging solutions for networked printers and copiers, are showcasing the RICOH Aficio Color(TM) 6513 with the EFI Fiery(R) E-810 Print Controller at the Seybold Conference in booth #1805 in the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco September 25 - 27.

The Aficio Color 6513 boasts improved image quality at a faster color printing speed with advanced optional editing features. These improvements exemplify Ricoh's commitment to offering state-of-the-art workgroup systems, with ease of use and advanced features, at a competitive price. For example, the Aficio Color 6513 offers versatile paper handling options to provide convenience and fewer interruptions during production. To ensure high reproduction, the improved image scanning technology of the Aficio Color 6513 captures greater detail and more shades of color.


"It has always been our corporate strategy to offer one of the broadest and most comprehensive color solutions in the industry," said Jim Ivy, President, Office Products Group, Ricoh Corporation. "The Aficio Color 6513 model networked with the EFI E-810 controller offers increased flexibility and the best quality of any color solution available in the industry."

The Fiery E-810 color print controller from EFI, when networked with the Aficio 6513, provides production and graphic environments maximum productivity and absolute color control. PowerWiseTM, EFI's hardware architecture designed to handle complex color files and maximize performance, is included with the EFI Fiery E-810. To maximize full color accuracy and to provide easy connectivity, the EFI open color management system, ColorWise(R) and network supporting architecture, NetWiseTM are also included.

"EFI is proud to again partner with Ricoh to make the Aficio 6513 a powerful solution for creative graphic professionals," said Fred Rosenzweig, EFI President. "Our E-810 controller offers leading edge precision color management tools with high speed performance for these demanding customers."

About Electronics For Imaging
Electronics For Imaging (www.efi.com) is the world leader in enabling networked printing solutions. EFI technology allows copiers, printers, and digital presses to be shared across work groups, the enterprise, and the Internet. The results are greater productivity, improved document management, seamless networking, and the assured quality of color and black-and-white images. The company's OEM partners look to EFI to deliver products that help grow sales and reduce costs associated with internal development and support. Competitive, feature-rich solutions, such as the EDOX(R), Fiery and Splash(TM) brands of networked image processors and the eBeam(TM) brand of Web-enabled whiteboard systems, are an outgrowth of our determination to offer OEMs and end users alike the highest assurance of innovation, quality, reliability, and support. The company employs more than 900 people and maintains 22 offices worldwide.

Additional information regarding EFI may be obtained by calling the company directly at (650) 357-3500 or through public sources, including the company's SEC filings. Statements contained in this press release, which are not historical facts, are forward-looking statements subject to risks and uncertainties as discussed more fully in the company's filings with the SEC, including its most recent Form 10-K and Form 10-Q.

About Ricoh Corporation
Ricoh Corporation, headquartered in West Caldwell, NJ, is a subsidiary of Ricoh Company Ltd., the 65-year-old leading supplier of office automation equipment with 1999 sales in excess of $14 billion.

Ricoh Corporation is a diversified office equipment and electronics provider. The company is a pioneer in the development of computer-connected and digital multifunctional document systems, and is a market leader in color and black & white digital imaging systems, facsimile products, printers, scanners, digital duplicators and wide format engineering systems. Ricoh has received the 1998, 1999 and 2000 Energy Star Imaging Equipment Partner of the Year Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) - the EPA's highest industry award.

Ricoh was chosen for its commitment to the environment and its extraordinary leadership role in promoting and producing energy efficient copiers, facsimile machines, printers and scanners. In addition, Ricoh has received the Market Research Consultants Digital Copier Manufacturer of the Year Award for 1996, 1997, 1998 and 1999. Ricoh is also the recipient of Business Marketing Magazine's Top 200 business-to-business web sites for 1999, and the Council on Economic Priorities Environmental Stewardship Award for its commitment to the environment. Information about Ricoh's complete range of products and services can be accessed on the World Wide Web at http://www.ricoh-usa.com.

All referenced product names are trademarks of their respective companies.


RICOH Aficio Color 6513   
Product Specifications         Aficio Color 6513 Resolution                     Scan: 600 dpi / 10 bit                                Copy: True 600 x 600 dpi  
Gradation                      256 gradations Max. Original Size             A3, 11" x 17"  
Paper Size                     Max: 13" x 19"                                330 mm x 483 mm                                Min: A6  
Max. Copy Size                 A3, 11" x 17" A3 Full Bleed                  Yes Crop Mark                      Yes  
Paper Weight Paper Tray                     2nd tray: 64-256 gsm/17-140 lbs. Index                                3rd tray: 64-256 gsm/17-140 lbs. Index  
Bypass Tray                    64-256 gsm/17-140 lbs Index LCT (Option)                   64-105 gsm/17-28 lb Auto Duplex                    64-105 gsm/17-28 lb  
Paper Capacity                 Standard: 3 x 500 + 250 = 1750                                Max: 1750 + 1500 (LCT) = 3250  
Copy Speed                     13 cpm (in full color),                                51 cpm (in B/W)  
First Copy Speed               14.0 secs. (in full color),                                7.3 secs (in B/W)  
Image Rotation                 Yes (Full color) Single Scan                    Yes Warm-up Time                   8.5 min Duplex                         Auto Dimensions                     29.5" x 30.7" x 38.6" (WxDxH)                        750mm x 780mm x 980mm Operation Panel                Color LCD  
Main Options                   ARDF                                20 bin S/S                                LCT                                Editing Kit  
Features:   
250 sheet Bypass tray Paper tray lift system Optional editing capability Color LCD display E-710 print controller   
Fiery(TM) E-810 Color Controller     
Product Specifications         E-810 Color Controller Memory                         512 MB standard Direct Access Storage Device Internal HDD                   40GB EIDE drive ZIP drive                      250 MB ZIP Drive CD-ROM drive                   40X CD-Rom Drive  
Motherboard                    Pentium III CPU @ 866 MHz CPU                            Intel  
Interface                      RS232C (DB9) Serial Port x 2                                R145 for Ethernet                                10/100 base T USB x                                2 (Host USB port)                                PCI for Token Ring  
Slots                          32 bit PCI for Copier 1/T                                64 bit PCI Video Card Connection  
Operating System               Windows NT v4.0 Compression                    ECT Compression Technology (Always ON) Page Description Language      PostScript 3 Fonts                          Expanded 136 Adobe Type 1 Power Supply                   110 / 220V  
Network Protocol               Apple Talk, TCP/IP, Novell IPX                                (Auto Switching)  
Utility                        Fiery Scan, Fiery Downloader(TM),                                Fiery WebTools(TM), ColorWise Pro                                Tools, Fiery Unidriver, Fiery Link(TM),                                Fiery Spooler(TM)Command                                WorkStation(TM)software  
Color Management Tools         ICC Profile, PANTONE Certification,                                Color Chart, CMYK Color                                Reference Pages, RGB Color Tests,                                Trapping and Overprinting                                Support, ColorWise Pro Tools                                (Calibrator, Color Editor, Profile                                Manager, Color Setup)  
Calibration                    Auto CAL2, Client-base Calibration,                                Local Calibration  
Print Resolution               600 X 600 for all paper size  
Scan Resolution                Max 600 dpi  
SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE  
RICOH Aficio 6513              $22,995 E-810 Controller               $17,500  Optional Features:   
Interface Type J               $600 Doc Builder Pro                $2,599 FACI Unit                      $3,499 Token Ring Kit                 $599 Dual CPU Kit                   $2,999  

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