Ricoh P 501 Black and White Printer

Looking for an affordable and space-saving printing solution? Look no further than the RICOH P 501 Black and White Printer, designed to handle everyday print jobs with ease right from your desktop. Enjoy the convenience of printing up to 45 pages per minute (ppm) at an impressive resolution of up to 1200 dpi, allowing you to share your brilliant ideas clearly and quickly. To enhance productivity without occupying additional space, you can add multiple paper trays, increasing the paper capacity to a generous 2,100 sheets. Moreover, the printer's quick recovery from Sleep Mode in under 10 seconds ensures minimal downtime and swift printing.

The RICOH P 501 is built to handle heavy workloads with its robust controller and powerful processor, enabling smooth operation even when multiple users send multiple print jobs simultaneously. Easily access printer functions and check system status at a glance using the four-line LCD panel. Leveraging LED imaging technology, this printer ensures crisp clarity from the first page to the last, maintaining top-notch print quality throughout. With the ability to print on media up to 8.5" x 14" and 43 lb. Bond/90 lb., you can produce a wide range of jobs in-house.


Ricoh P 501 Black and White Printer Specs

Engine Speed Icon

Engine Speed

Prints up to 45 ppm

Print Resolution Icon


1200×1200 dpi max print resolution
Scan Speed

Paper Capacity

Paper capacity up to 2,100 pages
Time to first print

First time to print

5 seconds

Why Choose BDS as Your Print Partner?

As your technology partner, BDS helps you identify and eliminate your office technology pain points before they become a problem. Our support is guaranteed.

BDS is an authorized office technology provider/reseller with corporate headquarters in Marlborough, MA, and offices throughout New England and Florida. We specializing in printer and copier leasing. We’ve been supporting local customers since 1978 in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, and Florida.

Fill out the form and we will reach out to you promptly.

Get a price for the Ricoh P 501 Printer

Which is Better for my Business, Buying or Leasing a Ricoh Printer?

Business printers are an essential investment for any size company. It is crucial to make it as cost-effective as possible, but at the same time, you must ensure that you invest in the right technologies to equip your employees with the tools they need to succeed. We offer several affordable purchase options in addition to flexible lease options.

Ricoh Printers that are Certified Pre-Owned

Are you on a budget? With our high-quality service and financing terms tailored to your financial needs, you can purchase or lease previously owned equipment at an attractive price. Our Ricoh Certified Pre-Owned copiers are clean inside and out, free of scratches, dents, scuffs, and dings, as much as we can make them.

Color / Black & White
Black & White
Operation Panel
4-line LCD
Black & White Speed
45 ppm (Letter)/43 ppm (A4)
Maximum Duty Cycle
150,000 prints
First Print Speed
5 seconds
Warm-Up Time
19 seconds
Print Resolution
1,200 x 1,200 dpi
Standard Paper Capacity
500 sheets + 100 sheet bypass tray
Maximum Paper Capacity
2,100 sheets
Supported Paper Sizes
5.5” x 8.5” – 8.5” x 14” (A6-A4, B6)
Supported Paper Weights
Paper tray(s): 14 – 58 lb. Bond (52 – 220 g/m²)
Optional paper tray(s): 14 – 58 lb. Bond (52 – 220 g/m2)
Bypass tray: 14 – 68 lb. Bond (52 – 220 g/m²)
Supported Paper Types
Plain, Recycled, Special, Colored, Letterhead, Cardstock, Pre-printed, Bond, Coated, Envelope, Label, OHP
Power Requirements
120-127V/12A 60Hz
Power Consumption
Max: Less than 1,360 W
Typical Energy Consumption
0.499 kWh/week
TEC value is measured based on the ENERGY STAR Ver.3.0 test method.
EPEAT status
Dimensions W x D x H
14.76″ x 16.22″ x 12.24″ (375 x 412 x 311mm)
Weight 42.5 lbs. (19.3 kg)

Processor Speed
Memory Standard/Maximum
Standard Interfaces
USB 2.0
Ethernet 10 base-T/100 base-TX/1000 base-T
USB 2.0 Host
Optional Interfaces
Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n)
Additional NIC (2nd port)
Printer Languages/Drivers
Standard: PCL5e, PCL6, PostScript® 3™ (emulation), PDF direct (emulation)
Optional: IPDS (Available late 2019), Genuine Adobe® PostScript® 3™, PDF Direct from Adobe®
Font Support
PCL: 13 international fonts, 80 Roman fonts
PS3 (emulation): 13 international fonts, 80 Roman fonts
Network Protocols
TCP/IP (IP v4, IP v6)
Supported Operating Systems
Windows Environments: Windows® 7, Windows® 8.1, Windows® 10, Windows® Server 2008, Windows® Server 2008R2, Windows® Server 2012, Windows® Server 2012R2, Windows® Server 2016
Mac OS Environments: Macintosh OS X v10.10 or later
SAP Environments: SAP® R/3® , SAP® S/4®
Other Environments: NDPS Gateway, AS/400® using OS/400 Host Print Transform, Device Option Utility (Citrix), Linux environment, IBM iSeries
Mobile Printing Support
Apple AirPrint™, Mopria, Google™ Cloud Print, NFC, RICOH Smart Device Connector

Need a new MFP Copier?

Lease or purchase a new Business Copier, Printer, or Multifunction Device to simplify printing and reduce costs.

We have more than $3,000,000 in printer inventory, including Multifunction Printers, All-in-One Printers, Laser Printers, Color Copiers, and Black & White Copiers from all major brands.

You have Successfully Subscribed!