The MP 6503SP is a faster, more productive A3 B&W MFP with a 10.1 inch touch panel. For more information click here.

Transform your office with a professional-quality device that’s designed for environments that never stop. The MP 6503SP offers a 65ppm print speed as well as outstanding reliability, productivity and functionality that helps smooth your business-level workflow. The 10.1 inch Smart Operation Panel allows for much more intuitive document management and also ensures locked-down security for your total output. This is combined with extended software capabilities including integration with a range of our workflow enhancing technologies like Streamline NX, GlobalScan NX, and RICOH Scan CX – so your business is always productive and connected.
This MFP is ultra capable and ultra fast – and rich in functionality. The 10.1 inch Smart Operation Panel offers an impressive touch, swipe and pinch operation, so every function is always close at hand. It even offers Human Detection Sensor for improved productivity. This means this MFP jumps into action as you approach, so you spend less time waiting for the machine to warm up. Overall, it delivers professional level output, so you get all the print speed and functionality of an outsourced print facility, with the extra security of having all these features contained within your in-house environment.
  • Easy access via intuitive colour control panel with customisable home screen, home button and SD/USB slot
  • Standard 4,300 sheet paper trays to omit frequent refills and stay productive at all times
  • 2,000 sheet booklet maker with 65 page stapler produces accurate, professionally folded sets
  • Standard 100-sheet bypass tray for thicker paper types up to 300 gsm
  • Multi-folding Unit supports 6 folding patterns enabling creative printing solution: 2-folding, Z-folding, 3-folding (in and out) and 4-folding (gate and double parallel)
  • Cover Interposer Tray option: add value to your documents by inserting pre-printed colour sheets/covers
  • External USB keyboard support saves time when scanning and indexing documents for electronic document management (EDM) or archiving


Warm-up time: 20/20/300 seconds

First output speed: 3.2/3.2/2.9 seconds

Continuous output speed: 65/75/90 pages per minute

Memory: Standard: 2 GB

HDD: Standard: 320 GB

Dimensions (W x D x H): 690 x 803 x 1,161 mm

Weight: 200 kg

Power source: 220 - 240 V, 50/60 Hz


Copying process: Four laser beams scanning and electro-photographic printing

Multiple copying: Up to 999 copies

Resolution: 600 dpi

Zoom: From 25% to 400% in 1% steps


Printer language: Standard: PCL5e, PCL6, PDF direct print

Option: XPS, Adobe® PostScript® 3™, IPDS

Print resolution: Maximum (300 x 300 dpi, 600 x 600 dpi, 1,200 x 1,200 dpi)

Fonts: PCL (Scalable: 45 fonts, Bitmapped: 6 fonts, International fonts: 13 Intellifonts), PS3 (136 Roman fonts), IPDS (108 fonts)

Interface: Standard: SD slot, USB Host I/F, Ethernet 10 base-T/100 base-TX/1000 base-T

Option: Bi-directional IEEE 1284, Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n), Bluetooth, USB 2.0 (Type B)

Network protocol: TCP/IP (IP v4, IP v6)

Windows® environments: Windows® Vista, Windows® 7, Windows® 8, Windows® 8.1, Windows® Server 2003, Windows® Server 2003R2, Windows® Server 2008, Windows® Server 2008R2, Windows® Server 2012, Windows® Server 2012R2

Mac OS environments: Macintosh OS X v10.7 or later

UNIX environments: UNIX Sun® Solaris


SCO OpenServer

RedHat® Linux


SAP® R/3® environments: SAP® R/3®

Other supported environments: AS/400® using OS/400 Host Print Transform

IBM iSeries


Scanning speed: Max. 120 (simplex)/220 (duplex) originals per minute

Resolution: Maximum (600 dpi)

Original size: A3, A4, A5, B4, B5

Scan to: E-mail, Folder


Circuit: PSTN, PBX

Compatibility: ITU-T (CCITT) G3

Resolution: Standard: 8 x 3.85 line/mm, 200 x 100 dpi, 8 x 7.7 line/mm, 200 x 200 dpi

Option: 8 x 15.4 line/mm, 400 x 400 dpi, 16 x 15.4 line/mm, 400 x 400 dpi

Transmission speed: G3 (2 second(s) (200 x 100 dpi, JBIG), 3 second(s) (200 x 100 dpi, MMR))

Modem speed: Maximum: 33.6 Kbps


Recommended paper size: Standard paper tray(s): A3, A4, A5

Bypass tray: A3, A4, A5, A6

Paper input capacity: Standard: 4,300 sheets

Maximum: 8,300 sheets

Paper output capacity: Maximum: 3,500 sheets

Paper weight: 52 - 300 g/m²


Power consumption: Maximum: 1,900 W

Ready mode: 261 W or less

Low power mode: 165/167/198 W

Sleep mode: Less than 0.9 W

TEC (Typical Electricity Consumption): 4.9/5.4/12.6 kWh


  • ADF handle
  • 4,000-sheet large capacity tray
  • Side large capacity tray
  • A3 tray unit
  • 3,000-sheet finisher with 65-sheet stapler
  • 3,000-sheet finisher with 100-sheet stapler
  • 2,000-sheet booklet finisher with 65-sheet stapler
  • Punch kits
  • 9-bin mailbox
  • Cover interposer
  • Tab sheet unit
  • Copy tray
  • Jogger unit
  • Copy Connector
  • Bi-directional IEEE 1284
  • Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11a/g/n)
  • USB Server for Second Network Interface
  • PostScript3
  • IPDS unit
  • Counter interface
  • File format converter
  • Key counter bracket
  • Card reader bracket
  • Data Overwrite Security Unit (Certified version)
  • Copy Data Security Unit
  • Fax Connection Unit
  • 2nd Super G3 port
  • Fax memory
  • Fax option
  • Multi folding unit
  • Unicode Font Package for SAP
  • OCR Unit
  • XPS direct print
  • Enhanced security HDD
  • External keyboard bracket
  • NFC Card Reader
  • NIC2 Port


Toner capacity: Black: 43,000 prints

For availability of models, options and software, please get in touch with Sterling Business Systems.


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