Ricoh Aficio 2045 Printer Review
The Ricoh Aficio 2045 is an outstanding all-in-one unit. It is perfect for a small office environment. With the Ricoh Aficio 2045 you get print speeds of 45 pages per minute. Output quality is above average. Color images show no signs of dithering and text copies are clear and crisp. Overall the Ricoh Aficio 2045 is an outstanding value.
The Ricoh Aficio 2045 packs many outstanding features. When you need to print a document in a hurry you will love the fact that it doesn’t take long to warm up. Then it will produce 45 pages per minute.
Paper handling is never a problem with the Ricoh Aficio 2045. With it you get a standard automatic duplexer. Plus it comes with two standard 500 sheet paper trays. There is also an optional 1,500 sheet large capacity paper tray. The maximum paper capacity for the Ricoh Aficio is 3,550 sheets. With the Ricoh Aficio 2045 you get an 80 sheet automatic reversing document feeder. Plus it offers a superior 600 dpi image resolution.
The fax machine can support three phone lines. However this feature is optional. Fax resolutions with the Ricoh Aficio 2045 are 200 or 400 dpi and is rated to send, via G3, either 3 seconds per page or 2 seconds per page depending on if JBIG compression is used or not.
The print resolution of the Ricoh Aficio 2045 is not very high. Newer multifunctional devices offer print resolutions of 1200 and 1600 dpi. Furthermore wireless LAN, USB, and Bluetooth interfaces are optional. That means you have to pay more for them.
Another major drawback of this device is that the scanner is optional.