The RISO EZ221 Digital Duplicator

Easy and Economical Legal-Sized Printing

Versatile and colorful printing for smaller budgets
Generate excitement and increase retention by adding spot color with the affordable EZ221 digital duplicator. With the EZ221’s low operating costs and high reliability, you can double or even triple printing output without increasing printing expenditures. Plus, you can print on a variety of paper stocks, such as newsprint, construction paper, postcards, and envelopes.

Fast Printing of Letterhead, Envelopes, and More

It’s easier and faster than ever to produce flyers, letterhead, calendars, posters, menus, envelopes, and more! The EZ221 prints up to 130 ppm, so your print jobs are completed quickly and you have more time to attend to additional tasks.

Environmentally Friendly

Environmental concerns are a key part of the design process for every RISO digital duplicator, and the EZ221 is no exception. Like all RISO digital duplicators, the EZ221 is ENERGY STAR compliant. Energy Saving Mode lowers running costs by automatically turning the printer off or placing it in sleep mode after user selected period without operation. Features like AutoPower Off and Auto Sleep modes and the ability to print on recycled stocks make the EZ221 an environmentally friendly printing choice.


RISO i Quality SystemTM: The RISO EZ221 is equipped with the RISO i Quality System. Two-way communication between RISO i Quality System equipped printers and their supplies is made via integrated RF (Radio Frequency) tags. These tags relay information to the printer, assuring optimum first print quality and superior output throughout the entire job.

User Management

Eliminating the need for key card counters, User Management allows you to setup 100 accounts and 32 groups, making it simple to budget by department or user group. User Management lets you set up new user groups, rename, disable, limit usage, and get usage reports, giving you control of your printing and budgeting needs.

Front Operation

Thoughtful design makes it simple to change colors and refresh supplies in the EZ221. The printer’s front section opens wide and the master making unit pulls out like a drawer, allowing easy placement of a fresh master roll.


Master-Making/Printing Methods

High-speed digital master-making/Fully automatic stencil printing

Original Type

Book, Sheet

Original Size

When using the Glass Platen : 1 31/32″ x 3 9/16″-12 3/16″ x 17″ (50 mm x 90 mm-310 mm x 432 mm)
When using the AF-VI (option) : 3 15/16″ x 5 27/32″-12 3/16″ x 17″ (100 mm x 148 mm-310 mm x 432 mm)

Original Paper Weight

When using the Glass Platen: 22 lb (10 kg) or less
When using the AF-VI (option): 13 lb bond-34 lb bond (50 gsm-128 gsm)

Scanning Area (max.)

11 11/16″ x 17″ (297 mm x 432 mm)

Print Paper Size

Standard: 3 15/16″ x 5 27/32″-12 3/16″ x 17″ (100 mm x 148 mm-310 mm x 432 mm)
Extend Paper Mode: 3 15/16″ x 5 27/32″-12 3/16″ x 21 27/32″ (100 mm x 148 mm-310 mm x 555 mm)

Paper Supply Capacity

1000 sheets (17 lb bond (64 gsm))

Print Paper Weight

Standard: 12 lb bond-87 lb bond (46 gsm-157gsm)

When using the Card Feed Kit (option):
A4 and smaller size 27 lb bond-221 lb index (100 gsm-400 gsm)
Legal and smaller size 27 lb bond-170 lb index (100 gsm-310 gsm)
A3 and smaller size 27 lb bond-110 lb index (100 gsm-210 gsm)

Image Processing Mode

Line, Photo, Duo, Pencil


Scanning resolution: 300 dpi x 600 dpi
Print image resolution: 300 dpi x 300 dpi

Master-making Time (for 100% reproduction ratio)

Approx. 22 seconds (for Letter/Portrait)

Printing Area (max.)

8 1/4″ x 14 1/16″ (210 mm x 357 mm)

Print Reproduction Ratio

(inch) 3 enlargements: 121%, 129%, 154% / 3 reductions: 78%, 65%, 61%
(metric) 3 enlargements: 116%, 122%, 141% / 3 reductions: 87%, 82%, 71%
Margin+: 94%

Print Speed

60 ppm-130 ppm (5 steps variable)

Print Position Adjustment

Vertical: ± 19/32″ (± 15 mm), Horizontal: ± 3/8″ (± 10 mm)

Ink Supply

Fully automatic (1,000 ml per cartridge)

Master Supply/Disposal

Fully automatic (250 sheets per roll)

Master Disposal Capacity

Approx. 100 sheets

User Interface

LCD Touch Panel with Progress Arrow indicators, Front Side Operation

Power Source

EZ221U: 100 V-120 V AC, 50 Hz-60 Hz/220 V-240 V AC, 50 Hz-60 Hz

Dimensions (W x D x H) without Stand

When in use: 55 23/32″” (W) x 25 25/32″” (D) x 26 3/16″” (H) (1415 mm (W) x 655 mm (D) x 665 mm (H))
When in storage: 30 23/32″” (W) x 25 25/32″” (D) x 26 3/16″” (H) (780 mm (W) x 655 mm (D) x 665 mm (H))

Weight without Stand

Approx. 220 lb (100 kg)