Increase the effectiveness of your communications by adding color to emphasize key ideas and information. The RISO MZ1090 single-pass, two-color digital duplicator empowers graphic artists and print shop owners to produce high-impact spot color documents quickly, easily, and economically.
Reduce pre-press and make-ready times by up to 50% and increase machine availability to produce commercial-quality one- and two-color prints.
Plug-and-Print capability automatically and immediately prints one or multiple saved jobs at speeds up to 150 ppm from a USB flash drive without the need for additional user intervention.
True 600 dpi imaging, improved drum-to-drum motion control, and advanced printer driver algorithms deliver smoother ink transfer and overall increased image quality.
Fully integrated job preparation software reduces the number of proofing cycles by up to 30%. A new ink saving mode reduces ink usage by up to 20% for cost-conscious customers.
The MZ1090 is an ENERGY STAR qualified printer with extremely low power consumption. With over seventy soy-based ink colors, natural fiber masters, and a mercury-free LCD panel display, the MZ1090 provides an effective way to reduce your operation’s carbon footprint.
The MZ1090 easily converts any digital document—including digital design files and hard-copy originals—to high-quality 2-color output.
SH-3 (133 MHz)
RISORINC 3N (advance/simple)
Windows XP, Vista (32-bit)
USB 2.0, Ethernet (100BASE-TX/10 -BASE-T)
TCP/IP, EtherTalk, NetBEUI
Optional Network Card is required to network
100V-240V~, 50/60 Hz <7.3/3.0 A>
max: 600 W/Approx. 580W (220V)
standby: 53 W without option, 55 W with option sleep: 3.5 W without option, 2.5 W with option
Approximately 376.625 lbs. (171 kg)
Does not include Ink and Master
Weight of Stand
Approximately 81.4 lbs (37 kg)
Dimensions (w x d x h)
In use, without stand: 63.97″ x 28.94″ x 29.125″ (1625 x 735 x 740 mm)
Intel® Celeron® D 2.93 GHz
Adobe® PostScript®3TM, PDF (1.7), TIFF (6.0)
Windows® 2000 SP 4/ Windows® XP (32-bit) SP 2/ SP3/ Windows® Vista (32-bit)/ Mac OS® X 10.4/ Mac OS® 10.5
Number of Fonts
High-speed digital master making, fully automatic stencil printing system
Scanning: 600 x 600 dpi
Imaging: 600 x 600 dpi
First Copy Time
Dual color print: Approximately 57 seconds
Single color print, Cylinder 1: Approx. 24 sec.
Single color print, Cylinder 2: Approx. 34 sec.
when only single Print Cylinder is set
60-150 ppm. 5 steps (60, 80, 100, 110, 120 ppm) variable from control panel; 150 ppm selectable from touch panel
Original Size and Weight
From stage glass: 22 lb or less. 1.9375″ x 3.5625″ to 12.1875″ x 17″
(50 x 90 mm to 310 x 432 mm)
In the optional Automatic Document Feeder AF-VI:II: 13 lb bond to 34 lb bond (50 to
128 GSM); 3.9375″ x 5.8125″ to 12.8125″ x 17″
(100 x 148 mm to 310 x 432 mm)
In the Automatic Document Feeder DX-1: Simplex: 11 lb bond to 34 lb bond (40 to 128 GSM); Duplex: 14 lb bond to 28 lb bond (52 to 105 GSM); 4.125″ x 5.0625″ to 11.6875″ x 17″ (105 x 128 mm to 297 x 432 mm)
Paper Size and Weight
Minimum size: Dual-Color Print: 7.165″ x 10.125″ (182 x 257 mm)
1-Color Print with Print Cylinder 1: 3.9375″ x 5.8125″ (100 x 148 mm)
1-Color Print with Print Cylinder 2: 7.165″ x 10.12″ (182 x 257 mm)
13 lb bond to 110 lb index (46 to 210 GSM)
Image Processing Modes
Line, Photo (Std., Portrait, Group), Duo (Line/Photo/Shadow off), Pencil (Darker/Lighter)
Image Area (max.)
11.4375″ x 16.75″ (291 x 425 mm)
1000 sheets in feed tray and receive tray (17 lb bond [64 GSM])
50%, 61%, 65%, 78%, 121%, 129%, 154%, 200%
Zoom: 50%-200% in 1% increments
Free (individual adjustment of length or width): 50%-200%. Margin+: 90-99%
Print Position Adjustment Registration
Vertical: ±0.59″ (15 mm);
Horizontal: ±0.375″ (10 mm)
Color to color print start position: within 1/16″ (2 mm)
Between colors: within 1/28″ (0.2 mm)
Easy 2 Color, User Management, RISO Copy Count Viewer, ID Counter Report, USB Plug-and-Print, USB Flash Print Utility, Book Shadow Erase, RISO Editor, Auto Process, Dot Screening (4 Dot Photo Modes), Scanning Contrast (Auto + 5 selectable steps), Top and Side Margin Adjust, Bound Document Processing, Photo Contrast Adjust, Tone Curve Adjust, Ink Saving Mode, Multi-up Printing (2/4/8/16/ticket), Renew Page, Preview, Print Density Adjustment (5 steps), Double Feed Check, Interval Print, Program Printing, Job Memory, Reserve, Automatic and Manual Idling, Confidential Mode, Combination Print, Custom Paper Entry, Admin. Setting, Direct Access and Selection Entry, Document Storage*, Overlay*, Stamp*, RISO i Quality SystemTM, Integrated GDI System Controller, LCD Touch Panel, Print Speed/Density Control, Energy Saving Modes (Auto Sleep, Auto Power Off, Power Off Schedule), Paper Size Detection, Preventive Maintenance Indicator, Precision Stacking Tray, Auto Paper Jumping Wing Adjustment, and Stand
*Optional Document Storage Card DM-128CF is required for Document Storage, Overlay, and Stamp functions
Color Print Cylinders, Card Feed Kit, Network Interface Card, Automatic Document Feeder (Simplex), Automatic Document Feeder (Duplex), Job Separator, Key Card Counter, Wide Stacking Tray, Document Storage Card DM128-CF, IS300 Adobe® PostScript® 3TM RIP, High Density Ink, Quick Dry Ink, and Masters