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IBM Infoprint EMP156 (2794-001)

 
 
 
 




The InfoPrint EMP156 duplex production cutsheet printer provides:
  • Up to 156 duplex impressions-per-minute1
  • 600 dots-per-inch (dpi) print resolution
  • Standard PCL5e, PCL/XL, PostScript 3, PDF, and TIFF support
  • Vacuum-feed paper trays
  • Autoswitching datastream capability
  • Onboard Gigabit Ethernet interface
  • Optional Advanced Function Printing (AFP) with IPDS
  • Print volume up to 4,500,000 A4 or letter images per month
  • Up to 8,100 sheet capacity output stackers
  • Standard input capacity of 3,500 sheets
  • Up to two optional 6,000-sheet, high-capacity feeders for a total input capacity of 15,500 sheets
  • Standard output capacity of 4,100 sheets
  • Optional 4,000-sheet output stacker for a total of 8,100-sheet output capacity
High Capacity Feeder-1 4520

High Capacity Feeder-2 4521

Attention Light 4540

Transit Pass Unit 4542

Standard Stacker 4611

Additional Stacker 4630

Installation Services 4900

IPDS Unit 4822

200-240 Volts (North American) 9930

1 Exact print speed varies depending on document complexity, system configuration, software application, driver, and printer state.

The InfoPrint EMP156 joins the current InfoPrint cut-sheet portfolio, which now is comprised of the InfoPrint 2190, InfoPrint 2210, and InfoPrint 2235 high-speed printers.

In data centers or departments with high-volume output requirements, the efficiency of your business is affected by the solutions you implement and output device reliability. The InfoPrint EMP156 monochrome printer, with volumes up to 4.5 million impressions per month, consists of a compact base footprint that can fill the needs of the most rigorous print environments.

To maximize application flexibility, the InfoPrint EMP156 provides reliable vacuum-feed paper trays that are designed to offer flexibility when accessing a wide variety of media. All paper trays and output container stackers are designed to support all media sizes. The ability to load and unload media and consumables while you are printing maximizes print time and minimizes operator interventions. Important to the reliability of any solution is the ability to maintain it and InfoPrint Solutions Company service professionals are on call to provide fast, expert assistance.

Highlights:

  • Print speeds up to 156 ppm1 at 600 dpi resolution (Letter/Legal/A4/B5 Long Edge Feed)
  • 14.2-inch paper path allows printing of legal size pages at rated speeds
  • Small footprint for maximum space utilization
  • Heavy duty cycle up to 4.5 million impressions per month
  • Multiple auto-sensing data stream support for integration into multiple print environments
  • PCL5e, PCL/XL, and Adobe PostScript 3 standard; IPDS Optional
  • Fonts PCL5e/XL 80 resident fonts; Postscript3 136 resident fonts; IPDS 46 resident fonts (Optional)
  • Direct PDF and TIFF printing
  • Virtual Printer Technology (VPT)
  • Advanced error recovery
  • Duplex and Simplex printing
  • Edge-to-edge printing*
  • MOP (Multiple Original Printing) function provides multiple sets printing at engine-speed
  • Ability to load media and easily replace consumables while running
  • Operator friendly design that allows easy access to input and output station
  • A maximum input capacity of 15,500 sheets with up to six input bins
  • A maximum output capacity of 8,100 sheets that includes job offset, with up to four output bins and one sample tray
  • Excellent job offset stacking accuracy
  • Vacuum-feed paper trays and support for media sizes ranging from 8 x 7 in to 14 x 18 in
  • Wide range of paper support from 60g/m2 (16lb) to 199g/m2 (52lb bond or 110lb index)
  • A transit pass unit for connecting third party post processing devices
  • Network printing with TCP/IP and Internet Printing Protocol
1 Exact print speed varies depending on document complexity, system configuration, software application, driver, and printer state.
* The printer is capable of producing printed images extending to the edges of every size of paper up to 355.6 x 457.2 mm (14 x 18 in), but print quality at the 5 mm margin from leading edges, the 8 mm margin from trailing edges and the 5 mm margin from other edges may degrade.

The InfoPrint EMP156 can help transform your business, enabling it to become more competitive in the marketplace.

Controller: The InfoPrint EMP156 has a controller that includes 512 MB of memory, and an onboard 10/100/1000BaseT Ethernet attachment.

Hard drive: A 40 GB hard drive is standard.

Standard Network Interface: An Ethernet 10/100/1000Base-T adapter with automatic switching is included on all printers. Network Protocols supported are TCP/IP (RawTCP, LPR, IPP), and AppleTalk.

Page description languages

The InfoPrint EMP156 includes PCL5e, PCL/XL, and Adobe PostScript 3 as standard. IPDS is optional. Fonts included are:

  • PCL5e resident fonts 80 fonts
  • Adobe PostScript 3 136 fonts
  • Native IPDS (Optional) 46 fonts

Paper handling

  • Input capacity

    The InfoPrint EMP156 includes two input drawers that provide a total of 3,500-sheet input capacity. One drawer (tray 1) is 2,500 sheets and the other drawer (tray 2) is 1,000 sheets.

    Two additional high-capacity feeders, each with a capacity of 6,000 sheets, are available.

    With the optional feeders, the maximum input capacity is 15,500 sheets.

  • Output capacity

    The InfoPrint EMP156 includes a 4,000-sheet standard stacker and a 100-sheet sample tray for a total of 4,100-sheet output capacity.

    An additional 4,000-sheet stacker is available. With the optional stacker, the maximum output capacity is 8,100 sheets.

Print quality: InfoPrint EMP156 offers high-quality print resolution of 600 dots-per-inch (dpi).

Maximum monthly usage: The maximum monthly usage for the InfoPrint EMP156 is up to 4,500,000 impressions. InfoPrint Solutions Company does not recommend printing to this monthly maximum on a consistent basis.

Ordering instructions

The following is a summary of the InfoPrint EMP156 ordering instructions:

  • Feature number 4611 (standard stacker) and feature number 4900 (installation services) must be on all orders.
  • One or more of the following optional features can be ordered:
    • IPDS (#4822)
    • Additional stacker (#4630)
    • High-capacity feeder-1 (#4520)
    • High-capacity feeder-2 (#4521)
    • Attention light (#4520)
    • Transit pass unit (#4542)
  • A printer voltage specify code (#9930 or #9931)

Voltage specify codes

  • FC 9930: 200-240 V ac, 3 phase (3 conductor + earth ground), 50/60 Hz, typical for North America.

    Choosing this feature causes the printer to ship with a NEMA L15-30P power plug suitable for use in the following countries: Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, CAN, Cayman Islands, Columbia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Jamaica, Mauritania, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, United States, and Venezuela.

  • FC 9931: 220/380, 230/400, 240/415 V ac, 3 phase (4 conductor + earth ground), 50/60 Hz, typical for Europe.

    Choosing this feature causes the printer to ship with a European style IEC-60309, 32 amp power plug.

    This feature code should be ordered for all supported countries not listed under feature code 9930.

InfoPrint EMP156 features

Standard stacker (#4611)

The standard stacker has a capacity of 4,000 sheets and provides job offset.

The stacker has two drawers, each with a capacity of 2,000 sheets.

All initial orders must include this stacker.

  • #4611: Factory
  • Minimum required: 1; Maximum allowed: 1
  • Prerequisite: None; Corequisite: None
  • Compatibility conflicts: None

High-capacity feeder-1 (#4520/4530)

This high-capacity feeder provides a capacity for 6,000 sheets.

The feeder has two drawers, each with a capacity of 3,000 sheets.

  • #4520: Factory; #4530: Field
  • Minimum required: 0; Maximum allowed: 1
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Corequisite: None
  • Compatibility conflicts: None

High-capacity feeder-2 (#4521/4531)

This high-capacity feeder provides a capacity for 6,000 sheets.

The feeder has two drawers, each with a capacity of 3,000 sheets.

  • #4521: Factory; #4531: Field
  • Minimum required: 0; Maximum allowed: 1
  • Prerequisite: Feature number 4520 or 4530
  • Corequisite: None
  • Compatibility conflicts: None

Additional stacker (#4630/4631)

This additional stacker has a capacity of 4,000 sheets and provides job offset.

The stacker has two drawers, each with a capacity of 2,000 sheets.

  • #4630: Factory; #4631: Field
  • Minimum required: 0
  • Maximum allowed: 1
  • Prerequisite: Feature number 4611
  • Corequisite: None
  • Compatibility conflicts: None

Attention light (#4540/4541)

This attention light has green, yellow, and red lights.

The yellow light indicates that operator action is required soon (such as the paper supply is low) and the red light indicates that operator action is needed immediately (such as out of paper).

The green light indicates that the printer is functioning normally and no operator action is needed.

  • #4540: Factory; #4541: Field
  • Minimum required: 0; Maximum allowed: 1
  • Prerequisite: None; Corequisite: None
  • Compatibility conflicts: None

Transit pass unit (#4542/4543)

The transit pass unit provides the interface to connect third-party post-processing devices to the InfoPrint EMP156.

  • #4542: Factory; #4543: Field
  • Minimum required: 0; Maximum allowed: 1
  • Prerequisite: Feature number 4611; Corequisite: None
  • Compatibility conflicts: None

IPDS (#4822/4823)

This feature provides IPDS

  • #4822: Factory, #4823: Field
  • Minimum required: 0; Maximum allowed: 1
  • Prerequisite: None; Corequisite: None
  • Compatibility conflicts: None

Installation services (#4900)

This feature must be ordered for each InfoPrint EMP156.

The feature provides IBM Field Engineering service to install the printer.

  • #4900: Factory; not available as a field feature
  • Minimum required: 1; Maximum allowed: 1
  • Prerequisite: None; Corequisite: None
  • Compatibility conflicts: None

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A U.S. Section 508 Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) can be requested via the Web site at


    http://www-3.ibm.com/able/product_accessibility/index.html

Business Partner information

If you are a Direct Reseller - System Reseller acquiring products from IBM, you may link directly to Business Partner information for this announcement. A PartnerWorld ID and password are required (use IBM ID).

BP Attachment for Announcement Letter 108-283

Trademarks

IPDS, Advanced Function Printing, and AFP are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
InfoPrint is a registered trademark of Ricoh Co., Ltd., in the United States, other countries, or both.
Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

InfoPrint EMP156: User's Guide

English                         S550-1086
German S550-1101
French S550-1100

InfoPrint EMP156: Virtual Printer Technology Configuration and Installation Guide

English                         S550-1087

InfoPrint EMP156: PCL5e Programming Guide

English                         G550-1088

InfoPrint EMP156: PostScript Programming Guide

English                         G550-1089

InfoPrint EMP156: IPDS Printing Configuration Guide

English                         G550-1090

InfoPrint EMP156: IPDS Technical Reference

English                         G550-1092

InfoPrint EMP156 Planning Guide

English                         S550-1094
Arabic SB20-2262
Brazilian-Portuguese S517-9270
Czech S550-1383
French SF11-1038
German SA12-5174
Italian SA13-2230
Polish SA85-0197
Russian S571-0098
Spanish S510-3193
Turkish SB10-7079

The Publications Center Portal


    http://www.ibm.com/shop/publications/order

The Publications Center is a worldwide central repository for product publications and marketing material with a catalog of 70,000 items. Extensive search facilities are provided, as well as payment options via credit card. A large number of publications are available online in various file formats, which can currently be downloaded free of charge.

Specified operating environment

Physical specifications

Acoustic noise

                              Sound
pressure
Condition level

Printing 70 dBA
Standby 60 dBA

Dimensions and weights

Device                Dimensions (WxHxD)             Weight

Print Engine 1,264 x 1,350 x 1,105 mm 630 Kg
Standard Stacker 905 x 1,350 x 746 mm 260 Kg
Add'l Stacker 905 x 1,350 x 746 mm 260 Kg
HCF-1 1,318 x 1,270 x 772 mm 380 Kg
HCF-2 968 x 1,270 x 772 mm 320 Kg
Transit Pass Unit 502 X 1,130 x 746 mm 80 Kg

Temperature and humidity

Condition:

  • Operating
    • 16 32C (60.8 89.6F)
    • 20% 80% RH (Wet Bulb 26C (78.8F max.)
  • Recommended operating condition1
    • 19 25C (66.2 77F)
    • 40% 60% relative humidity
  • Non-operating
    • 10 to 40C (14 104F)
    • 5% to 90% RH (Wet Bulb 27C (80.6F) max.)
  • Storage
    • -10 to 40C (14 to 104F)
    • 5% to 90% relative humidity
  • Transporting
    • -25 to 50C (-13 to 122F)
    • 5% to 100% relative humidity (not be exposed to rain)
    • 72 hr. max. of over 40C environment.
  • Altitude
    • 2,100 m (7,000 feet) maximum
1 Under non-condensing condition.

Paper weights

Paper size                           Paper weight

B5(LEF), A4(LEF), Letter (LEF), From 60 g/sq m (16lb) to
Legal (LEF), Executive (LEF), 199 g/sq m (110lb (index))
Folio (LEF), and
custom size: side edge less than
or equal to 215.9 mm (8.5 in)

A4(SEF), B4(SEF), A3(SEF), From 75 g/sq m (20lb) to
Letter (SEF), Legal (SEF)), 199 g/sq m (110lb (index))
Ledger (SEF), Super B(SEF),
Folio (SEF), and
custom size: side edge greater
than 219.5 mm (8.5 in)

Supported paper sizes

The supported paper for all input bins and output trays are as follows:

Paper size        Dimension: mm (inch)          Feed orientation

B5 257.0 x 182.0 (10.12 x 7.17) LEF
A4 297.0 x 210.0 (11.69 x 8.27) LEF, SEF(1)
B4 257.0 x 364.0 (10.12 x 14.33) SEF
A3 297.0 x 420.0 (11.69 x 16.54) SEF
Letter 279.4 x 215.9 (11.0 x 8.5) LEF, SEF(1)
Legal 355.6 x 215.9 (14.0 x 8.5) LEF, SEF(1)
Ledger 279.4 x 431.8 (11.0 x 17.0) SEF
Executive(1) 266.7 x 184.2 (10.5 x 7.25) LEF
Super B(1) 304.8 x 457.2 (12.0 x 18.0) SEF
Folio(1) 215.9 x 330.2 (8.5 x 13) LEF, SEF(1)
Custom Size(2)(3) See below Depends on Paper

The following custom sizes are supported: mm (inch)
Minimum: 203.2 x 177.8 mm (8.0 x 7.0 in)
Maximum: 355.6 x 457.2 mm (14.0 x 18.0 in)
Leading edge to be from 203.2 to 355.6 mm (8 to 14 in) and
Side edge to be from 177.8 to 457.2 mm (7 to 18 in).

Notes:
(1) This paper size or feed orientation is available to
select when the Custom Size Switch is set to Custom.
(2) Set the paper size via Operator Control Panel.
(3) Applicable paper size to High Capacity Feeder 1 and High
Capacity Feeder 2 is that the side edge is from 182 mm
(7.17 in) to 457.2 mm (18 in).

Software requirements

Data streams and operating systems support

PostScript and PCL

  • Microsoft Windows 2000/XP/Server 2003/Vista
    • Windows Standard PCL5e driver
    • Windows Standard PCL/XL driver
  • Microsoft Windows 2000/XP
    • Adobe Universal PostScript Windows Driver Installer 1.0.6 must be downloaded from

        http://www.adobe.com
    • Uses EMP156 PPD file provided
  • Microsoft Windows 2000/XP/Server 2003/Vista
    • M Printer Driver for PCL5e, PCL/XL, and Postscript
  • InfoPrint Manager for Windows V2.21
  • InfoPrint Manager V4.2 for AIX 5L14
  • InfoPrint ProcessDirector for Linux V1.3.1 Service Pack 1 (PTF U815639) -- SLES9 and SLES101
  • InfoPrint ProcessDirector for AIX(R) V1.3.1 Service Pack 1 (PTF US00104) -- AIX 5.31
  • Mac OS 8.x/9.x
    • PPD file (for LaserWriter printer driver)
    • Roman screen fonts
  • Mac OS X (v10.2 or later)
    • PPD files Installer
    • PostScript Printer Driver AdobePS 8.8 must be downloaded from

        http://www.adobe.com
  • AIX V5.2 and higher4 Unix3

AFP(TM)/IPDS

  • InfoPrint Manager for Windows V2.22
  • InfoPrint Manager V4.2 for AIX 5L2
  • InfoPrint ProcessDirector for Linux V1.3.1 Service Pack 1 (PTF U815639) -- SLES9 and SLES102
  • InfoPrint ProcessDirector for AIX V1.3.1 Service Pack 1 (PTF US00104) -- AIX 5.32
  • Print Services Facility V4 for z/OS2
  • Print Services Facility for System i2

PDF

  • Print direct/Pass-through on any platform for PDF V1.35

TIFF

  • Print direct/Pass-through on any platform5

DBCS

  • No DBCS support available.
1 InfoPrint Manager for Windows:
Is capable of converting the following datastreams to IPDS or PPDS: AFP, ASCII, DBCS ASCII, GIF, EBCDIC, JPEG, PCL (6 and below), PDF (1.5 and below), PostScript (level 3 and below), XML, XML:FO, SAP ABAP and OTF (with purchase of SAP Print Feature), S/370(TM) line data and TIFF.
Can pass any other datastream directly to the printer (passthru), including PostScript, PCL5e, PCL6 and PCLXL.
2 IPDS is an optional feature. Use of IPDS with this product requires the purchase of the IPDS option for EMP156.
3 PPD files for EMP156 provided for Postscript printing.
4 On IPM V4.2 for AIX and native AIX V5.2, PCL5e is passthru only; Postscript and PCL/XL is supported via EMP156 Colon File.
5 For PDF and TIFF, LPR, Raw TCP, IPP, or the JT Enhance utility, which is provided with the printer, can be used.

Planning information

Cable orders: Network interface cables not supplied.

Supplies

The following supplies are available:

                        Part
Description number Approximate Average Yield(1)

Black Toner 44D9837(2) 54,000 impressions per bottle
(6 bottles per carton)

Developer Mix 44D9838(2) 720,000 impressions per bottle
(2 bottles per carton)

Fine Filter 44D9839 2,250,000 impressions per filter

Fuser Cleaner 44D9840(2) 400,000 impressions (each)
(6 per carton)

Notes:
(1) The projected life of the above consumables are based on
5% image coverage, on A4/letter size, 20lb paper,
and 90% print utilization (Utilization is defined as the
% of drum revolutions that produce images).

A duplex sheet would consist of two impressions.

(2) Part Number represents one carton

The approximate average yields are not a warranty or guarantee of minimum life, and are provided to assist in initial supplies planning. Actual usage should be used to establish the supply's life in the end user's application. Many factors (for example, print coverage per page, machine settings, paper type and size, and environmental conditions) can affect supply life.

Supply warranties are only for defects in materials and workmanship at the time of shipment/installation. They are not for print count life or normal wear and tear, nor for any print count minimum. Contact your place of purchase for warranty return instructions.

Printing supplies can be ordered through a InfoPrint Solutions Company authorized printer or supplies reseller.

All supples listed above are included in the usage charge as part of the maintenance agreement for these printers.

Security, auditability, and control

This product uses the security and auditability features of the host hardware, host software, and application software.

The customer is responsible for evaluation, selection, and implementation of security features, administrative procedures, and appropriate controls in application systems and communications facilities.

Volume orders: Contact your InfoPrint Solutions Company representative.

IBM Global Financing: Yes

Warranty period: Three months

Warranty service

On-site Repair (IOR), 9 x 5 next business day

A warranty upgrade is available that provides 24 x 7 On-site service during the warranty period.

Available maintenance service

  • IOR, 9 x 5 next day
  • IOR, 24 x 7

Usage Maintenance Service Offering

InfoPrint Solutions Company will provide the following additional services from the date of installation at the customer's location with a signed maintenance contract.

  • Provide the following supplies:
    • Toner
    • Developer mix
    • Fuser cleaner
    • Fine filter
  • Perform preventative maintenance which includes the replacement of consumable parts to help ensure printer performance, visual inspection, cleaning, and adjustment of the printer at the recommended service intervals.

The customer must provide an accurate meter reading from the date of installation and each month thereafter, for billing purposes.

For additional details on the Usage Maintenance Service Offering, contact your InfoPrint Solutions Company representative.

Usage plan machine: Yes

Average usage plan provisions apply: No

InfoPrint Solutions Company hourly service rate classification

Three

When a type of service involves the exchange of a machine part, the replacement may not be new, but will be in good working order.

Field-installable features: Yes

Model conversions: No

Graduated program license charges apply: No

Licensed Internal Code: Licensed Internal Code (LIC) is licensed for use by a customer on a specific machine, designated by serial number, under the terms and conditions of the Agreement for Licensed Internal Code, to enable a specific machine to function in accordance with its specifications, and only for the capacity authorized by InfoPrint Solutions Company and for which the customer has acquired. You can obtain the agreement at


    http://www-1.ibm.com/servers/support/machine_warranties/licensed_internal_code.html

or by contacting your InfoPrint Solutions Company representative.

Educational allowance: The educational allowance is 15% for the products in this announcement.

For additional information and current prices, contact your local InfoPrint Solutions Company representative.

Product charges

Machine
type Model Description

2794 001 InfoPrint EMP156



Feature Feature
description number

Initial Order Features:

Installation Services 4900
Standard Stacker 4611
Additional Stacker 4630
High Capacity Feeder-1 4520
High Capacity Feeder-2 4521
Attention Light 4540
Transit Pass Unit 4542
IPDS Unit 4822

200-240 Volts (North American) 9930
220/240 Volts (European) 9931

MES Features:

Additional Stacker 4631
High Capacity Feeder-1 4530
High Capacity Feeder-2 4531
Attention Light 4541
Transit Pass Unit 4543
IPDS Unit 4823

Warranty upgrades

From              To

9 x 5 ND 24 x 7 IOR

Initial order features

                                     Initial  MES
Feat. order order Customer
numb. only only setup

Installation Services 4900 Yes No Yes
Standard Stacker 4611 Yes No Yes
Additional Stacker 4630 Yes No Yes
High Capacity Feeder-1 4520 Yes No Yes
High Capacity Feeder-2 4521 Yes No Yes
Attention Light 4540 Yes No Yes
Transit Pass Unit 4542 Yes No Yes
IPDS Unit 4822 Yes No Yes
200-240 Volts(North American) 9930 Yes No Yes
220/240 Volts (European) 9931 Yes No Yes

MES order features

                                Initial   MES
Feat. order order Customer
numb. only only setup

Additional Stacker 4631 No Yes No
High Capacity Feeder-1 4530 No Yes No
High Capacity Feeder-2 4531 No Yes No
Attention Light 4541 No Yes No
Transit Pass Unit 4543 No Yes No
IPDS Unit 4823 No Yes No

For ServiceElect (ESA) maintenance service charges, contact IBM Global Services at 888-426-4343.

IBM Global Financing

IBM Global Financing offers competitive financing to credit-qualified customers to assist them in acquiring IT solutions. Offerings include financing for IT acquisition, including hardware, software, and services, from the InfoPrint Solutions Company and other manufacturers or vendors. Offerings (for all customer segments: small, medium, and large enterprise), rates, terms, and availability can vary by country. Contact your local IBM Global Financing organization or visit


    http://www.ibm.com/financing

For more financing information, visit


    http://www.ibm.com/financing

To order, contact the Americas Call Centers, your local InfoPrint Solutions Company representative, or your InfoPrint Solutions Company Business Partner.

To identify your local InfoPrint Solutions Company Business Partner or InfoPrint Solutions Company representative, call 800-426-4YOU.

Trademarks

IPDS, AIX 5L, AFP, Print Services Facility, System i, S/370, and Perform are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
AIX and z/OS are registered trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.
Linux is a trademark of Linus Torvalds in the United States, other countries or both.
InfoPrint is a registered trademark of Ricoh Co., Ltd., in the United States, other countries, or both.
Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.