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IBM Infoprint 2494 Ring Binder

 
 
 
 


The 2494 from InfoPrint Solutions Company, a Ricoh-IBM joint venture, is a Ring Binder for the InfoPrint 2190, 2210, and 2235.

Model Abstract 2494-001

The InfoPrint 2494 Ring Binder Model 001 attaches to the InfoPrint 2190, 2210, and 2235 and has two modes: binding and punching.

Highlights

InfoPrint Enhancements are as follows:

  • The InfoPrint 2494 Ring Binder provides fully automated in-line ring binding to increase productivity:
    • Binding capacity of up to 100 sheets (200 duplex pages)
    • Booklet size: A4, 8.5 in x 11 in
    • Punch/Stack paper weight: Up to 216 gsm
  • PostScript, PCL, PDF, and RPCS support for the ring binder
  • Intelligent print data stream (IPDS) support for the saddlestitch bookletmaker
  • Hole punching on the 3,000-sheet finisher (InfoPrint 2235 only)
Description

Infoprint 2494 Ring Binder

The Ring Binder attaches to the InfoPrint 2190, 2210, and 2235.

The ring binder can operate in either of two modes. These are:

  • Binding mode - holes are punched in the media and the rings are inserted to make a bound document
  • Punching mode - holes are punched in the media but no rings are added to the punched holes.

Approximate ring booklet production rates are as follows:

  • InfoPrint 2190 (90 ppm)
    • 100-sheet booklets with letter-size Duplex: Approximately 25 booklets per hour
    • 50-sheet booklets with letter-size Duplex: Approximately 46 booklets per hour
  • InfoPrint 2210 (110 ppm) and InfoPrint 2235 (135 ppm)
    • 100-sheet booklets with letter-size Duplex: Approximately 30 booklets per hour
    • 50-sheet booklets with letter-size Duplex: Approximately 55 booklets per hour

No rings are included with this binder. Rings must be ordered separately as supply items.

Document covers or inserts can be included in a document by feeding them from the two-tray cover interposer (feature number 4600 or 4601) on an InfoPrint 2190, 2210, or 2235.

Prerequisites

  • An InfoPrint 2190, 2210, or 2235 with firmware level 3.5 or above (machine type 2707, Model 001, 002, or 003)

Compatibility conflicts

The ring binder cannot be installed with any of the following features:

  • The InfoPrint 2492 Perfect Binder
  • Saddle Stitch Unit (feature number 4612 or 4613 on the InfoPrint 2190, 2210, or 2235 (machine type 2707, Model 001, 002, or 003)
  • Copy Connect Kit (feature number 4150 or 4151 on the InfoPrint 2190, 2210, or 2235 (machine type 2707, Model 001, 002, or 003)

Specify feature number 9644 for the letter-size (Americas) version of this Binder.

Corequisites:

A line cord must be ordered with the ring binder. Refer to the table below for information required to order the line cord.

Ring binder unit

Item Specification Notes
--------------------- ----------------- ------
Dimension(W x D x H) 870 x 730 x 980 mm
Weight Less than 145kg
Power consumption Less than 400W


Power (North America) 120 Volt
Power (Europe) 220-240 Volt


Noise (including printer)
Model 003: Less than 83dB(A)
Model 002: Less than 80dB(A)
Model 001: Less than 78dB(A)


Paper size
Binding mode 8 1/2" x 11" LEF
Punching mode 8 1/2" x 11" LEF


Paper weight
Binding mode 64gsm - 216gsm
Punching mode 64gsm - 216gsm


Capacity of ring bind 2 - 100 sheets
Number of holes
8 1/2in x 11in 21 holes
A4 23 holes


Stack capacity
Binding mode 11 sets 100 sheets/set
Punching mode 100 Sheets


Ring Amount Indication Near Empty


Note:Long-Edge-Feed (LEF).

Ordering Instructions

 Ring Binder Ring
Line Cord Binder
Feature Code Specify Feature
------------- ----------
9644
Canada 9251 9644
Chile 9973, 4773 9646
Columbia 9251 9644
Peru 9251 9644
Puerto
Rico 9251 9644
United
States 9251 9644
United
States
(Chicago) 9250, 4750 9644
Venezuela 9251 9644


Ring cartridge - Letter (#4650, 4651)

Ring cartridge - A4 (#4652, 4653)

Ring cartridges are used to hold a supply of rings (combs). A cartridge loaded with rings is used to load rings into the ring binder. Rings can be preloaded into cartridges for quick replenishment. Each cartridge holds 75 rings.

One cartridge is shipped with each ring binder.

The purpose of this feature is to provide additional cartridges.

  • Minimum: Zero
  • Maximum: 99
  • Prerequisites: None

Compatibility conflicts

None

Limitations

None

Field installation: Yes, feature number 4651 (NA), feature number 4653 (EU)

Ring opener - (#4648, 4649)

The ring opener is a tool used to easily open a ring booklet and then insert the rings back into the booklet. This is useful if it is desired to change a few pages in a booklet.

Prerequisites: None

  • Minimum: Zero
  • Maximum: 99

Compatibility conflicts

None

Limitations

None

Field installation: Yes, feature number 4649

Punch kits now supported on the InfoPrint 2235

The following punch kits are now available on the InfoPrint 2235 3,000-Sheet Finisher. Previously, these kits were available only on the InfoPrint 2190 and 2210.

The Punch Kits require an InfoPrint 2235 with firmware level 3.5 or above.

  • 2/3-Hole Punch Kit for the 3,000-Sheet Finisher (#4620, 4621)
  • 2/4-Hole Punch Kit for the 3,000-Sheet Finisher (#4622, 4623)
  • 4-Hole Punch Kit for the 3,000-Sheet Finisher (#4624, 4625)

The maximum print speed on the InfoPrint 2235 is 110 ipm when hole punching is used.

Saddlestitch bookletmaker now supported by IPDS

IPDS now supports the saddlestitch bookletmaker on the InfoPrint 2190, 2210, and 2235.

Compatibility limitations

The InfoPrint 2492 Perfect Binder and the InfoPrint 2494 Ring Binder cannot co-exist on the same InfoPrint 2190, 2210, or 2235 printer. Neither of these binders can be installed on an InfoPrint 2190, 2210, or 2235 that has the saddlestitch bookletmaker finisher (feature number 4612 or 4613).

Also, the copy connect kit (feature number 4150 or 4151) on the InfoPrint 2190, 2210, and 2235 is not compatible with either the InfoPrint 2494 Ring Binder or the InfoPrint 2492 Perfect Binder.

Product Positioning

This binder is intended for professional document preparation.

Models

Model Summary Matrix

ModelBinding CapacityBooklet SizePunch/Stack Paper Weight
001Up to 100 sheets (200 duplex pages)A4, 8.5 in x 11 inUp to 216 gsm

Customer Setup (CSU)

No.

Devices Supported

None.

Model Conversions

No model conversions are available.

Technical Description

Physical Specifications

Not available.

Operating Environment

Not available.

Limitations

Not applicable.

Hardware Requirements

Not applicable.

Software Requirements

The InfoPrint 2494 Ring Binder is supported by PostScript, PCL, PDF, and RPCS.

Features -- Specify/Special/Exchange

No Charge Specify Codes

None.

Special Feature Codes -- Chargeable

The following features are for the InfoPrint 2494 Ring Binder (machine type 2494, Model 001).

 Initial MES
Machine Feature Feature
Description Type Mdl Number Number
------------------------- ------- --- ------- ------
InfoPrint 2494 Ring Binder 2494 001


Americas - Letter-Size 9644
EMEA, AP - A4 Size 9646


Ring Opener 4648 4649


Ring Cartridge - Letter 4650 4651
Ring Cartridge - A4 4652 4653


Line Cord - Europe 9970 4770
Line Cord - UK, Mal, Sing, HK 9971 4771
Line Cord - Italy, Chile 9973 4773


Line Cord - US 9251 4751
Line Cord - US - Chicago 9250 4750


Line Cord - S. America 9978 4778


The following features are for the InfoPrint 2235 (machine type 2707, Model 003

 Initial MES
Feature Feature
Description Number Number
-------------- ------- ------
2/3-Hole Punch 4620 4621
2/4-Hole Punch 4622 4623
4-Hole Punch 4624 4625


Warranty and Maintenance Options for MT; 2494 Model 001

1 Year 9x5 IOR NBD 65Y0004
2 Year 9x5 IOR NBD 65Y0005
3 Year 9x5 IOR NBD 65Y0006
4 Year 9x5 IOR NBD 65Y0007
5 Year 9x5 IOR NBD 65Y0008
1 Year 24x7 IOR SD 65Y0009
2 Year 24x7 IOR SD 65Y0010
3 Year 24x7 IOR SD 65Y0011
4 Year 24x7 IOR SD 65Y0012
5 Year 24x7 IOR SD 65Y0013
1 Year 9x5 IOR NBD (MA) 65Y0014
2 Year 9x5 IOR NBD (MA) 65Y0015
1 Year 24x7 IOR SD (MA) 65Y0016
2 Year 24x7 IOR SD (MA) 65Y0017


Features

(#4650, #4651) Ring cartridge - Letter

(#4652, #4653) Ring cartridge - A4

Ring cartridges are used to hold a supply of rings (combs). A cartridge loaded with rings is used to load rings into the ring binder. Rings can be preloaded into cartridges for quick replenishment. Each cartridge holds 75 rings.

One cartridge is shipped with each ring binder.

The purpose of this feature is to provide additional cartridges.

  • Minimum: Zero
  • Maximum: 99
  • Prerequisites: None

Compatibility conflicts

None

Limitations

None

Field installation: Yes, feature number 4651 (NA), feature number 4653 (EU)

(#4648, #4649) Ring opener

The ring opener is a tool used to easily open a ring booklet and then insert the rings back into the booklet. This is useful if it is desired to change a few pages in a booklet.

Prerequisites: None

  • Minimum: Zero
  • Maximum: 99

Compatibility conflicts

None

Limitations

None

Field installation: Yes, feature number 4649

Trademarks

(R), (TM), * Trademark or registered trademark of International Business Machines Corporation.
** Company, product, or service name may be a trademark or service mark of others.
InfoPrint is a trademark of InfoPrint Solutions Company LLC in the United States, other countries, or both. IBM Corporation 2008.