Finishers for Ricoh Savin Copiers
Ricoh Savin Copiers have optional equipment called finishers that allows the machines to perform multiple jobs. Finishers are optional pieces of equipment that can be added to multifunction devices to give them additional features.
The Savin IM C4500 and the C8003 offer multiple finishers that can be added to each machine.
The IM C4500 is a color copier meant for a fast-paced, high-volume business. It offers both internal finishers and external finishers. It prints at 45 PPM with a max paper size of 12″ x 18″. It also has a standard paper capacity of 1200 sheets.
The C8003 is designed to streamline workflow and help with team collaboration. It is ideal for high quality color and producing finished documents in-house. It has enough speed and power to keep you team productive. This machine does not offer any internal finishers, but does offer a number of external finishers. It is a color copier that prints at 80 PPM. It has a max paper size of 13″ x 19.2″ and a standard paper capacity of 3700 sheets.
Different Types of Finishers
Internal finishers have the capability to staple and hole punch documents. In some cases, they are also able to tri-fold booklets.
These finishers are not designed to handle a large volume of printing.
External finishers have the capability to staple, hole punch, and collate documents. There are generally two sizes associated with external finishers, 1000 sheets or 3000 sheets. These different sizes are able to handle different types of volume.
These finishers will generally be able to staple 50 sheets of 20lb paper. Larger finishers will be able to staple 75-100 sheets of 20lb paper.
The thicker the paper means the lower the amount of sheets you can staple at one time.
These finishers have the same features as most external finishers. The big difference here is that booklet finishers are able to make half-fold and saddle-stitched booklets.
The max average number of sheets in a saddle-stitch booklet is 15-20 sheets of 20lb paper.
Bridges are needed if you want to add external finishers to your machine. This feature will allow your machine to carry paper from your copier to your external finisher.
Comparing IM C4500 Finishers to the C8003 Finishers
What Finishers are Available for Each Machine?
Both the IM C4500 and C8003 offer a wide range of external finishers.
The IM C4500 also offers a wide range of internal finishers. Each having a specific job and certain traits. Some internal finishers can be added with external finishers, and some cannot be added with external finishers.
Unfortunatly, the C8003 does not offer any internal finishers. The machine offers a number of external finishers that are helpful for the type of documents you need.
What Can Each Finisher Do?
The IM C4500 finishers and C8003 finishers have some things in common, but also have some differences. Both machines offer staple finishers and booklet finishers that can create saddle-stitched booklets. The main difference is that the IM C4500 offers internal finishers while the C8003 does not offer internal finishers.
IM C4500 Finishers
The Internal Shift Tray allows for the copier to seperate jobs in sequential order as they are printed. Each time the copies of one job are delivered, it enables the next copy to be shifted and seperated. This finisher can hold 250 sheets or 8.5″ x 11″ paper or smaller, or hold 150 sheets of 8.5″ x 14″ paper or larger. If applying this finisher, you cannot have any other internal or external finisher on the machine.
The Internal Finisher SR3250 allows for multi-position stapling and optional hole-punching. This finisher is recommended for offices with limited space, since it does not expand the size of the machine. It is a 500-sheet internal finisher that allows for paper sizes up to 12″ x 18″. If applying this finisher, you cannot have any other internal or external finisher on the machine.
The Internal Multi-Fold Unit FD3010 allows for folding that includes Z-Folds, Half-Folds, Outer Tri-Folds, and Inner Tri-Folds. This finisher can create newsletters, brochures, and sales and marketing materials. It allows for paper sizes up to 12″ x 18″ and cannot be installed with any other internal finisher.
The Finisher SR3260 is an external finisher that can work with 1000 sheets. This machine is for offcies that produce collated and stapled sets of documents because the machine helps shorten production time. This finishers offers 50-Sheet, multi-position stapling, mixed sized stapling, optional hole punching, and shift-sort collating, It also offers a staple-less binding capability of up to 5 sheets. To install this unit, you will need a Bridge Unit or Internal Multi-Fold Unit. This finisher supports paper up to 12″ x 18″ and is not compatable with any other external finisher.
The Finisher SR3280 offers everything the the Finisher SR3260 does. The only difference betweent the 2 finishers is that the SR3280 supports 3000 sheets rather than 1000 sheets.
The Booklet Finisher SR3270 allows for users to create documents finished as paginated, saddle-stitched booklets. This finishers is used for the production of program guides, instruction sheets, newsletters, and meeting agendas. It is a 1000 sheet booklet finisher that supports paper up to 12″ x 18″. There are 3 destinations of output included in the finisher and there is an optional hole-puncher. A Bridge Unit or Internal Multi-Fold Unit must be installed with this finisher. You must aslo add a paper feed unit. You cannot attach any other external finishers while installing the Booklet Finisher SR3270.
The Booklet Finisher SR3290 has all the same specs as the Booklet Finisher SR3270. The only difference between the 2 finishers is that the SR3290 is a 2000 sheet booklet finisher rather than a 1000 sheet booklet finisher.
The Bridge Unit BU3090 is used with all external finishers. It is a required accessory when the main unit is not configured with the Internal Multi-Fold Unit. This finisher transports pages from the exiting area into a finisher for stapling and hole-punching.
The C8003 has no internal finishers, but it does have a wide variety of external finishers.
The Finisher SR4120 is mainly used in offices that produce collated and stapled sets of documents. It offers 65-sheet, multi-position stapling, mixed sized stapling, optional hole-punching, and shift-sort collating. It is a 3000 sheet finisher that cannot be installed with Finisher Sr4110, Booklet Finisher SR4130, or Copy Tray Type.
The Finisher SR4110 has all the same specs as the Finisher SR4120. The only differnce between these 2 finishers is that the SR4110 offers 100 sheets, multi-position stapling, mixed sized stapling, optional hole-punching, and shift-sort collating.
The Booklet Finisher SR4130 allows for thick documents to be professionally finished as saddle-stitched folded booklets. It also offers 65 sheet, multi-position stapling, mixed stapling, optional hole-punching, and shift-sort collating. It is a 2000 sheet booklet finisher that can create 20 sheet saddle-stitched booklets. This finished cannot be installed with Copy Tray Type, Finisher SR4120, or Finisher SR4110.
The Multi-Folding Unit FD4000 offers automatic inline document folding. It is meant for companies that produce newsletters, brochures, menus, and marketing materials in-house. It offers folded ourput in 6 different patterns: Half-Fold, Letter Fold-In (Tri-Fold), Letter Fold-Out (Tri-Fold), Gate-Fold, Double Parallel Fold (Four-Fold), and Z-Fold. To install this finisher, you will also need a Finisher SR4120, Finisher SR4110, or Booklet Finisher SR4130.
The Plockmatic 350-m allows users to staple and fold up to 35 sheets inline. It can also create saddle-stitched finished booklets up to 140 pages. This finisher can only be added if you select the Finisher SR4110.
What is Each Machine Good For?
The IM C4500 is best fit for an office that is fast-paced and high-volume.
The C8003 was designed to be streamline workflow and help with team collaboration. It is an ideal machine for high quality color, producing finished documents in-house, and technology to support all aspects of a working team. This machines offers high speed and power to keep customers more productive.
Both the IM C4500 and C8003 offer a larger variety of finishers, but the C8003 only offers external finishers.
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