Staple Finisher-AC/Booklet Finisher-AC/2/3 Hole Puncher Unit-A/2/4 Hole Puncher Unit-A/4 Hole Puncher Unit-A

Installing "Staple Finisher-AC" or "Booklet Finisher-AC" enables you to use the following finish functions.
Collate
The printouts are collated into sets arranged in page order of the document.
Group
All printouts of the same original page are grouped together into sets.
Offset
Each printout group is shifted in alternating layers.
Staple + Collate
The printouts are collated into sets arranged in page order and stapled (Corner/Double). You can fold and staple the printouts by using "Booklet Finisher-AC."
Staple + Group
All printouts of the same original page are grouped together into sets and stapled (Corner/Double).
Staple Free
The printouts are crimped and bound without using a staple. You can easily split the paper by pressing the crimped part with your fingers. This function is useful for saving staples and also binding printouts briefly.
NOTE
For information on the paper sizes that can be used for Staple Free, see Staple Finisher-AC/Booklet Finisher-AC.
For information on the functions or paper that cannot be used with Staple Free, see Restrictions Regarding the Combination of Functions . The following are unavailable depending on the staple position.
Mixed paper sizes
Z-fold
Depending on the usage environment and paper type, the crimped part likely to be split.
Manual Stapling
You can manually staple printed paper by inserting paper in the slit. As an example of use, you can remove staples bound to the document, copy or scan it, and then staple the document again.
 
Saddle Fold (Booklet Finisher-AC only)
The printouts are folded into half its size. Up to three sheets together can be folded.
TIPS
If you install the "2/3 Hole Puncher Unit-A," "2/4 Hole Puncher Unit-A," or "4 Hole Puncher Unit-A" in "Staple Finisher-AC" or "Booklet Finisher-AC," you can punch holes in your printouts.

External View

 
Booklet Finisher-AC
Staple Finisher-AC

Tray B

The prints are output to this tray. You can specify functions for which the tray is used by configuring <Output Tray Settings>. <Output Tray Settings>

Tray A

The prints are output to this tray. You can specify functions for which the tray is used by configuring <Output Tray Settings>. <Output Tray Settings>

Staple Button

Press this button when you manually staple paper (Manual Stapling). You can also staple paper without pressing the button. You can specify the time period for the paper to be stapled after inserting the paper. <Adjust Action>  <Time Until Stapling Starts in Stapler Mode>

Front cover (upper) (Booklet Finisher-AC/Staple Finisher-AC)

Open to remove jammed paper, clear a staple jam in the stapler unit, or replace the staple cartridge. If "2/3 Hole Puncher Unit-A," "2/4 Hole Puncher Unit-A," or "4 Hole Puncher Unit-A" is installed, open to discard punch waste.

Finisher Jogger Kit-A

If you attach the Finisher Jogger Kit-A to the Staple Finisher-AC or Booklet Finisher-AC, the edges of output sheets can be aligned.

Slit

Insert paper to manually staple the paper. You can specify the time period for the paper to be stapled after inserting the paper.

Front cover (lower) (Booklet Finisher-AC)

Open to remove jammed paper, clear a staple jam, or replace the staple cartridge in the saddle stitcher unit.

Booklet tray (Booklet Finisher-AC only)

The printouts that are saddle stitched are output to this tray.

Tray C

The prints are output to this tray. You can specify functions for which the tray is used by configuring <Output Tray Settings>. <Output Tray Settings>
NOTE
To output large size paper to Tray A and Tray B, set the trays as indicated below.

Internal View

 
Booklet Finisher-AC
Staple Finisher-AC

Saddle stitcher unit (Booklet Finisher-AC only)

Pull out to remove jammed paper or clear a staple jam in the saddle stitcher unit, or to replace the staple cartridge.

Punch waste tray (2/3 Hole Puncher Unit-A, 2/4 Hole Puncher Unit-A, 4 Hole Puncher Unit-A)

Pull out to discard punch waste. Emptying the Punch Waste (Staple Finisher-AC/Booklet Finisher-AC)
Selecting the Staple Position
Manual Stapling
Making Punch Holes
NOTE
For information on the paper sizes that can be used for Staple, Saddle Stitch, Hole Punch, and Saddle Fold, see Staple Finisher-AC/Booklet Finisher-AC.
To replace the staple cartridge of the stapler unit or saddle stitcher unit, see Loading Staples.
For how to clear a paper jam or a staple jam, see Clearing Paper Jams and Clearing Staple Jams.
The maximum number of bindable sheets may not be possible, depending on the paper type. In this case, change the paper type, or reduce the number of sheets to bind.
Collate and group
If you select <Offset> in combination with the collate or group function, each printout group is shifted.
The output trays move downward as the output paper stacks accumulate. Once an output tray has reached its stacking limit, subsequent prints are automatically delivered to the next available tray. If all of the available trays have reached their stacking limits, printing stops. Remove all of the output paper from the trays to resume printing.
Staplers
When you are using the Staple mode, do not remove the stack of paper from the output tray during the job. Remove the stack of paper when the job has been completed.
If the <Load staples into the stapler unit.> message appears, almost all of the staples have been used. To proceed, replace the staple cartridge.
If a tray reaches the lowest position limit, printing stops temporarily. Remove all of the output paper from the tray to resume printing.
Saddle stitch
The accuracy of folds may vary depending on the paper type and the number of sheets.
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