Staple Finisher-AB/Booklet Finisher-AB/Paper Folding/Booklet Finisher-A/Buffer Pass Unit-P/2/3 Hole Puncher Unit-A/2/4 Hole Puncher Unit-A (for the 230 V Machine Only)

Installing "Staple Finisher-AB", "Booklet Finisher-AB" or "Paper Folding/Booklet Finisher-A" enables you to use the following finish functions.
Collate
The printouts are collated into sets arranged in page order of the original.
 
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 saddle stitch and output the printouts by using the "Booklet Finisher-AB" and "Paper Folding/Booklet Finisher-A."
 
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.
For information on the paper sizes that can be used for Staple Free, see Staple Finisher-AB/Booklet Finisher-AB/Paper Folding/Booklet Finisher-A.
For information on the functions or paper that cannot be used with Staple Free, see "Restrictions on Combinations of Copy Functions" or Paper Not Available for Finishing. The following are unavailable depending on the staple position.
Paper not available for two-sided printing
Mixed paper sizes
Depending on the usage environment and paper type, the crimped part may be split easily.
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 original, copy or scan it, and then staple the original again.
Saddle Fold (Booklet Finisher-AB/Paper Folding/Booklet Finisher-A only)
The printouts are folded into half its size. Up to three sheets together can be folded.
Saddle C-Fold (Paper Folding/Booklet Finisher-A only)
You can divide the paper into three sections so that it folds in the shape of a C.
TIPS
If you install the "2/3 Hole Puncher Unit-A" or "2/4 Hole Puncher Unit-A" (for the 230 V machine only) in the "Staple Finisher-AB", "Booklet Finisher-AB" or "Paper Folding/Booklet Finisher-A," you can punch holes in your printouts.

External View

 
Booklet Finisher-AB/Paper Folding/Booklet Finisher-A
Staple Finisher-AB

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>

Buffer Pass Unit-P

Open to remove jammed paper.

Front cover (upper)

Open to remove jammed paper, clear a staple jam in the stapler unit and saddle stitcher unit, or replace the staple cartridge. If the "2/3 Hole Puncher Unit-A" or "2/4 Hole Puncher Unit-A" (for the 230 V machine only) is installed, open to discard punch waste.

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-AB/Paper Folding/Booklet Finisher-A only)

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

Booklet tray (Booklet Finisher-AB/Paper Folding/Booklet Finisher-A only)

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

Lock Release Lever (Booklet Finisher-AB/Paper Folding/Booklet Finisher-A only)

Pull down the lever to unlock the paper stopper.

Paper Stopper (Booklet Finisher-AB/Paper Folding/Booklet Finisher-A only)

When you lower the paper stopper, pull down the lock release lever. If you lower the paper stopper without pulling down the lock release lever, the paper stopper may be damaged.
Lower the paper stopper to cancel the restriction on the number of book binding copies and print continuously. This is useful when you print often in large quantities. However, make sure that you prepare a receiving box to prevent the output paper from scattering on the floor.

 Paper Stopper
 Lock Release Lever

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>

Internal View

 
Booklet Finisher-AB/Paper Folding/Booklet Finisher-A
Staple Finisher-AB

Saddle stitcher unit (Booklet Finisher-AB/Paper Folding/Booklet Finisher-A 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 (for the 230 V machine only))

Pull out to discard punch waste. Emptying the Punch Waste (Optional)
Selecting the Staple Position
Manual Stapling
Making Punch Holes
For information on the paper sizes that can be used for Staple, Saddle Stitch, Hole Punch, and Saddle Fold, see Staple Finisher-AB/Booklet Finisher-AB/Paper Folding/Booklet Finisher-A.
To replace the staple cartridge of the stapler unit or saddle stitcher unit, see Loading Staples (Optional).
For how to clear a paper jam or a staple jam, see Clearing Paper Jams and Clearing Staple Jams (Optional).
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.
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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