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Components

The major component of the Infoprint 3000 Models ED1/ED2 Advanced Function Duplex Printing System is a pair of duplex printers, hereafter referred to as a duplex printing system.

The duplex printing system can be used for duplex, dual simplex, and simplex printing applications.

In this publication the first printer is called Printer 1, and the second printer is called Printer 2.

Printer 1

Printer 1 includes the following:

Printer 2

Printer 2 includes the following:

Buffer/Flipper Unit

This unit guides the paper path from the first printer to the second printer in a dual-printer configuration. The unit allows the forms to take the following paths from the first printer to the second printer:

The unit turns the forms over (flips) so the other side of the forms can be printed by the second printer.

An additional turning/flipping is required for the 'h' configuration. Purchase of this unit is the responsibility of the customer. It must be available when the printing system is installed.

Urge Unit

This unit assists in feeding forms from the Buffer/Flipper Unit under the printer into the tractor-feed area of the printer. This power-driven roller assembly is on the floor in the forms input area of Printer 2. The continuous forms are threaded through the unit.

Note:
If an urge unit is supplied with any preprocessing equipment, the IBM-supplied urge unit is installed on Printer 2 and the vendor-supplied urge unit is installed on Printer 1.

An external urge unit may be required for the 'h' printer configuration, depending on such factors as paper weight and customer floor conditions. Purchase of this unit is the responsibility of the customer. It must be available when the printing system is installed.