NBS Technologies Month End S-18 and D-40 ImageMaster Clearance Sale

NBS Technologies is having a month end clearance on both their S-18 and D-40 ImageMaster Card Issuance Machines.

Receive an additional 15% off the NBS Technologies S-18 and D-40 ImageMaster machines when you buy and have order shipped before March 31, 2016.

Contact Symco Group today at 800-878-8002 or email us at info@symcogroup.com to purchase one or more NBS Technologies ImageMaster S-18 or D-40 card printers.

ImageMaster S-18 Specifications

NBS Technology ImageMaster S-18

  • Single-sided
    • Fast, monochrome printing single-sided up to 1800 single-sided cards depending on card layout
  • Print mode
    • Thermal transfer (mono)
  • Card encoding options
    • SmartSys™ Tabletop Batch Issuance software control designed especially for NBS desktop card printers, Magnetic encoding: 3 track, Dual Coercivity, ISO 7811, Bit to Bit (binary), Smart Card ISO 7816 personalization, Thin card kit for 0.015” (0.38mm) and 0.020” (0.51 mm) cards, Contactless (RF) Mifare card
  • Warranty
    • 12 month
  • Printer interfaces
    • Keyboard for manual data entry, RS-232C Serial 9 Pin; Ethernet 10/100bT, TCP/IP printing using LPR/LPD or Raw socket
  • Software drivers
    • Supports online printing from a variety of host computers including PC running Microsoft Windows® 7, XP and AS-400
    • Supports both internally generated layouts using ASCII text fields from host computer, or full Microsoft Windows® compatibility with Windows 7, Windows XP and Windows 2000 drivers.
    • Supported by NBS SmartSys™ Tabletop Batch Issuance software, a user-friendly, Windows card design and production application, ideal for batch issuance.
  • Fonts/Images
    • 300 dots per inch (11.8 dots per mm) resolution. Full range of monochrome color ribbons (full and half widths) available.
    • Shipped with Swiss Regular: 6, 8, 10, 14, 18, 24 pt, Swiss Italics: 6, 8, 10, 14 pt, OCRA: 10, 12 pt, Dutch Bold: 6, 8, 10, 18, 24 pt, Any True-Type font can be downloaded from Microsoft Windows to support customized fonts
    • PC Dash Board software for use in downloading additional fonts and images also used for flash loading of firmware for easy updates. It also can be used to back the machine settings.
  • Barcodes
    • EAN 13 & 8, UPC-A, Code 39, Codabar, Code 128, Code I 2 of 5
  • Card capacity
    • 200 – auto-card feeder input hopper,
    • 200 – auto-unload stacker,
    • 25 – reject tray,
    • Two production counters, one re-settable
  • Weight
    • 52 lbs (23.6kg)
  • Power source
    • 110-230 Volts, 50-60 Hz
  • Dimensions
    • 14” (356mm) D x 19” (482mm) W x 12” (305mm)
  • Environment
    • Operating temperature: 15°C to 30°C
    • Relative humidity: 20% to 65% non-condensing
    • Storage temperature: -5°C to 70°C
    • Storage humidity: 20% to 70% non-condensing
    • Ventilation: Free air
  • Monochrome Print
    • speedSingle-sided: Up to 1800 cards per hour
    • Automatic card cleaning mechanism with user configurable cleaning

Card Specifications

  • Types
    • PVC & composite PVC – including breakaway and key cards
  • Maximum print area
    • 0.100” +/- 0.010” from side edges of card
  • Card width/length
    • ISO 7810 (CR-80) 2.125” (54 mm) x 3.375” (86 mm)
  • Card thickness0
    • .024” (0.61 mm) to 0.030” (0.76mm)
  • Optional
    • Thin card kit for 0.015” (0.38mm) and 0.020” (0.51 mm) cards

ImageMaster D-40 Specifications

NBS Technology ImageMaster D-40

  • Single/Dual-sided
    • Fast, monochrome printing single-sided and double-sided printing
  • Print method
    • Thermal transfer (mono)
  • Card encoding options
    • SmartSys™ Tabletop batch Ussuance software designed especially for NBS desktop card printers, Magnetic encoding: 3 track, Dual Coercivity, ISO 7811, Bit to Bit (binary), Smart Card ISO 7816 personalization, Thin card kit for 0.015” (0.38mm) and 0.020” (0.51 mm) cards, Contactless (RF) Mifare card
  • Warranty
    • 12 month
  • Printer interfaces
    • Two-line, 40-character LCD
    • Keyboard for manual data entry, RS-232C Serial 9 Pin; Ethernet 10/100bT, TCP/IP printing using LPR/LPD or Raw socket
  • Software drivers
    • Supports online printing from a variety of host computers including PC running Microsoft Windows 7, XP and AS-400
      Supports both internally generated layouts using ASCII text fields from host computer, or full Microsoft Windows® compatibility with Windows 7, Windows XP and Windows 2000 drivers.
    • Supported by NBS SmartSys™ Tabletop machine control software, a user-friendly, Windows card design and production application, ideal for batch issuance.
  • Fonts/Images
    • 300 dots per inch (11.8 dots per mm) resolution.
    • Full range of monochrome color ribbons (full and half widths) available.
    • Shipped with Swiss Regular: 6, 8, 10, 14, 18, 24 pt, Swiss Italics: 6, 8, 10, 14 pt, OCRA: 10, 12 pt, Dutch Bold: 6, 8, 10, 18, 24 pt, Any True-Type font can be downloaded from Microsoft Windows to support customized fonts
    • PC Dash Board software for use in downloading additional fonts and images also used for flash loading of firmware for easy updates. It also can be used to back the machine settings.
      BarcodesEAN 13 & 8, UPC-A, Code 39, Codabar, Code 128, Code I 2 of 5
  • Card capacity
    • 500 – auto-card feeder input hopper,
    • 500 – auto-unload stacker,
    • 25 – reject tray,
    • Two production counters, one re-settable
  • Weight
    • 70 lbs (31.8kg)
  • Power source
    • 110-230 Volts, 50-60 Hz FCC Class B, CE and ETL approved
  • Dimensions
    • 16” (407mm) D x 24” (610mm) W x 23” (585mm)
  • Environment
    • Operating temperature: 15°C to 30°C
    • Relative humidity: 20% to 65% non-condensing
    • Storage temperature: -5°C to 70°C
    • Storage humidity: 20% to 70% non-condensing
    • Ventilation: Free air Monochrome
  • Print speed
    • Single-sided: Up to 4000 cards per hour
    • Dual-sided: Up to 1500 cards per hour
    • Automatic card cleaning mechanism with user configurable cleaning

Card Specifications

  • Types
    • PVC & composite PVC – including breakaway and key cards
    • Maximum print area
      • 0.100” +/- 0.010” from side edges of card
    • Card width/length
      • ISO CR-80-ISO 7810: 53.98mm (W) x 85.60mm (L) / 3.375” x 2.125”
      • Card thickness0.024” (0.61 mm) to 0.030” (0.76mm) , (Optional)
      • Thin card kit0.015” (0.38mm) and 0.020” (0.51 mm) cards

NBS Technologies Consumable and Parts “Stock Up and Save” Promotion

Stock Up and Save Promotion

  • Order $2,000 USD worth of CTC Spare Parts / Consumables and receive a 2.5% discount.
  • Order $5,000 USD worth of CTC Spare Parts / Consumables and receive a 5% discount.
  • Order $15,000 USD worth of CTC Spare Parts / Consumables and receive a 7.5% discount.

Print head Promotion

  • 5% discount when you order 3 or more printheads (Part number 6423).

Note: Printhead promotion cannot be combined with Stock and Save Promotion.

Promotion ends March 31st 2016.

Contact Symco Group at 800-878-8002 or email us at info@symcogroup.com to buy parts, Supplies or Printheads for your NBS card issuance equipment.

Wanted – Pitney Bowes APS Mail Inserter

Symco Group has a client looking to purchase a Pitney Bowes APS mail inserter.

If you have one for sale, please contact Symco Group at 800-878-8002 or email us at info@symcogroup.com

Pitney Bowes MSE 12 6×9 – 12 Station Inserter For Sale

Symco Group has a client looking to sell a Pitney Bowes MSE 12 6×9 – 12 station inserter.

Machine is currently installed and in service and will be de-installed the first part of April and available thereafter. The system was purchased in January 2011 and the meter reads 82,582,490.

If you are interested in purchasing this Pitney Bowes FPS, please contact Symco Group immediately at info@symcogroup.com or 800-878-8002.

Pitney Bowes Configuration:

  • ZXM4 – MSE12 12 FDR 6×9 Chassis
  • Y102 – Right Angle Form Conveyor
  • Y21D – Dual Web Cutter
  • Y270B – Barcode (2) – Dual Web Bottom Mount
  • Y12A – 1/8″ L>R Blade Block Assembly
  • Y194C – Funnel Kit for C
  • OSSI – Custom Input Features
  • Y203 – Standard FIM
  • Y208 – Accumulator / Folder Module
  • R257 – Low Cap Divert with Smart Deflect
  • Y583 – Additional APS Monitor Non TM1
  • Y15J – Bouncing Chute Coil Spring
  • ZXB2 – Buffer with TNT
  • ZX50C – Servo Friction Feeders (Qty 12)
  • FL56 – Top Edge Marker
  • Y315B – Final Assembly Timing Belt Driven VDS (Qty 2)
  • Y491 – On Edge Stacker
  • RD88 – Advanced DC
  • RD67 – Application Engineering
  • RD3K – DC Computer HPI

Save money on your Unisys mainframe maintenance

Symco Group has provided on-site maintenance repair for the entire line of Unisys (MCP and OS) mainframes since 1985. Symco Group first began maintaining the Burroughs (Unisys) B1x00’s in the early 1980’s, then as our customers migrated to the Unisys A series, Symco Group evolved as well supporting everything from the A1 to the largest A19. Once Unisys came out with the NX and LX series, Symco Group again invested in the infrastructure to support the entire line from the NX4200 through the NX6800’s as well as the LX’s (OS2200).Today, we are capable of supporting all the previous generations of Unisys mainframes as well as the Unisys Libra and Dorado series.

Our customers include or have included the top companies in every industry. Fortunate 50 companies through local governments and small businesses.

In addition to the Unisys mainframe, Symco Group provides support for all the peripherals that make up a computer room. These include disk subsystems, tape subsystems, printers, optical drives, etc.

Our support is all inclusive and covers all hardware break-fix repair, software support including MCP, preventive maintenance, parts and travel.

Maintenance Support Overview:

  • Proven transition plans
  • One contract for all service
  • Customized support agreements to meet your unique needs
  • All inclusive: Hardware, Software and technical support
  • Equal to or improved support coverage in relation to Unisys
  • Savings between 30% and 50% off Unisys maintenance rates
  • Financially backed Service Level Agreements (SLA’s)
  • Multi-vendor Support
  • 100% parts guarantee
  • Customized reporting
  • Service Plans tailored to meet your requirements
  • Response times designed to accommodate your requirements
  • Real time call closing

Symco Group provides third party Unisys maintenance support across the United States for a fraction of the price Unisys charges. We also have a history of supporting Unisys sites in overseas markets.

If you have a Unisys mainframe and are looking to extend it’s life, lower your operating cost or are looking to transition to a different platform and need support, contact Symco Group today at 800-878-8002 or email info@symcogroup.com.

Looking to purchase GBR 420 and 438 Accumulator / Feeder / Folders

Symco Group is in the market to purchase GBR 420 and GBR 438 Smart Accumulator / Feeder / Folders.

If you have one or more for sale, please contact Symco Group at 800-878-8002 or email info@symcogroup.com. When emailing, please send pictures of units you have available.

GBR 420T Smart Feeder Folder

GBR 420T Smart Feeder Folder

The GBR 420T Smart Feeder/Folder, the premier folder of the mail industry, with installations worldwide, offers an economical and versatile solution to personalizing and inserting mail.

At a speed of up to 30,000 documents per hour, the 420T reads a wide variety of optical codes to accurately assembly documents into address-matched sets, up to five for a letter fold and seven pages for a half fold. The address matched sets are then folded for inserting directly into the gripper arm or open feed station of an inserter. With the added features of up to twelve stations of intelligent selection, dual metering with postal weight calculation and divert, envelope suppression and sequential start-up and shut down, it is easy to see why the 420T is the premier intelligent folder for the mailing industry.

The 420T can also operate off-line by simply purchasing the off-line conveyor option.

  • High folding capacity, up to five pages for a letter fold, seven pages for a half fold 
  • Advanced touch screen for BCR multiple job set-up and recall
  • Up to 30,000 documents per hour
  • Runs on-line with conventional, non-intelligent inserters
  • Up to twelve intelligent station selection
  • Intelligent read systems (OMR, 3 of 9, 128 and 2 of 5 interleaved barcodes) 
  • Envelope suppression and sequential start-up and shut down
  • Dual metering with postal weight calculation and divert
  • Operates off-line with conveyor option
  • Cut-sheet or optional continuous form feed

Specifications:

  • Speed:
    • Up to 30,000 documents per hour
  • Paper Supply:
    • Min / Max. Paper Size:
      • 7″ W x 7″ L
      • 8 1/2″ W x 11″ L
      • 8 1/2″ W x 14″ L
      • Optional: 11″ x 8 1/2″
    • Paper Weight:
      • 20-24 lb bond
      • Inquire for heavier weights
    • Paper Capacity:
      • 2,000 sheets
      • Optional: 6,500 sheets
    • Fold Types:
      • “C”
      • “Z”
      • “V”
      • Double “V”
  • Power Source:
    • 110 Volts, Single Phase, 60 Hz, 15 amp.
    • 220 Volts, Single Phase, 50 or 60 Hz, 10 amp (optional)
  • System Dimensions:
    • 120″ L x 26″ W x 52″ H
  • System Weight:
    • Approximately 400 lbs
  • Read Systems:
    • Line Code Read Systems (OMR)
    • Industry Standard Barcodes: 3 of 9, 128, and 2 of 5 interleaved
    • 2-D Barcode – DataMatrix
    • OCR/2-D Barcode
  • Other Features:
    • Large capacity top-loading, bottom feeder (approximately 1,500 sheets) and optional BSA 5000 Bulk Loader increases loading capacity to approximately 6,500 sheets.
    • Four plate folder with accumulation station for up to five pages for a letter fold or seven pages for a half fold.
    • Ultrasonic double detect, non-read, fixed count operation
    • Intelligent error display including mis-feed and jam detection
    • Counter modes: Total Count, Batch Count, Re-settable Count
    • Optional – Output conveyors
      • Shingling output conveyor/stacker
      • Transfer conveyor interface to gripper arm
      • Open feed station

GBR 438 Smart Feeder / Folder

GBR 438 Smart Feeder Folder

The 438 Smart Feeder/Folder is the highest quality intelligent feeder/folder system in the mail industry. Utilizing a heavy-duty folder with polyurethane/steel rollers, the 438 is designed for maximum productivity, 24-hour, seven day a week production.

The advanced touch screen adds the feature of operator programmable BCR multiple job set-up and recall. At a speed of up to 30,000 documents per hour, the 438 reads a wide variety of optical codes to accurately assemble documents into address-matched sets, up to eight pages for a letter fold and twelve pages for a half fold. The address matched sets are then folded for inserting directly into the gripper arm or open feed station of an inserter.

With the added features of up to twelve stations of intelligent selection, dual metering with postage weight calculation and divert, envelope suppression and sequential start-up and shut down, the 438 can convert a standard inserter into an intelligent system. The 438 also operates off-line by simply purchasing the off-line conveyor option.

The 438 Smart Feeder/Folder is the highest quality intelligent feeder/folder system in the mail industry. Utilizing a heavy-duty folder with polyurethane/steel rollers, the 438 is designed for maximum productivity, 24-hour, seven day a week production.

With the added features of up to twelve stations of intelligent selection, dual metering with postage weight calculation and divert, envelope suppression and sequential start-up and shut down, the 438 can convert a standard inserter into an intelligent system. The 438 also operates off-line by simply purchasing the off-line conveyor option.

  • Designed for maximum productivity, 24-hour, seven day a week mail production
  • High folding capacity, up to eight pages for a letter fold, twelve pages for a half fold
  • Advanced touch screen for BCR multiple job set-up and recall
  • Up to 30,000 documents per hour
  • Runs on-line with conventional, non-intelligent inserters
  • Up to twelve intelligent station selection
  • Envelope suppression and sequential start-up and shut down
  • Dual metering with postal weight calculation and divert
  • Cut-sheet or optional continuous form feed

Specifications:

  • Speed:
    • Up to 30,000 documents per hour
  • Paper Supply:
    • Min / Max. Paper Size:
      • 8 1/2″ W x 11″ L / A4 / 8 1/2″ W x 14″ L
      • Optional: 11″ x 8 1/2″
    • Paper Weight:
      • 20-24 lb bond
      • Inquire for heavier weights
    • Paper Capacity:
      • 2,000 sheets
      • Optional: 6,500 sheets
    • Fold Types:
      • “C”
      • “Z”
      • “V”
      • Double “V”
  • Power Source:
    • 220 Volts, Single Phase with a neutral
    • 208 Volts, Three Phase with a neutral
  • System Dimensions:
    • 106″ L x 26″ W x 58″ H
  • System Weight:
    • Approximately 725 lbs
  • Read Systems:
    • Line Code Read Systems (OMR)
    • Industry Standard Barcodes: 3 of 9, 128, and 2 of 5 interleaved
    • 2-D Barcode – DataMatrix
    • OCR/2-D Barcode
  • Other Features:
    • Optional – Bulk loader feeding capacity by 6,500 sheets
    • Accumulation station for up to 8 pages letter fold, 12 pages half fold.
    • Ultrasonic double detect, non-read, fixed count operation
    • Intelligent error display including mis-feed and jam detection
    • Counter modes: Total Count, Batch Count, Re-settable Count
    • Optional – Output conveyors
      • Shingling output conveyor/stacker
      • Transfer conveyor interface to gripper arm
      • Open feed station

 

 

 

 

Bell and Howell Swing Arm Technician Needed…

Symco Group Position Available:
Symco Group is in the process of hiring for a part time Bell and Howell tech to work in our Buford, Georgia office rebuilding Bell and Howell Swing Arm Inserters to include Bell and Howell Mailstar 350, Bell and Howell Mailstar 400, Bell and Howell Mailstar 450, Bell and Howell Mailstar 500, Bell and Howell Mailstar 10000, etc.
This position has the potential to turn into a full time position with the right engineer.
Skills Required:
  • Capability of rebuilding swing arm inserters to a high level with deadlines.
  • Capability of troubleshooting and repairing issues with these inserters.
  • Capability of rebuilding auxiliary items such as conveyors, feeders, folders and accumulators
  • Capability of installing and testing intelligence and reading
  • Capability of deinstalling and preparing for shipping of completed inserter
  • Capability of installing at customer location of completed inserter.

 

Experience Required:
The perfect candidate lives in the Atlanta Georgia area and has a background of rebuilding swing arm inserters from manufacturers such as Bell and Howell / Pinnacle, Pitney Bowes, Mailcrafter and / or Sensible Technologies. The minimum requirement is someone who has provided ongoing break-fix repair on these machines for 5 or more years and has extensive knowledge of troubleshooting and upgrading.
Location:
Technician / Engineer will have to live in the Atlanta Georgia area and be able to commute to our office in Buford Georgia.
Compensation:
Our preference is to start out by paying on a “per machine” basis and then look at full time employment which will be dictated by quality of the product produced and time required to complete. We are also open to paying an hour wage based on time to rebuild and then looking at full time employment which again will be dictated by quality of the product produced and time required to complete. For installations and training, we pay a flat “per day rate” plus expenses.
If you are interested in this position, please send your resume to Symco Group at info@symcogroup.com.
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