Overview of Perfect Binding (Cover Blank Mode)

Mount Perfect Binder PB-503, and perform perfect binding for a PDF document with 32 pages in Cover Blank mode.

In this section, you can check how to finish the printed document while actually operating with sample data (sample A).

•Example Introduced in This Section

  • Perfect Binder PB-503 is required (refer to Perfect Binder PB-503).

  • Load the cover paper (printed) for perfect binding in the cover tray of Perfect Binder PB-503. Here, the explanation assumes to use the cover tray of Perfect Binder PB-503.

Cover Paper Size: Custom (Widthwise 307 mm Lengthwise 430 mm / Widthwise 12.09" Lengthwise 16.93")

  • Only Cover Blank (for blank or printed paper) allows using the cover tray of Perfect Binder PB-503.

  • Set the cover paper size to the same size for both main body and printer driver. (Refer to Perfect Binder PB-503 / Setting and Registering Paper on the Change Individual Set Screen.)

  • The weight of the papers that can be set for perfect binding is as follows:
    Body: 62 g/m2 to 105 g/m2 / 16 lb Bond to 28 lb Bond
    Cover paper: 81 g/m2 to 216 g/m2 / 22 lb Bond to 57 lb Bond

•Intended Environment

Operating system

Windows 7


Adobe Acrobat XI Pro

Printer driver

PS Plug-in Driver

Image Controller

Image Controller IC-604

Mounted finisher

Perfect Binder PB-503

* The sample screen may be different from the actual display depending on your system environment and application version/revision.


  • Sample A: A_sample.pdf

  • Provided in the "/contents/sample/" folder on the User's Guide CD supplied with this machine.


Setting printer driver

Checking the finishing

Check the finishing of the printed document, then make adjustments with reference to the link if needed.

•Recommended Combination

  • Stamp: You can insert Date/Time, Page Number and Copy Number in each page at the time of printing. (Stamp tab of the printer driver. Refer to [Stamp] Screen.)

  • 1-sided or 2-sided print on a page basis: You can set 1-sided or 2-sided print for each page. (Page Settings tab of the printer driver. Refer to [Page Settings] Screen.)