Kirtas KABIS I

The KABIS I system continues the Kirtas tradition by providing the SmartCradle™ with new automatic book centering that increases post-processing productivity. The 110 degree position is optimal for low stress, gentle book positioning and is pages, and the newest SureTurn™ robotic arm with its vacuum head will gently lift and turn the page. The result is full book content integrity and quality.


Product Details

  • Quality, high-speed (up to 1,600 pages per hour)
  • Capture images at 300 x 300 dpi or 325 x 325 dpi or 400 x 400dpi 24 bit color
  • Patented SmartCradle™ dynamic book holder with automatic adjustment
  • Low-stress support for rare, fragile books
  • Robotics that are gentler than the human hand
  • SureTurn robotic arm picks up and turns each page
  • Digitize spiral bound and 3 and 4 ring notebooks effortlessly
  • Metadata retrieval and creation MARC records, DublinCore, and MODS files
  • Manufactured and assembled in North America

Technical Specifications


30 megapixel Canon camera & Canon lens
300dpi or 325dpi up to 11 x 14” (28 x 35.6cm)
400dpi up to 9 x 12” A4

 PAGE SIZE 11 x 14″ (280 x 355mm) maximum
4.5” x 7” minimum (11.5 x 17.8 cm)
Automatic 2”x 3” minimum (50 x 75mm) Manual 
 PAPER 13-80 lb (49-300 gsm) 
 BINDING Up to 4” (10 cm) Automatic

33” x 32” x 47” (W x D x H)
84 x 82 x 121 cm (W x D x H)

 WEIGHT 200lbs (75 kg) approx.

Standard 110-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
15 Amp Receptacle





 OUTPUT File Output from Camera:  JPEG or CR2
File Output from LIMB™:  Color, grayscale, bitonal TIFF, JPEG, JP2, PDF, PDF/A, BMP, etc., METS compliant
File Output from LIMB™ and OCR added: METS/ALTO compliant, txt
Color, grayscale, bitonal, TIF, JPG, JP2, Searchable PDF with OCR, PDF/A with OCR METS/ALTO, DC, MODS, TXT with LIMB software
LIMB interpolation up to 600dpi

KABIS Controller
  Dual Core Processor 
  16 GB RAM
  1 TB hard drive
  Gigabit Ethernet card
  Windows 10 64 bit OS
  22″ monitor, Keyboard & mouse
KABIS Manager Plus software
Foot Pedal

 OPTIONAL Small Book Extensin 
Barcode Scanner
Height-adjustable, ergonomic table
Enhanced Page Separator
Page Edge Sensor
Swing Arm Monitor and Keyboard Tray Mount
LIMB™ Imaging Software
LIMB™ Desktop Software 
LIMB™ Server Software 
LIMB™ Workstation 16 Computer
LIMB™ Server 16 Computer 
ABBYY or IRIS OCR Modules 



Manufactured and assembled In North America