Kirtas Kabis IIIW book scannerKirtas KABIS IIIW

Quality results are the primary objective of any book digitization project. Quality includes superior images, high accuracy OCR, comprehensive metadata, and complete book integrity. Achieving this will allow you to use the book images to their fullest capability both now and for future undefined needs. Do it once so they last forever!


Kirtas KABIS IIIW Key Features at a Glance

The new KABIS IIIW 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 ideal for fragile and rare books. Air flows and Enhanced Page Separator combine to achieve page separation and the newest SureTurn™ robotic arm with its vacuum head will gently lift and turn the page. Within the vacuum head is our Page Edge Sensor technology to detect multi-page or no-page lift conditions and automatically take programmable corrective action. The result is full book content integrity and quality. The newest KABIS Manager Plus software provides a simple user interface to let you start digitizing quickly. The new interface provides easier monitoring of page capture and management for accuracy.

Product Details

  • Quality, high-speed (2,890 pages per hour) capture
  • Patented SmartCradle dynamic book handler
  • Low-stress support for rare, fragile documents
  • Robotics that are gentler than the human hand
  • SureTurn robotic arm uses vacuum system to gently pick up and turn one page at a time
  • Digitize 3 & 4 ring notebooks and spiral bound
  • KABIS Manager Plus retrieves available metadata and creates MARC records, DublinCore, & MODS files

Technical Specifications

OPERATION Automatic, Semi-automatic, Manual
CYCLE SPEED Up to 2,890 images per hour
TONE 24-bit Color, JPG or CR2
 CAPTURE  Two 22.1 megapixel Canon Cameras and lenses 300 or 325 or 400 or 500 or 600 dpi
(book size & lens dependent)
 PAGE SIZE 300dpi or 325dpi up to 11 x 14″ (285mm x 355mm)
400dpi up to 9 x 12″ (A4)
600dpi up to 6 x 9″   (A5) 4.5” x 7” minimum (11.5 x 17.8 cm), automated mode
 PAPER  13–80 lb (49–300 gsm)
 BINDING  Up to 4” (10 cm)
 DIMENSIONS 33” x 32” x 47” (W x D x H)
84 x 82 x 121 cm (W x D x H)
 ACCURACY Page Edge Sensor, Enhanced Page Separator
 WEIGHT 200 lbs (91 kg) approx.
 POWER Standard 110-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
15 Amp Receptacle
  • File Output from LIMB:  Color, grayscale, bitonal TIFF, JPEG, JP2, PDF, PDF/A, BMP, JPEG or CR2 etc., METS compliant
  • File Output with LIMB and OCR added: METS/ALTO compliant, txt
  • LIMB interpolation up to 600dpi
 CONTROLLER  Dual core processor
1 TB hard drive
Gigabit Ethernet card
Windows 10 64 bit OS
22” Wide Screen Monitor
Mini keyboard & mouse
 INCLUDED KABIS Manager Plus software
KABIS Controller
Monitor arm mount and keyboard shelf
Barcode scanner
Small book extension kit
Foot pedal
Enhanced Page Separator
Page Edge Sensor
 OPTIONAL Height-adjustable, ergonomic table
LIMB™ Imaging Software
LIMB™ Desktop Software
LIMB™ Server Software
LIMB™ Workstation 16 computer
LIMB™ Server 16 Computer
100mm Macro Lens (2 required)