Desktop Sorter processes wide range of payments.

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Offering 8 or 12 pockets for sorting with each pocket able to hold up to 200 items, Quantum DS processes items at 200 documents per minute. Feeder mechanism enables insertion of additional items while sorter is running, providing virtually unlimited input capability. In addition to optimized imaging, MICR and optional OCR and barcode reading, sorter offers flexible endorsement options, including true-type fonts with logo graphics capabilities.

Original Press Release:

Burroughs Introduces Quantum DS - The Next Generation Sorter on the Desktop

PLYMOUTH, Mich. -- Burroughs, Inc., a leader in the payments industry and global provider of item processing equipment for the financial community, is pleased to announce the Quantum DS (desktop sorter), the next generation desktop sorter.  The Quantum DS provides the flexibility to process a wide range of payments, combined with the durability and quality that are inherently designed into all Burroughs products and services offerings.

The Quantum DS processes items at 200 documents per minute and offers either 8 or 12 pockets for sorting and improved throughput.  With each pocket able to hold up to 200 items, and the ability to define multiple physical pockets as a single logical pocket, the sorter can maintain exceptionally high throughput rates, even with heavy volume users.  The item feeder mechanism is designed to enable the insertion of additional items while the sorter is running, providing a virtually unlimited input capability.  Available features include: high quality imaging, MICR and optional multi-line OCR and barcode reading and flexible endorsement options, including true-type fonts with logo graphics capabilities.  The machine is engineered to be backward compatible with the Burroughs Quantum series, minimizing application integration efforts.

"The Quantum DS provides the perfect desktop platform for check and remittance processing in the US and abroad," remarks Alan Grote, Vice President of Sales for the Financial Industry, Worldwide. "The capabilities built into the machine provide the features necessary to efficiently process items, while the footprint, which is less than 75 lbs and 5 feet, and attractive price point provide a compelling business case for clients." 

The Quantum DS has undergone an extensive beta test process, and is available today.  Contact your Application provider or Burroughs representative for more information.

About Burroughs

Burroughs, Inc. offers its customers access to world-class service, industry-leading technology, and overall support for a portfolio of technology related needs. Our vast portfolio consists of repeatable and custom solutions like the SmartSource® check and document scanners, SmartCash(TM) cash automation solutions; ATM products, ATM parts, enterprise servers, device performance management software, asset recovery, and supplies combined with implementation and maintenance services. The sales organization works through value-added resellers, distributors and directly with clients in more than 55 countries worldwide. Today, our focus on payment systems related technologies and services results in numerous efficiencies for anyone who processes check and cash transactions.  For more information, visit


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