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Catalyst II 6000/6000N

Robust quality and performance for small to medium-volume clinics or offices, with choice of printer.

Rimage Catalyst is the latest in the Rimage line of disc publishing systems, and is ideal for customers with medium-volume requirements. Catalyst is the perfect hybrid of the rugged durability of Producer, with the features of a Professional system. Engineered with filtered positive airflow, the Rimage Catalyst series is ideal for reliable operations even in challenging environmental conditions.

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Rimage Catalyst® series is ideal for customers with medium-volume requirements. Catalyst is the perfect hybrid of the rugged durability of Producer, with the features of a Professional system. Engineered with filtered positive airflow, the Rimage Catalyst series is ideal for reliable operations even in challenging environmental conditions.

Catalyst II 6000/6000N

1Integrated DiscWatch™ Status Light

Visual monitoring of disc production progress. Decreases system idle time.

2Lockable Door


3LCD Display

Provides real-time status on the system, ribbons and discs.

4Front-Access USB 3.0 Port

Easy data transfer for walk-up use.

5Filtered Positive Airflow

Filter traps dirt and debris for reliable performance even in challenging environmental conditions.

6Robotic Arm

Patented single-plane radial robotics for fast, reliable transfers. Parallel recording and printing increases disc throughput.

7Internal Disc Recorders

Two quick change recorders for CD / DVD / BD.

8Three 50-disc Bins

Bins are configurable as input or output. Status display shows bin assignments.

Catalyst II 6000/6000N
Catalyst II 6000/6000N

9Embedded Computer (Catalyst 6000N only)

Processor | Intel 4th Generation i3-4330. HDD Storage | Two 500 GB hard drives: Configured as two RAID 0 volumes. RAM | 8 GB

10Connection Panel

Two 1GB Ethernet, USB 3.0, HDMI, DVI & Audio In/Out

11Everest Encore Thermal Retransfer

Everest Encore printer provides full-color or monochrome printing; also available with Prism III monochrome direct thermal printing. 600 DPI delivers photo quality images. Same print process as personalized credit cards.

1250-disc external output bin

Increased output capacity. Visual monitoring of job progress. Allows internal bins to be 100% input (150 discs).

13Ergonomic Lift Handles

Catalyst II 6000/6000N


Rimage Catalyst incorporates proven, durable components, air filtration innovations, new usability features, a small-footprint frame, and choice of printer. Catalyst is a best-in-class system that is unlike anything else in the market.


The Rimage Catalyst series introduces filtered positive airflow into the Rimage product line, offering reliability in environments where dust or debris in the air would normally cripple sensitive robotic systems. Air for cooling is pulled into the system through a commonly available filter, driven by the system’s fan. This increases air pressure inside the system, preventing nearly all dust and dirt that would find its way inside. Air leaving the system is actively pushed out due to this air pressure, effectively restricting debris from coming in through system vents.



  Catalyst II 6000N Catalyst II 6000
Number of Recorders 2 2
Carousel / Total Capacity 3 bins / 150 discs
External Output Bin Capacity 50 disc external output bin
CPU Intel Core i3-6100 User Supplied, see Minimum PC Specs
Trusted Platform Module (TPM) Included N/A
HDD Storage 2 x 500 GB
Two RAID 0 volumes
User Supplied
RAM 8 GB User Supplied
Operating System Win 10 Enterprise 64-bit User Supplied
Network Adapters Two 1 GB Ethernet User Supplied
Expansion Slots 0 User Supplied
Height 25.5 in / 64.7 cm
Width 16 in / 40.6 cm
Depth 23.25 in / 59 cm
Weight (without printer) 65.3 lb / 29.7 kg 61.7 lb / 28 kg
Weight w/ Everest Encore 109.3 lb / 49.7 kg 105.7 lb / 48 kg
Weight w/ Prism III 85.3 lb / 38.8 kg 81.7 lb / 37.1 kg
Power Specifications 100-240 VAC, 60/50 Hz, 3.9-2.6 AMP, 500 watt Maximum
Allow space (3.5” or 9 cm) in rear of machine for cabling.



Medical Disc System (MDS) software, available on this product model, supports DICOM integration to serve the medical market.


Every Rimage Catalyst Series disc publishing system includes the Rimage Software Suite (RSS), a complete set of software unlocking the full potential of the Rimage system. The suite includes tools to submit and manage print and record jobs, create unique artwork for each disc, monitor and control system operation of one or a number of Rimage systems, and integrate into workflows to fully automate disc publishing.


  • CD Designer™ provides users the ability to create, import, and customize graphics to be printed on your disc surface.
  • QuickDisc™ allows users to assemble and submit projects to their Rimage system.
  • Rimage System Manager allows users to fully control and monitor all Rimage systems from any location on the network. View the status of jobs, configure bins and get accurate available media counts to keep production flowing.
  • Rimage Services includes Production Server to control the hardware and manage all aspects of printing and recording, Image Server to create a wide range of disc formats with options such as image encryption with password protection, and other Rimage services that enable the functionality of client software tools.

For maximum flexibility, RSS also includes web clients for Windows® and Mac OS® that provide the same capability, but without the need to install any software:

  • WebQD™ extends primary functionality of QuickDisc to any computer with network access to the Rimage system and a web browser.
  • WebRSM™ extends the functionality of Rimage System Manager to any computer with network access to the Rimage system and a web browser.

Available upon request at no charge to Rimage disc publishing users simply by contacting Rimage Support:

  • Software Developer Kit (SDK) includes the APIs (Application Programming Interface) and information needed to integrate the Rimage with other software and automate the Rimage system in custom workflows.



Rimage printable CD/DVD/BD media is engineered to achieve an exceptional, professional look, helping you treat every project like it’s your most important one. Whether you purchase single layer CD or DVD, single or dual layer Blu-ray, silver or white discs, Rimage media is sourced to exact specifications. Discs are taken through rigorous quality assurance processes and manufactured to the tolerances required for Rimage robotic and printing systems.

Rimage media is designed to work together with Rimage ribbons and ink cartridges for extraordinary print quality and data integrity, and is matched precisely to your system’s specifications for faster write speeds and error-free operation.

Everest® discs contain a special top coating optimized for Rimage printers, resulting in better print quality and system performance. Your finished Everest disc is scratch-proof, waterproof, fade-resistant, and UV protected.

Media for Prism™ printers includes CDs, DVDs, and Blu-ray discs with lacquer surface for optimal direct thermal transfer printing.


Make a great impression.

With Rimage thermal ribbons, you get the very best from your Everest printer. The three-paneled CMY ribbons make full-color artwork come to life with levels of sharpness and detail unique to Rimage printers. For black and white images or simple black text, monochrome ribbons are ideal for high resolution, full-coverage, and superior grayscale printing. Retransfer ribbons bring it all together by fusing artwork and data to the discs, making sure that with every job—big or small—you’ll consistently print images and text that will not fade, scratch or smudge for the life of the disc.

Everest Encore Ribbon Features

  • Highest print resolution in the industry—600dpi
  • Fixed yields and predictable cost per printed disc
  • Provides scratch proof, waterproof, fade resistant and UV protected printing
  • Optimized for use with Everest printers
  • Available for purchase in single packs or in Rimage Media Kits


Get high quality at a low cost.

Rimage offers a selection of monochrome thermal ribbons tailored to Prism printing. Enjoy high quality monochrome prints and vector artwork with black, blue, or red thermal ribbons. You’ll benefit from the lowest-cost per print for on-demand CD and DVD printing plus clear, crisp text and images that last.

Prism Ribbon Features

  • 2100+ prints or more with black, red and blue Prism ribbons
  • Waterproof and scratch-resistant images and text
  • Zero drying time
  • Proven to offer superior print performance as well as lasting durability in competitive assessment testing
  • Optimized for use with Prism printers

Only Rimage media is approved and guaranteed. For full details, view the Rimage Optical Media Guarantee.



Downloads & Links

Name Lan Type Size Version Publish date Download
Rimage Catalyst Series Data Sheet EN PDF 2023/05/23
Filtered Positive Airflow Data Sheet EN PDF 2023/05/23
Minimum PC Specs (for use with Catalyst 6000) EN PDF 2023/05/23



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