Pro-Bind has introduced the Pro-Bind 1000, which can thermal bind soft and hard covers with fits up to a 3/4" spine. This unit is designed for 11x8.5" sheet size or smaller and is the junior version of the Pro-Bind 2000. This lightweight system is portable and only weighs two pounds. Other benefits of the Pro-Bind 1000 include an automatic energy saving mode when the unit is not being used as well as factory heat settings. The unit carries a one-year warranty. The suggested retail price for the Pro-Bind 1000 is $125.00.