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Kodak TRENDSETTER Q400/Q800

Thermal Platesetters

Drive maximum productivity and reduce labor costs.

  • Integrated Punch enhances automation
  • faster
  • Advanced automation for flexiblity and productivity
  • Remote
  • Accurate and Stable imaging
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Product Overview


Kodak TRENDSETTER Q400/Q800

Thermal Platesetters

Drive maximum productivity and reduce labor costs.

Q400

Q800

Throughput at 2400 dpi Throughput at 2400 dpi
For plate size 724 x 838 mm: For plate size 1,030 x 800 mm:
Standard and Auto Unload:

  • F speed = 30 plates per hour
  • X speed = 43 plates per hour
Standard and Auto Unload:

  • F speed = 22 plates per hour
  • X speed = 34 plates per hour
SCU/Autoloader:

  • F speed = 33 plates per hour
  • X speed = 50 plates per hour
SCU/Autoloader:

  • F speed = 24 plates per hour
  • X speed = 41.2 plates per hour

Features


INTEGRATED PUNCH ENHANCES AUTOMATION

The TRENDSETTER Q400/Q800 Platesetters feature a fully integrated, in-line punch system option with accurate three- point registration, helping eliminate costly errors by automating the punch process. The punch system option allows for up to 10 customized punch heads once the system is added.

FASTER

Introducing the new W-speed option for Autoloader and Single Cassette Unit options, commercially available in early 2017.

Q400: 75 plates per hour
Q800: 68 plates per hour

ADVANCED AUTOMATION FOR FLEXIBILITY AND PRODUCTIVITY

Four available automation options- reduces platemaking time and manual errors.

REMOTE

Attend your CTP operation from wherever you are using only a handheld device, with Kodak’s new Mobile CTP Control app.

Commercially available in early 2017.

ACCURATE AND STABLE IMAGING

KODAK SQUAREspot Imaging Technology, standard on KODAK Platesetters, enables accurate and consistent imaging from plate to plate and machine to machine, resulting in fewer remakes and less time adjusting for variables.

Specifications


General specifications
Technology 830 nm thermal imaging platesetter, semi-automatic, external drum
Automation options
  • Standard: Semi-automatic plate loading and unloading.
  • Auto Unload (optional): Semi-automatic plate loading and automatic unloading to plate processor or stacker; automatic plate rotation.
  • Autoloader (optional): Automated plate loading and unloading of up to 40 plates without slip sheets (0.3 mm), automatic plate rotation.
  • Single Cassette Unit (optional): Automated plate loading and unloading of up to 120 plates (0.3 mm) with automated slip sheets removal, automatic plate rotation.
  • Multi Cassette Unit (optional):1 Automated plate loading and unloading of up to 480 plates in 4 cassettes, each containing up to 120 plates of the same size and thickness with slip sheets, enabling up to 4 plate sizes online. The required cassette is automatically selected according to job definition. Standard: 2 cassettes. Optional: 4 cassettes total.
In-line punch option
  • Up to 10 customized punch heads. Select from a list of punches qualified for TRENDSETTER Q400/Q800 Platesetters.
  • Optional automatic punching is operated according to press profile selected from the KODAK Workflow.
  • Punch is available on the front edge of the plate only.
Performance specifications Q400 Platesetter Q800 Platesetter
Throughput at 2400 dpi2,3 For plate size 724 x 838 mm
Standard and Auto Unload:

  • F speed = 30 plates per hour
  • X speed = 43 plates per hour

SCU/Autoloader:

  • F speed = 33 plates per hour
  • X speed = 50 plates per hour
  • W speed = 75 plates per hour1
For plate size 1,030 x 838 mm
Standard and Auto Unload:

  • F speed = 22 plates per hour
  • X speed = 34 plates per hour

SCU/Autoloader:

  • F speed = 24 plates per hour
  • X speed = 41 plates per hour
  • W speed = 68 plates per hour1
Repeatability ± 5 microns between two consecutive exposures on the same plate left on the drum
Accuracy ± 20 microns between two plates imaged on the same device
Registration ± 25 microns between image and plate edge
Workflow connectivity
  • Standard XPO TIFF Downloader Software (included) connects to most third-party workflow systems
  • KODAK PRINERGY Workflow and connection to third-party workflow systems
Imaging specifications Q400 Platesetter Q800 Platesetter
Resolution
  • Standard: 2400/1200 dpi and High Resolution option: 4800 dpi
  • Optional: 2540/1270 dpi and High resolution option: 5080 dpi
Screening
  • 450 lpi max line screen
  • Optional: 25-, 20- or 10-micron KODAK STACCATO Screening
Maximum plate size:
around drum x along drum4
  • 838 x 990 mm
  • Standard: 838 x 1,143 mm
  • Auto Unload/Autoloader/SCU: 838 x 1,118 mm
Minimum plate size:
around drum x along drum4
  • Standard: 267 x 215 mm
  • Auto Unload/Autoloader/SCU: 383 x 270 mm
  • Standard: 267 x 215 mm
  • Auto Unload/Autoloader/SCU: 383 x 270 mm
Maximum image area:
around drum x along drum
  • 827.9 x 990 mm
  • Standard: 827.9 x 1,143 mm
  • Auto Unload/Autoloader/SCU: 827.9 x 1,118 mm
Physical characteristics
Size (H x W x D) / Weight
  • Standard: 160 x 200 x 120 cm / 650 kg
  • Auto Unload: 210 x 200 x 180 cm / 771 kg
  • Autoloader: 210 x 200  180 cm / 771 kg
  • SCU: 210 x 233 x 284 cm / 1117 kg
  • MCU: 92 x 233 x 249 cm / 1545 kg
  • In-Line punch system option: 102 x 151 x 118 cm / 200 kg
1 Commercially available by early 2017.

2 Imaging speed and throughput is dependent on media sensitivity. All values are for media sensitivity of 120mJ/cm2

3 Tested with KODAK Workflow Solutions. For additional information about the test conditions, please consult your Kodak representative.

4 Standard plate gauge is 0.15 to 0.3 mm (0.006 to 0.012 in). Option available for plate gauge of 0.15 to 0.4 mm (0.006 to 0.016 in). For plate gauges 0.15 to 0.2 mm (0.006 to 0.08 in) there may be some differences in min and max. plate sizes. For more information, please consult your Kodak representative.

The platesetter is a Class 1 Laser Product and fully complies with EN60825-1 and US Federal Regulations 21 CFR 1040.10 – CDRH.

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