TRENDSETTER Q1600 Platesetter

Quality and reliability at the right price


The KODAK TRENDSETTER Q1600 Platesetter offers outstanding quality and reliability for large-format plate making, and it’s priced for you to get a quick return on investment. With semi-automatic plate loading and unloading and throughput of up to 31.2 plates per hour with the new W-speed, the TRENDSETTER Q1600 Platesetter gets you to press quickly and efficiently.


Standard: 2400/1200 dpi

Optional: 5080/4800, 2540/1270 dpi


For plate size 1,030 x 800 mm: Up to 31.2 plates per hour

For plate size 1,650 x 1,325 mm: Up to 24.3 plates per hour


Attend to your CTP devices from wherever you are, using only a mobile phone, with Kodak’s Mobile CTP Control App. With help from our timely alerts and notifications, you'll soon be monitoring devices, managing queues and running multiple CTPs from anywhere.

Kodak's Mobile CTP Control App is available now for newer models of KODAK MAGNUS, ACHIEVE, and TRENDSETTER Platesetters, with support for older models coming soon .


KODAK SONORA Process Free Plates will save you money and space, while eliminating chemistry, reducing plate processor costs and waste, and reducing your water usage.

Brochure TRENDSETTER Q1600
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Technical Data
General Specifications
Technology 830 nm platesetter with KODAK SQUARESPOT Imaging Technology
Load/unload systems Semi-automatic plate loading and unloading
Performance Specifications
Throughput at 2400 dpi for plate size 1,030 x 800 mm, portrait mode F speed = 11 plates per hour
X speed = 19 plates per hour W speed = 31.2 plates per hour

Throughput at 2400 dpi for plate size 1,650 x 1,325 mm F speed = 7.9 plates per hour
X speed = 14.8 plates per hour
W speed = 24.3 plates per hour
Repeatability ± 8 microns between two consecutive exposures on the same plate left on the drum
Accuracy ± 30 microns accuracy of image size and shape
Registration ± 25 microns between image and plate edge at registration points
Workflow connectivity Standard KODAK Print Console with TIFF Downloader Software included; connects to KODAK PRINERGY Workflow and most third-party workflow systems. JDF/JMF Connectivity Option enables functionality in the Print Console software to provide job and device status. The optional KODAK Mobile CTP Control App lets you monitor CTP devices from your mobile device.
Imaging specifications
Resolution Standard: 2400/1200 dpi
Optional: 2540/1270 dpi
High-Resolution Options: 4800 or 5080 dpi
Screening 450 lpi max line screen
Optional: 25- or 20- micron KODAK STACCATO Screening
Maximum plate size: around x along drum
1,325 x 1,650 mm
Minimum plate size: around drum x along drum 394 mm x 394 mm

Maximum image area: around x along drum 1,314.9 x 1,650 mm

Physical characteristics
Size (H x W x D) 120 x 254 x 181 cm