TRENDSETTER Q2400/Q3600 Platesetters

   VLF plate making you can rely on


TRENDSETTER Q2400/Q3600 Platesetters are now available with a faster speed option that lets you image up to 40.2 plates per hour. Built with the same award-winning thermal imaging technology and advanced engineering as the rest of the TRENDSETTER range, these platesetters deliver excellent quality and reliability in VLF plate making. This manual model can help you increase throughput by imaging large-format plates up to 1600 mm x 2083 mm.


Standard: 2400/1200 dpi

Optional: 5080/4800, 2540/1270 dpi


Up to 40.2 plates per hour (1,030 x 800 mm plate)

Up to 31.0 plates per hour (2,083 x 1,600 mm plate)


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

Available now for newer models of KODAK MAGNUS, ACHIEVE, and TRENDSETTER Platesetters, with support for older models coming soon.


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

Brochure TRENDSETTER Q2400/Q3600
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General Specifications
Technology 830 nm thermal imaging platesetter, semi-automatic, external drum
Q400 Platesetter
Q800 Platesetter
Performance Specifications
Throughput at 2400 dpi for plate size
1,030 x 800 mm
F speed = 20.1 plates per hour
X speed = 24.6 plates per hour
W speed = 40.2 plates per hour

Throughput at 2400 dpi for plate size
1,804 x 1,422 mm
F speed = 13.7 plates per hour
X speed = 17.6 plates per hour
W speed = 31.0 plates per hour
Throughput at 2400 dpi for plate size
2,083 x 1,600 mm
F speed = 12.3 plates per hour
X speed = 15.9 plates per hour
W speed = 28.0 plates per hour
Repeatability ± 8 microns between two consecutive exposures on the same plate left on the drum
Accuracy ± 35 microns accuracy of image size and shape
Registration ± 25 microns between image and plate edge at registration points
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
Resolution Standard: 2400/1200 dpi
Optional: 2540/1270 dpi
Screening 450 lpi max line screen
Optional: 25- or 20- micron KODAK STACCATO Screening
Maximum plate size: around drum x along drum 1,422 x 1,804 mm 1,600 x 2,083 mm
Minimum plate size: around drum x along drum 394 mm x 394 mm
394 mm x 394 mm
Maximum image area: around drum x along drum 1,408 x 1,804 mm 1,586 x 2,083 mm
Physical characteristics
Size (H x W x D) 1200 mm x 3225 mm x 2131 mm
Weight 1,760 kg