TRENDSETTER Q2400/Q3600 Platesetters

            Our latest choice for VLF plate making

Superior Stability and Reliability

The TRENDSETTER Platesetter family, offers outstanding quality and reliability for large-format plate making. This manual device can help printers increase throughput by imaging large-format plates up to 1600 mm x 2083 mm.

Film Imaging Option

Expand your capabilities with the Film Imaging Option for DITR thermal film. This includes hardware required for film imaging, including film registration sensors and indicators, debris collection system, and external venting system.
General Specifications
Technology 830 nm thermal imaging platesetter, semi-automatic, external drum
Performance Specifications
Throughput at 2400 dpi 1,2  for plate size 1,030 x 800 mm
  • F speed = 20.5 plates per hour
  • X speed = 32.6 plates per hour
Throughput at 2400 dpi 1,2  for plate size 1,804 x 1,422 mm
  • F speed = 13.7 plates per hour
  • X speed = 18.1 plates per hour
Throughput at 2400 dpi 1,2  for plate size 2,083 x 1,600 mm N/A
  • F speed = 12.3 plates per hour
  • X speed = 16.4 plates per hour
Repeatability 3 ± 8 microns between two consecutive exposures on the same plate left on the drum
Accuracy 3 ± 35 microns accuracy of image size and shape
Registration 3 ± 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 Q2400 Platesetter Q3600 Platesetter
  • Standard: 2400/1200 dpi
  • Optional: 2540/1270 dpi
  • 450 lpi max line screen
  • Optional: 25- or 20- micron KODAK STACCATO Screening
Maximum plate size:around x along drum 4 1,422 x 1,804 mm 1,600 x 2,083 mm
Minimum plate size:around drum x along drum 4 394 mm x 394 mm 394 mm x 394 mm
Maximum image area: around 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

1  Imaging time is dependent on media sensitivity and screening type. Throughput shown for KODAK TRILLIAN SP plates.

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

3  Specifications pertain to performance at largest plate size, over full temperature range.

4  Standard plate gauge is 0.15 to 0.4 mm (0.006 to 0.016 in). For plate gauges 0.15 to 0.2 mm (0.06 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.