KODAK TRENDSETTER Q400/Q800 Platesetters

The popular KODAK TRENDSETTER Q400/Q800 Platesetter is designed to guide you through today’s fast-moving business environment. It’s based on the same trusted technology that printers have depended on for over 20 years, but the TRENDSETTER Platesetter has evolved to help printers adapt and grow.

Advanced automation for flexibility and productivity

Autoloader Automated plate loading and unloading of up to 40 plates without slip sheets (0.3 mm); optional automatic plate rotation
Auto Unload Semi-automatic plate loading and automatic unloading to plate processor or stacker; optional automatic plate rotation.
Single-Cassette Unit (SCU) Automation Automated plate loading and unloading of up to 120 plates (0.3 mm) with automated slip sheet removal, optional automatic plate rotation
Multi Cassette Unit (MCU) Automation 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. Optional automatic plate rotation.
High Resolution Optional 4800 or 5080 dpi
Variable Mainscan Resolution (VMR) Specifications The Variable Mainscan Resolution option lets you adjust the pixel resolution of the KODAK Platesetter in the mainscan (around-drum) direction in order to align the pixel boundaries to the frequency of the lenticular lens boundaries. VMR enables lenticular printers to produce high-quality products by combining accurate registration capabilities with the KODAK SQUARESPOT Imaging Technology of KODAK Platesetters
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

Automatic punch system adjustment for centering of plate

Plate Rotation Plate rotation allows smaller processors (not compatible with punch)



KODAK MAGNUS Q800 Platesetter

Fast and highly-automated

KODAK MAGNUS Q800 Platesetters provide exceptional productivity and efficiency – no matter how big or small your print operation. It boasts the fastest 8-page imaging available, up to 80 plates per hour, plus several automation options, industry-leading SQUARESPOT Imaging Technology, and a modular design for easy scalability, helping your business hit levels of platemaking you never dreamed possible.

Advanced automation:

  • Continuous load
  • Single Cassette Unit (SCU)
  • Multi-Cassette Unit (MCU)
  • Single Pallet Loader (SPL)
  • Multi-Pallet Loader (MPL)


Trendsetter throughput at 2400 dpi plates per hour (pph)

Q400 Q800
For plate size 724 x 838 mm For plate size 1030 x 838 mm
F speed = 30 pph F speed = 22 pph
X speed = 43 pph X speed = 34 pph
Autoloader/SCU/MCU: Autoloader/SCU/MCU:
F speed = 33 pph F speed = 24 pph
X speed = 50 pph X speed = 41 pph
W speed = 75 pph W speed = 62 pph

Magnus Q800 throughput at 2400 dpi plates per hour (pph)

F speed = 28 pph
X speed = 45 pph
T speed = 80 pph