TRENDSETTER Q1600 Platesetter

Quality and reliability at the right price

Built with the same award-winning thermal imaging technology and advanced engineering that make KODAK TRENDSETTER Platesetters popular worldwide, the KODAK TRENDSETTER Q1600 offers outstanding quality and reliability for large-format plate making.

General Specifications


830 nm platesetter with KODAK SQUARESPOT Imaging Technology

Load/unload systems

Semi-automatic plate loading and unloading

Performance Specifications

Throughput at 2400 dpi1,2 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 dpi1,2 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


± 8 microns between two consecutive exposures on the same plate left on the drum


± 30 microns accuracy of image size and shape


± 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


  • Standard: 2400/1200 dpi
  • Optional: 2540/1270 dpi
  • High-Resolution Options: 4800 or 5080 dpi


  • 450 lpi max line screen
  • Optional: 25- or 20- micron KODAK STACCATO Screening

Maximum plate size:
around x along drum4

1,325 x 1,650 mm

Minimum plate size:
around drum x along drum4

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


990 kg

1 Imaging speed and throughput is dependent on media sensitivity. All values are for media sensitivity of 130mJ/cm2

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 0.2 to 0.4 mm.

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