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Xitron Announces Navigator Proofing Solution for Canon Printers

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Press release from the issuing company

Out-of-the-Box Color Accuracy;
Custom Profiles to Meet Industry Guidelines and Standards;
Integrates with Navigator RIP and Workflow Solutions


Ann Arbor, Michigan – Xitron, the prepress industry's leading independent developer and integrator of Raster Image Processors, RIP management software and workflow solutions, today announced the release of new color proofing solutions for Canon iPF8000S, iPF8010S, iPF9000S and iPF9010S graphic arts printers.

Navigator Proofing Solutions for Canon iPF 8000S, 8010S, 9000S and 9010S graphic arts printers provide:

  • Simple, out-of-the-box color accuracy for Gracol, SWOP and Fogra printing conditions
  • Gracol, SWOP and Fogra profiles for use with Xitron X1 and Mitsubishi proofing papers
  • Ability to produce proofs with the same RIP that produces plates
  • ROOM Proofing Option
  • Direct integration in Navigator workflow solutions

"Xitron continues to simplify proofing by delivering high quality contract proofs meeting industry specification and process control methods," stated Mark Eisenschenk, Xitron's President and CEO. "Xitron proofing solutions combine the Xitron Canon printer driver, specialized ICC profiles and Xitron X1 inkjet media to achieve outstanding results."

Navigator Proofing complements Navigator Harlequin RIP workflow solutions by using a single RIP for both proof and final output, thus improving prepress production while ensuring data integrity and delivering high quality contract proofs. With ROOM Proofing, the proof is output from the same data as used for the final output.

The Navigator proofing plug-in for Canon iPF8000S, iPF8010S, iPF9000S and iPF9010S graphic arts printers is an option for any Navigator Harlequin RIP Workflow or Navigator Harlequin Proofing RIP version 8.0 and higher. North American users who purchase a Navigator proofing solution for will also receive a free roll of Xitron's X1 inkjet media. This proofing media was specially formulated to meet the demands of commercial printers by closely matching a typical commercial press sheet.

Xitron also offers support for other Canon proofers including the iPF5100, iPF6100, iPF6200, iPF8100, iPF8110, iPF9100, iPF9110, iPF6300, iPF6350, iPF8300 and iPF8310.

Navigator Proofing is one of many productivity modules available for Xitron's Navigator workflow solutions. Other modules include PDF Tools to create and preflight PDFs; Imposition which integrates Dynagram's inpO2; Ink Remapping to merge excess plates, and KeySetter Connect, which provides press ink key presets to reduce make-ready time.

For more information about Xitron proofing solutions for Canon, Epson and other devices visit Xitron on the web at www.xitron.com/proofing. Xitron offers prepress and pressroom workflow solutions through its network of OEMs, distributors, dealers, and system integrators worldwide.

 

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