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Xitron Announces Harlequin RIP Version 9 Trade-Up Program

Monday, April 08, 2013

Press release from the issuing company

Ann Arbor, Michigan Xitron, the leading developer of open prepress workflow systems is offering a special trade-up program on Navigator, Torrent and GIT/GIL Harlequin RIPs as well as a select group of non-Xitron Harlequin RIP dongles including Creo, Eschergrad, Heidelberg, Linotype, Scitex and others through June 30, 2013. Users will save hundreds of dollars on an upgrade with this special promotion.

Navigator v9 with Navigator Workflow 5 brings the most advanced Harlequin RIP core technology and workflow together to automate and improve productivity for any prepress department. Navigator Workflow 5 incorporates new productivity enhancing features including:

  • Mac OS X Mountain Lion support
  • Windows 7 64-bit support
  • RIPed content proofs to any Windows print driver
  • Integrated media savings
  • ROOM Proofing Option
  • Automated database backup
  • The Navigator v9 Harlequin RIP provides:
  • Support for Windows 7 32-bit and Windows 7 64-bit operating systems
  • Increased optimization for PDFs with transparencies
  • Extended PDF/X support
  • Support for the Pantone Plus library
  • Enhanced resolution support for the HXM hybrid screening option
  • Simple out-of-the-box color accuracy for Gracol, SWOP and Fogra printing conditions with Epson and Canon proofers and graphic arts printers
  • Interfaces for hundreds of output devices including proofers, CtP systems, inkjet, direct imaging presses, and production printers
  • The Navigator Workflow Server is the foundation for Xitron’s prepress and pressroom workflow products including Navigator GPS, Navigator Elite and KeySetter Connect. Xitron’s Navigator Workflow helps prepress operators increase productivity, manage jobs, and reduce costs. An intuitive interface allows operators to work from a Windows or Macintosh workstation, while directing output production through up to four Harlequin RIPs.
  • Xitron’s unique USB interfaces provide connectivity between Xitron’s Navigator RIP and hundreds of output devices from leading industry vendors including Agfa, Fuji, Heidelberg, and Screen. The USB interfaces are compatible with Xitron’s full line of workflow products including the Navigator workflow, Xenith Sierra (Adobe PDF Print Engine), and Raster Blaster TIFF catcher. Windows 7 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems are supported with this interface.
  • Navigator direct-to-film workflow incorporates a wide selection of user-requested features and options, including:
  • Device support for Epson Stylus Pro 4900, 7700, 7890, 7900, 9700, 9890 and 9900
  • Ability to output film positive up to 1440 x 1440 dpi with 85 line screen for screen printing
  • Ability to output film negatives up to 2880 x 2880 with 150 line screens for flexo and commercial printing
  • User controllable job management and ticketing capabilities
  • Integrated soft proofing
  • Printer device control at operator workstations
  • Navigator direct-to-plate workflow features:
  • Device support for Epson Stylus Pro 4900, 7700, 7890, 7900, 9700, 9890 and 9900
  • Ability to output polyester plates up to 2880 x 2880
  • User controllable job management and ticketing capabilities
  • Integrated soft proofing
  • Printer device control at operator workstations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Xitron offers connectivity to Heidelberg ProSetter, Fuji Javelin, Fuji Luxel, Screen PTR CtP, ECRM, Linotype, Agfa Avantra, Agfa Accento, Agfa Palladio, Agfa Phoenix, Presstek DI and many other CtP and direct imaging presses. In addition, Navigator workflow systems connect with many legacy film imagesetters and proofing printers from Canon and Epson.

 

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