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XANTE Expands Color Printing Line With ColourLaser 21 Series

Press release from the issuing company

    MOBILE, Ala.---Sept. 18, 2001--     XANTE CORPORATION is meeting the need for fast, on-demand, tabloid color printing with the new ColourLaser 21 series. This 21 page-per-minute full color printer is in a class by itself with 1200 x 1200 dpi, oversized printing capabilities up to 12" x 35.5", true Adobe PostScript 3, incredible photo quality color, and color management software. Designed for quick printers, service bureaus, in-house production departments, and copy shops, the ColourLaser 21 series offers the speed, versatility, and affordability that printing professionals have been searching for to produce short-run full color jobs.     Each model produces photo quality color and comes standard with 1200 x 1200 dpi, oversized printing capabilities up to 12" x 35.5", a high speed processor, Adobe PostScript 3, Xante's ColourMatch Software and much more. The ColourLaser 21 series prints 21 ppm in full color and 26 ppm in black and white.     "The Xante ColourLaser 21 series is by far the best solution on the market today for fast, high quality, high-volume printing," said Robert C. Ross, Jr., Xante's founder and CEO. "Unsurpassed in a combination of speed, quality, and versatility, the ColourLaser 21 series provides an easy-to-use, affordable alternative to offset printing and digital color copiers for short-run color print jobs. With its media flexibility and duplexing capabilities, this printer is the perfect solution for printing brochures, direct mail, and other marketing materials as well as newsletters, booklets, business cards, and more."     Xante's photo quality color provides rich, full color at 1200 x 1200 dpi. The ColourLaser 21 series provides accurate color and clear, crisp text on a wide range of paper types including ordinary bond paper, up to 110 lb. index stock or specialty media such as transparencies and laser quality labels.     The Xante ColourLaser 21 series uses high capacity toner cartridges of Black, Cyan, Magenta and Yellow. Media handling accommodates from A4/letter size documents to 12" x 35.5" size media with a maximum printable area of 11.81" x 35.23". Standard input includes a 550 sheet universal cassette and 100 sheet multi-purpose tray. Two optional 550 sheet paper feeders with cassettes are available to bring input capacity to 1,750 sheets. An optional high capacity feeder can be used in conjunction with the standard cassette and multipurpose tray to bring input capacity to the maximum 2,300 sheets. Standard output capacity is 500 sheets in the main tray and 100 sheets in the straight paper path output tray. Duplexing is available for plain paper and thick stocks as large as 11"x17'/A3 size.     Xante ColourLaser 21     This base model is built around the PowerPC 480 MHz processor and ships standard with 256 MB RAM, upgradable to 1,024 MB. In addition to Adobe PostScript 3, oversized printing up to 12" x 35.5", and 10/100BaseT Ethernet, this unit also includes Xante's ColourMatch Software. Both color and monochrome printing is at 1200 x 1200 dpi.     Xante ColourLaser 21D     The Xante ColourLaser 21D is also built around the PowerPC 480 MHz processor and ships standard with 320 MB RAM, upgradable to 1,024 MB. This unit includes all of the same features as the Xante ColourLaser 21 with the addition of a duplex unit and 5 GB internal hard drive.     Xante ColourLaser 21HC     The Xante ColourLaser 21HC provides the same quality features that are offered on the Xante ColourLaser 21D, with the addition of a high capacity tray. The high capacity tray includes three 550 sheet trays for a total of 1,650 sheet capacity.     Xante's ColourLaser 21 series is targeted toward the growing printing industry, copy shop organizations, and in-house production departments. Perfect for quick printers, service bureaus, copy shops, and internal marketing departments, as well as general office environments, users can create brochures, direct mail, business cards, newsletters, color reports, charts, and other visual documents. The oversized paper handling and media versatility provides the flexibility to print posters, 2 page spreads, point-of-purchase materials, and much more. Users can print final output for a fraction of the cost of a color copier or offset printing.     The Xante ColourLaser 21 provides crisp images and color control for high quality output. Companies with a mixture of Macintosh, PCs, UNIX, and other workstation environments benefit from the printer's interface flexibility.