X-Rite Introduces New Portable Dot Meter Line For The Graphic Arts Market
Press release from the issuing company
Grandville, Mich—April 15, 2003— X-Rite, Incorporated, a leading global provider of technology solutions measuring color, light and shape, today introduced a new line of dot meter products for the graphic arts industry. X-RiteDot is a line of portable dot analysis instruments designed to provide operators a quick and easy way to identify and resolve plate issues commonly faced in the imaging workflow. In a single press of the button, X-RiteDot operators receive precise measurement of dot size, including digital screen ruling assessment, on-board video dot magnification and dot shape analysis. The X-RiteDot product line is available immediately and offered in five models: BasicDot, PlateDot, PrintDot, ComboDot, and FlexoDot.
“Accurate dots make better reproductions,” says Iain Trevor Pike, X-Rite’s Worldwide Product Manager, Printing. “The X-RiteDot product line offers customers a wide-variety of solutions to fit their operational needs.”
Overview of X-RiteDot Product Line
-BasicDot: Accurately measures dot coverage from blue and green imaged printing plates.
-PlateDot: Adds the ability to measure from virtually any color and plate image and autoselects the appropriate settings.
-PrintDot: Provides physical dot size measurements from comps, proofs, or press prints.
-ComboDot: Analyzes the exact screen percentage of any hard-dot or soft-dot film on any light table. ComboDot also includes a separate density head and transmission base for conventional film density measurements.
-FlexoDot: Measures accurate dot sizes and screen rulings on Computer-To-Plate (CTP) and conventional flexo printing plates.
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