Ann Arbor, Michigan – Xitron, the prepress industry's leading independent developer and integrator of prepress workflow and pressroom software announced an upgrade program with special savings of up to 50% for users of the Xitron Navigator Harlequin RIP and HighWater Torrent Harlequin RIP when upgrading to the latest Navigator Harlequin RIP v8.3 or Navigator Harlequin RIP Workflow.
The Navigator Harlequin RIP with Navigator Workflow Server extends the capabilities of the prepress department with the:
- Latest Harlequin RIP technology
- Client access from Windows and Macintosh
- Integrated soft proofing
- Job management with virtually unlimited workflow steps
- PDF Raster for soft proofing RIPped files
- Integrated imposition with Dynagram inpO2 Basic
Xitron’s Navigator Workflow Server helps prepress operators increase productivity, manage workflow, and reduce costs. An intuitive interface allows multiple operators to manage their work from a Windows or Macintosh workstation, while directing output production through one or more Harlequin RIPs.
Optional workflow modules allow the Navigator Workflow Server to create and preflight PDFs; perform ink remapping; and support ROOM proofing to any Xitron and most third-party proofing solution. The Navigator Workflow Server also offers ink key presetting capabilities with KeySetter, a series of pressroom workflow solutions to connect the prepress department and pressroom together.
“Xitron is offering an outstanding value to the Navigator Harlequin RIP and Torrent Harlequin RIP users through Xitron’s network of dealers and distributors,” stated Mark Eisenschenk, Xitron's President and Chief Executive Officer. “The additional capabilities offered by the Navigator workflow allow prepress departments to be more productive and reduce common errors through automation.”
Users wishing to take advantage of these special programs should contact their local Xitron dealer or Xitron directly at www.xitron.com/navigatorupgrade. Xitron will assist users who are not already working with a dealer to find the best sales channel for their region. The special programs vary based on the version of the existing Torrent RIP and the specific production requirements of the user. This promotion is offered for orders received by March 31, 2011.
Xitron RIPs and workflow solutions drive more than 250 different output devices ranging from black and white and color proofers to film imagesetters and the latest in CtP and direct-to-press systems. With shipments of more than 20,000 RIPs, Xitron is the largest independent provider of RIPs in the market.