Melbourne, Australia - May 3, 2004 - Serendipity Software is pleased to announce their new De-Imposing / Duplex Printing Module for Serendipity BlackMagic. This latest enhancement provides a new, cost-effective method for rapid de-imposing and duplex printing. This innovative, new concept provides a fast and accurate method of creating a complete working print dummy, prior to the generation of contract proofs or imaging to film or plate.
According to Pete Carnell, Business Development Manager, "This new method overcomes the lengthy time and labor component that is associated with the cutting and folding of fully imposed, low resolution print signatures, produced from double sided plotters. A complete book is printed in page sequence starting from the back cover to the front cover. Even when there are mixed signatures of 2UP, 4UP, 8UP and 16UP Work and Turn and Sheet Work, the whole process is quick and simple. Tighter registration between front to back sections is also achieved over other methods."
The de-imposition signature can be configured to print either single or double pages, depending on the duplexing printer and paper source. Imposed pages are submitted for duplexing where they are spooled and processed. Once a duplex pair is ready, it is released for print. This can be done as required, or you can wait until the whole job has processed before releasing for print. The duplexed pages are created with full color management and sent to the printer. Serendipity BlackMagic supports many photocopier and laser printing devices with either Postscript or HP PCL 5 color format. Multiple devices can be driven simultaneously, providing a fast and efficient system. Version 3 of Serendipity BlackMagic will be on display at Drupa 2004 in Hall 8, Level 2, stand A10.
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