Pioneer Press; a second ExpressMaster 25 drum recorder
for the Daytona Beach News-Journal; ProofExpress for the Gary, Ind.
Back at its own booth;Optronics showed the new Colorsetter 3000 drumless drum recorder
, in which the film is held in cylindrical form at the edges, creating a drum where none existed.
Output is to the Dolev 400 PS internal drum recorder
Most drum recorders
and some capstan recorders for imagesetters have included or offered an internal punch, equipment partly responsible for the success of the 3850 machine developed by Information International Inc.
The announcement follows the unveiling of triple-I's 3850 Grafix Color Imager, a PostScript-compatible recorder designed to deliver deadline speed required by newspapers with quality that approaches that of internal drum recorders
using triple-I's registration punch to ensure accurate registration of color separations.