drum recorder

drum recorder

[′drəm ri‚kȯrd·ər]
(electronics)
A facsimile recorder in which the record sheet is mounted on a rotating drum or cylinder.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Paul (Minn.) Pioneer Press; a second ExpressMaster 25 drum recorder for the Daytona Beach News-Journal; ProofExpress for the Gary, Ind., Post-Tribune; ExpressMaster 4550 for the Beaumont (Texas) Enterprise; MGS3, two Sun Rip Express, Sun Sparc workstations, LaserPlex/IQ, Paper Master 600, ProofExpress and two ExpressMaster 4550s for Observer Publishing, Washington, Pa.; ProofExpress for the Stuart (Fla.) News; two Sun RipExpress, Sun Sparc workstations, two ExpressMaster 6000 drum recorders with online processors and Monologic interface between RipExpress and two Autologic APS 108 imagers for the Dayton Daily News; Sun RipExpress, Sun Sparc workstation, ExpressMaster 4550, ProofExpress, and RIP and Color Central OPI spooler upgrades for the Macon (Ga.) Telegraph.
(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.
Fenaughty and Dahl explained that, while 3850-based imagers will not displace internal or external drum recorders for finely screened, manually stripped work at trade shops or comparable in-house operations, those recorders' high overhead deny them the speed required for full-page pagination on newspaper deadlines.