Product Reviews

Jeti Tauro H3300 LED

A hybrid belt driven UV inkjet printer targetting high end market.

What does it do?
Agfa Graphics’ hybrid 3.3-m UV inkjet printer for sign and display combines award-winning image quality, low ink consumption and exceptional productivity. It allows the production of smooth, detailed UV-cured prints up to 3.2 m wide at up to 453 m2/h. Thanks to the rapid UV LED curing of Agfa’s signature high-pigmented UV inks and the operational benefits of Asanti software, this hybrid UV inkjet workhorse exceeds expectations every time.

When was it launched?
It was launched on Fespa 2018 in Berlin for worldwide distribution.

Productivity: Up to 453 m²/h (4676 ft²/h)
Media types: Rigid as well as flexible media
Print heads: Piezoelectric Ricoh

Kodak Nexfinity

Kodak’s high-volume NexPress platform to the next level, Words by Nessan Cleary

What does it do?
Kodak’s Nexfinity press is the next generation of the NexPress, designed to ensure that Kodak’s digital presses remain a serious contender for high-volume work. It’s a colour sheetfed press using Kodak’s proven dry toner imaging system.
It’s designed for a broad range of applications including direct mail, commercial print, publishing, and packaging. Kodak expects most of these presses to print

Jetrix KX6U-LED

InkTec’s brand new entry-level signage and graphics flatbed.

What does the printer do?

It is a new flatbed inkjet printer with UV-LED curing lamps. The bed format is 2.5x1.3m for hand-loaded sheet materials up to 100mm thick and there is provision for a 2.2m wide roll-to-roll feed. This is a mid-sized model in the Jetrix range, able to take standard sized 2.4x1.2m (8x4ft) boards. The largest Jetrix Xi8, launched last year, can take two of these boards at once, so one can be loaded/unloaded while

QuarkXPress 2018

The long-standing DTP app with improved capabilities and output flexibility.

What does it do?
QuarkXPress 2018 is the latest annual update to this long-established computer layout program dating back to the 1980s. It introduces a range of new features and controls for type, PDF creation, web/mobile creation and scripted automation.
In general, QXP allows the creation of multi-page or multi-component designs for print or web/mobile and interactive/video. It has sophisticated typography and shape