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Durst Announces Theta 76R Photo Printer

(January 2007) posted on Wed Jan 03, 2007

Replaces the company's Epsilon Plus.


Durst has extended its digital photo printer line with its new Theta 76R LED photo printer. Designed as the replacement for the company??"??"??s Epsilon Plus, the 30-in. photo printer uses Durst??"??"??s fiberoptic LED printing technology to image photos onto RA4 reflective and backlit media.


The 254-ppi, continuous-tone printer accommodates rolls of media from 12- to 30-in. wide and will produce images up to 279-ft long. It prints at speeds of approximately 16 in./min or nearly 200 sq ft/hr. The Theta??"??"??s multitasking capability allows it to continue to print while queuing new jobs.


Improvements in the system can be seen most dramatically on the front end: The new front-end operating system (Theta 76R software v. 3.7) includes softproofing with on-screen correction, color management for ICC conversion of TIFF and JPEG file formats, image cropping and 90??"? image rotation, auto-spooling, and Fotoba auto-nesting and trim marks. An optional software package includes PostScript Level 2 and 3 (PS and PDF) with automatic conversion of CMYK.


The system comes complete with the imager, paper-feed axle, Theta 76R workstation and software, GretagMacbeth Eye-One device and ProfileMaker software, flatbed scanner, color monitor, and keyboard.


Price on the new Theta 76R: $79,839.


DURST IMAGE TECHNOLOGY
www.durstus.com



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