KODAK TRENDSETTER NEWS Platesetters are built on the same trusted technology that printers have depended on for over 16 years, and provide the productivity, excellent image quality, and stability that newspaper printers need to succeed.


  • Three automation options to reduce plate making time:
    • Autoloader provides automated plate loading and unloading of up to 250 plates (0.2 mm) without slip sheets
    • Auto Unload features semi-automatic plate loading and automatic unloading to plate processor or stacker
    • Semi-automatic plate loading and unloading
  • Excellent throughput up to 150 plates per hour with V-AL

Ease of Use

  • Connectivity to KODAK Workflow Systems, including KODAK PRINERGY EVO Workflow 
  • Multi-language option with multiple operating languages
  • Autorecovery mechanism that fixes many errors with no operator intervention

Excellent Image Quality

  • TRENDSETTER NEWS Platesetters enable up to 200 lpi screening. Optional 25-micron KODAK STACCATO Screening creates photorealistic images. Up to 450 lpi and optional 20-micron STACCCATO Screening with commercial option.
  • 1200 or 1270 dpi, optional 2400 or 2540 dpi with commercial option


  • KODAK SQUARESPOT Imaging Technology is standard on every TRENDSETTER Platesetter, providing accurate, stable, repeatable imaging for fewer plate remakes, fewer adjustments in prepress, and exceptional print quality.

Supports Your Sustainability Goals

with semi-automatic plate loading and unloading

 TRENDSETTER NEWS Platesetter with Auto Unload
TRENDSETTER NEWS Platesetter with Auto Unload
 TRENDSETTER NEWS Platesetter with Autoloader
TRENDSETTER NEWS Platesetter with Autoloader
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Temperature Compensation for CTP

Stability Equals Success

Trendsetter News Platesetter Demo

Thermal Platesetter Benefits Video
KODAK Thermal Platesetters: Features for Exceptional Quality

SQUAREspot Video
Benefits of Thermal KODAK SQUARESPOT Imaging

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