TRENDSETTER Q400 Platesetter

KODAK TRENDSETTER Q400 Platesetters are well known in the printing industry for their reliability and easy maintenance. With the flexibility to image 2-page to 6-page plate sizes and extremely fast throughput, this platesetter is an excellent investment for printers of any size. 


  • Four automation options to reduce plate making time:
    • Autoloader provides automated plate loading and unloading of up to 40 plates (0.3 mm) without slip sheets
    • Auto Unload features semi-automatic plate loading and automatic unloading to plate processor or stacker
    • Standard is semi-automatic plate loading and unloading
    • Single Cassette Unit provides automated plate loading and unloading of up to 120 plates (0.3 mm) with automated slip sheets removal, automatic plate rotation


  • Small footprint for efficient plate making in tight prepress departments
  • Supports the largest range of plate sizes among competitive devices, from smallest to largest
  • Easy field upgrades to TRENDSETTER Q800 Platesetter or faster speed, so the equipment can grow with your business

Ease of Use

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

Excellent Image Quality

  • TRENDSETTER Q400 Platesetters enable 450 lpi screening. Optional 20- or 10-micron  KODAK STACCATO Screening creates photorealistic images.
  • 2400 dpi and 1200 dpi resolution


  • 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

 TRENDSETTER Q400 Platesetter
TRENDSETTER Q400 Platesetter with
semi-automatic plate loading and unloading

 TRENDSETTER Q400 Platesetter with Auto Unload
TRENDSETTER Q400 Platesetter with
Auto Unload
 TRENDSETTER Q400 Platesetter with Autoloader
TRENDSETTER Q400 Platesetter with
 TRENDSETTER Q400 Platesetter with Single Cassette Unit option
TRENDSETTER Q400 Platesetter with
Single Cassette Unit option


Trendsetter Q400 Brochure
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