Agfa launches new Avalon N4-30 CtP

Agfa has announced a new thermal platesetter, the Avalon N4-30. It’s a 4-up device, available in three speed options with the fastest, the XT, producing up to 33 plates per hour.

It uses the same proven fiber-coupled laser diode recording head as the bigger Avalon N8-24 series. Bruno Lepage, marketing product manager for Agfa’s CtP Equipment, commented: “The laser diodes enable the reproduction of sharper halftone dots, improving print quality up to Sublima 280.”

It images plates from 324 x 330 mm to 830 x 660 mm. Inline press punching is optional.There’s an automatic Eco Mode that cuts down the power consumption when the machine is idle. There’s a choice of manual plate loading or single-/multi-cassette autoloaders.





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