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February 21, 1997

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Sales of the FT-R series exceed 1500 units
Remarkable market response to Screen's flatbed imagesetters

Kyoto, February 21, 1997 --- The FT-R series imagesetters from Dainippon Screen Mfg. Co., Ltd., (headquarters: Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto; president: Akira Ishida) are enjoying an immense wave of popularity in the market of late. Since their introduction in the fall of 1995, they have been greeted with enthusiastic reviews and industry response worldwide, and in January, 1997 the 1500th unit was sold.


Imagesetters are output devices that use laser technology to create precision images on a variety of media, including film and polyester base printing plates. In the FT-R series, the FT-R3035 handles output of A3 wide film and the FT-R3050, A2 wide. Both are capstan or flatbed imagesetters that offer high speed operation with exceptionally fine quality imaging. Users enjoy the choice of 6 image resolution levels, up to a maximum of 3,000 dpi, and have welcomed the highly competitive pricing.

The international success of the FT-R series imagesetters has confirmed Screen's resolve to maintain industry leadership with the latest research and development backed by meticulous manufacturing.

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