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Xanté expands color printing line with fast, quality, high volume printing solutions – the ColourLaser 21 series

21ppm Full Color Printing Designed for Quick Printers, Service Bureaus, In-house Production, and more

SUMMARY

  • Xanté offers three Adobe® PostScript® 3™ versions-the Xanté® ColourLaser 21, Xanté ColourLaser 21D, and Xante ColourLaser 21HC.
  • All models handle up to 110 lb. index card stock on page sizes up to 12″ x 35.5″ which allows for oversized 11″x17″/A3 and poster printing.
  • All models include 21 ppm full color printing as well as 26 ppm monochrome printing.
  • The Xante ColourLaser 21 includes 256 MB RAM, 1200 x 1200 dpi, fast processing, true Adobe PostScript 3, Xante’s ColourMatch Software, and 10/100BaseT Ethernet.
  • The Xante ColourLaser 21D includes all the features of the ColourLaser 21, plus a duplex unit, 5 GB internal hard drive, and 320 MB RAM. The Xante ColourLaser 21HC model includes everything that the 21D has, plus a high capacity feeder (three 550 sheet trays).

SEPTEMBER 18, 2001, MOBILE, AL — Xanté Corporation is meeting the need for fast, on-demand, tabloid color printing with the new ColourLaser 21 series. This 21 page-per-minute full color printer is in a class by itself with 1200 x 1200 dpi, oversized printing capabilities up to 12″ x 35.5″, true Adobe PostScript 3, incredible photo quality color, and color management software. Designed for quick printers, service bureaus, in-house production departments, and copy shops, the ColourLaser 21 series offers the speed, versatility, and affordability that printing professionals have been searching for to produce short-run full color jobs.

Each model produces photo quality color and comes standard with 1200 x 1200 dpi, oversized printing capabilities up to 12″ x 35.5″, a high speed processor, Adobe PostScript 3, Xanté’s ColourMatch Software and much more. The ColourLaser 21 series prints 21 ppm in full color and 26 ppm in black and white.

“The Xanté ColourLaser 21 series is by far the best solution on the market today for fast, high quality, high-volume printing,” said Robert C. Ross, Jr., Xanté’s founder and CEO. “Unsurpassed in a combination of speed, quality, and versatility, the ColourLaser 21 series provides an easy-to-use, affordable alternative to offset printing and digital color copiers for short-run color print jobs. With it’s media flexibility and duplexing capabilities, this printer is the perfect solution for printing brochures, direct mail, and other marketing materials as well as newsletters, booklets, business cards, and more.”

Xanté’s photo quality color provides rich, full color at 1200 x 1200 dpi. The ColourLaser 21 series provides accurate color and clear, crisp text on a wide range of paper types including ordinary bond paper, up to 110 lb. index stock or specialty media such as transparencies and laser quality labels.

The Xanté ColourLaser 21 series uses high capacity toner cartridges of Black, Cyan, Magenta and Yellow. Media handling accommodates from A4/letter size documents to 12″ x 35.5″ size media with a maximum printable area of 11.81″ x 35.23″. Standard input includes a 550 sheet universal cassette and 100 sheet multi-purpose tray. Two optional 550 sheet paper feeders with cassettes are available to bring input capacity to 1,750 sheets. An optional high capacity feeder can be used in conjunction with the standard cassette and multipurpose tray to bring input capacity to the maximum 2,300 sheets. Standard output capacity is 500 sheets in the main tray and 100 sheets in the straight paper path output tray. Duplexing is available for plain paper and thick stocks as large as 11″x17′/A3 size.

Xanté ColourLaser 21: This base model is built around the PowerPC 480 MHz processor and ships standard with 256 MB RAM, upgradable to 1,024 MB. In addition to Adobe PostScript 3, oversized printing up to 12″ x 35.5″, and 10/100BaseT Ethernet, this unit also includes Xanté’s ColourMatch Software. Both color and monochrome printing is at 1200 x 1200 dpi.

Xanté ColourLaser 21D: The Xanté ColourLaser 21D is also built around the PowerPC 480 MHz processor and ships standard with 320 MB RAM, upgradable to 1,024 MB. This unit includes all of the same features as the Xanté ColourLaser 21 with the addition of a duplex unit and 5 GB internal hard drive.

Xanté ColourLaser 21HC: The Xanté ColourLaser 21HC provides the same quality features that are offered on the Xanté ColourLaser 21D, with the addition of a high capacity tray. The high capacity tray includes three 550 sheet trays for a total of 1,650 sheet capacity.

 

PRINTER FEATURES

High Performance – The Xanté ColourLaser 21 series includes a high performance architecture with 21 ppm color, 26 ppm monochrome, a high speed PowerPC 480 MHz processor and up to 1,024 MB RAM.

Photo Quality Color – Provides true 1200 x 1200 dpi resolution for rich full color and clear crisp text on a wide range of paper types.

Xanté’s ColourMatch Software – Controls colors beyond the standard settings by allowing the user to modify colors on the Xanté ColourLaser 21 series. In addition, compensation can be made for different color paper stocks.

One Pass Color – Four digital printheads lay down all four colors in one single pass, enabling faster document printing.

Media Flexibility – Allows for oversized printing up to 12″ x 35.5″. Users can print on ordinary bond paper or specialty stocks including card, transparencies, and laser quality labels. The Xanté ColourLaser 21 series supports a standard 550 sheet cassette and 100 sheet multipurpose tray. Two optional 550 sheet paper feeders with cassettes are available to bring input capacity to 1,750 sheets. An optional high capacity feeder can be used in conjunction with the standard cassette and multipurpose tray to bring input capacity to the maximum 2,300 sheets. A duplex unit is available as an option on the ColourLaser 21 and standard on the 21D and 21HC models for plain paper and thick stock up to 11″ x 17″/A3 size.

True Adobe PostScript 3 – Offers reliability, increased performance, and the assurance of compatibility to work from virtually any software application and hardware environment.

Xanté Smoothing Technology – Eliminates “jagged” images with a proprietary process that changes the size and placement of dots in order to fill in and smooth the edges of letters and line art.

Web Configuration – Use your web browser to access your printer and configure it from your desktop.

Proof Before Print – Preview the first set of a large print job. Enter your password to indicate approval to release the remainder of the job, eliminating mounds of wasted media.

Forms Management – Allows simple management of letterheads, forms, logos, and more on the internal IDE drive in the Xanté ColourLaser 21D and 21HC. These documents can be printed rapidly on demand.

Secure Printing – Provides confidential printing within a workgroup for printers with an internal IDE drive. Set a password with each print job. Once the correct password is entered, the job begins printing.

Simultaneous Interfacing – USB, Parallel, LocalTalk, and 10/100BaseT Ethernet (EtherTalk, Novell Netware, and TCP/IP) interfaces are standard and can be active simultaneously for seamless, cross platform support.

Font Handling – In addition to providing 136 standard PostScript resident typefaces, Xanté’s ColourLaser 21 series includes support for Adobe’s Type 1, 3, 4, 5, and 6 downloadable fonts.

 

OVERVIEW

Product Features

Xanté ColourLaser 21: 1200 x 1200 dpi color and monochrome output 256 MB RAM, upgradable to 1,024 MB Up to 12″ x 35.5″ printing capabilities High speed processor Adobe PostScript 3 Xanté’s ColourMatch Software Optional duplexing capabilities

Xanté ColourLaser 21D: 1200 x 1200 dpi color and monochrome output 320 MB RAM, upgradable to 1,024 MB Up to 12″ x 35.5″ printing capabilities High speed processor Adobe PostScript 3 Xanté’s ColourMatch Software Standard duplexing capabilities 5 GB internal hard drive

Xanté ColourLaser ColourLaser 21HC: 1200 x 1200 dpi color and monochrome output 320 MB RAM, upgradable to 1,024 MB Up to 12″ x 35.5″ printing capabilities High speed processor Adobe PostScript 3 Xanté’s ColourMatch Software Standard duplexing capabilities 5 GB internal hard drive High Capacity Feeder (three 550 sheet trays)

TARGET MARKETS & APPLICATIONS:
Xanté’s ColourLaser 21 series is targeted toward the growing printing industry, copy shop organizations, and in-house production departments. Perfect for quick printers, service bureaus, copy shops, and internal marketing departments, as well as general office environments, users can create brochures, direct mail, business cards, newsletters, color reports, charts, and other visual documents. The oversized paper handling and media versatility provides the flexibility to print posters, 2 page spreads, point-of-purchase materials, and much more. Users can print final output for a fraction of the cost of a color copier or offset printing. The Xanté ColourLaser 21 provides crisp images and color control for high quality output. Companies with a mixture of Macintosh, PCs, UNIX, and other workstation environments benefit from the printer’s interface flexibility.

AVAILABILITY & DISTRIBUTION:
Xanté offers a one year warranty. The Xanté ColourLaser 21 series will be available in October, 2001 direct from Xanté or from authorized resellers worldwide.

For more information, contact Lesa G. Moore, Director of Marketing Communications, at 251-473-6502, Claes Jeppsson, Managing Director, XANTÉ Europe, Tel: +31 35 626 1313.