What does imagesetter mean?

Definitions for imagesetterˈɪm ɪdʒˌsɛt ər

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  1. imagesetter(Noun)

    A high-resolution typesetting device that takes its input from a computer file.


  1. Imagesetter

    An imagesetter is an ultra-high resolution large-format computer output device. It exposes rolls or sheets of either photographic film or bromide paper to a laser light source. Once the film or paper is developed, a very high quality black and white image is revealed. Development usually occurs in a unit separate to the imagesetter, as does raster image processing. Imagesetter setter output ranges in width; usually between 12 and 44 inches. The resolution of an imagesetter is typically between 1200 and 4800 dpi. The imagesetter has been largely superseded by the platesetter. Imagesetter film is a silver halide-coated plastic film very similar to normal black & white photographic film, except the spectral sensitivity is reduced to a much narrower band around the output of the laser of the individual imagesetter. This allows the film to be handled under a safelight, instead of in total darkness like most photographic film.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of imagesetter in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of imagesetter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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