Javelin 8300S

[photo] Javelin 8300S

At a Glance

A high performance external drum thermal platesetter, combines ease of use and high productivity with the ability to support a wide range of plate sizes to make it the technology of choice for a number of companies today.


  • Output speed of 13 plates per hour at 2,400 dpi
  • Six resolution levels from 1,200 dpi to 4,000 dpi to fit a wide variety of jobs
  • Large 37" x 45-21/32" eight-up format
  • Unique two-tray system for semi-automatic plate loading and unloading

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Recording System External Drum
Light Source 32-channel infrared laser diodes
Plate Sizes
1,160 x 940mm (45.6" x 37")
450 x 370mm (17.8" x 14.6")
(Supports B3 vertical size plates.) (Minimum plate size 304 x 370mm [12.0" x 14.6"] with factory option)
Exposure Size Maximum 1,160 x 924mm (45.6" x 36.3")
Minimum 450 x 354mm (17.8" x 14")

(Use 8-mm clamps results in 16-mm reduction of expose size. Use of 12-mm clamps results in 24-mm reduction. Maximum drum speed of 600rpm for 8-mm clamps or for plates smaller than 650 x 550mm [25.6" x 21.7"])
Media Thermal (infrared sensitive) plates
Media Thickness 0.15 to 0.3 mm (5.9 to 11.8 mil)
(Up to 0.4mm thick as a factory option)
Resolutions 1,200/2,000/2,400/2.438/2,540/4,000 dpi (When outputting at 4,000 dpi, confirm output quality before use)
Repeatability ±5 microns (Over four consecutive exposures on one plate at 23 °C (73.4°F) and 60% relative humidity.)
Productivity 13 plates/hr at 2,400 dpi
(1,030 x 800mm/40.5" x 31.4" plates) (Output speed may vary depending on the sensitivity of the media and clamp size selection)
Interface Fast PIF
Plate transport Semiautomatic loading (standard)
Fully automatic loading (optional)
Punch systems (optional) SCREEN, Heidelberg, Protocol, Komori, and others
Dimensions (W x D x H) 2,440 x 1,295 x 1,302 mm (96.1" x 51.0" x 51.3")
Weight Approx. 1,150kg (2,530 lb)
Environment Recommended environment 23°C ±2°C(73.4°F ±3.6°F), Operating environment 22°C ±4°C (71.6°F ±39.2°F), 40 to 70% relative humidity (no condensation)
Power Requirements Single phase 200 V to 240 V, 32 A, 4.0kW (Also covers power requirements of SA-L, MA-L, AT-T, AT-M, and blower unit)
  • SA-L 8800II single cassette autoloader
  • MA-L 8800II Multi cassette autoloader
  • AT-T processor bridge
  • AT-M processor bridge
  • Standard optional punch
  • Custom optional punch
  • Optional registration punch (Required for plate widths 590mm (23.3") or larger, but less than 610mm (24"))
  • Air-conditioning unit
  • Signal tower