Navigator RIP

Now PDF 2.0 compatible, the feature-rich Navigator RIP delivers the reliability, flexibility, and excellent color quality required by today’s print shop. Navigator is designed to drive Presstek CTP and DI systems as well as ABDick-branded CTP systems. Navigator also comes complete with input and output mechanisms that allow maximum flexibility for controlling jobs. Navigator is based on the fast, reliable, high-performance Harlequin RIP technology that has been in use for over 20 years.


In-RIP Trapping
TrapPro is an object and vector based in-RIP trapping program. The main features include auto-chokes super blacks, small text protection raster to raster trapping sliding traps, mitered ends and feathered traps.

Proofing Plug-ins
Navigator supports a wide variety of proofing options, including the most popular ink-jet proofers from Epson. Adding a proofing plug-in to Navigator closes the color loop ensuring data integrity. The same RIP used for proofing and final output to plates.

FM Screening
Navigator’s FM screening is based on Harlequin’s HDS (Harlequin Dispersed Screening). This screening technology is a perfect fit for Presstek’s DI presses. HDS creates images with increased sharpness with a continuous tone appearance.

The CIP3 output plug-in enables Navigator to produce Print Production Format (PPF) files containing information about print jobs, including administrative data, information about inks, and preview images.

Navigator GPS & GPS Elite Workflow Upgrade
The Navigator RIP can be upgraded to a complete PDF workflow. Protect your initial RIP investment by adding the Navigator GPS Workflow option. Navigator GPS is a scalable, entry-level PDF workflow solution for the Navigator RIP. Create unlimited custom workflows to suit your production needs. Navigator GPS. Navigator GPS increases productivity, manages your workflows and helps reduce costs. The GPS Client allows multiple operators to manage their work from any Windows or Macintosh workstation on the network. Drag and drop functionality, in addition to traditional job submission methods, make Navigator GPS very easy to use. GPS Elite is for the shop that demands more robust features which include extensive prefighting capabilities, in RIP trapping, ink remapping as well as integrated imposition.


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 Product Info


Mark Andy Inc. 
     18081 Chesterfield Airport Rd 
     Chesterfield, MO 63005
     USA: 800-225-4835
     Canada: 800-387-3143
     Main: 636-532-4433
    Service Dispatch & Repair Parts:
     877-412-3629 Option 7



     Mark Andy Print Products
     4301 Rider Trail North Suite 500
     Earth City, MO 63045

     Mark Andy UK Ltd.
     Queens Avenue
     Hurdsfield Industrial Estate
     Cheshire SK10 2BN
     United Kingdom
     +44 (0) 1625 500964