from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A typesetting device that produces very high-resolution output directly from a computer file, as for camera-ready copy.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A high-resolution typesetting device that takes its input from a computer file.
EskoArtwork Gigasetter film imagesetter at United Engravers eliminates older, time-consuming preparation practices involved with large-format film.
Then Tami sends the job to the SelectSet imagesetter.
Unlike many competitive products, GMG DotProof and GMG FlexoProof produce genuine, absolutely color-accurate halftone proofs by directly processing 1-bit imagesetter data, so that they can be inexpensively proofed on inkjet printers, and errors detected at an early stage.
Mb, averaging around 6 Mb. These images are designed for use in page size layouts or larger and are suitable to be output to imagesetter for the highest quality reproduction.
World Views Bitmap CoolMaps features JPEG RGB images of 16.9 Mb original file size - a images are sized at 2953 x 2002 pixels and are designed with sufficient quality to support imagesetter page size output at 300 dpi resolution.
Not IME; where I work we have a collection of Adobe Type 1 fonts that came with a Linotronic imagesetter ca. 1993, some date-stamped as early as 1990 IIRC.
They all they need to do is open the document in InDesign run another preflight and send it off to the imagesetter (or printer).