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Microtech Launches X3 Blu-ray Publishing System

Microtech Systems announced its new X3 desktop CD, DVD and Blu-ray Disc (BD) publishing system.

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Microtech Systems Announces the New X3 Disc Publishing System

Industry Leader Sets New Price Performance Standards

Foster City, CA — June 06, 2012 — Microtech Systems, a global leader in digital CD/DVD/Blu-ray Disc production systems, announced the X3™, a new desktop production system that sets new price performance standards for automated publishing systems.

“It’s exciting to bring a new design to life,” said Don McMahan, Executive Vice President of Microtech Systems. “We are extremely pleased to be able to incorporate the characteristics of our legacy production systems with a new hardware architecture to deliver incredible positioning for applications from entertainment and healthcare to data storage and software delivery. The reseller community in particular has really been waiting for a product like this.”

The entry point for the 300 disc system with the K2 Thermal Re-transfer, photo quality printer (the world`s only dye-sublimation disc printer) will be under $13,000. With the Microtech Xpression single color black thermal printer the system will be under the $11,000 price point.

The Microtech X3 will feature a 4 spindle delivery system, a choice of 3 recording drives from CD, DVD to Blu-ray Disc™ and also includes an embedded high performance Intel® based PC running the Windows 7® operating system for network or standalone operation. The reliable Microtech Systems robotics from the Xpress™ family is integrated as well as a new optional “mail slot” output chute with 20 disc capacity. The unit features a locking glass door and status light bar on top with a choice of either the K2 photo quality printer or the black only output of the Microtech Systems Xpression™ printer. An ImageAligner 3 camera can also be added for production using pre-printed media. The heart of the system is the robust network software solution, ImageMaker™ the same production software used on the full family of Microtech disc publisher systems.

Microtech Systems will add the X3™ to their full line of Microtech Systems Xpress™ products, the fully automated robotic disc publishing systems with integrated printing options, 200-800 disc capacities, embedded Intel® based Windows 7® PC servers, and the robust Microtech disc publishing software including a full complement of API integration options. The X3™ publishing system is available immediately from Microtech Systems and all authorized Microtech reseller partners globally.

About Microtech Systems
Established in 1980, Microtech Systems is a pioneer in the development of automated digital content storage. Microtech manufactures and supplies the world with robotic CD/DVD/& Blu-ray on demand fulfillment systems.

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