Primera Technology Introduces New Composer XL® Optical Disc Duplicator

New CD/DVD duplicator replaces Composer, ComposerPlus and Conductor with new lower pricing.

PLYMOUTH, MN, U.S.A. (April 14, 2003) — Primera Technology, Inc., a leading manufacturer of CD/DVD duplicators and printers, today announced its new Composer XL Optical Disc Duplicator.   Primera has also announced new, lower pricing on its entire range of Composer Optical Disc Duplicators.  

“We wanted to provide our customers with the best features of our award-winning Composer and ComposerPlus Optical Disc Duplicators,” says Mark Strobel, Primera’s VP of Sales & Marketing.  “Now users will have the best of both worlds in the Composer XL Optical Disc Duplicator.”

The main features of Composer XL are:

Higher Capacity

Composer XL is an automated duplication system that can be configured for eitherCD-R or DVD-R.  It duplicates and optionally prints up to 100 discs per job from any Windows®-based PC.

Faster Robotics

Robotic disc transport speed has increased 20% for faster production and increased throughput per hour. 

Enhanced Software

Composer XL comes equipped with Sonic’s™ PrimoDVD™ 2.0 mastering and duplication software.  Sonic has updated PrimoDVD 2.0 with an easy to understand user interface, serialization of discs, built-in disc labeling software and USB to parallel printing. 

Automated Printing 

A separate model without a recording drive called the Composer XL Printer Autoloader is also available.  It automatically loads up to 100 blank or recorded optical discs at a time into and out of any Primera Technology SignaturePro®, Signature IV or Inscripta™ printer.

With the addition of the Composer XL Optical Disc Duplicator and Printer Autoloader, Primera Technology’s complete product line for the CD-R and DVD-R duplication and printing market now includes nine products:

  1. Composer XL Optical Disc Duplicator
  2. Composer XL Printer Autoloader
  3. ComposerPro Optical Disc Duplicator
  4. ComposerMAX Optical Disc Duplicator
  5. Disc Publisher™ Disc Publisher
  6. Disc Publisher AutoPrinter
  7. Inscripta Thermal CD Printer
  8. Signature IV CD Color Printer
  9. SignaturePro CD Color Printer

The Composer XL Optical Disc Duplicator and Printer Autoloader will now replace the Composer Optical Disc Duplicator, ComposerPlus Optical Disc Duplicator and Conductor Printer Autoloader.

Both the Composer XL Optical Disc Duplicator and Printer Autoloader are currently available in more than 222 countries from Primera Technology’s Authorized Resellers and Distributors.  Primera’s® complete product line is also available from Primera Technology EUROPE in Wiesbaden, Germany.

About Primera Technology
Headquartered in Plymouth, Minnesota, Primera Technology, Inc. is a leading developer and manufacturer of specialty printing equipment including full-color label printers and CD/DVD/BD duplication and printing equipment. Its products are sold in over 222 countries and have been installed at more than 85 percent of Fortune 100 companies.
More information about Primera, its history and products is available on the Internet at or contact Primera Europe in Germany by phone at +49-(0) 611-92777-0, by FAX at +49-(0) 611-92777-50 or by e-mail at
In Asia Pacific, contact Primera Asia Pacific by phone at +852 3180 7171, by FAX at +852 3014 7827 or by email at

Notes to Editors: Primera Technology EUROPE is an independent company called Primera Europe GmbH. Primera Europe is under contract with Primera to provide sales and support for Primera products under the name Primera Technology Europe. Primera Asia Pacific is an independent company called Asia Pacific Optical Distribution Ltd. (APOD), incorporated in Hong Kong, PRC. APOD is under contract with Primera to provide sales and support for Primera products under the name Primera Asia Pacific.