A device used to output digital files onto film materials. CRT film recorders use a cathode ray tube and RGB filters to create the film image. Drum-based film recorders/writers include sheet-fed and roll-fed models and use white light or lasers to record the image on film.
A device for converting digital data into film output. Continuous tone recorders produce color photographs as transparencies, prints or negatives.
Used in reference to color transparency recording devices, and sometimes also to imagesetters.