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Rimage Catalyst™ is the perfect hybrid of the rugged durability of Producer, with the features of a Professional system. The robustness Catalyst shares with Producer allows Catalyst to operate in less than ideal environments while still being easy to maintain. Load up to 150 discs and you’re ready to publish professional-looking, high-quality discs on demand using the world’s best full-color and thermal monochrome disc printers. With reliability as the foundation, Catalyst systems blend designer looks with ease of operation in a smaller footprint ideal for your front office. 

Catalyst Benefits

Powerful Printing – Catalyst systems, with the world’s best full-color and thermal monochrome disc printers, provide top-of-the-line printing and industrial-grade production in a front-office friendly package.

Rugged Durability – With positive air flow through a front-accessible filter, quick-release recorders, front-facing hard drive bays and separate printers, Catalyst systems are designed to be easily maintained in any environment.

Flexible Production – A three-bin carousel handles up to 150 discs, either one type of disc for uninterrupted production or up to three types of discs for productive flexibility. Disc output can be configured to the external bin or one of the internal bins behind a lockable door.

Recording & Printing Options

Two (2) quick release swappable recorders configurable for CD, DVD, or Blu-ray Disc recording. System has a 150-Disc rotating carousel for input/output and 50-Disc External output bin. Comes with your choice of Everest-600 or Prism III printers for full-color 600 DPI or high-speed monochrome printing.

Production Server

Production Server enables asynchronous control of recording, printing and robotic movements, plus the staging of projects.

  • Includes a log file to monitor jobs in process, pending jobs, completed jobs, and canceled jobs
  • Enables the Bulk Read feature which allows multiple discs to be read and saved automatically
  • Allows job streaming of projects for increased throughput

CD Designer

Provides users the ability to create, import, and customize graphics to be printed on your disc surface.

  • Simple drag-and-drop operation
  • Add graphics, text, objects, and photos from almost any source
  • Supports mail merge options from external data files
  • Includes examples and templates

Software Development Kit (SDK)

The Rimage Software Developer Kit includes the APIs (Application Programming Interface) and information needed to create custom applications and control any Rimage system. The Rimage SDK is the most robust SDK in its class. It provides a Rapid API and Web Services to develop any application easily.

Everest Ribbons

Make a great impression with Rimage thermal ribbons, you get the very best from your Everest printer. The three-paneled CMY ribbons make full-color artwork come to life with levels of sharpness and detail unique to Rimage printers. For black and white images or simple black text, monochrome ribbons are ideal for high resolution, full-coverage, and superior grayscale printing. Retransfer ribbons bring it all together by fusing artwork and data to the discs, making sure that with every job—big or small—you’ll consistently print images and text that will not fade, scratch or smudge for the life of the disc. Everest® discs contain a special top coating optimized for Rimage printers, resulting in better print quality and system performance. Your finished Everest disc is scratch-proof, waterproof, fade-resistant, and UV protected.

  • Highest print resolution in the industry—600dpi
  • Fixed yields and predictable cost per printed disc
  • Provides scratch proof, waterproof, fade resistant and UV protected printing
  • Optimized for use with Everest printers
  • Available for purchase in single packs or in Rimage Media Kits

Prism Thermal Ribbons

Get high quality at a low cost. Rimage offers a selection of colored and monochrome thermal ribbons tailored to Prism printing. Enjoy high quality monochrome prints and vector artwork with solid black thermal ribbons, or add a full range of color with blue, red or three-panel CMY ribbons. No matter which ribbons you choose, you’ll benefit from the lowest-cost per print for on-demand CD and DVD printing plus clear, crisp text and images that last. Media for Prism™ printers includes CDs, DVDs, and Blu-ray discs with lacquer surface for optimal direct thermal transfer printing.

  • 2100+ prints or more with black, red and blue Prism ribbons
  • 500 prints with three-paneled CMY ribbons
  • Waterproof and scratch-resistant images and text
  • Zero drying time
  • Proven to offer superior print performance as well as lasting durability in competitive assessment testing
  • Optimized for use with Prism printers

Rimage Media

Rimage printable CD/DVD/BD media is engineered to achieve an exceptional, professional look, helping you treat every project like it’s your most important one. Whether you purchase single layer CD or DVD, single or dual layer Blu-ray, silver or white discs, Rimage media is sourced to exact specifications. Discs are taken through rigorous quality assurance processes and manufactured to the tolerances required for Rimage robotic and printing systems. Rimage media is designed to work together with Rimage ribbons and ink cartridges for extraordinary print quality and data integrity, and is matched precisely to your system’s specifications for faster write speeds and error-free operation.

Only Rimage media is approved and guaranteed. For full details, view the Rimage Optical Media Guarantee.

See the supplies page for additional information about ribbons, inkjet cartridges, media, media kits, and warranty/guarantee.

Find product information including features, benefits, and specifications for all current Rimage products and services. To learn the science behind optical media, thermal printing, and related technologies, study white papers authored by Rimage experts.

Compare Specifications

Number of Recorders2
Carousel / Total Capacity3 bins / 150 discs
External Output Bin Capacity50 disc external output bin
CPUIntel i3-6100User Supplied
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)IncludedN/A
HDD Storage2 x 500 GB
Two RAID 0 volumes
User Supplied
RAM8 GBUser Supplied
Operating SystemWindows 10 Enterprise 64-bitUser Supplied
Network AdaptersTwo 1 GB EthernetUser Supplied
Expansion Slots0User Supplied
Height25.5 in / 64.7 cm
Width16 in / 40.6 cm
Depth23.25 in / 59 cm
Weight (without printer)65.3 lb / 29.7 kg61.7 lb / 28 kg
Weight w/ Everest Encore109.3 lb / 49.7 kg105.7 lb / 48 kg
Weight w/ Prism III85.3 lb / 38.8 kg81.7 lb / 37.1 kg
Power Specifications100-240 VAC, 60/50 Hz, 3.9-2.6 AMP, 500 watt Maximum

Need Support For This System?

Protect your Rimage system with a maintenance contract from GTGI. We have been a Rimage Service Partner since 1997, and are one of only three Rimage partners authorized to service Rimage equipment. To schedule a service call, preventive maintenance visit, or to ask a service-related question, please call us at (703) 486-0500 ext 2 for ‘Rimage Support’. Service and Support is available from 9am to 6pm EST, Monday – Friday.