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Topic: Preps 6 - how much $? (Read 4883 times) previous topic - next topic

Preps 6 - how much $?
We have version 5. Finding a price for 6 is impossible. Anyone have a clue on this?
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Re: Preps 6 - how much $?
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I think we paid in the neighborhood of $500 or so to go from 4 to 5 about 4 years ago, so I'd say with inflation between $550 and $750 would be expected.
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Re: Preps 6 - how much $?
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My guess in $2500 for an upgrade. Or more. No real facts though.
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$2500 is what we call around here a "KMU" (Kodak Monetary Unit).
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Can you imagine the cost if they supplied the lube?
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actually, it was a free upgrade for us. So check with your Kodak rep.  Upgrade did not include upgrading all seats to Pro, that was $1500 a seat more.
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Ours was free too but I think that was just because we had bought Preps 5 right about the time Preps 6 came out.
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we've had preps 5 since it was new
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we've had preps 5 since it was new


Oops...I meant "Ours was free too but I think that was just because we had bought Prinergy 5 right about the time Preps 6 came out."
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jeez what took you so long?
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We were using Nexus before we bought Prinergy.
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We've had 5 since it was released. It's kinda problematic in a pdf workflow.
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I'm still guessing in the $2500 range.
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For $2500 I'd rather buy a motorcycle.
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Re: Preps 6 - how much $?
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Well, a motorcycle won't impose pages. I couldn't live without Preps. Well, I could but it would make prepress more difficult.
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