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DUAL MODE XEROGRAPHIC PRINTER

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000022988D
Original Publication Date: 1976-Jun-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Mar-27

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Information often appears at a printer in "bursts's ~f irregular and unpredictable length and frequency of arrival. The same printer may also be required to accommodate a sustained flow of information (i.e., an exceptionally long flburstli) at a relatively high rate. Despite the difficul~ ties of such circumstances, it is most often desirable, and frequently required, that data or message items be printed out as soon as possible, without waiting for the arrival of the complete page of text, This invention shows how a xero- graphic printer is made to print messages or data in the two required modes of operation: