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IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000024702D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Oct-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-02

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Xerox Disclosure Journal


Computer printers are expected to operate continuously, without interruption, for extended periods of time. However, many printers require frequent operator intervention because of limited paper tray and stacker bin capacity. In order to allow the operator to perform other tasks and yet intervene at the machine when necessary, some form of machine status indicator is desirable.