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Improving Multistrike Ribbon Print Quality in an Impact Printer

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000037430D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-29

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Damon, BW Nguyen, T Ravitz, CP [+details]

Abstract

Disclosed is a method that improves the print quality that can be achieved on impact printers using multistrike ribbon by identifying print patterns that require more ribbon and advancing more ribbon when printing those patterns.