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Position Detection in Printers

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000045173D
Original Publication Date: 1983-Feb-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-06

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Dunn, JM Koperda, FR [+details]

Abstract

Current methods of determining the position of a printhead require calibration to a known position and then receiving impulses while the printhead is moved. By keeping track of the impulses, the position can be determined.