Color Wheel with Inked Platens
Original Publication Date: 1982-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-10
The printer shown in the figure utilizes a solid platen bar that has been saturated or impregnated with ink. The platen may be constructed of a porous metal or plastic or other material that serves as both a firm platen against which the wires may be actuated and also as an ink reservoir.