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Power Saving Feature for Word Processing System

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000051901D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-11

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Barksdale, DF Czyszczewski, JS Firth, RV Martin, DE Rachui, RA [+details]

Abstract

Substantial energy savings are realized in a word processing system by the inclusion of control logic and switching circuitry in the output printer to turn off the printer during idle periods when data codes a not being sent to the printer for printing.