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Dual Resolution Ink Jet Drum Printer

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000056370D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-14

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Althauser, WE Fox, SJ Ritchie, RT [+details]

Abstract

U.S. Patents 4,063,254 and 4,069,486 describe an interlace printing scheme wherein a plurality of ink jet linear arrays are used for printing data in an interlaced manner. Each of the arrays includes a plurality of printing orifices. The arrays are arranged either circumferentially around a print drum or along the axis of the drum, and are translated relative to the drum as the drum is rotated.