Global Patent Index - EP 0981105 A1

EP 0981105 A1 20000223 - Method of compensating failure of a dot generating unit in a printing system

Title (en)

Method of compensating failure of a dot generating unit in a printing system

Title (de)

Verfahren zur Kompensierung von Fehlern einer punktbildenden Einheit in einem Drucksystem

Title (fr)

Procédé de compensation d'erreur d'une unité de génération de points dans un système d'impression

Publication

EP 0981105 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99202646 A

Priority

  • EP 99202646 A
  • EP 98202785 A

Abstract (en)

Method of compensating failure of a dot generating unit (22') in a printing system including a multiple-unit printhead (16) scanning an image receiving medium in line direction and capable of printing several lines (1 - 8) at a time, wherein multi-pass printing and interleaved line feed are employed, wherein when a unit (22') fails, the image information (28') associated with that unit for each pass of the printhead is printed with at least one other unit (22") of the printhead during at least one of the other passes and wherein two-pass printing is performed. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7

G06K 15/10; B41J 2/21

IPC 8 full level

B41J 2/165 (2006.01); B41J 2/21 (2006.01); B41J 2/505 (2006.01)

CPC (source: EP)

B41J 2/2139 (2013.01); B41J 2/5056 (2013.01)

Citation (applicant)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB NL

DOCDB simple family (publication)

EP 0981105 A1 20000223

DOCDB simple family (application)

EP 99202646 A 19990813