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Volume: 40 | Article ID: art00003
The Printing Technology of the Tektronix Phaser® 340
  DOI :  10.2352/J.ImagingSci.Technol.1996.40.5.art00003  Published OnlineSeptember 1996

With the Phaser® 340 color printer, Tektronix commercialized a new high-speed color-printing process. The method and the engine architecture result from the combination of solid ink-jet printing with drum-based offset printing. The benefits of this printing technology are plain-paper printing in full color at multiple pageper- minute speeds and exceptional transparency quality. The basic elements of the engine include proprietary phase-change inks, a page-wide printhead, offset drum, and transfer roller. A review of the engine architecture and its relationship to printer performance is described. Additionally, the characteristics of the core technology components are summarized.

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Ronald L. Adams, "The Printing Technology of the Tektronix Phaser® 340in Journal of Imaging Science and Technology,  1996,  pp 383 - 386,

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