The method described in this document arose from a need to identify, monitor and resolve different
contributors to print quality (PQ) defects for small‐format dye sub photo printers as well as other types
of printers, depending on the implementation. A variety of targets were tested to flag and measure the
extent of issues like linefeed error and skew, both of which are typical of inkjet printing. Measuring
those targets typically require high resolution scanners with custom software to plot linefeed and
different types of visible skew. However, other issues aren’ as easily detected, much less measured;
these include misregistration, banding, and roller marks. In order to make the solution more effective
for troubleshooting, added weight was given to streamlining the process to provide immediate feedback
to engineers and operators.
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