Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
6,891 Reviews & Articles | 48,452 News Posts
TRENDING NOW: The Division on PC is held back, as it would be 'unfair' to consoles

1,000 Page Per Minute Printer

1,000 Page Per Minute Printer news post from TweakTown's online news computing and technology content pages
| Printers & Scanners News | Posted: Sep 26, 2006 1:12 am

Do you often find yourself thinking our l33t mainstream printers of today are still a bit on the slow side? Well that could very well change in the not too distant future. The Dailytech have scooped up some hot details about a pair of enginners in Israel who've published their research in a recent edition of the Applied Physics Letters, which details an ink jet print head capable of printing ~1000 pages per minute!!

 

Pretty jaw-dropping stuff, and apparently we could see the tech implemented in printers of no more then 2 yrs away.

 


Researchers Moshe Einat and Nissim Einat have designed a print head called JeTrix that is conceptually similar to that of a LCD monitor. The printer head features micro-reservoirs of ink, and each reservoir is responsible for an element on the page, just like how each pixel is represented on an LCD monitor. Traditional ink-jet heads need to move back and forth across paper, but this new concept enlarges the print head to the cover the entire sheet. This allows a page to be printed in just one process, which explains the remarkable printing speed.

 

Got an opinion on this news? Post a comment below!
Subscribe to our Newsletter

Latest News Posts

View More News Posts

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases