LIQUID INK PRINTER HAVING MULTIPLE PROCESSORS FOR FAST COLOR IMAGING
 Inventor: John E. Werner, Rochester, N.Y.
 Assignee: Xerox Corporation, Stamford, Conn.
 Appl. No.: 08/883,520  Filed: Jun. 26, 1997
 Int. CI.6 B41J 2/21
 U.S. C I 347/43
 Field of Search 347/43, 42, 115,
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A color liquid ink printing system, including multiple processors, depositing color liquid ink to form a color image on a recording medium in response to color image data. The printing system includes a processor, receiving the color image data, and outputting a plurality of color image signals, each of the plurality of color image signals representing color information of one of a plurality of color planes. A plurality of graphics processors, coupled to the processor, receive the plurality of color image signals and output a plurality of bitmap image signals in response thereto. A color liquid ink printhead, coupled to the plurality of graphics processors, receive the plurality of bitmap image signals and deposit liquid ink on the recording medium in response thereto.
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