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Glossary Terms starting with E

Definitions of terms starting with E

E
1.  An acronym for enlargement ratio.
echo
1.  Signals that are repeated due to satellite transmission. Usually repeated .3-8 seconds later. In fax transmission, this causes the sending fax to...
ECM
1.  An acronym for error correction mode. The fax analyzes the signal after it has been sent and decides if it was sent properly. If not, it will...
ECP mode
1.  An acronym for enhanced capability port mode. An advanced bi-directional mode for use with printers and scanners. It allows data compression for...
edge artifacts
1.  Refers to a poor picture quality at the borders of an image. Edge enhancement is often desirable and can provide an impression of higher image...
edge smoothing
1.  Detects and smoothens jagged edges of raster images.
edit
1.  Feature that allows operator to erase certain sections of the image to be copied.
elevator tray
1.  Large-capacity paper tray which elevates the stack as paper is fed from the top.
encapsulated PostScript file
1.  An acronym for encapsulated PostScript file. An EPS file is a standalone, self-contained PostScript file that describes the contents of a printed...
encoder
1.  A device, usually a rotating disk with small holes and photo interrupter. As the disk rotates the photo interrupter’s light beam is observed and...
end user
1.  Person, customer, client. The individual who uses the machine.
endorser
1.  An ink-jet or dot-matrix attachment on a scanner that prints a text string on a page as it is scanned. Sometimes called an imprinter.
EnergyStar
1.  Federal energy saving standard applied to all recently manufactured equipment.
engine
1.  The printing components of a copier, printer or fax.
Enhanced Capability Port
1.  Also known as ECP. An international specification describing bidirectional communications using a PC's parallel port. ECP focuses on printers and...
Enhanced Parallel Port
1.  Also known as EPP. An international standard documenting bidirectional communications using a PC's parallel port. EPP focuses on peripherals other...
enlarge
1.  Enlargement. Enlarge is to increase the capacity or scope of; expand.
entry sensor
1.  The first switch or sensor that paper contacts in its travel through the machine.
EPROM
1.  An acronym for eraseable programmed read only memory.
EPS
1.  An acronym for encapsulated PostScript file. An EPS file is a standalone, self-contained PostScript file that describes the contents of a printed...
erase lamp
1.  See discharged lamp.
erected brush
1.  Erected developer on the magnetic roller. The point on the mag roller where the developer contacts the drum surface.
Error Correction Mode
1.  The fax analyzes the signal after it has been sent and decides if it was sent properly. If not, it will resend it for that particular portion. In...
error judgment
1.  The percentage of error in communication that the fax will accept. If the error judgment is set to 5% the machine will terminate the communication...
error message
1.  A displayed statement that the system or program has detected an error.
ethernet
1.  A common family of network technologies, used to allow network-enabled devices to communicate.
exa
1.  A prefix meaning 1,000,000,000,000,000,000 (one quintillion). For example, exabit (Eb).