Patent Number: 6,332,663

Title: Methods and apparatus for marking images and obtaining image data using a single marking engine platform

Abstract: A marking/image pick-up engine includes a platform on which a plurality of marking cartridges may be mounted. At least one of the marking cartridges may be interchanged with an image pick-up cartridge. Scanning, marking, and at least one self-diagnostic function may be performed by the marking/image pick-up engine.

Inventors: Puzio; Robert E. (Rochester, NY)

Assignee: Xerox Corporation

International Classification: B41J 29/393 (20060101); H04N 1/04 (20060101); B41J 2/175 (20060101); H04N 1/00 (20060101); B41J 029/393 (); B41J 001/56 ()

Expiration Date: 12/25/2018