Patent Number: 7,708,368

Title: Method for evaluating color mixing, image recording method, and image recording apparatus

Abstract: The method for evaluating color mixing between dots of two different colors discharged onto a recording medium, the method comprises the steps of: outputting a color mixing evaluation print having a color mixing evaluation patch formed on a recording medium by dots of two different colors in such a manner that at least a portion of the dots are adjacent or overlapping; measuring a density of the color mixing evaluation patch of the outputted color mixing evaluation print; and evaluating color mixing of the dots of two colors, according to density profiles for the dots of two colors forming the color mixing evaluation patch, as obtained by the density measuring step.

Inventors: Kachi; Yasuhiko (Kanagawa, JP)

Assignee: Fujifilm Corporation

International Classification: B41J 2/01 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/04/12018