Patent Number: 7,950,763

Title: Recording method

Abstract: A method for recording an image based on image data in a recording region of a recording medium being transported in a predetermined transportation direction includes forming a first reference mark in a recordable region, including the recording region, of the recording medium using a first colored liquid containing a colorant; supplying an uncolored liquid containing no colorant uniformly over the entire recordable region of the recording medium; forming a second reference mark in the recordable region of the recording medium using a second colored liquid containing a colorant; detecting the amount of misalignment between the first reference mark and the second reference mark; calculating the total amount, excluding the content of the colorant, of first colored liquid to be used to record the image based on the image data on the recording medium for each unit area of the recording region of the recording medium.

Inventors: Hara; Keiji (Minowa-machi, JP)

Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation

International Classification: B41J 29/38 (20060101); B41J 2/195 (20060101); B41J 29/393 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-05-31 0:00:00