Patent Number: 8,879,939

Title: Method to operate a digital printer to print a recording material, and associated digital printer with mixing container

Abstract: In a method to operate a digital printer having multiple developer stations operated with liquid developer, and wherein a number of the developer stations participating in printing is dependent on a respective print operating mode, liquid developer is supplied from a mixing container to at least one of the developer stations. With a regulatory device a fill level of liquid developer in the mixing container is kept substantially constant depending on the print operating mode. A desired different operating value is provided for the fill level for the regulatory device depending on the operating mode.

Inventors: Zollner; Alfred (Etting, DE), Kastner; Franz (Munich, DE)

Assignee: Oce Printing Systems GmbH

International Classification: G03G 15/10 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-04 0:00:00