PPA Printer Controller ASIC Development
As the first Printing Performance Architecture printer, the HP DeskJet 820C needed a completely new digital controller ASIC design. The chipís architecture was optimized for the specific requirements of PPA. Concurrent development of hardware and firmware through the use of hardware emulators and attention to regulatory issues during the design helped the product meet all of its requirements on schedule.
by John L. McWilliams, Leann M. MacMillan, Bimal Pathak, and Harlan A. Talley
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