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Test Bench 1.2
Changelog

Updated

See previous 1.1 changelog.

Tests

DOCUMENT PRINTING SIZES (NEW BOX)

  • Contains the document paper sizes and maximum paper weight comparisons from the former "Printing Size" box from test bench 1.1
  • Black & white printed document quality is now evaluated and scored

New box :

Photo printing sizes (new box)

  • Contains the photo paper sizes from the former "Printing Size" box from test bench 1.1
  • Comparison names changes to clearly indicate that the tests are made using glossy photo paper
  • Contains the borderless printing comparison from the former "Photo Printing Quality" box from test bench 1.1

New box : 

photo printing quality (removed)

Removal of the box to better cover photo printing quality by ways of :

  • Adding the small details test for photos
  • Adding real scene content to both the color accuracy and color gamut tests.

Removed box :

 

SMALL DETAILS (New Box)

  • Dedicated new test to analyze a printer's ability to print small details.
  • Tested using the real scene "Tokyo" test picture
  • Max print resolution comparison (DPI)

New box :

 

color accuracy (modified)

 

  • Added the real scene "Friends" test photo for enhanced coverage of the color accuracy aspect
  • Real scene photo shows what bad color accuracy looks like in real content
  • Overhauled the Color dE graph text information

Previous box :

New modified box :

 

 
 
 

color gamut (modified)

  • Added the real scene "Parrots" picture for enhanced coverage of the color gamut aspect
  • Real scene photo shows what a bad color gamut looks like in real content

Previous box : 

New modified box :

 

Usage ratings

  • All usages updated to include new tests

68 Printers Updated

We have retested popular models. The test results for the following models have been converted to the new testing methodology. However, the text might be inconsistent with the new results.

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