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dictType metadata entry: DeviceType

Owner: AFPC

Contact: Yue Qiao ([email protected])

Change date: 13-06-2010

Category: Printing/Display

Name: DeviceType

Meaning of name: Device type of the printer that corresponds to the device type imprinted on the serial number plate that is physically attached to the printer.

Usage restriction: Optional

Display name element: Not specified

Value Meaning Display element
Any six characters in the range [A-Z], [a-z], number 0-9, period (X'002E'), space (X'0020') and null (X'0000') are allowed For IPDS printers, the ManufacturerName, the DeviceType, and the DeviceModel must be provided in accordance with the IPDS definitions. This information can be obtained from the XOH Obtain Printer Characteristics (OPC) under Product Identifier Self-Defining Field in the Intelligent Printer Data Stream Reference. For more information please refer to Color Management Object Content Architecture (CMOCA) Reference at