Excel 2013: Do More with Your Data

The third application in QualityLogic’s new Office 2013 Application Suite-Intermediate Files suite is Excel 2013. ATS-IFs are native application files used for testing printer/MFP drivers with the latest application features. Here are the new features found in Excel 2013.
Microsoft Excel 2013 lets you do …

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Making Sense of PageSense

PC Magazine frequently reviews the latest printers and MFPs and uses QualityLogic’s PageSense hardware and software to measure and report throughput speed. PageSense is well known by printer companies and analysts that cover the industry, but consumers may not know what this tool is and …

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Printer Reviews

Successful printer reviews are a key part of the success of any printer product. An interesting resource on Consumersearch.com documents the major publications that do printer reviews and rates the credibility of their reviews. We were pleased to see that PC Magazine came in number …

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Welcome to the Printer and MFP Testing Blog!

Welcome to the QualityLogic Printer and MFP testing Blog! Contributors to this blog will include many of QualityLogic’s key engineers and managers. Our hope is to provide you with a dynamic stream of interesting content that will help you more effectively and efficiently test your …

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What Is Transactive Energy?

Over the past two years, the GridWise® Architecture Council has been developing a body of knowledge aimed at addressing one of the major challenges to the electrical system. Traditionally, power system operations have been centrally managed with a focus on maintaining adequate capacity, power and …

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Transactive Control and its Role in Optimizing Grid Performance

The Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project (PNW-SGDP) is implementing a leading-edge technology it calls “transactive control” that is considered a specific instantiation of a GridWise Architecture Council Transactive Energy architecture. The intent of transactive control is to standardize a scalable, distributed mechanism for exchanging …

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Smart Grid Interoperability Panel’s Catalog of Standards

When Are Smart Grid Standards Ready to Deploy?
One of the most critical issues for utilities and vendors is understanding when the industry can expect the products based on a standard to be ready to deploy. When will products be certified? Are certified products really …

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Welcome to the Fax/Telecom Testing Blog

Welcome to QualityLogic’s Fax/Telecom testing Blog, created and maintained by many of QualityLogic’s key engineers and managers. Our hope is to provide you with a dynamic stream of interesting content that will help you more effectively and efficiently test your communication networks and facsimile devices. …

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PDF Testing Strategies

QualityLogic’s PDF Functional Test Suite (FTS) is the printer industry’s first third-party conformance test for PDF consumers (i.e Direct to PDF printers, file format converters, etc.). This test complements QualityLogic’s PDF Application Test Suite and PDF InteropAnalyzer.
Beyond Common Myths
Perhaps it would be useful …

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ABC’s of ISO Toner and Ink Yield Standards

Most printer companies in the world are now beginning to report the yield of their ink and toner cartridges using recently released ISO standard methods. In the past, each company used their own internal methods for testing and reporting yields and while each method on …

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More ABC’s – ISO vs. ASTM Yield Claims

There are two organizations developing methodologies now in the public domain that printer and cartridge manufacturers are using to make their yield claims – ISO and ASTM. QualityLogic has thoroughly studied the methodologies published by each group and concluded that the ISO methodologies are far …

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