The Business Dictionary defines dpi as the number of dots a printer or scanner can place or record in a one-inch space. A measurement of 4800 by 1200 dpi means that a printer rated as such can handle 4800 dots horizontal... More »

Dots Per Inch (DPI) refers to the number of dots of ink used to create an image on a physical page. DPI differs from PPI (Pixels Per Inch), which refers to the number of pixels needed to create a digital image. More »

Dots per inch refers to the image resolution that scanners produce, and dpi is the number of dots that fit in a 1-inch line. Scanners reflect images to charge-coupled device arrays via mirrors, filters and lenses and the... More »

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