Washington Administrative Code
Title 434 - Secretary of State
434-663 - Imaging systems, standards for accuracy and durability.
434-663-305 - Scanning density.

Universal Citation: WA Admin Code 434-663-305
WAC 434-663-305

Scanning density.

Bitonal images of documents containing type fonts no smaller than six-point shall be scanned at a minimum density of 200 dots per inch (dpi). Bitonal images of documents containing type fonts smaller than six-point, engineering drawings, maps, and similar documents with fine detail or poor contrast, shall be scanned at a minimum density of 300 dots per inch. Until an ANSI or AIIM standard for color images using a lossless nonproprietary compression algorithm is established, it is recommended that color documents be scanned at a minimum density of 150 dots per inch (dpi) and use TIFF, Version 5, specifications. Scanner quality control procedures shall conform to ANSI/AIIM MS44-1988, Recommended Practice for Quality Control of Images Scanners.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 40.14.020(6). WSR 00-20-038, ยง 434-663-305, filed 9/28/00, effective 10/29/00.]

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