Term - Magnetic Coating
|Magnetic Coating||SWPP Photographic Glossary|
Tuesday 21st September 2021
APS films are coated with an invisible magnetic coating that doesn't affect picture quality but holds Information Exchange (IX) data which can be read by cameras and processing machinery. Data recorded could include the user's selected print format, date, time and information about the shooting conditions to helps the printing machine achieve optimum print quality. This is known as Print Quality Improvement (PQI).
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