Procedures for Obtaining Known Photocopy Specimens

  • Obtain at least ten specimens with no document on the glass plate, with the cover down;
  • Obtain at least ten specimens with no document on the glass plate, with the cover up;
  • Obtain at least ten specimens with a document on the glass plate, with the cover down;
  • Record on each specimen the date the samples were obtained, the name of the person who directed the specimens, and the conditions under which the specimens were made;
  • Record the make, model, and serial number of the photocopy machine, information about the toner supplies and components, whether the paper supply is sheet or roll fed, and options such as color, reduction, enlargement, zoom, mask, trim, or editor board;
  • Do not store or transport photocopies in plastic envelopes.