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9004789 Processing device  
A processing device comprising a ribbon cartridge including an ink ribbon wound around a feed-out core and a wind-up core winding up the ink ribbon, a device main body to which the ribbon...
8882371 Printer with printhead assembly, clutch assembly, and printer ribbon transport assembly  
A printer may include a printhead assembly a clutch assembly, and/or a printer ribbon transport assembly. The printhead assembly may include a printhead biasing assembly defining a biasing ramp...
8333524 Cartridge with ribbon back-tension  
The present invention provides a cartridge providing ribbon tension. The cartridge includes a cartridge housing having walls. A first spool and a second spool are contained in at least in part in...
6965391 Thermal transfer ribbon actuation device for printing machines  
Applicable to machines having a moving carriage (4) that can move transversally with respect to the continuous band to be printed and that includes a thermal printing head (9) by which passes a...
6478486 Printer with ribbon advance mechanism  
A ribbon advance mechanism has a advancing spool, a metal support shaft for supporting a advancing spool base part for rotation, and a coil spring attached between a base part of the advancing...
6380963 Carrier utilization in printing  
Multiple images are printed utilizing lateral sets of print elements on a printhead and lateral portions of a ribbon.
6334722 Ink ribbon take-up body  
An ink ribbon take-up assembly for winding individual narrow ink ribbons produced in a slitting apparatus by slitting a wide ribbon, comprises a mounting shaft with a longitudinal groove, and...
6019529 Ink film cassette and reel  
An ink film cassette 33 incorporates therein a supply reel 30 having an ink film wound thereon and a rewind reel 31 for taking up the ink film 32 and is attached detachably to a thermal transfer...
5906444 Bi-directional thermal printer and method therefor  
A method and system for printing bi-directionally with a thermal print head movable back and forth along a print path adjacent a ribbon to transfer ink therefrom onto a substrate. The ribbon being...
5893669 Ribbon feeding device for printer  
A ribbon feeding device for a printer, which is simple in structure and easy to assemble and in which engagement between a pinion supported on a carriage and a rack is maintained when the carriage...
5775217 Check writing machine having an inked ribbon  
The check writer for imprinting checks is comprised of a frame having a printing line, a plurality of type segment members supported by the frame, with each segment member having a set of offset...
5738448 Ribbon cassette for printer  
Disclosed herein is a ribbon cassette for use with a printer, including a cassette case detachably mounted in the printer and an ink ribbon stored in the cassette case and partially exposed to...
5595447 Tape cartridge and printing device having print medium cartridge  
The present invention provides a novel structure of a tape cartridge accommodating a printing tape and an ink ribbon used for printing, which prevents the printing tape from being stuck in a...
5542769 Printer such as a printer for printing self-adhesive labels having a ribbon drive  
To conserve relatively expensive printing ribbon, in particular a thermal transfer ribbon, when a portion of the medium which is not to be printed, e.g. the space between two labels, passes...
5540509 Color printer with exchangeable ribbon cassettes  
A print unit provided with one or a multi-serial heads having a plurality of print pins widely arranged in a direction of the feeding of paper and is provided laterally movably on a guide shaft. A...
5531527 Apparatus and method for video printing  
A video printing apparatus and method in which, without interlocking the movement of the printing head with the capstan for carrying the printing paper and the paper feeding mechanism by a cam and...
5499879 Ribbon cassette drive system method and apparatus for portable copiers and printers  
A ribbon cartridge and drive system for use in printers, typewriters, copiers or the like in which a supply spool and a take-up spool are enclosed in a housing with each spool extending from the...
5450100 Thermal transfer recording method and apparatus for reducing ink sheet and recording medium consumption  
A heat transfer recording method and apparatus for recording images onto a recording medium is realized by transferring ink contained in an ink sheet onto said recording medium. The apparatus...
5172137 Thermal printer  
A thermal head in a thermal printer is biased by a plurality of springs which are provided between the thermal head and stopper of the movable shafts, respectively. The distances between the...
5137378 Thermal printer having ribbon conserving mechanism  
A thermal printer for printing on sheets of paper includes a drive motor having a gear train rotatably connected thereto. A ribbon take-up roll is rotated by rotation of the drive motor via the...
5133614 Device for driving a printer print-head carriage having a belt tensioning device and a ribbon drive clutch  
In a printer, a drive motor, a drive roller arranged on the shaft of the motor, a reversal roller in spaced relation to the drive roller, and an elongated drive belt trained about the drive and...
5127751 Printing apparatus with improved work of ink ribbon replacement  
A printing apparatus in accordance with the present invention includes: a plurality of replaceable ink ribbons each having a ribbon end indicating an end of the ribbon; a printer for printing an...
4924240 Feed for thermal printing ribbon  
A thermal transfer printing device for a franking machine uses a multi-strike thermal transfer ribbon. Mail items are fed to the printing device and frictional engagement between the mail item and...
4828408 Apparatus for printing an information carrier  
In a transfer printer, the printed, ribbon-like information carrier is suddenly separated from the printing ink ribbon 1 to 5 mm after the two ribbons have passed the transfer pins. Separation is...
4815871 Head control apparatus  
A head contorl apparatus is disclosed for a printing machine. The apparatus includes a frame with a thermal head connected to the frame. A tape roller guide is connected to the frame. The guide...
4786789 Apparatus for processing vouchers, in particular checks  
Apparatus for processing checks comprises an internal path defined by a toothed belt (10) passing round a enclosed loop from inlet wheels (111, 112) to outlet wheels (115) followed by a...
4773774 Printer with erasing ribbon control function  
Disclosed is a printer having a correction ribbon tape for correcting printed characters. A plurality of characters printed in the same print position can be corrected in one step of feed of the...
4760405 Method and apparatus for recording an image  
Method and apparatus for effecting thermal recording on a sheet of a recording medium with the aid of a reusable ribbon which can be repeatedly used for recording a plurality of times. The...
4747714 Mechanisms for selectively raising and transporting print ribbons and correction tapes  
Function controlled raising and transporting mechanism for the selective control of a print ribbon or correction tape by means of a power drive and freewheeling clutches operative to effect print...
4709242 Printer  
A thermal transfer printer comprising means for identifying space data present between character data in a print data string. When a space portion is detected by the space identifier, the thermal...
4647232 Multicolor thermal printer  
The multicolor thermal printer comprises a frame (1), a platen (4) and a carriage (2) that can move along the platen (4). This carriage (2) consists of a lower part (5) carrying the thermal print...
4376587 Print ribbon protection  
In a printing system employing a spliced endless print ribbon, an opening is provided in the ribbon adjacent the splice to enable sensing of the approach of the splice to the print station....
4347008 Anti-reversal backcheck for printer ribbon cartridge takeup spool  
In a typewriter ribbon cartridge, it is necessary to maintain tension on the span of ribbon extending outside the cartridge to prevent tangling and to insure high print quality during machine...
4342520 Inkribbon feed mechanism  
An inkribbon feed mechanism is disclosed which feeds the inkribbon by utilizing power of a spacing motor by which a print head is transversed. The inkribbon feed mechanism comprises commanding...
4091913 Printing apparatus with printing material non-motion detector  
A printing apparatus includes a supply of printing material, a drive assembly coupled to the printing material and capable when enabled of advancing the material along a predetermined path past a...
3939957 Carriage operated ribbon drive and reverse mechanism  
A printer arrangement of the type which prints data serially along a line on a record medium by relative impact of type characters and record medium through a ribbon. Printing is a mixture of stop...
3904018 Ink ribbon mechanism and cartridge for impact printers  
An endless ink ribbon is mounted in a cartridge for linear movement with respect to a print head also mounted within the cartridge and typically comprising a small belt printer used in a mobile...
3289803 Embossing tool for selectively accommodating material of different widths  
3194379 Ribbon feed mechanism  
2930470 Reel mechanism for typewriter ribbons  
2900067 Attachments for typewriters  
2889908 Typewriter attachment  
2815110 Ribbon feed mechanism  

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