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8757511 Viscous non-contact jetting method and apparatus  
This invention concerns a method and apparatus for dispensing minute quantities of highly viscous material from a jetting needle when an expelling mechanism is activated using a nozzle plate with...
8303104 Inkjet recording apparatus and image forming apparatus  
An inkjet recording apparatus to print onto a surface of a recording medium includes an endless rotation conveyance member with a plurality of through-holes; a suction unit to suction the...
7891804 Recording apparatus  
A recording apparatus includes a recording portion for recording an image on a recording sheet; feeding means for feeding the recording sheet through the recording portion, wherein in a both-side...
7172358 Counting pen  
An apparatus and method provide a writing device including a button pressed by a user, wherein the button engages a mechanism used to move a writing tip between stowed and operative positions. A...
6998996 Motion control using time synchronization  
A motion control system having a set of control nodes each of which controls motion along a single axis of the motion control system and which coordinate their collective motions using time...
6848846 Printing and quilting method and apparatus  
A quilting machine (10, 100, 200, 300, 400, 500, 600) is provided with a printing station (20, 125, 225, 325, 425, 525, 611, 626, 631) and a quilting station (44, 127, 227, 327, 427, 527, 627,...
6457792 Method for effecting actions over vertical surfaces  
The Pendulum Whiteboard Printer is a fully-automatic robotic device for marking or otherwise effecting whiteboards, pinboards, or other vertical surfaces. The physical device consists of an...
RE37671 Printhead-carriage alignment and electrical interconnect lock-in mechanism  
A printhead cartridge and carriage assembly (10) is provided comprising: a carriage (12); a snap-spring (62) for securing a printing cartridge (14) in postion on the carriage; and an interconnect...
6368002 Parking mechanism for storing and exchanging end effectors used in a system for performing actions over vertical surfaces  
The Pendulum Whiteboard Printer is a fully-automatic robotic device for marking or otherwise effecting whiteboards, pinboards, or other vertical surfaces. The physical device consists of an...
6367902 Effector platform for performing actions over vertical surfaces  
The Pendulum Whiteboard Printer is an effector platform for a fully-automatic robotic device for marking or otherwise effecting whiteboards, pinboards, or other vertical surfaces The effector...
6367901 System for effecting actions over vertical surfaces  
The Pendulum Whiteboard Printer is a fully-automatic robotic device for marking or otherwise effecting whiteboards, pinboards, or other vertical surfaces. The physical device consists of an...
6116707 Robotic plotter system  
A robotic plotting system 10 is provided, in which a robotic plotter 18 having a printhead 18 is placed on a substantially flat horizontal surface 23, upon a recording medium 22, and is directed...
5997119 Magnetic arrangement for printhead positioning in an image processing apparatus  
An image processing apparatus (10) for sheet thermal print media. The image processing apparatus (10) comprises a vacuum imaging drum (300) for holding thermal print media (32) and dye donor...
5726693 Ink printing apparatus using ink surfactants  
A liquid ink, drop-on-demand pagewidth printhead including a semiconductor substrate, a plurality of drop-emitter nozzles fabricated on the substrate; an ink supply manifold coupled to the...
5650820 Hand recording apparatus and movement guide therefor  
A movement guide for guiding the movement of a manually movable hand recording apparatus has a guide member for guiding the movement of the hand recording apparatus, and an engaging portion...
5642140 Rotational arm assembly for a printing mechanism of a recorder and copy machine incorporating same  
A thermally sensitive recording head comprising, a two bases 2 moving with its attitude being kept along a guide shaft 5, an attachment 3 rotatably provided on the base 2 so that the base 2...
5465107 Printhead drive system for serial printer  
The printhead of an ink jet printer is mounted on a printhead carrier for reciprocal movement on a carrier guide rod above a record feed path. A bi-directional motor drives a drive belt attached...
5461402 Pinch roller for pen plotters including platen bridge to prevent media snag  
A support arm for use in a pen plotter having a platen with a platen extension in front of it spaced to provide a slot therebetween to rotatably support a pinch roller above the platen to prevent...
5459494 Automatic lead supplying device for a plotter  
A swivelling unit 18 is swivellably supported on the machine body of the plotter between the two predetermined positions. A loader shaft 38 is journalled on the swivelling unit 18 which is...
5451991 Recording apparatus  
A recording apparatus for performing recording on a recording medium includes a feed roller for feeding a recording medium, a recording head reciprocally movable along a feed path of the recording...
5436646 Cam operated cutter for roll-fed pen plotters  
In a pen plotter having a pen carriage moving laterally along a support beam over a plotting media, cutting apparatus for cutting the plotting media includes a first member carried by the pen...
5434602 Recording apparatus with magnetic linear encoder  
A recording apparatus, which is provided with a carriage supporting a recording head or reciprocating along a platen, includes a magnetized scale of a magnetic linear encoder positioned along a...
5408591 Automatic calibration and servo control scheme for offsetting mechanical and electronic component variances  
In a mechanical device in which a member is moved by an electrical actuator through an electronic and mechanical linkage, apparatus for compensating for changes in system gain to allow precision...
5404425 Pen operability checking system for vector plotters  
Apparatus and an associated method for ascertaining the operational status of a pen in a vector plotter in which a pen is moved into contact with a paper web at a test location, the pen is moved...
5396078 Printer with optical data link to carriage  
A printer featuring an optical data link between the printer's controller and its reciprocal, carriage-mounted printhead is described. Print data are conveyed from the controller to the printhead...
5394174 Actuator mechanism for a pencil carriage  
An actuator mechanism for a pencil carriage in which a motor is coupled to a lead holder to move the lead holder relative to a drawing media surface, a pusher mechanism moves a lead carried by an...
5376994 Compact BI-color electrophotographic image forming apparatus  
An image forming apparatus having deflection scanning type and line type exposing devices and first and second developing devices arranged around a photoconductive element, so that parts around...
5367323 Mirror mount for use in equipment for converting digital data into a light image  
In a digital imaging system in which a number of lasers provide different colored beams that are combined into a single collimated focused beam so that the film is exposed to all color components...
5355157 Plotter with pencil-lead detecting system  
A preliminary sensor read unit (83A) performs preliminary sensor read for a movable ring (38) by using a sensor (29) with a pencil (20) set in an upper position. After the preliminary sensor read,...
5351072 Automatic lead supply apparatus for plotter  
When a pen holder of a drawing head of an automatic lead supply apparatus is raised and lowered, and a knocking pipe of a pencil holder held by the pen holder strikes or is pressed against a...
5345255 Actuator mechanism for a plotter carriage  
An actuator mechanism for a plotter carriage adaptable for use in either a pen plotter or a pencil plotter mode in which a coupler engages both a support for a pen holder and a support for a lead...
5343227 Ink jet recording apparatus and ink jet recording head with means reducing the amount of warp  
A recording medium in the sheet form is supplied into a designated direction guided by a sheet supply roller. An ink jet recording head in which a plurality of ink jet discharging orifices are...
5341157 Laser-driven silk screen mask device  
A computer driven device for making silk screens suitable for making signs, PC boards, mask, metal, textile graphics and the like is disclosed. The device uses a laser beam to burn holes in a thin...
5335007 Beam scanning device for an electronic photography type printer  
A scanning device for an electronic photography printer which comprises a photosensitive drum, a rotary cylinder horizontally disposed and provided with spiral slits which are spaced from one...
5333387 Color drawing toy  
Disclosure concerns a portable drawing toy comprising an openable rectangular box having manual rotatable knobs in the two lower opposite corners, which knobs move by strings and pulleys a...
5333006 Lead loader mechanism for a pencil plotter  
A lead loader mechanism for a pencil plotter in which a lead stocker contains a plurality of leads for use in a pencil plotter, at least one lead actuator mechanism is coupled to the lead stocker...
5327168 Rolled sheet conveying apparatus of plotter and rolled sheet conveying route control method.  
In a paper sheet conveying operation for a plotter, a roller paper sheet 29 supported on a feeding roller 35 is slackened by way of rotation of the feeding roller. The suspended portion of the...
5317344 Light emitting diode printhead having improved signal distribution apparatus  
A printhead, particularly a light emitting diode (LED) printhead, which has improved apparatus for distributing signals to individual printing elements, i.e. LEDs, that are used in the printhead....
5299290 Ink sensing system for vector plotters  
An ink sensing system for a vector plotter in which a pen is adapted to be raised and lowered from a drawing media surface along a system axis. An optical detection system is provided which has a...
5298925 Lead positioner for a pencil plotter  
A lead positioner for a pencil plotter in which a lead stocker contains a plurality of leads for use in a pencil plotter, a lead actuator mechanism is coupled to the lead stocker and is adapted to...
5297017 Print cartridge alignment in paper axis  
Apparatus and techniques are disclosed for aligning the operation of the ink jet printhead cartridges of a multiple printhead ink jet swath printer that includes a print carriage that is movable...
5294943 Method and apparatus for alignment of scan line optics with target medium  
Positioning of a scan line (L) relative to a recording medium drum (15) of a polygon printer is established by independently adjusting blocks (35, 36) mounted on a scan line generating optics...
5285217 Led exposure head  
A LED exposure head for use in a recording device for linewise recording information on a moving photoconductor, which comprises a metal base plate (38) onto which are mounted a row of LED dice...
5285218 Automatic lead feed apparatus in an automatic drafting apparatus  
A pen holding arm connected to an elevation drive apparatus of a pen head of an automatic lead feed apparatus holds a pen or a writing instrument. The automatic lead feed or supply apparatus has a...
5281978 Object carriage system  
An object carriage system is developed which can suppress any vibration even if an object to be carried contains a source of vibration. The object carriage system comprises a carriage for carrying...
5280309 Single degree of freedom belt drive tensioning system for a plotter apparatus  
A belt-drive tensioning system for a motor drive positioning system, especially for X-Y digital plotters. The tensioning system employs spring-loading involving motion along only one translational...
5276970 Codestrip in a large-format image-related device  
A graduated, highly tensioned metallic codestrip is used in a large-format automatic image-related device such as a D-size or larger plotter, yielding positional precision even better than those...
5276466 Recording apparatus  
Disclosed is a recording apparatus for recording information signals on a recording sheet. The apparatus includes a conveyance mechanism for conveying the sheet, a recording head reciprocating...
5260722 Method and apparatus for advancing a carriage by fluid displacement  
Methods of and apparatus for advancing a carriage utilize a displacement pump for displacing a selected quantity of fluid. The displacement pump is driven continuously by a motor to provide a...
5258773 Serial recording apparatus for bidirectional recording  
A serial recording apparatus for reciprocating a recording head with respect to a recording medium to perform bidirectional recording includes a position detector for detecting a reference...