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USPTO Class 347 - Incremental printing of symbolic information
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Apparatus for charging power storage unit provided in carriage having printhead, and charge control method and storage medium storing program thereof

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 1:43pm
An apparatus including: a control unit configured to control a switch that performs switching between a charging path for charging a first power storage unit provided in a carriage having a printhead mounted thereon by power supplied from a power source and a charging path for charging the first power...
Categories: Computers

Ink cartridge, ink cartridge assembly and method for detecting the installation of ink cartridge

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 1:43pm
The present invention relates to an ink cartridge, an ink cartridge assembly and a method for detecting the installation of the ink cartridge. A plurality of ink cartridges are detachably mounted on an inkjet printer including a light receiver and a plurality of apparatus electrical contacts which are commonly connected...
Categories: Computers

Ink cartridge, ink cartridge assembly, inkjet recording apparatus, ink cartridge installation detection module and ink cartridge installation detection method

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 1:43pm
The present invention provides an ink cartridge, an ink cartridge assembly, an inkjet recording apparatus, an ink cartridge installation detection module and a method. The module comprises a light emitter, a controller, a processing unit and a control unit, wherein the light emitter is configured to provide a light source;...
Categories: Computers

Tension module for wide format inkjet printers

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 1:43pm
Systems and methods for printing are described. One example is a tension module for a printer including a throughput roller including a length to diameter ratio of at least 10:1 and a material on the surface thereof having a friction coefficient value less than 1. In addition, the module includes...
Categories: Computers

Recording apparatus and recording method

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 1:43pm
In a recording apparatus, a dot diameter of a first color ink formed by discharging a predetermined amount of the first color ink onto a surface of a second color ink fixed on a recording medium is smaller than a dot diameter of the second color ink formed by discharging...
Categories: Computers

Printing apparatus and printing method

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 1:43pm
In the case of performing duplex printing on a continuous sheet, by setting a length of a non-image area to an optimum length, both of mark detection having high reliability and the suppression of a sheet consumption amount are achieved. For this purpose, when duplex printing of a plurality of...
Categories: Computers

Printing method and printing apparatus

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 1:43pm
To achieve both of highly reliable detection of a mark and suppression of a sheet consumption amount when a continuous sheet is cut on an image basis after a plurality of images has been printed on the continuous sheet. For this purpose, at the time of arranging a non-image area...
Categories: Computers

Printing system and method

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 1:43pm
According to one example there is provide a printing system that comprises a carriage moveable bi-directionally across a platen. The system additionally comprises a substrate edge detector to detect the position of a lateral edge of a substrate when positioned on a platen, a parking zone in which a substrate...
Categories: Computers

Determination of a media malfunction event based on a shape of a media portion

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 1:43pm
A printing apparatus includes a media support assembly, a scanning module, and a control module. The media support assembly may position a respective media portion in a print zone to receive a printing fluid thereon. The scanning module may scan the media portion in the print zone and generate a...
Categories: Computers

Aqueous ink, ink jet recording method, ink cartridge, recording unit and ink jet recording apparatus

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 1:43pm
The invention provides an aqueous ink comprising a polymer having hydroxyl groups and a pigment, which can provide images excellent in scratch resistance and highlighter resistance and can inhibit the seeping out phenomenon of the polymer and the deterioration of ejection characteristics even when it is stored for a long...
Categories: Computers

Inkjet recording material

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 1:43pm
An inkjet recording material that contains a supporting substrate and an image-receiving layer formed on at least one side of the supporting substrate, said layer including at least one inorganic pigment, and a latex binder having the formula (I). Also disclosed herein are the method of making said inkjet recording...
Categories: Computers

Photosensitive negative resin composition

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 1:43pm
A photosensitive negative resin composition including (a) an epoxy-group-containing compound, (b) a first onium salt including a cation moiety structure represented by formula (b1) and an anion moiety structure represented by formula (b2), and (c) a second onium salt including a cation moiety structure represented by formula (c1) and an...
Categories: Computers

Stereoscopic print

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 1:43pm
The present invention provides stereoscopic prints with reduced image coarseness. A stereoscopic print comprises a lenticular lens sheet and a dot image print that is glued to the back surface of the lenticular lens sheet. Multiple image strips that form the dot image print each include a small unit that...
Categories: Computers

Liquid ejection head and liquid ejection apparatus

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 1:43pm
A liquid ejection head includes a recording element substrate having an ejection port, a support member having a recessed portion, and supporting the recording element substrate by a bottom portion of the recessed portion, wiring electrically connected to the recording element substrate and extending between the recording element substrate and...
Categories: Computers

Printer inkjet head cleaning system for waste ink collection and inkjet head cleaning and protection

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 1:43pm
A printer inkjet head cleaning system for waste ink collection and inkjet head cleaning and protection comprises a frame, a pushing device and a cleaning device. An accommodating space is disposed inside the frame. A horizontal rail and an elevating rail are correspondingly disposed on two lateral sides of the...
Categories: Computers

Liquid discharge head and method of making the same

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 1:43pm
A liquid discharge head includes a substrate including an energy generating element that generates energy used to discharge liquid and a discharge port member having a discharge port surface with a discharge port line including discharge ports, through which the liquid is discharged, arrayed in a first direction. The discharge...
Categories: Computers

Method of manufacturing water repellent film, nozzle plate, inkjet head, and inkjet recording device

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 1:43pm
An object is to provide a method of manufacturing a water repellent film, a nozzle plate, an inkjet head, and an inkjet recording device which are able to improve dynamic water repellency of a water repellent film which includes a straight-chain fluorine-based organic material. The method of manufacturing a water...
Categories: Computers

Printhead including tuned liquid channel manifold

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 1:43pm
A continuous liquid ejection printhead includes a plurality of nozzles having a nozzle to nozzle spacing of X. Each nozzle of the plurality of nozzles is in fluid communication with a liquid supply channel through a liquid dispensing channel. The liquid supply channel includes a liquid inlet. The liquid inlets...
Categories: Computers

Printing apparatus, printing material cartridge, adaptor for printing material container, and circuit board

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 1:43pm
A printing material cartridge comprises: a memory device; a plurality of first terminals through which a power source voltage and signals for operating the memory device are supplied from a printing apparatus; and a plurality of second terminals to be used for detecting attachment conditions of the printing material cartridge...
Categories: Computers

Membrane mems actuator including fluidic impedance structure

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 1:43pm
A liquid dispenser includes a first liquid chamber including a nozzle and a second liquid chamber. A flexible membrane is positioned to separate and fluidically seal the first liquid chamber and the second liquid chamber. A heater is associated with the second liquid chamber. A liquid supply channel is in...
Categories: Computers