Global Patent Index - EP 0841183 B1

EP 0841183 B1 2000-04-05 - Recording apparatus

Title (en)

Recording apparatus

Title (de)

Aufzeichnungsgerät

Title (fr)

Appareil d'enregistrement

Publication

EP 0841183 B1 (EN)

Application

EP 97119467 A

Priority

JP 29475296 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0841183A1] A tape printing apparatus (1) is provided with a step motor (SN) for feeding the top end of a recording medium (D2) with respect to a recording head (HD) on which heating elements are arranged in a row, a gear train (GY), and a cutting unit (KC) disposed downstream of the recording head (HD) in the feeding direction of the recording medium (D2). The control unit (CP) controls to feed the top end of the recording medium (D2) by a first length (L1) each corresponding to an arrangement length (L1) of the heating elements and to stop same to make the recording head (HD) perform recording thereon. It is noted that the control unit controls to feed the recording medium D2 so that the second feeding amount (L3) just before a cutting operation using the cutting unit (KC) is less than the arrangement length (L1) of the heating elements and to feed the same by the remaining third feeding amount (L4) after the cutting operation. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

B41J 11/70; B41J 15/16

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B41J 3/36 (2006.01); B41J 3/407 (2006.01); B41J 11/42 (2006.01); B41J 11/66 (2006.01); B41J 11/70 (2006.01); B41J 15/04 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B41J 15/04 (2013.01); B41J 3/4075 (2013.01); B41J 11/663 (2013.01); B41J 11/666 (2013.01); B41J 11/70 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

BE DE FR GB

EPO simple patent family

EP 0841183 A1 19980513; EP 0841183 B1 20000405; DE 69701613 D1 20000511; DE 69701613 T2 20000907; JP 3740760 B2 20060201; JP H10138580 A 19980526

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