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WO/2017/202476A1
An example braking system is described including a support structure which is pivotable about a first axis and a braking mechanism including a gear engagement mechanism which is fixed with respect to the first axis. The gear engagement m...  
WO/2017/127668A1
A ribbon supply includes a supply spool and a ribbon material wound onto the supply spool. A tack down bond prevents unwinding of the ribbon material from the supply spool. A leader film extends from the tack down bond, with the leader f...  
WO/2017/083721A1
A mounting of a ribbon supply on a re-useable cartridge is described where the mounting is designed so that the supply friction, supply and control of the ribbon supply are substantially independent of the cartridge. When the supply roll...  
WO/2017/021704A1
A tape drive comprises a spool support (30) for supporting a tape spool (32), wherein the spool support comprises a support surface (34) mounted to a tape drive base plate (36) such that the support surface (34) is fixed against rotation...  
WO/2017/021703A1
A tape support arrangement comprises a tape take up core (220) suitable for supporting a tape; and a tape supply core (210) suitable for supporting a tape (230). The supply core (210) comprises an inner surface (212), the inner surface d...  
WO/2017/017408A1
A method of operating a transfer printer (1), the transfer printer comprising first and second spool supports each being configured to support a spool (3,4) of ribbon (2), a ribbon drive configured to cause movement of ribbon (2) from th...  
WO/2016/067052A1
A method of operating a thermal transfer printer, the thermal transfer printer comprising first and second spool supports (3a, 4a) each being configured to support a spool of ribbon (3,4); a ribbon drive (3b, 4b) configured to cause move...  
WO/2016/067051A1
A method of determining the diameter of a first spool (3) of tape (2) in a tape drive in which tape (2) is transferred between first (3) and second (4) spools of tape, the method comprising: generating a first estimate of a quantity of t...  
WO/2015/151545A1
 Provided is a printer with which damage occurring when the rotating shaft of a ribbon roller is linked to a drive unit therefor can be minimized, and with which it is possible to link the rotating shaft and the drive unit with high ac...  
WO/2015/111813A1
The present invention relates to a driving device for rotating a take-up reel of a sublimation photo printer. The device for driving the ribbon take-up reel of the sublimation photo printer, according to the present invention, has a simp...  
WO/2015/111812A1
The objective of the present invention is to provide an integrated cartridge and a printer using the same, the integrated cartridge in which an ink ribbon and print media are provided in one integrated cartridge and the cartridge is inse...  
WO/2015/095159A3
A device for processing media may include a system and method for loading and unloading consumable supplies of a media processing device, and more particularly, a system and method for providing a compact form factor media processing dev...  
WO/2015/059449A1
A tape drive comprising: first and second motors (3b, 4b); first and second spool supports (3a, 4a), respectively receiving first and second spools of tape (3, 4), the first spool support (3a) being driveable by the first motor (3b) and ...  
WO/2015/059447A1
A labelling machine comprises a first motive apparatus configured to advance a label web along a label web path; an encoder arranged to output a sensor signal which is indicative of a rate of movement of said label web along said label w...  
WO/2014/208203A1
Provided are an image forming device and an image forming method that reduce the likelihood that a boundary between transfer material regions will be erroneously detected, in a case where image formation is newly carried out by using an ...  
WO/2014/084169A1
Provided is a printing device for which configuration is simplified and with which the ink ribbon can be appropriately fed in both directions between a supply roll and a take-up roll on which the ink ribbon is wound. The printing device ...  
WO/2013/181987A1
A thermal transfer printer comprises a frame, a printing mechanism (2) and a carbon ribbon mechanism (3). The frame comprises a base (100), a carbon ribbon bracket (300) pivoted the base (100) through their respective pivot axis, and an ...  
WO/2013/111514A1
The time recorder is provided with: a case, which is equipped with gears (428) that are rotatably supported by the case and a motor that rotates the gears (428); a printing unit that is provided inside the case and comprises a carriage (...  
WO/2013/111513A1
A ribbon winding part (30) provided on a time recorder is provided with a first movement gear (31) and a second movement gear (34) that engage with a ribbon winding rack, a first middle gear (32), a reverse gear (35), and a winding membe...  
WO/2013/084570A1
A time recorder is provided with: a chassis having a platen; a printing unit furnished inside the chassis, for printing an object for printing furnished on the platen; and a print gap adjustment section (50a). The print gap adjustment se...  
WO/2013/025746A1
A thermal transfer printer, including first and second spool supports each being configured to support a spool of ribbon; a ribbon drive configured to cause movement of ribbon from the first support to the second spool support; a printhe...  
WO/2013/021211A3
A motor control system (25) including a motor (16, 18) having an associated rotary position encoder (20, 22), and a controller (24) for controlling the operation of the motor (16, 18), wherein the motor (16, 18) is switchable between a p...  
WO/2013/021537A1
A tape printer (1) is provided with a main body case to which a ribbon cartridge (17) housing an ink ribbon (61) is detachably attached, and using a cartridge-side brake mechanism (65) provided to the ribbon cartridge and a device-side b...  
WO/2013/017049A1
Disclosed are a thermal transfer printer and printing method thereof, the thermal transfer printer comprising a printing mechanism (100) provided with a print feeding state such that a printing head (111) and a printing rubber roller (12...  
WO/2012/178025A3
A ribbon drive assembly for optimizing the tension across a ribbon supply in a thermal transfer printer comprising a supply spindle and a take up spindle operable for cooperating with each other such that the ribbon supply is fed from th...  
WO/2012/178025A2
A ribbon drive assembly for optimizing the tension across a ribbon supply in a thermal transfer printer comprising a supply spindle and a take up spindle operable for cooperating with each other such that the ribbon supply is fed from th...  
WO/2012/177998A1
A print station system (1) having a drive-stepper motor (2), platen rollers (3, 4) in operative communication with the drive-stepper motor (2), a pinch roller (10) in operative communication with the drive-stepper motor (2), a top-of-for...  
WO/2012/151181A3
A reel-to-reel assembly (100) is provided. The reel-to-reel assembly includes, but is not limited to a supply spindle (110) and a wind-up spindle (130). The supply spindle (110) receives a supply reel (112) having a length of ribbon (120...  
WO/2012/099862A3
A ribbon includes a substrate film, wherein the film comprises a tensionable material; and an ink disposed on the ribbon. A length of the ribbon includes portions that have been tensioned to provide a code readable from the ribbon by mea...  
WO/2012/095893A1
A control device that improves print quality and the utilization efficiency of an ink sheet placed on top of recording paper when using thermal transfer printing to print, for each usage unit of the ink sheet, a plurality of images onto ...  
WO/2012/094960A1
A ribbon cartridge (200) used in a dot-matrix printer comprises a ribbon (201), a rocker (202), a connection rod (203) and a cartridge body (205). A drive gear (207) is disposed inside the cartridge body. The rocker is rotatably fixed on...  
WO/2012/063422A3
A tape reel device includes a cartridge case (20) rotatably accommodating a spool (22b) around which an ink ribbon (22a) is wound, and a braking means (3) for providing back tension to the ink ribbon (22a) unwound from the spool (22b). T...  
WO/2012/063422A2
A tape reel device includes a cartridge case (20) rotatably accommodating a spool (22b) around which an ink ribbon (22a) is wound, and a braking means (3) for providing back tension to the ink ribbon (22a) unwound from the spool (22b). T...  
WO/2012/058593A3
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 which may be configured to apply a biasing ...  
WO/2012/015536A1
A cartridge assembly is disclosed. The cartridge assembly includes a cartridge housing defining an internal chamber. At least one rotatable spool is housed in the internal chamber. In the wall of the cartridge housing, a ribbon lock is f...  
WO/2012/010901A1
A tape drive (10) and a method of operation of the tape drive (10), including obtaining the circumferences of a pair of spools of tape (30, 32), the pair of spools (30, 32) including a supply spool (30) upon which tape is initially wound...  
WO/2011/080849A1
Disclosed is an aligning apparatus for a printing member in a printer, which enables the selection and use of either a center alignment method or a single-end alignment method for the printing member (a thermal transfer ribbon (3)) and t...  
WO/2011/030579A1
A second tape spool (41) on which a film tape (59) is wound is rotatably supported by a lower tape support section (66B) provided to a lower case (31B). The second tape spool (41) is prevented from rotating in the counterclockwise direct...  
WO/2010/078804A1
A portable barcode label printer includes a carbon ribbon cassette (100) and a printing drive device (200). The printing drive device (200) includes a ribbon supply shaft (220) and a ribbon recovery shaft (230). The ribbon cassette (100)...  
WO/2009/152311A1
A drive train for a printer is disclosed that provides and maintains a desired tension in the ribbon during transfer of the ribbon between a supply spool and a take-up spool. The drive train is configured to pre-tension the ribbon proxim...  
WO/2009/152360A1
The present invention provides a cartridge (50) providing ribbon tension. The cartridge includes a cartridge housing (62) having walls. A first spool (56) and a second spool (58) are contained in at least in part in the cartridge and hav...  
WO/2009/117890A1
A carbon ribbon recovery device includes a carbon ribbon supply shaft (100) and a carbon ribbon recovery shaft (200). The carbon ribbon recovery shaft (200) includes a first clutch plate (211), a second clutch plate (212), a frication el...  
WO/2009/118955A1
[PROBLEMS] To provide a ribbon feeder which can assure a large winding amount using a single ribbon rewinding mechanism when an ink ribbon wound by either surface winding system and back winding system is attached to a ribbon supply shaf...  
WO/2008/146002A1
A printing apparatus configured to carryout a plurality of printing operations. The apparatus comprises a tape drive comprising two motors (12, 13), two tape spool supports on which spools of tape may be mounted, each spool being drivabl...  
WO/2008/119927A1
A tape drive comprising two motors (12, 13), two tape spool supports on which, spools (3, 4) of tape may be mounted, each spool being drivable by a respective one of said motors, and a controller (14) for controlling the energisation of ...  
WO/2008/107647A1
A thermal transfer printer incorporating a tape drive comprising a first torque- controlled motor (12) and a second position-controlled motor (13), two tape spool supports (3, 4) on which spools of tape may be mounted, each spool being d...  
WO/2008/107650A1
A tape drive comprising first and second motors (12, 13), two tape spool supports on which spools of tape (3, 4) may be mounted, each spool being drivable by a respective one of said motors, a sensor (19) for sensing tape motion between ...  
WO/2008/107646A1
A tape drive comprising two tape spool supports on which spools (3, 4) of tape may be mounted, at least one spool being drivable by a respective motor (12, 13), a controller (14) for controlling the energisation of said at least one moto...  
WO/2008/107643A1
A tape drive comprising two motors (12, 13) at least a first of which is an open loop position- controlled motor arranged to provide a controllable torque, two tape spool supports on which spools of tape (3, 4) may be mounted, each spool...  
WO/2008/107648A1
A tape drive comprising first and second motors (12, 13), the first motor being a torque-controlled motor, two tape spool supports on which spools of tape may be mounted, each spool being drivable by a respective motor, and a controller ...  

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