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Title:
CONTROL METHOD FOR PRINTER AND PRINTER
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP2017109364
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:
PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To reduce an occurrence of a paper jam due to contact between a medium guide member and an end portion of a medium.SOLUTION: A paper guide unit 70 and a second paper detector 80 are provided on a carriage 41 of a printer 1. In the paper guide unit 70, a paper guide member moves to a first position protruding at a side of a platen surface 31 and to a second position being stored in the carriage 41. When setting operation of a recording paper 11 is performed, a control method for the printer performs retreat operation to the second position of the paper guide member while driving a suction pump 34 of a suction platen 30 with detection of an end portion of the recording paper 11 by the second paper detector 80 as a trigger, further causes the paper guide member to retreat to the second position, subsequently scans the carriage 41, and performs paper width measurement of the recording paper 11 based on output of the second paper detector 80.SELECTED DRAWING: Figure 1

Inventors:
OKADA HIROYOSHI
Application Number:
JP2015244929A
Publication Date:
June 22, 2017
Filing Date:
December 16, 2015
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
SEIKO EPSON CORP
International Classes:
B41J15/04; B41J2/01; B41J11/06; B41J11/42; B65H43/08
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
渡辺 和昭
西田 圭介
仲井 智至



 
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