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Title:
INK JET PRINTER
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP2003145802
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:

To make devices compact and reduce costs by eliminating the need of separately setting an actuator such as a solenoid in an ink jet printer which selectively drives three or more pumps by a single driving source.

The ink jet printer is provided with three or more ink passages, three or more pumps A-D set to the ink passages for shifting ink in the ink passages respectively, a single motor 12 for driving the pumps A-D, and a selecting and driving mechanism 13 for selecting from pumps A-D to be driven by a first directional rotating power inputted from the motor 12 and driving the selected pumps A-D by a second directional rotating power inputted from the motor 12.


Inventors:
Sato, Kazuhiko
Application Number:
JP2001000347611
Publication Date:
May 21, 2003
Filing Date:
November 13, 2001
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
SEIKO EPSON CORP
International Classes:
B41J2/175; F04C5/00; F04C11/00; (IPC1-7): B41J2/175; F04C5/00; F04C11/00
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
上柳 雅誉 (外2名)