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Japanese Patent JP2018171721
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PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a printer which can cope with various ink ribbons at more inexpensive cost.SOLUTION: A printer includes a supply roll 9A which supplies an ink ribbon 9, a thermal head 3 which transfers ink onto an image-receiving body P by heating and a winding roll 9B which winds the ink ribbon, and includes load applying means 76 which applies a desired load to the ink ribbon of a ribbon conveyance path to generate extension, load detecting means 44 which detects a load when a specific ribbon extension behavior is achieved, and ribbon specifying means 78 which specifies a dimension in a width direction or a type of the ink ribbon according to the detection result.SELECTED DRAWING: Figure 2

加納 康年
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Publication Date:
November 08, 2018
Filing Date:
March 31, 2017
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International Classes:
B41J17/32; B41J2/325; B41J17/36; B65H43/00
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
益田 博文
益田 弘之