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Title:
SHEET DISCHARGE DEVICE, IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS AND SHEET DISCHARGE METHOD
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP2014069913
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:

To provide a sheet discharge device 125 capable of improving convenience of users by changing a discharge method of sheets according to the degree of trouble of a sensor for detecting discharge of a sheet.

A sheet discharge device 125 includes: sensor monitoring means 403 for determining whether or not output time of an ON signal of a discharge full sensor is abnormal; count determination means 404 for, when the output time is abnormal, counting the number of sheets discharged after a start key is pressed, and determining whether or not the counted number of sheets reaches a predetermined number; signal determination means 405 for, when the counted number of sheets reaches the predetermined number, determining whether or not the ON signal is still outputted; and discharge control means 406 for, when the ON signal is still outputted, locating a sheet having been discharged last at a position where the discharge full sensor outputs the ON signal, and when the sheet having been discharged last is removed, making the counted number of sheets be reset.


Inventors:
FUCHIMOTO NOBUYUKI
Application Number:
JP2012000215937
Publication Date:
April 21, 2014
Filing Date:
September 28, 2012
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
KYOCERA DOCUMENT SOLUTIONS INC
International Classes:
B65H43/00; B65H31/02
Domestic Patent References:
JPH09286562A1997-11-04
JP2005024644A2005-01-27
JP2003192225A2003-07-09
JP2012025587A2012-02-09
JPH09286562A1997-11-04
JP2005024644A2005-01-27
JP2003192225A2003-07-09
JP2012025587A2012-02-09
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
福井 豊明