Abstract: The present disclosure provides an additive production method of producing an object by metal powder being applied in a production region in layers by an application device. The metal powder is applied to a base member along a construction face and is partially molten by a laser beam and solidified. A continuous conveyor transports the base member with the object in a transport direction away from the construction face. The continuous conveyor further transports the base member with the completed object to a removal region where the object is removed from the continuous conveyor. Support structures are produced on the object and are connected to the base member. The support structures are removed after the removal region has been reached.
Abstract: A liquid cartridge configured to be inserted into a cartridge attachment section includes: a cartridge body having a liquid storage chamber, and a liquid supply portion configured to supply the liquid stored in the liquid storage chamber to an outside. The liquid supply portion includes: a front end face facing frontward, an outer peripheral surface extending rearward from the front end face, and at least one guide provided at the outer peripheral surface. Each of the at least one guide is guided by corresponding at least one projection of the cartridge attachment section during attachment of a liquid supply tube of the cartridge attachment section to the liquid supply portion at a time of attachment of the liquid cartridge to the cartridge attachment section. Each of the at least one guide includes: a first guide portion, and a second guide portion.
Abstract: A printer includes: a housing; a platen holder; a platen roller; a printing head; an operation member; a first link; a second link; a connection member having a connecting portion connecting the first link to the second link; and a movable member moving the platen holder in response to a pivotal movement of the second link to move the platen roller toward and away from the printing head. When the operation member is moved within a first movable range, the second link is pivotally moved while the first link and the connecting portion are maintained at a first positional relationship. When the operation member is moved within a second movable range different from the first movable range, a positional relationship between the first link and the connecting portion is changed from the first positional relationship to a second positional relationship while the second link is maintained stationary.
Abstract: A printing apparatus includes a detection unit configured to detect that a predetermined user operation for unlocking an opening and closing portion is made on a predetermined screen displayed on a display portion in a state where the opening and closing portion is locked, an unlock unit configured to, in a case where the predetermined user operation is detected to be made, unlock the opening and closing portion, and an execution unit configured to, in a case where the predetermined user operation is detected to be made, execute predetermined preparation processing on a printing portion.
Abstract: A liquid discharge apparatus includes a liquid discharge head configured to discharge a liquid, a carriage configured to movably hold the liquid discharge head, an attachment part displaceably attached to the carriage, and a holder connected to the attachment part. The holder holds at least one of a cable and a tube connected to the liquid discharge head.
Abstract: An image reading apparatus includes: a main body extending in a widthwise direction and a depth direction; an image reader provided on an upper portion of the main body and extending in the widthwise direction and the depth direction; and an operation panel provided adjacent to one edge of the image reader which extends in the depth direction. The operation panel is provided at a front end portion of the main body. The operation panel is shorter than the image reader in the depth direction. A connector to which a connecting cable is connected is provided at a back surface of the operation panel located on an opposite side of the operation panel from the front end portion. At least a space is defined at the upper portion and extends in the depth direction from the back surface of the operation panel.
Abstract: There is provided a recording apparatus including a recording head, a support member which is disposed to face the recording head and on which a plurality of ribs for supporting a medium are formed, the plurality of ribs include a plurality of first ribs which are provided in a medium width direction and a plurality of second ribs which are positioned on a downstream side from the first ribs and are provided in the medium width direction, each of the second ribs has a guide surface for scooping up a leading edge of the medium which is fed backward, and the guide surface includes a first guide surface which is formed on each of the second ribs and a second guide surface which is formed on each of the second ribs.
Abstract: A shell for a portable telecommunication system (3) comprises a surface defining a hollow volume, suitable for being mechanically connected in a removable manner to a portable telecommunication system (2), said portable telecommunication system (2) being able to be inserted, at least partially, in the hollow volume, said portable telecommunication system (2) comprising a memory suitable for storing a computer document, the shell being characterized in that it comprises a communication unit suitable for receiving a document stored in the memory from the portable telecommunication system (2), and a miniature printing device (1) for documents, suitable for receiving said computer document via the communication unit and for printing same.
August 28, 2015
Date of Patent:
October 6, 2020
David Zhang, Clement Perrot, Robin Barata
Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes a pair of support frames, an opening and closing door and a positioning structure. The pair of support frames are arranged oppositely at both sides of an opening. The opening and closing door is supported by one of the pair of support frames via a turning shaft and turns around the turning shaft between a closing position where the opening and closing door closes the opening and an opening position where the opening and closing door opens the opening. The positioning structure positions the opening and closing door to the pair of support frames by engaging a convex part or a concave part provided in the pair of support frames with a concave part or a convex part provided in the opening and closing door in a state where the opening and closing door is turned to the closing position.
Abstract: A liquid ejection head includes a recording element substrate which ejects a liquid downward; an electric substrate which is disposed above the recording element substrate, which has a plurality of electric components, including a capacitor, and which is electrically connected to the recording element substrate; a wall which covers the electric substrate such that a liquid can be retained between the wall and the electric substrate; and a sensor which is disposed in an area covered by the wall and which detects for the presence of a liquid. In the attitude of the liquid ejection head as attached to the main unit of a liquid ejection apparatus, the sensor is disposed below the capacitor in a vertical direction.
Abstract: Provided is a carriage including a head including a nozzle surface, the nozzle surface including nozzles configured to eject ink droplets, and a plasma actuator configured to apply an air current flowing along the nozzle surface.
Abstract: A printing apparatus according to an embodiment includes a housing and a frame having a supported portion which is supported by the housing on a first side and an unsupported portion not supported by the housing on a second side. A printer is provided on the frame. An upper sheet carrying guide is provided below the frame. A lower sheet carrying guide is provided below the upper sheet carrying guide. The lower sheet carrying guide is shaped and positioned to form a gap, into which a sheet to be printed by the printer is inserted, between the upper sheet carrying guide and the lower sheet carrying guide. A stopper is provided on the upper sheet carrying guide. The stopper being shaped and positioned to abut against the lower sheet carrying guide when the frame is deformed around the supported portion within an elastic deformation range of the frame.
Abstract: This invention is related to a secure sales and payment terminal where payment is carried out using methods such as biometric definition and fingerprint definition. Definition of the biometric face data and/or fingerprints of the user, carrying out secure payment via a bank, printing the payment details on a slip, submitting an electronic slip to the e-mail address of the customer, forming accounting records and storing all procedures carried out on the terminal (1) is performed by means of the invention.
July 10, 2015
Date of Patent:
October 1, 2019
MT BILGI TEKNOLOJILERI VE DIS TICARET A. S.
Abstract: A recording apparatus including a housing, an apparatus main body that constitutes an inside of the housing, the apparatus main body including a recording member that performs recording, a feed roller that feeds a medium, the medium being set at an inclined position, towards the recording member, an opening/closing body that opens/closes a portion above an area in which the recording member is disposed, and a damper that applies damping force to the opening/closing body when the opening/closing body is closed. The opening/closing body and the damper are attached to the apparatus main body through an attaching member disposed at an area above the feed roller.
Abstract: A recording apparatus includes: a recording head that performs recording; a carriage that has a recording head on the bottom and is movable in a width direction intersecting a medium transport direction; at least one ink tank loaded on the carriage, above the recording head, the ink tank storing ink to be supplied to the recording head and having a filling port from which ink can be poured from a refilling container. The ink tank has, at least in one portion thereof, a level checking portion formed of a transparent material through which the liquid level in the liquid container can be viewed. The carriage has a first viewing portion through which the level checking portion of the ink tank can be viewed.
Abstract: A recording apparatus acquires residual amounts of respective tanks and determines a recording area of one recording head and a recording area of another recording head from among the two recording heads based on the acquisition result, so as to reduce a difference between residual amounts of ink within the tanks corresponding to the respective recording heads.
Abstract: An inkjet printer includes a main body. An ink containing unit is disposed in the main body and is configured to contain ink to be supplied. The ink containing unit includes an ink refill portion through which ink is refilled and an ink level display surface disposed on a side surface of the main body. The side surface has an opening through which a jammed sheet is removed and a first cover configured to cover the opening. The ink level display surface and the first cover are juxtaposed on the side surface in a horizontal direction.
Abstract: Of at least three drive sources provided inside a printer body, a carriage-driving motor and a transport motor are disposed on one side with respect to a center portion in a width direction that intersects a medium transport direction while a sheet-feed motor is disposed on the other side with respect to the center portion in the width direction. The battery that provides electric power to the three drive sources is disposed such that the center of gravity of the battery is on the other side with respect to the center portion in the width direction.
Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes a cover, a cooperating member, a switching member, a detector, and a controller. The cover opens and closes an aperture in a main body of the image forming apparatus. The cooperating member moves to an activated position when the cover is opened for the first time. The activated position is a position where the cooperating member is enabled to cooperate with the cover. The switching member moves in cooperation with the cover through the cooperating member in the activated position as the cover is opened and closed. The detector detects an open state or a closed state of the cover according to the movement of the switching member. The controller determines that image formation is enabled when the detector has detected the closed state of the cover.
Abstract: In an embodiment of this invention, a carriage includes a first lever that is operated by an operator to attach or detach a printhead and rotates about a first rotating shaft. The carriage also includes a second lever that rotates about a second rotating shaft parallel to the first rotating shaft and, if the printhead is attached, contacts part of the printhead and presses the printhead in accordance with the rotation. The carriage further includes a spring having one end hung on an end portion of the second lever and the other end hung on part of the carriage. If the printhead is attached, the press force of the spring acts to press the printhead against the carriage in accordance with the rotation of the first lever. If the printhead is detached, no press force acts.
Abstract: The electronic seal device is a document stamp which includes a fingerprint reader (for authenticating the user) and a camera for recording the document being sealed/stamped. The device includes memory and communication ports. An electronic tablet may be used in the computer programming process wherein the seal device may be connected to the computer to determine the functions of the document stamp and the number of times that the stamp has been used to seal documents.
Abstract: A storage case 30 for a portable printer according to an embodiment of the present invention includes: a case body 31 configured to store a portable printer 1; a lower cover 32 configured to open and close so as to cover the lower part of the front surface in which the ejection port M, which a label is ejected after printed therefrom in the portable printer 1, is provided; an upper cover 33 configured to open and close the upper part of the front surface of the portable printer 1; and a printer holder 35 that holds the portable printer 1 in the storage case 30. The printer holder 35 includes a pair of protrusions that protrude partially to the front side of the portable printer 1.
Abstract: There is provided a recording apparatus that can easily set a state in which liquid accommodation units are filled with a liquid for recording while suppressing increases in an installation area. A recording apparatus including a liquid ejecting head that performs recording by ejecting ink onto sheets of paper, a discharge unit in which a discharge opening that includes a discharge region at which the sheets of paper, on which recording was performed by the liquid ejecting head, are discharged, is formed, and liquid accommodation units that are capable of accommodating the liquid that is supplied to the liquid ejecting head, in an apparatus main body, in which the liquid accommodation units are provided with injection openings through which it is possible to inject ink into the liquid accommodation units, which are provided in a positions that are below the discharge unit in a perpendicular direction (?Z direction) and overlaps with the discharge unit in the perpendicular direction.
Abstract: An image recording apparatus includes: a recording section configured to record an image on a sheet conveyed in a conveyance direction in a conveyance route; and an abutment member having a plurality of abutment portions which are arranged apart from each other in a width direction orthogonal to the conveyance direction so that the plurality of abutment portions abut against the sheet convened in the conveyance route respectively, and a connecting portion connecting adjacent abutment portions among the plurality of abutment portions. The connecting portion twists so as to rotate with the width direction as a rotation axis, under a condition that the plurality of abutment portions abuts against the sheet.
Abstract: An image reading apparatus includes a document supporter, a guide, a carriage, and a reader. The carriage has a recessed portion. A first protrusion, a second protrusion, a third protrusion, a fourth protrusion, a fifth protrusion, and a sixth protrusion are provided on the recessed portion. Each of the first protrusion, the second protrusion, the third protrusion, and the fourth protrusion has a distal end portion in a protruding direction thereof, and the distal end portion is in contact with the guide when the carriage is mounted on the guide. A protruding amount of each of the fifth protrusion and the sixth protrusion in a protruding direction thereof is less than that of each of the first protrusion, the second protrusion, the third protrusion, and the fourth protrusion.
Abstract: A liquid supply device configured to supply a liquid to a liquid consuming apparatus comprises a liquid container configured to include a liquid supply portion and to contain the liquid therein; and a liquid supply connection structure supported on an outer wall of the liquid consuming apparatus and connected with the liquid supply portion.
Abstract: A supporting section is disposed to confront an ejection surface and supports a recording medium. A first tank is mounted on a first-tank mount section. A liquid conveying section conveys liquid to a liquid ejecting head. A receiving section receives liquid ejected from the liquid ejecting head. A waste-liquid conveying section conveys liquid to the waste-liquid tank. A first casing holds the liquid ejecting head, the first-tank mount section, and the liquid conveying section. A second casing holds the supporting section, the receiving section, the waste-liquid tank, and the waste-liquid conveying section. The first casing is connected with the second casing such that the first casing is movable relative to the second casing. The first casing takes a first position at which the ejection surface confronts the supporting section and a second position at which the ejection surface is farther away from the supporting section than at the first position.
Abstract: An image forming apparatus (100) includes an image reading portion (2), an image forming portion (3), an in-body discharge portion (7), an information reading portion (6), a reading cover (61), and an operation portion (5). The information reading portion (6) is stored in a front of the image reading portion (2) and reads information of a user. The reading cover (61) covers the information reading portion (6). A first area including surfaces of the reading cover (61) and the operation portion (5) and a second area including surfaces of the image reading portion (2), the image forming portion (3), and the in-body discharge portion (7) are substantially different in outer appearance.
Abstract: A second link member 47 has a protruding portion 48 and a first cover 42 has a bumped portion 42a. In an open state of the first cover 42, the protruding portion 48 and the bumped portion 42a abut against each other, thereby restricting the movement of the second link member 47 in a direction in which the display panel 41 is pressed.
Abstract: There is provided a recording apparatus that can easily set a state in which liquid accommodation units are filled with a liquid for recording while suppressing increases in an installation area. A recording apparatus including a liquid ejecting head 16 that performs recording by ejecting ink onto sheets of paper P, a discharge unit 20 in which a discharge opening 25 that includes a discharge region at which the sheets of paper, on which recording was performed by the liquid ejecting head, are discharged, is formed, and liquid accommodation units 30 that are capable of accommodating the liquid that is supplied to the liquid ejecting head, in an apparatus main body 12, in which the liquid accommodation units are provided with injection openings through which it is possible to inject ink into the liquid accommodation units, which are provided in a positions that are below the discharge unit in a perpendicular direction (?Z direction) and overlaps with the discharge unit in the perpendicular direction.
Abstract: In a recording apparatus, a first casing holds a supporting portion. A second casing holds a recording head and a first tank. The second casing is connected to the first casing so as to be rotatable relative to the first casing about a prescribed axis, the second casing being configured to move between a first position and a second position by rotating relative to the first casing, the recording head being located adjacent to the first casing when the second casing is in the first position, the recording head being further apart from the first casing when the second casing is in the second position than when the second casing is in the first position. The recording head opposes the supporting portion when the second casing is in the first position. The second casing is provided with a second tank mounting portion and a liquid transferring portion.
Abstract: An opening/closing structure of a cover includes a casing and a rotatable cover. A shaft part and a bearing part are formed to one and the other of the casing and the cover, respectively. One of the shaft part and the bearing part is formed with one of a protrusion and a relief part on a part of an end surface in an axial direction, and the other of the shaft part and the bearing part is formed with the other of the protrusion and the relief part on a facing surface facing the end surface. The protrusion circumvents contact with the surface having the relief part when the cover is closed. When the cover is opened, from the closed state, by a particular angle, the protrusion contacts the surface so as to be applied with a resistant force against rotation of the cover.
Abstract: The present invention provided a printing apparatus including: an ink storage section; a detection unit detecting an ink remaining amount of the section; a printhead; an air communication section communicating with the section and air; a suction unit; and a control unit. When a predetermined transport-preparation condition regarding transport of the printing apparatus is satisfied, the control unit saves information about the ink remaining amount detected by the detection unit and controls the suction unit to drain ink in the air communication section through the printhead. When a predetermined start-up condition is satisfied, the control unit controls, based on the information, the suction unit to suck ink from the printhead.
Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes a frame in which a carriage configured to reciprocate along a predetermined direction is disposed, and a unit disposed to be openable with respect to the frame. A first engaging portion is formed on the image forming apparatus. The image forming apparatus is capable of restricting a movement of the carriage at least in the predetermined direction with use of a securing component including a second engaging portion engageable with the first engaging portion. When the securing component is attached to the carriage, and then the unit is closed with the first engaging portion and the second engaging portion engaging with each other, the securing component is sandwiched and fixed between the frame and the unit.
Abstract: An inkjet printhead assembly includes a rail assembly and a removable jetting module. The rail assembly includes a beam and a rod attached to the beam. A printhead module includes the jetting module and a mounting assembly. The jetting module includes an array of nozzles, a first alignment tab having a first alignment datum and a second alignment datum, a second alignment tab having a third alignment datum and a fourth alignment datum, a rotational alignment feature including a fifth alignment datum, and a cross-track alignment feature including a sixth alignment datum. The mounting assembly includes a similar set of alignment features. Portions of the alignment tabs of the jetting module and the mounting assembly are adapted to fit within corresponding notches in the beam and engage with the rod. A jetting module clamping mechanism applies a force to the jetting module causing it to engage with the rail assembly.
May 24, 2016
Date of Patent:
December 27, 2016
EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY
John Charles Brazas, Jr., Charles D. Rike, Michael J. Piatt, Scott F. Roberts, David F. Tunmore
Abstract: A printing apparatus includes an image reading unit that reads a document mounted on a document table, a printing unit that performs printing on a print medium fed from a feed opening, and a document cover which is supported openably/closably with respect to the document table and which supports the print medium inserted into the feed opening.
Abstract: A tape printer includes a cartridge installation portion to install a tape cartridge, an opening/closing cover that rotates about a hinge portion to open/close the cartridge installation portion, a cover urging portion that rotates and urges the opening/closing cover in an opening direction in a state in which the opening/closing cover is rotated to an opening side to get across a prescribed rotation position and that rotates and urges the opening/closing cover in a closing direction in a state in which the opening/closing cover is rotated to a closing side to get across the prescribed rotation position, and a cover opening operation portion that has an opening button and rotates the opening/closing cover to the opening side to get across the prescribed rotation position with a force to press the opening button. The cover opening operation portion has the opening button, a leverage member, and a rotation spring.
Abstract: A position adjustment apparatus couples an imaging unit, which includes an imaging sensor and a focusing lens unit, to a base frame and is capable of adjusting a position of the imaging unit. The image sensor reads a document image and the focusing lens unit forms the document image by using the image sensor. The position adjustment apparatus may include an adjustment frame on which the focusing lens unit and the image sensor are installed, a height fixing member for coupling the adjustment frame to the base frame so as to fix a height of the adjustment frame at a fixed support position, and first and second adjustment members for coupling the adjustment frame to the base frame so as to adjust the height of the adjustment frame at first and second adjustable support positions. An image reading apparatus may include the imaging unit and the position adjustment apparatus.
Abstract: A printer includes a carriage which includes an ink jet recording head and is movable in a first direction and a second direction that is an opposite direction to the first direction, a gear group which transmits power of a motor to a sheet transporter, a transporter drive motor which transmits power to the gear group, and a carriage drive motor which drives the carriage. At least a portion of the carriage drive motor and at least a portion of the gear group are at the same position as each other in a movement direction (x direction) of the carriage.
Abstract: A printer may include a printer housing, a service station in the printer housing, an automated carriage assembly, and a print cartridge storage compartment. The service station defines an area for servicing one or more print cartridges. The automated carriage assembly is configured to carry the particular print cartridge through a printing area during a printing operation of the printer, and to carry the particular print cartridge to the service station area for servicing. The print cartridge storage compartment is defined by the printer housing and configured to store a spare print cartridge, the print cartridge storage compartment being separate from the service station and inaccessible to the carriage assembly.
September 11, 2008
Date of Patent:
June 21, 2016
DELL PRODUCTS L.P.
Wai Kong Fong, Surendran Ramachanthiran
Abstract: Provided is a recording apparatus allowing for a reduction in size of an ink jet recording apparatus. An ink jet recording apparatus includes a head unit that has a recording head which ejects ink and a relay adapter which relays an ink accommodating portion where ink is accommodated with the recording head, and is movable in a scanning direction of the recording head, and an ink tube that is connected to the relay adapter, guides ink which is sent from the ink accommodating portion to the relay adapter, and has flexibility, in which a height difference is formed in an upper portion of an adapter accommodating portion, where the relay adapter is accommodated, of the head unit, and the ink tube extends outside the head unit by using a space between a high position and a low position of the adapter accommodating portion.
Abstract: Disclosed is a tape printer including: a cartridge installation portion to install a tape cartridge; an opening/closing cover that rotates about a hinge portion to open/close the cartridge installation portion; a cover urging portion that rotates and urges the opening/closing cover in an opening direction in a state in which the opening/closing cover is rotated to an opening side to get across a prescribed rotation position and that rotates and urges the opening/closing cover in a closing direction in a state in which the opening/closing cover is rotated to a closing side to get across the prescribed rotation position; and a cover opening operation portion that has an opening button and rotates the opening/closing cover to the opening side to get across the prescribed rotation position with a force to press the opening button.
Abstract: When a cover is assembled to a case, an access opening of the case is opened by an opening operation of the cover. A part which is close to a first end of a link is connected to the cover. A part which is close to a second end of the link is connected to a connecting portion of a decorative sheet. A second fastening portion of the decorative sheet is fastened with respect to a first fastening portion of the case (side wall forming member) by a fastening member which is inserted into the case from the access opening. At this time, even when an opening operation of the cover is restricted by the link and the access opening becomes narrower, it is possible to easily perform the fastening operation. For this reason, it is easy to perform an assembling operation of the cover with respect to the case.
Abstract: A printing device has an outside cover 17 that pivots in a closing direction from an open position and moves to a closed position; a stationary-side pressure lever 32 that rotates in the same direction as the closing direction from a stationary-side release position where a stationary-side media pressure part is separated from the conveyance path surface, and moves to a stationary-side pressure position wherein roll paper is pressed to the conveyance path surface by the stationary-side media pressure part when the outside cover 17 rotates in the closing direction; and a movable-side pressure lever 52 that rotates in the opposite direction as the closing direction from a movable-side release position where a movable-side media pressure part is separated from the conveyance path surface, and moves to a movable-side pressure position wherein roll paper is pressed to the conveyance path surface by the movable-side media pressure part when the outside cover 17 rotates in the closing direction.
Abstract: A recording apparatus, including: a support portion; a recording portion; a first casing; a second casing; a positioning mechanism including a guide pin and a guide hole, for defining a relative position of the recording portion and the support portion by engagement of the guide pin and the guide hole when the second casing is positioned at a close position; and a movable member disposed at one end of the guide hole for moving in a direction away from the other end of the guide hole, so as to be retracted from a moving region of the guide pin that moves relative to the guide hole in association a pivotal movement of the second casing, wherein the movable member is for biasing the guide pin engaging the guide hole in a direction toward the other end of the guide hole such that the guide pin contacts the other end.
Abstract: A franking machine has an ink jet printing device with exchangeable ink cartridges. The lower housing shell of a security housing of the franking machine has a sealable, shaft-shaped opening in the base and is designed to accommodate assemblies that can be contaminated with ink. These assemblies are situated in a non-secure region of the franking machine and are accessible via the aforementioned opening when a cover of the shaft-shaped opening is opened. A servicing procedure allows the franking machine to be retrofitted to print with a different ink color. After moving the print carriage in one direction and opening a cartridge flap, the ink cartridges can be removed. A displacement of the print carriage takes place after closing the cartridge flap, wherein the print carriage is moved in the opposite direction so that the print carriage arrives in the sealing position for ink cartridges. A box-shaped mod can now be removed from the franking machine.
Abstract: A plurality of second tanks is connected to at least one first-tank mount section so that each of the plurality of second tanks is supplied with liquid stored in a corresponding one of at least one first tank in a state where at least one first tank is mounted on the at least one first-tank mount section. One of the at least one liquid ejecting head is connected to at least two of the plurality of second tanks so that liquid stored in each of the at least two of the plurality of second tanks is supplied to the one of the at least one liquid ejecting head. At least two of the second tanks connected to the one of the at least one liquid ejecting head are arranged such that there is at least one second tank at each side of the liquid ejecting head in the predetermined direction.
Abstract: A faceplate configured for attachment to a communications module may be provided. The faceplate may comprise a first surface arranged in a vertical direction relative to the chassis and a second surface arranged at an angle to the first surface. The second surface may comprise a connector for attachment to another piece of equipment, such as an antenna.
Abstract: According to one embodiment, a circuit board includes a board main body, an electrode, a circuit plate and a connector. The board main body includes a first surface, a second surface located opposite to the first surface, a first side edge that extends between the first surface and the second surface, and a second side edge that extends between the first surface and the second surface and intersects the first side edge. The second side edge is provided with a fitting part. The electrode is provided on the first surface. The circuit plate is soldered to the electrode and has flexibility. The connector is attached to the board main body. A cable is inserted into the connector in a direction perpendicular to the first side edge.
Abstract: A printing apparatus includes a housing, a carriage in which a print head is mounted, the carriage moving inside the housing, and an openable cover provided for the housing. A restricting member configured to restrict movement of the carriage during transport of the printing apparatus is attachable to the printing apparatus. While the restricting member is attached to the apparatus, the restricting member engages with the carriage, the cover in a closed position, and the housing and part of the restricting member is exposed outside of the cover in the closed position. When the part is pulled, the restricting member disengages from the carriage, the cover, and the housing and is detached from the apparatus.