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A CABLE MANAGEMENT DEVICE AND DOCUMENT FENCE

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000027590D
Original Publication Date: 1998-Feb-28
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-08
Document File: 4 page(s) / 95K

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Proposed is a cable management device that attaches to the rear or back edge of the horizontal top cover of a printer or copier. The proposed device would have a pattern of vertical, top opened slots in which power and data link cables of peripheral equipment can be inserted in order to organize and secure them.

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XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL

A CABLE MANAGEMENT DEVICE AND DOCUMENT FENCE U. S. C1.399/001 Jacob W. Patla
Stanley H. Brumaghim
Mark S. Penke
Robert E. Kalvitis

Proposed Classification Int. C1. G03g 21/00

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XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL - Vol. 23, No. 1 JanuaryFebrUary 1998 17

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A CABLE MANAGEMENT DEVICE AND DOCUMENT FENCE (CONT'D)

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Proposed is a cable management device that attaches to the rear or back edge of the horizontal top cover of a printer or copier. The proposed device would have a pattern of vertical, top opened slots in which power and data link cables of peripheral equipment can be inserted in order to organize and secure them.

ia XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL - Vol. 23, No. 1 JanuaryFebruary 1998

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A CABLE MANAGEMENT DEVICE AND DOCUMENT FENCE (CONT'D)

Two different embodiments are shown in FIG. 1 and FIG. 2, where like reference numerals are used to designate identical components. FIG. 1 illustrates a cable management device and document fence 20 without a cover and FIG. 2 illustrates a cable management device and document fence 20 having a snap-on top cover 26. In both FIG. 1 and FIG. 2 the cable management device 20 acts as a back wall or fence preventing documents from falling off the rear edge of a horizontal surface 10 of a printer or copier 19 during normal operation when the top cover is lifted. Cables 25 are routed t...