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Mechanism for Preventing Premature Pull-Out of Media On a Banking Printer

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000100359D
Original Publication Date: 1990-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-15
Document File: 2 page(s) / 60K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Hada, T: AUTHOR [+3]

Abstract

Disclosed herein is a mechanism that prevents a banking operator from withdrawing media from a banking printer prematurely.

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Mechanism for Preventing Premature Pull-Out of Media On a Banking Printer

       Disclosed herein is a mechanism that prevents a banking
operator from withdrawing media from a banking printer prematurely.

      The banking printer, shown in Fig. 1, has an upper chute 1, a
lower chute 2, and a dual operational function. When the dual
operational function is used, only one media can be fed into the
printing mechanism 3 at one time.  For example, Fig.1 shows media 5
in the upper chute 1 and it is presently in the printing position.
However, media 6 in the lower chute 2 is in the waiting position 4.

      Fig. 2 shows how the torque of the feed motor is transmitted to
the upper feed mechanism A.  This is accomplished by a timing pulley
1 which is fixed to the shaft of the feed motor.  Lever 3 in the
lower feed mechanism is pulled to the left by the mode change
solenoid 2 and the arm 4 is rotated clockwise around the pivot 4a.
Gear 5 is released from gear 6 which drives the lower feed rollers 7,
8, 9 and 10.  Therefore, the torque of the feed motor is not
transmitted to the lower feed mechanism B.

      If the operator tries to pull out the media incorrectly from
the lower chute it will not come out.  Previously, the mechanism
allowed the media to be pulled out prematurely because rollers 7, 8,
9 and 10 were free.  However, the new mechanism does not allow this.

      As shown in Fig. 3, the tip of ratchet 11a is engaged to the
drive gear 12 by a t...