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EASY-CHANGE PRINT WHEEL FOR DAISY PRINTERS

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000024030D
Original Publication Date: 1979-Jun-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-01

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Figure 1 shows a cartridge 10 containing a rotatable print wheel 12 therein. The hub 14 of the wheel has spaced locating slots 16 adapted to receive locating tabs 20 on a print wheel drive hub 18 (Figure 2) attached to the print wheel motor drive shaft (not shown). As shown in Figure 3, the wheel 12 also includes an optical or magnetic sensor tab or strip 22 affixed to a "flag" portion 24 of the wheel. The strip 22 may be detected by an appropriate sensor mounted to the print wheel carriage (not shown),