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PORTABLE COPIER USING OPTICAL FIBRES

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000024630D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Jun-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-02

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

A portable copier uses a flat bed on which the original and copy sheets are placed face up and side-by-side. An optical sensor and an impact printer are connected together to span the bed so that as the former scans the original, the latter produces the copy. The sensor includes a row of optical fibres passing data to an associated row of printed heads.