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IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000024663D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Aug-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-02

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Xerox Disclosure Journal


A system for automatically incrementally feeding a series of documents into the platen document feeder 1 of a copier. The documents to be fed, which may be individual documents or individual sets of plural documents, are loaded and maintained separated from one another, but fed sequentially in steps, into the document feeder 1 for feeding onto the platen. This may be provided, as shown, by two spaced apart Ilstaircases" 2, 3 of moving pre-registration corner edge guides 4 9tepsI1. The two "staircases" 2, 3 move together toward the platen in increments corresponding to the increments between documents provided by the edge guide 4 "steps" to provide a series of overlapping, but separate, moving