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HAND OPERATED SCANNER

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000025271D
Original Publication Date: 1984-Apr-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-04

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Referring to the drawing, a hand operated scanner 1 for reading documents is shown. Scanner 1 combines a movable head 2 and a guide rail 3 into a single assembly. When used, the scanner is placed on the document to be scanned so that the sensor array 5 covers the desired part of the document to be scanned as head 2 is moved along guide rail 3.