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DOUBLE SIDED HR/FR DRIVES SYSTEM WITH SINGLE CABLE

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000026610D
Original Publication Date: 1992-Dec-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-06

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

The present invention proposes a double sided, half rate and full rate drive system for a xerographic scanner. A single cable replaces the normal complex multiple cable system through the implementation of multiple pulleys. As illustrated in the Figure, there is shown shaft L representing a half rate carriage and shaft M or M representing a full rate carriage. The drive system utilizes a single cable 20 attached at ends A and J. Cable 20 is wrapped around various other pulleys including B, C, D, E, F, G, H, and I to provide stationary cable sections comprising A-B, B-G,