SINGLE CARRIAGE OPTICAL SCANNER
Original Publication Date: 1993-Jun-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-06
Xerox Disclosure Journal
Traditionally, optical scanning systems used in a copying machine employ a charge coupled device (CCD) array are of two basic types: (1) the Full Ratemalf Rate scan carriage with a lens and a CCD mounted to the base of the machine, and (2) a single scan carriage which supports all the optical components comprising a series of fold mirrors, a lens, a CCD array, and a printed wire board assembly (PWBA).