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STRIP SWITCH ON PLATEN SURROUND FOR "START" SCAN/COPY OPERATIONS

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000027660D
Original Publication Date: 1998-Aug-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-08

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Disclosed is a strip-like switch located adjacent to the platen glass on a scanner or copier to provide the same function as the "Start" button. The strip-like switch allows a machine user to easily activate the "Start" function when copying a hard to handle document. Figure 1 illustrates the placement of switch 10 on a platen 12 just beyond the horizontal