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Mechanism Providing Hard Copy From Computer

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000039083D
Original Publication Date: 1987-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-01

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Glestad, ES Soderstrom, RL [+details]

Abstract

Liquid display flat panel 10 is hingedly mounted to desk copier 12 so that panel 10 may be swung downwardly on the copying surface 14 of copier 12 for the purpose of copying the data illustrated on panel 10. Liquid crystal display panel 10 may be one manufactured, for example, by Sharp Corporation of Osaka, Japan or Kyocera International of San Diego, California, and preferably is one of the high resolution type having 640 x 200 pixels of information displayed on it, for example. Panel 10 is shown hinged to copier 12 by means of hinge 16 having hinge pin 18, and a direct current motor and control 20 is mechanically connected between panel 10 and copier 12 by means of rigid arms 22 and 24 which allow the motor 20 to be effective to swing the viewing face of panel 10 downwardly onto the copy face 14 of copier 12.