Endless Tape Feed Mechanism
Original Publication Date: 1981-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-12
In order to contain a long endless tape in a small cartridge without tape tangle, it is desirable for the tape to keep itself regularly waved in the cartridge when being forced thereinto. This is accomplished by a tape feed mechanism, controlling the tape feed direction into the cartridge, that is continuously swung in a predetermined angle.