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Multiple Print Wheel Font Changing Apparatus

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000054544D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-13

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Hunt, RE [+details]

Abstract

In the impact printer technology wherein print wheels containing the characters to be printed are utilized, print wheels containing selected fonts may be readily changed by removing a print wheel from a cartridge-like print wheel support and inserting another print wheel. The present structure provides means whereby one of a plurality of fonts (16 in the present case) may be inserted into the operational cartridge very quickly, automatically and easily.