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Reloadable Ribbon Cartridge Latch

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000059049D
Original Publication Date: 1988-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-15

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Craft, JA Molloy, JJ [+details]

Abstract

A back check wire is removed from engagement with a hub of a ribbon take-up spool in a ribbon cartridge prior to raising the cartridge's top cover to install a new ribbon supply spool. This avoids damage to the hub of the take-up spool.