Patent Number: 6,168,260

Title: Recording apparatus

Abstract: A recording apparatus for performing recording on a recording medium by use of a recording head, the recording apparatus comprises a carriage for reciprocal scanning of the recording head for recording on the recording medium, a guide for guiding the carriage in directions of the reciprocal scanning, and a positioning member and a press member located opposite to each other with the guide in between on the carriage, wherein the press member is not pressed against the guide in a region except for a predetermined region in a reciprocal scan region of the carriage and the press member is pressed against the guide in the predetermined region.

Inventors: Yanagi; Haruyuki (Machida, JP), Kawakami; Hideaki (Yokohama, JP)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: B41J 25/308 (20060101); B41J 25/304 (20060101); B41J 023/00 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018