Patent Number: 6,169,557

Title: Recording apparatus

Abstract: A recording apparatus for performing a recording operation on recording paper includes a recording head for performing the recording operation on the recording paper, a carriage which carries the recording head, and is movable along a convey path of the recording paper, a conveying unit for conveying the recording paper, a drive source, and a lock pawl which is arranged along a moving path of the carriage and can transmit a drive force from the drive source to the conveying unit in accordance with movement of the carriage.

Inventors: Suzuki; Tetsuo (Kawasaki, JP), Hashimoto; Tamaki (Yokohama, JP), Aichi; Takao (Tokyo, JP)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: B41J 13/10 (20060101); B41J 11/00 (20060101); B41J 002/01 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018