Patent Number: 6,252,654

Title: Indicating device used for a paper cassette and for indicating a remaining amount of recording papers

Abstract: A detecting lever for a remaining amount of recording papers is provided at the bottom of a paper cassette. The top of the detecting lever abuts on the recording paper contained in the paper cassette. As the recording paper is used, the detecting lever is rotated in a thickness direction of the recording papers. The rotation of the detecting lever is transmitted to an indicating lever, one end of which engages with the detecting lever. Upon rotation of the detecting lever, the other end of the indicating lever is adapted to be largely moved. A label for indicating the remaining amount of the recording paper is provided on the other end of the indicating lever. The remaining amount is represented by the label in accordance with the movement of the indicating lever.

Inventors: Kaya; Akimasa (Saitama, JP)

Assignee: Fuji Photo Film Co., Ltd.

International Classification: B41J 11/00 (20060101); B65H 1/26 (20060101); G03G 15/00 (20060101); G03B 027/58 (); G03B 027/62 (); G03B 027/00 (); G03B 001/66 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018