Patent Number: 6,253,042

Title: Method for controlling a fan of an electronic photo device

Abstract: Disclosed is a method for controlling the operation of a fan in an electronic photo device including a developing device, a fan for keeping the temperature in the electronic photo device uniformly, and an output sensor for sensing output of a printed paper. According to the method, when a printable medium to be printed with print data is located between a transferring roller and an OPC drum of the developing device, the sort of the printable medium is determined. If it is determined that the printable medium is a first printable medium, the fan is stopped and a fixing process is performed. Otherwise, if it is determined that the printable medium is a second printable medium, the fixing step is performed under the condition that the fan is not stopped.

Inventors: Yang; Cheol-Ju (Daegu, KR)

Assignee: SamSung Electronics Co., Ltd.

International Classification: G03G 15/20 (20060101); G03G 21/20 (20060101); G03G 021/20 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018