Patent Number: 6,305,281

Title: Stencil printer having controller for discharge tray and master makingmeans

Abstract: A stencil printer includes a document size sensing device for sensing thesize of a document and a paper size sensing device for sensing the size ofpapers. A controller determines the orientation and size of the documentand those of the paper on the basis of information output from the twosensing devices. If the document and paper are different in orientation,the controller controls a master making section on the basis of theorientation of the papers for forming a document image in a master inaccordance with the orientation of the paper. At the same time, thecontroller controls a side fence moving device and an end fence movingdevice such that side fences and an end fence mounted on a paper dischargetray each are located at a particular position matching with the size ofthe papers. The side fences are movable in the widthwise direction of thepaper while the end fence is movable forward and backward in the directionof paper discharge.

Inventors: Aizawa; Hidetoshi (Miyagi, JP)


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Expiration Date: 10/23/2013