Patent Number: 6,332,598

Title: Carrier mounting structure

Abstract: A carrier mounting structure which can smoothly mount a film carrier to acarrier stand and alleviate the effects on vibration isolating rubber. Thecarrier mounting structure, which includes an image reading device mountedto a main body of an image reading apparatus via vibration isolatingrubber which alleviates the effects of vibration from the outside, and acarrier mounting portion which is formed at a reading position of theimage reading device and to which a carrier having an image informationcarrying member loaded therein is mounted, includes: an upper surface ofthe main body of the image reading apparatus along which surface a bottomsurface of the carrier is slid; a mounting surface of the carrier mountingportion, which is formed at a position higher than the upper surface ofthe main body of the image reading apparatus and to which the carrier ismounted; and an inclined surface formed at a corner portion of the carriermounting portion and inclined toward the mounting surface of the carriermounting portion from a position which is lower than the upper surface ofthe main body of the image reading apparatus.

Inventors: Tsuji; Junichi (Kanagawa, JP)

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International Classification: H04N 1/10 (20060101); H04N 1/193 (20060101); H04N 1/191 (20060101); F16M 013/00 ()

Expiration Date: 12/25/2014