Patent Number: 6,332,612

Title: Electrostatic sheet conveyor control based on detection of particular aspects of electrode groups and recording apparatus having same

Abstract: A sheet conveying apparatus and an image recording apparatus in which an electrode at a particular position on a conveying belt is formed in a particular aspect, whereby the position can be recognized without a marker or the like being discretely required. The sheet conveying apparatus and the image recording apparatus have a conveying belt for conveying a sheet, and comb-teeth electrodes having a plurality of electrodes installed in the conveying direction of the conveying belt, and the electrode at a particular position among the comb-teeth electrodes is formed in a particular aspect, and a probe for detecting the aspect of the electrode is provided, and the operation is controlled on the basis of the information by the probe.

Inventors: Kanemura; Shoji (Sagamihara, JP)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: B41J 11/00 (20060101); B65H 5/00 (20060101); B65H 005/02 (); B65H 015/00 ()

Expiration Date: 12/25/2018