Patent Number: 6,670,817

Title: Capacitive toner level detection

Abstract: A container having an electrically conductive container body. The containerbody defines a container cavity. A sensor assembly is disposed within saidcontainer cavity. The sensor assembly is electrically isolated from thecontainer body, and is configured for sensing a level of material withinthe container cavity.

Inventors: Fournier; John C. (Bowmansville, NY), Anthony; James D. (Victor, NY), Beehler; Todd C. (Hamlin, NY)


International Classification: G03G 15/08 (20060101); G01R 027/26 ()

Expiration Date: 12/32016