Patent Number: 7,029,006

Title: Sheet feeding apparatus and image forming apparatus

Abstract: A sheet feeding apparatus main body for containing sheets in the inside thereof includes: a first cover and a second cover which are openable and closable; and a detecting sensor for detecting an opening and closing of the first cover. The detecting sensor does not detect closing of the first cover when the first cover is closed in a state in which the second cover is opened and detects closing of the first cover when the first cover is closed in a state in which the second cover is closed.

Inventors: Izumi; Makoto (Shizuoka, JP), Uchida; Yasuhiro (Shizuoka, JP), Tanaka; Masaru (Shizuoka, JP)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: B65H 1/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 4/18/02018