Patent Number: 7,536,129

Title: Power transmitting apparatus, power switching apparatus, and driving apparatus of multi-function machine using the same

Abstract: A driving apparatus of a multi-function machine includes a scanner unit scanning data recorded on a sheet of document and a document transport part to transport the sheet of document. A printer unit prints data on a sheet of paper for an output and includes a carrier including a print head with an ink jet nozzle mounted thereon to carry out the printing operation by moving the print head. The driving apparatus includes a driving motor, a scanner driving part driving the scanner unit, a printer driving part driving the printer unit, and a power switching part disposed with the driving motor, the scanner driving part, and the printer driving part. The power switching part selectively transmits a power of the driving motor to at least one of the scanner driving part and the printer driving part.

Inventors: Lee; Yong-hyun (Suwon, KR), Lee; Dong-gyoo (Suwon, KR)

Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

International Classification: B41J 29/38 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2021-05-19 0:00:00