Patent Number: 7,824,117

Title: Media web printer with a pre-heating platen and cutter module

Abstract: Provided is a wallpaper printer having a cabinet configured to receive replaceable ink reservoirs and cartridges of blank wallpaper, and a feed system defining a media path through the cabinet, the feed system having pilot guides for guiding the blank wallpaper from the cartridges past a pagewidth printhead for printing. The printer also includes a heated platen positioned in the media path downstream of the pilot guides for heating the blank wallpaper prior to printing. The printer also has a pagewidth printhead arranged in the cabinet for printing images on the blank wallpaper, and a cutter module for cutting the printed wallpaper before the feed system feeds said wallpaper into a container configured to roll the printed wallpaper into a roll for storage purposes.

Inventors: Silverbrook; Kia (Balmain, AU), King; Tobin Allen (Balmain, AU), Lee; Janette Faye (Balmain, AU)

Assignee: Kia Silverbrook

International Classification: B41J 15/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-02 0:00:00