Patent Number: 7,824,119

Title: Transaction printer

Abstract: A printer that can be configured either as a dot matrix/impact printer or an inkjet printer. A printer frame mounts a carriage mechanism for reciprocally moving a head carrier. An adapter secures a printhead to the carrier; the adapter being configured to accept a predetermined type of printhead. A compensator/feeder assembly is pivotally movable between a printing position and a printer open position at which a slot for receiving a form is defined. The compensator/feeder assembly mounts a printer bar which is positioned in a confronting relationship with the printhead when the assembly is in the printing position. A compensator drive arrangement is fixed to a base and effects movement in the feeder assembly.

Inventors: Kershisnik; Kevin (Riverton, WY), Norton; Donna (Riverton, WY), Wolfe; Eric (Riverton, WY), Selvig; David (Riverton, WY), Walker; Jon (Pavillion, WY), Etsinger; Douglas (Riverton, WY), Cooper; Jeff (Riverton, WY)

Assignee: Pertech Resources, Inc.

International Classification: B41J 29/10 (20060101)

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