Patent Number: 8,717,645

Title: Sheet feeding device

Abstract: A sheet feeding device includes a separation roller, a first conveyance roller arranged on a downstream side of the separation roller and conveys the sheet separated by the separation roller, a second conveyance roller further conveys the sheet conveyed by the first conveyance roller, wherein the separation roller and the first conveyance roller are driven exclusively of each other by a first motor, and a control unit controls such that, when a trailing edge of a sheet passes through the separation roller while the sheet is being conveyed by the first conveyance roller and the second conveyance roller, the first motor makes a conveyance speed of the first conveyance roller higher than the conveyance speed thereof before the trailing edge of the sheet passes through the separation roller, and that, when the trailing edge of the sheet passes through the first conveyance roller, the first motor drives the separation roller.

Inventors: Katto; Yohei (Nagareyama, JP), Morita; Kenji (Toride, JP), Seki; Satoshi (Abiko, JP), Kanno; Akiko (Kashiwa, JP), Sunada; Hidenori (Abiko, JP), Nakayoshi; Asahiro (Matsudo, JP)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: H04N 1/04 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018