Patent Number: 8,824,017

Title: Paper detector with inducted module and printer using the same

Abstract: A detector and a printer using the same are provided. The printer includes a body and the detector. The body has a base and a shaft located above the base. The detector includes multiple inducted modules, a carriage, an inducing unit, and a light receiving unit. The inducted modules are disposed on the base of the body aligning to an axial direction of the shaft. The carriage is disposed on the shaft. The inducing unit and the light receiving unit are disposed on the carriage. During a printing process, the carriage moves back and forth along the axial direction, and the inducing unit induces the corresponding inducted modules to emit lights. The light receiving unit receives light emitted from one of the inducted modules and penetrated a paper undergoing the printing process for detecting a paper barcode.

Inventors: Tsai; Ting-Shi (New Taipei, TW)

Assignee: Cal-Comp Electronics & Communications Company Limited

International Classification: H04N 1/40 (20060101); G06K 19/06 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/02/12018