04776714 is referenced by 64 patents and cites 10 patents.

There is disclosed a printer having a thermal print head and a cooperable platen roll. The platen roll is driven to advance a web of record medium and an ink ribbon into cooperation with the print head. The printer can use an ink ribbon cartridge. The printer has a compact arrangement for the record medium supply roll, the ink ribbon cartridge, the printing mechanism, the drive mechanism, the keyboard, and the cutting mechanism for cutting tags from the web. The ink ribbon cartridge has shiftable guide rolls cooperating with pins on the printer to assure accurate alignment of the ribbon on the print head.

Title
Ink ribbon cassette with movable guide rolls
Application Number
6/885886
Publication Number
4776714
Application Date
July 15, 1986
Publication Date
October 11, 1988
Inventor
Orville C Huggins
Dayton
OH, US
Ronald L Fogle
Lebanon
OH, US
Kouichi Kawamura
Mishima
JP
Mitsuo Uchimura
Numazu
JP
Ikuzo Sugiura
Sagamihara
JP
Agent
Joseph J Grass
Assignee
Monarch Marking Systems
OH, US
IPC
B41J 35/04
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