05455667 is referenced by 20 patents and cites 19 patents.

A copying apparatus comprises an original support unit for supporting original sheets, an original transport unit for feeding the originals one by one from the original support unit to an exposure unit, and, after the exposure, discharging the originals to the original support unit, a circulation detecting unit for detecting one circulation of the originals by the original transport unit, a counter for counting the number of originals transported by the original transport unit, a copying unit for effecting exposure in the exposure unit, and copying the image of the exposed original onto a sheet, and a storage unit provided with plural storage devices for storing sheets subjected to the copying by the copying unit. The copying apparatus further comprises a control unit adapted to cause the original transport means to effect an operation of a first circulation of the originals, to cause the counter to effect an operation of counting the number of the originals, to cause the copying unit to effect an operation of copying the originals, and to cause the storage unit to store the copied sheets in predetermined storage devices, then to cause the original transport unit to effect an operation of a second circulation of the originals, and to cause the copying unit to effect an operation of copying the originals, and also adapted to vary the assignment of the storage devices for storing the copied sheets according to the counting result by the counter.

Title
Sheet handling apparatus with plural sheet storage units
Application Number
8/120922
Publication Number
5455667
Application Date
September 15, 1993
Publication Date
October 3, 1995
Inventor
Tomohito Nakagawa
Matsudo
JP
Norifumi Miyake
Kawasaki
JP
Masataka Naito
Kawasaki
JP
Masakazu Hiroi
Yokohama
JP
Agent
Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
Assignee
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
JP
IPC
G03G 21/02
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