06481829 is referenced by 141 patents.

A manually actuated spring loaded latch mechanism for releasably securing a printhead cartridge in a carrier of an ink jet printer. A latch cover engages the printhead cartridge and is secured by an actuator. Depressing the actuator releases the latch cover, which is spring biased to an open position. Further movement of the actuator lifts the printhead cartridge.

Title
Manually actuated carrier latch mechanism
Application Number
9/954778
Publication Number
6481829 (B1)
Application Date
September 18, 2001
Publication Date
November 19, 2002
Inventor
Herman Anthony Smith
Winchester
KY, US
Brian Andrew Naro
Lexington
KY, US
Thomas Allen Bailey
Frankfort
KY, US
Agent
Elizabeth C Jacobs
US
Assignee
Lexmark International
KY, US
IPC
B41J 2/01
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