06616042 is referenced by 6 patents and cites 2 patents.

A scanning component in a scanner for electro-optically reading bar code symbols is mounted on a spring having opposite spring end portions between which the scanning component is mounted. The spring end portions are mounted on a holder. At least one clamp, and preferably a pair of clamps detachably clamps the spring end portions on the holder. Each clamp has a fixed clamping portion on the holder, and a detachable clamping portion movable from a clamped position in which a respective spring end portion is sandwiched between a respective detachable clamping portion and a respective fixed clamping portion during reading, and a detached position in which the respective spring end portion is free to be removed from the clamped position.

Title
Clamp assembly for detachably clamping spring in electro-optical system for reading indicia
Application Number
9/675956
Publication Number
6616042 (B1)
Application Date
September 29, 2000
Publication Date
September 9, 2003
Inventor
Howard M Shepard
Great River
NY, US
Lisa Fan
Commack
NY, US
Alexander Breytman
Bellmore
NY, US
Yuri Gofman
Bohemia
NY, US
Agent
Kirschstein et al
US
Assignee
Symbol Technologies
NY, US
IPC
G06K 7/10
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