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Lloyd Lester John: Optical character reader scanning support mechanism. Ball Computer Products, Limbach Limbach & Sutton, May 27, 1975: US3886371 (28 worldwide citation)

An X-Y scanning mechanism wherein a first carriage is incrementally moved by a motor driven lead screw along a pair of parallel, spaced-apart rods in the Y direction and supports a second carriage which is shuttled back and forth in the X direction on a pair of spaced-apart, parallel second rods by ...


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Robert A Bilbrey: Apparatus for feeding sheet material from the bottom of a stack. Ball Computer Products, Limbach Limbach & Sutton, October 5, 1976: US03984659 (9 worldwide citation)

The end of a movable belt adjoins a supporting surface for removing a bottom sheet from a stack of sheets sitting on the supporting surface. A wall structure over the conveyor belt prevents those sheets other than the bottom sheet from being removed from the stack. The sheet supporting surface may b ...


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Wilson Rosser S: Electronic circuit and technique for extracting a video signal from an array of photodetectors. Ball Computer Products, Limbach Limbach & Sutton, August 26, 1975: US3902127 (5 worldwide citation)

A video extraction circuit suitable for a monolithic array of photodetectors which are sequentially connected through individual MOS gates one at a time in response to a clock switching signal to a common video signal line. The signal in the output video line is integrated over recurring periods whe ...


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Document scanner. Ball Computer Products, June 18, 1975: GB1397987-A (3 worldwide citation)

1397987 Copying by scanning BALL COMPUTER PRODUCTS Inc 27 June 1972 [28 June 1971] 30152/72 Heading H4F A facsimile transmitter using a photodetector 70 to view a document at 12 includes a movable mirror 20 to provide frame scanning of the document. A second mirror 22 having two mirror surfaces to p ...


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Sheet feeding. Ball Computer Products, April 7, 1976: GB1431339-A

1431339 Feeding sheets BALL COMPUTER PRODUCTS Inc 7 May 1973 [8 May 1972] 21713/73 Heading B8R Sheets are separated from the bottom of a pile 17 by friction belts 29 which form the support surface for the front edge of the pile and serve to advance the lowermost sheet through an adjustable throat fo ...


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Document reader. Ball Computer Products, April 7, 1976: GB1431340-A

1431340 Feeding sheets BALL COMPUTER PRODUCTS Inc 7 May 1973 [8 May 1972] 16414/75 Divided out of 1431339 Heading B8R [Also in Division G4] The description in this Specification is substantially the same as that in Specification 1,431,339, but the claims are directed to a method and apparatus for de ...