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Koike Hisashi, Suda Koji, Asauchi Noboru, Otsuki Koichi: Filling unit of cartridge. Seiko Epson, February 13, 2003: JP2003-039708 (34 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To utilize resources effectively by utilizing a storage means attached to a cartridge effectively thereby promoting reuse of the cartridge. SOLUTION: The filling unit 66 comprises an access means 61 for reading out the quantity of used ink in a cartridge 10 requiring to be refi ...


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Asauchi Noboru: System and method for identifying container for print recording material. Seiko Epson, December 24, 2002: JP2002-370383 (26 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To increase the number of identifiable storage units without increasing the volume of data required for storing identification information. SOLUTION: A circuit 30 for controlling write/read of data into/from storage units 21-28 delivers a clock signal SCK and a reset signal RST ...


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Asauchi Noboru: Storage device and method for accessing storage device. Seiko Epson, October 28, 2004: JP2004-299405 (17 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a storage device which can readily rewrite identification data and can normally complete data write in a short period of time.SOLUTION: An ID comparator 203 judges whether the ID data transmitted from a host computer match the identification data stored in a memory c ...


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Asauchi Noboru: Storage device and access method to the same. Seiko Epson, January 18, 2002: JP2002-014870 (17 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a storage device capable of easily rewriting identification data, and normally completing the writing of the data in a short time.SOLUTION: An ID comparator 203 decides whether or not ID data transmitted from a host computer are made coincident with identification da ...


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Asauchi Noboru, Wanibe Akihisa: Printing material housing device. Seiko Epson, June 6, 2007: EP1792733-A1 (17 worldwide citation)

Ink cartridge 70 is attached to cartridge holder 62 of printing apparatus 20 by being inserted in a predetermined insertion direction R until it is touching locating member. Ink cartridge 70 includes a plurality of low voltage circuit terminals 111-113 and a plurality of high voltage circuit termina ...


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Asauchi Noboru: Printing material container and substrate mounted on printing material container. Seiko Epson, August 9, 2007: JP2007-196664 (16 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To prevent or suppressing the damage of a printing material container and a printing device caused by the shortening between terminals.SOLUTION: A printing material container comprises a first device, a second device, and a terminal group. The terminal group includes a first te ...


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Asauchi Noboru, Kosugi Yasuhiko: Cartridge and printing apparatus. Seiko Epson, January 21, 2004: EP1382449-A1 (13 worldwide citation)

An ink cartridge (10) of the invention has a sensor (17) to detect the presence or the absence of ink. A control device (22) of a printer (20) transmits a detection command and a specified detection condition to the ink cartridge (10) by radio communication. In response to input of the detection com ...


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Asauchi Noboru, Wanibe Akihisa: (Ja) 印刷材収容体, (En) Printing material housing device. Seiko Epson Corporation, Asauchi Noboru, Wanibe Akihisa, TOKKYO GYOMUHOJIN MEISEI INTERNATIONAL PATENT FIRM, March 9, 2006: WO/2006/025578 (13 worldwide citation)

(EN) An ink cartridge (70) is mounted, when it is inserted in a predetermined insertion direction (R) to an abutting position, in a cartridge mounting portion (62) of a printing device (20). The ink cartridge (70) is equipped in a casing (71) with a plurality of low-voltage circuit terminals (111 to ...


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Asauchi Noboru: Non-contact communication between device and its consumable article container. Seiko Epson, November 4, 2004: JP2004-306558 (13 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a technique which can suppress an induction voltage decrease at a non-contact tag.SOLUTION: The consumable article container has a memory circuit equipped with a memory, an antenna capable of carrying out non-contact communication with an external transmitting receiv ...