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Thomas E McCue Jr, Todd M Gaasch, Mark Garboden: Greeting card feeder module for inkjet printing. Hewlett Packard Development Company, February 1, 2005: US06848844 (61 worldwide citation)

A hardcopy printing mechanism and a greeting card feeder retrofit kit therefor, along with a retrofitting method are provided for printing images on a first-sized media, and on both surfaces a second-sized greeting card media without removing the first-sized media from its normal supply tray. The ha ...


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Jefferson P Ward, Thomas W Ruhe, Thomas E McCue Jr: Method and apparatus for determining and controlling inkjet printing drying time. Hewlett Packard Company, November 21, 2000: US06149327 (32 worldwide citation)

Print media drying time need not be set to an artificially high "worst case" drying time. Instead a reliable drying time is estimated based upon factors, such as temperature, humidity, media type, print quality and ink drop volume. When the estimated drying time is undesirably slow, the estimated an ...


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Thomas E McCue Jr, Mark Garboden, Todd M Gaasch: Greeting card feeder operating system. Hewlett Packard Company, Flory L Martin, December 4, 2001: US06325503 (28 worldwide citation)

A hardcopy printing mechanism and a greeting card feeder retrofit kit therefor, along with an operating method are provided for printing images on a first-sized media, and on both surfaces a second-sized greeting card media without removing the first-sized media from its normal supply tray. The hard ...


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Robert K Beretta, Paul W Martin, Thomas E McCue Jr, Thomas W Ruhe: Media handling system for duplex printing. Hewlett Packard Company, June 30, 1998: US05772343 (26 worldwide citation)

A metering roller and feed guide are included in a desktop printer between a first roller and a print zone. During first side printing, a media sheet is fed along the first roller and directed by an upper feed guide over the refeed guide to a second roller. The metering roller feeds the media sheet ...


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Jeffrey R Blackman, Thomas W Ruhe, Larry A Jackson, Thomas E McCue Jr, Kevin O Hara: Print recording apparatus having modular autoduplex mechanism. Hewlett Packard Company, December 26, 2000: US06167231 (18 worldwide citation)

A modular duplex media handling system is installable for use with a print recording system having a simplex media handling system. During first side printing a media sheet is fed along a first media path in the simplex system from feed rollers to metering rollers and into a print zone. After first ...


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Jeffrey R Blackman, Thomas W Ruhe, Larry A Jackson, Thomas E McCue Jr, Kevin O&apos Hara: Print recording apparatus having modular autoduplex mechanism. Hewlett Packard Company, December 18, 2001: US06332068 (17 worldwide citation)

A modular duplex media handling system is installable for use with a print recording system having a simplex media handling system. During first side printing a media sheet is fed along a first media path in the simplex system from feed rollers to metering rollers and into a print zone. After first ...


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Thomas E McCue Jr, Gary Hays, John C Santon, Raymond C Sherman, William Watts, Jeffrey T Hendricks, Ivan F Crespo: Z-fold print media handling system. Hewlett Packard Company, Flory L Martin, December 12, 2000: US06158909 (16 worldwide citation)

A Z-fold print media handling system for printing banners and the like uses an inkjet printing mechanism without a tractor-feed. A series of stuttering stopping and starting steps generates varying static and dynamic frictional forces to separate the first sheet of a Z-fold stack from the remainder ...


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M Lynn Cheney, Thomas E McCue Jr, Jeffrey Dylan Frame, Teressa L Roth, Rowdy Kelvin Webb: Waste ink absorption system and method. Hewlett Packard Development Company, March 1, 2005: US06860583 (13 worldwide citation)

An inkjet printing system includes a platen adapted to support a print media, a printhead adapted to eject ink into a print zone between the printhead and the platen toward the print media and beyond a first edge of the print media to generate waste ink, a first absorber formed in the platen within ...


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Thomas E McCue Jr, Raymond C Sherman, Shannon D Casey, Steve O Rasmussen, Sandra Y Okazaki: Sheet media handling system for aligned insertion of single sheet medium. Hewlett Packard Company, January 21, 1997: US05595380 (11 worldwide citation)

A sheet media handling system is provided for use in a sheet processor (e.g., a printer). Such system incorporates an input tray for storing one or more sheet media prior to input through the printer's input port with the input tray vertically stacked with the printer's output support structure or t ...


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Thomas E McCue Jr, Gary Hays, John C Santon, Raymond C Sherman, William Watts, Jeffrey T Hendricks, Ivan F Crespo: Z-fold print media handling system. Hewlett Packard Company, Flory L Martin, February 26, 2002: US06350073 (10 worldwide citation)

A Z-fold print media handling system for printing banners and the like uses an inkjet printing mechanism without a tractor-feed. A series of stuttering stopping and starting steps generates varying static and dynamic frictional forces to separate the first sheet of a Z-fold stack from the remainder ...