CN100478778C - Printer having pcmcia interface - Google Patents

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CN100478778C
CN100478778C CN 200410047212 CN200410047212A CN100478778C CN 100478778 C CN100478778 C CN 100478778C CN 200410047212 CN200410047212 CN 200410047212 CN 200410047212 A CN200410047212 A CN 200410047212A CN 100478778 C CN100478778 C CN 100478778C
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Abstract

大范围的打印机创新应用,包括一个张贴物照相机装置和盒装置、一个PC软盘驱动器口打印机、一个个人计算机记忆卡国际协会PCMCIA打印机和使用这样的打印机的照相机、带有和不带有打印介质源的数字移动电话、一个视象游戏控制台装置和一个带有集成的打印介质输送机构的数字打印机盒。 Printer wide range of innovative applications, including camera unit and a sticker box device, a floppy disk drive PC printer port, a Personal Computer Memory Card International Association PCMCIA printer and camera using such a printer with print media sources and without digital mobile phone, a game console, a video-cassette apparatus and a digital printer with an integrated print medium conveyance mechanism. 本发明提供了一种按指令打印照相机系统,其包括照相机单元以及可拆卸的打印机单元。 The present invention provides a printing instruction by a camera system comprising a camera unit and a printer unit detachably.

Description

按指令打印照相机系统 The camera system according to the printing instruction

本申请是申请号为99813083.4的专利申请的分案申请。 The present application is a divisional application No. 99813083.4 of patent applications. 技术领域 FIELD

本发明涉及打印装置,并且更具体地涉及打印装置应用和相关的部件,如打印介质盒等类似物。 The present invention relates to printing apparatus and, more particularly, to a printing apparatus applications and associated components, such as print media like boxes.

背景技术 Background technique

美国专利US 5559932A中公开了一种打印机,该打印机可通过PC 卡槽连接到计算机,用于打印从计算机供应的打印数据,该打印机包括接口装置、打印图形产生装置、打印装置和打印机控制装置,其中所述接口装置、打印装置、打印图形产生装置和打印机控制装置组装在可插入PC卡槽的PC卡里。 U.S. Patent No. US 5559932A discloses a printer that can be connected to the computer via the PC card slot, a print data supplied from a computer, the printer including interface means, the printing pattern generating apparatus, a printing apparatus and a printer control device, wherein said interface means, a printing apparatus, the printing pattern generating means and the printer control means may be incorporated in a PC card into the PC card slot.

欧洲专利EP 0848540A2中公开了一种在接收板上捕获和打印图像的设备,包括照相机和喷墨打印机,该喷墨打印机包括包括:用于将喷墨打印机联接到对准装置以提供单个照相机打印单元的装置;和用于将图像信号传递到打印头以使打印头将墨输送到接收板上的装置。 European Patent No. EP 0848540A2 discloses a receiving apparatus and printing an image capture board A, comprising a camera and an inkjet printer, the inkjet printer comprising comprising: means for aligning the inkjet printer coupled to a single camera to provide a printing apparatus device unit; and means for transmitting the image signal to the print head to move the print head to deliver ink to the means for receiving the board.

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本发明己经发展成优选的形式以利用按指令滴量的墨的喷墨技术,并且在下面以此为基础进行说明。 The present invention has developed into a preferred form of use according to the instruction of the ink drop volume ink jet technology, and on this basis will be described below. 然而在多数情况下本发明的方面可以等同地应用到使用其它优选的紧凑的打印系统中。 However, in most cases the invention may equally be applied to a compact printing system using other preferred.

根据本发明的第一方面,提供一种打印张贴物的数字照相机装置, According to a first aspect of the present invention, there is provided a printing apparatus of a digital camera of sticker,

所述装置包括:张贴物存储装置; 张贴物馈送装置; 一个传感图象用的图象传感器; The apparatus comprising: a sticker storage means; sticker feeding means; image sensor with an image sensor;

一个内部的喷墨打印头,它运转上与所述图象传感器相关并且, An internal ink-jet printhead, which is associated with the operation of the image sensor and,

适于在由所述的张贴物馈送装置发送的张贴物上打印所述传感的图象,或者其变形; Said sensor is adapted to print an image on the sticker from the sticker of the feeding apparatus transmits, or modification thereof;

一个墨源;和 A source of ink; and

把墨发送到所述打印头的装置。 Means to send ink to the print head.

优选地,所述装置的尺寸定得和封装得能够方便携带,并且更优选地能够方便手持。 Preferably, the size of the device can be set too easy to carry and the package obtained, and more preferably can be easily handheld.

所述张贴物打印机和照相机可以进一步含有图象效果设定装置, 用于设定施加在传感的图象上的图象效果;与图象效果设定装置及图象传感器互相连接的,并且适用于根据所述图象效果设定装置当前的设置修改传感的图象的图象处理装置。 The sticker may further contain printer and camera image effect setting means for setting an image effect is applied on the image sensor; a setting device and an image sensor with the image effect interconnected, and for the current image processing apparatus is provided to modify an image sensor according to the image effect setting means.

图象效果设定装置可以含有其上指示有数个效果图象的拨盘或奢滑块。 Image effect setting device which may be contained on several indicating excessive dial or a slider to effect image. 张贴物源和墨源优选地是可补充的,并且至少一个包括相关的鉴别系统。 Sticker and the ink supply source is preferably added, and comprises at least one associated authentication system.

还可以设有切断打印的张贴物的打印的部分的剪切装置。 Shearing device may also be provided with printed portions cut sticker printing. 优选地打印头是页宽打印头。 Preferably the printhead is a pagewidth printhead.

根据本发明的第二方面设有一个打印装置用的盒,所述盒包括: 一个盒壳,它界定一个其中容纳覆胶打印介质源的第一容器部分, 和一个储存墨源的第二容器部分。 A second aspect of the present invention is provided a printing apparatus using the cartridge according to the cartridge comprising: a cartridge case, wherein it defines a container receiving a first portion of the coating rubber of the printing medium source, and a second container storing ink supply section.

优选地,所述盒包括可以由打印装置识别的某种形式的鉴别装置。 Preferably, the cartridge discriminating means comprises some form by the printing apparatus can be identified. 合乎希望地,盒的墨储存容器部分包括一或多个墨出口,这些墨出口在安装时可以被刺破从而与打印装置上的墨分布单元接触。 Desirable Desirably, the ink storage container comprises a box portion or a plurality of ink outlet, the ink outlet when mounting these can be punctured so as to contact with the ink distribution unit of the printing apparatus.

在此优选的形式中,壳容纳一般地环形构形的张贴物辊,同时墨储存容器从壳向外伸。 In this preferred form, the generally annular housing receiving the roll configuration of a sticker, while the ink storing container extending outwardly from the housing. 优选地,盒壳适用于与它要在其中使用的装置搭扣配合。 Preferably, the cartridge case is suitable for snap-fit ​​means and in which it is to be used.

在一个特别优选的形式中,所述盒尺寸做得和构形得与后文所述的那种张贴物打印数字照相机装置一起使用。 In a particularly preferred form, the box size and made available to the configuration that is described later sticker printing apparatus for use with a digital camera.

本发明的第三方面为此提供一种打印机,包括一个打印装置、一个打印介质传输装置、 一个墨储存装置、 一个在所述墨储存装置与所述打印装置之间的液体连接装置、和一个把打印数据向所述的打印装 A third aspect of the present invention therefore provides a printer comprising a printing apparatus, a print media transport device, an ink storage means, a fluid connection means between said ink storage device and the printing device, and a the print data to said printing means

置传输的数据连接装置,其中所述的数据连接装置是PC卡(PCMCIA) Counter means connected to the data transmission, wherein the data connection means is a PC Card (PCMCIA)

接口,并且所述打印装置包括页宽喷墨打印头。 Interface, and the printing apparatus comprises a pagewidth inkjet printhead.

优选地打印介质传送装置与一个对接口关联,所述对接口适用于容纳纸盒并且安排以从纸盒把纸传送过打印介质。 Preferably, the printing medium conveying means associated with one of the interface, the interface is adapted to receive from the cassette tray and arranged to transport the paper through the print media.

优选地打印机容纳在一个支承壳中,并且其中,PC卡接口从壳的 The printer is preferably accommodated in a bearing housing, and wherein, PC card interface from the shell

一端突出。 End outstanding.

优选地打印装置含有一个喷墨打印头。 Preferably the printing apparatus comprises an ink-jet printhead. 优选地打印头是页宽喷墨打印头。 Preferably the printhead is a pagewidth inkjet printhead.

在本发明的一个形式中,纸片盒适用于盒持名片大小的纸张并且, 组装了的纸盒和打印机大约是ni型pc卡的尺寸。 In one form of the invention, the paper sheet cartridge suitable for holding the cartridge and paper business card size, the printer and assembled carton dimensions are approximately ni pc card type. 优选地打印头包括一个喷墨嘴阵列,每个喷嘴与一个腔连通,所述腔含有一个由热弯操纵器移动的叶片,所述操纵器适用于开动后按指令从喷嘴喷墨。 Preferably a printhead comprising an array of ink jet nozzles, each nozzle communicating with a chamber, the chamber comprising a manipulator moved by bending blades, the manipulator is adapted to press the start instruction from the ink jet nozzle.

本发明的第四方面因此设有一个按指令打印照相系统,含有一个照相机单元,该照相机单元内含:透镜,图象传感器、图象处理装置、 电源和安排经图象处理装置从图象传感器接收图象的PCMCIA接口, 和一个可拆卸的并且有可以与照相机单元接合的打印机单元。 A fourth aspect of the present invention is therefore provided with a photographic printing system according to instructions, comprising a camera unit, the camera unit includes: a lens from the image sensor, an image sensor, an image processing apparatus, power supply apparatus and the image processing arrangement was PCMCIA interface of the received image, and a printer and the removable unit may be engaged with the camera unit.

优选地,打印机单元有一个支承壳,带有从此壳一端突出的 Preferably, the printer unit has a support casing, with one end protruding from the housing

PCMCIA接口。 PCMCIA interface.

优选地打印机单元包括一个页宽喷墨打印头,和一个对接口,所述对接口适用于容纳一个纸盒并且安排以从盒经过打印头馈纸。 The printer unit preferably includes a pagewidth inkjet printhead, and a pair of interfaces, the interface is adapted to receive a tray past the printhead and arranged to feed the paper from the cartridge.

优选地对接口适用于容纳纸片盒。 Preferably the sheet of the interface adapted to receive the cartridge.

在本发明的一个形式中,片状纸盒适用于保持公事纸尺寸的纸片并且,组装了的纸盒和打印机大约是III型PC卡的尺寸。 In one form of the invention, the sheet tray adapted to hold the official sheet size and sheet, and a printer assembled carton dimensions are approximately type III PC card.

优选地打印头包括一个喷墨嘴阵列,每个喷嘴与一个腔连通,所述腔内含一个由热弯操纵器移动的叶片,所述操纵器适用于开动后按指令从喷嘴喷墨。 Preferably a printhead comprising an array of ink jet nozzles, each nozzle communicating with a chamber, containing a manipulator moved by bending the blade cavity, the manipulator is adapted to press the start instruction from the ink jet nozzle.

根据本发明的第五方面,设有一个打印机单元,所述打印机单元内含一个打印头、 一个安排用于控制打印头的打印控制器芯片、和墨和纸源装置,所述打印机单元构形得装配到一个个人计算机型软盘驱动接口。 According to a fifth aspect of the present invention, there is provided a printer unit, the printer unit containing a printhead, a printing controller for controlling the arrangement of the print head chip, and the ink and paper source device, a printer unit configured fitted to have a personal computer floppy disk drive interface type.

优选地打印头是一个页宽喷墨打印头。 Preferably the printhead is a pagewidth inkjet printhead. 优选地在一个可拆卸的盒内设有墨和纸源装置。 Preferably in a removable cartridge provided with an ink sheet and a source device.

优选地,所述的可拆卸的盒是细长形的,并且适用于沿纵向插入到打印机单元中。 Preferably, the removable cartridge is elongated, the longitudinal direction and adapted to be inserted into the printer unit.

优选地打印机单元可旋转地安装到一个亚框架上,所述亚框架构形以装置在软盘驱动接口内,从而打印机单元可以在一个运转位置和一个加载位置之间转动,在运转位置中来自纸源装置的纸适用于从软盘驱动接口前面推出,在加载位置内可拆卸的盒适用于纵向插入到打印机单元内。 Preferably, the printer unit is rotatably mounted on a sub-frame, the sub-frame configuration in the interface device driving a floppy disk, so that the printer unit is rotatable between an operative position and a loading position, from the operating position in the paper a paper source device applied to the front out of the floppy disk drive interface, a removable cartridge in a position suitable for loading into the printer unit is inserted lengthwise.

优选地,打印机单元在运转位置和加载位置之间旋转大约90度角。 Preferably, the printer unit is rotated approximately 90 degrees between a loading position and an operating position.

根据本发明的第六方面,设有一个带有集成内部打印装置和打印介质源的手持移动声筒装置,所述的装置含有: 一个移动电话单元用于传输和接收信号; 一个内部打印介质存储单元; According to a sixth aspect of the present invention, there is provided a sound tube with a handheld mobile device is integrated inside the printing apparatus and print media source, the apparatus comprising: a mobile telephone unit for transmitting and receiving signals; a print medium storing internal unit;

处理装置,用于把所述接收和传输的信号处理成可打印的形式; 一个组装地附着在所述的处理装置上的打印头和墨分布单元,用 Processing means for receiving said form signal and a transmission processing to be printed; assembly attached a print head and ink distribution on a processing unit of the apparatus, with

以在所述的打印介质上打印出所述的处理了的信号; To print out a signal processing on the print medium according to;

和打印介质馈送装置,用于从所述的存储装置向所述的打印头馈 And the printing medium feeding means for feeding from said storage means to said printhead

送所述的打印介质,用于在其上打印所述的处理了的信号。 Feeding said printing medium for printing on the processed signal.

在第一优选形式中,打印介质含有纸或卡片。 In a first preferred form, the print medium comprises paper or card. 卡片优选地实质上是一般名片的尺寸。 Preferably, the card is substantially the size of the general business card. 合于希望地,打印头和卡片存储单元形成一个与移动电话单元的搭扣配合。 Together in Desirably, the print head and the card storage unit form a snap-fit ​​with the mobile phone unit.

在第二优选形式中,打印介质是纸张打印巻的形式,并且更优选地,打印巻设在还包括一个集成墨源的盒中。 In a second preferred form, the print medium is in the form of printed sheets Volume, and more preferably, is provided in printed Volume further comprising an integrated ink supply cassette.

打印头可以含有一个纸宽或者卡宽的单个单元,并且可以通过半导体生产技术形成。 Printhead may contain a wide paper width of a single unit or card, and may be formed by a semiconductor production technology.

卡存储单元可以从装置拆卸。 Card storing unit is detachable from the apparatus. 打印头或打印头和墨分布单元组件可以分开地从话筒装置和打印介质存储单元上拆卸。 Print head or the print head and the ink distribution unit assembly may be separately detachable from the microphone device and a printing medium storage unit.

打印头可以含有经墨分布单元附着在一系统供墨储存器上的全色打印头,用于向每个颜色的打印头供给分开的颜色。 Containing a printhead ink distribution unit can be attached to the system, a full-color ink printhead reservoir for supplying a separate color to each color printhead.

打印头可含有一个喷墨嘴结构阵列,其中液体可以通过启动附着在每个喷嘴结构上的相应的热弯曲操纵器排出。 Ink jet printhead may contain a nozzle array structure, wherein the liquid can be discharged through respective thermal bend actuator attached to the start of each nozzle structure.

打印头优选地可以包括一系列附着的墨源储存器,其中第一储存器显著大于其它的储存器。 Preferably, the printhead can include a series of attached ink supply reservoir, wherein the first reservoir is significantly larger than the other reservoir. 打印头和墨分布单元和/或打印巻盒优选地可以包括一个鉴别芯片,所述芯片保证只能使用批准的耗材,并且所述芯片还可以用于设定各项的预定的用量。 The print head and the ink distribution unit and / or print cartridge Volume preferably comprise an authentication chip, the chip can only be used to ensure that approved supplies, and the chip may also be used to set a predetermined amount of items.

手持移动电话可以是任何类型的并且利用任何通信系统,只要传输的信号可以处理成可打印的形式。 The handheld mobile telephone may be any form and using any type of communication system, as long as the transmitted signal can be processed to be printed. 适用的电话类型和/或通信系统的类型包括GSM、 CDMA、 PHS、卫星电话系统,和第三代(3G)互联移动电话系统,包括GPRS和WCDMA 。 Suitable telephone type and / or type of communication system comprises a GSM, CDMA, PHS, satellite telephone system, and third generation (3G) mobile phone system network, including GPRS and WCDMA.

根据本发明的第七方面,设有一个带有集成内部打印装置的手持移动电话装置,所述的装置含有: According to a seventh aspect of the present invention, there is provided a handheld mobile telephone apparatus integrated with the inside of the printing apparatus, said apparatus comprising:

一个移动电话单元,用于传输和接收信号; A mobile telephone unit for transmitting and receiving signals;

处理装置,用于把所述接收和传输的信号处理成可打印的形式; 一个附着在所述的处理装置上的打印头和墨分布单元组件,用于在所述的打印介质上打印出所述的处理了的信号;和打印介质馈送装置,用于把从所述电话装置外部的源接收的打印介质向所述的打印头馈送,用于在其所述打印介质上打印所述的处理了的信号信息。 Processing means for receiving said form signal and a transmission processing to be printed; print head and the ink distribution unit assembly on a handle attached to said apparatus, for printing out on a printing medium according to the and processing the printing medium feeding means for the printing medium received from an external source of the telephone device feeding to the print head for printing on the printing medium that said; the signal processing described later the signal information.

优选地,打印介质包括纸或者卡片。 Preferably, the print medium comprises paper or card.

打印头可以含有打印介质宽的单个单元,并且可以通过半导体生产技术形成。 The print head may contain a single unit of the printing medium width, and may be formed by a semiconductor production technology.

合于希望地,打印头或者打印头和墨分布单元组件可以从电话装置拆卸。 Together in desired, the printhead or print head and ink distribution unit assembly is detachable from the telephone device. 在优选的形式中,打印头是子组件的一部分,还包括一个墨分布单元和墨源,在后文称作打印头和供墨模块。 In a preferred form, the printhead is part of the subassembly further comprising an ink supply and an ink distribution unit, referred to as the printhead and the ink supply module later.

打印头可以含有经墨分布单元附着在一系统供墨储存器上的全色打印头,用于向每个颜色的打印头源分开的颜色。 Containing a printhead ink distribution unit can be attached to the system, a full-color ink printhead reservoir, the print head for a separate source of each color color.

在一个优选的形式中,打印头含有一个喷墨嘴结构阵列,其中液体可以通过附着在与每个喷嘴结构有关的喷叶上的相应的操纵器排出。 In a preferred form, the ink jet print head comprising a nozzle array structure, wherein the liquid can be discharged by the respective actuator attached in the structure associated with each spray nozzle vanes.

优选地,所述操纵器是热弯曲操纵器。 Preferably, the actuator is a thermal bend actuator.

打印头和供墨模块优选地包括与一系列附着的墨源储存器连接的墨分布单元,其中优选地用于储存黑色墨的第一储存器显著大于其它的储存器。 The print head and the ink supply module preferably comprises an ink distribution unit connected to a series of adhered ink supply reservoir, wherein the first reservoir for storing the black ink is preferably significantly larger than the other reservoir. 打印头和墨分布单元组件或者打印头和供墨模块供选择地形成一个与移动电话单元的可拆卸的搭扣配合。 A removable print head and ink distribution unit or the printhead assembly and the ink supply module for selectively forming a mobile telephone unit with a snap fit.

打印头或打印头和墨分布单元组件还优选地包括一个鉴别装置, 该装置在此优选实施例中是鉴别芯片的形式。 Print head or the print head and the ink distribution unit assembly preferably further includes a discriminating means in this preferred embodiment is in the form of chip identification. 这使得电话装置只能使用批准的耗材,并且还可供选择地记录使用和消耗数据并且还可以用于只允许预定的用量的打印头或者打印头和供墨模块。 This allows the telephone apparatus to use only approved supplies, and also alternatively use and consumption data recording and can also be used to allow only a predetermined amount of print head or the print head and the ink supply module.

打印介质可以手动地馈入打印机电话中。 Print media can be manually fed into the printer phone. 变通地,可以使用一种打印介质的分配装置,所述分配装置优选地包括: 一个有分送出口的打印介质储存区; Modifications may be used a printing medium dispensing device, the dispensing device preferably comprises: a storage region print medium dispensing outlet;

一个打印机电话支架,用于支持所述打印机电话和把其上的打印介质入口与媒介储存区的分送出口对齐;和 A telephone cradle printer, said printer for supporting the dispensing outlet and the telephone on the print medium inlet which is aligned with the media storage area; and

一个分送推出机构,可在运转中把预定量的打印介质经分送出口推出并且推入打印机电话打印介质入口以与设在所述电话中的相关的媒介馈料装置接合。 Introduction of a dispensing mechanism, the print medium can be dispensed through the outlet in a predetermined amount of the operation introduced into the printer and the printing medium inlet telephone associated with the medium feed means provided in said feed phone engagement.

合于希望地,打印介质是卡片或者纸片形式的。 Together in Desirably, the print medium is a card or a sheet form.

优选地,推出机构含有一个滑块,可在运转中选择和接合卡片或者纸张之一,然后驱动它经过分送出口。 Preferably, the pushing mechanism comprises a slider, the card can be selected and engaging one of the paper or in operation, and to drive it through the dispensing outlet.

合于希望地,打印介质储存装置包括一个装置,它用于把放置在其中的打印介质源偏置向所述的推出机构并且与所述分送出口对齐。 Together in Desirably, the printing medium storage means comprises a means for the printing medium placed therein aligned with said source of bias to the dispensing outlet and the launch mechanism.

尽管本发明的优选的电话单元是PHS电话装置,本发明可以等同地应用于使用任何通信系统的任何类型的移动电话,只要可以把传输的信号处理成可打印的形式就行。 Although the present invention is preferably the telephone unit is a PHS telephone apparatus, the present invention is equally applicable to any communication system using any type of mobile phone, as long as the transmitted signal into a form that can be printed on the line. 适用的其它电话类型和/或通信系统 Other suitable types of telephone and / or communications systems

的类型例子包括GSM、 CDMA卫星电话系统,和第三代(3G)互联移动电话系统,包括GPRS和WCDMA 。 Examples include the type GSM, CDMA satellite telephone system, and third generation (3G) mobile phone system network, including GPRS and WCDMA.

根据本发明的第八方面的第一形式,设有一个视象游戏控制台装 According to a first aspect of the eighth form of the present invention, a video-game console has means

置,包括: Set, including:

装置,用于接收可拆卸的相互作用程序存储装置以通过所述的控 Interaction program storage means, for receiving a removable through control of the

制台执行程序; Console program execution;

处理和操作装置,用于执行存储在所述可拆卸的相互作用程序存储装置上的所述相互作用程序,所述程序的执行引起产生用于在图象显示装置上显示的图象; And operation processing means for executing the stored on the program storage device detachable interaction interaction program, execution of the program for generating an image due to the image displayed on the display device;

通信装置,用于在执行所述的程序时从控制装置上能够得到相互作用;禾口 Communication means for executing the program in the control device can be obtained from the interaction; Wo port

一个集成的打印机装置,包括一个打印头、供墨单元,和打印介质馈送装置; An integrated printer apparatus, comprising a print head, the ink supply unit, and the printing medium feeding means;

所述打印机装置运转中与所述的处理和操作装置联合以在打印介质上打印出与所述的相互作用程序相关的图象。 Joint operation of the printer apparatus to print out the image of the program related to the interaction of the medium on the printing process and operation of the apparatus.

在此优选的实施形式中,所述控制台设计使用一个可拆卸的控制器模块,该模块包括各种相互作用控制装置,例如:控制杆和控制钮等等。 In this preferred embodiment, the console controller design uses a removable module that includes various control devices interact, for example: the lever control button and the like. 所述控制器可以通过新"Bluetooth"之类的无线电通信装置也可以通过缆线或者其它适当的通信装置与控制台通信。 The controller may be a communication through the cable or other suitable communication means and the console communication means by radio new "Bluetooth" or the like.

优选地,集成的打印机装置包括一个内部的打印介质供给单元。 Preferably, the printer apparatus comprises an integrated unit a printing media supply inside.

在该优选的形式中,打印介质是纸片或者卡片的形式,并且打印介质供给单元和供墨单元结合地容纳在一个可更换的盒组件中。 In the preferred form, the print medium is a sheet form or a card, and the printing medium feeding unit and the ink supply unit accommodated in a binding replaceable cartridge assembly.

在一个特殊的优选形式中,所述可更换的盒包括一个打印介质馈送辊装置,该装置与设在控制台中的不可更换的打印介质馈送装置相互作用。 In a particular preferred form, the replaceable cartridge includes a printing medium feeding roller means disposed in the console with the non-replaceable printing medium feeding device interaction.

合于希望地,启动相互作用程序以经打印机装置在程序中的某个预定的位置打印出图象。 Desirably together to start the program to interact via the printer apparatus in a predetermined position of the program prints out the image.

打印机装置优选地含有一个喷墨打印机,该打印机可供选择地为页宽的喷墨嘴阵列的形式,这些喷墨嘴借助于一系统操纵器喷墨。 The printer apparatus preferably contains a ink-jet printer, the printer available for selected pagewidth array of inkjet nozzles form, these ink nozzles by means of a manipulator system of the ink jet. 优选地,所述操纵器是热弯曲操纵器。 Preferably, the actuator is a thermal bend actuator. 在一个优选的形式中,可拆卸的程序储存装置为数字视象盘的形式,数字视象盘也称作数字多用盘(DVD),可以通过DVD放象机播放。 In a preferred form, the removable storage device is in the form of a program digital video discs, digital video discs, also referred to as a digital versatile disc (DVD), the playback by DVD players. 在其它类似的优选形式中,可以用CD — ROM和半导体记忆卡代替DVD,同时要使用适宜的驱动、连接器、硬件和软件。 In other preferred forms similar, it may be CD - ROM and a semiconductor memory card instead of the DVD, while using a suitable drive, connectors, hardware and software.

根据本发明的第九方面设有一个用于打印装置的数字卡,所述卡包括一个壳,壳具有: According to a ninth aspect of the present invention is provided with a means for printing a digital card, said card comprising a housing, the housing having:

一个第一部分,以在其中容纳打印介质源; 一个打印介质出料开口;和 A first portion to receive therein the print medium source; a printing medium discharge opening; and

一个集成的媒介传送^fl构,它在运转后经所述出料开口拾取和驱动一定量的所述打印介质。 A medium transferring ^ fl integrated structure, which after the operation through the discharge opening out of the print medium and the driving amount of the pickup.

在该优选形式中,所述卡包括第二存储部分,用于在其中容纳墨源。 In the preferred form, the card includes a second storage section, for receiving therein the ink supply.

合于希望地,所述打印介质传送机构含有一个拾取辊组件,并且更具体地包括: Desirably together in the print medium transport mechanism comprising a pick-up roller assembly, and more particularly comprising:

一个传动轴; A drive shaft;

固定在传动轴上的拾取辊;和 Fixed on the pickup roller shaft; and

一个传动齿轮,所述轴和辊被束缚地支承在壳内。 A transmission gear, the shaft and roller are captively supported within the housing.

优选地,传动齿轮放在壳的外部,以与设在其要使用的打印装置上的有动力的相应的齿轮接合。 Preferably, the transmission gear housing on the outside, with the respective gear which is provided on the printing apparatus to be used with a power engagement. 变通地在壳中可以设一个开口以方便这种与打印机装置的有动力的齿轮的接合。 Work in the shell may be provided to facilitate the opening of such a printer device is powered gear engagement.

合于希望地,墨储存部分分隔成多个区分开的腔室以储存不同颜色的墨源。 Desirably together in the ink storage section is divided into a plurality of regions separated chambers to store different colors of ink supply.

优选地,墨储存在第二墨储存部分内的一个可收縮的囊中。 Preferably, the ink stored in an ink storage portion of the second collapsible bag. 该囊可以是位于一个外部的刚性壳中的完全挠性袋的形式。 The balloon may be entirely in the form of a flexible bag is located outside of the rigid shell. 更加优选地,墨可以储存在一个由壳的刚性部分在一侧界定的一个区域内,在所述壳上已经密封了界定其它侧的可收縮膜。 More preferably, the ink may be stored in a region of a portion of a rigid shell defining on one side of the housing has been sealed in a collapsible membrane defining the other side. 合于要求地,该刚性壳的, 毗邻不与墨液体流通的可收縮膜或者袋的侧的至少一个部分包括通风装置以方便空气进入以让墨源消耗时膜能够收缩。 Bonded to the requirements, the rigid shell, at least a part of the side adjacent the ink does not flow in the liquid film or a collapsible bag includes a vent means to allow air to enter in order to facilitate the ink supply during shrink film can be consumed.

在此优选的形式中,墨储存部分还包括一或多个墨出口,它们各有一个在与打印装置连接时被刺破的密封。 In this preferred form, the ink reservoir portion further comprises one or a plurality of ink outlets, each of which has a connection with the printing apparatus when the punctured seal. 合于希望地,这些出口是喷嘴连接器的形式,适用于与设在打印机上的墨分布连接器连接。 Together in Desirably, the nozzle outlet is in the form of a connector for connecting the printer with an ink provided on the distribution of the connector.

优选地,数字打印装置是按指令滴量的喷墨打印装置。 Preferably, the apparatus is a digital printing press command drop volume ink jet printing apparatus.

具体而已,本发明涉及一种按指令打印照相机系统,包括: 照相机单元,所述照相机单元内含透镜、图象传感器、图象处理 Specifically it, the present invention relates to a printing instruction by the camera system, comprising: a camera unit, the camera unit contains a lens, image sensor, the image processing

装置、电源和布置在一槽口内的个人计算机记忆卡国际协会PCMCIA Devices, power and arrangement of personal computer memory card international association in a PCMCIA slot

接口,所述个人计算机记忆卡国际协会PCMCIA接口用于经图象处理 Interface, the personal computer memory card international association PCMCIA interface is used by image processing

装置从图象传感器接收信号;以及 Means for receiving a signal from the image sensor; and

可拆卸的打印机单元,所述打印机单元被配置为容纳在所述照相 Detachable printer unit, the printer unit is configured to receive the photographic

机单元的槽口中,并且具有个人计算机记忆卡国际协会PCMCIA接口、 Slot machine unit, and a personal computer memory card international association PCMCIA interface,

打印介质供给源以及页宽喷墨打印头,其中该个人计算机记忆卡国际协会PCMCIA接口可与所述照相机单元的个人计算机记忆卡国际协会PCMCIA接口接合,并且所述打印介质供给源被布置为在所述打印机单元容纳在所述照相机单元的槽口中时包含在所述照相机单元内。 And printing media supply source pagewidth inkjet printhead, wherein a personal computer memory card international association engaging PCMCIA interface of the personal computer memory card international association with the PCMCIA interface of the camera unit, and said printing media supply source is arranged to when the printer unit is accommodated in the slot of the camera unit included in the camera unit.

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现在参照附图仅通过举例方式说明本发明的优选实施例,其中: 图1是根据本发明的第一方面的张贴物打印照相机的前视透视 Referring now to the drawings are only preferred embodiments of the present invention is described by way of example, in which: FIG. 1 is a front perspective view of a camera according to a first aspect of the printed sticker of the present invention.

图; Figure;

图2是图1的张贴物打印照相机的后视透视图; FIG 2 is a diagram of a printed sticker rear perspective view of the camera;

图3是以上图中所示的张贴物打印照相机的左侧视图; 3 is a sticker printing camera shown in the figure above a left side view;

图4是以上图中所示的张贴物打印照相机的右侧视图;图5是图1所示的张贴物打印照相机装置的分解透视图,包括张贴物打印辊和墨盒; FIG 4 is a right side view of the sticker printing camera shown in the figure above; FIG. 5 is shown in FIG sticker printing exploded perspective view of a camera apparatus, comprising a roller and the print cartridge stickers;

图6是以上图中所示的张贴物打印照相机的后视图;去掉了最上面的盖部分,以显示张贴物储存区域、墨源、馈料器和打印机机构; FIG 6 is a sticker printed rear view of the camera shown in the previous figure; the top cover portion removed to display the sticker storage region, an ink supply, the feed hopper and the printer mechanism;

图-7是图6所示的打印机机构的放大透视图; FIG -7 is an enlarged perspective view of the printer mechanism shown in Figure 6;

图8是图1 —5所示的装置的顶视图; FIG 8 is a top view of the apparatus shown in FIG. 1-5;

图9是局部剖视的顶视图,表示图6和7所示的打印机机构的细节。 FIG 9 is a partially cutaway top view showing a detail of Figure 6 and 7 of the printer mechanism shown in FIG.

图IO是张贴物巻和墨盒的分解透视图; FIG Volume sticker and IO is an exploded perspective view of the ink cartridge;

图11是张贴物巻和墨盒的前视图,去掉了基底模块; FIG 11 is a front view of a sticker and Volume ink cartridge, remove the base module;

图12是前视图,表示出盒与打印机机构的相互作用; FIG 12 is a front view of the interaction, the printer mechanism is shown with the cassette;

图13是透视图,表示出张贴物打印照相机的电控制电路的主要部 FIG 13 is a perspective view, shows the main post section was electrically print control circuit of the camera

件; Pieces;

图14是根据本发明的可携带打印机的透视图,表示一个与打印机 FIG 14 is a perspective view of a portable printer in accordance with the present invention, showing the printer with a

接合的纸张盒; Engaging the sheet cassette;

图15是图1中所示的纸盒的透视图; FIG 15 is a perspective view of the carton shown in Figure 1;

图16是图14所示的打印机和盒的分解透视图; FIG 16 is an exploded perspective view of the printer and the cartridge shown in FIG 14;

图17是图16所示的打印头和墨储存器的放大了的透视图; FIG 17 is an enlarged perspective view of the printhead shown in FIG. 16 and the ink reservoir;

图18是用于按根据本发明的照相机系统的指令打印的可拆卸打 FIG 18 is hit by a removable printing according to an instruction of the camera system of the present invention.

印单元的透视图; A perspective view of the printing unit;

图19是一个纸盒的透视图,示出与图18中的打印机接合; FIG 19 is a perspective view of the carton shown in Figure 18 engaged with the printer;

图20是图18中所示的打印机和盒的分解透视图; FIG 20 is an exploded perspective view of the printer and the cartridge shown in FIG 18;

图21是图20中所示的打印头和墨储存器的放大的透视图; FIG 21 is an enlarged perspective view of the print head shown in FIG. 20 and the ink reservoir;

图22是根据本发明的按指令打印照相机系统的前视透视图,包含 FIG 22 is a front perspective view of a camera system according to a print instruction according to the invention, comprising

图18所示的打印机; The printer shown in FIG 18;

图23是图22的按指令打印照相机系统的后透视图; FIG 23 is a rear perspective view of the camera view of the printing system 22 according to the instruction;

图24是与图22相似的图示,表示从照相机单元拆卸下的可拆卸 FIG 24 is an illustration similar to FIG. 22, showing the detachable unit is detached from the camera

打印机单元; A printer unit;

图25是与图24相似的图示,表示从可拆卸打印机单元拆卸下的 FIG 25 is an illustration similar to FIG. 24, showing the printer unit from the detachable detachable

纸盒;图26是以在距图5中表示的面的一定深度处经照相机系统作的剖 Cassette; FIG. 26 is at a depth from the surface in FIG. 5 showing a camera system made by the cross-sectional

视图; view;

图27是与图26的剖视图成直角的经照相机系统的剖视图; FIG 27 is a cross-sectional view and a cross-sectional view of FIG. 26 at right angles by the camera system;

图28是方框图,表示根据本发明的照相机系统的各个部件之间的运转上的互联; FIG 28 is a block diagram showing the interconnection between the operation of the various components of the camera system according to the invention;

图29是根据本发明的打印机单元在运转位置中的前视图; FIG 29 is a printer unit according to the present invention in a front view in operative position;

图30是与图29类似的在加载位置中的视图; FIG 30 FIG 29 is a similar view in a loading position;

图31是与图30类似的视图,表示加载门打开,为了加载与一个可拆卸的盒对齐; FIG 31 is a view similar to Figure 30 showing loading door open, in order to load a cartridge with a removable alignment;

图32是经图29所示位置中的打印机的水平剖视图; FIG 32 is a sectional view through a horizontal position as shown in FIG. 29 in a printer;

图33是与图4类似的图示,但打印机在图30所示的位置; FIG 33 is a view similar to Figure 4, but the printer shown in FIG. 30 position;

图34是在图30的位置中的打印机的前视图; FIG 34 is a front view of FIG. 30 in a position in the printer;

图35是与图6类似的视图,但加载门开放; FIG 35 is a view similar to FIG. 6, but the loading door open;

图36是经打印机单元的放大的竖直剖视图; FIG 36 is a vertical cross-sectional view through a printer unit amplified;

图37是与图36成直角的竖直剖视图; 图38是方框图,表示打印单元的运转; FIG 37 is a vertical cross-sectional view in FIG. 36 at right angles to; FIG. 38 is a block diagram showing the operation of the printing unit;

图39是根据本发明的第六方面的第一优选实施例的前视图; 图40是该第一实施例的分解的后透视图; FIG 39 is a front view of a first preferred embodiment of the sixth aspect of the present invention; FIG. 40 is an exploded rear perspective view of a first embodiment of this embodiment;

图41是该第一实施例内部结构更详细细节的进一步局部剖视分解透视图; FIG 41 is a further embodiment in more detail the internal structure of the first embodiment detailed cutaway exploded perspective view;

图42和42A分别是该第一实施的后和侧剖视图; 42 and 42A are rear side of the first embodiment and a cross-sectional view;

图43是该第一实施例的打印装置的剖视透视图; FIG 43 is a cutaway perspective view of the first embodiment of the printing apparatus of the embodiment;

图44是示意方框图,表示第一实施例的电气互连; FIG 44 is a schematic block diagram showing the electrical interconnection of the first embodiment;

图45是利用纸和墨盒并且具有扫描设施的第二优选实施例的前 FIG 45 is a front embodiment use paper and ink container and having a second scanning facility preferably

视图; view;

图46是图45所示的第二实施例打印机电话的右侧视图; 图47是图45和46中所示的根据本发明的第六方面的第二实施例打印机电话的后视图; FIG 46 is a right side view of the printer of the second embodiment of the telephone shown in FIG. 45; FIG. 47 is a rear view of a second embodiment of the printer according to the sixth aspect of the telephone of the invention shown in FIGS. 45 and 46;

图48是图45所示的打印机电话的左侧视图; FIG 48 is a left side view of the printer phone shown in FIG 45;

图49是图45所示的打印机电话的顶侧平面视图; FIG 49 is a top side plan view of the printer shown in FIG telephone 45;

16图50是图45所示的打印机电话的反向平面视图; 图51是图50所示的打印机电话的反向平面图,表示出打印巻舱处在开放位置: FIG 50 is a telephone 16 of the printer 45 shown in FIG reverse plan view; FIG. 51 is a reverse plan view of the printer shown in FIG. 50 of the telephone, is shown in open position the print compartment Volume:

图52是图45所示的打印机电话的透视图,表示出经打印巻舱插入和退出打印巻;而 FIG 52 is a perspective view of the printer 45 shown in FIG telephone, is shown by the insertion and withdrawal of the print compartment Volume Volume printing; and

图53是示意性方框图,表示本发明的第六方面的第二实施例的电气互联; FIG 53 is a schematic block diagram showing a second embodiment of the electrical interconnection embodiment of the sixth aspect of the present invention;

图54是根据本发明的第七方面的第一实施例打印机电话的前视透视图; FIG 54 is a front perspective view of a printer according to a seventh embodiment of the phone of the first aspect of the present invention;

图55是图54所示的电话的后视透视图; FIG 55 is a rear perspective view of the telephone shown in FIG 54;

图56是图54所示的电话的前视透视图,去掉了前外盖; FIG 56 is a front perspective view of the telephone shown in FIG. 54, the front cover removed;

图57是前面的图中所示的电池组的前视透视图; FIG 57 is a front perspective view of the battery pack shown in the preceding figures;

图58是前面的图中所示的打印机电话的右侧视分层剖视图; FIG 58 is a right side in front of the printer phone shown in FIG sectional view of a layered view;

图59是打印机电话的子机架和打印头/供墨模块的前视透视图; FIG 59 is a front perspective view of the printer and telephone subrack printhead / ink supply module;

图60是图59中所示的支架的前视透视图; FIG 60 is a front perspective view of the support shown in FIG 59;

图61是图59中所示的打印头/供墨模块的前视透视局部剖视图; 图62是经电话单元和打印头/供墨模块的横剖视图; 图63是前面图中的打印机电话的前分层剖视图; 图64是附着在相关的打印介质分送装置上的前面图中的电话的平面图; FIG 61 is a print head / ink supply module is a partial cross-sectional view of a front perspective view 59 as shown in; FIG. 62 is a cross sectional view of the ink module via the telephone unit and a printing head / donor; FIG. 63 is a front preceding figures printer telephone layered cross-sectional view; FIG. 64 is attached to the dispensing device related to the print medium a plan view of the telephone of FIG front;

图65是图64中所示的打印介质分送装置的平面图; FIG 65 is a plan view of the print medium shown in FIG. 64 in the dispensing device;

图66是图64和65中所示的打印介质分送器的左侧视图; FIG 66 is a left side view of the printing media dispenser shown in FIGS. 64 and 65;

图67是图64中所示的打印介质分送器的右侧视图; FIG 67 is a right side view of the print media dispenser 64 as shown in;

图68是图64中所示的打印介质分送器的平面图,去掉了壳的上 FIG 68 is a plan view of the dispenser of the print medium shown in FIG. 64, the upper shell removed

部; unit;

图69是示意性方框图,表示电气互联; FIG 69 is a schematic block diagram showing the electrical interconnection;

图70是根据本发明的第一实施例的视象游戏控制台前视透视图, 带有可拆卸的控制器模块,表示出打印的卡片从集成的打印机中推出; FIG 70 is a front view of a game console like the first embodiment of the present invention, the perspective view, a controller module with a detachable card out of the print shows the integrated printer;

图71是控制台的前视透视图,含有打印机模块和DVD模块,去掉了顶部的控制器模块;图72是图71所示的控制台的后视透视图; FIG 71 is a front perspective view of the console, DVD and the printer module comprising module, remove the top of the controller module; FIG. 72 is a rear perspective view of the console shown in FIG 71;

图73是图71和72所示的控制台的前视图; FIG 73 is a front view of FIG. 71 and console 72 shown;

图74是图73所示的控制台组件的侧视图; FIG 74 is a side view of the console assembly shown in FIG. 73;

图75是图71至75所示的控制台组件的分解前视透视图; FIG 75 is a front exploded console assembly shown in FIGS. 71 to 75 perspective view;

图76是控制台,勺前视透视图,去掉了打印机模块的顶盖; FIG 76 is a console, front perspective view of a spoon, remove the cover of the printer module;

图77是打印装置的分解透视图,包括打印头,打印介质馈送机构 FIG 77 is an exploded perspective view of the printing apparatus includes a print head, the print medium feeding mechanism

和打印头墨分布组件并且不包括墨源; And a printhead ink distribution assembly and does not include an ink source;

图78是控制台的前视透视图,表示出在隆起位置上的打印机模 FIG 78 is a front perspective view of the console of the printer shown in the raised position of the mold

块,以插入打印介质和供墨盒; Block, to insert the print medium and ink supply;

图79是图78所示的组件的示意图,表示出把DVD插到DVD播 FIG 79 is a schematic view of the components shown in FIG. 78, the DVD into the DVD player is shown

放器模块中; Module in place;

图 80 是根据本发明的盒的顶视透视图; FIG 80 is a top perspective view of the cartridge according to the present invention;

图 81 是图80所示的盒的反向透视图; FIG 81 is a reverse perspective view of the cartridge shown in FIG 80;

图 82 是与图80相同取向的分解透视顶视图; FIG 82 is an exploded same orientation of FIG. 80 is a perspective top view;

图 83 是与图81相同取向的分解透视顶视图; FIG 83 FIG 81 is the same as the orientation of an exploded perspective top view;

图 84 是前面图中的盒的顶视平面图; FIG 84 is a top plan view of the cartridge of the preceding figures;

图 85 是图84中所示的盒的右侧视图; FIG 85 is a right side view of the cartridge shown in FIG 84;

图 86 是前面图中所示的盒的反向平面图; FIG 86 is a reverse plan view of the cartridge shown in the preceding figures;

图 87 是相同盒的左侧视图; FIG 87 is a left side view of the same cartridge;

图 88 是相同的盒的前侧视图; FIG 88 is a front side view of the same cassette;

图 89 是相同的盒的后侧视图; FIG 89 is a back side view of the same cassette;

图 90 是沿图84的ll一ll线取的后视剖视图;而 FIG 90 is a rear sectional view taken along line 84 of a ll ll taken; and

图 91 是沿图84的12—12线取的侧视剖视图; FIG 91 is a side cross-sectional view taken along line 12-12 of FIG 84 taken;

具体实施方式 Detailed ways

现在参照附图1至91说明本发明的各个方面的优选实施例。 Referring now to the drawings 1 through 91 illustrate various aspects of the preferred embodiment of the present invention.

本发明的第一和第二方面的优选实施例含有一个可以把张贴物按指令地打印在可补充的打印巻上的张贴物打印照相机。 First and second aspects of the present invention comprising a preferred embodiment of the sticker according to instructions can be printed on the print may be supplemented Volume of sticker printing camera. 附图中所示的 Shown in the drawings

"张贴物凸轮"l具有: 一个多部件壳,所述壳由一个外部的前盖模件2界定; 一个内部的子结构和后模件3、 一个张贴物和墨盒模件4和一个外部的后盖5。 "Sticker cam" l having: a multi-part housing, the outer shell of a module by a front cover member 2 defined; and an internal substructure 3, a sticker and an outer post 4 and an ink cartridge module of the module the back cover 5.

图示的优选形式中的壳一般地是在纵剖面上是泪滴形的, 一般圆形部分6适用于以打印巻的形式储存张贴物,并且其余的部分容纳墨源7、打印头结构8和张贴物馈送机构9。 In the illustrated preferred form of the shell is generally teardrop-shaped longitudinal section, a generally circular portion adapted to print Volume 6 stored in the form of a sticker, and the remaining portion containing the ink supply 7, the print head structure 8 sticker 9 and the feeding mechanism.

取景器10也放在圆形壳部6的中心或者靠近这个中心,并且完全地经过这个壳从前盖2伸到在后面的一个供选用的目镜11上。 Viewfinder 10 may also be placed round the central portion 6 of the housing or near the center, and completely through the casing out into the front cover 2 in an eyepiece 11 for the selection of the latter. 在壳的前面紧接在取景器IO下面的是一个照相机透镜12,此透镜运转上与适当的图象传感和处理装置相关,例如图12中所示的CCD13。 In front of the housing in the viewfinder immediately following IO is a camera lens 12, the lens on this operation associated with the appropriate image sensing and processing apparatus, the CCD 13 shown in FIG. 12 for example. 另外,在壳的顶部设有一个"提取"钮14和一个"打印"钮15在一起,它们分别用于提取和打印图象。 Further, at the top of the housing is provided with a "Extract" button 14 and a "Print" button 15 together, respectively, and for extracting the printing image.

优选的"张贴物凸轮"如图所示包括一个"效果拨盘"16,所述拨盘可以转动,从而执行一系列效果,如正常、黑和白、深褐色和软混合色等等。 Preferred "sticker cam" includes one shown in FIG. "Effects dial" 16, the dial may be rotated, so as to perform a series of effects, such as normal, black and white, dark brown and soft color mixing and the like. 它还可以用于添加照片的花边,如爱心、花朵、惊奇效果等等。 Lace It can also be used to add photos, such as love, flowers, surprise effect and so on. 在拨盘上,可以设一系列的插图,在插图上印出所述效果的指示。 On the dial may be provided a series of illustrations indicating the effect on the printed illustrations. 在指示标志17处放置的效果是然后通过照相机施加的效果。 In the index mark 17 is placed at the effect of the effect of the camera is then applied. 效果拨盘可以通过在的轮的反面放置一系列的导电段执行,导电段形成提出要显示的效果的二进制图形。 Effects dial binary pattern can be formed made to show the effect of placing a series of conductive segments to perform, through the conductive segments at the opposite wheel. 导电段可以完成一个可由张贴物凸轮监测的电路,从而提供效果。 The conductive segments can be done by a circuit monitoring sticker cam, thereby to provide an effect.

在此优选的形式中,以张贴物巻18的形式提供张贴物,张贴物巻18优选地容纳在盒组件19中,盒组件可拆卸地固定在外壳上。 In this preferred form, in the form of a sticker 18 is provided Volume sticker, sticker Volume 18 preferably housed in the cartridge assembly 19, the cartridge assembly is detachably fixed to the housing. 盒有与外壳类似的形态和结构,并且含有一个顶模件20,模件20界定一个一般地环形的容纳部分21的张贴物巻,这个部分21有一个一般地三角形截面的墨储存部分22。 Box has a housing similar in shape and structure, and comprising a top die part 20, the molding member 20 to define a generally annular receiving sticker Volume portion 21, this portion 21 has a generally triangular ink sectional storage portion 22. 所述墨储存部分优选地分成多个区分开的腔23,从而用于提供彩色和黑白两种打印。 The ink reservoir portion is preferably divided into a plurality of regions separate chamber 23, thereby providing for color printing and black and white. 在盒的顶部模件侧壁中还设有两个槽隙,第一个是张贴物出口槽24,第二个是拾取辊槽25,后者形成下文要详细说明的张贴物馈送机构27的一部分。 At the top of the side wall of the cartridge module is also provided with two slots, the first slot is posted outlet 24, the second groove is the pick-up roller 25, to be described in detail hereinafter sticker feed mechanism 27 which is formed portion. 盒19还包括一个底模件28,该底模件密封张贴物巻腔也密封墨腔。 Cartridge 19 further comprises a bottom die member 28, the bottom mold cavity Volume sticker seal also sealing the ink chamber. 优选地,墨出口孔29设在由一个密封膜覆盖的基底模件中,密封膜在安装时被刺破从而与打印机机构30液体连通。 Preferably, the ink outlet orifice 29 provided in the base module consists of a sealing membrane covering, the sealing membrane is punctured so as to communicate with the printer mechanism 30 when installing fluid. 合于希望地,所述盒是一个密封的单元,从而张贴物和墨源可以同时地补充。 Together in Desirably, the cartridge is a sealed unit, so that stickers and the ink supply may be added simultaneously.

方便地,所述盒可以借助于图中所示的压扣安装具31与外壳搭扣配合。 Conveniently, the cassette may be mounted by means of a press button shown in FIG. 31 with housing mating snap.

张贴物馈送机构27和打印机机构30在图2、 5、 7、 9和12中表示得最清楚。 Sticker 27 and printer mechanism 30 in the feed mechanism of FIG. 2, 5, 7, 9 and 12 best shown. 张贴物馈送机构27包括一个拾取辊32,它在盒插入外壳中后就把张贴物向前辗压。 Sticker feeding mechanism 27 comprises a pick-up roller 32, which put the post in the cartridge was inserted into the housing forward rolling. 毗邻所述拾取辊有几对传动辊或者说压轧辊33,它们通过适当的传动链34由马达35运转。 Adjacent to the pick-up roller has pairs of drive rollers or nip rollers 33, 35 are operated by a motor 34 through a suitable drive train. 还可以设一个齿形切刀36作为子组件的一部分并且安排得与形成壳的前模块2的一部分的打印的张贴物出口37毗邻。 Further toothed cutter 36 may be provided as part of a sub-assembly and arranged to be printed with a sticker module front housing 2 is formed a portion 37 adjacent to the outlet. 变通地,可以提供一种轧刀式的结构。 Work, it is possible to provide a structure of a guillotine type.

打印机机构30在图6和7中表示得最清楚,含有一个页宽的打印头芯片40镥有墨分布单元41 。 The printer mechanism 30 is best shown in FIGS. 6 and 7, the head chip 40 comprises a pagewidth ink distribution unit 41 lutetium. 形成墨分布单元的一部分的是一个供墨连接多通管42,此多通管有多个墨入口突起43,墨入口突起在张贴物巻和墨盒19上与墨出口孔29接合。 Forming part of the ink distribution unit is connected to a multi-way ink supply tube 42, this multi-way ink inlet tube with a plurality of protrusions 43, protrusions on the ink inlet and the ink sticker Volume 19 engaged with the ink outlet hole 29. 优选地,打印机机构和张贴物馈送机构是单个的单元并且可以拆卸以更换或者修理。 Preferably, the printer feed mechanism and the sticker means is a single unit and may be detached for replacement or repair.

现在转过来看图12 (和图5),图中示意地示出张贴物凸轮装置的控制和运转的电路的部分结构。 Now turned to Figure 12 (and FIG. 5), shown schematically in FIG part of the structure and operation of the control circuit post cam device thereof. 如图中可见, 一个简单的挠性PCB 线把可以用于把提取和打印钮14和15与CCD13及打印头组件30互相连接。 As can be seen, a simple line of the flexible PCB may be used to extract and print buttons 14 and 15 and the print head assembly 30 CCD13 and connected to each other. 还有,作为电路的部分设有电源的接点45,电源优选地是3 伏电池组46的形式。 Also, as with the contact portion 45 of the power supply circuit, the power supply preferably in the form of three 46-volt battery pack. 另外,可拆卸的打印头和/或张贴物和墨源盒优选地包括一个辨别机构,诸如在本申请人较早的PCT申请中所述,该申请的号码是PCT/AU98/00544,题为"A Camera with an Internal Printing System"。 Further, a removable print head and / or a sticker, and the ink supply cartridge preferably includes a mechanism to identify, such as those described in the present Applicant's earlier PCT application, number of that application is PCT / AU98 / 00544, entitled "A Camera with an Internal Printing System". 所述辨别芯片接点47示于图12。 47 identify the chip contacts 12 shown in FIG. 在使用中,"张贴物凸轮"向目标物体取向,然后操作提取钮14 以捕捉图象。 In use, "sticker cam" orientation to the target object, and then extracts the operation knob 14 to capture the image. 然后可以转动效果拨盘16选择效果。 Then the effect of rotation of the dial 16 can select an effect. 当接着操作打印钮时,张贴物馈送机构27把下一个张贴物或者说张贴物媒介的部分发送到打印头组件30以在其上打印出效果过的图象。 When the next printing operation button, sticker next feeding mechanism 27 transmits a sticker or sticker intermediary portion 30 to the printhead assembly to print out the image thereon through the effect. 在整个发明的概念内可以有数个变形。 Within the concept of the overall invention can be several modification. 例如,打印头单元可以适用于,澳大利亚文本的专利申请"Image Creation Method and Apparatus (ART79)",这是由本申请人近来申请的,其内容在此引入作为交互参考。 For example, the print head unit may be adapted, Australian Patent Application text "Image Creation Method and Apparatus (ART79)", which was recently filed by the present applicant, the contents of which are incorporated herein by cross reference. 变通地,优选的实施可以执行成PCT专利申请PCT/AU98/00549 (WO99/04551 )中所公开的重新安排,该申请的题目是"A Replenishable One Time Use Camera System ",这也是由本申请人申请的。 Work, the preferred embodiment may be performed as a PCT Patent Application PCT / AU98 / 00549 (WO99 / ​​04551) rearranged as disclosed in the title of the application is "A Replenishable One Time Use Camera System", which is filed by the present applicant of. 优越地,由于张贴物的小尺寸,图象传感器可以是比上述的参考PCT申请减小尺寸的。 Advantageous, since the sticker small size, the image sensor may be the above-referenced PCT application than the reduction in size. 类似地,张贴物凸轮的电子电路可以以CMOS图象传感器19为基础,图象传感器19也包括处理电路用于处理图象并且把它向前送到打印头12进行'打印。 Similarly, the cam sticker electronic circuit may be based on CMOS image sensor 19, image sensor 19 also includes an image processing circuit for processing the forward and sends it to the print head 12 'printing. 内部控制电子电路可以基本上如上述的PCT说明WO99/04551所述定出。 Internal control electronics may be substantially as described above in PCT WO99 / ​​04551 the fix. 根据本发明的第二方面的盒的优选应用用在可以按指令在可补充的打印巻上打印张贴物的张贴物打印照相机上。 Application of the sticker printed with the instructions on the press may be supplemented Volume printed sticker printing camera according to the second aspect of the preferred cartridge of the present invention. 在根据本发明的第三方面的优选形式中,提供一个小的紧凑的打印机,该打印机适用于在名片尺寸的纸片上打印,并且该打印机的尺寸做得在PCMCIA III型卡的约束范围内(PCMCIA —个人计算机记忆卡国际协会-用于所谓的PC卡的参数组,其中III型卡的典型尺寸是85.6毫米乘54毫米厚度为10.5毫米)。 In a preferred form according to the third aspect of the present invention, there is provided a small, compact printer, the printer for printing the business card on a sheet size, and the size of the printer is made within the constraints of the PCMCIA card type III ( PCMCIA - personal computer memory card international Association - parameter set for a so-called PC card, where the typical size of the type III card 85.6 mm by 54 mm having a thickness of 10.5 mm). 但是可以看出,根据本发明制做的打印机可以是较大尺寸的,例如用于打印6英寸乘4英寸的照片尺寸的纸,同时仍含有通过下文将说明的PCMCIA接口插头与PC MCI A槽口接合的直接接口。 As can be seen, however, it is made in accordance with the present invention the printer may be a larger size, for example paper 6 inches by 4 inches in size photo print, while still contained by the PCMCIA interface will be described hereinafter with PC MCI A plug groove Interface port directly engaged.

在本发明的优选形式中,打印机含有一个支承壳1,壳1具有一个从一端突出的PCMCIA接口插头2,和一个基本上跨越壳在盖3下伸到对端的页宽喷墨打印机。 In a preferred form of the invention, the printer comprises a support casing 1, a housing 1 having an end projecting from a PCMCIA interface connector 2, and a housing lid 3 substantially across the width of the ink jet printer out into the end of the page.

打印机含有一个对接口4,该对接口适用于容纳纸片盒5,该盒在图15和16中表示得更加清楚。 The printer 4 contains one of the interfaces, the interface is adapted to receive paper sheet cartridge 5, the cartridge showing more clearly in FIGS. 15 and 16.

纸盒5典型地有一个金属盖6,此盖含有一对集成的叶片弹簧7, 此对叶片弹簧安排用于顶靠在纸迭的顶上,向下迫纸(在图16中所示的意义上)到较低的位置,此处,在纸迭中的最下面的纸张可以在前模件9的下面馈送出去。 Tray 5 typically has a metal cap 6, the cover includes a pair of leaf springs 7 integration, the pair of leaf springs arranged for abutment against the top of the paper stack, forcing down the paper (as shown in FIG. 16 sense) to a lower position where the lowermost sheet in the paper stack can be fed out of the front module 9 below.

所述的盒由下底构件IO和背模件11完善。 The improvement by the cartridge bottom mold member 11 and the back IO.

在盖3下面的页宽打印机12包括一系列墨槽储存器,如图13和14所示,除了附加的大容量的黑墨的储存器外,每个颜色各有一个储存器。 In the cover 3 below pagewidth printer ink fountain 12 comprises a series of reservoirs, 13 and 14, in addition to the additional mass of the black ink reservoir, each color have a reservoir 14. 储存器绕打印头形成,打印头具有尺寸递减的馈送槽路,如图15、 16、 17和18所示,这些槽路馈给由芯片生产技术,包含CMOS 和MEMS技术形成的打印头30,所述技术类似于1998年10月16日接交的澳大利亚实用新型专利申请PP6534所公开的技术,题目为"Micromechanical Device and Methods (IJ46A)",是授与本申请人的, 在此引入作为对照参考。 The reservoir is formed around the print head, the print head having a size decreasing feed tank, 15, 16, 17 and 18, the feed tank by the chip production techniques, including CMOS and MEMS techniques printhead 30 is formed, the technique is similar to 16 October 1998, then post Australian utility Model Patent application PP6534 technique disclosed, entitled "Micromechanical Device and Methods (IJ46A)", it is granted to the applicant, herein incorporated by reference as a control .

打印机单元12进一步包括辊19、 20,安排用于首先从盒5中的纸迭8抽出最底的纸张,按指令跨过打印头30前送纸张用于打印并且经过出口槽21从打印机推出所述纸张。 The printer unit 12 further includes a roller 19, 20, arranged for the first 5 from the cartridge to pull the paper sheet 8 laminated bottom most, according to instructions sent across the sheet for printing and the print head 30 before the outlet through the slot 21 from the printer Release said paper. 所述辊借助于传动箱23由电动机22驱动。 The roller 23 by means of a gear box 22 driven by a motor. 打印机由互连在PCMCIA接口2与打印单元12之间的打印机控制芯片控制,并且控制芯片可以容纳在打印头之内于24处,或者在对接口4底板下面的挠性的印刷电路板中。 PCMCIA interface and the printer 2 is controlled by the printer control chip interconnect between the printing unit 12, and the control chip 24 may be housed in the within the printhead, or at the interface of the bottom plate 4 below the flexible printed circuit board. 驱动打印头的电子电路还可包括一个ASIC (应用特定集成电路) 装置,它在一次性使用的打印机单元12必须更换前提供给它使用。 An electronic circuit for driving a print head may further comprise an ASIC (Application Specific Integrated Circuit) device, which is disposable in the printer unit 12 of the facility to its use must be replaced. 该电路以"辨别芯片"的形式,优选地类似于国际专利申请PCT/AU98/00544中所公开的,该申请也是授与本申请人的。 This circuit forms "identify chip" is preferably similar to the International Patent Application PCT / AU98 / 00544 as disclosed in the present application is also granted to the applicant. 可拆卸的纸盒5的形式是与打印机机构分开的项目,使得能够快速地补充纸源。 Removable cassette 5 in the form of the printer mechanism is a separate item, so that the paper can be quickly replenished source. 这种类型的携带式打印机有许多不同的应用,包括从十分紧凑的和可携带的装置按指令打印事务卡,所述的紧凑的和可携带的装置可以直接地与膝上电脑或者笔记本式电脑的PC卡槽接合,而不用连接电缆或者其它的装置。 This type of portable printers have many different applications, including transaction card printing according to instructions from the device very compact and portable, compact and portable device may be directly related to the laptop or notebook computers engaging the PC card slot, and without cable connections or other devices. 所述打印机的一个扩大的形式,还设有PCMCIA 接口插头,它可以用于以类似的方式打印较大的材料,例如打印6乘4 英寸尺寸照片或者其它类似的材料。 The expanded form of a printer, is also a PCMCIA interface plug, it can be used in a similar way to print large material, such as a print size of 4 inches by 6 pictures, or other similar materials. 首先参照可与所述照相机系统接合的可拆卸打印机单元说明第四方面的按指令打印照相机系统。 Referring first to releasably engageable with said printer unit, a fourth aspect of the camera system of the camera system according to the printing instruction. 在本发明的优选形式中,设有一个小的紧凑的打印机,所述打印机适用于打印事务卡尺寸的纸片,并且所述打印机的尺寸定得在PCMCIA m型卡的约束范围内(PCMCIA —个人计算机记忆卡国际协会-用于所谓的PC卡的参数组,其中III型卡的典型尺寸是85.6毫米乘54毫米厚度为10.5毫米)。 In a preferred form of the invention, provided with a small compact printer, said printer suitable for printing transaction card sheet size, and the size of the printer is set too within the constraints of the PCMCIA m type card (PCMCIA - personal computer memory card international Association - a so-called PC card parameter set, wherein a typical size of type III card 85.6 mm by 54 mm having a thickness of 10.5 mm). 但是可以看出,根据本发明制做的打印机可以是较大尺寸的,例如用于打印6英寸乘4英寸的照片尺寸的纸, 同时仍含有通过下文将说明的PCMCIA接口插头与PCMCIA槽口接合的直接接口。 As can be seen, however, it is made in accordance with the present invention the printer may be a larger size, for example paper 6 inches by 4 inches in size photo print, while still containing a PCMCIA slot through engagement with the PCMCIA interface plug will be described hereinafter direct interface. 在本发明的优选形式中,打印机含有一个支承壳1,壳1具有一个从一端突出的PCMCIA接口插头2,和一个基本上跨越壳在盖3下伸到对端的页宽喷墨打印机。 In a preferred form of the invention, the printer comprises a support casing 1, a housing 1 having an end projecting from a PCMCIA interface connector 2, and a housing lid 3 substantially across the width of the ink jet printer out into the end of the page. 打印机含有一个对接口4,该对接口适用于容纳纸片盒5,该盒在图2禾口3中表示得更加清楚。 The printer 4 contains one of the interfaces, the interface is adapted to receive paper sheet cartridge 5, the cartridge showing more clearly in FIG. 2 Wo port 3. 纸盒5典型地有一个金属盖6,此盖含有一对集成的叶片弹簧7, 此对叶片弹簧安排用于顶靠在纸迭的顶上,向下迫纸(在图20中所示的意义上)到较低的位置,此处,在纸迭中的最下面的纸张可以在前模件9的下面馈送出去。 Tray 5 typically has a metal cap 6, the cover includes a pair of leaf springs 7 integration, the pair of leaf springs arranged for abutment against the top of the paper stack, forcing down the paper (as shown in FIG. 20 sense) to a lower position where the lowermost sheet in the paper stack can be fed out of the front module 9 below. 所述的盒由下底构件IO和背模件11完善。 The improvement by the cartridge bottom mold member 11 and the back IO. 在盖3下面的页宽打印机12包括一系列墨槽储存器,如图13和14所示,除了附加的大容量的黑墨的储存器外,每个颜色各有一个储存器。 In the cover 3 below pagewidth printer ink fountain 12 comprises a series of reservoirs, 13 and 14, in addition to the additional mass of the black ink reservoir, each color have a reservoir 14. 储存器绕打印头形成,打印头具有尺寸递减的馈送槽路,如图15、 16、 17和18所示,这些槽路馈给由芯片生产技术,包含CMOS 和MEMS技术形成的打印头30,所述技术类似于1998年10月16日接交的澳大利亚实用新型专利申请PP6534所公开的技术,题目为"Micromechanical Device and Methods (IJ46A)",是授与本申请人的, 在此引入作为对照参考。 The reservoir is formed around the print head, the print head having a size decreasing feed tank, 15, 16, 17 and 18, the feed tank by the chip production techniques, including CMOS and MEMS techniques printhead 30 is formed, the technique is similar to 16 October 1998, then post Australian utility Model Patent application PP6534 technique disclosed, entitled "Micromechanical Device and Methods (IJ46A)", it is granted to the applicant, herein incorporated by reference as a control . 打印机单元12进一步包括辊19、 20,安排用于首先从盒5中的纸迭8抽出最底的纸张,按指令要跨过打印头30前送纸张用于打印并且经过出口槽21从打印机推出所述纸张。 The printer unit 12 further includes a roller 19, 20, 8 arranged for stacking the first paper cassette 5 in the bottom most sheet drawn out, according to the instruction to be sent across the print head 30 for printing before the paper exit slot 21 and passes out of the printer the paper sheet. 所述辊借助于传动箱23由电动机22驱动。 The roller 23 by means of a gear box 22 driven by a motor. 打印机由互连在PCMCIA接口2与打印单元12之间的打印机控制芯片控制,并且控制芯片可以容纳在打印头之内于24处,或者在对接口4底板下面的挠性的印刷电路板中。 PCMCIA interface and the printer 2 is controlled by the printer control chip interconnect between the printing unit 12, and the control chip 24 may be housed in the within the printhead, or at the interface of the bottom plate 4 below the flexible printed circuit board.

驱动打印头的电子电路还可包括一个ASIC (应用特定集成电路) 装置,它在一次性使用的打印机单元12必须更换前提供给它使用。 An electronic circuit for driving a print head may further comprise an ASIC (Application Specific Integrated Circuit) device, which is disposable in the printer unit 12 of the facility to its use must be replaced. 该电路以"辨别芯片"的形式,优选地类似于国际专利申请PCT/AU98/00544中所公开的,该申请也是授与本申请人的。 This circuit forms "identify chip" is preferably similar to the International Patent Application PCT / AU98 / 00544 as disclosed in the present application is also granted to the applicant.

可拆卸的纸盒5的形式是与打印机机构分开的项目,使得能够快速地补充纸源。 Removable cassette 5 in the form of the printer mechanism is a separate item, so that the paper can be quickly replenished source.

所述打印机单元接合进一个照相机系统以提供一个如图22和23 所示的完整的照相机单元。 The printer unit engages into a camera system to provide a complete camera unit 22 and 23 as shown in FIG. 所述照相机单元含有一个照相机体25,该照相机体适用于容纳打印机单元,其中打印机单元盖3和其出口槽21 从壳中突出。 The camera unit 25 comprises a camera body, the camera body adapted to receive the printer unit, wherein the printer unit cover 3 and the exit slot 21 which protrudes from the shell.

所述照相机进一步含有一个透镜26和一个具有一个前窗口27和一个目镜28的取景器。 The camera further comprises a lens 26 and a finder window 27 has a front 28 and an eyepiece. 可以设'一个方便门29以取放用于为照相机供电的电池或者电池组。 It may be provided 'a door 29 conveniently to take place for a camera battery or battery powered.

所述照相机包括一个"快门"按钮30和一个打印按钮31,安排用于控制可拆卸的打印机单元的运转。 The camera includes a "shutter" button 30 and a print button 31, arranged for controlling the operation of the printer unit detachably.

如上所述,纸盒5可以从打印机单元拆卸,以补充纸片,在图25 可以看得较清楚。 As described above, the printer unit from the cassette 5 can be detached to supplement the sheets, in FIG. 25 may be more clearly seen.

照相机体25的内部设有PCMCIA槽口32 (图IO),它可以与可拆卸的打印机单元的末端上的PCMCIA插头2接合。 The camera body 25 is provided with an internal PCMCIA slot 32 (FIG IO), which can be engaged with the PCMCIA connector on the end of the printer unit 2 detachable. 当打印机单元插入到照相机体内时,插头2接合在可拆卸的打印机单元和照相机单元之间提供适当的电气连接的槽口32内。 When the printer unit is inserted into the camera body, the plug 2 provides a suitable engagement notch 32 of the electrical connection between the printer unit and a detachable camera unit. 所述的照相机单元进一步含有一个图象传感器,所述图象传感器 The camera unit further comprises an image sensor, said image sensor

典型地是直接地位于透镜26后面的CCD33的形式(图26)。 Typically in the form of CCD33 located directly behind the lens 26 (FIG. 26). 所述的CCD33经过一个挠性的PCB34与主PCB35连接,PCB35含有处理来自CCD的信号并且把它输送到PC卡槽口32的图象处理装置。 Said CCD33 PCB34 through a flexible connection with the main PCB35, PCB35 comprising processing signals from the CCD, and sends it to the image processing apparatus 32 of the PC card slot opening.

所述照相机系统由经过合页门29插入的电池35供电。 The camera system is powered by the battery 35 via the door hinge 29 is inserted.

转过来参看图28,图中示意地画有系统的操作部分,该操作部分借助于通信总线互相连接,并且包括CMOS图象传感器(CCD) 37, 所述图象传感器经照相机的透镜捕捉高分辨率的图象。 Referring to FIG turn 28, illustrated schematically in FIG systematic operation portion, the operation portion connected to each other by means of a communication bus, and includes a CMOS image sensor (CCD) 37, the image sensor is a high-resolution lens of the camera captures rate image. 用于处理图象并且把图象前送到打印机控制芯片39的处理单元38位于可拆卸的打印机单元中,并且转而控制打印头40以产生图象41。 And for processing the image to the printer before the image processing unit 39 of the control chip 38 is located in a detachable printer unit, and 40 in turn controls the printhead 41 to produce an image. 用一个存储器42在照相机单元内中继储存,照相机单元也可以包括把图象传输到打印机单元之前操作图象的控制器。 With a intermediate storage memory 42 in the camera unit, the camera unit may also include a controller operating the image prior to image transfer to the printer unit.

以此方式,提供了一种按指令打印照相机系统,它使得能够使用可拆卸的和多用途的打印机单元,以提供所需要的照片打印,同时还可能通过经PCMCIA接口与其它的装置接合,用于其它的目的。 In this manner, there is provided a printing instruction by the camera system, which enables the use of removable and versatile printer unit to provide a desired photo printing, also possible via the PCMCIA interface by engaging with other devices, with in other objects.

在本发明的第五方面的优选实施例中,设有一种打印机单元,它的总尺寸和形状适用于常规的PC机软盘驱动器对接口。 In a fifth aspect of the preferred embodiment of the invention, it is provided a printer unit, its overall size and shape suitable for a conventional floppy disk drive of the PC interface. 所述打印机单元使用一种系统,它含有页宽喷墨打印头、 一个打印控制器芯片和一个可消耗的墨和纸源盒,所述盒的类型在国际申请PCT/AU98/00544 中充分说明了, 该申请题为"A Camera with an Internal Printing System",其内容收入本说明中引作对照参考。 The printer unit using a system comprising pagewidth inkjet printhead, a print controller chip and the ink cartridge and source of a consumable, the cartridge type fully described in International Application PCT / AU98 / 00544 in of the application entitled "a Camera with an Internal Printing System", the contents of which are incorporated income of the cross-reference instructions.

上述的PCT申请公幵了一种照相机系统,它有一个集成的打印机, 该打印机使用含有墨和"纸"及其它的打印介质(在整个本说明书中指的是纸)的打印巻,在其上按指令打印图象。 The aforementioned PCT Application Publication Jian a camera system which has an integrated printer that containing ink and a "paper" and other print media, print Volume (throughout the present specification means the paper), on which printing an image according to instructions. 在本发明的优选实施例中,去掉了国际申请PCT/AU98/00544中的照相机安排的图象传感部分,并且把打印巻和打印头设计成加入到构成得在PC机的软盘驱动接口的约束范围内的打印机单元中。 In a preferred embodiment of the present invention, the removed portion of the camera image sensing arrangement in International Application No. PCT / AU98 / 00544, and the print head is designed to print Volume and configured to be added to a floppy disk drive interface of the PC within the constraints of the printer unit. 打印机单元1优选地可旋转地安装到一个子框架2中,该子框架设计用于插入到PC机的软盘驱动单元中,并且典型地具有接合突起3、 推出按钮4和电源LED5。 The printer unit 1 is preferably rotatably mounted to a sub-frame 2, the sub-frame is designed to be inserted into the floppy disk drive unit in the PC, and typically have engaging projections 3, 4 and the eject button power LED5. 所述打印机单元具有出纸槽6,如图1中清楚可见。 The printer unit has a sheet discharge slot 6, as shown in a clearly visible. 图30示出图29的单元中打印机转过90度角以插入上述的国际专利申请中所述类型的纸和墨盒。 FIG 30 shows the printer unit 29 is rotated 90 degrees to be inserted into the aforementioned international patent application and the paper type of the ink cartridge. 所述打印机单元典型地通过电动机7 (图32)转动,电动机经过齿轮列8运转把打印机单元在图1所示的工作和图30所示的加载位置之间转动。 The printer unit is typically rotated by a motor 7 (FIG. 32), the motor 8 through a gear train to operate the printer unit is rotated between a loading position 30 shown in FIG. 1 and FIG work. 在加载位置,加载门9可以靠铰链10向外打开如图31所示,以露出适用于容纳墨和纸盒12的开口11。 In the loading position, the loading door 9 can be opened by a hinge 10 shown in Figure 31 outwardly to expose adapted to receive an ink cassette and an opening 11 and 12. 墨和纸盒12形状上是细长的并且适用于纵向插入到打印机单元中,如从图31可以看清。 And the shape of the ink tray 12 is elongated and adapted for longitudinal insertion into the printer unit, as can be see from FIG. 31. '图32示出所述机单元的某些内部安排,包括挠性的PCB13和14, PCB13和14把来自另外的PCB15的电子电路连接到一个可以分别与PC机软盘驱动器标准接口和打印头接合的标准的连接器16上。 'Figure 32 shows the internal arrangement of certain machine unit, and 14, the PCB 13 comprises a flexible, electronic circuit 14 and the PCB 13 from another PCB15 is connected to a PC, can be respectively engaged with the diskette drive and the head standard interface on a standard connector 16. 所述打印头优选地是页宽喷墨打印头,如图32在16处所示,设有来自墨和纸盒的墨,如国际申请PCT/AU98/00544所提出。 The printhead is preferably a pagewidth inkjet printhead, shown at 16 in FIG. 32, and is provided with ink from the ink tray, as described in International Application PCT / AU98 / 00544 proposed. 在图32 中还可以看到打印巻推出器17。 In can also be seen in FIG. 32 print Release Volume 17. 从图7上可以看到经页宽打印头的一个剖面,该剖面图清楚地表示打印腔18、打印头的封盖机构19,和切纸器20。 Can be seen a cross section through the pagewidth printhead from FIG. 7, the cross-sectional view clearly shows the printing chamber 18, the print head capping mechanism 19, and the cutter 20. 在图35中还可以清楚地看到的是打印巻门电磁铁21,它可以操作打开和关闭打印巻门22。 In FIG 35 may also be clearly seen that the door print Volume electromagnet 21, which can be operated to open and close door 22 Volume printing.

图36中的竖直剖面清楚地示出打印巻口连接器16、主印刷电路板23、可旋转的鼓式驱动马达7齿轮8和鼓基底9。 FIG 36 clearly shows a vertical section Volume printing port connector 16, the main printed circuit board 23, a rotatable drum driving motor 8 and the drum base gear 7 9. 图36还示出延伸在打印巻12和打印腔18之间的墨槽路24。 FIG 36 also illustrates the print Volume 12 extends between chamber 18 and the printing ink tank 24. 切纸器20由马达驱动器25驱动。 Cutter 20 is driven by a motor driver 25.

图36中还可以看到打印巻马达26和齿轮列27,它们安排用于驱动打印巻,其方式与以上国际申请PCT/AU98/00544中所述的相同。 36 can also be seen in FIG Volume printing motor 26 and a gear row 27, are arranged for driving the printing Volume, in the same manner as the above International Application No. PCT / AU98 / 00544.

现在转而参看图38,图中示意地示出本发明的优选实施例的工作。 Referring now to turn 38, schematically showing the operation of the preferred embodiment of the present invention. 优选地,计算机系统向打印控制器芯片28发出打印数据,打印控制器芯片28可以是上述的PCT申请所述的ACP芯片的修改形式。 Preferably, the computer system sends print data to the controller chip 28, the print controller chip 28 described above may be modified according to PCT Application ACP chip form. ACP芯片负责在运动中控制打印头和打印巻,用于按指令打印图象,并且用于辨别打印巻29,如上述申请中所述,打印巻29可以载有辨别系统。 ACP chip is responsible for controlling the movement of the print head and Volume, according to instructions for printing an image, and to identify to Volume 29, as described in the above application, Volume 29 may carry a printed discriminating system.

以此方式提供了一种打印机单元,它可以由一个适用于整个地含在PC机的软盘驱动器口内的,紧凑而简单安排的打印机单元打印照片尺寸(典型地6乘4英寸)的图象。 In this manner there is provided a printer unit, it can be applied by one to entirely contained within the floppy disk drive port of the PC, compact and simple arrangement of the printer unit to print photo size (typically 6 by 4 inches) of the image.

根据本发明的第六方面的两个实施例中,设有一个具有内部的可拆卸的打印机的移动电话,所述可拆卸的打印机包括一个独立的可拆卸的打印头和墨分布单元组件,并且进一步优选地包括独立的可拆卸的纸或其它打印介质源。 According to a sixth aspect of the two embodiments of the present invention, is provided with a detachable mobile telephone inside the printer, the printer includes a separate removable removable print head and ink distribution unit assembly, and preferably further comprises a separate removable paper or other print media sources. 至少第一实施例的移动电话是标准尺寸的, 从而在工作时带来了高度的方便。 At least a first embodiment of the mobile phone is standard size, leading to a high degree of convenience in operation. 两个实施之间的主要区别涉及打印介质的形式和墨源的位置。 The main difference between the two embodiments relates to the positions of the printing medium and form an ink source.

先看图39,图中示出第一优选实施打印机电话1,所述电话样子象常规移动电话,它包括耳机2、话筒3、天线4, 一系列按钮5和一个显示信息用的优选彩色的LCD屏6。 First to Figure 39, there is shown a first preferred embodiment of the printer telephone 1, the telephone looks like a conventional mobile telephone, which includes an earphone 2, a microphone 3, 4, 5, and preferably a series of buttons displaying a color information of the antenna 6 LCD screen. 在图40中示出第一实施电话1的背部,去掉了电池盖8,从而揭示打印介质迭容器9,从该容器使用打印机单元12在其上打印图象的名片尺寸的卡片或者纸张10。 Shown in FIG. 40 of the first embodiment back to the telephone 1, 8 a battery cover removed to reveal the print media stacked containers 9, the printer unit 12 using the card on which the printed image size or the paper card 10 from the container. 在所述卡片上打印出的可以是处理过的通过移动电话1下载的信号信息如电子邮件等等。 Printed on the card may be processed signal information downloaded via the mobile phone 1, such as e-mail and the like.

移动电话可以供选择地装备照相机装置13,所述照相机装置可以含有,例如CMOS传感器,设计用于按指令传感和储存图象,从而使移动电话1可以有效地起照相机装置的作用,用于打印出图象,或者通过移动电话网捕捉和传送图象。 The mobile phone may be equipped with alternative camera unit 13, the camera apparatus may contain, for example, a CMOS sensor, designed for sensing and storing images according to instructions, so that the mobile phone 1 can function effectively as the camera apparatus, for print out the image, or by the mobile telephone network to capture and transmit images.

图41中示出第一移动电话装置1的分解透视图,局部剖视,更详细地示出打印机组件12,打印机组件12包括打印头组件16和馈送装置17。 FIG 41 shows an exploded perspective view of a mobile telephone device 1 of a first, partial cross-sectional view, illustrating in greater detail components of the printer 12, the printer assembly 12 includes a print head assembly 16 and the feeding means 17. 纸迭容器9包括用片状弹簧14弹性地压縮的一系列卡片10。 Paper stack container 9 comprises a sheet-like spring 14 elastically compressed in a series of cards 10. 如其它的图中所示,打印介质馈送装置17设置得为夹送辊18的形式, 由马达19通过齿轮列20驱动,所述齿轮列用于把各个卡片IO驱动向并且驱动过打印头16。 As shown in the other figures, the printing medium feeding device 17 is set to be in the form of pinch rollers 18, 20 driven by the motor 19 via a gear, the gear train for driving IO to the respective cards and drives the print head 16 through the . 所述打印头可以形成可供选择的可更换打印头和墨分布单元组件21的部分,墨分布单元组件包括墨分布单元22,并且可以基本上与澳大利亚实用新型专利PP6534相同,该专利题为"Micromechanical Device and Method (IJ46A)" , 1998年10月16日接交,其内容收入本文作为对照参考。 The printhead may be formed of alternative replaceable printing head and the ink distribution unit assembly portion 21, the ink distribution unit assembly includes an ink distribution unit 22, and may be substantially the same as the Australian Utility Model Patent No. PP6534, the patent entitled " Micromechanical Device and Method (IJ46A) ", October 16, 1998 cross-connected, the contents of which are incorporated herein by reference as a control.

所述第一实施例的墨分布单元22包括一系列墨源储存器23至26, 这些储存器设置用于全色打印。 Ink distribution unit 22 of the first embodiment of the ink supply reservoir comprises a series of 23 to 26, the reservoirs provided for full-color printing. 储存器23显著大于储存器22至26, 并且可以用作储存黑墨。 Storage reservoir 23 is significantly greater than 22 to 26, and may be used to store black ink. 估计墨源足够用于打印黑色覆盖率为15%的2000张纸,或者CMYK的覆盖率为50%的200张照片。 Estimated ink supply is sufficient for the black print coverage of 15% of 2000 sheets of paper, or CMYK coverage of 50% of the 200 photos. 打印机组件12的更加详细的图示见图42A,它的大部分技术说明公开于上述的实用新型专利说明中。 A more detailed illustration of the printer assembly shown in Figure 42A 12, most of its technology disclosed in the above described patent for utility model description.

移动电话系统可以在一系统一或者多个应用特定集成电路(ASICS)电子控制下工作,所述应用特定集成电路(ASICS)除了照相机和图象处理能力外还含有通常的移动电话能力。 Mobile telephone system can work in (ASICS) or an electronic control system, a plurality of application specific integrated circuits, application specific integrated circuit of the (ASICS) in addition to the camera and the image processing capacity further contains typical mobile phone capabilities. 图44中示出一个举例方框图,表示此第一实施例的电气互连。 FIG 44 shows an example block diagram showing the electrical interconnection of this first embodiment. 如本申请人的PCT专利申请PCTZAU98/00544所述,可以在所述ASICS的设计中使用本系统的适当修改。 The present Applicant's PCT Patent Application PCTZAU98 / 00544, may be used with appropriate modifications of the system in the design of ASICS. 其它变通的系统设计可以按照领域内一般技术人员的知识实现。 Other alternative system design can be implemented in the field of general knowledge in the art.

按着下面的标号进行的说明可以清楚地辨别电话装置的其它零件/部件及其功能。 DESCRIPTION pressing reference numerals may be clearly distinguishable in other parts of the telephone apparatus / components and their functions. <table>table see original document page 30</column></row> <table> <Table> table see original document page 30 </ column> </ row> <table>

下面看图45至53,图中示出根据本发明的第二实施例的打印机电话。 Referring now to Figure 45-53, there is shown a second embodiment of the printer according to the embodiment of the telephone of the present invention. 只要可能就用相同的标号表示相应的零件。 Where possible corresponding parts represented by the same reference numerals.

两个实施例之间的主要区别在于,取代卡片分送器和有集成墨源的打印头,第二实施例使用可以更换的组合纸和墨打印巻盒。 The main difference between the two embodiments is that, instead of the card dispenser integrated printhead and ink supply, replacement of the second embodiment may be used in combination of paper and ink print cartridge Volume. 所述盒可以基本上与本申请人的下列早期申请的相同:USSN09/113,073 "Digital Camera System with Integral Print Roll"; USSN09/113,053 "Print Media Roll and Ink Replaceable Cartridge"; USSN09/112,744"Anisotropic Rigidity to Reduce Curl Rolled Media" ; USSN09/112,823 "Miniature Color Printer using Ink and Paper Cartridges"禾口USSN09/112,783 "Ink and Media Cartridge with Axial Ink Cambers",这 The cartridge may be substantially the same following the applicant's earlier application: USSN09 / 113,073 "Digital Camera System with Integral Print Roll"; USSN09 / 113,053 "Print Media Roll and Ink Replaceable Cartridge"; USSN09 / 112,744 "Anisotropic Rigidity to Reduce Curl Rolled Media "; USSN09 / 112,823" Miniature Color Printer using Ink and Paper Cartridges "Wo mouth USSN09 / 112,783" Ink and Media Cartridge with Axial Ink Cambers ", which

些申请的内容都在本文引入对照参考。 The contents of these applications are incorporated herein by reference controls.

另一个区别在于供选择地包括扫描设施,尽管是参照第二实施例说明的,但是也可以包括在第一实施例中,然而,研究表明所述设施较适于和打印巻形式的打印介质一起使用。 Another difference is that alternatively includes a scanning facility, although the second embodiment is described with reference to the embodiment, but may also include in the first embodiment, however, the study indicates that the facility more suitable for the printing and the printing medium form together Volume use. 另外,容纳所述扫描设施的附加空间对于不象第一实施例那么紧凑的第二实施例问题要小一些。 Further, receiving the scanning facility for the additional space is not less compact than the first embodiment as a second embodiment of the problem to be smaller. 这些不同特征的更多细节在下面说明。 More details of these various features described below.

在第二实施例中,电话壳50构成得经一个形成在电话基座的盒舱52容纳纸和墨打印巻盒51。 In the second embodiment, the telephone housing 50 configured to be formed by a cartridge receiving chamber 52 of the telephone base paper and an ink print cartridge Volume 51. 在电话的基座还设有通常的DC和USB连接器53和54, DC在后者中。 The phone is also provided in the base is generally DC and USB connectors 53 and 54, DC in the latter.

在此特定的实施例中,照相机装置13位于电话的后部并且可以通过照相机提取按钮56操作。 In this particular embodiment, the rear of the telephone apparatus 13 and a camera operation button 56 can be extracted by the camera. 打印机电话还可以包括一个线性CMOS图象扫描器形式的扫描头(未示),所述扫描器位于壳的右侧毗邻一个图象扫描路径,该扫描路径由一个在电话前面有入口58并在电话后面有出口59的扫描图象槽57限定。 The printer may further comprise a telephone CMOS linear image scanner in the form of a scanning head (not shown), the scanner is located right next to a housing picture scanning path, the scanning path consists of a front inlet 58 and telephone scanning the image after the telephone 57 of the slot outlet 59 is defined.

在图52看得最清楚,纸和墨巻盒51与常规的35毫米照相机的胶巻盒形状相同,具有一个纸出口61,该纸出口在安装后与形成在电话壳50左前侧的相应的打印机出口槽62对齐。 Best seen in FIG. 52, and the ink sheet cartridge 51 Volume Volume plastic box shape with a conventional 35 mm camera is the same, having a paper outlet 61, which is mounted after the paper exit 50 formed on the left front side of the casing corresponding to the telephone printer outlet slot 62 are aligned. 然而盒51长得多,因为它优选地含有足够36张各100毫米X150毫米的图象的打印介质和墨, 100毫米X150毫米是照片打印的习惯尺寸。 However, much longer cartridge 51, because it preferably contains sufficient ink and a print medium, each 100 mm 36 mm image X150, X150 mm 100 mm size photo print is accustomed to. 打印头和墨分布单元组件21位于用65标出的基底模块的部分后面。 The print head and the ink distribution unit assembly 21 located behind the portion 65 marked with the base module.

第二实施例打印机电话1还可以在一系列一或多个ASIC芯片的控制下操作,所述芯片除了照相机和扫描器图象处理能力外还含有通常的移动电话能力。 EXAMPLE second embodiment printer phone 1 may also operate under the control of a series of one or more ASIC chips, the chip in addition to a camera and a scanner image processing capacity further contains typical mobile phone capabilities. 再次,系统一个适当的修改可以用在ASIC芯片设计中,如本申请人的PCT专利申请PCT/AU98/00544所述。 Again, a suitably modified system may be used in ASIC chip design, such as the applicant's PCT patent application PCT / the AU98 / 00544.

在使用中,第二实施例的工作与第一实施例的工作非常相似,例外是增加了扫描设施。 In use, operation of the second embodiment and the first embodiment is very similar to operation of the embodiment, the exception is the addition of scan facilities. 纸和墨源的更换通过简单地打开盒舱52,取出旧盒后插入新盒达到。 Paper and replacing the ink supply is achieved by inserting a new cartridge after simply opening the cartridge bay 52, and remove the old cartridge. 所述盒包括可刺破的墨出口,所述墨出口与连接打印头的墨分布组件上的喷嘴接合。 The ink cartridge comprises a pierceable outlet, an outlet nozzle connected to the ink distribution assembly engaging said ink printhead.

本发明的第七方面的优选实施例中,设有一个具有内部打印机的移动电话,所述打印机包括一个独立的可拆卸的打印头和墨源模块。 A seventh aspect of the preferred embodiment of the present invention, is provided a mobile telephone having an internal printer, the printer includes a separate removable printhead and ink supply module. 打印机电话可以按照或者接近任何系统,包括PHS、 GSM和GPRS系统的标准尺寸的电话制造,从而在工作时带来了高度的方便。 The printer can follow or near any telephone system comprising a telephone manufacturing standard size PHS, GSM and GPRS systems, leading to a high degree of convenience in operation.

先看图54,图中示出PHS电话形式的第一优选实施例1,所述电话在多方面样子象此类常规移动电话并且包括此类常规移动电话的特征,它包括耳机2、话筒3、天线4,扬声器5、 一系统按钮6和一个显示信息用的优选彩色的LCD屏7。 First to Figure 54, there is shown a first preferred form of the PHS telephone in Example 1, the telephone in many ways like a conventional mobile phone and as such include features such conventional mobile telephone, which includes the earphone 2, a microphone 3 , an antenna 4, a speaker 5, a system 6 and a button color information display is preferably an LCD screen with 7. 还包括电池8,如图57所示。 8 further includes a battery, shown in Figure 57.

电话1可以供选择地装备照相机装置10,所述照相机装置含有: 透镜11和相关的CCD芯片或者说CMOS传感器12,CCD芯片或者说CMOS传感器12使得所述装置能够按指令传感和储存图象,从而使移动电话1可以有效地起照相机装置的作用,用于打印出图象,或者通过移动电话网捕捉和传送图象。 Telephone 1 may be alternatively equipped with the camera apparatus 10, the camera apparatus comprising: a lens 11 and associated CCD chip or a CMOS sensor 12, a CCD chip or a CMOS sensor 12 so that the device can be stored on command and the image sensor so that the mobile phone 1 can function effectively as a camera apparatus, for printing out an image, or by the mobile telephone network to capture and transmit images. 内部控制电子电路的相关部分的工作可以基本上与本申请人早先申请的PCT申请WO99/04551所述的相同, "A Replenishable One Time Use Camera System"其内容在此收入作为参考。 PCT internal control electronics of the working portion may be associated with substantially this same applicant filed earlier WO99 / ​​04551 said, "A Replenishable One Time Use Camera System" which is hereby incorporated by reference income. 在其它的实施例中,所述的照相机装置还构形得能够通过在电话传输时方便同时作图象处理召开视象电话会议。 In other embodiments, the camera device can be further configured to obtain an image processing for video-conference call held at the telephone by facilitating simultaneous transmission. 对于这个目的,安装在电话装置上的用于可移动定位的一种照相机功能可能是有用的。 For this purpose, mounted on a telephone device for a camera for positioning the movable feature may be useful. 例如,它可以在一个向前的面对照相机的取向和一个向后的面对视象电话会议取向之间转动。 For example, it can face the rotational orientation of the camera and a face alignment between videoconferencing telephone in a forward backward. 打印机装置在图中一般地用15示出,它含有一个打印头和墨源模块16,此模块包括一个打印头17、 一个墨源/分布单元18和一个打印介质馈送装置20。 In FIG printer apparatus generally shown by 15, comprising a printhead and ink supply module 16, the module 17 includes a printhead, an ink supply / distribution unit 18 and a printing medium feeding device 20. 馈送装置是常规形式的,包括一个马达21,此马达与驱动一系列馈送辊23的齿轮列22相关联。 It is a conventional form of feed means comprising a motor 21, this motor and the driving gear 23 of the series of the feeding column 22 associated roller.

打印机装置15的封装在图58、 59和62中表示得最清楚。 Package the printer device 15 best shown in FIG. 58, 59 and 62. 在此方面,打印机电话1围绕一个刚性的底座模件25构成。 In this regard, the printer telephone 1 about a rigid base member 25 constituting the mold. 所述的底座适用于借助于保持法兰26可滑动地容纳并且保持打印头和墨源模块16,所述的法兰设在打印头模块16的外壳上,打印头模块与设在底座模块上的下切割槽路27配合工作。 Said base by means of suitable retaining flange 26 slidably received and held printhead and ink supply module 16, a flange provided on the housing 16 of the printhead modules, the printhead modules in the base module is provided with the lower cut of the tank 27 with the work.

打印装置13的全部运转在图62中表示得最清楚。 All the operation of the printing apparatus 13 is best shown in FIG. 62. 在使用中,优选地事务卡尺寸的纸或者卡片形式的打印介质30经过设在外部电话壳32上的输入槽31馈入。 In use, in the form of paper or card transaction card is preferably the size of print media 30 passes is provided on the outer casing 32 of the telephone 31 is fed into the input slot. 这可以手动进行或者通过下文说明的分送器进行。 This can be done manually or by the dispenser will be described below. 卡片30然后由有动力的输入馈送辊23拾取然后发送到打印头模块16。 Card 30 is then powered by the input feed roller 23 and the pickup 16 is sent to the printhead module. 打印和墨源模块可以与澳大利亚实用新型专利PP6534所述基本相同,该专禾li题目为"Micromechanical Device and Methods (IJ46入),, 1998年10月16日接交,其内容也在此引入作为对照参考。在这样一种装置中,打印头是在打印介质通道的全长上延伸的细长的打印头芯片的形式,从而打印打印介质的全部宽度用单次通过,不需要任何把打印头横移的机构。 Printing and ink supply module as Australian Utility Model Patent No. PP6534 substantially the same, this patent Wo li entitled "Micromechanical Device and Methods (IJ46 into) ,, 16 October 1998, then cross, the contents of which are incorporated herein cross-reference. in such an apparatus, the print head is in the form of extending the entire length of the print medium passage elongate print head chip, so that the entire width of the print medium by a single pass, the print head does not require any traversing mechanism.

在这个特殊的优选实施例中,打印头和墨模块形成密封的单元, 在预定的使用量以后,把这个密封的单元整个更换掉。 Embodiment, the print head and ink module units form a seal in this particular preferred embodiment, after a predetermined amount, the sealed unit of this entire replaced. 这个墨源和打印头模块在图61中表示得更加清楚。 The ink supply and the printhead module showing more clearly in FIG. 61. 墨源/分布单元18是模制的多部件结构的单元,包括--个盖35、 一个大槽路模块36,后者界定四个独立的墨源腔37 — 40,其中具有供选择的流量控制档板41。 Ink supply / distribution unit 18 is a unit of a multi-part molded structure, comprising - a cover 35, a large tank module 36, which define four independent ink supply chamber 37 - 40 having alternative flow control baffle 41. 与大槽路模块36的聚集的出口连接的是一个小模件42,它类似地界定聚集的墨流喷嘴43,墨流喷嘴43把墨准确地引导到打印头17后部的微量墨源入口。 Aggregate outlet passage 36 and the trough module is connected to a small module 42, which similarly defines an ink flow nozzle aggregate 43, the ink flow nozzle 43 accurately guide the ink to the ink supply inlet 17 micro rear printhead . 供选择地,在两个模件之间设有墨过滤器44。 Alternatively, the ink filter 44 is provided between the two modules. 还设有一个封盖装置47作为模件的部分用于在打印机头不用时密封和保护喷嘴出口。 There is also a closure means 47 for sealing and protecting the printer head without nozzle outlet as part of the module. 估计墨源平均足够用于打印黑色覆盖率为15%的约1000张纸,或者CMYK的覆盖50。 Ink supply is sufficient to estimate the average coverage of 15% black printing about 1000 sheets or cover 50 of CMYK. /。 /. 的IOO张照片。 The IOO photos. 打印头和墨源模块的较广泛的技术说明可以査看上述的实用新型专利说明PP6534和相关的应用。 The broader technical description print head and ink source module may view the aforementioned utility model patent specification PP6534 and related applications.

移动电话系统可以在一系统一或者多个应用特定集成电路(ASICS)电子控制下工作,所述应用特定集成电路(ASICS)除了照相机和图象处理能力外还含有通常的移动电话能力。 Mobile telephone system can work in (ASICS) or an electronic control system, a plurality of application specific integrated circuits, application specific integrated circuit of the (ASICS) in addition to the camera and the image processing capacity further contains typical mobile phone capabilities. 如本申请人的PCT专利申请PCT/AU98/00544 (在此也收入本文作为参考)所述,可 As the present Applicant's PCT Patent Application PCT / AU98 / 00544 (herein also incorporated herein by reference), may

以在所述ASICS的设计中使用本系统的适当修改。 Appropriately modified to use the system in the design of ASICS. 该优选实施例的电 This preferred embodiment example of the electrical

气互联示意地表示在图16的方框图中。 Gas interconnection schematically in a block diagram in FIG. 16. 还可以使用领域内一般技术人员熟知的其它的系统设计。 Other system designs are well known within the ordinary skill in the art may also be used.

下面参看图64至68,图中示出打印介质分送器50,打印介质分送器50构形用于与前面的实施例的PHS电话一起使用。 Referring to Figures 64-68 below, the print medium is shown a dispenser 50, dispenser printing medium 50 configured for use with a PHS telephone foregoing embodiment. 所述分送器含有一个界定一个媒介储存及分送区52的下模块51和一个支架53,支架53支承打印机电话1并且把电话1对准分送器的出口。 The dispenser comprises a storage medium and define a dispensing zone 52 of lower module 51 and a bracket 53, and the outlet of the dispenser is aligned with a telephone holder 53 supporting the printer phone 1.

打印介质分送器和电话1的互动操作在图67中表示得最清楚。 Print media dispenser 1 and telephone interactivity best shown in FIG. 67. 在图中可以看到,分送器50有一个储存区52,其中放有一定量的事务卡尺寸纸张或者卡片54形式的打印介质。 Can be seen in the figures, the dispenser 50 has a storage area 52, which placed an amount of the transaction card-size paper or card 54 in the form of print media. 这些卡片支承在金属的基板55 上,基板55由相对立的弹簧56顶着,如图68所示。 These cards are supported on a metal substrate 55, the substrate 55 by the spring 56 against the opposed, 68 as shown in FIG. 以此方式,卡片源是恒定地向上朝着一个媒介推出器机构58偏置。 In this manner, the card is the source of a constant upward biasing Release mechanism 58 toward a medium. 所述的推出器机构包括一个推出器滑块59,该滑块可手动操作对抗返回弹簧60的作用拾取最上面的卡片,然后把这张卡片送出分送器出口61馈入电话1中的入口槽31中。 Said ejector mechanism includes an ejector slide 59, the slider can be operated manually against the action of the spring 60 returns the pickup uppermost card and this card feeding the dispensing outlets 61 feeding inlets phone 1 in slot 31. 释放后滑块自动地返回原位以接合下张卡片准备下次加载。 After the slider automatically returns to its original release to engage the next card ready for the next load.

合于希望地,打印机电话1和/或打印头及墨源模块16包括一个辨别机构,诸如在本申请人较早的PCT申请中所述,该申请的号码是PCT/AU98/00544,题为"A Camera with an Internal Printing System"。 Together in Desirably, the printer telephone 1 and / or ink supply and the printhead module 16 includes a mechanism to identify, such as those described in the present Applicant's earlier PCT application, number of that application is PCT / AU98 / 00544, entitled "A Camera with an Internal Printing System".

这可以用于保证不仅打印机电话只使用辨别出的批准的耗材(诸如打印头和墨源模块),还可以用于储存关于诸如墨和打印头本身这样的耗材的相对用量的数据,并且可以供选择地用于为这些项目设定预定 This printer can be used to ensure that only the phones identify only approved supplies (such as a print head and the ink supply module), it may also be used to store such data on relative amounts of consumables such as ink and the print head itself, and can be used for Alternatively these items for setting the predetermined

的用量。 Amount.

如前所述,本发明的电话装置可以是任何类型的,可以以能够处理成可打印形式的方式发射和接收信号的移动电话。 As described above, the telephone device of the invention may be any type of mobile phones can transmit and receive signals can be processed to form a printable manner. 另外,尽管所说明的优选形式具有一个有整体形成的附着的墨源的打印头和墨分布单元,但是墨源可以是分开的,并且供选择地可以是可独立补充的。 Further, although the preferred form described has a print head attached integrally formed ink supply and the ink distribution unit, but the ink supply may be separate, and alternatively may be separate complementary.

在图示的根据本发明的第八方面优选实施例中,设有一个视象游戏机,所述游戏机包括一个集成打印机,所述打印机能够优选地在事务卡尺寸的卡片上打印出增加所述视象游戏的相互作用性的信息。 In accordance with an eighth aspect of the illustrated preferred embodiment of the present invention, is provided a video-game machine, said game machine comprising an integrated printer, preferably a printer can print on the card an increase in the size of the transaction card interaction of said image information depending on the game.

参看附图,图中示出视象控制台1含有一个打印机模块2和数字视象盘(DVD)播放机模块3。 Referring to the drawings, there is shown a video-printer module comprises a console 2 and a digital video disk (DVD) player module 3. 与控制台连接的是供选择的可拆卸的控制器模块4,如图70所示。 It is connected to the console alternative removable controller module 4, as shown in Figure 70. 所述可拆卸的控制器模块可以通过包括"Bluetooth"之类的无线电通信装置也可以通过缆线等任何适当的通信装置与控制台通信,并且可以通过包括磁耦连器5或者机械互锁在内的任何适当装置固定在控制台上。 The controller module may be detachable cable or the like by any suitable communication means communicates with the console, and may be 5 or by mechanical interlocking by comprising magnetic coupling means includes a radio communication "Bluetooth" or the like any suitable means fixed within the console.

打印机模块2和DVD播放器模块3借助于连接壳的延伸6和7 互连,连接壳的延伸6和7绕枢轴8铰链连接,如图3所示。 Printer module 2 and module 3 by means of the DVD player 6 and 7 interconnection extending housing extending connection to the housing 6 and 7 about the pivot 8 of the hinge connection, as shown in FIG. 下连接延伸7优选地包括各种输入/输出连接器和接口9,用于供选择地连接操作杆和其它的互动装置。 7 extending lower connector preferably comprises various input / output connectors and an interface 9 for alternatively coupling operation lever and other interactive devices. 还设有连接领域内常见的标准视象型装置的视频输出口。 There is also a video output connected to the common standards in the field of video-type device. 还可以设与外接电源或其它装置用的接口,诸如要与控制台互连的音响系统。 It may also be provided with an interface with an external power supply or other means, such as a console to be interconnected with the sound system. DVD播放机模块3可以接收标准的DVD游戏盘10,因为这种盘在业内使用得很广泛。 DVD player module 3 can receive a standard DVD disc 10 games, because this dish is very widespread use in the industry. 所述DVD播放机与一个高端处理器(未示)互联,后者可以仿照标准高端视象游戏处理器来构成,或者根据PCT专利申请PCT/AU98/00544中所讨论的那样构成,这个申请的内容特地在此收入作为对照参考。 The DVD player and a high-end processor (not shown) interconnect, which can follow high-standard video-game processor configured to, or in accordance with PCT Patent Application configuration as PCT / AU98 / 00544 discussed above, this application content specially in this income as a control reference. 处理器转而利用标准的视象游戏功能存储器, 并且与也是优选地和高端处理器一起装在打印机模块2内的PCB11上的打印控制器芯片相互作用。 The print controller chip on PCB11 processor in turn interacts with standard video-game function of the memory, and the module mounted within the printer 2 and preferably also with a high-end processors. 控制器芯片(也未示)可根据澳大利亚临时专利申请来构造,该专利的题目为"Image Creation Method and Apparatus(ART77),是1998年11月9日接交的,其内容也在此收入作为对照。用于驱动控制台的电池优选地位于DVD播放器模块的基座, 如箭头12所示。 Controller chip (also not shown) may be constructed according to Australian provisional patent application, the patent is entitled "Image Creation Method and Apparatus (ART77), 1998 November 9 pick to pay, the contents of this income as also control. console for driving the base cell is preferably located in a DVD player module, as indicated by arrow 12 in FIG.

打印机模块2优选地构成得可以同时为DVD播放器模块3提供封闭。 The printer module 2 may preferably be configured to be closed while providing for the DVD player module 3. 这是通过如图所示把打印机模块用铰链连接到DVD模块上达到的。 It is connected by the printer module shown in FIG hinge module to the DVD achieved. 打印机模块2含有一个基底模件14,这个模件构成得完全地关闭一个形成在DVD播放机模块3的上表面中的DVD盘接收舱15。 The printer module 2 comprises a module substrate 14, the mold configured to be completely closed a DVD disc receiving compartment is formed on the surface of the DVD player 3 in module 15. 基底模件14进一步构形得界定一个集成的底座结构16,这个底座结构在其下侧适于容纳和安放墨和纸盒18。 Base molding member 14 is further configured to obtain a base defining an integrated structure 16, this base structure adapted for receiving and seating an ink tray 18 and at its lower side.

底座结构16的上表面构形得支承一个打印头和墨分布组件19、 打印介质馈送机构20、和墨连接管21,后者把底座上的墨出口喷嘴22 与设在打印头和墨分布组件19上的墨入口喷嘴23连接。 Upper surface of the base structure 16 to give the support a configuration of print head and ink distribution assembly 19, 20, and the ink print medium feeding mechanism connected to pipe 21, on which the ink outlet of the nozzle and the base 22 is provided in print head and ink distribution assembly the nozzle 19 on the ink inlet 23 is connected. 打印机和DVD 控制PCB10也支承在底座16上并且具有从这里伸出的挠性连接管26, 用于把DVD和设在顶盖模件29上的打印控制按钮27及28互联。 DVD and the printer control PCB10 also supported on the base 16 and having extending from this flexible connecting pipe 26 for the DVD, and provided in the print control button 29 on the cover molding 27 and 28 interconnected.

打印头、墨分布组件和打印介质馈送装置的细节在图77中表示得最清楚。 Print head, the ink distribution components and details of the printing medium feeding means best shown in FIG. 77. 优选地为页宽喷墨打印头芯片形式的打印和墨分布单元及打印头盖一起封装成一个打印头模块30。 Preferably a pagewidth ink jet printhead chip forms the printing and distribution unit and a printing ink cap packaged together into one printhead module 30. 这个模块30支承在打印头底座模件32上,进一步包括一个打印头封盖机构33、成对的传动辊34和35、步进马达36和与传动辊34及35接合的相关的传动箱37。 The module 30 is supported on the print head base module 32, further comprising a print head capping mechanism 33, the pair of drive rollers 34 and 35, the stepping motor 36 and the drive roller 34 and associated gearbox 37 35 engaged . 优选的墨和纸盒优选地按照本申请人同期接交的申请所述,该申 Preferred herein and ink cassette according to the present applicant are preferably connected to post the same period, the application

i青题为"Ink and Print Media Cartridge with Integral Pickup Roller",其内 i Green entitled "Ink and Print Media Cartridge with Integral Pickup Roller", within

容收入本文作为参考。 Yung incorporated herein by reference. 在附图所示的另一个实施例中,墨和纸盒含有一个壳40,此壳界定一个适用于持定纸卡或卡片42的迭的上打印介质储存区41。 In another embodiment shown in the drawings, and the ink cassette 40 comprises a shell, this shell defining a suitable paper support laminated card or card 42 fixed on the printing medium storage region 41. 一个卡片发送出口在图中示于43处。 Send a card outlet shown at 43 in FIG. 所述壳的下部界定一个墨源区45,该区在内部分开成四个部分,每个部分各与可刺破的墨源出口46连接。 Said lower housing defines an ink supply region 45, inside the area into four separate parts, each connected to each of the ink supply outlet 46 pierceable. 在安装时,这些出口46被基底模件下侧的构形刺破从而墨从盒中流出到底座16上的喷嘴上,经过连接管21流到打印头和墨分布组件19。 When installed, the outlet 46 is configured at the base module so that the ink outflow side of the puncture in the end on the nozzle seat 16 from the cartridge, through the connection pipe 21 to the print head and ink distribution assembly 19.

在另一个实施例中,打印机单元和打印介质容器可以搭扣装配进控制台,并且可以按照题为"Image Creation Method and Apparatus (ART79)"的澳大利亚实用新型专利所述的原理构成,它也是由本申请人接交的,其内容也收入本文作为参考。 In another embodiment, the printer unit and a printing medium container may be snap-fitted into the console, and may be in accordance with the principles of Australian patent for utility model entitled the "Image Creation Method and Apparatus (ART79)" configuration, it is by the then post applicant, the contents of which are also incorporated herein by reference.

在使用时,控制台连接到一个视象装置,并且把DVD48插入进DVD播放器模块3中。 In use, the console is connected to a video-apparatus, and inserted into the DVD player DVD48 module 3. 然后选择适当的控制器。 Then select the appropriate controller. 它们可以是图70中所示的可拆卸的控制器模块1,或者也可以是其它的外部相互作用控制器。 They may be removable controller module 70 shown in FIG. 1, or may be other external interaction controller. 在DVD中执行程序时,可以手动地也可以自动地操作打印机,如下文所详细说明。 When the execution of the program in a DVD, may be manually or automatically operated printer, as hereinafter described in detail.

领域内一般技术人员会清楚,所述优选实施例提供了一种视象游戏系统,使得能够按指令打印卡片。 The skilled artisan will be apparent, the preferred embodiment provides a video-game system, so that the card can be printed on command. 这些卡片可以用作数种用途。 These cards can be used several purposes. 首先,在一定的预定的水平,视象游戏可以打印出一系列的"吹嘘卡"。 First, in a certain predetermined level, video-game can print out a series of "boasted card." 这些卡可以提出只能在游戏中某点达到的高分辨率图象。 These cards can be made only reach a certain point in the game, high-resolution images. 所述的吹嘘卡可以用游戏者的姓名、得分、选择出的字符、积累的财富或者物品等等进行个性化。 The card can boast the name of the player's score, the selected character, the accumulation of wealth or personalized items, and so on. 在视象游戏安排包括供选择的图象传感器(未示) 时卡片还包括照象图片。 When video-game arrangement comprising an image sensor (not shown) for the selected card further comprises a photographic image. 用这样的选择,吹嘘卡也可以用映射在3D字符上的照象图片等等进行个性化。 With such a choice, boasting personalize cards can also be used on a 3D map image as a character image and the like. DVD可以适用于播放标准的DVD影片,另外还构形得读出CD 一ROM,从而从其它CD — ROM或者DVD盘提供百科全书、地图等等上的信息。 DVD standard can be applied to a DVD video player, and also configured to give a reading out the CD ROM, CD so that the other - on the encyclopedia providing information, maps, etc. ROM or DVD disc. 以此方式可以打印出来自DVD电影的图象和来自CD — ROM或者DVD储存器的信息。 In this way you can print out the image from the CD and DVD from the movie - Information ROM or DVD reservoir. 应当注意,尽管在优选形式中使用了DVD播放器或者驱动器,相互作用的程序可以储存在CD — ROM上或者半导体存储盒上,后者流行用在袖珍在先技术视象游戏装置中。 It should be noted that, despite the use of a DVD player or drive in the preferred form, the interaction of the program may be stored on the CD - ROM or a semiconductor memory on a cassette, which is popular for use in prior art portable video-game device.

另外尽管,所说明的优选实施例设计得供选择使用非携带的外部播放和控制装置,但是,游戏储存媒介、控制、游戏处理器、屏幕、 音响和打印机都可以装在同样的壳中,并且在需要时所述的壳可以是 Further Although the illustrated preferred embodiment is designed to select for playback using the non-carrying and external control means, however, the game storage medium, the control, the game processor, screens, printers and audio can be installed in the same housing, and the shell may be needed when

袖珍尺寸的。 Pocket size.

在设有教育软件时,打印机可以用于打印出标准的成绩证书或者达到各种水平的毕业证书。 When provided with educational software, the printer can be used to print out a certificate of achievement standards or achieve various levels of diploma. 这种系统为使用该系统的儿童提供理想的刺激,使他们更加着迷于在该系统上运转的教育软件。 This system provides the ideal stimulus for children to use the system, making them more fascinated by the educational software running on the system. 打印机的利用还使家长能够通过,例如,在装置能够利用为游戏播放机前的各种阶段指令打印出一定的信息或者毕业证书,对儿童使用该装置进行监视。 Using the printer to enable parents to also by, for example, instructions for the various stages of the game player before the printing apparatus capable of using a certain information or diploma, the apparatus for monitoring children. 这个安排可以是在游戏播放和教育软件之间协作的,这里教育软件打印出使用者玩游戏时利用的编码或者提示。 This arrangement may be in between game play and educational collaboration software, educational software here to print out the coding used when a user playing a game or tips. 当然可以提供许多其它的相互作用的使用。 Of course, we can provide many other interactions.

参看附图,图中示出根据本发明的第九方面用于打印装置的盒1, 它包括一个一般地用2标示的壳。 Referring to the drawings, there is shown cartridge for a printing apparatus according to the ninth aspect of the present invention, which generally comprises a housing indicated with 2. 在图示的优选形式中,所述的壳划分成两个主要部分,这两个部分含有一个用于装纸片及类似物的打印介质源部分3,和一个用于装墨源的第二储存部分4。 In a preferred form illustrated, the shell is divided into two main parts, the two parts comprises a medium source for the printing paper sheet loading portion 3, and the like, and a second ink supply means for storage part 4. 这个盒设计用在数字打印装置,并且特别适于按指令滴量的喷墨打印装置。 This cassette is designed for use in digital printing apparatus, and particularly suitable for ink jet printing apparatus according to an instruction of the drop volume.

壳2还界定一个打印介质出口5,所述出口与打印介质储存部分3 连接并且与一个一般地用7标示的打印介质输送机构连接。 Housing 2 also defines a print medium outlet 5, said outlet connected to the print medium storage portion 3 and generally connected to a print medium conveying mechanism 7 is indicated. 所述输送机构放置在打印介质壳部分3中毗邻打印介质出口5,从而在运转时, 它拾取打印介质8并且把打印介质8经打印介质出口驱出。 The transport mechanism disposed adjacent the outlet 5 of the printing medium the printing medium housing section 3, so that during operation, which pick up the printing medium 8 and the print medium 8 by the print medium ejecting outlet.

现在先转而考虑盒的打印介质储存部分的元件,由图可见这部分含有一个媒介的顶部模件10,这个模件与相应的底部模件11配合。 Now consider the elements to turn the printing medium storage portion of the cassette, which can be seen from FIG comprising a top portion 10 of the media module, the module with the corresponding bottom mold member 11 fitted. 以此方式,这些模件联合界定一个一般地矩形的打印介质储存区12,在该区内储存纸片或者卡片的迭的形式的打印介质。 In this way, these modules defining a joint generally rectangular storage area 12 of the print medium, the print medium in the form of a storage area of ​​the sheet or laminated to the card.

顶和底模件10和11都构形在前端,用于结合起来界定打印介质出口5。 Top and bottom die members 10 and 11 are configured at the front end, to define a combined printing medium outlet 5. 在使用中,卡片迭8被布置在储存区12内部。 In use, the card 8 is disposed inside the laminated storage area 12. 由一个薄的金属弹簧15把卡片迭向下偏压接合底部模件11的上表面14,所述薄的金属弹簧15支靠在顶部模件10的内下表面16上。 Consists of a thin metal spring 15 downwardly biases the card stacked on the bottom surface 14 of the module engaging member 11, the thin metal spring 15 against the inner surface of the lower mold 10 of the top 16.

所示的优选形式的打印介质传输机构是带齿轮的拾取辊组件18 的形式的。 Preferred form shown in the form of a print medium transport mechanism pickup roller assembly 18 is geared. 这个组件包括:传动轴19、刚性地固定在该传动轴上的拾取辊20,和外部传动齿轮21。 The assembly comprises: 20, and the outer drive shaft 19, is rigidly fixed to the drive shaft of the pickup roller gear 21.

传输组件18受束缚地保持在由顶和底打印模件形成的壳部分内, 传动轴19由形成在位于出口5下方的槽路23中的弧形肋22可旋转地 Transmission assembly 18 captively retained within shell portion formed by the top and bottom print module, the drive shaft 19 is formed at 22 is rotatably positioned below the outlet 5 of the tank 23 in the arcuate rib

支承。 Support. 顶部模件完全地封闭传动轴支持拾取辊20的部分,但是让外部传动齿轮21露出,如图所示。 Closing the top mold fully supports the shaft portion of the pickup roller 20, the transfer gear 21 is exposed outside so that, as shown in FIG. 在一个变形中,传动齿轮可以通过--个在壳中的开口得到通道与在打印机装置上的相应的有动力的辊接合。 In one variation, the drive gear through - openings in the shell and the channel-engaging respective roller in the printer apparatus powered. 在毗邻出口5处还设有一个塑料或者金属的薄膜25。 Adjacent to the outlet 5 is also provided with a plastic or metal film 25. 这个薄膜的尺寸定得向下跨过出口,从而使得在传输机构运转后不论任何时候都只有单个的纸片或者卡片经所述出口驱出。 The film is sized too downwardly across the outlet, so that at any time regardless of only a single sheet or card driven out through the outlet after transport mechanism operation.

墨储存部分4类似地由形成盒壳一部分的两个分开的模件界定。 Similarly, ink reservoir portion 4 is defined by two separate mold members forming part of the cartridge shell. 基本的模件是墨储存基底模件26,这个模件构形得界定多个区分开的墨腔27。 The basic module is an ink reservoir base molding member 26, this obtained module configuration defining a plurality of separate ink chambers 27 regions. 最终地,这些腔通过把基底模件26直接或间接地连接到盖模件上而密封,盖模件在此优选的形式中是由打印介质储存底模件11的下侧28提供的。 Ultimately, these cavities through the base module 26 is connected directly or indirectly to the cover member and the mold seal, cover module in a preferred form of this is the printing medium storage undersides 11 of the mold member 28 is provided. 在图示的优选形式中,两个模件的连接是间接的,因为这里设有一个中间的薄壁可形变膜30,优选地此膜初始的轮廓与放进界定在基底模件26内的墨腔27中相符。 In the preferred form shown, two modules are connected to indirect, because there is provided a thin-walled deformable intermediate film 30, an initial contour with the film is preferably placed in the base mold member defining 26 27 matches the ink chamber. 在组装时,基底模件26密封地与设在薄壁可形变膜30周边的法兰31连接,薄壁可形变膜30转而密封地与打印介质储存底部模件11的下侧28连接。 When assembled, the base module 26 is sealingly connected to the thin wall provided at the periphery of the deformable membrane 30 of the flange 31, the thin-walled deformable membrane 30 in turn is sealingly printing medium storage underside of the base 28 of the mold member 11 is connected. 从附图中可见,墨腔基底模件27优选地伸过打印介质区上部的周缘,从而界定一个墨源连接多通管区域32。 It is seen from the drawing, the ink chamber substrate 27 is preferably molded member extending through the upper portion of the peripheral edge of the printing media, thereby defining a multi-way connector ink supply tube region 32. 所述多通管32的上部形成打印介质储存底部模件11的外延33,并且在其上包括多个墨连接喷嘴34,这些喷嘴借助于可刺破的墨封35封闭。 The multi-way tube 32 is formed an upper print media storage module epitaxial bottom 3311, and a plurality of ink nozzles 34 is connected, by means of the nozzles of the ink sealing pierceable closure 35 comprises thereon. 在使用中墨储存在可形变的膜之上,并且从而与墨连接喷嘴34液体连通。 In use the ink reservoir above the deformable membrane, and thereby connected to the liquid nozzle 34 communicates with the ink. 为了在抽出墨时便于可形变的膜30塌陷,在墨储存基底模件26上设有通风口37,优选地设在远离墨喷嘴的末端。 In order to collapse when the film 30 to facilitate withdrawal of the ink deformable, vent 37 is provided on the ink reservoir base molding member 26, preferably provided at the end remote from the ink nozzles. 盒壳的各种部件可以通过任何适当的手段组装,包括胶合、超声焊接或者机械固定等等。 Various components of the cartridge case may be assembled by any suitable means, including gluing, ultrasonic welding or mechanical fastening and the like. 前面说明的本发明的盒的优选应用是用在具有集成的打印机的视象游戏控制台中,集成打印机是澳大利亚实用新型专利申请PP7020所述的类型,而相应的美国专利申请题目是"AVuieo Game Console with Integral Printer Device",是最近接交的,其内容收入本文作为参考。 Preferred application of the foregoing description of the cartridge of the present invention are used in the video-game console with an integrated printer, the printer is integrated Australian patent for utility model of the type PP7020, and the corresponding U.S. Patent Application entitled "AVuieo Game Console with Integral Printer Device ", was recently received pay, the contents of which are incorporated herein by reference. 在使用中,本发明的盒插入到适当构形的打印机装置中,从而使传动齿轮21对齐并且接合设在打印机机构上的相应的传动齿轮上。 In use, the cartridge of the present invention is inserted into the printer apparatus in a suitable configuration so that alignment of the drive gear 21 and engaging respective drive gears provided on the printer mechanism. 这种构形的优点有数处。 There are several advantages of this configuration at. 最重要地,在盒内设置传输装置保证了准确地把纸或者其它打印介质从盒内馈送出并且开始的沾染最少,因为机构和打印介质都装在封闭的单元内。 Most importantly, the transmission means provided in the cartridge ensures accurate paper or the other print media is fed from a cassette and start the least contaminated, because mechanism and print media are housed in a closed cell. 在先技术的盒中,盒压在安装在打印机装置中的拾取辊上,拾取辊把纸暴露在下面。 The prior art cassette, the cassette is pressed against the pickup roller installed in the printer device, the paper pick-up roller is exposed below. 相反本发明的设计使得有较大的结构整体性,因为没有必要设一个把打印介质暴露到相同的程度的开口。 Design but that the invention makes it greater structural integrity, it is not necessary to set a print medium is exposed to the same opening degree. 另外,该设计提供了一个防擅开单元。 Further, this design provides a tamper-proof unit. 有关所述优选形式的其它优点包括在墨出口喷嘴上方设置可以在加载时由打印机机构自动刺破的密封,在这方面,盒只打算用作一次性产品。 Other advantages associated with the preferred form comprises automatically pierced by the printer mechanism when loaded seal over the outlet nozzle of the ink, in this regard, the cartridge is only intended as a disposable product. 另外,墨腔模件的结构从而可形变的膜和基底可以模制或者结合在同时的操作中,以形成完全的密封墨腔、在生产成本和效率上有明显的优势。 Further, the structure of the ink cavity mold member so as to be deformable membrane and the substrate may be molded or incorporated in simultaneous operations to form a complete seal of the ink chamber, has obvious advantages in production cost and efficiency. 打印介质传输机构不必限制于拾取辊机构,但是可以包括任何其它可以从盒壳外侧外部驱动的适当的机构。 A print medium transport mechanism is not necessarily limited to the pickup roller mechanism, but may comprise any other suitable mechanism may be driven from the outside of the cassette shell outside. 类似地,墨的储存装置不限制于所说明的形式并且可以包括使用其它可形变或者不可形变的储存装置。 Similarly, the ink storage device is not limited to the forms described and may include the use of other storage means may be deformable or non-deformable. 尽管本发明参照特定的实施例进行了说明,但是可以看出它们每个都可以以许多其它的形式实施例。 Although the present invention with reference to specific embodiments have been described, it can be seen that they each be embodiments in many other forms.

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1.一种按指令打印照相机系统,包括: 照相机单元,所述照相机单元内含透镜、图象传感器、图象处理装置、电源和布置在一槽口内的个人计算机记忆卡国际协会PCMCIA接口,所述个人计算机记忆卡国际协会PCMCIA接口用于经图象处理装置从图象传感器接收信号;以及可拆卸的打印机单元,所述打印机单元被配置为容纳在所述照相机单元的槽口中,并且具有个人计算机记忆卡国际协会PCMCIA接口、打印介质供给源以及页宽喷墨打印头,其中该个人计算机记忆卡国际协会PCMCIA接口可与所述照相机单元的个人计算机记忆卡国际协会PCMCIA接口接合,并且所述打印介质供给源被布置为在所述打印机单元容纳在所述照相机单元的槽口中时包含在所述照相机单元内。 A camera system according to the printing instruction, comprising: a camera unit, the camera unit contains a lens, an image sensor, an image processing apparatus, a personal computer power supply and disposed International Association PCMCIA interface card in a slot, the said personal computer memory card international Association PCMCIA interface is used by the image processing means receives a signal from the image sensor; and a removable printer unit, the printer unit is configured to be received in the slot of the camera unit, and a personal computer memory card international Association PCMCIA interface, and a printing media supply source pagewidth inkjet printhead, wherein the personal computer memory card international Association PCMCIA interface may be a personal computer memory card international association engaging PCMCIA interface of the camera unit, and the printing media supply source is arranged within the camera unit included in the printer unit is received in the slot of the camera unit.
2. 权利要求1所述的按指令打印照相机系统,其特征在于,打印机单元有支承壳,所述支承壳被配置为容纳在所述照相机单元的槽口中并且具有从所述壳的一端突出的个人计算机记忆卡国际协会PCMCIA接口。 Printing press according to claim instruction camera system of claim 1, wherein the printer unit is a support shell, said support shell being configured to be received in the slot of the camera unit and having projecting from one end of the housing personal computer memory card international Association PCMCIA interface.
3. 权利要求1所述的按指令打印照相机系统,其特征在于,所述打印介质供给源是纸盒,并且所述打印机单元包括一个对接口,该对接口适用于容纳所述纸盒并且被布置为用于从纸盒通过打印头馈送纸片。 3. The printer of claim 1 the camera system according to instructions, wherein said printing medium supply source is a cassette, and the printer unit comprises a pair of interfaces, the interface is adapted to receive the cassette and being arranged for feeding the sheets from the paper cassette by the print head.
4. 权利要求3所述的按指令打印照相机系统,其特征在于,对接口适用于容纳纸片盒。 4. The printer of claim 3 according to an instruction of the camera system, wherein the interface is adapted to receive the sheets of the cartridge.
5. 权利要求4所述的按指令打印照相机系统,其特征在于,纸片盒适用于保持名片尺寸的纸片。 5. The printing of claim 4 camera system according to instructions, wherein the paper sheet cartridge adapted to hold card size sheet.
6. 权利要求5所述的按指令打印照相机系统,其特征在于,组装了的盒和打印机大约是个人计算机记忆卡国际协会PCMCIA卡的尺 According to claim 5 of the camera system according to a print instruction, wherein the cartridge assembly and a personal computer printer feet about Card International Association PCMCIA memory card
7. 权利要求3所述的按指令打印照相机系统,其特征在于,打印头包括一个喷墨喷嘴的阵列,每个与一个喷嘴腔关联,所述喷嘴腔含有一个可以在所述腔内通过热弯曲操纵器移动的叶片,用于按指令从喷嘴喷出墨。 7. The print of claim 3 according to an instruction of the camera system, wherein an ink-jet printhead includes an array of nozzles, each associated with a nozzle chamber, said nozzle comprising a chamber in said chamber by heat may be moving the manipulator bending blades according to instructions from a nozzle for ejecting ink.
8. 权利要求7所述的按指令打印照相机系统,其特征在于,所述打印头含有全色打印头,所述打印头含有用于三个颜色的墨和黑墨的储存器。 8. claimed in claim 7 according to the print instruction of the camera system, wherein the print head comprises a full-color print head, the print head contains three colors of ink and a black ink reservoir.
9. 权利要求3所述的按指令打印照相机系统,其特征在于,所述纸盒适用于与所述对接口相接合地来保持切割纸迭。 9. The printer of claim 3 camera system according to instructions, wherein the said carton suitable for holding the interface in engagement to cut the paper stack.
10. 权利要求9所述的按指令打印照相机系统,其特征在于,所述切割纸大约是名片的尺寸。 The claim 9 of the camera system according to the printing instruction, wherein said cut sheets approximately the size of a business card.
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