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Publication numberCN103862894 A
Publication typeApplication
Application numberCN 201410046812
Publication date18 Jun 2014
Filing date25 Dec 2009
Priority date25 Dec 2008
Also published asCA2748177A1, CA2748177C, CN101758672A, CN101758672B, CN101758673A, CN101758673B, CN103753972A, CN103753972B, CN103753978A, CN103753979A, CN103753979B, CN103753980A, CN103753980B, CN103862894B, DE102009059956A1, EP2202080A1, EP2202080B1, EP2370264A1, EP2370264B1, EP2752298A2, EP2752298A3, EP2752299A2, EP2752299A3, EP2752300A2, EP2752300A3, EP2752301A2, EP2752301A3, US8382389, US8651756, US9498997, US9498998, US9511609, US9511610, US9511611, US9522556, US9539838, US9566812, US9656496, US9656497, US9682584, US20100166477, US20100166480, US20130142560, US20130315644, US20140199108, US20140204170, US20140205341, US20140205342, US20140205343, US20140205344, US20140205345, US20140205346, US20140205347, US20140205348, US20140205349, US20140205352, US20140205353, US20140320581, WO2010073601A1
Publication number201410046812.X, CN 103862894 A, CN 103862894A, CN 201410046812, CN-A-103862894, CN103862894 A, CN103862894A, CN201410046812, CN201410046812.X
Inventors山口晃志郎, 长江强, 今牧照雄, 加藤雅士, 堀内誉史, 佐乡朗, 入山靖广, 柴田康弘
Applicant兄弟工业株式会社
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: SIPO, Espacenet
Tape cassette and tape printer
CN 103862894 A
Abstract
A tape cassette 30 includes a cassette case 31 that houses a tape. An arm indicator portion is provided on an arm front surface 35 of the cassette case 31. The arm indicator portion includes vertical information sections extending along a direction orthogonal to a tape feed direction and an aperture formed in at least one of the vertical information sections, and indicates a tape type. A person can identify the tape type by visually checking whether an aperture is formed in each of the vertical information sections. A platen holder of a tape printer 1 includes detecting switches 210 at positions corresponding to the arm indicator portion of the tape cassette 30 installed in the cassette housing portion 8. The tape printer 1 can identify the same tape type as identified by the visual check based on detection results of the detecting switches 210.
Claims(21)  translated from Chinese
1.一种带盒,适于安装在带式打印机中和从带式打印机中移除,所述带式打印机包括盒收容部、供给装置、打印装置、可动构件和多个检测开关,所述带盒包括: 壳体,所述壳体具有顶面、底面、前表面和一对侧面; 带,所述带是被安装在所述壳体中的打印介质,所述带适于由所述供给装置沿预定供给路径供给;和带出口,所述带出口将在所述壳体中沿所述供给路径引导的所述带从所述壳体排出,所述供给路径的至少一部分平行于所述前表面延伸,由所述供给装置供给并通过所述带出口排出的带适于由所述打印装置进行打印; 其特征在于, 所述带盒还包括类型指示器部,所述类型指示器部设置为邻近所述带出口,并且设置在所述带出口的沿所述带的供给方向的上游侧的所述前表面的特定区域中,所述类型指示器部指示所述带的带类型, 其中: 所述带盒适于安装在所述盒收容部中和从所述盒收容部移除, 所述类型指示器部包括多个竖向信息部分和形成在所述多个竖向信息部分中的至少一个竖向信息部分中的孔口,所述多个竖向信息部分是沿与所述供给方向正交的方向延伸的多个带状部分, 当所述带盒安装在所述盒收容部中并且所述可动构件位于第一位置时,所述类型指示器部适于与所述多个检测开关对置,所述多个检测开关设置在所述可动构件上,并且在与所述带盒相对于所述盒收`容部的安装和移除方向大致正交的方向上朝向所述盒收容部突出,所述可动构件能够在第一位置和第二位置之间移动,所述第一位置靠近安装在所述盒收容部中的所述带盒的所述前表面,并且所述第二位置与安装在所述盒收容部中的所述带盒的所述前表面成间隔, 当所述带盒安装在所述盒收容部中并且所述可动构件位于所述第一位置时,所述类型指示器部的孔口适于接收所述多个检测开关中的插入在其中的一个,并且当所述带盒安装在所述盒收容部中并且所述可动构件位于所述第一位置时,所述类型指示器部的除所述孔口以外的表面部适于按压所述多个开关中的一部分,从而使所述多个检测开关检测指示所述多个检测开关中的每一个检测开关的按压状态或非按压状态的信息作为识别信息,用于识别安装在所述壳体中的所述带的带类型。 1. A tape cassette adapted to be mounted in the tape printer and removed from the tape printer, the tape printer includes a cassette housing portion, the supply device, the printing apparatus, the movable member and a plurality of detection switches, the said tape cassette comprising: a housing having a top surface, a bottom surface, a front surface and a pair of side surfaces; tape, the tape is a print medium is mounted in said housing, said strip adapted by the said supply device along a predetermined feed path; and at least a portion parallel with the outlet, the outlet of the tape supplying the tape guide path is discharged from said housing along said housing, said supply path in said front surface extending from said supply device and discharged through the tape outlet of the tape by the printing means adapted to print; characterized in that said tape cassette further comprises a type indicator portion indicating the type specific area of the front surface portion disposed adjacent the outlet of the belt, and is provided on the upstream side of the feeding direction of the tape outlet of the tape, the type indicator portion indicating the tape strip type, wherein: said tape cartridge adapted to be mounted and removed from the cassette housing portion in the cartridge accommodating section, the type indicator portion includes a plurality of vertical information section and formed in the plurality of vertical information portion of at least one aperture in the vertical information section, the plurality of vertical information section is a plurality of strip portions along a direction perpendicular to the feed direction extending, when the tape cartridge is mounted in the when said cassette accommodating portion and said movable member is in the first position, adapted to the type indicator portion of the plurality of detecting switches opposed, the plurality of detection switches provided on the movable member, and the tape cassette with respect to the installation and removal direction of the container portion of the cartridge to close `a direction substantially perpendicular to the cassette housing portion projecting toward said movable member is in a first position and a second position movable between said front surface of said first position proximate said cartridge mounted in the housing portion of the tape cassette, and said second position of said cartridge mounted in said housing portion of the tape cassette said front surface in spaced, when the tape cartridge is mounted in the cassette housing portion and the movable member is in the first position, the type indicator portion of the aperture is adapted to receive the plurality of When the detection switch is inserted in one of them, and when the tape cartridge is mounted in the cassette housing portion and the movable member is in the first position, in addition to the type indicator portion of the aperture adapted to the pressing surface portion other than the portion of the plurality of switches such that the plurality of information detection switch is pressed in a pressing state or a state of each detection switch as the identification information indicative of the plurality of detecting switches detect with the type of the tape mounted in the housing for identifying the.
2.如权利要求1所述的带盒,还包括: 参考孔口,所述参考孔口是与所述带的带类型无关地设置在所述前表面的所述特定区域中的孔口,当所述带盒安装在所述盒收容部中并且所述可动构件位于所述第一位置时,所述参考孔口适于接收插入在其中的调整件,所述调整件设置在所述可动构件上,且设置在与安装在所述盒收容部中的所述带盒的所述参考孔口相对应的位置,并且适于调整所述带盒的竖向运动; 所述类型指示器部包括在所述多个竖向信息部分中位于所述供给方向上的最下游侧的第一竖向信息部分;并且所述参考孔口的沿所述供给方向的上游侧的端部位于所述第一竖向信息部分的上游侧。 2. The tape cassette according to claim 1, further comprising: a reference aperture, the reference aperture of the tape with the tape type is provided in the aperture of the front surface regardless of the particular region, When the tape cartridge is mounted in the cassette housing portion and the movable member in the first position, the reference aperture adapted to receive an insert therein an adjustment member, said adjustment member is provided in the the movable member, and is provided with the reference orifice mounted in the cassette housing portion of the tape cassette in a position corresponding to, and adapted to adjust the vertical movement of the tape cassette; indication of the type portion comprises a first vertical information section located most downstream side in the feed direction of the plurality of vertical information sections; and the end portion on the upstream side along the feed direction of the reference aperture is located the upstream side of the first vertical information section.
3.如权利要求2所述的带盒,其中: 所述类型指示器部至少包括指示所述带的带宽度的带宽度指示器部;并且所述带宽度指示器部适于与所述多个检测开关中的一部分对置,并选择性地按压所述多个检测开关中的所述一部分,从而使所述多个检测开关检测带宽度信息,所述带宽度信息是与所述带宽度相关的信息。 3. The tape cassette according to claim 2, wherein: the type indicator portion includes at least width indicator portion indicating the tape width; and the width indicator portion is adapted to said plurality of a detection switch in the opposite part, and selectively pressing a portion of the plurality of detecting switches so that the plurality of detection switch detects the width information, the width information is the band width and related information.
4.如权利要求3所述的带盒,其中: 所述带宽度指示器部包括所述多个竖向信息部分中的所述第一竖向信息部分和第二竖向信息部分,所述第二竖向信息部分是朝向所述供给方向的上游侧第二靠近所述带出口定位的竖向信息部分; 在所述第一竖向信息部分和所述第二竖向信息部分中的至少一个竖向信息部分中形成所述孔口; 在所述第一竖向信息部分和所述第二竖向信息部分中的每一个竖向信息部分中是否形成所述孔口的组合指示所述带宽度;并且所述第一竖向信息部分和所述第二竖向信息部分适于与所述多个检测开关中的一部分对置,并选择性地按压所述多个检测开关中的所述一部分,从而使所述多个检测开关检测所述带宽度信息。 The tape cassette according to claim 3, wherein: the width indicator portion includes the plurality of vertical information section of the first vertical information section and the second vertical information section, the The second vertical information section is the direction toward the supply outlet positioned near the upstream side of the second vertical information section of the tape; in the first vertical information section and the second vertical information section at least a vertical information section of the aperture is formed; in the first vertical information section and the second vertical information section of each of the vertical information section is formed in said opening of said composition indicates and wherein the first vertical information section and the second vertical information section adapted to the part of the plurality of detecting switches in opposed, and selectively depresses said plurality of detecting switches; width said portion, whereby said plurality of detecting switches of the tape width detection information.
5.如权利要求3所述的带盒,其中: 所述多个竖向信息部分包括布置成至少三列的竖向信息部分; 所述带宽度指示器部包括所述多个竖向信息部分中的所述第一竖向信息部分、第二竖向信息部分和最上游竖向信息部分,所述第二竖向信息部分是朝向所述供给方向的上游侧第二靠近所述带出口定位的竖向信息部分,所述最上游竖向信息部分是朝向所述供给方向的上游侧最远离所述带出口定位的竖向信息部分; 在所述第一竖向信息部分、所述第二竖向信息部分和所述最上游竖向信息部分中的至少一个竖向信息部分中形成所述孔口; 在所述第一竖向信息部分、所述第二竖向信息部分和所述最上游竖向信息部分中的每一个竖向信息部分中是否形成所述孔口的组合指示所述带宽度;并且所述第一竖向信息部分、所述第二竖向信息部分和所述最上游竖向信息部分适于与所述多个检测开关中的一部分对置,并选择性地按压所述多个检测开关中的所述一部分,从而使所述多个检测开关检测所述带宽度信息。 5. A tape cassette according to claim 3, wherein: the plurality of vertical information section includes a vertically disposed portion of the at least three columns of information; the width indicator portion includes the plurality of vertical information section in the first vertical information section, the second vertical information section and the most upstream vertical information section, the second vertical information section towards the feed direction of the upstream side of the second outlet positioned adjacent to said tape The vertical information section, the most upstream vertical information section of the outlet is positioned toward the upstream vertical information section of the side farthest from the feed direction of the tape; in the first vertical information section, the second vertical information section and the most upstream vertical information section at least a portion of the information forming the vertical aperture; the first vertical information section, the second vertical information section and the most upstream vertical information section of each of the vertical information section is formed in a combination of the orifice indicates the width; and said first vertical information section, the second vertical information section and the most upstream vertical information section adapted to the part of the plurality of detecting switches in opposed, and selectively pressing a portion of the plurality of detecting switches so that the plurality of detecting switches detect the width information.
6.如权利要求3所述的带盒,其中: 所述类型指示器部包括指示打印模式是正像还是镜像的打印模式指示器部;并且所述打印模式指示器部适于与所述多个检测开关中的一部分对置,并选择性地按压所述多个检测开关中的所述一部分,从而使所述多个检测开关检测打印模式信息,所述打印模式信息是与所述打印模式相关的信息。 6. A tape cassette according to claim 3, wherein: the type indicator portion includes information indicating the print mode is positive or mirrored print mode indicator portion; and the print mode indicator portion is adapted to said plurality of detection switch part opposed, and selectively pressing a portion of the plurality of detecting switches so that the plurality of detecting switches detect the print mode information, the print mode information is associated with the print mode information.
7.如权利要求6所述的带盒,其中: 所述多个竖向信息部分包括布置成至少三列的竖向信息部分; 所述打印模式指示器部包括所述多个竖向信息部分中的第三竖向信息部分,所述第三竖向信息部分是朝向所述供给方向的上游侧第三靠近所述带出口定位的竖向信息部分;在所述第三竖向信息部分中是否形成所述孔口指示所述打印模式是正像还是镜像;并且所述第三竖向信息部分适于与所述多个检测开关中的一部分对置,并选择性地按压所述多个检测开关中的所述一部分,从而使所述多个检测开关检测所述打印模式信息。 7. A tape cassette according to claim 6, wherein: the plurality of vertical information section includes a vertically disposed portion of the at least three columns of information; the print mode indicator portion includes the plurality of vertical information section The third vertical information section, the third vertical information section towards the feed direction of the upstream side of the third vertical positioning near the outlet portion of the tape information; in the third vertical information section whether the aperture is formed is a positive indication of the print pattern or a mirror image; and said third vertical information section adapted to the part of the plurality of detecting switches in opposed, and selectively depresses said plurality of test a portion of the switch, so that the plurality of detecting switches detect the print mode information.
8.如权利要求7所述的带盒,其中: 所述带宽度指示器部包括所述多个竖向信息部分中的所述第一竖向信息部分和第二竖向信息部分,所述第二竖向信息部分是朝向所述供给方向的上游侧第二靠近所述带出口定位的竖向信息部分; 在所述第一竖向信息部分和所述第二竖向信息部分中的至少一个竖向信息部分中形成所述孔口; 在所述第一竖向信息部分和所述第二竖向信息部分中的每一个竖向信息部分中是否形成所述孔口的组合指示所述带宽度;并且所述第一竖向信息部分和所述第二竖向信息部分适于与所述多个检测开关中的一部分对置,并选择性地按压所述多个检测开关中的所述一部分,从而使所述多个检测开关检测所述带宽度信息。 8. A tape cassette according to claim 7, wherein: the width indicator portion includes the plurality of vertical information section of the first vertical information section and the second vertical information section, the The second vertical information section is the direction toward the supply outlet positioned near the upstream side of the second vertical information section of the tape; in the first vertical information section and the second vertical information section at least a vertical information section of the aperture is formed; in the first vertical information section and the second vertical information section of each of the vertical information section is formed in said opening of said composition indicates and wherein the first vertical information section and the second vertical information section adapted to the part of the plurality of detecting switches in opposed, and selectively depresses said plurality of detecting switches; width said portion, whereby said plurality of detecting switches of the tape width detection information.
9.如权利要求7所述的带盒,其中: 所述多个竖向信息部分包括布置成五列的竖向信息部分; 所述带宽度指示器部包括所述多个竖向信息部分中的所述第一竖向信息部分、第二竖向信息部分和最上游竖向信息部分,所述第二竖向信息部分是朝向所述供给方向的上游侧第二靠近所述带出口定位的竖向信息部分,并且所述最上游竖向信息部分是朝向所述供给方向的上游侧最远离所述`带出口定位的竖向信息部分; 在所述第一竖向信息部分、所述第二竖向信息部分和所述最上游竖向信息部分中的至少一个竖向信息部分中形成所述孔口;并且在所述第一竖向信息部分、所述第二竖向信息部分和所述最上游竖向信息部分中的每一个竖向信息部分中是否形成所述孔口的组合指示所述带宽度;并且所述第一竖向信息部分、所述第二竖向信息部分和所述最上游竖向信息部分适于与所述多个检测开关中的一部分对置,并选择性地按压所述多个检测开关中的所述一部分,从而使所述多个检测开关检测所述带宽度信息。 9. A tape cassette according to claim 7, wherein: the plurality of vertical information section includes a vertically disposed portion and five columns of information; the width indicator portion includes the plurality of vertical information sections of the first vertical information section, the second vertical information section and the most upstream vertical information section, the second vertical information section is toward the upstream side of the feeding direction of the second outlet positioned adjacent to said tape vertical information section and the most upstream vertical information section is the feed direction toward the upstream side away from said tape outlet positioned `vertical information section; in the first vertical information section, said first Two vertical information section and at least one portion of the most upstream vertical information section of the vertical information to form the aperture; and in the first vertical information section, the second vertical information section and the said most upstream vertical information section of each of the vertical information section is formed in a combination of the orifice indicates the width; and said first vertical information section, the second vertical information section and the said most upstream vertical information section adapted to the part of the plurality of detecting switches in opposed, and selectively pressing a portion of the plurality of detecting switches so that the plurality of detecting switches detect the width information.
10.如权利要求5、7到9中任一项所述的带盒,其中: 所述多个竖向信息部分中的相邻竖向信息部分以等间隔布置,与在处于所述第一位置的所述可动构件的左右方向上以等间隔布置的所述多个检测开关相对应。 10. The tape cartridge 5, 7 to 9 according to any one of claims, wherein: the plurality of vertical information sections of the adjacent vertical information section are arranged at equal intervals, and at said first on the position of the movable member in the lateral direction are arranged at equal intervals of the plurality of detection switches, respectively.
11.如权利要求2到9中任一项所述的带盒,其中: 所述类型指示器部包括多个横向信息部分,所述多个横向信息部分是平行于所述带的所述供给方向延伸的多个带状部分,并且所述多个横向信息部分在与所述供给方向正交的方向上布置; 所述参考孔口的上端位于所述多个横向信息部分的上方,与在所述可动构件中位于所述多个检测开关的上方的所述调整件的位置相对应; 在所述多个竖向信息部分中的每一个竖向信息部分中的多个重叠区域中的至少一个重叠区域是否包括孔口的组合指示所述带类型,所述多个重叠区域是所述多个竖向信息部分和所述多个横向信息部分彼此交叉和重叠的区域,所述多个重叠区域设置在与处在所述第一位置的所述可动构件上的所述多个检测开关的位置相对应的位置。 11. 2-9 tape cassette according to any one of claims, wherein: the type indicator portion includes a plurality of lateral information section, the plurality of lateral information section of the tape is parallel to the supply a plurality of strip portions extending in the direction, and the plurality of lateral information section in the direction orthogonal to the feeding direction are arranged; the upper end of the reference aperture located above the plurality of lateral information sections, and in The position of the movable member is located in the top of the plurality of detecting switches corresponding to the adjusting member; a plurality of overlapping areas in each of the plurality of vertical information section of the vertical information section of the whether at least one aperture comprises a combination of the overlapping area indicates the tape type, the plurality of overlapping regions is information of the plurality of vertical information section and the plurality of transverse portions cross each other and the overlap region, the plurality of overlap region disposed at a position in said first position of said movable member of said plurality of switches corresponding to the detected position.
12.如权利要求2到9中任一项所述的带盒,其中: 所有所述多个竖向信息部分位于所述参考孔口的沿所述供给方向的上游侧的端部的沿所述供给方向的下游侧,与在所述可动构件中位于所述调整件的沿所述供给方向的上游侧的端部的沿所述供给方向的下游侧所有所述多个检测开关相对应。 Along the ends of all of said plurality of vertical information section located along the feed direction of the reference aperture on the upstream side: 2 to 12. A tape cartridge according to any one of claims 9, wherein downstream side of said feeding direction, and along the upstream side of the feeding direction of said adjustment member in said movable member in the downstream side along the feed direction of the end portion of all of said plurality of switches corresponding to the detected .
13.如权利要求2到9中任一项所述的带盒,其中: 所述带盒还包括带引导部,所述带引导部设置于所述带出口的在所述供给路径上的下游侧,并且所述带引导部引导从所述带出口排出且露出的所述带; 设有所述类型指示器部的所述前表面的所述特定区域在所述供给方向上的长度等于或小于带露出长度,所述带露出长度是所述带出口和所述带引导部之间的距离,并且所述带露出长度是露出的带的长度; 所述壳体的所述顶面和所述底面的每一个都具有在左右方向上较长的矩形形状; 盒中心线和参考线之间的距离在所述带露出长度的18%到24%的范围内,所述盒中心线是所述壳体在所述左右方向上的中心线,并且所述参考线是沿着与所述带的所述供给方向正交的方向的虚拟线,且所述参考线指示设置所述参考孔口的位置,所述参考线与所述调整件位于所述可动构件中的位置相对应;并且所述第一竖向信息部分的至少一部分在所述盒中心线的沿所述带供给方向的下游侧,且所述第一竖向信息部分的所述至少一部分定位成使得离开所述盒中心线的距离在所述带露出长度的14%到20%的范围内,所述第一竖向信息部分的至少一部分与所述多个检测开关中的至少一个所处的位置相对应。 13. The tape cartridge 2 according to any one of claims 9, wherein: the tape cassette further comprises a tape guide portion, the guide portion is provided at a downstream outlet of said tape on said supply path of said tape side, and the tape guide portion for guiding said tape from said tape outlet and exposed; wherein the type indicator portion is provided with the front surface of a particular region of the length in the feeding direction is equal to or is less than the length of the exposed tape, the tape length is the distance between the outlet and the exposed portion of the tape guide between the band and the band length is the exposed length of the belt is exposed; wherein the top surface of the housing and said bottom surface each have a long in the lateral direction of the rectangular shape; the distance between the reference line and the centerline of the cartridge in the tape is exposed in the range of 18% to 24% of the length, the cassette center line is the centerline of said housing in said lateral direction, and the reference line is an imaginary line along the feeding direction of the belt perpendicular to the direction, and the reference line indicating the reference aperture provided position, the reference line and the adjusting member is located in said movable member corresponding to the position; and the at least a portion along the first vertical information section at the centerline of the cartridge tape feeding direction a downstream side, and the first vertical information section of the at least a portion positioned such that the distance from the centerline of the cartridge in the tape is exposed in the range of 14% to 20% of the length of said first vertical with at least one of said plurality of detecting switches in the location of at least a portion of the information portion, respectively. ` `
14.如权利要求2到9中任一项所述的带盒,其中: 所述带盒还包括带引导部,所述带引导部设置于所述带出口的在所述供给路径上的下游侧,并且所述带引导部引导从所述带出口排出且露出的所述带; 设有所述类型指示器部的所述前表面的所述特定区域在所述供给方向上的长度等于或小于带露出长度,所述带露出长度是所述带出口和所述带引导部之间的距离,并且所述带露出长度是露出的带的长度;并且所述第一竖向信息部分的至少一部分定位成使得离开所述带出口的距离在所述带露出长度的30%到36%的范围内,所述第一竖向信息部分的至少一部分与所述多个检测开关中的至少一个所处的位置相对应。 14. The tape cartridge 2 according to any one of claims 9, wherein: the tape cassette further comprises a tape guide portion, the guide portion is provided at a downstream outlet of said tape on said supply path of said tape side, and the tape guide portion for guiding said tape from said tape outlet and exposed; wherein the type indicator portion is provided with the front surface of a particular region of the length in the feeding direction is equal to or is less than the length of the exposed tape, the tape is the length of the exposed tape outlet and the distance between the belt guide portion, and the exposed length is the length of the belt band is exposed; and said at least a first vertical information section positioned so that a portion of the distance from the outlet of the belt band is exposed in the range of 30% to 36% of the length of the at least a portion of at least one of said plurality of detecting switches of the first vertical information section position corresponds.
15.如权利要求13所述的带盒,其中: 所述多个竖向信息部分中的相邻竖向信息部分的沿所述左右方向的中心线之间的距离在所述带露出长度的7%到10%的范围内,所述带盒的所述多个竖向信息部分的沿所述左右方向的所述中心线与所述多个检测开关分别布置的位置相对应。 15. A tape cassette according to claim 13, wherein: the centerline distance between the plurality of vertical information sections of the adjacent vertical information sections along the left-right direction of the tape between the exposed length the center line of said plurality of detecting switches of said plurality of information along the vertical portion of the left-right direction of the range of 7% to 10%, of the tape cassette are arranged corresponds to the position.
16.如权利要求14所述的带盒,其中: 所述多个竖向信息部分中的相邻竖向信息部分的沿所述左右方向的中心线之间的距离在所述带露出长度的7%到10%的范围内,所述多个竖向信息部分的沿所述左右方向的所述中心线与所述多个检测开关分别布置的位置相对应。 16. A tape cassette according to claim 14, wherein: the centerline distance between the plurality of vertical information sections adjacent vertical information sections along the left-right direction in the band between the exposed length the range of 7% to 10%, along the plurality of vertical information section of the left-right direction of the center line of said plurality of detecting switches are respectively arranged corresponding to the position.
17.如权利要求1到9中任一项所述的带盒,其中在所述类型指示器部中包括的所述孔口是穿透所述前表面的通孔或从所述前表面朝向所述壳体的内侧凹入的凹部。 The orifice 17. The tape cassette 1 according to any one of claims 9, wherein said type indicator comprises a penetrating portion of the front surface toward the through-hole or from the front surface the inner housing concave recess.
18.—种带盒,适于安装在带式打印机中和从带式打印机中移除,所述带式打印机包括盒收容部、供给装置、打印装置、可动构件和多个检测开关,所述带盒包括: 壳体,所述壳体具有顶面、底面、前表面和一对侧面; 带,所述带是被安装在所述壳体中的打印介质,所述带适于由所述供给装置沿预定供给路径供给; 带出口,所述带出口将在所述壳体中沿所述供给路径引导的所述带从所述壳体排出,所述供给路径的至少一部分平行于所述前表面延伸,由所述供给装置供给并通过所述带出口排出的带适于由所述打印装置进行打印; 其特征在于, 所述带盒还包括类型指示器部,所述类型指示器部设置为邻近所述带出口,并且设置在所述带出口的沿所述带的供给方向的上游侧的所述前表面的特定区域中,所述类型指示器部指示所述带的带类型, 其中: 所述带盒适于安装在所述盒收容部中和从所述盒收容部移除, 所述可动构件能够在第一位置和第二位置之间移动,当所述带盒安装在所述盒收容部中时所述第一位置靠近所述带盒的所述前表面,并且所述带盒安装在所述盒收容部中时所述第二位置与所述带盒的所述前表面成间隔, 所述多个开关是按压型开关,其设置在当所述带盒安装在所述盒收容部中并且所述可动构件位于所述第一位置时与所述带盒的所述壳体的前表面对置的所述可动构件的表面上, 当所述带盒安装在所述盒收容部中并且所述可动构件位于第一位置时,所述多个检测开关在与所述带盒相对于所述盒收容部的安装和移除方向大致正交的方向上朝向所述盒收容部突出,并且检测用于识别安装在所述壳体中的所述带的带类型的识别信息, 所述多个检测开关布置在沿所述带的供给方向延伸的多列中,并且布置在沿与所述供给方向正交的方向延伸的多列中,使得所述多个检测开关布置成在所述供给方向上位于彼此不同位置的曲折图案, 所述类型指示器部包括多个指示器,所述多个指示器中的每个指示器是多个竖向信息部分和多个横向信息部分交叉和重叠的重叠区域中的一个,所述多个指示器在当所述带盒安装在所述盒收容部中并且所述可动构件位于所述第一位置时与所述多个检测开关分别对置的位置布置成曲折图案, 所述多个指示器包括至少一个非按压部分和至少一个按压部分,当所述带盒安装在所述盒收容部中并且所述可动构件位于所述第一位置时,所述至少一个非按压部分中的每一个适于不按压所述多个检测开关,并且所述至少一个按压部分中的每一个适于按压所述多个检测开关中的一个, 所述至少一个非按压部分和所述至少一个按压部分的组合指示所述带类型。 18.- kinds of tape cassette, adapted to be mounted in the tape printer and removed from the tape printer, the tape printer includes a cassette housing portion, the supply device, the printing apparatus, the movable member and a plurality of detection switches, the said tape cassette comprising: a housing having a top surface, a bottom surface, a front surface and a pair of side surfaces; tape, the tape is a print medium is mounted in said housing, said strip adapted by the said supply means along a predetermined feed path supplied; at least a portion parallel with the outlet, the outlet of the belt in the housing along the supply path to guide the tape discharged from the housing, the supply channel to the said front surface extending from said supply device and discharged through the outlet of the belt band is adapted for printing by said printing means; characterized in that said tape cassette further comprises a type indicator portion, the type indicator tape type portion disposed adjacent to the outlet of the belt, and is provided in a particular area of the front surface of the upstream side of the feeding direction of the tape outlet of the tape, the type indicator portion indicating the tape , wherein: said tape cartridge adapted to be mounted in the cassette housing portion and removed from the cassette housing portion, the movable member is movable between a first position and a second position, when the tape cassette installed in the cassette housing portion in said first position close to the front surface of the tape cassette, and the tape cassette mounted in the cassette housing portion and in the second position of the tape cassette said front surface in spaced, the plurality of switches is a push switch, which is provided when the tape cartridge is mounted in the cassette housing portion and the movable member is in the first position and the belt When the front surface of the cartridge casing opposed to the surface of the movable member, when said tape cartridge is mounted in the cassette housing portion and the movable member is in a first position, said plurality of In the detection switch with respect to the tape cassette mounting and removing direction of the cartridge accommodating portion substantially orthogonal to a direction projecting toward the cassette accommodating portion, and the detection for identifying mounted in said housing with the tape type identification information, the plurality of detection switches are arranged in a plurality of rows along the feeding direction of the belt extends, and are arranged in a plurality of rows along a direction orthogonal to the feeding direction extending such that the said plurality of detection switches arranged in the feed direction located at different positions from each other zigzag pattern, the type indicator portion includes a plurality of indicators, each of said plurality of indicators in a plurality of vertical indicator is information part and a plurality of lateral information section overlapping area and overlapping one of said plurality of indicators in a first position when said tape cartridge is mounted in the cassette housing portion and the movable member is in the when the plurality of detecting switches are arranged in a position facing the meandering pattern, the plurality of indicators includes at least one non-pressing portion and at least one pressing portion when the tape cartridge is mounted in the cassette housing portion and When the movable member is in the first position, the at least one non-pressing portion adapted to each of said plurality of detecting switches are not pressed, and the at least one pressing portion presses each adapted to the said one of the plurality of detecting switches, said at least one non-pressing portion and said at least one pressing portion of the combination indicates the tape type.
19.如权利要求18所述的带盒,其中所述多个检测开关设置为五个检测开关,所述五个检测开关布置成沿所述带的供给方向延伸的三列和沿与所述供给方向正交的方向延伸的五列, 沿与所述供给方向正交的方向延伸的五列中的每一列包括所述多个检测开关中的一个,使得所述五个检测开关布置成在所述供给方向上位于彼此不同位置处的曲折图案, 所述多个竖向信息部分包括布置成五列的竖向信息部分, 所述类型指示器部包括所述多个竖向信息部分中的第一竖向信息部分、第二竖向信息部分和最上游竖向信息部分,所述第二竖向信息部分是朝向所述供给方向的上游侧第二靠近所述带出口定位的竖向信息部分,所述最上游竖向信息部分是朝向所述供给方向的上游侧最远离所述带出口定位的竖向信息部分, 所述至少一个非按压部分中的一个包括在所述最上游竖向信息部分中,并且所述类型指示器部指示带宽度小于18mm。 19. A tape cassette according to claim 18, wherein said plurality of detection switch is provided for five detection switch, the five detection switch arranged to supply the direction of the band and extending along the three columns extending in a direction orthogonal to the feeding direction of the five columns, the five columns with the feeding direction extends in a direction orthogonal to each column comprises a plurality of detecting switches, so that the detection switch is arranged in five The vertical meander pattern information section located each other at different positions, wherein the feeding direction comprises a plurality of vertical information section arranged in five columns, the type indicator portion includes the plurality of vertical information section first vertical information section, the second vertical information section and the most upstream vertical information section, the second vertical information section towards the feed direction of the upstream side of the second vertical information positioned near the outlet of the belt section, the most upstream vertical information section of the feed direction toward the upstream side of the vertical remote from said exit location information part with said at least one non-pressing portion comprises at the most upstream vertical Information section, and the type indicator portion instruction bandwidth of less than 18mm.
20.如权利要求18所述的带盒,其中所述多个检测开关设置为五个检测开关,所述五个检测开关布置成沿所述带的供给方向延伸的三列和沿与所述供给方向正交的方向延伸的五列, 沿与所述供给方向正交的方向延伸的五列中的每一列包括所述多个检测开关中的一个,使得所述五个检测开关布置成在所述供给方向上位于彼此不同位置处的曲折图案, 所述多个竖向信息部分包括布置成五列的竖向信息部分, 所述类型指示器部包括所述多个竖向信息部分中的第一竖向信息部分、第二竖向信息部分和最上游竖向信息部分,所述第二竖向信息部分是朝向所述供给方向的上游侧第二靠近所述带出口定位的竖向信息部分,所述最上游竖向信息部分是朝向所述供给方向的上游侧最远离所述带出口定位的竖向信息部分, 所述至少一个按压部分中的一个包括在所述最上游竖向信息部分中,并且所述类型指示器部指示带宽度为18mm或更大。 20. The tape cartridge of claim 18, wherein said plurality of detection switch is provided for five detection switch, the five detection switch arranged to supply the direction of the band and extending along the three columns extending in a direction orthogonal to the feeding direction of the five columns, the five columns with the feeding direction extends in a direction orthogonal to each column comprises a plurality of detecting switches, so that the detection switch is arranged in five The vertical meander pattern information section located each other at different positions, wherein the feeding direction comprises a plurality of vertical information section arranged in five columns, the type indicator portion includes the plurality of vertical information section first vertical information section, the second vertical information section and the most upstream vertical information section, the second vertical information section towards the feed direction of the upstream side of the second vertical information positioned near the outlet of the belt section, the most upstream vertical information section of the outlet is positioned upstream vertical information section of the feed direction toward the side farthest from the belt, the at least one portion includes vertical information in the most upstream pressing section, and the type indicator portion indicating width of 18mm or larger. ` `
21.如权利要求18到20中任一项所述的带盒,其中所述至少一个非按压部分中的每一个是形成在所述前表面中的通孔或凹部中的一者。 21. 18 to 20 of the tape cassette according to any one of claim wherein said at least one non-pressing portion is formed in each of the through holes or recesses in the front surface of the one.
Description  translated from Chinese

[0001] 本申请是申请日为2009年12月25日、申请号为200910262676.7、发明名称为“带式打印机”的发明专利申请的分案申请。 [0001] The present application is filed on December 25, 2009, application number 200,910,262,676.7 invented name for a divisional application "of the tape printer," the patent application.

技术领域 FIELD

[0002] 本发明涉及一种带式打印机,该带式打印机构造成在其中以可移除方式收容带盒并且在该带盒中包含的带上执行打印。 [0002] The present invention relates to a tape printer, the tape printing apparatus in which is removably accommodated in the tape cassette and the tape contained in the tape cassette to perform printing.

背景技术 BACKGROUND

[0003] 已知带式打印机用打印头在从带盒拉出的带上执行打印字符,诸如字母等,带盒安装在该带式打印机的盒收容部中。 [0003] Known tape printer in the print head is pulled out of the tape from the tape cassette to perform printing characters, such as letters, etc., the tape cassette installed in the cassette housing portion of the tape printer. 带式打印机可以使用不同结构和宽度的多种带类型,因此需要为带式打印机准备多种带盒以收容多种带类型。 The tape printer can use a variety of tape type and width of the different structures, and therefore need to prepare a variety of tape cartridge to the tape type for accommodating multiple tape printer.

[0004] 例如日本专利特开平Νο4-133756和日本专利N0.3543659中公开的打印机,用设置在盒收容部的检测开关,根据相应于带类型形成的盒检测器,检测安装在盒收容部中的带盒的类型。 [0004] For example, Japanese Patent Laid-Open Japanese Patent N0.3543659 printer Νο4-133756 and disclosed, by detecting switch provided in the cassette housing portion, formed in accordance with the tape type corresponding to the cartridge detector installed in the cassette housing portion is detected in The type of the tape cassette. 带盒在底面的一部分上具有盒检测部,在该部分通孔和非通孔形成与带的类型相应的图案。 Tape cassette having a cassette detection portion on a part of the bottom surface, in a pattern corresponding to the type of the portion of the through holes and non-through hole is formed of the belt. 当带盒安装到盒收容部中时,被不断地向上推压的每个检测开关与盒检测部的通孔或非通孔对置。 When the tape cassette mounted to the cartridge accommodating section, is continuously pushed upward pressure detection switch and each through-hole or non-through-hole of the cartridge detecting unit opposed. 带式打印机通过检测哪些检测开关被按压和哪些检测开关没被按压来识别带盒的类型。 The tape printer detection switch is pressed and which have not been pressed to identify the type of cassette which is detected by the detection switch.

发明内容 SUMMARY

[0005] 形成在盒检测部中的通孔的图案基本上仅为了使带式打印机检测带的类型而设计。 [0005] In the cassette detection portion is formed in the through hole of the pattern so that substantially only the type of the tape printer designed to detect bands. 因此,根据带的类型随意分配不同图案。 Therefore, depending on the type of random assignment with different patterns. 换言之,通孔图案不形成为根据规则它们可被从外观上识别的图案。 In other words, the through hole pattern is not formed according to the rules that they can be recognized from the appearance pattern. 因此,人们难以视觉识别带的类型。 Therefore, it is difficult to visually identify the type of band.

[0006] 本发明的一个目标是允许通过视觉检查带盒的外观来识别带类型,以及提供一种带式打印机,对于带类型,其能够获得与通过视觉检查识别相同的检测结果。 [0006] An object of the present invention to allow visual inspection of the appearance of the tape cassette to identify the tape type, and to provide a tape printer, for tape type, which can be obtained by visual inspection with the same identification test results.

[0007] 根据本发明,一种带式打印机包括:带盒、盒收容部、供给装置、打印装置、多个检测开关、表格存储装置和带类型识别装置。 [0007] According to the present invention, a tape printer comprising: a tape cassette, the cassette housing portion, the supply device, a printing device, a plurality of detecting switches, a table storage means and tape type identification means. 所述带盒包括:壳体,所述壳体具有顶面、底面、前表面和一对侧面;带,所述带是被安装在所述壳体中的打印介质;带出口,所述带出口将在所述壳体中沿预定供给路径引导的所述带从所述壳体排出,所述供给路径的至少一部分平行于所述前表面延伸;和类型指示器部,所述类型指示器部设置为邻近所述带出口,并且设置在所述带出口的沿所述带的供给方向的上游侧的所述前表面的特定区域中,所述类型指示器部指示所述带的带类型。 Said tape cassette comprising: a housing having a top surface, a bottom surface, a front surface and a pair of side surfaces; tape, the tape is a print medium is mounted in said housing; tape outlet, the belt The tape outlet to guide along a predetermined feed path in said housing from the housing is discharged, at least a portion extending parallel to said supply path to said front surface; and a type indicator portion, the type indicator tape type portion disposed adjacent to the outlet of the belt, and is provided in a particular area of the front surface of the upstream side of the feeding direction of the tape outlet of the tape, the type indicator portion indicating the tape . 所述带盒被以可移除方式安装到所述盒收容部中。 The tape cassette is removably mounted to the cartridge housing portion. 所述供给装置将所述带从安装在所述盒收容部中的所述带盒的所述壳体沿所述路径供给。 Wherein said supplying means along said path from said housing is mounted in the cassette housing portion of the tape cassette tape supply. 所述打印装置在通过所述供给装置供给的所述带上执行打印。 Said printing means by said supplying means for supplying the belt to perform printing. 所述多个检测开关朝向安装在所述盒收容部中的所述带盒的所述壳体的所述前表面突出,并检测用于识别安装在所述壳体中的所述带的带类型的识别信息。 Front surface of said housing toward said plurality of detecting switches mounted on the cassette housing portion of the tape cartridge projecting and detecting for identifying the tape mounted in said housing with Type identification information. 所述表格存储装置存储带类型表格,在所述带类型表格中识别信息条目每一个均与带类型关联。 The tape type table storage means stores a table, identification information of an entry in the tape type table are each associated with a tape type. 所述带类型识别装置参考带类型表格来识别与由所述多个检测开关检测出的所述识别信息关联的带类型作为安装在所述壳体中的所述带的带类型。 The tape type identifying means with reference to the tape type table to identify by said plurality of detecting switches detect the tape type associated with the identification information as the tape mounted in the housing of the tape type. 所述类型指示器部包括多个竖向信息部分和在所述多个竖向信息部分中的至少一个竖向信息部分中形成的孔口。 The type indicator portion includes a plurality of vertical information section and at least one aperture formed in the vertical information section of the plurality of vertical information section. 所述多个竖向信息部分是沿与所述供给方向正交的方向延伸的多个带状部分。 Said plurality of vertical information section is a plurality of strip portions along a direction perpendicular to the feed direction extends. 所述多个检测开关中的与表面部对置的一部分检测开关被按压从而检测指示所述多个检测开关中的每一个检测开关的按压状态或非按压状态的信息作为识别信息,其中所述表面部是除形成于安装在所述盒收容部中的所述带盒的所述多个竖向信息部分中的所述至少一个竖向信息部分中的所述孔口以外的表面部。 Said plurality of detecting switches and a surface portion opposite part of the detection switch is pressed so that the plurality of information indicating that the detection switch is detected in each detection switch is pressed or non-pressed state as the state of the identification information, wherein is other than the surface portion of said plurality of apertures are formed in the vertical information section mounted in the cassette housing portion of the tape cassette in said at least one vertical information section of the surface portion.

[0008] 人们可以仅通过观察带盒的类型指示器部和通过视觉检查多个竖向信息部分中的哪一个中形成孔口来识别带的带类型。 [0008] It can be recognized only by the tape type of the tape cassette observed type indicator portion and by visual inspection of the plurality of vertical information section in which the opening is formed. 在带式打印机中,在安装了带盒的情况下,多个检测开关中的与表面部对置的一部分检测开关被选择性地按压,其中所述表面部是除形成在类型指示器部的多个竖向信息部分的至少一个中的孔口以外的表面部。 In the tape printer, in the case where the tape cassette is installed, the plurality of detecting switches and a surface portion opposing portion of the detecting switch is selectively depressed, wherein said surface portion is formed in addition to the type indicator portion at least one orifice in a surface portion other than the plurality of vertical information sections. 因此,带式打印机基于多个检测开关的检测结果可以识别与通过视觉检查识别的相同的带类型。 Accordingly, the tape printer based on detection results of the plurality of detecting switches may be identified by visual inspection to identify the same tape type.

[0009] 带式打印机还包括:可动构件,所述可动构件包括所述多个检测开关和调整所述带盒的竖向运动的调整件,并且可在第一位置和第二位置之间移动,所述第一位置靠近安装在所述盒收容部中的所述带盒的所述前表面,并且所述第二位置与安装在所述盒收容部中的所述带盒的所述前表面成间隔。 [0009] The tape printer further comprising: a movable member, said movable member comprises the adjusting member and a plurality of detecting switches of the tape cassette of the vertical adjustment movement, and movable between a first position and a second position to move between the first position close to the installation in the cassette housing portion of the tape cassette of the front surface, and the second position in the cassette housing portion mounting the tape cassette in the surface into the aforementioned interval. 另外,所述带盒还可以包括:参考孔口,所述参考孔口是与所述带的带类型无关地设置在所述前表面的所述特定区域中的孔口,所述类型指示器部可包括在所述多个竖向信息部分中位于所述供给方向上的最下游侧的第一竖向信息部分;所述参考孔口的沿所述供给方向上的上游侧的端部位于所述第一竖向信息部分的上游侦U。 Further, the tape cassette may further include: a reference aperture, the reference aperture of the tape with the tape type is provided in the aperture of the front surface regardless of a particular region, the type indicator portion may include a first vertical information section located most downstream side in the feed direction of the plurality of vertical information sections; the end portion on the upstream side along the feeding direction of the reference aperture situated on the upstream part of the investigation of the first vertical information U. 此外,所述多个检测开关可在与安装在所述盒收容部中的所述带盒的所述类型指示器部相对应的位置设置在所述可动构件中;并且所述调整件可在与安装在所述盒收容部中的所述带盒的所述参考孔口相对应的位置设置在所述可动构件中,并且当所述可动构件在所述第一位置时所述调整件插入所述参考孔口中。 Further, the plurality of detection switches may be installed in the cassette housing portion of the tape cassette of the type of the indicator portion provided in a position corresponding to the movable member; and the adjusting member may be and mounted in the cassette housing portion of the tape cassette in the position corresponding to the reference aperture is disposed in said movable member, and when the movable member is in said first position of said adjusting member is inserted into the reference aperture.

[0010] 在这种情况下,人们可以利用参考孔口的在带供给方向上的上游侧的端部作参考点来限制第一竖向信息部分的位置。 [0010] In this case, one can use the reference aperture in the belt feeding direction upstream side end portion as a reference point to restrict the position of the first vertical information section. 因此,人可以更容易检查多个竖向信息部分的每一个中有无孔口。 Therefore, people can more easily check the presence or absence of each of the plurality of vertical information section of the orifice. 在带式打印机中,由于多个检测开关和调整件设置在可动构件中,所以仅通过移动可动构件,多个检测开关可与类型指示器部对置,并且调整件可插入参考孔口从而调整带盒的竖向运动。 In the tape printer, since a plurality of detecting switches and a regulating member provided on the movable member, so that only by moving the movable member, the plurality of detecting switches can be opposed to the type indicator portion, and the adjustment member can be inserted into the reference aperture thereby adjusting the vertical movement of the tape cassette.

[0011] 所述类型指示器部可至少包括指示所述带的带宽度的带宽度指示器部,并且所述多个检测开关中的与所述带宽度指示器部对置的一部分检测开关可以被选择性地按压从而检测带宽度信息,所述带宽度信息是与所述带宽度相关的信息。 [0011] The type indicator portion may include at least indicative of the tape width indicator portion width, and the plurality of detecting switches and the width indicator portion opposing portion of the detecting switch is selectively pressed to thereby detect tape width information, the width information is information related to the width.

[0012] 在这种情况下,人们可以仅通过视觉检查带宽度指示器部来识别带宽度,在带类型包括的各种要素中,带宽度是最重要的要素之一。 [0012] In this case, one can only by visual inspection to identify the tape width indicator portion width, in the various elements included in the tape type, tape width is one of the most important elements. 另外,带式打印机能基于多个检测开关中的与带宽度指示器部对置的一部分检测开关的检测结果来识别与通过视觉检查识别的相同的带宽度。 In addition, the tape printer can be based on detection results of the plurality of detecting switches and width indicator portion opposed to a portion of the detection switch is identified by visual inspection of the same width recognition.

[0013] 所述带宽度指示器部可包括所述多个竖向信息部分中的第一竖向信息部分和第二竖向信息部分,所述第二竖向信息部分是朝向所述供给方向的上游侧第二靠近所述带出口定位的竖向信息部分;可在第一竖向信息部分和第二竖向信息部分中的至少一个竖向信息部分中形成所述孔口;且在所述第一竖向信息部分和所述第二竖向信息部分中的每一个竖向信息部分中是否形成所述孔口的组合可以指示所述带宽度。 [0013] The width indicator portion may include a plurality of vertical information section of the first vertical information section and the second vertical information section, the second vertical information section towards the feed direction The upstream side of the second outlet positioned near the belt vertical information section; vertical information section may be at least one aperture formed in said first vertical information section and the second vertical information section; and in the said first vertical information section and the second vertical information section of each of the vertical information section is formed of a combination of the aperture may indicate the tape width. 另外,所述多个检测开关中的与所述第一竖向信息部分和所述第二竖向信息部分对置的一部分检测开关可被选择性地按压,从而检测所述带宽度信息。 Further, the plurality of detecting switches may be selectively pressed and the first vertical information section and the second vertical information section of the opposed portion of the detecting switch, thereby detecting the tape width information.

[0014] 在这种情况下,仅通过视觉检查在第一竖向信息部分和第二竖向信息部分的每一个中孔口有无的组合,人们可以容易识别带宽度。 [0014] In this case, only by visually checking the aperture in each of the first vertical information section and the second vertical information section of the presence or absence of the combination, one can readily identify the width. 另外,带式打印机基于多个检测开关中的与第一竖向信息部分和第二竖向信息部分对置的一部分检测开关的检测结果可以识别与通过视觉检查识别的相同的带宽度。 In addition, the tape printer in the plurality of detecting switches and the first vertical information section and the second vertical information section of the opposing part of the detection result of the detection switch can identify the same tape width based on identification by visual inspection.

[0015] 所述多个竖向信息部分可包括布置成至少三列的竖向信息部分;所述带宽度指示器部可包括所述多个竖向信息部分中的第一竖向信息部分、第二竖向信息部分和最上游竖向信息部分,所述第二竖向信息部分是朝向所述供给方向的上游侧第二靠近所述带出口定位的竖向信息部分,最上游竖向信息部分是朝向所述供给方向的上游侧最远离所述带出口定位的竖向信息部分。 [0015] the plurality of vertical information section may include information arranged in a vertical section of at least three columns; the width indicator portion may include a plurality of vertical information section of the first vertical information section, the second vertical information section and the most upstream vertical information section, the second vertical information section towards the feed direction of the upstream side of the second vertical positioning near the outlet portion of the tape information, the most upstream vertical information part is the feed direction toward the upstream side of the outlet positioned farthest from the vertical information section belt. 另外,可以在所述第一竖向信息部分、所述第二竖向信息部分和所述最上游竖向信息部分中的至少一个竖向信息部分中形成所述孔口;并且在所述第一竖向信息部分、所述第二竖向信息部分和所述最上游竖向信息部分中的每一个竖向信息部分中是否形成所述孔口的组合可以指示所述带宽度。 Further, in the first vertical information section, the aperture is formed most upstream vertical information section of at least one of the vertical information section and the second vertical information section; and in the first combination of a vertical information section, the second vertical information section and the most upstream vertical information section of each of the vertical information section is formed in the aperture may indicate the tape width. 此外,所述多个检测开关中的与所述第一竖向信息部分、所述第二竖向信息部分和所述最上游竖向信息部分对置的一部分检测开关可以被选择性地按压从而检测所述带宽度信息。 Further, the plurality of detection switches and the first vertical information section, the second vertical information section and the most upstream vertical information section of the opposed part of the detection switch can be selectively pressed thereby detecting said tape width information.

[0016] 在这种情况下,仅通过视觉检查在第一竖向信息部分、第二竖向信息部分和最上游竖向信息部分的每一个中孔口有无的组合,人们可以容易识别带宽度。 [0016] In this case, only by visually checking the first vertical information section, the presence or absence of the combination of the second vertical information section and each of the most upstream vertical information section of the aperture, one can easily identify the tape width. 另外,带式打印机基于多个检测开关中的与第一竖向信息部分、第二竖向信息部分及最上游竖向信息部分对置的一部分检测开关的检测结果可以识别与通过视觉检查识别的相同的带宽度。 In addition, the tape printer in the plurality of detecting switches and the first vertical information section, the second vertical information section and the most upstream vertical information section of the detection result of the opposite part of the detection switch can be identified by visual inspection based on the recognition the same width.

[0017] 所述类型指示器部可包括指示打印模式是正像还是镜像的打印模式指示器部,且所述多个检测开关中的与所述打印模式指示器部对置的一部分检测开关可以被选择性地按压从而检测打印模式信息,所述打印模式信息是与所述打印模式相关的信息。 [0017] The type indicator portion may include a print mode indicating positive or mirrored print mode indicator portion, and the plurality of detecting switches the print mode indicator portion on the opposite part of the detection switch can be selectively pressed to thereby detect print mode information, the print mode information is information related to the print mode.

[0018] 在这种情况下,仅通过视觉检查打印模式指示器部,人们可以识别打印模式,打印模式是带类型中包括的各种要素中除带宽度之外的另一最重要的要素。 [0018] In this case, simply by visually checking the print mode indicator portion, one can identify the print mode, the print mode is the various elements included in the tape type in the width of the other except for the most important elements. 另外,带式打印机基于多个检测开关中的与打印模式指示器部对置的一部分检测开关的检测结果可以识别与通过视觉检查识别的相同的打印模式。 In addition, the tape printer based on detection results of the plurality of detecting switches the print mode indicator portion opposed to part of the detection switch can identify the same print mode by visual inspection recognition.

[0019] 所述多个竖向信息部分可包括布置成至少三列的竖向信息部分;所述打印模式指示器部可包括所述多个竖向信息部分中的第三竖向信息部分,所述第三竖向信息部分是朝向所述供给方向的上游侧第三靠近所述带出口定位的竖向信息部分;在所述第三竖向信息部分中是否形成所述孔口可以指示所述打印模式是正像还是镜像。 [0019] the plurality of vertical information section may include information arranged in a vertical section of at least three columns; the print mode indicator portion may include a plurality of vertical information section of the third vertical information section, said third vertical information section towards the feed direction of the belt near the upstream side of the third vertical information section located outlet; in the third vertical information section may indicate whether the aperture is formed by print mode is just as described or mirroring. 另外,所述多个检测开关中的与所述第三竖向信息部分对置的一部分检测开关可以被选择性地按压从而检测所述打印模式信息。 Further, the plurality of detection switches and the third vertical information section opposite part of the detection switch may be selectively pressed to thereby detect the print mode information.

[0020] 仅通过视觉检查第三竖向信息部分,人们可以容易识别打印模式。 [0020] only by visual inspection third vertical information section, one can easily identify the print mode. 另外,带式打印机基于多个检测开关中的与第三竖向信息部分对置的一部分检测开关的检测结果可识别与通过视觉检查识别的相同的打印模式。 In addition, the tape printer based on the plurality of detection switches and the third vertical information section of the opposing part of the detection results of the detection switch can be identified by visual inspection to identify the same print mode.

[0021] 在所述打印模式指示器部包括第三竖向信息部分的情况下,所述带宽度指示器部可包括所述多个竖向信息部分中的第一竖向信息部分和第二竖向信息部分,所述第二竖向信息部分是朝向所述供给方向的上游侧第二靠近所述带出口定位的竖向信息部分;在所述第一竖向信息部分和所述第二竖向信息部分中的至少一个竖向信息部分中形成所述孔口;且在所述第一竖向信息部分和所述第二竖向信息部分中的每一个竖向信息部分中是否形成所述孔口的组合可以指示所述带宽度。 [0021] In the print mode indicator portion includes a case of third vertical information section, the width indicator portion may include a plurality of vertical information section of the first section and the second vertical information vertical information section, the second vertical information section towards the feed direction of the upstream side of the second vertical positioning near the outlet portion of the tape information; in the first vertical information section and the second Vertical Information section at least one vertical information section forming the aperture; and each vertical information section in the first vertical information section and the second section of the vertical information whether formation said aperture combination may indicate the tape width. 另外,所述多个检测开关中的与所述第一竖向信息部分及所述第二竖向信息部分对置的一部分检测开关可以被选择性地按压从而检测所述带宽度信息。 Further, the plurality of sensing switches of the first vertical information section and the second vertical information section of the opposed portion of the detecting switches can be selectively pressed in order to detect the tape width information.

[0022] 在这种情况下,仅通过视觉检查第一到第三竖向信息部分,人们可以容易地识别带宽度和打印模式。 [0022] In this case, simply by visually checking the first to third vertical information section, one can easily identify the width and the print mode. 另外,带式打印机也分别基于多个检测开关中的与第一和第二竖向信息部分对置的一部分检测开关的检测结果和多个检测开关中的与第三竖向信息部分对置的一部分检测开关的检测结果来识别与通过视觉检查识别的相同的带宽度和相同的打印模式。 In addition, the tape printer respectively based on the plurality of detection switch in the first and second vertical information section opposite part of the detection switch and a detection result of the plurality of detecting switches and the third vertical information section opposite the detection part of the detection result of the switch to identify by visual inspection the same width and the same print recognition mode.

[0023] 在打印模式指示器部包括第三竖向信息部分的情况下,所述多个竖向信息部分可包括布置成五列的竖向信息部分;所述带宽度指示器部可包括所述多个竖向信息部分中的第一竖向信息部分、第二竖向信息部分和最上游竖向信息部分,所述第二竖向信息部分是朝向所述供给方向的上游侧第二靠近所述带出口定位的竖向信息部分,所述最上游竖向信息部分是朝向所述供给方向的上游侧最远离所述带出口定位的竖向信息部分。 [0023] In the print mode indicator portion includes a case where the third vertical information section, the plurality of vertical information section may include vertical information section arranged in five columns; the width indicator portion may comprise the the plurality of vertical information section of the first vertical information section, the second vertical information section and the most upstream vertical information section, the second vertical information section of the feed direction toward the upstream side of the second close positioning the outlet portion of the vertical band information, the most upstream vertical information section of the outlet is positioned toward the upstream side of the vertical information section most remote from the feed direction of the band. 另外,可以在所述第一竖向信息部分、所述第二竖向信息部分和所述最上游竖向信息部分中的至少一个竖向信息部分中形成所述孔口;且在所述第一竖向信息部分、所述第二竖向信息部分和所述最上游竖向信息部分中的每一个竖向信息部分中是否形成所述孔口的组合可以指示所述带宽度。 Further, in the first vertical information section, the aperture is formed most upstream vertical information section of at least one of the vertical information section and the second vertical information section; and in the first combination of a vertical information section, the second vertical information section and the most upstream vertical information section of each of the vertical information section is formed in the aperture may indicate the tape width. 此外,所述多个检测开关中的与所述第一竖向信息部分、所述第二竖向信息部分及所述最上游竖向信息部分对置的一部分检测开关可以被选择性地按压从而检测所述带宽度信息。 Further, the plurality of detection switches and the first vertical information section, the second vertical information section and the most upstream vertical information section of the opposed part of the detection switch can be selectively pressed thereby detecting said tape width information.

[0024] 在这种情况下,仅通过视觉检查第一到第三竖向信息部分和最上游竖向信息部分,人们可以识别带宽度和打印模式。 [0024] In this case, simply by visually checking the first to third vertical information section and the most upstream vertical information section, one can identify the tape width and the print mode. 另外,带式打印机也能分别基于多个检测开关的与第一、第二和最上游竖向信息部分对置的一部分检测开关的检测结果和多个检测开关中的与第三竖向信息部分对置的一部分检测开关的检测结果来识别与通过视觉检查识别的相同的带宽度和相同的打印模式。 In addition, the tape printer can also be based on, respectively, the first, second and most upstream vertical information section of the detection result of the opposite part of the detection switch and a plurality of detecting switches in the third vertical information section and a plurality of detecting switches the detection results of a part of the detection switch is set to identify by visual inspection of the same width and the same print recognition mode.

[0025] 所述多个竖向信息部分中相邻竖向信息部分可以等间隔布置;与安装在所述盒收容部中的所述带盒的所述多个竖向信息部分相对应地,所述多个检测开关可以在处于所述第一位置的所述可动构件的左右方向上以等间隔布置。 [0025] The plurality of vertical information sections of adjacent vertical information section may be arranged at equal intervals; with respect to said plurality of vertical information section and the mounting in the cassette housing portion of the tape cassette to be ground, said plurality of detecting switches may be in the first position of said movable member in the lateral direction are arranged at equal intervals.

[0026] 在这种情况下,人们可以更容易地识别多个竖向信息部分的布置位置,同时带式打印机基于多个检测开关的检测结果,可识别与通过视觉检查识别的相同的带类型。 [0026] In this case, one can more easily recognize the plurality of vertical information sections arranged in positions, while the tape printer based on detection results of the plurality of detecting switches may be identified by visual inspection to identify the same tape type .

[0027] 所述带指示器部可包括多个横向信息部分,所述多个横向信息部分是平行于所述带的所述供给方向延伸的多个带状部分,并且在与所述供给方向正交的方向上布置;所述参考孔口的上端可定位于所述多个横向信息部分上方;在所述多个竖向信息部分的每一个中的多个重叠区域的至少一个是否包括孔口的组合可指示所述带类型,所述多个重叠区域是所述多个竖向信息部分和所述多个横向信息部分彼此交叉和重叠的区域。 [0027] The tape indicator portion may include a plurality of lateral information section, the plurality of lateral information section is a plurality of band-shaped portions parallel to the feed direction of the belt extends, and with the feed direction arrangement direction orthogonal; upper end of the reference aperture may be positioned above the plurality of lateral information section; a plurality of overlapping regions in the plurality of vertical information section of each of the at least one aperture is included combination mouth may indicate the tape type, the plurality of overlapping regions is information of the plurality of vertical information section and the plurality of transverse portions cross each other and overlap. 另外,所述调整件可在所述可动构件中定位于所述多个检测开关的上方;且所述多个检测开关可设置在与所述多个竖向信息部分的每一个中的所述多个重叠区域的至少一个相对应的位置。 Further, the adjustment member may be positioned within the movable member at the top of the plurality of detecting switches; and said plurality of detecting switches may be provided in each of the plurality of vertical information section of the overlapping regions of said plurality of positions corresponding to the at least one. [0028] 在这种情况下,利用参考孔口的上端作为参考点,人们可以限定重叠区域的位置。 [0028] In this case, the upper end of the use of the reference aperture as a reference point, one can define the position of the overlapping area. 然后,仅通过视觉检查重叠部,人们可以容易识别带类型,同时带式打印机能基于多个检测开关的检测结果来识别与通过视觉检查识别的相同的带类型。 Then, only the overlapping portion by visual inspection, one can easily identify the tape type, while the tape printer can be detected based on the detection result of the plurality of switches to identify and identified by visual inspection of the same tape type.

[0029] 所有所述多个竖向信息部分可以位于所述参考孔口的沿所述供给方向的上游侧的端部的沿所述供给方向的下游侧,并且所有所述多个检测开关可以在所述可动构件中位于所述调整件的沿所述供给方向的上游侧的端部的沿所述供给方向的下游侧。 [0029] All of the plurality of vertical information section may be located on the downstream side along the feed direction of the end portion along the feed direction of the reference aperture on the upstream side, and all of said plurality of detecting switches can a downstream side in the feed direction is located along the feeding direction of said adjustment member in said movable member in the upstream-side end portion.

[0030] 在这种情况下,由于利用参考孔口的上游侧的端部作为参考点,人们可以限定多个竖向信息部分的位置,所以人们可以更容易识别多个竖向信息部分的位置。 [0030] In this case, since the end portion on the upstream side of the reference aperture as a reference point, one can define the location of the plurality of vertical information sections, so that one can more readily identify the location of the plurality of vertical information sections . 另外,带式打印机能基于多个检测开关的检测结果来识别与通过视觉检查识别的相同的带类型。 In addition, the tape printer can be detected based on the detection result of the plurality of switches to identify and identified by visual inspection of the same tape type.

[0031] 所述带盒还可包括带引导部,所述带引导部设置于所述带出口的在所述供给路径上的下游侧,并且引导从所述带出口排出且露出的所述带;设有所述类型指示器部的所述前表面的所述特定区域在所述供给方向上的长度可以等于或小于带露出长度,所述带露出长度是所述带出口和所述带引导部之间的距离,并且所述带露出长度是露出的带的长度;所述壳体的所述顶面和所述底面每一个可具有左右方向较长的矩形形状;盒中心线和参考线之间的距离可在所述带露出长度的18%到24%的范围内,所述盒中心线是所述壳体在左右方向上的中心线,且所述参考线是沿着与所述带的供给方向正交的方向的虚拟线,且所述参考线指示设置所述参考孔口的位置。 The [0031] The tape cassette may further include a tape guide portion, the belt guide portion provided on the downstream side of the tape exit on the feed path, and guide the tape discharged from the outlet and the exposed tape ; the type indicator portion is provided with the front surface of a particular region of the length in the feeding direction can be equal to or less than the length of the exposed tape, the tape is exposed length of the tape and the tape guide outlet the distance between the portions, and the exposed length is the length of the belt band is exposed; the top surface of the housing and the bottom surface of each of the left and right direction may have a long rectangular shape; cassette center line and the reference line the distance between the band may be exposed in the range of 18% to 24% of the length of, said center line is the center line of the cartridge housing in the lateral direction, and the reference line is along the virtual line orthogonal to the feeding direction of the belt direction, and the setting of the reference line indicating the reference aperture position. 另外,所述第一竖向信息部分的至少一部分可以在所述盒中心线的沿所述带供给方向的下游侧,且可定位成使得离开所述盒中心线的距离在所述带露出长度的14%到20%的范围内。 Further, the first vertical information section may be at least part of the downstream side of said center line along said cartridge tape feed direction, and may be positioned such that the distance from the center line of the cassette tape in the length of the exposed in the range of 14% to 20%. 此外,所述调整件可在与安装在所述盒收容部的所述带盒的参考线相对应的位置定位在所述可动构件中,;且所述多个检测开关中的至少一个检测开关可以位于与安装在所述盒收容部中的所述带盒的所述第一竖向信息部分的所述至少一部分相对应的位置。 In addition, the adjustment member can be installed in the cartridge accommodating portion of the tape cassette position corresponding to the reference line is positioned in the movable member,; and the plurality of detecting switches in at least one detector switch may be located at positions corresponding to at least a portion of the first vertical information section of the mounting in the cassette housing portion of the tape cassette.

[0032] 在这种情况下,由于利用壳体中心线的位置作为参考,人们可以容易识别参考孔口和第一竖向信息部分的位置,所以人们可较容易地识别带类型。 [0032] In this case, since the position of the center line of the housing as a reference, one can easily recognize the position of the reference aperture and the first vertical information section, so it can be more easily identify the tape type. 另外,带式打印机能基于多个检测开关的检测结果来识别与通过视觉检查识别的相同的带类型。 In addition, the tape printer can be detected based on the detection result of the plurality of switches to identify and identified by visual inspection of the same tape type.

[0033] 所述带盒还可以包括带引导部,所述带引导部设置于所述带出口的在所述供给路径上的下游侧,并且引导从所述带出口排出且露出的所述带。 [0033] The tape cassette may further include a tape guide portion, the belt guide portion provided on the downstream side of the tape outlet on the supply channel, and guides the tape discharged from the outlet and the exposed tape . 另外,设有所述类型指示器部的所述前表面的所述特定区域在所述供给方向上的长度等于或小于带露出长度,所述带露出长度是所述带出口和所述带引导部之间的距离,并且所述带露出长度是露出的带的长度,并且第一竖向信息部分的至少一部分可定位成使得离开所述带出口的距离在所述带露出长度的30%到36%的范围内。 Further, provided the specific area of the front surface of the type indicator portion in the feed direction of the tape length equal to or less than the length of the exposed, the exposed length of the tape and said tape outlet of said tape guide the distance between the portions, and the exposed length is the length of the belt band is exposed, and at least a portion of the first vertical information section may be positioned such that the distance from the outlet of the tape in the tape is exposed to 30% of the length of the in the range of 36%. 此外,所述多个检测开关的至少一个可位于与安装在所述盒收容部中的所述带盒的所述第一竖向信息部分的所述至少一部分相对应的位置。 Further, the plurality of at least one detection switch may be located at positions corresponding to at least a portion of the first vertical information section of the mounting in the cassette housing portion of the tape cassette.

[0034] 在这种情况下,由于利用带出口的位置作为参考,人们可以容易识别第一竖向信息部分的位置,所以人们能较容易地识别带类型。 [0034] In this case, since the position of the belt outlet as a reference, one can easily identify the position of the first vertical information section, so it can more easily identify the tape type. 另外,带式打印机能基于安装在盒收容部的带盒的多个检测开关的检测结果来识别与通过视觉检查识别的相同带类型。 In addition, the tape printer can be based on the detection result of the plurality of detecting switches mounted on the cassette housing portion of the tape cassette is identified by visual inspection and identification of the same tape type.

[0035] 所述相邻竖向信息部分的沿所述左右方向的中心线之间的距离可以在所述带露出长度的7%到10%的范围内;且所述多个检测开关分别设置在与所述多个竖向信息部分的沿所述左右方向的所述中心线相对应的位置。 The distance between the center line [0035] the direction of the adjacent vertical information sections in the right-left direction of the band may be exposed in the range of 7% to 10% of the length; and said plurality of detecting switches are provided In the center line and the plurality of vertical information section along the horizontal direction corresponding to the position.

[0036] 在这种情况下,由于人们可首先识别第一竖向信息部分的位置,然后识别其它竖向信息部分的位置,所以人们可以较容易识别带类型。 [0036] In this case, since one can first identify the position of the first vertical information section and then identify the positions of other vertical information sections, so that one can more easily identify the tape type. 另外,带式打印机能基于多个检测开关的检测结果来识别与通过视觉检查识别的相同的带类型。 In addition, the tape printer can be detected based on the detection result of the plurality of switches to identify and identified by visual inspection of the same tape type.

[0037] 包括在所述类型指示器部中的所述孔口可以是穿透所述前表面的通孔或从所述前表面朝向所述壳体内部凹入的凹部。 [0037] comprising the aperture in the type indicator portion may penetrate the front surface of the through-hole or recess of the housing interior toward the recessed from said front surface. 在这种情况下,结构简单的孔口可以容易地形成在 In this case, a simple structure can be easily formed in the orifice

带盒中。 Cassette.

附图说明 Brief Description

[0038] 下面将参考附图详细描述本发明示范实施例,其中: [0038] The following exemplary embodiments of the invention will be described in detail with reference to the accompanying drawings, wherein:

[0039] 图1是当盒盖6关闭时带式打印机I的透视图; [0039] Figure 1 is a perspective view when the cover 6 is closed when the tape printer I;

[0040] 图2是示意出带盒30和盒收容部8的透视图; [0040] FIG. 2 is a schematic perspective view showing the tape cassette 30 and the cassette housing portion 8;

[0041] 图3是当压板保持器12在待机位置时安装有层叠式带盒30的盒收容部8的平面图; [0041] Figure 3 is when the platen holder 12 is installed in the standby position a plan view of the laminated type tape cassette 30 in the cassette housing portion 8;

[0042] 图4是当压板保持器12在打印位置时安装有层叠式带盒30的盒收容部8的平面图; [0042] FIG. 4 is a when the platen holder 12 is mounted at the printing position 8 is a plan view of the cassette housing portion 30 of the laminated type tape cassette;

[0043] 图5是当压板保持器12在打印位置时安装有接收器式带盒30的盒收容部8的平面图; [0043] FIG. 5 when the platen holder 12 at the printing position when installed with a receiver of formula 30 is a plan view of the cassette housing portion 8 of the tape cassette;

[0044] 图6是当压板保持器12在打印位置时安装有热型带盒30的盒收容部8的平面图; [0044] FIG. 6 is when the platen holder 12 when the print position is mounted thermal type tape cassette 30 is a plan view of the cassette housing portion 8;

[0045] 图7是上面设有臂检测部200的盒面对表面12B的部分放大图; [0045] FIG. 7 is provided above the arm detection portion 200 of the cartridge facing surface 12B is a partial enlarged view;

[0046] 图8是沿图7中示出的1-1线从箭头方向看时的剖视图; [0046] FIG. 8 is a sectional view taken along line 1-1 in FIG. 7 is shown when viewed from the direction of the arrows;

[0047] 图9是示出带式打印机I电气结构的方框图; [0047] FIG. 9 is a block diagram showing the electrical configuration of the tape printer of I;

[0048] 图10是当从顶面30A看时宽幅带盒30的外部透视图; [0048] FIG. 10 is a top surface 30A when viewed from an external perspective view of the watch 30 of the wide tape cassette;

[0049] 图11是当从底面30B看时带盒30的外部透视图; [0049] FIG. 11 is a bottom surface 30B to see when viewed from an external perspective view of the tape cassette 30;

[0050] 图12是宽幅带盒30的臂部34的放大及分解透视图; [0050] FIG. 12 is a wide band amplification and exploded perspective view of the arm portions 34 of the cartridge 30;

[0051] 图13是宽幅带盒30的正视图,并且示意出设置在臂前表面35上的各构件的位置关系; [0051] FIG. 13 is a wide front view of the tape cassette 30, and schematically showing the surface 35 is provided on the front arm of the positional relationship of each member;

[0052] 图14是在宽幅带盒30中的特定区域RO的说明图; [0052] FIG. 14 is a diagram illustrating the width of the tape cassette 30 in a specific region RO of FIG;

[0053] 图15是宽幅带盒30的部分放大正视图; [0053] FIG. 15 is a wide portion of the tape cassette 30 is an enlarged elevational view;

[0054] 图16是当从顶面30A看时窄幅带盒30的外部透视图; [0054] FIG. 16 is a top surface 30A when viewed from an external perspective view of the narrow range of 30 to see the tape cassette;

[0055] 图17是窄幅带盒30的臂部34的放大外部透视图; [0055] FIG. 17 is an enlarged external perspective view of a narrow arm portions 34 of the tape cassette 30;

[0056] 图18是窄幅带盒30的部分放大正视图; [0056] FIG. 18 is a narrow portion of the tape cassette 30 is an enlarged elevational view;

[0057] 图19是当图8中示出的压板保持器12与图15中示出的宽幅带盒30对置时,沿图15中示出的I1-1I线从箭头方向看时的剖视图; [0057] FIG. 19 is shown in Fig. 8 when the platen holder 12 and FIG. 15 shows the tape cassette 30 is opposed to the wide, the illustrated I1-1I line from the arrow direction in FIG. 15 when viewed in the direction of sectional view;

[0058] 图20是当图8中示出的压板保持器12与图18中示出的窄幅带盒30对置时,沿图18中示出的II1-1II线从箭头方向看时的剖视图; [0058] FIG. 20 is shown in Figure 8, when a platen holder 12 and FIG. 18 shows the tape cassette 30 is opposed to a narrow, shown in FIG. 18 along the line II1-1II viewed from the direction of the arrow sectional view;

[0059] 图21是示出关于带式打印机I的打印处理的流程图; [0059] FIG. 21 is a flowchart showing the tape printer about the print processing I;

[0060] 图22是示出带类型表格510的数据结构的图表; [0060] FIG. 22 is a graph showing the tape type table 510 of the data structure;

[0061] 图23是示意出第一模式的说明图,其中由带式打印机I检测到错误,并且带盒30与压板保持器12对置;[0062] 图24是示意出第二模式的说明图,其中由带式打印机I检测到错误,并且带盒30与压板保持器12对置; [0061] FIG. 23 is a schematic explanatory view showing a first mode, wherein the tape printer I detects an error, and the tape cassette 30 and opposed to the platen holder 12; [0062] FIG. 24 is a schematic description of a second mode FIG, wherein the tape printer I detects an error, and the tape cassette 30 and holder 12 opposite the platen;

[0063] 图25是示意出第三模式的说明图,其中由带式打印机I检测到错误,并且带盒30与压板保持器12对置; [0063] FIG. 25 is a schematic explanatory view showing a third mode, wherein the tape printer I detects an error, and the tape cassette 30 and holder 12 opposite the platen;

[0064] 图26是另一宽幅带盒30的臂前表面35的放大外部透视图; [0064] Figure 26 is another enlarged external perspective view of the wide belt 35 of the front surface 30 of the cartridge arm;

[0065] 图27是图26示出的宽幅带盒30中的指示器800A到800E的结构的说明图; [0065] FIG. 27 is shown in FIG. 26 wide tape cassette 30 for explaining a configuration indicator 800A to 800E of;

[0066] 图28是又一宽幅带盒30中的指示器800A到800E的结构的说明图; [0066] Figure 28 is another indicator of the wide belt 30 in explaining a configuration 800A to 800E of the cartridge;

[0067] 图29是另一窄幅带盒30中的指示器800A到800E的结构的说明图; [0067] Figure 29 is another narrow width tape cassette 30 for explaining a configuration indicator 800A to 800E of;

[0068] 图30是又一窄幅带盒30中指示器800A到800E的结构的说明图;和 [0068] Figure 30 is another narrow width tape cassette 30 in the indicator 800A to 800E explanatory diagram showing the structure of; and

[0069] 图31是沿图15中示出的I1-1I线从箭头方向看时的剖视图,示出变型例的带盒30。 [0069] FIG. 31 is a sectional view when viewed from the direction of the arrows along line 15 in FIG I1-1I shown, the tape cassette 30 illustrating a modified example.

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[0070] 下面将参考附图说明本发明的示范实施例。 [0070] Next, with reference to the accompanying drawings illustrate exemplary embodiments of the present invention. 附图中示出的设备结构、各种处理流程图等仅是示范性的,不意图限制本发明。 The device structure shown in the drawings, the various processing flow chart is merely exemplary, and not intended to limit the present invention.

[0071] 下文中将参考图1到30说明根据本实施例的带式打印机I和带盒30。 [0071] will hereinafter with reference to FIG. 1 to 30 according to the present embodiment described a tape printer and a tape cassette 30 I. 在本实施例的说明中,图1中的下左侧、上右侧、下右侧和上左侧分别限定为带式打印机I的前侧、后侦U、左侧和右侧。 In the description of the present embodiment, the lower left side of Fig. 1, upper right side, lower right and upper left side of the tape printer respectively defined as the front side of the I, after investigation U, left and right. 另外,图2中的下右侧、上左侧、上右侧和下左侧分别限定为带盒30的前侦U、后侧、右侧和左侧。 Further, under the right side of Figure 2, on the left, upper right and lower left of the tape cassette, respectively defined as the front reconnaissance U 30, rear, right and left.

[0072] 注意,实际上,包括图2中示出的齿轮91、93、94、97、98和101的齿轮组被空腔8A的底面覆盖和隐藏。 [0072] Note that, in fact, shown in Figure 2 including a gear set 91,93,94,97,98 and the bottom surface 101 is covered and hidden cavity 8A. 但是,为了说明的目的,图2中未示出空腔8A的底面。 However, for purposes of illustration, not shown in Figure 2 the bottom surface of the cavity 8A. 而且,在图2到图6中,形成围绕盒收容部8的周围的侧壁被示意性地示出,但这仅是示意图,例如图2中示出的侧壁描绘地比它们的实际厚。 Further, in FIG. 2 to FIG. 6, formed around the case side wall around the housing portion 8 is schematically illustrated, but this is only schematic, e.g., the side wall shown in FIG. 2 depicting than their actual thickness . 而且,在图3到图6中,为了容易理解,以上壳体31A被拆除的方式示出安装在盒收容部8中的不同类型带盒30的状态。 Further, in FIG. 3 to FIG. 6, for ease of understanding, the above housing 31A is removable manner is shown mounted on the cassette housing portion 8 in the state of 30 different types of tape cassette.

[0073] 首先,将说明根据本实施例的带式打印机I的概要结构。 [0073] First, a schematic structure of the printer I according to the present embodiment is a tape. 下文中,将以构造成通用装置的带式打印机I作为例子来说明。 Hereinafter, the generic device will be configured tape printer I as an example to illustrate. 作为通用装置,带式打印机I可共通地使用有不同类型的带的多种类型的带盒30。 As a general means, the tape printer I may be used in common a plurality of types of different types of tape of the tape cassette 30. 带盒30的类型可包括:仅包括热敏纸带的热型带盒30、包括打印带和墨带的接收器式带盒30以及包括双面胶带、薄膜带和墨带的层叠式带盒30。 Type tape cassette 30 may include: only include thermal sensitive paper tape type tape cassette 30, including the printing tape and the ink ribbon cassette receiver strap 30 and comprises a double-sided adhesive tape, the film tape and the ink ribbon cassette stacked 30.

[0074] 如图1所示,带式打印机I设有在平面图中具有矩形形状的主单元盖2。 [0074] As shown in Figure 1, the tape printer I a main unit having a rectangular shape in plan view the lid 2. 键盘3设置在主单元盖2的前侧。 3 Set the keyboard in the front side of the main unit cover 2. 键盘3包括用于字符(字母、符号、数字等)的字符键、各种功能键等。 The keyboard 3 includes character keys, various function keys, etc. for characters (letters, symbols, numbers, etc.). 显示器5设置在键盘3的后侧。 Display 5 provided at the rear side of the keyboard 3. 显示器5显示输入字符。 Display 5 shows the input characters. 盒盖6设置在显示器5的后侧。 Cover 6 disposed at the rear side of the display 5. 当带盒30更换时盒盖6可被打开和关闭。 When the tape cartridge 30 replacement cover 6 can be opened and closed. 此外,尽管在图中未示出,排出狭缝设置在主单元盖2的左侧的后方,打印的带从该排出狭缝排出到外部。 In addition, although not shown in the drawings, the discharge slot provided in the rear left side of the main unit cover 2, the tape printing discharged to the outside from the discharge slot. 而且,排出窗形成在盒盖6的左侧,从而当盒盖6处于关闭状态时,排出狭缝露出到外部。 Moreover, the discharge window is formed on the left cover 6, so that when the cover 6 is in a closed state, the discharge slit is exposed to the outside.

[0075] 接下来,将参考图2到图9说明主单元盖2内的在盒盖6下方的内部结构。 [0075] Next, with reference to FIGS. 2 to 9 illustrate the internal structure of the main unit cover in the bottom 6 of the cover 2 within. 如图2所示,盒收容部8在盒盖6下方设置在主单元盖2内部。 2, the cassette housing portion 8 in the bottom cover 6 is disposed inside the main unit cover 2. 盒收容部8是带盒30可以被安装或拆除的区域。 The cassette housing portion 8 is an area tape cassette 30 can be installed or removed. 盒收容部8包括空腔8A和盒支撑部SB。 The cassette housing portion 8 includes a cavity 8A and a cassette support portion SB. 空腔8A形成为具有平坦底面的凹入部,并且当带盒30安装时,空腔8A的形状通常相应于盒壳体31 (将在后面描述)的底面30B的形状。 Cavity 8A is formed as a concave portion having a flat bottom surface, and when the tape cassette 30 is mounted, the shape of the cavity 8A generally corresponds to the case 31 (to be described later) of the shape of the bottom surface 30B of the cassette. 盒支撑部SB是从空腔8A的外边缘水平延伸的平坦部分。 The cartridge support portion SB is from the outer edge of the horizontal flat portion extending cavity 8A. [0076] 如图2所示,两个定位销102和103设置在盒支撑部8B上的两个位置。 [0076] As shown in Figure 2, two positioning pins 102 and 103 provided on the cassette support portion 8B of the two positions. 更具体地,定位销102设置在空腔8A的左侧,定位销103设置在空腔8A的右侧。 More specifically, the positioning pin 102 is provided on the left side of the cavity 8A and the positioning pin 103 is disposed on the right side of the cavity 8A. 当带盒30安装在盒收容部8中时,定位销102和103 (参考图11)设置在分别与销孔62和63对置的位置。 When the tape cassette 30 is installed in the cassette housing portion 8, the positioning pins 102 and 103 (refer to FIG. 11) provided in the respective pin holes 62 and 63 with the opposite position. 销孔62和63是形成在带盒30的共用部32的底面的两个缺口。 Pin holes 62 and 63 are formed in the two notches 30 of the bottom surface of the tape cassette 32 of the common portion. 当带盒30安装在盒收容部8中时,定位销102和103分别插入销孔62和63中以在带盒30周边部的左、右位置从下面支撑带盒30。 When the tape cassette 30 is installed in the cassette housing portion 8, the positioning pins 102 and 103 are inserted into the pin holes 62 and 63 to the peripheral portion of the tape cassette 30 of the left and right position of the tape cassette from below the support 30.

[0077] 盒收容部8装配有供给机构、打印机构等。 [0077] cassette housing portion 8 is equipped with a supply mechanism, the printing mechanism and the like. 供给机构从带盒30拉出带且供给带。 Pull out the tape from the tape supply means 30 and supply cassette tape. 打印机构在带表面上打印字符。 Print mechanism prints characters on the belt surface. 如图2所示,头保持器74固定在盒收容部8的前部,包括加热元件(图中未示出)的热头10安装在头保持器74上。 As shown, the head holder 74 is fixed to the front portion 2 of the cassette housing portion 8, comprises a heating element (not shown) of the thermal head 10 is mounted on the head holder 74. 此外,如图3到图6所示,上游支撑部74A和下游支撑部74B (下文中共同称为头支撑部74A和74B)设置在头保持器74的右端和左端。 Further, as shown in Figure 3 to Figure 6, the upstream support portion 74A and the downstream support portion 74B (hereinafter collectively referred to as head support portions 74A and 74B) provided on the head holder 74 right and left ends. 当带盒30安装在带式打印机I中时,头支撑部74A和74B从下面支撑带盒30。 When the tape cassette 30 is mounted in a tape printer I, the head support portions 74A and 74B support the tape cassette 30 from below. 盒挂钩75设置在头保持器74的后侧。 Cassette hook 75 is provided at the rear side of the head holder 74. 当带盒30安装在盒收容部8中时,盒挂钩75与带盒30接合。 When the tape cassette 30 is installed in the cassette housing portion 8, the cassette hook 75 engages with the tape cassette 30.

[0078] 带供给马达23是步进马达,其设置在盒收容部8的外部(图2中的上右侧)。 [0078] ribbon feeding motor 23 is a stepping motor (on the right side in FIG. 2) provided in the cassette housing portion 8 outside. 驱动齿轮91锚定到带供给马达23的驱动轴的下端。 The drive gear 91 is anchored to the lower end of the drive shaft of the tape feed motor 23. 驱动齿轮91通过开口与齿轮93啮合,齿轮93与齿轮94啮合。 Drive gear with the gear 91 through the opening 93 and the gear 93 meshes with the gear 94. 墨带卷取轴95在齿轮94的上表面向上竖立。 Ribbon take-up shaft 95 erected upward in the surface of the gear 94. 墨带卷取轴95驱动墨带卷取卷轴44的旋转,其将在后面描述。 Rotating ribbon take-up shaft 95 drives the ribbon take-up spool 44, which will be described later. 另外,齿轮94与齿轮97啮合,齿轮97与齿轮98啮合,齿轮98与齿轮101啮合。 Further, the gear 94 meshes with the gear 97, gear 97 meshing with the gear 98, the gear 98 meshes with the gear 101. 带驱动轴100在齿轮101的上表面向上竖立。 Tape drive shaft 100 erected upward in the surface of the gear 101. 带驱动轴100驱动带驱动棍46的旋转,这将在后面描述。 Tape drive shaft 100 drives the rotation of the tape drive rod 46, which will be described later.

[0079] 如果在带盒30安装在盒收容部8中的状态下带供给马达23被驱动沿逆时针方向旋转,墨带卷取轴95经过齿轮91、齿轮93和齿轮94被驱动沿逆时针方向旋转。 [0079] If in a state where the tape cassette 30 is installed in the cassette housing portion 8 of the tape feed motor 23 is driven to rotate counterclockwise, ribbon take-up shaft 95 through the gear 91, gear 93 and gear 94 is driven in the counterclockwise the direction of rotation. 墨带卷取轴95使与墨带卷取轴95配合的墨带卷取卷轴44旋转。 Ribbon take-up shaft 95 so that the ribbon take-up shaft 95 with the ribbon take-up spool 44 rotates. 此外,齿轮94的旋转经过齿轮97、齿轮98和齿轮101传递到带驱动轴100,从而驱动带驱动轴100沿顺时针方向旋转。 In addition, rotation of the gear 94 through the gear 97, gear 98 and gear 101 is transmitted to the tape drive shaft 100, thereby driving the tape drive shaft 100 is rotated clockwise. 带驱动轴100使通过插入与带驱动轴100配合的带驱动棍46旋转。 Tape drive shaft 100 is rotated by the driving rod 46 is inserted and fitted with the tape drive shaft 100.

[0080] 如图3到图6所示,在头保持器74的前侧,臂形压板保持器12绕支撑轴12A可枢转地支撑。 [0080] FIG. 3 to FIG. 6, the front side of the head holder 74, an arm shaped platen holder 12 about the support shaft 12A is pivotably supported. 压板辊15和可动供给辊14都可旋转地支撑在压板保持器12的前端。 The platen roller 15 and the movable feed roller 14 can be rotatably supported in the front end of the platen holder 12. 压板辊15面对热头10,可以靠近和离开热头10移动。 Platen roller 15 to face the thermal head 10 can be close to and away from the thermal head 10 moves. 可动供给辊14面对可与带驱动轴100配合的带驱动辊46,并且可以靠近和离开带驱动辊46移动。 The movable feed roller 14 facing the tape drive shaft 100 with the drive roller 46 with the belt, and may be close to and away from the tape drive roller 46 moves.

[0081] 响应盒盖6的打开和关闭在左右方向移动的释放杆(图中未示出)结合到压板保持器12。 [0081] the cover open and close in response to movement of the release lever in the horizontal direction (not shown) coupled to the platen holder 12 6. 当盒盖6打开时,释放杆向右移动,压板保持器12朝向图3中示出的待机位置移动。 When the cover 6 is opened, the release lever moves to the right, toward the platen holder 12 shown in Figure 3 out of the standby position. 在图3中示出的待机位置,压板保持器12已经移动离开盒收容部8。 Shown in Figure 3 the standby position, the platen holder 12 has moved away from the cassette housing portion 8. 因此,当压板保持器12处于待机位置时,带盒30可以安装到盒收容部8或从其中拆离。 Thus, when the platen holder 12 is in the standby position, the tape cassette 30 can be mounted to the cassette housing portion 8 or detach from it. 压板保持器12通过图中未示出的螺旋弹簧被不断地弹性推压以保持待机位置。 Platen holder 12 (not shown) through a coil spring is constantly elastically urged to remain in standby position.

[0082] 另一方面,当盒盖6关闭时,释放杆向左移动并且压板保持器12朝向图4到图6中示出的打印位置移动。 [0082] On the other hand, when the cover 6 is closed, the release lever to the left and moving toward the platen holder 12 in Figures 4 to 6 to move the print position shown. 在图4到图6示出的打印位置,压板保持器12移动靠近盒收容部 In FIG. 4 to the print position shown in FIG. 6, the platen holder 12 moves closer to the cassette housing portion

8。 8. 在打印位置,如图3和图4所示,当层叠式带盒30安装到盒收容部8中时,压板辊15经由薄膜带59和墨带60按压热头10。 In the print position, as shown in FIG. 3 and FIG. 4, when the laminated type tape cassette 30 is mounted to the cassette housing portion 8, the platen roller 15 presses the thermal head 60 with the film tape 59 and 10 via the ink. 同时,可移动供给辊14经由双面胶带58和薄膜带59按压带驱动辊46。 At the same time, the movable feed roller 14 via a double-sided adhesive tape 58 and the film tape 59 presses the tape drive roller 46.

[0083] 以类似的方式,如图5所示,当接收器式带盒30安装到盒收容部8中时,压板辊15经由打印带57和墨带60按压热头10,同时可动供给辊14经由打印带57按压带驱动辊46。 [0083] In a similar manner, shown in Figure 5, when the receptor type tape cassette 30 is installed in the cassette housing portion 8, the platen roller 15 via the print tape 57 and the ink ribbon 60 presses the thermal head 10, while the movable supply roller 14 via the print tape 57 presses the tape drive roller 46. 此外,如图6所示,当热型带盒30安装在盒收容部8中时,压板棍15经由热敏纸带55按压热头10,同时可动供给辊14经由热敏纸带55按压带驱动辊46。 In addition, as shown in FIG. 6, when the thermal type tape cassette 30 is installed in the cassette housing portion 8, the platen 15 via the rod 55 presses the thermal head sensitive paper tape 10, while the movable feed roller 14 via the heat-sensitive paper tape 55 is pressed belt drive roller 46.

[0084] 如上所述,在图4到图6示出的打印位置,可以利用安装在盒收容部8中的带盒30执行打印。 [0084] As described above, in the printing position 6 shown in FIG. 4 to FIG, 30 can be used to print the tape cassette installed in the cassette housing portion 8. 后面将更详细地说明热敏纸带55、打印带57、双面胶带58、薄膜带59和墨带60。 Described in more detail later in the thermal paper tape 55, the print tape 57, double-sided tape 58, the film tape 59 and the ink ribbon 60.

[0085] 如图3所示,打印的带50沿着其供给的供给路径从带盒30的带排出部49延伸到带式打印机I的排出狭缝(图中未示出)。 [0085], the printed tape 50 in Fig. 3 along a feed path which extends to the supply portion 49 of the tape printer I discharge slot (not shown) from the tape cassette 30 is discharged. 在预定位置裁切打印的带50的裁切机构17设置在供给路径上。 Predetermined position in the cutting mechanism 50 cuts the print tape 17 is provided on the supply path. 注意裁切机构17在图4和图6中未示出。 Note that the cutting mechanism 17 in FIG. 4 and FIG. 6 are not shown. 裁切机构17包括固定刀片18和与固定刀片18对置且可在前后方向(图3和图6中的上下方向)移动支撑的可动刀片 Cutting mechanism 17 includes a fixed blade 18 and the fixed blade 18 and may be opposed in the longitudinal direction (Figs. 3 and 6 in the vertical direction) movement of the support of the movable blade

19。 19. 可动刀片19通过刀具马达24(参考图9)在前后方向移动。 The movable blade 19 by a cutter motor 24 (refer to FIG. 9) to move in front-rear direction.

[0086] 如图3到图6所示,臂检测部200设置在压板保持器12的后侧表面,即与热头10对置侧的表面(下文称为盒面对表面12B)。 [0086] FIG. 3 to FIG. 6, the arm detection portion 200 provided at the rear surface of the platen holder 12, i.e. the surface on opposite sides of the thermal head 10 (hereinafter referred to as cartridge facing surface 12B). 臂检测部200设置为盒面对表面12B的长度方向中央位置略微靠右。 The arm detection portion 200 is disposed in the longitudinal direction of the cartridge facing surface 12B of the center position slightly to the right. 臂检测部200包括多个检测开关210。 The arm detection portion 200 includes a plurality of detecting switches 210. 检测开关210的开关终端222(参考图8)分别以大致水平的方式从盒面对表面12B朝向盒收容部8突出。 Detection switch 210 of the switch terminal 222 (refer to FIG. 8), respectively, in a substantially horizontal manner from the cassette facing surface 12B toward the cassette housing portion 8 projecting. 换言之,检测开关210在与带盒30相对于盒收容部8插入和拆除方向(图2中的上下方向)大致正交的方向突出,使得检测开关210与安装在盒收容部8中的带盒30的前表面(更具体地,将在后面描述的臂前表面35)对置。 In other words, detection switch 210 in the tape cassette 30 with respect to the eight directions of insertion and removal (Fig. 2 in the vertical direction) of the cassette housing portion projecting in a direction substantially orthogonal, so that the detection switch 210 installed in the cassette housing portion 8 of the tape cassette (before More specifically, as will be described later arm surface 35) opposite the front surface 30.

[0087] 当带盒30在适当位置安装在盒收容部8中时,检测开关210分别定位于面对臂指不器部800的闻度。 [0087] When the tape cassette 30 is mounted at an appropriate position in the cassette housing portion 8, the detection switch 210 are positioned on the face of the arm means audibility portion 800 does not.

[0088] 将参考图7和图8详细描述压板保持器12中的臂检测开关210的布置和结构。 [0088] with reference to FIGS. 7 and 8 is described in detail in the platen holder 12 and the structure of the arm detecting switch 210 is disposed. 如图7所示,五个通孔12C在压板保持器12的盒面对表面12B中沿竖直方向形成为三列。 As shown in Figure 7, five through-holes 12C in the platen holder 12 of the cartridge facing surface 12B in the vertical direction are formed as three columns. 更具体地,通孔12C布置成两个孔布置在上列,两个孔布置在中间列,并且一个孔布置在下列。 More specifically, the through-holes 12C are arranged two holes are arranged in the above, two holes are arranged in the middle column, and a hole disposed in the following.

[0089] 通孔12C的位置在左右方向上彼此不同。 [0089] the through hole 12C position different from each other in the horizontal direction. 具体地,五个通孔12C从盒面对表面12B的左侧(图7中的右侧)以下列顺序布置成曲折图案:中列左侧、上列左侧、中列右侧、上列右侧,然后下列。 Specifically, the five through-holes 12C of the cassette facing surface 12B of the left side (right side in FIG. 7) arranged in the following order meandering pattern: in the column on the left, above the left side, the right side of the column, above right, and then the following. 五个臂检测开关210在与五个通孔12C相应的位置从盒面对表面12B的左侧(图7中的右侧)以210A、210B、210C、210D和210E的顺序设置。 Five arm detecting switches 210 in the five holes 12C corresponding position facing surface 12B of the left side (right side in FIG. 7) from the cassette to 210A, 210B, 210C, 210D and 210E are set in order.

[0090] 如图8所示,每个臂检测开关210包括大致圆筒形主单元221和开关终端222。 [0090] shown in Figure 8, each of the arm detecting switches 210 includes a generally cylindrical main unit 221 and a switch terminal 222. 主单元221位于压板保持器12的内部。 The main unit 221 is located inside the platen holder 12. 带状开关终端222可以从主单元221 —端沿轴线方向伸出和缩回。 Strip switch terminal 222 from the main unit 221-- extended and retracted end along the axial direction. 臂检测开关210的主单元221的另一端附连到开关支撑板220且定位于压板保持器12内部。 Arm detecting switch main unit 210. The other end 221 is attached to a switch support plate 220 and positioned inside the platen holder 12.

[0091] 另外,在主单元221的一端,开关终端222可以通过形成在压板保持器12的盒面对表面12B中的通孔12C伸出和缩回。 [0091] Further, one end of the main unit 221, the switch terminal 222 may be formed in the platen holder 12 of the cartridge facing surface 12B of the through hole 12C extends and retracts. 每个开关终端222由于设置在主单元221内部的弹簧构件(图中未示出)不断地保持在开关终端222从主单元221伸出的状态。 Since each switch terminal 222 disposed inside the main unit 221 of the spring member (not shown) is constantly maintained in the switch terminal 222 extends from the main unit 221 state. 当开关终端222没被按压时,开关终端222保持从主单元221伸出,处于关状态。 When the switch terminal 222 has not been pressed, the switch terminal 222 from the main unit to keep 221 extends in the OFF state. 另一方面,当开关终端222被按压时,开关终端222被推回到主单元221内,处于开状态。 On the other hand, when the switch terminal 222 is pressed, the switch terminal 222 is pushed back into the main unit 221, in the open state.

[0092] 如果在带盒30安装在盒收容部8的状态下,压板保持器12朝向待机位置(参考图3)移动,臂检测开关210与带盒30分离。 [0092] If the tape cassette 30 is mounted in a state where the cassette housing portion 8, the platen holder 12 toward the standby position (refer to FIG. 3) to move the arm 210 and the ribbon cassette detection switch 30 separate. 因此,所有的臂检测开关210因而处于关状态。 Thus, all the arm detecting switch 210 and thus is in the OFF state. 另一方面,如果压板保持器12朝向打印位置(参考图4到图6)移动,臂检测开关210与带盒30的前表面(更具体地,将在后面描述的臂前表面35)对置,臂检测开关210被臂指示器部800 (将在后面描述)选择性地按压。 On the other hand, if the platen holder 12 toward the print position (refer to FIG. 4 to FIG. 6) to move the arm detecting switch 210 and the front surface of the tape cassette 30 (more specifically the front, which will be described later in the arm surface 35) opposite , the arm detecting switch 210 is 800 (to be described later) the arm indicator portion is selectively pressed. 基于臂检测开关210的开和关状态的组合检测带的类型,这将在后面更详细地描述。 Based on the type of combination detection with arm opening and closing state detection switch 210, which will be described in more detail later.

[0093] 此外,如图3到图6所示,锁定件225设置在压板保持器12的盒面对表面12B上。 [0093] Further, as shown in Figure 3 to Figure 6, the locking member 225 disposed in the platen holder 12 of the cartridge facing surface 12B. 锁定件225是在左右方向延伸的板状突起。 The locking member 225 is a plate-like protrusion extending in the lateral direction. 以与臂检测开关210的开关终端222类似的方式,锁定件225以大致水平方式从盒面对表面12B朝向盒收容部8突出。 In the arm detecting switch 210 of the switch terminal 222 in a similar manner, the locking member 225 in a substantially horizontal manner from the cassette facing surface 12B toward the cassette housing portion 8 projecting. 换言之,锁定件225突出使得锁定件225与安装在盒收容部8中的带盒30的前表面(更具体地,臂前表面35)对置。 In other words, the locking member 225 such that protrusion 225 and the front surface of the mounting in the cassette housing portion 8 of the tape cassette locking member 30 (more specifically, the arm front surface 35) opposite. 当带盒30在适当位置安装在盒收容部8中时,锁定件225定位于面对形成在带盒30的臂前表面35的锁定孔820的高度。 When the tape cassette 30 is mounted at an appropriate position in the cassette housing portion 8, the locking member 225 positioned at the front face of the tape cassette formed in the arm 30 of the locking hole 820 of the height of surface 35.

[0094] 更具体地,如图7所示,锁定件225设置在压板保持器12的盒面对表面12B上,并且定位于上列的臂检测开关210B和210D上方,从臂检测开关210D和臂检测开关210E之间的位置沿左右方向向右(图7中的左侧)延伸。 [0094] More specifically, as shown in FIG. 7, the locking member 225 disposed in the cartridge holder 12 of the platen facing surface 12B, 210B and 210D and positioned above the top of the arm detecting switch 210D and the arm detecting switch position along the right and left direction between the arm detecting switch 210E to the right (the left side in FIG. 7) extends.

[0095] 如图8所示,锁定件225和压板保持器12 —体形成使得锁定件225从压板保持器12的盒面对表面12B沿向后方向(图8中的左侧)突出。 [0095] As shown in Figure 8, the locking member 225 and the platen holder 12-- body is formed so that the locking member 225 to maintain the cartridge 12 from the platen facing surface 12B in the rearward direction (the left side in FIG. 8) protruding. 锁定件225从盒面对表面12B的突出长度大致等于或略大于臂检测开关210的开关终端222从盒面对表面12B的突出长度。 The locking member 225 facing the protruding length from the surface 12B is substantially equal to or slightly larger than the cartridge detection switch 210 of switch arm 222 from terminal box facing surface 12B of the protruding length. 此外,作为锁定件225的下表面的水平倾斜部分的倾斜部226形成在锁定件225上使得锁定件225的厚度朝向前端(图8中的左侧)变小。 Further, as the level of the lower surface of the inclined portion of the inclined portion 226 of the locking member 225 is formed in the locking member such that the thickness of the locking member 225 toward the front end (left side in FIG. 8) becomes smaller on the 225.

[0096] 接下来,将参考图9说明带式打印机I的电气结构。 [0096] Next, with reference to FIG. 9 described the electrical configuration of the tape printer I. 如图9所示,带式打印机I包括形成在控制板上的控制电路400。 9, the tape printer I comprises a control circuit formed on board 400. 控制电路400包括控制各仪器的CPU401、R0M402、CGR0M403, RAM404和输入/输出接口411,这些都经由数据总线410连接到CPU401。 The control circuit 400 includes a control for each instrument CPU401, R0M402, CGR0M403, RAM404, and input / output interface 411, which are connected via a data bus 410 to the CPU401.

[0097] R0M402存储各种控制带式打印机I的程序,包括显示驱动控制程序、打印驱动控制程序、脉冲数量确定程序、裁切驱动控制程序等。 [0097] R0M402 storing various control tape printer I procedure, including a display drive control program, print drive control program, a pulse number determining program, the cutting drive control program and the like. 显示驱动控制程序与从键盘3输入的字符,诸如字母、符号、数字等的代码数据相关联地控制液晶驱动电路(LCDC)405。 Display drive control program and input from the keyboard 3 characters, such as letters, symbols, numbers, etc. in association with code data of the control liquid crystal drive circuit (LCDC) 405. 打印驱动控制程序驱动热头10和带供给马达23。 Drive control program drives the thermal print head 10 and the tape feed motor 23. 脉冲数量确定程序确定与为每个打印点形成能量的量相应地施加的脉冲的数量。 Pulse number determination program determines the number of pulses corresponding to the formation of the amount of applied energy for each print dot. 裁切驱动控制程序驱动刀具马达24在预定裁切位置裁切打印的带50。 Cutting drive control program drives the cutter motor 24 cut printing tape 50 at a predetermined cutting position. CPU401根据每个程序的类型执行不同的计算。 CPU401 performs different calculations depending on the type of each program.

[0098] R0M402还存储用于识别安装在带式打印机I中的带盒30的带类型的各种表格。 [0098] R0M402 also stores for identifying installed in a tape printer I is the type of tape cassette 30 of the various tables. 将在后面更详细说明这些表格。 The more detailed description of these tables in the back.

[0099] CGR0M403存储将要用于打印各种字符的打印点图案数据。 [0099] CGR0M403 storage that will be used to print dot pattern data of various characters. 打印点图案数据与相应的用于字符的代码数据相关。 The print dot pattern data corresponding to the character code data associated. 打印点图案数据通过字体(Gothic,Mincho等)分类,对于每个字体存储的数据包括六个打印字符尺寸(例如16、24、32、48、64和96的点尺寸)。 Print dot pattern data by font (Gothic, Mincho, etc.) classification, for storing data for each font includes six print character sizes (eg 16,24,32,48,64 and 96 point size).

[0100] RAM404包括多个存储区域,包括文本存储器、打印缓冲器等。 [0100] RAM404 comprises a plurality of storage areas, including a text memory, a print buffer and so on. 文本存储器存储从键盘3输入的文本数据。 Text from the keyboard 3 memory stores text data input. 打印缓冲器存储点图案数据,包括用于字符的打印点图案和将施加的脉冲的数量等,其是作为为每个点形成能的量。 Print buffer stores dot pattern data, including print dot pattern for the characters and the number of pulses will be applied, such as, for each point as it is the amount of energy to form. 热头10根据存储在打印缓冲器中的点图案数据执行点打印。 The thermal print head 10 according to dot patterns stored in the print buffer data execution points. 其它存储区域存储在各种计算中获得的数据等。 Other storage areas store data obtained in various calculations and the like.

[0101] 输入/输出接口411分别连接到臂检测开关210A到210E、键盘3、具有视频RAM(图中未示出)以将显示数据输出到显示器(LCD) 5的液晶驱动电路(LCDC) 405、驱动热头10的驱动电路406、驱动带供给马达23的驱动电路407、驱动裁切马达24的驱动电路408 等。 [0101] Input / output interface 411 are connected to the arm detecting switches 210A to 210E, the keyboard 3, having a video RAM (not shown in the figure) to display data output to the display (LCD) 5, a liquid crystal drive circuit (LCDC) 405 , the drive circuit 10 drives the thermal head 406, the drive motor 23 is supplied with a drive circuit 407, drive circuit 408 drives the CD 24 切马达 the like. [0102] 下面将参考图2到图6和图10到图18说明根据本发明实施例的带盒30的结构。 [0102] With reference to Figure 2 to Figure 6 and Figures 10 to 18 illustrate the structure of the tape cassette according to an embodiment of the present invention 30. 下文中,将构造为通用盒的带盒30作为例子进行说明。 Hereinafter, the structure of the universal cartridge of the tape cassette 30 will be described as an example. 作为通用盒,通过适当更换将安装在带盒30中的带的类型和通过改变墨带的有无等,带盒30可以装配为上面已经说明的热型、接收器式和层叠式。 As a universal cartridge, by appropriate replacement of the installed tape cassette 30 and by changing the type with the presence or absence of the ink ribbon or the like, the tape cassette 30 may be assembled as described above has a thermal type, receptor type and the laminated type.

[0103] 图2和图10到图15是关于带盒30的图,其中带的宽度(下文中称为带宽度)等于或大于预定宽度(例如18_)(下文中称为宽幅带盒30)。 [0103] FIG. 2 and FIG. 10 to FIG. 15 is a diagram regarding the tape cassette 30, wherein the width of the tape (hereinafter referred to as width) is equal to or greater than the predetermined width (e.g. 18 _) (hereinafter referred to as the wide tape cassette 30 ). 更具体地,图2和图10到图15中指示的宽幅带盒30装配为层叠式盒(参考图3和图4),包括墨颜色不同于黑色(例如:红色)的墨带60,带的宽度为36mm。 More specifically, FIG. 2 and FIG. 10 to FIG. 15 indicates the width tape cassette 30 assembled into stacked cassette (refer to FIG. 3 and FIG. 4), includes an ink color other than black (for example: red) ink ribbon 60, with a width of 36mm. 另一方面,图16到图18是关于带盒30的图,其中带宽度小于预定宽度(下文中称为窄幅带盒30)。 On the other hand, FIG. 16 to FIG. 18 relates to the tape cassette of Figure 30, wherein the width is less than the predetermined width (hereinafter referred to as narrow tape cassette 30). 更具体地,图16到图18中指示的窄幅带盒30装配为接收器式盒(参考图5),包括黑墨色墨带60,带宽度是12_。 More specifically, the narrow width tape cassette 30 fitted Figures 16 through 18 as indicated in formula cartridge receiver (see Figure 5), including the black ink of the ink ribbon 60, the width is 12_.

[0104] 下文中,将说明带盒30的结构,主要用宽幅带盒30(参考图2和图10到图15)为例子。 In [0104] Hereinafter, the structure 30 of the tape cassette, the tape cassette 30 wide mainly used (refer to FIG. 2 and FIG. 10 to FIG. 15) as an example. 但是,窄幅带盒30 (参考图16到图18)的结构与宽幅带盒30的结构基本相同。 However, the structure of the narrow tape cassette 30 (refer to FIG. 16 to FIG. 18) is the same width tape cassette 30 is substantially the same.

[0105] 如图2和图10所示,带盒30包括盒壳体31,盒壳体是具有大致矩形平行六面体形状的壳体(类似箱的形状),在平面图中带有圆角部。 [0105] Figures 2 and 10, the tape cassette 30 includes a cassette case 31, the cassette case having a substantially rectangular parallelepiped-shaped housing (similar to the box shape), with rounded corners in plan view. 盒壳体31包括下壳体31B和上壳体31A,下壳体31B包括盒壳体31的底面30B,上壳体31A包括盒壳体31的顶面30A。 Cartridge housing 31 includes a lower housing 31B and the upper case 31A, 31B includes a lower housing 31 of the bottom surface of the cartridge casing 30B, 31A on the housing 31 comprises a top surface of the cartridge casing 30A. 上壳体31A固定到下壳体31B的上部。 31A is fixed to the upper housing 31B of the upper housing.

[0106] 当上壳体31A和下壳体31B相结合时,形成预定高度的侧面30C。 [0106] When the upper case 31A and lower case 31B combine to form a predetermined height of the side surface 30C. 侧面30C沿着顶面30A和底面30B的周边在顶面30A和底面30B之间延伸。 30C along the periphery of the top surface side and bottom surface 30A and 30B between the top surface 30A and bottom surface 30B extends. 换言之,盒壳体31是具有顶面30A和底面30B以及侧面30C的箱形壳体,顶面30A和底面30B是一对沿竖直方向彼此对置的矩形平坦表面,侧面30C(在本实施例中,通过前表面、后表面、左侧面和右侧面的四个面形成)具有预定高度且沿顶面30A和底面30B的周边延伸。 In other words, the cartridge case 31 having a top surface 30A and bottom surface 30B and side surfaces 30C of the box-shaped housing, the top surface 30A and bottom surface 30B in the vertical direction are a pair of rectangular flat surfaces opposed to each other, the side surface 30C (in the present embodiment example, through the front surface, a rear surface, the left side and the right side of the four surface forming) having a predetermined height and extends along the top surface 30A and the periphery of the bottom surface 30B.

[0107] 在盒壳体31中,顶面30A和底面30B的周边可以不必须被侧面30C完全包围。 [0107] In the cassette case 31, the periphery of the top surface 30A and bottom surface 30B may not have to be completely surrounded by the side surface 30C. 侧面30C的一部分(例如后表面)可包括将盒壳体31内部露出到外部的孔口。 Part (e.g., rear face) side surface 30C may include inside the cassette housing 31 is exposed to the outside of the orifice. 此外,连接顶面30A和底面30B的凸台设置在面对孔口的位置。 In addition, connecting the top surface 30A and bottom surface 30B of the projections are provided in a position facing the aperture. 在下面的说明中,从底面30B到顶面30A的距离(竖直方向的长度)被称为带盒30的高度或盒壳体31的高度。 In the following description, from the bottom surface 30B to the top surface 30A of the distance (length of the vertical direction) is referred to the height of the tape cassette 30 or the height of the cartridge housing 31. 在本实施例中,盒壳体31的竖直方向(即,顶面30A和底面30B彼此对置的方向)大致相应于带盒30的插入和拆除方向。 Embodiment, the vertical direction of the cartridge case 31 (i.e., the top surface 30A and bottom surface 30B opposite directions to each other) in the present embodiment substantially corresponding to the cassette insertion and removal direction (30).

[0108] 盒壳体31具有宽度相同的角部32A(在竖直方向上长度相同),其与带盒30的类型无关。 [0108] the cartridge case 31 having the same width as the corner portions 32A (the same length in the vertical direction), which is independent of the type of the tape cassette 30. 角部32A每个沿向外方向突出并且当在平面图看时形成直角。 32A each direction along the outside corner of the prominent and form a right angle when looking at the plan. 但是,在平面图中下左角部32A不形成直角,因为带排出部49设置在该角中。 However, in the plan view lower left corner portion 32A does not form a right angle, because the horn 49 is provided with a discharge portion. 当带盒30安装在盒收容部8时,角部32A的下表面与盒收容部8内部的上述盒支撑部8B对置。 When the tape cassette 30 is installed in the cassette housing portion 8, the cassette support portion 8B corner of the lower surface of the cassette housing portion 8 inside 32A opposed.

[0109] 盒壳体31包括被称为共用部32的部分。 [0109] 31 includes a cartridge housing portion 32 is referred to as common. 共用部32包括角部32A并且沿着侧面30C在与角部32A在盒壳体31的竖直(高度)方向上相同的位置包围盒壳体31,并且具有与角部32A相同的宽度。 Common unit 32 includes a corner portion 32A and 30C in the corner along the side portion 32A in the vertical (height) direction of the cassette case 31 to surround the same position the cassette case 31, and has the same width corner portions 32A. 更具体地,共用部32是在竖直方向上相对于盒壳体31的竖直(高度)方向的中心线具有对称形状的部分。 More specifically, the common portion 32 is a portion in the vertical direction relative to the vertical (height) direction of the cassette case 31 has a center line symmetrical shape.

[0110] 带盒30的高度依据安装在盒壳体31中的带(热敏纸带55、打印带57、双面胶带58、薄膜带59等)的宽度而不同。 Width of the tape [0110] based on the height of the tape cassette 30 is installed in the cartridge housing 31 (the heat-sensitive paper tape 55, the print tape 57, double-sided tape 58, the film tape 59, etc.) and different. 但是共用部32的高度(宽度T)设置为相同,其与带盒30的带的宽度无关。 However, the height (width T) the common portion 32 is set to the same, irrespective of the width of the tape cassette 30.

[0111] 例如,当共用部32的宽度T是12mm时,随着带盒30的带的宽度变大(例如18mm、24mm,36mm)时,盒壳体31的高度相应地变大,但是共用部32的宽度T保持恒定。 [0111] For example, when the width T of the common portion 32 is 12mm, the width of the tape cassette with the tape 30 becomes larger (e.g. 18mm, 24mm, 36mm), the height of the cassette case 31 becomes accordingly large, but the common the width of the portion 32 of the T remains constant. 如果带盒30的带的宽度等于或小于共用部32的宽度T (例如6_、12_),盒壳体31的高度是共用部32的宽度T(12mm)加上预定宽度。 If the width of the tape cassette 30 is equal to or smaller than the width of the common portion T 32 (e.g. 6_, 12_), the height of the cassette case 31 is the width of the common portion of the T 32 (12mm) plus a predetermined width. 在这种情况下盒壳体31的高度最小。 In this case the minimum height of the housing 31 of the cartridge.

[0112] 如图2、图10和图11所示,上壳体3IA和下壳体3IB分别具有支撑孔65A、66A和67A和支撑孔65B、66B和67B (参考图12),它们分别可旋转地支撑第一带卷轴40、第二带卷轴41和墨带卷取卷轴44,其将在后面说明。 [0112] Figures 2, 10 and 11, the upper case and the lower case 3IB 3IA respectively have support holes 65A, 66A and 67A and support holes 65B, 66B and 67B (reference FIG. 12), respectively, can be rotatably supporting a first tape spool 40, a second tape spool 41 and the ink ribbon take-up spool 44, which will be described later.

[0113] 在图3和图4中示出的层叠式带盒30的情况下,三种类型的带卷安装在盒壳体31中,即,缠绕在第一带卷轴40上的双面胶带58、缠绕在第二带卷轴41上的薄膜带59,和缠绕在墨带卷轴42上的墨带60。 [0113] In FIG. 3 and FIG. 4 is shown under the stacked type tape cassette 30, three types of tape roll is mounted in the cartridge case 31, i.e., wound on the first tape spool 40 of the double-sided tape ink 58, wound on the second tape spool 41 of the film tape 59, and wound on the ribbon spool 42 of tape 60. 第一带卷轴40通过支撑孔65A和65B可旋转地支撑,其中双面胶带58以剥离纸面向外地方式缠绕在第一带卷轴40上。 The first tape spool 40 by the support holes 65A and 65B are rotatably supported, wherein the double-sided adhesive tape 58 with backing paper field-oriented manner wound on the first tape spool 40. 其上缠绕薄膜带59的第二带卷轴41通过支撑孔66A和66B可旋转地支撑。 The film tape 59 wound thereon a second tape spool 41 holes 66A and 66B are rotatably supported by the support. 另外,缠绕在墨带卷轴42上的墨带60可旋转地位于盒壳体31中。 Further, the ink ribbon wound on the spool 42 of the ink ribbon 60 is rotatably located in the cartridge housing 31.

[0114] 在盒壳体31中,在第一带卷轴40和墨带卷轴42之间,墨带卷取卷轴44通过支撑孔67A和67B可旋转地支撑。 [0114] In the cassette case 31, between the first tape spool 40 and the ink ribbon spool 42, ribbon take-up spool 44 by the support holes 67A and 67B is rotatably supported. 墨带卷取卷轴44从墨带卷轴42拉出墨带60,并且卷取已用过的打印字符的墨带60。 Ribbon take-up spool 44 is pulled out from the ribbon spool 42 ink ribbon 60, and the take-up has been used print ink ribbon 60 characters. 离合器弹簧(图中未示出)附连到墨带卷取卷轴44的下部以防止卷取的墨带60由于墨带卷取轴44的倒转而松开。 Clutch spring (not shown) is attached to the lower portion of the ink ribbon take-up spool 44 to prevent the winding of the ink ribbon 60 due to reverse the ribbon take-up shaft 44 and release.

[0115] 在图5中示出的接收器式带盒30的情况下,两种类型的带卷安装在盒壳体31中,即,缠绕在第一带卷轴40上的打印带57和缠绕在墨带卷轴42上的墨带60。 [0115] In Figure 5 is shown at the receiver type tape cassette 30, the two types of tape roll is mounted in the cartridge case 31, i.e., wound on the first tape spool 40 and the printing tape 57 is wound On the ink ribbon 42 of the ink ribbon spool 60. 接收器式带盒30不包括第二带卷轴41。 Receptor type tape cassette 30 does not include the second tape spool 41.

[0116] 在图6中示出的热型带盒30的情况下,仅一种类型的带卷安装在盒壳体31中,即,缠绕在第一带卷轴40上的热敏纸带55。 [0116] In FIG. 6 shows the thermal type tape cassette 30, only one type of tape roll is mounted in the cartridge case 31, i.e., wound on the first tape spool 40 of heat-sensitive paper tape 55 . 热型带盒30不包括第二带卷轴41和墨带卷轴42。 Hot type tape cassette 30 does not include the second tape spool 41 and the ribbon spool 42.

[0117] 如图2所示,在平面图中具有半圆形状的半圆形槽34K设置在盒壳体31的前表面,并且在盒壳体31的整个高度上延伸(换言之,从顶面30A延伸到底面30B)。 [0117] shown in Figure 2, having a semicircular shape in plan view semicircular grooves 34K provided in the front surface of the cartridge housing 31, and extends (in other words the entire height of the cassette case 31, extending from the top surface 30A in the end surface 30B). 半圆形槽34K是作为防止当带盒30安装在盒收容部8中时轴支撑件12A和盒壳体31之间干涉的凹部。 As a semi-circular groove 34K is prevented when the tape cassette 30 is mounted in the recessed portion 31 interference between the cassette housing portion 8 when the shaft support 12A and the cassette case. 轴支撑件12A是压板保持器12的旋转中心。 Shaft support 12A is the center of rotation of the platen holder 12. 在盒壳体31的前表面上,从半圆形槽34K向左伸展的部分(更具体地,将在后面描述的外壁34B)被称为臂前表面35。 On the front surface of the cartridge case 31, extending from the left part of the semi-circular groove 34K (more specifically, the outer wall will be described later 34B) is called the arm front surface 35. 通过臂前表面35和臂后表面37限定且从带盒30的右前部向左延伸的部分被称为臂部34。 Defined by the arm front surface 35 and the rear surface of the arm 37 and extends from the tape cassette 30 of the right front portion of the left portion of the arm portion 34 is referred to. 臂后表面37分开地设置在臂前表面35的后面,且在盒壳体31的整个高度上延伸。 Rear surface of the arm 37 are separately provided at the rear of the arm front surface 35, and extends over the entire height of the cassette case 31.

[0118] 将参考图12说明在臂部34中引导作为打印介质的带(例如:热敏纸带55、打印带57、薄膜带59)和墨带60的结构。 [0118] will be described with reference to FIG. 12 as a print medium tape guide in the arm portion 34 (e.g.: sensitive paper tape 55, the print tape 57, the film tape 59) and the ink ribbon 60 of the structure. 下壳体31B的形成臂部34的部分包括外壁34B、内壁34C和分隔壁34D。 Portion 31B of the arm portion 34 is formed of the lower housing includes an outer wall 34B, 34C and the inner wall of the partition wall 34D. 外壁34B形成下壳体31B的臂前表面35的一部分。 The outer wall 34B forms a part of the front surface 35 of the lower case 31B of the arm. 内壁34C比外壁34B高,且具有与墨带60宽度(下文中称为墨带宽度)大致相同的高度。 34C higher than the inner wall of the outer wall 34B, and has a height and width of the ink ribbon 60 (hereinafter referred to as ink width) is substantially the same. 内壁34C形成下壳体31B的臂后表面37的一部分。 34C forms a part of the inner wall surface 37 of the lower case 31B of the rear arm. 分隔壁34D在外壁34B和内壁34C之间竖立,且具有与内壁34C相同的高度。 Partition wall 34D between the outer wall and the inner wall 34B 34C erected, an inner wall 34C and having the same height.

[0119] 一对引导调整件34E形成在分隔壁34D两侧的下边缘。 [0119] A pair of guide regulating member 34E is formed in the lower edge of both sides of the partition wall 34D. 引导销34G设置在下壳体31B的臂部34中的分隔壁34D的上游侧(图12中的右侧)。 The guide pin 34G provided on the upstream side of the lower case in the arm portion 34 31B 34D of the partition wall (right side in FIG. 12). 引导调整件34F设置在引导销34G的下边缘。 Adjusting the guide member 34F provided at the lower edge of the guide pin 34G. 相配成一对的引导调整件34H设置在上壳体31A的形成臂部34的部分,分别相应于设置在分隔壁34D的两侧的下边缘上的一对引导调整件34E。 A pair of mating guide adjustment member 34H is disposed portion 31A is formed on the arm portion 34 of the housing, corresponding respectively to the pair of guide regulating member provided on the lower edge of both sides of the partition wall 34D of 34E. 臂前表面35的前端向后弯曲,沿竖直方向延伸的出口34A形成在臂前表面35和臂后表面37的左端。 The front end of the arm front surface 35 of the curved rearwardly, extends in the vertical direction of the exit 34A is formed at the left end of the arm front surface 35 and rear surface 37 of the arm.

[0120] 当上壳体31A和下壳体31B结合以形成盒壳体31时,带供给路径和墨带供给路径形成在臂部34内部。 When [0120] When the upper housing 31A and lower housing 31B combine to form a cartridge case 31, the tape feed path and ink ribbon supply path 34 is formed inside the arm. 带供给路径用外壁34B、分隔壁34D和引导销34G引导作为打印介质的带(在图12中,薄膜带59)。 With a supply channel with an outer wall 34B, the partition wall 34D and the guide pin 34G guide tape as a print medium (in FIG. 12, the film tape 59). 墨带供给路径用内壁34C和分隔壁34D引导墨带60。 Ribbon supply path with the inner wall 34C and 34D of the partition wall 60 to guide the ink ribbon.

[0121] 虽然薄膜带59的下边缘通过引导调整件34F调整,但薄膜带59的方向通过引导销34G改变。 [0121] Although the direction of the film with the lower edge 59 by guiding the adjustment member 34F adjustment, but with 59 films by changing the guide pin 34G. 薄膜带59被进一步供给,同时通过分隔壁34D下边缘上的每个引导调整件34E和上壳体31A的每个引导调整件34H合作在带宽度方向进行调整。 The film tape 59 is further fed while adjusting by each guide member 34D at the edge of the partition wall on each adjustment guide member 34H cooperation 34E and the upper case 31A to be adjusted in the width direction. 以这种方式,薄膜带59在臂部34内部在外壁34B和分隔壁34D之间引导和供给。 In this manner, the film tape 59 in the inside of the arm portion 34 between the outer wall and the partition wall 34B and 34D guide the supply.

[0122] 墨带60通过具有与墨带宽度大致相同宽度的分隔壁34D和内壁34C引导,并且由此被在臂部34内部在内壁34C和分隔壁34D之间引导和供给。 [0122] By having the ink ribbon 60 and the inner wall of the separation wall 34D approximately the same width and ink 34C width guide, and is thus between the inner wall 34C and 34D boot partition walls 34 inside the arm and supply. 在臂部34中,墨带60在墨带宽度方向上通过上壳体31A的底面和下壳体31B的顶面调整。 In the arm portion 34, the ink ribbon 60 in the width direction of the ink through the bottom surface of the upper housing 31A and lower housing 31B, a top surface adjustment. 然后,在薄膜带59和墨带60沿每个供给路径被引导时,薄膜带59和墨带60在出口34A处结合在一起并且排出到头插入部39 (更具体地,开口77,其将在后面被描述)。 Then, when the film tape 59 and the ink ribbon 60 is guided along each of the feeding path, the film tape 59 and the ink ribbon 60 bonded together at the exit 34A and discharged to the head insertion portion 39 (more specifically, an opening 77, which will be be described later).

[0123] 利用上述结构,带供给路径和墨带供给路径在臂部34内部形成通过分隔壁34D隔开的不同供给路径。 [0123] With the above structure, the tape feed path and ink ribbon supply path 34 through the separation wall 34D inside the arm portion spaced from different supply path is formed. 因此,薄膜带59和墨带60可以可靠地且独立地在分别相应于带宽度和墨带宽度的每个供给路径内引导。 Thus, the film tape 59 and the ink ribbon 60 may be reliably and independently within the respectively corresponding to the width and the width of each ink supply channel guide.

[0124] 尽管图12示出层叠式带盒30 (参考图3和图4)的例子,其它类型的带盒30的臂部34也类似。 [0124] Although FIG. 12 shows a stacked type tape cassette 30 (refer to FIG. 3 and FIG. 4) of example, other types of tape cassette 30 of the arm portion 34 is also similar. 具体地,在接收器式带盒30 (参考图5)中,打印带57被沿着带供给路径引导和供给,同时墨带60被沿着墨带供给路径引导和供给。 Specifically, in the receptor type tape cassette 30 (refer to FIG. 5), the print tape 57 is guided and fed along the tape feed path, while the ink ribbon 60 is guided along the feed path and ink ribbon supply. 在热型带盒30(参考图6)中,热敏纸带55被沿着带供给路径引导和供给,同时不用墨带供给路径。 In thermal type tape cassette 30 (refer to FIG. 6), the heat-sensitive paper tape 55 is guided and fed along the tape feed path, while the ribbon feed path without.

[0125] 此外,如图12所示,臂指示器部800和锁定孔820设置在臂前表面35。 [0125] Further, as shown in Figure 12, the arm indicator portion 800 and the locking holes 820 provided in the arm front surface 35. 臂指示器部800是使人可以识别包括在带盒30中的带类型的部分。 Is to make the arm indicator portion 800 may be included in the tape cassette 30 to identify the type of the tape portion. 另外,臂指示器部800通过选择性地按压设置在带式打印机I的压板保持器12上的臂检测开关210 (参考图3到图5)允许带式打印机I检测带类型。 In addition, the arm indicator portion 800 is provided by selectively pressing the tape printer I of the platen holder 12 on the arm detecting switch 210 (refer to FIG. 3 to FIG. 5) allows the detection of the tape type of the tape printer I. 锁定孔820是当利用臂指示器部800视觉识别带类型时用作参考点来识别位置的部分。 Lock holes 820 when the arm indicator portion 800 utilizing the visual recognition when the tape type is identified as the reference point location portion. 另外,锁定孔820是设置在压板保持器12上的锁定件225可以插入的孔。 Further, locking holes 820 are provided on the platen holder 12 of the locking member 225 can be inserted into a hole. 将在后面详细描述包括臂指示器部800和锁定孔820的臂前表面35。 Will be described later in detail including the arm indicator portion 800 and the arm front surface 35 of the locking hole 820.

[0126] 在正视图中具有竖长矩形形状的通孔850设置在下壳体31B的臂前表面35,在臂指示器部800的左侧。 [0126] vertically long rectangular shape having a through hole 850 provided in a front view of the lower housing of the arm front surface 35 31B, the left side in the arm indicator portion 800. 通孔850设置为用于在盒壳体31的模制过程中的模具的排泄孔,没有任何特殊功能。 Through holes 850 provided for the drain holes of the mold 31 in the cartridge housing molding process, without any special features.

[0127] 如图3到图6所示,被臂后表面37和从臂后表面37连续延伸的周壁面包围的空间是头插入部39。 [0127] FIG. 3 to FIG. 6, by the surface 37 and space from the circumferential wall surface of the rear arm 37 extending continuously surrounded by the rear arm is the head insertion portion 39. 头插入部39在平面图中具有大致矩形形状,并且在竖直方向上穿透带盒30。 Head insertion portion 39 has a substantially rectangular shape in a plan view, and penetrate the tape cassette 30 in the vertical direction. 头插入部39位于盒壳体31前方。 Head insertion portion 39 is located in front of the cartridge housing 31. 头插入部39也在带盒30的前表面侧通过形成在带盒30前表面的开口77连接到外部。 Head insertion portion 39 is also the front surface side of the tape cassette 30 through the opening formed in the front surface 30 of the tape cassette 77 is connected to the outside. 带式打印机I的支撑热头10的头保持器74可以插入头插入部39。 I support tape printer head 10 of the thermal head holder 74 can be inserted into the head insertion portion 39. 从臂部34的出口34A排出的带(热敏纸带55、打印带57、和薄膜带59之一)在开口77处露出到盒壳体31外部,在此处通过热头10执行打印。 34A 34 from the discharge outlet arm band (thermal paper tape 55, the print tape 57, and a film with one of 59) in the opening 77 is exposed to the external cartridge casing 31, where printing is performed by the thermal head 10.

[0128] 支撑接收部设置在面对盒壳体31的头插入部39的位置。 [0128] support receiving portion provided in the face of the cartridge case 31 of the head position of the insertion portion 39. 支撑接收部用于当带盒30安装在带式打印机I中时确定带盒30在竖直方向的位置。 A support receiving section for, when the tape cassette 30 is mounted in a tape printer 30 is determined when the I position in the vertical direction of the tape cassette. 在本实施例中,上游接收部39A在作为打印介质的带(热敏纸带55、打印带57或薄膜带59)的供给方向上设置在热头10的插入位置(更具体地,打印位置)的上游侧,下游接收部39B设置在下游侧。 Feeding direction in the present embodiment, an upstream reception portion 39A in the tape as a print medium (heat-sensitive paper tape 55, the print tape 57 or the film tape 59) is provided on the insertion position of the thermal head 10 (more specifically, the print position ) on the upstream side, a downstream reception portion 39B is provided on the downstream side. 支撑接收部39A和39B在下文中共同称为头接收部39A和39B。 The support receiving portions 39A and 39B hereinafter collectively referred to as the head reception portions 39A and 39B.

[0129] 当带盒30安装在盒收容部8中时,头接收部39A和39B分别与设置在头保持器74上的头支撑部74A和74B(参考图2)接触,从而通过头支撑部74和74B从下面支撑。 [0129] When the tape cassette 30 is installed in the cassette housing portion 8, the head reception portions 39A and 39B respectively provided in the head holder 74 on the head support portion 74A and the 74B (see Figure 2) into contact, so that by the head support portions 74 and 74B support from below. 另外,在下壳体31B中,锁定部38设置在上游接收部39A和下游接收部39B之间的位置,面对头插入部39。 Further, the lower case 31B, the locking portion 38 is provided at a position between the upstream reception portion 39B 39A and the downstream reception portion, facing the head insertion portion 39. 锁定部38是在底视图中具有大致矩形形状的缺口(参考图11)。 The locking portion 38 is a notch having a substantially rectangular shape in a bottom view (refer to FIG. 11). 当带盒30安装在盒收容部8中时,锁定部38作为与盒挂钩75接合的部分。 When the tape cassette 30 is installed in the cassette housing portion 8, the locking portion 38 as the hook 75 engages with the cartridge portion.

[0130] 当用户将带盒30插入盒收容部8中且向下推压带盒30时,带盒30的上游接收部39A与设置在头保持器74上的上游支撑部74A进入接触,上游支撑部39A在向下方向上超过该点的运动受到限制。 [0130] When the tape cassette 30 is inserted into the user cassette housing portion 8 and pushed down the tape cassette 30, the cassette upstream reception portion 39A and the head holder 30 is disposed upstream of the support portion 74 comes into contact 74A on the upstream support portion 39A in the downward direction beyond the point movement is restricted. 此外,带盒30的下游接收部39B与设置在头保持器74上的下游支撑部74B进入接触,下游接收部39B在向下方向上超过该点的运动受到限制。 Further, the tape cassette and the downstream reception portion 39B of the head holder 30 disposed downstream of the support portion 74 comes into contact 74B on the downstream reception portion 39B in the downward direction than the movement of the point is limited. 然后,带盒30被保持在头接收部39A和39B通过头支撑部74A和74B从下面支撑的状态。 Then, the tape cassette 30 is held in the head reception portions 39A and 39B by the head support portions 74A and 74B from below and supported state.

[0131] 因此,在作为打印介质的带(热敏纸带55、打印带57或薄膜带59)上执行打印的热头10附近的位置,带盒30在竖直方向的定位可被精确执行。 [0131] Thus, in the vicinity of the belt 10 as a print medium (heat-sensitive paper tape 55, the print tape 57 or the film tape 59) perform a thermal print head position, the tape cassette 30 can be performed accurately in a vertical direction positioning . 然后,在竖直方向上热头10打印的中央位置可与带在带宽度方向上的中央位置精确匹配。 Then, the position can be accurately matched with the center in the width direction of a central position in the vertical direction of the thermal head 10 to print. 特别地,在作为打印介质的带的供给方向上,带盒30被在相对于热头10的插入位置,更具体地,相对于打印位置的上游侧和下游侧支撑。 In particular, on a print medium feeding direction of the belt, belt 30 is in the inserted position with respect to the thermal head 10, more specifically, with respect to the upstream side and the downstream side of the printing position supports the cartridge. 结果,可以特别精确地执行竖直方向的定位。 As a result, positioning can be accurately performed in particular in the vertical direction. 因此,在竖直方向上热头10打印的中央位置和带宽度方向的中央位置可以彼此特别精确地匹配。 Therefore, the central position and the central position in the width direction of the thermal print head 10 may be particularly accurately matched in the vertical direction from each other.

[0132] 另外,根据本实施例的带盒30的上游接收部39A和下游接收部39B从相互正交交叉的方向面对头插入部39。 [0132] Further, the tape cassette according to the present embodiment is an upstream reception portion 39A and the downstream reception portion 39B of from 30 orthogonal to each other in a direction crossing the face of the head insertion portion 39. 作为凹入部的头接收部39A和39B被以在相互正交交叉方向延伸的头支撑部74和74B支撑。 As the head reception portions 39A and 39B of the concave portion is in a head support portion extending in a direction intersecting orthogonal to each other 74 and 74B support. 因此,带盒30的运动不仅在竖直方向上受到限制,而且也在左右方向和前后方向上受到限制。 Thus, the tape cassette 30 is not only limited movement in the vertical direction, and also about the direction and limited front-rear direction. 结果,可以保持热头10和头插入部39之间适当的位置关系。 As a result, an appropriate positional relationship can be maintained between the thermal head 10 and the head insertion portion 39.

[0133] 另外,如图3到图6所示,当带盒30安装在盒收容部8中时,盒挂钩75与锁定部38接合。 [0133] Further, as shown in FIG. 3 to FIG. 6, when the tape cassette 30 is installed in the cassette housing portion 8, the cassette hook 75 engages with the locking portion 38. 因此,在带盒30安装到带式打印机I之后,带盒30的任何升高运动,即,带盒30在向上方向的运动可受到限制,从而可以稳定地执行带供给和打印。 Thus, after the tape cassette 30 installed in the tape printer I, the tape cassette 30 of any rising movement, i.e., movement of the tape cassette 30 in the upward direction may be restricted, so that the tape supply can be stably performed and printing.

[0134] 此外,如图11所示,销孔62和63设置在角部32A下表面的相应于带式打印机I的上述定位销102和103的两个位置。 [0134] Further, as shown, the pin holes 62 and 63 disposed at the corner portion 11 corresponding to the lower surface 32A of the tape printer I of the positioning pins 102 and 103 of the two positions. 更具体地,定位销102插入其中的销孔62是设置在角部32A的下表面中的缺口,在设置于盒壳体31的左前部(图11中的下右侧)的支撑孔64后方。 More specifically, the positioning pin 102 is inserted therein the pin hole 62 is provided in the lower surface of the notch in the corner portion 32A, disposed in the cassette case 31 in the left front portion (lower right side in FIG. 11) of the rear support hole 64 . 注意带驱动辊46和一些其它组件在图11中未示出。 Note that the tape drive roller 46 and other components not shown in FIG. 11. 定位销103插入其中的销孔63是设置在角部32A的下表面的缺口,在盒壳体31的右端的中央部分附近(图11中的左侧)。 Wherein the positioning pin 103 is inserted into the pin hole 63 is provided in the lower surface of the notch of the corner portion 32A, the vicinity (left side in FIG. 11) in the central portion of the right end of the cartridge housing 31.

[0135] 在带盒30竖直(高度)方向上,销孔62及63的位置和收容在盒壳体31中作为打印介质的薄膜带59的竖直方向上的中央位置之间的距离恒定,其与带盒30的带类型(例如,带宽度)无关。 [0135] In the tape cassette 30 on the vertical (height) direction position of the pin holes 62 and 63 and housed in the cartridge housing 31 as the distance from the center position in the vertical direction of the printing medium on the film tape 59 between the constant , which is independent of the type of the tape cassette 30 (e.g., width). 换言之,即使当带盒30的高度不同时该距离也保持恒定。 In other words, even when the height of the tape cassette 30 while the distance is not kept constant.

[0136] 如图2到图6所示,一对在竖直方向匹配的调整构件36在带供给方向上设置在头插入部39的下游侧。 [0136] FIG. 2 to FIG. 6, a pair of matching in the vertical direction in the adjustment member 36 disposed in the tape feed direction of the head insertion portion 39 of the downstream side. 调整构件36的基部在竖直方向(带宽度方向)上调整打印的薄膜带59,并且将打印的薄膜带59朝向在热头10下游侧的带排出部49引导。 Adjustment of the guide portion 49 with the base member 36 to adjust the print in the vertical direction (width direction) of the film tape 59, and the printed film tape 59 toward the downstream side of the thermal head 10 is discharged. 同时,调整构件36适当地将薄膜带59和双面胶带58粘合在一起,没有任何位置的移位。 Meanwhile, the adjustment member 36 is suitably a film tape 59 and the double-sided adhesive tape 58 are bonded together, there is no position shift.

[0137] 引导壁47在调整构件36附近竖立。 [0137] guide wall 47 in the vicinity of the adjustment member 36 is erected. 引导壁47将已经经由头插入部39供给的用过的墨带60与薄膜带59分离,将用过的墨带60朝向墨带卷取卷轴44引导。 The used ink guide wall 47 has been inserted through the head portion 39 is supplied with the film tape 60 and separator 59, the used ink ribbon 60 toward the ribbon take-up spool 44 guide. 分离壁48在引导壁47和墨带卷取卷轴44之间竖立。 Separating wall 48 between the guide wall 47 and the ribbon take-up reel 44 erected. 分离壁48防止沿引导壁47引导的用过的墨带60和缠绕在第一带卷轴40上且由其支撑的双面胶带58相互接触。 Used to prevent the ink separating wall 48 along the guide wall 47 to guide the tape 60 and wound on the first tape spool 40 and supported thereby, the double-sided adhesive tape 58 into contact with each other.

[0138] 支撑孔64(参考图11)在带供给方向上设置在调整构件36的下游侧,带驱动辊46可旋转地支撑在支撑孔64内部。 [0138] bearing hole 64 (refer to FIG. 11) in the tape feed direction disposed at the downstream side of the adjustment member 36, the tape drive roller 46 is rotatably supported in the support hole 64 inside. 在图3和图4中示出的层叠式带盒30安装在盒收容部8中时,带驱动辊46通过与对置的可动供给辊14协作移动,从第二带卷轴41拉出薄膜带59。 When stacked type illustrated tape cassette 30 is installed in the cassette housing portion 8 in FIG. 3 and FIG. 4, the belt drive roller 46 and the counter 14 through the cooperative movement of the movable feed roller 41 is pulled out from the second tape spool film with 59. 同时,带驱动辊46从第一带卷轴40拉出双面胶带58,然后将双面胶带58引导到薄膜带59的打印面从而使它们粘合在一起,然后它们作为打印的带50被朝向带排出部49供给。 Meanwhile, the belt drive roller 46 is pulled out from the first tape spool 40 double-sided adhesive tape 58, the double-sided adhesive tape 58 is then guided to the printed surface of the film tape 59 so that they are bonded together, and then use them as the print tape 50 is directed toward supplying the tape discharge portion 49.

[0139] 在图5示出的接收器式带盒30安装在盒收容部8中的情况下,打印带57通过与可动供给辊14协作移动的带驱动辊46被从第一带卷轴40拉出。 When [0139] the receiver shown formula tape cassette 30 is installed in the cassette housing portion 8 in FIG. 5, the print tape 57 by cooperative movement of the belt 14 and the movable feed roller drive roller 46 is supplied from the first tape spool 40 out. 在热头10的下游侧,打印的打印带57,即,打印的带50通过调整构件36的基部在竖直方向(带宽度方向)上调整,并且被朝向带排出部49引导。 In the downstream side of the thermal head 10, the print tape 57, namely, the printed tape 50 by adjusting the base member 36 is adjusted in the vertical direction (width direction), and is guided toward the tape discharge portion 49. 另外,已经经由头插入部39供给的用过的墨带60通过引导壁47与打印带57分离,并且朝向墨带卷取卷轴44引导。 Further the used ink, via the head insertion portion 39 has been supplied with 60 separated from the print tape 47 by the guide wall 57, and the ribbon take-up spool 44 toward the guide.

[0140] 在图6示出的热型带盒30被安装的情况下,热敏纸带55通过与可动供给辊14协作移动的带驱动棍46被从第一带卷轴40拉出。 [0140] In the case shown in Figure 6 thermal type tape cassette 30 is installed, the heat-sensitive paper tape 55 by moving strip 14 in collaboration with the movable feed roller 40 driving stick 46 is pulled out from the first tape spool. 在热头10下游侧,打印的热敏纸带55,即,打印的带50通过调整构件36的基部在竖直方向(带宽度方向)上调整,并且被朝向带排出部49引导。 In the downstream side of the thermal head 10, the thermal printing paper tape 55, namely, the printed tape 50 by adjusting the base member 36 is adjusted in the vertical direction (width direction), and is guided toward the tape discharge portion 49.

[0141] 带排出部49是在顶面30A和底面30B之间延伸的板状构件,并且与盒壳体31的左侧面的前端略微分离。 [0141] tape discharge portion 49 is a plate-like member between the top surface 30A and bottom surface 30B extending and slightly separated from the front end of the left side surface of the cartridge housing 31. 带排出部49引导打印的带50进入在带排出部49和下壳体31B的左侧面的前端之间形成的通道,该打印的带已经经由调整构件36和带驱动辊46供给,并且带排出部49从通道下游端的带排出口排出打印的带50。 Guiding the print tape discharge portion 49 of tape 50 into the passage between the front left side of the belt 49 and the lower case 31B of the discharge portion is formed with the already printed via the adjustment member 36 and the belt drive roller 46 is supplied, and with discharged from the tape discharge portion 49 the downstream end of the discharge port passage printed tape 50.

[0142] 将在下面参考图12到图18详细描述包括臂指示器部800和锁定孔820的臂前表面35的结构和功能。 [0142] will be described below with reference to FIG. 12 to be described in detail in FIG 18 includes the arm indicator portion 800 and the structure and function of the arm front surface 35 of the locking hole 820.

[0143] 如上所述,根据本发明实施例的带盒30构造成使得当人们在带盒30未安装到带式打印机I的状态下单独看带盒30时,通过视觉检查臂指示器部800人们可以识别安装在带盒30中的带的类型。 [0143] As described above, the tape cassette according to an embodiment of the present invention 30 is configured such that when the people in the tape cassette 30 is not installed to the printer I state when the tape cassette 30 alone to see, by visual inspection arm indicator portion 800 One can identify the type of tape mounted in the tape cassette 30. 另外,带盒30构造成使得当带盒30安装在带式打印机I的盒收容部8中时,带式打印机I通过利用臂检测部200检测由臂指示器部800指示的信息可以识别带的类型。 Further, the tape cassette 30 is configured such that when the tape cassette 30 is mounted in a tape printer 8 in the cassette housing portion when I, I tape printer by using the arm detection portion 200 detects the information can be recognized by the arm indicator portion 800 indicates the tape type. 首先,将描述包括在臂前表面35中的区域以及这些区域中的结构。 First, will be described including the region and the structure of these regions in the arm front surface 35 in.

[0144] 如图13所示,臂前表面35包括特定区域R0。 [0144] 13, the arm front surface 35 includes a particular region R0. 特定区域RO邻近出口34A且在带供给方向上位于出口34A的上游侧。 RO specific area adjacent to the outlet 34A in the tape feed direction and on the upstream side of the outlet 34A. 出口34A是在其中作为打印介质的带(热敏纸带55、打印带57、和薄膜带59之一)从臂部34排出的部分。 Exit 34A as a band in which the print medium (heat-sensitive paper tape 55, the print tape 57, and one of the film tape 59) is discharged from the arm portion 34.

[0145] 特定区域RO在左右方向的长度限定为等于或小于臂部34的出口34A和带排出部49之间的距离L0。 Specific region [0145] RO is defined in the longitudinal direction is about equal to or smaller than the outlet 34A 34 of the arm portion and the distance L0 between the tape discharge portion 49. 在出口34A和带排出部49之间,从出口34A排出的带以带的表面露出到前侧的方式朝向带排出部49供给。 Between the outlet 34A and the tape discharge portion 49, discharged from the outlet 34A of the tape to expose the surface of the belt way to the front side toward the tape discharge portion 49 is supplied. 因此,距离LO等同于带露出长度,即,露出的带的长度。 Therefore, the distance LO is equivalent to the length of the exposed tape, i.e., the exposed length of the belt. 在本实施例中,从出口34A延伸到半圆形槽34K的左端的整个臂前表面35是特定区域RO0 In the present embodiment, the front, extending from the exit 34A to the left end of the semi-circular groove 34K of the entire surface of the arm 35 is an area RO0

[0146] 特定区域RO包括其中形成锁定孔820的第一区域Rl和不同于第一区域Rl且包括臂指示器部800的第二区域R2。 [0146] Specific areas wherein RO comprises a locking hole 820 of the first region Rl and different from the first region Rl includes the arm indicator portion 800 and a second region R2. 将在下面以第二区域R2和第一区域Rl的顺序描述每个区域。 Will be described in the order of the first region and the second region R2 Rl description of each area. [0147] 如图14所示,第二区域R2包括多个竖向信息部分X和多个横向信息部分Y。 [0147] shown in Figure 14, the second region R2 includes a plurality of vertical information section and a plurality of lateral information section X Y. 多个竖向信息部分X形成为沿与带供给方向正交的方向(图14中的上下方向)延伸的多个带状部分。 A plurality of vertical information part X is formed along the feeding direction of the belt in a direction orthogonal (the vertical direction in FIG. 14) a plurality of strip portions extending. 多个横向信息部分Y形成为与带供给方向平行的方向(图14中的左右方向)延伸的多个带状部分。 A plurality of lateral information section Y is formed with a plurality of strip-like portions of the tape feed direction parallel to the direction (left-right direction in FIG. 14) extends.

[0148] 在图14中示范性示出的根据本发明实施例的竖向信息部分X包括五个竖向信息部分Xl到X5。 [0148] In Figure 14, the exemplary illustrated comprises five vertical information section Xl to X5 according to an embodiment of the present invention, the vertical information section X. 竖向信息部分Xl到X5在离开臂部34的出口34A的一定间隔处布置,也在正视图中从左侧到右侧以相等间隔布置。 Vertical information section Xl to X5 in the left arm portion of the outlet 34A 34 arranged at certain intervals, also in the front view from the left to the right are arranged at equal intervals. 在竖向信息部分Xl到X5中,竖向信息部分Xl位于带供给方向的最下游侧(即,最左侧)。 In the vertical information section Xl to X5, the vertical information section Xl located at the most downstream side of the tape feed direction (i.e., leftmost). 竖向信息部分X2、X3、X4和X5以该顺序从竖向信息部分Xl朝向带供给方向的上游侧(即,右侧)布置。 The vertical information section X2, X3, X4 and X5 in this order toward the upstream side of the tape feed direction from the vertical information section Xl (i.e., right side) is disposed. 竖向信息部分Xl到X5的宽度(即,左右方向的长度)大致相同,竖向信息部分Xl到X5中的相邻竖向信息部分以等间隔彼此相邻。 Xl to X5 vertical information section width (i.e., the length of the left and right direction) approximately the same, the vertical information section Xl to X5 adjacent vertical information section adjacent to each other at equal intervals.

[0149] 在图14中不范性不出的根据本发明实施例的横向信息部分Y包括三个横向信息部分Yl到Y3。 [0149] In Figure 14 are not normative no lateral information section Y according to the present embodiment of the invention includes three lateral information section Yl to Y3. 横向信息部分Yl到Y3在正视图中从上侧朝向下侧成排设置。 Yl to lateral information section Y3 in a front view from the upper side toward the lower side in a row set. 在横向信息Yl到Y3中,横向信息Yl设置在最上侧。 In the lateral information Yl to Y3, the lateral information provided on the upper side of Yl. 横向信息Yl在竖直方向的中心位于臂前表面35的高度的大致中心位置。 Information Yl transverse direction located in the center of the vertical height of the approximate center of the arm front surface 35. 横向信息部分Y2和Y3以该顺序从横向信息部分Yl朝向下侧布置。 Transverse section Y2 and Y3 information in that order information from the lateral side toward the lower part of Yl layout. 横向信息部分Yl到Y3的宽度(即,竖直方向的长度)大致相同,横向信息部分Yl到Y3中的相邻横向信息部分以大致等间隔彼此相邻。 Lateral information section Y3 Yl to the width (i.e., length in the vertical direction) is substantially the same, the lateral information section Y3, Yl adjacent lateral information section adjacent to each other at substantially regular intervals.

[0150] 此外,如图15和图18所示,在根据本实施例的横向信息部分Yl到Y3中,在较上侧的横向信息部分Yl和Y2设置在臂前表面35的预定高度(下文中称为预定高度)Tl内。 [0150] Further, as shown in FIG. 15 and FIG. 18, in the lateral information section Yl to Y3 of this embodiment, when compared with the upper side and the lateral information section Y2 Yl disposed at a predetermined height of the arm front surface 35 (under The paper called for a predetermined height) Tl. 在下面的描述中,臂前表面35的预定高度Tl范围内的区域被称为共用指示器部831。 In the following description, the height of the arm front surface 35 within a predetermined range of area is called Tl common indicator portion 831. 优选地,该共用指示器部831是在竖直方向上相对于盒壳体31在竖直方向上的中心线N对称的区域。 Preferably, the common indicator portion 831 is in the vertical direction with respect to the centerline of the cartridge housing 31 in the vertical direction is N symmetric region. 同时,共用指示器部831外侧且在臂前表面35的预定高度T2(T2>T1)范围内的区域被称为扩展部832。 Meanwhile, the common indicator portion 831 and the outside at a predetermined height region of the arm front surface 35 within a range of T2 (T2> T1) is referred to as extended portions 832.

[0151] 共用指示器部831的预定高度Tl是在具有不同带宽度的多种带盒30中盒壳体31的高度最小的带盒30的高度。 [0151] Tl predetermined height is a common indicator portion 831 in a variety of tape cartridges having different width in the cassette case 31 30 The minimum height of the height of the tape cassette 30.

[0152] 在图15中示出的宽幅带盒30中,在横向信息部分Yl到Y3中最下侧的横向信息部分Y3设置为横跨共用指示器部831和定位于共用指示器部831下方的扩展部832。 [0152] provided in the lateral information section Y3 shown in FIG. 15 wide tape cassette 30, the lateral information section Y3 Yl to the lower side is the most common indicator portion 831 and across to the common indicator portion 831 positioned extension portion 832 below. 在图18中示出的窄幅带盒30中,没有扩展部832,因为带盒30的高度等于共用指示器部831的预定高度Tl。 Shown in Fig. 18 narrow tape cassette 30, no extended portion 832, because the height of the tape cassette 30 is equal to the predetermined height Tl common indicator portion 831. 因此,在窄幅带盒30中,横向信息部分Y3沿共用指示器部831的下边缘(即,臂前表面35的下边缘)设置,并且具有横向信息部分Yl和Y2的宽度的大致三分之一的宽度。 Thus, in the narrow tape cassette 30, the lower edge along the lateral information section Y3 common indicator portion 831 (i.e., the lower edge of the arm front surface 35) is provided, and having a lateral information section Y2 Yl and substantially one-third of the width One of width.

[0153] 第二区域R2是当带盒30安装在盒收容部8中时与带式打印机I的臂检测开关210对置的区域,并且包括指示带类型的臂指示器部800。 [0153] The second area R2 when the tape cassette 30 is installed in the cassette housing portion 8 with the tape printer of formula I of the arm detecting switch 210 opposing the region, and includes an indication of the tape type of the arm indicator portion 800. 孔口形成在竖向信息部分Xl到X5中的至少一个中。 Apertures formed in the vertical portion of Xl information to at least one of the X5. 根据带类型,预先确定哪个竖向信息部分Xl到X5中包括孔口。 Accordance with the type of information in advance to determine which portion of the vertical Xl to X5 includes an aperture. 臂指示器部800是通过在每个竖向信息部分Xl到X5中是否形成孔口的组合来指示带类型的部分。 By the arm indicator portion 800 in each of the vertical information section X5 Xl to whether the aperture is formed with a combination to indicate the type of part. 人们可以通过视觉检查形成在臂指示器部800的竖向信息部分Xl到X5中的孔口来识别带类型。 One can visually checking the arm indicator portion 800 formed in the vertical information section Xl to X5 in the aperture to identify the tape type.

[0154] 对于每个竖向信息部分Xl到X5,形成在竖向信息部分Xl到X5中的孔口的竖向位置可以固定。 [0154] For each of the vertical information section Xl to X5, formed in the vertical information section X5 Xl to the vertical position of the aperture can be fixed. 例如,在竖向信息部分Xl到X5和横向信息部分Yl到Y3彼此交叉和重叠的多个区域(下文中称为重叠区域)中,在每个竖向信息部分Xl到X5中的一个重叠区域可以固定为指示器。 For example, the plurality of vertical information section Xl to X5 and the lateral information section area Yl to Y3 intersect and overlap with each other (hereinafter referred to as the overlap region), in each of the vertical information section Xl to X5 in an overlapping region may be fixed as an indicator. 在这种情况下,可以基于在每个指示器中是否形成孔口的组合来识别带类型。 In this case, whether the composition is formed in each aperture on the indicator to identify the tape type. 如果相应于带式打印机I的臂检测开关210的位置(参考图7)被确定为指示器,则不仅可以通过人们视觉检查来识别带类型,而且可以通过带式打印机I来识别。 If the tape printer I corresponding to the position of the arm detecting switch 210 (refer to FIG. 7) is determined as an indicator, not only by the visual inspection to identify the tape type, and can be identified by the printer I belt.

[0155] 假定如此,在本实施例中,当带盒30安装在盒收容部8中时分别与图7中示出的五个臂检测开关210A到210E对置的五个重叠区域固定为指示器800A到800E。 [0155] assumed that, in the present embodiment, when the tape cassette 30 is mounted in the 210A to 210E of the five overlapping area when the cassette housing portion 8, respectively, in FIG. 7 shows the five arm detecting switch fixed to opposite directions device 800A to 800E. 更具体地,如图14所示,竖向信息部分Xl和横向信息部分Y2彼此交叉和重叠的区域作为与臂检测开关210A对置的指示器800A。 More specifically, as shown, cross one another and the overlap region and the vertical information section Xl lateral information section Y2 and the arm detecting switch 210A as opposed indicator 800A 14. 竖向信息部分X2和横向信息部分Yl彼此交叉和重叠的区域作为与臂检测开关210B对置的指示器800B。 Vertical and horizontal information section X2 Information section Yl cross each other and overlap with the arm detection area as opposed to the indicator switch 210B 800B. 竖向信息部分X3和横向信息部分Y2彼此交叉和重叠的区域作为与臂检测开关210C对置的指示器800C。 Vertical and horizontal information section X3 information section Y2 intersect and overlap each other and arm detection area as opposed to the indicator switch 210C 800C. 竖向信息部分X4和横向信息部分Yl彼此交叉和重叠的区域作为与臂检测开关210D对置的指示器800D。 Vertical and horizontal information section X4 Information section Yl cross each other and overlap with the arm detection area as opposed to the indicator switch 210D 800D. 竖向信息部分X5和横向信息部分Y3彼此交叉和重叠的区域作为与臂检测开关210E对置的指示器800E。 Vertical information section X5 and the lateral information section Y3 intersect and overlap each other and arm detection area as opposed to the indicator switch 210E 800E.

[0156] 以这种方式,在本实施例中在每个竖向信息部分Xl到X5中布置一个指示器。 [0156] In this manner, in this embodiment an indicator arranged to X5 in each of the vertical information section Xl in the present embodiment. 此夕卜,相邻竖向信息部分的指示器在左右方向彼此不成线性布置。 Bu this evening, the adjacent vertical information section of the indicator in the horizontal direction is not a linear arrangement of each other. 换言之,指示器800A到800E呈曲折图案布置。 In other words, the indicator 800A to 800E arranged in zigzag pattern. 当采用该布置时,即使所有相邻竖向信息部分的指示器都形成为孔口,竖向信息部分的指示器也能较容易地与相邻的竖向信息部分的指示器区分开。 When using this arrangement, even if the indicator all adjacent vertical information section are formed as openings, vertical information section of the indicator can be more easily and adjacent vertical indicator area information section separately.

[0157] 在图14中示出的例子中,孔口形成在指示器800A、800C和800D中。 [0157] In Figure 14 the example shown, the orifice formed in the indicators 800A, 800C and 800D in. 另一方面,指示器800B和800E是与臂前表面35处在同一平面的表面部,其中不形成孔口。 On the other hand, 800B and 800E are indicators with the arm front surface 35 in the same plane as the surface portion, wherein the aperture is not formed. 以这种方式,每个指示器800A到800C可形成为孔口或表面部。 In this manner, each indicator 800A to 800C may be formed as an aperture or a surface portion. 孔口和表面部可以通过人们视觉检查而识别。 Opening and surface part by the visual inspection and identification. 另外,当孔口和表面部与臂检测开关210对置时,孔口和表面分别作为非按压部801和按压部802。 Further, when the aperture and the surface portion of the arm detecting switch 210 opposing the orifice and the surface, respectively, as the non-pressing portion 801 and the pressing portion 802. 非按压部801不按压臂检测开关210,按压部802按压臂检测开关210 (参考图12)。 Non-pressing portion 801 does not press the arm detecting switch 210, the pressing portion 802 presses the arm detecting switch 210 (refer to FIG. 12). 因此,非按压部801和按压部802可使带式打印机I识别带类型。 Therefore, the non-pressing portion 801 and the pressing portion 802 can identify the tape type of the tape printer I. 将在后面详细描述指示器800A到800E和臂检测开关210之间的关系。 800A will be described in detail indicator to the relationship between the 210 and the arm detecting switch 800E in the back.

[0158] 第一区域Rl是当带盒30安装到盒收容部8中且压板保持器12移动到在图4到图6中示出的打印位置时,与设置在压板保持器12上的锁定件225 (参考图7)对置的区域。 When [0158] the first region Rl is when the tape cassette 30 mounted to the cassette housing portion 8 and the platen holder 12 moves to the print position shown in FIG. 4 to FIG. 6, with the locking device 12 provided on the platen holder member 225 (refer to FIG. 7) opposed to the region. 如图15和图18中所示,第一区域Rl设置在臂前表面35的共用指示器部831之内。 As shown in FIG. 15 and FIG. 18, the first region Rl is disposed within the common indicator portion 831 of the arm front surface 35. 锁定孔820是锁定件225插入的孔口,形成在包括第一区域Rl的区域中。 A locking hole 820 is a locking member 225 is inserted aperture formed in a first region including a region Rl. 因此,在后视图中,第一区域Rl至少大于相应于锁定件225的形状的区域。 Thus, in a rear view, the first region Rl to the area of at least greater than the corresponding shape of the locking member 225.

[0159] 第一区域Rl在离开臂部34的出口34A —定间隔处布置,第一区域Rl的右端在带供给方向上位于至少竖向信息部分Xl的上游侧(即,右侧)。 [0159] In the first region Rl of the left arm portion outlet 34A 34 - are arranged at a predetermined interval, the first region Rl of the right end in the tape feed direction is located at least on the upstream side of the vertical information section Xl (i.e., right side). 在图14示出的例子中,在竖向信息部分Xl到X5中,在带供给方向上定位于最上游侧的竖向信息部分X5的右端位于第一区域Rl在左右方向的大致中心线上。 In the example shown in FIG. 14, the vertical information section Xl to X5 in the tape feed direction positioned at the most upstream side of the vertical information section X5 located at the right end of the first region Rl in the horizontal direction is substantially on the center line . 因此,锁定孔820的右端在带供给方向上位于所有竖向信息部分Xl到X5的上游侧(即,在右侧)。 Thus, the locking hole 820 is located at the right end of the belt feed direction all the vertical information section X5 Xl to the upstream side (i.e., on the right). 此外,第一区域Rl设置为邻近横向信息部分Yl且在其之上,其中横向信息部分Yl在横向信息部分Yl到Y3中位于最上侧。 In addition, the first region Rl disposed adjacent the lateral information section Yl and on top of it, where the lateral information section in the lateral information section Yl Yl to Y3 located on the uppermost side. 换言之,锁定孔820的上端位于所有横向信息部分Yl到Y3之上。 In other words, the upper end of the locking hole 820 located all Yl onto the lateral information section Y3.

[0160] 在图14中示出的例子中,第一区域Rl在左右方向的长度是每个竖向信息部分Xl到X5的宽度的大致两倍,并且第一区域Rl在竖直方向的长度为每个横向信息部分Yl到Y3的宽度的大约三分之二。 [0160] In Figure 14 the example shown, the first region Rl length in the horizontal direction of each vertical information section Xl to X5 are approximately twice the width of the first region Rl and the length in the vertical direction About two-thirds of each of the lateral information section Y3 Yl to the width.

[0161] 锁定孔820可以形成为在左右方向延伸的狭缝状通孔。 [0161] the locking hole 820 may be formed as a slit-shaped through hole extending in the horizontal direction. 当带盒30安装在盒收容部8中且压板保持器12在待机位置(参考图3)和打印位置(参考图4到图6)之间移动时,锁定件225插入锁定孔820或从其中拆除。 When the tape cassette 30 is mounted at the standby position 12 (refer to FIG. 3) and the print position (refer to FIG. 4 to FIG. 6) to move between the cartridge accommodating portion 8 and the platen holder, the locking member 225 is inserted from the locking hole 820, or wherein tear down. 在正视图中锁定孔820可以具有与第一区域Rl相同的形状,如图15和图18所示,或可以覆盖包括第一区域Rl的区域且大于第一区域R1。 Locking holes 820 in a front view a first region Rl may have the same shape, as shown in FIGS. 15 and 18, or may cover includes a first region Rl and a region larger than the first region R1. 关于锁定孔820在竖直方向的开口宽度,锁定孔820的下内壁的一部分形成为相对于水平方向倾斜的倾斜部821,使得开口宽度在臂前表面35上最大,朝向内部逐渐减少(参考图19和图20)。 About the locking hole 820 in the vertical direction of the opening width, a part of the inner wall of the locking hole 820 is formed as an inclined portion 821 inclined with respect to the horizontal direction, so that the opening width of the arm front surface 35 on the maximum, gradually decreases toward the inside (refer to FIG. 19 and FIG. 20). 锁定孔820可以形成为凹部,而不是通孔。 The locking hole 820 may be formed as a concave portion, rather than a through hole.

[0162] 接下来,将描述臂前表面35中不同要素之间的位置关系。 [0162] Next, the front surface of the arm will be described positional relationship between the different elements 35. 如图13所示,当从前面看根据本实施例的带盒30时,特定区域RO在左右方向上的长度限定为等于或小于臂部34的出口34A和带排出部49之间的距离(带露出长度)L0。 13, when viewed from the front 30 of the present embodiment according to the tape cassette, the length of the specific area RO in the lateral direction of the arm portion is defined to be equal to or smaller than the outlet 34A 34 and the distance between the tape discharge portion 49 ( with exposed length) L0.

[0163] 此外,从中心线C到第一参考线Cl的距离LI限定在右手方向上(即,朝向带供给方向的上游侧)在带露出长度LO的18%到24%的范围内。 [0163] Further, the distance LI from the centerline C to define a first reference line Cl in the right-hand direction (i.e., the upstream side toward the tape feeding direction) in the range of length of the exposed tape LO 18% to 24%. 中心线C是盒壳体31在左右方向的中心线。 Cassette center line C is a center line in the horizontal direction of the casing 31. 第一参考线Cl是规定锁定孔820在左右方向设置的位置的虚拟线。 The first reference line Cl is to provide a virtual line position locking hole 820 provided in the right direction. 通常定位有锁定孔820的线可以作为第一参考线Cl。 Typically positioned locking holes 820 of the line can be used as a first reference line Cl. 例如,第一区域Rl在左右方向的中心线可以用作第一参考线Cl。 For example, the center line of the first region Rl in the horizontal direction can be used as the first reference line Cl. 此外,第二参考线C2是在共用指示器部831之内。 In addition, the second reference line C2 is within the common indicator portion 831 of. 第二参考线C2是规定锁定孔820在竖直方向设置的位置的虚拟线。 The second reference line C2 is to provide a virtual line position locking hole 820 provided in the vertical direction. 例如,第一区域Rl在竖直方向的中心线可以用作第二参考线C2。 For example, the first region Rl in the vertical direction of the center line may be used as the second reference line C2.

[0164] 在盒壳体31的中心线C用作参考时,竖向信息部分Xl的位置限定为使得竖向信息部分Xl的至少一部分朝向带供给方向下游侧离开中心线C在带露出长度LO的14%到20%的范围内。 [0164] In the cassette case 31 when the center line C as a reference, the position of the vertical information section Xl is defined such that at least a part of the vertical information section Xl toward the downstream side in the tape feed direction of the tape away from the center line C is exposed length LO in the range of 14% to 20%. 此外,当出口34A的位置用作参考时,竖向信息部分Xl的位置限定为使得竖向信息部分Xl的至少一部分朝向带供给方向上游侧离开臂部34的出口34A在带露出长度LO的30%到36%的范围内。 Further, when the exit 34A is used as a reference position, the position of the vertical information section Xl is defined such that the vertical information section Xl at least a portion of the upstream side away from the arm portion toward the tape feed direction of the tape outlet 34A 34 30 of the exposed length LO within the range of% to 36%.

[0165] 此外,竖向信息部分Xl到X5在左右方向的位置限定为使得相邻竖向信息部分在左右方向上的中心线之间的间隔在带露出长度LO的7%到10%的范围内。 [0165] In addition, the vertical information section X5 in position Xl to the right and left direction is defined such that the range of the interval of adjacent vertical information section of the center line in the lateral direction of the tape between the exposed length LO of 7% to 10% inside.

[0166] 由于下列原因,臂前表面35中的各要素之间的位置关系如上所述限定。 [0166] For the following reasons, the positional relationship of the arm front surface 35 is defined between the elements described above.

[0167] 首先,在右手方向上,即,朝向带供给方向的上游侧,中心线C和第一参考线Cl之间的距离LI优选在臂部34的出口34A和带排出部49之间的距离(带露出长度)LO的18%到24%的范围内。 [0167] First, on a right-hand direction, i.e., the distance LI upstream side toward the tape feeding direction, the center line C and the first reference line Cl is preferably between the outlet 34A in the arm portion 34 and the tape discharge portion 49 between the distance (length of the exposed tape) in the range of 18% to 24% of the LO. 例如,会有人们希望仅使用下壳体31B识别将要安装在盒壳体31中的打印介质的情况。 For example, it will be desirable to use only the lower housing 31B to be mounted in the case of identifying the cartridge housing 31 of the printing medium. 臂部34的出口34A和带排出部49之间的距离LO即使在带未安装时通过视觉检查也可以容易确定。 Arm outlet 34A 34 and the distance LO between the tape discharge portion 49 even when the band is not installed by visual inspection can also be readily determined.

[0168] 此外,带盒在左右方向的中心线C的位置可以通过视觉检查下壳体3IB而识别。 [0168] In addition, the cassette center line in the horizontal direction position C of the lower case may be by visual inspection and identification 3IB. 另夕卜,如果特定区域RO在左右方向的长度设定为等于或小于臂部34的出口34A和带排出部49之间的距离,可以容易识别特定区域RO的范围。 Another Xi Bu, RO if a specific region in the longitudinal left-right direction is set equal to or smaller than the outlet 34A 34 of the arm portion and the distance between the tape discharge portion 49 can easily recognize the range of the specific area of the RO.

[0169] 在上述范围内,在锁定孔820在特定区域RO内定位地朝向带供给方向的上游侧更靠近的情况下,如果中心线C和第一参考线Cl之间的距离LI超过带露出长度LO的18%到24%的范围,并且锁定孔820远离中心线C定位,则有锁定孔820超出特定区域RO的范围的可能性。 [0169] in the above range, in the case where the upstream side of the locking hole 820 in a specific area RO positioned toward the closer tape feed direction, and if the distance LI center line C and the first reference line Cl exceeds belt is exposed 18% to 24% of the length of the range of LO, and the locking hole 820 positioned away from the center line C, there is the possibility of the locking hole 820 beyond the scope of a specific area RO. 相反,如果锁定孔820定位得太靠近中心线C,则特定区域RO在左右方向的范围变得太短,不可能形成例如五列构成的竖向信息部分。 Conversely, if the locking hole 820 positioned too close to the center line C, the specific area in the range of about RO direction becomes too short, it is impossible to form a vertical information such as parts of five columns.

[0170] 第二,优选地,竖向信息部分Xl的至少一部分设置为朝向带供给方向的下游侧离开中心线C在带露出长度LO的14%到20%的范围Wl之内。 [0170] Second, preferably, the vertical information section Xl is set to at least a portion of the downstream side toward the tape feeding direction away from the center line C in the band is exposed over the length LO of 14% to 20% range of Wl. 这是因为如果竖向信息部分Xl的位置太靠近臂部34的出口34A,则出口34A和竖向信息部分Xl可能连接。 This is because if the position of the vertical information section Xl too close to exit 34 of the arm 34A, the exit 34A and vertical information section Xl may be connected. 即使出口34A和竖向信息部分Xl不连接,但如果它们之间的距离短,则当下壳体31B被模制时,可能发生诸如欠注的缺陷。 Even if the exit 34A and the vertical information section Xl is not connected, but if the distance between them is short, it is the moment when the case 31B is molded, defects may occur, such as short shot. 另外,如果在带供给方向上设置在特定区域RO的最下游侧(即,左侧端)的竖向信息部分Xl的位置被识别,则存在当识别带类型时仅某一限定范围的视觉检查足够的效果。 Further, if the tape feed direction is disposed on the most downstream side of the specific region of the RO (i.e., left end) of the position of the vertical information section Xl is identified, when the identification band there is only a limited range when the type of visual inspection a sufficient effect.

[0171] 第三,当出口34A的位置用作参考时,优选地,竖向信息部分Xl的至少一部分朝向带供给方向下游侧离开臂部34的出口34A在带露出长度LO的30%到36%的范围W2内。 [0171] Third, when the exit 34A is used as a reference position, preferably, at least part of the vertical information section Xl toward the tape feeding direction downstream side away from the arm portion in a tape outlet 34A 34 30% of the exposed length of the LO to 36 % within the range of W2. 与上述范围Wl类似,其限定竖向信息部分Xl的位置在特定区域RO内。 Similar Wl and above range, which defines the position of the vertical information section Xl in a specific area RO. 臂部34的出口34A可以通过视觉检查清楚地识别。 Outlet 34A 34 of the arm portion can be clearly identified by visual inspection. 因此,如果竖向信息部分Xl的位置被限定在通过视觉检查容易识别的范围内,即,如果离出口34A的距离限定为带露出长度LO的30%到36%,则存在可以较容易识别竖向信息部分Xl的位置的效果。 Therefore, if the position of the vertical information section Xl is defined within the easily identifiable by visual inspection range, i.e., if the distance from the outlet 34A of the tape is exposed is defined as the length from the LO 30% to 36%, then there can be more easily identified vertical the effect of the location of the portion of Xl.

[0172] 第四,优选地,竖向信息部分Xl到X5在左右方向布置成使得相邻竖向信息部分的左右方向上的中心线之间的间隔在带露出长度LO的7%到10%的范围内。 [0172] Fourth, preferably, the vertical information section Xl to X5 are arranged in the horizontal direction so that the left-right direction center line spacing of adjacent vertical information sections on the tape between the exposed length LO of 7% to 10% within the range. 这是因为,如果相邻竖向信息部分在左右方向上的中心线之间的间隔比该值短,则可能难以在它们之间形成边界,或者如果孔口设置在竖向信息部分中,则孔在左右方向的尺寸太小以致于不能视觉辨认。 This is because, if the distance between the center line of the vertical information section in the lateral direction is shorter than this value adjacent, it may be difficult to form a boundary therebetween, or if the orifice provided in the vertical information section, then hole in the left-right direction dimension is too small to visually recognize. 相反,如果相邻竖向信息部分的左右方向上的中心线之间的间隔比其大,则在特定区域RO的范围内不可能形成例如五列构成的竖向信息部分。 Conversely, if the center line spacing between adjacent vertical information section of the left-right direction between the upper large than this range, it is impossible to form, for example composed of five vertical information section of the column in the range of a specific area of the RO. 因此,当需要识别时有不能识别带类型的情况。 Therefore, there can not identify the tape type of case identification when needed.

[0173] 如果在臂前表面35上各要素之间的位置关系以上述方式限定,则人们通过视觉检查可以容易识别竖向信息部分Xl到X5和指示器800A到800E的位置。 [0173] If the positional relationship before the arm between the elements in the manner described above define the upper surface 35, then it can be easily identified by visual inspection of vertical information section Xl to X5 and the indicators 800A to 800E position. 原因将在下面描述。 Reasons will be described below.

[0174] 如果人们预先知道在臂前表面35上布置的竖向信息部分Xl到X5在左右方向的所有位置,则人们仅通过视觉检查在每个竖向信息部分Xl到X5中是否形成孔口就可以识别带类型。 [0174] If people know in advance Xl vertical information section on the front surface of the arm 35 is arranged to X5 all locations in the horizontal direction, then it is only by visual inspection at each of the vertical information section Xl to X5 whether to form an aperture can be identified with a type. 如果人们不能知道所有的位置,则人们可以使用下面的方法识别位置。 If people can not know all the positions, then one can use the following method to identify the location.

[0175] 首先,人们可以利用锁定孔820作为参考点来限制竖向信息部分Xl到X5的位置。 [0175] First of all, people can use as a reference point locking holes 820 to limit the vertical information section Xl to X5 position. 如上所述,锁定孔820的右端在带供给方向上位于至少竖向信息部分Xl的上游侧(即,右侧)。 As described above, the locking hole 820 is located at least on the upstream side of the right end of the vertical information section Xl in the tape feed direction (i.e., right side). 因此,在臂前表面35内,人们可以将竖向信息部分Xl可以布置的范围在带供给方向上限制到锁定孔820的右端的下游侧(即,左侧)。 Thus, the inner surface of the front arm 35, one can Xl vertical information section may be arranged in the range of the tape feed direction to restrict the locking hole 820 of the right end of the downstream side (i.e., left side). 此外,在锁定孔820的右端在带供给方向上位于所有竖向信息部分Xl到X5的上游侧的情况下,人们可以将竖向信息部分Xl到X5可以布置的范例限制到锁定孔820的右端的左侧。 In addition, the locking hole 820 in the right end of all the vertical information section located Xl to X5 case where the upstream side in the tape feed direction, one can limit the vertical information section X5 may be arranged to Xl example to the right end of the locking aperture 820 left.

[0176] 可用下面的方法识别竖向信息部分Xl的位置。 [0176] The following methods can be used to identify the position of the vertical information section of Xl. 首先,竖向信息部分Xl到X5在离开臂部34的出口34A —定间隔处布置。 First, the vertical information section X5 Xl to exit 34A 34 in the left arm - the fixed intervals layout. 因此,如果人们预先知道出口34A和竖向信息部分Xl之间的距离,就能利用出口34A作为参考点可来视觉识别竖向信息部分Xl在左右方向的位置。 So, if people know in advance from the exit 34A and the vertical information section Xl between exit 34A can use as a reference point can be visually identify the location of the vertical information section in the horizontal direction Xl. 第二,竖向信息部分Xl的至少一部分朝向带供给方向的下游侧离开盒壳体31的左右方向上的中心线C在带露出长度LO的14%到20%的范围Wl内。 Second, on the downstream side toward the tape feeding direction at least a part of the vertical information section Xl center line away from the cell C on the left and right direction of the housing 31 of the exposed length of the inner band LO range of 14% to 20% of Wl. 第三,竖向信息部分Xl的至少一部分朝向带供给方向的上游侧离开臂部34的出口34A在带露出长度LO的30%到36%的范围W2内。 Third, the upstream direction toward the tape feeding at least a part of the vertical information section Xl left side arm portion outlet 34A 34 in the range of the length of the LO 30 to 36 percent of the tape is exposed W2. 因此,人们利用臂部34的出口34A或盒壳体31的中心线C (其每一个均是通过视觉检查容易识别的部分)作参考点就能识别竖向信息部分Xl在左右方向的位置。 Therefore, people use the arm portion 34A or the outlet 34 of the cartridge casing 31 centerline C (each of which are easily identified by visual inspection portion) can be identified as the reference point information part Xl vertical position in the horizontal direction of.

[0177] 竖向信息部分Xl到X5在臂前表面35上从左侧到右侧以等间隔布置。 [0177] Information section Xl to X5 vertical surface 35 on the front arm from left to right are arranged at equal intervals. 因此,如果人们知道在竖向信息部分Xl到X5中的相邻竖向信息部分的间隔,或者相邻竖向信息部分在左右方向上的中心线之间的间隔在带露出长度LO的7%到10%的范围内的情况,则人们利用竖向信息部分Xl作参考就能识别其它竖向信息部分X2到X4在左右方向上的位置。 Therefore, if it is known in the vertical information section Xl to X5 adjacent spaced vertical information section, or the spacing between adjacent vertical information section of the center line in the lateral direction of the tape between the exposed length LO 7% to within 10% of cases, the people use the vertical information section Xl can be identified by reference to other vertical information section X2 to X4 position on the left and right directions.

[0178] 此外,如图14的例子,在由竖向信息部分Xl到X5和横向信息部分Yl到Y3形成的多个重叠区域中,如果在每个竖向信息部分Xl到X5中的一个重叠区域作为指示器800A到800E中的每一个,并且如果基于孔口是否形成在指示器800A到800E中的每一个中来识别带类型,则人们需要识别指示器800A到800E的位置。 [0178] Further, as shown in example 14, in the overlap region by a plurality of vertical information section Xl to X5 and the lateral information section formed Yl to Y3, if in each of the vertical information section Xl to X5 in an overlapping region as an indicator 800A to 800E each, and if the aperture is formed in the indicator based on the 800A to 800E of each of the tape type is identified, then one needs to identify the location of the pointer 800A to 800E. 如果人们预先知道横向信息部分Yl到Y3在臂前表面35上所有的竖向位置,则人们能利用横向信息部分Yl到Y3作参考,识别分别在竖向信息部分Xl到X5中的指示器800A到800E的竖向位置。 If people know in advance the lateral information section Y3 Yl to the surface in front of the arm 35 on all vertical position, it can take advantage of the lateral information section Yl reference to Y3, respectively, in the vertical information section identifying Xl to X5 in the indicator 800A 800E to vertical position. 换言之,人们可视觉识别指示器800A到800E的固定位置(在左右方向上的位置和在竖直方向上的位置),其中指示器800A到800E设置在由竖向信息部分Xl到X5和横向信息部分Yl到Y3形成的重叠区域中。 In other words, it can be visually recognized indicators 800A to 800E of the fixed position (the position in the lateral direction and the position in the vertical direction), wherein the indicator 800A to 800E X5 and the lateral information provided by the vertical information section Xl to partially overlapping area Yl to Y3 formed.

[0179] 即使人们不知道横向信息部分Yl到Y3的竖向位置,在臂前表面35的高度范围内,锁定孔820的上端位于所有横向信息部分Yl到Y3上方。 [0179] Even if people do not know the lateral information section Y3 Yl to the vertical position, and in the height range of the front surface of the arm 35, the locking hole 820 is located at the upper end of the lateral information section Yl all over the Y3. 因此,人们可以将横向信息部分Yl到Y3能布置的范围限定到锁定孔820下方。 Therefore, it can be part of the lateral information Yl to Y3 can be arranged to limit the scope of the lock below the hole 820.

[0180] 此外,限定横向信息部分Yl和Y2在共用指示器部831内,该公用指示器部831具有预定高度Tl,并且中心在盒壳体31的竖直方向的中心线N上。 [0180] In addition, the information defining the lateral center portion in the vertical direction Yl and the cartridge case 31 N on the center line Y2 inside the common indicator portion 831, the common indicator portion 831 having a predetermined height Tl, and. 预定高度Tl是略大于共用部32的宽度T的值。 Tl predetermined height is slightly larger than the width T of the common portion 32. 此外,在宽幅带盒30(参考图15)中,横向信息部分Y3在左右方向延伸,横跨共用指示器部831和共用指示器部831下方的扩展部832。 Further, in the wide tape cassette 30 (refer to FIG. 15), the lateral information section Y3 extends in the horizontal direction, across the extended portion of the common indicator portion 831 and 831 below the common indicator portion 832. 在窄幅带盒30 (参考图18)中,横向信息部分Y3沿臂前表面35的下边缘延伸且其宽度小于横向信息部分Yl和Y2的宽度。 In the narrow tape cassette 30 (refer to FIG. 18), the front arm along the lateral information section Y3 extends the lower edge surface 35 and has a width less than the lateral information section width of Yl and Y2. 因此,人们可容易识别横向信息部分Y3的位置。 Thus, one can easily recognize the position of the lateral information section Y3.

[0181] 此外,横向信息部分Yl到Y3在第二区域R2中在竖直方向上以大致相等间隔布置。 [0181] Further, the lateral information section Yl to Y3 in the second region R2 in the vertical direction are arranged at substantially equal intervals. 因此,即使人们不知道横向信息部分Yl到Y3在竖直方向上的所有位置,人们也能利用可以通过容易视觉检查识别的盒壳体31在竖直方向的中心线N或共用部32作参考,来识别横向信息部分Yl和Y2的位置。 Thus, even if one does not know the lateral information section Y3 Yl to all locations in the vertical direction, one can also use as a reference the center line 31 may be N or vertical direction of the common portion 32 by an easy visual inspection to identify the cartridge casing to identify the location of the lateral information section Yl and Y2 are.

[0182] 以这种方式,根据本实施例的带盒30构造成使得人们通过视觉检查臂前表面35而能识别竖向信息部分Xl到X5和臂指示器部800的指示器800A到800E的限定位置。 [0182] In this manner, according to the tape cassette 30 of the present embodiment is configured so that it visually checking the arm front surface 35 and can identify the vertical information section X5 and Xl to the arm indicator portion 800 of indicator 800A to 800E defined position.

[0183] 接下来,将描述基于是否孔口形成在臂指示器部800的每个竖向信息部分Xl到X5或指示器800A到800E中的每一个的组合来对带类型的识别。 [0183] Next, description will be whether the aperture is formed to X5 or indicators 800A to 800E in combination to identify each of the vertical information section Xl each arm indicator portion 800 based on the type of the tape. 带类型包括不同要素(下文中称为带类型要素)。 Band types include different elements (hereinafter referred to as the tape type elements). 在本实施例中,将描述这种例子,其中不同带类型要素中的三个要素,即带宽度、打印模式和字符颜色被识别。 In the present embodiment, such an example will be described, wherein the different types of elements with three elements, namely the width, the print mode and the character color are identified.

[0184] 预先确定每个竖向信息部分Xl到X5指示的带类型要素。 [0184] pre-determined information for each vertical section with type elements Xl to X5 indicated. 在本实施例中,竖向信息部分X1、X2和X5被确定为指示用于识别带宽度的信息的部分。 In the present embodiment, the vertical information section X1, X2 and X5 are determined as part of the information indicating an identification band width. 竖向信息部分X3被确定为指示用于识别打印模式的信息的部分。 Vertical information section X3 is determined as part of identifying the printing mode for indicating information. 竖向信息部分X4被确定为指示用于识别字符颜色的信息的部分。 The vertical information section X4 is determined as a portion of the information indicative for recognizing a character color. 以这种方式,带盒30构造成使得可以基于单独每个指示器部识别相应带类型要素,而与其它指示器部的结构无关。 In this manner, the tape cassette 30 is configured so that each indicator may be based on a separate unit to recognize the corresponding tape type element, regardless of the structures of the other indicator portions.

[0185] 此外,如图14所示,在每个竖向信息部分Xl到X5中的特定重叠区域作为每个指示器800A到800E的情况下,根据哪个竖向信息部分Xl到X5包括指示器800A到800E中的每一个确定每个指示器800A到800E指示的带类型要素。 [0185] Further, as shown, in each of the vertical information section Xl to X5 specific overlapping area 14 as each indicator 800A to 800E under the circumstances, according to which the vertical information section Xl to X5 includes an indicator The 800A to 800E each identified with a type of the elements of each indicator 800A to 800E indication. 因此,指示器800A、800B和800E是用于识别带宽度的指示器、指示器800C是用于识别打印模式的指示器、指示器800D是用于识别字符颜色的指示器。 Thus, the indicator 800A, 800B and 800E are indicators for identifying the tape width, the indicator 800C is an indicator for identifying the print mode, the indicator 800D is an indicator for identifying the character color. 下文中,指示器800A、800B和800E公同称为带宽度指示器部、指示器800C被称为打印模式指示器部,指示器800D被称为字符颜色指示器部。 Hereinafter, the indicators 800A, 800B and 800E with public ministry called the width indicator, the indicator 800C is called the Department of print mode indicator, the indicator is called the character color indicator 800D department. 下面作为例子将描述基于指示器800A到800E识别带类型的方法。 Will be described below as an example based on the indicator 800A to 800E tape type identification method.

[0186] 将参考表1到表3描述由带类型要素的上述指示器部中的每一个指示的带宽度、打印模式和字符颜色。 [0186] The width of the reference to Table 1 to Table 3 by the above description of the indicator portion of the tape type elements of each instruction, the print mode and the character color. 为了说明的目的,在表中,在每个指示器800A到800E中形成孔口的情况用值O指示,并且每个指示器800A到800E是表面部且其中没有形成孔口的情况用值I指示。 The case for purposes of illustration, in the table, in each of indicator 800A to 800E are formed in the aperture with the value O directions, and each indicator 800A to 800E is a surface portion and in which the case is not formed with the aperture value I instructions. 注意,在基于是否在每个竖向信息部分Xl到X5上形成孔口来识别带类型的情况下,可以使用下面所述的识别带类型的方法,参考类似的表,其中表1到表3中示出的指示器800A到800E分别更换为竖向信息部分Xl到X5。 Note that, in the case of forming the aperture based on whether the information in each of the vertical portion Xl to X5 to identify the tape type can be used to identify the tape type of the methods described below, with reference to similar tables, Table 1 to Table 3 in which indicator shown 800A to 800E, respectively, to replace the vertical information section Xl to X5.

[0187]〈表 1> [0187] <Table 1>

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[0193] 如表I所示,相应于构成带宽度指示器部的每个指示器800A、800B和800E是否形成为孔口或没有孔口的表面部的组合,限定通过组合指示的从3.5mm到36mm的七种类型的带宽度。 [0193] As shown in Table I, corresponding to the width indicator portion constituting each indicator 800A, 800B and 800E is a surface portion formed as a combination of an aperture or apertures no, defined by the combination of directions from 3.5mm width to 36mm of seven types. 因此,人们可通过视觉检查臂指示器部800内仅分别包括在竖向信息部分X1、X2和X5中的指示器800A、800B和800E来识别带盒30的带宽度。 Thus, it can be visually checked by the arm indicator portion 800 include only the vertical information section X1, X2 and X5 in the indicator 800A, 800B and 800E to identify the width of the tape cassette 30. 注意三个指示器800A、800B和800E的孔口或表面部的组合总数为八。 Note that three indicators 800A, 800B and 800E aperture or a surface portion of the total number of combinations of eight. 但是,在本实施例中,因为在带宽度指示器中包括至少一个孔口,未限定相应于指示器800A、800B和800E都是表面部(“1,1,1”的组合)的情况的带宽度。 However, in the present embodiment, since the width indicator comprises at least one aperture, is not the case corresponding to the indicator 800A, 800B and 800E are surface portions ("1,1,1" in combination) defined width.

[0194] 如表I所示,在带宽度指示器中,当带宽度等于或大于预定宽度(18_)时,限定指示器800E是没有孔口的表面部,当带宽度小于该预定宽度时,限定指示器800E是孔口。 [0194] As shown in Table I, the width of the indicator, when the width is equal to or greater than the predetermined width (18_), the indicator 800E is a surface portion defining no apertures, when the width is smaller than the predetermined width, 800E is a limited indicator orifice. 因此,如上所述,仅通过视觉识别指示器800E在臂前表面35中的位置和检查在该位置是否设有孔口,人们就可识别带宽度是否等于或大于预定宽度。 Thus, as described above, only by visual recognition indicator 800E in the arm front surface 35 and checking the position of the position is provided in the aperture, it can identify the tape width is equal to or greater than a predetermined width.

[0195] 另外,基于是否在每个指示器800A和800B设置孔口的组合,带宽度的尺寸关系可被识别在带宽度等于或大于预定宽度(18mm)的第一范围或带宽度小于预定宽度的第二范围。 [0195] Further, based on whether the combination of each indicator 800A and 800B set the aperture, the size relationship between the width can be identified in a bandwidth equal to or greater than the predetermined width (18mm) of a first predetermined range or band width less than the width a second range. 更具体地,如果指示器800A是孔口且指示器800B是表面部(表I中的“0,1”组合),指示在第一范围或第二范围中的最大带宽度(即表I中的36mm或12mm)。 More specifically, if the indicator 800A is an aperture and the indicator 800B is a surface portion (Table I "0,1" combination), indicating the maximum width in the first range or the second range (i.e., Table I The 36mm or 12mm). 如果指示器800A是表面部且指示器800B是孔口(表I中的“ I,O ”组合),指示第一范围或第二范围中的第二大带宽度(即表I中的24_或9mm)。 If the indicator 800A is a surface portion and the indicator 800B is an aperture (Table I "I, O" combination), indicating a first range or a second range, the second largest width (i.e., in Table I 24_ or 9mm).

[0196] 如果指示器800A和800B都是孔口(表I中的“0,O”组合),指示第一范围或第二范围中的第三大带宽度(即表I中的6mm或18mm)。 [0196] If the indicators 800A and 800B are apertures (Table I "0, O" combination), indicating a first range or a second range in the third largest tape width (i.e., in Table I of 6mm or 18mm ). 如果指示器800A和800B都不是孔口而是表面部(表I中的“I,I”组合),指示所有带宽度中的最小带宽度(即表I中的3.5mm)。 If the indicator 800A and 800B are not apertures but the surface portions (Table I "I, I" combination), indicating that all of the minimum width in the band width (i.e., in Table I 3.5mm).

[0197] 首先,如上所述人们可以视觉识别指示器800A、800B和800E在臂前表面35上的位置。 [0197] First, as described above one can visually identify the indicators 800A, 800B and 800E position 35 on the front surface of the arm. 然后,人们可以检查孔口是否形成在指示器800E中,确定带宽度是否等于或大于预定宽度或带宽度小于预定宽度。 Then, one can check whether an aperture is formed in the indicator 800E, and determine whether the tape width is equal to or greater than the predetermined width or a width smaller than the predetermined width. 随后,通过检查孔口是否形成在每个指示器800A和800B中,人们就能容易更详细地识别带宽度。 Subsequently, by checking whether an aperture is formed in each of the indicators 800A and 800B, people will be able to easily identify the tape width in more detail.

[0198] 例如在图15中示出的宽幅带盒30中,指示器800E是表面部,指示器800A是孔口,指示器800B是表面部。 [0198] In the example shown in FIG. 15 wide tape cassette 30, the indicator 800E is a surface portion, the indicator 800A is an aperture, the indicator 800B is a surface portion. 结果,利用上述方法,人们可以识别带宽度是36mm,即带宽度等于或大于预定宽度(18_)的第一范围中的最大宽度。 As a result, using the above methods, one can identify the tape width is 36mm, i.e. the width is equal to or greater than the predetermined width (18_) of the first range of the maximum width. 在图18中示出的窄幅带盒30中,指示器800E是孔口,指示器800A是孔口,指示器800B是表面部。 Shown in Fig. 18 narrow tape cassette 30, the indicator 800E is an aperture, the indicator 800A is an aperture, the indicator 800B is a surface portion. 结果,利用上述方法,人们可以识别带宽度是12mm,即带宽度小于预定宽度(18mm)的第二范围中的最大宽度。 As a result, using the above methods, one can identify the tape width is 12mm, the bandwidth that is less than the predetermined width (18mm) of the second range of the maximum width.

[0199] 如果人们预先知道预定宽度的特定值,人们仅通过视觉检查整个带盒30就能够确定带盒30的带宽度是否小于预定宽度。 [0199] If people know in advance the specific value of the predetermined width, it is only by visual inspection throughout the tape cassette 30 is able to determine the width of the tape cassette 30 is less than a predetermined width. 因此,指示带宽度是否等于或大于预定宽度的指示器800E不需要包括在带宽度指示器中。 Thus, indicating the width is equal to or larger than a predetermined width indicator 800E included in the tape width is not required indicator. 即竖向信息部分X5可不必限定在臂指示器部800 中。 That vertical information section X5 may not necessarily limited to section 800 of the arm indicator.

[0200] 换言之,至少竖向信息部分Xl和X2被限定在臂指示器部800中和至少两个指示器800A和800B呈现为宽度指示器部就足够。 [0200] In other words, at least part of the vertical information Xl and X2 are defined in section 800 of the indicator arm and at least two indicators 800A and 800B Ministry presented sufficient width indicator. 在最靠近臂部34的出口34A(带从其中排出)的指示器800A和800B用作带宽度指示器部的情况下,人们可以视觉检查指示器800A和800D连同已经排出的露出的带,从而可以更容易地识别带宽度。 When indicators 800A and 800B is used as width indicator portion closest to the outlet 34A 34 of the arm portion (which is discharged from the tape), one can visually check the indicators 800A and 800D, together with the exposed tape has been discharged, thereby can more easily identify the tape width.

[0201] 如表2所示,相应于作为打印模式指示器部的指示器800C是否形成为孔口,打印模式被限定为镜像打印模式(层叠式)或正像打印模式(接收器式)。 [0201] As shown in Table 2, the indicator 800C corresponds to a print mode indicator portion is formed as an aperture, the print mode is defined as a mirror image printing mode (laminated type) or positive printing mode (receptor type). 更具体地,限定如果指示器800C是孔口(表2中的“O”),指示执行镜像打印,如果指示器800C是表面部(表2中的“I”),指示执行正像打印。 More specifically, if the indicator 800C is an aperture defined (Table 2 "O"), instructed to perform image printing, if the indicator 800C is a surface portion (Table 2 "I"), just as the print instructing to execute.

[0202] 因此,如上所述仅通过视觉识别指示器800C在臂前表面35上的位置,检查是否在其上形成孔口,人们就能容易确定打印模式是层叠式(镜像打印模式)还是接收器式(正像打印模式)。 [0202] Thus, as described above in only the position of the arm front surface 35, and checks whether the indicator 800C is formed by visually recognized thereon aperture, it is possible to easily determine the print mode is laminated formula (mirror image printing mode) or receive device type (Just print mode). 例如,在图15中示出的宽幅带盒30中,指示器800C是孔口。 For example, in FIG. 15 shows the wide tape cassette 30, the indicator 800C is an aperture. 因此,人们可以识别打印模式为“镜像打印模式(层叠式)”。 Thus, one can identify the print mode to "mirror printing mode (stacked)." 在图18示出的窄-宽度带盒30中,指示器800C是表面部。 18 shown in FIG narrow - width tape cassette 30, the indicator 800C is a surface portion. 因此,人们可以识别打印模式为“正像打印模式(接收器式)”。 Thus, one can identify the print mode is "positive printing mode (receptor type)."

[0203] 打印模式“接收器式(正像打印模式)”包括除了镜像打印之外的所有类型的打印,诸如其中墨带的墨转移到作为打印介质的带的打印类型、其中热敏带是显色的而不使用墨带的打印类型。 [0203] Print Mode "receiver type (just as the print mode)" includes in addition to the mirror printing all types of printing, such as where the ink transfer ink ribbon to print as the print media type with which thermal tape is chromogenic print type without using the ink ribbon. 因此,打印模式的识别可以识别带盒30是否收容层叠式打印介质或接收器式打印介质。 Thus, identifying the printing pattern 30 may identify whether the tape cassette accommodating stacked printing media or printing media receiver. 在带盒30的制造过程中,打印模式的识别可以识别盒壳体31是为层叠式准备还是为接收器式准备。 In the manufacturing process of the tape cassette 30, identification of the print mode can identify the cassette case 31 is prepared for the laminated type or as a receiver-in-preparation.

[0204] 如表3所示,相应于作为字符颜色指示器部的指示器800D是否形成为孔口,字符颜色被限定为黑色或不同于黑色的颜色。 Shown in [0204] As shown in Table 3, corresponding to the indicator 800D as the character color indicator portion is formed as an aperture, the character color is defined as black or other than black color. 更具体地,限定如果指示器800D是表面部(表3中的“ I”),指示字符颜色为黑色,如果指示器800D是孔口(表3中的“O”),指示字符颜色是不同于黑色的颜色。 More specifically, if the indicator 800D is a surface-defining portion (Table 3 "I"), indicates the character color is black, if the indicator 800D is an aperture (Table 3, "O"), indicates the character color is different in black color.

[0205] 因此,如上所述仅通过视觉识别指示器800D在臂前表面35上的位置,以及检查是否在其中形成孔口,人们就可以容易确定字符颜色是黑色还是不同于黑色的颜色。 [0205] Thus, as described by visual identification only indicator 800D on the surface 35 on the front arm position, and check whether the aperture formed therein, one can easily determine the character color is black or a color other than black. 例如,在图15中示出的宽幅带盒30中,指示器800D是孔口。 For example, in FIG. 15 shows the wide tape cassette 30, the indicator 800D is an aperture. 因此,人们可以识别字符颜色为不同于黑色的颜色。 Thus, one can identify the character color as other than black color. 在图18中示出的窄幅带盒30中,指示器800D是表面部。 Shown in Fig. 18 narrow tape cassette 30, the indicator 800D is a surface portion. 因此,人们可以识别字符颜色是黑色。 Thus, one can identify the character color is black.

[0206] 带宽度和打印模式对于带式打印机I执行正确打印是重要信息。 [0206] width and print mode for a tape printer I performed correctly print is important information. 另一方面,字符颜色对于带式打印机I执行正确打印不是重要的。 On the other hand, the character color is not important for the correct print tape printer I perform. 因此,作为字符颜色指示器部的指示器800D不总是必需的。 Therefore, the indicator 800D as the character color indicator portion is not always necessary. 换言之,竖向信息部分X4可不需要限定在臂指示器部800中。 In other words, the vertical information section X4 may be required to qualify in section 800 of the arm indicator. 此外,指示器800D可用于不是指示字符颜色,而是指示带类型的其它要素,诸如带基材颜色等。 Further, the indicator 800D may be used to indicate not the character color, but rather indicates the tape type of other elements, such as a tape base material color.

[0207] 另外,由每个指示器部指示的带宽度、打印模式和字符颜色的内容不限于表I到表3示出的,可以按需要改变。 [0207] In addition, the width of each indicator unit by the instruction, the contents of the print mode and the character color is not limited to Table I to Table 3 shown can be changed as needed. 注意表I到表3中限定的带宽度、打印模式和字符颜色的组合的总数是28。 Note that Table I to width defined in Table 3, the total number of print mode and a character color combinations is 28. 但是,不需要使用所有组合。 However, without the use of all combinations. 例如,在可以通过带式打印机I检测不适当安装状态的情况下(将在后面描述),不使用相应于通过带式打印机I检测的不适当安装状态的组合。 For example, in the case where the tape printer I can be detected by the improper attachment state (to be described later), not used by the tape printer corresponding to the combination of I detected improper installation state.

[0208] 另外,上面已经描述了臂指示器部800用于指示带类型的结构和通过人们视觉检查臂指示器部800识别带类型的方法。 [0208] In addition, the above methods have been described for the arm indicator portion 800 indicates the tape type of structure and the visual inspection by the arm indicator portion 800 of the tape type identification. 下文中,将参考图12到图25描述臂指示器部800的关于带式打印机I的臂检测开关210的结构,以及通过臂检测开关210的带类型识别。 Hereinafter, regarding the structure of the tape printer I arm detecting switch 25 with reference to FIG. 12 to FIG. 800 described in the arm indicator portion 210, and a tape type identification by the arm detecting switch 210.

[0209] 首先,将描述臂指示器部800的关于带式打印机I的臂检测开关210的结构。 [0209] First, the structure on the tape printer I arm detecting switch 210 of the arm indicator portion 800 will be described. 如上所述,在本实施例的带式打印机I中,五个检测开关210A到210E设置在压板保持器12 (参考图7)的盒面对表面12B上。 As described above, the tape printer I In this embodiment, the five detecting switches 210A to 210E provided in the 12 (refer to FIG. 7) of the cartridge holder plate on the facing surface 12B. 在带盒30中,当带盒30安装在盒收容部8中时,分别面对臂检测开关210A到210E的重叠区域作为指示器800A到800E,如图14所示。 In the tape cassette 30, when the tape cassette 30 is installed in the cassette housing portion 8, respectively face the arm detecting switches 210A to 210E overlap region as an indicator 800A to 800E, as shown in Fig. 在图14示出的例子中,指示器800A、800C和800D是孔口,指示器800B和800E是表面部。 In the illustrated example of FIG. 14, the indicator 800A, 800C and 800D are apertures, the indicator 800B and 800E are surface portions.

[0210] 当孔口与臂检测开关210对置时,臂检测开关210的开关终端222可以插入孔口和从孔口中拆除,孔口作为不按压开关终端222的非按压部801。 [0210] When the opening detection switch 210 and the arm opposite the arm detection switch 210, switch 222 can be inserted into an aperture terminal and removed from the orifice, orifice as not push switch terminal non-pressing portion 801 222. 本实施例的非按压部801形成为在正视图中具有竖长矩形形状的孔口并且与指示器(重叠区域)的形状匹配。 Non-pressing portion 801 of the present embodiment is formed in the front view having a vertically long rectangular shape to match the shape of the aperture and the indicator (overlapping area). 例如,如图12所示,孔口可以是大致垂直于臂前表面35(即平行于顶面30A和底面30B)穿透臂部34的外壁34B的通孔。 For example, shown in Figure 12, the aperture may be substantially perpendicular to the surface 35 (i.e., parallel to the top surface 30A and bottom surface 30B) penetrating the arm portion 34 of the outer wall of the through hole 34B of the front arm. 作为结果,非按压部801的形成方向与臂部34内部的带供给路径以直角大致交叉。 As a result, the non-pressing direction of the arm portion 34 is formed inside the band supply path 801 is substantially intersect at right angles. 当开关终端222插入非按压部801时,与非按压部801对置的臂检测开关210保持在关状态。 When the switch terminal 222 to a non-pressing portion 801, and the non-pressing portion 801 opposite arm detection switch 210 kept in the off state.

[0211] 当表面部与臂检测开关210对置时,表面部作为按压开关终端222的按压部802。 [0211] When the surface portion of the arm opposite the detection switch 210, the surface portion of the terminal as a push switch pressing portion 802 222. 当开关终端222与按压部802接触时,与按压部802对置的臂检测开关210改变为开状态。 When the switch terminal 222 contacts with the pressing portion 802, and the pressing portion 802 opposed arm detecting switch 210 is changed to the open state. 在图15中示出的宽幅带盒30的例子中,指示器800A、800C和800D是非按压部801,指示器800B和800E是按压部802。 In example 15, the wide tape cassette shown in Fig. 30, the indicator 800A, 800C and 800D are non-pressing portion 801, the indicator 800B and 800E are the pressing portions 802.

[0212] 指示器800E在臂前表面35上的竖向位置位于在横向信息部分Yl到Y3中最下面定位的横向信息部分Y3中。 [0212] 800E indicator on the front surface 35 of the vertical position of the arm is located in the lateral information section Y3 Yl to locate in the bottom of the lateral information section Y3. 如上所述,在图15中示出的带宽度等于或大于预定宽度(18_)的宽幅带盒30中,横向信息部分Y3设置为横跨共用指示器部831和共用指示器部831下方的扩展部832。 As described above, in Fig. 15 shows the width is equal to or greater than the predetermined width (18_) of the wide tape cassette 30, the lateral information section Y3 is disposed astride the common indicator portion 831 and a portion 831 below the common indicator extension 832. 另一方面,在图18中示出的带宽度小于预定宽度的窄幅带盒30中,横向信息部分Y3沿臂前表面35的下边缘延伸且具有横向信息部分Yl和Y2的宽度的大致三分之一的宽度。 On the other hand, in Fig. 18 shows the width of a narrow width is less than the predetermined tape cassette 30, the lower edge of the front lateral information section Y3 extends along the surface of the arm 35 and the lateral information section having a width Yl and Y2 is approximately three one-half of the width. 因此,在图18中示出的窄幅带盒30中,指示器800E在竖直方向上的尺寸是图15中示出的宽幅带盒30的指示器800E的尺寸的大致三分之一。 Thus, in FIG. 18 shows a narrow tape cassette 30, the indicator 800E in the vertical direction dimension is shown in FIG. 15 wide tape cassette indicator 30 is approximately one-third the size of 800E .

[0213] 如上所述,在本实施例中限定在带宽度等于或大于预定宽度(18mm)的宽幅带盒30(参考图15)中,指示器800E是表面部,S卩,按压部802。 [0213] As described above, in the present embodiment is defined in the tape width equal to or greater than the predetermined width (18mm) wide width tape cassette 30 (refer to FIG. 15), the indicator 800E is a surface portion, S Jie, the pressing portion 802 . 还限定在带宽度小于预定宽度的窄幅带盒30 (参考图18)中,指示器800E是孔口,S卩,非按压部801。 Further defines a predetermined width smaller than the width of the narrow tape cassette 30 (refer to FIG. 18), the indicator 800E is an aperture, S Jie, the non-pressing portion 801.

[0214] 这是由于下面的原因。 [0214] This is due to the following reason. 在带式打印机I是仅使用窄幅带盒30的专用设备的情况下,在与指示器800E对置的位置可不设置臂检测开关210E。 In the case of the tape printer I is only special equipment using narrow tape cassette 30 is, in the indicator 800E may not be provided on a position opposed to the arm detecting switch 210E. 另一方面,在带式打印机I是能使用窄幅带盒30和宽幅带盒30的通用设备的情况下,设置与指示器800E对置的臂检测开关210E。 On the other hand, in the case where the tape printer I is able to use a narrow width tape cassette 30 and the tape cassette of the generic device 30, the indicator 800E disposed opposite to the arm detecting switch 210E. 因此,在窄幅带盒30中的形成为孔口的指示器800E,作为相应于臂检测开关210E的逸出孔。 Thus, the tape cassette 30 is formed in a narrow range for the aperture indicator 800E, as corresponding to the arm detecting switch 210E in the escape hole.

[0215] 如上参考表I到表3所述,臂指示器部800的指示器800A到800E中的每一个与指示器800A到800E中的每一个指示的带类型要素相联系。 [0215] Table I above with reference to Table 3, the arm indicator portion of the indicator 800A 800 to 800E each of the indicator 800A to 800E each indication associated with the type of elements. 或孔口(非按压部801)或表面部(按压部802)按照与带类型相应的规定图案形成在指示器800A到800E中的每一个中。 Or apertures (the non-pressing portion 801) or a surface portion (the pressing portion 802) in accordance with the tape type corresponding to a predetermined pattern is formed in the indicator 800A to 800E in each of. 因此,带式打印机I可以基于通过臂指示器部800选择性地按压的臂检测开关210的开和关状态的组合识别带类型。 Accordingly, the tape printer I can identify the tape type based on a combination of the arm indicator portion 800 by selectively pressing the arm detecting switches the on and off states 210.

[0216] 更具体地,如上所述为指示器800A到800E预先限定的规定图案(孔口和表面部的组合)可以转换为相应臂检测开关210A到210E的检测图案(开、关状态的组合)。 [0216] More specifically, as described above for the indicator 800A to 800E predefined predetermined pattern (a combination of the aperture and the surface portion) can be converted to the corresponding arm detecting switches 210A to 210E of the detection pattern (off status combination ). 然后,带式打印机I参考表可以识别带类型,在表中每个检测图案与带类型相关联。 Then, I tape printer can identify the tape type with reference to the table, in the table for each detection pattern is associated with the tape type.

[0217] 图22中示出的带类型表格510是在带式打印机I中使用的以识别带类型的表的例子,并且存储在带式打印机I的R0M402中。 [0217] Figure 22 shows the tape type table 510 is used in the tape printer I to identify the tape type table of example, and is stored in the tape printer I R0M402 in. 带盒30的带类型按照五个臂检测开关210A到210E的开和关状态的组合限定在带类型表格510中。 Tape type of the tape cassette 30 is defined in accordance with the combination of the five arm detecting switches on and off states of 210A to 210E in the tape type table 510. 在图22示出的带类型表格510中,臂检测开关210A到210E分别相应于开关SWl到SW5,并且每个臂检测开关210的关状态(OFF)和开状态(ON)分别相应于值零(O)和一(I)。 In Figure 22 shows the tape type table 510, the arm detecting switches 210A to 210E respectively correspond to switches SWl to the SW5, and each arm detection switch OFF state (OFF) 210 and the ON state (ON), respectively corresponding to a value of zero (O) and a (I).

[0218] 在使用全部五个臂检测开关210A到210E的情况下,相应于开和关状态组合总数的最大32个检测图案的最大32种带类型可被识别。 [0218] In the case where all five 210A to 210E of the arm detecting switches on and off states corresponding to the total number of combinations of the maximum 32 of the detection pattern of the maximum 32 kinds of the tape type may be identified. 但是,在图22中示出的带类型表格510中,最大32个检测图案中,设定相应于24种检测图案的带类型。 However, in Fig. 22 the tape type table 510 shown, the maximum detection pattern 32, is set corresponding to the 24 kinds of the detection pattern of the tape type. 剩余的8个检测图案中,对三个图案示出“错误”,用于带式打印机I检测到带盒30未安装在盒收容部8中的适当位置。 The remaining eight detection patterns, the pattern shows three "wrong" for I place the tape printer detects the tape cassette 30 is not installed in the cassette housing portion 8. 对于其它五个检测图案示出“空闲”,指示空字段。 For the other five detection pattern shows "idle", indicating an empty field. 将在后面描述当检测到错误时的带盒30的安装状态。 Will be described later when the tape cartridge mounting state 30 when an error is detected.

[0219] 可以在带式打印机I中使用的表格不限于图22中示出的带类型表格510。 [0219] can be used in the form of a tape printer I is not limited to the tape type table 510 shown in Figure 22. 例如,可以使用这样表格,其中任何被选择的带类型新加到相应于带类型表格510中“空闲”的检测图案。 For example, such a table, in which any selected tape type of the tape type corresponding to the newly added to the table 510. The "free" detection pattern. 另外,可以使用这样的表格,其中带类型表格510中记录的带类型被删除,每个检测图案和带类型之间的对应关系被改变,相应于每个检测图案的带类型的内容被改变。 Further, such a table may be used, wherein the tape type recording tape type table 510 is deleted, the correspondence between each detection pattern and the tape type is changed between, corresponding to each detection pattern is changed with the type of content. 在这种情况下,为了通过视觉检查识别带类型而确定的上述规定图案也可按需要改变。 In this case, the predetermined pattern in order to identify the tape type by a visual check can also be determined to change.

[0220] 另外,如上所述,包括在带宽度指示器部中的指示器800E和作为字符颜色指示器部的指示器800D可被省略。 [0220] Further, as described above, including the indicators 800E and 800D as the character color indicator portion of the indicator in the width indicator portion may be omitted. 当不设置指示器800E和800D时,不使用相应的臂检测开关210E(SW5)和210D(SW4)。 When not setting indicators 800E and 800D, do not use the corresponding arm detecting switch 210E (SW5) and 210D (SW4). 因此,在这种情况下,可使用其中仅限定相应于臂检测开关210A到2IOC (SWl到SW3)的带类型的表格。 Therefore, in this case, which can be used to define only the corresponding arm detecting switches 210A to 2IOC (SWl to SW3) of the tape type table.

[0221] 接下来,将参考图3到图6、图19和图20说明通过带式打印机I检测带盒30的带类型的方式。 [0221] Next, with reference to Figures 3 to 6, 19 and 20 illustrate a tape printer I detected by the tape type of the tape cassette 30 manner. 图19示出其中图2和图10到图15示出的带宽度为36mm的宽幅带盒30的带类型被检测的状态,图20示出其中图16到图18示出的带宽度为12mm的窄幅带盒30的带类型被检测的状态。 Figure 19 illustrates the case where the bandwidth of FIG. 2 and FIG. 10 to FIG. 15 is shown in a 36mm wide tape type of the tape cassette 30 is detected, and Fig. 20 shows the width 16 to 18 is shown in tape type is detected of the narrow state 30 of 12mm tape cassette.

[0222] 当带盒30被用户安装在盒收容部8的适当位置且盒盖6关闭时,压板保持器12从待机位置(参考图3)移动到打印位置(参考图4到图6)。 [0222] When the tape cassette 30 is installed in position the user cassette housing portion 8 and the lid 6 is closed, the platen holder 12 from the standby position (refer to FIG. 3) is moved to the print position (refer to FIG. 4 to FIG. 6). 然后设置在压板保持器12的盒面对表面12B上的臂检测部200和锁定件225移动到分别与设置在带盒30的臂前表面35上的臂指示器部800和锁定孔820对置的位置。 Then provided in the platen holder 12 of the cartridge facing surface 12B on the arm detection portion 200 and the locking member 225 is moved to the surface, respectively, in the tape cassette 35 on the front arm 30 of the arm indicator portion 800 and the lock hole provided 820 pairs of opposed position.

[0223] 在带盒30在适当位置安装在盒收容部8中的情况下,锁定件225插入锁定孔820中。 [0223] In the case of the tape cassette 30 is mounted at an appropriate position in the cassette housing portion 8, the locking member 225 inserted into the locking hole 820. 结果,锁定件225不与带盒30干涉,从盒面对表面12B(参考图8)突出的臂检测开关210的开关终端222与设置在臂指示器部800的相应位置的指示器800A到800E (非按压部801和按压部802)对置,且被选择性地按压。 As a result, the locking member 225 does not interfere with the tape cassette 30, facing surface 12B (refer Figure 8) projecting arm detecting switches 210 of the switch terminal 222 disposed at a corresponding position with the arm indicator portion 800 of indicator 800A to 800E from the cartridge (the non-pressing portion 801 and the pressing portion 802) opposite, and are selectively pressed. 更具体地,与非按压部801对置的臂检测开关210通过插入作为非按压部801的孔保持关状态。 More specifically, the non-pressing portion 801 opposed arm detecting switch 210 by inserting a non-pressing portion 801 of the hole to maintain off-state. 与按压部802对置的臂检测开关210通过被作为按压部802的臂前表面35的表面部的按压改变到开状态。 And the pressing portion 802 opposed arm detecting switch 210 is changed by the pressing surface portion of the arm front surface 35 as the pressing portion 802 to the ON state.

[0224] 此外,如上所述,由于形成在锁定件225下表面的倾斜部226,锁定件225的厚度朝向锁定件225前端减少。 [0224] In addition, as described above, since the locking member 225 is formed in the lower surface of the inclined portion 226, the thickness of the locking member 225 of locking member 225 toward the front end is reduced. 由于形成在锁定孔820下壁的倾斜部821,锁定孔820在竖直方向的开口宽度朝向臂前表面35增加。 Since the locking hole 820 formed in the lower wall of the inclined portion 821, the locking hole 820 in the front opening width in the vertical direction toward the surface of the arm 35 increases. 结果,如果锁定件225的位置相对于锁定孔820在向下方向上略微不对准(即,如果盒壳体31相对于盒收容部8中的适当位置略微升高),当压板保持器12朝向打印位置移动时,倾斜部226和倾斜部821彼此相互作用以将锁定件225引导到锁定孔820内。 As a result, if the position of the locking member 225 relative to the locking hole 820 in the downward direction slightly misaligned (i.e., if the cartridge case 31 is slightly raised relative to the cassette housing portion 8 in the appropriate position), when the platen holder 12 toward the print When the position, the inclined portion 226 and the inclined portion 821 interact with each other to guide the locking member 225 into the locking hole 820. 以这种方式,即使当盒壳体31相对于盒收容部8中的适当位置略微升高,锁定件225也可以适当安装到锁定孔820内,并且臂检测部200可以精确地定位成与臂指示器部800对置。 In this manner, even when the cassette case 31 is slightly raised relative to the cassette housing portion 8 in position, the locking member 225 may be suitably mounted within the locking hole 820, and the arm detection portion 200 may be accurately positioned with the arm indicator section 800 opposed.

[0225] 根据本实施例的锁定件225在带盒30的插入方向上设置在臂检测部200的上游侧(换言之,在臂检测部200上方)。 [0225] The locking member 225 is provided on the tape cartridge inserting direction 30 of the present embodiment on the upstream side of the arm detection portion 200 (in other words, above the arm detection portion 200). 因此,当带盒30被插入时,锁定件225在臂检测开关210前面与臂前表面35对置。 Therefore, when the tape cassette 30 is inserted, the locking member 225 before the arm detecting switch 210 and the arm front surface 35 opposed. 换言之,除了锁定件225插入锁定孔820之外,臂检测开关210不与臂前表面35接触。 In other words, in addition to locking member 225 inserted into the locking hole 820 outside arm detection switch 210 is not in contact with the front surface of the arm 35. 换言之,除了带盒30安装在适当位置之外,没有臂检测开关210被按压(即,臂检测开关210保持处于关状态)。 In other words, in addition to the tape cassette 30 is mounted in place, the arm detecting switch 210 is not pressed (i.e., the arm detecting switch 210 remains in OFF state). 因此,可以甚至更可靠地防止带类型的错误检测。 Thus, even more reliably prevent erroneous detection of the tape type.

[0226] 在图10到图15中示出的宽幅带盒30安装在盒收容部8中的适当位置的情况下,臂检测开关210A、210C和210D处于关状态,因为它们与作为非按压部801的指示器800A、800C和800D对置,如图19所示。 [0226] In the case shown in Figure 10 to the wide tape cassette 30 is installed in the cassette housing portion 8 of the niche 15, the arm detecting switches 210A, 210C and 210D in the OFF state, since they are used as the non-pressing portion 801 of the indicator 800A, 800C and 800D opposite, as shown in Fig. 另一方面,臂检测开关210B和210E处于开状态,因为它们与作为按压部802的指示器800B和800E对置。 On the other hand, the arm detecting switches 210B and 210E are in the open state, as they relate to the pressing portion 802 as the indicator 800B and 800E opposed. 更具体地,指示与臂检测开关210A到210E相应的开关SWl和SW5的开和关状态的值分别被识别为0,1,0,0和I。 More specifically, the arm detecting switch 210A indicates to 210E corresponding switch SWl and values of SW5 on and off states, respectively, is identified as 0,1,0,0 and I. 因此,参考带类型表格510,以与上述通过视觉检查识别结果相同的方式,带类型被识别为“带宽36_,镜像打印模式(层叠式)和字符颜色不同于黑色”。 Therefore, the reference tape type table 510, as in the above recognition results by visual inspection in the same manner, the tape type is identified as "bandwidth 36_, mirror image printing mode (laminated type) and the character color other than black."

[0227] 在图16到图18中示出的窄幅带盒30安装在盒收容部8中的适当位置的情况下,臂检测开关210A和210E处于关状态,因为它们与作为非按压部801的指示器800A和800E对置,如图20所示。 When [0227] shows a narrow tape cassette 30 is mounted in place in the cassette housing portion 8 in FIG. 16 to FIG. 18, the arm detecting switches 210A and 210E in the OFF state, since they are used as the non-pressing portion 801 indicators 800A and 800E opposite, as shown in Fig. 另一方面,臂检测开关210B、210C和210D处于开状态,因为它们与作为按压部802的指示器800B、800C和800D对置。 On the other hand, the arm detecting switches 210B, 210C and 210D in the open state, as they relate to the pressing portion 802 as the indicator 800B, 800C and 800D opposite. 更具体地,指示与臂检测开关210A到210E相应的开关SWl和SW5的开和关状态的值分别被识别为0,1,1,I和O。 More specifically, the arm detecting switch 210A indicates to 210E corresponding switch SWl and values SW5 ON and OFF states, respectively, are identified as 0,1,1, I and O. 因此,参考带类型表格510,以与上述通过视觉检查识别结果相同的方式,带类型被识别为“带宽度12mm,正像打印模式(接收器式)和字符颜色是黑色”。 Therefore, the reference tape type table 510, as in the above recognition results by visual inspection in the same manner, the tape type is identified as "tape width 12mm, just as the print mode (receiver type) and the character color is black."

[0228] 如图23所示,在带盒30没被在向下方向充分推压的情况下,例如,锁定件225未插入锁定孔820,且与臂前表面35的表面部接触。 [0228] 23, in the tape cassette 30 is not sufficiently pushed in the downward direction, for example, locking member 225 is not inserted into the locking hole 820, and is in contact with the surface portion of the arm front surface 35. 如上所述,锁定件225的突起长度与开关终端222的突起长度大致相同或大于该开关终端222的突起长度。 As described above, the projection length of the locking member 225 and the switch terminal 222 projecting length substantially equal to or greater than the length of the protrusions 222 of the switch terminal. 结果,当锁定件225与臂前表面35的表面部接触,没有开关终端222与臂前表面35 (包括臂指示器部800)接触。 As a result, when the locking member 225 in contact with the surface portion of the arm front surface 35, there is no switch terminal 222 and the arm front surface 35 (including the arm indicator portion 800) contacts.

[0229] 换言之,由于锁定件225由此防止开关终端222和臂前表面35之间接触,所有臂检测开关210A到210E保持在关状态。 [0229] In other words, since the locking member 225 thereby preventing the switch between terminal 222 and the arm front surface 35 in contact, all the arm detecting switches 210A to 210E kept in the off state. 因此,指示与臂检测开关210A到210E相应的开关Sffl到SW5的开和关状态的值分别被识别为0,0,0,0和O。 Thus, indicating to the arm detecting switch 210A to 210E Sffl value corresponding switch SW5 ON and OFF states are respectively identified as 0,0,0,0 and O. 结果,在该安装状态下,参考带类型表格510,在带式打印机I中识别到“错误I”。 As a result, in the attached state, with reference to the tape type table 510, the tape printer I recognized "error I".

[0230] 如图24和图25所示,在带盒30没有锁定件225的情况下(在图24和图25中,锁定件225由双点划线示出),即使带盒30没有安装在适当位置,如果臂检测开关210与臂前表面35的表面部对置,开关终端222可被按压(换言之,变到开状态)。 [0230] FIG. 24 and FIG. 25, the tape cassette 30 is not locked in the case member 225 (YES in FIG. 24 and FIG. 25, the locking member 225 shown by two-dot chain line), even if the tape cassette 30 is not installed in place, if the arm detecting switch 210 and the surface portion of the arm front surface 35 is opposed to the switch terminals 222 may be pressed (in other words, changed to the ON state). 如上所述,设置在臂指示器部800中的指示器800A到800E以曲折图案布置,从而没有指示器800A到800E在竖直方向的同一线上对准。 Indicator 800A described above, provided in the arm indicator portion 800 to 800E are arranged in a zigzag pattern, so that no indicators 800A to 800E in the same line in the vertical direction of alignment. 由于此原因,在带盒30相对于盒收容部8中的适当位置在竖直方向上未对准的情况下,在下面的模式中可检测到错误。 For this reason, in the case of the cassette housing portion 8 an appropriate position in the vertical direction is not aligned with respect to the tape cassette 30, the following pattern can be detected in error.

[0231] 如图24所示,在带盒30相对于盒收容部8中的适当位置在向上的方向上略微未对准的情况下,臂前表面35的下边缘的高度位置在处于较低列的臂检测开关210E之下。 [0231] Figure 24, in the case where the tape cassette 30 with respect to the cassette housing portion 8 in the appropriate place in an upward direction is slightly misaligned, the height position of the lower edge of the arm front surface 35 is at a low arm detection switch columns under 210E. 因此所有的臂检测开关210A到210E与臂前表面35的表面部对置,并且因此都处于开状态。 Thus all the arm detecting switches 210A and 210E surface portion of the arm front surface 35 opposed, and thus are in the ON state. 然后,指示与臂检测开关210A到210E对应的开关SWl到SW5的开和关状态的值分别被识别为1、1、1、1和I。 Then, the arm detecting switch 210A indicates to 210E corresponding to a value SW5 switch SWl on and off states, respectively, is identified as 1,1,1,1 and I. 结果,在该安装状态的情况下,参考带类型表格510,在带式打印机I中识别到“错误3”。 As a result, in this mounted state, with reference to the tape type table 510, the tape printer I identified to "ERROR 3."

[0232] 此外,如图25所示,在带盒30相对于盒收容部8中的适当位置在向上的方向上明显未对准的情况下,臂前表面35的下边缘的高度位置在包括臂检测开关210A和210C的中间列和包括臂检测开关210E的较低列之间。 [0232] Further, as shown in FIG. 25, in the case where the tape cassette 30 with respect to the cassette housing portion 8 in the appropriate place in the upward direction significantly misaligned, the height position of the lower edge of the arm front surface 35 comprising arm detection switches 210A and 210C of the middle column, including between the arms and lower detection switch 210E columns. 因此臂检测开关210A到210D与臂前表面35的表面部对置且在开状态,同时臂检测开关210E不与臂前表面35的表面对置且在关状态。 Thus to 210D and the surface portion of the arm front surface 35 and opposed in the open state, without surface of the arm detecting switches 210A and the arm detecting switch 210E on the arm front surface 35 and opposed in the off state. 然后,指示与臂检测开关210A到210E相应的开关SWl到SW5开和关状态的值分别被识别为1,1,1,1和O。 Then, the arm detecting switch 210A indicates to 210E corresponding to a value SW5 switch SWl on and off states, respectively, is identified as 1,1,1,1 and O. 结果,在该安装状态的情况下,参考带类型表格510,在带式打印机I中识别到“错误2”。 As a result, in this mounted state, with reference to the tape type table 510, the tape printer I recognized "error 2."

[0233] 如上所述,在本实施例的臂指示器部800中没有采用相应于“错误I”到“错误3”之一的按压部802 (表面部)和非按压部801 (孔口)的组合图案。 [0233] As described above, the arm indicator portion of the present embodiment does not use 800 corresponding to the "Error I" into the pressing portions 802 (surface portions) "Error 3" and one of the non-pressing portions 801 (apertures) The monogram. 更具体地,不采用下面的三个图案。 More specifically, without the use of the following three patterns. 第一个是其中所有指示器800A到800E都是非按压部801(孔口)的图案。 The first is where all the indicators 800A to 800E are the non-pressing portion 801 (aperture) pattern. 第二个是其中所有指示器800A到800E都是按压部802(表面部)的图案。 The second is where all the indicators 800A to 800E are the pressing portions 802 (surface portions) of the pattern. 第三个是其中设置在共用指示器部831 (在横向信息部分Yl和Y2中)内的所有指示器800A到800D都是按压部802 (表面部)。 The third is where the common indicator portion 831 is provided (in the lateral information section Yl and Y2 are) all the indicators 800A to 800D are within the pressing portions 802 (surface portions). 因此,带盒30不仅能通过人们视觉检查和通过带式打印机I的臂检测开关210进行带类型的识别,而且能通过带式打印机I进行带盒30的安装状态的检测。 Thus, the tape cassette 30 not only through the visual inspection and by the tape printer I arm detecting switch 210 of the tape type identification, and can detect the tape printer I tape cassette 30 in a mounted state.

[0234] 如上所述,臂部34是引导从第二带卷轴41拉出的薄膜带59和从墨带卷轴42拉出的墨带60、使薄膜带59和墨带60将在出口34A接合、然后将它们朝向头插入部39 (更具体地,开口77)排出的部分。 [0234] As described above, the guide arm portion 34 is pulled out from the second tape spool 41 of the film tape 59 and the ribbon spool 42 is pulled out from the ink ribbon 60, the film tape 59 and the ink ribbon 60 to be joined at the exit 34A , then they are toward the head insertion portion 39 (more specifically, the opening 77) of the discharge portion. 因此,如果带盒30未适当地安装在盒收容部8中,则在和热头10的位置关系发生错误,并且可在相对于薄膜带59的带宽度方向(高度方向)的未对准位置执行打印。 Therefore, if the tape cassette 30 is not properly installed in the cassette housing portion 8, the positional relationship between the thermal head 10 and the error occurs, and the position may be misaligned with respect to the film tape 59 in the width direction (height direction) perform printing. 其也适用于打印带57和热敏纸带55。 Which also applies to the print tape 57 and the heat-sensitive paper tape 55.

[0235] 考虑这种情况,在本实施例中,臂指示器部800设置在臂部34的臂前表面35中,臂部34在热头10插入的头插入部39附近。 [0235] Consider the case where, in the present embodiment, the arm indicator portion 800 provided on the front surface of the arm portion 35 of the arm 34, the arm portion 34 near the insertion portion 39 in the thermal head 10 is inserted into the head. 因此,臂部34 (更具体地,臂前表面35)形成容易检测与热头10的位置关系中的错误的基础,并且可以通过确定带盒30是否在适当位置安装在盒收容部8中来改进打印精度。 Thus, the arm portion 34 (more specifically, the arm front surface 35) is formed and is easy to detect the positional relationship between the thermal head 10 in the base errors, and can be determined whether the tape cassette 30 is mounted at an appropriate position in the cassette housing portion 8 to improved printing precision.

[0236] 接下来,将参考图21说明在根据本实施例的带式打印机I中执行关于打印的处理。 [0236] Next, with reference to FIG. 21 illustrates the implementation of the tape printer I according to the present embodiment, in the processing regarding printing. 当带式打印机I的电源接通时,基于存储在R0M402中的程序,通过CPU401执行图21中示出的关于打印的处理。 When the tape printer I is powered on, based on the program stored in the R0M402, about printing processing shown in Fig. 21 executed by the CPU401.

[0237] 如图21所示,在关于打印的处理中,首先,执行带式打印机I的系统初始化(步骤SI)。 [0237] As shown in Figure 21, the processing related to printing, first, the tape printer I perform system initialization (step SI). 例如,在步骤SI中执行的系统初始化中,CPU401执行打印相关处理,在该打印相关处理中,RAM404中的文本存储器被清空,计数器初始化到缺省值等。 For example, the system initialization performed in step SI, in, CPU401 performs printing-related processing, the print-related processing, RAM404 text memory is cleared, the counter is initialized to the default value and the like.

[0238] 接下来,基于臂检测部200的检测图案(即,基于臂检测开关210A到210E的开和关状态的组合)识别带盒30的带类型(步骤S3)。 [0238] Next, based on the detection pattern of the arm detection portion 200 (i.e., a combination of the arm detecting switches 210A to 210E of the on and off states based) identifying the type of tape cassette 30 (step S3). 在步骤S3中,如上所述,参考存储在R0M402中的带类型表格510,识别与臂检测开关210A到210E的开和关状态组合相应的带类型。 In step S3, as described above, the tape type table 510, the arm detecting switch identification reference stored in R0M402 the on and off states 210A to 210E of the combination corresponding tape type.

[0239] 接下来,确定在步骤S3中识别的带类型是否为“错误”(步骤S5)。 [0239] Next, it is determined in step S3 whether the identified tape type is "ERROR" (step S5). 如果识别的带类型是“错误”(步骤S5 “是”),带盒30未适当地安装在盒收容部8中,如上面参考图23到图25所述的。 If the identified tape type is "ERROR" (step S5 "is"), the tape cassette 30 is not properly installed in the cassette housing portion 8, as described above with reference to FIG. 23 to FIG. 25 of the. 因此,在显示器5上显示消息以通知打印不能开始(步骤S7)。 Therefore, the message on the display 5 to notify printing does not start (step S7). 在步骤S7中,在显示器5上显示阅读的文本消息,例如,“带盒未适当地安装”。 In step S7, a text message on the display 5 display reading, e.g., "tape cassette is not properly installed."

[0240] 在执行步骤S7之后,处理返回到步骤S3。 [0240] After the execution of step S7, the process returns to step S3. 注意,即使当带盒30适当地安装在盒收容部8中时,但如果盒盖6打开,压板保持器12处在待机位置(参考图3),则在显示器5上显示指示打印不能开始的消息(步骤S7)。 Note that, even when the tape cassette 30 is suitably mounted in the cassette housing portion 8, but if the cover 6 is open, the platen holder 12 is at the standby position (refer to FIG. 3), is displayed on the display 5 indicating that the print is not started message (step S7).

[0241] 如果识别的带类型不是“错误”(步骤S5:否),在步骤S3中识别的带类型的内容以文本信息显示在显示器5上(步骤S9)。 [0241] If the identified tape type is not "ERROR" (step S5: NO), the content of the tape type identified at step S3 to the text information displayed on the display 5 (step S9). 在上述的图15中示出的宽幅带盒30适当安装的情况下,显示器5显示阅读的消息,例如“36_的层叠式带盒已经安装。字符颜色不同于黑”。 In the case of the above FIG 15 shows the wide tape cassette 30 is properly installed, the display 5 displays a message reading, e.g., "36_ stacked cassette has been installed. The character color different from black." 在上述的图18中示出的窄幅带盒30适当安装的情况下,显示器5显示阅读的消息,例如“12_的接收器式带盒已经安装。字符颜色为黑”。 In the above case of FIG. 18 shows a narrow tape cassette 30 is properly installed, the display 5 displays a message reading, e.g., "12_ receiver type tape cassette has been installed. The character color is black."

[0242] 接下来,确定是否从键盘3有任何输入(步骤SI I)。 [0242] Next, it is determined whether there is any input from the keyboard 3 (step SI I). 如果有来自键盘3的输入(步骤Sll:是),CPU401接收从键盘3输入的字符作为打印数据,将打印数据(文本数据)存储在RAM404的文本存储器中(步骤S13)。 If there is input (step Sll: a) from the keyboard 3, CPU401 receives characters from the keyboard 3 as print data is inputted, the print data (text data) stored in the RAM404 text memory (step S13). 如果没有来自键盘3的输入(步骤Sll:否),处理返回到步骤S11,并且CPU401等待来自键盘3的输入。 If there is no input 3 (Step Sll: NO) from the keyboard, the processing returns to step S11, and the CPU401 waits for input from the keyboard 3.

[0243] 然后,如果有来自键盘3的开始打印的命令,例如,存储在文本存储器中的打印数据根据步骤S3中识别的带类型被处理(步骤S15)。 [0243] Then, if there is a command to start printing from the keyboard 3, for example, the print data stored in the text memory is processed (step S15) in accordance with step S3 identified tape type. 例如,在步骤S15中,打印数据被处理,使得与在步骤S3中识别的带宽度相应的打印范围和打印尺寸和与在步骤S3中识别的打印模式(镜像打印模式或正像打印模式)相应的打印位置结合。 For example, in step S15, the print data is processed, in step S3 such that the width identified and the corresponding print size and print range and in step S3 identified print mode (mirror image printing mode or a normal print mode) corresponding The combination of the print position. 基于在步骤S15中处理的打印数据,在作为打印介质的带上执行打印处理(步骤S17)。 Based on the print data is processed in step S15, the printing process is performed as the tape printing medium (step S17). 在执行打印处理之后,关于打印的处理(参考图21)结束。 After the printing process is performed, the processing related to printing (refer to FIG. 21) ends.

[0244] 下面将更具体地说明上述打印处理(步骤S17)。 [0244] Next will be specifically described above printing process (step S17). 在安装图3和图4中示出的层叠式带盒30的情况下,经由带驱动轴100驱动而旋转的带驱动辊46通过与可动供给辊14协作移动从第二带卷轴41拉出薄膜带59。 In the installation in FIG. 3 and FIG. 4 is shown under the stacked type tape cassette 30, the tape drive shaft 100 is rotated via the driving belt drive roller 46 by the movable feed roller 14 is pulled out from the second mobile collaboration tape spool 41 the film tape 59. 此外,经由墨带卷取轴95驱动以旋转的墨带卷取卷轴44与打印速度同步地从墨带卷轴42拉出未使用的墨带60。 In addition, 95 is driven to rotate the ribbon take-up spool 44 in synchronization with the print speed from the ribbon spool 42 is pulled out of the ink ribbon 60 via the unused ribbon take-up shaft. 已经从第二带卷轴41拉出的薄膜带59通过墨带卷轴42的外边缘并且沿臂部34内的供给路径供给。 Has been supplied along the feed path within the arm portion 34 from the second tape spool 41 is pulled out of the film tape 59 through the ink ribbon spool 42 and the outer edge.

[0245] 然后,在墨带60结合到薄膜带59表面的情况下,薄膜带59从出口34A朝向头插入部39排出。 When [0245] Then, the ink ribbon 60 bonded to the surface of the film tape 59, the film tape 59 is discharged from the exit 34A toward the head insertion portion 39. 然后薄膜带59供给到带式打印机I的热头10和压板辊15之间。 The film is then fed to the belt 59 between 15 I tape printer thermal head 10 and the platen roller. 字符通过热头10被打印到薄膜带59的打印表面上。 Character by the thermal head 10 is printed on the surface of the film with 59 prints. 之后,用过的墨带60在引导壁47处与打印的薄膜带59分离且缠绕到墨带卷取卷轴44上。 Thereafter, the used ink ribbon 60 in the guide wall 47 and the printed film tape 59 is wound onto a separate and ribbon take-up spool 44.

[0246] 其间,双面胶带58通过带驱动辊46与可动供给辊46协作移动而被从第一带卷轴40拉出。 [0246] Meanwhile, the double-sided adhesive tape 58 by the tape drive roller 46 and 46 collaborate while moving the movable feed roller 40 is pulled out from the first tape spool. 同时在带驱动辊46和可动供给辊14之间被引导且把持,双面胶带58层叠且粘贴到打印的薄膜带59的打印面。 While the belt drive roller 46 and the movable feed roller 14 and is guided between the gripping, double-sided adhesive tape 58 pasted to the printing surface and laminating printing film tape 59. 然后已经粘贴了双面胶带58的打印的薄膜带59 ( S卩,打印的带50)朝向带排出部49供给,并从排出口排出。 Then the double-sided tape has been pasted printing film tape 58 of 59 (S Jie, printed tape 50) is supplied toward the tape discharge portion 49, and is discharged from the discharge port. 之后,打印的带50被裁切机构17裁切。 After printing the cutting mechanism 17 with 50 being cut.

[0247] 在安装图5中示出的接收器式带盒30的情况下,经由带驱动轴100驱动而旋转的带驱动棍46通过与可动供给棍14协作移动从第一带卷轴40拉出打印带57。 [0247] In the case of the installation shown in FIG. 5 receptor type tape cassette 30, the tape drive shaft 100 via a belt drive and the rotation of the driving stick 46 is supplied through the movable rod 14 to move collaboration from the first tape spool 40 to pull with 57 out of print. 此外,通过墨带卷取轴95驱动旋转的墨带卷取卷轴44与打印速度同步地从墨带卷轴42拉出未使用的墨带60。 Further, by the ink ribbon take-up shaft 95 is driven to rotate the ribbon take-up spool 44 in synchronization with the print speed pull out the unused ink ribbon 60 from the ribbon spool 42. 已经从第一带卷轴40拉出的打印带57在盒壳体31的右前部向左弯曲,且沿臂部34内的供给路径供给。 40 has been pulled out from the first tape spool print tape 57 is bent to the left in the right front portion of the cassette case 31, and is supplied along a supply path 34 of the arm portion.

[0248] 然后,在墨带60结合到打印带57表面的状态下,打印带57从出口34A朝向头插入部39排出。 [0248] Then, in the state of the ink ribbon 60 bonded to the lower surface of the printing tape 57, the print tape 57 from the exit 34A toward the head insertion portion 39 is discharged. 然后打印带57在带式打印机I的热头10和压板辊15之间供给。 Then the print tape 57 in a tape printer I thermal head 10 and the platen roller 15 is supplied. 然后,字符通过热头10打印到打印带57的打印面上。 Then, a character by the thermal print head 10 to print with print surface 57. 之后,用过的墨带60在引导壁47处与打印的打印带57分离且缠绕到墨带卷取卷轴44上。 After that, the used ink ribbon 60 in the guide wall 47 and with 57 separate print and wound onto the ribbon take-up reel 44. 其间,打印的打印带57 (换言之,打印的带50)然后朝向带排出部49供给且从排出口排出。 Meanwhile, the printed print tape 57 (in other words, the printed tape 50) is then fed toward the tape discharge portion 49 and is discharged from the discharge port. 之后,打印的带50被裁切机构17裁切。 After printing the cutting mechanism 17 with 50 being cut.

[0249] 在安装图6中示出的热型带盒30的情况下,经由带驱动轴100驱动而旋转的带驱动棍46通过与可动供给棍14协作移动而从第一带卷轴40拉出热敏纸带55。 [0249] In the installation shown in FIG. 6 thermal type tape cassette 30, the tape drive shaft 100 via a driving belt 46 to rotate the drive rod 14 by moving the movable supply collaboration stick is pulled from the first tape spool 40 a heat-sensitive paper tape 55. 已经从第一带卷轴40拉出的热敏纸带55在盒壳体31的右前部向左弯曲,并且沿臂部34内的供给路径供给。 40 has been pulled out from the first tape spool sensitive paper tape 55 is bent to the left in the right front portion of the cassette case 31, and fed along the feed path within the arm portion 34.

[0250] 然后,热敏纸带55从臂部34的出口34A朝向开口77排出并且然后在热头10和压板辊15之间供给。 [0250] Then, the thermal paper tape 55 from the arm portion 34A 34 toward the outlet opening 77 is discharged and is then fed between the thermal head 10 and the platen roller 15. 然后,字符通过热头10打印到热敏纸带55的打印面。 Then, a character by the thermal print head 10 to the printing surface 55 of the thermal tape. 之后,打印的热敏纸带55 (即,打印的带50)通过带驱动棍46与可动供给棍14协作移动被进一步朝向带排出部49供给,并且从排出口排出。 Thereafter, the heat-sensitive printing tape 55 (i.e., the printed tape 50) with the driving rod 46 by the movable stick 14 is supplied is further cooperative movement toward the tape feed and discharge unit 49, and is discharged from the discharge port. 之后,打印的带50被裁切机构17裁切。 After printing the cutting mechanism 17 with 50 being cut.

[0251] 当以热型打印方式执行打印时,墨带卷取卷轴44也经由墨带卷取轴95驱动而旋转。 [0251] When the thermal type printing method performs printing, ribbon take-up reel 44 also via ribbon take-up shaft 95 is driven to rotate. 但是,在热型带盒30中未收容墨带卷轴。 However, in the heat and the cassette 30 is not accommodated ribbon spool. 由于此原因,墨带卷取卷轴44不拉出未使用的墨带60,也不缠绕已使用墨带60。 For this reason, the ribbon take-up spool 44 does not pull out the unused ink ribbon 60, nor has the use of the ink ribbon 60 is wound. 换言之,即使在装配有墨带卷取轴95的带式打印机I中使用热型带盒30时,墨带卷取轴95的旋转驱动不影响热敏纸带55的打印操作从而可以正确地执行打印。 In other words, even if equipped with a ribbon take-up shaft 95 of the tape printer using a thermal type I in the tape cassette 30, the ribbon take-up shaft 95 does not affect the rotary drive sensitive paper tape 55 whereby the printing operation can be performed correctly print. 在热型带盒30中,可不设置墨带卷取卷轴44,墨带卷取轴95可以类似的方式在支撑孔67A和67B内部执行空运转。 In thermal type tape cassette 30, without providing the ribbon take-up spool 44, 95 may in a similar manner ribbon take-up shaft in executing idling internal support hole 67A and 67B.

[0252] 在上述打印操作中(步骤S17),在安装层叠式带盒30的情况下,执行镜像打印。 [0252] In the printing operation (step S17), in the case of stacked installation tape cassette 30, perform mirror printing. 在镜像打印中,墨带60的墨转移到薄膜带59上使得字符以镜像示出。 In mirror image printing, the ink of the ink ribbon 60 is transferred onto the film tape 59 so that the character image is shown. 在安装接收器式带盒30的情况下,执行正像打印。 In the case of mounting the receiver type tape cassette 30, perform just as printing. 在正像打印中,墨带60的墨转移到打印带57上使得字符以正像示出。 As in the printing, the ink ribbon 60 of the ink is transferred to the print tape 57 such that positive characters shown. 在安装热型带盒30的情况下,在热敏纸带55上执行热型正像打印使得字符以正像示出。 In the case of the thermal type tape cassette 30 is installed, perform the thermal-type print makes the character just as just as shown on the thermal paper tape 55.

[0253] 在本实施例中,打印模式“层叠式”应用于利用其执行镜像打印的带盒30,而打印模式“接收器式”应用于利用其执行正像打印的带盒30。 [0253] In the present embodiment, the print mode "cascading" applied with its printed tape cassette perform mirror 30, while the print mode "receptor type" As applied to perform printing with its tape cassette 30. 由于此原因,打印模式“接收器式”不仅应用于图5中示出的接收器式带盒30,而且应用于图6中示出的热型带盒30。 For this reason, the print mode "receptor type" is not only used shown in Fig. 5 receptor type tape cassette 30, shown in Figure 6 and applied to a thermal type tape cassette 30.

[0254] 尽管上述关于打印的处理(参考图21)中,基于臂检测部200的检测模式通过带式打印机I来识别安装在盒收容部8中的带盒30的带类型。 [0254] Although the above-described processing related to printing (refer to FIG. 21), based on the detection pattern of the arm detection portion 200 through the printer I to identify the tape mounted in the cassette housing portion 8 of the tape cassette 30 of the tape type. 更具体地,臂检测部200上的臂检测开关210A到210E被设置在带盒30的臂前表面35上的臂指示器部800选择性地按压,从而识别带盒30的带类型。 More specifically, the arm detecting switch 200 on the arm detection portion 210A to 210E is provided at the front surface 30 of the arm 35 on the arm indicator portion of the tape cassette 800 is selectively pressed to identify the tape type of the tape cassette 30.

[0255] 如上所述,根据本实施例的带盒30构造成使得当人们单独观察带盒30时,人们能通过视觉检查臂前表面35识别包括在带盒30中的带的类型。 [0255] As described above, according to the tape cassette 30 of the present embodiment is configured such that when people observe the tape cassette 30 alone, people can visually checking the arm front surface 35 including identifying the type of tape in the tape cassette 30. 另外,带盒30构造成使得当带盒30安装在带式打印机I的盒安装部8中时,带式打印机I可以利用检测由臂指示器部800指示的信息的臂检测部200来识别带类型。 Further, the tape cassette 30 is configured such that when the tape cassette 30 is mounted in a tape printer I cartridge mounting portion 8, the tape printer I can use the arm indicator portion 800 is detected by the arm detection portion indicating the information to the identification band 200 type. 在前述结构中,作为将带盒30构造成使得人们可以通过视觉检查臂指示器部800来辨认带盒30中的带类型的结果,特别表现出下列效果。 In the foregoing structure, as the tape cassette 30 is configured so that it can recognize the tape cassette 30 in the tape type by visually checking the results of the arm indicator portion 800, in particular exhibit the following effects.

[0256] 在带盒的传统制造方法中,通常将作为打印介质的带收容到高度(也称为壳体尺寸)与打印带相应的盒壳体中。 [0256] In the conventional manufacturing method of the tape cassette will usually be accommodated as the tape printing medium to a height (also called case size) corresponding with the printing tape cassette housing. 与之相比,提出一种带盒制造方法,其中具有不同带宽度的带收容在具有相同高度(相同壳体尺寸)的盒壳体中。 In contrast, the proposed method for producing a tape cassette, wherein the tape accommodating different width of the same height (the same case size) of the cartridge housing. 以这种类型的带盒制造方法,其使用共用壳体尺寸,可以预期下面的益处。 In this type of tape cassette manufacturing method that uses a common case size, the following can be expected to benefit.

[0257] 首先,传统上,当从部件制造工厂向组装工厂运输与不同的带宽度相应的不同壳体尺寸的盒壳体时,盒壳体在不同的运输容器中被运输,所述每个不同的运输容器是为每种壳体尺寸准备。 [0257] First, conventionally, when the parts manufacturing plant to the assembly plant with a different transport width corresponding different housing sizes cartridge housing, the cartridge housing being transported in different transportation containers, each of said Different shipping container is prepared for each case size. 相比之下,通过使用共用壳体尺寸,当从部件制造工厂向组装工厂运输盒壳体时,可以使用共用运输容器。 In contrast, by using a common housing dimensions when assembled from parts manufacturing plant to plant transportation cartridge case, you can use a shared transport containers. 因此,可以降低用于盒壳体的运输成本。 Thus, transportation costs can be reduced for the cartridge housing.

[0258] 第二,如果对于每种带宽度的壳体尺寸不同,当产品从组装工厂发货时,必需使用不同的包装箱,所述每个不同的包装箱是为每种壳体尺寸准备。 [0258] Second, if the width of the housing for each of different sizes, when the product is shipped from the assembly plant, it is necessary to use different package, the package for each different size housing is prepared for each . 相比之下,通过使用共用壳体尺寸,当产品发货时,可以使用共用包装箱,也可以使用共用包装形式。 In contrast, by using a common housing size, when the product is shipped, you can use a common box, you can also use the shared packaging. 因此,也可以降低包装成本。 Thus, the packaging cost can be reduced.

[0259] 第三,如果相同宽度的墨带用于带宽度窄的带,墨带本身的宽度(墨带宽度)窄。 [0259] Third, if the ink with the same band width for narrow width, the width of the ribbon itself (ink width) narrower. 在这种情况下,墨带可以在打印操作中被切断。 In this case, the ink ribbon can be cut off during a printing operation. 相比之下,通过使用能以适当强度保持墨带宽度的共用壳体尺寸,即使带宽度窄,也可以防止墨带在打印操作中被切断。 In contrast, through the use of an appropriate strength to maintain the width of the ink common case size, even if the width is narrower, it is possible to prevent the ink ribbon during a printing operation is cut off.

[0260] 另一方面,在带盒的制造中,如果不同带宽度的带分别安装在共用尺寸的盒壳体中,错误带宽度的带可能收容在盒壳体中。 [0260] On the other hand, in the manufacture of the tape cassette, if the tape of different widths are mounted in the common size cassette case, the band width of the wrong cassette may be accommodated in the housing. 例如,工人可能在打算收容12_带的盒壳体中错误地安装6mm或9mm宽的带。 For example, workers may be housed in a cartridge casing intend 12_ belt incorrectly installed 6mm or 9mm wide tape. 因为能够收容12mm带的共用尺寸盒壳体具有允许收容少于12mm宽度的带的肋高度,所以错误才会发生。 Because it can accept shared with 12mm cartridge casing size has allowed less than accommodating with 12mm width rib height, so the error will occur.

[0261] 此外,如上所述,带盒的打印模式包括所谓接收器式和层叠式,利用接收器式,直接在打印带上执行正像打印,利用层叠式,在透明带上执行镜像打印后,双面胶带粘贴到打印面。 [0261] In addition, the so-called type and stacked receiver using receiver type directly in the print tape execute just as print, use stacked in the zona pellucida after execution mirror printing described above, the cassette recording modes include double-sided adhesive tape to the printing surface. 共用尺寸盒壳体具有相同的外观,因此,在错误打印模式中错误的带可能安装在盒壳体中。 Common size cassette case having the same appearance, therefore, the wrong tape may be mounted in the cartridge housing in the wrong print mode. 例如,当盒壳体打算用于层叠式带盒时,工人可能将错误的带安装在盒壳体中从而组装成接收器式带盒。 For example, when the cartridge casing intended for stacked with boxes, the workers may be wrong with the installation of the cartridge casing thereby assembled cassette-type receiver.

[0262] 但是,利用根据本实施例的带盒30,人们仅通过视觉检查臂指示器部800就能识别带盒30的带类型。 [0262] However, the use of the tape cassette 30 according to the present embodiment, it is only by a visual inspection arm indicator portion 800 can identify the tape type tape cassette 30. 换言之,工人可以确定应安装到盒壳体31中的带的带宽度,以及带盒31要使用的打印模式。 In other words, workers can determine to be mounted to the cartridge housing with a width of 31, and 31 tape cartridge print mode to use. 结果,在带盒30的制造过程中,工人在工作的同时确认将收容到盒壳体31中的内各物,从而可以减少带盒30的制造中的错误。 As a result, the tape cassette 30 in the manufacturing process, the worker while working confirmed housed in the cartridge housing 31 each thereof, the tape cassette 30 which can reduce manufacturing errors.

[0263] 此外,当带盒30被从工厂发货时,检验员仅通过视觉检查臂指示器部800就能检验收容在盒壳体31中的内容物是否正确,因此可以在带盒30上执行产品检验。 [0263] Further, when the tape cassette 30 is shipped from the factory, the inspector simply by visual inspection test the arm indicator portion 800 can be accommodated in the cartridge case 31 of the contents are correct, it is possible in the tape cassette 30 perform product testing. 更具体地,检验员可以确认制造好的带盒30的开口77处露出的带是否与从臂指示器部800识别的带类型匹配。 More specifically, the inspector can confirm that the manufactured tape cassette 77 matches the type of the opening strip 30 is exposed from the arm indicator portion 800 and identified.

[0264] 特别地,根据本实施例的臂指示器部800设置在臂前表面35上在带露出处的开口77附近。 [0264] In particular, according to the present embodiment, the arm indicator portion 800 provided on the arm front surface 35 is exposed near the opening in the tape at 77. 而且,臂前表面35是可以从与带在开口77中露出的相同方向(更具体地,从带盒30的前方)看到的部分。 Moreover, the arm front surface 35 is available from the same direction with the tape exposed in the opening 77 (more specifically, from the front of the tape cassette 30) see section. 换言之,臂指示器部800和带处于相邻位置,并且能被从相同方向看到,因此,检验员在确认臂指示器部800的同时可以检验带。 In other words, the arm indicator portion 800 and a band in adjacent positions, and can be seen from the same direction, and therefore, the inspector in the confirmation of the arm indicator portion 800 can simultaneously test strip. 结果,可以提高带盒30的产品检验的工作效率。 As a result, the cassette can improve product testing 30 efficiency.

[0265] 另外,臂指示器部800用在每个竖向信息部分Xl到X5(或每个指示器800A到800E)中孔口的有无组合(即,非按压部801和按压部802的组合)形成的简单结构指示带类型。 [0265] In addition, the arm indicator portion 800 is used in each of the vertical information section Xl to X5 (or each indicator 800A to 800E) in the presence or absence of a combination of the aperture (i.e., the non-pressing portion 801 and the pressing portion 802 simple structure combination) formed indicating band type. 因此,臂指示器部800可以预先容易地形成在盒壳体31上。 Therefore, the arm indicator portion 800 may be easily formed in advance on the cartridge housing 31. 由于此原因,在制造盒壳体31时,不需要打印将收容在盒壳体31中的内容物,也不需要粘贴标签来指示内容物,因此可在低成本的情况下减少带盒30的制造中的错误。 For this reason, in the manufacture of the cartridge casing 31, housed in the cartridge will not need to print the contents of the housing 31 does not need to paste labels to indicate the contents, at low cost and therefore can reduce the case of the tape cassette 30 Manufacturing errors.

[0266] 而且,在本实施例中,由通用盒形成的层叠式带盒30用于通用带式打印机I。 [0266] Further, in the present embodiment, formed by the universal cartridge of stacked tape cassette 30 used for general purpose tape printer I. 因此,单个带式打印机I可以使用每种类型的带盒30,诸如热型、接收器式和层叠式等,不需要为每种类型使用不同的带式打印机I。 Thus, a single tape printer I may be used for each type of the tape cassette 30, such as thermal type, receptor type and the laminated type etc., is not required for each type uses a different tape printer I. 此外,带盒30通常通过注入塑料到多种组合模具中形成。 In addition, the tape cassette 30 is typically formed by implanting into a variety of combinations of plastic mold. 在对应相同带宽度的带盒30的情况下,除了包括形成臂指示器部800的部分的模具以外,可以使用共用模具。 In the same width of the corresponding tape cassette 30, in addition to including mold portion is formed outside the arm indicator portion 800, access to a shared mold. 因此,可以显著降低成本。 Thus, the cost can be significantly reduced.

[0267] 在上述例子中,臂前表面35的特定区域RO包括第一区域Rl和第二区域R2。 [0267] In the above example, the specific area RO arm front surface 35 includes a first region Rl and second region R2. 第一区域Rl包括作为锁定孔820的孔口。 Rl first region 820 includes a locking hole orifice. 第二区域R2包括作为指示器800A到800E的重叠区域,其每一个包括孔口(即,非按压部801)或表面部(即,按压部802)。 The second region R2 includes, as an indicator 800A to 800E of the overlap region, each of which includes an aperture or a surface portion (i.e., the non-pressing portion 801) (i.e., the pressing portion 802). 在这种情况下,在特定区域RO中,可以自由形成孔口和表面部,只要保持锁定孔820或指示器800A到800E的功能。 In this case, the RO in a specific area, and the aperture can be freely formed surface portion, remains locked as long as the hole 820 or the indicators 800A to 800E function.

[0268] 更具体地,对于图2和图10到图15中示出的上述宽幅带盒30,不作为锁定孔820或指示器800A到800E的所有区域是在与按压部802相同的平面的表面部。 [0268] More specifically, with respect to FIG. 2 and FIG. 10 to FIG. 15 above the wide tape cassette 30 shown, the locking hole 820 or not as the indicator to all regions 800A and 800E are the pressing portions 802 in the same plane surface portion. 因此,设置在特定区域RO中的孔口(非按压部801和锁定孔820)彼此分开地形成。 Thus, the aperture (the non-pressing portion 801 and the locking hole 820) provided in a specific area of RO formed separately from each other. 但是,不必所有孔口都彼此分开。 But without all the openings are separated from each other.

[0269] 例如,可以在特定区域RO中形成一个孔口(槽),其具有包括非按压部801中的至少两个的尺寸和形状。 [0269] For example, an opening may be formed (groove) in a specific area RO, which has the non-pressing portion 801 comprising at least two size and shape. 可替代地,可以形成包括锁定孔820和非按压部801中的一个的一个槽。 Alternatively, aperture 820 may be formed include a locking and non-pressing portion 801 in a groove one. 可以形成包括锁定孔820和非按压部801中的至少两个的一个槽。 May be formed comprising at least two locking holes 820 and the non-pressing portion 801 of a slot. 但是,注意,在形成一个槽的情况下,槽需要形成使得槽不包括作为按压部802的部分。 However, note that, in the case of forming a groove, the groove such that the groove does not need to include as part of the pressing portion 802 is formed.

[0270] 图26和图27示出宽幅带盒30的例子,其中设置在指示器800A、800C和800D中的每个非按压部801连续以形成槽804。 [0270] FIG. 26 and FIG. 27 shows an example of the wide tape cassette 30, which is disposed the indicator 800A, 800C and 800D each of the non-pressing portion 801 to form a slot 804 continuously. 此外,图28示出宽幅带盒30的例子,其中锁定孔820和设置在指示器800D中的非按压部801连续以形成槽804。 In addition, FIG. 28 shows an example of the wide tape cassette 30, wherein the non-locking holes 820 and the pressing portion 801 provided in the indicator 800D are continuous to form a slot 804. 而且对于在图26到图28中示出的宽幅带盒30,指示器800A到800E的组合模式与图2和图10到图15中示出的上述宽幅带盒30的组合模式相同。 Also in FIG. 26 for the FIG. 28 shows the wide tape cassette 30, the indicator 800A to 800E of the combination pattern of FIG. 2 and FIG. 10 to FIG. 15 shows the above-mentioned wide tape cassette 30 is the same combination pattern. 因此,通过臂检测开关210的检测或人们的视觉检查,可以识别与图2和图10到图15示出的上述宽幅带盒30相同的带类型。 Thus, the arm detecting switch detects people's visual inspection or 210, can be identified in Fig. 2 and Fig. 10 to FIG. 15 shows the above-mentioned wide tape of the same tape type cassette 30.

[0271] 此外,对于图16到图18中示出的上述窄幅带盒30,特定区域RO的不作为锁定孔820或指示器800A到800E的所有区域是处于和按压部802相同平面的表面部。 Same plane as the surface [0271] In the figures 16 to 18 shows the tape cassette 30 of the narrow, specific area RO omission locking holes 820 or indicator 800A to 800E are in all regions and the pressing portion 802 department. 因此,设置在特定区域RO中的孔口(非按压部801,其包括设置在指示器800E中且作为逸出孔的非按压部801,和锁定孔820)彼此分开地形成。 Thus, the orifice disposed in a specific area of the RO (the non-pressing portion 801 provided in the indicator 800E that includes the escape hole, and as the non-pressing portion 801, and the locking hole 820) are formed separately from each other. 但是,不必孔口都彼此分开。 But without apertures are separated from each other.

[0272] 例如,在特定区域RO中可形成包括非按压部801中至少两个的一个槽。 [0272] For example, in a specific area RO in the non-pressing portion 801 may be formed of at least one groove comprises two. 可替代地,可以形成包括锁定孔820和非按压部801的一个槽。 Alternatively, a groove may be formed include a locking hole 820 and the non-pressing portion 801. 但是,注意,在形成一个槽的情况下,槽需要形成使得槽不包括作为按压部802的部分。 However, note that, in the case of forming a groove, the groove such that the groove does not need to include as part of the pressing portion 802 is formed.

[0273] 图29示出窄幅带盒30的例子,其中锁定孔820和设置在指示器800E中的作为逸出孔的非按压部801连续以形成槽804。 [0273] Figure 29 shows an example of a narrow tape cassette 30, wherein the locking in the indicator 800E as an escape hole in the non-pressing portion 801 and the hole 820 to form a slot 804 provided continuously. 此外,图30示出窄幅带盒30的例子,其中锁定孔820和设置在指示器800A中的非按压部801,以及设置在指示器800E中作为逸出孔的非按压部801形成为槽804。 In addition, FIG. 30 shows an example of a narrow tape cassette 30, wherein the non-pressing portion 801 and the locking holes 820 provided in the indicator 800A, and as provided in the indicator 800E escape hole of the non-pressing portion 801 is formed as a groove 804. 而且对于图29和图30中示出的窄幅带盒30,指示器800A到800E的组合模式与图16到图18中示出的上述的窄幅带盒30的组合模式相同。 And the same for FIGS. 29 and 30 shown in narrow tape cassette 30, the indicator 800A to 800E of the combination pattern in Fig. 16 to 18 shown in the above-described combination pattern of narrow tape cassette 30. 因此,通过臂检测开关210的检测或人们的视觉检查,可以识别与图16到图18中示出的上述窄幅带盒30相同的带类型。 Thus, the arm detecting switch detects people's visual inspection or 210, can be identified in FIG. 16 to FIG. 18 shows the narrow strip of the same tape type cassette 30.

[0274] 在上述实施例中,带供给马达23和带驱动轴100对应于本发明的供给装置。 [0274] In the above embodiment, the tape feed motor 23 and the tape drive shaft 100 corresponds to a feeding device of the present invention. 热头10对应于本发明的打印装置。 The thermal head 10 corresponding to the print apparatus of the present invention. 臂检测开关210A到210E对应于本发明的多个检测开关。 Arm detecting switches 210A to 210E correspond to a plurality of detecting switches of the present invention. 带类型表格510对应于本发明的带类型表格。 Form 510 with type corresponds to the type of form with the present invention. R0M402对应于本发明的表格存储装置。 R0M402 table memory means corresponding to the present invention. 执行与打印相关的处理的CPU401对应于带类型识别装置。 CPU401 performs printing-related processing corresponding to the tape type identification means. 可以在打印位置和待机位置之间移动的压板保持器12对应于本发明的可动构件。 Can move between a printing position and a standby position of the platen holder 12 corresponding to the movable member of the present invention. 打印位置和待机位置分别对应于本发明的第一和第二位置。 Print position and the standby position corresponding to the first and second positions of the invention.

[0275] 收容在带盒30的盒壳体31中的热敏纸带55、打印带57和薄膜带59的每一种都对应于本发明的带。 [0275] 31 housed in the heat-sensitive tape cassette housing 30 of the tape cassette 55, the print tape 57 and each of the film tape 59 corresponds to a tape of the present invention. 臂部34的出口34A对应于本发明的带出口,带排出部49对应于本发明的带引导部。 Arm portion 34A 34 corresponds to the outlet with the outlet of the invention, the tape discharge portion 49 corresponds to a tape guide portion of the present invention. 特定区域RO对应于本发明的特定区域,设置在第二区域R2中的臂指示器部800对应于本发明的类型指示器部。 RO specific area corresponding to a specific region of the present invention, the arm indicator portion provided in the second region R2 of the indicator portion 800 corresponds to the type of the present invention. 非按压部801和后述的凹部810,每个对应于本发明的孔口。 Non-pressing portion 801 and the recessed portion 810 to be described later, each aperture corresponding to the present invention. 锁定孔820对应于本发明的参考孔口,锁定件225对应于本发明的调整件。 Lock holes 820 corresponding to the reference aperture of the present invention, the locking member 225 corresponds to the adjusting member of the present invention.

[0276] 竖向信息部分Xl到X5对应于本发明的多个竖向信息部分,并且横向信息部分I到Y3对应于本发明的多个横向信息部分。 [0276] Xl to the vertical information section X5 corresponds to a plurality of vertical information section of the present invention, and the lateral information section Y3 I to information corresponding to a plurality of lateral portions of the invention. 竖向信息部分Xl到X3分别对应于第一竖向信息部分、第二竖向信息部分和第三竖向信息部分,竖向信息部分X5对应于本发明的最上游竖向信息部分。 Vertical information section Xl to X3 respectively correspond to a first vertical information section, the second vertical information section and a third vertical information section, the vertical information section X5 corresponds to a most upstream vertical information section of the present invention. 竖向信息部分X1、X2和X5或指示器800A、800B和800E对应于带宽度指示器部。 Vertical information section X1, X2 and X5 or indicators 800A, 800B and 800E indicator corresponding to the width of the department. 竖向信息部分X3或指示器800C对应于打印模式指示器部。 Vertical information section X3 or the indicator 800C corresponds to the print mode indicator department.

[0277] 本发明的带盒30和带式打印机I不限于上述实施例的那些,在本发明的范围内当然可以对它们进行各种变形和改变。 Those [0277] 30 of the tape cassette of the present invention and the tape printer I is not limited to the above-described embodiments, within the scope of the present invention, of course, they can be a variety of modifications and changes.

[0278] 臂指示器部800的非按压部801和按压部802的形状、尺寸、数量和配置模式不限于上述实施例中描述的例子,而是可以被改变。 [0278] the arm indicator portion 800 of the non-pressing portions 801 and the pressing portion shape, size, number and arrangement pattern 802 is not limited to the example described in the above-described embodiments, but may be changed. 例如,在上述实施例中,臂指示器部800的非按压部801(孔口)是在平面图中具有竖长矩形形状的通孔,其与作为指示器800A到800E的每个重叠区域的形状相同。 For example, in the above-described embodiment, the arm indicator portion 800 of the non-pressing portion 801 (aperture) is a vertically long rectangular shape having a through hole in plan view, the shape of each overlapping region 800A to 800E as an indicator of the same. 但是,非按压部801在尺寸范围和形状上可以改变成基本完全包括作为每个指示器800A到800E的重叠区域。 However, the non-pressing portion 801 in the size range and shape may be changed to include a substantially complete each indicator 800A to 800E of the overlapping area. 例如,非按压部801可以是在平面图中具有圆形形状且包括重叠区域的通孔,或非按压部801可以具有任何其它不同形状。 For example, the non-pressing portion 801 may have a circular shape in plan view and includes the overlapping area of the through-hole, or non-pressing portion 801 may have any other different shapes.

[0279] 此外,设置在臂指示器部800的非按压部可不必是通孔,而可以是形成在臂前表面35中的凹部810,如图31所示。 [0279] In addition, the non-pressing portion provided on the arm indicator portion 800 may not necessarily be a through hole, but may be formed in the recess 810 in the arm front surface 35, shown in Figure 31. 另外,在上述实施例中,具有半圆形槽34K的带盒30作为例子示出。 Further, in the above embodiment, having a semi-circular groove 34K of the tape cassette 30 shown as an example. 但是,带盒30可以不用必须具有半圆形槽34K。 However, the tape cassette 30 may not need to have a semi-circular groove 34K.

Classifications
International ClassificationB41J32/00
Cooperative ClassificationB41J33/14, B41J15/044, B41J11/009, B41J2/32, B41J3/4075, B41J35/36, B41J32/00
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