(12) United States Patent (io) Patent No.: US 6,863,377 B2
Walker et al. (45) Date of Patent: Mar. 8,2005
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Primary Examiner—K. Feggins
The present disclosure relates to a replaceable printing component lor use in a printing system having at least one replaceable printing component. The replaceable printing component is ol the type sold through a plurality ol sales channels. The replaceable printing component includes a radio frequency link for receiving information indicative ol a particular sales channel ol a plurality ol sales channels. Also included in the replaceable printing component is an electrical storage device for storing information indicative ol the particular sales channel. The electrical storage device provides information indicative ol the particular sales channel for reordering the replaceable printing component.
38 Claims, 8 Drawing Sheets