US 10,889,134 B2
Printing apparatus
Takaaki Ishida, Kawasaki (JP); Seiji Ogasawara, Machida (JP); Masakazu Tsukuda, Yokohama (JP); Shuichi Tokuda, Kawasaki (JP); Masaaki Matsuura, Kawasaki (JP); Kazuki Matsuo, Kawasaki (JP); Tomofumi Nishida, Kawasaki (JP); and Yuna Hattori, Kawasaki (JP)
Assigned to Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Tokyo (JP)
Filed by CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA, Tokyo (JP)
Filed on Feb. 7, 2019, as Appl. No. 16/269,624.
Claims priority of application No. 2018-021193 (JP), filed on Feb. 8, 2018.
Prior Publication US 2019/0240996 A1, Aug. 8, 2019
Int. Cl. B41J 11/00 (2006.01); B41J 13/00 (2006.01); B41J 2/155 (2006.01); B65H 5/06 (2006.01); B65H 7/06 (2006.01); B41J 2/21 (2006.01)
CPC B41J 11/006 (2013.01) [B41J 2/155 (2013.01); B41J 2/21 (2013.01); B41J 11/0095 (2013.01); B41J 13/0027 (2013.01); B41J 13/0036 (2013.01); B65H 5/062 (2013.01); B65H 7/06 (2013.01); B65H 2511/528 (2013.01)] 18 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A printing apparatus comprising:
a conveyance unit configured to convey a print medium;
a printing head configured to print an image on a print medium and configured to be movable between a first position at which the printing head performs a printing operation on a print medium conveyed by the conveyance unit, and a second position to which the printing head is retreated from the first position;
a discharge unit to which to discharge a print medium conveyed by the conveyance unit;
a sensing unit configured to sense conveyance trouble of a print medium conveyed by the conveyance unit;
a conveyance control unit configured to, upon sensing by the sensing unit of conveyance trouble during the printing operation by the printing head, control the conveyance unit to stop conveyance, to a print position for the print operation, of a print medium in the conveyance trouble and continue a discharge operation for conveying a print medium located downstream of the print medium in the conveyance trouble to the discharge unit; and
a notification control unit configured to cause a notifying device to give a notice with respect to the sensed conveyance trouble to a user,
wherein in response to sensing by the sensing unit of the conveyance trouble during the printing operation, (1) the printing head moves from the first position to the second position in parallel with the discharge operation by the conveyance unit and (2) after movement of the printing head to the second position, the notification control unit causes the notifying device to give the notice with respect to the sensed conveyance trouble.