US 11,752,772 B2
Ink container and inkjet printer
Tomohisa Atsuta, Tokyo (JP); Junichiro Iri, Kanagawa (JP); and Yusuke Hashimoto, Kanagawa (JP)
Assigned to Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Tokyo (JP)
Filed on Mar. 8, 2021, as Appl. No. 17/195,095.
Claims priority of application No. 2020-044447 (JP), filed on Mar. 13, 2020.
Prior Publication US 2021/0283917 A1, Sep. 16, 2021
Int. Cl. B41J 2/175 (2006.01)
CPC B41J 2/175 (2013.01) 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. An ink container for storing ink inside thereof, comprising:
a replenishing opening for refilling the inside with ink;
a pillar provided in the inside of the ink container and extending from a bottom surface of the ink container toward the replenishing opening; and
a moving member disposed in the inside, on the pillar, below the replenishing opening in the vertical direction,
wherein the moving member moves up and down the pillar with a level of a liquid surface of the ink, stored inside, which moves up and down in the vertical direction.