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Image forming apparatus with means for detecting sheet thickness

Image Number 6 for United States Patent #5557427.

An image forming apparatus comprises a plurality of decks for accommodating sheets, a feeder for feeding sheets from said decks, an image forming unit for forming an image on a sheet fed by said feeder, a detector for detecting thicknesses or colors of the sheets accommodated in said decks, an input unit for designating a desired thickness or color of the sheet, and a control unit for controlling said feed means to feed the sheet of the desired thickness or color from said decks.

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