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Switching regulator including low-pass filter configured to have time
constant for step-up operation and time...
A switching regulator includes a step-down-and-step-up unit to convert an input voltage to a low voltage or to a high voltage in accordance with a control...
Light amount control, optical writing, and image forming apparatuses
having a plurality of drive-current...
A light-amount control apparatus for controlling an output light amount of light sources used for optical writing is disclosed. The apparatus includes one or...
Method for preparing resin and particulate material, toner prepared by the
method, developer including the...
A method for preparing a particulate image forming material such as toner, which includes providing a particulate material including a chain transfer agent; and...
Optical recording medium
An optical recording medium having first protective layer, recording layer, second protective layer, and reflective layer, wherein the recording layer contains...
Lens barrel, camera, portable data terminal equipment, image input
equipment, and cylinder for lens barrel
A lens barrel includes a fixed cylinder, a first rotating cylinder, a linear movement cylinder which moves integrally in an axis direction with the first...
Image forming apparatus
A disclosed image forming apparatus includes an apparatus main body; a page-width inkjet head unit capable of ejecting fluid droplets without substantially...
Sheet feed tray and image forming apparatus
A sheet feeding tray includes a frame member, and freely upwardly swingable plural bottom plates arranged on the frame member side by side perpendicular to a...
Sheet feeding device and image-forming apparatus
An image-forming apparatus and sheet feeding device capable of feeding sheets without skewing or multi-feeding of sheets using a small number of side air...
Impact detecting apparatus and packaging system
An impact detection sensor is attached to a packaging container. When the packaging container is subjected to impacts downward in a vertical direction twice,...
Powder container for storing toner, carrier or the like
Variable focal length lens, photographing lens unit, camera, and portable
information terminal device
A negative first group optical system, a positive second group optical system, and a positive third group optical system are sequentially arranged from the...
Fixing unit and image forming apparatus having the same
A fixing unit where an operating force for releasing a nip can be reduced with a small-sized configuration. The fixing unit has a heating roller including a...
Image forming apparatus which corrects the curl of a discharge sheet
An image forming apparatus which uses toner to form an image on a sheet may cause the sheet to experience curl after passing through a fixing device which uses...
Development device transferring only a toner layer to a developing roller
and image apparatus using the same
A development device includes a developing roller composed of an elastic body. An intermediate roller made of metal is disposed closely to the developing roller...
Development device and image forming apparatus
A development device includes a developer carrier, and a developer conveyance path. The developer carrier carries and conveys developer having a magnetic...
Preset case, development apparatus, process cartridge, and image forming
A developing apparatus has: a developer container including a developer transportation unit that transports, while mixing, a developer containing a toner and a...
Image forming apparatus, and method of controlling warming-up time of
image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a fixing unit and a fixing process managing system. The fixing process managing system, including a mode switchover unit,...
Developing apparatus, image forming apparatus, and process cartridge
A disclosed developing apparatus employs a flare roller that is a toner carrier in which electrodes of two different phases are provided at fine intervals....
Multi-classifier selection and monitoring for MMR-based image recognition
A MMR system that uses multiple classifiers for predicting, monitoring, and adjusting index tables for image recognition comprises a plurality of mobile...
Light emitting apparatus, optical scanning apparatus, and image forming
A light emitting apparatus includes a surface emitting laser and a ceramic package. The surface emitting laser has a common electrode on the back surface...
Optical scanning apparatus and its optical element, method and apparatus
for positioning and fixing the optical...
A plastic lens molding tool, including: a first mirror surface block; a second mirror surface block disposed opposite the first block, wherein the first mirror...
Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
An optical scanning device includes a deflecting unit that deflects a laser beam from a light source in a main-scanning direction; a scanning imaging unit that...
Image reading apparatus
An image reading apparatus including a first image reader for reading the front side of document, and a second image reader configured to read the reverse side...
Image displaying medium, method of generating composite image displaying
data and image generating system
An image displaying medium, a method of generating composite image displaying data, and an image generating system are disclosed. A color image on the image...
Image processing method and apparatus executing color correction based on
color domain specified by user and...
In an image processing method, a color corresponding to an input color image signal represented by an arbitrary RGB color space is detected and a requested...
Print system and printer device facilitating reuse of print data
A print system includes a communication path, a client device which transmits print data to said communication path, a host device connected to said...
Method and system for forming image, and external device
An image forming system includes an external device that stores therein image data, and an image forming device that is directly connected to the external...
Integration of job control and synchronization with printer controller
Methods and systems for synchronization and control of multiple processes in a printer controller using headers associated with data and exchanged among the...
Image processing apparatus, method for controlling image processing
apparatus, control program, and recording...
An image processing apparatus is disclosed that includes an image processing unit section and an information processing unit section. The image processing unit...
Optical scanning device, image forming apparatus, and write method
An optical scanning device acquires a displacement amount of each of scanning light beams in the main scanning direction, and corrects, based on the...
Split delay-line oscillator for secure data transmission
A split delay-line oscillator for secure data transmission is disclosed. In one embodiment, an apparatus for a split delay-line oscillator for secure data...
Semiconductor device for controlling rotation of motor
A semiconductor device included in a motor driving apparatus for driving a motor is disclosed. The semiconductor device configured to control rotation of the...
Organic transistor active substrate, manufacturing method thereof, and
A method of manufacturing an organic transistor active substrate is disclosed. The organic transistor active substrate includes an organic transistor in which a...
Thermal insulation stamper and production method of same
A thermal insulation stamper includes a first metal layer, a heat insulating layer, an intermediate layer, a conductive coating, and a second metal layer. The...
Liquid ejection head, liquid cartridge, and image forming apparatus
A liquid ejection head including a plurality of nozzles, a plurality of pressurizing liquid chambers, a liquid supply portion, and a filter portion. The...
Image forming apparatus and method of detecting contamination in the image
An image forming apparatus includes a transport belt, a carriage, a reflection sensor, and a control unit. The transport belt transports a recording sheet in a...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a recording head, a transport belt, a pressure device, a sheet detection device, an ejection/transport device, and a control...
Switchback mechanism and image forming apparatus
In a color printer in which a drive force of a fixed gear that rotates not in both a forward direction and a reverse direction but in either one direction only...
System and method for serial data communications between host and
communications devices, and communications...
A communications device includes a communications circuit, a memory, an identifier generator, and a latency controller. The communications circuit exchanges...
Method and apparatus utilizing protocol hierarchy to configure or monitor
an interface device
A method and apparatus for establishing a communication means for an interfacing device that utilizes a communication means hierarchy to decipher a...
Toner cartridge, image forming apparatus, method of recycling toner
An insertion passage 104Y for inserting a suction nozzle 73Y fixed to an image forming apparatus is provided on a holder 102Y, and a connecting passage 114Y...
Rotary drive device and image forming apparatus
A rotary drive device includes a motor including a rotary shaft, a planetary gear mechanism, and a rotation position detector. The planetary gear mechanism...
Image forming apparatus and cooling method used therein
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit including an image carrier and a development device, a transfer unit to transfer an image formed on...
Information processing apparatus and information processing method
In an information processing apparatus, a first communication unit receives encrypted data from a portable terminal device when the portable terminal device is...
A magneto-optical device is disclosed that includes a non-magnetic support body and a fine particle arrangement layer on the non-magnetic support body. The fine...
Image reading apparatus, image reading method, and image reading program
An image reading technique is disclosed that involves acquiring document image data including more than one set of page image data, reading an image located at...
Original document size detection using a line sensor for reading the
In an image reading device, a reading unit scans first rectangle regions located within a maximum reading area equivalent to a maximum size of a document that...
Image forming apparatus including a finished image display unit
A finished-image generating unit generates a finished image showing a result of a process performed on a target image according to various function setting...
Semiconductor wafer including semiconductor chips divided by scribe line
and process-monitor electrode pads...
The present invention discloses a semiconductor wafer having a scribe line dividing the semiconductor wafer into a matrix of plural semiconductor chips. The...
Electrographic carrier, developer, developing method, image forming
apparatus, and process cartridge
A carrier is provided including a core and a resin layer located overlying the core, wherein the carrier has a weight average particle diameter (Dw) of from 22...