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Method and droplet-ejecting head for droplet-ejecting recording apparatus
capable of achieving high recording...
This patent specification describes a droplet-ejecting head including a nozzle substrate having a plurality of nozzles for ejecting droplets, and an actuator...
Liquid discharge apparatus and image forming apparatus
A liquid discharge apparatus is disclosed that includes a liquid discharge head that discharges plural types of liquid droplets; a drive waveform generating...
Sheet creaser, sheet conveyer, sheet finisher, and image forming apparatus
In a sheet creaser, when a sheet is conveyed to a folding unit by a conveyer unit, the folding unit folds the sheet and a pressing unit presses the folded sheet...
Power supply device, image forming apparatus, and power supply method
A power supply device supplies power to an image forming apparatus. The image forming apparatus includes a load and a control unit. The load requires power, and...
Information processing apparatus, session recovery method, recording
medium for storing session recovery program
An information processing apparatus, a session recovery method and a recording medium for storing a session recovery program are disclosed. According to one...
System including a server and at least a client
A system includes a server and at least a client. The sever transfers a code data to the client. The client receives the code data from the server and decodes...
Synchronizing distributed work through document logs
A method and apparatus is disclosed herein for synchronizing distributed work. In one embodiment, the method comprises receiving first and second metadata...
Image fixing apparatus and an image formation apparatus including a
magnetic flux adjuster
An image fixing apparatus includes a fixing member, a magnetic flux generator, a heat member, a core, and a magnetic flux adjuster. The fixing member fixes the...
Process cartridge and image forming apparatus for effectively cleaning a
charging roller at predetermined intervals
An image forming apparatus includes a charging roller that continuously rotates and uniformly charges a photoconductor for forming an electrostatic latent image...
Image formation apparatus and associated methodology for patch image
An apparatus and method to update patch image formation frequency, in which an electrostatic latent image is formed on an image supporting object, and the...
Cleaning device, process cartridge and image forming apparatus
A cleaning device capable of inhibiting noise from being caused by stick-slip vibration between a blade member of the cleaning device and an image carrier, a...
Image forming apparatus with control of a contact position of fixing and
A transfer unit transfers a toner image formed on an image carrier onto a recording medium. A fixing unit includes a fixing roller and a pressure roller for...
Image forming apparatus with function of toner supply amount control
An image forming apparatus transfers a toner image, which has been formed onto an image carrying member, to a printing medium. The image forming apparatus...
Scanned image management device
A scanned image management device comprises a receiving unit which receives a scanned image. A selecting unit causes a user to select a tag from among a set of...
Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus including the image
An image reading apparatus and an image forming apparatus including the image reading apparatus. The image reading apparatus includes a photoelectric converter...
Halftoning device and halftoning method and laser printer including the
A halftoning device that converts an input pixel signal of 8 bits per pixel into an output pixel signal of r bits per pixel(r<8), the halftoning device...
Electro-optic imaging system with aberrated triplet lens compensated by
digital image processing
An electro-optic imaging system includes an aberrated triplet lens, a detector subsystem and a digital image processing subsystem. The triplet lens is not fully...
Constant voltage circuit using plural error amplifiers to improve response
A constant voltage circuit that is capable of realizing high speed response with respect to an abrupt change in an input voltage or a load current is disclosed....
Motor drive device, image reading device, image forming apparatus, and
motor drive method
A motor drive device drives a stepping motor having a rotor mounted on a rotating shaft with a capability of making a transition between a plurality of...
Toner, developer, and image forming method
A toner including a binder resin including a polyester resin, a colorant, and a release agent including a polyglycerin ester having a melt viscosity of from 1.0...
Methods for manufacturing flexible transfer body and flexible optical disc
and flexible optical disc...
In a flexible transfer body employing curable resin as a transfer material, thickness unevenness in a substrate and a transfer layer is reduced and the...
Projection optical system and image projecting apparatus
A projection optical system including a first optical system configured to form a second image conjugate to a first image and a second optical system configured...
Image forming apparatus, recording medium conveyance control method, and
computer program product thereof
An image forming apparatus that effectively reduces sheet collision and increases productivity includes a storage unit to store sheets of a recording medium, a...
Automatic original conveying device and image forming apparatus
In an automatic original conveying device, a motor rotates in a single direction and a driving force transmission mechanism transmits the driving force of the...
Sheet aligning device, sheet processing device, and image forming
A sheet aligning device includes a transport path, a movable fence, a tapping tab, and jogger fences. The transport path transports a sheet stack. The movable...
Method and system for remote diagnostic, control and information
collection based on various communication...
A method, system, and program product for communicating with machines connected to a network. Information sent to or from the machines is transmitted using...
Waste-toner collecting device, process cartridge, and image forming
A waste-toner collecting device includes a cleaning unit that collects waste toner remaining on an image carrier; a conveying belt that conveys the waste toner...
Fixing device and image forming apparatus comprising same
In a fixing device in which fixing defects can be suppressed and which can be reduced in size, and an image forming apparatus comprising the fixing device,...
Developing device having developer regulating member, and image forming
apparatus using developing device
A developer regulating member capable of stably regulating the thickness of a developer even when used for a long time, while preventing the increase in the...
Image forming apparatus including a heat shielding device
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming device that forms a toner image on a recording medium, a heat fixing device provided adjacent to the image...
Fixing device, image forming apparatus, and fixing-device control method
In a fixing device, a fixing unit fixes a toner image transferred onto a recording medium by a heating target unit heated by a plurality of heating units each...
Image forming apparatus including a gap forming unit
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier that carries an image and rotates, a transfer member that rotates in contact with the image carrier and...
Image processing device and image processing control method
An image processing device for curbing memory expansion and reducing costs while securing programming freedom by a small programmable data processing unit. A...
Optical disk recording method, optical disk device, program, and recording
In an optical disk recording method adapted to record information on an optical disk by a light beam incident to the disk in one direction, the disk has a...
Over-current protection circuit
An over-current protection circuit for use with a constant voltage circuit that converts an input voltage to a predetermined output voltage and that outputs the...
Heating device, erasing device, information recording and erasing device,
and transfer device
A heating device capable of evenly heating a thermal recording medium without increasing the cost of the device is disclosed. The heating device evenly heats...
Harmonic suppressing circuit
There are included an LPF (3) and an HPF (4) that are connected in parallel to the output of a pre-emphasis circuit (2). There is also included a gain adjusting...
Semiconductor resistor, method of manufacturing the same, and current
generating device using the same
A method for manufacturing a semiconductor resistor includes forming a well region in a semiconductor substrate, with the well region serving as a resistive...
Toner containing a laminar inorganic mineral in which part or all of the
ions present between layers are...
A toner containing a colorant, a binder resin and a laminar inorganic mineral in which part or all of the ions present between layers are modified by organic...
Method of curtain coating
To provide an apparatus and method of curtain coating for applying onto a running web a coating solution from a lip top in the form of curtain to form a coating...
Liquid-discharge-failure detecting apparatus, and inkjet inkjet recording
A liquid-discharge-failure detecting apparatus includes a light-emitting element and a light-receiving element. The light-emitting element emits a laser beam in...
Image forming apparatus
A disclosed image forming apparatus for forming an image on a recording medium includes an inkjet head having a nozzle surface and inkjet nozzles on the nozzle...
Managing project schedule data using separate current and historical task
schedule data and revision numbers
A project management system manages project schedule data using separate current and historical task schedule data structures. In general, current schedule data...
Method and system for enhancing product sales in network transactions
A method and system for enhancing the sales potential of transactions conducted over the Internet or other networks though selectively offered promotions...
Image-bearing member protecting agent, protective layer forming device,
image forming method, image forming...
To provide an image-bearing member protecting agent used in an image forming method which includes applying or attaching the agent onto a surface of an image...
Color-image forming apparatus, image forming method, and computer program
A print control unit causes a secondary-transfer control unit to move a secondary transfer unit apart from an intermediate transfer member, causes a...
Conductive member, process cartridge using conductive member, and image
forming apparatus using process cartridge
A conductive member includes a conductive supporter, an electric resistance adjusting layer formed on the conductive supporter and gap retaining members which...
Rotor driving force transmission device and image forming apparatus having
A driving force transmission device superior in reliability with suppressed rotation fluctuation. The driving force transmission device has gearing reception...
Image forming apparatus including a cleaner-less image carrier cleaning
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier, a charging unit including a charge member that is disposed facing the image carrier across a gap...
Lubricant application device, process cartridge, and image forming
apparatus using the lubricant application device
A lubricant application device includes a lubricant, a lubricant supplier, a lubricant smoother, and a sealing member. The lubricant is supplied to a surface of...