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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...
Process cartridge having air inlets and outlets for cooling gears disposed
in the process cartridge
A process cartridge includes a photoconductor driven by gears, a developing roller, an agitator. The process cartridge is mounted on an image forming apparatus...
Image forming apparatus, image forming system, and recording medium
An image forming apparatus includes a discharge tray determination device and a print controller. The discharge tray determination device determines a discharge...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program
A determining unit extracts similar-characteristic areas in image data and determines a type of the characteristics of image data of each of the ...
Vertical-cavity, surface-emission type laser diode and fabrication process
A vertical-cavity, surface-emission-type laser diode includes an optical cavity formed of an active region sandwiched by upper and lower reflectors, wherein the...
Surface-emission laser diode and surface-emission laser array, optical
interconnection system, optical...
A surface-emission laser diode includes an active layer, a pair of cavity spacer layers formed at both sides of the active layer, a current confinement...
Multilayer optical information recording medium, optical head, and optical
A disclosed optical recording medium includes multiple recording layer units in each of which one or more recording layers and one or more middle layers are...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus for forming a multicolor image by superposing single-color images of respective colors is disclosed. The image forming apparatus...
Image forming method and apparatus for effectively positioning an image
An image forming apparatus includes a transfer member configured to receive an image, and a first image forming unit including a first image bearing member and...
Bi-directional status and control between image capture device and backend
Apparatuses and methods are provided for bi-directional status and control between image capture devices and backend devices in a document processing system.
Image forming apparatus, terminal apparatus and management apparatus
An image forming apparatus that is connected to a terminal apparatus via a network is disclosed. The image forming apparatus includes: a receiving unit...
Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
An optical scanning device includes a lens having a negative optical power at least in a sub-scanning direction and a lens having a positive optical power at...