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Image forming apparatus executing calibration and service person call
An image forming apparatus includes a condition determining device that calculates a deviation amount of image data from a normal condition and determines if the...
An imaging apparatus whose posture is easily adjustable is provided. The imaging apparatus is configured to include an inclination detector detecting a degree of...
Circuit and method for differential signaling receiver
A receiver for a differential signal transmitted over a serial interface includes a squelch detector, a differential amplifier, a start pattern detector, an end...
Printing system, printing method, data server, recording medium, and
program for performing printing via a...
An application server, a data server, and a printer are connected to one another via a communication network. The application server executes application...
Terminal device for performing print processing, method of controlling the
same, and computer product
During printing output of image data, the image data is temporarily stored in a temporary file. Printing data is obtained from the image data that is stored in...
Image input apparatus, program executed by computer, and method for
preparing document with image
A digital camera inputs an image capture guide list including at least one of image titles as targets to be recorded, and displays the image title(s) included in...
Source offset MOSFET optimized for current voltage characteristic
invariance with respect to changing temperatures
A semiconductor device is disclosed. The semiconductor device includes a source offset type MOS transistor in which a source and a drain are formed on a...
Heat-sensitive recording material and production method thereof
To provide a heat-sensitive recording material, including: a substrate; a heat-sensitive color developing layer on the substrate, the heat-sensitive color...
Image forming method and apparatus capable for preventing cockling
A liquid-ejection-type image forming apparatus includes a recording head configured to print by ejecting ink liquid, and an electrostatic-absorption belt...
Image forming apparatus and image forming method
An image forming apparatus includes at least one liquid discharging head and a pressure release member. The at least one liquid discharging head is configured to...
Liquid ejection head with nozzle plate deformed by heat and image forming
apparatus including the liquid...
A liquid ejection head includes a nozzle plate having a nozzle that ejects liquid drops, an actuator that deforms a portion of the nozzle plate surrounding the...
Sheet creaser including a cam guided pressing unit
A pressing unit includes a pressure roller that slides on the folded side while rotating, an elastic biasing unit that presses the pressure roller in a thickness...
Processing fast and slow SOAP requests differently in a web service
application of a multi-functional peripheral
Techniques are provided for efficiently processing SOAP requests at a Web service application (WSA) of a multi-functional device (MFP). In one technique, a WSA...
Information processing device, information processing method, information
processing program, and recording medium
In an information processing device adapted for performing an application program, a displaying unit causes a display device to display information related to a...
Image processing apparatus, image displaying method, and computer-readable
recording medium storing program of...
An image processing apparatus which displays a thumbnail image of a stored image is disclosed. When a thumbnail image of a stored image is displayed, it is...
Text/image storage device, image reading device, and image forming
A storage device is disclosed. The storage device includes a text/image information memory unit, a unit that converts the data format of text/image information,...
Nonvolatile memory card having improved compatibility with different
memory card standards
A nonvolatile memory card includes a nonvolatile memory, two or more nonvolatile memory card controllers, and a common memory controller. The nonvolatile memory...
Method and apparatus for processing document requests at a server
According to one embodiment, a system is disclosed that includes a network, a server and a browser client coupled to the network. The browser client is operable...
Temperature control unit and image forming apparatus including same
A temperature control unit that maintains a temperature of a fixing liquid includes a container, some or all of which is formed of a heat conservation member,...
Belt unit, transfer belt unit, and image forming apparatus
A belt unit includes a belt, a contact member, a movable member, an eccentric cam, a contact-separation mechanism, and a braking unit. The contact member is...
Developer replenishing device for image forming apparatus
A toner replenishing device that provides a container and a device having a high toner volumetric efficiency and a low cost, suppresses vibration during...
Developing unit, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus having a
plurality of conveyor members, a...
A developing unit containing developer including carrier and toner and developing a latent image formed on an image carrier is disclosed. The developing unit...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus having at least a latent electrostatic image bearing member, and a recharging unit configured to recharge a residual toner remaining...
Cleaning device, image forming apparatus, and process cartridge
A cleaning device including a conductive member configured to charge powder remaining on a member to be cleaned so as to have a single polarity and configured to...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus capable of maintaining cleaning performance of a cleaning brush and downsizing the apparatus main body. Transfer residual toner...
Image forming apparatus and control method therefor
An image forming apparatus includes an exposure mechanism to form a latent image by exposure, a latent-image carrier to hold the latent image, a charging...
Reuse method and a reusable device for an image forming apparatus having a
first process linear velocity and a...
In a reuse method for reusing a reusable device and a sensor of a first image forming apparatus having a first process linear velocity in a second image forming...
Facsimile apparatus for outputting a melody when receiving a call from a
A facsimile apparatus can notify a user of the fact that facsimile data being received is sent from a specific party. A communication control part receives...
Semiconductor device structure and semiconductor device incorporating same
A semiconductor device structure includes a semiconductor substrate, a resistor layer, and a capacitor layer. The resistor layer is configured to overlie the...
Image forming method and ink-jet printing device
An image forming method is provided for use with an ink-jet printing device which forms a dot on a recording medium by ejecting a drop of recording liquid. In...
Image processing apparatus that generates data displayed as an address
An image processing apparatus communicates with an information processing apparatus externally connected through a network. The image processing apparatus...
Abnormality determining apparatus, image forming apparatus including the
abnormality determining apparatus, and...
An abnormality determining apparatus includes an information storing device that stores information, an information obtaining device that obtains information of...
Printer enabling user to set error recovery method for each error category
As a user selects one of error recovery methods for each error category, and the selected method is stored in a memory. When an error occurs, an error recovery...
Image pickup device, automatic focusing method, automatic exposure method,
electronic flash control method and...
An image pickup device provided with an automatic focusing function includes an image pickup unit, a face detection unit, a receive unit, and an automatic...
Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus for optimizing
arrangement intervals in a main-scanning...
An optical scanning device which scans a scanned surface by a plurality of light beams in a main-scanning direction includes a light source having a plurality of...
Laser scanning apparatus having a photodetector having first and second
light receiving units
Each light detecting sensor, which is installed corresponding to each photoconductor drum, and to which the plurality of light beams passing through the scanning...
Optical scanner and imaging apparatus using the same
An optical scanner includes a light source modulated based on image data, an optical deflection and scanning part deflecting a light beam emitted from the light...
Layered structure, electron device, and an electron device array having a
variable wettability layer and...
A layered structure comprises a variable wettability layer including a material that changes a critical surface tension in response to energy provided thereto,...
Electrophotographic image forming method
An image forming method including electrostatic image forming step, developing step, transferring step, fixing step and oil application step for applying an oil...
Sheet supply/convey supporting device
In a sheet supply/convey supporting device, a sheet placing unit includes a pair of guide members and a supporting plate that form a space for holding a sheet...
Image forming device for performing idle discharge
In an image forming device including a liquid discharge head in which nozzles for discharging liquid drops are arranged side by side, a drive waveform generating...
Recording medium conveyer capable of effectively conveying recording
medium of various types
In a recording medium conveyer, a driver drives a feeding member and a conveying member provided downstream from the feeding member in a recording medium...
Techniques for introducing devices to device families with paper receipt
Techniques for introducing devices to device families. Membership in a device family allows a device certain privileges such as the ability to engage in secure...
Power supplying method and apparatus and a system using the same
An apparatus includes at least one load, a control circuit, and a power supplying apparatus including a control-use power supply part, at least one load-use...
Method and system for monitoring network connected devices with multiple
A method of monitoring a device among distinct devices communicatively coupled to a network is described. The method includes accessing the device using a first...
Image forming apparatus and guide therefor capable of reducing toner
scattered on recording medium
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier, a transferor, a fixing unit, and a guide. The image carrier carries a toner image. The transferor opposes...
Lubricating device, lubricant applicator, and priming agent used therewith
A lubricating device operable to lubricate a moving imaging surface subsequent to removal of residual toner by a cleaning device includes a lubricant applicator,...
Lubricant supplier, process cartridge including same, and image forming
apparatus including same
A lubricant supplier, installable in a process cartridge or an image forming apparatus, includes a ridge line extending crosswise to a longitudinal axis of the...
Magnetic particle carrying device, and developing unit, process cartridge,
and image forming apparatus using...
A magnetic particle carrying device includes a magnetic field generator and a hollow cylindrical structure. The magnetic field generator generates a magnetic...
Development device, and image forming apparatus and process cartridge
using the development device
A development device includes a developer carrying member, developer supply, developer collection and developer agitation conveyance paths, transfer and...