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Developing device, process cartridge and image forming apparatus to
inhibit the increase of the rate of...
A developing device, which can inhibit the increase of the rate of uncharged toner caused by long hours of operation and develop an excellent image, and a...
Method and apparatus for processing image, and computer program product
A character-edge detecting unit detects a character edge area in an image. A character-inside-area detecting unit detects a character inside area in the image. A...
Information recording apparatus, an information recording system, a
program, and a recording medium
An information recording apparatus, an information recording system, a program, and a recording medium are disclosed, by which contents are legally recorded to...
Lens drive unit, lens barrel, and image forming device
A lens drive unit is configured to move a lens holding frame to a desired position by the engagement between a cam groove of a rotary cylinder and a cam follower...
Optical scanning apparatus, optical writing apparatus, and image forming
F-theta lenses, included in scanning lens systems, are arranged on a main scanning plane facing an optical deflector and substantially linearly symmetrically on...
Light scanning unit and image forming apparatus using the same
A light scanning unit by which misalignment in imaging caused by a scanning angle can be reduced. The light scanning unit includes a light source array device...
Handheld printer and method of operation
A handheld portable printer includes a top member, a front member, a bottom member and a handle that are joined together to form a generally O-shaped device. The...
Combined interface for specifying separate characteristics for multiple
copies of an electronic document
A method for specifying handling characteristics for multiple printed copies of an electronic document is disclosed. According to one aspect, a user interface is...
There are included a first quadrature modulation part (5) that divides an input signal into an I signal and a Q signal having a phase orthogonal to the phase...
Switching regulator with slope compensation and control method therefor
A current-mode controlled switching regulator and control method therefor. The switching regulator includes input and output terminals, a switching device to...
Elastic conductive resin, and electronic device including elastic
conductive bumps made of the elastic...
An electronic device includes an electronic part including at least one first electrode, a substrate including at least one second electrode, and at least one...
Information processing apparatus, information acquiring method, and
computer program product
A request receiving unit receives requested information input by a user. A corresponding-program acquiring unit acquires processing-program identification...
Web services device profile on a multi-service device: device and facility
A technique is provided for implementing multiple Web services on a multi-functional device (MFP) executing multiple service applications. A Device Facility...
Transfer apparatus, method of manufacturing the transfer apparatus and
image forming apparatus using the...
A transfer apparatus comprises a toner image supporting body and a corona transfer means, which are oppositely disposed, and a vibrating unit for exerting...
Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and process cartridge
To provide an image forming apparatus including: a latent electrostatic image bearing member; a charging unit configured to charge the surface of the latent...
Upper frame opening and closing mechanism, and image forming apparatus
using the same
An upper frame opening and closing mechanism, including an upper frame pivotally attached to a main body, which may include an image forming device, so as to...
Cleaning device and image forming apparatus
A cleaning device includes a cleaning blade, a receiving member, an inlet seal, an adhering member, and an end seal. The cleaning blade is brought into contact...
Single component development device, process cartridge and toner
A single component development device including a toner including a resin, a coloring agent, a wax, a charge control agent and an inorganic particulate, a...
Cleaning device, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus
A cleaning device including a polarity control unit to control a charge polarity of residual toner particles, a cleaning member, a surface of which is movable,...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an imaging unit for black and imaging units for other colors, a writing unit for black and a writing unit for other colors, a...
Image forming system, image forming apparatus, and method of recovering
from energy saving mode
An energy-saving control unit detects a supply of power to an image forming apparatus and performs an energy saving control of an external controller. A...
Image forming apparatus and process cartridge including charging bias
An image forming apparatus includes an image bearing member, a charging device to apply a charging bias, a developing device to develop a latent electrostatic...
Image processing apparatus, image direction determining method, and
computer program product
A first direction determining unit determines, with respect to each of directions in image data corresponding to an image that contains text, a degree of...
Optical pickup and optical data processing device using the same
An optical pickup including a light source, a light focus device, a diffraction element, an optical split element, a 1/4 wavelength board, a light reception...
Optical element, optical scanning device, and image forming apparatus
An optical element having an optical surface and at least three convex portions on a surface different from the optical surface, wherein, among the at least...
Non-postscript printer description file generating tool
A method for automatically generating a custom printer description file is disclosed. The custom printer description file enables a computer's printing system to...
Lens barrel for an imaging apparatus
At least one object of the present invention is to provide a lens barrel, including: a fixed frame (21) having a fixed cylinder (21); a telescopic cylinder (22,...
Optical scanning device including shutter member that closes or opens an
emission window and image forming...
An optical scanning device, that outputs a light beam through an emission window in an optical housing to scan a surface, may include a shutter member that...
Semiconductor light emitter
A semiconductor light emitter includes a quantum well active layer which includes nitrogen and at least one other Group-V element, and barrier layers which are...
Apparatus and method for projection image having an image processing
device with a replica image information...
When it is estimated that first average brightness of image information of a projection image is under second average brightness of image information of a source...
Semiconductor device and method of manufacturing the same
A semiconductor device is disclosed that comprises a high breakdown voltage MOSFET. The MOSFET includes a source region of a second conductivity type and a drain...
Electrophotographic photoconductor having charge blocking and moire
To provide an electrophotographic photoconductor that has a layer containing a compound represented by the following general formula (1), and an image forming...
Lens barrel and mobile information terminal device
Disclosed is a lens barrel capable of placing at least a part of multiple lens groups in a retraction status in which the part of the multiple lens groups are...
Image forming apparatus and method for controlling the image forming
An image forming apparatus includes a recording head, a main tank, a sub tank, a negative pressure state indicator, a position detector, and a sub tank position...
Liquid jet head, method of manufacturing liquid jet head, and image
A disclosed liquid jet head includes a nozzle plate having plural nozzles for jetting liquid therefrom, plural flowpaths formed in communication with the plural...
Image forming apparatus and sheet conveyance apparatus for improving
jam-handling capability using a lever...
An image forming apparatus includes a sheet conveyance path, a pair of rollers configured to rotate in a conveyance direction to convey a sheet in the path by...
Sheet conveying device, and image forming apparatus including same
A sheet conveying device, that can be included in an image forming apparatus, includes a drive source, a drive roller driven by the drive source, a driven roller...
Slide curtain coating apparatus and slide curtain coating method
To provide a slide curtain coating apparatus and method for depositing a curtain of coating liquid onto a running web, the apparatus and method capable of...
Method and system for receiving and handling orders for commodities
An order-reception system has: an order-reception subsystem which receives, from a customer, customer order information including order-reception information...
Automatic document feeder, image reading device including the same, and
image forming apparatus including the same
An automatic document feeder, for transferring a document through a scanning position three times, includes: a first transfer mechanism to reverse a given...
Bubble creating method, bubble creating device, bubbly fixation fluid
producing method, bubbly fixation fluid...
A bubbly fluid producing method configured to produce a bubbly fluid containing a bubble with a desired bubble diameter, includes applying a shear to a bubbly...
Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a flexible endless fixing member that travels in a prescribed direction and applies heat and melts a toner image, a pressure applying...
Cleaning device, fixing device, and image forming apparatus
A cleaning device including a cleaning member that moves in a predetermined direction and is in contact with a cleaning target that moves in a predetermined...
Transfer device and image forming apparatus
An endless belt is supported by a plurality of rollers. A transfer roller comes in contact with an outer surface of the belt to form a transfer nip. An auxiliary...
Image forming apparatus with a phase of a first load torque substantially
opposite to a phase of a second load...
A reciprocating-motion converting mechanism includes a cam that rotates around a rotation center; a reciprocating member that is reciprocated due to rotation of...
Image forming device, powder supply device, and powder storage unit
including a gas supplying unit
In an image forming device including an image support object which supports an electrostatic latent image, and a developing device which turns the electrostatic...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a main body housing including a plurality of walls, a duplex unit openably provided to one of the walls of the main body...
Fixing device capable of providing stable quality of fixed image
A fixing device fixes an image on a recording medium by applying heat and pressure. In the fixing device, a belt is looped over a heating roller and a first...