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Communication device and remote management system
A communication device is provided in a network including a plurality of network segments to which customer devices are connected respectively, the communication...
Signal transmitting apparatus, power supplying system, and serial
A signal transmitting apparatus includes a sending part and a receiving part. The sending part converts each width of a plurality of digital input signals into a...
Optical disc system
An optical disc apparatus includes a pause circuit for pausing data encoders upon receiving a pause signal so that a write operation may be paused without...
Optical scanner and image forming apparatus
A scanning optical system is configured such that at least a smaller value of the size in a main scanning direction of optical beams entering into an opening...
Image forming apparatus including a storable page number calculating unit
In a disclosed image forming apparatus, an original is scanned and image data of the original are obtained. The data size of the image data corresponding to one...
Image forming apparatus associating with other apparatuses through network
In an image forming apparatus, screen information for displaying a plurality of function options available for a predetermined process is generated. A screen...
Optical scanning device, control method thereof, and image forming
An optical scanning device is disclosed, including: a light deflection part, an imaging optical element, a variable focus optical element, and a focal point...
Switching regulator and method of adjusting pulse width
A switching regulator switches according to an input signal and performs PWM control with a PWM pulse signal. The switching regulator includes a pulse width...
Toner and image forming method using the same
A toner formed of a toner composition containing a resin and a plasticizer, wherein the following relationships (1) and (2) are satisfied: Tg2r>Tg2t (1), and...
Electrophotographic photoreceptor, and image forming apparatus and process
cartridge using the...
An electrophotographic photoreceptor is provided, including an electroconductive substrate and a photosensitive layer located overlying the electroconductive...
Image display device and image projection device
An image display device is disclosed that has a simplified structure and is able to display a high quality image of high resolution at low cost. The image...
Liquid discharging head, liquid discharging device, and image forming
A liquid discharging head includes a nozzle, a pressing liquid chamber, a plurality of energy generators, and a base. The nozzle discharges a liquid drop. The...
Billing based on the type of printed document
Techniques are provided for billing a customer for printing services based on the type of document printed. Types of documents may include business cards, books,...
Power supply IC having switching regulator and series regulator
An integrated circuit for supplying power includes an IC chip having a rectangular shape and having a first edge and a second edge opposite the first edge, a...
Image transfer fixation apparatus and image formation apparatus
A transfer fixation apparatus includes: a fixing member that carries the toner image; a pressurizing member that becomes in contact with the fixing member with...
Heating device, fixing device, method of controlling temperature of
heating member, and image forming apparatus
A heating device heats, by electromagnetic induction heating, a heating member disposed in a fixing device for use in an image forming apparatus. The fixing...
Image forming apparatus and a method of effectively detecting toner state
in the same
An image forming apparatus includes an optical sensor configured to optically detect a density of a reference pattern image, a toner density sensor configured to...
Displaying a long sequence of images in a short amount of time
A method and apparatus is disclosed herein for displaying a long sequence of images in a short amount of time. In one embodiment, the method comprises selecting...
Semiconductor device and semiconductor laser driving device
In a semiconductor device, a switching current generator circuit generates and outputs a switching current such that a voltage input to a switching current...
Zoom lens unit, imaging apparatus and portable information terminal device
A zoom lens unit including, in order from an object side to an image surface side: a first lens group having a positive refracting power; a second lens group...
Optical scanning apparatus and image forming apparatus
In an optical scanning apparatus, an aperture is provided between a semiconductor laser in a light source unit and an oscillating mirror, and between a...
Lens barrel, camera, and mobile information terminal
A lens barrel including a plurality of lens groups; a plurality of lens retaining frames; a telescopic cylinder retained by a fixed base member and configured to...
Power supply device and image forming apparatus
A voltage converting unit converts a first voltage of an auxiliary power supply unit into a second voltage. A voltage determining unit determines whether the...
Semiconductor device capable of decreasing variations in size of metal
A semiconductor device is provided wherein a foundation insulating film is formed over a semiconductor substrate, a metal resistance element is formed on the...
Data processing apparatus and removal recording media
A data processing apparatus includes a manipulation member, a protection cover, a latch member, a coupling device, and a control unit. The protection cover...
Method for preparing photoreceptor, photoreceptor prepared by the method,
and image forming method and...
A method for preparing a photoreceptor including forming a photosensitive layer overlying an electroconductive substrate; coating a liquid including a radically...
Cleaning medium and dry cleaning apparatus using the same
A cleaning medium flies with an air current in a cleaning tank to collide with an object to be cleaned so as to remove an extraneous substance attached to the...
Image forming apparatus
A disclosed image forming apparatus includes a carriage having a head for jetting droplets; a pattern forming unit configured to form, on a belt, a pattern used...
Image forming apparatus including supporting legs
An apparatus or an image forming apparatus including a main body having a first supporting leg configured to be connectable to the main body, a second supporting...
Image forming apparatus and method for correcting position displacement
A disclosed image forming apparatus for detecting position displacement patterns and correcting position displacement of an image forming position in a main...
Belt moving device and image forming apparatus using same
In a belt moving device that is capable of reducing belt speed fluctuation and positional deviation from a target belt position in a sub-scanning direction and...
Toner container and image forming apparatus
A toner container includes a longitudinal container body and a held portion. The longitudinal container body has a first end and a second end distal to the first...
Toner container and image forming apparatus
A toner container detachably attached to a toner-container holder of a main body of an image forming apparatus includes a container body that includes an...
Image forming apparatus having a display which indicates an amount of
consumable material remaining in a...
An image forming apparatus includes a plurality of containers, a container compartment, and a plurality of indicators. The plurality of containers contains...
Image forming apparatus and power control method
A plurality of heating units generates a heat by an alternating-current power supplied from a corresponding alternating-current power supply unit through a...
Method and apparatus for image forming capable of effectively performing
color image position adjustment
An image forming apparatus including a plurality of detachable image forming devices each configured to form a color image, an image carrying device configured...
Automatic power output control circuit
This invention includes a gain control section 13 capable of changing an APC loop gain according to a power output level set in a power amplifier to allow...
Apparatus for reproducing signal from multi-layered optical disk using
multiple photo detectors
An optical pickup apparatus for shining light on and detecting reflected light from an optical disk having two recording layers. The apparatus includes a light...
Disk drive system employing effective disk surface stabilization mechanism
A stabilization part stabilizes surface vibration of a flexible optical disk along a rotation axis direction of the optical disk by means of pressure difference...
Frame, electronic device, image forming apparatus, and frame assembly
A frame constitutes an apparatus, and includes a first side plate, a second side plate that faces the first side plate, and a connecting member between the first...
Lens barrel and camera including it
A lens barrel includes a plurality of lens groups (1, 2), lens frames (1a, 2a) to hold the plurality of lens groups, respectively, a lens driving apparatus to...
Compact super wide-angle imaging system
A super wide-angle imaging system has a short total track length. The lens system is a retrofocus type lens system that uses only a few lenses with no cemented...
Image reading device and an image forming apparatus
An image reading device includes an image reader, which reads an original into image data by scanning the original in the main scanning direction at an image...
Original-document illumination apparatus, image reading apparatus,
color-original-document reading apparatus,...
Provided is an original-document illumination apparatus which includes: an illuminated area having a length and a width; a light-source unit including a...
Detecting a current state of an image processing apparatus and selecting
image processing based on the detected...
An apparatus, method, system, computer program and product, capable of detecting a current state of an image processing apparatus and selecting image processing...
Image writing device using digital light-emitting elements
An image-data transfer controller divides one line of image data for each of a plurality of light-emitting-element array units, transfers the divided image data...
A switching regulator includes an inductor, first and second switches, a first rectifier to allow current flowing from a negative voltage output terminal to a...
A switching regulator includes a switching transistor to switch in accordance with an input control signal, an inductor charged with an input voltage in response...
Electrophotographic photoconductor, method for producing the same, image
forming process, image forming...
The present invention provides an electrophotographic photoconductor capable of reducing latent electrostatic image stability defects caused by...
Electrostatic latent image bearing member, and image forming apparatus,
process cartridge, and image forming...
An electrostatic latent image bearing member is provided including a substrate and a photosensitive layer located overlying the substrate, wherein the outermost...