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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...
Method and device for measuring surface potential distribution, method and
device for measuring insulation...
A surface potential distribution measurement method and device including setting a sample having a surface with a surface potential distribution in a sample...
Image forming apparatus capable of forming glossy color image
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit and a correction unit. The image forming unit superimposes toner images of a plurality of colors, one...
Imaging optical system, camera apparatus, and personal digital assistant
An imaging optical system, including a first lens group; an aperture stop; a second lens group having a positive power, the first lens group, the aperture stop...
Optical scan apparatus and image formation apparatus
An optical scan apparatus is configured to include a light source emitting a light beam; a vibration mirror deflecting the light beam emitted from the light...
Image processing apparatus having enhanced controlling process for optical
An optical scanning unit of an image forming apparatus may include: an optical housing configured to include at least one optical part and to have a light-beam...
Offset adjusting device, correcting device, and method of adjusting analog
An offset adjusting device includes a sample-hold unit that sample-holds an analog image signal obtained by converting reflected light from an original into an...
Multi-function input/output device and method
In a multi-function input/output device, an optical reading unit optically reads an optically readable code from a device control setting medium on which device...
Image-forming apparatus for printing data of a specified range,
image-forming method thereof and computer...
A receiving section receives from a host computer print job data containing print data and print information. An analyzing section analyzes the print job data to...
A differential amplifier circuit at the input stage is configured with a twin differential type having a first differential amplifier circuit (11) and a second...
Data processing apparatus, method of controlling termination voltage of
data processing apparatus, and image...
A processing unit carries out a predetermined data processing on the data in a storage unit. The storage unit is connected to the processing unit with a...
Optical scanning device, image forming apparatus including the same, and
method of configuring the same
An enclosure includes a first enclosure and a second enclosure. A deflector deflects a light emitted from a light source. A first optical system leads the light...
Image forming method and apparatus
An image forming method, including charging a photoreceptor with a charger contacting thereto; irradiating the photoreceptor to form an electrostatic latent...
Toner for developing electrostatic image, and developer, toner container,
image forming apparatus and process...
A toner including a core including at least a colorant, a release agent and a first binder resin; and a shell located overlying the core and including at least a...
Non-magnetic toner for one-component development and method of preparing
the toner, and image developer, image...
A non-magnetic toner including a binder resin including a first resin, a second resin, a third resin; a colorant; and a wax, wherein the first resin is a hybrid...
Sheet processing apparatus and image forming apparatus including the same
An aligning unit aligns a front end of a sheet bundle stacked in a tray in a discharging direction. A sheet bundle conveying unit holds a rear end of the sheet...
Dry type cleaning apparatus and dry type cleaning method
A dry type cleaning technology is disclosed. Dust adhering to a cleaning object is removed with a cleaning medium caused to flow by a high-speed airflow. The...
Electronic apparatus, a network apparatus, a management method, a software
updating method, a management...
A disclosed electronic apparatus causes a network apparatus to update software of the network apparatus, both apparatuses being connected via a network, and a...
Pre-scanning printer with paper fingerprinting
Techniques for scanning and generating fingerprints for articles prior to the use of the articles. The fingerprinting of the articles is performed such that it...
Image forming apparatus and recording medium
An image forming apparatus that includes an image bearing member to bear a latent electrostatic image, a charging device to charge a surface of the image bearing...
Developing device for image forming apparatus and process cartridge having
A developing device that can reliably supply toner from a toner supply roller to a developing roller and that does not generate scraping irregularities in the...
Image forming apparatus, image forming method and process cartridge
An image forming apparatus including an image bearing member, a charging device, an irradiating device, a developing device, a transfer device, a fixing device,...
An electrophotographic printer capable of easily attaching and detaching a retaining means to retain the inside of a photoconductive drum to and from the...
Maintenance management system and image forming apparatus
A disclosed maintenance management system includes an upper-limit information storage unit configured to store an upper limit of usage for each component...
Code processing apparatus and code processing method
A code processing apparatus for generating a file including a JPEG 2000 codestream or a JPEG 2000 family format including the JPEG 2000 codestream is disclosed...
Excess voltage protection circuit, method of protecting a circuit from
excess voltage, and semiconductor...
In a disclosed excess voltage protection circuit, when the input voltage equal to or higher than a predetermined maximum voltage is detected by an excess voltage...
Lens driver unit, imaging device, and hand-held data terminal device
A lens driver unit includes a plurality of lens groups including a first lens group and a second lens group, a first lens frame with first and second engaging...
Zoom lens, imaging apparatus, and personal data assistant
A zoom lens includes a first optical system having a positive focal length, the first optical system, a second optical system having a negative focal length, a...
An image reader includes a lamp that irradiates light onto a document, a first carriage that moves the lamp along the document to optically scan the document, a...
Color conversion apparatus and color conversion method
A color conversion method including the steps of a) generating output values corresponding to a body-center of each cubic lattice block included in a...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer product
An image processing apparatus includes a first storage unit, a second storage unit, a selecting unit, a first converting unit, a second converting unit, and a...
Printer with multimedia server
A printer with an embedded multimedia server is described that includes a processor primarily allocated for print control and another processor for executing a...
Lens barrel, camera and mobile information terminal
A lens barrel includes: a lens frame retaining at least one portion of the plurality of lens groups; a first lens cylinder supporting the lens frame inside...
Imaging apparatus and defective pixel correcting method
A disclosed imaging unit includes an image sensor in which plural light receiving elements are arranged in a matrix; a defective information storage unit...