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Automatic original feeder
A feed roller and a separation roller each having convex portions are arranged so that the convex portions engage with each other. A lever is provided such that...
A computer apparatus includes an equipment-information holding unit which holds equipment information which contains setting information of equipment of the...
Double-sided stencil printing apparatus
A double-sided printing apparatus using a double sided printing with one plate cylinder and one pressing means system, that is capable of carrying out...
Method and apparatus for monitoring remote devices by creating device
objects for the monitored devices
A method and apparatus for monitoring at least one network connected device (monitored device) using a controller is disclosed. More specifically, a method and...
Coordination and tracking of workflows
A method and an apparatus for coordinating and/or tracking workflows are disclosed. In one embodiment, the method comprises performing a workflow having a series...
Search result optimization method and device that adjusts reliability
values of documents and orders retrieved...
An information searching method is disclosed that is able to effectively utilize non-content descriptive information to optimize preliminary search results and...
Antenna damping circuit and high frequency receiver employing same
An antenna damping circuit in which the frequency characteristics of damping amount can be made substantially flat by providing a resistor (Ra) between PIN...
Image forming device, processing unit, and image forming method
An image forming device including toner image forming means that forms toner images on the surface of an image carrier, transfer means that transfers the toner...
Neutralization unit and image forming apparatus having a neutralization
unit for removing electric charge
A neutralization unit for use in an image forming apparatus includes a support member made of an insulating material, an electric-charge removing member made of...
Belt drive controlling device, belt device using the belt drive
controlling device, and image forming apparatus...
A belt drive controlling device for controlling drive of an endless belt supported and driven by plural support rollers including a driving roller configured to...
Image forming device and deviation correcting method
In an image forming device, a main controller unit controls the image forming device, a motor controller unit controls individually rotational speeds of a...
Data communication apparatus, method for its network configuration, and
computer readable recording medium...
A transmission apparatus for participating in a virtual network constructed on a physical IP network, said transmission apparatus including: a node link...
Optical pickup and optical information processing apparatus with light
sources of three different wavelengths
An optical pickup apparatus for performing recording, reproduction and deletion of information onto each of three types of optical recording mediums including...
Information recording apparatus that can achieve uniform signal
characteristics and overwriting characteristics...
In an information recording method and apparatus, when performing recording by using multiple pulses defined by erase powers Pe1 and Pe2 for forming a space part...
Power determining method, single-sided multilayer optical disk, recording
method, computer program product,...
A power determining method is disclosed for determining the light emitting power of a light source upon recording information on an optical disk having plural...
A voltage regulator is disclosed that includes first and second output transistors each outputting a current from the input terminal to the output terminal of...
Solder alloy material layer composition, electroconductive and adhesive
composition, flux material layer...
An object of the present invention is to provide solder bumps sufficiently satisfying the expected functions and having a small diameter which conventional...
Image forming apparatus, image forming method and process cartridge
An image forming apparatus including an image bearing member for bearing a latent electrostatic image including a substrate, an intermediate layer containing a...
Apparatus and method for ejecting liquid for recording higher resolution
A liquid ejecting apparatus includes a recording head, a vibrator, and a controller. The recording head further includes a nozzle and is configured to eject a...
Image forming device, transporting control method, and computer-readable
An image forming device prints an image on a recording sheet by performing a reciprocating movement of a print head in a main scanning direction while...
Liquid-discharge-failure detecting apparatus and inkjet recording
A liquid-discharge-failure detecting apparatus includes a light-emitting unit, a light-receiving unit, and a light-trapping unit. The light-emitting unit emits a...
Display screen with icon
Display screen with icon
Image processing apparatus, network system, and method of communication
A plurality of image processing apparatuses and a management server are connected to an IP network. Upon receiving the IP address of an image processing...
Image forming apparatus, image processing device, control device, and
A disclosed image forming apparatus includes an image processing device including plural image processing units; a control device configured to control the...
Event notification device and event notification method
An event notification device notifies event information via a network. A storage unit stores therein event-transmission determination information. An event...
Managing configuration request received via network
An apparatus, method, system, computer program and product are disclosed, each capable of managing a configuration request received via a network. Upon receiving...
Fixing apparatus and image forming apparatus using it
According to an aspect of the present invention, there is provided a fixing apparatus including: a heat roller that includes: a heat source that generates heat...
Image forming apparatus including belt traveling unit which detects
drifiting of belt postion
A belt traveling unit includes an endless belt, a drive roller and a correction roller, a driving unit, a correction unit, a contact member, a position detector...
Image forming apparatus
A moving unit is made to perform a contacting operation at least two times. The contacting operation includes relatively moving an endless belt and an image...
Image forming apparatus
A constant velocity joint includes a first rotation body and a second rotation body. The first rotation body includes a cup unit, a shaft, and ribs that project...
Electrophotographic photoreceptor, photoreceptor supporting device,
imaging device and process cartridge
An electrophotographic photoreceptor includes, a cylindrical photoreceptor pipe; at least one flange which is attached to an opening of one end of the...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a holding mechanism that holds an optical writing unit such that, at an operating position, the latent image writing unit is...
Multifunctional machine and method of controlling multifunctional machine
A multifunctional machine includes a first component section that starts up taking a first time period, and a second component section that starts up taking a...
Image forming apparatus and image forming method performed by the image
An image forming apparatus, in which an image forming method is performed, includes an image carrier, an optical writing unit, a developing unit developing a...
Information editing device, information editing method, and computer
An information editing device includes an index generating unit that generates, in a plurality of different formats, a plurality of pieces of index information...
Information management apparatus, information management method, and
computer program product
A feature-amount extracting unit extracts a first feature amount of information to be registered, from the information. A searching unit searches for a second...
Recording method, information recording medium, reproducing method,
information recording device, and...
A recording method for recording information into an information recording medium having a plurality of recording layers includes a step of recording...
Information processing device, information processing method, and
information processing system
An information processing device includes a controller unit that controls overall operations of the information processing device. The information processing...
Document reading apparatus and an image formation apparatus
A document reading apparatus is disclosed. The document reading apparatus includes a scanner; an energy-saving power supply unit; an energy-saving control unit;...
Image correcting device, image forming apparatus, and image correcting
A pattern generating unit generates correction patterns on a transfer belt. Detection sensors detect the correction patterns, and amounts of magnification...
Imaging device, method of recording location information, and computer
A shooting-location acquiring unit acquires a current location, and stores acquired current location as a shooting location. A distance acquiring unit acquires a...
Multi-beam optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
A multi-beam scanning device is disclosed that is able to realize a stable and small beam spot and realize stable scanning line intervals between plural light...
A plurality of low-pass filters (2.sub.-1, 2.sub.-2, 2.sub.-3) are cascaded to the post stage of an OTA (1) and a plurality of high-pass notch filters (3.sub.-1,...
Reference voltage generating circuit and constant voltage circuit
A reference voltage generating circuit for producing a predetermined reference voltage at an output node includes a depletion-type n-channel field-effect...
Switching regulator having high speed response
A step-down switching regulator that converts an input voltage to a predetermined lower output voltage which includes a first switch, an inductor, a second...
Semiconductor device used in step-up DC-DC converter, and step-up DC-DC
A power supply device is disclosed that is able to satisfy the power requirements of a device in service and has high efficiency.The power supply device includes...
Method for evaluating electrophotographic photoconductor and the
evaluation device, and method for reusing...
A method for evaluating an electrophotographic photoconductor in terms of filming occurrence is provided that comprises irradiating UV rays having a wavelength...
Image forming apparatus and landing position error correction method
An image forming apparatus includes a carriage carrying a recording head configured to discharge a droplet. A landing position error detecting pattern is formed...
A sheet-supplying device has a sheet-accommodating tray, a raising/lowering unit, a first position sensor, a second position sensor, a controlling unit. The...