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Electric signal outputting apparatus with a switching part, an impedance
matching part, and an auxiliary...
The present invention discloses an electric signal outputting apparatus in a serial electric transmission system. The electric signal outputting apparatus...
Voltage detecting circuit
A voltage detecting circuit for comparing a voltage to be detected with a reference voltage and outputting an output signal having a level depending on the...
Toner and developer, and image forming apparatus, image forming method and
Provided is a toner that comprises a binder resin, a releasing agent, and a colorant, wherein the mass average particle diameter of the toner is 3 .mu.m to 8...
Image bearing member and image forming method using thereof, and image
forming apparatus and process cartridge
The present invention provides an image bearing member that includes: a photoconductor; and a heating unit which heats the photoconductor, wherein the...
Liquid-discharge-failure detecting apparatus and inkjet recording
A light-emitting element emits a beam onto a droplet discharged from a nozzle from a direction opposite to a direction of discharge of the droplet. A...
Sheet feed cassette and image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus has a sheet feed cassette to store a sheet supplied to the image forming apparatus. The sheet feed cassette has a cassette body and a...
Sheet processing device and image forming apparatus
A sheet processing device includes a stapling tray, a rear-end clamp, and a stapler that staples sheets while the rear-end clamp is clamping the sheets. In...
Software development environment with design specification validation tool
An automated software class specification validation tool automatically determines, for functions defined in a function definition section of a class...
Dynamic printer driver user interface generation
After print path construction logic has established a print path to convert print data from a source format to a target format, the print path construction logic...
Multimedia print driver dialog interfaces
The system of the present invention includes a media-printing interface that allows users to interact with a multimedia transformation process and format...
Digital signing method, digital signing apparatus, portable information
processing apparatus, digital signing...
A digital signing method in a digital signing apparatus that provides a digital signature to electronic data, including: inputting data to be signed with the...
Image fixing device having carbon lamp and reflector
An image fixing device for use in an image forming apparatus. The fixing device includes a fixing member which fixes a toner image on a recording medium at a nip...
Image forming apparatus using toner including an external additive at an
additive burial rate of not less than...
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier, an endless belt whose front surface contacts the image carrier to form a transfer nip, and a bias applying...
Managing and utilizing error information relating to image processing
Image processing apparatus and method to perform an image processing job based on a received processing request, which includes a processing condition set by a...
Image forming method and apparatus for convenient replacement of developer
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming mechanism for forming an image, at least one developer container replaceably provided in the image forming...
Image forming apparatus
A process unit is removably attached inside a main body of an image forming apparatus. The process unit includes a casing and a latent image carrier housed...
System, computer program product and method for managing documents
A system, method and computer program product for managing documents. The system includes a document manager that is configured to search for application...
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...