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US-7,871,158 Image forming apparatus and method for controlling the image forming apparatus
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...
US-7,871,153 Liquid jet head, method of manufacturing liquid jet head, and image forming apparatus
A disclosed liquid jet head includes a nozzle plate having plural nozzles for jetting liquid therefrom, plural flowpaths formed in communication with the plural...
US-7,871,075 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...
US-7,871,073 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...
US-7,870,833 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...
US-7,870,036 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...
US-7,869,755 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...
US-7,869,754 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...
US-7,869,753 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...
US-7,869,752 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...
US-7,869,751 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...
US-7,869,750 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...
US-7,869,746 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...
US-7,869,738 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...
US-7,869,729 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...
US-7,869,725 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...
US-7,869,723 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...
US-7,869,143 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...
US-7,869,110 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...
US-7,869,101 Image processing apparatus having enhanced controlling process for optical scanning unit
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...
US-7,869,086 Offset adjusting device, correcting device, and method of adjusting analog image signal
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...
US-7,869,082 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...
US-7,869,081 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...
US-7,868,695 Differential amplifier
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...
US-7,868,649 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...
US-7,868,288 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...
US-7,867,685 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...
US-7,867,682 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...
US-7,867,680 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...
US-7,866,650 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...
US-7,865,997 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...
US-7,865,890 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...
US-7,865,124 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...
US-7,865,121 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...
US-7,865,118 Developing device for image forming apparatus and process cartridge having the same
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...
US-7,865,114 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,...
US-7,865,112 Electrophotographic printer
An electrophotographic printer capable of easily attaching and detaching a retaining means to retain the inside of a photoconductive drum to and from the...
US-7,865,090 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...
US-7,865,028 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...
US-7,864,495 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...
US-7,864,446 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...
US-7,864,443 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...
US-7,864,378 Image reader
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...
US-7,864,372 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...
US-7,864,371 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...
US-7,864,352 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...
US-7,864,241 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...
US-7,864,231 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...
US-7,863,946 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...
US-7,863,942 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...
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