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US-7,856,253 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...
US-7,856,201 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...
US-7,856,190 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...
US-7,856,189 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...
US-7,856,153 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...
US-7,856,039 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...
US-7,855,842 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...
US-7,855,818 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...
US-7,855,746 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...
US-7,855,471 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...
US-7,855,434 Semiconductor device capable of decreasing variations in size of metal resistance element
A semiconductor device is provided wherein a foundation insulating film is formed over a semiconductor substrate, a metal resistance element is formed on the...
US-7,855,346 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...
US-7,855,040 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...
US-7,854,648 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...
US-7,854,489 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...
US-7,854,418 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...
US-7,853,423 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...
US-7,853,189 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...
US-7,853,184 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...
US-7,853,183 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...
US-7,853,167 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...
US-7,853,164 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...
US-7,853,159 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...
US-7,852,967 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...
US-7,852,733 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...
US-7,852,723 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...
US-7,852,638 Frame, electronic device, image forming apparatus, and frame assembly method
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...
US-7,852,578 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...
US-7,852,572 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...
US-7,852,524 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...
US-7,852,522 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...
US-7,852,500 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...
US-7,852,362 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...
US-7,852,056 Switching regulator
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...
US-7,852,055 Switching regulator
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...
US-7,851,119 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...
US-7,851,114 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...
US-7,850,169 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...
US-7,850,084 Computer apparatus
A computer apparatus includes an equipment-information holding unit which holds equipment information which contains setting information of equipment of the...
US-7,849,793 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...
US-7,849,171 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...
US-7,849,053 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...
US-7,849,042 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...
US-7,848,721 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...
US-7,848,694 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...
US-7,848,692 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...
US-7,848,689 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...
US-7,848,687 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...
US-7,848,339 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...
US-7,848,209 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...
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