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Paper folding apparatus
An accordion folding mechanism folds a sheet fed from an image forming apparatus in an accordion shape by repeating a mountain fold and a valley fold in a...
Method and system for remote diagnostic, control and information
collection based on various communication...
A method, system, and program product for communicating with machines connected to a network. Information sent to or from the machines is transmitted using...
Transfer unit and image forming apparatus
Toner images of different colors are superimposed on a transfer belt of an endless type from image carriers, to form a full color toner image. A tension roller...
Developing-agent container, method of manufacturing developing-agent
container, developing-agent supplying...
A developing-agent container contains a developing agent to be supplied to a developing unit. The developing agent contains toner and carrier. The ...
Developing device and image forming apparatus
A developing device includes a container, a stirring and transferring unit, a replenishing unit, and a discharging mechanism. The container contains developer...
Image forming apparatus having a plurality of photoconductive elements, a
plurality of optical writing devices...
An image forming apparatus including a plurality of image forming cartridges removably mounted to an apparatus body one above the other is disclosed. Structural...
Fixing device, image forming apparatus including the fixing device, and
A fixing device includes an excitation coil, a heat-generating layer, a magnetic shunt layer, and a degaussing member. The excitation coil generates a magnetic...
Optical recording medium, recording method thereof and evaluation method
of optical recording medium
A recording method of an optical recording medium comprises irradiating the medium with a laser having m pulse sets each comprising a heating pulse and a cooling...
Optical Scanning apparatus and image forming apparatus
In an optical scanning apparatus, when it is assumed that a scanning direction of light beams defected from a deflector is a main scanning direction, and a...
Optical scanner and image forming apparatus
A disclosed optical scanner includes a light source, a deflector that deflects a light beam emitted by the light source, a scanning imaging element that images...
Color shift correcting apparatus and method, image forming apparatus,
color shift correcting program and...
A color shift detection pattern forming part forms a color shift detection pattern. A sensor detects color shift in the color shift detection pattern. A color...
Digital copying machine, image formation system, and digital copying
machine as slave machine
A digital copying machine is connected to at least another one of digital copying machines with which data communications can be performed. The digital copying...
Camera, an image inputting apparatus, a portable terminal device, and a
method for transforming the camera...
A camera has a camera body formed in a longitudinal rectangular shape, and in the intermediate portion of the camera body, a flexion/transformation mechanism...
Detecting abnormality of image capturing apparatus
A digital still camera having a photographing lens system set in a lens tube, a CCD solid image-capturing device, and a mechanical shutter. The mechanical...
Light source unit, optical scan apparatus, and image formation apparatus
A light source unit is provided, which includes a light source with a plurality of light emission portions two-dimensionally arranged; a substrate on which the...
Method, apparatus, and program for driving a motor in a feedback control
system, capable of suppressing motor...
A method, apparatus, and program for driving a motor in a feedback control system, capable of suppressing oscillation of the motor are disclosed. A motor drive...
Toner used for image forming apparatus
The present invention provides an image forming apparatus capable of stably producing high quality images with time, without causing missing a central part of a...
Method for controlling a multi-pulse record waveform at high velocity in a
phase change optical medium
In an optical recording method and apparatus of the present invention, a driving power is applied to a light source to control emission of a light beam to a...
Sheet finisher, image forming apparatus, and sheet processing method
A folding unit folds a sheet. A pressing unit presses a folded side of the folded sheet. A driving unit causes the pressing unit to slide in a direction...
Pigment dispersion, inkjet-ink using the pigment dispersion, image forming
process, and image forming apparatus
The present invention provides a pigment dispersion that contains a carbon black, a dispersing agent and water, wherein the carbon black is any one of a channel...
Image forming apparatus including sheet container with handle
An image forming apparatus may include an image forming mechanism to form an image and to transfer the image onto a recording sheet and a container configured to...
Sheet processing apparatus and sheet conveyance method
A sheet processing apparatus includes a sheet stacking member for temporarily receiving a sheet conveyed thereto and stacking the sheet thereon and a conveyance...
Packaging device and buffer
A packaging device includes a bottom plate and a mounting plate arranged above the bottom plate at a specific distance form the bottom plate. An article to be...
Method and apparatus for providing a graphical user interface for creating
and editing a mapping of a first...
A method, apparatus, and computer program product for providing a graphical user interface for creating and editing a mapping of structured information to...
Data storage apparatus that appropriately revises FDCB information during
A data storage apparatus, including a controller that formats a rewritable recording medium in the background, interrupts the background formatting when a host...
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...
Process cartridge and image forming apparatus including same
A process cartridge includes a latent image carrier, a charging unit, a latent image forming unit, a developing unit, a transfer unit, a rotary brush contacting...
Fixing device using electromagnetic induction heating and image forming
apparatus including same
An image forming apparatus includes a fixing device to fix a toner image on a recording medium by applying heat. Such a fixing device includes at least a...
Method of detecting a phase difference of image bearing members and an
image forming apparatus using the method
An image forming apparatus uses a method of detecting a phase difference of the image bearing members such that an image transferring member receives a reference...
Image forming apparatus having a magnetic field generating unit at the
toner carrying section
An image forming apparatus is disclosed. The image forming apparatus includes a toner supplying device, a toner container, and a developing device. The toner...
Image forming apparatus capable of reducing an occurrence of developer
depletion in a development unit
An image forming apparatus includes an electrostatic latent image carrier carrying an electrostatic latent image and a development unit that develops the...
Developing unit and image forming apparatus including the same
A developing unit circulates a developer unidirectionally and includes a developer carrier having a magnetic field generator therein. The developing unit further...
Powder container having a cylindrical shutter
A toner container includes a storing body that stores toner, a toner reception opening that receives the toner from the toner storing body, a shutter opening, a...
Image forming method and apparatus which uses alternating voltage to form
an electric field for moving toner
An image forming apparatus includes: an image carrying member having a movable surface; a charging device including a rotatable charging member which is supplied...
Multicolor image forming apparatus
A multicolor image forming apparatus includes: a photosensitive belt unit comprising; a driving roller; a driven roller; a photosensitive belt having a joint,...
Image forming condition adjustment control for image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a charge unit, an exposure unit, an exposure voltage detector, a development unit, and a concentration detector. The exposure...
Optical pickup and optical information processing apparatus
An optical pickup performing recording, reproduction and deletion of information on or from an optical recording medium. The pickup includes light sources for...
Image forming apparatus capable of a color image, and image forming method
for forming a color image
An image forming apparatus for forming a color image, including a charging device configured to charge a moving image bearing member; a writing device configured...
Image processing apparatus, and computer product, allowing selective
resolution of an area of a document
A desired area, a desired resolution of the desired area, and a desired reduction ratio of an area other than the desired area are specified. An image data of...
Image forming apparatus, replacement part, method and apparatus for
recycling replacement part, and method of...
An image forming apparatus includes a judging unit that judges whether a replacement part attached to the image forming apparatus needs replacement based on...
Automatic gain control circuit and low noise amplifying circuit
By connecting an antenna damping circuit (4) and a bypass switch (5) in series and connecting the series circuit and an LNA (3) in parallel, it is possible to...
Transmitter driver circuit in high-speed serial communications system
A driver circuit in a high-speed serial communications system changes an input data signal into a differential signal. A first output terminal is connected to a...
Reference voltage generator and voltage regulator incorporating same
A reference voltage generator includes a first field effect transistor with n-type heavily doped gate structure and a second field effect transistor with p-type...
Synchronous rectification switching regulator, control circuit for
synchronous rectification switching...
A control circuit for a synchronous rectification switching regulator including an output terminal, a switching transistor, an inductor, and a synchronous...
Fixing solution, capsule structure, fixing method, fixing device and image
A fixing solution for fixing toner to a recording medium, includes aliphatic ester held by solvent in a soluble manner, and having solubility or swelling...
Apparatus and method for molding object with enhanced transferability of
transfer face and object made by the same
A method of molding an object with a mold having a transfer face includes the steps of filling, separating, re-melting, re-contacting, cooling, and removing. The...
Image formation apparatus
An image formation apparatus is disclosed, wherein a time interval between a first ink drop and a second ink drop is set at 1.5.times.Tc, a time interval between...
Web installer driver and management through a remote network
An improved system and method for installing a printer driver on a remote information terminal through a network are provided. A method for providing a...
Technique for automating code generation in developing software systems
Programming the creation of a software system is facilitated by automating the generation of some of the program code that is necessary for the software system....
Output requesting apparatus via a network for user-position and
An output requesting apparatus is connected via a network to an output apparatus and a position-management server. In the output requesting apparatus, a...