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Process cartridge including photoconductor pre-coated with protective
agent and image forming apparatus using same
A process cartridge includes a protective agent, a photoconductor, a charging unit, a development unit, a cleaning unit, and an application unit. The protective...
Image forming apparatus with toner image fixing unit, and the fixing
The fixing unit satisfies following three conditions. That is, (1) 2.4.times.10.sup.3.times.d/(TC.times.t)<T.sub.0, where d is a thickness of the unfixed...
Image forming method and apparatus, and developing device and process
An image forming apparatus including an image bearing member and a developing device configured to develop an electrostatic image on the image bearing member...
Corona charger having two charging regions
A corona charger includes a case provided in the vicinity of a device to be charged. The case includes an opening facing the device, a discharge electrode, a...
Image forming method and apparatus for effectively charging an image
An image forming apparatus, performing a corresponding method of image forming, includes an image carrier, a writing unit, a developing unit, a charging member...
Device unit, an image forming apparatus, a management system, and a
recycling system capable of using...
A novel device unit is detachably provided to an image forming apparatus having a control unit configured to control the image forming apparatus. The device unit...
Image reading system
An image reading system is disclosed that has an image information reading unit for reading optical information on a manuscript, and an image outputting unit for...
Optical disk apparatus with aberration correcting part, and optical disk
An optical system has an objective lens condensing a light beam from the light source on a recording layer selected from the plurality of recording layers of the...
Functional device fabrication apparatus and functional device fabricated
with the same
A functional device fabrication apparatus is provided for forming a wiring pattern or an electronic device on a substrate using paper or paper-based material by...
Document reading device and image forming apparatus using the same
A document reading device of the present invention includes a glass platen on which a document is to be laid and document reading means including scanning optics...
Image forming apparatus and printing method for printing different types
An image forming apparatus includes a hardware resource used for image forming processing and a program for performing processing concerning image formation,...
Printer driver filter and method of printing with the same
A computer device including: a loading unit configured to load an updatable stored print option from a predetermined storage unit; a display unit configured to...
Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, and computer product
In an image processing apparatus, a document is read to obtain image data of the document, and a color material of an image forming unit is selected. If it is...
Image input device
In an image input device including a multistage aperture (13) which reduces a quantity of light by changing an aperture, and an ND filter (15) which reduces a...
Optical scanning device and method for adjusting errors
In an optical scanning device, a lateral magnification in a direction corresponding to a sub scanning direction of an optical system is adjusted to be small by a...
Method, apparatus, and system for processing geometric data of assembled
A geometric data processing apparatus which can determine whether a specific component of a three-dimensional model has changed, display two-dimensional images...
Event notification device, event notification method, and computer program
An event notification device notifies an event occurring in it to a plurality of client devices via a network. A receiving unit receives a request from a client...
Developer recycling method
In a method for recycling a double component developer that contains a carrier and a toner used for an image forming device such as office automation equipment,...
Toner, developer and image forming apparatus
A toner composition including toner particles including at least a binder resin; and a colorant, wherein the toner composition satisfies at least one of the...
Sheet conveyance device, image reader, and image forming apparatus capable
of feeding sheets effectively
In a sheet conveyance device, a plurality of driving rollers opposes a plurality of driven rollers to form nip portions between the plurality of driving rollers...
Belt device and image forming apparatus
A belt including a first roller is supported by a plurality of rollers, and is driven to rotate in a predetermined direction. An abutting member makes contact...
Stress-distribution detecting semiconductor package group and detection
method of stress distribution in...
A disclosed stress-distribution detecting semiconductor package group includes multiple stress-distribution detecting semiconductor packages each formed by...
Toner cartridge holder
Power supply device capable of supplying large amount of power necessary
for entire system operation
A power supply device includes a first power-supply unit to input external power and to output first power supplying a predetermined constant voltage to a load,...
Managed device, management system, method for controlling a managed device
A managed device obtains an individual certificate with an ID of the managed device when the managed device is in a direct-managed state and determines that the...
Transport of reversible and unreversible embedded wavelets
A method and apparatus for transporting portions of a codestream over a communications mechanism is described. In one embodiment, the method comprises sending a...
Web system, communication control device, and storage medium
A disclosed Web system includes an image forming apparatus; a communication control device connected to the image forming apparatus and including a print server...
System, computer program product and method for managing documents
A system, method and computer program product for managing documents. The system includes an image forming apparatus configured to display interactive menus so...
Automatic invocation of computational resources without user intervention
across a network
A system is described for automatically invoking computational resources without intervention or request from a user of the system. The computational resources...
Protective layer setting unit, process cartridge, and image forming
apparatus using same
A protective layer setting unit includes a protective agent and an application unit configured to apply the protective agent to an image carrying member in a...
Belt unit and image forming apparatus using the same
According to an aspect of the present invention, there is provided a belt unit including: a belt that is formed in an endless shape; a first roller that supports...
Image forming apparatus including a metallic driving roller
In an image forming apparatus, an intermediate transfer belt is made of a resin film and is supported by a plurality of rollers. A driving roller that is one of...
Positional-deviation correction apparatus, method of controlling
positional deviation, and image forming apparatus
A first correction pattern and a second correction pattern are formed on an endless conveyor belt. The first correction pattern is located ahead of the second...
Development device, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus
A disclosed development device includes: a latent image carrier; a conveying member disposed so as to face the latent image carrier, the conveying member having...
Conveyor device and image forming apparatus
A toner-conveying device includes a movable plate. The movable plate is movable between a holding position such as to couple a cap of a toner container to a...
Development device, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus
The present invention provides a development device which does not accumulate the developer at the corners on the internal walls, the process cartridge having...
Image reading apparatus with a mirror having a curved surface to reduce
defocusing during image scanning
An image reading apparatus includes a first running device that moves to scan a document at a predetermined speed, which includes an illumination unit and a...
Image forming apparatus and process cartridge employing the same having
brush roller charger
An image forming apparatus and process cartridge employed in same which, when contact charging processing is implemented employing a brush roller, suppresses the...
Conductive member, process cartridge using conductive member and image
formation apparatus using process cartridge
The present invention provides a conductive member 10 with a superior durability by controlling an electric resistance value of an electric resistance adjusting...
Velocity correction device and velocity correction method in image forming
A velocity correction device of an image forming apparatus capable of obtaining a high-quality image. The image forming apparatus includes a rotor, a motor, a...
Unit, image forming apparatus, and method of manufacturing unit frame
A structure which increases positioning precision of a blade member to a rotating member, an image forming apparatus, and a method of manufacturing a unit frame....
Image fixing apparatus and image forming apparatus capable of effectively
controlling an image fixing temperature
An image fixing apparatus controls temperature of a rotating member for fixing with compensation for delay by using a Smith predictor with a controlled object...
Image formation apparatus, an image formation process control method, and
a recording medium
An image formation apparatus including a toner cartridge for holding toner, an image supporting unit, on which an electrostatic latent image corresponding to a...
Lifetime management device and image forming system
An image forming system includes an image forming apparatus that includes process units for different colors and a lifetime management device that manages...
Image forming apparatus and wireless communication device
An image forming apparatus includes a rotating member that is rotatable, a communication medium, and a receiving unit. The communication medium that is attached...
Image processing apparatus and image processing method
An image processing apparatus for compressing and decompressing image data is disclosed that is capable of image processing with a small memory area. The image...
Paper-based upload and tracking system
A method and apparatus for performing paper-based upload and tracking of documents is disclosed. In one embodiment, the method comprises scanning a version of a...
Information recording method for recording multi-value data in optimum
An information recording method that obtains optimum recording conditions for recording multi-value data m on a recording medium includes recording a test...
Image processing method, program, image processing apparatus, and image
A disclosed image processing method is for generating and processing image data to be sent to an image forming apparatus including a recording head for ejecting...
Document illumination apparatus, document reading apparatus and image
forming apparatus permitting efficient...
A document illumination apparatus includes a first light source configured to emit light. A first lower reflector is configured to reflect the light emitted from...