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Method and unit of controlling applied voltages for uniformly charging a
A method of controlling AC voltages applied to a charging member to bring a photoreceptor to a state of uniform charging, with reduced time required for setting...
Image forming apparatus, process cartridge, developing unit, and image
A carrier and a dummy toner are stored in a developing unit of a process cartridge in a brand new status. A plurality of process cartridges corresponding to a...
Image decoding technique for suppressing tile boundary distortion
An image decoding device for decoding a hierarchically encoded compressed code obtained by dividing an image into a plurality of tiles and performing discrete...
Electron beam applying apparatus and drawing apparatus
An electron beam applying apparatus includes: a thermal field emission type electron source emitting an electron beam; an electrostatic lens disposed immediately...
Control of laser emission power for recording information on optical disc
An optical disc apparatus for recording and reproducing information with respect to a rewritable optical disc includes a reproducing unit configured to reproduce...
Initialization method, reproduction method, computer-executable program
product, computer-readable recording...
When an information recording medium is initialized, a block is determined to record the dummy data by referring to identification information for identifying a...
Switching regulator and control circuit and method used therein
A switching regulator that performs voltage regulation using synchronous rectification in step-up and step-down modes includes input and output terminals, an...
Toner, and, developer, toner container, process cartridge, image forming
apparatus and image forming method
A toner which includes a toner material, wherein the toner satisfies the following formula: 0.degree. C..ltoreq..DELTA.Tm.ltoreq.20.degree. C. where .DELTA.Tm...
Electrophotographic photoreceptor, undercoat layer coating liquid
therefor, and image forming apparatus and...
An electrophotographic photoreceptor, including an electroconductive substrate; an undercoat layer located overlying the electroconductive substrate; and a...
Image forming apparatus having droplet speed control
An image forming apparatus includes a recording head, and a drive pulse generator. The recording head includes a nozzle to discharge a droplet of recording...
Sheet punch device, sheet processing device, image forming system,
program, and recording medium
A sheet punch device for punching a sheet with a punch edge comprises a motor performing a punching operation and a position detection unit detecting a position...
Apparatus for achieving integrated management of distributed user
An apparatus for managing user information regarding a plurality of users includes a source determining unit configured to receive from a client a request for...
Toner cartridge holder
Method and an apparatus for visual summarization of documents
A system and a method for visually summarizing a document comprising a display, a processor coupled to the display, and a memory coupled to the processor. Stored...
Method and apparatus for controlling connections of PC cards and a
passive-card-adapting card used for...
A PC card control apparatus includes a PC card connector, a card detector and an interconnection switching circuit. The PC card connector is configured to...
Method and apparatus for monitoring remote devices through a local
monitoring station and communicating with a...
A method and apparatus for monitoring at least one network connected device (monitored device) using a controller is disclosed. Initially, the ...
Method and system of remote monitoring and support of devices, including
handling email messages having message...
In a system for remotely monitoring networked devices and appliances, email messages are sent across networks, the email messages containing configuration,...
Method and system for extracting information from networked devices in a
multi-protocol remote monitoring system
A method, system, and computer program product for storing information configured to be used for a plurality of communication protocols to extract status...
Developer container, developer supplying device, and image forming
A developer container has a main part accommodating a developer therein and is detachably attached to an image forming apparatus. The developer container...
Image forming apparatus with color shift correction
An image forming apparatus includes an intermediate transfer belt that moves while keeping contact with a photosensitive element at a transfer position, a...
Vertical-cavity, surface-emission type laser diode and fabrication process
A vertical-cavity, surface-emission-type laser diode includes an optical cavity formed of an active region sandwiched by upper and lower reflectors, wherein the...
Light source driving unit and optical storage apparatus
A light source driving unit includes a modulating signal generating section generating modulating signals based on driving waveform generating information of a...
Position control method and device, and optical disk device
A position control method is disclosed that is capable of precisely and stably controlling a position of an object lens relative to a recording medium. When...
Phase difference detection circuit and optical disk device
A phase difference detection circuit that is formed by digital circuits having a small circuit area. In the phase difference detection circuit, the circuits for...
Memory control device
A memory control device is disclosed that comprises a clock generator that generates a reference clock, a DLL circuit that receives the reference clock from the...
Information processing apparatus with a chassis for thermal efficiency and
method for making the same
An information processing unit and a method for making the same with a cooling structure for a heat generating element, for example a CPU, which can efficiently...
Image reading apparatus
A digital copying device, which serves as an image reading apparatus for improving processing speed by adjusting the timing of various operations when reading is...
Method and system of remote monitoring of image forming apparatus
A method and system for monitoring and controlling machines, such as printers, copiers, facsimile machine and other image forming machines. A server is used for...
Image processing apparatus with ground-tint pattern recognition and
An image processing apparatus includes a controlling unit that controls all units of the image forming apparatus, a reading unit that reads an image, a...
Image forming apparatus capable of effectively correcting main scanning
An image forming apparatus includes a light source, a deflector, beam detectors, a clock generator, a measurement mechanism, a frequency corrector, and a phase...
Image forming apparatus and associated methodology of forming an enlarged
An exposing unit optically writes respective color-separated image data on a photosensitive drum to form a latent image by using both a forward direction...
Semiconductor light-emitting device, surface-emission laser diode, and
production apparatus thereof, production...
A semiconductor light-emitting device has a semiconductor layer containing Al between a substrate and an active layer containing nitrogen, wherein Al and oxygen...
Method and device for adjusting wavelength distribution pattern in laser
A plurality of configurations is simultaneously formed in a material by a single laser beam having a desired distribution pattern of wavelengths. An input laser...
Image forming apparatus and process cartridge
An image forming apparatus including: an electrophotographic photoreceptor; a non-contact charger located close to the electrophotographic photoreceptor,...
Micro adhesive nozzle and adhesive applying apparatus
A micro adhesive nozzle for applying adhesive on a printed circuit board is disclosed. The nozzle includes a nozzle tip portion with a protruding portion...
Paper feed tray, paper feeding apparatus, and image forming apparatus
including paper aligning units
A tray unit can accommodate a stack of recording mediums. A side fence performs alignment of the stack of the recording mediums in one direction and an end fence...
Corona wire cartridge
Toner cartridge holder
Method, apparatus, and system for outputting information and forming image
via network, and computer product
An information output apparatus includes a tray determining unit that determines an output tray to which printed sheets are output, a secret information...
Remote management system, intermediary apparatus therefor, and method of
updating software in the intermediary...
A remote management system for performing remote management of electronic apparatuses via a communication line and an intermediary apparatus by a managing...
Network control device for an image forming apparatus that enables a
network filter during a grace time before...
A main Central Processing Unit (CPU) controls enabling and disabling a function of a network filter, and disables a function of a packet type filter...
Method and system for diagnosing, collecting information and servicing a
A monitoring system, method, and computer-program product tracks events and device states in a device and sends those events and states to a remote central...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus is disclosed that includes an image forming part configured to form an image on a recording medium, a feed part for feeding the...
Cleaning unit and image forming apparatus using the same
A cleaning unit for an image forming apparatus of the present invention includes removing means made up of a cleaning blade configured to remove toner particles...
Image forming method and image forming apparatus for same
An image forming apparatus comprising: a latent image support for supporting a latent image and a developing device configured to us toner to develop the latent...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus in which image warp and shift are able to be more precisely suppressed to prevent the deterioration of image quality, including a...
Image forming apparatus, a process cartridge provided in the apparatus,
and a developing device included in the...
An image forming apparatus includes a process cartridge with an image bearing member configured to bear an image on a surface thereof. A developing device is...
Powder container having a lower part with a trapezoid-shaped cross-section
An image forming apparatus including a development mechanism for developing an electrostatic latent image formed on an image carrying member into a visual image,...
Conductive member, charging member using the conductive member, process
cartridge using the charging member and...
An conductive member includes a long conductive supporting body to which a predetermined potential is applied, extending from one side to the other side, an...
Sheet conveying apparatus and image forming apparatus
A pressure lever includes an oscillating edge that is capable of contacting a supporting shaft of a pressure roller. An oscillating lever includes a plurality of...