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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...
Method for supplying power, and fixing and image forming apparatuses
A fixing apparatus includes a first heat generating member that generates heat upon receiving power from a commercial power source, an electrical condenser that...
Image density control method and image forming apparatus
An image density control method for an image forming apparatus in which, in order to keep the development capability constant over time, the toner density in the...
Beam scanning device with light blocking member
A beam scanning device includes a light source to emit a light beam, an optical deflector to deflect the light beam, and an optical system including a f.theta....
Image forming apparatus and method of acquiring memory area
An image forming apparatus and a method of acquiring a memory area are disclosed for preventing a problem that image data cannot be converted due to failure of...
Optical scanner and image forming apparatus
An optical scanner includes a light source unit configured to emit light; an optical system configured to cause the light emitted from the light source unit to...
Multi-beam scanning device and image forming apparatus using the scanning
In a multi-beam scanning device including a laser diode array having three or more light emitting points, the interval Pi between one of the three or more light...
DC-DC converter capable of performing for wide and dynamic voltage range
This patent specification describes a DC-DC converter which includes a switch configured to control an output voltage, a driver circuit configured to drive the...
Process cartridge for image forming apparatus
Process cartridge for image forming apparatus
Data transmission apparatus and method for management of user
identification data allocated to image data
In a data transmission apparatus and method of the present invention, a specific operator ID for an operator who uses a data processing device to process image...
Document information management system
The document information management system according to the present invention comprises data base with a plurality of document files previously stored therein, a...
Power supply system and method for supplying power to CPU providing power
A power supply system supplies a power to a CPU with a power saving mode to a mobile information device or terminal. The power supply system includes a power...
Database for multiple implementation of HTTP to obtain information from
A method, system, and computer program product for extracting status information related to a monitored device communicatively coupled to a network using an HTTP...
Image forming method and apparatus capable of automatically conveying
An image forming apparatus includes an automatic document conveying apparatus including a table, first and second conveyance paths, a scanning device, and first...
Image forming apparatus and developer supplier capable of supplying
developer at increased speed
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming mechanism configured to contain a developer and to form an image with the developer and a developer supplier...
Method and apparatus for image forming capable of effective image fixing
using induction heating
An image forming apparatus includes a fixing unit for fixing a toner image on a recording sheet. In the fixing unit, a magnetic flux generator generates magnetic...
Image forming apparatus including a developer replenishing device for a
two-ingredient type developer
An image forming apparatus of the present invention includes a developing unit for developing a latent image formed on an image carrier with a two-ingredient...
Image processing apparatus with SIMD-type microprocessor to perform
An image processing apparatus includes a plurality of processor elements including registers and configured to process respective data items, a global processor...
Image processing apparatus that can generate coded data applicable to
An image processing apparatus divides data related to an image into bit-planes and performs a coding process on data of each of the bit-planes. The image...
Formatting of phase-change optical disc for improved signal
A phase-change optical disc formatting device which formats a phase-change optical disc so that signal characteristics of an area in which at least one of a file...
Information recording method, information recording device, and recording
medium containing a program, with...
A first trial write process obtains an optimum recording power of a test pattern even with respect to data having different rules for the recording waveforms...
Medium judgment method, storage medium, medium judgment program, and
optical disk drive using the medium...
A medium judgment method determines authorization of a rewritable storage medium of interest having a read-only area and a rewritable area for use in an optical...