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Method and system of remote diagnostic, control and information collection
using a dynamic linked library of...
A method, system and computer program product for (1) collecting information from a remote application unit and/or (2) diagnosing or controlling the remote...
Image forming method and apparatus including dismountable cartridges
An image forming apparatus includes a plurality of image forming cartridges removably mounted to an apparatus body one above the other and a transfer belt...
Image forming apparatus
A tandem image forming unit is provided with an adhering substance removal mode for performing a cleaning operation of a photoreceptor and an intermediate...
Charge method, charge apparatus, and charge program for charging usage fee
including print fee and format fee...
A charge method for charging a usage fee of an image forming apparatus is disclosed. The charge method includes the steps of a) storing contents source data and...
Apparatus for suppressing deformations in a belt of an image forming
A scale is provided on a back side edge of an intermediate transfer belt for detecting an amount of movement of the belt. In a tandem type image forming...
Image data processing device processing a plurality of series of data
items simultaneously in parallel
In a data conversion device, a plurality of series of data to be converted is input from a buffer memory device to a data processor. The data processor processes...
Optical scanner and image forming apparatus using the same
The invention aims at provision of an optical scanner in which an optics required for equalizing an optical magnification in a scanning range is produced with...
Image formation apparatus and method, and computer product
In an image formation apparatus, a matching engine converts the color in image data for a color image into an output color, a specific color determining device...
Method of and unit for inputting an image, and computer product
The image input unit comprises a pixel shift evaluation value and reliability calculating section that calculates a pixel shift evaluation value based on image...
Inkjet recording ink, recording process and recording apparatus
A recording ink including a colorant dispersible in water, a humectant, a surfactant, and a wetting agent, wherein the rate of viscosity increase associated with...
Sheet cassette, sheet feeding device and image forming apparatus
A sheet cassette includes a tray main body part, and a tray expansion/contraction part supported by the tray main body part and configured to slide relative to...
Printer operable in duplex print mode
A stencil printer operable in a duplex print mode of the present invention prints an image on one side of a sheet and then prints another image on the other side...
Developing method using a two-ingredient type developer and image forming
apparatus using the same
A developing method of the present invention is practicable with a developing unit of the type including a rotatable, nonmagnetic sleeve and a rigid metering...
Toner supplying device, toner supplying process, image forming apparatus,
and image forming process
The present invention provides toner supplying devices, toner supplying processes, and the like that control bulk density of a mixture of toner and gas...
Apparatus for forming erasable and inerasable images and/or for detecting
and erasing erasable images
An image forming apparatus is capable of forming an image on any of an image-erasable recording medium having recording-medium identification information and a...
Digital camera and power supply apparatus used therefor
A power supply apparatus, including a power supply configured to supply power to a plurality of devices or circuits to operate said plurality of devices or...
Imaging apparatus and imaging method
An imaging apparatus including a ranging device for measuring a distance to a subject, a device for radiating fill-light to the subject, and a re-ranging...
Information recording and reproducing apparatus, disc apparatus and defect
area replacement method
An information recording and reproducing apparatus, a disc apparatus and a defect area replacement method are disclosed for accurately detecting a defect area...
Light scanning unit, and image forming apparatus using the same
The invention is to provide a light scanning unit designed to suppress the quantity of torsion of a light beam caused by an inclination angle of a cylindrical...
Image pickup apparatus with external device
An image pickup apparatus including an image pickup device configured to convert a monitored object image into an electrical image signal and to output the image...
Pixel clock generation device causing state transition of pixel clock
according to detected state transition...
A transition detection circuit detects a transition of a state of a pixel clock, and outputs a detection signal according to a timing of the detected state...
Coating liquid for an electrographic photoreceptor and a method of
preparation using a ball mill
An electrophotographic photoreceptor including an electroconductive substrate, a photosensitive layer located overlying the electroconductive substrate, and...
Method for evaluating changes in resistance of electric resistance member
and image forming apparatus using same
A method for evaluating an electric resistance member of an image forming apparatus which can maintain good image quality, without the occurrence of transfer...
Image forming and reproducing apparatus, and image transferring method for
controlling rotation speeds of image...
An image forming and reproducing apparatus is configured to transfer images formed on multiple rotatable image carriers (1Y, 1C, 1M, and 1B) onto a transfer...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus including a unit including image carriers for carrying electrostatic latent images, respectively, and developing devices for...
Electrophotographic photoreceptor and method of recycling the
An electrophotographic photoreceptor including a cylindrical substrate including a photosensitive layer on an outer circumferential surface thereof and a flange...
Image forming apparatus for determining completion of a toner-end recovery
An image forming apparatus of the present invention includes a toner content controller configured to set the target value of a toner content sensor for...
Error diffusion of multiresolutional representations
A method and apparatus for performing error diffusion of a multiresolutional representation of an image is disclosed herein. In one embodiment, an image is...
Image forming apparatus, user restriction method and use history
An image forming apparatus is provided, in which the image forming apparatus includes: a user database in which user identification information for identifying...
Auto focusing apparatus and image inputting apparatus
An auto focusing apparatus comprises a contrast AF (auto focusing) means (10), an outside light AF means (20), a release button (30), a focusing accurate...
Current waste suppressing power supply apparatus
A power supply apparatus supplies power to one of an interior circuit and external instruments. The power supply apparatus includes a voltage regulator that...
Electrophotographic photoconductor having a crosslinked resin layer and
method of preparing an...
An electrophotographic photoconductor having a layer of a crosslinked resin obtained by reacting an epoxy group-containing amine compound having a charge...
A runnable splice includes a first and second thermal imprintable label stocks adhered to first and second liners and disposed in a manner establishing a splice...
Ink jet recording ink set
Disclosed is an ink set for use in an ink jet recording process, wherein at least two aqueous inks A and B having different hues are superimposed to form a color...
Data recording/reproduction apparatus
A data recording/reproduction apparatus is provided, which apparatus includes a spindle motor which is held by a base body and rotates an optical disk, an...
Method and apparatus for storing and managing data
A method and apparatus is provided for automatically storing and managing digital data. Digital data is periodically received from a variety of sources. Example...
Endless belt device and image forming apparatus using the device
An endless belt device includes an endless belt and a plurality of rotary members rotatably supporting the endless belt. One of the plurality of rotary members...
Toner container configured for toner replenishment through blow system
In an image forming apparatus a toner container removably set on the apparatus and a developing section included in the apparatus are communicated to each other...
Image forming device, powder feeding device, toner storage container,
powder storage container, and method of...
A part of a toner supply path is formed in a setting unit, and a nozzle coupled to a toner container is provided, wherein the fitting direction of the toner...
Drive force transmitting mechanism, and image forming apparatus including
the drive force transmitting mechanism
A drive force transmitting mechanism includes a first gear rotatably supported by a first shaft element, a first gear holding unit including the first shaft...
Belt member, belt driving unit, and image forming apparatus
A belt member is formed in an annular shape, which enables endless circulation of the belt member, and includes a belt base; a mark that is formed with a light...
Outer cover attachment structure, fixation member of apparatus,
transportation method of apparatus, apparatus,...
Provided is an outer cover attachment structure which achieves the reduction of burden for collecting and recycling used products from the market, the reduction...
Cleaning device and image forming apparatus including the cleaning device
that controls occurrences of...
A cleaning device is used in an image forming apparatus to remove residual attachments including toner and paper powders from a surface of a movable intermediate...
Optical writing unit and image forming apparatus having an optical system
casing and a cleaning tool
An optical writing unit for use in an image forming apparatus, wherein the optical writing unit includes an optical system which generates a light beam to write...
Zoom lens, camera apparatus and portable information terminal apparatus
A zoom lens having five lens groups arranged in succession. The zoom lens is configured such that when zooming from a short focal length end toward a long focal...
Recording medium with video index information recorded therein video
information management method which uses...
The video index information has a tree structure comprising frame information, sound information, segment information, and package information each as a...
Apparatus configured to eliminate image data show-through
An image input apparatus includes a show-through elimination part performing show-through elimination on image data read from a front face of an original and...
Image encoding method, image encoding apparatus and storage medium
An image encoding method forms units respectively made up of a plurality of pixels belonging to within one period of a digital image data having a periodic...
Method and circuit for elastic storing capable of adapting to high-speed
A buffer circuit includes a plurality of registers, a write register selector, a read register selector, and an address proximity detector. The write register...
Optical deflecting device, optical deflecting device manufacturing method,
and optical projecting device
Bearing portions having an approximately arc shape are provided on a lower surface of a plate-shaped member. In the bearing portions, stoppers of a regulating...