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US-9,031,489 Print control apparatus, print control system, and print control method capable of obtaining a desired surface...
A print control apparatus includes a storage unit configured to store therein a plurality of surface-effect selection tables for respective pieces of recording...
US-9,031,485 Fixing device and endless belt assembly
A fixing device includes an endless flexible belt, a stationary pad, a rotary pressure member, and a lubrication mechanism. The endless flexible belt is looped...
US-9,031,483 Fixing device with sheet separating device that uses compressed gas and image forming apparatus
A sheet separating device is attached to a fixing device. The fixing device includes: a fixing member that is a rotary body having a heating unit; and a...
US-9,031,480 Transfer device including a selectively outputting power supply, image forming apparatus including the same,...
A transfer device includes a direct-current (DC) power supply configured to output a DC voltage; an alternating-current (AC) power supply configured to...
US-9,031,478 Developing roller including a roughened outermost surface, and developing device and image forming apparatus...
A developing roller includes a core metal and an elastic layer formed on an outer circumference of the core metal. An outermost surface of the developing roller...
US-9,031,474 Powder feeding device having negative pressure generation control and power discharge control and image forming...
A powder feeding device includes a powder container, a feeding tank in communication with the powder container, a negative pressure room in communication with...
US-9,031,471 Development device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A development device having a development portion with a developer spout, to develop a latent image formed on an image carrier with developer including toner...
US-9,031,469 Image forming apparatus and process cartridge incorporated therein
A tandem-type electrophotographic image forming apparatus includes multiple color image forming units using a dry toner, a first black image forming unit using...
US-9,031,466 Image forming apparatus having position adjustable drive unit
An image forming apparatus includes a body, an image carrier provided in the body and configured to form an image thereon, a first gear to transmit a rotation...
US-9,031,463 Electrophotographic photoconductor, image forming method, image forming apparatus and process cartridge
An electrophotographic photoconductor including a metal tube and a photoconductive layer on the metal tube, wherein the metal tube has an outer diameter of 40...
US-9,031,456 Image forming apparatus, detachable unit, and plural detachable units
Disclosed is an image forming apparatus that is to be detachably attached by a detachable unit, wherein the detachable unit includes a unit side connector that...
US-9,031,454 Image forming apparatus capable of guiding a latent image forming device
The present invention provides an image forming apparatus including a housing including an opening; an inner cover as a holder; a photoreceptor as a latent...
US-9,031,453 Retainer device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
The present invention provides a retainer device capable of preventing a unit such as a transfer device from dropping when detached from an image forming...
US-9,031,450 Toner collection unit and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A toner collection unit, which can be included in an image forming apparatus, includes a collected toner container having an opening and storing collected...
US-9,031,439 Fixing device and image forming device
According to an embodiment, provided is a fixing device that includes: a rotatable fixing member that heats a recording medium on a side carrying an unfixed...
US-9,031,436 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus, includes an image bearer to bear a toner image; a transfer member to transfer the toner image; a transfer bias applicator to apply a...
US-9,031,428 Image forming apparatus capable of determining a toner adhesion quantity
An image forming apparatus includes a image forming unit; an image bearing member having a surface to bear a toner image and a test pattern; the surface having...
US-9,030,856 High voltage inverter device and electrical leakage detector thereof
In a high voltage inverter device switching an input voltage to apply an exciting current to an excitation winding of a transformer and output an ...
US-9,030,711 Controller, image forming apparatus, and computer program product for restricting total toner amount
According to an embodiment, provided is a controller that controls an image forming unit forming an image on a recording medium based on image data in which...
US-9,030,710 Image processing apparatus, image processing system, and image processing method
An image processing apparatus includes a first image output device and a second image output device outputting first and second output data from the original...
US-9,030,709 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer readable recording medium for...
An information processing apparatus includes a drawing receiving unit to receive a page start command and a drawing command from an OS, a transparency...
US-9,030,702 Client apparatus, printing system, and display method for converting printing formats, generating preview...
Disclosed is a client apparatus connected to a printing server and configured to instruct the printing server to execute printing. The client apparatus includes...
US-9,030,694 Methods and systems for displaying a number of sheets allowed to be saved to an external storage
An information processing system includes at least one information processing apparatus; a connecting unit configured to enable a connection with at least one...
US-9,030,580 Color filter modules for plenoptic XYZ imaging systems
A method for designing a color filter module used in a plenoptic XYZ imaging system. In one approach, the color filter module is spatially partitioned into...
US-9,030,519 Optical writing device and image forming apparatus
An optical writing device includes a light source, an optical deflector that deflects and scans light from the light source, a pre-deflector optical system that...
US-9,030,518 Clock signal generating circuit, image forming apparatus, and clock signal generating method of clock signal...
A clock signal generating circuit that generates a clock signal, the clock signal generating circuit including a clock signal generator configured to generate a...
US-9,030,517 Pixel clock generating device and image forming apparatus
A pixel clock generating device includes a time interval detection unit detecting a time interval between a first signal and a second signal in each of...
US-9,029,481 Method for producing polymer, device for producing polymer, device for producing complex, and polymer product
A method for producing a polymer, by continuously supplying and bringing at least a ring-opening polymerizable monomer and a compressive fluid into contact with...
US-9,029,061 Carrier, developer using the carrier, and developing device, image forming method, image forming apparatus and...
A carrier for use in a two component developer for developing an electrostatic latent image is provided. The carrier includes a particulate core material; and a...
US-9,028,600 Inkjet ink, inkjet recording method, and inkjet recording device
An inkjet ink, which contains water, an organic solvent, a surfactant, and a colorant, wherein the organic solvent contains at least one polyhydric alcohol...
US-9,028,189 Booklet stacker, ring-binding device, ring-binding system, and booklet stacking method
A booklet stacker to stack multiple booklets each bound with a ring member includes a stack tray on which multiple booklets are stacked, a shifter disposed...
US-9,028,077 Projector
A projector includes a housing, an image projection unit, and a plurality of connection ports including a power connection port. The housing has a top face, and...
US-9,028,058 Paper basis weight sensing device and method, and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A sheet basis weight sensing device for an image forming apparatus includes a sensor to detect heat conductivity of an ambient gas on a surface of a sheet on...
US-9,028,056 Ink for inkjet recording, ink container, inkjet recorder and recorded matter
An ink for inkjet recording includes water; a hydrosoluble organic solvent; a pigment; and a polymer including a first structural unit represented by the...
US-9,028,052 Droplet discharging head and image forming apparatus
A droplet discharging head includes: a nozzle substrate that includes a nozzle opening to discharge a droplet therethrough; a liquid chamber substrate that...
US-9,028,046 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a plurality of recording heads, a plurality of head holders to hold the recording heads, a guide member extending in a main...
US-9,028,045 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus including a recording head to form an image on a recording medium, a carriage mounting the recording head and movable in a main...
US-9,028,042 Cap member of liquid discharge head, liquid discharge device, and image forming apparatus including liquid...
The present invention provides a cap member for a liquid discharge head. The cap member is configured to seal a discharge surface of the liquid discharge head...
US-9,028,039 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a recording head, an ejection detector, a cleaner and cleaning ejection controller. The ejection detector has a droplet...
US-9,028,036 Edge-justified printing with a crowned roller
Systems and methods are provided for aligning an edge of a web of continuous-forms print media in a printer using a crowned roller. The system comprises an...
US-9,028,027 Alignment of printheads in printing systems
Systems and methods are provided for aligning printheads of a printing system. The system comprises a sensor and a controller. The sensor is able to detect...
US-9,027,867 Sheet conveyance unit and image forming apparatus including same
A sheet conveyance unit for transporting a sheet unreeled from a roll of paper includes a roll holder including a pair of supporters to support both axial end...
US-9,027,382 Case for impact detector, impact detector, and package
The present invention provides a case for an impact detector, including: a front case; a weight to move from an initial position when a detection target of the...
US-D729,071 Fluid container
US-9,027,161 System, method, and computer-readable recording medium for supporting license acquirement
A system including a computer and having a part that stores identification data and status data in association with the identification data, a part that...
US-9,027,090 Network system and information processing method
A network system includes first information processing apparatus and a second information processing apparatus that are connected through a network. The first...
US-9,026,827 Control device and computer program product for controlling method
In an embodiment, provided is a control device that operates: in a second mode where electric power to each of a processing unit and a second storage unit is...
US-9,026,532 Image forming apparatus and file management system
An image forming apparatus is connected to an information processing apparatus via a network. The information processing apparatus may be configured to...
US-9,026,025 Fixing device including heating span adjuster, image forming apparatus, and fixing method
A fixing device includes a fixing rotator heated by a heater and a pressing rotator to press against the fixing rotator to form a fixing nip therebetween. A...
US-9,026,024 Fixing device capable of minimizing damage of endless rotary body and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A fixing device includes at least one heater disposed opposite an inner circumferential surface of an endless rotary body to heat the endless rotary body and a...
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