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Belt unit and image forming apparatus employing same
A belt unit is detachably attached to a housing. A holder changes a state of an endless belt by moving a transfer roller between a first state as an endless...
Transfer device with bias output device and image forming apparatus
A transfer device includes a rotatable image bearing member to bear a toner image on a surface thereof, a nip forming member to contact the surface of the image...
Image forming apparatus and density change suppressing method
An image forming apparatus includes: a density detection unit that detects densities of an image developed by a developing unit at a plurality of positions in a...
Fixing device and image forming apparatus using same
A fixing device for fixing an unfixed toner image on a recording medium includes a rotatable fixing member heated by a heater to contact the recording medium...
Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
An optical scanning device includes a vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser light source that emits laser beams perpendicular to a top surface thereof; a first...
A lens barrel includes lens groups, lens retaining frames retaining the lens groups, respectively, between a collapsed state and a photographic state are moved...
Illumination system, image reader and image forming device
An illumination system includes a light source unit including light emitting elements arranged in array in a main scan direction to project light beams...
Image forming device, density correction method, and non-transitory
computer readable storage medium storing...
An image forming device includes a density correction unit that corrects density based on a density detection value of the density correction pattern; a first...
Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and integrated circuit
An image forming apparatus includes a density conversion unit converting the density of one or more image data from among plural image data to be combined...
Red-green-blue to monochrome color conversion
Systems and associated methods provide for converting an RGB color image to a grayscale image via a lookup table of correction values. The lookup table is...
Information processing apparatus for generating printing data by different
methods, computer readable recording...
An information processing apparatus includes a printing setting reception part generating setting information from printing settings when a printing request is...
Data processing apparatus having a printer driver for changing an output
An application mounted in a data processing apparatus creates a document and issues a print request of the document. A printer driver receives the print request...
Web services printer driver
An approach is provided for printing electronic documents that provides support for all types of printer models and PDL. A printer driver is configured to...
Imaging device and imaging method to perform autofocus operation to a
An imaging device includes an imaging lens, an image sensor to output an image signal in accordance with an image of a subject captured via the imaging lens, a...
Imaging apparatus including switchable edge extraction
An imaging apparatus includes an imaging lens configured to form a target optical image of a target, an imaging device configured to acquire a captured image by...
Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus in which a plurality
of scanning optical systems except one...
An optical scanning device includes: a light source device that emits five light beams corresponding to four basic colors and a single specific color; and five...
Light source driver, light source-driving method, image-forming apparatus,
light source-driving circuit, and...
A light source driver includes a controller which outputs an undershoot current in synchronization with lighting complete timing in lighting information,...
Semiconductor laser driver and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A semiconductor laser driver to drive at least one semiconductor laser, the semiconductor laser including a storage device, an emission-intensity setting...
Optical writing device having a correction value information generating
unit, image forming apparatus, and...
An optical writing device includes: a photosensitive element whose surface relatively moves with respect to a light source by rotation; a pixel information...
Optical scanner and image forming apparatus including same
An optical scanner includes a light source, an optical part, an enclosure, and a retainer. The light source projects light against a target. The optical part is...
Input-key control device, and method and computer program product for
controlling input key
An input-key control device is mounted on an apparatus having a plurality of operating modes and controls a plurality of input keys that receive input provided...
Electric motor system and motor control method
An electric motor system includes a brushless direct-current motor, a driver circuit, a position sensor, and a control circuit. The motor has an output shaft...
Thermal infrared sensor and manufacturing method thereof
A thermal infrared sensor includes an infrared ray absorbing film that is thermally separated from a semiconductor substrate by a hollow part; and a temperature...
Recording ink, ink/media set, ink cartridge, inkjet recording method and
inkjet recording apparatus
To provide a recording ink which contains at least a water-dispersible colorant, a water-dispersible resin, a wetting agent, a surfactant and water, wherein the...
Toner, and developer, image forming method and process cartridge using the
A toner for use in developing an electrostatic latent image is provided. The toner includes a colored particulate material including at least a binder resin and...
Electrophotographic photoreceptor, method for preparing the
electrophotographic photoreceptor, and image...
A photoreceptor including an electroconductive substrate; a photosensitive layer, which is located overlying the electroconductive substrate and which includes...
Optical recording medium and method for manufacturing the same
To provide an optical recording medium including: a substrate having at least one of grooves and pits on a surface thereof; and a dye recording layer formed...
Image forming apparatus
A load applying unit includes a motor and a rotation transmission mechanism. A unit for causing the motor to be in a state where the motor creates a...
Barrier mechanism, camera, and mobile information terminal
A barrier mechanism includes a barrier blade group (G1) having barrier blades (A1), (B1), (C1) which are rotatably retained by a single spindle (S11); an...
Polymerizable ink composition, ink cartridge containing the same, and
A polymerizable ink composition contains polymerizable monomers containing at least one of an acrylic acid ester compound, a methacrylic acid ester compound, an...
Polymerizable ink composition, ink cartridge, and inkjet printer
An improved polymerizable ink composition contains polymerizable monomers containing one or both of an acrylic acid ester compound and a methacrylic acid ester...
Optically polymerizable ink jet ink, ink cartridge, and printer
An optically polymerizable inkjet ink including an optically polymerizable monomer having a Stimulation Index (SI) of less than 3 in a skin sensitization test...
Image forming apparatus
In an image forming apparatus, a first detection part and a second detection part, each for detecting a position of a displacement member that changes its...
Liquid cartridge and image forming apparatus
Disclosed is a liquid cartridge containing a liquid supplied to a recording head to eject liquid drops. The liquid cartridge includes a case member, and a...
Liquid-jet recording apparatus including multi-nozzle inkjet head for
A liquid-jet recording apparatus includes a liquid-jet recording head unit to jet ink droplets toward a recording medium for printing and including an opening...
Piezoelectric thin film element and method of manufacturing the same,
droplet discharge head and inkjet...
A piezoelectric thin film element includes a vibration plate, a lower electrode provided on the vibration plate and made of a conductive oxide, a piezoelectric...
Liquid discharge head, method of manufacturing liquid discharge head, and
image forming device
A liquid discharge head includes a piezoelectric actuator. The piezoelectric actuator includes a piezoelectric member on which plural piezoelectric poles are...
Recording apparatus, method for adjusting deviation of print position for
recording apparatus, and computer...
A recording apparatus includes: a recording unit; an adjustment-chart output unit that outputs an adjustment chart for adjusting deviation of a print position...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a carriage in which recording heads including nozzles for jetting liquid droplets are mounted; and a conveying unit...
Sheet output device, sheet processing apparatus, image forming system, and
sheet output method
According to an embodiment, provided is a sheet output device including: a sheet output unit configured to output a sheet; a tray unit on which the sheet output...
Sheet discharging device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A sheet discharging device, which is included in an image forming apparatus, includes a sheet discharging tray, a sheet discharging roller pair, a full state...
Sheet conveying device, image reading device, and image forming apparatus
A sheet conveying device such as a feed mechanism includes a pick-up roller and a cover member. The pick-up roller feeds, into an apparatus, a sheet such as a...
Medium supplying apparatus and image forming apparatus
A medium supplying apparatus for applying a back tension opposite to a transferring direction of a rolled medium being transferred by a transfer unit, to the...
Sheet cutting device and image forming apparatus including the sheet
A sheet cutting device includes a cutter holder, a moving unit, a connecting member, and a drawing member. The cutter holder accommodates a cutter. The cutter...
Sheet feeding mechanism and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A sheet feeding mechanism incorporatable in an image forming apparatus includes a cover unit rotatably attached to one side of a main body of an image forming...
Toner bearing member including surface layer containing crosslink reaction
product of fluororesin and/or...
A toner hearing member includes: an electric conductive support; an insulating layer provided on the electric conductive support; a plurality of electrodes...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes: a developer container to contain a developer therein and a developer supply port; an image forming unit to form an image...
Image forming apparatus incorporating developing device with first and
A development device includes a development casing, a developer bearer disposed facing a latent image bearer through an opening formed in the development...
Transfer device, image forming apparatus, and transfer method
A transfer device includes an image carrier that carries a toner image; a nip forming member that forms a transfer nip between the nip forming member and the...
Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and image forming program
An image forming apparatus and method that compute a total amount of toner to be deposited per unit area of a target image in which a first unit area is...