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Toner cartridge and developing apparatus
A toner cartridge is described. The toner cartridge may include: a first frame storing a developing agent and having a first opening for passing the developing...
Charging apparatus and image forming apparatus
A charging apparatus is provided in which electrodes can be protected from corrosion induced by water content in the air, ozone, nitrogen oxide and the like and...
Belt transfer type image forming apparatus
An unit is provided with a friction member which is disposed at a position that is on a downstream side of a drive roller driving a belt and is on an immediate...
Fixing device and image-forming apparatus comprising the same
A fixing device and image-forming apparatus, which provide required glossiness and paper adaptability, and, in addition, feature good operability and excellent...
Developing-transferring module and image forming apparatus having the same
A developing-transferring module includes a sub frame which is detachably mounted to a main frame, a plurality of photosensitive units which are disposed inside...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus comprising: a recording unit; a reading unit rotatably supported to the upper portion of the recording unit so as to be openable and...
Material supplying container having sealing member, and image forming unit
A material supplying container and an image forming apparatus are provided. The material supplying container includes two or more containers each of which...
Transfer device and image forming apparatus with sealing member in contact
with transfer belt
A transfer device includes: a transfer belt hung around a roller; and a transfer belt sealing member in contact with a transfer surface and a circumferential...
Image-forming device with a cleaning mechanism
A belt is disposed in a main body and moves circularly to transport a recording medium placed thereon. A cleaning roller contacts an outer surface of the belt...
Development device, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus
A development device includes a developer carrier configured to carry developer and disposed in a development case, partly exposed from an opening of the...
Image forming apparatus having power supplying path
An image forming apparatus comprises: a housing that is fixedly placed in the image forming apparatus and integrally accommodates an imaging portion that...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a plurality of functions including a function of executing an operation involving use of a consumable, a selecting unit that...
Systems and methods for controlling cleaning devices in image forming
Systems and methods are provided for controlling cleaning devices in image forming apparatus electrostatic image forming apparatus. Such systems may include a...
Method and printer assembly for consistent power control in fuser assembly
of electrophotographic printer
A method for setting a heater element of a fuser assembly to a consistent starting condition to achieve consistency in heating power measurement is provided....
Image forming apparatus capable of stably applying oil for fixing
An image forming apparatus includes an oil input device and a fixing device including a fixing member, a pressing member, and an oil applier. In the oil...
Image forming apparatus and image forming method
An image forming apparatus, including: an image carrier for carrying an image; a transfer roller including a holder member that holds a transfer material, a...
Density measuring device, liquid developer storing apparatus, and image
A density measuring device includes a moving member that can be moved in a liquid, a light emitting member and a light receiving member that receives light...
Image forming apparatus and image forming method
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier that is electrically charged and exposed to light to form a latent image that is developed by liquid...
Segmented roller for flood coating system
An electrostatographic apparatus and method of forming a toner image on a receiver using a segmented roller in order to improve transfer of a pigmented toner...
Image forming apparatus with a control unit that controls a charging bias
An image forming apparatus includes a movable image bearing member; charging means for electrically charging the image bearing member; voltage applying means...
Image forming apparatus and method for stably detecting an image
An image forming apparatus, includes: an exposure head that includes an imaging optical system which is arranged in a first direction and a light emitting...
Method and apparatus for media thickness measurement in an image
A method and apparatus for media thickness measurement in an image production device is disclosed. The method may include receiving images of a media stack from...
Methods and apparatus for adjusting printing device power consumption
based on usage data
Methods and apparatus for adjusting printing device power consumption based on previously acquired usage data. The printing device has multiple energy...
Fixing controller and image forming apparatus
A fixing controller capable of rapidly detecting an excessive temperature rise, even if an abnormal temperature rise takes place in a state that a rotor of a...
Image forming apparatus for detecting the distribution of electrical
resistance of a transferring member
An image forming apparatus includes a rotatable image bearing member and a toner image former for forming a toner image on the image bearing member, wherein the...
Developing apparatus and image forming machine
The developing apparatus, having stirring members for conveying and stirring developer-tank-contained developer and a developer holder, comprises a developer...
Control device and method for controlling an electrophotographic printer
In a method or system for controlling an electrophotographic printer or copier that has at least one developer station, a toner discharge from the developer...
Image forming apparatus capable of preventing a sheet jamming during
detected abnormal situations
The invention provides an image forming apparatus an image forming portion for forming an image on a sheet, a stack portion for stacking a sheet, a discharge...
Supply item for laser printer including keying structure
Supply items, such as toner bottles for laser printers, include substantially identical housings amongst the many different colors of toners. To distinguish the...
Optical receiver, optical audio apparatus, optical communication apparatus
and optical reception method
An optical receiver with a threshold voltage convergence and audio apparatus and communication apparatus using the optical receiver are provided. The optical...
Adaptive polarization tracking and equalization in coherent optical
A method for operating an optical receiver includes at each of a sequence of sampling times, producing a first 2D complex digital signal vector whose first...
Optical receivers with controllable transfer function bandwidth and gain
Techniques, devices and systems based on optical receivers with controllable transfer function bandwidth and gain imbalance.
Light receiving circuit and digital system
A light receiving circuit (114) includes a light inputting circuit (113) which converts one-system optical signal to be outputted from an optical transmission...
Coherent RF-photonic link linearized via a negative feedback
In one of many possible implementations and embodiments, a method is provided for providing linearized phase modulation and demodulation in an RF-photonic link....
Externally modulated laser optical transmission system with feed forward
An optical transmitter for generating a modulated optical signal for transmission over a fiber optic link to a remote receiver including a laser; a modulator...
Demodulation of phase modulated fibre-optic sensor system signals
Demodulation apparatus for demodulating phase-modulated signals comprises a quadrature signal generator (QSG) for generating in-phase (I) and quadrature-phase...
Quantum information conversion between matter and light representations
Structures and methods allow: transfer of quantum information represented using the states of light to a representation using the states of matter systems;...
Bi-directional parallel optical link
A system is disclosed. The system includes a first optical transceiver having a first set of transmitters and a first set of receivers and a second optical...
Method and apparatus for using distributed antennas
A distributed antenna system for using distributed antennas provides for locating a plurality of distributed antennas on existing infrastructure such as...
Optical switching architectures for nodes in WDM mesh and ring networks
Switching architectures for WDM mesh and ring network nodes are presented. In mesh networks, the switching architectures have multiple levels--a network level...
Wavelength division multiplexed passive optical network
Data is transmitted between a central office and customer premises by a wavelength division multiplex passive optical network. Two laser beams with separate...
System and method for transmitting upstream traffic in an optical network
In accordance with the teachings of the present invention, a system and method for transmitting upstream traffic in an optical network is provided. In a...
Optical band splitter/combiner device comprising a three-arms
A three-arm-Mach-Zehnder interferometer for splitting/combining a first and a second wavelength band, wherein the optical device includes: a first and second...
Low cost network architecture using thin optical transport layer
This is a method for use in architecting low cost networks using a thin optical transport layer. A long reach hot pluggable interface is inserted onto an...
Systems, apparatus, methods and computer program products for downloading
and maintaining IP stream whitelists...
Systems, apparatus, methods and computer program products are provided for downloading a whitelist onto a passive optical network including a passive optical...
Method and apparatus for network fault detection and protection switching
using optical switches with...
Current network switching architectures require communication with a higher level network control plane, which can be slow to reroute communications, resulting...
Articulating infrared window
An articulating infrared window to be installed into a panel of a cabinet is disclosed. The window includes a window housing and an infrared transparent pane....
Image capturing system, image capturing device, and image capturing method
To enable satisfactory simultaneous and widely varied pictures to be obtained, for example, by allowing a common user to obtain an overall picture while the...
Camera and control method thereof
A camera can display, record and play image data after converting a captured image into the digital data. The camera comprises a guidance display setting means...
Camera lens assembly and autofocusing method therefor
Provided is a method for focusing a camera lens assembly, the focusing method including assembling a lens and a camera device; measuring an actual distance...