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US20120045224 Method for Delaying the Start of a Gage for Tracking the Life of a Consumable Item for an Imaging Device  
A method for delaying the start of a gage for tracking the life of a consumable item for an imaging device according to one exemplary embodiment includes counting the number of revolutions of a...
US20090314837 ELECTRONIC APPARATUS CONTRIBUTING TO GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION  
The present invention relates to an electronic apparatus concerned about global environment, which enables its user to be convinced of his/her commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions...
US20070122167 Lifetime management device and image forming system  
An image forming system includes an image forming apparatus that includes process units for different colors and a lifetime management device that manages lifetime information on each unit of the...
US20090129791 Image forming apparatus  
A main control section 41 displays a prompt for cleaning of a discharge wire 15-2 to a user together with a prompt for maintenance work for replacement of a toner container (consumable item) 21 to...
US20080310864 MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS  
A disclosed maintenance management system includes an upper-limit information storage unit configured to store an upper limit of usage for each component identifier of a component, which upper...
US20120008965 CURRENT MONITORING TO DEFECT PHOTORECEPTOR SCRATCHES  
A method monitors an electric current supplied to an electrostatic brush within a printing device. The electrostatic brush contacts and cleans a photoreceptor surface within the printing device....
US20150192886 DAMAGE AMOUNT DETERMINATION DEVICE, IMAGE FORMING DEVICE, COMPUTER-READABLE RECORDING MEDIUM STORING DAMAGE AMOUNT DETERMINATION PROGRAM, AND DAMAGE AMOUNT DETERMINATION METHOD  
A damage amount determination device, which is used for an image forming device that forms an image on paper, includes an information acquisition unit that acquires information related to...
US20140079412 DETERMINATION OF EFFECTIVE AMOUNT OF REMAINING LIFE OF TONER CARTRIDGE  
An image forming system includes at least one toner cartridge, an image forming unit, and a cartridge life determination module. The toner cartridge may include toner and at least one component....
US20120243884 IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS, FAILURE INFORMATION NOTIFICATION SYSTEM AND FAILURE INFORMATION NOTIFICATION METHOD  
According to one embodiment, an image forming apparatus includes: a storage medium which stores manufacture information to a consumable supply; a reading unit which reads information in the...
US20070166057 Image forming apparatus and layer thickness measuring method  
An image forming apparatus includes: a photoconductor having a photoconductive layer on an outer surface thereof; a charging portion that charges the photoconductor; a developing portion that...
US20080304837 IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS AND IMAGE FORMING METHOD THEREOF  
An image forming apparatus including an image forming unit which comprises a cartridge having a toner therein to form an image and a controller to control the image forming unit to increase a...
US20140321865 IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS AND METHOD  
An image forming apparatus includes a deterioration determining device to determine a deterioration degree of a latent image bearer based on a potential detected by a surface potential detector....
US20120195604 PRINT APPARATUS AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE SAME, AND STORAGE MEDIUM AND CARTRIDGE  
A print apparatus having a photosensitive drum used for color printing. In the apparatus, the number of sheets on which color printing has been performed and the number of sheets on which...
US20100303480 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PRINTING  
Aspects of the disclosure can provide a method for replacing a customer replaceable unit (CRU) in a printing system. The method can include determining a historic usage pattern for a CRU during a...
US20080273883 CONSUMABLE UNIT AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING THE SAME  
A consumable unit and an image forming apparatus for controlling a consumable includes a first memory that stores consumable item information regarding the consumable and provides the consumable...
US20130039668 IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS  
An image forming apparatus includes an information rewrite unit that rewrites information stored in a storage if an empty detector detects that a toner container is empty and the toner container...
US20150147075 DEVICE FOR UNIFORM LIGHT INTENSITY GENERATION  
Described herein is a device that generates a beam of light with uniform intensity. The device includes an array of light sources. The light generated passes through a beam splitter. One beam is...
US20130011147 DEGRADATION LEVEL ESTIMATING DEVICE AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS  
A degradation level estimating device for estimating degradation level of a photoreceptor of an image forming apparatus performing at least a charging process, an optical image writing process, a...
US20110286753 PHOTORECEPTOR DIAGNOSTIC METHOD BASED ON DETECTION OF CHARGE DEFICIENT SPOTS  
Systems and methods of diagnosing a photoreceptor associated with an imaging device. The photoreceptor is configured to enter into a diagnostic cycle to complete a set number of cycles. A sensor...
US20110135328 Apparatus and method for supplying charge voltage to organic photoconductor drum  
Provided is an apparatus and method for supplying a charge voltage to an organic photoconductor (OPC) drum. The apparatus includes a storage unit for storing first service life information of the...
US20100290793 PRINTING SYSTEM AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS  
A printing system includes an instruction unit for instructing, in response to determination of using a reuse consumable in the case of replacement of a consumable of an image forming apparatus, a...
US20100215385 IMAGE FORMING DEVICE, COMPUTER READABLE MEDIUM AND PHOTORECEPTOR DETERIORATION CONDITION ESTIMATION METHOD  
An image forming device includes an image holding member and a charging unit. In a case in which an AC current, while being increased, is supplied to the charging unit in a state in which a DC...
US20160320721 IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS  
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrying member, a driving device, a charging member, a cleaning member, a voltage applying device, a braking distance detector, a storage for storing...
US20160320720 IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS  
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrying member, a driving device, a charging member, a cleaning member, a voltage applying device, a torque detector for detecting the torque of the...
US20160231685 METHOD AND DEVICE TO DETECT NEGATIVELY EFFECTED REGIONS ON AN IMAGE CARRIER  
In a method to determine a negative effect on a surface of an image carrier of a print group, a reflection spectrum is determined of a region of the surface of the image carrier, the reflection...
US20160231664 IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS  
An image forming apparatus includes a photosensitive member, a charging member, a voltage source, an exposure device, a developing device, a transfer device, and a controller for executing an...
US20160195842 IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS THAT ADJUSTS MAXIMUM DENSITY  
An image forming apparatus includes: a photosensitive member; a charging unit configured to charge the photosensitive member; an exposure unit configured to expose the photosensitive member...
US20150253713 IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS  
An image forming apparatus includes a photoreceptor rotatable about an axis, and having a surface with a photosensitive layer abraded during use, a charging unit configured to charge the surface...
US20150234335 IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS  
An image forming apparatus includes at least one imaging device including at least a photoconductor, a charging device, an exposure device, a developing device, and a transfer device; a detector...
US20150227101 IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS AND IMAGE FORMING SYSTEM  
An image forming apparatus includes a detection unit that detects information about a used amount of a unit, and a control unit that outputs information indicating that the unit is required to be...
US20150177665 IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS AND IMAGE FORMING SYSTEM  
An image forming apparatus includes an image bearing member, a process member that acts on the image bearing member, a voltage application unit that applies a voltage to the process member, a...
US20150063837 IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS ENSURING REDUCTION OF WASTEFUL CONSUMPTION OF EXCELLENT TONER WHEN POLISHING PHOTORECEPTOR DRUM  
An image forming apparatus includes a plurality of photoreceptor drums, a plurality of developing devices, a plurality of polishing members, an endless intermediate transfer component, a primary...
US20140341596 COLOR IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS  
In a color image forming apparatus, the amount of light of an exposure unit for a weak exposure is changed according to a remaining service life of a photosensitive drum when the weak exposure is...
US20140286653 METHOD FOR MEASURING LUBRICANT-INDUCED SURFACE ROUGHNESS AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS  
A method applicable to an image forming apparatus with a lubricant to be applied to a surface of a photoreceptor for measuring surface roughness of the surface of the photoreceptor after lubricant...
US20140169804 IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS HAVING IMAGE CARRIER AND BELT MEMBER  
An image forming apparatus which is capable of reducing downtime while preventing generation of friction between an image carrier and a belt member when the image carrier or the belt member is...
US20140105621 IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS  
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier, a charging member, a voltage applying part, a current measuring part and a controlling part. The image carrier carries a toner image. The...
US20140016953 IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS  
An image forming apparatus includes a photosensitive drum life estimation mechanism which estimates wear amounts of a charge transfer layer in both of a toner bearing area and an end portion of a...
US20140016952 IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS  
Based on a photosensitive drum life threshold value when each of the plurality of image formation execution modes is independently used, and a photosensitive drum life threshold value according to...
US20140016951 IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS  
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit including a latent image carrier, a charging device, a latent image writing device, and a development device; a cumulative value...
US20130308964 IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS  
An image forming apparatus includes: a rotatable photosensitive member; an exposure unit for exposing a surface of the photosensitive member to light; and a detecting portion for detecting a...
US20130251383 IMAGE FORMING SYSTEM AND LATENT IMAGE CARRIER REPLACEMENT TIME DETECTION METHOD  
An image forming system includes an image forming apparatus, a physical property detector, a data storage device, and a latent image carrier replacement time detector. The image forming apparatus...
US20130195475 IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS  
An image forming apparatus includes a photosensitive drum; a charging rotatable member for charging the drum by applying a voltage comprising a DC voltage component and an AC voltage component; a...
US20130108282 IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS  
An image forming apparatus includes a controller, an image bearing device with a first memory and one of a first developer material holding device, and a second developer material holding device...
US20130039667 IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS AND CARTRIDGE  
An image forming apparatus includes a container storage that is installed on a toner container and stores first information relating to a use amount of a toner in the toner container and stores...
US20120230705 COLOR IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS  
In a color image forming apparatus, the amount of light of an exposure unit for a weak exposure is changed according to a remaining service life of a photosensitive drum when the weak exposure is...
US20120183310 IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS  
An image forming apparatus having an image bearing member, a charger to charge the surface of the image bearing member, an irradiator to irradiate the image bearing member to form the latent...
US20120177387 IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS  
An image forming apparatus includes an image bearing member for bearing a developer image; a driving portion for rotationally driving the image bearing member; a developing device for developing...
US20120163839 IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS AND CONSUMABLE SUPPLY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM  
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming section that forms an image, a plurality of detectors that detect an amount of variation of indicators respectively determining an amount...
US20120128378 IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS  
Disclosed is an image forming apparatus, which makes it possible to reduce the frequency of image defect occurrences to a level as lower as possible by detecting abnormalities generated with age...
US20120099877 IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS  
An image forming apparatus includes a consumable supply detachably attached to an apparatus main body; a detection unit for detecting that the consumable supply is exchanged; a display unit for...

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