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US20130028616 PRINTING CONTROL DEVICE, PRINTING DEVICE, PRINTING CONTROL METHOD, AND PRINTING CONTROL SYSTEM  
A printing control device of the present invention controls a printing device equipped with a consumable supply, and includes a display control section for causing a display section to display a...
US20060140652 Developer device and image forming apparatus  
A laser printer is configured so that a process unit having a developing cartridge is detachably attachable to an apparatus body. A frame of the developing cartridge is formed with a toner chamber...
US20050232647 Electric device having charging function  
For charging in a non-contact manner, a mobile work robot is placed on a charging unit provided with a unit-side terminal providing an energy for charging. The mobile work robot receives an energy...
US20060140650 Image forming apparatus, toner counter and toner consumption calculating method  
The number of toner dots to be formed or tone values of the respective dots are integrated and thus found count is multiplied by a predetermined coefficient, thereby calculating a toner...
US20110064430 IMAGE FORMING METHOD AND DETERMINATION METHOD OF CONTRAST POTENTIAL  
In an image forming method, an execution condition of forcible toner consumption is obtained based on an environmental value at a time of final image formation and a present environmental value,...
US20050254835 Image formation apparatus to which replacement unit is attached and image formation system  
An image formation apparatus is determined whether a replacement unit attached to the image formation apparatus is a genuine product or a product other than the genuine product, and the image...
US20050129418 Image forming apparatus and toner supply method  
A revolver type color developing device having a yellow, a magenta and a cyan developing units and a black developing device in a color copier are provided at positions outside the upper area of...
US20050052707 Location patterns and methods and apparatus for generating such patterns  
A printer system comprising a printer and an ink supply, the printer arranged to print a location pattern comprising a plurality of dots adapted to be read by a pattern reader, the system being...
US20050036796 System and method for adjusting toner consumption  
A toner cartridge comprises toner and electrical development components which consume a portion of the toner by printing a plurality of images. An electronic circuit stores an indication of the...
US20090290883 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ADJUSTING TONER CONSUMPTION  
An apparatus and method for controlling an amount of toner used to reproduce an image in an image forming apparatus includes receiving image data for an image to be reproduced and determining an...
US20140168297 NETWORK PRINTER SYSTEM  
Electronic systems, such as printing systems, often use components that have integral memory. The integral memory can be used to store information about the component. In some printing systems...
US20120243887 TONER TRANSPORTATION DEVICE, TONER CASE, IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS, AND METHOD OF DETECTING REMAINING AMOUNT OF TONER  
A toner transportation device includes a toner case and a drive section. The toner case includes a main body that contains toner, a discharge port located in the main body and allowing toner to...
US20110318022 IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS AND IMAGE FORMING METHOD  
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit including a developing device, a toner cartridge to store toner supplied to the developing device, a first memory which is provided in the...
US20050141901 Method and apparatus to prevent filling of non-identification toner  
A method and apparatus of preventing filling of a non-identification toner. The method includes sensing an update request of remaining amount information of a toner in a toner cartridge to be...
US20110318024 IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS AND IMAGE FORMING METHOD  
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit including a developing device, a second toner cartridge replaced for a first toner cartridge storing a first toner having a first...
US20090220251 Image Forming Apparatus and Method of Determining Update of Identification Information  
An image forming apparatus includes a developing rotary unit configured to attach a plurality of developing cartridges, the developing cartridges respectively having cartridge storage portions for...
US20160062293 Device Management Apparatus, Recording Medium and Device Management Method That Enables To Supply Replenishing or Replacement Efficiently  
A device management apparatus includes an information acquisition circuit, a supply target setting circuit, a supply time prediction circuit, and a simultaneous supply target setting circuit. The...
US20100232815 TONER CARTRIDGE CAPABLE OF DETECTING RESIDUAL AMOUNT OF TONER STORED THEREIN  
The present invention provides a toner cartridge which comprises: a hopper for storing toner therein; a stirring means comprising a first paddle connected to a driving source and adapted to rotate...
US20070166059 Image forming apparatus, toner counter and method of calculating toner consumption amount  
The toner consumption amount in the image forming apparatus is calculated accurately. The printing dot subject to process (mark of a circle with hatching) is divided into classes depending upon...
US20150104200 IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS AND OPERATION METHOD THEREOF  
A consumable component containing a consumable supply used at the time of image formation is detachably mounted on an image forming apparatus. The image forming apparatus includes an image forming...
US20090290886 DEVELOPING APPARATUS AND IMAGE FORMING MACHINE  
In the case that images having high coverage ratios are printed out continuously in a trickle developing apparatus that uses a two-component developer, the developing apparatus judges how much...
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...
US20070223948 Developer degradation detection method and image forming device using same  
Light is emitted from a light emitting unit towards the surface of the developing sleeve on which magnetic brushes are formed on the surface, and the reflected light is received by a light...
US20130108286 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...
US20110305468 IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS  
An image forming apparatus includes an electrostatic latent image forming unit, a developing unit, an apparatus information acquisition unit to acquire apparatus information relating to the image...
US20060204257 Image forming apparatus  
In one embodiment, a pixel count portion that accumulates pixel count values for each pixel obtained by multiplying the input signal levels of a multilevel image by weighting coefficients, a toner...
US20060002722 System and method for detecting a life time of a developer  
A device for detecting a life of a developer that is used in an image forming apparatus includes a sensor that detects a toner density of the developer and provides an output. The device also...
US20050226642 Estimation of marking material usage  
Systems, methods, computer-readable media, and other embodiments are described for a system that estimates usage of a marking material in a print cartridge. One example system can include a...
US20110064429 IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS AND IMAGE FORMING METHOD  
According to one embodiment, an image forming apparatus includes a developing unit configured to store a developer includes a toner and a carrier and to form a developer image, a toner attachment...
US20100266296 IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS AND IMAGE QUALITY MAINTENANCE METHOD FOR IMAGE FORMING APPARAUTS  
An image forming apparatus has a photoconductive drum which carries an electrostatic latent image, a developer supply unit which supplies a developer to the photoconductive drum, an image carrier...
US20060263107 Image forming device capable of displaying total remaining amount of developing agent in monochrome printing mode  
An image forming device has an image carrier (20) and a development device (50) in which development units (51-54) are detachably attached, and the development units has a memory for storing color...
US20060222382 Minimum replenisher dispense strategy for improved xerographic stability  
An electrostatic printing machine having a development station having a toner dispenser for dispensing toner in the development station and wherein the electrostatic printing machine employs a...
US20110311242 TONER CARTRIDGE THAT CONTRACTS ACCORDING TO TONER SUPPLY  
A toner cartridge includes an accordion container that stores a toner and contracts in a housing of an image forming apparatus according to a development process.
US20110274443 IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS AND IMAGE FORMING METHOD  
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit including a developing device; a toner cartridge configured to supply a toner to the developing device; a toner supply agitating mechanism...
US20100014876 IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS  
An image forming apparatus includes a developing device configured to develop an electrostatic image on an image carrier with developer, and a developer container detachably attachable to the...
US20090232524 DEVELOPER SUPPLY DEVICE, DEVELOPER SUPPLY CONTROL METHOD, AND DEVELOPER SUPPLY CONTROL PROGRAM  
An image forming device in which the toner density of a two-component developing device can be stably controlled in printing a one-page image and the frequency of interruption of even printing a...
US20100322644 IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS AND METHOD OF DETERMINING AMOUNT OF TONER REMAINING IN TONER CARTRIDGE  
An image forming apparatus includes a remaining amount information acquiring unit, a toner sensing unit, and a determination unit. The remaining amount information acquiring unit acquires...
US20100303483 IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS AND TONER REMAINING AMOUNT DETERMINING METHOD  
An image forming apparatus includes a development device in which a toner supplied by a toner cartridge section is carried by a magnetic carrier and is discharged, a first sensor to acquire...
US20100054765 DEVELOPING DEVICE  
A developing device includes a developer tank that contains a developer including a toner and a carrier, a developing agent supplier that develops a latent image by using the toner contained in...
US20110293295 IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS  
An image forming apparatus includes a first unit including means contributable to image formation; a second unit constituting a pair with the first unit and including means contributable to the...
US20130108281 TONER CARTRIDGE AND PRINTER USING THE SAME AND RELATED PROTECTION MANAGEMENT METHOD  
A toner cartridge and a printer using the same and a related protection management method are provided. In the present disclosure, by additionally equipping a hardware configuration of...
US20150185652 IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS  
An image forming apparatus includes a first image forming unit configured to form an image on a medium with a non-decolorizable material, a second image forming unit configured to form an image on...
US20120046988 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DETERMINING ACCURATE LOW SUPPLY LEVELS IN CONSUMABLES USED IN AN IMAGE PRODUCTION DEVICE  
A method and apparatus for determining accurate low supply levels in consumables used in an image production device is disclosed. The method may include determining an average volume used per day...
US20060159473 Device and method for adjusting the detected amount of remaining toner  
A device and method to adjust the amount of remaining toner is provided. The device includes first through n-th light emitting units, each of which emits light. The device also includes first...
US20150125166 DEVELOPER CONTAINER, DEVELOPING APPARATUS, PROCESS CARTRIDGE AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS  
Provided is a technology that enhances the detection precision of the residual amount of a developer. An apparatus according to the invention includes: an accommodating portion in which a...
US20120002985 Image Forming Apparatus and Method  
Certain embodiments provide an image forming apparatus including: a drum; a photoconductive member; a charging device; a developing device; a toner supplying section; a transfer member; a sensor...
US20090110412 IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS  
A color image forming apparatus of an electrophotographic type, includes a toner container containing a toner therein, arranged on an upper portion of an outside of a main frame of the apparatus...
US20060120735 Method to provide a user with an offer related to a used consumable  
A method to provide a user with an offer relating to a used consumable includes associating the used consumable with the user, and, if desired, providing an offer to the user relating to the used...
US20110229158 IMAGE FORMING DEVICE WHICH INCLUDES AT LEAST ONE MOTOR THAT GENERATES MOTIVE POWER BY CURRENT  
An image forming device includes a motor which generates motive power by current, a component driven by the motive power of the motor, and a motor current waveform determining unit which...
US20120141149 IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS, IMAGE FORMING METHOD, AND STORAGE MEDIUM  
An image forming apparatus determines whether image data is formed by a monochrome image or a color image and acquires a rotation number of a photosensitive drum of each color, which forms a...

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