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Shigeo Kurando, Yoshinori Makiura, Yutaka Shigemura, Junichi Ooura, Eiji Mifune, Tatsuo Imafuku, Hiroshi Komata, Mikio Ido: Cartridge discriminating system. Mita Industrial, Koda and Androlia, February 2, 1993: US05184181 (83 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a system for making discriminations between cartridges for housing toners to be equipped on image forming apparatus such as electrostatic copiers, laser beam printers, facsimiles, etc. in which while a cartridge indicating means is provided on a part of a toner housi ...


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Takashi Kohno, Hiroyuki Fujita, Hideo Azumai, Satoshi Iwatsubo: Image forming apparatus capable of converting the resolution. Mita Industrial, Beveridge Degrandi Weilacher Young, June 9, 1998: US05764816 (81 worldwide citation)

According to the image processing apparatus of the present invention, image data are entered with an input resolution of 16 dots/mm, yet allowing the use of a conventional image processing system with a resolution of 8 dots/mm, and there can be produced an image better in quality than a conventional ...


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Hideki Kita: Photosensitive drum body-mounting mechanism including a drive coupling member with a coupling protrusion adapted to bite into the inner surface of the mechanisms photosensitive drum. Mita Industrial, Beveridge DeGrandi & Weilacher, May 11, 1993: US05210574 (70 worldwide citation)

An image-forming machine includes a photosensitive drum on which a toner image is to be formed on the peripheral surface thereof, a transfer drum onto which is removably fitted an image-forming sheet member onto which said toner image will be transferred, and a cleaning device that removes the toner ...


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Tomio Tada, Junichi Hirobe, Junichi Takamatsu, Kazuto Hori, Yukihiro Aikawa: Device for detecting the life of an image forming process unit, opening of a seal of the unit and attachment of the unit to an image forming apparatus. Mita Industrial, Jordan and Hamburg, October 10, 1989: US04873549 (64 worldwide citation)

A device for detecting the life of a process unit which is detachably mounted in an image forming apparatus includes a sensor for detecting the density of the toner in the developing device and a signal detector receiving an output from the sensor and operable to determine whether the output exceeds ...


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Masahiro Watashi, Hiroshi Kimura, Kiyoshi Shibata, Masahiko Hisajima, Kiyonori Yamamoto: Power transmitting device in a copying machine. Mita Industrial, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, August 26, 1986: US04607734 (64 worldwide citation)

A power transmitting device especially suitable for use in photocopying machines includes a driving shaft and a driven shaft. When locking members on the respective shafts are axially disengaged from each other, the driven shaft and the driving shaft are rotatively displaced with respect to each oth ...


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Yasushi Umeda, Yasuo Motegi, Tetsuo Tomiyama, Hiroyuki Yoshikawa, Yoshiki Shimomura: Image forming apparatus provided with self-diagnosis system. Mita Industrial, Beveridge DeGrandi Weilacher & Young, November 14, 1995: US05467355 (63 worldwide citation)

In an image forming machine, an objective model storage device stores parameter data that represent elements of the machine and relationships among such parameters, and parameter membership functions, and fault diagnosis knowledge. A degradation storage device stores a fuzzy qualitative value for a ...


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Junichi Takamatsu, Kazunori Akiyama: Removable developing units for a copying machine and display for indicating the useful life of the machine. Mita Industrial Co, November 27, 1990: US04974020 (59 worldwide citation)

An image-forming machine, such as an electrostatic copying machine, having a number of optional features. A display device is provided for displaying the number or type of toner cartridge loaded in the main body of a developing device. An image-forming condition adjusting device is provided for adju ...


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Masaaki Yokoyama, Mikio Kakui: Information recording medium and information recording method. Mita Industrial, Beveridge DeGrandi Weilacher & Young, May 17, 1994: US05312713 (56 worldwide citation)

An information recording medium comprises a recording layer including a mixture of organic polysilane and oxo metallic phthalocyanine pigment. Information is recorded by adding heat or light to the recording layer. In a method for recording information onto the information recording medium, a decolo ...


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Hironobu Kohno, Toshiaki Kusuda: Shaft coupling and shaft coupling structure for use in image forming apparatus. Mita Industrial, Jordan and Hamburg, November 30, 1999: US05993101 (53 worldwide citation)

This is invention is directed to a shaft coupling for coupling a first shaft and a second shaft. The shaft coupling includes an outer ring for encasing one end of the first shaft and one end of the second shaft; a first pin provided in the outer ring and the first pin extending in a first direction; ...


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Shigeo Kurando, Yoshinori Makiura, Yutaka Shigemura, Junichi Ooura, Eiji Mifune, Tatsuo Imafuku, Hiroshi Komata, Mikio Ido: Cartridge discriminating system. Mita Industrial, Koda & Androlia, October 16, 1990: US04963939 (52 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a system for making discriminations between cartridges for housing toners to be equipped on image forming apparatus such as electrostatic copiers, laser beam printers, facsimiles, etc. in which while a cartridge indicating means is provided on a part of a toner housi ...