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Kentaro Yano, Naoji Otsuka, Shigeyasu Nagoshi, Atsushi Arai, Kiichiro Takahashi, Osamu Iwasaki: Method of controlling an ink-jet recording apparatus according to recording apparatus in which the method is implemented. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, April 18, 2000: US06050669 (122 worldwide citation)

An ink-jet recording apparatus, having a printer that performs recording by Jetting ink from a recording head according to recording data, comprises a plurality of signal lines that supply the recording data to the printer and are connected to a host for controlling the printer, and an information t ...


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Naoji Otsuka, Atsushi Arai, Kentaro Yano, Kiichiro Takahashi, Hitoshi Nishikori, Osamu Iwasaki: Ink jet printing head and printing apparatus using same. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, June 5, 2001: US06241350 (121 worldwide citation)

An ink jet print head includes ink ejection outlets for ejecting ink, passages communicating with the ejection outlets; a common chamber for supplying the ink to the passages; ejection energy generating elements for producing energy for ejecting the ink; an ink supply passage for supplying the ink t ...


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Atsushi Arai, Hiromitsu Hirabayashi, Hiroshi Tajika, Noribumi Koitabashi: Ink jet recording with head driving condition regulation. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, January 12, 1993: US05179389 (121 worldwide citation)

An ink jet recording apparatus provided with an ink jet recording head connected to an ink tank and having ink discharge ports and energy generating members for generating ink discharge energy, in which the head pressure of ink at the discharge ports is detected and the driving condition of the ener ...


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Hiromitsu Hirabayashi, Kensaku Kusaka, Atsushi Arai, Yoshiaki Takayanagi: Image fixing apparatus with movable sheet member and detectors. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, September 22, 1992: US05149941 (89 worldwide citation)

An image fixing apparatus for fixing an unfixed image formed on an image carrying member, includes a sheet member movable together with the image carrying member in contact with the unfixed image carried thereon, and a heat generating element contacted to such a side of the sheet member as is opposi ...


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Kazuyoshi Takahashi, Naoji Otsuka, Tokihide Ebata, Hiromitsu Hirabayashi, Hiroshi Tajika, Noribumi Koitabashi, Atsushi Arai, Kenji Aono, Hitoshi Sugimoto: Fixater and recording apparatus using the same. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, March 26, 1996: US05502464 (89 worldwide citation)

A fixater has a fixing unit for expediting the fixation of an image recorded on a recording medium, a conveying unit for conveying the recording medium and a coupling unit detachably mountable in the mounting section of a cassette for stacking the recording medium for the recording apparatus. The fi ...


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Hiroshi Tajika, Hiromitsu Hirabayashi, Atsushi Arai, Noribumi Koitabashi, Yoshiaki Takaynagi: Ink jet with residual ink detection that compensates for different ink properties. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, November 10, 1992: US05162817 (86 worldwide citation)

An ink jet recording apparatus comprises an ink jet head having an ink path communicating with a discharge opening for discharging ink; electrodes arranged in said ink path; a residual ink quantity detection means for detecting residual ink quantity in said ink path in accordance with a resistance v ...


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Hiromitsu Hirabayashi, Koji Terasawa, Makoto Takemura, Kenjiro Watanabe, Shigeyasu Nagoshi, Hideo Fukazawa, Atsushi Arai, Yuji Akiyama, Hitoshi Sugimoto, Miyuki Matsubara: Ink jet recording apparatus and method. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, December 19, 1995: US05477246 (74 worldwide citation)

An ink jet recording apparatus for performing recording using a recording head for ejecting an ink from a plurality of ejection orifices, includes a print control unit for performing a print operation while switching a print mode between a thin multi-pass print mode for sequentially recording divide ...


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Kentaro Yano, Naoji Otsuka, Shigeyasu Nagoshi, Atsushi Arai, Kiichiro Takahashi, Osamu Iwasaki: Method and apparatus for controlling the amount of ink and the life of the printhead in an ink-jet recording apparatus. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Ftizpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, November 5, 2002: US06476926 (69 worldwide citation)

An ink-jet recording apparatus, using an ink-jet head for ejecting ink supplied from an ink tank for storing ink and performing recording by ejecting ink from the ink-jet head based on recording data, the ink-jet recording apparatus performing recording by receiving the recording data transferred fr ...


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Shigeyasu Nagoshi, Hiromitsu Hirabayashi, Atsushi Arai, Yuji Akiyama, Hitoshi Sugimoto, Miyuki Matsubara: Ink jet recording apparatus for recording with variable scanning speeds. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, October 25, 1994: US05359355 (58 worldwide citation)

A recording head having a plurality of recording elements can operate in a first recording mode for recording a desired image by performing a single scan operation on a predetermined region on a recording medium, and a second recording mode for recording a desired image by recording a thin image a p ...