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Number: 399/24
Name: Electrophotography > Diagnostics > Consumable
Description: Subject matter wherein a means or method is provided for determining the usable lifespan or exhaustion of a component or perishable material.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
399/26 Photoconductive member 164
399/25 Process cartridge 213
399/27 Toner 928

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8705096 Image forming apparatus and display method for displaying different component information based on a type of user of the image forming apparatus Apr. 22, 2014
8693899 System and method for providing a message on a replaceable printing component Apr. 8, 2014
8660441 Information storage device, removable device, developer container, and image forming apparatus Feb. 25, 2014
8660442 Method and apparatus for premature consumable replacement detection on printing systems Feb. 25, 2014
8649033 Systems and method for monitoring consumable supply levels in one or more printers Feb. 11, 2014
8650099 Management system, management apparatus and method for the same Feb. 11, 2014
8643865 Maintenance system and maintenance method for image processing apparatus Feb. 4, 2014
8639129 Printing system and image forming apparatus for controlling a setting according to replacement of a consumable of an image forming apparatus Jan. 28, 2014
8634731 Method for automatically controlling the sequence of processing orders for processing material containers Jan. 21, 2014
8610918 Management apparatus and image forming apparatus for part replacement based on operation mode Dec. 17, 2013
8600247 Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and computer program product for causing a computer to execute the method Dec. 3, 2013
8588625 Consumables storage container, image forming apparatus, process cartridge, and service control system Nov. 19, 2013
8588626 Apparatus and output setting method of consumed status of consumable items of the apparatus Nov. 19, 2013
8582157 Image forming apparatus with a tag reader changing reading position by movement of front cover Nov. 12, 2013
8582988 Effectively using a consumable in two printers Nov. 12, 2013
8577228 Apparatus and method for preventing an information storage device from falling from a removable device Nov. 5, 2013
8570545 Image forming apparatus having a plurality of image forming units, initial adjustment method for the image forming apparatus, and computer readable medium recording program for causing the ima Oct. 29, 2013
8565624 Image forming apparatus and process cartridge Oct. 22, 2013
8547577 Mutualistic engine controller having sensor communication Oct. 1, 2013
8542378 Method and apparatus for automated determination of expiration of an image production device that is currently in use by a customer Sep. 24, 2013
8526025 Image forming apparatus with time measuring section for stopping operation Sep. 3, 2013
8515295 System and method for informing a customer of remaining life in a customer replaceable unit during replacement of the customer replaceable unit Aug. 20, 2013
8509631 Image forming apparatus Aug. 13, 2013
8508764 Method for transmitting data of a printing press and diagnostic device Aug. 13, 2013
8482795 Image forming apparatus and system for selecting a double-side printing method based on the remaining toner amount Jul. 9, 2013
8456665 Methods and systems for printing error recovery Jun. 4, 2013
8456672 Document submission management system and method for the same Jun. 4, 2013
8456682 Print control apparatus and print control method Jun. 4, 2013
8446609 Image formation system and apparatus capable of queuing and holding print jobs and method for processing capable of queuing print jobs and providing notifications May. 21, 2013
8446613 Information processing apparatus and method and program of controlling the same May. 21, 2013
8437648 Image forming apparatus and method thereof May. 7, 2013
8437647 Image forming apparatus and method of giving alarm of consumable supply near-end state in image forming apparatus May. 7, 2013
8416476 Image reader and image forming apparatus Apr. 9, 2013
8406640 Toner cartridge and control method of displaying the residual toner quantity in the same toner cartridge Mar. 26, 2013
8406641 Image forming apparatus and toner supply method Mar. 26, 2013
8400661 Virtual printing currency for promoting environmental behavior of device users Mar. 19, 2013
8391731 Image forming apparatus and output setting method of consumed status of consumable items of the image forming apparatus Mar. 5, 2013
8385753 Image forming apparatus with an operator part replacement mode Feb. 26, 2013
8379237 Printing system and method for controlling a printing system that determines whether to start printing only after completion of developing all print data Feb. 19, 2013
8345282 Image forming system and image forming apparatus Jan. 1, 2013
8346105 Information storage device, removable device, developer container, and image forming apparatus Jan. 1, 2013
8331815 Image forming apparatus, image forming system, and program Dec. 11, 2012
8294917 Image forming apparatus for determining the authenticity of an exchange part Oct. 23, 2012
8274678 Method and system for remote access and customization of internally generated printing node status report Sep. 25, 2012
8275271 Image forming apparatus, consumable item management system and computer-readable medium Sep. 25, 2012
8270853 Image forming apparatus with printing processing unit Sep. 18, 2012
8270854 Image forming apparatus and output setting method of consumed status of consumable items of the image forming apparatus Sep. 18, 2012
8265527 Developing unit, image forming apparatus incorporating same, and method of controlling amounts of toner Sep. 11, 2012
8223358 Printer output coverage estimation system Jul. 17, 2012
8218174 Interactive device capacity mimic and system override Jul. 10, 2012

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