Patent Number: 6,490,422

Title: Image forming apparatus and replacement part used therefor

Abstract: In an image forming apparatus including a periodic replacement part detachably mounted to the apparatus main body, the periodic replacement part is provided with a storage medium storing information on the replacement part. The information stored in the storage medium can at least be read on the main body side of the image forming apparatus using a communication portion communicating through a radio wave.

Inventors: Harumoto; Katsumi (Saitama, JP)

Assignee: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

International Classification: G03G 15/00 (20060101); G03G 15/08 (20060101); G03G 015/00 ()

Expiration Date: 12/03/2019