Patent Number: 7,738,005

Title: Image forming apparatus

Abstract: At least one exemplary embodiment is directed to an image forming apparatus using a plurality of laser beams that includes a unit configured to detect a main scanning synchronization signal per beam while performing a laser light amount control per beam for each predetermined line, and a unit configured to produce a main scanning synchronization signal of a beam whose main scanning signal is not detected, by using the main scanning synchronization signal of the detected beam.

Inventors: Takahashi; Masayoshi (Mishima, JP)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: B41J 2/47 (20060101); B41J 2/435 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2022-06-15 0:00:00