Patent Number: 8,878,497

Title: Image processing apparatus

Abstract: An image processing apparatus, including: a rechargeable battery that includes a temperature detecting terminal from which temperature status of the rechargeable battery is obtained; a connector that supplies electric power to charge the rechargeable battery; a battery charge unit that controls the electric power and charges the rechargeable battery via the connector; a control unit that controls the battery charge unit and operation of the image processing apparatus; and a switch unit that switches a connection of the temperature detecting terminal among the battery charge unit and the control unit.

Inventors: Ohkuma; Takafumi (Yokohama, JP)

Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

International Classification: H02J 7/04 (20060101); H01H 37/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-04 0:00:00