An image reading apparatus which includes a timing adjusting circuit for adjusting a generation timing of a drive signal for driving at least an image pickup element which reads an object image and outputs an image signal of the object image, a memory circuit for storing an adjustment value of the generation timing of the drive signal adjusted by the timing adjusting circuit, and a drive signal generating circuit for generating the drive signal in accordance with the adjustment value stored in the memory circuit.


> Image pickup apparatus, image data processing apparatus, image data outputting method, image data processing system and image pickup device

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