Sunday, February 7, 2010
Printer is the most important output device, which is used to print information on paper. Printers are essential for getting output of any computer based application.
Types of Printers:
There are many types of computer which are classified on various criteria. Printers can be broadly categorized into the following two types:
a. Impact Printers:
The characters by striking against the ribbon and onto the paper, are called Impact Printers. These printers are of two types –
1. Character Printer. 2. Line Printers.
b. Not Impact Printers:
The printers that print the characters without striking against the ribbon and onto the paper, are called Non-Impact Printers. These printers print a complete page at a time, therefore, also Printers.
1. Ink Jet Printers. 2. Thermal Printers.