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impact printer

n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) any printing device in which the printing surface strikes the paper, such as a traditional typewriter or a line printer. See also non-impact printer

im′pact print`er


n.
a computer printer, as a dot-matrix or daisy-wheel printer, that forms characters by causing a printhead to strike at paper through an inked ribbon. Compare page printer.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.impact printer - a printer that prints by mechanical impacts
bar printer - an impact printer that uses a bar to carry the type slugs
chain printer - an impact printer that carries the type slugs by links of a revolving chain
printing machine, printer - a machine that prints
stylus printer, wire matrix printer, wire printer - an impact printer in which each character is represented by a pattern of dots made by wires or styli
Translations

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The company will aim to acquire a 10% share in the Chinese color printer market and a 30% share in the dot impact printer market in China by 2007.
OKI consistently strives to bolster its reputation as the impact printer authority by bringing new offerings to the marketplace.
This will help us double our non impact printer sales by the fiscal year ending March 2012," said Harushige Sugimoto, President and CEO of OKI Data.
Oki Data Americas, which markets its products under the OKI(R) Printing Solutions brand, today introduced the ML8810 Series of Flatbed Impact Printers, reinforcing the company's commitment and leadership position in the North American impact printer market, of which it has 64% market share.
These products represent the best-in class with a host of improvements that are sure to meet their demands and are for businesses that need a durable and reliable impact printer that is simple to use and easily integrated into their system.
Oki Data's new business printing offering is rounded out by the recently introduced OKI ML186 impact printer, which sets the new standard of reliability with an MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures) of 20,000 hours.
Nabeshima oversaw the company's favorable growth in profitability, ongoing leadership in the impact printer category and its recent success as the number three market share leader in the color printer category.
The FX-890 really is the go-to printer for VARs and end users who demand the simplest and most reliable replacement impact printer available," said Tom Piche, product manager, EPSON impact printers.