dot matrix printer


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Noun1.dot matrix printer - a printer that represents each character as a pattern of dots from a dot matrixdot matrix printer - a printer that represents each character as a pattern of dots from a dot matrix
ink-jet printer - a printer that produces characters by projecting electrically charged droplets of ink
printer - (computer science) an output device that prints the results of data processing
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
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Dot matrix printers are ideally suited for offices and companies which have huge printing requirements, especially logistics firms and industrial manufacturing units, making the launch of the LQ-2190 extremely significant in the Middle East market, which is a base for a large number of logistics companies.
Additional factors such as waste, alignment problems when trying to run them through a dot matrix printer and compliance issues all contributed to the hidden costs of preprinted forms.
Healy is not worried that the dot matrix printer may become obsolete, for two good reasons.
The dot matrix printer forms characters by hitting the ribbon, and then the paper, hundreds of times per second with tiny pins.
* Requirements: IBM AT or better (80286 or 80386); wide carriage dot matrix printer; 60MB hard drive; 640K RAM; one high density floppy drive.
Harris says you can spend about the same on a name brand laser printer--$800 or $900-as you would on a top-of-the-line dot matrix printer. Another alternative he suggests is the bubble jet printer, with quality that falls between that of the laser and the dot matrix.
However, $400 can now buy a dot matrix printer similar in quality to a typewriter.