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ALSO CALLED: Impact Printers, Non-impact Printers, IRIS Printers, LED Printers, Light Emitting Diode Printers, Dye Sublimation Printers, Desktop Printers, Solid Ink Printers, Host-based Printers, Network Printers
DEFINITION: In computers, a printer is a device that accepts text and graphic output from a computer and transfers the information to paper, usually to standard size sheets of paper. Printers are sometimes sold with computers, but more frequently are purchased separately. Printers vary in size, speed, sophistication, and cost. In general, more expensive printers are used for higher-resolution color printing.Personal  … 
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Additive Manufacturing 101: How the Future of Product Development and Manufacturing is Changing
sponsored by Stratasys Singapore Pte Ltd
WEBCAST: This on-demand webinar offers a primer on additive manufacturing systems, such as 3D printers and 3D production systems, and explains how these tools are driving change in product development and manufacturing.
Posted: 17 Mar 2014 | Premiered: Mar 17, 2014

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PRINTERS DEFINITION (continued): …  computer printers can be distinguished as impact or non-impact printers. Early impact printers worked something like an automatic typewriter, with a key striking an inked impression on paper for each printed character. The dot-matrix printer was a popular low-cost personal computer printer. It's an impact printer that strikes the paper a line at a time. The best-known non-impact printers are the inkjet printer, of which several makes of low-cost color printers are an example, and the laser printer. The inkjet sprays ink from an ink cartridge at very close range to the paper as it rolls by. … 
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