Chapter 10

Installing and Configuring Printers

The following CompTIA A+ 220-801 Exam objectives are covered in this chapter:

  • 4.1 Explain the differences between the various printer types and summarize the associated imaging process.
    • Laser
    • Imaging drum, fuser assembly, transfer belt, transfer roller, pickup rollers, separate pads, duplexing assembly
    • Imaging process: processing, charging, exposing, developing, transferring, fusing and cleaning
    • Inkjet
    • Ink cartridge, print head, roller, feeder, duplexing assembly, carriage and belt
    • Calibration
    • Thermal
    • Feed assembly, heating element
    • Special thermal paper
    • Impact
    • Print head, ribbon, tractor feed
    • Impact paper
  • 4.2 Given a scenario, install and configure printers.
    • Use appropriate printer drivers ...

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