Understanding Printers

Although we live in an electronic world, printing is an important part of using a MacBook Pro. Many types of printers are available along with different options for how your MacBook Pro communicates with them. The two most common types of printers are inkjet printers and laser printers. You can connect a printer to your MacBook Pro using a USB or Ethernet cable, or you can print wirelessly either over a network to a printer connected to an AirPort base station, Time Capsule, or other hub, or directly between the computer and a wireless printer. You should understand a number of concepts as you build a printing system for your MacBook Pro and the network it is on.

Inkjet Printers

Inkjet printers create text and graphics ...

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