CHAPTER 4

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Setting Up Printers

Printers come in all different types, sizes, and makes. It isn’t possible to cover them all in this guide, but I will attempt to go over the basics that seem to work for most printers.

There are essentially two types of printers: laser and inkjet.

Laser Printers

A laser printer uses a laser to project an image of the page to be printed onto an electrically charged rotating drum. The drum is then coated in toner and burned onto the page. These printers are usually used for high-speed printing of high-quality documents.

The laser printer uses toner cartridges for black and three color cartridges, one for each primary ...

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