Laser Printers

How to Buy a Printer

How to Buy a Printer So you’ve made the decision to buy a printer only you’re not sure how to buy a printer that fits for your needs.  Not to fear – we’ve helped countless people choose the right printer for their lifestyle and needs.  Here are some real-life questions we ask every consumer in helping them to refine their search and find the most suitable match. What type of printing do you do? This is perhaps the most important question to ask since it will point you towards a specific printer technology – that is Inkjet printer vs Laser Printer. Inkjet printers are capable of high quality photo printing since they mix ink liquid and specialized papers to render a photo quality image/print.  If you are looking to print high quality graphics and photos, you’re most likely in need of an inkjet printer. Laser printers can offer decent quality colour prints suitable for general purpose colour printing such as printing PowerPoint slides. Do you need a color printer? If you only print text, faxes or anything that doesn’t really require colour, we would generally recommend you look into a laser printer.  Laser toner cartridges generally achieve three or more […]

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Posted by Island Ink-Jet - 12/15/2013 at 6:56 pm

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Taking a Closer Look at Laser Printers

Do you own a laser printer or use laser printers, but have no idea about the inner components of what makes it up and how it actually works? Well, this post is for those who own (and love) their laser printers and want to get to know them better. Firstly, a laser printer contains what is known as a “printer controller” which is essentially an inbuilt computer inside laser printers. The job of the printer controller is to communicate with the computer (or network of computers/devices) that send a command to print. Now let’s get a detailed look at the inside of laser printers and what goes on in there: RIP the Page Sounds freaky? It’s actually quite fascinating to learn how the printer controller sees the page you send it to print and prepares it for printing. It takes the page and uses what’s called a raster image processor (RIP) to literally break down the page into millions and millions of tiny dots. All this information is internally saved in the built in printer memory so that even if you have to print more than one copy of the same document you only need to send in one command. […]

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Posted by Island Ink-Jet - 06/05/2012 at 3:19 pm

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