Printer

Hard-Ware

Printer

A printer is an external hardware device responsible for taking computer data and generating a hard copy of that data. Printers are one of the most used peripherals on computers and are commonly used to print text, images, and photos. The picture is the Lexmark Z605 Inkjet, an example of a computer printer. 

Types of printers 

Below is a list of all the different computer printers. Today, the most common printers used with a computer are Inkjet and Laser printers. 

All-in-one (AIO) printer 
Dot Matrix printer 
Inkjet printer 
Laser printer 
Multifunction printer (MFP) 
Thermal printer 
LED printer 
3D printer 

Printer interfaces 

There are different interfaces or ways a printer can connect to the computer. Today, the most common way a printer connects to a computer is using USB. 

Cat5 
Firewire 
MPP-1150 
Parallel port 
SCSI 
Serial port 
USB

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