What kind of printer creates an image on paper by physically striking an ink ribbon against the paper’s surface?
What are 9-pin dot-matrix printers generically called?
What kind of printer is used with multipart forms such as with point of sale machines?
What type of printer works by ejecting ink through tiny tubes?
In laser printers, what component applies a positive charge to the paper, drawing the negatively charged toner particles to the paper?
How is laser printer resolution measured?
|A)||color per inch|
|B)||dots per inch|
|C)||pixels per inch|
|D)||bits per inch|
What should you do if your dot-matrix printer output is covered with dots and small smudges?
|A)||Replace the drum|
|B)||Clean the platen|
|C)||Clean the printhead|
|D)||Replace the cartridge|
You are printing from a dot-matrix printer and notice the characters look chopped off at the top. What should you try adjusting?
What is heated by tiny resistors or electroconductive plates at the end of each tube in an inkjet printer?
What kind of printers tend to have problems with ink drying out inside the nozzles when the printer is not used for a period?
The term sublimation means to cause something to change from a solid into a ____ form and then back into a solid.
The dye-sublimation printing technique is an example of what method of color printing?
How are dots put onto the surface of paper from a direct thermal printer?
When a thermal printhead passes over the film ribbon, what melts onto the paper?
What kind of printer relies on a photoconductive process?
Why do laser printers usually use a laser as the light source?
|A)||because of the intensity|
|B)||because of the brightness|
|C)||because of the precision|
|D)||because of the inexpensiveness|
What does the primary corona wire charge?
During the laser printer process, after the erase lamp exposes the entire surface of the photosensitive drum to light, what happens to the photosensitive coating?
|A)||It becomes bright|
|B)||It becomes electrically charged|
|C)||It becomes conductive|
|D)||It becomes nonconductive|
The toner in a laser printer is a fine powder. This powder is made up of plastic particles bonded to what other types of particles?
In a laser printer, what are the pressure roller and heated roller used for?
|A)||melt the toner to the paper|
|B)||fuse the toner to the paper|
|C)||burn the toner to the paper|
|D)||apply the toner to the paper|
At the beginning of the laser printing process, what is cleaned?
What will typically cause a laser printer to print the same mark on every page?
|A)||a damaged laser|
|B)||a damaged toner|
|C)||a damaged head|
|D)||a damaged drum|
In a laser printer, what must be done to the drum to make it receptive to new images?
In a laser printer, what is used to write a positive image on the surface of the drum?
Toner particles are composed mostly of ____, allowing them to be melted to the page.
How many separate power supplies do laser printers typically have?
|A)||At least two|
|B)||At least three|
|C)||At least fou|
|D)||At least five|
What does the high-voltage power supply in a laser printer provide power to?
What is the fuser assembly in a laser printer almost always separate from?
What charges the paper in a laser printer?
What should be added to a laser printer to resolve a memory overflow problem?
What needs to be vacuumed or replaced periodically in a laser printer?
Which of the following printers transfer data to the printer one character or one line at a time?
A laser printer creates an image of dots and holds it in memory before printing it. What is this image of dots called?
What kind of printer uses a grid of tiny pins, also known as printwires, to strike an inked printer ribbon and produce images on paper?
What kind of chip is used by a laser printer to translate the raster image sent to the printer into commands for the laser?
Which of the following printers use heat or a mechanical method to move ink onto paper?
What’s the standard that defines backward-compatible, high-speed, bidirectional parallel ports?
A standard parallel cable used for older printers has a DB-25 connector on one end. What type of connector is on the other end?