A printer is an output device.

A printer is a piece of hardware, often connected to a computer directly or through a local area network (LAN).

Users can print text and pictures on to paper. A printer can also work with digital cameras to print directly without the use of a computer.

There are different types of printers. The ones that you will need to know about for your exam are:

  • Laser printers
  • Ink-jet printers
  • Impact or Dot-Matrix printers

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