Various sorts of printers available

September 26, 2010  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Printers

The uses of printers vary distinctively and different types of printers are meant for different sorts of purposes. Thus, in order to pick the perfect printer for your home or work place, it becomes pretty essential for you to have a basic knowledge on the types of printers available. There are primarily six different types of printers available in the market namely Inkjet Printers, Photo Printers, Laser Printers, Dot Matrix Printers, Wide Format Printers and Multifunction Printers.

The first sort i.e. the inkjet ones gives you pretty decent quality outcomes and are fairly priced too. Thus, these can be a good choice if you pick one from a branded source. The second sort is required only to print high quality photos and is mostly used by professional photographers. The laser printers are a bit on the pricey side but in terms of quality they are pretty much similar to the inkjets one.

The next one that is the Dot Matrix ones are mostly used for industrial purposes and uses old technology. The wide format printers are the most expensive of the sort and are pretty similar to the photo printers. They are used to print high quality large pictures. The final variant is the multifunctional printer which besides printing, can also be used as a fax machine and a scanner.

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