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Which of these best describes a thermal printer?

A) Very quiet operation

B) Used to archive documents

C) Replacement toner is installed using a self-contained cartridge

D) Color printing requires additional printer memory

E) I sometimes want to over-thermal my computer when it won’t print

The answer: A) Very quiet operation

A thermal printer works using heat, which means that the actual printing process is very, very quiet.

Want to know more? Watch “Understanding Thermal Printers.”

If you’ve been handed a credit card receipt before, then you’re probably familiar with the output from a thermal printer. In this video, you’ll learn about the components used in thermal printing and the special paper used in this almost silent printing process.