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.