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Which of these would be considered a disadvantage of inkjet printing?

A) Relatively loud when printing

B) Requires special paper

C) Print heads are difficult to replace

D) Requires on-printer memory

E) Clogs easily

F) Tends to be very moody after a tough football loss

The answer: E) Clogs easily

Inkjet printer ink has a tendency to clog, and most inkjet printers will perform a daily cleaning to keep the print heads clear. An inkjet printer is relatively quiet, uses typical copy/printer paper, doesn’t require memory on the printer to build the page image, and the print heads are replaced easily with the ink cartridges.

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

Inkjet printers have almost become the standard printer in most of our homes and home offices. In this video, you’ll learn about the inkjet printing process and the components required for inkjet printing.