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Which of these are specific to thermal printer maintenance?

A) The entire colored ink cartridge must be replaced when empty

B) The print head must be completely replaced when worn

C) Specially coated printer paper is used

D) Ribbons can be used until the output becomes difficult to read

E) Do you need a receipt with that?

The answer: C) Specially coated printer paper is used

Thermal printers do not use normal printer paper, and instead use a specially coated paper that turns dark when heat is applied.

Want to know more? Watch “Thermal Printer Maintenance.”

Thermal printers are common output devices in many retail stores. In this video, you’ll learn the maintenance steps necessary to keep a thermal printer operating properly.