It’s a real brain teaser

Which part of the laser printing process requires extensive use of printer memory?

A) Fusing

B) Exposing

C) Transferring

D) Processing

E) The part where the printer completes a Sudoku puzzle

The answer: D) Processing

The processing phase of the laser printing process “builds” the entire page in memory before the printing process begins. A laser printer must print an entire page without stopping, so the rendering of the page must occur before the printer begins.

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

The fast printing speed and high-resolution graphics of laser printers have made them a standard output device in most organizations. In this video, you’ll learn about laser printer components and the many steps of the laser printing process.