What does the exposing step of the laser printing process do?
A) Removes excess toner from the imaging drum
B) Moves the toner from the drum to the paper
C) Adds toner to the charged areas of the imaging drum
D) Write the image on the imaging drum with a laser
E) Is this the step that makes the funny smell?
The answer: D) Write the image on the imaging drum with a laser
The laser writes the image on the surface of the photosensitive drum. Toner will be added during the developing process that will stick to these exposed areas.
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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.