What happens during the developing step of the laser printing process?
A) The drum is charged with a negative electrostatic charge
B) The toner is moved from the imaging drum to the paper
C) Toner is added to the charged areas of the imaging drum
D) The laser writes the image to the drum
E) The printer plays a song and adds pictures of daisies all over your output
The answer: C) Toner is added to the charged areas of the imaging drum
The developing step moves toner from the storage area onto the areas of the imaging drum that were charged in the exposing step.
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