Which of these characteristics would be most closely associated with a dot-matrix printer?
A) Quiet printing process
B) Fast printing speed
C) Output is sensitive to light and heat
D) Low cost per page
E) Dots are so last-year
The answer: D) Low cost per page
The dot-matrix printing process uses an impact head and an ink ribbon to make for a very inexpensive printing process.
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