The fashion printer

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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