These are really uncomfortable

In which of these cases would you be most likely to use a thermal printer?

A) Multiple copies are required

B) The document will be archived

C) The printer will be used in a library

D) Documents are printed in full color

E) A relatively heavy stock paper is required

F) They don’t fit as well as my usual thermals

The answer: C) The printer will be used in a library

Thermal printers are very quiet, and are often used in places where the noise level is a factor.

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

If you’ve been handed a credit card receipt before, then you’re probably familiar with the output from a thermal printer. In this video, you’ll learn about the components used in thermal printing and the special paper used in this almost silent printing process.