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.