How does an inkjet printer distribute the ink to the printed page?
A) The ink is pressed on the page from a rotating drum
B) The ink is transported around the page from a belt-driven printer carriage
C) The ink is transferred from a set of pins on a print head
D) A heated print head pulls the ink onto the page
E) A large quill is used on the slowest printer ever
The answer: B) The ink is transported around the page from a belt-driven printer carriage
An inkjet printer stores the printer ink and print heads in printer cartridges and moves the ink cartridges back and forth over the page on a carriage.
Want to know more? Watch “Understanding Inkjet Printers.”
Inkjet printers have almost become the standard printer in most of our homes and home offices. In this video, you’ll learn about the inkjet printing process and the components required for inkjet printing.