Time for some fresh vegetables

Which of these commonly use a tractor feed?

A) USB flash drive

B) Dot-matrix printer

C) DVD-ROM drive

D) Inkjet printer

E) Floppy drive

F) Corn patch

The answer: B) Dot-matrix printer

Dot matrix printers often use tractor fed paper. These tractor feeds use holes on the side of the paper to pull the paper through the printer.

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

Impact printing has been around for a long time, and it’s common to see dot-matrix printers used today in many computing environments. In this video, you’ll learn about dot-matrix printers and the components inside of the printer that are used in this impact printing process.