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Maintaining Impact Printers – CompTIA A+ 220-901 – 1.15

Maintaining Impact Printers – CompTIA A+ 220-901 – 1.15

Last modified on June 5th, 2018 at 6:07 pm

There are some periodic maintenance tasks that will keep your impact printer running at peak efficiency. In this video, you’ll learn about ribbon replacement, print head replacement, and tractor fed paper replacement.

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Understanding Impact Printers – CompTIA A+ 220-901 – 1.14

Understanding Impact Printers – CompTIA A+ 220-901 – 1.14

Last modified on June 5th, 2018 at 3:24 pm

Dot-matrix printers are some of the most venerable printing methods in used today. In this video, you’ll learn how dot-matrix printers combine a print head with a fabric ribbon to create our printed output.

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The keyboard is a bit messy

The keyboard is a bit messy

One of your customers is asking you to replace their printer ribbon. Which type of printer would this most likely be?

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Impact Printer Maintenance – CompTIA A+ 220-801: 4.3

Impact Printer Maintenance – CompTIA A+ 220-801: 4.3

Last modified on September 25th, 2019 at 4:25 pm

Impact printers may be loud, but they do a great job with multi-page forms. In this video, you’ll learn how to keep the dot-matrix print head and ribbons working at peak effectiveness.

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What does a colored stripe on a ribbon cable mean?

What does a colored stripe on a ribbon cable mean?

Last modified on August 13th, 2012 at 4:57 pm

Ribbon cables have a colored stripe that runs the length of one side of the cable. What does the colored stripe mean?

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What kind of printer is this?

What kind of printer is this?

Last modified on August 13th, 2012 at 6:26 pm

The marketing department has ordered a new printer that they plan on using for their colorful advertising layouts. This printer uses solid panels of ink colors on a single ribbon, and prints by transferring the colors to the paper using heat. The printer provides fantastic color output, but doesn’t have a true black color. What kind of printer is this?

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