What are the various desktop printers available?
Printer is a device that is used to make printouts. Printers are available in different form factors they are laser printer, dot matrix printer, inkjet printer etc. According to medium used for connecting to the system, printers are classified into two that are wireless printer and wired printer. Wired printers are well designed to use physical medium and wireless printer uses wireless network to get connected with computer. Network printer is a printer that requires a network card for connecting to your local network. There are photo printers, printers with scan function, etc. Some of the desktop printers are Xerox Printer, Dell 2155cn/cdn Multifunction Color Laser printer, HP Deskjet D1460 Printer etc.
The following are the main use and features of the printers with example:
- Multifunction features
- Share printer with network
- Print text
The Multifunction printers could be used for printing, copying, scanning as well as to print photos. The advantage of photo printer is that the depth of the printing will be high. Multifunction printers could be used for the purpose of scanning and printing without affecting the system performance. There are many leading manufacturers for multifunction printers like HP, Epson, and Samsung etc. HP Q2669A, HP LaserJet 3015 Multifunction Printer, HP C3948A are some of the Multifunction printers.
Share printer with network
One of the advantages of the printer is that you will be able to share the printer. In a network, all computers might not have individual printers. The cost of the equipment will be high in this case. You need to share the printer in the network such that the need of purchasing printers individually is eliminated. You might also share the printers using Ethernet card. HP-LaserJet P1505nc, HP-LaserJet P1505, Dell-2330d Samsung-ML-1666 and Brother-HL-2140 are some of the network printers.
You might use the printer to print texts. For printing texts, you might either use a monochrome feature or color feature. If you want to have the colors printed on paper, then you need to use the color feature. There are many types of color printers like Ink jet printers, laser printers etc. You might also use a monochrome printer if you need to print the text alone. The hard copy of the printer could be obtained within minimum time. Lexmark Impact S305, HP Officejet 6500A Plus, HP Deskjet 3050 are some of the text printers.
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